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The Bible Confirms Other Gods

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The Bible Confirms Other Gods

By Gary DeVaney 

Psalms 95:3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

 

Alphabetical Bible C&V Listings:


Acts 7:40-43 Make us gods to go before us: and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan,

 

Remphan

 

Acts 14:11-12 The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men. And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius...

 

 

Jupiter                                     Mercurius

 

Acts 17:18-23 Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? Other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods. Because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection. I found an altar with this inscription, to the unknown god. According to Erasmus in The Praise Of Folly, the inscription actually said : To the gods of Asia, Europe, and Africa, to all foreign and unknown gods.

Acts 19:24-35 Demetrius, a silversmith, which Diana made silver shrines for, the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians. all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians. the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?

 

  

        Goddess Diana Of The Hunt                                           Diana Roman Mythology Goddess Of The Moon

 

Amos 5:26 Succoth is the name of a place, but here it seems to have been interpreted as a synonym for Moloch.

I Chronicles 5:25 And went a whoring after the gods of the people of the land...

I Chronicles 10:10 And they put his armor in the house of their gods, and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon.

I Chronicles 14:12 And when they had left their gods there...

I Chronicles 16:25-26 For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the people are idols...

II Chronicles 2:5 For great is our God above all gods.

II Chronicles 7:19-22 And shall go and serve other gods, and worship them; and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them...

II Chronicles 13:8-9 And there are with your golden calves, which Jeroboam made you for gods. The same may be a priest of them that are no gods.

 

Golden Calf

 

II Chronicles 14:3-5 KJV For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images...

II Chronicles 15:16 KJV He removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove. And Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it...

II Chronicles 17:3-6 KJV And sought not unto Baalim; moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

II Chronicles 23:17 Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

II Chronicles 24:7-18 KJV And also all the dedicated things of the house of the Lord did they bestow upon Baalim and served groves and idols...

II Chronicles 25:14-20 That he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be his gods, and bowed down himself before them, and burned incense unto them. Why hast thou sought after the gods of the people, because they sought after the gods of Edom.

 

Edom Today

 

II Chronicles 28:2-25 And made also molten images for Baalim. For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, he made high places to burn incense unto other gods...

II Chronicles 31:1 KJV And brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves, and threw down the high places and the altars...

II Chronicles 32:13-19 Were the gods of the nations of those lands any ways able to deliver their lands out of mine hand? Who was there among all the gods of those nations that my father's utterly destroyed as the gods of the nations of other lands have not delivered their people out of mine hand, as against the gods of the people of the earth, which were the work of the hands of man.

II Chronicles 33:3-19 KJV For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down, and he reared up altars for Baalim, and made groves, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them. Also he built altars in the house of the Lord, And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed times, and used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt with a familiar spirit, and with wizards:

 

Hezekiah

 

And he set a carved image, the idol which he had made, in the house of God, And he took away the strange gods, and the idol out of the house of the Lord, and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of the Lord, Nevertheless the people did sacrifice still in the high places, yet unto the Lord their God only. and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images...

II Chronicles 34:3-25 KJV Began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images. And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, And when he had broken down the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images into powder, and cut down all the idols and have burned incense unto other gods...

I Corinthians 8:5 For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many)

Daniel 2:11-47 And there is none other that can shew it before the king, except the gods, whose dwelling is not with flesh. That your God is a God of gods...

Daniel 3:12-18 They serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up. do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up? that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.

Daniel 4:8-18 Whose name was Belteshazzar, according to the name of my God, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods: know that the spirit of the holy gods is in thee, for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.

 

Belteshazzar

 

Daniel 5:4-23 And praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone. There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone...

Daniel 11:8-36 And shall also carry captives into Egypt their gods, and shall speak marvelous things against the God of gods...

Deuteronomy 4:3-28 Your eyes have seen what the Lord did because of Baalpeor: for all the men that followed Baalpeor, And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

Deuteronomy 5:7-9 Thou shalt have none other gods before me. Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them...

Deuteronomy 6:14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you...

Deuteronomy 7:4-24 KJV That they may serve other gods: ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire. Neither shalt thou serve their gods; The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire...

 

The Burning Of Other Gods

 

Deuteronomy 8:19 And walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them...

Deuteronomy 10:17 For the Lord your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God...

Deuteronomy 11:16-28 And ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them; to go after other gods, which ye have not known.

