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18 Bible Verses about Pleasing Men

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1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also try to please all people in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, so that they may be saved.

Acts 12:1-3

About that time King Herod cruelly attacked some who belonged to the church, and he killed James, John’s brother, with the sword. When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter too, during the days of Unleavened Bread.

Acts 24:27

After two years had passed, Felix received a successor, Porcius Festus, and because he wished to do a favor for the Jews, Felix left Paul in prison.

Acts 25:9

Then Festus, wanting to do a favor for the Jews, replied to Paul, “Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem, there to be tried before me on these charges?”

Ephesians 6:6

Don’t work only while being watched, in order to please men, but as slaves of Christ, do God’s will from your heart.

Lamentations 2:4

?DaletHe has bent His bow like an enemy;
His right hand is positioned like an adversary.
He has killed everyone who was loved,
pouring out His wrath like fire
on the tent of Daughter Zion.

Malachi 1:8

“When you present a blind animal for sacrifice, is it not wrong? And when you present a lame or sick animal, is it not wrong? Bring it to your governor! Would he be pleased with you or show you favor?” asks the Lord of Hosts.

Lamentations 1:21

??ShinPeople have heard me groaning,
but there is no one to comfort me.
All my enemies have heard of my misfortune;
they are glad that You have caused it.
Bring on the day You have announced,
so that they may become like me.

Titus 2:9

Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back

Psalm 16:3

As for the holy people who are in the land,
they are the noble ones.
All my delight is in them.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek a ruler’s favor,
but a man receives justice from the Lord.

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