Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Ye offer polluted bread upon mine altar; and ye say, Wherein have we polluted thee? In that ye say, The table of the LORD is contemptible.

Bible References

The table

Malachi 1:12
“But you are profaning it, in that you say, ‘The table of the Lord is defiled, and as for its fruit, its food is to be despised.’
1 Samuel 2:15
Also, before they burned the fat, the priest’s servant would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, “Give the priest meat for roasting, as he will not take boiled meat from you, only raw.”
Ezekiel 41:22
The altar was of wood, three cubits high and its length two cubits; its corners, its base and its sides were of wood. And he said to me, “This is the table that is before the Lord.”
1 Corinthians 10:21
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.
1 Corinthians 11:21
for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk.

General references

Exodus 25:30
You shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times.
Deuteronomy 15:21
But if it has any defect, such as lameness or blindness, or any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to the Lord your God.
Ezekiel 22:8
You have despised My holy things and profaned My sabbaths.