'I Am He' in the Bible
And it happened when Isaac was old and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called his oldest son Esau and said to him, My son. And he said to him, Behold, I am here.
and he saith, 'It is not the voice of the crying of might, nor is it the voice of the crying of weakness -- a voice of singing I am hearing.'
And keep my statutes and do them. I AM he who sanctifies you.
Neither shall he profane his seed among his people, for I AM he that sanctifies him.
Only he shall not go inside the veil nor come near unto the altar because he has a blemish, that he not profane my sanctuary; for I AM he that sanctifies them.
They shall therefore keep my ordinance lest they bear sin for it and die therefore, if they profane it. I AM he who sanctifies them.
or suffer them to bear the iniquity of their guilt, when they eat their holy things. For I AM he who sanctifies them.
Profane ye not my holy name, and I will sanctify myself in the midst of the sons of Israel. I AM he who sanctifies you
See now that I, I am HE, And there is no god with me; I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal, And there is none that delivereth out of my hand,
and he saith to them, 'Why do ye things like these? for I am hearing of your evil words from all the people -- these!
Nay, my sons; for the report which I am hearing is not good causing the people of Jehovah to transgress. --
And the LORD called once again, "Samuel." And Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, "I am here, thou didst call me." And he answered, "I called thee not my son. Go again and take thy rest."
And the LORD went and called Samuel the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, "I am here, for thou hast called me." Then Eli perceived that the LORD had called the lad.
And the man said unto Eli, I am he that came out of the army, and I fled to-day out of the army. And he said, How went the matter, my son?
And Samuel saith, 'And what is the noise of this flock in mine ears -- and the noise of the herd which I am hearing?'
And he came near to her; and the woman said, Art thou Joab? And he said, I am he. And she said to him, Listen to the words of thy handmaid. And he said, I am listening.
And he said to him, I am he: go, say to thy lord, Behold Elijah!
And David said unto God, "Is it not I that commanded to number the people? And I am he that have sinned and done evil in deed. But what have these sheep done? Let thine hand therefore O LORD God be on me and on my father's house, and not on thy people to destroy them."
For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm of David. When I call out, answer me, O God who vindicates me! Though I am hemmed in, you will lead me into a wide, open place. Have mercy on me and respond to my prayer!
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
O deliver me, for I am helpless and poor, and my heart is wounded within me.
And I heard the voice of LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, I am here, send me.
For he standeth thus in his own conceit: "This do I, through the power of my own hand, and through my wisdom: For I am wise, I am he that removes the lands of the people, I rob their princes: and like one of the worthies I drive them from their high seats.
Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, Jehovah, the first, and with the last, I am he.
For I am the Lord your God, the one who takes hold of your right hand, who says to you, 'Don't be afraid, I am helping you.'
Don't be afraid, despised insignificant Jacob, men of Israel. I am helping you," says the Lord, your protector, the Holy One of Israel.
Ye are my witnesses, saith Jehovah, and my servant whom I have chosen; that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
Yea, since the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who can hinder it?
I, I am He that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.
and even to old age I am he, and even to hoar hairs will I carry you ; I have made, and I will bear; yea, I will carry, and will deliver.
Hearken unto me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he; I am the first, I also am the last.
I -- I am He -- your comforter, Who art thou -- and thou art afraid of man? he dieth! And of the son of man -- grass he is made!
Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak; behold, it is I.
What is he, this that cometh from Edom, with stained red clothes of Bozrah, which is so costly cloth, and cometh in so nimbly with all his strength? "I am he that teacheth righteousness, and am of power to help."
They shall seek me, that hitherto have not asked for me, they shall find me, that hitherto have not sought me. Then shall I say immediately to the people that never called upon my name, "I am here, I am here."
I am sore vexed, because of the hurt of my people: I am heavy and abashed,
Heal me, O Jehovah, and I am healed, Save me, and I am saved, for my praise art Thou.
I am he that made the earth, the men, and the cattle that are upon the ground, with my great power and outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it pleased me.
because they have wrought folly in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbors wives, and have spoken words in my name falsely, which I commanded them not; and I am he that knoweth, and am witness, saith Jehovah.
Therefore fear thou not, O my slave Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I am he that saves thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall turn, and shall rest, and be quiet, and there shall be no one left to scatter him.
"For I, the Lord, say: 'I will surely bring on these people all the good fortune that I am hereby promising them. I will be just as sure to do that as I have been in bringing all this great disaster on them.
and said, "I am here to tell you what will happen at the conclusion of the time of wrath, because it refers to the appointed time of the end.
