Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
Who will give, and were this heart in them, for them to fear me and to watch all my commands all the days, so that it shall be well to them and to their sons forever.
Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?
Would that my people heard to me! Israel shall go in my ways.
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to her; how often did I wish to gather thy children together, which manner a bird gathers together her young broods under the wings, and ye would not!
And as he drew near, having seen the city, he wept over it,
Until the spirit shall be poured upon us from on high, and the desert be for Carmel, and Carmel be reckoned for a forest.
For thus said Jehovah, Behold me extending peace to her as a river, and as a torrent flowing to the glory of the nations: and ye sucked, ye shall be lifted upon the side, and ye shall be caressed Upon the knees.
They shall satiate from the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt give them to drink the torrent of thy delights.
Much peace to those loving thy law, and no stumbling-block to them.
Judgment shall roll as the waters, and justice as a torrent of strength.
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
And I made thy seed as the dust of the earth, that if a man shall be able to reckon up the dust of the earth, thy seed also shall be reckoned up.
If ye shall go in my laws and watch my commands, and do them:
And he said, Rather, happy they hearing the word of God, and watching it.