Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us: wherefore then be ye angry for this matter? have we eaten at all of the king's cost? or hath he given us any gift?

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Bible References

Because

2 Samuel 19:12
You are my brothers; you are my bone and my flesh. Why then should you be the last to bring back the king?’
2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
1 Chronicles 2:3
The sons of Judah were Er, Onan and Shelah; these three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanitess. And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, so He put him to death.

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Proverbs 26:4
Do not answer a fool according to his folly,
Or you will also be like him.