Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 26:8
Then Abishai said to David, "God has delivered up your enemy into your hand this day. Now therefore please let me strike him with the spear to the earth at one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time."
I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.
Rescue the weak and needy. Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked."
"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
But they were urgent with loud voices, asking that he might be crucified. Their voices and the voices of the chief priests prevailed.
Then all the Greeks laid hold on Sosthenes, the ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. Gallio didn't care about any of these things.
As they were trying to kill him, news came up to the commanding officer of the regiment that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
When a great argument arose, the commanding officer, fearing that Paul would be torn in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by force from among them, and bring him into the barracks.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.