Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?
No well-being, saith Yahweh to the lawless,
Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near:
But when a lawless man turneth away from his lawlessness which he hath done, And hath done justice and righteousness He, shall save his own soul, alive:
Useless are the legs of the lame, and a proverb, in the mouth of a dullard.
Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.
Hear ye this - O house of Jacob, Ye who call yourselves by the name of Israel, Yea from the waters of Judah, came they forth, - Who swear by the name of Yahweh, And, by the God of Israel, call to remembrance - Not in truth, nor in righteousness;
Cry aloud, do not spare, Like a horn, lift high thy voice, - And declare To my people, heir transgression, and To the house of Jacob their sins.
Do not, on your part trust in false words, saying, - The temple of Yahweh The temple of Yahweh, The temple of Yahweh they are!
Why, moreover, beholdest thou the mote, in the eye of thy brother, - while, the beam in thine own eye, thou dost not consider?
God is, spirit; and, they that worship him, in spirit and truth, must needs worship.
But certain also of the wandering Jews, exorcists, took in hand to be naming, over them that had the wicked spirits, the name of the Lord Jesus, saying - I adjure you, by Jesus whom Paul proclaimeth!
If, however, thou, art taking the name of Jew, and resting thyself upon law, and boasting in God,
1 Corinthians 9:27
But am beating my body under, and leading it captive, lest, by any means, - unto others, having proclaimed, the contest , I myself, should be rejected.
2 Peter 2:15
Forsaking a straight path, they have gone astray, following out the way of Balaam son of Beor, who loved, a reward of wrong,
Intimacy with Yahweh, have they who revere him, His covenant also, he letteth them know.
So they spake him fair with their mouth, And, with their tongue, did promise him falsely;
And I will cause you to pass under the rod And will bring you into the bond of the covenant;
Not according to the covenant which I made with their fathers, in the day when I took them by their hand, to lead them forth out of the land of Egypt, - because, they, abode not in my covenant, and, I, disregarded them, saith the Lord.
Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh, No son of a foreigner Uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, - -of any son of a foreigner, who is in the midst of the sons of Israel.