Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
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And saying, Who will give me the wing-feather as a dove? I will fly away and settle down.
Wo! to me that I sojourned in Mesech; I dwelt with the tents of Ke dar.
Wo to me! for I was as the gatherings of the fruit harvest, as the gleanings of the vintage, no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fig.
How shall I forgive to thee for this? thy sons forsook me, and they will swear by not God; and I will satisfy them, and they will commit adultery, and they will crowd themselves together to the house of the harlot
For the land was filled from adulteries, for from the face of these the land mourned, the beautiful things of the desert were dried up, and their race will be evil, and their strength not right
Thy father's nakedness was uncovered in thee: they humbled her set apart for uncleanness in thee.
Swearing and lying, and breaking in pieces, and stealing and committing adultery, they broke forth; and bloods touched upon bloods.
All of them committing adultery, as an oven set on fire from baking; he will cease from raising from kneading the dough till its leavening.
Adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is the enmity of God? whoever therefore would wish to be the friend of the world is set the enemy of God.
Just art thou, O Jehovah, for I will strive to thee: surely I will speak judgments with thee: Wherefore did the way of the evil prosper? all they acting faithlessly with treachery were secure?
Against Jehovah they acted faithlessly: for they begat strange sons: now shall the new moon consume them with their portions.
And they as man passed by the covenant: there they acted faithlessly against me.
The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.
Her prophets vain-glorious men of treacheries: her priests defiled the holy place, they violated the law.
Judah dealt faithlessly, and an abomination was done in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah profaned the holy place of Jehovah which he loved, and married the daughter of a strange god.
And Delilah will say to Samson, Announce now to me in what is thy great strength, and in what thou shalt be bound to humble thee.
Behold, I will move far off; fleeing away I will lodge in the desert. Silence.
By their evil they will gladden the king, and the chiefs by their falsehoods.
Wherefore wilt thou cause me to see vanity and cause me to look at labor? and oppression and violence before me, and there will be contention, and strife will be raised up.