Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.

Bible References

Your fathers

Genesis 11:26
And Terah will live seventy years and will beget Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
Genesis 12:1
And Jehovah will say to Abram, Go for thyself from thy land, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, to the land which I will shew thee.
Genesis 31:53
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor shall judge between us, the God of their father: and Jacob will swear by the fear of his father Isaak.
Deuteronomy 26:5
And thou didst answer and say before Jehovah thy God, An unfortunate Syrian my father; and he went down into Egypt, and he will sojourn there with a few men, and will be there into a great nation, mighty and many.
Isaiah 51:2
look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah bringing you forth: for one I called him, and I will bless him, and I will increase him.
Ezekiel 16:3
And say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah to Jerusalem; Thy birth and thy nativity from the land of the Canaanite; thy father the Amorite, and thy mother a Hittite.

Served other gods

Joshua 24:15
And if evil in your eyes to serve Jehovah, choose for yourselves this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served which are beyond the river, and whether the gods of the Amorite which ye dwelt in their land: and I and my house, we will serve Jehovah.
Genesis 31:19
And Laban went to shear his sheep; and Rachel will steal the family gods which were to her father.
Genesis 35:4
And they will give to Jacob all the strange gods which are in their hand and the earrings which are in their ears, and Jacob will hide them under the turpentine tree which is in Shechem.