Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wherefore the anger of the LORD was kindled against Amaziah, and he sent unto him a prophet, which said unto him, Why hast thou sought after the gods of the people, which could not deliver their own people out of thine hand?

The gods

Bible References

A prophet

2 Chronicles 25:7
And a man of God came to him, saying, O king, the army of Israel shall not go with thee; for Jehovah is not with Israel all the sons of Ephraim.
2 Chronicles 16:7
And in that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and he will say to him, In thy relying upon the king of Aram, and thou didst not rely upon Jehovah thy God, for this the power of the king of Aram escaped from thy hand.
2 Chronicles 19:2
And Jehu son of Hanani the seer will go forth to his face, and say to king Jehoshaphat, Wilt thou love to help to the unjust, and to those hating Jehovah? and in this, wrath upon you from before Jehovah.
2 Chronicles 20:37
And Eliezer son of Dodavah of Mareshah will prophesy against Jehoshaphat, saying, In thy joining thyself with Ahaziab, Jehovah broke thy works And the ships will be broken, and be hindered to go to Tarshish.
2 Samuel 12:1
And Jehovah will send Nathan to David. And he will come in to him and say to him, Two men were in one city.; one rich and one poor.

Why hast thou sought

2 Chronicles 24:20
And the spirit of God clothed Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, and he will stand from above to the people, and say to them, Thus said God, Wherefore are ye passing by the commands of Jehovah, and ye shall not prosper? for ye forsook Jehovah, and he will forsake you.
Judges 2:2
And ye shall not cut out a covenant to the inhabitants of this land.; their altars ye shall break down: and ye heard not to my voice: why did ye this?
Jeremiah 2:5
Thus said Jehovah, What iniquity found your fathers in me that they removed far off from me, and went after vanity, and they became vain?

The gods

Psalm 96:5
For all the gods of the peoples are nothings: and Jehovah made the heavens:

Which could

2 Chronicles 25:11
And Amaziah strengthened himself, and he will lead out his people, and go to the valley of salt, and he will strike the sons of Seir, ten thousand.
Psalm 115:4
Their images are silver and gold, the work of man's hands.
Isaiah 44:9
They forming a carved image all of them emptiness; and their delights shall not profit, and they are their witnesses; they will not see and they will not know, so that they shall be ashamed.
Isaiah 46:1
Bel bent; Nebo bowed down; their images were for the beast and for the cattle: your gifts were carried; a lifting up to the weary.
Jeremiah 10:7
Who shall not fear thee, thou king of the nations? for to thee he shall come: for among all the wise of the nations, and among all their kings, from none like thee.
1 Corinthians 8:4
Concerning food therefore of sacrifices to idols, we know that an idol nothing in the world, and that none other God but one.
1 Corinthians 10:20
But, that what things they sacrifice the nations sacrifice to demons, and not to God: and I will not ye be partakers of demons.

General references

1 Kings 12:8
And he will forsake the counsel of the old men which they counseled him, and he will consult with the children which grew up with him which were standing before him.
Proverbs 9:7
He instructing him mocking received to himself dishonor: and he reproving to the unjust one, his blemish.
Jeremiah 36:19
And the chiefs will say to Baruch, Go hide, thou, and Jeremiah; and a man not knowing where ye are.