Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.
Could this not have come upon you peradventure because thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way?
And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Why does the LORD our God do all these things unto us? Then thou shalt answer them, Like as ye have forsaken me and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.
Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts because they have not hearkened unto my words, and they hated my law.
Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? Did he not fear the LORD and besought the LORD, and the LORD himself repented of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Shall we commit such great evil against our souls?
that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?
The fools, because of the way of their rebellion, and because of their iniquities, were afflicted.
Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel.
His own iniquities shall take hold of the wicked, and he shall be imprisoned with the cords of his sins.
Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities ye are sold, and for your rebellions was your mother put away,
(Then I said, Ah, Lord GOD! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall have peace; when the sword reaches unto the soul.)
According to their uncleanness and according to their rebellions have I done unto them and hid my face from them.