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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, which I swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill, and every thick tree, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering; there also they made their pleasant aroma, and they poured out there their drink offerings.

Jeremiah 48:35

Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, says Yahweh, him who offers in the high place, and him who burns incense to his gods.

1 Samuel 9:12-14

They answered them, and said, "He is. Behold, he is before you. Hurry now, for he has come today into the city; for the people have a sacrifice today in the high place. As soon as you have come into the city, you shall immediately find him, before he goes up to the high place to eat; for the people will not eat until he come, because he blesses the sacrifice. Afterwards those who are invited eat. Now therefore go up; for at this time you shall find him." They went up to the city; [and] as they came within the city, behold, Samuel came out toward them, to go up to the high place.

1 Kings 3:2

Only the people sacrificed in the high places, because there was no house built for the name of Yahweh until those days.

1 Kings 22:43

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; He didn't turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh: however the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

1 Kings 3:3

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

2 Kings 16:4

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, as did the nations whom Yahweh carried away before them; and they worked wicked things to provoke Yahweh to anger;

Jeremiah 2:20

"For of old time I have broken your yoke, and burst your bonds; and you said, 'I will not serve;' for on every high hill and under every green tree you bowed yourself, playing the prostitute.

Jeremiah 3:6

Moreover, Yahweh said to me in the days of Josiah the king, "Have you seen that which backsliding Israel has done? She has gone up on every high mountain and under every green tree, and there has played the prostitute.

Isaiah 57:7

On a high and lofty mountain you have set your bed; there also you went up to offer sacrifice.

Isaiah 65:7

your own iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together," says Yahweh, "who have burned incense on the mountains, and blasphemed me on the hills; therefore will I first measure their work into their bosom."

Hosea 4:13

They sacrifice on the tops of the mountains, and burn incense on the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because its shade is good. Therefore your daughters play the prostitute, and your brides commit adultery.

Ezekiel 18:11

and who does not any of those [duties], but even has eaten on the mountains, and defiled his neighbor's wife,

Ezekiel 18:6

and has not eaten on the mountains, neither has lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither has defiled his neighbor's wife, neither has come near to a woman in her impurity,

Ezekiel 18:15

who has not eaten on the mountains, neither has lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, has not defiled his neighbor's wife,

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.

2 Kings 17:29

However every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the houses of the high places which the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities in which they lived.

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