Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations?
Sacrifices of peace-offerings are with me. I have paid my vows this day.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Hear the word of LORD, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
(for they call themselves of the holy city, and steady themselves upon the God of Israel, LORD of hosts is his name):
Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways. As a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God, they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near to God.
As for you, O house of Israel, thus says lord LORD: Go ye. Serve each one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken to me. But ye shall no more profane my holy name with your gifts, and with your idols.
And they shall deal with thee in hatred, and shall take away all thy labor, and shall leave thee naked and bare. And the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be uncovered, both thy lewdness and thy whoredoms.
And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.
I speak not about you all. I have seen whom I chose, but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He who eats bread with me lifted up his heel against me.
They lead Jesus therefore from Caiaphas to the Praetorium. And it was early, and they did not enter into the Praetorium, so that they would not be defiled, but that they might eat the Passover.
Which is called, etc
Has this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, I, even I, have seen it, says LORD.
But they set their abominations in the house which is called by my name, to defile it.
And ye were now turned, and had done that which is right in my eyes, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbor. And ye had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name.
2 Kings 21:4
And he built altars in the house of LORD, of which LORD said, In Jerusalem I will put my name.
2 Chronicles 33:4
And he built altars in the house of LORD, of which LORD said, In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.