Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.

Bible References

Found

Hosea 11:1
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
Exodus 19:4
Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles wings, and brought you unto myself.
Deuteronomy 32:10
He found him in a desert land, And in the waste howling wilderness; He compassed him about, he cared for him, He kept him as the apple of his eye.
Jeremiah 2:2
Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith Jehovah, I remember for thee the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals; how thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
Jeremiah 31:2
Thus saith Jehovah, The people that were left of the sword found favor in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.

Grapes

Hosea 2:15
And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope; and she shall make answer there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.
Numbers 13:23
And they came unto the valley of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it upon a staff between two; they brought also of the pomegranates, and of the figs.
Isaiah 28:4
and the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley, shall be as the first-ripe fig before the summer; which when he that looketh upon it seeth, while it is yet in his hand he eateth it up.
Micah 7:1
Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grape gleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat; my soul desireth the first-ripe fig.

But

Numbers 25:3
And Israel joined himself unto Baal-peor: and the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Israel.
Deuteronomy 4:3
Your eyes have seen what Jehovah did because of Baal-peor; for all the men that followed Baal-peor, Jehovah thy God hath destroyed them from the midst of thee.
Psalm 106:28
They joined themselves also unto Baal-peor, And ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Separated

Hosea 4:14
I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your brides when they commit adultery; for the men themselves go apart with harlots, and they sacrifice with the prostitutes; and the people that doth not understand shall be overthrown.
Judges 6:32
Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him, because he hath broken down his altar.
1 Kings 16:31
And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
Jeremiah 11:13
For according to the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah; and according to the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to the shameful thing, even altars to burn incense unto Baal.
Romans 6:21
What fruit then had ye at that time in the things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

And their

Numbers 15:39
and it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of Jehovah, and do them; and that ye follow not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to play the harlot;
Deuteronomy 32:17
They sacrificed unto demons, which were no God, To gods that they knew not, To new gods that came up of late, Which your fathers dreaded not.
Psalm 81:12
So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, That they might walk in their own counsels.
Jeremiah 5:31
the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
Ezekiel 20:8
But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me; they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I said I would pour out my wrath upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
Amos 4:5
and offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving of that which is leavened, and proclaim freewill-offerings and publish them: for this pleaseth you, O ye children of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah.

General references

Leviticus 18:27
(for all these abominations have the men of the land done, that were before you, and the land is defiled);
Jeremiah 3:24
But the shameful thing hath devoured the labor of our fathers from our youth, their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.
Amos 5:25
Did ye bring unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel?

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