They turned back and were faithless like their fathers, twisted like a faulty bow.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 44:17
All this has come upon us, though we have not forgotten You or betrayed Your covenant.
Our hearts have not turned back; our steps have not strayed from Your path.
The archers of Ephraim turned back on the day of battle.
I will listen to what God the LORD will say; for He will surely speak peace to His people and His saints; He will not let them return to folly.
We have sinned like our fathers; we have done wrong and acted wickedly.
Therefore, son of man, speak to the house of Israel, and tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'In this way also your fathers blasphemed Me by their unfaithfulness against Me.
When I brought them into the land that I swore to give them and they saw any high hill or leafy tree, there they offered their sacrifices, presented offerings that provoked Me, sent up their fragrant incense, and poured out their drink offerings.
They turn, but not to the Most High; they are like a faulty bow. Their leaders will fall by the sword for the cursing of their tongue; for this they will be ridiculed in the land of Egypt.
Chapter Outline1. An exhortation both to learn and to preach, the law of God
9. The story of God's wrath against the incredulous and disobedient
67. The Israelites being rejected, God chose Judah, Zion, and David.
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Judges 3:5-7, 12
Ezekiel 20:27, 28
Psalm 78:8, 10-37
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