Deuteronomy 12:2-31 KJV Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree: And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place. and that thou enquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burnt in the fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 13:2-13 Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, of the gods of the people which are round about you, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known...

Deuteronomy 16:21-22 KJV Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of the Lord thy God, which thou shalt make thee. Neither shalt thou set thee up any image; which the Lord thy God hateth.

Deuteronomy 17:3 Served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven,

Deuteronomy 18:20 Or that shall speak in the name of other gods...

Deuteronomy 20:18 To do after all their abominations, which they have done unto their gods...

Deuteronomy 28:14-64 To go after other gods to serve them. and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone. and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 29:18-26 To go and serve the gods of these nations; For they went and served other gods, and worshipped them, gods whom they knew not...

Deuteronomy 30:17 But shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them...

Deuteronomy 31:16-20 And go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, in that they are turned unto other gods. then will they turn unto other gods...

Deuteronomy 32:16-37 They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger. They sacrificed unto devils [Shedim], not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted...

 

Abominations

 

 

Exodus 12:12 And against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment...

Exodus 15:11 Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods?

Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the Lord is greater than all gods...

Exodus 20:3-23 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold.

Exodus 22:20-28 He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the Lord only, he shall be utterly destroyed. Thou shalt not revile the gods...

Exodus 23:13-33 KJV And make no mention of the name of other gods, Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images. Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods. for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.

Exodus 32:1-31 Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. Make us gods, which shall go before us: and have made them gods of gold.

Exodus 34:13-17 KJV But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves: and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods. Thou shalt make thee no molten gods.

Ezekiel 8:14 There sat women weeping for Tammuz.

 

         

                                     Women Weeping For Tammuz

 

Ezekiel 20:8 They did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt...

Ezra 1:7 And had put them in the house of his gods...

Ezra 9:1 The people of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the people of the lands, doing according to their abominations, even of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites.

Galatians 4:8 Ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods.

Genesis 3:5 Then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Genesis 31:19-52 Considering that teraphim were phallic idols, was Rachel having a good time when she sat on them to prevent them being found by Laban? And Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's. yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods? With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And he searched but found not the images.

Genesis 35:2-4 Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak...

 

Hiding Other Gods Under The Oak Tree

 

Hosea 2:8-17 The final part here is stating that God was originally called Baalim (itself a title simply meaning Lord ) but no longer wished to be known by that name, except to complicate matters it's also Husband , which is what Ishi means.

KJV which they prepared for Baal. And I will visit upon her the days of Baalim that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali. For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.

Hosea 3:1-4 Who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.

Hosea 4:12-19 For the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God. They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery. and they sacrifice with harlots: Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone. they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices. Whoring & adultery in the sense of worshipping other gods (in this case Kadesh).

Hosea 9:10 But they went to Baalpeor,

Hosea 10:1 According to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.

Hosea 11:2 KJV They sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

 

Incense

 

Hosea 14:3 Ye are our gods: for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.

Isaiah 3:18 KJV In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon...

Isaiah 17:8 KJV And he shall not look to the altars, the work of his hands, neither shall respect that which his fingers have made, either the groves, or the images.

Isaiah 19:19 In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord.

Isaiah 21:9 Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.

Isaiah 26:14-19 KJV They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.

Isaiah 27:9 KJV When he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, the groves and images shall not stand up.

Isaiah 36:18-20 Hath any of the gods of the nations delivered his land out of the hand of the king of Assyria? Where are the gods of Hamath and Arphad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim? and have they delivered Samaria out of my hand? Who are they among all the gods of these lands...

 

King Of Assyria

 

Isaiah 37:12-38 Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed, And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone: as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, ( 2 Kings 19:37)

Isaiah 41:23 Shew the things that are to come hereafter, that we may know that ye are gods...

Isaish 42:17 That trust in graven images, that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods.

Isaiah 46:1 Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle:

Isaiah 51:9 Art thou not it that hath cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon?

In the Apocrapha (books that did NOT make the Bible cut) the book of Jasher states:

Jasher 9:7-8 And Terah with all his household were then the first of those that served gods of wood and stone. And Terah had twelve gods of large size, made of wood and stone, after the twelve months of the year, and he served each one monthly, and every month Terah would bring his meat offering and drink offering to his gods; thus did Terah all the days.

Jasher 29:15 And they sacrificed and burnt incense to the Baalim...

