Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
They shall come with weeping; and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way wherein they shall not stumble; for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my first-born.
But I said, How I will put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of the nations! and I said, Ye shall call me My Father, and shall not turn away from following me.
Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Therefore my heart soundeth for Moab like pipes, and my heart soundeth like pipes for the men of Kir-heres: therefore the abundance that he hath gotten is perished.
Wherefore my heart soundeth like a harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kir-heres.
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? the yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.
let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely; for mine anger is turned away from him.
Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth over the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in lovingkindness.
My heart is troubled, and resteth not; Days of affliction are come upon me.
Then they cried unto Jehovah in their trouble, And he saved them out of their distresses.
If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:
For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.
He hath given help to Israel his servant, That he might remember mercy
1 Corinthians 11:31
But if we discerned ourselves, we should not be judged.