Your ?…. My?….’Custom’ ….. found in the Holy Bible (KJV)

According to the custom of the priest’s office,
his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
– Luk 1:9

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “Custom”.

Gen 31:35 And she said to her father,
Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee;
for the custom of women is upon me.
And he searched,
but found not the images.

Lev 18:30 Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance,
that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs,
which were committed before you,
and that ye defile not yourselves therein:
I am the LORD your God.

Jdg 11:39 And it came to pass at the end of two months,
that she returned unto her father,
who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed:
and she knew no man.
And it was a custom in Israel,

1Sa 2:13 And the priests’ custom with the people was, that,
when any man offered sacrifice,
the priest’s servant came,
while the flesh was in seething,
with a fleshhook of three teeth in his hand;

Ezr 3:4 They kept also the feast of tabernacles, as it is written,
and offered the daily burnt offerings by number,
according to the custom,
as the duty of every day required;

Ezr 4:13 Be it known now unto the king, that,
if this city be builded,
and the walls set up again,
then will they not pay toll,
tribute, and custom,
and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.

Ezr 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem,
which have ruled over all countries beyond the river;
and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Ezr 7:24 Also we certify you,
that touching any of the priests
and Levites, singers,
or ministers of this house of God,
it shall not be lawful to impose toll,
tribute, or custom, upon them.

Jer 10:3 For the customs of the people are vain:
for one cutteth a tree out of the forest,
the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.

Jer 32:11 So I took the evidence of the purchase,
both that which was sealed
according to the law and custom,
and that which was open:

Mat 9:9 And as Jesus passed forth from thence,
he saw a man, named Matthew,
sitting at the receipt of custom:
and he saith unto him, Follow me.
And he arose,
and followed him.

Mat 17:25 He saith, Yes.
And when he was come into the house,
Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon?
of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute?
of their own children, or of strangers?

Mar 2:14 And as he passed by,
he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus
sitting at the receipt of custom,
and said unto him, Follow me.
And he arose and followed him.

Luk 1:9 According to the custom of the priest’s office,
his lot was to burn incense
when he went into the temple of the Lord.

Luk 2:27 And he came by the Spirit into the temple:
and when the parents brought in the child Jesus,
to do for him after the custom of the law,

Luk 2:42 And when he was twelve years old,
they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.

Luk 4:16 And he came to Nazareth,
where he had been brought up:
and, as his custom was,
he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day,
and stood up for to read.

Luk 5:27 And after these things he went forth,
and saw a publican, named Levi,
sitting at the receipt of custom:
and he said unto him, Follow me.

Joh 18:39 But ye have a custom,
that I should release unto you one at the passover:
will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?

Act 6:14 For we have heard him say,
that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place,
and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.

Act 16:21 And teach customs,
which are not lawful for us to receive,
neither to observe, being Romans.

Act 21:21 And they are informed of thee,
that thou teachest all the Jews
which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses,
saying that they ought not to circumcise their children,
neither to walk after the customs.

Act 26:3 Especially because I know thee to be expert
in all customs and questions which are among the Jews:
wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.

Act 28:17 And it came to pass,
that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together:
and when they were come together,
he said unto them, Men and brethren,
though I have committed nothing against the people,
or customs of our fathers,
yet was I delivered prisoner
from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Rom 13:7 Render therefore to all their dues:
tribute to whom tribute is due;
custom to whom custom;
fear to whom fear;
honour to whom honour.

1Co 11:16 But if any man seem to be contentious,
we have no such custom,
neither the churches of God.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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