Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou shalt say to Jehoiakim king of Judah, Thus saith the LORD; Thou hast burned this roll, saying, Why hast thou written therein, saying, The king of Babylon shall certainly come and destroy this land, and shall cause to cease from thence man and beast?
and so it come to pass while he is hearing the words of this oath, that he will bless himself in his heart - saying, Prosperity, shall I have, although in the stubbornness of my heart, I go on, - so that the drunkenness addeth to the thirst:
Distress and anguish shall startle him, It shall overpower him, like a king ready for the onset:
Wilt thou even frustrate my justice? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest appear right?
Alas for him who contendeth with his Fashioner, - A potsherd, should contend with the potsherds of the ground! Shall it be said by the clay, unto him that is fashioning it, What wouldst thou make? Or, thy work say, of thee, He hath no hands?
But, if it is, of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them: lest once, even fighters against God, ye be found.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or are we to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we mightier than he?
Why hast thou prophesied in the name of Yahweh, saying, Like Shiloh, shall this house become, And this city, shall be desolate, without inhabitant? And all the people, were gathered together unto Jeremiah in the house of Yahweh,
whom Zedekiah king of Judah, had shut up, saying, - Why art thou prophesying, saying, - Thus, saith Yahweh, Behold me! giving up this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall capture it;
Who bring a man into condemnation with a rumour, And for him that decideth in the gate, lay a snare, - And have driven away, for a thing of nought, one who was righteous.
Who have said to the seers, Ye must not see! To the prophets, Ye must not prophesy to us reproofs! Speak to us smooth things, Prophesy delusions:
Saying - Strictly, did we charge you not to be teaching upon this name; and lo! ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and are minded to bring down upon us, the blood of this man.
Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel - Behold me! turning back the weapons of war that are in your hand, wherewith, ye, are fighting the king of Babylon and the Chaldeans, who are besieging you outside the wall, - and I will gather them into the midst of this city.
The prophets who were before me and before thee, from age-past times when they prophesied against many lands and concerning great kingdoms, of war and of calamity and of pestilence,
Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, - Behold me! giving this city into the hand of the Chaldeans, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he shall capture it;
Zedekiah king of Judah also with his princes, will I give into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them who are seeking their life, - even into the hand of the force of the king of Babylon, who are going up from you.