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Theasaurus: Closeness

7 Bible Verses about Closeness

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 24:17

I see Him, but not now; I behold Him, but He is not near. A star (Star) shall come forth out of Jacob, and a scepter (Scepter) shall rise out of Israel and shall crush all the corners of Moab and break down all the sons of Sheth [Moab's sons of tumult].

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there who has a god so near to them as the Lord our God is to us in all things for which we call upon Him?

Deuteronomy 30:14

But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your mind and in your heart, so that you can do it.

Ruth 1:14-18

Then they wept aloud again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law [good-bye], but Ruth clung to her. And Naomi said, See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law. And Ruth said, Urge me not to leave you or to turn back from following you; for where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people and your God my God.read more.
Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, if anything but death parts me from you. When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she said no more.

Psalm 23:1-4

The Lord is my Shepherd [to feed, guide, and shield me], I shall not lack. He makes me lie down in [fresh, tender] green pastures; He leads me beside the still and restful waters. He refreshes and restores my life (my self); He leads me in the paths of righteousness [uprightness and right standing with Him -- "not for my earning it, but] for His name's sake.read more.
Yes, though I walk through the [deep, sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I will fear or dread no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort me.

Psalm 119:151

You are near, O Lord [nearer to me than my foes], and all Your commandments are truth.

From Thematic Bible


Closeness » Who the lord is near to

1 Chronicles 11:9

And David became greater and greater, for the Lord of hosts was with him.

Amos 5:14

Seek (inquire for and require) good and not evil that you may live, and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you, as you have said.

More verses: 2 Corinthians 13:11

Closeness » The lord being near

Acts 17:27

So that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after Him and find Him, although He is not far from each one of us.

Psalm 119:151

You are near, O Lord [nearer to me than my foes], and all Your commandments are truth.

Isaiah 50:7-8

For the Lord God helps Me; therefore have I not been ashamed or confounded. Therefore have I set My face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame. He is near Who declares Me in the right. Who will contend with Me? Let us stand forth together! Who is My adversary? Let him come near to Me.

More verses: Jeremiah 23:23

Closeness » Those that are close to the lord

1 Chronicles 11:9

And David became greater and greater, for the Lord of hosts was with him.

Closeness » The reward for not drawing near to God

Zephaniah 3:1-2

Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted, the oppressing city [Jerusalem]! She did not listen to and heed the voice [of God]; she accepted no correction or instruction; she trusted not in the Lord [nor leaned on or was confident in Him, but was confident in her own wealth]; she drew not near to her God [but to the god of Baal or Molech].

Closeness » Drawing near to God

Psalm 73:28

But it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in the Lord God and made Him my refuge, that I may tell of all Your works.

Closeness » The reward for drawing near to God