Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They will not frame their doings to turn unto their God: for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.
They will not frame their doings
For the music director; written by the Lord's servant, David; an oracle. An evil man is rebellious to the core. He does not fear God,
Then they will not be like their ancestors, who were a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that was not committed and faithful to God.
Now this is the basis for judging: that the light has come into the world and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
2 Thessalonians 2:11
Consequently God sends on them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false.
They consult their wooden idols, and their diviner's staff answers with an oracle. The wind of prostitution blows them astray; they commit spiritual adultery against their God.
A drought will come upon her land; her rivers and canals will be dried up. All of this will happen because her land is filled with idols. Her people act like madmen because of those idols they fear.
Hear the word of the Lord, you Israelites! For the Lord has a covenant lawsuit against the people of Israel. For there is neither faithfulness nor loyalty in the land, nor do they acknowledge God.
1 Samuel 2:12
The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.
Your loyal followers trust in you, for you, Lord, do not abandon those who seek your help.
They do one act of violence after another, and one deceitful thing after another. They refuse to pay attention to me," says the Lord.
Does it make you any more of a king that you outstrip everyone else in building with cedar? Just think about your father. He was content that he had food and drink. He did what was just and right. So things went well with him.
I will give them the desire to acknowledge that I am the Lord. I will be their God and they will be my people. For they will wholeheartedly return to me.'
Yet you do not know him, but I know him. If I were to say that I do not know him, I would be a liar like you. But I do know him, and I obey his teaching.
They will do these things because they have not known the Father or me.
1 John 2:3
Now by this we know that we have come to know God: if we keep his commandments.