Thematic Bible

Thematic Bible

But Paul said to them, Having beaten us publicly uncondemned, us who are Romans, they have cast us into prison, and now they thrust us out secretly? no, indeed, but let them come themselves and bring us out.

Shall one say to a king, Belial? to nobles, Wicked?

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.

The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee; and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. Be not desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful food.

These things therefore being undeniable, it is necessary that ye should be calm and do nothing headlong. For ye have brought these men, who are neither temple-plunderers, nor speak injuriously of your goddess. If therefore Demetrius and the artisans who are with him have a matter against any one, the courts are being held, and there are proconsuls: let them accuse one another. read more.
But if ye inquire anything concerning other matters, it will be settled in the regular assembly.

But as they stretched him forward with the thongs, Paul said to the centurion who stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned? And the centurion, having heard it, went and reported it to the chiliarch, saying, What art thou going to do? for this man is a Roman. And the chiliarch coming up said to him, Tell me, Art thou a Roman? And he said, Yes. read more.
And the chiliarch answered, I, for a great sum, bought this citizenship. And Paul said, But I was also free born. Immediately therefore those who were going to examine him left him, and the chiliarch also was afraid when he ascertained that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.

Whereupon they found me purified in the temple, with neither crowd nor tumult. But it was certain Jews from Asia, who ought to appear before thee and accuse, if they have anything against me;

Let therefore the persons of authority among you, says he, going down too, if there be anything in this man, accuse him.

But Paul said, I am standing before the judgment-seat of Caesar, where I ought to be judged. To the Jews have I done no wrong, as thou also very well knowest.

to whom I answered, It is not the custom of the Romans to give up any man before that the accused have the accusers face to face, and he have got opportunity of defence touching the charge.

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.

It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink? lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction. Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto the bitter of soul: read more.
let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

For thou, O God, hast heard my vows; thou hast given me the inheritance of those that fear thy name. Thou wilt add days to the days of the king: his years shall be as many generations. He shall abide before God for ever: bestow loving-kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.

Vow and pay unto Jehovah your God: let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that is to be feared. He cutteth off the spirit of princes; he is terrible to the kings of the earth.

All the kings of the earth shall celebrate thee, Jehovah, when they have heard the words of thy mouth; And they shall sing in the ways of Jehovah, for great is the glory of Jehovah.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness. Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright. The fury of a king is as messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it. read more.
In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!

A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing; but the glory of kings is to search out a thing. The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable. Take away the dross from the silver, and there cometh forth a vessel for the refiner: read more.
take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

because the word of a king is power; and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.