Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goeth forth out of our own mouth, to burn incense unto the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem: for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.

Queen of heaven

In the cities

General references

Bible References


Jeremiah 44:25
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Ye and your wives have both spoken with your mouths, and with your hands have fulfilled it, saying, We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the quee
Numbers 30:2
When a man vows a vow to LORD, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
Deuteronomy 23:23
That which has gone out of thy lips thou shall observe and do, according as thou have vowed to LORD thy God, a freewill-offering, which thou have promised with thy mouth.
Judges 11:36
And she said to him, My father, thou have opened thy mouth to LORD. Do to me according to that which has proceeded out of thy mouth, inasmuch as LORD has taken vengeance for thee on thine enemies, even on the sons of Ammon.
Psalm 12:4
who have said, With our tongue will we prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?
Mark 6:26
And the king, who became exceeding sorry, did not want to refuse her because of the oaths, and of those dining together.

Queen of heaven

Jeremiah 7:18
The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink-offerings to other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
2 Kings 17:16
And they forsook all the commandments of LORD their God, and made for them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served Baal.

As we

Jeremiah 19:13
And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, which are defiled, shall be as the place of Topheth, even all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense to all the host of heaven, and have poured out dr
Jeremiah 32:29
And the Chaldeans, who fight against this city, shall come and set this city on fire, and burn it, with the houses upon whose roofs they have offered incense to Baal, and poured out drink-offerings to other gods, to provoke me to a
2 Kings 22:17
Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense to other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and it shall not be quenched.
Nehemiah 9:34
neither have our kings, our rulers, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened to thy commandments and thy testimonies with which thou testified against them.
Daniel 9:6
nor have we hearkened to thy servants the prophets, who spoke in thy name to our kings, our rulers, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land.

Our fathers

Nehemiah 9:34
neither have our kings, our rulers, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened to thy commandments and thy testimonies with which thou testified against them.
Psalm 106:6
We have sinned with our fathers. We have committed iniquity. we have done wickedly.
Ezekiel 20:8
But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken to me. They did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, nor did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I said I would pour out my wrath upon them, to accomplish my
Daniel 9:5
we have sinned, and have dealt perversely, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even turning aside from thy precepts and from thine ordinances,
1 Peter 1:18
Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,

In the cities

Jeremiah 44:9
Have ye forgotten the wickedness of your fathers, and the wickedness of the kings of Judah, and the wickedness of their wives, and your own wickedness, and the wickedness of your wives which they committed in the land of Judah, and


Exodus 16:3
And the sons of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the hand of LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, when we ate bread to the full, for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this who
Isaiah 48:5
therefore I have declared it to thee from of old. Before it came to pass I showed it to thee, lest thou should say, My idol has done them. And my graven image, and my molten image, has commanded them.
Hosea 2:5
for their mother has played the harlot. She who conceived them has done shamefully, for she said, I will go after my lovers, who give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.
Philippians 3:19
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.

General references

Ezekiel 22:24
Son of man, say to her, Thou are a land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.