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
Yea, before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest; for he will not have boiled flesh of 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 hearkeneth to falsehood, All his servants are wicked.

So did

Matthew 5:47
And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the Gentiles the same?
2 Corinthians 11:9
and when I was present with you and was in want, I was not a burden on any man; for the brethren, when they came from Macedonia, supplied the measure of my want; and in everything I kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and'so will I keep myself .
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there wherein ye were made inferior to the rest of the churches, except it be that I myself was not a burden 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 by reason of his majesty I can do nothing.
Psalm 112:1
Praise ye Jehovah. Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, That delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Psalm 147:11
Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.
Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.
Ecclesiastes 12:13
This is the end of the matter; all hath been heard: fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.
Isaiah 50:10
Who is among you that feareth Jehovah, that obeyeth the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him trust in the name of Jehovah, and rely upon his God.
Luke 18:2
saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man: