2 Kings 23:16
And as Josiah turned, he saw the tombs there on the hillside, and he sent someone to take the bones out of the tombs, and he burned them on the altar to defile it, according to the word the LORD proclaimed by the man of God who had foretold these things.
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1 Kings 13:2
And he cried out against the altar by the word of the LORD, "O altar, O altar, this is what the LORD says: 'A son named Josiah will be born to the house of David, and upon you he will sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones will be burned on you.'"

2 Kings 23:14
He smashed the sacred pillars to pieces, cut down the Asherah poles, and covered the sites with human bones.

Ezekiel 6:5
I will lay the corpses of the Israelites before their idols and scatter your bones around your altars.

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1 Kings 13:1, 2, 32
Suddenly, as Jeroboam was standing beside the altar to burn incense, there came a man of God from Judah to Bethel by the word of the LORD. . . .

Matthew 24:35
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.

John 10:35
If he called them gods to whom the word of God came--and the Scripture cannot be broken--

who proclaimed.

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