Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
May I be fully committed to your statutes, so that I might not be ashamed.
They do not pray to me, but howl in distress on their beds; They slash themselves for grain and new wine, but turn away from me.
Their heart is slipping; soon they will be punished for their guilt. The Lord will break their altars; he will completely destroy their fertility pillars.
You have no share or part in this matter because your heart is not right before God!
Then they will not be like their ancestors, who were a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that was not committed and faithful to God.
All this has happened to us, even though we have not rejected you or violated your covenant with us.
For after I have brought them to the land I promised to their ancestors -- one flowing with milk and honey -- and they eat their fill and become fat, then they will turn to other gods and worship them; they will reject me and break my covenant.
Sound the alarm! An eagle looms over the temple of the Lord! For they have broken their covenant with me, and have rebelled against my law.
Israel cries out to me, "My God, we acknowledge you!"