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Titus 2:7

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

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Abasement, Examples Of

Daniel 4:33

"Immediately the word concerning Nebuchadnezzar was fulfilled; and he was driven away from mankind and began eating grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until his hair had grown like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Accusations, False Examples

Genesis 31:26-30

Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done by deceiving me and carrying away my daughters like captives of the sword?

Adoration, Examples Of

Exodus 15:1-2

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.

Adulteress Examples

Genesis 38:13-24

It was told to Tamar, "Behold, your father-in-law is going up to Timnah to shear his sheep."

Adultery, Examples Of

Genesis 19:31-38

Then the firstborn said to the younger, "Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to come in to us after the manner of the earth.

Afflicted Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 39:20-23

So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.

Afflictions Of The Wicked, Examples Of

Exodus 9:14-15

"For this time I will send all My plagues on you and your servants and your people, so that you may know that there is no one like Me in all the earth.

Anger, Justified Examples

Mark 3:5

After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

Anger, Sinful Examples

Genesis 4:5

but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

Anxiety, Examples Of

Genesis 20:7-9

"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."

Apostasy, Nt Examples

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests

Apostasy, Ot Examples

Deuteronomy 13:1-11

"If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder,

Backsliding, Christian Examples

Genesis 19:1-22

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.

Bad Wives Examples

Judges 14:15-17

Then it came about on the fourth day that they said to Samson's wife, "Entice your husband, so that he will tell us the riddle, or we will burn you and your father's house with fire. Have you invited us to impoverish us? Is this not so?"

Bitterness, Examples Of

Ruth 1:19-21

So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem, all the city was stirred because of them, and the women said, "Is this Naomi?"

Blasphemy, Examples Of

Leviticus 24:11

The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. So they brought him to Moses. (Now his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)

Boldness Examples Of

Genesis 33:18

Now Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddan-aram, and camped before the city.

Borrowing, Examples Of

Exodus 11:2

"Speak now in the hearing of the people that each man ask from his neighbor and each woman from her neighbor for articles of silver and articles of gold."

Bribery, Examples Of

Numbers 22:17-18

for I will indeed honor you richly, and I will do whatever you say to me. Please come then, curse this people for me.'"

Business, Examples

Genesis 39:11

Now it happened one day that he went into the house to do his work, and none of the men of the household was there inside.

Children, Bad Parental Examples

1 Kings 22:52

He did evil in the sight of the LORD and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin.

Children, Good Examples Of

Genesis 45:9

"Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, 'Thus says your son Joseph, "God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

Children, Good Parental Examples

1 Kings 9:4

"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

Church, Examples Of

Acts 11:26

and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch And for an entire year they met with the church and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

Compassion, Examples Of

1 Chronicles 7:22

Their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.

Condemnation, Examples Of

Revelation 20:11-15

Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them.

Confession, Examples Of

Numbers 12:11

Then Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, I beg you, do not account this sin to us, in which we have acted foolishly and in which we have sinned.

Confusion, Examples Of

Genesis 11:9

Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the LORD confused the language of the whole earth; and from there the LORD scattered them abroad over the face of the whole earth.

Consecration, Examples Of

Numbers 32:12

except Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite and Joshua the son of Nun, for they have followed the LORD fully.'

Contempt, Examples Of

1 Samuel 25:10

But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.

Conversion, examples of

Acts 9:1-19

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

Courage, Examples Of

Joshua 14:12

"Now then, give me this hill country about which the LORD spoke on that day, for you heard on that day that Anakim were there, with great fortified cities; perhaps the LORD will be with me, and I will drive them out as the LORD has spoken."

Cruelty, examples of

Psalm 71:4

Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the grasp of the wrongdoer and ruthless man,

Death Of The Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 25:8

Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Death Of The Wicked, Examples Of

Numbers 16:32

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who belonged to Korah with their possessions.

Delay, Examples Of

Exodus 14:24-25

At the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion.

Despondency, Examples Of

Exodus 14:15

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Why are you crying out to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to go forward.

Diligence, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

All Judah rejoiced concerning the oath, for they had sworn with their whole heart and had sought Him earnestly, and He let them find Him. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

Disappointments, Examples Of

Ruth 1:20

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Dishonesty, Examples Of

Genesis 21:25

But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the well of water which the servants of Abimelech had seized.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

Genesis 35:5

As they journeyed, there was a great terror upon the cities which were around them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.

Dreams, Examples Of

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married."

Edification, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 3:28

'But charge Joshua and encourage him and strengthen him, for he shall go across at the head of this people, and he will give them as an inheritance the land which you will see.'

Education, Examples Of

Acts 7:22

"Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians, and he was a man of power in words and deeds.

Employers, Bad Examples

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

encouragement, examples of

2 Chronicles 32:6-7

He appointed military officers over the people and gathered them to him in the square at the city gate, and spoke encouragingly to them, saying,

Examples Of Consecration

Genesis 4:4-7

Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering;

Examples Of Faith

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.

