Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,
Say unto them, As I live, saith Jehovah, surely as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you:
For I lift up my hand to heaven, And say, As I live for ever,
Wherefore I sware in my wrath, That they should not enter into my rest.
The Lord Jehovah hath sworn by himself, saith Jehovah, the God of hosts: I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces; therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
Jehovah hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that were disobedient?
For when God made promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he sware by himself,
And now, because ye have done all these works, saith Jehovah, and I spake unto you, rising up early and speaking, but ye heard not; and I called you, but ye answered not:
then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.
And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and brake down the walls of Jerusalem.
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.