Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Bible References

Joined

Numbers 25:1
While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.
Numbers 31:16
Behold, these caused the sons of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to trespass against the Lord in the matter of Peor, so the plague was among the congregation of the Lord.
Deuteronomy 4:3
Your eyes have seen what the Lord has done in the case of Baal-peor, for all the men who followed Baal-peor, the Lord your God has destroyed them from among you.
Deuteronomy 32:17
They sacrificed to demons who were not God,
To gods whom they have not known,
New gods who came lately,
Whom your fathers did not dread.
Joshua 22:17
Is not the iniquity of Peor enough for us, from which we have not cleansed ourselves to this day, although a plague came on the congregation of the Lord,
Hosea 9:10
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness;
I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season.
But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to shame,
And they became as detestable as that which they loved.
Revelation 2:14
But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.

Of the dead

Psalm 115:4
Their idols are silver and gold,
The work of man’s hands.
Jeremiah 10:8
But they are altogether stupid and foolish
In their discipline of delusion—their idol is wood!
1 Corinthians 10:19
What do I mean then? That a thing sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?