The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it
was well with him?
JER 22:16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well
with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
JER 22:17 But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy
covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and
for violence, to do it.
JER 22:18 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of
Josiah king of Judah; They shall not lament for him, saying, Ah my
brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him, saying, Ah lord!
or, Ah his glory!
King James Bible