Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not cast up;

The ancient

Bible References

My people

Jeremiah 2:13
For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters to hew them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Jeremiah 3:21
A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping of the supplications of the sons of Israel; for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.
Jeremiah 13:25
This shall be thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me said the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Jeremiah 17:13
O hope of Israel! LORD, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed; and those that depart from me shall be written in the dust because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.

Caused

Isaiah 3:12
The oppressors of my people are many, and women rule over him. O my people, those who lead thee cause thee to err and twist the way of thy paths.
Isaiah 9:16
For the governors of this people are deceivers, and those who are governed by them are lost.
Malachi 2:8
But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble in the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, said the LORD of the hosts.
Matthew 15:6
and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.
Romans 14:21
It is good neither to eat flesh nor to drink wine nor do any thing by which thy brother stumbles or is offended or is sick.

The ancient

Jeremiah 6:16
Thus hath the LORD said, Stand ye in the ways and see and ask for the old paths, where the good way is and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

To walk

Jeremiah 19:5
and have built high places unto Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto this same Baal, which I did not command, nor speak, neither did it come into my mind.
Isaiah 57:14
And shall say, Clear away, clear away, level the way, take away the stumblingblocks out of the way of my people.