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18 Bible Verses about Sacrificing On The High Places

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Ezekiel 20:28

For when I had brought them into the land, for which I lifted up my hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offerings; there also they made their sweet savour and poured out there their drink offerings.

Jeremiah 48:35

Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offers upon an altar and him that burns incense to his gods.

1 Samuel 9:12-14

And they answered them and said, He is; behold, he is before you; make haste now, for he came today to the city, for there is a sacrifice of the people today in the high place. As soon as you are come into the city, ye shall straightway find him before he goes up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he comes because he must bless the sacrifice, and afterwards those that are invited eat. Now therefore go up, for about this time ye shall find him. And they went up into the city. And when they were come into the city, behold, Samuel came out before them to go up to the high place.

1 Kings 3:2

Until then the people sacrificed in high places because there was still no house built unto the name of the LORD until those days.

1 Kings 22:43

And he walked in all the ways of Asa, his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD. Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away, for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

1 Kings 3:3

And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David, his father; only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

2 Kings 16:4

Likewise he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places and on the hills and under every green tree.

2 Kings 17:11

and there they burnt incense in all the high places like the Gentiles, whom the LORD had carried away before them, and wrought wicked things to provoke the LORD to anger:

Jeremiah 2:20

For of old time I have broken thy yoke and burst thy bands; and thou didst say, I will not serve sin. With all this, upon every high hill and under every green tree thou dost wander, playing the harlot.

Jeremiah 3:6

The LORD said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which rebellious Israel has done? She is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there has played the harlot.

Isaiah 57:7

Upon the lofty and high mountain thou hast set thy bed: even there thou didst go up to offer sacrifice.

Isaiah 65:7

For your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, who have burned incense upon the mountains and blasphemed me upon the hills; therefore, I will measure their former work into their bosom.

Hosea 4:13

They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, that had good shade; therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your daughters-in-law shall commit adultery.

Ezekiel 18:11

and that does not do any of those duties, but, on the other hand, he does eat upon the mountains, or defiles his neighbour's wife,

Ezekiel 18:6

that he does not eat upon the mountains, neither lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither defile his neighbour's wife, neither come near to the menstruous woman,

Ezekiel 18:15

that he does not eat upon the mountains, neither lifts up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, nor defiles his neighbour's wife,

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood; and in thee they eat upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

2 Kings 17:29

However each nation made gods of their own and put them in the houses of the high places which those of Samaria had made, each nation in their city in which they dwelt.

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