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Ecclesiastes 12:13

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Luke 17:10

"So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.'"

1 Corinthians 7:3

The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband.

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Ezekiel 47:21-23

"So you shall divide this land among yourselves according to the tribes of Israel.

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Hebrews 10:11

Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;

Duty Of Man To God

Deuteronomy 10:12

"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

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Psalm 41:1

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

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Romans 12:7

if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;

Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Genesis 38:8

Then Judah said to Onan, "Go in to your brother's wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother."

Ecclesiastes 12:14

For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.

Luke 17:9

"He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?

John 13:14

"If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.

Psalm 25:4

Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.

Deuteronomy 25:5

"When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.

Exodus 21:10

"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.

1 Chronicles 9:33

Now these are the singers, heads of fathers' households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were engaged in their work day and night.

1 Corinthians 5:12

For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Do you not judge those who are within the church?

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Duty » Pressure of » Rulers'

Deuteronomy 17:16

"Moreover, he shall not multiply horses for himself, nor shall he cause the people to return to Egypt to multiply horses, since the LORD has said to you, 'You shall never again return that way.'

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

2 Samuel 23:3

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

2 Chronicles 19:6

He said to the judges, "Consider what you are doing, for you do not judge for man but for the LORD who is with you when you render judgment.

Duty » Daily » Husbands'

Deuteronomy 24:5

"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Genesis 2:23-24

The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man." For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.

Duty » To brethren » Wives

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.

Esther 1:20

"When the king's edict which he will make is heard throughout all his kingdom, great as it is, then all women will give honor to their husbands, great and small."

Duty » Masters' » Of admonition

Duty » Masters' » Neglect of

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Matthew 7:26

"Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.

Judges 21:8

And they said, "What one is there of the tribes of Israel who did not come up to the LORD at Mizpah?" And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead to the assembly.

Nehemiah 3:5

Moreover, next to him the Tekoites made repairs, but their nobles did not support the work of their masters.

Nehemiah 9:35

"But they, in their own kingdom, With Your great goodness which You gave them, With the broad and rich land which You set before them, Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds.

Duty » To brethren » To the weak

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

Matthew 25:35-36

'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.'

Duty » To brethren » To enemies

Exodus 23:4

"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

Job 31:29

"Have I rejoiced at the extinction of my enemy, Or exulted when evil befell him?

Proverbs 24:17

Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Duty » To brethren » To neighbours

Romans 15:1-2

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves. Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.

More verses: Galatians 5:14

Duty » Masters' » Of giving warning

Isaiah 58:1

"Cry loudly, do not hold back; Raise your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins.

2 Chronicles 19:10

"Whenever any dispute comes to you from your brethren who live in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and commandment, statutes and ordinances, you shall warn them so that they may not be guilty before the LORD, and wrath may not come on you and your brethren. Thus you shall do and you will not be guilty.

Ezekiel 3:18

"When I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way that he may live, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Ezekiel 33:9

"But if you on your part warn a wicked man to turn from his way and he does not turn from his way, he will die in his iniquity, but you have delivered your life.

Duty » Daily » Gathering the manna

1 Chronicles 16:37

So he left Asaph and his relatives there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required;

Exodus 16:4

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction.

2 Chronicles 8:14

Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded.

Ezra 3:4

They celebrated the Feast of Booths, as it is written, and offered the fixed number of burnt offerings daily, according to the ordinance, as each day required;

Duty » Parents » To teach

Deuteronomy 6:20

"When your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the LORD our God commanded you?'

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his father and mother shall seize him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his hometown.

Duty » Of man to man

Isaiah 58:6-7

"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke? "Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?

Matthew 25:34-46

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.' read more.
"Then the righteous will answer Him, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink? 'And when did we see You a stranger, and invite You in, or naked, and clothe You? 'When did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?' "The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.' "Then He will also say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels; for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.' "Then they themselves also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?' "Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.' "These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Luke 10:25-37

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" And He said to him, "What is written in the Law? How does it read to you?" And he answered, "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF." read more.
And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE." But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?" Jesus replied and said, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead. "And by chance a priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. "Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. "But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion, and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him. "On the next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, 'Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I return I will repay you.' "Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers' hands?" And he said, "The one who showed mercy toward him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do the same."

