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Deuteronomy 12

Overview

Deuteronomy 12:1, Monuments of idolatry are to be destroyed; Deuteronomy 12:4, The place of God’s service to be kept; Deuteronomy 12:15, Blood is forbidden; Deuteronomy 12:16, Blood is forbidden; Deuteronomy 12:17, Holy things must be eaten in the holy place; Deuteronomy 12:18, Holy things must be eaten in the holy place; Deuteronomy 12:19, The Levite is not to be forsaken; Deuteronomy 12:20, Blood is forbidden; Deuteronomy 12:26, Holy things must be eaten in the holy place; Deuteronomy 12:29, Idolatry is not to be enquired after.

Verse 1

the statutes: Deuteronomy 4:1, Deuteronomy 4:2, Deuteronomy 4:5, Deuteronomy 4:45, Deuteronomy 6:1, Deuteronomy 6:2

all the days: Deuteronomy 12:19, Deuteronomy 4:19, 1 Kings 8:40, Job 7:1, Psalms 104:33, Psalms 146:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:34 - When Leviticus 26:46 - the statutes Numbers 15:2 - General Deuteronomy 5:31 - General Deuteronomy 19:1 - hath cut Deuteronomy 26:16 - This day

Verse 2

utterly: Deuteronomy 7:5, Deuteronomy 7:25, Deuteronomy 7:26, Exodus 23:24, Exodus 34:12-17, Numbers 33:51, Numbers 33:52, Judges 2:2

possess: or, inherit, Numbers 22:41, 2 Kings 16:4, 2 Kings 17:10, 2 Kings 17:11, 2 Kings 23:13, Jeremiah 3:6, Ezekiel 20:28, Ezekiel 20:29, Hosea 4:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:13 - ye shall Leviticus 17:5 - in the open 1 Kings 3:2 - the people 1 Kings 14:23 - built 2 Kings 18:4 - brake 2 Chronicles 21:11 - Moreover 2 Chronicles 28:4 - General Psalms 78:58 - their high Isaiah 36:7 - is it not Isaiah 57:5 - under Jeremiah 2:20 - when upon Jeremiah 3:2 - unto Jeremiah 3:13 - under every 1 Thessalonians 3:9 - before

Verse 3

ye shall: Numbers 33:52, Judges 2:2, 2 Chronicles 31:1

overthrow: Heb. break down

and burn: 1 Kings 15:13, 2 Kings 18:4, 2 Kings 23:14, 2 Chronicles 14:3, 2 Chronicles 19:3, 2 Chronicles 34:3, Jeremiah 17:2, Micah 5:14

and destroy: Exodus 23:13, Psalms 16:4, Hosea 2:17, Zechariah 13:2, Revelation 13:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:24 - overthrow Exodus 34:13 - ye shall Deuteronomy 7:5 - destroy Deuteronomy 7:25 - graven Judges 17:3 - a graven image 1 Kings 14:15 - beyond the river 2 Kings 11:18 - brake they 2 Kings 17:10 - in every 2 Chronicles 23:17 - brake his altars 2 Chronicles 28:4 - General Daniel 11:8 - their gods

Verse 4

Deuteronomy 12:30, Deuteronomy 12:31, Deuteronomy 16:21, Deuteronomy 16:22, Deuteronomy 20:18, Leviticus 20:23

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:3 - and after Joshua 22:15 - General 1 Kings 14:15 - beyond the river 2 Kings 17:12 - Ye shall not Psalms 78:58 - their high

