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Theasaurus: Cessation

68 Bible Verses about Cessation

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Isaiah 16:10

And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there is no singing, nor is there joyful sound; the treaders tread out no wine in the presses, for the shout of joy has been made to cease.

Jeremiah 48:33

Joy and gladness are taken away from the fruitful orchards and fields and from the land of Moab. And I have made the juice [of the grape] to fail from what is pressed out in the vats; no one treads [the grapes] with shouting. Their shouting is no shouting [of joy, but is a battle cry].

Nahum 2:13

Behold, I am against you [Nineveh], says the Lord of hosts, and I will burn your chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour your young lions. And I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voice of your messengers shall no more be heard.

Judges 15:7

And Samson said to them, If this is the way you act, surely I will take revenge on you, and after that I will quit.

Ezekiel 34:10

Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am against the shepherds, and I will require My sheep at their hand and cause them to cease feeding the sheep, neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more. I will rescue My sheep from their mouths, that they may not be food for them.

Hosea 7:4

They are all [idolatrous] adulterers; their passion smolders like heat of an oven when the baker ceases to stir the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:11

Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in years; it had ceased to be with Sarah as with [young] women. [She was past the age of childbearing].

Genesis 29:35

Again she conceived and bore a son, and she said, Now will I praise the Lord! So she called his name Judah [praise]; then [for a time] she ceased bearing.

Genesis 30:9

When Leah saw that she had ceased to bear, she gave Zilpah her maid to Jacob as a [secondary] wife.

Numbers 8:25

And at the age of fifty years, they shall retire from the warfare of the service and serve no more,

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear instruction only to ignore it and stray from the words of knowledge.

Hebrews 10:2

For if it were otherwise, would [these sacrifices] not have stopped being offered? Since the worshipers had once for all been cleansed, they would no longer have any guilt or consciousness of sin.

Jeremiah 7:34

Then will I cause to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land will become a waste.

Jeremiah 16:9

For thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will cause to cease from this place before your very eyes and in your days the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride.

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover, I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones [grinding out the meal] and the light of the candle [which every home burned throughout the night].

Revelation 18:23

And never again shall the light of a lamp shine in you, and the voice of bridegroom and bride shall never be heard in you again; for your businessmen were the great and prominent men of the earth, and by your magic spells and poisonous charm all nations were led astray (seduced and deluded).

Ezekiel 26:13

And I will cause the noise of your songs to cease, and the sound of your lyres shall be no more heard.

Isaiah 24:8

The mirth of the timbrels is stilled, the noise of those who rejoice ends, the joy of the lyre is stopped.

Hosea 2:11

I will also cause to cease all her mirth, her feastmaking, her New Moons, her Sabbaths, and all her solemn feasts and appointed festive assemblies.

Lamentations 5:15

Ceased is the joy of our hearts; our dancing has turned into mourning.

Amos 6:7

Therefore now shall they go captive with the first who go into exile, and the revelry and banqueting of those who stretch themselves shall be ended.

Isaiah 14:4

You shall take up this [taunting] parable against the king of Babylon and say, How the oppressor has stilled [the restless insolence]! The golden and exacting city has ceased!

2 Samuel 2:28

So Joab blew a trumpet, and all the people stood still and pursued Israel no more, nor did they fight any more.

1 Kings 22:33

And when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Jeremiah 51:30

The mighty warriors of Babylon have ceased to fight; they have remained in their holds. Their might has failed; they have become [weak and helpless] like women. Her dwelling places are burned up; her bars [and defenses generally] are broken.

Luke 22:51

But Jesus said, Permit them to go so far [as to seize Me]. And He touched the little (insignificant) ear and healed him.

Acts 21:32

So immediately he took soldiers and centurions and hurried down among them; and when the people saw the commandant and the troops, they stopped beating Paul.

2 Samuel 15:17

The king went forth with all the people after him, and halted at the last house.

Luke 7:14

And He went forward and touched the funeral bier, and the pallbearers stood still. And He said, Young man, I say to you, arise [ from death]!

Nahum 2:8

And Nineveh, like a standing pool are her waters and [her inhabitants] are fleeing away! Stand! Stand [firm! a few cry], but no one looks back or causes them to return.

Matthew 2:9

When they had listened to the king, they went their way, and behold, the star which had been seen in the east in its rising went before them until it came and stood over the place where the young Child was.

Matthew 20:32

And Jesus stopped and called them, and asked, What do you want Me to do for you?

Luke 18:40

Then Jesus stood still and ordered that he be led to Him; and when he came near, Jesus asked him,

Acts 8:38

And he ordered that the chariot be stopped; and both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and [Philip] baptized him.

Isaiah 1:16

Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes! Cease to do evil,

Ezekiel 45:9

Thus says the Lord God: That is enough for you, O princes of Israel! Stop the violence and plundering and oppression [that you did when you were given no property], and do justice and righteousness, and take away your exactions and cease your evictions of My people, says the Lord God.

