Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, which he hath left to keep the house; and all Israel shall hear that thou art abhorred of thy father: then shall the hands of all that are with thee be strong.

Thy father

Then shall

General references

Bible References

Go in

Genesis 6:4
The Nephilim were in the earth in those days, and also after that, when God's sons came in to men's daughters. They bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
Genesis 38:16
He turned to her by the way, and said, "Please come, let me come in to you," for he didn't know that she was his daughter-in-law. She said, "What will you give me, that you may come in to me?"

Unto thy

2 Samuel 12:11
"This is what Yahweh says: 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes, and give them to your neighbor, and he will lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
2 Samuel 15:16
The king went forth, and all his household after him. The king left ten women, who were concubines, to keep the house.
2 Samuel 20:3
David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in custody, and provided them with sustenance, but didn't go in to them. So they were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood.
Genesis 35:22
It happened, while Israel lived in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.
Leviticus 18:8
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife: it is your father's nakedness.
Leviticus 20:11
"'The man who lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
1 Kings 2:17
He said, "Please speak to Solomon the king (for he will not tell you 'no'), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife."
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named among the Gentiles, that one has his father's wife.

Thy father

Genesis 49:3
"Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength; excelling in dignity, and excelling in power.

Then shall

1 Samuel 27:12
Achish believed David, saying, "He has made his people Israel utterly to abhor him. Therefore he shall be my servant forever."

The hands

2 Samuel 2:7
Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them."
Zechariah 8:13
It shall come to pass that, as you were a curse among the nations, house of Judah and house of Israel, so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing. Don't be afraid. Let your hands be strong."

General references

Leviticus 18:8
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife: it is your father's nakedness.