Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations.


General references

Bible References


Isaiah 1:11
What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says LORD. I have had enough of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts. And I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he-goats.
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination. How much more when he brings it with a wicked mind!
Amos 5:21
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.


Deuteronomy 23:18
Thou shall not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of LORD thy God for any vow, for even both these are an abomination to LORD thy God.

As if he offered

Isaiah 66:17
Those who sanctify themselves and purify themselves [to go] to the gardens, behind one in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, they shall come to an end together, says LORD.
Isaiah 65:3
a people who provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens, and burning incense upon bricks,
Deuteronomy 14:8
and the swine, because he parts the hoof but does not chew the cud, he is unclean to you. Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcasses ye shall not touch.


Leviticus 2:2
And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests, and he shall take out of it his handful of the fine flour of it, and of the oil of it, with all the frankincense of it. And the priest shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar,

They have

Isaiah 65:12
I will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter. Because when I called, ye did not answer, when I spoke, ye did not hear, but ye did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I did not deli
Judges 5:8
They chose new gods, then war was in the gates. Was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?
Judges 10:14
Go and cry to the gods which ye have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress.

General references

Judges 17:13
Then Micah said, Now I know that LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite for my priest.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.