Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

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Bible References

Seek

Daniel 4:27
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if there may be a lengthening of thy tranquility.
Daniel 6:4
Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom, but they could find no occasion nor fault, inasmuch as he was faithful, nor was there any error or fault found in him.
Romans 13:1
Let every soul be subject to offices of authority that rank higher, for there is no office of authority if not by God, and the offices of authority that are by God, are those that have been instituted.
1 Peter 2:13
Therefore because of the Lord, ye should submit to every human establishment, whether to a king as being supreme,

Pray

Ezra 6:10
that they may offer sacrifices of sweet savor to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.
Ezra 7:23
Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly for the house of the God of heaven; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?
Daniel 4:19
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was stricken mute for a while, and his thoughts troubled him. The king answered and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and sai
1 Timothy 2:1
I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made for all men,

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1 Peter 2:13
Therefore because of the Lord, ye should submit to every human establishment, whether to a king as being supreme,