Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the transgression of Jacob is all this, and for the sins of the house of Israel. What is the transgression of Jacob? is it not Samaria? and what are the high places of Judah? are they not Jerusalem?
The transgression of jacob
The transgression of jacob
2 Kings 17:7
It was so, because the children of Israel had sinned against the LORD their God, who brought them up out of the land of Egypt from under the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and had feared other gods,
2 Chronicles 36:14
Moreover all the chiefs of the priests, and the people, trespassed very greatly after all the abominations of the nations; and they polluted the house of the LORD which he had made holy in Jerusalem.
Thus says the LORD, "Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, with which I have put her away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities were you sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.
Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it can't save; neither his ear heavy, that it can't hear:
"Haven't you brought this on yourself, in that you have forsaken the LORD your God, when he led you by the way?
"Your way and your doings have brought these things to you. This is your wickedness; for it is bitter, for it reaches to your heart."
"Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withheld good from you.
Hear, earth. 'Behold, I will bring disaster on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to my words; and as for my law, they have rejected it.
The crown is fallen from our head; woe to us, for we have sinned.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out, and did not please God, and are contrary to all men;
1 Kings 13:32
For the saying which he cried by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel, and against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria, will surely happen."
When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered, also the wickedness of Samaria; for they commit falsehood, and the thief enters in, and the gang of robbers ravages outside.
Let Samaria throw out his calf idol. My anger burns against them. How long will it be until they are capable of purity?
Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who are secure on the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the foremost of nations, to whom the house of Israel come.
Those who swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, 'As your god, Dan, lives;' and, 'As the way of Beersheba lives;' they will fall, and never rise up again."
2 Kings 16:3
But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, yes, and made his son to pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the nations, whom the LORD cast out from before the children of Israel.
2 Chronicles 28:2
but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made also molten images for the Baals.