Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and the ten men who were with him arose and
struck down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, with the sword and put to death the one whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.
“ Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
And why not say (as we are slanderously reported and as some claim that we say), “
Let us do evil that good may come”? Their condemnation is just.