Who was Terah? Terah was Abraham's father and Terah worshipped idols.

Jeremiah 1:16 And have burned incense unto other gods, and worshipped the works of their own hands.

 

Worshipping Idols

 

Jeremiah 2:8-28 And the prophets prophesied by Baal, hath a nation changed their gods, which are yet no gods? I have not gone after Baalim? But where are thy gods that thou hast made thee? For according to the number of thy cities are thy gods...

Jeremiah 5:7-19 And sworn by them that are no gods: and served strange gods in your land...

Jeremiah 7:6-31 Neither walk after other gods to your hurt: and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not; and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, And they have built the high places of Tophet, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire; The latter referring to Moloch.

Jeremiah 8:19 Why have they provoked me to anger with their graven images?

Jeremiah 9:14 But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them...

Jeremiah 10:11 The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth...

Jeremiah 11:10-17 And they went after other gods to serve them: and cry unto the gods unto whom they offer incense: For according to the number of thy cities were thy gods, even altars to burn incense unto Baal. Offering incense unto Baal.

Jeremiah 12:16 As they taught my people to swear by Baal...

 

 

Baal

 

Jeremiah 13:10 And walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them...

Jeremiah 16:11-20 And have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and there shall ye serve other gods day and night; shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no gods?

Jeremiah 17:2 KJV Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees upon the high hills.

Jeremiah 19:4-13 And have burned incense in it unto other gods, they have built also the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal, they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.

Jeremiah 22:9 And worshipped other gods, and served them.

Jeremiah 23:13-27 And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. as their fathers have forgotten my name for Baal. As this is God himself speaking, he's admitting his followers have forgotten his own name.

Jeremiah 25:6 And go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them...

Jeremiah 27:4 For thus saith the Lord of hosts concerning the pillars...

Jeremiah 32:29-35 Upon whose roofs they have offered incense unto Baal, and poured out drink offerings unto other gods, And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech...

 

Molech

 

Jeremiah 35:15 And go not after other gods to serve them...

Jeremiah 43:12-13 And I will kindle a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt; He shall break also the images of Bethshemesh, that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.

Jeremiah 44:3-15 In that they went to burn incense, and to serve other gods, whom they knew not, to burn no incense unto other gods. burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, burned incense unto other gods...

Jeremiah 46:25 With their gods, and their kings...

Jeremiah 48:7-46 And Chemosh shall go forth into captivity with his priests and his princes together. And Moab shall be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel their confidence. him that offereth in the high places, and him that burneth incense to his gods. the people of Chemosh perisheth: Bethel was the name of a place (House of El), but here used as that of another deity.

Jeremiah (Letter Of) 41 When they see a dumb man, who cannot speak, they bring him and pray Bel that the man may speak, as though Bel were able to understand.

Job 9:13 KJV If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

Job 26:5-12 KJV Dead things are formed from under the waters, and the inhabitants thereof. Hell is naked before him, He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud.

John 10:34-35 Is it not written in your law, I said, 'Ye are gods'? If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came... ( Psalm 82)

John (Acts Of) 46 Body of the priest of Artemis before the door laid down the priest of Artemis before the gate...

John (Acts Of) 54 And having learnt the wiles of Satan...

 

Wiles Of Satan

 

John (Acts Of) 63 Among the brethren, a certain one, a messenger of Satan...

John (Acts Of) 69 Nor that which taketh pledges of Satan...

John (Acts Of) 70 Inflamed with an horrible lust and possession of the many-shaped Satan...

John (Acts Of) 84 From all these, thou most unholy Satan, enemy of God...

John (Acts Of) 98 Lordships and demons, workings, threatening's, wraths, devils, Satan, and the lower root...

John (Acts Of) XVII I beheld your angels weeping, and the angels of Satan rejoicing at your overthrow.

John (Acts Of) 112 When it had been vanquished by Satan: that didst overcome its adversary...

John (Acts Of) 114 Let the devil be muzzled, let Satan be derided...

Joshua 22:22 The Lord God of gods, the Lord God of gods...

Joshua 23:7-16 Neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them: and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them...

Joshua 24:2-27 And they served other gods. And put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, to serve other gods; and serve strange gods, Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that was by the sanctuary of the Lord. And Joshua said unto all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness unto us; for it hath heard all the words of the Lord which he spake unto us: it shall be therefore a witness unto you, Having told people not to worship other gods, he then sets a stone as a witness: this isn't a simple commemoration, for like other ancient religions he believed spirits and gods dwelled in trees and stones and could therefore hear and be witness to events.

