1 Peter 3:17
For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.
Awake, awake, put on strength, arm of Yahweh; awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Isn't it you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster?
1 Kings 13:18
He said to him, "I also am a prophet as you are; and an angel spoke to me by the word of Yahweh, saying, 'Bring him back with you into your house, that he may eat bread and drink water.'" He lied to him.
He says in his heart, "God has forgotten. He hides his face. He will never see it."
But now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth, which I heard from God. Abraham didn't do this.
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him as righteousness;" and he was called the friend of God.
For we have heard how Yahweh dried up the water of the Red Sea before you, when you came out of Egypt; and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites, who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon and to Og, whom you utterly destroyed.
and Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary, his mother, "Behold, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.
They answered him, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus said to them, "If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.
The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.
He says in his heart, "I shall not be shaken. For generations I shall have no trouble."
Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,
His ways are prosperous at all times. He is haughty, and your laws are far from his sight. As for all his adversaries, he sneers at them.
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns Yahweh.
Why does the wicked person condemn God, and say in his heart, "God won't call me into account?"
Yahweh is King forever and ever! The nations will perish out of his land.
He lies in wait near the villages. From ambushes, he murders the innocent. His eyes are secretly set against the helpless.
Why do you stand far off, Yahweh? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, 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 toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.
But you do see trouble and grief. You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and oppression. Under his tongue is mischief and iniquity.
1 Kings 11:4
For it happened, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.
1 Kings 11:1
Now king Solomon loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians, and Hittites;
I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the great locust, the grasshopper, and the caterpillar, my great army, which I sent among you.
1 Kings 11:40
Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam; but Jeroboam arose, and fled into Egypt, to Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.
By patience a ruler is persuaded. A soft tongue breaks the bone.
Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh; for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.
1 Kings 11:9
Yahweh was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned away from Yahweh, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice,
1 Kings 11:30
Ahijah laid hold of the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces.
1 Kings 11:6
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and didn't go fully after Yahweh, as did David his father.
He lurks in secret as a lion in his ambush. He lies in wait to catch the helpless. He catches the helpless, when he draws him in his net.
1 Kings 11:2
of the nations concerning which Yahweh said to the children of Israel, "You shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods." Solomon joined to these in love.
1 Kings 11:35
but I will take the kingdom out of his son's hand, and will give it to you, even ten tribes.
1 Kings 11:3
He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart.