Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

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Hebrews 13:7
Remember them guiding you, who spake to you the word of God: of whom, observing narrowly the issue of the mode of life, imitate the faith:
1 Samuel 8:19
And the people will refuse to hear to the voice of Samuel; and they will say, Nay; but a king shall be over us.
1 Samuel 15:19
And wherefore didst thou not hear to the voice of Jehovah, and wilt clothe thyself with the spoil, and thou wilt do the evil in the eyes of Jehovah.
Proverbs 5:13
And I heard not to the voice of him teaching me, and I inclined not mine ear to him instructing me.
Philippians 2:12
Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always listened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and tremor effect your own salvation.
1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we ask you, brethren, to know those being fatigued among you, and set over you in the Lord, and reminding you;
2 Thessalonians 3:14
And if any listen not to our word by the epistle, mark him, and mix not together with him, that he may change.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders having presided well be deemed worthy of double honour, chiefly they being wearied in word and doctrine.


Genesis 16:9
And the messenger of Jehovah will say to her, Turn back to thy mistress and be humbled under her hands.
1 Corinthians 16:16
That also ye be subjected to such, and to every one cooperating, and to the wearied.
Ephesians 5:21
Yielding obedience to one another in the fear of God.
James 4:7
Be subjected therefore to God. Resist the accuser, and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subjected to the elders. And all being subject to one another, be wrapped up in humility: for God opposes the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

Give account

Luke 16:2
And having called him, he said to him, What is this I hear of thee give back the word of thy stewardship; for thou canst no more be steward.
Romans 14:12
So therefore shall each of us give word for himself to God.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all be made manifest before the judgment seat of Christ; that each might receive the things for the body, for what he did, good or bad.

With joy

Philippians 1:4
Always in all my prayer for you all with joy making prayer,
Philippians 2:16
Holding on to the word of life; for boasting to me in the day of Christ, for I ran not in vain, nor was I wearied in vain.
Philippians 4:1
Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand ye in the Lord, dearly beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? Are not also ye before our Lord Jesus Christ in his arrival?
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thankfulness can we return to God for you, for all the joy with which we rejoice for you before our God;

With grief

Exodus 32:31
And Moses will turn back to Jehovah, and say, Ah, now, this people sinned a great sin, and they will make to them golden gods.
Jeremiah 13:17
And if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in hiding places from the face of pride, and mine eye weeping shall weep and bring down tears, because the flock of Jehovah was taken captive.
Philippians 3:18
(For many walk, of whom I said to you often, and now also say weeping, the enemies of the cross of Christ:

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Acts 15:6
And the sent and elders were gathered together to see about this word.