2 Kings 17:15-17New American Standard Bible (NASB)
15 They rejected His statutes and His covenant which He made with their fathers and His warnings with which He warned them. And they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the Lord had commanded them not to do like them.16 They forsook all the commandments of the Lord their God and made for themselves molten images, eventwo calves, and made an [a]Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.17 Then they made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, and practiced divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him.
6 and do not go after other gods to [a]serve them and to [b]worship them, and do not provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands, and I will do you no harm.’7 Yet you have not listened to Me,” declares the Lord, “in order that you might provoke Me to anger with the work of your hands to your own harm.
3 because of their wickedness which they committed so as to provoke Me to anger by continuing to burn [a]sacrifices and to serve other gods whom they had not known, neither they, you, nor your fathers.
1 Corinthians 10:21-22New American Standard Bible (NASB)
21 You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.22 Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? We are not stronger than He, are we?
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