Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.

Bible References


Ezekiel 5:11
Therefore as live, Declareth My Lord Yahweh, - Surely because my sanctuary, thou hast defiled, with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations Even I also, will cut off, and mine eye I shall not spare, Yea even I will not pity.
Ezekiel 8:7
So he brought me into the opening of the court, - and I looked, and lo! a single hole in the wall.
2 Kings 21:4
And he used to build altars in the house of Yahweh, - concerning which Yahweh had said, - In Jerusalem, will I put my Name.
2 Kings 23:11
and he did away with the horses, which the kings of Judah had devoted to the sun, at the entrance of the house of Yahweh, near the chamber of Nathan-melech the courtier, which was in the suburbs, also, the chariots of the sun, burned he with fire;
2 Chronicles 33:4
and built altars in the house of Yahweh, - as to which Yahweh had said, In Jerusalem, shall be my Name, unto times age-abiding.
2 Chronicles 36:14
Also, all the rulers of the priests and of the people, abounded in committing treachery, according to all the abominable ways of the nations, - and polluted the house of Yahweh, which he had hallowed in Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 7:30
For the sons of Judah, have done, that which was wicked in mine eyes, Declareth Yahweh, - They have set their abominations in the house whereon my Name hath been called to defile it;

Set it far from them

Ezekiel 7:22
And I will turn away my face from them, And they will profane my cherished place, - Yea there will enter it violent men Who will profane it. -
Ezekiel 9:7
And he said unto them Defile ye the house and fl the courts with the slain, - go ye forth! So they went forth and smote in the city. s
Ezekiel 24:21
Say to the house of Israel thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh, Behold me! profaning my sanctuary. The pride of your strength, The delight of your eyes And the object of the tender regard of your soul,- And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left behind, by the sword, shall fall.
Jeremiah 7:14
Therefore will I do to the house Whereon my Name hath been called Wherein, ye, are trusting, Even to the place which I gave to you and to your fathers, - Just as I did unto Shiloh;
Lamentations 1:10
His hand, hath the adversary spread out, over all her precious things, - for she saw that, the nations, entered her sanctuary, as to whom thou didst command they should not enter - in the convocation - unto thee!
Lamentations 2:1
How could My Lord, in his anger, enshroud in gloom, the daughter of Zion? have cast from the heavens to the earth, the beauty of Israel? and not have remembered his footstool, in the day of his anger?

General references

Ezekiel 9:7
And he said unto them Defile ye the house and fl the courts with the slain, - go ye forth! So they went forth and smote in the city. s
Ezekiel 11:18
So shall they come in thither, - and take away all her detestable things, and all her abominations, out of her;
Ezekiel 16:16
Yea thou didst take of thy raiment and madest thee high places of hangings, And didst commit unchastity thereon,- Which ought not to have befallen And not to have come to pass.