What Is A “Worthless Man” in the OT?


In a few Old Testament stories in the ESV we run across the phrase “worthless fellow” or “worthless man” (בֶּן־בְּלִיַּ֔עַל) The fool Nabal is a worthless man (1 Sam. 25:17). Sheba the Benjaminite is called a “worthless man” (2 Sam. 20:1). Proverbs also talks about a “worthless man” (Prov. 16:27). What exactly does “worthless man” […]

What Is A “Worthless Man” in the OT?

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