Being First

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Genesis 25:25

The first son came out reddish his entire body was covered with hair so they named him Esau.

Genesis 38:28

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."

Numbers 2:9

All those numbered by division in the camp of Judah total 186,400. They are to be the first to travel."

Numbers 24:20

Next, Balaam looked directly at Amalek and then uttered this prophetic statement: "Even though Amalek is an international leader, his future is permanent destruction."

Deuteronomy 17:7

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.

Proverbs 18:17

The first to put forth his case seems right, until someone else steps forward and cross-examines him.

Matthew 7:5

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."

Luke 6:42

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."

Luke 11:26

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."

Mark 4:28

the ground produces grain by itself first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.

Mark 7:27

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."

Mark 12:28

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?"

Luke 14:28

"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?

John 5:4

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.

1 Timothy 3:10

But they must first be tested. Then, if they prove to be blameless, they may become ministers.

Hebrews 10:9

Then he says, "See, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

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