Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down, and he reared up altars for Baalim, and made groves, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them.

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He built again

Ecclesiastes 2:19
and who could know whether a, wise man, he would be or a foolish, and yet he would lord it over all my toil, wherein I had toiled and wherein I had acted wisely, under the sun, - even this, was vanity.
Ecclesiastes 9:18
Better is wisdom, than weapons of war, - but, one sinner, may destroy much good.

Which hezekiah

2 Chronicles 30:14
Then rose they up, and removed the altars, which were in Jerusalem,-and, all the censers, removed they, and cast them into the Kidron ravine.
2 Chronicles 31:1
Now, when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went forth unto the cities of Judah, and brake in pieces the pillars - and cut down the Sacred Stems - and threw down the high places and the altars, out of all Judah and Benjamin - and throughout Ephraim and Manasseh, until they had made an end, - then all the sons of Israel returned every man to his own possession, unto their own cities.
2 Chronicles 32:12
Is it not, the same Hezekiah, who hath removed his high places, and his altars, - and hath given word to Judah and Jerusalem, saying, Before one altar, shall ye bow yourselves down, and, thereupon, shall ye burn incense?
2 Kings 18:4
He, removed the high places, and brake in pieces the pillars, and cut down the Sacred Stem, - and beat in pieces the serpent of bronze that, Moses, had made, because, until those days, had the sons of Israel been burning incense thereunto, so he called it Nehushtan.
2 Kings 21:3
He again built the high places, which Hezekiah his father had destroyed, - and reared altars to Baal, and made a Sacred Stem, as did Ahab, king of Israel, and bowed down to all the army of the heavens, and served them.

He reared

2 Chronicles 28:2
but walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, - yea, even molten images, made he to the Baalim;
Judges 2:11
So the sons of Israel did the thing that was wicked in the sight of Yahweh, - and served the Baals;

Made groves

Deuteronomy 16:21
Thou shalt not plant thee, as a sacred stem, any tree, - near unto the altar of Yahweh thy God which thou shalt make for thyself;
1 Kings 14:23
And, they also, built for themselves high places and pillars, and Sacred Stems, - upon every high hill, and under every green tree.
Jeremiah 17:2
So long as their sons remember their altars, and their Sacred Stems, By the green tree, - Upon the high hills,

The host

Deuteronomy 4:19
or lest thou shouldest lift up thine eyes towards the heavens and see the sun and the moon, and the stars - all the host of the heavens, and shouldest be seduced, and shouldest bow thyself down to them and he led to serve them, - the which Yahweh thy God hath assigned unto all the peoples under all the heavens;
Deuteronomy 17:3
yea hath gone, and served other gods, and bowed down unto them, - whether unto the sun or unto the moon or unto any of the host of the heavens which I have not commanded;
2 Kings 23:5
and he put down the idol-priests, whom the kings of Judah had appointed, so that incense might be burned in the high places, in the cities of Judah, and round about Jerusalem, - them also that burned incense to Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the constellations, and to all the army of the heavens;
Jeremiah 8:2
And shall spread them out - To the sun, and To the moon, and To all the host of the heavens, Whom they have loved, And whom they have served, And after whom they have walked, And whom they have sought, And to whom they have bowed themselves down, - They shall not be gathered, Neither shall they be buried, As heaps of dung on the face of the ground, shall they be.
Jeremiah 19:13
Yea, the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall like the place of Topheth, be places defiled, - even all the houses upon whose roofs they burned incense to all the host of the heavens, and poured out drink-offerings to other gods.
Zephaniah 1:5
And them who bow down upon the housetops to the host of the heavens, - and them who bow down - who swear to Yahweh, and swear by Milcom;
Acts 7:42
But God, turned, and delivered them up to be doing divine service unto the host of heaven, - just as it is written in a book of the prophets - Victims and sacrifices did ye offer unto me, forty years in the desert, O house of Israel?

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Deuteronomy 16:21
Thou shalt not plant thee, as a sacred stem, any tree, - near unto the altar of Yahweh thy God which thou shalt make for thyself;