Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
Then the Lord's angel said to her, "Return to your mistress and submit to her authority.
Look, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female servant look to the hand of her mistress, so my eyes will look to the Lord, our God, until he shows us favor.
"A son naturally honors his father and a slave respects his master. If I am your father, where is my honor? If I am your master, where is my respect? The Lord who rules over all asks you this, you priests who make light of my name! But you reply, 'How have we made light of your name?'
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
For I too am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I say to this one, 'Go' and he goes, and to another 'Come' and he comes, and to my slave 'Do this' and he does it."
When the angel who had spoken to him departed, Cornelius called two of his personal servants and a devout soldier from among those who served him,
Slaves, obey your earthly masters in every respect, not only when they are watching -- like those who are strictly people-pleasers -- but with a sincere heart, fearing the Lord.
1 Timothy 6:1
Those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as deserving of full respect. This will prevent the name of God and Christian teaching from being discredited.
Slaves are to be subject to their own masters in everything, to do what is wanted and not talk back,
1 Peter 2:18
Slaves, be subject to your masters with all reverence, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are perverse.
no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, as a dear brother. He is especially so to me, and even more so to you now, both humanly speaking and in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and with much trembling.
2 Corinthians 7:15
And his affection for you is much greater when he remembers the obedience of you all, how you welcomed him with fear and trembling.
So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,
1 Peter 3:2
when they see your pure and reverent conduct.
When food was served, he said, "I will not eat until I have said what I want to say." "Tell us," Laban said.
"You know how I have worked for you," Jacob replied, "and how well your livestock have fared under my care.
You know that I've worked for your father as hard as I could,