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
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.
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
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.
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?
For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
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.
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.
saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.