Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
Suddenly he went after her like an ox that goes to the slaughter, like a stag prancing into a trapper's snare
He was treated harshly and afflicted, but he did not even open his mouth. Like a lamb led to the slaughtering block, like a sheep silent before her shearers, he did not even open his mouth.
Then some people said, "Come on! Let us consider how to deal with Jeremiah! There will still be priests to instruct us, wise men to give us advice, and prophets to declare God's word. Come on! Let's bring charges against him and get rid of him! Then we will not need to pay attention to anything he says."
I hear many whispering words of intrigue against me. Those who would cause me terror are everywhere! They are saying, "Come on, let's publicly denounce him!" All my so-called friends are just watching for something that would lead to my downfall. They say, "Perhaps he can be enticed into slipping up, so we can prevail over him and get our revenge on him.
For I hear what so many are saying, the terrifying news that comes from every direction. When they plot together against me, they figure out how they can take my life.
But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together; they gathered together to ambush me. They tore at me without stopping to rest.
Evil men set an ambush for the godly and try to kill them.
A deceiver's methods are evil; he dreams up evil plans to ruin the poor with lies, even when the needy are in the right.
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people met together in the palace of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.
Let us cut
They say, "Come on, let's annihilate them so they are no longer a nation! Then the name of Israel will be remembered no more."
He was led away after an unjust trial -- but who even cared? Indeed, he was cut off from the land of the living; because of the rebellion of his own people he was wounded.
Now after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one will be cut off and have nothing. As for the city and the sanctuary, the people of the coming prince will destroy them. But his end will come speedily like a flood. Until the end of the war that has been decreed there will be destruction.
When harvest time came, he sent a slave to the tenants so that they would give him his portion of the crop. However, the tenants beat his slave and sent him away empty-handed.
Mankind does not know its place; it cannot be found in the land of the living.
Where would I be if I did not believe I would experience the Lord's favor in the land of the living?
Yet God will make you a permanent heap of ruins. He will scoop you up and remove you from your home; he will uproot you from the land of the living. (Selah)
I will serve the Lord in the land of the living.
I cry out to you, O Lord; I say, "You are my shelter, my security in the land of the living."
May his descendants be cut off! May the memory of them be wiped out by the time the next generation arrives!
For he will never be upended; others will always remember one who is just.
The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the reputation of the wicked will rot.
"I thought, 'I will no longer see the Lord in the land of the living, I will no longer look on humankind with the inhabitants of the world.
from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel;