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1 Kings xiv. 22. Judah did evil in the sight of the Lord, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins.
Ver. 23. They built him high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.
Ver. 25. And it came to pass that Shishak, king of Egypt, came gainst Jerusalem.
Ver. 26. And he took away the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house, he took away all the shields of gold, which Solomon had made.
2 Kings xvii. 16. They made molten images, even two calves and made a grove, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and worshiped Baal.
Ver. 17. They caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments.
Ver. 18. Therefore the Lord was angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight. Ver. 20.
2 Chron. xxviii. 2. Ahaz made molten images for Baalim. Ver. 3. He burnt his children in the fire, after the abomination of the heathen, &c.
Ver. 5. Wherefore the Lord delivered him into the hands of the king of Assyria.
xxxiii. 7. Manasseh set a carved image in the house of God. Ver. 9. He made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err. Ver. 11. Wherefore the Lord brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon. 2 Kings xxi. 7, 12.
xxxiii. 22. Amon sacrificed to all carved images.
Ver. 24. And his servants conspired against him, and slew him. Ps. lxxviii. 58. They provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
Ver. 59. And God was wroth and greatly abhorred Israel.
Isa. viii. 19. Why have they provoked me to anger, with their graven images?
Ver. 22. Why is not the health of the daughter of my people restored?
Jer. 1. 37. A sword is upon their treasures.
Ver. 38. For it is a land of graven images, they are mad upon their images.
Ezek. vii 20. They made the images of their abominations in the house of the Lord.
Ver. 21. I will give it into the hands of the wicked for a spoil, and they shall spoil it. Ch. vi. 4 —v. 13.
viii. 12. Seest thou what the ancients of Israel do in the dark, every one in the house of his imagery.
Ver. 18. Therefore will I deal in fury, mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, though they cry in mine ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.
xvi. 17. Thou madest thyself images. See to ver. 30.
Ver. 20. Therefore I have delivered thee into the hand of them that hate thee.
Chap. xxxiii. throughout, Israel's apostary and punishment.
Dan. iii. 1. The king made an image. Ver. 5. He commanded to worship it.
iv. 25. They shall drive thee from among men, thy dwelling shall be with the beast of the field.
Hos. x. 1. According to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.
Ver. 10. It is my desire that I should chastise them. Ch. iii. 4. xi. 2. They sacrificed unto Baalim, and burnt incense to graven images.
Ver. 5. The Assyrian shall be his king.
xiii. 2. They sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver.
Ver. 3. Therefore they shall be as the chaff, that is driven with the whirl-wind.
Amos v. 26. Ye have born the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images.
Ver. 27. Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity. Rom. i. 23. They changed the glory of God into an image. Ver. 24. Wherefore God gave them up, &c. Rev. xiii. 14.—xix. 20.-xvi. 2. See also Lev. xxvi. 14, 30. Isa. xxi. 9.-xxvii. 9. Jer. xliii. 10, 13.-I. 2 —li. 47, 52. Ezek. vi. 4, 6.-xxx. 13. Hos. iii. 4.
CXLIX. Images, no representation of God. Deut. iv. 12. The Lord spake unto you out of the midst of the fire, ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no manner of similitude.
Ver. 15. Take therefore heed unto yourselves,
Ver. 16. Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female. Ver. 17, 18, 19.
Isa. xl. 18. To whom will ye liken God, or what likeness will ye compare unto him. Ver. 25. Ch. xlvi. 5.
Acts xvii. 29. We ought not to think that the God-head is like unto gold or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Images are vanity. Isa. xl. 19, 20.—xli. 29.—xliv. 9, 10 to 18. -xlv. 20. Jer. x. 8, 14. Hab. ii. 18, 19.
CL. They were commanded to be broken. Lev. vii. 25. Ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire.
Numb xxxiii. 52. Ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places. Exod. xiii. 24.-xxxiv. 13. Deut. vii. 5, 25. Isa. xxx. 22.-xvii 8.
