Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And now, show not yourselves scorners, Lest strong be your bands, For a consumption, that is determined, I have heard, by the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is for all the land.
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye rulers of Sodom, Give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah,
By the weapons of Jehovah of Hosts Do not many houses a desolation become? Great and good without inhabitant!
For ceased hath the terrible one, And consumed hath been the scorner, And cut off have been all watching for iniquity,
'Till when, ye simple, do ye love simplicity? And have scorners their scorning desired? And do fools hate knowledge?
If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.
Men of scorning ensnare a city, And the wise turn back anger.
A day of our king! Princes have polluted themselves with the poison of wine, He hath drawn out his hand with scorners.
See, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish, because a work I -- I do work in your days, a work in which ye may not believe, though any one may declare it to you.'