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Acts 26:4

"So then, all Jews know my manner of life from my youth up, which from the beginning was spent among my own nation and at Jerusalem;

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Access to God » Exemplified

Exodus 24:2

"Moses alone, however, shall come near to the LORD, but they shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him."

Exodus 34:4-7

So he cut out two stone tablets like the former ones, and Moses rose up early in the morning and went up to Mount Sinai, as the LORD had commanded him, and he took two stone tablets in his hand. The LORD descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the LORD. Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth; read more.
who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."

Adoption » Exemplified

1 Chronicles 28:6

"He said to me, 'Your son Solomon is the one who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be a son to Me, and I will be a father to him.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

"Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:7-8

"God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to keep you alive by a great deliverance. "Now, therefore, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit he received, because his heart was proud; therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem. However, Hezekiah humbled the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come on them in the days of Hezekiah.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

"And the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

"While I was fainting away, I remembered the LORD, And my prayer came to You, Into Your holy temple.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Exodus 9:14

"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.

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. He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, "Let us flee from Israel, for the LORD is fighting for them against the Egyptians."

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

But Uzziah, with a censer in his hand for burning incense, was enraged; and while he was enraged with the priests, the leprosy broke out on his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, beside the altar of incense. Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked at him, and behold, he was leprous on his forehead; and they hurried him out of there, and he himself also hastened to get out because the LORD had smitten him. King Uzziah was a leper to the day of his death; and he lived in a separate house, being a leper, for he was cut off from the house of the LORD. And Jotham his son was over the king's house judging the people of the land.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Now Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. And Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, "Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness." But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and say to them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?' read more.
"Now therefore thus says the LORD, 'You shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'" Then Elijah departed.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:27

"Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever." So he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 20:35-37

After this Jehoshaphat king of Judah allied himself with Ahaziah king of Israel. He acted wickedly in so doing. So he allied himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish, and they made the ships in Ezion-geber. Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat saying, "Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works." So the ships were broken and could not go to Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?

2 Chronicles 18:3

Ahab king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat king of Judah, "Will you go with me against Ramoth-gilead?" And he said to him, "I am as you are, and my people as your people, and we will be with you in the battle."

1 Kings 11:1-8

Now King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, from the nations concerning which the LORD had said to the sons of Israel, "You shall not associate with them, nor shall they associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods." Solomon held fast to these in love. He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away. read more.
For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and after Milcom the detestable idol of the Ammonites. Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done. Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which is east of Jerusalem, and for Molech the detestable idol of the sons of Ammon. Thus also he did for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Judas iscariot

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, "What are you willing to give me to betray Him to you?" And they weighed out thirty pieces of silver to him. From then on he began looking for a good opportunity to betray Jesus.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8-9

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him. So he said to them, "What counsel do you give that we may answer this people who have spoken to me, saying, 'Lighten the yoke which your father put on us'?"

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Israel

Ezekiel 44:7

when you brought in foreigners, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in My sanctuary to profane it, even My house, when you offered My food, the fat and the blood; for they made My covenant void--this in addition to all your abominations.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » israelites

Ezra 9:1-2

Now when these things had been completed, the princes approached me, saying, "The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, according to their abominations, those of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians and the Amorites. "For they have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy race has intermingled with the peoples of the lands; indeed, the hands of the princes and the rulers have been foremost in this unfaithfulness."

Ambition » Exemplified » AntiChrist

Ambition » Exemplified » Sons of zebedee

Matthew 20:21

And He said to her, "What do you wish?" She said to Him, "Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit one on Your right and one on Your left."

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:5-6

"For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil." When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Ambition » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:23

'Through your messengers you have reproached the Lord, And you have said, "With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains, To the remotest parts of Lebanon; And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses And I entered its farthest lodging place, its thickest forest.

Ambition » Exemplified » Shebna

Isaiah 22:16

'What right do you have here, And whom do you have here, That you have hewn a tomb for yourself here, You who hew a tomb on the height, You who carve a resting place for yourself in the rock?

Ambition » Exemplified » Builders of babel

Genesis 11:4

They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."

Ambition » Exemplified » Miriam and aaron

Numbers 12:2

and they said, "Has the LORD indeed spoken only through Moses? Has He not spoken through us as well?" And the LORD heard it.

Ambition » Exemplified » Korah, &c

Numbers 16:3

They assembled together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "You have gone far enough, for all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is in their midst; so why do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of the LORD?"

Ambition » Exemplified » Diotrephes

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.

Apostates » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 25:14

Now after Amaziah came from slaughtering the Edomites, he brought the gods of the sons of Seir, set them up as his gods, bowed down before them and burned incense to them.

2 Chronicles 25:27

From the time that Amaziah turned away from following the LORD they conspired against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish; but they sent after him to Lachish and killed him there.

Apostates » Exemplified » Hymeneus and alexander

1 Timothy 1:19-20

keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith. Among these are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, so that they will be taught not to blaspheme.

Apostates » Exemplified » Professed disciples

Assurance » Exemplified

Psalm 73:24-26

With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth. My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 73:24-26

With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth. My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By paul

Backsliding » Exemplified

Nehemiah 9:26

"But they became disobedient and rebelled against You, And cast Your law behind their backs And killed Your prophets who had admonished them So that they might return to You, And they committed great blasphemies.

Exodus 32:8

"They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them. They have made for themselves a molten calf, and have worshiped it and have sacrificed to it and said, 'This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!'"

Jeremiah 3:11

And the LORD said to me, "Faithless Israel has proved herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Hosea 4:16

Since Israel is stubborn Like a stubborn heifer, Can the LORD now pasture them Like a lamb in a large field?

Backsliding » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:70-74

But he denied it before them all, saying, "I do not know what you are talking about." When he had gone out to the gateway, another servant-girl saw him and said to those who were there, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth." And again he denied it with an oath, "I do not know the man." read more.
A little later the bystanders came up and said to Peter, "Surely you too are one of them; for even the way you talk gives you away." Then he began to curse and swear, "I do not know the man!" And immediately a rooster crowed.

Backsliding » Exemplified » saul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Timothy

Philippians 2:19-22

But I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you shortly, so that I also may be encouraged when I learn of your condition. For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned for your welfare. For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus. read more.
But you know of his proven worth, that he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel like a child serving his father.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was deficient in your service to me.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joanna, &c

Luke 8:3

and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means.

