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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Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;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
They were having a good time, when suddenly some men of the city, some good-for-nothings, surrounded the house and kept beating on the door. They said to the old man who owned the house, "Send out the man who came to visit you so we can have sex with him."
Judges 20:13
Now, hand over the good-for-nothings in Gibeah so we can execute them and purge Israel of wickedness." But the Benjaminites refused to listen to their Israelite brothers.
1 Samuel 2:12
The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.
1 Samuel 10:27
But some wicked men said, "How can this man save us?" They despised him and did not even bring him a gift. But Saul said nothing about it.
1 Samuel 25:17
Now be aware of this, and see what you can do. For disaster has been planned for our lord and his entire household. He is such a wicked person that no one tells him anything!"
2 Samuel 16:7
As he yelled curses, Shimei said, "Leave! Leave! You man of bloodshed, you wicked man!
2 Samuel 20:1
Now a wicked man named Sheba son of Bicri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. He blew the trumpet and said, "We have no share in David; we have no inheritance in this son of Jesse! Every man go home, O Israel!"
2 Samuel 23:6
But evil people are like thorns -- all of them are tossed away, for they cannot be held in the hand.
1 Kings 21:10
Also seat two villains opposite him and have them testify, 'You cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death."
2 Chronicles 13:7
Lawless good-for-nothing men gathered around him and conspired against Rehoboam son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was an inexperienced young man and could not resist them.
John 8:44
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
2 Corinthians 6:15
And what agreement does Christ have with Beliar? Or what does a believer share in common with an unbeliever?
1 John 3:10
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.

Are gone

Deuteronomy 4:19
When you look up to the sky and see the sun, moon, and stars -- the whole heavenly creation -- you must not be seduced to worship and serve them, for the Lord your God has assigned them to all the people of the world.
2 Kings 17:21
He tore Israel away from David's dynasty, and Jeroboam son of Nebat became their king. Jeroboam drove Israel away from the Lord and encouraged them to commit a serious sin.
1 John 2:19
They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they went out from us to demonstrate that all of them do not belong to us.
Jude 1:19
These people are divisive, worldly, devoid of the Spirit.

Let us

Deuteronomy 13:2
and the sign or wonder should come to pass concerning what he said to you, namely, "Let us follow other gods" -- gods whom you have not previously known -- "and let us serve them."

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