And -- thou hast been cast out of thy grave, As an abominable branch, raiment of the slain, Thrust through ones of the sword, Going down unto the sons of the pit, As a carcase trodden down.
And ye have trodden down the wicked, For they are ashes under the soles of your feet, In the day that I am appointing, Said Jehovah of Hosts.
which, when it was filled, having drawn up again upon the beach, and having sat down, they gathered the good into vessels, and the bad they did cast out,
'For there is not a good tree making bad fruit, nor a bad tree making good fruit;
And man in honour doth not remain, He hath been like the beasts, they have been cut off.
2 Peter 2:12
and these, as irrational natural beasts, made to be caught and destroyed -- in what things they are ignorant of, speaking evil -- in their destruction shall be destroyed,
2 Kings 19:26
And their inhabitants are feeble-handed, They were broken down, and are dried up, They have been the herb of the field, And the greenness of the tender grass, Grass of the roofs, And blasted corn -- before it hath risen up!
And I have sent distress to men, And they have walked as the blind, For against Jehovah they have sinned, And poured out is their blood as dust, And their flesh is as dung.
let them alone, guides they are -- blind of blind; and if blind may guide blind, both into a ditch shall fall.'
All of them are turned aside by apostates, Walking slanderously -- brass and iron, All of them are corrupters.
The house of Israel hath been to Me for dross, All of them are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, In the midst of a furnace -- dross hath silver been,
Instead of the thorn come up doth fir, Instead of the brier come up doth myrtle, And it hath been to Jehovah for a name, For a sign age-during -- it is not cut off!
And thou, son of man, thou art not afraid of them, yea, of their words thou art not afraid, for briers and thorns are with thee, and near scorpions thou art dwelling, of their words thou art not afraid, and of their faces thou art not affrighted, for they are a rebellious house,
Many bulls have surrounded me, Mighty ones of Bashan have compassed me,
They are as straw before wind, And as chaff a hurricane hath stolen away,
Not so the wicked: But -- as chaff that wind driveth away!
whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor, and will gather his wheat to the storehouse, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.'
Their poison is as poison of a serpent, As a deaf asp shutting its ear,
As a dog hath returned to its vomit, A fool is repeating his folly.
Ye may not give that which is holy to the dogs, nor cast your pearls before the swine, that they may not trample them among their feet, and having turned -- may rend you.
2 Peter 2:22
and happened to them hath that of the true similitude; 'A dog did turn back upon his own vomit,' and, 'A sow having bathed herself -- to rolling in mire.'
Dross! Thou hast caused to cease All the wicked of the earth; Therefore I have loved Thy testimonies.
The house of Israel hath been to Me for dross, All of them are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, In the midst of a furnace -- dross hath silver been, Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of your all becoming dross, Therefore, lo, I am gathering you unto the midst of Jerusalem,
Therefore they are as a cloud of the morning, And as dew, rising early, going away, As chaff tossed about out of a floor, And as smoke out of a window.
For ye are as an oak whose leaf is fading, And as a garden that hath no water.
Thou makest them as a furnace of fire, At the time of Thy presence. Jehovah in His anger doth swallow them, And fire doth devour them.
All of them are adulterers, Like a burning oven of a baker, He ceaseth from stirring up after kneading the dough, till its leavening.
They compassed me about as bees, They have been extinguished as a fire of thorns, In the name of Jehovah I surely cut them off.
'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;
In the wrath of Jehovah of Hosts Hath the land been consumed, And the people is as fuel of fire; A man on his brother hath no pity,
and gathered together before him shall be all the nations, and he shall separate them from one another, as the shepherd doth separate the sheep from the goats,
For as grass speedily they are cut off, And as the greenness of the tender grass do fade.
When the wicked flourish as a herb, And blossom do all workers of iniquity -- For their being destroyed for ever and ever!
2 Kings 19:28
Because of thine anger towards Me, And thy noise -- it came up into Mine ears, I have put My hook in thy nose, And My bridle in thy lips, And have caused thee to turn back, In the way in which thou camest.
I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,
I have given attention, yea, I hearken, They do not speak right, No man hath repented of his wickedness, Saying, What have I done? Every one hath turned to his courses, As a horse is rushing into battle.
Nor do they mutter through their throat, Like them are their makers, Every one who is trusting in them.
His likeness as a lion desirous to tear, As a young lion dwelling in secret places.
As the driving away of smoke Thou drivest away, As the melting of wax before fire, The wicked perish at the presence of God.
Lo, the Lord Jehovah giveth help to me, Who is he that declareth me wicked? Lo, all of them as a garment wear out, A moth doth eat them.
For as a garment eat them doth a moth, And as wool eat them doth a worm, And My righteousness is to the age, And My salvation to all generations.
As the passing by of a hurricane, So the wicked is not, And the righteous is a foundation age-during.
Silver of dross spread over potsherd, Are burning lips and an evil heart.
'Silver rejected,' they have called to them, For Jehovah hath kicked against them!
'Serpents! brood of vipers! how may ye escape from the judgment of the gehenna?
And he hath been as a naked thing in a desert, And doth not see when good cometh, And hath inhabited parched places in a wilderness, A salt land, and not inhabited.
and others fell upon the rocky places, where they had not much earth, and immediately they sprang forth, through not having depth of earth,
For, lo, the day hath come, burning as a furnace, And all the proud, and every wicked doer, have been stubble, And burnt them hath the day that came, Said Jehovah of Hosts, That there is not left to them root or branch,
And the wicked are as the driven out sea, For to rest it is not able, And its waters cast out filth and mire.
As a dream he fleeth, and they find him not, And he is driven away as a vision of the night,
'And to what shall I liken this generation? it is like little children in market-places, sitting and calling to their comrades,
2 Peter 2:17
These are wells without water, and clouds by a tempest driven, to whom the thick gloom of the darkness to the age hath been kept;
O my God, make them as a rolling thing, As stubble before wind.
'Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye are like to whitewashed sepulchres, which outwardly indeed do appear beautiful, and within are full of bones of dead men, and of all uncleanness;
And empty man is bold, And the colt of a wild ass man is born.