Serug lived thirty years, and became the father of Nahor.
I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing.
He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,
and said, "My lord, if now I have found favor in your sight, please don’t go away from your servant.
I will get a morsel of bread so you can refresh your heart. After that you may go your way, now that you have come to your servant." They said, "Very well, do as you have said."
Now, therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son’s son. But according to the kindness that I have done to you, you shall do to me, and to the land in which you have lived as a foreigner."
Abraham said, "I will swear."
Abimelech said, "I don’t know who has done this thing. You didn’t tell me, neither did I hear of it, until today."
Abraham took sheep and cattle, and gave them to Abimelech. Those two made a covenant.
2 Kings 3:16
He said, "Thus says Yahweh, ‘Make this valley full of trenches.‘
I will tell of the decree. Yahweh said to me, "You are my son. Today I have become your father.
But know that Yahweh has set apart for himself him who is godly:
Yahweh will hear when I call to him.
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
You love evil more than good,
lying rather than speaking the truth.
For I was envious of the arrogant,
when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
I will say of Yahweh, "He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust."
He who covers an offense promotes love; but he who repeats a matter separates best friends.
The words of king Lemuel; the oracle which his mother taught him.
She opens her arms to the poor;
yes, she extends her hands to the needy.
She opens her mouth with wisdom.
Faithful instruction is on her tongue.
The Lord Yahweh has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary: he wakens morning by morning, he wakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
I gave my back to the strikers, and my cheeks to those who plucked off the hair; I didn’t hide my face from shame and spitting.
Behold, the Lord Yahweh will help me; who is he who shall condemn me? Behold, they all shall wax old as a garment, the moth shall eat them up.
a devout man, and one who feared God with all his house, who gave gifts for the needy generously to the people, and always prayed to God.
When Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a maid named Rhoda came to answer.
When she recognized Peter’s voice, she didn’t open the gate for joy, but ran in, and reported that Peter was standing in front of the gate.
Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
For the commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not give false testimony,"[a] "You shall not covet," [b] and whatever other commandments there are, are all summed up in this saying, namely, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." [c]
But above all things, my brothers, don’t swear, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your “yes” be “yes,” and your “no,” “no;” so that you don’t fall under judgment.