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Proverbs containing the word Serve

They also serve who only stand and wait

This teaches patience. While others are actively concerned in some enterprise, there must be those who play a passive part, but without whom the... Read more →

No man can serve two masters

A man with two employers cannot be faithful to both. Nor can a man support two conflicting causes. The source is Matthew, vi, 24: 'No man can... Read more →

First come, first served

This is the penalty of lateness. Those who arrive early get a better choice. 'I bought a lovely dress for two pounds at the sale,' Mary told her... Read more →

Youth will be served

Another version is Youth will have its course. Let the young enjoy themselves while they can. When all the world is young, lad, And all the... Read more →

You cannot serve God and Mammon

Mammon is the god of riches. You must choose between godliness and worldliness. The source is Matthew, vi, 24, which is quoted under No man can... Read more →