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49 Bible Verses about Servant Leadership

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Matthew 23:11

But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 20:26

But it shall not be so among you, but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

Luke 22:26

But ye shall not be so, but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is prince, as he that doth serve.

Mark 10:43

But it shall not be like this among you, for whosoever desires to make himself great among you shall be your servant;

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a captain and teacher to the peoples.

Proverbs 30:22

For a slave when he reigns; and a fool when he is filled with bread;

Micah 6:4

For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt and ransomed thee out of the house of slaves; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.

1 Kings 3:7

And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy slave king instead of David my father; and I am but a tender young man; I do not know how to go out or come in.

Proverbs 29:12

Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.

Luke 7:3

And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and free his slave.

John 18:36

Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, then my servants would fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews; now, therefore, my kingdom is not from here.

Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes banquet in the morning!

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy slave; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

Matthew 20:25

But Jesus called them unto him and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and those that are great wield power over them.

Isaiah 3:4

And I will give children to be their princes, and young fools shall rule over them.

Joshua 1:2

Moses, my slave, is dead; now, therefore, arise, pass this Jordan, thou and all this people, unto the land which I give to the sons of Israel.

Joshua 5:14

And he said, No, but I am the Prince of the host of the LORD; now I am come. Then Joshua falling upon his face in the earth worshipped him and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his slave?

Psalm 18:43

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the Gentiles: a people whom I did not know served me.

Exodus 24:13

And Moses rose up, and his minister Joshua, and Moses went up into the mount of God.

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all thy pastors and all the saints. The brethren of Italy salute you.

Jeremiah 25:19

unto Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his slaves and to his princes and to all his people,

Numbers 11:28

Then Joshua the son of Nun, the minister of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them.

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Matthew 18:28

But as the same slave was leaving, he found one of his fellowslaves who owed him a hundred denarius, and he laid hands on him and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me what thou owest.

1 Chronicles 17:27

now it has pleased thee to bless the house of thy slave, that it may be before thee for ever; for thou, O LORD, hast blessed it, and it shall be blessed for ever.

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked the messengers of God and despised his words and misused his prophets until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

2 Samuel 7:8

Now, therefore, so shalt thou say unto my slave David, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel;

Numbers 14:24

But my slave Caleb, because there was another spirit in him, and he proved to follow after me, I will bring him into the land that he entered into, and his seed shall receive it by inheritance,

Deuteronomy 34:5

So Moses, the slave of the LORD, died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

Romans 16:1

I commend unto you Phebe our sister, who is a servant of the congregation which is at Cenchrea,

Numbers 8:25

And from the age of fifty years they shall return from their ministry unto the host and shall never serve again,

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