Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 26:8
Then said Abishai to David, God has delivered up thine enemy into thy hand this day. Now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not smite him the second time.
And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.
Rescue the poor and needy man. Deliver from the hand of the wicked man.
Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
And by coincidence a certain priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
But they were relentless with loud voices demanding him to be crucified. And their voices and those of the chief priests prevailed.
But all the Greeks, having taken Sosthenes the synagogue ruler, were beating him in front of the judgment seat. And Gallio was not going to judge, even of these things.
And while seeking to kill him, a report went up to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem has been stirred up.
And a great conflict having developed, the chief captain, having been alarmed lest Paul might be torn apart by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him away from the midst of them, and bring him into the fort.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because that man laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.