Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him.

Bible References

Are bent

Hosea 4:16
Since Israel is stubborn
Like a stubborn heifer,
Can the Lord now pasture them
Like a lamb in a large field?
Hosea 14:4
I will heal their apostasy,
I will love them freely,
For My anger has turned away from them.
Psalm 78:57
But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers;
They turned aside like a treacherous bow.
Proverbs 14:14
The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied with his.
Jeremiah 3:6
Then the Lord said to me in the days of Josiah the king, “Have you seen what faithless Israel did? She went up on every high hill and under every green tree, and she was a harlot there.
Jeremiah 8:5
“Why then has this people, Jerusalem,
Turned away in continual apostasy?
They hold fast to deceit,
They refuse to return.
Jeremiah 14:7
“Although our iniquities testify against us,
O Lord, act for Your name’s sake!
Truly our apostasies have been many,
We have sinned against You.

They called them

Hosea 11:2
The more they called them,
The more they went from them;
They kept sacrificing to the Baals
And burning incense to idols.
Hosea 7:16
They turn, but not upward,
They are like a deceitful bow;
Their princes will fall by the sword
Because of the insolence of their tongue.
This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.
2 Chronicles 30:1
Now Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the Lord at Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover to the Lord God of Israel.
Psalm 81:11
“But My people did not listen to My voice,
And Israel did not obey Me.
Amos 5:4
For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel,
Seek Me that you may live.