Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Stupefy thou the heart of this people, And their ears, make thou heavy, And their eyes, overspread, - Lest they see with their eyes And with their ears, should hear, And their heart should discern and come back. And they be healed.
As the shame of a thief when he is found, So, hath been put to shame, the house of Israel, - They, their kings their princes, and their priests and their prophets:
Thy prophets, have had visions for thee, false and foolish, and have not unveiled thine iniquity, to turn back thy captivity, - Yea they have had visions for thee, oracles of falsehood, and enticements!
Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, Alas for the base prophets, - who follow their own spirit and have seen, nothing.
Let them alone! they are, blind leaders; and, if the, blind, lead the, blind, both, into a ditch, will fall.
Foolish and blind! for which is, greater, The gold, or the Temple that hath hallowed the gold?
Simple ones! Did not, he who made the outside, the inside also, make?