Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore the princes said unto the king, We beseech thee, let this man be put to death: for thus he weakeneth the hands of the men of war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking such words unto them: for this man seeketh not the welfare of this people, but the hurt.

Welfare

General references

Bible References

Thus

Exodus 5:4
Then the king of Egypt said unto them, Why do ye, Moses and Aaron, keep the people from their works? Go unto your burdens.
1 Kings 18:17
And it came to pass when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Art thou he that troubles Israel?
1 Kings 21:20
And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.
Ezra 4:12
Be it known unto the king that the Jews who came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have founded the walls thereof and joined the foundations.
Nehemiah 6:9
For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it not be done. Now, therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.
Amos 7:10
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.
Luke 23:2
And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
John 11:46
But some of them went unto the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done.
Acts 16:20
and brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city
Acts 17:6
And when they did not find them, they brought Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down have come here also,
Acts 24:5
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world and prince of the seditious sect of the Nazarenes,
Acts 28:22
But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest; for as concerning this sect, we know that everywhere it is spoken against.

Welfare

Jeremiah 29:7
And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it; for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

General references

Jeremiah 38:25
But if the princes hear that I have talked with thee, and they come unto thee, and say unto thee, Declare unto us now what thou hast said unto the king, hide it not from us, and we will not put thee to death; also what the king said unto thee: