Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he brought out the grove from the house of the LORD, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and stamped it small to powder, and cast the powder thereof upon the graves of the children of the people.

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Bible References

The grove

2 Kings 21:7
and he set the image of the Sacred Stem which he had made, - in the house, of which Yahweh had said unto David, and unto Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, will I put my Name, unto times age-abiding;
Judges 3:7
Thus did the sons of Israel the thing that was wicked in the sight of Yahweh, and forgat Yahweh their God, - and served the Baals and the Asherahs.
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.
1 Kings 16:33
And Ahab made the Sacred Stem, - and Ahab did yet more to provoke to anger Yahweh God of Israel than all the kings of Israel who were before him.
Jeremiah 17:2
So long as their sons remember their altars, and their Sacred Stems, By the green tree, - Upon the high hills,

And burned

Exodus 32:20
Then took he the calf which they had made and burned it in the fire, and ground it till it became powder, and strewed it on the face of the waters, and made the sons of Israel drink.
Deuteronomy 7:25
The carved images of their gods, shalt thou consume with fire, - thou shalt not covet the silver and gold upon them to take unto thee, lest thou be ensnared thereby; for the abomination of Yahweh thy God, it is;
Deuteronomy 9:21
And your sin which ye had made even the calf, took I and burned it up with fire, and pounded it very small, until it was fine as dust, - then cast I the dust thereof into the torrent that descended out of the mountain.

The graves

2 Kings 10:27
and they brake down the pillars of Baal, - and brake down the house of Baal, and appointed it for a sewer-house - until this day.
2 Chronicles 34:4
And they threw down before him, the altars of the Baalim, and, the sun-pillars which were on high above them, he hewed down, - and, the Sacred Stems and the carved images and the molten images, brake he in pieces and ground to dust, and tossed over the face of the graves, of them who had been sacrificing unto them.

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Jeremiah 32:34
But have set their abominations in the house on which my name hath been called, to defile it;