Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

Bible References

Even their

1 Samuel 2:15
And before they burned the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man who sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest, for he will not have boiled flesh from thee, but raw.
1 Samuel 8:15
And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
Proverbs 29:12
If a ruler hearkens to falsehood, all his servants are wicked.

So did

Matthew 5:47
And if ye only greet your friends, what do ye extra? Do not even the tax collectors this way?
2 Corinthians 11:9
And being present with you, and when needy, I was a burden to no man. For the brothers who came from Macedonia, they supplied my need. And in everything I kept, and I will keep myself non-burdensome to you.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there which ye were inferior to the other congregations? Except that I myself was not burdensome to you? Forgive me this wrong.

Because

Nehemiah 5:9
Also I said, The thing that ye do is not good. Ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?
Job 31:23
For calamity from God is a terror to me, and I can do nothing because of his majesty.
Psalm 112:1
Praise ye LORD. Blessed is the man who fears LORD, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Psalm 147:11
LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.
Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of LORD men depart from evil.
Ecclesiastes 12:13
[This is] the end of the matter, all has been heard: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.
Isaiah 50:10
Who is among you that fears LORD, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of LORD, and rely upon his God.
Luke 18:2
saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.