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.
But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him mercy and gave him grace in the sight of the prince of the house of the prison.
and said, My Lord, if now I have found grace in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy slave.
behold now, thy slave has found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast showed unto me in saving my life; but I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die.
and I have oxen and asses, flocks, and menslaves, and womenslaves; and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight.
And he said, What meanest thou by all these droves which I met? And he said, To find grace in the sight 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.
Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of the heavens.
When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
And the prince of the house of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatever they did there, he was the doer of it.
And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
And Abraham said unto his eldest slave of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,
Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled; only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
The king's favour is toward the wise slave, but his wrath is against him that causes shame.
A prudent slave shall have rule over a son that causes shame and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
Seest thou a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before obscure men.
Whosoever keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof, so he that waits on his master shall be honoured.
Take heed therefore unto yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has placed you as bishops to feed the congregation of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.