Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
And, to the man, he said, Because thou didst hearken to the voice of thy wife, and so didst eat of the tree as to which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, Accursed be the ground for thy sake, In pain, shalt thou eat of it, all the days of thy life;
And the earth corrupted itself before God, - and the earth was filled with violence,
Do not make yourselves unclean in any of these things, - For in all these things, have the nations made themselves unclean, whom, I, am sending out from before you.
Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes and all my regulations, and do them, - So shall the land whereinto I am bringing you to dwell therein, not vomit you forth;
So shall ye not pollute the land wherein ye are, for blood, doth pollute the land, and for the land, no propitiatory-covering can be made, as touching blood, that is shed therein, save with the blood of him that shed it;
2 Chronicles 33:9
And so Manasseh led astray Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, - to commit wickedness beyond the nations which Yahweh had destroyed from before the sons of Israel.
Yea they served their idols, and they became to them a snare:
He hath said, If a man send away his wife, and she go from him and become another man's, will he return unto her, again? would not that land be, utterly defiled? And, thou, hast been unchaste with many neighbours, and yet thinkest to return unto me! Declareth Yahweh.
While the beauty of his own ornament he had in majesty placed, Then the images, of their abominations. Their detestable things, Made they therein, - For this cause have I delivered it up to them for removal;
Son of man, say to her. Thou, art a land, that is not to be rained upon, nor to receive fruitful showers, in the day of indignation.
Arise ye and depart, for, this, is not the place of rest, - Because it is defiled, it shall make desolate with a desolation that is ruthless.
For, unto vanity, hath creation been made subject - not by choice, but by reason of him that made it subject, in hope
So then Joshua solemnised a covenant for the people, on that day, - and set for them a statute and a regulation, in Shechem.
and, words against the Most High, will he speak, and, the holy ones of the Highest, will he afflict, - and will hope to change times and law, and they will be given into his hand, for a season and seasons and the dividing of a season,
But, in vain, do they pay devotions unto me, teaching for teachings, the commandments of men;
Now they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and righteous appointments of the Lord, blameless;
Even the first, indeed, therefore, used to have righteous appointments of divine service, even the holy ritual well arranged.