Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made also molten images for Baalim.

Bible References

For he walked

2 Chronicles 21:6
He went in the ways of the kings of Israel, and did as the family of Ahab did, for the daughter of Ahab was his wife; and he did evil in the eyes of the Lord.
2 Chronicles 22:3
He went in the ways of the family of Ahab, for his mother was his teacher in evil-doing.
1 Kings 16:31
And as if copying the evil ways of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, was a small thing for him, he took as his wife Jezebel, daughter of Ethbaal, king of Zidon, and became a servant and worshipper of Baal.
2 Kings 10:26
And they took out the image of Asherah from the house of Baal, and had it burned.

Molten images

Exodus 34:17
Make for yourselves no gods of metal.
Leviticus 19:4
Do not go after false gods, and do not make metal images of gods for yourselves: I am the Lord your God.


Judges 2:11
And the children of Israel did evil in the eyes of the Lord and became servants to the Baals;
Hosea 2:13
And I will give her punishment for the days of the Baals, to whom she has been burning perfumes, when she made herself fair with her nose-rings and her jewels, and went after her lovers, giving no thought to me, says the Lord.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain