Being First

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 25:25

The first one came out red-looking, covered with hair like a fur coat, and they named him Esau.

Genesis 38:28

As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, “This one came out first.”

Numbers 2:9

The total number in their military divisions who belong to Judah’s encampment is 186,400; they will move out first.

Numbers 24:20

Then Balaam saw Amalek and proclaimed his poem:Amalek was first among the nations,
but his future is destruction.

Deuteronomy 17:7

The witnesses’ hands are to be the first in putting him to death, and after that, the hands of all the people. You must purge the evil from you.

1 Samuel 14:35

Then Saul built an altar to the Lord; it was the first time he had built an altar to the Lord.

Proverbs 18:17

The first to state his case seems right
until another comes and cross-examines him.

Matthew 7:5

Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.

Luke 6:42

Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself don’t see the log in your eye? Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck in your brother’s eye.

Luke 11:26

Then it goes and brings seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and settle down there. As a result, that man’s last condition is worse than the first.”

Mark 4:28

The soil produces a crop by itself—first the blade, then the head, and then the ripe grain on the head.

Mark 7:27

He said to her, “Allow the children to be satisfied first, because it isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”

Mark 12:28

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

Luke 14:28

“For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

John 5:4

because an angel would go down into the pool from time to time and stir up the water. Then the first one who got in after the water was stirred up recovered from whatever ailment he had].

1 Timothy 3:10

And they must also be tested first; if they prove blameless, then they can serve as deacons.

Hebrews 10:9

He then says, See, I have come to do Your will. He takes away the first to establish the second.

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