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So they gave him seventy shekels of silver from the temple of Baal-berith, with which Abimelech hired some worthless and reckless men to follow him.
So Jephthah fled from his brothers and settled in the land of Tob, where a group of rebels joined him and traveled with him.
1 Samuel 22:2
And all who were distressed or indebted or discontented rallied around him, and he became their leader. About four hundred men were with him.
A senseless and nameless brood, they were driven off the land.
I do not sit with deceitful men, nor keep company with hypocrites.
He who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies lacks judgment.
The one who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.
The Jews, however, became jealous. So they brought in some troublemakers from the marketplace, formed a mob, and sent the city into an uproar. They raided Jason's house in search of Paul and Silas, hoping to bring them out to the people.
For many are rebellious and full of empty talk and deception, especially those of the circumcision,
the children of Belial
that wicked men have arisen from among you and led the people of their city astray, saying, "Let us go and serve other gods" (which you have not known),
1 Kings 21:10, 13
But seat two scoundrels opposite him and have them testify, 'You have cursed both God and the king!' Then take him out and stone him to death." . . .
2 Chronicles 10:16
When all Israel saw that the king had refused to listen to them, they answered the king: "What portion do we have in David, and what inheritance in the son of Jesse? To your tents, O Israel! Look now to your own house, O David!" So all the Israelites went home,
2 Chronicles 12:13
Thus King Rehoboam established himself in Jerusalem. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the LORD had chosen from all the tribes of Israel in which to put His Name. His mother's name was Naamah the Ammonite.
Woe to you, O land whose king is a youth, and whose princes feast in the morning.
"I will make mere lads their leaders, and children will rule over them."
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to reteach you the basic principles of God's word. You need milk, not solid food!
2 Chronicles 11:1-4
When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mobilized the house of Judah and Benjamin--180, 000 choice warriors--to fight against Israel and restore the kingdom to Rehoboam. . . .
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