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
Before destruction [comes] pride, and before a fall, a haughty spirit.
Proverbs 19:3
As for the folly of humankind, its way leads to ruin, and against Yahweh his heart will rage.

His city

2 Samuel 15:12
Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, the advisor of David, from his city Giloh, while he offered the sacrifices. The conspiracy {grew in strength}, and the people [were] going and {increasing} with Absalom.

Put his household in order

2 Kings 20:1
In those days Hezekiah became {deathly ill}, and Isaiah the son of Amoz the prophet came to him and said to him, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Command your house, for you [are about] to die; you will not recover.'"

And hanged

2 Samuel 15:31
Now David [was] told, "Ahithophel [was] among the conspirators with Absalom." Then David said, "Please frustrate the counsel of Ahithophel, O Yahweh."
1 Samuel 31:4
Then Saul said to {his armor bearer}, "Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, so that these uncircumcised do not come and thrust me through and make a fool of me!" But {his armor bearer} [was] not willing [to do so] because he [was] very afraid. So Saul took the sword and fell on it.
1 Kings 16:18
It happened that when Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went to the citadel fortress of the house of the king, and he burnt the house of the king over him with fire so that he died.
Job 31:3
Is not disaster for [the] evil one and ruin for [the] workers of mischief?
Psalm 5:10
Treat them as guilty, O God; let them fall because of their plans. Because of the abundance of their transgressions cast them out, for they have rebelled against you.
Psalm 55:23
But you, O God, you will bring them down to [the] pit of corruption. [The] men of bloodshed and deceit will not live half their days, but I will trust you.
Matthew 27:5
And throwing the silver coins into the temple he departed. And he went away [and] hanged himself.

General references

Job 12:17
He leads counselors away stripped, and he makes fools of judges.