Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house built unto the name of the LORD, until those days.

Bible References

The people

Leviticus 17:3
“Any man from the house of Israel who slaughters an ox or a lamb or a goat in the camp, or who slaughters it outside the camp,
Leviticus 26:30
I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your remains on the remains of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you.
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 Chronicles 33:17
Nevertheless the people still sacrificed in the high places, although only to the Lord their God.

Was no

1 Kings 5:3
“You know that David my father was unable to build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet.
1 Chronicles 17:4
“Go and tell David My servant, ‘Thus says the Lord, “You shall not build a house for Me to dwell in;
1 Chronicles 28:3
But God said to me, ‘You shall not build a house for My name because you are a man of war and have shed blood.’
Acts 7:47
But it was Solomon who built a house for Him.