Verse 5

But unto: Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 16:2, Deuteronomy 26:2, Joshua 9:27, Joshua 18:1, 1 Kings 8:16, 1 Kings 8:20, 1 Kings 8:29, 1 Kings 14:21, 1 Chronicles 22:1, 2 Chronicles 7:12, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 87:2, Psalms 87:3, John 4:20-22, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 14:1

habitation: Exodus 15:2, Exodus 25:22, Numbers 7:89, 1 Kings 8:27, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14, Isaiah 66:1, Isaiah 66:2, Acts 7:48-50, Ephesians 2:20-22, Colossians 2:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places Exodus 23:17 - General Exodus 23:19 - first of the Leviticus 1:3 - at the Leviticus 5:15 - in the Leviticus 17:3 - that killeth an Leviticus 17:4 - bringeth Leviticus 27:30 - General Deuteronomy 12:14 - General Deuteronomy 12:21 - to put Deuteronomy 14:23 - eat before Deuteronomy 14:24 - which Deuteronomy 15:19 - thou shalt do Deuteronomy 15:20 - General Deuteronomy 16:5 - sacrifice Deuteronomy 17:8 - get thee up Deuteronomy 18:6 - unto the place Deuteronomy 31:11 - in the place Joshua 22:11 - heard Joshua 22:19 - wherein Joshua 22:27 - that we Judges 8:27 - Ophrah 1 Samuel 1:3 - to worship 1 Samuel 1:4 - offered 1 Samuel 1:24 - she took 1 Samuel 2:29 - habitation 1 Kings 9:3 - to put 1 Kings 11:13 - for Jerusalem's 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 2 Kings 17:36 - him shall ye fear 2 Kings 21:4 - In Jerusalem 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name 2 Chronicles 2:1 - for the name 2 Chronicles 2:6 - save only 2 Chronicles 6:5 - my name 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice 2 Chronicles 12:13 - to put Ezra 3:2 - as it is written Ezra 6:3 - the place Ezra 6:12 - caused Ezra 7:17 - offer them Nehemiah 1:9 - the place Psalms 68:16 - the hill Psalms 74:7 - dwelling Psalms 122:4 - Whither Song of Solomon 4:6 - the mountain Isaiah 33:20 - the city Jeremiah 7:12 - where Luke 2:41 - went

Verse 6

your burnt: Leviticus 17:3-9, Ezekiel 20:40

tithes: Deuteronomy 12:17, Deuteronomy 14:22-26, Deuteronomy 15:19, Deuteronomy 15:20, Deuteronomy 26:2, Leviticus 27:32, Leviticus 27:33, Numbers 18:15-17, Malachi 3:8, Malachi 3:10, Luke 11:42, Luke 18:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:3 - at the Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 8:31 - Boil Leviticus 17:4 - bringeth Leviticus 22:18 - vows Leviticus 23:38 - and beside Leviticus 27:30 - General Numbers 15:3 - or in a freewill Numbers 18:8 - the charge Numbers 18:19 - the heave Numbers 29:39 - beside your vows Deuteronomy 12:13 - General Deuteronomy 12:26 - holy Deuteronomy 16:5 - sacrifice Deuteronomy 23:18 - any vow Joshua 22:19 - wherein Joshua 22:27 - that we 1 Samuel 1:24 - she took 1 Samuel 2:29 - habitation 1 Samuel 9:12 - sacrifice 1 Samuel 13:9 - he offered 2 Kings 4:42 - bread 2 Kings 17:36 - him shall ye fear 2 Chronicles 2:6 - save only 2 Chronicles 7:12 - an house of sacrifice 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice 2 Chronicles 31:14 - the freewill Ezra 3:5 - willingly Ezra 6:3 - the place Nehemiah 10:36 - the firstborn Nehemiah 10:39 - For the children Psalms 54:6 - freely Proverbs 7:14 - I have peace offerings with me Song of Solomon 4:6 - the mountain Joel 1:16 - joy Amos 4:5 - proclaim

