Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
Abram passed through the land as far as the site of
Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite was then in the land.
Now Jacob came safely to the city of
Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddan-aram, and camped before the city.
“When you cross the Jordan, these shall stand on
Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
All Israel with their elders and officers and their judges were standing on both sides of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, the stranger as well as the native. Half of them stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, just as Moses the servant of the Lord had given command at first to bless the people of Israel.
All the men of Shechem and all
Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the oak of the pillar which was in Shechem.
2 Kings 17:26
So they spoke to the king of Assyria, saying, “The nations whom you have carried away into exile in the cities of Samaria do not know the custom of the god of the land; so he has sent lions among them, and behold, they kill them because they do not know the custom of the god of the land.”
But you shall seek the Lord at the place which the Lord your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, and there you shall come.
1 Kings 9:3
The Lord said to him, “
I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built by putting My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.
1 Chronicles 21:26
Then David built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. And he called to the Lord and
He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.
1 Chronicles 22:1
Then David said, “
This is the house of the Lord God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel.”
2 Chronicles 6:6
I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.’
2 Chronicles 7:12
Then the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him, “I have heard your prayer and
have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice.
But chose the tribe of Judah,
Zion which He loved.
A Psalm of the sons of Korah. A Song.
foundation is in the holy mountains.
For the Lord has chosen Zion;
desired it for His habitation.