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99 Bible Verses About Giving Advice

Here are 99 Bible verses about giving advice from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

John 7:24 KJV

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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2 Corinthians 9:7 KJV

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 1:7 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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James 1:5 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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Luke 6:38 KJV

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Ecclesiastes 4:13 KJV

Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

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Proverbs 16:9 KJV

A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

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Proverbs 11:25 KJV

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

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Luke 12:48 KJV

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

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Isaiah 39:8 KJV

Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, Good is the word of the LORD which thou hast spoken. He said moreover, For there shall be peace and truth in my days.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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2 Corinthians 9:8 KJV

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

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1 Corinthians 13:3 KJV

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Mark 12:41-44 KJV

And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much. And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.

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Matthew 6:2 KJV

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

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Malachi 3:10 KJV

Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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Proverbs 27:9 KJV

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.

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Proverbs 15:31-33 KJV

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding. The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Proverbs 11:14 KJV

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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James 3:17 KJV

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

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Acts 20:35 KJV

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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John 3:16 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Luke 12:33 KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

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Luke 6:30 KJV

Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.

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Isaiah 30:1 KJV

Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin:

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Proverbs 31:9 KJV

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

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Proverbs 24:6 KJV

For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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Proverbs 18:24 KJV

A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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Proverbs 12:5 KJV

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

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Proverbs 3:27 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

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Proverbs 3:9 KJV

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:

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1 Kings 12:6-8 KJV

And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people? And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever. But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:

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Deuteronomy 15:10 KJV

Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.

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James 4:10 KJV

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

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James 1:17 KJV

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

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1 Timothy 6:17 KJV

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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1 Timothy 4:8 KJV

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

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2 Corinthians 9:11 KJV

Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God.

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2 Corinthians 9:10 KJV

Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)

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2 Corinthians 9:6-8 KJV

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

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2 Corinthians 8:12 KJV

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

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2 Corinthians 8:7 KJV

Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also.

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1 Corinthians 16:2 KJV

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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1 Corinthians 9:7 KJV

Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?

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1 Corinthians 4:14 KJV

I write not these things to shame you, but as my beloved sons I warn you.

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Romans 12:13 KJV

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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Romans 12:8 KJV

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Romans 8:1-4 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

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Acts 1:8 KJV

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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Luke 14:28-30 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

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Luke 3:11 KJV

He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 25:40 KJV

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

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Matthew 19:21 KJV

Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

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Matthew 7:24 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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Matthew 6:21 KJV

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Matthew 6:19-21 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Matthew 6:3-4 KJV

But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

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Jeremiah 38:15 KJV

Then Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah, If I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not surely put me to death? and if I give thee counsel, wilt thou not hearken unto me?

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 KJV

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone? And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

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Proverbs 28:27 KJV

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

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Proverbs 27:17 KJV

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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Proverbs 27:5-6 KJV

Open rebuke is better than secret love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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Proverbs 23:19-21 KJV

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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Proverbs 22:24-25 KJV

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.

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Proverbs 22:9 KJV

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

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Proverbs 21:26 KJV

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

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Proverbs 21:13 KJV

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

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Proverbs 17:22 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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Proverbs 17:17 KJV

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

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Proverbs 14:15 KJV

The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

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Proverbs 12:26 KJV

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

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Proverbs 6:20-23 KJV

My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

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Proverbs 3:12 KJV

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

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Psalms 119:24 KJV

Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors.

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Psalms 55:22 KJV

Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

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Psalms 37:16-17 KJV

A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.

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Psalms 32:8 KJV

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

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Job 2:11 KJV

Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him.

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1 Chronicles 29:14 KJV

But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.

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