These things thou have done, and I kept silence. Thou thought that I was altogether such a one as thyself. [But] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes.
Thou have set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
And of whom have thou been afraid and in fear, that thou lie, and have not remembered me, nor laid it to thy heart? Have I not held my peace even of long time, and thou do not fear me?
And God said to Moses, I AM WHO I AM. And he said, Thus shall thou say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.
God is not a man, that he should lie, neither the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?
Our God comes, and does not keep silence. A fire devours before him, and it is very tempestuous round about him.
And they say, LORD will not see, nor will the God of Jacob consider.
Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise,
He who, being often reproved, hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
For God will bring every work into judgment, with every hidden thing, whether good or evil.
Let favor be shown to a wicked man, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not behold the majesty of LORD.
Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are accounted as the small dust of the balance. Behold, he takes up the isles as a very little thing.
I have for a long time held my peace. I have been still, and refrained myself. [Now] I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will gasp and pant together.
LORD has sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?
Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.
The Lord is not slack about his promise, as some regard slackness, but is patient toward us, not wanting any to perish, but all to go forward to repentance.
I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, and thy burnt-offerings [being] continually before me.