4:4 Come to Bethel, and transgress; at Gilgal multiply transgression; and bring your sacrifices every morning, and your tithes after three years:
4:5 And offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving with leaven, and proclaim and publish the free offerings: for this liketh you, O ye children of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.
Cf. 1 Kings 12:25-33 . Any altar at Beth-el, after the establishment of Jehovah's worship at Jerusalem was of necessity divisive and schismatic. Deuteronomy 12:4-14 . Cf. ; John 4:21-24 ; Matthew 18:20 ; Hebrews 13:10-14 .
(See Scofield "Leviticus 7:13") .