Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
The ashes feed him; his deceived heart inclines him, that he not deliver his soul and say, Is not the lie at my right hand?
For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters to hew them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind; they shall have no harvest; the fruit shall yield no meal: if so be it yields, the strangers shall swallow it up.
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.
Is this not of the LORD of the hosts? Therefore the peoples shall labour for the fire, and the Gentiles shall weary themselves in vain.
But in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and commandments of men.
And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
For I give testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Though I might also have reason to confide in the flesh. If any other man thinks that he has whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:
Be not taken out of the way with diverse and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, not with foods which have not profited those that have been occupied with them.
They lavish gold out of the bag and weigh silver in the balance and hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god; they fall down and worship.
For he satisfies the soul that is destitute and fills the hungry soul with goodness.
Doth not wisdom cry, and give her voice to intelligence?
Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled.
If ye are willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;
Go ye therefore into the entrances of the highways and call as many as ye shall find to the marriage.