Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,
were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy, lest their adversaries should judge amiss, lest they should say, Our hand is exalted, and LORD has not done all this.
1 Samuel 6:9
And watch. If it goes up by the way of its own border to Beth-shemesh, then he has done to us this great evil, but if not, then we shall know that it is not his hand that smote us; it was a chance that happened to us.
For we are consumed in thine anger, and in thy wrath are we troubled.
I form the light, and create darkness. I make peace, and create evil. I am LORD who does all these things.
Out of the mouth of the Most High does there not come evil and good.
Shall the trumpet be blown in a city, and the people not be afraid? Shall evil befall a city, and LORD has not done it?
They speak [vain] words, swearing falsely in making covenants. Therefore judgment springs up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
Looking carefully lest any man fall short, away from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness sprouting up would cause trouble, and by this many may be defiled,