Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.
Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
And now, you people of Jerusalem and you men of Judah, be the judges between me and my vine-garden.
Put me in mind of this; let us take up the cause between us: put forward your cause, so that you may be seen to be in the right.
For this reason, I will again put forward my cause against you, says the Lord, even against you and against your children's children.
A noise will come, even to the end of the earth; for the Lord has a cause against the nations, he will give his decision against all flesh; as for the evil-doers, he will give them to the sword, says the Lord.
And I will take you into the waste land of the peoples, and there I will take up the cause with you face to face.
Give ear to the word of the Lord, O children of Israel; for the Lord has a cause against the people of this land, because there is no good faith in it, and no mercy and no knowledge of God in the land.
The Lord has a cause against Judah, and will give punishment to Jacob for his ways; he will give him the reward of his acts.