Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But where are thy gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble: for according to the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.

Bible References

But where

Deuteronomy 32:37
He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in whom they sought security,
Judges 10:14
Go and cry for help to the gods you have chosen! Let them deliver you from trouble!"
2 Kings 3:13
Elisha said to the king of Israel, "Why are you here? Go to your father's prophets or your mother's prophets!" The king of Israel replied to him, "No, for the Lord is the one who summoned these three kings so that he can hand them over to Moab."
Isaiah 45:20
Gather together and come! Approach together, you refugees from the nations! Those who carry wooden idols know nothing, those who pray to a god that cannot deliver.
Isaiah 46:2
Together they bend low and kneel down; they are unable to rescue the images; they themselves head off into captivity.

To the number

Jeremiah 11:13
This is in spite of the fact that the people of Judah have as many gods as they have towns and the citizens of Jerusalem have set up as many altars to sacrifice to that disgusting god, Baal, as they have streets in the city!'
2 Kings 17:30
The people from Babylon made Succoth Benoth, the people from Cuth made Nergal, the people from Hamath made Ashima,
Hosea 10:1
Israel was a fertile vine that yielded fruit. As his fruit multiplied, he multiplied altars to Baal. As his land prospered, they adorned the fertility pillars.

General references

Deuteronomy 32:37
He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in whom they sought security,
Judges 9:38
Zebul said to him, "Where now are your bragging words, 'Who is Abimelech that we should serve him?' Are these not the men you insulted? Go out now and fight them!"
Judges 10:14
Go and cry for help to the gods you have chosen! Let them deliver you from trouble!"
Isaiah 47:12
Persist in trusting your amulets and your many incantations, which you have faithfully recited since your youth! Maybe you will be successful -- maybe you will scare away disaster.
Ezekiel 16:32
"'Adulterous wife, who prefers strangers instead of her own husband!

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