Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thus saith the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?

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Jeremiah 2:31
O generation, see ye the word of LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, We have broken loose. We will come no more to thee?
Isaiah 5:3
And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, between me and my vineyard.
Isaiah 43:22
Yet thou have not called upon me, O Jacob, but thou have been weary of me, O Israel.
Micah 6:2
Hear, O ye mountains, LORD's controversy, and ye enduring foundations of the earth, for LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

Are gone

Jeremiah 12:2
Thou have planted them. Yea, they have taken root, they grow. Yea, they bring forth fruit. Thou are near in their mouth, and far from their heart.
Isaiah 29:13
And LORD said, Inasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and honor me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, {but in vain they worship me (LXX/NT)}, {teaching the commandments and doctrines of men
Ezekiel 11:15
Son of man, thy brothers, even thy brothers, the men of thy kindred, and all the house of Israel, all of them, [are those] to whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, Get you far from LORD. This land is given to us for a posses
Matthew 15:8
This people comes near me with their mouth, and honors me with their lips, but their heart is far distant from me.

And are

Jeremiah 51:17
Every man has become brutish, without knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Psalm 115:8
Those who make them shall be like them. Yea, everyone who trusts in them.
Isaiah 44:9
Those who 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.
Romans 1:21
Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.

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Genesis 4:6
And LORD said to Cain, Why are thou angry? And why has thy countenance fallen?