Now the sons of Eli were wicked men; they had no regard for the LORD
Cross References2 Corinthians 6:15
What harmony is there between Christ and Belial? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?
After that whole generation had also been gathered to their fathers, another generation rose up, who did not know the LORD or the works He had done for Israel.
While they were enjoying themselves, suddenly the wicked men of the city surrounded the house. Pounding on the door, they said to the old man who owned the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have relations with him!"
1 Samuel 3:13
I told him that I will judge his house forever for the iniquity of which he knows, because his sons blasphemed God and he did not restrain them.
1 Kings 21:10
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."
The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' The experts in the law no longer knew Me, and the leaders rebelled against Me. The prophets prophesied by Baal and followed useless idols.
"They bend their tongue like their bows; lies instead of truth prevail in the land, for they proceed from evil to evil, and they do not take Me into account," declares the LORD.
You dwell in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to know Me," declares the LORD.
Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they fail to distinguish between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.
Chapter Outline1. Hannah's song in thankfulness
12. The sin of Eli's sons
18. Samuel's ministry
20. by Eli's blessing Hannah is more fruitful
22. Eli reproves his sons
27. A prophecy against Eli's house
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
sons of Belial
1 Samuel 10:27
1 Samuel 25:17
1 Kings 21:10, 13
2 Corinthians 6:15
1 Samuel 3:7
Romans 1:21, 28-30
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