Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
Can a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.
And Jehovah said unto me, Backsliding Israel hath showed herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.
But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
For Israel hath behaved himself stubbornly, like a stubborn heifer: now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a large place.
And my people are bent on backsliding from me: though they call them to him that is on high, none at all will exalt him .
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.
that say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits,
He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside; and he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
1 Thessalonians 5:21
prove all things; hold fast that which is good;
2 Thessalonians 2:9
even he , whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
Nevertheless that which ye have, hold fast till I come.
O Jehovah, do not thine eyes look upon truth? thou hast stricken them, but they were not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken it.
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
and ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.
See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not when they refused him that warned them on earth, much more'shall not we escape who turn away from him that warneth from heaven: