Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart for it?
Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and taken from the breasts.
And the vision of all has become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray you: and he says, I cannot; for it is sealed:
O LORD, are not your eyes upon the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.