39 And as the king was passing by, he cried with a loud voice to the king, and said, Thy servant went out to the field of battle, and behold a man brought me a man, and said to me, Keep this man. If by any means he escape, thy life shall answer for his life, or thou shalt pay a talent of silver.
1 Kings 20:39 Cross References - Thomson
30 But if a fine shall be laid upon him, he shall pay as a ransom for his life whatever they lay upon him.
7 When the news of this was told Jotham, he went and stood on the top of mount Garizin, and raising his voice, he wept, and said to them, Hear me, ye Sychemites, that God may hear you. 8 The trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive, Reign thou over us. 9 But the olive said to them, Shall I leave my fatness with which men honour God, and go to wave over the trees? 10 Then the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou and reign over us. 11 But the fig tree said to them, Shall I leave my sweetness, and good fruit, and go to wave over the trees? 12 Then the trees said to the vine, Come and reign over us. 13 But the vine said to them, Shall I leave my wine, which cheereth gods and men, and go to wave over the trees? 14 Then all the trees said to the bramble, Come thou and reign over us. 15 Upon which the bramble said to the trees, If in truth you anoint me to reign over you, come and stand in my shade; if not, let a fire go out from me, and consume the cedars of Lebanon. 16 Now therefore if you have acted with truth and uprightness in making Abimelech king; and if you have dealt righteously with Jerobaal, and his house, or done to him according to the deserving of his hand; 17 As my father fought for you, and adventured his life, and delivered you out of the hand of Madiam, 18 and you have risen up against my father's house, and have slain his seventy sons on one stone, and made Abimelech, the son of his concubine, king over the men of Sychem, because he is your brother; 19 if therefore you have this day acted with truth, and uprightness, in regard to Jerobaal, and his house, may you have joy in Abimelech, and he have joy in you: 20 but if not; may a fire come out from Abimelech, and consume the Sychemites, and the house of Bethmaalo; and may a fire come out from the Sychemites, and the house of Bethmaalo, and consume Abimelech.
1 therefore the Lord sent Nathan the prophet to David. And when he came to David he said to him, There were two men in the same city. The one was rich, and the other poor. 2 The rich man had flocks and herds in great abundance, 3 but the poor man had only one little ewe lamb, which he bought, and nourished, and fed: and it had grown up with him and his children in the same house. It ate of his bread, and drank of his cup, and slept in his bosom, and was to him like a daughter. 4 And there came a traveller to the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flocks, or of his own herds, to entertain the stranger; the wayfaring man, who had come to him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man who came to him. 5 And David was inflamed with indignation against the man to a great degree, and said to Nathan, As the Lord liveth, the man who hath done this is guilty of death, 6 and shall make sevenfold restitution for the lamb, because he hath done such a deed and had no compassion. 7 Whereupon Nathan said to David, Thou art the man who hath done this. Thus saith the Lord the God of Israel, I anointed thee to be king over Israel, and it was I who delivered thee out of the hand of Saul,
5 And the king said to her, What is the matter with thee? To which she replied, I am a wretched woman, a widow. My husband died. 6 And thy servant had two sons, and they quarrelled in the field, and there was none to part them, and one of them smote the other; his brother, and killed him. 7 And behold the whole family is risen up against thy servant, and say, Deliver up him who smote his brother, that we may put him to death, for the life of his brother whom he hath slain; for we will cut him off though he be your heir. Thus will they quench my coal, which is left, so that there will not be left to my husband a remnant, or a name, on the face of the earth.
42 Then he said to him, Thus saith the Lord, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a destructive man, therefore thy life shall answer for his life; and thy people for his people.
24 Then he went in to offer incense and whole burnt offerings. Now Jehu had stationed for himself eighty men without, and said to them, If any of these men escape whom I deliver into your hands, the life of him who letteth him escape shall answer for his life.
18 But there shall be wrath against the ungodly, on account of the wicked bribes which they received for injustice.
7 A brother is not redeemed. Is a man to redeem himself?
35 nor will he abate his enmity for any ransom; nor be appeased by many gifts.
8 The ransom of a man's life is his wealth; but a poor man is not subject to threats.
1 Then he addressed them in parables, saying, A man planted a vineyard, and hedged it about, and dug a wine lake, and built a tower, and let it to tenants, and went to a distant country. 2 And at the vintage season he sent a servant to the tenants, that he might receive from them some of the fruit of the vineyard. 3 But they, having seized him, beat him, and sent him away empty. 4 Again he sent to them another servant; and him they attacked with stones, and wounded on the head, and sent back with disgrace. 5 Again he sent another, whom they killed; and many others, some of whom they beat, and some they killed. 6 Therefore, at last, having an only son, his beloved, he sent him also to them, saying, They will reverence mv son. 7 But the tenants said among themselves, This is the heir. Come; let us kill him; and the inheritance will be our own. 8 So having seized him, they killed him, and threw him out of the vineyard. 9 What therefore will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy these tenants, and give the vineyard to others. 10 Have you never read this portion of scripture, "The stone which the builders rejected, was the very one for the head of the corner. 11 This [salvation] was from the Lord, and is wonderful in our eyes." 12 Upon this they sought to lay hold of him, but were afraid of the people. For they knew that he had spoken the parable against them. So they left him and went away,