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"… Continue reading What Is A “Worthless Man” in the OT?