Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
They are all dumb
For Jehovah poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and he will close your eyes: the prophets and your heads, the seeing he covered.
And saying, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, the prophets saying to them, Ye shall not see the sword, and famine shall not be to you; for the peace of truth will I give to you in this place.
My people were cut off from not knowing: because thou didst reject knowledge and I will reject thee from being priest to me: and thou wilt forget the instructions of thy God; I will also forget thy sons, also I
The days of oversight came, the days of recompense came; Israel knew: the prophet is foolish, the man of the spirit, raving, for the multitude of thine iniquity and great destruction.
Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Woe to you blind guides, saying, Whoever should swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever should swear by the gold of the temple, he is indebted!
And he spake to them a parable, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?
They are all dumb
Call with the throat; thou shalt not spare; as a trumpet lift up thy voice, and announce to my people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sin.
For from their little even to their great, every one plundering, plundered; and from the prophet and even to the priest every one did falsehood.
And I saw folly in the prophets of Shomeron; they prophesied in Baal, and they will cause my people Israel to wander.
And I shall go to the captivity, the hill of the green ears, those dwelling at the river Chebar, and where they are sitting there, I shall sit there seven days, being astonished in the midst of them.
The prophets of Israel prophesying to Jerusalem, and seeing for her a vision of peace, and no peace, says the Lord Jehovah.
And if the watchman shall see the sword coming, and he struck not upon the trumpet, and the people were not warned; and the sword shall come and take a soul from them, he was taken away in his iniquity, and his blood I will seek from the watchman's hand.
Look out for dogs, look out for evil workmen, look out for the incision.
Thou shalt not give sleep to thine eyes, and slumber to thine eyelashes.
I passed upon the field of the slothful man, and upon the vineyard of the man wanting heart;
Arise, go to Nineveh, the great city, and call against it; for their evil came up before me.
Thy shepherds slumbered, O king of Assur: thy chiefs will lie down: thy people breathed upon the mountains, and none gathering.
As a man travelling, having left his house, and having given power to his servants, and to each his work, and he commanded the guard of the door that he should watch.
Cursed he causing the blind to wander in the way: and all the people said, Amen.