1 Samuel 12:24
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English Standard Version
Only fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.

King James Bible
Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

American Standard Version
Only fear Jehovah, and serve him in truth with all your heart; for consider how great things he hath done for you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in truth and with your whole heart, for you have seen the great works which he hath done among you.

English Revised Version
Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

Webster's Bible Translation
Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This miracle therefore inspired the people with a salutary terror. "All the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel," and entreated the prophet, "Pray for thy servants to the Lord thy God, that we die not, because we have added to all our sins the evil thing, to ask us a king."

1 Samuel 12:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fear the Lord

Job 28:28 And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Exodus 12:13 And the blood shall be to you for a token on the houses where you are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you...

Hebrews 12:29 For our God is a consuming fire.

in truth

Psalm 119:80 Let my heart be sound in your statutes; that I be not ashamed.

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

consider

Ezra 9:13,14 And after all that is come on us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass...

Isaiah 5:12 And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD...

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God...

how great things. or, what a great thing, etc.

Deuteronomy 10:21 He is your praise, and he is your God, that has done for you these great and terrible things, which your eyes have seen.

Psalm 126:2,3 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 10:21
He is your praise. He is your God, who has done for you these great and terrifying things that your eyes have seen.

Joshua 24:14
"Now therefore fear the LORD and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.

Psalm 126:2
Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."

Ecclesiastes 12:13
The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Isaiah 5:12
They have lyre and harp, tambourine and flute and wine at their feasts, but they do not regard the deeds of the LORD, or see the work of his hands.

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