Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
Then did Jacob send messengers before him unto Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.
but he himself, passed over before them, and bowed himself to the earth seven times, until he had come near unto his brother.
1 Samuel 25:17
Now, therefore, know thou, and see, what thou canst do, for mischief is determined against our lord, and against all his household, - but, he, is such an abandoned man, that one cannot speak unto him.
My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbour, - have struck for a stranger thy hands,
Do not go forth to strive in haste, - lest thou know not what to do in the latter end thereof, when thy neighbour, hath put thee to shame.
For, as thou art going along with thine adversary unto a ruler, on the way, take pains to get a release from him; lest once he drag thee along unto the judge, and, the judge, deliver thee up to the punisher, - and, the punisher, cast thee into prison:
Or, what king, moving on to encounter, another king, in battle, will not sit down first and take counsel, whether he is able, with ten thousand, to meet him who, with twenty thousand, is coming against him.
Shew thyself to be one with him - I pray thee - and prosper, thereby, shall there come on thee blessing.
For this cause, will every man of lovingkindness pray unto thee, in time to obtain, - Surely, in the overflow of many waters, unto him, shall they not reach.
Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near:
Be striving to enter through the narrow door; for, many, I say unto you, will seek to enter, and will not be able, -
2 Corinthians 6:2
For he saith - In an approved season, have I hearkened unto thee, and, in a day of salvation, have succoured thee; - Lo! now, a well-approved season, Lo! now, a day of salvation:
Wherefore, - according as saith the Holy Spirit - To-day, if, unto his voice ye would hearken, do not
For ye know that, afterwards - when he even wished to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for, place of repentance, found he none, even though, with tears, he diligently sought it.
1 Kings 22:26
And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah, and carry him back unto Amon captain of the city, - and unto Joash son of the king;