The first came out red all over, like a hairy garment. They named him Esau.
When she travailed, one put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, "This came out first."
All who were numbered of the camp of Judah were one hundred eighty-six thousand four hundred, according to their divisions. They shall set out first.
He looked at Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, "Amalek was the first of the nations, But his latter end shall come to destruction."
The hand of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.
1 Samuel 14:35
Saul built an altar to Yahweh. This was the first altar that he built to Yahweh.
He who pleads his cause first seems right; until another comes and questions him.
But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well.
You hypocrite! First remove the beam out of your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck out of your brother's eye.
Or how can you tell your brother, 'Brother, let me remove the speck of chaff that is in your eye,' when you yourself don't see the beam that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck of chaff that is in your brother's eye.
Then he goes, and takes seven other spirits more evil than himself, and they enter in and dwell there. The last state of that man becomes worse than the first."
For the earth bears fruit: first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear.
But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."
He sat down, and called the twelve; and he said to them, "If any man wants to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of all."
One of the scribes came, and heard them questioning together. Knowing that he had answered them well, asked him, "Which commandment is the greatest of all?"
The Good News must first be preached to all the nations.
Now when he had risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons.
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
for an angel went down at certain times into the pool, and stirred up the water. Whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was made whole of whatever disease he had.
2 Corinthians 8:5
This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.
to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:
2 Thessalonians 2:3
Let no one deceive you in any way. For it will not be, unless the departure comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of destruction,
1 Timothy 3:10
Let them also first be tested; then let them serve if they are blameless.
2 Timothy 1:5
having been reminded of the sincere faith that is in you; which lived first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice, and, I am persuaded, in you also.
then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first, that he may establish the second,