Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.
O Jerusalem, wash from evil to thy heart so that thou shalt be saved. How long shall purposes of thy vanity lodge in the midst of thee?
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Make good your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
And they heard not, and they inclined not their ear, and they will harden their neck not to hear, and not to receive instruction.
For after my being turned back I was comforted; and after my knowing I struck upon the thigh: I was ashamed and also disgraced for I bore the reproach of my youth.
And they will turn to me the neck and not the face: and teaching them, and rising early and teaching, and they not hearing to receive instruction.
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, Go and say to the man Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hear to my word? says Jehovah.
Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?
And now be circumspect, ye and be silent Silence.
And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt cast my words behind thee.
Happy the man whom thou shalt chastise, O Jah: and thou wilt teach him from thy laws.
Lay hold upon instruction, thou shalt not let go: guard her for she is thy life.
I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; and her dwelling shall not be cut off, all that I reviewed over her but they rose early, they corrupted all their doings.
And she will uncover her fornications, and she will uncover her nakedness: and my soul will be rent away from her, as my soul was rent away from her sister.
But if they shall bring up their sons and I bereaved them from man: but also wo to them in my departing from them.
And I will conceal three shepherds in one month; and my soul will be shortened for them, and also their soul loathed for me.
Upon him the young lions roared, they gave their voice, they will set his land for a desolation: his cities were burned from not being inhabited.
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah; Behold my anger and my wrath was poured out to this place, upon man, and upon cattle, and upon the tree of the field, and upon the fruit of the land; and it burnt and it shall not be quenched.
And I gave Jerusalem for heaps and a dwelling of jackals; and the cities of Judah I will give a desolation from none inhabiting.
Then shall the land delight with its Sabbaths, all the days of its desolation, and ye in the land of your enemies: then shall the land rest and delight with its Sabbaths.