90 occurrences in 13 translations

'Began' in the Bible

Then they went into Capernaum, and right away He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath and began to teach.

Then they were all amazed, so they began to argue with one another, saying, "What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him."

At once his fame began to spread throughout the surrounding region of Galilee.

So He went to her, took her by the hand, and raised her up. The fever left her, and she began to serve them.

When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all those who were sick and those who were demon-possessed.

Then a leper came to Jesus and began pleading with him. He fell on his knees and told him, "If you want to, you can make me clean."

But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and they came to him from every quarter.

So the man got up, immediately picked up his mat, and went out in front of all of them. As a result, all of the people were amazed and began to glorify God as they kept on saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"

And he went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he began to teach them.

When the scribes of the Pharisees saw that He was eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they said to His disciples, "Why is He eating and drinking with tax collectors and sinners?"

And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

And the Pharisees began to say to him, "Behold, why are they doing what is not permitted on the Sabbath?"

So Jesus called them together and began to speak to them in parables. "How can Satan drive out Satan?

And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land.

He began teaching them many things in parables. While he was teaching them he said,

When he was alone with the Twelve and those around him, they began to ask him about the parables.

A violent windstorm came up, and the waves began breaking into the boat, so that the boat was rapidly becoming swamped.

And {they were terribly frightened} and began to say to one another, "Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"

And he began to implore Him earnestly not to send them out of the country.

And [as] he was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed began to implore him that he could go with him.

And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.

They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He took along the child's father and mother and His own companions, and entered the room where the child was.

Immediately the girl got up and began to walk. (She was 12 years old.) At this they were utterly astounded.

And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

When it was already quite late, His disciples came to Him and said, "This place is desolate and it is already quite late;

but when they saw him walking on the sea, they thought it was a ghost and began to scream.

And ran through that whole region round about, and began to carry about in beds those that were sick, where they heard he was.

After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

When he had left the crowd and gone home, his disciples began asking him about the parable.

Immediately his ears were opened, his speech difficulty was removed, and he began to speak clearly.

Then he directed the crowd to sit down on the ground. After he took the seven loaves and gave thanks, he broke them and began giving them to the disciples to serve. So they served the crowd.

They began to discuss with one another the fact that they had no bread.

Then again He laid His hands on his eyes; and he looked intently and was restored, and began to see everything clearly.

From that place Jesus and His disciples went to the villages belonging to Caesarea Philippi. On the way He began to ask His disciples, "Who do people say that I am?"

And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.

Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But turning and looking at his disciples, Jesus rebuked Peter, saying, "Get behind me, Satan, because you're not thinking God's thoughts, but human thoughts!"

Then they began to question Him, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"

Immediately, when the entire crowd saw Him, they were amazed and began running up to greet Him.

They brought the boy to Him. When he saw Him, immediately the spirit threw him into a convulsion, and falling to the ground, he began rolling around and foaming at the mouth.

But Jesus took [ a strong grip of] his hand and began lifting him up, and he stood.

From there they went out and began to go through Galilee, and He did not want anyone to know about it.

They came to Capernaum; and when He was in the house, He began to question them, "What were you discussing on the way?"

He set out from there and went to the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Then crowds converged on Him again and, as He usually did, He began teaching them once more.

Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife.

In the house the disciples began questioning Him about this again.

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him,

Once again, Jesus took the Twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to him. "Pay attention! We're going up to Jerusalem. The Son of Man will be handed over to the high priests and the scribes, and they'll condemn him to death. Then they'll hand him over to the unbelievers,

And when the ten heard it, they began to be much displeased with James and John.

And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me.

"Go your way," Jesus told him. "Your faith has healed you." Immediately he could see and began to follow Him on the road.

And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves;

Then He began to teach them: "Is it not written, My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations ? But you have made it a den of thieves !"

When the high priests and elders heard this, they began to look for a way to kill him, because they were afraid of him, since the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching.

and began saying to Him, "By what authority are You doing these things, or who gave You this authority to do these things?"

They began to argue among themselves: "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say, 'Then why didn't you believe him?'

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Jesus, and began questioning Him, saying,

And Jesus began to say, as He taught in the temple, "How is it that the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David?

And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums.

And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you:

For this oil might have been sold for more than 300 denarii and given to the poor." And they began to scold her.

After they had listened to him, they were delighted and promised to give him money. So he began to look for a good opportunity to betray him.

And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I?

And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;

Then He went a little farther, fell to the ground, and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him.

Some stood up and began to give false testimony against Him, saying,

And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands.

And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by, This is one of them.

Again he denied it. After a little while, the people who were standing there began to say to Peter again, "Obviously you're one of them, because you are a Galilean!"

But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this man of whom ye speak.

Immediately a rooster crowed a second time, and Peter remembered when Jesus had spoken the word to him, "Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times." When he thought about it, he began to weep.

And the chief priests began to accuse Him of many things.

And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he had ever done unto them.

Then they began to beat Him on the head with a cane, to spit on Him, and to do Him homage on bended knees.

When some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, "Behold, He is calling for Elijah."

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

יסד 
Y@cud 
Usage: 1

צלל 
Tsalal 
began to be dark , shadowing
Usage: 2

שׁרא 
Sh@re' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47



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