Verse 7

And there: Deuteronomy 12:18, Deuteronomy 14:23, Deuteronomy 14:26, Deuteronomy 15:20, Isaiah 23:18

ye shall: Deuteronomy 12:12, Deuteronomy 12:18, Deuteronomy 16:11-15, Deuteronomy 26:11, Deuteronomy 27:7, Leviticus 23:40, Psalms 128:1, Psalms 128:2, Malachi 2:13, Acts 2:46, Philippians 4:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:12 - Aaron Exodus 24:11 - did eat Leviticus 8:31 - Boil Leviticus 10:19 - should Deuteronomy 28:47 - General 1 Samuel 9:12 - sacrifice 1 Kings 8:66 - joyful 1 Chronicles 15:25 - with joy 1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink 2 Chronicles 7:10 - glad 2 Chronicles 30:21 - great gladness Ezra 6:16 - with joy Nehemiah 8:9 - mourn not Psalms 54:6 - freely Psalms 149:2 - rejoice Proverbs 7:14 - I have peace offerings with me Ecclesiastes 3:22 - nothing Ecclesiastes 9:7 - eat Isaiah 62:9 - shall eat Ezekiel 44:3 - to eat Joel 1:16 - joy Joel 2:26 - and praise Amos 4:5 - proclaim Zechariah 7:6 - did not ye eat for Zechariah 14:21 - every 1 Corinthians 10:31 - ye eat

Verse 8

every man: Numbers 15:39, Judges 17:6, Judges 21:25, Proverbs 21:2, Amos 5:25, Acts 7:42

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:25 - when Leviticus 14:34 - When Joshua 3:9 - Hear the words Joshua 5:5 - they had not

Verse 9

Deuteronomy 25:19, 1 Kings 8:56, 1 Chronicles 23:25, Micah 2:10, Hebrews 4:8, Hebrews 4:9, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:25 - when Leviticus 14:34 - which I Numbers 15:2 - General Numbers 35:10 - General Deuteronomy 17:14 - When thou Joshua 5:5 - they had not Joshua 22:4 - given rest Jeremiah 31:2 - when 2 Corinthians 5:7 - General

Verse 10

But when: Deuteronomy 3:27, Deuteronomy 4:22, Deuteronomy 9:1, Deuteronomy 11:31, Joshua 3:17, Joshua 4:1, Joshua 4:12

ye dwell: Deuteronomy 33:12, Deuteronomy 33:28, Leviticus 25:18, Leviticus 25:19, 1 Samuel 7:12, 1 Kings 4:25, Psalms 4:8, Proverbs 1:33, Jeremiah 23:6, Jeremiah 32:37, Jeremiah 33:11, Ezekiel 28:26, Ezekiel 34:25, Ezekiel 34:28, Ezekiel 38:8

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:34 - which I Deuteronomy 17:14 - When thou Deuteronomy 30:20 - thou mayest 1 Kings 8:56 - hath given rest 1 Chronicles 22:18 - and hath Acts 9:31 - the churches

Verse 11

a place: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:14, Deuteronomy 12:18, Deuteronomy 12:21, Deuteronomy 12:26, Deuteronomy 14:23, Deuteronomy 15:20, Deuteronomy 16:2-8, Deuteronomy 17:8, Deuteronomy 18:6, Deuteronomy 23:16, Deuteronomy 26:2, Deuteronomy 31:11, Joshua 18:1, 1 Kings 8:13, 1 Kings 8:29, Psalms 78:68, Jeremiah 7:12, John 4:20-23

your choice: Heb. the choice of your

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 17:3 - that killeth an Numbers 15:3 - a sacrifice Numbers 18:8 - the charge Deuteronomy 12:17 - the tithe Joshua 22:27 - that we 1 Samuel 1:3 - to worship 1 Samuel 1:24 - she took 1 Kings 8:16 - my name 1 Kings 9:3 - to put 1 Kings 11:13 - for Jerusalem's 2 Kings 17:36 - him shall ye fear 1 Chronicles 22:1 - This is the house 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name 1 Chronicles 22:18 - and hath 1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink 2 Chronicles 2:1 - for the name 2 Chronicles 2:6 - save only 2 Chronicles 6:5 - my name 2 Chronicles 7:12 - have chosen 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice 2 Chronicles 12:13 - to put 2 Chronicles 33:4 - In Jerusalem Ezra 6:3 - the place Ezra 6:12 - caused Nehemiah 12:43 - offered Psalms 19:8 - rejoicing Psalms 46:4 - holy Psalms 66:13 - go into Psalms 68:16 - the hill Psalms 122:4 - Whither Joel 1:16 - joy Luke 2:41 - went

