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Theasaurus: Absence

18 Bible Verses about Absence

Most Relevant Verses

Colossians 2:5

For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stability of your faith in Christ.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;

Philippians 1:25

Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all for your progress and joy in the faith,

1 Thessalonians 2:17

But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a short while—in person, not in spirit—were all the more eager with great desire to see your face.

1 Corinthians 5:3

For I, on my part, though absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged him who has so committed this, as though I were present.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.

2 Corinthians 10:11

Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

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Aaron » Judges israel » absence » of moses

Exodus 24:14

But to the elders he said, “Wait here for us until we return to you. And behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever has a legal matter, let him approach them.”

Topics on Absence

Absence Of Feeling

Proverbs 23:35

“They struck me, but I did not become ill;
They beat me, but I did not know it.
When shall I awake?
I will seek another drink.”

Absence Of Regret

Jeremiah 6:15

“Were they ashamed because of the abomination they have done?
They were not even ashamed at all;
They did not even know how to blush.
Therefore they shall fall among those who fall;
At the time that I punish them,
They shall be cast down,” says the Lord.

Absence Of Sex

Genesis 19:31

Then the firstborn said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to come in to us after the manner of the earth.

Absence Of Thought

Leviticus 5:4

Or if a person swears thoughtlessly with his lips to do evil or to do good, in whatever matter a man may speak thoughtlessly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty in one of these.

Hope, Results Of Its Absence

Job 17:13-15

“If I look for Sheol as my home,
I make my bed in the darkness;

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