Luke 3:14
Then some soldiers asked him, "And what should we do?" "Do not take money by force or false accusation," he said. "Be content with your wages."
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the soldiers.

Matthew 8:5
When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came and pleaded with Him,

Acts 10:7
When the angel who spoke to him had gone, Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier from among his personal attendants.

Do violence to no man.

Romans 13:9, 10
The commandments "Do not commit adultery, " "Do not murder, " "Do not steal, " "Do not covet, " and any other commandments, are summed up in this one decree: "Love your neighbor as yourself." . . .

Philippians 2:15
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as lights in the world


Luke 19:8
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, half of my possessions I give to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone, I will repay it fourfold."

Exodus 20:16
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1
You shall not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked by being a malicious witness.

Leviticus 19:11
You must not steal. You must not lie or deceive one another.

Titus 2:3
Older women, likewise, are to be reverent in their behavior, not slanderers or addicted to much wine, but teachers of good.

Revelation 12:10
And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying: "Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of His Christ. For the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, he who accuses them day and night before our God.

and be.

Philippians 4:11
I am not saying this out of need, for I have learned to be content regardless of my circumstances.

1 Timothy 6:8-10
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these. . . .

Hebrews 13:5, 6
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, for God has said: "Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you." . . .


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New American Standard Bible
Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

King James Bible
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

International Standard Version
Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

NET Bible
Then some soldiers also asked him, "And as for us--what should we do?" He told them, "Take money from no one by violence or by false accusation, and be content with your pay."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And soldiers were asking him and they were saying, “What shall we do also?” He said to them, “Do harm to no man, do no injustice and let your wages be sufficient for you.”
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