Blasphemy » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:4

'Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant that is left.'"

2 Kings 19:10

"Thus you shall say to Hezekiah king of Judah, 'Do not let your God in whom you trust deceive you saying, "Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."

2 Kings 19:22

'Whom have you reproached and blasphemed? And against whom have you raised your voice, And haughtily lifted up your eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel!

Blasphemy » Exemplified » The danite

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.)

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery--so that you will not be wise in your own estimation--that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Scribes and pharisees

Matthew 23:24

"You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

Matthew 23:16

"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.'

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Churches of laodicea

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 18:18

He said, "I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals.

1 Kings 18:15

Elijah said, "As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself to him today."

holy Boldness » Exemplified

Exodus 32:31

Then Moses returned to the LORD, and said, "Alas, this people has committed a great sin, and they have made a god of gold for themselves.

Exodus 33:18

Then Moses said, "I pray You, show me Your glory!"

Acts 9:27

But Barnabas took hold of him and brought him to the apostles and described to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had talked to him, and how at Damascus he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:22-32

Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was still standing before the LORD. 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? read more.
"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?" 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."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he touched the socket of his thigh; so the socket of Jacob's thigh was dislocated while he wrestled with him. Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me." read more.
So he said to him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Jacob." He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed." 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.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 16:47-48

Then Aaron took it as Moses had spoken, and ran into the midst of the assembly, for behold, the plague had begun among the people. So he put on the incense and made atonement for the people. He took his stand between the dead and the living, so that the plague was checked.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, "You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Shadrac

Daniel 3:17-18

"If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king. "But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

But I said, "Should a man like me flee? And could one such as I go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:8-13

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people, if we are on trial today for a benefit done to a sick man, as to how this man has been made well, let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead--by this name this man stands here before you in good health. read more.
"He is the STONE WHICH WAS REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone. "And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved." Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea came, a prominent member of the Council, who himself was waiting for the kingdom of God; and he gathered up courage and went in before Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:26

and he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Stephen

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Persons who offered to follow Christ

Luke 9:57

As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, "I will follow You wherever You go."

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Martha

Luke 10:41

But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things;

Chastity » Exemplified

Genesis 20:4

Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, "Lord, will You slay a nation, even though blameless?

Genesis 26:10-11

Abimelech said, "What is this you have done to us? One of the people might easily have lain with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us." So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, "He who touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death."

Chastity » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:7-10

It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me." But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge. "There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?" read more.
As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.

Chastity » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 3:10-11

Then he said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. "Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence.

Chastity » Exemplified » Boaz

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."

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

So David arose early in the morning and left the flock with a keeper and took the supplies and went as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the circle of the camp while the army was going out in battle array shouting the war cry.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared before him, he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.

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.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 26:34-35

When Esau was forty years old he married Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite; and they brought grief to Isaac and Rebekah.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Adrammelech and sharezer

2 Kings 19:37

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

wicked Children » Exemplified » Children at beth-el

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, "Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!"

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-delusion

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-righteousness

Communion of saints » Exemplified

Acts 5:12

At the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon's portico.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Jonathan

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 2:17-18

Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter, so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:36-38

When he had said these things, he knelt down and prayed with them all. And they began to weep aloud and embraced Paul, and repeatedly kissed him, grieving especially over the word which he had spoken, that they would not see his face again And they were accompanying him to the ship.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » David

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 1:14

These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.

Communion with God » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he touched the socket of his thigh; so the socket of Jacob's thigh was dislocated while he wrestled with him. Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me." read more.
So he said to him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Jacob." He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed." 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.

Communion with God » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 33:11-23

Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend When Moses returned to the camp, his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent. Then Moses said to the LORD, "See, You say to me, 'Bring up this people!' But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me Moreover, You have said, 'I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.' "Now therefore, I pray You, if I have found favor in Your sight, let me know Your ways that I may know You, so that I may find favor in Your sight Consider too, that this nation is Your people." read more.
And He said, "My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest." Then he said to Him, "If Your presence does not go with us, do not lead us up from here. "For how then can it be known that I have found favor in Your sight, I and Your people? Is it not by Your going with us, so that we, I and Your people, may be distinguished from all the other people who are upon the face of the earth?" The LORD said to Moses, "I will also do this thing of which you have spoken; for you have found favor in My sight and I have known you by name." Then Moses said, "I pray You, show me Your glory!" And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion." But He said, "You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!" Then the LORD said, "Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock; and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by. "Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen."

Communion with God » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:33

As soon as He had finished speaking to Abraham the LORD departed, and Abraham returned to his place.

Communion with God » Exemplified » Enoch

Communion with God » Exemplified » Noah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Paul

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Shobi

2 Samuel 17:27-29

Now when David had come to Mahanaim, Shobi the son of Nahash from Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, Machir the son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim, brought beds, basins, pottery, wheat, barley, flour, parched grain, beans, lentils, parched seeds, honey, curds, sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David and for the people who were with him, to eat; for they said, "The people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness."

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 17:18-19

So she said to Elijah, "What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!" He said to her, "Give me your son." Then he took him from her bosom and carried him up to the upper room where he was living, and laid him on his own bed.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » David

Psalm 35:13-14

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom. I went about as though it were my friend or brother; I bowed down mourning, as one who sorrows for a mother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children."

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Jews

John 11:19

and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job

Job 30:25

"Have I not wept for the one whose life is hard? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 2:11

Now when Job's three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, they came each one from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite; and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and comfort him.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:29-32

But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men. "The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had put to death by hanging Him on a cross. "He is the one whom God exalted to His right hand as a Prince and a Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. read more.
"And we are witnesses of these things; and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Man born blind

John 9:25

He then answered, "Whether He is a sinner, I do not know; one thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see."

