Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.
Thy chiefs turning away, and associates of thieves: every one loving a gift and following recompenses: the orphan they will not judge, and the cause of the widow will not come to them.
Against a polluted nation will I send him, and upon a people of my outpouring will I command him to spoil a spoil and to plunder a plunder, and to set them a treading down as the clay of the streets.
For this is a people of contradiction, sons of lies, sons who will not to hear the law of Jehovah.
And the men of Sodom were evil and sinful before Jehovah exceedingly.
Come to me, all ye wearied and loaded, and I will cause you to rest.
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.
For her sins were followed even to heaven, and God remembered her injustices.
And ye, come ye near here, sons of her practicing magic, seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
And behold, ye rise up instead of your fathers, a growth of men sinners, to add yet to the burning anger of Jehovah to Israel.
And they shall not be as their fathers, a generation turning away and bitter, a generation it prepared not its heart, and its spirit was not firm with God.
And they heard not to me and they inclined not their ear, and they will harden their neck: they did evil above their fathers.
And say to them, Because your fathers forsook me, says Jehovah, and went after other gods, and they will serve them and worship to them, and they forsook me, and my law they watched not;
And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, O generation of vipers, who has indicated to you to flee from the wrath about to come?
Serpents, generations of vipers, how would ye flee from the judgment of hell?
How wilt thou make good thy way to seek love? for this also thou didst teach the evil ones thy ways.
To all committing fornication they will give liberal gifts: and thou gavest thy liberal gifts to all loving thee, and thou wilt make them a present to come in to thee from round about in thy fornications
For Jerusalem was weak, and Judah fell: for their tongues and their doings are against Jehovah to embitter the eyes of his glory.
The people irritating me to my face continually; sacrificing in gardens, and burning incense upon bricks;
And God will see and will reject, From the irritating of his sons and his daughters
How often they will embitter him in the desert! they will grieve him in the waste.
Are they irritating me? says Jehovah. Are they not themselves to the shame of their faces?
1 Corinthians 10:22
Do we emulate the Lord? are we stronger than he?
Saying, He shall hasten, he shall urge on his work, so that we shall see: and the counsel of the holy one of Israel shall draw near and come and we shall know.
Cry out and shout for joy thou inhabitress of Zion, for great in the midst of thee the Holy One of Isarel.
And the humble shall add joy in Jehovah, and the poor of men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Remove from the way, turn aside from the path, cause to cease from before us the Holy One of Israel.
Whom didst thou reproach and revile, and against whom didst thou raise up the voice, and wilt thou lift up thine eyes on high to the Holy One of Israel?
Thou shalt not fear, thou worm Jacob, ye men of Israel; I helped thee, says Jehovah, and thy redeemer the Holy One of Israel.
For to Jehovah our shield, and to the Holy One of Israel our King.
Cause ye many to be heard against Babel: all ye bending the bow encamp against her round about; there shall be no escaping: requite her according to her work; according to all she did, do to her: for she acted proudly against Jehovah, against the Holy One of Israel.
For Israel not in widowhood, and Judah from his God, from Jehovah of armies; if their land was filled with guilt because of the Holy One of Israel.
Gone away backward
The unjust turned aside from the belly: they went astray from the womb, speaking falsehood.
Thus said Jehovah, What iniquity found your fathers in me that they removed far off from me, and went after vanity, and they became vain?
Wherefore the thought of the flesh enmity to God: for it is not subject to the law of God, for it cannot be.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill again the necessities of the pressures of Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the church.