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, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”
Daniel 6:4
The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him.
Romans 13:1
Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.
1 Peter 2:13
Submit to every human authority because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority

Pray

Ezra 6:10
so that they can offer sacrifices of pleasing aroma to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.
Ezra 7:23
Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven, so that wrath will not fall on the realm of the king and his sons.
Daniel 4:19
Then Daniel, whose name is Belteshazzar, was stunned for a moment, and his thoughts alarmed him. The king said, “Belteshazzar, don’t let the dream or its interpretation alarm you.”

Belteshazzar answered, “My lord, may the dream apply to those who hate you, and its interpretation to your enemies!
1 Timothy 2:1
First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,

General references

1 Peter 2:13
Submit to every human authority because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority

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