The War Scroll - Judges 19:22-29 - I Samuel 2:12 - Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs 4:7 - Ascension of Isaiah 2:4 - John Milton -
65,017. Curse is Belial for his contentious purpose, and accursed for his reprehensible rule. And cursed are all the spirits of his lot for their wicked purpose. (Belial & Devil) The War Scroll
65,018. The great hand of God shall overcome Belial and all the angels of His dominion ... That wickedness be overcome without a remnant. There shall be no survivors of all the sons of darkness. (Belial & Devil) ibid.
65,019. Now as they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thine house, that we may know him.
And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, and said unto them, Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray you, do not so wickedly; seeing that this man is come into mine house, do not this folly.
Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing.
But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.
Then came the woman in the dawning of the day, and fell down at the door of the man's house where her lord was, till it was light.
And her lord rose up in the morning, and opened the doors of the house, and went out to go his way: and, behold, the woman his concubine was fallen down at the door of the house, and her hands were upon the threshold.
And he said unto her, Up, and let us be going. But none answered. Then the man took her up upon an ass, and the man rose up, and gat him unto his place.
And when he was come into his house, he took a knife, and laid hold on his concubine, and divided her, together with her bones, into twelve pieces, and sent her into all the coasts of Israel. (Belial & Daughter) Judges 19:22-29
65,020. Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the Lord. I Samuel 2:12
65,021. In summation, though a man be young or old, noble or poor, fornication bringeth upon men reproach from Belial, making themselves a laughing stock amongst the Sons of Men and derision with Belial. Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs 4:7
65,022. And Manasseh turned aside his heart to serve Belial; for the angel of lawlessness, who is the ruler of this world, is Belial, whose name is Matanbuchus. Ascension of Isaiah 2:4
65,023. [W]hat concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? II Corinthians 6:15
65,024. Belial came last, than whom a Spirit more lewd
Fell not from Heaven, or more gross to love
Vice for it self. John Milton, Paradise Lost I:490