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
She also saw that I gave wayward Israel her divorce papers and sent her away because of her adulterous worship of other gods. Even after her unfaithful sister Judah had seen this, she still was not afraid, and she too went and gave herself like a prostitute to other gods.
Hosea 4:16
Israel has rebelled like a stubborn heifer! Soon the Lord will put them out to pasture like a lamb in a broad field!
Hosea 11:7
My people are obsessed with turning away from me; they call to Baal, but he will never exalt them!

Justified

Ezekiel 16:47
Have you not copied their behavior and practiced their abominable deeds? In a short time you became even more depraved in all your conduct than they were!
Ezekiel 23:11
"Her sister Oholibah watched this, but she became more corrupt in her lust than her sister had been, and her acts of prostitution were more numerous than those of her sister.

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