Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.

General references

Bible References

That warreth

Deuteronomy 20:5
And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him go and return to his house lest peradventure he die in the battle and another man dedicate it.
Luke 9:59
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.

Entangleth

2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Luke 8:14
And that which fell among thorns are those who when they have heard go forth and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life and bring no fruit to perfection.
1 Corinthians 9:25
And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we, an incorruptible one.
1 Timothy 6:9
For those that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition.
2 Peter 2:20
Certainly, if having separated themselves from the contaminations of the world, by the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they again entangle themselves therein and are overcome, their latter end is made worse for them than the beginnings.

That he

1 Corinthians 7:22
For he that is called in the Lord, being a slave, is the Lord's freeman; likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's slave.
2 Corinthians 5:9
Therefore we also procure, whether present or absent, that we may please him.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but because we have been approved of God that he might entrust us with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God, who tries our hearts.

General references

Exodus 6:13
Then the LORD spoke unto Moses and unto Aaron and gave them a commandment unto the sons of Israel and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.