John 9:33

"If this man were not from God, He could do nothing."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 7:59

They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"

Acts 7:52

"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Church in pergamos

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martyrs

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Timothy

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68-69

Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life. "We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:7-12

When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?" Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people, if we are on trial today for a benefit done to a sick man, as to how this man has been made well, read more.
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead--by this name this man stands here before you in good health. "He is the STONE WHICH WAS REJECTED by you, THE BUILDERS, but WHICH BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone. "And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martha

John 11:27

She said to Him, "Yes, Lord; I have believed that You are the Christ, the Son of God, even He who comes into the world."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Confessing Christ » Exemplified

Confession of sin » Exemplified

Numbers 21:6-7

The LORD sent fiery serpents among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died. So the people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned, because we have spoken against the LORD and you; intercede with the LORD, that He may remove the serpents from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

1 Samuel 7:6

They gathered to Mizpah, and drew water and poured it out before the LORD, and fasted on that day and said there, "We have sinned against the LORD." And Samuel judged the sons of Israel at Mizpah.

1 Samuel 12:19

Then all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to the LORD your God, so that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil by asking for ourselves a king."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1:6-7

let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father's house have sinned. "We have acted very corruptly against You and have not kept the commandments, nor the statutes, nor the ordinances which You commanded Your servant Moses.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 24:10

Now David's heart troubled him after he had numbered the people So David said to the LORD, "I have sinned greatly in what I have done But now, O LORD, please take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have acted very foolishly."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; I have indeed transgressed the command of the LORD and your words, because I feared the people and listened to their voice.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Aaron

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.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Levites, ne 9:4

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Thief

Luke 23:41

"And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving what we deserve for our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 9:4

I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Peter

Confession of sin » Exemplified » -ezra

Ezra 9:6

and I said, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers

2 Corinthians 10:10

For they say, "His letters are weighty and strong, but his personal presence is unimpressive and his speech contemptible."

Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:10-11

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. "Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers, and give it to men whose origin I do not know?"

Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain worthless men said, "How can this one deliver us?" And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept silent.

Contempt » Exemplified » Michal

2 Samuel 6:16

Then it happened as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar

Genesis 16:4

He went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "You cross over with me and I will sustain you in Jerusalem with me." But Barzillai said to the king, "How long have I yet to live, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? "I am now eighty years old Can I distinguish between good and bad? Or can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Or can I hear anymore the voice of singing men and women? Why then should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
"Your servant would merely cross over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king compensate me with this reward? "Please let your servant return, that I may die in my own city near the grave of my father and my mother. However, here is your servant Chimham, let him cross over with my lord the king, and do for him what is good in your sight."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion, That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

He said to him, "Say now to her, 'Behold, you have been careful for us with all this care; what can I do for you? Would you be spoken for to the king or to the captain of the army?'" And she answered, "I live among my own people."

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

Covetousness » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:9

But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.

1 Samuel 15:19

"Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but rushed upon the spoil and did what was evil in the sight of the LORD?"

Covetousness » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 21:2-4

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if you like, I will give you the price of it in money." But Naboth said to Ahab, "The LORD forbid me that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers." So Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he said, "I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers." And he lay down on his bed and turned away his face and ate no food.

Covetousness » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

Nehemiah 5:7

I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

More verses: Jeremiah 6:13

Covetousness » Exemplified » Eli's sons

1 Samuel 2:12-14

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the LORD and the custom of the priests with the people. When any man was offering a sacrifice, the priest's servant would come while the meat was boiling, with a three-pronged fork in his hand. Then he would thrust it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the fork brought up the priest would take for himself. Thus they did in Shiloh to all the Israelites who came there.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:14-15

Then one of the twelve, named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, "What are you willing to give me to betray Him to you?" And they weighed out thirty pieces of silver to him.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:20-24

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him." So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw one running after him, he came down from the chariot to meet him and said, "Is all well?" He said, "All is well My master has sent me, saying, 'Behold, just now two young men of the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim Please give them a talent of silver and two changes of clothes.'" read more.
Naaman said, "Be pleased to take two talents." And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes and gave them to two of his servants; and they carried them before him. When he came to the hill, he took them from their hand and deposited them in the house, and he sent the men away, and they departed.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Laban

Genesis 31:41

"These twenty years I have been in your house; I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Samuel's sons

Covetousness » Exemplified » Achan

Joshua 7:21

when I saw among the spoil a beautiful mantle from Shinar and two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are concealed in the earth inside my tent with the silver underneath it."

Covetousness » Exemplified » Felix

Acts 24:26

At the same time too, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul; therefore he also used to send for him quite often and converse with him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Elisha

2 Kings 13:14

When Elisha became sick with the illness of which he was to die, Joash the king of Israel came down to him and wept over him and said, "My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and its horsemen!"

2 Kings 13:20

Elisha died, and they buried him. Now the bands of the Moabites would invade the land in the spring of the year.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » moses

Deuteronomy 34:5

So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 35:29

Isaac breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, an old man of ripe age; and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 49:33

When Jacob finished charging his sons, he drew his feet into the bed and breathed his last, and was gathered to his people.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 20:28

After Moses had stripped Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on the mountain top. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Abraham

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.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:29

It came about after these things that Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died, being one hundred and ten years old.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:37

And it happened at that time that she fell sick and died; and when they had washed her body, they laid it in an upper room.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Acts 1:18

(Now this man acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Athaliah

2 Chronicles 23:15

So they seized her, and when she arrived at the entrance of the Horse Gate of the king's house, they put her to death there.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Korah, &c

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.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:34

Now a certain man drew his bow at random and struck the king of Israel in a joint of the armor. So he said to the driver of his chariot, "Turn around and take me out of the fight; for I am severely wounded."

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Jezebel

2 Kings 9:33

He said, "Throw her down." So they threw her down, and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall and on the horses, and he trampled her under foot.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:30

That same night Belshazzar the Chaldean king was slain.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Deceit » Exemplified » Rebecca and jacob

Genesis 27:9

"Go now to the flock and bring me two choice young goats from there, that I may prepare them as a savory dish for your father, such as he loves.

Genesis 27:19

Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau your firstborn; I have done as you told me. Get up, please, sit and eat of my game, that you may bless me."

Deceit » Exemplified

Genesis 3:4-5

The serpent said to the woman, "You surely will not die! "For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

Psalm 52:1-2

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long. Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

Deceit » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:31-32

So they took Joseph's tunic, and slaughtered a male goat and dipped the tunic in the blood; and they sent the varicolored tunic and brought it to their father and said, "We found this; please examine it to see whether it is your son's tunic or not."

Deceit » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 21:13

So he disguised his sanity before them, and acted insanely in their hands, and scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down into his beard.

