55 occurrences in 37 translations

'Fear of God' in the Bible

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

And he said, Let not your hand be stretched out against the boy to do anything to him; for now I am certain that the fear of God is in your heart, because you have not kept back your son, your only son, from me.

So they went on their journey: and the fear of God was on the towns round about, so that they made no attack on the sons of Jacob.

And because the women who took care of the Hebrew mothers had the fear of God, he gave them families.

But for the rest, take from among the people able men, such as have the fear of God, true men hating profits wrongly made; and put such men over them, to be captains of thousands, captains of hundreds and of fifties and of tens;

How, meeting you on the way, he made an attack on you when you were tired and without strength, cutting off all the feeble ones at the end of your line; and the fear of God was not in him.

And there was trembling in the host, in the field, and among all the people of the garrison; and those who had gone out to destroy the land, they also trembled, and the earth quaked, and there was fear of God.

And so great was David's fear of God that day, that he said, How may I let the ark of God come to me?

And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

He sought God throughout the lifetime of Zechariah, the teacher of the fear of God. During the time that he sought the Lord, God gave him success.

Then said I, Not good, is the thing which ye are doing, - ought ye not, in the fear of God, to walk, because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?

But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

Is not thy fear of God thy confidence, And the integrity of thy ways thy hope?

Truly, you make the fear of God without effect, so that the time of quiet worship before God is made less by your outcry.

For the fear of God kept me back, and because of his power I might not do such things.

Those who have no fear of God keep wrath stored up in their hearts; they give no cry for help when they are made prisoners.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.} The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

God will give thought to me; he who from early times is strong will send pain and trouble on them. (Selah.) Because they are unchanged, they have no fear of God.

Because much talk comes from dreams and things of no purpose. But let the fear of God be in you.

It is good to take this in your hand and not to keep your hand from that; he who has the fear of God will be free of the two.

That which is is far off, and that which is deep is very deep -- "who can find it out [true wisdom independent of the fear of God]?

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life is long, I am certain that it will be well for those who go in fear of God and are in fear before him.

This is the last word. All has been said. Have fear of God and keep his laws; because this is right for every man.

and his heart shall delight in the fear of God. What shall then become of the scribe? Of the receiver of our money? What of him that taxed our fair houses?

For like as the ground bringeth forth fruit, and as the garden shooteth forth seed; So shall the LORD God cause righteousness and the fear of God to flourish forth before all the Heathen.

"In a certain town," He said, "there was a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for man.

And for a time he would not: but later, he said to himself, Though I have no fear of God or respect for man,

But the other, protesting, said, Have you no fear of God? for you have a part in the same punishment,

And Paul, getting up and making a sign with his hand, said, Men of Israel, and you who have the fear of God, give ear.

My brothers, children of the family of Abraham, and those among you who have the fear of God, to us the word of this salvation is sent.

and the way of peace they have not known; and the fear of God is not before their eyes."

You are bound, therefore, to obey, not only through fear of God's punishments, but also as a matter of conscience.

So, because I know the fear of God, I "persuade men." What I am is manifest to God, and I hope manifest also to your conscience.

See how the very fact that you were made sorry from a godly motive has produced earnestness in you! [It produced] a desire to vindicate yourselves [i.e., by making amends for your wrongdoing]; an attitude of just anger [i.e., toward the wrongdoers]; a sense of fear [i.e., a fear of God for doing wrong]; an eager desire [i.e., to do the right thing]; a zeal [i.e., to correct problems]; and an attitude of avenging [i.e., that punished the wrongdoer]. You demonstrated in everything [you did] that you were pure [i.e., innocent] in this matter. [Note: This whole description of their conduct appears to be a reference to the incident mentioned in 2:1-11].

But as for you, O man of God, flee from all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.

Who in the days of his flesh, having sent up prayers and requests with strong crying and weeping to him who was able to give him salvation from death, had his prayer answered because of his fear of God.

When they see your holy behaviour in the fear of God.

For certain men have come among you secretly, marked out before in the holy Writings for this evil fate, men without the fear of God, turning his grace into an unclean thing, and false to our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

To be the judge of all, and to give a decision against all those whose lives are unpleasing to him, because of the evil acts which they have done, and because of all the hard things which sinners without fear of God have said against him.



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