Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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Bible References

And be

Psalm 119:46
And I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be ashamed;
Jeremiah 26:12
And Jeremiah spoke to all the princes and to all the people, saying, Jehovah sent me to prophesy against this house and against this city all the words that ye have heard.
Daniel 3:16
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer thee in this matter.
Amos 7:14
And Amos answered and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was a herdman, and a gatherer of sycamore fruit.
Matthew 10:18
and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the nations.
Luke 21:14
Settle therefore in your hearts not to meditate beforehand your defence,
Acts 4:8
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, Rulers of the people and elders of Israel,
Acts 5:29
But Peter answering, and the apostles, said, God must be obeyed rather than men.
Acts 21:39
But Paul said, I am a Jew of Tarsus, citizen of no insignificant city of Cilicia, and I beseech of thee, allow me to speak to the people.
Acts 22:1
Brethren and fathers, hear my defence which I now make to you.
Colossians 4:6
Let your word be always with grace, seasoned with salt, so as to know how ye ought to answer each one.
2 Timothy 2:25
in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

A reason

1 Samuel 12:7
And now stand still, that I may plead with you before Jehovah of all the righteous acts of Jehovah which he did to you and to your fathers.
Isaiah 1:18
Come now, let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Isaiah 41:21
Produce your cause, saith Jehovah; bring forward your arguments, saith the King of Jacob.
Acts 24:25
And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee;

The hope

1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to his great mercy, has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,
Colossians 1:5
on account of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens; of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the glad tidings,
Titus 1:2
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time,
Hebrews 3:6
but Christ, as Son over his house, whose house are we, if indeed we hold fast the boldness and the boast of hope firm to the end.
Hebrews 6:1
Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of the Christ, let us go on to what belongs to full growth, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God,

With

1 Peter 3:2
having witnessed your pure conversation carried out in fear;
2 Timothy 2:25
in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of the truth,

General references

Proverbs 26:16
A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.