And they forsook
the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods
, of the gods of the people that [were
] round about them, and bowed
themselves unto them, and provoked the LORD to anger.
waxed fat, and kicked
: thou art waxen fat
, thou art grown thick, thou art covered [with fatness
]; then he
forsook God [which
] made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock
of his salvation.
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God
of thy father, and serve him
with a perfect heart and with a willing mind
: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations
of the thoughts: if thou seek
him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake
him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Jeremiah 2:13 For my
people have committed two evils; they have forsaken
me the fountain
of living waters, [and
] hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns
, that can hold no water.
They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.