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Theasaurus: Answering

19 Bible Verses about Answering

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 15:28

A heart of righteousness will ponder the answer, but a mouth of wickedness will pour out deceit.

Proverbs 18:13

He who returns a word before he will hear, folly itself [belongs] to him as well as shame.

Proverbs 22:21

[In order] to show you what is right--sayings of truth-- [in order] to return a true saying to him who sent you.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, and I will answer him who reproaches me [with] a word.

Proverbs 26:4

Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest you become like him--even you.

Proverbs 26:5

Answer a fool according to his folly, or else he will be wise in his own eyes.

Mark 12:28

And one of the scribes came up [and] heard them debating. [When he] saw that he answered them well, he asked him, "Which commandment is the most important of all?"

Mark 12:34

And Jesus, [when he] saw that he had answered thoughtfully, said to him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." And no one dared to put a question to him any longer.

John 1:22

Then they said to him, "Who are you, so that we can give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?"

Topics on Answering

Answering God

19;91;15

He will call upon me and I will answer him; I [will be] with him in trouble; I will rescue and honor him.

Answering People

60;3;15

but set Christ apart [as] Lord in your hearts, always ready to [make] a defense to anyone who asks you [for] an accounting concerning the hope [that is] in you.

God Answering Prayers

23;65;24

And this will happen: before they call, I myself will answer; [while] still they [are] speaking, I myself will hear.

God Not Answering

9;8;18

So you will cry out on that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but Yahweh will not answer you on that day!"

Others Not Answering

20;1;28

then they will call me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently but not find me.