Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:
The thornbush said to the trees, 'If you really want to choose me as your king, then come along, find safety under my branches! Otherwise may fire blaze from the thornbush and consume the cedars of Lebanon!'
1 Samuel 16:14
Now the Spirit of the Lord had turned away from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented him.
1 Samuel 18:9
So Saul was keeping an eye on David from that day onward.
1 Kings 12:15
The king refused to listen to the people, because the Lord was instigating this turn of events so that he might bring to pass the prophetic announcement he had made through Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam son of Nebat.
1 Kings 22:22
He replied, 'I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets.' The Lord said, 'Deceive and overpower him. Go out and do as you have proposed.'
2 Chronicles 10:15
The king refused to listen to the people, because God was instigating this turn of events so that he might bring to pass the prophetic announcement he had made through Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam son of Nebat.
2 Chronicles 18:19
The Lord said, 'Who will deceive King Ahab of Israel, so he will attack Ramoth Gilead and die there?' One said this and another that.
"I will provoke civil strife in Egypt, brothers will fight with each other, as will neighbors, cities, and kingdoms.
2 Thessalonians 2:11
Consequently God sends on them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false.
"Now, if you have shown loyalty and integrity when you made Abimelech king, if you have done right to Jerub-Baal and his family, if you have properly repaid him --
The destroyer is as good as dead, you who have not been destroyed! The deceitful one is as good as dead, the one whom others have not deceived! When you are through destroying, you will be destroyed; when you finish deceiving, others will deceive you!
For by the standard you judge you will be judged, and the measure you use will be the measure you receive.