Most Relevant Verses
Shall one say to a king, Belial? to nobles, Wicked?
This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and go after other gods, to serve them and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle which is good for nothing.
They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
insulted, we entreat: we are become as the offscouring of the world, the refuse of all, until now.
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: they are all copper, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because ye are all become dross, therefore behold, I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.
Woe to the worthless shepherd that leaveth the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye; his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye utterly darkened.
And cast out the useless bondman into the outer darkness; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.
They profess to know God, but in works deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and found worthless as to every good work.
Thus saith Jehovah: What injustice have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and become vain?
and the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, but the darnel are the sons of the evil one;