'Consideration' in the Bible
Please let my lord go on ahead of his servant, and I will move on slowly, governed by the pace of the livestock that are in front of me and according to the endurance of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir [in Edom].”
‘Now if your fellow countryman becomes poor and his hand falters with you [that is, he has trouble repaying you for something], then you are to help and sustain him, [with courtesy and consideration] like [you would] a stranger or a temporary resident [without property], so that he may live among you.
A wicked person desires evil;he has no consideration for his neighbor.
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth,Cease from your consideration of it.
When I saw this, I gave careful consideration to it; I received instruction from what I saw:
Stop trusting in human beings, whose life's breath is in their nostrils. For why should they be given special consideration?
And you made a reservoir between the two wallsFor the waters of the old pool.But you did not depend on Him who made it,Nor did you take into consideration Him who planned it long ago.
When its branches are dry, they are broken off, and women come and kindle fires with them, since this is a people who show no consideration. That is why the One who made them shows them no compassion; the One who created them shows them no mercy.
He has said, 'They will be carried off to Babylon. They will remain there until it is time for me to show consideration for them again. Then I will bring them back and restore them to this place.' I, the Lord, affirm this!"
"For the Lord says, 'Only when the seventy years of Babylonian rule are over will I again take up consideration for you. Then I will fulfill my gracious promise to you and restore you to your homeland.
"Moses," He replied, "in consideration of the hardness of your nature permitted you to put away your wives, but it has not been so from the beginning.
"It was in consideration of your stubborn hearts," said Jesus, "that Moses enacted this law for you;
After careful consideration, Jesus replied, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho when he fell into the hands of bandits. They stripped him, beat him, and went away, leaving him half dead.
For a time he would not; but later he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect man,
The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul with consideration and allowed him to go to his friends and receive care.
I think then that, taking into consideration the distress which is now upon us, it is well for a man to remain as he is.
But if someone says to you, “This is food offered to an idol,” do not eat it, out of consideration for the one who told you, and for conscience’ sake.
For we are taking into consideration what is honorable not only before the Lord, but also before people.
Now I, Paul, urge you by the gentleness and graciousness of Christ—I who am meek [so they say] when with you face to face, but bold [outspoken and fearless] toward you when absent!
Honor and help those widows who are truly widowed [alone, and without support].
to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.
Husbands, in the same way, treat your wives with consideration as the weaker partners and show them honor as fellow heirs of the grace of life. In this way nothing will hinder your prayers.
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