Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.
They have set up kings, but not by me. They have made rulers, and I knew it not. They have made themselves idols of their silver and their gold, that they may be cut off.
1 Kings 15:28
Baasha killed him in the third year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned in his stead.
1 Kings 16:9
And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah.
2 Kings 9:24
And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms. And the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.
2 Kings 10:7
And it came to pass, when the letter came to them, that they took the king's sons, and killed them, even seventy persons, and put their heads in baskets, and sent them to him to Jezreel.
2 Kings 15:10
And Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him, and smote him before the people, and killed him, and reigned in his stead.
And the pride of Israel testifies to his face. Yet they have not returned to LORD their God, nor sought him for all this.
I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly.
But those who are godless in heart lay up anger. They do not cry for help when he binds them.
Yet the people have not turned to him who smote them, nor have they sought LORD of hosts.
Yet thou have not called upon me, O Jacob, but thou have been weary of me, O Israel.
And there is none who calls upon thy name, who stirs himself up to take hold of thee. For thou have hid thy face from us, and have consumed us through our iniquities.
And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil has come upon us. Yet we have not entreated the favor of LORD our God, that we should turn from our iniquities, and have discernment in thy truth.
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?