Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.
And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: therefore Israel and Ephraim shall stumble in their iniquity; Judah also shall stumble with them.
Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; yet thou hast a harlot's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.
They are all hot as an oven, and devour their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.
Come, and let us return unto Jehovah; for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with bruised grain, Yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Yet the people have not turned unto him that smote them, neither have they sought Jehovah of hosts.
Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
saying, Return ye now every one from his evil way, and from the evil of your doings, and dwell in the land that Jehovah hath given unto you and to your fathers, from of old and even for evermore;
I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.
And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and want of bread in all your places; yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.
Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, Return ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith Jehovah.
The wicked, in the pride of his countenance,'saith , He will not require it . All his thoughts are, There is no God.
Jehovah looked down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any that did understand, That did seek after God.
God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any that did understand, That did seek after God.
There is none that understandeth, There is none that seeketh after God;
a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways.