Treasury of Scripture
Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered, and said to the heads of the thousands of Israel,
Then the children The conduct and answer of these Reubenites and the associates are worthy of admiration and imitation. Though conscious of the innocence, they permitted Phinehas to finish his speech, though composed of little else than accusations, without any interruption; and taking in good part the suspicions, reproofs, and even harshness of their brethren, with the utmost meekness and solemnity they explain their intention, give all the satisfaction in their power, and with great propriety and reverence, appeal to that God against whom they were supposed to have rebelled.
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 16:1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.
Proverbs 18:13 He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.
Proverbs 24:26 Every man shall kiss his lips that gives a right answer.
Acts 11:4 But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order to them, saying,
James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts...
Exodus 18:21-25 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness...
Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah...
Strong's ConcordanceThen the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered, and said unto the heads of the thousands of Israel,
Topical BibleClans Families Gad Gadites Half Half-tribe Heads Manasseh Manas'seh Replied Reuben Reubenites Sons Spake Speak Spoke Thousands Tribe
Joshua Chapter 22 Verse 21
Alphabetical: and answered clans families Gad half-tribe heads Israel Manasseh of replied Reuben sons spoke the Then to
OT History: Joshua 22:21 Then the children of Reuben and (Josh. Jos)