Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the error of the foolish shall destroy them.
Thy wickedness shall correct thee, and thy turnings back shall convict thee: and know thou and see that evil and bitter thy forsaking Jehovah thy God, and that my fear was not to thee, says the Lord Jehovah of armies.
Wherefore did this people of Jerusalem turn away a continual turning away? they laid hold upon deceit; they refused to turn back.
Thus said Jehovah: Cursed the man who shall trust in man, and set flesh his arm, and shall turn away his heart from Jehovah.
For as a stubborn heifer Israel was stubborn: now will Jehovah feed them as a lamb in a wide place.
And those departing from after Jehovah, and who sought not Jehovah, and asked not for him.
See, brethren, lest there shall be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in removing away from the living God.
2 Peter 2:20
For if having escaped the pollutions of the world by the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and again entangling with these, they be conquered, the last things have been to them worse than the first.
The heart will know the bitterness of its soul, and in its joys the stranger shall not mingle.
But whoever should drink of the water which I shall give him, shall never thirst; but the water which I shall give him shall be in him a spring of water springing up to eternal life.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boasting is this, the testimony of our consciousness, that in simplicity and purity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we turned back in the world, and more eminently to you.
And let each try his own work, and then in himself alone will he have boasting, and not in another.