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2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel spoke;
the Rock of Israel said to me,
“The one who rules the people with justice,
who rules in the fear of God, is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Psalm 2:10-12

So now, kings, be wise;
receive instruction, you judges of the earth. Serve the Lord with reverential awe
and rejoice with trembling. Pay homage to the Son or He will be angry
and you will perish in your rebellion,
for His anger may ignite at any moment.
All those who take refuge in Him are happy.

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 28:2

When a land is in rebellion, it has many rulers,
but with a discerning and knowledgeable person, it endures.

Isaiah 54:14

and you will be established
on a foundation of righteousness.
You will be far from oppression,
you will certainly not be afraid;
you will be far from terror,
it will certainly not come near you.

1 Timothy 2:1-2

First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

Ezra 6:10

so that they can offer sacrifices of pleasing aroma to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.

Psalm 20:9

Lord, give victory to the king!
May He answer us on the day that we call.

Psalm 72:1

Solomonic.God, give Your justice to the king
and Your righteousness to the king’s son.

1 Peter 2:13-14

Submit to every human authority because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do what is evil and to praise those who do what is good.

Deuteronomy 17:12

The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there serving the Lord your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, “I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord’s anointed. I will never lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord’s anointed.”

1 Kings 21:10

Then seat two wicked men opposite him and have them testify against him, saying, “You have cursed God and the king!” Then take him out and stone him to death.

Acts 23:5

“I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest,” replied Paul. “For it is written, You must not speak evil of a ruler of your people.

Romans 13:5

Therefore, you must submit, not only because of wrath, but also because of your conscience.

Leviticus 27:30

“Every tenth of the land’s produce, grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.

Deuteronomy 14:28

“At the end of every three years, bring a tenth of all your produce for that year and store it within your gates.

Nehemiah 10:32

We will impose the following commands on ourselves:To give an eighth of an ounce of silver yearly for the service of the house of our God:

Matthew 17:27

“But, so we won’t offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and take the first fish that you catch. When you open its mouth you’ll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you.”

Romans 13:6-7

And for this reason you pay taxes, since the authorities are God’s public servants, continually attending to these tasks. Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor.

Deuteronomy 16:19-20

Do not deny justice or show partiality to anyone. Do not accept a bribe, for it blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous. Pursue justice and justice alone, so that you will live and possess the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Isaiah 56:1

This is what the Lord says:Preserve justice and do what is right,
for My salvation is coming soon,
and My righteousness will be revealed.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels to observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing out of favoritism.

Deuteronomy 15:7-9

“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him enough for whatever need he has. Be careful that there isn’t this wicked thought in your heart, ‘The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,’ and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him nothing. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty.

Leviticus 25:35

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Deuteronomy 24:12

If he is a poor man, you must not sleep in the garment he has given as security.

James 2:3-4

If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes and say, “Sit here in a good place,” and yet you say to the poor man, “Stand over there,” or, “Sit here on the floor by my footstool,” haven’t you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

Deuteronomy 26:12

“When you have finished paying all the tenth of your produce in the third year, the year of the tenth, you are to give it to the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.

Exodus 23:11

But during the seventh year you are to let it rest and leave it uncultivated, so that the poor among your people may eat from it and the wild animals may consume what they leave. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.

Leviticus 19:9-10

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap to the very edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. You must not strip your vineyard bare or gather its fallen grapes. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.

Leviticus 23:22

When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.”

Isaiah 58:10

and if you offer yourself to the hungry,
and satisfy the afflicted one,
then your light will shine in the darkness,
and your night will be like noonday.

Matthew 15:32

Now Jesus summoned His disciples and said,“I have compassion on the crowd, because they’ve already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat. I don’t want to send them away hungry; otherwise they might collapse on the way.”

Mark 8:2-3

“I have compassion on the crowd, because they’ve already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat. If I send them home hungry, they will collapse on the way, and some of them have come a long distance.”

Luke 3:11

He replied to them, “The one who has two shirts must share with someone who has none, and the one who has food must do the same.”

Psalm 82:3-4

Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy;
save them from the power of the wicked.”

Leviticus 25:25

If your brother becomes destitute and sells part of his property, his nearest relative may come and redeem what his brother has sold.

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