Therefore, may my advice be pleasing to you, O king. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity."
Cross ReferencesActs 8:22
Repent, therefore, of your wickedness, and pray to the Lord. Perhaps He will forgive you for the intent of your heart.
Now therefore, Pharaoh should look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.
be sure to return it to him by sunset, so that he may sleep in his own cloak and bless you, and this will be credited to you as righteousness before the LORD your God.
1 Kings 21:29
"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has humbled himself before Me, I will not bring the calamity during his days, but I will bring it upon his house in the days of his son."
Blessed is he who cares for the poor; the LORD will deliver him in the day of trouble.
By loving devotion and truth, wickedness is atoned for, and by the fear of the LORD a man turns aside from evil.
He who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.
Seek the LORD while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.
Let the wicked man forsake his own way and the unrighteous man his own thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that He may have compassion, and to our God, for He will freely pardon.
Is not the fast I have chosen to break the chains of wickedness, to untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free, and tear off every yoke?
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your home, to clothe the naked when you see him, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
Seek the prosperity of the city to which I have sent you as exiles. Pray to the LORD on its behalf, for if it prospers, you too will prosper.'
"They will not hand you over," Jeremiah replied. "Obey the voice of the LORD in what I am telling you, so it may go well with you and you may live.
He does not oppress another, but returns his pledge to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.
But if the wicked man turns from all the sins he has committed, keeps all My statutes, and does what is just and right, he will surely live; he will not die.
Who knows? God may turn and relent; He may turn from His fierce anger, so that we will not perish."
Chapter Outline1. Nebuchadnezzar confesses God's kingdom,
4. makes relation of his dreams, which the magicians could not interpret.
8. Daniel hears the dream.
19. He interprets it.
28. The dream fulfilled.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Corinthians 5:11
Job 34:31, 32
Isaiah 55:6, 7
Ezekiel 18:21, 27-32
1 Peter 4:8
Isaiah 58:5-7, 10-12
Galatians 5:6, 13, 22
1 Kings 21:29
Zephaniah 2:2, 3
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