Therefore, lo, I am hedging up thy way with thorns, And I have made for her a wall, And her paths she doth not find.
Woe be unto them, for they have forsaken me. They must be destroyed, for they have set me at naught. I am he that have redeemed them, and yet they dissemble with me.
and immediately Jesus spake to them, saying, 'Be of good courage, I am he, be not afraid.'
"I am He," replied Jesus. "But I tell you that, later on, you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Omnipotence, and coming on the clouds of the sky."
for they all saw him, and were troubled, and immediately he spake with them, and saith to them, 'Take courage, I am he, be not afraid.'
So Jesus began: "Take care that no one misleads you: ??6 many will come in my name saying, 'I am he,' and mislead many.
Many shall come in my name, saying, I am he ; and shall lead many astray.
Mary said, "I am here to serve the Lord. Let it be as you have said." Then the angel went away.
But Herod said - John, I myself, beheaded; but, who is this, concerning whom I am hearing such things as these? And he was seeking to see him.
"And he from indoors shall answer, "'Do not pester me. The door is now barred, and I am here in bed with my children. I cannot get up and give you bread.'
Do you think that I am here to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but to cause division.
So he called the manager to him and said, 'What is this that I am hearing about you? Balance your accounts and show how you are conducting my affairs, for you cannot be manager any longer.'
And he said, Take heed that ye be not led astray: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am he ; and, The time is at hand: go ye not after them.
Thereupon they cried out with one voice, "You, then, are the Son of God?" "It is as you say," He answered; "I am He."
see my hands and my feet, that I am he; handle me and see, because a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me having.'
Jesus saith to her, 'I am he, who am speaking to thee.'
and he saith to them, 'I am he, be not afraid;'
I am he that beareth witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.
I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for except ye believe that I am he , ye shall die in your sins.
Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he , and that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I speak these things.
Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love Me, because I came from God and I am here. For I didn't come on My own, but He sent Me.
Others said, It is he: others said, No, but he is like him. He said, I am he .
From henceforth I tell you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he .
now that I am coming to thee, while I am here, I make these requests for them, that their joy in me may be compleat.
They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, I am he . And Judas also, who betrayed him, was standing with them.
When therefore he said unto them, I am he , they went backward, and fell to the ground.
Jesus answered, I told you that I am he ; if therefore ye seek me, let these go their way:
Now there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and the Lord said unto him in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am here , Lord.
And he said, Behold I am here, Lord. And the Lord said to him, Arise, go into the street called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas, for one named Saul of Tarsus; for behold, he is praying.
Then Peter went down to the men which were sent unto him from Cornelius; and said, Behold, I am he whom ye seek: what is the cause wherefore ye are come?
And now, under spiritual constraint, I am here on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
But when Paul saw that half of them were Sadducees and the rest Pharisees, he said in the Sanhedrin, Brothers, I am a Pharisee, and the son of Pharisees: I am here to be judged on the question of the hope of the coming back from the dead.
Or let these men themselves tell what they found wrong in me when I appeared before the council??21 unless it was the one thing I shouted out as I stood among them??It is on the question of the resurrection of the dead that I am here on trial before you today!' "
unless it is for one thing that I shouted out as I stood among them, 'It is for the resurrection of the dead that I am here on trial before you today.'"
And now I am here to be judged because of the hope given by God's word to our fathers;
And so, by God's help, I am here today, witnessing to small and great, saying nothing but what the prophets and Moses said would come about;
This, then, is my reason for urging you to come to see me and talk with me; because it is for the sake of the Hope of Israel that I am here in chains."
These latter preach Him from love to me, knowing that I am here for the defence of the Good News;
I am held in constraint, however, by reason of the two, - having, the coveting, to be released, and to be with, Christ, for it were far better!
At the same time keep on praying for me too, that God may open the door of opportunity for the message, so that I may tell the open secret about Christ, for the sake of which I am held a prisoner,
because I am hearing of your love and of the faith which you hold, not only toward the Lord Jesus Christ, but toward all the saints.
And again he says, I will put my faith in him. And again, See, I am here, and the children which God has given to me.
Then said I, Behold, I am here (in the head of the book it was written of me,) O God, to do thy will.
Then he said, Behold, I am here to do, O God, thy will. He takes away the first, that he might set up the second.
I am he that liveth, and was dead; and behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.