1 Chronicles 11:19
And he said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing! should I drink the blood of these men who went at the risk of their lives? for at the risk of their lives they brought it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.
We have to get our bread at the risk of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.
Wherefore should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?
He that finds his life shall lose it, and he who has lost his life for my sake shall find it.
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose it shall preserve it.
For also we are in danger to be put in accusation for sedition for this affair of to-day, no cause existing in reference to which we shall be able to give a reason for this concourse.
And their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to approach, and he shall draw near unto me. For who is this that engageth his heart to draw near unto me? saith Jehovah.
He that observeth the wind will not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds will not reap.
But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to be called before the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire.
2 Samuel 23:17
And he said, Be it far from me, Jehovah, that I should do this thing! is it not the blood of the men that went at the risk of their lives? Therefore he would not drink it. These things did the three mighty men.
2 Samuel 23:16
And the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, which is in the gate, and took it, and brought it to David; however he would not drink of it, but poured it out to Jehovah.
2 Corinthians 1:10
who has delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver; in whom we confide that he will also yet deliver;
Buy the truth, and sell it not; wisdom, and instruction, and intelligence.
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.
Or what king, going on his way to engage in war with another king, does not, sitting down first, take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him coming against him with twenty thousand?
For scarcely for the just man will one die, for perhaps for the good man some one might also dare to die;
My life is continually in my hand; but I do not forget thy law.
2 Samuel 23:15
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me to drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is in the gate!
Whatever is commanded by the God of the heavens, let it be carefully done for the house of the God of the heavens; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?
And now, why should we die? for this great fire will consume us. If we hear the voice of Jehovah our God any more, we shall die.
2 Corinthians 11:26
in journeyings often, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own race, in perils from the nations, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils on the sea, in perils among false brethren;
For this cause I also exercise myself to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.
1 Samuel 19:12
And Michal let David down through a window; and he went, and fled and escaped.
And when I saw that you would not deliver me, I took my life in my hand, and crossed over against the Ammonites, and the LORD gave them into my hand; why then have you come up to me this day, to fight against me?"
2 Samuel 17:17
And Jonathan and Ahimaaz stayed by En-rogel; and the maid went and told them; and they went and told king David, for they might not be seen to come into the city.
and some of the Asiarchs also, who were his friends, sent to him and urged him not to throw himself into the theatre.
men who have given up their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 John 3:16
Hereby we have known love, because he has laid down his life for us; and we ought for the brethren to lay down our lives.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep:
By faith Abraham, when tried, offered up Isaac, and he who had received to himself the promises offered up his only begotten son,
for we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the adversary could not compensate the king's damage.
Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable councillor, who also himself was awaiting the kingdom of God, coming, emboldened himself and went in to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus.
(who for my life staked their own neck; to whom not I only am thankful, but also all the assemblies of the nations,)
Reconcile thyself now with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.
To the woman he said, I will greatly increase thy travail and thy pregnancy; with pain thou shalt bear children; and to thy husband shall be thy desire, and he shall rule over thee.