Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Kings 17:27
Then the king of Assyria commanded, saying, “Take there one of the priests whom you carried away into
exile and let him go and live there; and let him teach them the custom of the god of the land.”
they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers’ households, and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God;
and we have been sacrificing to Him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us up here.”
For while I was passing through and examining the
objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, ‘TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.’ Therefore what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you.
2 Chronicles 13:10
But as for us, the Lord is our God, and we have not forsaken Him; and the sons of Aaron are ministering to the Lord as priests, and the Levites
attend to their work.
He declares His words to Jacob,
statutes and His ordinances to Israel.
Great in every respect. First of all, that
they were entrusted with the oracles of God.
the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according to the flesh, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.