Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.
What is a mortal, that he should be pure? or that righteous should be one born of a woman?
Foolishness, is bound up in the heart of a youth, the rod of correction, shall drive it far from him.
Nay! thou hadst not heard, Nay! thou hadst not known, Nay! in time past, thine ear, was not opened, - For I knew that thou, wouldst be treacherous, Yea a transgressor from birth, hast thou been called.
Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -
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Upon thee, was I cast from the time I was born, From the womb of my mother, my GOD, hast thou been.
Hearken unto me O house of Jacob, Even all the remnant of the house of Israel, - Who have been borne from birth, Who have been carried from nativity:
Even, by his doings, doth a youth make himself known, whether, pure and upright, be his work.