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Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
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A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
Hearken unto me, you that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear you not the reproach of men, neither be you afraid of their revilings.
And of whom have you been afraid or feared, that you have lied, and have not remembered me, nor laid it to your heart? have not I held my peace even of old, and you fear me not?
You therefore prepare yourself, and arise, and speak unto them all that I command you: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound you before them.
And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Likewise, you son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy you against them,
And fear not them who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.
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In it was written, It is reported among the nations, and Geshem also says it, that you and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause you build the wall, that you may be their king, according to these words.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
For I heard the mocking of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my friends watched for my fall, saying, Perhaps he will be deceived, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Then the presidents and satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault; because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
And set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them who desire occasion; that when they glory, they may be found even as we.
1 Timothy 5:14
I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is an opponent may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.