Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Yet the people have not turned unto him that smote them, neither have they sought Jehovah of hosts.
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
O Jehovah, do not thine eyes look upon truth? thou hast stricken them, but they were not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
They are all grievous revolters, going about with slanders; they are brass and iron: they all of them deal corruptly.
In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have cleansed thee and thou wast not cleansed, thou shalt not be cleansed from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my wrath toward thee to rest.
and ye have forgotten the exhortation which reasoneth with you as with sons, My son, regard not lightly the chastening of the Lord, Nor faint when thou art reproved of him;
2 Chronicles 28:22
And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against Jehovah, this same king Ahaz.
And they bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.
And the fourth poured out his bowl upon the sun; and it was given unto it to scorch men with fire.
Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth bribes, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened unto thy commandments and thy testimonies wherewith thou didst testify against them.
I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they know the way of Jehovah, and the law of their God. But these with one accord have broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.
O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.
Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted! to the oppressing city!
But if the scab spread abroad in the skin, after that he hath showed himself to the priest for his cleansing, he shall show himself to the priest again:
and the priest shall take of the blood of the trespass-offering, and the priest shall put it upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot.
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with bruised grain, Yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?
For thus saith Jehovah, Thy hurt is incurable, and thy wound grievous.
Son of man, say unto her, Thou art a land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.