Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.
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See, I will have your arm cut off, and will put waste on your faces, even the waste from your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.
1 Samuel 2:30
For this reason the Lord God of Israel has said, Truly I did say that your family and your father's people would have their place before me for ever: but now the Lord says, Let it not be so; I will give honour to those by whom I am honoured, and those who have no respect for me will be of small value in my eyes.
The memory of the upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.
And a number of those who are sleeping in the dust of the earth will come out of their sleep, some to eternal life and some to eternal shame.
For this cause it will be night for you, without a vision; and it will be dark for you, without knowledge of the future; the sun will go down over the prophets, and the day will be black over them.
1 Kings 22:28
And Micaiah said, If you come back at all in peace, the Lord has not sent his word by me.
Then the prophet Jeremiah said to Hananiah the prophet, Give ear, now, Hananiah; the Lord has not sent you; but you are making this people put their faith in what is false.
And now, give ear to the word of the Lord, all you whom I have sent away prisoners from Jerusalem to Babylon.
And when the wall has come down, will they not say to you, Where is the whitewash which you put on it?
Making the word of God of no effect by your rule, which you have given: and a number of other such things you do.
And in the hearing of all the people he said to his disciples,
But you are turned out of the way; you have made the law hard for numbers of people; you have made the agreement of Levi of no value, says the Lord of armies.
You have knowledge that it was said in old times, You may not put to death; and, Whoever puts to death will be in danger of being judged:
And he said to him, Why are you questioning me about what is good? One there is who is good: but if you have a desire to go into life, keep the rules of the law.
A curse is on you, blind guides, who say, Whoever takes an oath by the Temple, it is nothing; but whoever takes an oath by the gold of the Temple, he is responsible.
For, turning away from the law of God, you keep the rules of men.
But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
But a curse is on you, Pharisees! for you make men give a tenth of every sort of plant, and give no thought to right and the love of God; but it is right for you to do these things, and not let the others be undone.
What then is to be said? is the law sin? in no way. But I would not have had knowledge of sin but for the law: for I would not have been conscious of desire if the law had not said, You may not have a desire for what is another's.
Have been partial in
In judging, do not let a man's position have any weight with you; give hearing equally to small and great; have no fear of any man, for it is God who is judge: and any cause in which you are not able to give a decision, you are to put before me and I will give it a hearing.
Then the Levites are to say in a loud voice to all the men of Israel,
Will you have respect for God's person in this cause, and put yourselves forward as his supporters?
And they are to make clear to my people the division between what is holy and what is common, and to give them the knowledge of what is clean and what is unclean.