Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
1 Samuel 2:15
Likewise, before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant would come and say to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest, for he will not take cooked flesh of thee, but raw.
1 Samuel 8:15
And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards to give to his officers and to his slaves.
Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.
And if ye embrace your brethren only, what do ye more than others? Do not even the publicans so?
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was present with you and had need, I was not a burden to any of you, for that which was lacking to me was supplied by the brethren which came from Macedonia; and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is it in which ye were inferior to the other congregations except in that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.
Also I said, What you do is not good, do you not walk in the fear of our God, that ye not be the reproach of our enemies the Gentiles?
For I feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power.
Aleph Halelu-JAH. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, Beth that delights greatly in his commandments.
The LORD takes pleasure in those that fear him, in those that wait upon his mercy.
By mercy and truth iniquity is purged, and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
The conclusion of the entire sermon is heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole happiness of man.
Who is among you that fears the LORD? Hearken unto the voice of his slave. He who walked in darkness and had no light; let him trust in the name of the LORD and stay upon his God.
saying, There was in a city a judge who did not fear God nor regard man;