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 the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? Why do my people say, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?
For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.
But my people did not hearken to my voice, and Israel did not love me.
The ox knows his owner, and the ass his master's crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not have understanding.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity because they have no knowledge; their glory died of hunger, and their multitude dried up of thirst.
For he said, Surely they are my people, sons that do not lie: and he was their Saviour.
He who yesterday was my people is risen up as an enemy; ye pull off the robe with the garment from those that pass by as those who return from war.
O my people, what have I done unto thee? and in what have I wearied thee? testify against me.
O hope of Israel! LORD, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed; and those that depart from me shall be written in the dust because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.
Will anyone leave the snow of the rock of the field that flows from Lebanon? or shall they forsake the singular, cold, flowing waters?
For with thee is the fountain of life; in thy light shall we see light.
but whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up into eternal life.
In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If any man thirsts, let him come unto me and drink.
And he said unto me, It is done. I AM the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is thirsty of the fountain of the water of life freely.
And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
Has a nation changed their gods? Even though they are not gods. But my people have changed their glory for that which does 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 salvation.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
At last I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought and on the labour that I had laboured to do; and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
Again, I considered all travail and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity.
Those that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and that which is most precious to them is useful for nothing; and they are their own witnesses that they do not see, nor understand; therefore, they shall be ashamed.
They lavish gold out of the bag and weigh silver in the balance and hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god; they fall down and worship.
Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? 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 wells without water, clouds that are brought by a whirlwind, to whom gross darkness is reserved for ever.
Yet ye have forsaken me and served other gods; therefore, I will deliver you no more.
2 Kings 21:22
and he forsook the LORD God of his fathers and did not walk in the way of the LORD.
I saw uncleanness in the house of Israel: there Ephraim played the harlot, Israel defiled herself.
Those that observe lying vanities forsake his mercy.