Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

To please

Bible References


Ephesians 6:5
Servants, do what is ordered by those who are your natural masters, having respect and fear for them, with all your heart, as to Christ;
Colossians 3:22
Servants, in all things do the orders of your natural masters; not only when their eyes are on you, as pleasers of men, but with all your heart, fearing the Lord:
1 Timothy 6:1
Let all who are servants under the yoke give all honour to their masters, so that no evil may be said against the name of God and his teaching.
1 Peter 2:18
Servants, take orders from your masters with all respect; not only if they are good and gentle, but even if they are bad-humoured.

To please

Ephesians 5:24
And as the church is under Christ's authority, so let wives be under the rule of their husbands in all things.

General references

Genesis 30:29
Then Jacob said, You have seen what I have done for you, and how your cattle have done well under my care.
Genesis 31:6
And you have seen how I have done all in my power for your father,
Romans 15:2
Let every one of us give pleasure to his neighbour for his good, to make him strong.
1 Corinthians 12:22
No, those parts which seem to be feeble are the more necessary;

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain