25 occurrences in 37 translations

'Fear of God' in the Bible

"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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