Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

His city

Put his household in order

General references

Bible References

Saw

Proverbs 16:18
Pride goeth before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 19:3
The foolishness of man subverteth his way; And his heart fretteth against Jehovah.

His city

2 Samuel 15:12
And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.

Put his household in order

2 Kings 20:1
In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith Jehovah, Set thy house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.

And hanged

2 Samuel 15:31
And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O Jehovah, I pray thee, turn the counsel of Ahithophel into foolishness.
1 Samuel 31:4
Then said Saul to his armorbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armorbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell upon it.
1 Kings 16:18
And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the castle of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
Job 31:3
Is it not calamity to the unrighteous, And disaster to the workers of iniquity?
Psalm 5:10
Hold them guilty, O God; Let them fall by their own counsels; Thrust them out in the multitude of their transgressions; For they have rebelled against thee.
Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee.
Matthew 27:5
And he cast down the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.

General references

Job 12:17
He leadeth counsellors away stripped, And judges maketh he fools.