Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;

Bible References

The children

Judges 19:22
Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, that men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about and beat at the doors and spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thy house that we may know him.
Judges 20:13
Now therefore deliver us those men, the sons of Belial, who are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death and put away the evil from Israel. But the sons of Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren, the sons of Israel;
1 Samuel 2:12
But the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they did not know the LORD.
1 Samuel 10:27
But the sons of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him and brought him no presents. But he pretended not to notice.
1 Samuel 25:17
Now, therefore, know and consider what thou must do, for evil is determined against our master and against all his household, for he is such a son of Belial that no one can speak to him.
2 Samuel 16:7
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial;
2 Samuel 20:1
And a man of Belial happened to be there, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a man of Jemini, and he blew the shofar, saying, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, O Israel.
2 Samuel 23:6
but those of Belial shall all be as thorns to be chased away, whom no one takes with the hand;
1 Kings 21:10
and set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out and stone him that he may die.
2 Chronicles 13:7
And there are gathered unto him vain men, the sons of Belial, and have strengthened themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted and could not withstand them.
John 8:44
Ye are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father ye desire to do. He was a murderer from the beginning and abode not in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own, for he is a liar and the father of it.
2 Corinthians 6:15
And what concord does Christ have with Belial? or what part do the faithful have with the unfaithful?
1 John 3:10
In this the sons of God are manifest, and the sons of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness and that loves not his brother is not of God.

Are gone

Deuteronomy 4:19
And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, and should be driven to worship them and serve them because the LORD thy God has conceded them unto all the peoples under all the heavens.
2 Kings 17:21
For he rent Israel from the house of David, and they made Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, king; and Jeroboam drove Israel from following the LORD and made them commit a great sin.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us; but this happened that it might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Jude 1:19
These are those who make divisions, and are as animals, not having the Spirit.

Let us

Deuteronomy 13:2
and the sign or the wonder comes to pass, of which he spoke unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them,