Be devoted to each other with mutual affection. Excel at showing respect for each other.
1 Kings 4:30
Solomon was wiser than any of the eastern leaders and wiser than anyone in Egypt.
"Many women have done wonderful things," he says, "but you surpass all of them!"
because I tell you, unless your righteousness greatly exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom from heaven!"
And if you greet only your relatives, that's no great thing you're doing, is it? Even the unbelievers do the same, don't they?
He called his disciples and told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than everyone who is contributing to the offering box,
He said, "I tell you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than all of them,
It wasn't just that you lived like they did and committed their detestable practices, but in just a little while your behavior led you to become more corrupt than they were!"