Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:
- Genesis 31:19
- Exodus 20:3
- Exodus 23:13
- Deuteronomy 5:7
- Deuteronomy 6:14
- Deuteronomy 7:25
- Deuteronomy 11:28
- Deuteronomy 32:16
- Joshua 23:7
- Joshua 24:2
- Judges 10:16
- Ruth 1:15
- 1 Samuel 7:3
- 2 Samuel 7:23
- 2 Kings 17:29
- 1 Chronicles 16:26
For I know him, that he will command his sons and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and judgment, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.
And if it seems evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the river or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
When thou shalt come unto me, I will walk in the way of perfection and understand. I will walk in the midst of my house in the perfection of my heart.
And Laban had gone to shear his sheep; and Rachel stole the idols of her father.
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
And in all things that I have said unto you, be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples who are round about you
The graven images of their gods ye shall burn in the fire; thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them nor take it unto thee lest thou be snared therein; for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
and the curse if ye will not hear the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known.
They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods; with abominations they provoked him to anger.
that ye not enter in among these Gentiles that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them,
And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Long ago your fathers dwelt on the other side of the river, even Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nachor, and they served other gods.
And they put away the strange gods from among them and served the LORD; and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law has returned to her people and to her gods; return thou after thy sister-in-law.
1 Samuel 7:3
And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you and prepare your hearts unto the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.
2 Samuel 7:23
And who in the earth is like thy people, like Israel? A Gentile for the love of whom God went to ransom as a people to himself and to give him a name and to do with you great and terrible things in thy land because of thy people whom thou didst redeem unto thee from Egypt, from the Gentiles and their gods?
2 Kings 17:29
However each nation made gods of their own and put them in the houses of the high places which those of Samaria had made, each nation in their city in which they dwelt.
1 Chronicles 16:26
For all the gods of the people are worthless, but the LORD made the heavens.
How shall I pardon thee for this? Thy sons have forsaken me and sworn by them that are not gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots' houses.
Shall a man make gods unto himself? But they shall not be gods.
They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away many people, saying that they are not gods which are made with hands
1 Corinthians 10:7
Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.
2 Corinthians 6:15
And what concord does Christ have with Belial? or what part do the faithful have with the unfaithful?
However then, when ye did not know God, ye did service unto those who by nature are not gods.
And it came to pass when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her and defiled her.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes
And whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
But if he washes them not, nor bathes his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity.
Ye shall also wash your clothes on the seventh day, and ye shall be clean, and afterwards ye shall come into the camp.
2 Kings 5:10
And Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall be restored, and thou shalt be clean.
And it was so, when the days of their banquets were over, that Job sent and sanctified them and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and blasphemed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
Watch thy feet when thou goest to the house of God and draw near with more willingness to hear than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know how to do what God wants.
Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil;
Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from there, touch no unclean thing; go ye out of the midst of her; be ye clean, that bear the vessels of the LORD.
I have seen thine adulteries and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom upon the hills; in the same field I saw thine abominations. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem! wilt thou not be made clean at last? How long then shall it be?
Cast away from you all your iniquities by which ye have rebelled, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
then said I unto them, Cast away each one of you all worship of god fabricated by carnal appearance and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be cleansed from all your filthiness, and from all your idols I will cleanse you.
Jesus said to him, He that is washed needs only to wash his feet because he is completely clean, and ye are clean, but not all.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts purified from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water;
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
1 Peter 2:1
Having therefore left all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envies and all murmurings,
And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire, hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.
When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not delay to pay it; for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.