Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!
And as He drew near, He beheld the city and wept over it,
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to her, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!
2 Chronicles 24:21
And they conspired against him and stoned him with stones at the command of the king in the court of the house of Jehovah.
2 Chronicles 36:15
And Jehovah, the God of their fathers sent to them by His messengers, rising up early and sending, for He had pity on His people and on His dwelling-place.
But they were disobedient and rebelled against You, and cast Your Law behind their backs. And they killed Your prophets who testified against them to turn them to You, and they worked great blasphemies.
In vain I have stricken your sons; they received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
And they brought Urijah out of Egypt and brought him to Jehoiakim the king, who killed him with the sword and threw his dead body into the graves of the common people.
For the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, shedding the blood of the just in her midst,
And the vinedressers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
And the rest took his servants and treated them spitefully, and killed them.
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold the coming of the Just One, of whom you have now been the betrayers and murderers;
And Saul was consenting to his death. And in that day there was a great persecution on the church at Jerusalem, and all were scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
And their bodies will lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
Oh that there were such a heart in them that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, so that it might be well with them and with their sons forever!
If they were wise, they would understand this; they would consider their latter end!
I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt; open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.
So says Jehovah, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, I am Jehovah your God who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way that you should go.
Who knows why I have come, and no one is here? I called and no one answered. Is My hand shortened at all so that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at My rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness; their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.
And they will tear you down, and your children within you, and will not leave a stone on a stone because you did not know the time of your visitation.
But turning to them, Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; let the sons of Zion be joyful in their King.
For these I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water, because the comforter who could refresh my soul is far from me. My sons are desolated because the enemy prevails.
Be glad then, sons of Zion, and rejoice in Jehovah your God. For He has given you the former rain according to righteousness, and He will cause the rain to come down for you, the former rain and the latter rain in the first month.
For Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia, and answers to Jerusalem which now is, and is in slavery with her children.
And he was angry and would not go in. Therefore his father came out and entreated him.
And many years You had patience with them, and testified against them by Your Spirit, by Your prophets, but they would not give ear. And You gave them into the hand of the people of the lands.
But My people would not listen to My voice, and Israel would have none of Me.
Because I called, and you refused; I stretched out my hand, and no one paid attention;
For so says the Lord Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, In returning and rest you shall be saved; and in quietness and hope shall be your strength. And you were not willing.
So says Jehovah, Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths where the good way is, and walk in it, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in it.
But I commanded them this thing, saying, Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be My people; and walk in all the ways that I have commanded you, so that it may be well with you.
The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, which he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are done. For to this day they do not drink, but obey their father's commandment. But I have spoken to you, rising early and speaking, but you did not listen to Me.
But I sent to you all My servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Oh, do not do this abominable thing which I hate!
As they called them, so they went from them. They sacrifice to the Baals, and burn incense to graven images.
Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have proclaimed to them, saying, So says Jehovah of Hosts: Turn now from your evil ways and your evil doings. But they did not hear nor listen to Me, says Jehovah.
And he sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they would not come.
But you denied the Holy and Just One and desired a murderer to be given to you.