A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
BALAAMITES, the name is derived from the allusion in Rev. 2:14. There were in the church of Pergamus those who held “the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumbling-block before the children of Israel, φαγεῖν εἰδωλόθυτα καὶ πορνεῦσαι.” The presence and activity of these teachers is
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
BalaamitesOn three occasions the New Testament refers to those who follow the way of Balaam: 2 Peter 2:15; Jude 11; Revelation 2:14. Peter provides a detailed description of false teachers who plague the church of Jesus Christ. These immoral and arrogant men “have left the straight way and wandered