Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
My people ask counsel of their wooden idol, and their stick declares unto them; for the spirit of whoredoms has caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring under their gods.
The ox knows his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not have understanding.
The oppressors of my people are many, and women rule over him. O my people, those who lead thee cause thee to err and twist the way of thy paths.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity because they have no knowledge; their glory died of hunger, and their multitude dried up of thirst.
For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Even the stork in the heaven knows her appointed time; and the turtle dove and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people did not know the judgment of the LORD.
Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
2 Chronicles 15:3
For many days Israel has been without the true God, and without a priest and without a teacher and without law,
But if they do not hearken, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.
That the soul be without wisdom is not good, and he that hastens with his feet sins.
When its boughs are withered, they shall be broken off: women shall come and set them on fire: for this is not a people of understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favour.
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, all ye that are escaped of the Gentiles. They have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image and pray unto the god that does not save.
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they did not feel it; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive chastisement; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Let them alone; they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a pit.
2 Corinthians 4:3
But if our gospel is hid, it is hid to those that are lost,
I will also reject
I also cut off three shepherds in one month; and my soul was in anguish for them, and their soul also abhorred me.
And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.
They say unto him, He will destroy those wicked men without mercy and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen who shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
And taking hold of him, they killed him and cast him out of the vineyard.
He shall come and destroy these husbandmen and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, May it not be!
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and has built temples; and Judah has multiplied fenced cities; but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.
In their pastures, they filled themselves; they were satisfied, and their heart was exalted; for this reason they have forgotten me.
2 Kings 17:16
And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God and made themselves molten images, even two calves, and made groves and worshipped all the host of heaven and served Baal;
The company of the wicked have robbed me, but I have not forgotten thy law.
Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy saving health and hast not been mindful of the Rock of thy strength; therefore thou shalt plant pleasant plants and set it with strange slips:
But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
1 Samuel 2:28
And I chose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer upon my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me, and I gave unto the house of thy father all the offerings on fire of the sons of Israel.
1 Samuel 3:12
In that day I will perform against Eli all the things which I have spoken concerning his house; when I begin, I will also make an end.
For they are a Gentile void of counsel, neither is there any intelligence in them.
Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they have become foolish; for they do not know the way of the LORD nor the judgment of their God.
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane and teach them to discern between the clean and the unclean.