Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So the shipmaster came to him, and said unto him, What meanest thou, O sleeper? arise, call upon thy God, if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.
What right have ye to crush my people, And the faces of the oppressed, to grind? Demandeth My Lord Yahweh of hosts - And Yahweh saith -
What occasion have ye, to be using this proverb, concerning the so of Israel, saying, - Fathers eat sour grapes, And the children's teeth are blunted?
Then, answered Paul - What are ye doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For, I, not only to be bound, but to die in Jerusalem, am ready, in behalf of the name of the Lord Jesus.
And, this besides, - knowing the season - that it is an hour already for you out of sleep to be wakened; for, now, is our salvation nearer than when we believed:
Wherefore it saith - Up! thou sleeper, and arise from among the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.
If he slew of them, then they sought him, Yea they turned, and did earnestly seek GOD;
Then made they outcry to Yahweh, in their peril, Out of their distresses, he rescued them;
Saying, to a tree, My father, art thou! And to a stone, Thou, didst give us birth, For they have turned unto me the back and not the face, - But in the time of their calamity, they will say, Arise, and save us!
And there ariseth a great tempest of wind, - and, the waves, were dashing over into the boat, so that, already being filled, was the boat.