FACE is used freely of animals, as well as of men; also of the surface of the wilderness (Ex 16:4), of the earth, of the waters or deep, of the sky. It is used of the front of a house (Eze 41:14), of a porch (Eze 40:15; 41:25), of a throne (Job 26:9). Covering the face in 2Sa 19:4 is a sign of mourning (cf. covering the head); it is also a mark of reverence (Ex 3:6; 1Ki 19:13; Isa 6:2). In Ge 24:65 it indicates modesty. Otherwise it is used simply of blindfolding, literal (Mr 14:65), or metaphorical (Job 9:24). To fall on the face is the customary Eastern obeisance, whether to man or to God. Spitting in the face is the climax of contempt (Nu 12:14; De 25:9; Mt 26:67). The Oriental will say, 'I spit in your face,' while he actually spits on the ground. The face naturally expresses various emotions,
Then God said, "Let the water swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky."
but He did not have regard for Cain and his offering. Cain was furious, and he was downcast.
Then I asked her: Whose daughter are you? She responded, 'The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to him.' So I put the ring on her nose and the bracelets on her wrists.
and asked the servant, "Who is that man in the field coming to meet us?" The servant answered, "It is my master." So she took her veil and covered herself.
Jacob then named the place Peniel, "For," [he said,] "I have seen God face to face, and I have been delivered."
But Jacob said, "No, please! If I have found favor with you, take this gift from my hand. For indeed, I have seen your face, [and it is] like seeing God's face, since you have accepted me.
But Judah said to him, "The man specifically warned us: 'You will not see me again unless your brother is with you.'
But if you will not send him, we will not go, for the man said to us, 'You will not see me again unless your brother is with you.' "
Then He continued, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." Moses hid his face because he was afraid to look at God.
He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty. "Let's get away from Israel," the Egyptians said, "because the Lord is fighting for them against Egypt!"
Then the Lord said to Moses, "I am going to rain bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. This way I will test them to see whether or not they will follow My instructions.
The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.
"You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am the Lord.
the Lord make His face shine on you, and be gracious to you;
The Lord answered Moses, "If her father had merely spit in her face, wouldn't she remain in disgrace for seven days? Let her be confined outside the camp for seven days; after that she may be brought back in."
Do not show partiality when rendering judgment; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it.
Like the nations the Lord is about to destroy before you, you will perish if you do not obey the Lord your God.
then his sister-in-law will go up to him in the sight of the elders, remove his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face. Then she will declare, 'This is what is done to a man who will not build up his brother's house.'
But the king hid his face and cried out at the top of his voice, "My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!"
Then the prophet went and waited for the king on the road. He disguised himself with a bandage over his eyes.
He quickly removed the bandage from his eyes. The king of Israel recognized that he was one of the prophets.
When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard about it, so she painted her eyes, adorned her head, and looked down from the window.
Amaziah then sent messengers to Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us meet face to face."
The most trusted ones were Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan. They were the seven officials of Persia and Media who had personal access to the king and occupied the highest positions in the kingdom.
"All the royal officials and the people of the royal provinces know that one law applies to every man or woman who approaches the king in the inner courtyard and who has not been summoned-[the] death [penalty]. Only if the king extends the golden scepter will that person live. I have not been summoned to appear before the king for the last 30 days."
"Go and assemble all the Jews who can be found in Susa and fast for me. Don't eat or drink for three days, night and day. I and my female servants will also fast in the same way. After that, I will go to the king even if it is against the law. If I perish, I perish."
The earth is handed over to the wicked; He blindfolds its judges. If it isn't He, then who is it?
He obscures the view of [His] throne, spreading His cloud over it.
But I will see Your face in righteousness; when I awake, I will be satisfied with Your presence.
Such is the generation of those who seek Him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. Selah
In Your behalf my heart says, "Seek My face." Lord, I will seek Your face.
Show Your favor to Your servant; save me by Your faithful love.
The face of the Lord is set against those who do what is evil, to erase all memory of them from the earth.
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I come and appear before God?
Turn Your face away from my sins and blot out all my guilt.
Consider our shield, God; look on the face of Your anointed one.
You have set our unjust ways before You, our secret sins in the light of Your presence.
Because of Your servant David, do not reject Your anointed one.
A wicked man puts on a bold face, but the upright man considers his way.
Why do you crush My people and grind the faces of the poor?" says the Lord God of Hosts.
Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
In all their suffering, He suffered, and the Angel of His Presence saved them. He redeemed them because of His love and compassion; He lifted them up and carried them all the days of the past.
say to a tree: You are my father, and to a stone: You gave birth to me. For they have turned their back to Me and not their face, but in their time of disaster they beg: Rise up and save us!
And you devastated one, what are you doing that you dress yourself in scarlet, that you adorn yourself with gold jewelry, that you enlarge your eyes with paint? You beautify yourself for nothing. Your lovers reject you; they want to take your life.
Lord, don't Your eyes [look for] faithfulness? You have struck them, but they felt no pain. You finished them off, but they refused to accept discipline. They made their faces harder than rock, and they refused to return.
For I have turned against this city to [bring] disaster and not good""-[this is] the Lord's declaration. "'It will be handed over to the king of Babylon, who will burn it down.'
They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them time and time again, they do not listen and receive discipline.
Now on that day, the day when Gog comes against the land of Israel"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"My wrath will flare up.
[The distance] from the front of the gate at the entrance to the front of the gate's portico on the inside was 87 and a half feet.
The width of the front of the temple along with the temple yard to the east was 175 feet.
Cherubim and palm trees were carved on the doors of the great hall like those carved on the walls. There was a wooden canopyoutside, in front of the portico.
"Whenever you fast, don't be sad-faced like the hypocrites. For they make their faces unattractive so their fasting is obvious to people. I assure you: They've got their reward!
Then they spit in His face and beat Him; others slapped Him
As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Look, I am sending My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way.
Then some began to spit on Him, to blindfold Him, and to beat Him, saying, "Prophesy!" Even the temple police took Him and slapped Him.