Examples Of Orphans

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.

Examples Of Ungodly Men

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

Examples, Bad

Joshua 7:20

So Achan answered Joshua and said, "Truly, I have sinned against the LORD, the God of Israel, and this is what I did:

Examples, Good

Numbers 25:7-13

When Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he arose from the midst of the congregation and took a spear in his hand,

Examples, Purpose Of

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

Extortion, Examples Of

1 Samuel 2:12-17

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the LORD

Extra Marital Sex Examples

Genesis 35:22

It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it.

Faithfulness, Examples Of

Nehemiah 9:7-8

"You are the LORD God, Who chose Abram And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees, And gave him the name Abraham.

False Accusations, Examples Of

Genesis 39:7-20

It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."

False Prophets, Examples Of

Revelation 2:20

'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

False Teachers, Examples Of

Revelation 2:14

'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.

False Witnesses,examples Of

1 Samuel 22:8-18

"For all of you have conspired against me so that there is no one who discloses to me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you who is sorry for me or discloses to me that my son has stirred up my servant against me to lie in ambush, as it is this day."

Famine, Examples Of

Genesis 12:10

Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Fatherless, Examples Of

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.

Friendship, Examples Of

1 Samuel 18:1

Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.

Generous Giving Examples

Exodus 36:5

and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."

Godly Fear, Examples Of

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."

Good Decision Making Examples

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Good Wives Examples

Judges 13:10

So the woman ran quickly and told her husband, "Behold, the man who came the other day has appeared to me."

Guidance, Examples Of God's

Exodus 13:17-18

Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near; for God said, "The people might change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt."

Hope, Examples Of

Romans 4:18

In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, "SO SHALL YOUR DESCENDANTS BE."

Hospitality, Examples Of

Genesis 18:2-5

When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

Hunger, Examples Of

1 Samuel 21:3-6

"Now therefore, what do you have on hand? Give me five loaves of bread, or whatever can be found."

Hypocrisy, Examples Of

Genesis 27:6-35

Rebekah said to her son Jacob, "Behold, I heard your father speak to your brother Esau, saying,

Injustice, Examples Of

Mark 7:9-13

He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.

Integrity, Examples Of

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife said to him, "Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"

Intercession, Examples Of

Daniel 9:3-5

So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.

Love to Others, Examples Of

Genesis 45:15

He kissed all his brothers and wept on them, and afterward his brothers talked with him.

Magical Arts, Examples Of

Acts 8:9

Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great;

Malice, Examples Of

Genesis 4:5

but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

Mercy, Examples Of

1 Samuel 11:13

But Saul said, "Not a man shall be put to death this day, for today the LORD has accomplished deliverance in Israel."

Motives, Examples Of

Philippians 1:15-18

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;

Oppression, Examples Of

Exodus 1:14

and they made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously imposed on them.

Pilgrims, Examples Of

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

Praise, Examples Of

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; now he was a priest of God Most High.

Responsibility, Examples Of

Genesis 6:13-14

Then God said to Noah, "The end of all flesh has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of them; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth.

Sexual Chastity Examples Of

Ruth 3:13

"Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. Lie down until morning."

Sloth Examples Of

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Steadfastness, Examples Of

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God said to the king, "If you were to give me half your house I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water in this place.

Unbelief, Examples Of

Genesis 3:4-6

The serpent said to the woman, "You surely will not die!

Warfare, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 7:1-2

"When the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you,

Zealousness, Examples Of

2 Kings 10:16

He said, "Come with me and see my zeal for the LORD." So he made him ride in his chariot.

More Verses on Examples

Colossians 3:23-24

Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

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Examples » What and who are examples

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

1 Corinthians 10:1-12

For I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea; and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea; and all ate the same spiritual food; read more.
and all drank the same spiritual drink, for they were drinking from a spiritual rock which followed them; and the rock was Christ. Nevertheless, with most of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low in the wilderness. Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved. Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "THE PEOPLE SAT DOWN TO EAT AND DRINK, AND STOOD UP TO PLAY." Nor let us act immorally, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day. Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the serpents. Nor grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come. Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.

2 Peter 2:1-6

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. Many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned; and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep. read more.
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; and did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

Examples » Jesus Christ being an example

1 Peter 2:21-23

For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps, WHO COMMITTED NO SIN, NOR WAS ANY DECEIT FOUND IN HIS MOUTH; and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

John 13:10-15

Jesus said to him, "He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, but is completely clean; and you are clean, but not all of you." For He knew the one who was betraying Him; for this reason He said, "Not all of you are clean." So when He had washed their feet, and taken His garments and reclined at the table again, He said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you? read more.
"You call Me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am. "If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. "For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.




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