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?
Should a wise man utter vain knowledge and fill his belly with the east wind?
For I have eaten ashes like bread and mingled my drink with weeping,
The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
Ephraim feeds on wind and follows after the east wind; he daily increases lies and desolation because they made a covenant with the Assyrians, and the oil is carried into Egypt.
And he longed to fill his belly with the husks that the swine ate, but no one gave them unto him.
1 Kings 22:20
And the LORD said, Who shall persuade Ahab that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead? And one said in this manner and another said in that manner.
He shall not be established; in vanity he shall err; therefore, he shall be changed into vanity.
My people ask counsel of their wooden idol, and their stick declares unto them; for the spirit of whoredoms has caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring under their gods.
For the invisible things of him, his eternal power and divinity, are clearly understood by the creation of the world and by the things that are made so that there is no excuse;
2 Thessalonians 2:11
Therefore, for this cause, God shall send the operation of error in them, that they should believe the lie;
2 Timothy 2:13
if we are unfaithful, yet he remains faithful; he cannot deny himself.
And the great dragon was cast out, the serpent of old, who is called Devil and the Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
and deceives those that dwell on the earth by those signs which were given unto him to do in the presence of the beast, commanding those that dwell on the earth to make an image of the beast, which has the wound by the sword, and did live.
and the light of a lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the princes of the earth in whose witchcraft all the Gentiles have erred.
and cast him into the bottomless pit and shut him up and set a seal upon it, that he should deceive the Gentiles no more, until the thousand years should be fulfilled; and after it is necessary that he be loosed a little while.
Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we are at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood we have hid ourselves:
O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.
Of what profit is the graven image that its maker has sculpted; the molten image, that teaches lies, so that in making dumb images the maker trusts in his work?
2 Thessalonians 2:9
that wicked one, who shall come by the working of Satan with great power and signs and lying miracles,
1 Timothy 4:2
that in hypocrisy shall speak lies; having their conscience seared as with a hot iron;
Then Micah said, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite as my priest.
Have ye not known? Have ye not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not been taught since the land was founded?
Bring forth the people that is blind that have eyes and the deaf that have ears.