Hosea 2:17

For I will take away the names of Baalim [the Baals] out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned or seriously remembered by their name.

Ezekiel 23:48

Thus will I cause lewdness to cease out of the land, that all women may be taught not to do after your lewdness.

Ezekiel 16:41

And they shall burn your houses with fire and execute judgments upon you before the eyes of many women spectators [the nations]. And I will cause you to cease playing the harlot, and you also shall give hire no more.

Ezekiel 23:27

Thus I will put an end to your lewdness and your harlotry brought from the land of Egypt, so that you will not lift up your eyes to them nor [earnestly] remember Egypt any more.

Mark 5:29

And immediately her flow of blood was dried up at the source, and [ suddenly] she felt in her body that she was healed of her [ distressing] ailment.

Amos 7:5

Then said I, O Lord God, cease, I pray You! How can Jacob stand? He is so little!

Genesis 11:8

So the Lord scattered them abroad from that place upon the face of the whole earth, and they gave up building the city.

1 Kings 15:21

When Baasha heard of it, he quit building up Ramah and dwelt in Tirzah.

Nehemiah 4:11

And our enemies said, They will not know or see till we come into their midst and kill them and stop the work.

Nehemiah 6:3

And I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work and cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave to come down to you?

Exodus 9:29

Moses said to him, As soon as I leave the city, I will stretch out my hands to the Lord; the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail, that you may know that the earth is the Lord's.

Exodus 9:33

So Moses left the city and Pharaoh, and stretched forth his hands to the Lord; and the thunder and hail ceased, and rain was no longer poured upon the earth.

Exodus 9:34

But when Pharaoh saw that the rain, the hail, and the thunder had ceased, he sinned yet more, and toughened and stiffened his hard heart, he and his servants.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was temporary relief, he made his heart stubborn and hard and would not listen or heed them, just as the Lord had said.

Mark 6:51

And He went up into the boat with them, and the wind ceased ( sank to rest as if exhausted by its own beating). And they were astonished exceedingly [beyond measure],

Mark 4:39

And He arose and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, Hush now! Be still (muzzled)! And the wind ceased ( sank to rest as if exhausted by its beating) and there was [immediately] a great calm ( a perfect peacefulness).

Joshua 3:13

When the soles of the feet of the priests who bear the ark of the Lord of all the earth shall rest in the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan coming down from above shall be cut off and they shall stand in one heap.

Joshua 4:7

Then you shall tell them that the waters of the Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it passed over the Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off. So these stones shall be to the Israelites a memorial forever.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why is my pain perpetual and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you indeed be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that fail and are uncertain?

2 Kings 4:6

When the vessels were all full, she said to her son, Bring me another vessel. And he said to her, There is not a one left. Then the oil stopped multiplying.

Joshua 5:12

And the manna ceased on the day after they ate of the produce of the land; and the Israelites had manna no more, but they ate of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.

Numbers 16:48

And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was stayed.

Numbers 16:50

And Aaron returned to Moses to the door of the Tent of Meeting, since the plague was stayed.

Psalm 106:30

Then stood up Phinehas [the priest] and executed judgment, and so the plague was stayed.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus says the Lord God: I will put an end to this proverb, and they shall use it no more as a proverb in Israel. But say to them, The days are at hand and the fulfillment of every vision.

Ezekiel 18:3

As I live, says the Lord God, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

Ezekiel 12:24

For there shall be no more any false, empty, and fruitless vision or flattering divination in the house of Israel.

1 Corinthians 13:8

Love never fails [never fades out or becomes obsolete or comes to an end]. As for prophecy ( the gift of interpreting the divine will and purpose), it will be fulfilled and pass away; as for tongues, they will be destroyed and cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away [it will lose its value and be superseded by truth].

Ezekiel 7:24

Therefore I will bring in the worst of the [heathen] nations, who will take possession of the houses [of the people of Judah]; I will also silence their strongholds and put an end to their proud might, and their holy places and those who sanctify them shall be profaned.

Ezekiel 30:18

At Tehaphnehes also the day shall withdraw itself and be dark when I break there the yokes and dominion of Egypt, and the pride of her power shall come to an end. As for her, a cloud [of calamities] shall cover her and her daughters shall go into captivity.

From Thematic Bible


Feast of jubilee » Enactments respecting » Cessation » Labor

Leviticus 25:11

That fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you; in it you shall not sow, or reap and store what grows of itself, or gather the grapes of the uncultivated vines.

Feast of sabbatical year » Enactments respecting » Cessation » Labor

Leviticus 25:4-5

But in the seventh year there shall be a sabbath of solemn rest for the land, a sabbath to the Lord; you shall neither sow your field nor prune your vineyard. What grows of itself in your harvest you shall not reap and the grapes on your uncultivated vine you shall not gather, for it is a year of rest to the land.

Menstruation » Cessation

Genesis 18:11

Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in years; it had ceased to be with Sarah as with [young] women. [She was past the age of childbearing].