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Theasaurus: Answering

19 Bible Verses about Answering

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 15:28

The mind of the righteous person thinks before answering, but the mouth of the wicked blurts out evil things.

Proverbs 18:13

The one who gives an answer before he listens- this is foolishness and disgrace for him.

Proverbs 22:21

in order to teach you true and reliable words, so that you may give a dependable report to those who sent you?

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and bring my heart joy, so that I can answer anyone who taunts me.

Proverbs 26:4

Don't answer a fool according to his foolishness, or you'll be like him yourself.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer a fool according to his foolishness, or he'll become wise in his own eyes.

Mark 12:28

One of the scribes approached. When he heard them debating and saw that Jesus answered them well, he asked Him, "Which commandment is the most important of all?"

Mark 12:34

When Jesus saw that he answered intelligently, He said to him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." And no one dared to question Him any longer.

John 1:22

"Who are you, then?" they asked. "We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What can you tell us about yourself?"

Topics on Answering

Answering God


When he calls out to Me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble. I will rescue him and give him honor.

Answering People


but set apart the Messiah as Lord in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.

God Answering Prayers


Even before they call, I will answer; while they are still speaking, I will hear.

God Not Answering


When that day comes, you will cry out because of the king you've chosen for yourselves, but the Lord won't answer you on that day."

Others Not Answering


Then they will call me, but I won't answer; they will search for me, but won't find me.

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