Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.

Bible References

And there

2 Samuel 19:41
And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king and said unto the king, Why have our brethren the men of Judah, stolen thee away and have brought the king and his household and all David's men with him, over the Jordan?
Psalm 34:19
Koph Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the LORD shall deliver him out of them all,

We have

2 Samuel 19:43
Then the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye; why then did ye not take us into account? Did we not speak first about bringing back our king? But in the end words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
1 Kings 12:16
So when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? There is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.
2 Chronicles 10:6
Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men that had stood before Solomon, his father, while he yet lived, saying, What do you counsel to reply to this people?
Luke 19:14
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

General references

Proverbs 17:11
The rebellious man seeks only evil; therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
Proverbs 26:21
Charcoal for burning coals and wood for fire, and a contentious man to kindle strife.
Mark 3:24
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot remain.