They rejected His statutes and the covenant He had made with their fathers, as well as the decrees He had given them. They pursued worthless idols and themselves became worthless, going after the surrounding nations the LORD had commanded them not to imitate.
Cross ReferencesRomans 1:21
For although they knew God, they neither glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts.
Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and the other half he sprinkled on the altar.
and if you reject My statutes, despise My ordinances, and neglect to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant,
be careful not to be ensnared by their ways after they have been destroyed before you. Do not inquire about their gods, asking, "How do these nations serve their gods? I will do likewise."
You must not worship the LORD your God in this way, because they practice for their gods every abomination which the LORD hates. They even burn their sons and daughters in the fire as sacrifices to their gods.
And the people will answer, 'It is because they abandoned the covenant of the LORD, the God of their fathers, which He made with them when He brought them out of the land of Egypt.
They have provoked My jealousy by that which is not God; they have enraged Me with their worthless idols. So I will make them jealous by those who are not a people; I will make them angry by a nation without understanding.
1 Kings 11:11
Then the LORD said to Solomon, "Because you have done this and have not kept My covenant and My statutes, which I have commanded you, I will tear the kingdom away from you and give it to your servant.
They did not keep God's covenant and refused to live by His law.
This is what the LORD says: "What fault did your fathers find in Me that they strayed so far from Me, and followed worthless idols, and became worthless themselves?
The wise will be put to shame; they will be dismayed and snared. They have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom do they really have?
provoking Me to anger by the work of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt where you have gone to reside. As a result, you will be cut off and become an object of cursing and reproach among all the nations of the earth.
Those who cling to worthless idols forsake His loving devotion.
Chapter Outline1. Hoshea the Last King of Israel
3. Being subdued by Shalmaneser, he conspires against him with So, king of Egypt
5. Samaria for sinning is led into captivity
24. The strange nations transplanted into Samaria make a mixture of religions.
Jump to PreviousCharged Commanded Covenant Fathers Followed Heathen Nations Nought Rejected Round Statutes Testified Testimonies Vain Vanity Wherewith
Jump to NextCharged Commanded Covenant Fathers Followed Heathen Nations Nought Rejected Round Statutes Testified Testimonies Vain Vanity Wherewith
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Deuteronomy 29:10-15, 25, 26
Deuteronomy 6:17, 18
2 Chronicles 36:15, 16
Nehemiah 9:26, 29, 30
Jeremiah 4:4, 23
Deuteronomy 32:21, 31
1 Samuel 12:21
1 Kings 16:13
Jeremiah 10:8, 15
1 Corinthians 8:4
2 Kings 17:8, 11, 12
Deuteronomy 12:30, 31
2 Chronicles 33:2, 9
Links2 Kings 17:15 NIV
2 Kings 17:15 NLT
2 Kings 17:15 ESV
2 Kings 17:15 NASB
2 Kings 17:15 KJV
2 Kings 17:15 Bible Apps
2 Kings 17:15 Parallel
2 Kings 17:15 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 17:15 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 17:15 French Bible
2 Kings 17:15 German Bible
2 Kings 17:15 Commentaries