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, - A bride, her girdle? Yet, my people, have forgotten me, days without number.
Then said Yahweh unto me, - Apostate Israel, hath justified herself, - more than treacherous Judah.
Yet they hearkened not Neither inclined their ear, But walked, In the counsels - In the stubbornness of their own wicked heart; And went backward, and not forward.
For, as a heifer that is stubborn, hath Israel, been stubborn, - Now, can Yahweh, turn them out to pasture, like a young ram in a wide place?
But, my people, are bent towards turning from me, though upwards they call them, none of them can lift them.
Thy dwelling, is in the midst of deceit, - Through deceit, have they rejected the knowledge of, me, Declareth Yahweh.
Take fast hold of correction, let her not go, - keep her, for, she, is thy life.
Who have said to the seers, Ye must not see! To the prophets, Ye must not prophesy to us reproofs! Speak to us smooth things, Prophesy delusions:
He is feeding on ashes, A deluded heart, hath turned him aside, - And he cannot deliver his own soul nor say, Is there not a falsehood in my right hand?
1 Thessalonians 5:21
But, all things, put to the proof - what is comely, hold ye fast:
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Whose, presence, shall be according to an inworking of Satan, with all manner of mighty work and sign and wonders of falsehood,
nevertheless, what ye have, hold fast, till I shall have come.
O Yahweh! thine own eyes, are they not directed to fidelity? Thou hast smitten them Yet have they not grieved, Thou hast consumed them - They have refused to receive correction, - They have made their faces bolder than a cliff, They have refused to return.
But, if ye refuse and rebel, With the sword, shall ye be devoured, For, the mouth of Yahweh, hath spoken it.
Howbeit they refused to give heed, but put forth a rebellious shoulder, - and, their ears, made they hard of hearing, that they might not hear;
And yet ye choose not to come unto me, that, life, ye may have.
Beware, lest ye excuse yourselves from him that speaketh; for, if, they escaped not, who excused themselves from him who on earth was warning, how much less, shall, we, who from him that warneth from the heavens, do turn ourselves away: