Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.
Saying to the wood, Thou my father; and to the stone, Thou didst bring me forth: for they turned to me the back of the neck and not their face: and in the time of their evil they will say, Arise, and save us.
And they heard not and inclined not their ear, and they went in the counsels in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and they shall be for behind and not before.
As the east wind I will scatter them before the face of the enemy; I will cause them to see the neck and not the face, in the day of their destruction.
And he brought me to the enclosure of the house of Jehovah within, and behold, a door of the temple of Jehovah, and between the porch and between the altar, about twenty and five men, their backs to the temple, and their faces to the east; and they worshiping the east to the sun.
They called to them, thus they went from them: they will sacrifice to the Baals, and to the carved images they will burn incense.
And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.
For that they heard not to my word, says Jehovah, which I sent to them with my servants the prophets, rising early and sending; and ye heard not, says Jehovah.