Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.

Because they have defiled

Bible References

Remember

Nehemiah 6:14
Remember, O my God, Tobiah and Sanballat according to these works of theirs, and also Noadiah the prophetess and the rest of the prophets who were trying to frighten me.
Psalm 59:5
You, O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel,
Awake to punish all the nations;
Do not be gracious to any who are treacherous in iniquity. Selah.
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.

Because they have defiled

Leviticus 21:1
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them:No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,

The covenant

Numbers 16:9
is it not enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the rest of the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before the congregation to minister to them;
Numbers 25:12
Therefore say, ‘Behold, I give him My covenant of peace;
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore the Lord God of Israel declares, ‘I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever’; but now the Lord declares, ‘Far be it from Me—for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.
Malachi 2:4
Then you will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that My covenant may continue with Levi,” says the Lord of hosts.