CLI. Images were broken down. Exod. xxxii. 20. Moses burnt the calf which they had made in the fire.
2 Sam. v. 21. David burnt their images.
2 Kings iii. 2. Jehoram put away the images of Baal.
x. 26. Jehu and his men burnt the images of Baal. Ch. xi. 18. xviii. 4. Hezekiah removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brazen serpent which Moses had made, for the children of Israel did burn incense to it.
xxiii. 14. Josiah brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, &c. Ver. 19, 24.
2 Chron, xiv. 3. Asa brake down their images. Ver. v. CLII. Instances of images used by apostates, as outward symbols in worship offered to the true God.
Exod, xxxii. 4, 5. To the golden calf. Neh. ix. 18. Judges xvii. 3. Micah's image. Ver. 13. Ch. xviii. 31. 1 Kings xii. 26 to 33. Jeroboam's calves.
CLIII. Worship to images refused, though commanded by kings.
1 Kings xix. 4. By seven thousand in Israel. Rom. xi. 4. Rev. xv.
CLIV. Threats against idols and idolators. Isa. ii. 8. Their land is full of idols, they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made.
Ver. 9. The mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself, therefore forgive them not. Ch. xxvii. 11.
Ver. 18. The idols he shall utterly abolish.
Ver. 20. In that day shall a man cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made, each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats.
Ver. 21. To go into the clifts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.
xix 1. The Lord rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt, the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence.
Ver. 3. They shall seek to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizzards. See to ver. 18. Their punishment.
xlv. 16. They shall go to confusion, that are makers of idols. Zeph. i. 3. I will consume, saith the Lord, the stumbling blocks with the wicked. Ezek. xiv. 4, 7.
Ver. 4. I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place.
Ver. 5 And them that worship the host of heaven, and that swear by the Lord, and that swear by Malcham. See threats to ver. 18.
Zech. xiii. 2. Thus saith the Lord, I will cut off the names of idols out of the land of Egypt. Ezek. xxx. 12.
1 Cor. vi. 9. Idolaters shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Eph. v. 5.
Rev. xxi. 4. Idolaters shall have their portion in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone.
xxii. 15. Without (the heavenly Jerusalem) are dogs and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, &c.
CLV. Promises, warnings and exhortations, against idolatry,
Ezek. xviii. 6. If a man be just, and hath not lift up his eyes to idols he shall live. Ver. 9.
Ver. 17. He shall not die for the iniquity of his father.
xxxvi. 25. From all your idols will I cleanse you. Ch. xxxvii. 23. Isa. xxxi. 7.-xxvii. 9.
Acts xv. 20. Write to them that they abstain from idolatry.
Ver. 29. That they abstain from meats offered to idols. Ch. xxi. 25. Rev. ii. 14, 20.
1 Cor. v. 11. I have written unto you, if any man that is called a brother, be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolator, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner, with such an one no not to eat.
Against eating with idolaters at their sacrifices. See I Cor. viii. 4 to 14. Ch. x. 19, 20.
x. 7. Neither be ye idolaters as some of the Jews were. Ver. 14. Flee from idolatry.
2 Cor. vi. 16. What agreement hath the temple of God with idols.
1 John v. 21. Little children keep yourselves from idols.
Idols are vanity. See Isa. xlvi. 1.-xlviii. 5. Ezek. viii. 6. Zech x. 2. Idolatries abominable. 1 Pet. iv. 3. Sacrificing to devils. 1 Cor. x. 20. Rev. ix. 20.
CLVI. God's judgments upon idolaters. Ps. cvi. 25. They learned the works of the heathen. Ver. 36. And served their idols.
Ver. 40. Therefore was the wrath of the Lord kindled against his people. See Isa. ii. 8, 9. See to ver. 22.
Isa. Ivii. 4. Are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood.
Ver. 5. Enflaming yourselves with idols.
Ver. 10. Thou art wearied in the greatness of thy way.
Ver. 12. Thy works shall not profit thee.
Ezek. vi. 5. I will lay the dead carcases of the children of Israel before their idols. Ver. 6, 9, 13.
viii. 10. I saw the idols of Israel pourtrayed upon the wall.
Ver. 18. I will deal in fury, mine eye shall not spare.
xiv. 3. These men have set up their idols in their heart.
Ver. 4. Thus saith the Lord, every man of the house of Israel, that setteth up his idols in his heart, and cometh to the prophet, I the Lord will answer him that cometh according to the multitude of his idols.
