1 Peter 3:17
For it is better, if the will of God be so, that you suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Are you not him who has cut Rahab, and wounded the sea monster?
1 Kings 13:18
He said unto him, I am a prophet also as you are; and an angel spoke unto me by the word of the LORD, saying, Bring him back with you into your house, that he may eat bread and drink water. But he lied unto him.
He has said in his heart, God has forgotten: he hides his face; he will never see it.
But now you seek to kill me, a man that has told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.
And the scripture was fulfilled which says, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when you came out of Egypt; and what you did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side of Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom you utterly destroyed.
And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in any of his thoughts.
He has said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.
LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:
His ways are always prosperous; your judgments are far above, out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he sneers at them.
The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Why does the wicked renounce God? he has said in his heart, You will not require it.
The LORD is King forever and ever: the nations are perished out of his land.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places does he murder the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.
Why stand you afar off, O LORD? why hide you yourself in times of trouble?
And unto Adam he said, Because you have listened unto the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it: cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow shall you eat of it all the days of your life;
You have seen it: for you behold mischief and spite, to repay it with your hand: the poor commits himself unto you; you are the helper of the fatherless.
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
1 Kings 11:4
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.
1 Kings 11:1
But king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites;
And I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the crawling locust, and the consuming locust, and the cutting locust, my great army which I sent among you.
1 Kings 11:40
Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam. And Jeroboam arose, and fled into Egypt, unto Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.
By long patience is a prince persuaded, and a gentle tongue breaks the bone.
Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
1 Kings 11:9
And the LORD was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the LORD God of Israel, who had appeared unto him twice,
1 Kings 11:30
And Ahijah caught the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces:
1 Kings 11:6
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.
He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he does catch the poor, when he draws him into his net.
1 Kings 11:2
Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, You shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clung unto these in love.
1 Kings 11:35
But I will take the kingdom out of his son's hand, and will give it unto you, even ten tribes.
1 Kings 11:3
And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart.