Yet through all His prophets and seers, the LORD warned Israel and Judah, saying, "Turn from your wicked ways and keep My commandments and statutes, according to the entire Law that I commanded your forefathers and delivered to you through My servants the prophets."
Cross References1 Samuel 9:9
(Formerly in Israel, a man on his way to inquire of God would say, "Come, let us go to the seer," for the prophet of today was formerly called the seer.)
2 Kings 17:23
Finally, the LORD removed Israel from His presence, as He had declared through all His servants the prophets. So Israel was exiled from their homeland into Assyria, where they are to this day.
You admonished them to turn back to Your law, but they were arrogant and disobeyed Your commandments. They sinned against Your ordinances, by which a man will live if he practices them. They stubbornly shrugged their shoulders; they stiffened their necks and would not obey.
Yet You were patient with them for many years, and Your Spirit admonished them through Your prophets, but they would not listen; so You gave them into the hands of the people of the land.
He opens their ears to correction and commands that they turn from iniquity.
I thought that after she had done all these things, she would return to Me. But she did not return, and her unfaithful sister Judah saw it.
Thus says the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel: Correct your ways and your deeds, and I will allow you to live in this place.
Now therefore, tell the men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem that this is what the LORD says: 'Behold, I am planning a disaster for you and devising a plan against you. Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways, and correct your ways and deeds.'
The prophets told you, 'Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways and evil deeds, and you can dwell in the land that the LORD has given to you and to your fathers forever and ever.
Every seventh year, each of you must free his Hebrew brother who has sold himself to you. He may serve you six years, but then you must let him go free. But your fathers did not listen or incline their ear.
But if you warn a wicked man and he does not turn from his wickedness and his wicked way, he will die in his iniquity, but you will have saved yourself.
Cast away from yourselves all the transgressions you have committed, and fashion for yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, O house of Israel?
and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God to walk in His laws, which He set before us through His servants the prophets.
But the more I called them, the farther they departed from Me. They sacrificed to the Baals and burned incense to carved images.
I spoke through the prophets and multiplied their visions; I gave parables through the prophets.
Chapter Outline1. Hoshea the Last King of Israel
3. Being subdued by Shalmaneser, he conspires against him with So, king of Egypt
5. Samaria for sinning is led into captivity
24. The strange nations transplanted into Samaria make a mixture of religions.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nehemiah 9:29, 30
Psalm 81:8, 9
2 Chronicles 36:15, 16
all [heb] the hand of all
1 Samuel 12:7-15
Isaiah 1:5-15, 21-24
1 Samuel 9:9
1 Chronicles 29:29
Isaiah 55:6, 7
Jeremiah 25:4, 5
2 Peter 3:9
Jeremiah 7:22, 23
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