Deceit » Exemplified » Laban

Deceit » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:29

Then Moses said, "Behold, I am going out from you, and I shall make supplication to the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD."

Deceit » Exemplified » Herod

Matthew 2:8

And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, "Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him."

Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize Him by stealth and kill Him;

Deceit » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 6:15

"My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,

Decision » Exemplified » Asa

2 Chronicles 15:8

Now when Asa heard these words and the prophecy which Azariah the son of Oded the prophet spoke, he took courage and removed the abominable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities which he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim He then restored the altar of the LORD which was in front of the porch of the LORD.

Decision » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it."

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

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."

Decision » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 32:26

then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, "Whoever is for the LORD, come to me!" And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him.

Decision » Exemplified » David

Psalm 17:3

You have tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have tested me and You find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

Decision » Exemplified » Paul

Decision » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.

Decision » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.

Denial of Christ » Exemplified

John 18:40

So they cried out again, saying, "Not this Man, but Barabbas." Now Barabbas was a robber.

Acts 3:13-14

"The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him. "But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

Denial of Christ » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:69-75

Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard, and a servant-girl came to him and said, "You too were with Jesus the Galilean." But he denied it before them all, saying, "I do not know what you are talking about." When he had gone out to the gateway, another servant-girl saw him and said to those who were there, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth." read more.
And again he denied it with an oath, "I do not know the man." A little later the bystanders came up and said to Peter, "Surely you too are one of them; for even the way you talk gives you away." Then he began to curse and swear, "I do not know the man!" And immediately a rooster crowed. And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.

Despair » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is too great to bear! "Behold, You have driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, and I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me."

Despair » Exemplified » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

Now when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.

Despair » Exemplified » Judas

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have sent with them our brother, whom we have often tested and found diligent in many things, but now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.

Diligence » Exemplified » jacob

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I hastened and did not delay To keep Your commandments.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John;

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 20:24

"Aaron will be gathered to his people; for he shall not enter the land which I have given to the sons of Israel, because you rebelled against My command at the waters of Meribah.

Numbers 20:11

Then Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod; and water came forth abundantly, and the congregation and their beasts drank.

Numbers 20:8

"Take the rod; and you and your brother Aaron assemble the congregation and speak to the rock before their eyes, that it may yield its water. You shall thus bring forth water for them out of the rock and let the congregation and their beasts drink."

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:11

And He said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?"

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » The prophet

1 Kings 13:20-23

Now it came about, as they were sitting down at the table, that the word of the LORD came to the prophet who had brought him back; and he cried to the man of God who came from Judah, saying, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because you have disobeyed the command of the LORD, and have not observed the commandment which the LORD your God commanded you, but have returned and eaten bread and drunk water in the place of which He said to you, "Eat no bread and drink no water"; your body shall not come to the grave of your fathers.'" read more.
It came about after he had eaten bread and after he had drunk, that he saddled the donkey for him, for the prophet whom he had brought back.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Israel

2 Kings 18:9-12

Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it. At the end of three years they captured it; in the sixth year of Hezekiah, which was the ninth year of Hoshea king of Israel, Samaria was captured. Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put them in Halah and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes, read more.
because they did not obey the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed His covenant, even all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded; they would neither listen nor do it.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Nadab, &c

Leviticus 10:1

Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans, and after putting fire in them, placed incense on it and offered strange fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded them.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:18

"As you did not obey the LORD and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, so the LORD has done this thing to you this day.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 1:2-3

"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Corinthians

1 Corinthians 11:21

for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Elah

1 Kings 16:9-10

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah. Then Zimri went in and struck him and put him to death in the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah, and became king in his place.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Now David called him, and he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with his lord's servants, but he did not go down to his house.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the temporary shelters with the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Noah

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:4

They drank the wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, of bronze, iron, wood and stone.

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

Samuel rose early in the morning to meet Saul; and it was told Samuel, saying, "Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself, then turned and proceeded on down to Gilgal."

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

So David arose early in the morning and left the flock with a keeper and took the supplies and went as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the circle of the camp while the army was going out in battle array shouting the war cry.

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 19:27

Now Abraham arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the LORD;

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 28:18

So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top.

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

And it was so. When he arose early the next morning and squeezed the fleece, he drained the dew from the fleece, a bowl full of water.

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

Then Joshua rose early in the morning; and he and all the sons of Israel set out from Shittim and came to the Jordan, and they lodged there before they crossed.

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

Upon hearing this, they entered into the temple about daybreak and began to teach Now when the high priest and his associates came, they called the Council together, even all the Senate of the sons of Israel, and sent orders to the prison house for them to be brought.

Election » Exemplified

John 15:19

"If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.

Election » Exemplified » jacob

Romans 9:12-13

it was said to her, "THE OLDER WILL SERVE THE YOUNGER." Just as it is written, "JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED."

Election » Exemplified » Paul

Election » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 21:12

But God said to Abraham, "Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac your descendants shall be named.

Election » Exemplified » Abram

Nehemiah 9:7

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

Election » Exemplified » Rufus

Romans 16:13

Greet Rufus, a choice man in the Lord, also his mother and mine.

Election » Exemplified » Zerubbabel

Haggai 2:23

'On that day,' declares the LORD of hosts, 'I will take you, Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel, My servant,' declares the LORD, 'and I will make you like a signet ring, for I have chosen you,'" declares the LORD of hosts.

Envy » Exemplified

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.

Acts 17:5

But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.

Envy » Exemplified » Joshua

Numbers 11:28-29

Then Joshua the son of Nun, the attendant of Moses from his youth, said, "Moses, my lord, restrain them." But Moses said to him, "Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the LORD'S people were prophets, that the LORD would put His Spirit upon them!"

Envy » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.

Envy » Exemplified » Edomites

Ezekiel 35:11

therefore as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "I will deal with you according to your anger and according to your envy which you showed because of your hatred against them; so I will make Myself known among them when I judge you.

Envy » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8

Then Saul became very angry, for this saying displeased him; and he said, "They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?"

Envy » Exemplified » Princes of babylon

Daniel 6:3-4

Then this Daniel began distinguishing himself among the commissioners and satraps because he possessed an extraordinary spirit, and the king planned to appoint him over the entire kingdom. Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.

Envy » Exemplified » Laban's sons

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this wealth."

