Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee.
but, The LORD lives, that caused the sons of Israel to come up out of the land of the north wind, and from all the lands where he had driven them; and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.
I hearkened and heard, but they did not speak aright: there was no man that repented of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? each one returned to his course as the horse rushes into the battle.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider any of his words.
Therefore the princes said unto the king, We beseech thee, let this man be put to death: for thus he weakens the hands of the men of war that remain in this city and the hands of all the people, in speaking such words unto them; for this man does not seek the peace of this people, but the hurt.
And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
Because he extended his hand against God and strengthens himself against the Almighty,
Therefore, they say unto God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.
let us break their bands asunder and cast away their cords from us.
They are lawless and speak wickedly of doing violence; they speak loftily.
The appearance of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have rewarded evil unto themselves.
Now, are ye ready when ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and of every musical instrument to fall down and worship the statue which I made? For if ye do not worship, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
Though thou should bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
But if ye say, We will not dwell in this land, not listening to the voice of the LORD your God,
Son of man, say unto her, Thou art not clean land, nor art thou sprinkled with rain in the day of indignation.
For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror: