Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.
1 Kings 12:16
So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying - What portion have, we, in, David. Or inheritance in the son of Jesse? To your homes O Israel! Now, see to thine own house, O David! And Israel departed to their homes.
2 Kings 15:10
Then conspired against him, Shallum son of Jabesh, and smote him before the people, and slew him, - and reigned in his stead.
when once the householder shall rouse himself, and lock the door, and ye begin to stand, outside, and to knock at the door, saying - Lord! open to us; and he shall answer and say unto you - I know you not, whence ye are.
I, am the good shepherd, and know my own, and, my own, know me, -
Whereas, now, having acknowledged God, - or rather, having been acknowledged by God, how turn ye back again unto the weak and beggarly elementary principles, unto which, over again, ye are wishing, to come into servitude?
But, she, owneth not, that, I, gave her - the corn, and the new wine and the oil, - silver, also increased I unto her, and gold - which they offered to Baal!
Now, therefore they go on to sin, and have made them a Molten Thing out of their silver, after the notion of idols, the workmanship of craftsmen, all of it! Of them, are they saying - Ye sacrificers of men! The Great Calf, shall ye surely kiss!
1 Kings 12:28
Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, - and said unto them - It is, too much for you, to go up to Jerusalem, Lo! thy gods, O Israel, that brought thee up out of the land of Egypt;
1 Kings 16:31
And it come to pass, as though it had been too light a thing that he should walk in the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel, daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and bowed down to him.
It hath utterly destroyed thee, O Israel, for it was against me, as thy helper!
1 Kings 13:34
And so this thing became the sin of the house of Jeroboam, - that it should be both taken away and destroyed, from off the face of the ground.
Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh God of hosts God of Israel - Wherefore, are ye committing a great wickedness against your own lives, that ye should cut off from you man and woman child and suckling, out of the midst of Judah, - so that there should not be left you a remnant:
Cast off from you all your transgressions which ye have committed against me, And make you a new heart; And a new spirit,- For why should ye die, O house of Israel?
Shall a son of earth, make for himself gods, Seeing that, they, are no-gods?