Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
Will a wise man make answer with knowledge of no value, or will he give birth to the east wind?
The heart of the man of good sense goes in search of knowledge, but foolish things are the food of the unwise.
Ephraim's food is the wind, and he goes after the east wind: deceit and destruction are increasing day by day; they make an agreement with Assyria, and take oil into Egypt.
And so great was his need that he would have been glad to take the pigs' food, and no one gave him anything.
1 Kings 22:20
And the Lord said, How may Ahab be tricked into going up to Ramoth-gilead to his death? And one said one thing and one another.
Let him not put his hope in what is false, falling into error: for he will get deceit as his reward.
My people get knowledge from their tree, and their rod gives them news; for a false spirit is the cause of their wandering, and they have been false to their God.
For from the first making of the world, those things of God which the eye is unable to see, that is, his eternal power and existence, are fully made clear, he having given the knowledge of them through the things which he has made, so that men have no reason for wrongdoing:
2 Thessalonians 2:11
And for this cause, God will give them up to the power of deceit and they will put their faith in what is false:
2 Timothy 2:13
If we are without faith, still he keeps faith, for he will never be untrue to himself.
And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.
And those who are on the earth are turned from the true way by him through the signs which he was given power to do before the beast; giving orders to those who are on the earth to make an image to the beast, who was wounded by the sword, and came to life.
And never again will the shining of lights be seen in you; and the voice of the newly-married man and the bride will never again be sounding in you: for your traders were the lords of the earth, and by your evil powers were all the nations turned out of the right way.
And put him into the great deep, and it was shut and locked over him, so that he might put the nations in error no longer, till the thousand years were ended: after this he will be let loose for a little time.
Because you have said, We have made death our friend, and with the underworld we have made an agreement; when the overflowing waters come through they will not come near us; for we are looking to false words for help, taking cover in what is untrue:
O Lord, my strength and my strong tower, my safe place in the day of trouble, the nations will come to you from the ends of the earth, and say, The heritage of our fathers is nothing but deceit, even false things in which there is no profit.
What profit is the pictured image to its maker? and as for the metal image, the false teacher, why does its maker put his faith in it, making false gods without a voice?
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Even the one whose coming is marked by the working of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
1 Timothy 4:2
Through the false ways of men whose words are untrue, whose hearts are burned as with a heated iron;
Then Micah said, Now I am certain that the Lord will do me good, seeing that the Levite has become my priest.
Have you no knowledge of it? has it not come to your ears? has not news of it been given to you from the first? has it not been clear to you from the time when the earth was placed on its base?
Send out the blind people who have eyes, and those who have ears, but they are shut.