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 shall know whether he shall be wise or foolish? And he shall have dominion over all my labor which I labored, and was wise under the sun. Also this is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 9:18
Wisdom is good above the instruments of encounter: and one sinning will destroy much good.

Which hezekiah

2 Chronicles 30:14
And they will rise and take away the altars which were in Jerusalem, and the censers they removed, and they will cast to the torrent Kidron.
2 Chronicles 31:1
And as all this was finished, all Israel being found will go forth to the cities of Judah, and they will break the images and cut off the statues and tear down the heights, and the altars of all Judah and Benjamin, and in Ephraim and Manasseh even to finishing. And all the sons of Israel will turn back each to his possession to their cities.
2 Chronicles 32:12
Did not this Hezekiah remove his heights, and his altars? and he will say to Judah and to Jerusalem, saying, Before one altar shall ye worship and upon it shall ye burn incense?
2 Kings 18:4
He removed the heights, and he brake in pieces the statues, and he cut off the image, and he beat down the serpent of brass which Moses made: for till those days the sons of Israel were burning incense to it and they called it brass.
2 Kings 21:3
And he will turn back and build the heights which Hezekiah his father destroyed; and he will raise up altars to Baal, and make a statue as did Ahab king of Israel; and he will worship to all the army of the heavens, and serve' them.

He reared

2 Chronicles 28:2
And he will go in the ways of the kings of Israel, and also molten images made he to the Baals.
Judges 2:11
And the sons of Israel will do evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and will serve the Baalims

Made groves

Deuteronomy 16:21
Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.
1 Kings 14:23
And they will also build to them heights and statues, and pillars, upon every high hill, and, under every green tree.
Jeremiah 17:2
For their sons remember their altars and their images by the green tree upon the high hills.

The host

Deuteronomy 4:19
And lest thou shalt lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and seeing the sun and the moon and the stars, all the army of the heavens, and thou wert driven and didst worship to them, and didst serve them, which Jehovah thy God divided them out to all the peoples under all the heavens.
Deuteronomy 17:3
And he will go and serve other gods and will worship to them, and to the sun or to the moon, or to any of the army of the heavens, which I commanded not;
2 Kings 23:5
And he caused the obscurations to cease which the kings of Judah gave, and he will burn incense in the heights in the cities of Judah, and those being round about Jerusalem, and those burning 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 they spread them to the sun and to the moon, and to all the army of the heavens which they loved, and which they served, and which they, went after, and which they sought and which they worshiped to them: they shall not be gathered and they shall not be buried; they shall be for dung upon the face of the earth.
Jeremiah 19:13
And the houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah were defiled as the place of Tophet to all the houses which they burnt incense upon their roofs to all the army of the heavens, and pouring out libations to other gods
Zephaniah 1:5
And those worshiping upon the roofs to the army of the heavens, and worshiping, swearing to Jehovah, and swearing to Malcham;
Acts 7:42
And God turned, and delivered them up to serve the army of heaven; as it has been written in the book of the prophets, Slain victims and sacrifices brought ye not to me forty years in the desert, O house of Israel,

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Deuteronomy 16:21
Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.