Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen; and polluted the house of the LORD which he had hallowed in Jerusalem.

Bible References

All the chief

2 Kings 16:10
And king Ahaz will go up to the meeting of Tiglath-Pileser king of As-sur to Damascus, and he will see an altar which was in Damascus: and king Ahaz will send to Urijah the priest a likeness of the altar and its structure, for all its work.
Ezra 9:7
From the days of our fathers we are in a great trespass even to this day; and in our iniquities we were given, we, our kings, our priests, into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity and to plunder, and to shame of face as this day.
Jeremiah 5:5
I will go for myself to the great ones, and I will speak to them; for they knew the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God: surely they together broke the yoke and tore away the bonds.
Jeremiah 37:13
And he will be in the gate of Benjamin, and there a master of the ward and his name Irijah son of Shelemiah, son of Hananiah; and he will take Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest to the Chaldeans.
Jeremiah 38:4
And the chiefs will say to the king, Now shall this man be put to death: for thus he is relaxing the hands of the men of war remaining in this city, and the hands of all the people to speak to them according to these words; for this man sought not for peace to this people but for evil.
Ezekiel 22:6
Behold, the princes of Israel they were a man to his arm to pour out;blood in thee.
Daniel 9:6
And we heard not to thy servants the prophets who spake in thy name to our kings and our chiefs and our fathers, and to all the people of the earth.
Micah 3:1
And saying, Hear now, ye heads of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel: Is it not for you to know judgment?
Micah 7:2
The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.
Zephaniah 3:3
Her chiefs in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves; they laid not up for the morning.

Very much

2 Chronicles 28:3
And he burnt incense in the valley of the son of Hinnom, and he will burn his sons in fire according to the abomination of the nations which Jehovah dispossessed from before the sons of Israel.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And Manasseh will cause Judah and those inhabiting Jerusalem to wander, to do evil more than the nations which Jehovah destroyed from before the sons of Israel


2 Chronicles 33:4
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, which Jehovah said, In Jerusalem shall be my name forever.
Ezekiel 8:5
And he said to me, Son of man, lift up now thine eyes the way of the north. And I lifter up mine eyes the way of the north, and behold, from the north at the gate of the altar this image of jealousy in the entrance.

General references

Leviticus 18:27
For all these abominations did the men of the land which were before you, and the land shall be defiled.
Isaiah 5:4
What to do more to my vineyard, and did I not in it? wherefore I waited for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes.
Ezekiel 22:24
Son of man, say to her, Thou a land not being cleansed; it was not rained upon in the day of anger.