 

Joshua At The Oak Tree

 

Judges 2:3-19 And their gods shall be a snare unto you. and followed other gods, of the gods of the people that were round about them, and bowed themselves unto them, and served Baalim: and served Baal and Ashtaroth. but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: in following other gods to serve them, and to bow down unto them...

Judges 3:6-7 KJV And served their gods. And served Baalim and the groves.

Judges 5:8 They chose new gods; then was war in the gates...

Judges 6:10-32 KJV Fear not the gods of the Amorites, I am the Lord your God; fear not the gods of the Amorites, and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and cut down the grove that is by it: The altar of Baal was cast down, and the grove was cut down that was by it, because he hath cast down the altar of Baal, and because he hath cut down the grove that was by it. Will ye plead for Baal? Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

Judges 8:27-33 And Gideon made an ephod thereof, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah. And all Israel went thither a whoring after it. That the children of Israel turned again, and went a whoring after Baalim, and made Baalberith their god.

Judges 9:4-46 And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.

 

Silver Pieces

 

Judges 10:6-16 And served Baalim, and Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Zidon, and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the children of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines, and also served Baalim. Yet ye have forsaken me, and served other gods. Go and cry unto the gods which ye have chosen. And they put away the strange gods from among them...

Judges 11:24 Wilt not thou possess that which Chemosh thy god giveth thee to possess?

Judges 16:23 Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god...

Judges 17:5 And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim...

Judges 18:14-24 Do ye know that there is in these houses an ephod, and teraphim, and a graven image, and a molten image? and took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image: and fetched the carved image, the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image. And the priest's heart was glad, and he took the ephod, and the teraphim, Ye have taken away my gods which I made...

Judges 19:22 The men of the city, certain sons of Belial...

 

 

  Sons Of Belial

 

I Kings 9:6-9 But go and serve other gods, and worship them: and have taken hold upon other gods, and have worshipped them, and served them...

I Kings 11:2-33 For surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clave unto these in love. That his wives turned away his heart after other gods. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods. That he should not go after other gods. Because that they have forsaken me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon.

G: God gave Solomon wisdom. Solomon used that wisdom to choose and serve other gods. What does that say about the Biblical God?

I Kings 12:28 And made two calves of gold, behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

I Kings 13:32 And against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria...

I Kings 14:9-23 KJV For thou hast gone and made thee other gods, and molten images, because they have made their groves, For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

I Kings 15:13-14 Even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it but the high places were not removed...

I Kings 16:31-32 And went and served Baal, and worshipped him. And he reared up an altar for Baal in the house of Baal, which he had built in Samaria.

I Kings 18:18-40 And thou hast followed Baalim. And the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. But Baal's prophets are four hundred and fifty men. And call ye on the name of your gods. And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal's, and call on the name of your gods, called on the name of Baal's from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape.

I Kings 19:2-18 So let the gods do to me, and more also, all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal...

I Kings 20:10-23 The gods do so unto me, and more also, their gods are gods of the hills; therefore they were stronger than we; but let us fight against them in the plain...

II Kings 1:2-16 Enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron that ye go to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? That thou sendest to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? Forasmuch as thou hast sent messengers to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron...

 

Baalzebub

 

II Kings 3:2 For he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

II Kings 5:17-18 For thy servant will henceforth offer neither burnt offering nor sacrifice unto other gods, my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon: when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon...

II Kings 10:18-28 Ahab served Baal a little. Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; destroy the worshippers of Baal. Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. All the worshippers of Baal came, came into the house of Baal; and the house of Baal was full from one end to another. Bring forth vestments for all the worshippers of Baal. Into the house of Baal, and said unto the worshippers of Baal, the worshippers of Baal only. Went to the city of the house of Baal. And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them. And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house unto this day. Thus Jehu destroyed Baal out of Israel.

II Kings 11:18 And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

II Kings 12:3 But the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

II Kings 16:4 And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.

