Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:
Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and we are at agreement with Sheol. When the overflowing scourge shall pass through it shall not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and we have hid ourselves unde
And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
2 Samuel 16:20
Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give your counsel what we shall do.
He says in his heart, God has forgotten. He hides his face. He will never see it.
The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none that does good.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes, that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.
They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thy heritage.
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means. And my people love to have it so. And what will ye do in the end thereof?
Why then has this people of Jerusalem slid back by a perpetual backsliding? They hold firm deceit. They refuse to return.
For the land is full of adulterers. For because of swearing the land mourns. The pastures of the wilderness are dried up. And their course is evil, and their might is not right.
Then the prophet Jeremiah said to Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah. LORD has not sent thee, but thou make this people to trust in a lie.
Then all the men who knew that their wives burned incense to other gods, and all the women who stood by, a great assembly, even all the people who dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying,
Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace, and there is no peace, and when [a man] builds up a wall, behold, they daub it with untempered [mortar],
And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their lees, who say in their heart, LORD will not do good, nor will he do evil.
They will make you excommunicated from the synagogues. But the hour comes that every man who kills you will presume to be offering service to God.
Indeed therefore I thought it necessary for myself to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus the Nazarene,