Verse 12

Numbers 18:20, Numbers 18:23, Numbers 18:24, Numbers 18:26, Joshua 13:14, Joshua 13:33, Joshua 14:4

And ye: Deuteronomy 12:7, Deuteronomy 14:26, Deuteronomy 14:27, 1 Kings 8:66, 2 Chronicles 29:36, 2 Chronicles 30:21-26, Nehemiah 8:10-12, Psalms 100:1, Psalms 100:2, Psalms 147:1, 1 John 1:3, 1 John 1:4

the Levite: Deuteronomy 12:19, Deuteronomy 14:27, Deuteronomy 14:29, Deuteronomy 16:11, Deuteronomy 16:14, Deuteronomy 18:6, Deuteronomy 26:12

forasmuch: Deuteronomy 10:9, Deuteronomy 18:1, Deuteronomy 18:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:29 - an heave Deuteronomy 12:18 - thou must Deuteronomy 26:11 - rejoice Deuteronomy 27:7 - rejoice 1 Kings 8:56 - hath given rest 2 Kings 17:36 - him shall ye fear 1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink 2 Chronicles 7:10 - glad Nehemiah 8:9 - mourn not Nehemiah 12:43 - offered Psalms 19:8 - rejoicing Psalms 32:11 - Be glad Psalms 46:4 - holy Psalms 66:13 - go into Psalms 68:3 - rejoice Psalms 118:15 - voice Ecclesiastes 2:24 - nothing Ecclesiastes 9:7 - eat Isaiah 62:9 - shall eat Joel 1:16 - joy Joel 2:26 - and praise Zechariah 14:21 - every Luke 10:7 - for Acts 2:46 - did 1 Corinthians 10:31 - ye eat

Verse 13

This was directly opposed to the customs of the heathen idolaters, in offering their sacrifices on the tops of hills and mountains. Deuteronomy 12:6, Leviticus 17:2-5, 1 Kings 12:28-32, 1 Kings 15:34, 2 Chronicles 15:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:3 - at the Leviticus 17:4 - bringeth Joshua 22:15 - General Joshua 22:29 - to build 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice 2 Chronicles 32:12 - Ye shall worship Isaiah 36:7 - is it not

Verse 14

Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:11, Psalms 5:7, Psalms 9:11, 2 Corinthians 5:19, Hebrews 10:19-22, Hebrews 13:15

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:3 - at the Leviticus 17:4 - bringeth Deuteronomy 16:2 - in the place which Joshua 22:15 - General Joshua 22:29 - to build 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 2 Chronicles 2:6 - save only 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice 2 Chronicles 15:17 - the high places 2 Chronicles 32:12 - Ye shall worship Isaiah 36:7 - is it not

Verse 15

whatsoever: Deuteronomy 14:26

the unclean: Deuteronomy 12:21, Deuteronomy 12:22, Deuteronomy 14:5, Deuteronomy 15:22, Deuteronomy 15:23, Leviticus 17:3-5, Of the propriety of eating clean animals there could be no question, but the blood must be poured out: yet there were cases when they might kill and eat in all their gates such as the roebuck and the hart, or all clean wild beasts; for these being taken in hunting, and frequently shot by arrows, their blood could not be poured out at the altar

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:3 - Every Deuteronomy 12:20 - I will