Ver. 5. That I may take the house of Israel in their own heart, because they are estranged from me through their idols. Ver. 6, 8, 9.
xiv. 36. Thus saith the Lord God, because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms, with thy lovers, and with all the idols of thine abominations.
Ver. 38. I will judge thee as a woman that breaketh wedlock. Ver. 37.
xx. 7. Then said I, defile not yourselves with idols, but they rebelled against me.
Ver. 8. Then said I, I will pour out my fury upon them. See to
xxii. 3. Thus saith the Lord, the city maketh idols against herself to defile herself.
Ver. 4. Therefore have I made thee a reproach. See Chap. 23d, throughout.
xxxiii. 25. Thus saith the Lord, ye lift up your eyes unto your idols, and shall ye possess the land? See also, ver. 27, 28.
xxxvi. 18. I poured out my fury upon them because of their idols. xliv. 10. Israel went astray from me after their idols.
Ver. 12. Therefore have I lift up mine hand against them.
Hos. iv. 17. Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone. In the following places, and most of those quoted from Ezek. idola try is reproved and threatened, under the name of whoredom, filthiness and abomination, viz. Hos. i. 2.-ii. 2.-iv. 10, 15.-v. 3. —vi. 10.—ix. 1. Nah. iii, 4. Rev. xvii. 1, 15.—xix. 2. Idolatry to be purged. See Commandment first.
CLVII. Magicians. Exod. 7th, 8th, and 9th Chapters. Dan. ii. 2. Sorcerers. Mal. iii. 5. I will be a swift witness against the sorce
Rev. xxi. 8. Sorcerers shall have their portion in the lake that bur neth with fire and brimstone.
xxii. 15. Without the new Jerusalem are dogs and sorcerers. Isa. xlvii. 9.—lvii. 3. Jer. xxvii. 9, 10. Rev. ix. 21.—xviii. 1. Acts viii. 9. Simon. Acts xiii. 6, 8. Elimas.
CLVIII. Inchanters. Lev. xix. 26. Ye shall not use enchantments, nor observe times.
Numb. xxiii. 23. No enchantment against Jacob, no divination against Israel.
CLIX. Soothsayers. Isa. ii. 6. Thou hast forsaken thy people, the house of Jacob, because they are replenished from the east, and are sooth-sayers like the Philistines, and please themselves in the children of strangers.
Mic. v. 12. Thou shalt have no more soothsayers. Jos. xiii. 22. Dan. ii. 27.-v. 7, 11. Acts xvi. 16.
CLX. Observers of times. Lev. xix. 26. Ye shall not observe times. Deut. xviii. 10. There shall not be found among you an observer of times.
Ver. 14. These nations hearkened to the observers of times, and to diviners, but the Lord thy God hath not suffered thee to do so. Gal. iv. 10. Ye observe days and months, and times, and years. Ver. 11. I am afraid of you lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain. 2 Kings x. 6.
CLXI. Witches. Exod. xxii. 18. Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
Deut. xviii. 10. There shall not be found among you, one that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an inchanter, or a witch.
Ver. 11, 12. Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer, for all these things are an abomination to the Lord. See instances. Balaam. Numb. xxiv. 1. Israel. 2 Kings xvii. 17. Isa. xlvii. 9, 12. Manasseh. 2 Kings xxi. 6. Exod. vii. 11. 22. viii. 7, 18. Jer. xxvii. 29.
Gal. v. 20. The works of the flesh are witchcrafts. See 1 Sam. xv. 23. 2 Kings ix. 22. 2 Chron. xxxiii. 6. Mic. v. 12. Nah. iii. 4, 5.
CLXII. Wizards. Lev. xix. 31. Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards to be defiled with them.
xx. 6. The soul that turneth after such I will surely cut him off. Isa. viii. 19.
Ver. 27. A wizard shall surely be put to death. Deut. xviii. 14. 1 Sam. xxviii. 3, 9. 2 Kings xxi. 6.-xxiii. 24. Isa. xix. 3.
To which may be added, as breaches of this command. Col. ii. 18. Worshipping of angels. Rev. xix. 10.