Envy » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:13

"Yet all of this does not satisfy me every time I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate."

Envy » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:5

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

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » In pharaoh and the egyptians

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. He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, "Let us flee from Israel, for the LORD is fighting for them against the Egyptians."

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. "For if by now I had put forth My hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, you would then have been cut off from the earth.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaz, etc

2 Chronicles 28:22

Now in the time of his distress this same King Ahaz became yet more unfaithful to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 28:5-8

Wherefore, the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they defeated him and carried away from him a great number of captives and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who inflicted him with heavy casualties. For Pekah the son of Remaliah slew in Judah 120,000 in one day, all valiant men, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers. And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah the king's son and Azrikam the ruler of the house and Elkanah the second to the king. read more.
The sons of Israel carried away captive of their brethren 200,000 women, sons and daughters; and they took also a great deal of spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit he received, because his heart was proud; therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem. However, Hezekiah humbled the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come on them in the days of Hezekiah.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jehoram

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

Then a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet saying, "Thus says the LORD God of your father David, 'Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father and the ways of Asa king of Judah, but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot as the house of Ahab played the harlot, and you have also killed your brothers, your own family, who were better than you, behold, the LORD is going to strike your people, your sons, your wives and all your possessions with a great calamity; read more.
and you will suffer severe sickness, a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the sickness, day by day.'" Then the LORD stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines and the Arabs who bordered the Ethiopians; and they came against Judah and invaded it, and carried away all the possessions found in the king's house together with his sons and his wives, so that no son was left to him except Jehoahaz, the youngest of his sons. So after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable sickness. Now it came about in the course of time, at the end of two years, that his bowels came out because of his sickness and he died in great pain. And his people made no fire for him like the fire for his fathers.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

But Uzziah, with a censer in his hand for burning incense, was enraged; and while he was enraged with the priests, the leprosy broke out on his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, beside the altar of incense. Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked at him, and behold, he was leprous on his forehead; and they hurried him out of there, and he himself also hastened to get out because the LORD had smitten him. King Uzziah was a leper to the day of his death; and he lived in a separate house, being a leper, for he was cut off from the house of the LORD. And Jotham his son was over the king's house judging the people of the land.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

"Now do not be grieved or angry with yourselves, because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:7-8

"God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to keep you alive by a great deliverance. "Now, therefore, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Now Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. And Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, "Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness." But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and say to them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?' read more.
"Now therefore thus says the LORD, 'You shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'" Then Elijah departed.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

"And the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

"While I was fainting away, I remembered the LORD, And my prayer came to You, Into Your holy temple.

Faith » Exemplified

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised,

Faith » Exemplified » moses

Hebrews 11:24

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

Faith » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Daniel 6:23

Then the king was very pleased and gave orders for Daniel to be taken up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den and no injury whatever was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

Faith » Exemplified » Philippian jailor

Faith » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Faith » Exemplified » Colossians

Colossians 1:4

since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;

Faith » Exemplified » Joseph

Hebrews 11:22

By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones.

Faith » Exemplified » isaac

Faith » Exemplified » jacob

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.

Faith » Exemplified » Rahab

Hebrews 11:31

By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.

Faith » Exemplified » Peter

Faith » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it."

Faith » Exemplified » Lois

Faith » Exemplified » Paul

Faith » Exemplified » Enoch

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; AND HE WAS NOT FOUND BECAUSE GOD TOOK HIM UP; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.

Faith » Exemplified » Abel

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.

Faith » Exemplified » Noah

Faith » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:17

"If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.

Faith » Exemplified » Sergius paulus

Acts 13:12

Then the proconsul believed when he saw what had happened, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.

Faith » Exemplified » The disciples

John 16:30

"Now we know that You know all things, and have no need for anyone to question You; by this we believe that You came from God."

Faith » Exemplified » Martha

John 11:27

She said to Him, "Yes, Lord; I have believed that You are the Christ, the Son of God, even He who comes into the world."

Faith » Exemplified » Thomas

Faith » Exemplified » Romans

Romans 1:8

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.

Faith » Exemplified » Woman who was a sinner

Luke 7:50

And He said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."

Faith » Exemplified » Samaritans

John 4:39

From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, "He told me all the things that I have done."

Faith » Exemplified » Job

Faith » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 6:5

The statement found approval with the whole congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.

Faith » Exemplified » priests

Acts 6:7

The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.

Faithfulness » Exemplified

Galatians 3:9

So then those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.

Hebrews 3:2

He was faithful to Him who appointed Him, as Moses also was in all His house.

Nehemiah 9:8

"You found his heart faithful before You, And made a covenant with him To give him the land of the Canaanite, Of the Hittite and the Amorite, Of the Perizzite, the Jebusite and the Girgashite-- To give it to his descendants And You have fulfilled Your promise, For You are righteous.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:20

how I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you publicly and from house to house,

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Timothy

1 Corinthians 4:17

For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every church.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:22-23

The chief jailer committed to Joseph's charge all the prisoners who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it. The chief jailer did not supervise anything under Joseph's charge because the LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made to prosper.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Antipas

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king's son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Hananiah

Nehemiah 7:2

then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:4

Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.

Fatherless » Exemplified

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. Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Joash

2 Kings 11:1-12

When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she rose and destroyed all the royal offspring. But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him from among the king's sons who were being put to death, and placed him and his nurse in the bedroom. So they hid him from Athaliah, and he was not put to death. So he was hidden with her in the house of the LORD six years, while Athaliah was reigning over the land. read more.
Now in the seventh year Jehoiada sent and brought the captains of hundreds of the Carites and of the guard, and brought them to him in the house of the LORD. Then he made a covenant with them and put them under oath in the house of the LORD, and showed them the king's son. He commanded them, saying, "This is the thing that you shall do: one third of you, who come in on the sabbath and keep watch over the king's house (one third also shall be at the gate Sur, and one third at the gate behind the guards), shall keep watch over the house for defense. "Two parts of you, even all who go out on the sabbath, shall also keep watch over the house of the LORD for the king. "Then you shall surround the king, each with his weapons in his hand; and whoever comes within the ranks shall be put to death. And be with the king when he goes out and when he comes in." So the captains of hundreds did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded. And each one of them took his men who were to come in on the sabbath, with those who were to go out on the sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest. The priest gave to the captains of hundreds the spears and shields that had been King David's, which were in the house of the LORD. The guards stood each with his weapons in his hand, from the right side of the house to the left side of the house, by the altar and by the house, around the king. Then he brought the king's son out and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony; and they made him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, "Long live the king!"

