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
Yes, before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man who sacrificed, "Give meat to roast for the priest; for he will not accept boiled meat from you, but raw."
1 Samuel 8:15
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 listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.

So did

Matthew 5:47
If you only greet your friends, what more do you do than others? Don't even the tax collectors do the same?
2 Corinthians 11:9
When I was present with you and was in need, I wasn't a burden on anyone, for the brothers, when they came from Macedonia, supplied the measure of my need. In everything I kept myself from being burdensome to you, and I will continue to do so.
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.

Because

Nehemiah 5:9
Also I said, "The thing that you do is not good. Ought you 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. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.
Psalm 112:1
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Psalm 147:11
Yahweh 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. By the fear of Yahweh 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 duty of man.
Isaiah 50:10
Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.
Luke 18:2
saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.