Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
2 Chronicles 28:5
Therefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria; and they defeated him, and carried away a great multitude of them captives, and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who defeated him with a great slaughter.
2 Chronicles 33:11
Therefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the army of the king of Assyria, who took Manasseh with hooks, and bound him with bronze fetters, and carried him to Babylon.
2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that was stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand.
Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.
The crown has fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins, and the mountain of the house like the high places of the forest.
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:
Against whom do you make sport? against whom do you open your mouth wide, and stick out the tongue? are you not children of transgression, offspring of falsehood,
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Then said he unto me, Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his idols? for they say, The LORD sees us not; the LORD has forsaken the land.
Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD sees not.
They return, but not to the most High: they are like a treacherous bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the insolence of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.
Your words have been strong against me, says the LORD. Yet you say, What have we spoken so much against you?
But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
To execute judgment upon all, and to convict all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
A people that provoke me to anger continually to my face; that sacrifice in gardens, and burn incense upon altars of brick;
2 Chronicles 33:6
And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he practiced soothsaying, and used sorcery, and used witchcraft, and dealt with mediums, and with wizards: he did much evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, like the vision that I saw in the plain.
You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why do you look upon them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?
1 Corinthians 10:22
Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?