Seek you out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it has commanded…
1. Because the way of salvation is to be found only therein (John 5:39).
2. It is the only rule of our faith and lives (Isaiah 8:20). The lawyer studies his law books, the physician his medical books; and shall not a Christian study the Book of the Lord?
3. The Lord Himself dictated it and gave it us for that very end (2 Timothy 3:16, 17; Romans 15:4).
4. We must be judged by the Scriptures at the great day (John 12:48).
( T. Watson, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.