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49 Bible Verses about Servant Leadership

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Matthew 20:26

but not so shall it be among you, but whoever may will among you to become great, let him be your ministrant;

Luke 22:26

but ye are not so, but he who is greater among you -- let him be as the younger; and he who is leading, as he who is ministering;

Mark 10:43

but not so shall it be among you; but whoever may will to become great among you, he shall be your minister,

Isaiah 55:4

Lo, a witness to peoples I have given him, A leader and commander to peoples.

Proverbs 30:22

For a servant when he reigneth, And a fool when he is satisfied with bread,

Micah 6:4

For I brought thee up from the land of Egypt, And from the house of servants I have ransomed thee, And I send before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.

1 Peter 2:18

The domestics! be subjecting yourselves in all fear to the masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the cross;

1 Kings 3:7

And now, O Jehovah my God, Thou hast caused thy servant to reign instead of David my father; and I am a little child, I do not know to go out and to come in;

Proverbs 29:12

A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.

Luke 7:3

and having heard about Jesus, he sent unto him elders of the Jews, beseeching him, that having come he might thoroughly save his servant.

John 18:36

Jesus answered, 'My kingdom is not of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, my officers had struggled that I might not be delivered up to Jews; but now my kingdom is not from hence.'

Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a youth, And thy princes do eat in the morning.

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with Thy servant, For no one living is justified before Thee.

Matthew 20:25

and Jesus having called them near, said, 'Ye have known that the rulers of the nations do exercise lordship over them, and those great do exercise authority over them,

Isaiah 3:4

And I have made youths their heads, And sucklings rule over them.

Joshua 1:2

'Moses my servant is dead, and now, rise, pass over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel.

Joshua 5:14

And He saith, 'No, for I am Prince of Jehovah's host; now I have come;' and Joshua falleth on his face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith to Him, 'What is my Lord speaking unto His servant?'

Psalm 18:43

Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of the people, Thou placest me for a head of nations, A people I have not known do serve me.

Exodus 24:13

And Moses riseth -- Joshua his minister also -- and Moses goeth up unto the mount of God;

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all those leading you, and all the saints; salute you doth those from Italy:

Jeremiah 25:19

Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, And his heads, and all his people,

Numbers 11:28

And Joshua son of Nun, minister of Moses, one of his young men, answereth and saith, 'My lord Moses, restrain them.'

Jeremiah 30:9

And they have served Jehovah their God, And David their king whom I raise up to them.

Matthew 18:28

'And, that servant having come forth, found one of his fellow-servants who was owing him an hundred denaries, and having laid hold, he took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that which thou owest.

1 Chronicles 17:27

and now, Thou hast been pleased to bless the house of Thy servant, to be to the age before Thee; for Thou, O Jehovah, hast blessed, and it is blessed to the age.'

2 Chronicles 36:16

and they are mocking at the messengers of God, and despising His words, and acting deceitfully with His prophets, till the going up of the fury of Jehovah against His people -- till there is no healing.

2 Samuel 7:8

and now, thus dost thou say to My servant, to David: 'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, I have taken thee from the comely place, from after the flock, to be leader over My people, over Israel;

Numbers 14:24

and My servant Caleb, because there hath been another spirit with him, and he is fully after Me -- I have brought him in unto the land whither he hath entered, and his seed doth possess it.

Deuteronomy 34:5

And Moses, servant of the Lord, dieth there, in the land of Moab, according to the command of Jehovah;

Romans 16:1

And I commend you to Phebe our sister -- being a ministrant of the assembly that is in Cenchrea --

Numbers 8:25

and from a son of fifty years he doth return from the host of the service, and doth not serve any more,

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