Let favor be shown to a wicked man, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not behold the majesty of LORD.
And my people are bent on backsliding from me. Though they call them to [him who is] on high, none at all will exalt [him].
And the Father, he who sent me, has testified about me.Ye have neither heard his voice, nor have ever seen his appearance.
But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart, and did not hearken to them, as LORD had spoken.
And LORD did according to the word of Moses, and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not one.
And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. Thou have grown fat. Thou have grown thick. Thou have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
And Samuel said, Though thou were little in thine own sight, were thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel? And LORD anointed thee king over Israel.
Give them according to their work, and according to the wickedness of their doings. Give them after the operation of their hands. Render to them their recompense,
And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, to this mountain, which his right hand had gotten.
Many times he delivered them, but they were rebellious in their counsel, and were brought low in their iniquity.
Teach me to do thy will, for thou are my God. Thy Spirit is good, lead me in the land of uprightness.
For the backsliding of the simple shall kill them, and the careless ease of fools shall destroy them.
And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there, and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, from before the terror of LORD, and from the glory of his majesty.
And the harp and the lute, the tambourine and the pipe, and wine, are [in] their feasts, but they do not regard the work of LORD, nor have they considered the operation of his hands.
And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.
The earth also is polluted under the inhabitants of it, because they have transgressed the laws, violated the statutes, broken the everlasting covenant.
And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great trumpet shall be blown. And they shall come who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and those who were outcasts in the land of Egypt. And they shall worship LORD in the h
For the fool will speak folly, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice profaneness, and to utter error against LORD, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.
And I brought you into a plentiful land, to eat the fruit of it and the goodness of it. But when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Yet again they shall use this speech in the land of Judah and in the cities thereof when I shall bring again their captivity: LORD bless thee, O habitation of righteousness, O mountain of
And thou, son of man, will thou judge, will thou judge the bloody city? Then cause her to know all her abominations.
They shall not dwell in LORD's land, but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean food in Assyria.
According to their pasture, so they were filled. They were filled, and their heart was exalted. Therefore they have forgotten me.
Arise ye, and depart, for this is not your resting-place, because of uncleanness that destroys, even with a grievous destruction.
They build up Zion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.
Then the devil takes him into the holy city, and stands him on the pinnacle of the temple.
Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?