Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him; remember from Shittim unto Gilgal, that ye may know the righteous acts of Jehovah.
Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify unto thee: I am God, even thy God.
Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wouldest hearken unto me!
thus saith Jehovah, What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
Yet thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, And done that which is evil in thy sight; That thou mayest be justified when thou speakest, And be clear when thou judgest.
God forbid: yea, let God be found true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy words, And mightest prevail when thou comest into judgment.
And Jehovah said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?