The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
JER 22:13 Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and
his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages,
and giveth him not for his work;
JER 22:14 That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers,
and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted
JER 22:15 Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did
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.
King James Bible