Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For our fathers have trespassed, and done that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD our God, and have forsaken him, and have turned away their faces from the habitation of the LORD, and turned their backs.

Have forsaken him

Bible References

For our fathers

2 Chronicles 28:2
but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and also made molten images for the Baalim.
2 Chronicles 34:21
Go ye, inquire of LORD for me, and for those who are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found. For great is the wrath of LORD that is poured out upon us, because our fathers have not kept the word
Ezra 5:12
But after that our fathers had provoked the God of heaven to wrath. He gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this house, and carried the people away into Babylon.
Ezra 9:7
Since the days of our fathers we have been exceedingly guilty to this day. And for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to plund
Nehemiah 9:16
But they and our fathers dealt proudly and stiffened their neck, and did not hearken to thy commandments,
Jeremiah 16:19
O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic
Jeremiah 44:21
The incense that ye burned in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, ye and your fathers, your kings and your rulers, and the people of the land, did LORD not remember them, and did it not come into his mind?
Lamentations 5:7
Our fathers sinned, and are not, and we have borne their iniquities.
Daniel 9:16
O LORD, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy wrath, I pray thee, be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain. Because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy peopl
Matthew 10:37
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me, and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
Matthew 23:30
and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

Have forsaken him

Jeremiah 2:13
For my people have committed two evils: They have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.

Turned away

Jeremiah 2:27
who say to a block of wood, Thou are my father, and to a stone, Thou have brought me forth. For they have turned their back to me, and not their face. But in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
Ezekiel 8:16
And he brought me into the inner court of LORD's house. And, behold, at the door of the temple of LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs toward the temple of LORD, and their faces toward