The first son came out reddish his entire body was covered with hair so they named him Esau.
While she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, so the midwife grabbed it and tied something scarlet around his hand, observing, "This one came out first."
All those numbered by division in the camp of Judah total 186,400. They are to be the first to travel."
Next, Balaam looked directly at Amalek and then uttered this prophetic statement: "Even though Amalek is an international leader, his future is permanent destruction."
Let the witnesses be the first to begin executing them, then the rest of the people shall follow. By doing this you will purge evil from among you."
1 Samuel 14:35
Saul built an altar to the LORD; it was the first altar that he built to the LORD.
The first to put forth his case seems right, until someone else steps forward and cross-examines him.
But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.
You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
How can you say to your brother, "Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you don't see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you'll see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they all go in and settle there. And so the final condition of that person is worse than the first."
the ground produces grain by itself first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.
But he kept telling her, "First let the children be filled. It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."
So he sat down, called the Twelve, and told them, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
Then one of the scribes came near and heard the Sadducees arguing with one another. He saw how well Jesus answered them, so he asked him, "Which commandment is the most important of them all?"
But first, the gospel must be proclaimed to all nations.
After Jesus had risen early on the first day of that week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had driven out seven demons.
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?
At certain times an angel of the Lord would go down into the pool and stir up the water, and whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was healed of whatever disease he had.
2 Corinthians 8:5
We did not expect that! They gave themselves to the Lord first and then to us, since this was God's will.
so that we who had already fixed our hope on the Messiah might live for his praise and glory.
2 Thessalonians 2:3
Do not let anyone deceive you in any way, for it will not come unless the rebellion takes place first and the man of sin, who is destined for destruction, is revealed.
1 Timothy 3:10
But they must first be tested. Then, if they prove to be blameless, they may become ministers.
2 Timothy 1:5
I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first existed in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am convinced that this faith also exists in you.
Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.