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
Even {my close friend}, whom I trusted, [who] ate my bread, has lifted [his] heel against me.
Psalm 55:12
For [it is] not an enemy [that] taunts me, or I could bear [it]. [It is not] one who hates me [that] magnifies himself over me, or I could hide myself from him.
Micah 7:5
Do not put faith in a friend; put no trust in a close friend. Guard the doorways of your mouth from the one who lies in your lap.
John 13:18
"I am not speaking about all of you. I know whom I have chosen, but in order that the scripture would be fulfilled, 'The one who eats my bread has lifted up his heel against me.'

Giloh

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

While he offered

Numbers 23:1
Balaam said to Balak, "Build for me this: seven altars. And prepare for me this: seven bulls and seven rams."
1 Kings 21:9
She had written in the letters, saying, "Call a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people.
Psalm 50:16
But to the wicked God says, "What [right] have you to recite my statutes and {mention my covenant with your mouth},
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination; how much more when he brings it in divisiveness!
Isaiah 1:10
Hear the word of Yahweh, rulers of Sodom! Listen [to] the teaching of our God, people of Gomorrah!
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny [him], [because they] are detestable and disobedient, and unfit for every good deed.

The people

Psalm 3:1
Yahweh, how many are my enemies; many [are] rising against me.
Psalm 43:1
Judge me, O God, and plead my case against an unfaithful nation. From a man of deceit and wickedness rescue me,

General references

Psalm 37:12
[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth.
Proverbs 17:11
An evil person will seek only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him.