Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly:
The governor of his house
And Abraham said unto his eldest slave of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,
So Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
Feared the lord
1 Kings 18:12
And it shall come to pass as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee where I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me; but I, thy slave, fear the LORD from my youth.
And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him; for now I know that thou doest fear God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
And Joseph said unto them the third day, Do this and live, for I fear God.
2 Kings 4:1
Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried unto Elisha, saying, Thy slave, my husband, is dead; and thou knowest that thy slave feared the LORD; and the creditor is come to take my two sons to be his slaves.
But the former captains that had been before me had charged the people and had taken of them for bread and wine, upon forty shekels of silver; and in addition to this their servants bore rule over the people; but I did not do so because of the fear of God.
that I commanded my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the prince of the palace in Jerusalem (for he was as a man of truth and feared God above many);
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence, and there his sons shall have hope.
Then those that feared the LORD spoke one to another, and the LORD hearkened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for those that feared the LORD and for those that think in his name.
And fear not those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
a devout man and one that feared God with all his house, who gave many alms to the people and prayed to God always.