Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

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Bible References

The fear

Psalm 34:11
Come, children, listen to me;
I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
Psalm 36:1
For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,
Psalm 115:13
He will bless those who fear the Lord
small and great alike.
Genesis 22:12
Then He said, “Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.”
Genesis 42:18
On the third day Joseph said to them, “I fear God—do this and you will live.
1 Samuel 12:24
Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart; consider the great things He has done for you.
1 Kings 18:3
Ahab called for Obadiah, who was in charge of the palace. Obadiah was a man who greatly feared the Lord
Nehemiah 5:15
The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.
Proverbs 8:13
To fear the Lord is to hate evil.
I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct,
and perverse speech.
Acts 10:22
They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you.”
Romans 3:10
as it is written:

There is no one righteous, not even one.


Psalm 111:10
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow His instructions have good insight.
His praise endures forever.
Psalm 112:1
Happy is the man who fears the Lord,
taking great delight in His commands.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:8
And what great nation has righteous statutes and ordinances like this entire law I set before you today?

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