Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.

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Bible References

And the spirit

2 Chronicles 15:1
And the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded.
2 Chronicles 20:14
Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, the Levite, of the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit of LORD in the midst of the assembly.

Came upon

Judges 6:34
But the Spirit of LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew a trumpet, and Abiezer was gathered together after him.
1 Chronicles 12:18
Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, [and he said], We are thine, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse. Peace, peace be to thee, and peace be to thy helpers, for thy God helps thee. Then David receive

The son

2 Chronicles 23:11
Then they brought out the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and [gave him] the testimony, and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him. And they said, Live, O king.


Numbers 14:41
And Moses said, Why do ye now transgress the commandment of LORD, seeing it shall not prosper?
1 Samuel 13:13
And Samuel said to Saul, Thou have done foolishly. Thou have not kept the commandment of LORD thy God, which he commanded thee. For now LORD would have established thy kingdom upon Israel forever,
2 Samuel 12:9
Why have thou despised the word of LORD, to do that which is evil in his sight? Thou have smitten Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and have taken his wife to be thy wife, and have slain him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.
Zechariah 7:11
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.


2 Chronicles 15:2
And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. LORD is with you while ye are with him. And if ye seek him, he will be found of you, but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.
Deuteronomy 29:25
Then men shall say, Because they forsook the covenant of LORD, the God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt,
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind, for LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be
Jeremiah 2:19
Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee. Know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and a bitter, that thou have forsaken LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, says the Lord, L
Jeremiah 5:19
And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Why has LORD our God done all these things to us? Then thou shall say to them, Just as ye have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so ye shall serve strangers in a land t

General references

2 Kings 12:2
And Joash did that which was right in the eyes of LORD all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a scoffer gets himself reviling. And he who reproves a wicked man [gets] himself a bruise.
Luke 3:20
also added this to them all, he even locked up John in prison.