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.
And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
And he passed over in front of them and bowed himself to the ground seven times until he came near to his brother.
1 Samuel 25:17
Now, therefore, know and consider what thou must do, for evil is determined against our master and against all his household, for he is such a son of Belial that no one can speak to him.
My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,
Do not go forth hastily to strive lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof when thy neighbour has put thee to shame.
When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou may be delivered from him, lest he drag thee away to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.
Or what king going to make war against another king does not sit down first and consult whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that comes against him with twenty thousand?
Make up thy friendship now with him, and thou shalt have peace; thereby good shall come unto thee.
For this shall every one that is merciful pray unto thee in the time when thou may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto him.
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
Strive to enter in at the narrow gate; for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in and shall not be able.
2 Corinthians 6:2
(For he saith, I have heard thee in an acceptable time, and in the day of saving health I have succoured thee; behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of saving health.)
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit saith, Today if ye will hear his voice,
For ye know how that afterward, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.
1 Kings 22:26
Then the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah and carry him back unto Amon, the governor of the city, and to Joash, the king's son