II Kings 17:7-37 And had feared other gods, and they built them high places in all their cities. And they set them up images and groves in every high hill, and under every green tree: And there they burnt incense in all the high places, for they served idols, that did not believe in the Lord their God. And made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served Baal. Howbeit every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the houses of the high places the men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima, And the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt their children in fire to Adrammelech and Anammelech, the gods of Sepharvaim. So they feared the Lord, and made unto themselves of the lowest of them priests of the high places, which sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

 

 

 Nergal Patron God Of Kutha                                                Adrammelech Represented As A Peacock  

                                                                                                   The Male Power Of The Sun    

 

Anammelech                                                                                          Ashima

          The Female Power Of The Sun                                                                          Whom The Goat Was Sacred

 

They feared the Lord, and served their own gods, Ye shall not fear other gods, nor bow yourselves to them, nor serve them, nor sacrifice to them: and ye shall not fear other gods. Neither shall ye fear other gods. If Succoth is King , then Succoth-benoth is King Benoth .

II Kings 18:4-35 KJV He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan. Where are the gods of Hamath, and of Arpad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah? have they delivered Samaria out of mine hand? Who are they among all the gods of the countries...

II Kings 19:12-37 Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed; And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone: as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword: (Isaiah 37:38)

II Kings 21:3-7 KJV For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made a grove, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them. And he built altars in the house of the Lord, And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: And he set a graven image of the grove that he had made...

II Kings 22:17 And have burned incense unto other gods...

II Kings 23:4-20 KJV All the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven. And he brought out the grove from the house of the Lord, where the women wove hangings for the grove. to pass through the fire to Molech.

And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire. which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, And he brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, both that altar and the high place he brake down, and burned the high place, and stamped it small to powder, and burned the grove. And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars...

II Kings 23:4-20 KJV All the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven. And he brought out the grove from the house of the Lord, where the women wove hangings for the grove. To pass through the fire to Molech. And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire. Which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, And he brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, both that altar and the high place he brake down, and burned the high place, and stamped it small to powder, and burned the grove. And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars...

 

 

Solomon's Killing Of The Priests

 

II Kings 23:24 KJV And the images, and the idols...

Leviticus 8:7 And clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod upon him, and he girded him with the curious girdle of the ephod, and bound it unto him therewith.

Leviticus 17:7 KJV And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils [Sahirim], after whom they have gone a whoring.

Leviticus 18:21 And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech...

Leviticus 19:4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods...

Leviticus 20:2-5 That giveth any of his seed unto Molech; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, to commit whoredom with Molech...

Leviticus 26:30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcass upon the carcasses of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.

Luke 16:9-13 Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

 

Mammon

 

Matthew 6:24 Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Melchizedek, O Mother of the aeons, Barbelo! O first-born of the aeons, O chief commanders of the luminaries, you powers Armozel, Oroiael, Daveithe, Eleleth, and you man-of-light, immortal aeon Pigera-Adamas, and you good god of the beneficent worlds, Mirocheirothetou, in the counsels of Satan, the sacrifice of his doctrines indicates a lacuna rather than an omission for brevity, and the four powers are the first aeons made by Barbelo. (Angels Of John's Apocrypha)

Micah 5:13-14 KJV Thy graven images also will I cut off, and thy standing images out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thine hands. And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee...

Nahum 1:14 Out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image...

Numbers 21:29 O people of Chemosh...

Numbers 22:41 And brought him up into the high places of Baal...

Numbers 25:1-5 And the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods. And Israel joined himself unto Baalpeor: Slay ye everyone his men that were joined unto Baalpeor. More whoredom as a synonym for worshipping other gods (in this case Kadesh).

Numbers 33:4 Upon their gods also the Lord executed judgments.

Numbers 33:4 Upon their gods also the Lord executed judgments.

Paul (Acts Of) 2:4 Behold these evils whereby the devices of Satan are accomplished.

Peter (Acts Of) 3:2-18 For behold Satan shall trouble thine heart for all that did believe in me hath Satan made to fall by his craft and working: lost all them whom Paul had delivered unto us, by the working of Satan; against you also hath the deceiver Satan aimed his arrows, for if Satan caused me to stumble, whereby he that is called the angel of Satan was driven out thence. and to prove that he is the angel of Satan. and so Simon the angel of Satan came to his end.

Philip (Acts Of) 13 And Mansemat, that is, Satan entered into him.

 

     

                                     Satan Entered Him

 

Philip (Acts Of) And drive out the ruler of Satan, he went up to the city to drive out Satan...

Proverbs 2:18 KJV For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead.

Proverbs 8:1-33 Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was brought forth; When he prepared the heavens, I was there: Then I was by him, as one brought up with him. And I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him; for blessed are they that keep my ways. Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Proverbs 9:18 KJV But he knoweth not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of hell.

