Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.
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The children struggled together within her. She said, "If it be so, why do I live?" She went to inquire of Yahweh.
He said, "My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest."
and they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that you Yahweh are in the midst of this people; for you Yahweh are seen face to face, and your cloud stands over them, and you go before them, in a pillar of cloud by day, and in a pillar of fire by night.
What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"
But if your heart turns away, and you will not hear, but shall be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;
"Will the Lord reject us forever? Will he be favorable no more?
Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your faithfulness?
Behold, Yahweh's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:
Look down from heaven, and see from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where are your zeal and your mighty acts? the yearning of your heart and your compassion is restrained toward me.
We have heard with our ears, God; our fathers have told us, what work you did in their days, in the days of old.
Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come on them; so that they will say in that day, 'Haven't these evils come on us because our God is not among us?'
2 Chronicles 15:2
and he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, "Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin! Yahweh is with you, while you are with him; and if you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.
Don't hide your face from me. Don't put your servant away in anger. You have been my help. Don't abandon me, neither forsake me, God of my salvation.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, Yahweh, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
When this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask you, saying, What is the burden of Yahweh? Then you shall tell them, What burden! I will cast you off, says Yahweh.