Verse 16

Deuteronomy 12:23, Deuteronomy 12:24, Deuteronomy 15:23, Genesis 9:4 Leviticus 7:26, Leviticus 7:27, Leviticus 17:10-13, Acts 15:29, 1 Timothy 4:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:17 - blood Leviticus 17:13 - pour out Deuteronomy 12:22 - General 1 Samuel 14:32 - did eat Ezekiel 24:7 - she poured Ezekiel 33:25 - Ye eat Acts 15:20 - things

Verse 17

the tithe: Deuteronomy 12:6, Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 14:22-29, Deuteronomy 26:12, Deuteronomy 26:14, Leviticus 27:30-32, Numbers 18:21-24

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:20 - tithes Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 19:24 - all the Leviticus 22:18 - freewill Numbers 15:3 - or in a freewill Numbers 31:47 - the Levites Deuteronomy 14:23 - eat before Deuteronomy 15:19 - thou shalt do Deuteronomy 15:20 - General Joshua 22:27 - that we 1 Samuel 1:4 - offered 2 Chronicles 31:14 - the freewill Ezra 3:5 - willingly Nehemiah 10:39 - For the children Ezekiel 44:3 - to eat

Verse 18

thou must: Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 12:12, Deuteronomy 12:19, Deuteronomy 14:23, Deuteronomy 15:20

rejoice: Deuteronomy 12:7, Psalms 32:11, Psalms 68:3, Proverbs 3:17, Isaiah 12:3, Acts 2:46, Acts 16:34, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Galatians 5:22, Philippians 3:1-3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:24 - all the Deuteronomy 12:26 - holy Deuteronomy 14:26 - eat Deuteronomy 14:27 - the Levite Deuteronomy 16:2 - in the place which Deuteronomy 16:11 - General Deuteronomy 26:11 - rejoice Joshua 22:27 - that we 1 Kings 8:66 - joyful 1 Chronicles 15:25 - with joy 2 Chronicles 7:10 - glad Ecclesiastes 2:24 - nothing Ecclesiastes 3:22 - nothing Isaiah 23:18 - for them Ezekiel 44:3 - to eat Joel 2:26 - and praise Habakkuk 3:18 - I will rejoice Luke 2:41 - went Luke 10:7 - for 1 Thessalonians 3:9 - before

Verse 19

Take: Deuteronomy 14:27-29, 2 Chronicles 11:13, 2 Chronicles 11:14, 2 Chronicles 31:4-21, Nehemiah 10:34-39, 1 Corinthians 9:10-14

as long: etc. Heb. all thy days, Deuteronomy 12:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:22 - for the priests Numbers 31:29 - an heave Deuteronomy 12:12 - the Levite Deuteronomy 12:18 - thou must Deuteronomy 18:1 - shall have Joshua 13:14 - General Isaiah 23:18 - for them Ezekiel 48:13 - five and twenty thousand in Luke 10:7 - for Galatians 6:6 - General

Verse 20

shall: 1 Chronicles 4:10

as he hath: Deuteronomy 11:24, Deuteronomy 19:8, Genesis 15:18-21, Genesis 28:14, Exodus 23:31, Exodus 34:24

I will: Deuteronomy 12:15, Genesis 31:30, Numbers 11:4, Numbers 11:20, Numbers 11:34, 2 Samuel 13:39, 2 Samuel 23:15, Psalms 63:1, Psalms 84:2, Psalms 107:9, Psalms 119:20, Psalms 119:40, Psalms 119:174, 2 Corinthians 9:14, Philippians 1:8, Philippians 2:26

Reciprocal: Leviticus 17:3 - that killeth an Deuteronomy 14:26 - thy soul

Verse 21

to put: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 14:23, Deuteronomy 14:24, Deuteronomy 16:6, Deuteronomy 16:11, Deuteronomy 26:2, Exodus 20:24, 1 Kings 14:21, 2 Chronicles 12:13, Ezra 6:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:15 - the unclean Deuteronomy 14:26 - thy soul Deuteronomy 15:22 - the unclean 1 Kings 9:3 - to put 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name 2 Chronicles 7:16 - have I chosen Nehemiah 1:9 - the place

