Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus, saith Yahweh, - What did your fathers find in me by way of perversity, that they removed far from me, - and went after vanity, and became vain?
For, all the peoples, walk, every man in the name of his god, - we, therefore, will walk in the name of Yahweh our God, to times age-abiding and beyond.
1 Peter 1:18
Knowing that, Not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, have ye been redeemed from your unmeaning behaviour paternally handed down,
Changed their glory
The priests, said not Where is Yahweh? And, they who handled the law, did not acknowledge me, And the shepherds transgressed against me, - And the prophets, prophesied by Baal, And so after things that could not profit, did they walk.
How happy art thou, O Israel! Who is like unto thee, O people victorious in Yahweh? Thy helpful shield, who also is thy majestic sword, - So that thy foes come cringing unto thee, And, thou, upon their heights, dost march along.
But, thou, Yahweh, art a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
Thus changed they my glory, for the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.
And, exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God, for the likeness of an image of a corruptible man, and of birds and fourfooted beasts and reptiles: