Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.

The god

General references

Bible References

The god

Exodus 3:18
They will pay heed to what you say; and you with the elders of Israel will come to the king of Egypt and you will say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. So now, please, let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God.’

Lest he

Deuteronomy 28:21
The Lord will make the pestilence cling to you until He has consumed you from the land where you are entering to possess it.
2 Kings 17:25
At the beginning of their living there, they did not fear the Lord; therefore the Lord sent lions among them which killed some of them.
2 Chronicles 30:8
Now do not stiffen your neck like your fathers, but yield to the Lord and enter His sanctuary which He has consecrated forever, and serve the Lord your God, that His burning anger may turn away from you.
Ezra 7:23
Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with zeal for the house of the God of heaven, so that there will not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.
Ezekiel 6:11
“Thus says the Lord God, ‘Clap your hand, stamp your foot and say, “Alas, because of all the evil abominations of the house of Israel, which will fall by sword, famine and plague!
Zechariah 14:16
Then it will come about that any who are left of all the nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, and to celebrate the Feast of Booths.

General references

Deuteronomy 28:21
The Lord will make the pestilence cling to you until He has consumed you from the land where you are entering to possess it.