Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
The fear of LORD is the beginning of knowledge. The foolish despise wisdom and instruction.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who regards reproof gets prudence.
since thou hate instruction, and cast my words behind thee?
So I was brutish, and ignorant. I was a beast before thee.
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.
but ye have made all my counsel void, and want none of my reproof,
For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
He who loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is brutish.
Poverty and shame [are to] him who refuses correction, but he who regards reproof shall be honored.
And they said, Stand back. And they said, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will be a judge. Now we will deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed greatly upon the man, even Lot, and drew near to break the doo
And he went out the second day, and, behold, two men of the Hebrews were striving together. And he said to him who did the wrong, Why do thou smite thy neighbor?
2 Chronicles 24:20
And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest. And he stood above the people, and said to them, Thus says God, Why do ye transgress the commandments of LORD, so that ye cannot prosper? Because ye have for
2 Chronicles 25:16
And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that [the king] said to him, Have we made thee of the king's counsel? Cease. Why should thou be smitten? Then the prophet ceased, and said, I know that God has determined to destroy thee,
2 Chronicles 33:10
And LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people, but they gave no heed.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
However I sent all my servants the prophets to you, rising up early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not do this abominable thing that I hate.
Be ye not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus says LORD of hosts: Return ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings, but they did not hear, nor hearken to me, says LORD.