Are you so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect by the flesh?
And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enosh: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
At the beginning of your supplications the commandment came forth, and I have come to show you; for you are greatly beloved: therefore understand the matter, and consider the vision.
Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that you did set your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come because of your words.
And the LORD said, Behold, the people are one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water: therefore leave off contention, before a quarrel starts.
And Noah began to till the soil, and he planted a vineyard:
2 Kings 15:37
In those days the LORD began to send against Judah Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.
Slay utterly old and young, both maidens, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elders who were before the house.
O you inhabitant of Lachish, harness the chariot to the swift steeds: it is the beginning of sin to the daughter of Zion: for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
And when he had begun the reckoning, one was brought unto him, who owed him ten thousand talents.
And he called unto him the twelve, and began to send them forth two by two; and gave them power over unclean spirits;
And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, you son of David, have mercy on me.
2 Corinthians 8:6
So that we urged Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven demons.