Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Saying to a stock, Thou art my father; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth: for they have turned their back unto me, and not their face: but in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
But in the time
To a stock
And in one they will become brutish, and they will be foolish: the tree itself a correction of vanities.
Their images are silver and gold, the work of man's hands.
They forming a carved image all of them emptiness; and their delights shall not profit, and they are their witnesses; they will not see and they will not know, so that they shall be ashamed.
Squandering gold out of the bag and they will weigh silver in the balance, they will hire a founder, and he will make it a god: they will fall down, they will also worship
What profited the carved image that he forming it carved it? the molten image and he teaching falsehood, that the former of his forming trusted upon it to make nothings being dumb?
And he brought me to the enclosure of the house of Jehovah within, and behold, a door of the temple of Jehovah, and between the porch and between the altar, about twenty and five men, their backs to the temple, and their faces to the east; and they worshiping the east to the sun.
For this, thus says the Lord Jehovah: Because thou didst forget me, and thou wilt cast me behind thy back, and also bear thou thy wickedness and thy fornications
But in the time
A wild ass accustomed to the desert in gratifying her soul, panting after the wind in her heat; who shall turn her back? all seeking her will not be wearied; in her new moon they shall find her.
Thou dwelling in Lebanon, building a nest in the cedars, how being compassionated in pangs coming to thee the pain as of her bringing forth.
And they will oppress and break down the sons of Israel in that year, eighteenyears, all the sons of Israel that are beyond Jordan in the land of the Amorite which is in Gilead.
When he slew them and they sought him, and they turned back and sought for God.
O Jehovah, in straits they looked after thee; they poured out a whispering thy correction to them.
I will go and turn back to my place, even till when they shall be guilty, and they sought my face: in straitness to them they will turn to me.
And they cried not to me in their heart, for they shall wail upon their beds: for corn and new wine they will assemble themselves together; they will turn aside against me..
They were ashamed and also disgraced, all of them: together they went in shame the workmen of images.