407 occurrences in 13 translations

'Afraid' in the Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

"Your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have shown me your gracious love in how you have dealt with me by keeping me alive. I cannot escape to the hills, because I'm afraid the disaster will overtake me, and I'll die.

Lot departed from Zoar and lived in the mountains along with his two daughters, because he was afraid to live in Zoar. Instead, he and his two daughters lived in a cave.

Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.

God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, "What's wrong, Hagar? Don't be afraid, for God has heard the voice of the boy from the place where he is.

When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say "my wife," [thinking], "The men of the place will kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is a beautiful woman."

and the Lord appeared to him that night and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your offspring because of My servant Abraham."

And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.

And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children.

and they started on their journey. The surrounding cities were afraid of God, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.

During her difficult labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for this is another son for you."

Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Remain a widow in your father's house until my son Shelah grows up"; for he thought, "I am afraid that he too may die like his brothers." So Tamar went and lived in her father's house.

Jacob would not send Joseph's brother Benjamin to accompany them, because he was saying, "I'm afraid that he'll come to some kind of harm."

And he said unto his brethren, My money is restored; and, lo, it is even in my sack: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us?

And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack: and when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.

And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

Then the steward said, "May you be well. Don't be afraid. Your God and the God of your father must have put treasure in your bags. I received your money." Then he brought Simeon out to them.

After all, how can I go back to my father if the young man doesn't accompany me? I'm afraid of what might happen to my father."

God said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

But Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God?

Therefore don't be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones." And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

And as he oppressed them, so they became many, and so they spread out, and [the Egyptians] were afraid because of the presence of the {Israelites}.

"Who made you a leader and judge over us?" the man replied. "Are you planning to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?" Then Moses became afraid and thought: What I did is certainly known.

Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

but thou and thy servants -- I have known that ye are not yet afraid of the face of Jehovah God.'

And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out unto the LORD.

But Moses said to the people, "Don't be afraid. Stand firm and see the Lord's salvation He will provide for you today; for the Egyptians you see today, you will never see again.

The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.

Moses responded to the people, "Don't be afraid, for God has come to test you, so that you will fear Him and will not sin."

And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.

and ye do not oppress one another, and thou hast been afraid of thy God; for I am Jehovah your God.

thou takest no usury from him, or increase; and thou hast been afraid of thy God; and thy brother hath lived with thee;

And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

Only don't rebel against the Lord, and don't be afraid of the people of the land, for we will devour them. Their protection has been removed from them, and the Lord is with us. Don't be afraid of them!"

And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

See, the Lord your God has set the land before you. Go up and take possession of it as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has told you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.

Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them.

And command thou the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the coast of your brethren the children of Esau, which dwell in Seir; and they shall be afraid of you: take ye good heed unto yourselves therefore:

The Lord, however, said to me, "Don't be afraid of him because I have already given him, his whole army, and his land to you. You will do to him exactly what you did to King Sihon of the Amorites who lived in Heshbon."

Don't be afraid of them, for the Lord your God fights for you.

(I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to shew you the word of the LORD: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,

Thou shalt not be afraid of them: but shalt well remember what the LORD thy God did unto Pharaoh, and unto all Egypt;

The great temptations which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty hand, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD thy God brought thee out: so shall the LORD thy God do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid.

Thou shalt not be afraid of them; for Jehovah thy God is in thy midst, a God great and terrible.

For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also.

All Israel will hear and be afraid, and they will no longer do anything evil like this among you.

Then all the people will hear [about it], be afraid, and no longer behave arrogantly.

When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

Then everyone else will hear and be afraid, and they will never again do anything evil like this among you.

When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

He is to say to them: 'Listen, Israel: Today you are about to engage in battle with your enemies. Do not be fainthearted. Do not be afraid, alarmed, or terrified because of them.

The officers will continue to address the army and say, 'Is there any man who is afraid or fainthearted? Let him leave and return home, so that his brothers' hearts won't melt like his own.'

Then all the men of his city will stone him to death. You must purge the evil from you, and all Israel will hear and be afraid.

And all people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of the LORD; and they shall be afraid of thee.

Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.

and thy life hath been hanging in suspense before thee, and thou hast been afraid by night and by day, and dost not believe in thy life;

in the morning thou sayest, O that it were evening! and in the evening thou sayest, O that it were morning! from the fear of thy heart, with which thou art afraid, and from the sight of thine eyes which thou seest.

The Lord is the One who will go before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not be afraid or discouraged."

The Lord said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid or discouraged. Take the whole military force with you and go attack Ai. Look, I have handed over to you the king of Ai, his people, city, and land.

And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told thy servants, how that the LORD thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you, therefore we were sore afraid of our lives because of you, and have done this thing.

that they are greatly afraid, because Gibeon is a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it is greater than Ai, and all its men -- heroes.

The Lord said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid of them, for I have handed them over to you. Not one of them will be able to stand against you."

Joshua said to them, "Do not be afraid or discouraged. Be strong and courageous, for the Lord will do this to all the enemies you fight."

And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for to morrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.

Jael went out to greet Sisera and said to him, "Come in, my lord. Come in with me. Don't be afraid." So he went into her tent, and she covered him with a rug.

But the Lord said to him, "Peace to you. Don't be afraid, for you will not die."

So Gideon took 10 of his male servants and did as the Lord had told him. But because he was too afraid of his father's household and the men of the city to do it in the daytime, he did it at night.

Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

But if you are afraid to go to the camp, go with Purah your servant.

Then he said to Jether, his firstborn, "Get up and kill them." The youth did not draw his sword, because he was afraid, for he was still a youth.

And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself: and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.

Now don't be afraid, my daughter. I will do for you whatever you say, since all the people in my town know that you are a woman of noble character.

Samuel lay down until the morning; then he opened the doors of the Lord's house. He was afraid to tell Eli the vision,

And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! for there hath not been such a thing heretofore.

As she was dying, the women taking care of her said, "Don't be afraid. You've given birth to a son!" But she did not respond, and did not pay attention.

And when the Philistines heard that the children of Israel were gathered together to Mizpeh, the lords of the Philistines went up against Israel. And when the children of Israel heard it, they were afraid of the Philistines.

So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord made it thunder and rain that day. All the people were very afraid of both the Lord and Samuel.

Samuel replied, "Don't be afraid. Even though you have committed all this evil, don't turn away from following the Lord. Instead, worship the Lord with all your heart.

The people came into the woods and there was flowing honey, but no one put his hand to his mouth to eat it because the people were afraid due to the oath.

Saul answered Samuel, "I have sinned. I have transgressed the Lord's command and your words. Because I was afraid of the people, I obeyed them.

Samuel did what the Lord told him. When he arrived in Bethlehem, the elders of the city were afraid to meet him. They said, "Do you come in peace?"

When Saul and all Israel heard those words of the Philistine, they were dismayed, and greatly afraid.

And Saul was afraid of David, because the LORD was with him, and was departed from Saul.

Wherefore when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely, he was afraid of him.

And Saul was yet the more afraid of David; and Saul became David's enemy continually.

Then came David to Nob to Ahimelech the priest: and Ahimelech was afraid at the meeting of David, and said unto him, Why art thou alone, and no man with thee?

And David laid up these words in his heart, and was sore afraid of Achish the king of Gath.

Stay with me. Don't be afraid, for the one who wants to take my life wants to take your life. You will be safe with me."

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּהל 
Bahal 
Usage: 38

בּעת 
Ba`ath 
Usage: 16

גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 98

דּאג 
Da'ag 
Usage: 7

דּחל 
D@chal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

זחל 
Zachal 
Usage: 3

חגר 
Chagar 
gird , appointed , gird on , gird up , be afraid , put , restrain , on every side
Usage: 43

חרד 
Charad 
Usage: 39

חרד 
Chared 
Usage: 6

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

יגור 
Yagowr 
Usage: 2

יגר 
Yagor 
Usage: 5

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 25

רגז 
Ragaz 
Usage: 41

רהה 
Rahah 
Usage: 1

רעשׁ 
Ra`ash 
Usage: 30

שׂער 
Sa`ar 
Usage: 8

ἔκφοβος 
Ekphobos 
Usage: 2

ἔμφοβος 
Emphobos 
Usage: 6

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear , be afraid , be afraid of , reverence ,
Usage: 68



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