Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light persons, which followed him.

Bible References


Judges 9:46
And when those of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into the stronghold of the temple of the god Berith.
Judges 8:33
And it came to pass as soon as Gideon was dead that the sons of Israel turned again and fornicated after the Baalim and made Baalberith their god.

Vain, etc

Judges 11:3
Then Jephthah fled from his brethren and dwelt in the land of Tob; and vain men joined themselves to Jephthah and went out with him.
1 Samuel 22:2
And every one that was in distress and every one that was in debt and all whose souls were bitter gathered themselves unto him, and he became the captain over them, and there were about four hundred men with him.
2 Chronicles 13:7
And there are gathered unto him vain men, the sons of Belial, and have strengthened themselves against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and tenderhearted and could not withstand them.
Job 30:8
They were sons of fools and men without names; they were lower than the earth.
Proverbs 12:11
He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.
Acts 17:5
But the disobedient Jews, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort and gathered a company and set all the city on an uproar and assaulted the house of Jason and sought to bring them out to the people.