Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.

And went

Bible References

As if it had been a light thing

Genesis 30:15
And she said to her, Is it a small matter that thou have taken away my husband? And would thou take away my son's mandrakes also? And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lay with thee tonight for thy son's mandrakes.
Numbers 16:9
[Is it] a small thing to you, that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister to
Isaiah 7:13
And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David. Is it a small thing for you to weary men, that ye will weary my God also?
Ezekiel 8:17
Then he said to me, Have 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 turned again to prov
Ezekiel 16:20
Moreover thou have taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou have borne to me, and thou have sacrificed these to them to be devoured. Were thy whoredoms a small matter,
Ezekiel 34:18
Does it seem a small thing to you to have fed upon the good pasture, but ye must tread down with your feet the residue of your pasture, and to have drunk of the clear waters, but ye must foul the residue with your feet?

Took to wife

Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair. And they took to them wives of all that they chose.
Deuteronomy 7:3
Neither shall thou make marriages with them. Thy daughter thou shall not give to his son, nor his daughter shall thou take to thy son.
Joshua 23:12
Else if ye do at all go back, and cling to the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you,
Nehemiah 13:23
In those days also I saw the Jews who had married women of Ashdod, of Ammon, [and] of Moab.


1 Kings 18:4
for it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of LORD, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
1 Kings 19:1
And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and also how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.
1 Kings 21:5
But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is thy spirit so sad that thou eat no bread?
2 Kings 9:30
And when Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it. And she painted her eyes, and attired her head, and looked out at the window.
Revelation 2:20
Nevertheless, I have against thee that thou tolerate thy woman Jezebel. She calls herself a prophetess, and teaches and leads astray my bondmen to fornicate, and to eat idol sacrifices.

The zidonians

1 Kings 11:1
Now king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites,
Judges 10:12
The Sidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, oppressed you. And ye cried to me, and I saved you out of their hand.
Judges 18:7
Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were in it, how they dwelt in security, according to the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure, for there was none in the land possessing authority, that mi

And went

1 Kings 11:4
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods. And his heart was not perfect with LORD his God as was the heart of David his father.

Served baal

1 Kings 21:25
(But there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do that which was evil in the sight of LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.
Judges 2:11
And the sons of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and served the Baalim.
Judges 3:7
And the sons of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and forgot LORD their God, and served the Baalim and the Asheroth.
Judges 10:6
And the sons of Israel again did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and served the Baalim, and the Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Sidon, and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the god
2 Kings 10:18
And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said to them, Ahab served Baal a little, but Jehu will serve him much.
2 Kings 17:16
And they forsook all the commandments of LORD their God, and made for them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served Baal.