Verse 22

Deuteronomy 12:15, Deuteronomy 12:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:22 - the unclean

Verse 23

sure: Heb. strong

the blood is: Genesis 9:4, Leviticus 3:16, Leviticus 3:17, Leviticus 17:11, Leviticus 17:14, Matthew 20:28, Revelation 5:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 17:10 - that eateth Leviticus 19:26 - with the blood Deuteronomy 12:16 - General Deuteronomy 15:23 - General 1 Samuel 14:32 - did eat Acts 15:20 - things

Verse 24

Deuteronomy 12:16, Deuteronomy 15:23

Reciprocal: Leviticus 17:13 - pour out 1 Samuel 14:32 - did eat Ezekiel 24:7 - she poured

Verse 25

that it: Deuteronomy 12:28, Deuteronomy 4:40, Deuteronomy 5:16, Psalms 112:2, Isaiah 3:10, Isaiah 48:18, Isaiah 48:19, Ezekiel 33:25

when: Deuteronomy 6:18, Deuteronomy 13:18, Exodus 15:26, 1 Kings 11:38, Ecclesiastes 2:26

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 5:29 - that it might Deuteronomy 17:20 - he turn Ephesians 6:3 - General

Verse 26

holy: Deuteronomy 12:6, Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 12:18, Numbers 5:9, Numbers 5:10, Numbers 18:19

thy vows: Genesis 28:20, Leviticus 22:18-33, 1 Samuel 1:21-24, Psalms 66:13-15

Reciprocal: Leviticus 5:15 - in the Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 17:3 - that killeth an Deuteronomy 16:2 - in the place which Joshua 22:27 - that we 2 Chronicles 2:6 - save only 2 Chronicles 32:12 - Ye shall worship

Verse 27

thy burnt: Leviticus 1:5, Leviticus 1:9, Leviticus 1:13, Leviticus 17:11

and the blood: Leviticus 4:30, Leviticus 17:11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:3 - at the Leviticus 17:3 - that killeth an Deuteronomy 18:3 - offer a sacrifice Joshua 22:27 - that we 2 Chronicles 32:12 - Ye shall worship

Verse 28

Exodus 34:11, Leviticus 19:37, 2 Chronicles 7:17, Nehemiah 1:5, Psalms 105:45, Ezekiel 37:24, John 15:3, John 15:10, John 15:14

Observe: Deuteronomy 24:8

that it may: Deuteronomy 12:25

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:26 - and wilt Deuteronomy 1:18 - General Deuteronomy 4:40 - it may go Deuteronomy 5:29 - that it might Deuteronomy 6:18 - shalt do Deuteronomy 13:18 - to keep Deuteronomy 17:20 - he turn 2 Kings 17:31 - burnt their children Ephesians 6:3 - General

Verse 29

cut off: Deuteronomy 9:3, Deuteronomy 19:1, Exodus 23:23, Joshua 23:4, Psalms 78:55

succeedest: Heb. inheritest, or, possessest

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:5 - shall bring Deuteronomy 18:9 - General

Verse 30

that thou: Deuteronomy 7:16, Exodus 23:31-33, Leviticus 18:3, Numbers 33:52, Judges 2:2, Judges 2:3, 2 Kings 17:15, Psalms 106:34-38, Ezekiel 20:28

by following: Heb. after

How did: Jeremiah 10:2, Ezekiel 20:32, Romans 12:2, Ephesians 4:17, 1 Peter 4:3, 1 Peter 4:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:26 - we shall Exodus 23:24 - do after Exodus 23:33 - it will surely Leviticus 20:23 - in the manners Deuteronomy 12:4 - General Deuteronomy 20:18 - General 2 Kings 16:10 - saw an altar 2 Kings 17:8 - walked Ezra 9:1 - doing according Psalms 106:37 - they sacrificed Ezekiel 11:12 - but

