Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I have even from the beginning declared it to thee; before it came to pass I shewed it thee: lest thou shouldest say, Mine idol hath done them, and my graven image, and my molten image, hath commanded them.
Things in advance, of old, I declared, Yea out of mine own mouth, came they forth, that I might let them be known, - Suddenly, I wrought and they came to pass.
Who then, like me, can call, and declare it, and order it, for me, Seeing that I appointed an age-abiding people, - Or things yet to be, and that shall come to pass, Let them declare on their part.
Declaring from the beginning, the latter end, And from olden time, that which had never been done, - Saying My purpose shall stand, and All my pleasure, will I perform;
According as he hath spoken by mouth of his holy ancient prophets, -
Known from age-past times.
I, am Yahweh, that, is my Name, And, my glory, to another, will I not give, Nor my praise to images.
but, we will certainly do, the whole thing that hath gone forth out of our own mouth, by burning incense to the queen of the heavens, and pouring out to her drink-offerings, just as we and our fathers, and our kings and our princes, did, in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, then were we filled with bread and became prosperous, and calamity, saw we none;
Lo! I have foretold you.