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 water-brooks, in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble; for I will be a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
And as for me, I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee the pleasant land, the goodly inheritance of the hosts of the nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from following me.
As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
for this my son was dead and has come to life, was lost and has been found. And they began to make merry.
Therefore my heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and my heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kir-heres; because the abundance that he hath gotten is perished.
Therefore my bowels sound like a harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirheres.
Look down from the heavens, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory! Where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy tender mercies? Are they 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; and I will lead him, and will restore comforts unto him and to those of his that mourn.
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 forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness.
My bowels well up, and rest not; days of affliction have confronted me.
Then they cried unto Jehovah in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses;
If ye be willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;
but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:
He has helped Israel his servant, in order to remember mercy,
1 Corinthians 11:31
But if we judged ourselves, so were we not judged.