17 Bible Verses about

Forsaking God's Things

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2 Chronicles 24:18

They abandoned the house of the LORD, the God of their fathers, and served the Asherim and the idols; so wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their guilt.

2 Chronicles 12:1

When the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and strong, he and all Israel with him forsook the law of the LORD.

2 Kings 17:15

They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers and His warnings with which He warned them And they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the LORD had commanded them not to do like them.

2 Kings 17:16

They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.

Ezra 9:10

"Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Your commandments,

1 Kings 18:18

He said, "I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals.

Mark 7:8

"Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition of men."

Jeremiah 9:13

The LORD said, "Because they have forsaken My law which I set before them, and have not obeyed My voice nor walked according to it,

Psalm 119:53

Burning indignation has seized me because of the wicked, Who forsake Your law.

2 Chronicles 7:19

"But if you turn away and forsake My statutes and My commandments which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them,

Jeremiah 8:9

"The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?

Hosea 8:3

Israel has rejected the good; The enemy will pursue him.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

1 Kings 19:14

Then he said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

Nehemiah 13:11

So I reprimanded the officials and said, "Why is the house of God forsaken?" Then I gathered them together and restored them to their posts.

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