Fatherless » Exemplified » Daughters of zelophehad

Numbers 27:1-5

Then the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph, came near; and these are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah and Hoglah and Milcah and Tirzah. They stood before Moses and before Eleazar the priest and before the leaders and all the congregation, at the doorway of the tent of meeting, saying, "Our father died in the wilderness, yet he was not among the company of those who gathered themselves together against the LORD in the company of Korah; but he died in his own sin, and he had no sons. read more.
"Why should the name of our father be withdrawn from among his family because he had no son? Give us a possession among our father's brothers." So Moses brought their case before the LORD.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Jotham

Judges 9:16-21

"Now therefore, if you have dealt in truth and integrity in making Abimelech king, and if you have dealt well with Jerubbaal and his house, and have dealt with him as he deserved-- for my father fought for you and risked his life and delivered you from the hand of Midian; but you have risen against my father's house today and have killed his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your relative-- read more.
if then you have dealt in truth and integrity with Jerubbaal and his house this day, rejoice in Abimelech, and let him also rejoice in you. "But if not, let fire come out from Abimelech and consume the men of Shechem and Beth-millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem and from Beth-millo, and consume Abimelech." Then Jotham escaped and fled, and went to Beer and remained there because of Abimelech his brother.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 9:3

The king said, "Is there not yet anyone of the house of Saul to whom I may show the kindness of God?" And Ziba said to the king, "There is still a son of Jonathan who is crippled in both feet."

Fatherless » Exemplified » Esther

Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.

Godly Fear » Exemplified

Genesis 39:9

"There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?"

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Abraham

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."

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Noah

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Primitive Christians

unholy Fear » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul immediately fell full length upon the ground and was very afraid because of the words of Samuel; also there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no food all day and all night.

1 Samuel 28:5

When Saul saw the camp of the Philistines, he was afraid and his heart trembled greatly.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Philistines

1 Samuel 14:15

And there was a trembling in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders trembled, and the earth quaked so that it became a great trembling.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Midianites

Judges 7:21-22

Each stood in his place around the camp; and all the army ran, crying out as they fled. When they blew 300 trumpets, the LORD set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole army; and the army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adonijah's guests

1 Kings 1:49

Then all the guests of Adonijah were terrified; and they arose and each went on his way.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adam

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:14

"Behold, You have driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, and I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me."

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's face grew pale and his thoughts alarmed him, and his hip joints went slack and his knees began knocking together.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Felix

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:6

Esther said, "A foe and an enemy is this wicked Haman!" Then Haman became terrified before the king and queen.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Ahaz

Isaiah 7:2

When it was reported to the house of David, saying, "The Arameans have camped in Ephraim," his heart and the hearts of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake with the wind.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Pilate

John 19:8

Therefore when Pilate heard this statement, he was even more afraid;

Flattery » Exemplified » Woman of tekoah

2 Samuel 14:17

"Then your maidservant said, 'Please let the word of my lord the king be comforting, for as the angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil. And may the LORD your God be with you.'"

2 Samuel 14:20

in order to change the appearance of things your servant Joab has done this thing. But my lord is wise, like the wisdom of the angel of God, to know all that is in the earth."

Flattery » Exemplified » False prophets

1 Kings 22:13

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, "Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably."

Flattery » Exemplified » Darius's advisorss

Daniel 6:7

"All the commissioners of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the high officials and the governors have consulted together that the king should establish a statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, shall be cast into the lions' den.

Fools » Exemplified » Israel

Fools » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified

2 Samuel 18:5

The king charged Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, "Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom." And all the people heard when the king charged all the commanders concerning Absalom.

1 Samuel 24:7

David persuaded his men with these words and did not allow them to rise up against Saul. And Saul arose, left the cave, and went on his way.

2 Samuel 19:23

The king said to Shimei, "You shall not die." Thus the king swore to him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 50:20-21

"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive. "So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 1:53

So King Solomon sent, and they brought him down from the altar. And he came and prostrated himself before King Solomon, and Solomon said to him, "Go to your house."

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Stephen

Forsaking God » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:4

Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the LORD, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him.

Jeremiah 15:6

"You who have forsaken Me," declares the LORD, "You keep going backward So I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you; I am tired of relenting!

2 Chronicles 12:1

When the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and strong, he and all Israel with him forsook the law of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 21:10

So Edom revolted against Judah to this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time against his rule, because he had forsaken the LORD God of his fathers.

2 Chronicles 13:11

"Every morning and evening they burn to the LORD burnt offerings and fragrant incense, and the showbread is set on the clean table, and the golden lampstand with its lamps is ready to light every evening; for we keep the charge of the LORD our God, but you have forsaken Him.

More verses: 2 Kings 17:7-18

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Children of israel

1 Samuel 12:10

"They cried out to the LORD and said, 'We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth; but now deliver us from the hands of our enemies, and we will serve You.'

Forsaking God » Exemplified » saul

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 18:18

He said, "I have not troubled Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD and you have followed the Baals.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Amon

2 Kings 21:22

So he forsook the LORD, the God of his fathers, and did not walk in the way of the LORD.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » balaam

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Many disciples

Glorifying God » Exemplified

Matthew 15:31

So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

Matthew 9:8

But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The multitude

Matthew 15:31

So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

Matthew 9:8

But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Paul

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Abraham

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The church at jerusalem

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life."

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Woman with infirmity

Luke 13:13

And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Gentiles at antioch

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Glorifying God » Exemplified » David

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Man sick of the palsy

Luke 5:25

Immediately he got up before them, and picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Angels

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Mary » Mother of jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The gentiles (non-jewish people) at antioch (of syria)

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The leper whom jesus healed

Luke 17:15

Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The woman with infirmity

Luke 13:13

And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The blind man

Luke 18:43

Immediately he regained his sight and began following Him, glorifying God; and when all the people saw it, they gave praise to God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The centurion

Luke 23:47

Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he began praising God, saying, "Certainly this man was innocent."