Proverbs 21:16 KJV The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Psalms 78:58 For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.

Psalms 82:1-6 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods. I have said, Ye are gods; (John 10:34-35)

Psalms 86:8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee...

Psalms 88:10 KJV Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? Shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah.

 

The Dead Arise

 

Psalms 95:3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods. 

Psalms 96:4-5 He is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the nations are idols...

Psalms 97:7-9 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods. Thou art exalted far above all gods.

Psalms 106:28-39 They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, And they served their idols: which were a snare unto them. they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils [Shedim], whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and went a whoring with their own inventions.

Psalms 135:5 And that our Lord is above all gods.

Psalms 136:2 O give thanks unto the God of gods...

Psalms 138:1 Before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

Revelation 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

 

Abaddon / Apollyon / Satan

 

Romans 11:4 Who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.

Ruth 1:15 Thy sister in law is gone back unto...

1 Samuel 4:8 Who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? These are the Gods that smote the Egyptians

1 Samuel 5:2-7 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth And they took Dagon, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold; only the stump threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day. and upon Dagon our god.

1 Samuel 6:5 Peradventure he will lighten his hand from off you, and from off your gods, and from off your land.

1 Samuel 7:3-4 Then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, Then the children of Israel did put away Baalim and Ashtaroth,

1 Samuel 8:8 Wherewith they have forsaken me, and served other gods...

1 Samuel 12:10 And have served Baalim and Ashtaroth...

1 Samuel 14:3 The Lord's priest in Shiloh, wearing an ephod.

1 Samuel 15:23 KJV And stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.

1 Samuel 17:43 And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

1 Samuel 26:6-19 Then answered David and said to Ahimelech the Hittite, saying, go, serve other gods.

1 Samuel 28:13 And the woman said unto Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth. Though referring to the summoned spirit of Samuel.

Spirit Of Samuel

 

1 Samuel 30:7-8 I pray thee, bring me hither the ephod. And Abiathar brought thither the ephod to David. And David enquired at the Lord, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? Shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.

This is an instance of God answering questions through a statue, just like any other oracle.

1 Samuel 31:10 And they put his armour in the house of Ashtaroth.

2 Samuel 7:23 From the nations and their gods?

2 Samuel 28:18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: and he called the pillar after his own name...

Tobit 1:5 All the tribes that joined in apostasy used to sacrifice to the calf Baal...

Wisdom Of Solomon 6:20-22 So the desire for wisdom leads to a kingdom. Therefore if you delight in thrones and scepters, O monarchs over the peoples, honor wisdom, that you may reign forever. I will tell you what wisdom is and how she came to be, and I will hide no secrets from you, but I will trace her course from the beginning of creation, and make knowledge of her clear...

Wisdom Of Solomon 7:7-25 And the spirit of wisdom came to me. and I chose to have her rather than light, because her radiance never ceases. I rejoiced in them all, because wisdom leads them; but I did not know that she was their mother for wisdom, the fashioner of all things, taught me.

The Mother of Wisdom?

 

For in her there is a spirit that is intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, mobile, clear, unpolluted, distinct, invulnerable, loving the good, keen, irresistible, beneficent, humane, steadfast, sure, free from anxiety, all-powerful, overseeing all, and penetrating through all spirits that are intelligent and pure and most subtle. For wisdom is more mobile than any motion; because of her pureness she pervades and penetrates all things. For she is a breath of the power of God...

Wisdom Of Solomon 8:3-4 She glorifies her noble birth by living with God, and the Lord of all loves her. For she is an initiate in the knowledge of God, and an associate in his works.

Wisdom Of Solomon 9:4 Give me the wisdom that sits by thy throne...

Wisdom Of Solomon 10:1 Wisdom protected the first-formed father of the world, when he alone had been created...

Wisdom Of Solomon 14:23 For whether they kill children in their initiations, or celebrate secret mysteries, or hold frenzied revels with strange customs...

Zadokite 7:6 The Elders who served Ashtaroth.

Zechariah 7:2 When they had sent unto the house of God Sherezer and Regemmelech...

Zechariah 10:2 KJV For the idols have spoken vanity...

Zephaniah 1:4 And I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place...

Zephaniah 2:11 For he will famish all the gods of the earth...

 

        

                            Famishing The Other Gods

 

 

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