Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The ashes feed him; his deceived heart inclines him, that he not deliver his soul and say, Is not the lie at my right hand?
Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
He Those that did feed delicately are made desolate in the streets; those that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
Ephraim feeds on wind and follows after the east wind; he daily increases lies and desolation because they made a covenant with the Assyrians, and the oil is carried into Egypt.
I speak a human thing because of the weakness of our flesh: that as ye presented your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity unto iniquity, likewise now present your members to serve righteousness unto holiness.
But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.
I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no one that would know me; I had no refuge; no one cared for my soul.
But come here, ye sons of the sorceress, generation of the adulterer and the whore.
and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.