Therefore, each of us will give an account of himself to God. 1
They will face a reckoning before 1 Jesus Christ 2 who stands ready to judge the living and the dead.
“For this reason, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves. 1
After 1 a long time, the master of those slaves came and settled his accounts with them.
They did not audit the treasurers who disbursed 1 the funds to the foremen, for they were honest. 2
Do not audit the foremen who disburse the silver, for they are honest.” 1
for on account of him many of the Jewish people from Jerusalem 1 were going away and believing in Jesus.
Now if he has defrauded you of anything or owes you anything, charge what he owes 1 to me.
I do not say this because I am seeking a gift. 1 Rather, I seek the credit that abounds to your account.
I 1 tell you that on the day of judgment, people will give an account for every worthless word they speak.
So 1 he called the manager 2 in and said to him, ‘What is this I hear about you? 3 Turn in the account of your administration, 4 because you can no longer be my manager.’
Over them would be three supervisors, one of whom was Daniel. These satraps were accountable 1 to them, so that the king’s interests might not incur damage.
I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.
Stop trusting in human beings, whose life’s breath is in their nostrils. For why should they be given special consideration?
I wrote 1 the former 2 account, 3 Theophilus, 4 about all that Jesus began to do and teach
Just as Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness, 1
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls and will give an account for their work. 1 Let them do this 2 with joy and not with complaints, for this would be no advantage for you.
Why does the wicked man reject God? 1 He says to himself, 2 “You 3 will not hold me accountable.” 4
So 1 it seemed good to me as well, 2 because I have followed 3 all things carefully from the beginning, to write an orderly account 4 for you, most excellent Theophilus,
Sarah’s demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son. 1