Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now it came to pass, after that Amaziah was come from the slaughter of the Edomites, that he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be his gods, and bowed down himself before them, and burned incense unto them.
2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus which had defeated him, and said, “ Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me.” But they became the downfall of him and all Israel.
recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, “I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals. I roast meat and eat it. Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!”
You shall have no other gods before Me.
But thus you shall do to them:
you shall tear down their altars, and smash their sacred pillars, and hew down their Asherim, and burn their graven images with fire.
2 Samuel 5:21
They abandoned their idols there, so
David and his men carried them away.