Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye ask and receive not, because that, basely, ye ask, in order that, in your pleasures, ye may spend it .
The sacrifice of lawless men, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, the prayer of the upright, is his delight.
The sacrifice of the lawless, is an abomination, how much more, when, with wickedness, he bringeth it in!
Even when ye spread forth your open palms, I hide mine eyes from you; Yea, though ye multiply prayers, I am not hearkening, - Your hands, with deeds of blood, are filled.
Wherefore have we Fasted and thou hast not seen? Humbled our soul, and thou wouldst take no note? Lo! in the day of your fast, ye take pleasure, But all your toilers, ye drive on!