Verse 31

Thou: Deuteronomy 12:4, Deuteronomy 18:9, Exodus 23:2, Leviticus 18:3, Leviticus 18:26-30, 2 Kings 17:15-17, 2 Kings 21:2, 2 Chronicles 33:2, 2 Chronicles 36:14

abomination to the: Heb. abomination of the

even their sons: The unnatural and horrid practice of offering human sacrifices not only existed, but universally prevailed among ancient nations. We have already - See note on Leviticus 20:2 referred to the custom among the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, descendants from the Canaanitish nations, of sacrificing their children to Moloch, or Saturn; and we will now cite a passage from Diodorus Siculus - lib. xx. which immediately precedes that already produced relative to this barbarous custom. He states that the Carthaginians imputed their being besieged by Agathocles to the anger of Saturn, because, instead of sacrificing the best of their own children, as formerly, they had sacrificed children bought for that purpose. "In haste, therefore, to rectify their errors, they chose 200 of the noblest children, and publicly sacrificed them! Others, accused of irreligion, voluntarily gave themselves up, to the number of no less than 300!" Deuteronomy 18:10, Leviticus 18:21, Leviticus 20:2, Jeremiah 7:31, Jeremiah 32:35, Ezekiel 20:31, Ezekiel 23:27, Micah 6:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:26 - we shall Exodus 23:24 - do after Leviticus 18:24 - for Leviticus 20:23 - in the manners Numbers 33:52 - General Deuteronomy 7:16 - for that will Deuteronomy 9:4 - for the wickedness Deuteronomy 16:22 - which Deuteronomy 20:18 - General Judges 11:39 - did with 1 Kings 21:26 - according to 2 Kings 3:27 - offered him 2 Kings 16:3 - made his son 2 Kings 17:8 - walked 2 Kings 17:31 - burnt their children 2 Chronicles 28:3 - after the abominations 2 Chronicles 33:6 - caused Ezra 9:1 - doing according Ezra 9:11 - The land Psalms 53:1 - have done Psalms 74:20 - the dark Psalms 106:37 - they sacrificed Jeremiah 10:2 - Learn Jeremiah 19:5 - to burn Ezekiel 11:12 - but Ezekiel 16:45 - that loatheth Ezekiel 23:37 - have also 1 Peter 4:3 - to have

Verse 32

thou shalt not: Deuteronomy 4:2, Deuteronomy 13:18, Joshua 1:7, Proverbs 30:6, Matthew 28:20, Revelation 22:18, Revelation 22:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:22 - General Genesis 21:4 - General Exodus 12:50 - as the Lord Exodus 34:11 - Observe Exodus 35:29 - the Lord Exodus 39:32 - according Exodus 39:42 - according Exodus 40:16 - according Leviticus 8:4 - General Leviticus 8:36 - Aaron Leviticus 10:1 - which Leviticus 18:26 - keep Numbers 1:54 - General Deuteronomy 1:18 - General Deuteronomy 5:32 - ye shall not Deuteronomy 11:32 - General Deuteronomy 17:20 - he turn Deuteronomy 19:9 - If thou shalt Deuteronomy 26:16 - This day Joshua 11:15 - he left nothing Joshua 23:6 - that ye Judges 13:14 - all that I 2 Kings 17:37 - the statutes 2 Chronicles 30:5 - for they Psalms 119:4 - General Proverbs 4:27 - Turn Jeremiah 11:7 - in the Jeremiah 26:2 - diminish Ezekiel 20:19 - walk Ezekiel 44:5 - concerning Matthew 5:19 - these Matthew 15:9 - teaching Mark 7:7 - the commandments Luke 2:39 - performed Galatians 1:9 - than 1 John 5:17 - all

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 12". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/deuteronomy-12.html.