Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness.

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Bible References

The land

Ezra 9:1
Now when these things were done, the rulers drew near to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, [doing] according to their abominations, even
Leviticus 18:24
Do not defile ye yourselves in any of these things. For in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you,
Deuteronomy 12:31
Thou shall not do so to LORD thy God. For every abomination to LORD, which he hates, they have done to their gods, for they even burn their sons and their daughters in the fire to their gods.
Deuteronomy 18:12
For whoever does these things is an abomination to LORD. And because of these abominations LORD thy God drives them out from before thee.
2 Chronicles 33:2
And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD after the abominations of the nations whom LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.

The filthiness

Ezra 6:21
And the sons of Israel who came again out of the captivity, and all such as had separated themselves to them from the filthiness of the nations of the land, to seek LORD, the God of Israel, ate,
Ezekiel 36:25
And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean. I will cleanse you from all your filthiness, and from all your idols.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.

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Judges 3:6
And they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons and served their gods.