Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.
Guard thy heart with all watching, for from it the goings forth of life.
And the unjust as the tossed sea when it shall not be able to rest, and its waters will toss up mud and mire;
Out of the same month comes forth blessing and cursing. There is no need, my brethren, for these things so to be.
For as often as I shall speak I shall cry; violence and oppression I shall call; for the word of Jehovah was to me for a reproach and for a derision all the day.
Swallow up, O Jehovah, divide their tongue: for I saw violence and strife in the city.
Violence rose up for a rod of injustice: not from them, not from their multitude, and not from their confusion: and nothing eminent in them.
And say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The city poured out blood in the midst of her, for her time to come; and she made blocks for herself to be defiled.
For her blood was in the midst of her; she set it upon a dry rock; she poured it not forth upon the earth to cover over it with dust;
Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.
And saying, Hear now, ye heads of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel: Is it not for you to know judgment?
The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.