Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
And Jehovah was with Joseph, and extended mercy to him, and gave him favour in the eyes of the chief of the tower-house.
and said, Lord, if now I have found favour in thine eyes, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant.
behold now, thy servant has found favour in thine eyes, and thou hast magnified thy goodness, which thou hast shewn to me in preserving my soul alive; but I cannot escape to the mountain, lest calamity lay hold on me, that I die.
and I have oxen, and asses, sheep, and bondmen, and bondwomen; and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find favour in thine eyes.
And he said, What meanest thou by all the drove which I met? And he said, To find favour in the eyes of my lord.
1 Samuel 16:22
And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David, I pray thee, stand before me; for he has found favour in my sight.
And the king said to me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of the heavens.
When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
And the chief of the tower-house committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the tower-house; and whatever they had to do there he did.
And Abram said, Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me? seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus.
And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh,
Thou shalt be over my house, and according to thy commandment shall all my people regulate themselves; only concerning the throne will I be greater than thou.
The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.
Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.
Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; and he that guardeth his master shall be honoured.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.