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The congregation at jerusalem

Acts 11:8

"But I said, 'By no means, Lord, for nothing unholy or unclean has ever entered my mouth.'

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The man sick with palsy

Luke 5:25

Immediately he got up before them, and picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The shepherds

Luke 2:20

The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The angels

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "Who will give us meat to eat?

Hebrews 12:16-17

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

and Esau said to Jacob, "Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, "First sell me your birthright." Esau said, "Behold, I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?" read more.
And Jacob said, "First swear to me"; so he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Psalm 78:18

And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD struck the people with a very severe plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the rostrum and began delivering an address to them. The people kept crying out, "The voice of a god and not of a man!" And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

Then Haman went out that day glad and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up or tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger against Mordecai. Haman controlled himself, however, went to his house and sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh. Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:5

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month (that is, the month Adar), on the thirteenth day when the king's command and edict were about to be executed, on the day when the enemies of the Jews hoped to gain the mastery over them, it was turned to the contrary so that the Jews themselves gained the mastery over those who hated them.

Esther 9:5

Thus the Jews struck all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying; and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Then Saul became very angry, for this saying displeased him; and he said, "They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?" Saul looked at David with suspicion from that day on.

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 27:41

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him. Then these men said, "We will not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God." Then these commissioners and satraps came by agreement to the king and spoke to him as follows: "King Darius, live forever! read more.
"All the commissioners of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the high officials and the governors have consulted together that the king should establish a statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, shall be cast into the lions' den. "Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked." Therefore King Darius signed the document, that is, the injunction. Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously. Then these men came by agreement and found Daniel making petition and supplication before his God. Then they approached and spoke before the king about the king's injunction, "Did you not sign an injunction that any man who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, is to be cast into the lions' den?" The king replied, "The statement is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked." Then they answered and spoke before the king, "Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, O king, or to the injunction which you signed, but keeps making his petition three times a day." Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him. Then these men came by agreement to the king and said to the king, "Recognize, O king, that it is a law of the Medes and Persians that no injunction or statute which the king establishes may be changed."

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage to him, Haman was filled with rage. But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." But Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say so."

Hatred » Exemplified » Men of gilead

Judges 11:7

Then Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, "Did you not hate me and drive me from my father's house? So why have you come to me now when you are in trouble?"

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:22-23

Pilate said to them, "Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?" They all said, "Crucify Him!" And he said, "Why, what evil has He done?" But they kept shouting all the more, saying, "Crucify Him!"

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death; and they bound Him, and led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate the governor.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and so is God, how devoutly and uprightly and blamelessly we behaved toward you believers;

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

"Israel was holy to the LORD, The first of His harvest All who ate of it became guilty; Evil came upon them," declares the LORD.'"

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

1 Peter 3:5

For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands;

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man; O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Hope » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Hope » Exemplified » Abraham

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."

Hope » Exemplified » David

Hope » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified

Exodus 4:10

Then Moses said to the LORD, "Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither recently nor in time past, nor since You have spoken to Your servant; for I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."

Job 40:4

"Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Humility » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Humility » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:26

However, Hezekiah humbled the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come on them in the days of Hezekiah.

Humility » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Chronicles 34:27

"Because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, tore your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.

Humility » Exemplified » David

1 Chronicles 29:14

"But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You.

Humility » Exemplified » Woman of canaan

Matthew 15:27

But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Humility » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

Humility » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I am unworthy of all the lovingkindness and of all the faithfulness which You have shown to Your servant; for with my staff only I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two companies.

Humility » Exemplified » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?"

Humility » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to Him, "O Lord, how shall I deliver Israel? Behold, my family is the least in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."

Humility » Exemplified » Isaiah

Humility » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, both he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.

Humility » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified » Peter

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:49

Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, "Hail, Rabbi!" and kissed Him.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Simon

Acts 8:13-23

Even Simon himself believed; and after being baptized, he continued on with Philip, and as he observed signs and great miracles taking place, he was constantly amazed. Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them Peter and John, who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit. read more.
For He had not yet fallen upon any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then they began laying their hands on them, and they were receiving the Holy Spirit. Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was bestowed through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money, saying, "Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit." But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money! "You have no part or portion in this matter, for your heart is not right before God. "Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you. "For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity."

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:3

So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the LORD of the fruit of the ground.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias

Acts 5:1-8

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife's full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land? read more.
"While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have conceived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God." And as he heard these words, Ananias fell down and breathed his last; and great fear came over all who heard of it. The young men got up and covered him up, and after carrying him out, they buried him. Now there elapsed an interval of about three hours, and his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. And Peter responded to her, "Tell me whether you sold the land for such and such a price?" And she said, "Yes, that was the price."

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Watchmen

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;

Idolatry » Exemplified

Exodus 32:1

Now when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people assembled about Aaron and said to him, "Come, make us a god who will go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him."

2 Kings 17:12

They served idols, concerning which the LORD had said to them, "You shall not do this thing."

Idolatry » Exemplified » Ahaz

2 Chronicles 28:3

Moreover, he burned incense in the valley of Ben-hinnom and burned his sons in fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD had driven out before the sons of Israel.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Kings 21:4-7

He built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will put My name." For he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD. He made his son pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and used divination, and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD provoking Him to anger. read more.
Then he set the carved image of Asherah that he had made, in the house of which the LORD said to David and to his son Solomon, "In this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Judah

Jeremiah 11:13

"For your gods are as many as your cities, O Judah; and as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful thing, altars to burn incense to Baal.

Idolatry » Exemplified » People of lystra

Acts 14:11-12

When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they raised their voice, saying in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have become like men and have come down to us." And they began calling Barnabas, Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:37

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Jeroboam

1 Kings 12:28

So the king consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, "It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt."

Idolatry » Exemplified » Micah

Judges 17:4-5

So when he returned the silver to his mother, his mother took two hundred pieces of silver and gave them to the silversmith who made them into a graven image and a molten image, and they were in the house of Micah. And the man Micah had a shrine and he made an ephod and household idols and consecrated one of his sons, that he might become his priest.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 16:31

It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Amon

2 Kings 21:21

For he walked in all the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served and worshiped them.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:23

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 3:1

Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, the height of which was sixty cubits and its width six cubits; he set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified

Psalm 95:10

"For forty years I loathed that generation, And said they are a people who err in their heart, And they do not know My ways.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » False prophets

Isaiah 56:10-11

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; And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Paul

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Gentiles

Galatians 4:8

However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Industry » Exemplified

Acts 18:3

and because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them and they were working, for by trade they were tent-makers.

