Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
I will also hand King Zedekiah of Judah and his officials over to their enemies who want to kill them. I will hand them over to the army of the king of Babylon, even though they have temporarily withdrawn from attacking you.
At that time the Babylonian forces had temporarily given up their siege against Jerusalem. They had had it under siege, but withdrew when they heard that the army of Pharaoh had set out from Egypt.)
Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, "Pray to the Lord that he may take the frogs away from me and my people, and I will release the people that they may sacrifice to the Lord."
Pray to the Lord, for the mighty thunderings and hail are too much! I will release you and you will stay no longer."
So now, forgive my sin this time only, and pray to the Lord your God that he would only take this death away from me."
Pharaoh will think regarding the Israelites, 'They are wandering around confused in the land -- the desert has closed in on them.'
1 Samuel 19:6
Saul accepted Jonathan's advice and took an oath, "As surely as the Lord lives, he will not be put to death."
1 Samuel 24:19
Now if a man finds his enemy, does he send him on his way in good shape? May the Lord repay you with good this day for what you have done to me.
1 Samuel 26:21
Saul replied, "I have sinned. Come back, my son David. I won't harm you, for you treated my life with value this day. I have behaved foolishly and have made a very terrible mistake!"
The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.
When he struck them down, they sought his favor; they turned back and longed for God.
As for those who are bent on traveling a sinful path, may the Lord remove them, along with those who behave wickedly! May Israel experience peace!
Like a dog that returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.
When a sentence is not executed at once against a crime, the human heart is encouraged to do evil.
What am I going to do with you, O Ephraim? What am I going to do with you, O Judah? For your faithfulness is as fleeting as the morning mist; it disappears as quickly as dawn's dew!
They turn to Baal; they are like an unreliable bow. Their leaders will fall by the sword because their prayers to Baal have made me angry. So people will disdain them in the land of Egypt.
and those who turn their backs on the Lord and do not want the Lord's help or guidance."
"When an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it passes through waterless places looking for rest but does not find it.
Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God's kindness leads you to repentance?
2 Peter 2:20
For if after they have escaped the filthy things of the world through the rich knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again get entangled in them and succumb to them, their last state has become worse for them than their first.