Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against
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And, masters, do the same things towards them, giving up threatening, knowing that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no acceptance of persons with him.
Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:
And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.
Fathers, do not vex your children, to the end that they be not disheartened.
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily; not as lording it over your possessions, but being models for the flock.
Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
And the stranger thou shalt not oppress; for ye know the spirit of the stranger, for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt.
But Jesus having called them to him, said, Ye know that the rulers of the nations exercise lordship over them, and the great exercise authority over them. It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant; and whosoever will be first among you, let him be your bondman;
But Jesus having called them to him, says to them, Ye know that those who are esteemed to rule over the nations exercise lordship over them; and their great men exercise authority over them; but it is not thus among you; but whosoever would be great among you, shall be your minister; and whosoever would be first of you shall be bondman of all.
And he said to them, The kings of the nations rule over them, and they that exercise authority over them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be thus; but let the greater among you be as the younger, and the leader as he that serves.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.
and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.
In thee have they made light of father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.
- Cruelty, God's attitude to
- Discipline Child
- Loving Your Parents
- Loving Your Wife
- Masters Duties Towards Servants
- Not Helping The Poor
- Oppressing Foreigners
- Oppression, Nature Of
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love
- Raising Children
- Troubling Groups Of People