Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
Why wilt thou despise greatly to do the second time thy way? also thou shalt be ashamed of Egypt as thou wert ashamed of Assur.
And shame consumed the labor of our fathers from our youth; their sheep and their herd, their sons and their daughters.
They will not despise a thief if he shall steal to fill up his soul; for he will be hungry.
For they shall be ashamed of their mighty ones which ye desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens which ye chose.
Therefore what fruit had ye then of what ye are now ashamed? for the end of these, death.
For all the evil of the sons of Israel and the sons of Judah which they did to irritate me, they, their kings, their chiefs, their priests, and their prophets, and the man Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
From the days of our fathers we are in a great trespass even to this day; and in our iniquities we were given, we, our kings, our priests, into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity and to plunder, and to shame of face as this day.
And now our God, the great the mighty, and the terrible God, watching the covenant and the mercy, it shall not be little before thee all the distress which found us, to our kings, to our chiefs, to our priests, and to our prophets, and to our fathers, and to all thy people from the days of the kings of Assur even to this day.
And we heard not to thy servants the prophets who spake in thy name to our kings and our chiefs and our fathers, and to all the people of the earth.
They were ashamed and also disgraced, all of them: together they went in shame the workmen of images.