Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

It is too much

Behold

Bible References

Took counsel

1 Kings 12:8
But he declined the counsel of the elders which they gave him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, who were standing before himself;
Exodus 1:10
Come on! let us shew ourselves wise with regard to them, lest they so multiply that it shall come to pass when war befalleth us, that they also, shall join themselves unto them who hate us, and shall make war upon us. and then go up out of the land.
Isaiah 30:1
Alas! for sons who are rebellious, Declareth Yahweh. Executing a purpose, but not from me, And pouring out a libation but not from my spirit, - That they may add sin to sin:

Two calves of gold

Exodus 20:4
Thou shalt not make to thee an image, or any form, that is in the heavens above, - or that is in the earth beneath, - or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Deuteronomy 4:14
And unto me, gave Yahweh command, at that time, to teach you statutes and regulations, - that ye should do them, in the land whereinto ye are passing over to possess it.
2 Kings 10:29
Nevertheless, as for the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he caused, Israel, to commit, Jehu turned not away from following them, - the calves of gold, one being in Bethel, and the other in Dan.
2 Kings 17:16
But they forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made for themselves something molten - two calves, and made a Sacred Stem, and bowed themselves down to all the army of the heavens, and served Baal;
2 Chronicles 11:15
and appointed for himself priests for the high places, and for the demons - and for the calves which he had made.
Hosea 8:4
They, have appointed kings, but not from me, have made rulers, but I have not acknowledged them: of their silver and their gold, they made themselves idols, to the end they might be cut off.
Hosea 10:5
About the calves of Beth-aven, will the inhabitant of Samaria be concerned, - for the people thereof, have mourned over it, and, the ascetics thereof, who, over it, used to exult, shall mourn for the glory thereof, because it hath departed therefrom.

It is too much

Isaiah 30:10
Who have said to the seers, Ye must not see! To the prophets, Ye must not prophesy to us reproofs! Speak to us smooth things, Prophesy delusions:
2 Peter 2:19
Promising, freedom to them, they themselves, being all the while, slaves of corruption, - for, by whom one hath been defeated, by the same, hath he become enslaved, -

Behold

Exodus 32:4
And he received the gold at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, and made it a molten calf, and they said - These, are thy gods, O Israel, who brought thee up, out of the land of Egypt.

General references

Exodus 20:4
Thou shalt not make to thee an image, or any form, that is in the heavens above, - or that is in the earth beneath, - or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Leviticus 13:29
And, when there cometh to be in, any man or woman, a spot, - in the head or in the beard,
Job 34:30
That impious men may not reign, nor be ensnarers of the people.
Isaiah 44:10
Who hath fashioned a GOD, Oran image, hath molten? It cannot profit!