Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

Bible References

Built

1 Kings 3:2
The people were still sacrificing on the high places, because there was no house built for the name of the Lord until those days.
Deuteronomy 12:2
You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.
Isaiah 57:5
Who inflame yourselves among the oaks,
Under every luxuriant tree,
Who slaughter the children in the ravines,
Under the clefts of the crags?
Ezekiel 16:24
that you built yourself a shrine and made yourself a high place in every square.
Ezekiel 20:28
When I had brought them into the land which I swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill and every leafy tree, and they offered there their sacrifices and there they presented the provocation of their offering. There also they made their soothing aroma and there they poured out their drink offerings.

Groves

Micah 5:14
“I will root out your Asherim from among you
And destroy your cities.
Deuteronomy 12:2
You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.
2 Kings 17:9
The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the Lord their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city.
2 Kings 21:3
For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.
2 Chronicles 28:4
He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills and under every green tree.
Jeremiah 17:2
As they remember their children,
So they remember their altars and their Asherim
By green trees on the high hills.

Under every

Isaiah 57:5
Who inflame yourselves among the oaks,
Under every luxuriant tree,
Who slaughter the children in the ravines,
Under the clefts of the crags?
Jeremiah 3:13
‘Only acknowledge your iniquity,
That you have transgressed against the Lord your God
And have scattered your favors to the strangers under every green tree,
And you have not obeyed My voice,’ declares the Lord.