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.
Will a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her girdles? and my people forgat me days of no numbering.
And Jehovah will say to me, Israel turning away justified her soul above faithless Judah.
And they heard not and inclined not their ear, and they went in the counsels in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and they shall be for behind and not before.
For as a stubborn heifer Israel was stubborn: now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a wide place.
And my people are bent to turning away from me: and they will call together to the Most High; he will not exalt them.
Thy dwelling is in the midst of deceit; by deceit they refused to know me, says Jehovah.
Lay hold upon instruction, thou shalt not let go: guard her for she is thy life.
Who said to the seeing, Ye shall not see, and to the perceiving, Ye shall not perceive for us right things, speak to us smooth things, perceive delusions.
He fed upon ashes: a deceived heart turned him away, and he shall not deliver his soul, and he shall not say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
1 Thessalonians 5:21
Try all things; hold the good.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Whose arrival is according to the energy of Satan in all power and signs and wonders of falsehood,
But what ye have, hold ye until I come.
O Jehovah, are not thine eyes upon faithfulness? thou didst smite them, and they were not pained; thou didst consume them, they refused to take instruction: they made their faces firm above the rock; they refused to turn back.
And if ye shall refuse and rebel, ye shall be eaten by the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah spake.
And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.
And ye wish not to come to me, that ye might have life.
See that ye refuse not him speaking. For if they escaped not, having refused him giving an intimation of the divine will on earth, much more we, who having turned back from him from the heavens: