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 Jehovah. Was I the desert to Israel? If a land of thick darkness? wherefore said my people, We had dominion, we will come no more to thee?
Isaiah 5:3
And now, ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge ye now, between me and between my vineyard
Isaiah 43:22
And thou calledst me not, O Jacob; and thou overt weary of me, O Israel.
Micah 6:2
Hear ye mountains the contention of Jehovah, and ye perpetual foundations of the earth: for a contention to Jehovah with his people, and he will dispute with Israel

Are gone

Jeremiah 12:2
Thou didst plant them; they took root; they went on, also they made fruit: thou being near in their mouth, and far off from their reins.
Isaiah 29:13
And Jehovah will say, Because that this people drew near with their month, and honored me with their lips, and their heart was far from me, and their fear towards me shall be taught from the command of men.
Ezekiel 11:15
Son of man, thy brethren, thy brethren, the men of thy kin, and all the house of Israel, wholly, which the inhabitants of Jerusalem said to them, Go ye far off from Jehovah; to us this land was given for a possession.
Matthew 15:8
This people draw near me with their mouth, and honour me with their lips; but their heart keeps off far from me.

And are

Jeremiah 51:17
Every man was brutish from knowledge; every founder was ashamed from his carved image: for his founding is a falsehood, and no spirit in them.
Psalm 115:8
They making them shall be as they; all that trusted in them.
Isaiah 44:9
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.
Romans 1:21
Wherefore having known God, not as God did they honour or return thanks; but were rendered vain in their conversations, and their heart without understanding was darkened.

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Genesis 4:6
And Jehovah will say to Cain, Why art thou angry, and why does thy countenance fall?