Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD'S voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
Wherefore, for your sake, Zion, as a field, shall be ploughed, and, Jerusalem, unto heaps of ruins, shall be turned, - and, the mountain of the house, shall be like mounds in a jungle.
Broken down is the city of desolation, - Shut up every house that it cannot be entered.
For the fortified city, is solitary, The dwelling forsaken and left as a wilderness, - There, shall the calf feed, And, there, lie down And shall consume the branches thereof:
Over the soil of my people, thorns and briars shall grow, - Yea over all houses of joy, thou city exultant!
A voice saying Cry! And one said - What should I cry? All flesh, is grass, And, all the grace thereof, like the flower of the field:
The sound of a tumult - out of the city, A sound, out of the temple, - The sound of Yahweh rendering recompense to his foes.
and shalt say unto them - Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts - Thus and thus, will I break this people, and this city, As one breaketh the vessel of a potter, which cannot be made whole any more, - And in Topheth, shall they bury, for want of place to bury.
Then I will make this house like Shiloh, - And, this city, will I make a contempt to all the nations of the earth.
Then will the Chaldeans come back, and fight against this city, - and capture it and burn it with fire.
Samaria, shall be held guilty, for she hath rebelled against her God, By the sword, shall they fall, their infants, shall be dashed to the ground, and, his women with child, shall be ripped up.
Therefore will I send a fire upon Judah, - which shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.
A lion, hath roared, Who will not fear? My Lord Yahweh, hath spoken, Who can forbear to prophesy?
Alas for the careless in Zion, and for them who put confidence in the mountain of Samaria, - the distinguished among the first group of nations, to whom came in the house of Israel.
So Jonah began to enter into the city, one day's journey, - and he cried out and said - Yet forty days, and, Nineveh, is to be overthrown!
She hath hearkened to no voice, accepted no correction; in Yahweh, hath not trusted, to her God, hath not drawn near:
2 Kings 22:11
And it came to pass, when the king heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.
Who is wise? then let him observe these things! and diligently consider the lovingkindness of Yahweh.
A prudent man, seeth calamity, and hideth himself, but, the simple, pass on, and suffer.
O Yahweh though thy hand be lifted up, - yet do they not see, Would they might see - and turn pale at a peoples zeal, - Surely, the fire of thine enemies, must consume them!
Who is wise, that he may understand these things? intelligent, that he may take knowledge of them? For, straightforward, are the ways of Yahweh, and, the righteous, shall travel therein, but, transgressors, shall stumble therein.
The man of wisdom shall see thy name
And Yahweh descended in the cloud, and took his station with him there, - and proclaimed himself by the name Yahweh.
To be known is Yahweh, by the sentence he hath executed, By the doing of his own hands, is he about to strike down the lawless one. Refunding music. Selah.
According to thy Name, O God, So, be thy praise, unto the ends of the earth, With righteousness, is, thy right hand, filled.
That men may know that, thou, Whose Name alone is Yahweh, Art Most High over all the earth.
Lo! the Name of Yahweh, coming in from afar, His anger kindling, A heavy storm, - His lips, are full of indignation, And, his tongue, is like a fire that devoureth;
2 Samuel 21:1
And there came to be a famine, in the days of David, for three years, year after year, so then David sought the face of Yahweh, - and Yahweh said - It respecteth Saul and his house, as to bloodshed, in that he put to death the Gibeonites.
For sorrow, cometh not forth out of the dust, - nor, out of the ground, sprouteth trouble.
I say unto GOD, Do not hold me guilty, Let me know, on what account thou contendest with me!
Yet, the people, have not turned unto him that smote them, - And Yahweh of hosts, have they not sought.
Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:
If I have gone out into the field, Then lo! the slain of the sword! And if have entered the city, Then lo! the diseases of famine! For, both prophet and priest, have trafficked against the land unnoticed.
Why should a living son of earth complain, Let a man complain because of his sins?
And, Yahweh, hath uttered his voice, before his host, for great indeed is his camp, for bold is he who executeth his word, - for great is the day of Yahweh, and awful exceedingly, Who then shall endure it?
Moreover also, I, have given you cleanness of teeth throughout all your cities, and want of bread throughout all your dwelling-places, - Yet have ye not returned unto me, Declareth Yahweh.
And the people of Nineveh believed in God, - and proclaimed a fast, and clothed themselves in sackcloth, from the greatest of them, even unto the least of them.
Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, - Apply your heart unto your own experience -
I, as many as I tenderly love, I convict and put under discipline: be zealous, therefore, and repent.