Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed before the children of Israel.

Bible References

Made judah

1 Kings 14:16
And he will give Israel up because of the sins which Jeroboam has done and made Israel do.
1 Kings 15:26
He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, copying the evil ways of his father, and the sin which he did and made Israel do.
2 Kings 21:16
More than this, Manasseh took the lives of upright men, till Jerusalem from one end to the other was full of blood; in addition to his sin in making Judah do evil in the eyes of the Lord.
2 Kings 23:26
But still the heat of the Lord's wrath was not turned back from Judah, because of all Manasseh had done in moving him to wrath.
2 Kings 24:3
Only by the word of the Lord did this fate come on Judah, to take them away from before his face; because of the sins of Manasseh and all the evil he did;
Proverbs 29:12
If a ruler gives attention to false words, all his servants are evil-doers.
Micah 6:16
For you have kept the laws of Omri and all the works of the family of Ahab, and you have been guided by their designs: so that I might make you a cause of wonder and your people a cause of hisses; and the shame of my people will be on you.

To do worse

2 Chronicles 33:2
He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, copying the disgusting ways of the nations whom the Lord had sent out of the land before the children of Israel.
2 Kings 21:9
But they did not give ear; and Manasseh made them do more evil than those nations did, whom the Lord gave up to destruction before the children of Israel.
Ezekiel 16:45
You are the daughter of your mother whose soul is turned in disgust from her husband and her children; and you are the sister of your sisters who were turned in disgust from their husbands and their children: your mother was a Hittite and your father an Amorite.

The heathen

Leviticus 18:24
Do not make yourself unclean in any of these ways; for so have those nations whom I am driving out from before you made themselves unclean:
Deuteronomy 2:21
They were a great people, tall as the Anakim, and equal to them in number; but the Lord sent destruction on them and the children of Ammon took their place, living in their land;
Joshua 24:8
And I took you into the lands of the Amorites on the other side of Jordan; and they made war on you, and I gave them into your hands and you took their land; and I sent destruction on them before you.
2 Kings 17:8
Living by the rules of the nations whom the Lord had sent out from before the children of Israel.

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