Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They were children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.

General references

Bible References

Children

2 Kings 8:18
He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for the daughter of Ahab became his wife; and he did evil in the sight of the Lord.
2 Chronicles 22:3
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly.
Psalm 49:10
For he sees that even wise men die;
The stupid and the senseless alike perish
And leave their wealth to others.
Jeremiah 7:18
The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.
Mark 6:24
And she went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask for?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist.”

Fools

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;
Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 16:22
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it,
But the discipline of fools is folly.

Viler

Job 40:4
“Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You?
I lay my hand on my mouth.
Psalm 15:4
In whose eyes a reprobate is despised,
But who honors those who fear the Lord;
He swears to his own hurt and does not change;
Isaiah 32:6
For a fool speaks nonsense,
And his heart inclines toward wickedness:
To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the Lord,
To keep the hungry person unsatisfied
And to withhold drink from the thirsty.

General references

Matthew 27:30
They spat on Him, and took the reed and began to beat Him on the head.