Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.

Bible References

Thou shalt

Genesis 25:8
And Abraham gave up the spirit, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full [of years], and was gathered to his people.
2 Samuel 7:12
When thy days are fulfilled, and thou shall sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, who shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.
Isaiah 57:2
He enters into peace. They rest in their beds, each one who walks in his uprightness.
Acts 13:36
For indeed David, who served his own generation in the plan of God, became asleep, and was added near his fathers, and saw decay.

And go a

Exodus 32:6
And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings. And the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to revel.
Exodus 34:15
Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they play the harlot after their gods, and sacrifice to their gods, and [a man] calls thee and thou eat of his sacrifice,
Leviticus 20:3
I also will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people, because he has given of his seed to Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
Judges 2:17
And yet they did not hearken to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods, and bowed themselves down to them. They turned aside quickly out of the way in which their fathers walked, obeying the commandments of LORD.
Psalm 73:27
For, lo, those who are far from thee shall perish. Thou have destroyed all those who go a whoring from thee.
Psalm 106:39
Thus they were defiled with their works, and played the harlot in their doings.
Isaiah 57:3
But draw near here, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
Ezekiel 16:15
But thou trusted in thy beauty, and played the harlot because of thy renown, and poured out thy whoredoms on everyone who passed by; his it was.
Ezekiel 23:5
And Oholah played the harlot when she was mine, and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians [her] neighbors,
Hosea 2:2
Contend with your mother. Contend, for she is not my wife, nor am I her husband. And let her put away her whoredoms from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts,
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth fornicated, and those who inhabit the earth were made drunken with the wine of her fornication.
Revelation 19:2
Because TRUE and righteous are his judgments, because he has judged the great whore who ruined the earth by her fornication, and he has avenged the blood of his bondmen from her hand.

Forsake me

Deuteronomy 32:15
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. Thou have grown fat. Thou have grown thick. Thou have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
Judges 2:12
And they forsook LORD, the God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the peoples that were round about them, and bowed themselves down to them. And they provoked LORD t
Judges 10:6
And the sons of Israel again did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and served the Baalim, and the Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Sidon, and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the god
Jeremiah 2:11
Has a nation changed [its] gods, which yet are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Break my

Leviticus 26:15
and if ye shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhors my ordinances, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant,
Judges 2:20
And the anger of LORD was kindled against Israel, and he said, Because this nation has transgressed my covenant which I commanded their fathers, and has not hearkened to my voice,
Jeremiah 31:32
not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, {because they did not continue in my covenant, and I disregarded (LXX/NT)} them, says LORD

General references

Deuteronomy 31:18
And I will surely hide my face in that day for all the evil which they shall have wrought, in that they have turned to other gods.
Psalm 78:10
They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law.
Jeremiah 9:13
And LORD says, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, nor walked in it,