Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
I have wandered off like a lost sheep. Come looking for your servant, for I do not forget your commands.
They are immune to the trouble common to men; they do not suffer as other men do.
But Jeshurun became fat and kicked, you got fat, thick, and stuffed! Then he deserted the God who made him, and treated the Rock who saved him with contempt.
2 Samuel 10:19
When all the kings who were subject to Hadadezer saw they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with Israel and became subjects of Israel. The Arameans were no longer willing to help the Ammonites.
2 Samuel 11:2
One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of his palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. Now this woman was very attractive.
2 Chronicles 33:9
But Manasseh misled the people of Judah and the residents of Jerusalem so that they sinned more than the nations whom the Lord had destroyed ahead of the Israelites.
For the waywardness of the simpletons will kill them, and the careless ease of fools will destroy them.
While you were feeling secure I gave you warning. But you said, "I refuse to listen to you." That is the way you have acted from your earliest history onward. Indeed, you have never paid attention to me.
It was good for me to suffer, so that I might learn your statutes.
I have indeed heard the people of Israel say mournfully, 'We were like a calf untrained to the yoke. You disciplined us and we learned from it. Let us come back to you and we will do so, for you are the Lord our God.
Therefore, I will soon fence her in with thorns; I will wall her in so that she cannot find her way.
Then I will return again to my lair until they have suffered their punishment. Then they will seek me; in their distress they will earnestly seek me.
"Come on! Let's return to the Lord! He himself has torn us to pieces, but he will heal us! He has injured us, but he will bandage our wounds!
For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness.
Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth.