let Pharaoh look out
a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. ... Thou shalt
be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled
: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
1 Samuel 7:3
And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, [then
] put away
the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare
your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him
only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines. ... And they gathered together to Mizpeh, and drew water
, and poured [it
] out before the LORD, and fasted
on that day, and said there, We have sinned
against the LORD. And Samuel judged
the children of Israel in Mizpeh.
He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.
He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.
He shall not
fail nor be discouraged
, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
But the wisdom
that is from above is first
pure, then peaceable
] easy to be intreated, full
of mercy and good fruits, without partiality
, and without hypocrisy. ... And the fruit
of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make