Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

And builded

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Bible References


Deuteronomy 31:9
And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it to the priests the sons of Levi, who bore the ark of the covenant of LORD, and to all the elders of Israel.
Joshua 24:26
And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God. And he took a great stone, and set it up there under the oak that was by the sanctuary of LORD.

And builded

Exodus 20:24
An altar of earth thou shall make to me, and shall sacrifice on it thy burnt-offerings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen. In every place where I record my name I will come to thee and I will bless thee.

Twelve pillars

Genesis 28:18
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
Genesis 31:45
And Jacob took a stone, and set it up for a pillar.
Joshua 24:27
And Joshua said to all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of LORD which he spoke to us. It shall be therefore a witness against you, lest ye deny your God.
Galatians 2:9
and James and Cephas and John, those who were reputed to be pillars, when they understood the grace that was given to me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship. So that we were for the Gentiles, and they for me


Exodus 28:21
And the stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one according to his name; they shall be for the twelve tribes.
Leviticus 24:5
And thou shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes of it. Two tenth parts [of an ephah] shall be in one cake.
Numbers 17:2
Speak to the sons of Israel, and take rods from them, one for each fathers' house, from all their rulers according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods. Write thou every man's name upon his rod.
Joshua 4:2
Take for you twelve men out of the people, a man out of every tribe,
1 Kings 11:30
And Ahijah laid hold of the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces.
Ezra 6:17
And they offered at the dedication of this house of God a hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs. And for a sin-offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.
Luke 22:30
that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Revelation 21:14
And the wall of the city having twelve foundations, and on them the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

General references

Isaiah 19:19
In that day shall there be an altar to LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to LORD at the border of it.