Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
O generation, see ye the word of Jehovah. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? or a land of thick darkness? wherefore say my people, We are broken loose; we will come no more unto thee?
For my people are foolish, they know me not; they are sottish children, and they have no understanding; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.
But my people hearkened not to my voice; And Israel would none of me.
The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity for lack of knowledge; and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
For he said, Surely, they are my people, children that will not deal falsely: so he was their Saviour.
But of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye strip the robe from off the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.
O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.
O Jehovah, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be put to shame. They that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken Jehovah, the fountain of living waters.
Shall the snow of Lebanon fail from the rock of the field? or'shall the cold waters that flow down from afar be dried up?
For with thee is the fountain of life: In thy light shall we see light.
but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall become in him a well of water springing up unto eternal life.
Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.
And he said unto me, They are come to pass. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
And he showed me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,
Hath a nation changed its gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.
Their idols are silver and gold, The work of men's hands.
Put not your trust in princes, Nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labor that I had labored to do; and, behold, all was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
Then I saw all labor and every skilful work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; all is vanity.
They that fashion a graven image are all of them vanity; and the things that they delight in shall not profit; and their own witnesses see not, nor know: that they may be put to shame.
Such as lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, they hire a goldsmith, and he maketh it a god; they fall down, yea, they worship.
Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
2 Peter 2:17
These are springs without water, and mists driven by a storm; for whom the blackness of darkness hath been reserved.
Yet ye have forsaken me, and served other gods: wherefore I will save you no more.
2 Kings 21:22
and he forsook Jehovah, the God of his fathers, and walked not in the way of Jehovah.
In the house of Israel I have seen a horrible thing: there whoredom is found in Ephraim, Israel is defiled.
They that regard lying vanities Forsake their own mercy.