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 marries her, then it shall be, if she find no favor in his eyes, because he has found some unseemly thing in her, that he shall write her a bill of divorce, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Jeremiah 3:1
"They say, 'If a man puts away his wife, and she goes from him, and become another man's, will he return to her again?' Wouldn't that land be greatly polluted? But you have played the prostitute with many lovers; yet return again to me," says the LORD.
Hosea 2:2
Contend with your mother. Contend, for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband; and let her put away her prostitution from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;
Mark 10:4
They said, "Moses allowed a certificate of divorce to be written, and to divorce her."

Or which

Exodus 21:7
"If a man sells his daughter to be a female servant, she shall not go out as the male servants do.
Leviticus 25:39
"'If your brother has grown poor among you, and sells himself to you; you shall not make him to serve as a slave.
Deuteronomy 32:30
How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had delivered them up?
2 Kings 4:1
Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead. You know that your servant feared the LORD. Now the creditor has come to take for himself my two children to be slaves."
Nehemiah 5:5
Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of our brothers, our children as their children. Behold, we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters to be servants, and some of our daughters have been brought into bondage. Neither is it in our power to help it; for other men have our fields and our vineyards."
Esther 7:4
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
Psalm 44:12
You sell your people for nothing, and have gained nothing from their sale.
Matthew 18:25
But because he could not pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, with his wife, his children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

For your iniquities

Isaiah 52:3
For thus says the LORD, "You were sold for nothing; and you shall be redeemed without money."
Isaiah 59:1
Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:
1 Kings 21:25
But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
2 Kings 17:17
They caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, practiced divination and sorcery, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
Jeremiah 3:8
I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorce, yet treacherous Judah, her sister, did not fear; but she also went and played the prostitute.
Jeremiah 4:18
"Your way and your doings have brought these things to you. This is your wickedness; for it is bitter, for it reaches to your heart."

General references

Isaiah 42:24
Who gave Jacob as plunder, and Israel to the robbers? Did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? For they would not walk in his ways, and they disobeyed his law.
Isaiah 52:3
For thus says the LORD, "You were sold for nothing; and you shall be redeemed without money."
Mark 10:4
They said, "Moses allowed a certificate of divorce to be written, and to divorce her."