for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.
that they may offer sacrifices of sweet savours unto the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.
Issachar is a strong ass couching down between two burdens;
I am one of those that are peaceable and faithful in Israel, and thou seekest to destroy a city that is a mother in Israel; why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?
O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy slave and to the prayer of thy slaves who desire to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy slave this day, and grant him grace before this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.
Let the LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; let the name of the God of Jacob lift thee up
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not meddle with those that are given to change,
I have learned that there is nothing better for them, but to rejoice and to do good in his life.
I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment and the word of the covenant that thou hast made with God.
And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it; for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.
And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man and one that fears God and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house and to hear words of thee.
And for this reason do I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men.
Let every soul submit itself to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God, and the powers that be are ordained of God.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, exercise yourselves in these things.
and that ye procure to be quiet and to do your business and to work with your hands, as we commanded you,
not defrauding, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue,