68 Bible Verses about Cessation
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Gladness and joy are taken away from the fruitful field;
In the vineyards also there will be no cries of joy or jubilant shouting,
No treader treads out wine in the presses,
For I have made the shouting to cease.
“So gladness and joy are taken away
From the fruitful field, even from the land of Moab.
And I have made the wine to cease from the wine presses;
No one will tread them with shouting,
The shouting will not be shouts of joy.
“Behold, I am against you,” declares the Lord of hosts. “I will burn up her chariots in smoke, a sword will devour your young lions; I will cut off your prey from the land, and no longer will the voice of your messengers be heard.”
Samson said to them, “Since you act like this, I will surely take revenge on you, but after that I will quit.”
‘Thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am against the shepherds, and I will demand My sheep from them and make them cease from feeding sheep. So the shepherds will not feed themselves anymore, but I will deliver My flock from their mouth, so that they will not be food for them.”’”
They are all adulterers,
Like an oven heated by the baker
Who ceases to stir up the fire
From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past childbearing.
And she conceived again and bore a son and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing.
When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, she took her maid Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.
But at the age of fifty years they shall retire from service in the work and not work any more.
Cease listening, my son, to discipline,
And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have had consciousness of sins?
Then I will make to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land will become a ruin.
For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: “Behold, I am going to eliminate from this place, before your eyes and in your time, the voice of rejoicing and the voice of gladness, the voice of the groom and the voice of the bride.
Moreover, I will take from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones and the light of the lamp.
and the light of a lamp will not shine in you any longer; and the voice of the bridegroom and bride will not be heard in you any longer; for your merchants were the great men of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your sorcery.
So I will silence the sound of your songs, and the sound of your harps will be heard no more.
The gaiety of tambourines ceases,
The noise of revelers stops,
The gaiety of the harp ceases.
“I will also put an end to all her gaiety,
Her feasts, her new moons, her sabbaths
And all her festal assemblies.
The joy of our hearts has ceased;
Our dancing has been turned into mourning.
Therefore, they will now go into exile at the head of the exiles,
And the sprawlers’ banqueting will pass away.
that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say,
“How the oppressor has ceased,
And how fury has ceased!
So Joab blew the trumpet; and all the people halted and pursued Israel no longer, nor did they continue to fight anymore.
When the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.
The mighty men of Babylon have ceased fighting,
They stay in the strongholds;
Their strength is exhausted,
They are becoming like women;
Their dwelling places are set on fire,
The bars of her gates are broken.
But Jesus answered and said, “Stop! No more of this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.
At once he took along some soldiers and centurions and ran down to them; and when they saw the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.
The king went out and all the people with him, and they stopped at the last house.
And He came up and touched the coffin; and the bearers came to a halt. And He said, “Young man, I say to you, arise!”
Though Nineveh was like a pool of water throughout her days,
Now they are fleeing;
But no one turns back.
After hearing the king, they went their way; and the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them until it came and stood over the place where the Child was.
And Jesus stopped and called them, and said, “What do you want Me to do for you?”
And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He questioned him,
And he ordered the chariot to stop; and they both went down into the water, Philip as well as the eunuch, and he baptized him.
“Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean;
Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight.
Cease to do evil,
‘Thus says the Lord God, “Enough, you princes of Israel; put away violence and destruction, and practice justice and righteousness. Stop your expropriations from My people,” declares the Lord God.
“For I will remove the names of the Baals from her mouth,
So that they will be mentioned by their names no more.
Thus I will make lewdness cease from the land, that all women may be admonished and not commit lewdness as you have done.
They will burn your houses with fire and execute judgments on you in the sight of many women. Then I will stop you from playing the harlot, and you will also no longer pay your lovers.
Thus I will make your lewdness and your harlotry brought from the land of Egypt to cease from you, so that you will not lift up your eyes to them or remember Egypt anymore.’
Immediately the flow of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her affliction.
Then I said,
“Lord God, please stop!
How can Jacob stand, for he is small?”
So the Lord scattered them abroad from there over the face of the whole earth; and they stopped building the city.
When Baasha heard of it, he ceased fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah.
Our enemies said, “They will not know or see until we come among them, kill them and put a stop to the work.”
So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?”
Moses said to him, “As soon as I go out of the city, I will spread out my hands to the Lord; the thunder will cease and there will be hail no longer, that you may know that the earth is the Lord’s.
So Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread out his hands to the Lord; and the thunder and the hail ceased, and rain no longer poured on the earth.
But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder had ceased, he sinned again and hardened his heart, he and his servants.
But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and did not listen to them, as the Lord had said.
So they picked up Jonah, threw him into the sea, and the sea stopped its raging.
When they got into the boat, the wind stopped.
Then He got into the boat with them, and the wind stopped; and they were utterly astonished,
And He got up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Hush, be still.” And the wind died down and it became perfectly calm.
It shall come about when the soles of the feet of the priests who carry the ark of the Lord, the Lord of all the earth, rest in the waters of the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan will be cut off, and the waters which are flowing down from above will stand in one heap.”
then you shall say to them, ‘Because the waters of the Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it crossed the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off.’ So these stones shall become a memorial to the sons of Israel forever.”
Why has my pain been perpetual
And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed?
Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream
With water that is unreliable?
When the vessels were full, she said to her son, “Bring me another vessel.” And he said to her, “There is not one vessel more.” And the oil stopped.
The manna ceased on the day after they had eaten some of the produce of the land, so that the sons of Israel no longer had manna, but they ate some of the yield of the land of Canaan during that year.
He took his stand between the dead and the living, so that the plague was checked.
Then Aaron returned to Moses at the doorway of the tent of meeting, for the plague had been checked.
Then Phinehas stood up and interposed,
And so the plague was stayed.
Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “I will make this proverb cease so that they will no longer use it as a proverb in Israel.” But tell them, “The days draw near as well as the fulfillment of every vision.
As I live,” declares the Lord God, “you are surely not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.
For there will no longer be any false vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.
Love never fails; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away.
Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses. I will also make the pride of the strong ones cease, and their holy places will be profaned.
“In Tehaphnehes the day will be dark
When I break there the yoke bars of Egypt.
Then the pride of her power will cease in her;
A cloud will cover her,
And her daughters will go into captivity.
From Thematic Bible
Feast of jubilee » Enactments respecting » Cessation » Labor
You shall have the fiftieth year as a jubilee; you shall not sow, nor reap its aftergrowth, nor gather in from its untrimmed vines.
Feast of sabbatical year » Enactments respecting » Cessation » Labor
but during the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD; you shall not sow your field nor prune your vineyard. 'Your harvest's aftergrowth you shall not reap, and your grapes of untrimmed vines you shall not gather; the land shall have a sabbatical year.
Menstruation » Cessation