And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for
the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the
Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our
youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell
in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
 And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us?
And if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be
eaten at all on the third day, it shall not be accepted, neither shall
it be imputed unto him that offereth it: it shall be an abomination, and the soul that eateth of it shall bear his iniquity.
And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers,
of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the
waters, they shall be an abomination unto you:
 They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination.
 Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.
 And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,
 All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.
 But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.
 And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.
Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or
whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the
earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination.
The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not
desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest
thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
 Neither shalt thou bring an abomination
into thine house, lest thou be a cursed thing like it: but thou shalt
utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed
 Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God: for every abomination
to the LORD, which he hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even
their sons and their daughters they have burnt in the fire to their
 Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that is abomination before the LORD: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
 Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination
unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it
in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
 And all Israel heard say that Saul had smitten a garrison of the Philistines, and that Israel also was had in abomination with the Philistines. And the people were called together after Saul to Gilgal.
 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, yea, and made his son to pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD cast out from before the children of Israel.
And the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right
hand of the mount of corruption, 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, did the king defile.
 Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations
that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put
away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in
the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.
 And Josiah took away all the abominations
out of all the countries that pertained to the children of Israel, and
made all that were present in Israel to serve, even to serve the LORD
their God. And all his days they departed not from following the LORD,
the God of their fathers.
 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoiakim, and his abominations
which he did, and that which was found in him, behold, they are written
in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah: and Jehoiachin his son
reigned in his stead.
 Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen; and polluted the house of the LORD which he had hallowed in Jerusalem.
Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, 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.
Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The
land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the
filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness.
 Should we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the people of these abominations? wouldest not thou be angry with us till thou hadst consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor escaping?
And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor
understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I
have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten
it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?
He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a
lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if
he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an
idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in
 They that sanctify
themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the
midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the LORD.
 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination?
nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore
they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they
shall be cast down, saith the LORD.
 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination?
nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore
shall they fall among them that fall: in the time of their visitation
they shall be cast down, saith the LORD.
 I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem! wilt thou not be made clean? when shall it once be?
 But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it.
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; which I commanded them not, neither came it into
my mind, that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin.
 So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations
which ye have committed; therefore is your land a desolation, and an
astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.
 And I will do in thee that which I have not done, and whereunto I will not do any more the like, because of all thine abominations.
Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD; Surely, because thou hast
defiled my sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations, therefore will I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye spare, neither will I have any pity.
And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations whither
they shall be carried captives, because I am broken with their whorish
heart, which hath departed from me, and with their eyes, which go a
whoring after their idols: and they shall lothe themselves for the evils
which they have committed in all their abominations.
 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Smite with thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, and say, Alas for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! for they shall fall by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee, and accomplish mine
anger upon thee: and I will judge thee according to thy ways, and will
recompense thee for all thine abominations.
 And mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: I will recompense thee according to thy ways and thine abominations that are in the midst of thee; and ye shall know that I am the LORD that smiteth.
 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.
 He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations
that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from
my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.
 And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here.
 He said also unto me, Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do.
 Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these.
 Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations
which they commit here? for they have filled the land with violence,
and have returned to provoke me to anger: and, lo, they put the branch
to their nose.
And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through
the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men
that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.
 But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence; that they may declare all their abominations among the heathen whither they come; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
 Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations,
 And in all thine abominations
and thy whoredoms thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, when
thou wast naked and bare, and wast polluted in thy blood.
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy
nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with
all the idols of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them;
Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast
fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense
thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit
this lewdness above all thine abominations.
 Yet hast thou not walked after their ways, nor done after their abominations: but, as if that were a very little thing, thou wast corrupted more than they in all thy ways.
 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.
 Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.
 Thou hast borne thy lewdness and thine abominations, saith the LORD.
Hath oppressed the poor and needy, hath spoiled by violence, hath not
restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath
 Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.
 But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations
that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he
hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath
trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
 Wilt thou judge them, son of man, wilt thou judge them? cause them to know the abominations of their fathers:
 Then said I unto them, Cast ye away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
 But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations
of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt: then I
said, I will pour out my fury upon them to accomplish my anger against
them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Are ye polluted
after the manner of your fathers? and commit ye whoredom after their abominations?
In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post by
my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my
holy name by their abominations that they have committed: wherefore I have consumed them in mine anger.
And thou shalt say to the rebellious, even to the house of Israel, Thus
saith the Lord GOD; O ye house of Israel, let it suffice you of all
 In that ye have brought
into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised
in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, when ye
offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant
because of all your abominations.
 And they
shall not come near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor
to come near to any of my holy things, in the most holy place: but they
shall bear their shame, and their abominations which they have committed.
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the
midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to
cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the
firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they went to
Baal-peor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.
 And I will take away his blood out of his mouth, and his abominations
from between his teeth: but he that remaineth, even he, shall be for
our God, and he shall be as a governor in Judah, and Ekron as a
 Judah hath dealt treacherously, and an abomination
is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the
holiness of the LORD which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a
 But when ye shall see the abomination
of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought
not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea
flee to the mountains: