Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.

General references

Bible References

Ask

Jeremiah 2:27
who say to a block of wood, Thou are my father, and to a stone, Thou have brought me forth. For they have turned their back to me, and not their face. But in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
Jeremiah 10:8
But they are together brutish and foolish, the instruction of idols! It is but a block of wood.
Ezekiel 21:21
For the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination. He shook the arrows to and fro. He consulted the teraphim. He looked in the liver.
Habakkuk 2:19
Woe to him who says to the wood, Awake, to the dumb stone, Arise! Shall this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.

For

Hosea 5:4
Their doings will not allow them to turn to their God, for the spirit of whoredom is within them, and they do not know LORD.
Isaiah 44:18
They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Micah 2:11
If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies, [saying], I will prophesy to thee of wine and of strong drink, he shall even be the prophet of this people.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
Whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and marvels of deceit,

Gone

Hosea 9:1
Rejoice not, O Israel, for joy like the peoples, for thou have played the harlot, [departing] from thy God. Thou have loved hire upon every grain-floor.
Leviticus 17:7
And they shall no more sacrifice their sacrifices to the he-goats, after which they play the harlot. This shall be a statute forever to them throughout their generations.
Leviticus 20:5
then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all who play the harlot after him, to play the harlot with Molech, from among their people.
Numbers 15:39
And it shall be to you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of LORD, and do them, and that ye not follow after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to play the harlot,
Deuteronomy 31:16
And LORD said to Moses, Behold, thou shall sleep with thy fathers. And this people will rise up, and play the harlot after the strange gods of the land where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant whic
2 Chronicles 21:13
but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot, like the house of Ahab did, and also have slain thy brothers of thy father's house who were better than thy
Psalm 73:27
For, lo, those who are far from thee shall perish. Thou have destroyed all those who go a whoring from thee.

General references

Proverbs 5:14
I was almost in all evil in the midst of the assembly and congregation.
Proverbs 31:4
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers [to say], Where is strong drink?