Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counseller, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Giloh

The people

General references

Bible References

David's

Psalm 41:9
Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, Who did eat of my bread, Hath lifted up his heel against me.
Psalm 55:12
For it was not an enemy that reproached me; Then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; Then I would have hid myself from him:
Micah 7:5
Trust ye not in a neighbor; put ye not confidence in a friend; keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
John 13:18
I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled: He that eateth my bread lifted up his heel against me.

Giloh

Joshua 15:51
and Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages.

While he offered

Numbers 23:1
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.
1 Kings 21:9
And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
Psalm 50:16
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, And that thou hast taken my covenant in thy mouth,
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: How much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind!
Isaiah 1:10
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

The people

Psalm 3:1
Jehovah, how are mine adversaries increased! Many are they that rise up against me.
Psalm 43:1
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: Oh deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

General references

Psalm 37:12
The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
Proverbs 17:11
An evil man seeketh only rebellion; Therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.