Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
see thou worship not their gods neither serve them, neither do after the works of them, but overthrow them and break down the places of them.
Ye shall make you no idols, nor graven image, neither rear you up any pillar, neither ye shall set up any image of stone in your land to bow yourselves thereto: for I am the LORD your God;
and that ye go not unto these nations that remain with you: and that ye neither make mention or swear by the names of their gods, and that ye neither serve them nor bow yourselves unto them.
Yet for all that, as soon as the judge was dead they turned and did worse than their fathers in following strange gods, and in serving them, and ceased not from their inventions nor from their malicious ways.
2 Kings 17:35
and made a covenant with them and charged them, saying, "Fear not any other gods, nor bow yourselves to them nor serve them, nor sacrifice to them:
2 Chronicles 25:14
And it chanced, after that Amaziah was come from the slaughter of the Edomites, and had brought the gods of the children of Seir, he set them up to be his gods, and bowed himself before them and burned cense unto them.
which wood serveth for men to burn. Of this he taketh and warmeth himself withal: he maketh a fire of it to bake bread. And afterward maketh a god thereof, to honour it: and an Idol to kneel before it.
and said to him, "All these will I give thee if thou wilt fall down and worship me."
for thou shalt worship no strange god. For the LORD is called jealous, because he is a jealous God:
For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, and a jealous God.
For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you - lest the wrath of the LORD thy God wax hot upon thee and destroy thee from the earth.
They have angered me with that which is no god; and provoked me with their vanities. And I, again, will anger them with them which are no people, and will provoke them with a foolish nation.
But Joshua said unto the people, "Ye cannot serve the LORD: for he is a holy God and cannot bear your transgression and sin.
And so they grieved him with their high places, and provoked him with their images.
For the jealousy and wrath of the man will not be intreated;
This similitude stretched out a hand, and took me by the hairy locks of my head, and the spirit lift me up betwixt heaven and earth: And God brought me in a vision to Jerusalem, into the court of the inward port that lieth toward the north. There stood an image, with whom he that hath all things in his power was very wroth.
and the LORD delivered Jehoiakim the king of Judah into his hand, with certain ornaments of the house of God, which he carried away into the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, and there brought them into his god's treasury.
The LORD is a jealous God, and a taker of vengeance: yea, a taker of vengeance is the LORD, and wrathful. The LORD taketh vengeance of his enemies, and reserveth displeasure for his adversaries.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Either, shall we provoke the Lord? Or are we stronger than he?
and keepest mercy in store for thousands, and forgivest wickedness, trespass and sin - for there is no man innocent before thee - and visitest the wickedness of the fathers upon the children and upon children's children, even unto the third and fourth generation."
yet I will put my face upon that man and upon his household, and will destroy him and all that go a whoring with him and commit whoredom with Moloch from among their people.
so that ye shall eat the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters.
'The LORD is long yer he be angry, and full of mercy, and suffereth sin and trespass, and leaveth no man innocent, and visiteth the unrighteousness of the fathers upon the children, even upon the third and fourth generation.'
1 Samuel 15:2
Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts: 'I have called to remembrance that which Amalek did to Israel; how they lay in wait for them in the way, as they came out of Egypt.
2 Samuel 21:1
Then there fell a hunger in the days of David: three years, year by year. And David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, "It is for Saul's sake and the house of blood, because he slew the Gibeonites."
1 Kings 21:29
"Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? Because he so submitteth himself before me, I will not bring that evil in his days: but in his son's days, I will bring evil upon his house."
2 Kings 23:26
Notwithstanding, the LORD turned not from his fierce and great wrath wherewith he was angry against Judah upon all the provocations that Manasseh provoked him.
that his children were without prosperity or health; that they were slain in the door, and no man to deliver them;
And though God save their children from such sorrow, yet will he so reward themselves, that they shall know it.
O remember not our old sins, but have mercy upon us, and that soon; for we are come to great misery.
Let the wickedness of his fathers be had in remembrance in the sight of LORD; and let not the sin of his mother be done away.
and art not buried with them. Even because that thou hast wasted thy land, and destroyed thy people. For the generation of the wicked shall be without honour, forever.
Behold, it is written before my face, and shall not be forgotten, but recompensed. I shall reward it them into their bosom:
"Wherefore I am constrained, sayeth the LORD, to make my complaint upon you, and upon your children.
Thou showest mercy upon thousands, thou recompensest the wickedness of the fathers, into the bosom of the children that come after them. Thou art the great and mighty God, whose name is the LORD of Hosts:
"Wherefore, Behold, I send unto you prophets, wise men, and scribes. And of them: some shall ye kill and crucify, and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city;
and rewardeth them that hate him before his face so that he bringeth them to nought, and will not defer the time unto him that hateth him but will reward him before his face.
If I whet the lightning of my sword, and mine hand take in hand to do justice, I will show vengeance on mine enemies and will reward them that hate me.
The haters of the LORD should have been found liars; but their time should have endured for ever.
But whoso offendeth against me, hurteth his own soul. All they that hate me, are the lovers of death."
The world cannot hate you. Me it hateth: Because I testify of it, that the works of it are evil.
"If the world hate you, ye know that he hated me before he hated you.
backbiters, haters of God, doers of wrong, proud, boasters, bringers-up of evil things, disobedient to fathers and mothers,
because that the fleshly mind is enmity against God: For it is not obedient to the law of God, neither can be.
Ye adulterers, and women that break matrimony: know ye not how that the friendship of the world is enmity to Godward? Whosoever will be friend of the world, is made the enemy of God.
Ye shall not make therefore with me gods of silver nor gods of gold: in no wise shall ye do it.