Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
And he said unto him, My lord knows that the children are frail, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.
And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto you, that you have smitten me these three times?
You shall not muzzle the ox when it treads out the grain.
The woman said unto him, Sir, you have nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from where then have you that living water?
And Judah said unto his brothers, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?
And Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered scraps under my table: as I have done, so God has requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.
1 Samuel 11:2
And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was a high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his heart of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
And the soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.