Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But David could not go before it to inquire of God: for he was afraid because of the sword of the angel of the LORD.
He was afraid
He was afraid
1 Chronicles 21:16
And David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the LORD stand between the heaven and the earth, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders of Israel, who were clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.
1 Chronicles 13:12
And David was afraid of God that day, saying, How shall I bring the ark of God home to me?
And now, Israel, what does the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways and to love him and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
2 Samuel 6:9
And David was afraid of the LORD that day and said, How shall the ark of the LORD come to me?
withdraw thy hand from me; and let not thy dread make me afraid.
Even I myself, when I remember, I am afraid, and trembling takes hold on my flesh.
Therefore, I shall fear before his face; I shall consider, and I shall fear him.
Who knows the power of thine anger? that thy wrath is not less than our fear.
My flesh trembles for fear of thee, and I am afraid of thy judgments.
Do ye not fear me? saith the LORD; will ye not tremble at my presence, who placed the sand for the bound of the sea by an eternal order, which cannot be broken? Storms shall raise themselves up, yet they shall not prevail; their waves shall roar, yet they shall not pass over it.
Who would not fear thee, O King of the Gentiles? for unto thee does it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the Gentiles and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee.
Therefore, receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us hold fast to the grace, by which we serve God, pleasing him with reverence and godly fear:
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I AM the first and the last,
Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and magnify thy name? for thou only art holy; therefore, all the Gentiles shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.
And Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, when the plague was stayed.