Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

That i had

Bible References

That i had

Psalm 55:6
And I said, If only I had wings like a dove! for then I would go in flight from here and be at rest.
Micah 7:1
Sorrow is mine! for I am as when they have got in the summer fruits, like the last of the grapes: there is nothing for food, not even an early fig for my desire.

For

Jeremiah 5:7
How is it possible for you to have my forgiveness for this? your children have given me up, taking their oaths by those who are no gods: when I had given them food in full measure, they were false to their wives, taking their pleasure in the houses of loose women.
Jeremiah 23:10
For the land is full of men who are untrue to their wives; because of the curse the land is full of grief; the green fields of the waste land have become dry; and they are quick to do evil, their strength is for what is not right.
Ezekiel 22:10
In you they have let the shame of their fathers be seen; in you they have done wrong to a woman at the time when she was unclean.
Hosea 4:2
There is cursing and broken faith, violent death and attacks on property, men are untrue in married life, houses are broken into, and there is blood touching blood.
Hosea 7:4
They are all untrue; they are like a burning oven; the bread-maker does not make up the fire from the time when the paste is mixed till it is leavened.
James 4:4
O you who are false to God, do you not see that the friends of this world are not God's friends? Every man desiring to be a friend of this world makes himself a hater of God.

An assembly

Jeremiah 12:1
You are in the right, O Lord, when I put my cause before you: still let me take up with you the question of your decisions: why does the evil-doer do well? why are the workers of deceit living in comfort?
Hosea 5:7
They have been false to the Lord; they have given birth to strange children; now the new moon will make them waste with their fields.
Hosea 6:7
But like a man, they have gone against the agreement; there they were false to me.
Micah 7:2
The good man is gone from the earth, there is no one upright among men: they are all waiting secretly for blood, every man is going after his brother with a net.
Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are good-for-nothing persons, full of deceit: her priests have made the holy place unclean and have gone violently against the law.
Malachi 2:11
Judah has been acting falsely, and a disgusting thing has been done in Jerusalem; for Judah has made unclean the holy place of the Lord which is dear to him, and has taken as his wife the daughter of a strange god.

General references

Judges 16:6
So Delilah said to Samson, Make clear to me now what is the secret of your great strength, and how you may be put in bands and made feeble.
Psalm 55:7
I would go wandering far away, living in the waste land. (Selah.)
Hosea 7:3
In their sin they make a king for themselves, and rulers in their deceit.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you make me see evil-doing, and why are my eyes fixed on wrong? for wasting and violent acts are before me: and there is fighting and bitter argument.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain