Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Bible References

The backsliding

Jeremiah 3:8
I observed that it was because unfaithful Israel had committed adultery that I had sent her away and had given her a certificate of divorce. Nevertheless, her treacherous sister Judah was not afraid but also went and prostituted herself.
Hosea 4:16
For Israel is as obstinate as a stubborn cow.
Can the Lord now shepherd them
like a lamb in an open meadow?
Hosea 11:7
My people are bent on turning from Me.
Though they call to Him on high,
He will not exalt them at all.

Justified

Ezekiel 16:47
Didn’t you walk in their ways and do their detestable practices? It was only a short time before you behaved more corruptly than they did.
Ezekiel 23:11
“Now her sister Oholibah saw this, but she was even more depraved in her lust than Oholah, and made her promiscuous acts worse than those of her sister.

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