Pleasing Men

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1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also please all [people] in all [things], not seeking my own benefit, but the [benefit] of the many, in order that they may be saved.

Acts 12:1-3

Now at that time, Herod the king laid hands on some of those from the church to harm [them]. So he executed James the brother of John with a sword. And [when he] saw that it was pleasing to the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. ({Now this was during the feast} of Unleavened Bread.)

Acts 24:27

And [when] two years had passed, Felix received as successor Porcius Festus. And [because he] wanted to do a favor for the Jews, Felix left Paul behind {as a prisoner}.

Acts 25:9

But Festus, [because he] wanted to do a favor for the Jews, answered [and] said to Paul, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem to be tried before me there concerning these [things]?"

Ephesians 6:6

not {while being watched}, as people pleasers, but as slaves of Christ doing the will of God from the heart,

Lamentations 2:4

He has bent his bow like an enemy; he has set his right hand like a foe, and he has slain all [the] treasures of [the] eye; in the tent of the daughter of Zion, he has poured out his anger like fire.

Malachi 1:8

When you offer a blind [animal] for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer [the] lame and the one who is ill, is that not wrong? Present it, please, to your governor! Will he be pleased with you? {Will he show you favor}?" says Yahweh of hosts.

Lamentations 1:21

They hear that I was groaning; [there is] no comforter for me. All my enemies have heard my misery, they are pleased that you have done it. Bring [that] day that you have proclaimed, And let them be like me.

Titus 2:9

Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,

Psalm 16:3

With regard to [the] saints who [are] in the land, they [are the] noble ones in [whom is] all my desire.

Proverbs 29:26

Many are those who seek the {favor} of a ruler, but from Yahweh {one obtains justice}.

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