66 occurrences in 14 translations

'Fears' in the Bible

Abraham replied, "Because I thought, 'Surely no one fears God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.'

And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."

If the God of my father -- the God of Abraham, the one whom Isaac fears -- had not been with me, you would certainly have sent me away empty-handed! But God saw how I was oppressed and how hard I worked, and he rebuked you last night."

The great punishments which your eyes saw, and the signs and the wonders and the strong hand and the stretched-out arm, by which the Lord your God took you out: so will the Lord your God do to all the peoples who are the cause of your fears.

Your very life will be hanging in doubt before you, and day and night will be dark with fears, and nothing in life will be certain:

The God of Israel has spoken; the Rock of Israel has talked to me. "When one is governing men justly, he fears God while governing.

It was reported to Solomon: "Look, Adonijah fears King Solomon, and he has taken hold of the horns of the altar, saying, 'Let King Solomon first swear to me that he will not kill his servant with the sword.' "

Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? No one else on earth is like him, a man of perfect integrity, who fears God and turns away from evil."

Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? No one else on earth is like him, a man of perfect integrity, who fears God and turns away from evil. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him, to destroy him without just cause."

For the arrows of the Ruler of all are present with me, and their poison goes deep into my spirit: his army of fears is put in order against me.

He is overcome by fears on every side, they go after him at every step.

He is pulled out of his tent where he was safe, and he is taken away to the king of fears.

He is pulling it out, and it comes out of his back; and its shining point comes out of his side; he is overcome by fears.

Will he reprove thee or will he enter with thee into judgment because he fears thee?

Fears overtake him like rushing waters; in the night the storm-wind takes him away.

My greatest fears have overcome me; my honor is assaulted as though by a wind storm; my prosperity evaporates like a morning cloud."

Therefore humanity fears him, which none of the wise can quite comprehend."

The one who despises those who are utterly wicked, but who honors the one who fears the LORD, who keeps his word even when it hurts and does not change,

Your burning anger has passed over me; your sudden fears have destroyed me.

With much justifying and enticing argument she persuades him, with the allurements of her lips she leads him [to overcome his conscience and his fears] and forces him along.

What the wicked fears will come about, but the longing of the righteous will be granted.

The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord, but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

It is good that you grasp the one and do not let the other slip from your hand. For the one who fears God will end up with both of them.

Everything is the same for everyone: there is one fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not sacrifice. As it is for the good, so it is for the sinner, as for the one who takes an oath, so for the one who fears an oath.

Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:

They all hold swords, being expert in war; each one has his sword upon his thigh because of the fears of the night.

He who sends ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to the people scattered and peeled, to the people full of fears from their beginning, and until now, a people tired of waiting and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!

In that time the present shall be brought unto the LORD of the hosts, the people scattered and peeled, the people full of fears from their beginning and until now, a people tired of waiting and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD of the hosts, to the Mount Zion.

Who among you fears the Lord, listening to the voice of His servant? Who [among you] walks in darkness, and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the Lord; let him lean on his God.

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

I have let their widows be increased in number more than the sand of the seas: I have sent against them, against the mother and the young men, one who makes waste in the heat of the day, causing pain and fears to come on her suddenly.

Thou dost call as at a day of appointment, My fears from round about, And there hath not been in the day of the anger of Jehovah, An escaped and remaining one, They whom I stretched out and nourished, My enemy hath consumed!

But if this wicked man begets a son who sees all the sins which his father has committed, and considers and fears [God] and does not do like his father,

Everyone who lives by the sea is appalled at your destruction. Their leaders are terrified their faces reflect their fears!

And his fears will overcome him and be the cause of his downfall, and his army will come to complete destruction, and a great number will be put to the sword.

But the angel said to the women, "As for you, dismiss your fears. I know that it is Jesus that you are looking for--the crucified One.

And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man and one that fears God and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house and to hear words of thee.

but in every nation the person who fears Him and does righteousness is acceptable to Him.

Men and brethren, sons of the lineage of Abraham, and whosoever among you fears God, unto you is this word of saving health sent.

And, in a vision by night, the Lord said to Paul, "Dismiss your fears: go on speaking, and do not give up.

And the harvest of righteousness (of conformity to God's will in thought and deed) is [the fruit of the seed] sown in peace by those who work for and make peace [in themselves and in others, that peace which means concord, agreement, and harmony between individuals, with undisturbedness, in a peaceful mind free from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts].

Who were chosen and foreknown by God the Father and consecrated (sanctified, made holy) by the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ (the Messiah) and to be sprinkled with [His] blood: May grace (spiritual blessing) and peace be given you in increasing abundance [that spiritual peace to be realized in and through Christ, freedom from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts].

It was thus that Sarah obeyed Abraham [following his guidance and acknowledging his headship over her by] calling him lord (master, leader, authority). And you are now her true daughters if you do right and let nothing terrify you [not giving way to hysterical fears or letting anxieties unnerve you].

Let him turn away from wickedness and shun it, and let him do right. Let him search for peace (harmony; undisturbedness from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts) and seek it eagerly. [Do not merely desire peaceful relations with God, with your fellowmen, and with yourself, but pursue, go after them!]

And baptism, which is a figure [of their deliverance], does now also save you [from inward questionings and fears], not by the removing of outward body filth [bathing], but by [providing you with] the answer of a good and clear conscience (inward cleanness and peace) before God [because you are demonstrating what you believe to be yours] through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Salute one another with a kiss of love [the symbol of mutual affection]. To all of you that are in Christ Jesus (the Messiah), may there be peace ( every kind of peace and blessing, especially peace with God, and freedom from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts). Amen (so be it).

May grace (God's favor) and peace (which is perfect well-being, all necessary good, all spiritual prosperity, and freedom from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts) be multiplied to you in [the full, personal, precise, and correct] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

So, beloved, since you are expecting these things, be eager to be found by Him [at His coming] without spot or blemish and at peace [in serene confidence, free from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts].

There is no fear in love; instead, perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. So the one who fears has not reached perfection in love.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמה אימה 
'eymah 
Usage: 17

גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 98

דּאגה 
D@'agah 
Usage: 6

דּחל 
D@chal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

חרדה 
Charadah 
Usage: 9

חת 
Chath 
Usage: 9

חתחת 
Chathchath 
Usage: 1

יגור 
Yagowr 
Usage: 2

יגר 
Yagor 
Usage: 5

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

מגוּר מגור 
Magowr 
Usage: 8

מגורה 
M@gowrah 
Usage: 1

מגוּרה 
M@guwrah 
Usage: 3

מהר 
Mahar 
Usage: 68

מורה מרא מורא 
Mowra' 
Usage: 12

ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 25

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 49

פּחדּה 
Pachdah 
Usage: 1

פּלּצוּת 
Pallatsuwth 
Usage: 4

רגז 
Rogez 
Usage: 7

רטט 
Retet 
Usage: 1

רעדה רעד 
Ra`ad 
Usage: 5

ἀφόβως 
Aphobos 
Usage: 4

δειλία 
Deilia 
Usage: 1

δειλός 
Deilos 
Usage: 0

ἔκφοβος 
Ekphobos 
Usage: 2

εὐλαβέομαι 
Eulabeomai 
Usage: 2

φοβερός 
Phoberos 
Usage: 3

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

φόβητρον 
Phobetron 
Usage: 0

φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46



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