Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

Bible References

Among you man

Deuteronomy 11:16
Take heed to yourselves, lest your heart be befooled, - and ye turn aside and serve other gods, and bow down to them.
Deuteronomy 13:1
When there shall arise in thy midst - a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, - and he shall give unto thee a sign or a wonder;
Deuteronomy 17:2
When there shall be found in thy midst, within any of thy gates, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee, man or woman who doeth the thing which is wicked in the eyes of Yahweh thy God by transgressing his covenant;
Hebrews 3:12
Be taking heed, brethren, lest at any time, there shall be in any one of you, a wicked heart of unbelief, in revolting from a Living God.

Among you a root

Jeremiah 9:15
Therefore, Thus saith Yahweh of hosts, The God of Israel, Behold me! Feeding them, even this people, with wormwood, - And I will cause them to drink, poisoned water;
Hosea 10:4
They have spoken words, swearing falsely, in solemnizing a covenant, - therefore shall judgment, spring up like a poisonous plant, on the ridges of the field.
Amos 6:12
Shall horses run upon crag? or will a man plough there with oxen? For ye have turned to poison the sentence of justice, and the fruit of righteousness, to wormwood:
Acts 8:23
For see that thou servest as a gall-root of bitterness, and a bond of unrighteousness.
Hebrews 12:15
Using oversight - lest any one be falling behind from the favour of God, - lest any root of bitterness, springing up above, be causing trouble, and, through it, the many, be defiled: