Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the field as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked and furious that their sister had been raped. Shechem had done a disgraceful thing against Jacob’s family, something that should never be done.
2 Samuel 12 10
From this time on, your family will live by the sword because you have despised me by taking Uriah’s wife to be your own.
My daily task will be to ferret out the wicked and free the city of the Lord from their grip.
2 Samuel 12 5
David was furious.“ As surely as the Lord lives,” he vowed,“ any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!
1 Samuel 2 22-1 Samuel 2 25
Now Eli was very old, but he was aware of what his sons were doing to the people of Israel. He knew, for instance, that his sons were seducing the young women who assisted at the entrance of the Tabernacle.Eli said to them,“ I have been hearing reports from all the people about the wicked things you are doing. Why do you keep sinning?You must stop, my sons! The reports I hear among the Lord’s people are not good.If someone sins against another person, God can mediate for the guilty party. But if someone sins against the Lord, who can intercede?” But Eli’s sons wouldn’t listen to their father, for the Lord was already planning to put them to death.
1 Samuel 2 29
So why do you scorn my sacrifices and offerings? Why do you give your sons more honor than you give me— for you and they have become fat from the best offerings of my people Israel!
2 Samuel 3 28-2 Samuel 3 29
When David heard about it, he declared,“ I vow by the Lord that I and my kingdom are forever innocent of this crime against Abner son of Ner.Joab and his family are the guilty ones. May the family of Joab be cursed in every generation with a man who has open sores or leprosy or who walks on crutches or dies by the sword or begs for food!”