Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For according to the number of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah; and according to the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to that shameful thing, even altars to burn incense unto Baal.

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Jeremiah 2:28
Where then are thy gods that thou hast made for thyself? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble: for as the number of thy cities, are thy gods, O Judah.
Jeremiah 3:1
They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? Would not that land be utterly polluted? But thou hast committed fornication with many lovers; yet return to me, saith Jehovah.
Deuteronomy 32:16
They moved him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke him to anger.
2 Kings 23:4
And the king commanded Hilkijah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the doorkeepers, to bring forth out of the temple of Jehovah all the vessels that had been made for Baal, and for the Asherah, and for all the host of the heavens; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them to Bethel.
Isaiah 2:8
And their land is full of idols; they bow themselves down to the work of their own hands, to that which their fingers have made.
Hosea 12:11
If Gilead is iniquity, surely they are but vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the fields.

Up altars

Jeremiah 19:5
and they have built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons in the fire as burnt-offerings unto Baal, which I commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it up into my mind:
Jeremiah 32:35
and they have built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause to pass through the fire their sons and their daughters unto Molech: which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin.
2 Kings 21:4
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

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Jeremiah 3:24
But shame hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth; their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.