Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.
The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.
As for those who are bent on traveling a sinful path, may the Lord remove them, along with those who behave wickedly! May Israel experience peace!
and those who turn their backs on the Lord and do not want the Lord's help or guidance."
The seed sown on rocky ground is the person who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy.
But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, I take no pleasure in him.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.
You have the right to take what Chemosh your god gives you, but we will take the land of all whom the Lord our God has driven out before us.
If you have no desire to worship the Lord, choose today whom you will worship, whether it be the gods whom your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. But I and my family will worship the Lord!"
2 Samuel 15:19
Then the king said to Ittai the Gittite, "Why should you come with us? Go back and stay with the new king, for you are a foreigner and an exile from your own country.
2 Kings 2:2
Elijah told Elisha, "Stay here, for the Lord has sent me to Bethel." But Elisha said, "As certainly as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you." So they went down to Bethel.
"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, and wife and children, and brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
So they approached the village where they were going. He acted as though he wanted to go farther,