Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Consider, ye brutish among the people; And ye fools, when will ye be wise?
Therefore my people are gone into captivity for lack of knowledge; and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude are parched with thirst.
When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off; the women shall come, and set them on fire; for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have compassion upon them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.
therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
And none calleth to mind, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.
because that, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither gave thanks; but became vain in their reasonings, and their senseless heart was darkened.
2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled in them that perish:
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,
Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name: for they have devoured Jacob, yea, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.
Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
ye who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, And upon the kingdoms that call not upon thy name.
What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Will he delight himself in the Almighty, And call upon God at all times?
And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us by means of our iniquities.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, And drink the wine of violence.