Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
and, according to Paul's custom, he went in unto them, and, for three sabbaths, reasoned with them from the Scriptures, -
1 Samuel 12:7
Now, therefore, take your stand and let me plead with you, before Yahweh, - and tell you all the righteous acts of Yahweh, which he wrought with you, and with your fathers:
Come, I pray you, and let us settle the disputer Saith Yahweh, - Though your sins be found like scarlet, As snow, shall they be made white, Though they appear red like crimson, As wool, shall they become.
Bring near your contention, Saith Yahweh, - Advance your defences, Saith the King of Jacob:
I beseech you therefore, brethren, through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living, holy sacrifice, unto God acceptable, - your rational divine service;
1 Peter 3:15
But, the Lord Christ, hallow ye in your hearts, ready always for a defence, unto every one that is asking you a reason concerning, the hope within you, - nevertheless, with meekness and reverence:
Having, hope, towards God, which, even these themselves, do entertain - that, a resurrection, there shall certainly be, both of righteous and of unrighteous:
2 Samuel 23:3
Said the God of Israel, Unto me, spake the Rock of Israel: - One Ruling over Men, A Righteous One, ruling in the reverence of God,
Righteousness, I put on, and it clothed me, Like a robe and turban, was my, justice;
For righteous is Yahweh Righteousness, he loveth, the upright, shall behold his face.
Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated lawlessness, - For this cause, hath God, thine own God, anointed thee, With the oil of gladness, beyond thy partners.
Are ye, indeed, silent when righteousness, ye should speak? When, with equity, ye should judge, O ye sons of men?
May he judge, Thy people with righteousness; And thine oppressed ones with justice;
God, hath taken his place in the august assembly, In the midst of the gods, will he judge.
The abomination of kings, is to work lawlessness, for, by righteousness, is established a throne.
Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.
How hath she become unchaste! - The city that was Faithful, - Full of justice, Righteousness lodged in her, But, now, murderers!
So shall be established, in lovingkindness, a throne, And one shall sit thereon, in truth, in the home of David, - Judging - and seeking justice and speeding righteousness.
For, I, Yahweh, am a lover of justice, Hating plunder, for an ascending-sacrifice, Therefore will I give their reward with faithfulness, And an age-abiding covenant, will I solemnise for them.
Thus, saith Yahweh, - Execute ye justice, and righteousness, And deliver the robbed out of the hand of the oppressor, - But the sojourner the fatherless, and the widow, do not oppress neither commit violence, And the blood of the innocent, do not ye shed, in this place.
Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Let it more than suffice you O princes of Israel, Violence and spoil, remove ye And justice and righteousness, execute, - Lift off your acts of expulsion from upon my people, Urgeth My Lord Yahweh.
Wherefore, O king, let, my counsel, be pleasing unto thee, thy sin, then, - by righteousness, break thou off, and, thine iniquities, by shewing favour to the oppressed, - if so be it may become the lengthening out of thy security.
They have spoken words, swearing falsely, in solemnizing a covenant, - therefore shall judgment, spring up like a poisonous plant, on the ridges of the field.
But let, justice, roll along like water, - and, righteousness, as a torrent over flowing.
Shall horses run upon crag? or will a man plough there with oxen? For ye have turned to poison the sentence of justice, and the fruit of righteousness, to wormwood:
And, having come, He, will reprove the world - Concerning sin, and concerning righteousness, and concerning judgment:
1 John 3:7
Dear children! Let, no one, lead you astray! He that is doing righteousness, is, righteous, just as, He, is righteous:
Do not give, to women, thy strength, nor thy ways, to them who ruin kings.
Alas! for thee, O land, when thy king is a boy, - and, thy rulers, in the morning, do eat:
Even a spirit of justice - to him that presideth over justice, And strength to them who would turn back the battle at the gate.
Belshazzar the king, made a great feast, to a thousand of his nobles, - and, before the thousand, was drinking, wine.
In the day of our king, the rulers, have made themselves ill, with the heat of wine, - he hath extended his hand with scoffers.
For John had been saying to Herod - It is not allowed thee, to have, the wife of thy brother.
meekness, self-control; - against such things as these, there is no law.
For the favour of God, bringing salvation for all men, hath shone forth,
1 Peter 4:4
Wherein they are taken by surprise that ye run not with them into the same overflow of riotous excess, - uttering defamation:
2 Peter 1:6
And, in your knowledge, self-control, and, in your self-control, endurance, and, in your endurance, godliness,
and, leading them forth outside, said - Sirs! what must I be doing, that I may be saved?
And, Agrippa, said unto Paul - Almost, art thou persuading, me, to become a, Christian!
1 Kings 22:26
And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah, and carry him back unto Amon captain of the city, - and unto Joash son of the king;
Because I called, and ye refused, I stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;
then sent King Zedekiah - and fetched him, and the king asked him, in his own house secretly, and said, - Is there a word from Yahweh? And Jeremiah said, - There is, for (said he), Into the hand of the king of Babylon, shalt thou be delivered!
Then King Zedekiah sent and fetched Jeremiah the prophet unto him, in the third entrance, which is in the house of Yahweh, - and the king said unto Jeremiah - I am going to ask thee a thing, do not hide anything from me.
And desiring, to kill, him, he feared the multitude, because, as a prophet, they held him.
And, they, slighting it, went off, one, indeed, into his own field, and, another, unto his merchandise, -
Then, will the kingdom of the heavens become like unto, ten virgins, who, taking their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Better a poor man walking in his integrity, than one who is crooked - turning two ways, though, he, be rich.
for John had been saying to him, It is not allowed thee, to have her.
1 Corinthians 1:27
On the contrary - the foolish things of the world, hath God chosen, that he might put to shame them who are wise, and, the weak things of the world, hath God chosen, that he might put to shame the things that are mighty,