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John 12:9

The large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead.

Acts 17:21

(Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)

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Matthew 24:3

As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?"

John 2:18

The Jews then said to Him, "What sign do You show us as your authority for doing these things?"

John 6:30

So they said to Him, "What then do You do for a sign, so that we may see, and believe You? What work do You perform?

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are wearisome; Man is not able to tell it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing.

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things into which angels long to look.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.

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Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Leads to the desire for signs

Matthew 24:3

As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?"

Curiosity » Examples of idle » The men of beth-shemesh desired to see the inside of the ark

1 Samuel 6:19

He struck down some of the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the LORD. He struck down of all the people, 50,070 men, and the people mourned because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of herod (antipas), to see jesus

Luke 9:9

Herod said, "I myself had John beheaded; but who is this man about whom I hear such things?" And he kept trying to see Him.

Luke 23:8

Now Herod was very glad when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some sign performed by Him.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the jews » And to see jesus

John 12:20-21

Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast; these then came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and began to ask him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus."

Curiosity » Instances of » Of peter » To know what john would be appointed to do

John 21:21-22

So Peter seeing him said to Jesus, "Lord, and what about this man?" Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"

Curiosity » Instances of » Of abraham, to know whether God would destroy the righteous people who lived in sodom

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked? "Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it? "Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?" read more.
So the LORD said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare the whole place on their account." And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes. "Suppose the fifty righteous are lacking five, will You destroy the whole city because of five?" And He said, "I will not destroy it if I find forty-five there." He spoke to Him yet again and said, "Suppose forty are found there?" And He said, "I will not do it on account of the forty." Then he said, "Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak; suppose thirty are found there?" And He said, "I will not do it if I find thirty there." And he said, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord; suppose twenty are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the twenty." Then he said, "Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak only this once; suppose ten are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the ten."

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the athenians, to hear some new thing

Acts 17:19-21

And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is which you are proclaiming? "For you are bringing some strange things to our ears; so we want to know what these things mean." (Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)

Curiosity » Instances of » Of manoah, to know the name of an angel

Judges 13:17-18

Manoah said to the angel of the LORD, "What is your name, so that when your words come to pass, we may honor you?" But the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the israelites » To see God

Exodus 19:24

Then the LORD said to him, "Go down and come up again, you and Aaron with you; but do not let the priests and the people break through to come up to the LORD, or He will break forth upon them."

Exodus 19:21

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, so that they do not break through to the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » The athenians

Acts 17:21

(Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Suffering

Luke 10:32

"Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the israelites » To witness the offering in the holy of holies

Numbers 4:19-20

"But do this to them that they may live and not die when they approach the most holy objects: Aaron and his sons shall go in and assign each of them to his work and to his load; but they shall not go in to see the holy objects even for a moment, or they will die."

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » The jews who came to see lazarus

John 12:9

The large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the babylonians, to see hezekiah's treasures

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all his treasure house, the silver and the gold and the spices and the precious oil and the house of his armor and all that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of daniel, to know a vision

Daniel 12:8-9

As for me, I heard but could not understand; so I said, "My lord, what will be the outcome of these events?" He said, "Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time.

Curiosity » Examples of idle » Herod, curious to see Christ

Luke 9:9

Herod said, "I myself had John beheaded; but who is this man about whom I hear such things?" And he kept trying to see Him.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the disciples, to know whether jesus would restore the kingdom of the jews

Acts 1:6-7

So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying, "Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?" He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority;

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the people of beth-shemish, to look inside the ark of the covenant

1 Samuel 6:19

He struck down some of the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the LORD. He struck down of all the people, 50,070 men, and the people mourned because the LORD had struck the people with a great slaughter.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of angels, to look into the mysteries of salvation

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things into which angels long to look.

Curiosity » Instances of » A disciple, to know if few would be saved

Luke 13:23

And someone said to Him, "Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?" And He said to them,

Curiosity » Instances of » Of jacob, to know the name of the angel

Genesis 32:29

Then Jacob asked him and said, "Please tell me your name." But he said, "Why is it that you ask my name?" And he blessed him there.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the jews » To see lazarus, after he was raised from the dead

John 12:9

The large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of eve

Curiosity » Instances of » Of peter » To know what was being done with jesus



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