Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now when Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin;
Go and say to the king's servant the Cushite, saying, Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Behold me bringing my words to this city for evil and not for good; and they were in that day before thee.
Will the Cushite change his skin and the panther his variegated spots? Ye shall also be able to do good, being taught to do evil.
The rich shall come out of Egypt; Cush shall cause its hand to run to God.
And I say to you, That many shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens.
So shall the last be first, and the first last; for many are called, but few chosen.
And Jesus having replied said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers : and having stripped him, and laid on blows, they departed, leaving him half dead.
And they shall come from the risings, and the settings, and from north, and south, and they shall recline in the kingdom of God.
And having risen, he went: and, behold, an Ethiopian man, an eunuch of great power of Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who was over all her treasure, who had come going to worship in Jerusalem,
And he will be in the gate of Benjamin, and there a master of the ward and his name Irijah son of Shelemiah, son of Hananiah; and he will take Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest to the Chaldeans.
And his father and his mother laid hold on him and brought him to the old men of his city, and to the gate of his place;
In my going forth to the gate upon the city, in the street I shall prepare my seat
They hated him setting right in the gate, and they will abhor the perfect word.