This is what the LORD says: "What fault did your fathers find in Me that they strayed so far from Me, and followed worthless idols, and became worthless themselves?
Cross ReferencesRomans 1:21
For although they knew God, they neither glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts.
2 Kings 17:15
They rejected His statutes and the covenant He had made with their fathers, as well as the decrees He had given them. They pursued worthless idols and themselves became worthless, going after the surrounding nations the LORD had commanded them not to imitate.
What more could have been done for My vineyard that I did not already do in it? Why, when I waited for it to yield good grapes, did it bring forth sour fruit?
Listen to Me, you stubborn people, far removed from righteousness:
Hear the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all you families of the house of Israel.
Listen to the cry of the daughter of my people from a land far away, "Is the LORD no longer in Zion? Is her King no longer there?" "Why have they provoked Me to anger with their carved images, with their worthless foreign idols?"
My people, what have I done to you? Testify against Me how I have wearied you!
Chapter Outline1. God having shown his former kindness,
5. expostulates with the people on their causeless and unexampled revolt
14. They are the causes of their own calamities
18. The sins and idolatries of Judah
35. Her confidence is rejected.
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Isaiah 5:3, 4
Isaiah 43:22, 23
Micah 6:2, 3
Jeremiah 10:8, 14, 15
1 Samuel 12:21
2 Kings 17:15
Jeremiah 51:17, 18
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