Industry » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 16:11

And Samuel said to Jesse, "Are these all the children?" And he said, "There remains yet the youngest, and behold, he is tending the sheep." Then Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and bring him; for we will not sit down until he comes here."

Industry » Exemplified » Jeroboam

1 Kings 11:28

Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious, he appointed him over all the forced labor of the house of Joseph.

Industry » Exemplified » Jewish elders

Ezra 6:14-15

And the elders of the Jews were successful in building through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo And they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. This temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.

Industry » Exemplified » Rachel

Genesis 29:9

While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

Industry » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 31:6

"You know that I have served your father with all my strength.

Industry » Exemplified » Jethro's daughters

Exodus 2:10

The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

Industry » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:2-3

And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Industry » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:39

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:21

Now David had said, "Surely in vain I have guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has returned me evil for good.

1 Samuel 25:5-11

So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel, visit Nabal and greet him in my name; and thus you shall say, 'Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have. 'Now I have heard that you have shearers; now your shepherds have been with us and we have not insulted them, nor have they missed anything all the days they were in Carmel. read more.
'Ask your young men and they will tell you. Therefore let my young men find favor in your eyes, for we have come on a festive day. Please give whatever you find at hand to your servants and to your son David.'" When David's young men came, they spoke to Nabal according to all these words in David's name; then they waited. 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. "Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers, and give it to men whose origin I do not know?"

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Men of keilah

1 Samuel 23:12

Then David said, "Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?" And the LORD said, "They will surrender you."

1 Samuel 23:5

So David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines; and he led away their livestock and struck them with a great slaughter. Thus David delivered the inhabitants of Keilah.

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Joash

2 Chronicles 24:22

Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which his father Jehoiada had shown him, but he murdered his son. And as he died he said, "May the LORD see and avenge!"

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Laban

Genesis 31:6-7

"You know that I have served your father with all my strength. "Yet your father has cheated me and changed my wages ten times; however, God did not allow him to hurt me.

Ingratitude » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt wickedly with you.

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Chief butler

Ingratitude » Exemplified » Israel

Exodus 17:4

So Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, "What shall I do to this people? A little more and they will stone me."

Ingratitude to God » Exemplified » Israel

Ingratitude to God » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:17-19

Samuel said, "Is it not true, though you were little in your own eyes, you were made the head of the tribes of Israel? And the LORD anointed you king over Israel, and the LORD sent you on a mission, and said, 'Go and utterly destroy the sinners, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are exterminated.' "Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but rushed upon the spoil and did what was evil in the sight of the LORD?"

Ingratitude to God » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 12:7-9

Nathan then said to David, "You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul. 'I also gave you your master's house and your master's wives into your care, and I gave you the house of Israel and Judah; and if that had been too little, I would have added to you many more things like these! 'Why have you despised the word of the LORD by doing evil in His sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

Ingratitude to God » Exemplified » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 5:18-21

"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father. "Because of the grandeur which He bestowed on him, all the peoples, nations and men of every language feared and trembled before him; whomever he wished he killed and whomever he wished he spared alive; and whomever he wished he elevated and whomever he wished he humbled. "But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him. read more.
"He was also driven away from mankind, and his heart was made like that of beasts, and his dwelling place was with the wild donkeys He was given grass to eat like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until he recognized that the Most High God is ruler over the realm of mankind and that He sets over it whomever He wishes.

Ingratitude to God » Exemplified » Lepers

Luke 17:17-18

Then Jesus answered and said, "Were there not ten cleansed? But the nine--where are they? "Was no one found who returned to give glory to God, except this foreigner?"

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves." And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!" Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

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.

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.

the Joy of God over his people » Exemplified

1 Kings 10:9

"Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you to set you on the throne of Israel; because the LORD loved Israel forever, therefore He made you king, to do justice and righteousness."

Justice » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 3:16-27

Then two women who were harlots came to the king and stood before him. The one woman said, "Oh, my lord, this woman and I live in the same house; and I gave birth to a child while she was in the house. "It happened on the third day after I gave birth, that this woman also gave birth to a child, and we were together. There was no stranger with us in the house, only the two of us in the house. read more.
"This woman's son died in the night, because she lay on it. "So she arose in the middle of the night and took my son from beside me while your maidservant slept, and laid him in her bosom, and laid her dead son in my bosom. "When I rose in the morning to nurse my son, behold, he was dead; but when I looked at him carefully in the morning, behold, he was not my son, whom I had borne." Then the other woman said, "No! For the living one is my son, and the dead one is your son." But the first woman said, "No! For the dead one is your son, and the living one is my son." Thus they spoke before the king. Then the king said, "The one says, 'This is my son who is living, and your son is the dead one'; and the other says, 'No! For your son is the dead one, and my son is the living one.'" The king said, "Get me a sword." So they brought a sword before the king. The king said, "Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one and half to the other." Then the woman whose child was the living one spoke to the king, for she was deeply stirred over her son and said, "Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and by no means kill him." But the other said, "He shall be neither mine nor yours; divide him!" Then the king said, "Give the first woman the living child, and by no means kill him. She is his mother."

Justice » Exemplified » Josiah

Jeremiah 22:15

"Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.

Justice » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 12:4

They said, "You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man's hand."

Justice » Exemplified » Joseph

Luke 23:50-51

And a man named Joseph, who was a member of the Council, a good and righteous man (he had not consented to their plan and action), a man from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who was waiting for the kingdom of God;

Justice » Exemplified » David

Justice » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became very angry and said to the LORD, "Do not regard their offering! I have not taken a single donkey from them, nor have I done harm to any of them."

Justification before God » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 3:8-9

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ, and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

Justification before God » Exemplified » Abraham

Liberality » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 9:10

"You and your sons and your servants shall cultivate the land for him, and you shall bring in the produce so that your master's grandson may have food; nevertheless Mephibosheth your master's grandson shall eat at my table regularly." Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.

2 Samuel 9:7

David said to him, "Do not fear, for I will surely show kindness to you for the sake of your father Jonathan, and will restore