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And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

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If thou wilt

2 Chronicles 10:6
Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men that had stood before Solomon, his father, while he yet lived, saying, What do you counsel to reply to this people?
Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
Mark 10:43
But it shall not be like this among you, for whosoever desires to make himself great among you shall be your servant;
Philippians 2:7
but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, made in the likeness of men,

Speak good

1 Kings 12:13
And the king answered the people roughly and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him
2 Samuel 15:3
And Absalom would say unto them, See, thy matters are good and just; but there is no one delegated by the king to hear thee.
Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of the ruler rises up against thee, do not leave thy place; for meekness pacifies great sins.
Zechariah 1:13
And the LORD answered good words unto the angel that talked with me, words of consolation.

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Job 32:7
I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.