Duty » Parents » To train

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."

Duty » To brethren » Abounding

Duty » Masters' » Prompt payment of wages

Deuteronomy 24:15

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

Duty » Daily » Select readings ro 12; 1th 515-28

1 Thessalonians 5:15-28

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people. Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; read more.
in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not quench the Spirit; do not despise prophetic utterances. But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; abstain from every form of evil. Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is He who calls you, and He also will bring it to pass. Brethren, pray for us. Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss. I adjure you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brethren. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Duty » Pressure of » It makes the message imperative

Acts 18:5

But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

Acts 20:22

"And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,

Duty » Formation (making) » Life to be transformed, not conformed

Duty » Parents » To control

1 Timothy 3:12

Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.

Duty » To brethren » Fervent

Duty » To brethren » Sincere

Romans 13:9

For this, "YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET," and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."

Duty » Daily » Prayer

Psalm 88:9

My eye has wasted away because of affliction; I have called upon You every day, O LORD; I have spread out my hands to You.

Psalm 145:2

Every day I will bless You, And I will praise Your name forever and ever.

Duty » Parents » To provide for

2 Corinthians 12:14

Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Duty » Pressure of » It sounds a woe in the ears of him who falters

1 Corinthians 9:16

For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.

Duty » To brethren » Impartial

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » The water of life

Duty » Servants » Faithfulness

Duty » Formation (making) » Danger of old ideals

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;

Duty » Masters' » Just dealing

Duty » Servants » Respect for masters

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

Duty » Servants » Obedience

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Instruction

Proverbs 4:13

Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life.

Duty » Donation (giving) » Give or lose

Matthew 16:25

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.

Duty » Pressure of » It burns like an inward fire

Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.

Duty » To brethren » Unselfish

Duty » Masters' » Refraining from threats

Duty » Daily » Reading of the word

Nehemiah 8:18

He read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day And they celebrated the feast seven days, and on the eighth day there was a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.

Duty » Daily » Watchfulness

Proverbs 8:34

"Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.

Duty » Servants » Patience in hard places

1 Peter 2:18

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Cup of salvation

Psalm 116:13

I shall lift up the cup of salvation And call upon the name of the LORD.

Duty » Formation (making) » After the divine plan

Exodus 25:40

"See that you make them after the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.

Duty » Donation (giving) » With a free hand

Duty » Donation (giving) » As stewards

Duty » Masters' » Consideration for employees

Job 31:13-14

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?

Duty » Daily » Exhortation

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Divine strength

Isaiah 27:5

"Or let him rely on My protection, Let him make peace with Me, Let him make peace with Me."

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » All of life's opportunities

Luke 19:13

"And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business with this until I come back.'

Duty » Formation (making) » A perfect example

Duty » Donation (giving) » The blessedness of

Duty » Pressure of » It binds the soul to its task

Duty » To brethren » Christ's love the standard of

Duty » To brethren » Proof of discipleship

Duty » Daily » Performing of vows

Duty » Servants » Desire to please

Titus 2:9

Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

Duty » Parents » To love

Duty » Daily » Cross-bearing

Duty » Pressure of » It calls like the voice of a lion

Amos 3:8

A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken! Who can but prophesy?

Duty » Pressure of » It urges to haste

Parents » Duty » Example, good

2 Chronicles 17:3

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

1 Kings 9:4

"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

2 Chronicles 20:32

He walked in the way of his father Asa and did not depart from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 26:4

He did right in the sight of the LORD according to all that his father Amaziah had done.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 27:2

Parents » Duty » To teach

Deuteronomy 6:20

"When your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the LORD our God commanded you?'

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his father and mother shall seize him, and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gateway of his hometown.

Parents » Duty » To train

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

Lamentations 2:19

"Arise, cry aloud in the night At the beginning of the night watches; Pour out your heart like water Before the presence of the Lord; Lift up your hands to Him For the life of your little ones Who are faint because of hunger At the head of every street."

Parents » Duty » To nurture

Parents » Duty » To control

1 Timothy 3:12

Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.

Parents » Duty » To provide for

2 Corinthians 12:14

Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Parents » Duty » To love



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