Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:
But draw near here, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
Then fill ye up the measure of your fathers.
They answered and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus says to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Yea, the dogs are greedy; they can never have enough. And these are shepherds who cannot understand. They have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
Their drink has become sour. They play the harlot continually. Her rulers dearly love shame.
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.
For such kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.
2 Peter 2:3
And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.
Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.
For three things the earth trembles, and for four, [which] it cannot bear:
There are six things which LORD hates, yea, seven which are an abomination to him:
Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Damascus, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron.
Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Moab, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime.