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 thing, that thou hast taken away my husband? And wouldst thou take away, even the mandrakes of my son? Then said Rachel, Therefore, shall he lie with thee to-night, for the mandrakes of thy son.
Numbers 16:9
Is it too small a thing for you that the God of Israel hath separated you from the assembly of Israel, to bring you near unto himself, - to do the laborious work of the habitation of Yahweh, and to stand before the assembly, to wait upon them?
Isaiah 7:13
Then said he - Hear, I pray you, O house of David! Is it, too little, for you to weary men, that ye must weary even my God?
Ezekiel 8:17
Then said he unto me Hast thou seen O son of man? Is it too small a thing for the house of Judah, to be committing the abominations which they have committed here, - that they have fled the land with violence and have again provoked me to anger and there they are! putting the branch to my nose.
Ezekiel 16:20
And thou didst take thy sons and thy daughters, Whom thou hadst borne unto me, And didst sacrifice them unto them to be devoured,- Is this of thine unchastity. a light thing?
Ezekiel 34:18
Is it too small a thing for you that on the good pasture, ye feed, But the remainder of your pastures, ye must also trample down with your feet? Or that of the pure waters, ye drink But the waters left remaining - with your feet, ye must needs foul?

Took to wife

Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men! that they were, fair, - so they took to themselves wives of whomsoever they chose,
Deuteronomy 7:3
neither shalt thou intermarry with them, - thy daughter, shalt thou not give unto his son, nor his daughter, shalt thou take for thy son;
Joshua 23:12
But, if ye, do in any wise turn back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, these which remain with you, - and intermarry with them, and go in with them, and, they, with you;
Nehemiah 13:23
Moreover, in these days, saw I the Jews who had married women of Ashdod, of Ammon, of Moab;


1 Kings 18:4
And so it came to pass, when Jezebel was cutting off the prophets of Yahweh, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifties in caves, and sustained them, with bread and water.
1 Kings 19:1
And Ahab told Jezebel, all that Elijah had done, - and withal, how he had slain all the prophets with the sword.
1 Kings 21:5
Then came unto him Jezebel his wife, - and said unto him - Why is it, that thy spirit is sullen, that thou art, not eating food?
2 Kings 9:30
Now, when Jehu entered Jezreel and, Jezebel, heard of it, she set her eyes in stibium, and ornamented her head, and looked forth through the lattice.
Revelation 2:20
Nevertheless, I have against thee, that thou sufferest the woman Jezebel, she who calleth herself a prophetess, and is teaching and leading astray my own servants to commit lewdness and to eat idol-sacrifices;

The zidonians

1 Kings 11:1
But, King Solomon, loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, - women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, Hittites:
Judges 10:12
The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, oppressed you, - and ye made outcry unto me, and I saved you out of their hand.
Judges 18:7
So the five men went their way, and entered Laish, - and saw the people who were therein, dwelling securely, after the manner of the Zidonians, quietly and securely, and there was no one to reproach them with anything in the land, none to possess himself of dominion, they being, far away, from the Zidonians, and having no dealings with any one.

And went

1 Kings 11:4
Yea it came to pass, in the old age of Solomon, that, his wives, turned aside his heart after other gods, - his heart therefore was not sound with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Served baal

1 Kings 21:25
But indeed, there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - whom Jezebel his wife goaded on;
Judges 2:11
So the sons of Israel did the thing that was wicked in the sight of Yahweh, - and served the Baals;
Judges 3:7
Thus did the sons of Israel the thing that was wicked in the sight of Yahweh, and forgat Yahweh their God, - and served the Baals and the Asherahs.
Judges 10:6
And the sons of Israel again did the thing that was wicked in the sight of Yahweh, and served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Zidon, and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines, - and forsook Yahweh, and served him not.
2 Kings 10:18
Then Jehu gathered together all the people, and said unto them, - Ahab, served Baal, a little, - Jehu, will serve him, much.
2 Kings 17:16
But they forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made for themselves something molten - two calves, and made a Sacred Stem, and bowed themselves down to all the army of the heavens, and served Baal;