Thus said Jehovah, Stand ye upon the ways, and see, and ask for the beaten paths of old, where this the good way, and go ye in it, and find rest to your soul. And they will say, We will not go.
Because my people forgat me they will burn incense in vain; by their ways they will cause the paths of old to fail, to go beaten paths, a way not cast up;
To the law and to the testimony if they will not speak according to this word, because no morning is in them.
Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, the laws and the judgments.
To whom he said to them, This the rest they caused to the weary to rest; and this the quiet: and they would not hear.
But this word I commanded them, saying, Hear to my voice, and I was to you for God, and in shall be to me for a people: and go in all the ways which I shall command you, so that it shall be well to you.
Remember the days of eternity; Discern the years of generation and generation: Ask thy father, and he will announce to thee; Thy old men, and they shall say to thee.
Announce to me, thou whom my soul loved, where thou wilt feed, where thou wilt lie down at noon: wherefore shall I be as he covered by the herds of thy companions.
And thine ears shall hear the word from after thee, saying, This the way, go ye in it when ye shall turn to the right, and when ye shall turn to the left
Withhold thy foot from being barefoot, and thy throat from thirst: and thou wilt say, Despairing, no; for I loved strangers, and after them will I go.
And they said, We shall despair; for after our purposes we will go, and we will do each the stubbornness of his evil heart
I spake to thee in thy, securities, thou saidst, I will not hear. This thy way from thy youth, for thou heardest not to my voice.
Come to me, all ye wearied and loaded, and I will cause you to rest.
But what seems to you A man had two children; and having come to the first, he said, Child, retire to-day, work in my vineyard.
Search the writings; for ye think in them to have eternal life: and these are they testifying of me.
For if ye had believed Moses, ye had believed me: for he himself wrote of me.
Then said Jesus to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have light, lest darkness overtake you: and he walking in darkness knows not where he retires.
And they were of more noble birth than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, and examined the writings daily, if these things might hold thus.
What then shall we say Abraham our father to have found, according to the flesh?
And father of circumcision to them not of circumcision only, but also to them, walking in order in the tracks of the uncircumcision, of the faith of our father Abraham.
That ye be not sluggish, but imitators of them inheriting the promises by faith and longsnffering.
For by this were the elders testified of.