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.
Understand, ye carnal ones among the people, and, ye fools, when will ye be wise?
Therefore my people are gone into captivity because they have no knowledge; their glory died of hunger, and their multitude dried up of thirst.
When its boughs are withered, they shall be broken off: women shall come and set them on fire: for this is not a people of understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favour.
Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.
He does not return to his right mind; he does not have knowledge nor intelligence to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; I have also baked bread upon the coals of it; I have roasted flesh and eaten it and shall I make the residue of it an abomination? Do I have to humble myself before the trunk of a tree?
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, all ye that are escaped of the Gentiles. They have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image and pray unto the god that does not save.
because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
2 Corinthians 4:3
But if our gospel is hid, it is hid to those that are lost,
This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,
Pour out thy fury upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the nations that do not call on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob and devoured him and consumed him and have destroyed his habitation.
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
Who hate the good, and love the evil, who steal their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye are not consumed one of another.
Pour out thy wrath upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the kingdoms that do not call upon thy name.
Who 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? Will he always call upon God?
And there is none that calls upon thy name, that wakes himself up to take hold of thee; therefore, thou hast hid thy face from us and hast allowed us to wither in the power of our iniquities.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.