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
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ,
Colossians 3:22
Slaves, obey your {human} masters in everything, not {while being watched}, as people pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.
1 Timothy 6:1
All those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, lest the name of God and the teaching be slandered.
1 Peter 2:18
Domestic slaves, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to those [who are] good and gentle, but also to those [who are] unjust.

To please

Ephesians 5:24
But as the church is subject to Christ, thus also wives [should be subject] to their husbands in everything.

General references

Genesis 30:29
Then he said to him, "You yourself know how I have served you and how your livestock have been with me.
Genesis 31:6
Now you yourselves know that I have served your father with all my strength,
Romans 15:2
Let each one of us please his neighbor for his good, for the purpose of edification.
1 Corinthians 12:22
But by much more the members of the body which are thought to be weaker are necessary,