Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that was at Damascus: and king Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof.

Bible References

Saw an altar

Deuteronomy 12:30
keep thyself from being snared by following them, after they are destroyed from before thee; enquire not after their gods, saying, After the manner that these Gentiles served their gods, even so will I do likewise.
2 Chronicles 28:23
for he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, who had smitten him, and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them; therefore, I will also sacrifice to them that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him and of all Israel.
Jeremiah 10:2
Thus hath the LORD said, Do not learn the way of the Gentiles, and do not fear the signs of heaven, even though the Gentiles fear them.
Ezekiel 23:16
she fell in love with them as soon as she saw them with her eyes and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea.
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye have been ransomed from your vain conversation (which you received from your fathers), not with corruptible things like silver and gold,

The pattern

Exodus 24:4
And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD and rose up early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mount and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.
Exodus 39:43
And Moses looked upon all the work, and, behold, they had done it as the LORD had commanded, even so had they done it; and Moses blessed them.
1 Chronicles 28:11
Then David gave to Solomon, his son, the pattern of the porch and of its houses and of its treasuries and of its upper chambers and of its inner parlours and of the place of the seat of reconciliation,
Psalm 106:39
Thus they were defiled with their own works and went a whoring with their own inventions.
Ezekiel 43:8
In their setting of their threshold by my threshold, and their post by my post, and a wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed; therefore I have consumed them in my anger.
Matthew 15:6
and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.