Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How is the faithful city become an harlot! it was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers.
(for they call themselves of the holy city, and steady themselves upon the God of Israel, LORD of hosts is his name):
And the rulers of the people dwelt in Jerusalem. The rest of the people also cast lots to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the [other] cities.
There is a river, the streams of which make the city of God glad, the holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.
Great is LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain.
Ephraim encompasses me around with falsehood, and the house of Israel with deceit, but Judah yet rules with God, and is faithful with the Holy One.
Thus says LORD: I am returned to Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem. And Jerusalem shall be called The city of truth, and the mountain of LORD of hosts, The holy mountain.
But ye have come to mount Zion, and to the city of a living God, a heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of heavenly agents,
For from old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds. And thou said, I will not serve, for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou bowed thyself, playing the harlot.
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather thy children together as a hen does her brood under her wings, and ye would not.
And leave out the court outside the temple, and do not measure it, because it has been given to the nations. And they will trample the holy city forty-two months.
It was full
For the vineyard of LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression, for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
2 Samuel 8:15
And David reigned over all Israel. And David executed justice and righteousness to all his people.
2 Chronicles 19:9
And he charged them, saying, Thus ye shall do in the fear of LORD, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
And thou shall say, Thus says lord LORD: A city that sheds blood in the midst of her, that her time may come, and who makes idols against herself to defile her!
Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,
Woe to her who is rebellious and polluted, to the oppressing city!
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,