2 Kings 16
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2 Kings 16
2 Chronicles 27:6 NKJV
So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the Lord his God.
2 Chronicles 27:2 NKJV
And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father Uzziah had done (although he did not enter the temple of the Lord). But still the people acted corruptly.
Proverbs 14:34 NKJV
Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a reproach to any people.
2 Chronicles 28:2 NKJV
For he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made molded images for the Baals.
Ezekiel 16:21 NKJV
that you have slain My children and offered them up to them by causing them to pass through the fire?
Jeremiah 7:31 NKJV
And they have built the high places of Tophet, which is in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, nor did it come into My heart.
Leviticus 18:21 NKJV
And you shall not let any of your descendants pass through the fire to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.
Deuteronomy 18:10 NKJV
There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,
Isaiah 7:4–6 NKJV
and say to him: ‘Take heed, and be quiet; do not fear or be fainthearted for these two stubs of smoking firebrands, for the fierce anger of Rezin and Syria, and the son of Remaliah. Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah have plotted evil against you, saying, “Let us go up against Judah and trouble it, and let us make a gap in its wall for ourselves, and set a king over them, the son of Tabel”—
2 Chronicles 28:8 NKJV
And the children of Israel carried away captive of their brethren two hundred thousand women, sons, and daughters; and they also took away much spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria.
1 Samuel 15:22–23 NKJV
So Samuel said: “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, As in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, And stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, He also has rejected you from being king.”
2 Chronicles 28:22–23 NKJV
Now in the time of his distress King Ahaz became increasingly unfaithful to the Lord. This is that King Ahaz. For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus which had defeated him, saying, “Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me.” But they were the ruin of him and of all Israel.
1 Corinthians 5:6 NKJV
Your glorying is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?
2 Chronicles 28:23 NKJV
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus which had defeated him, saying, “Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me.” But they were the ruin of him and of all Israel.