Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.

General references

Bible References

The bill

Deuteronomy 24:1
"When a man takes a wife and he marries her {and then} {she does not please him}, because he found {something objectionable} and writes her a letter of divorce and puts [it] in her hand and sends her [away] from his house,
Jeremiah 3:1
A {saying}: 'Look, [if] a man divorces his wife, and she goes from him {and she becomes another man's wife}, will he return to her again?' Will not that land be greatly defiled? And you have prostituted [yourself] [with] many lovers, [would] you now return to me?" {declares} Yahweh.
Hosea 2:2
Plead with your mother, plead-- because she [is] not my wife, and I [am] not her husband. Let her put away her whoring {from before her}, and her adultery from between her breasts.
Mark 10:4
So they said, "Moses permitted [a man] to write a certificate of divorce and to send [her] away."

Or which

Exodus 21:7
" 'And if a man sells his daughter as a slave woman, she will not go out as male slaves go out.
Leviticus 25:39
" 'And if your countryman [who is] with you becomes poor, and he is sold to you, {you shall not treat him as a slave}.
Deuteronomy 32:30
How could one chase a thousand and two could cause a myriad to flee, if their Rock had not sold them, and Yahweh had [not] given them up?
2 Kings 4:1
A certain woman from the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead. Now you know that your servant was a fearer of Yahweh, but the creditor came to take two of my children for himself as slaves.
Nehemiah 5:5
Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our sons are like their sons. Look, we are subduing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and there are some from our daughters being molested. {We are powerless}, and our fields and vineyards [belong] to others."
Esther 7:4
I and my people have been sold to be destroyed and killed, to be annihilated. If we had been sold as male and female slaves I would have kept quiet, because this is not a need sufficient to trouble the king."
Psalm 44:12
You have sold your people {cheaply}, and did not profit by their price.
Matthew 18:25
And [because] he did not have [enough] to repay [it], the master ordered him to be sold, and his wife and his children and everything that he had, and to be repaid.

For your iniquities

Isaiah 52:3
For thus says Yahweh: "You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money."
Isaiah 59:1
Look! The hand of Yahweh is not too short {to save}, and his ear is not [too] dull {to hear}.
1 Kings 21:25
Truly, there was no one like Ahab who had sold himself by doing evil in the eyes of Yahweh, whose wife Jezebel urged him on.
2 Kings 17:17
They made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, they practiced divination and read omens, and they sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh to provoke him.
Jeremiah 3:8
And I saw that {for this very reason, that} on account of apostate Israel committing adultery I divorced her and gave the letter of divorce to her. Yet her treacherous sister Judah was not afraid and she went and prostituted [herself] also.
Jeremiah 4:18
"You obtained this for yourself [because of] your way and your deeds. This [is] your doom, for [it is] bitter, yes, it has reached up to your heart."

General references

Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob to a plunderer and Israel to those who plunder? [Was it] not Yahweh, against whom we have sinned? And they were not willing to walk in his ways, and they would not {obey} his law.
Isaiah 52:3
For thus says Yahweh: "You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money."
Mark 10:4
So they said, "Moses permitted [a man] to write a certificate of divorce and to send [her] away."