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Theasaurus: Competence

8 Bible Verses about Competence

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 3:21-35

My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence. They shall be life for your soul and adornment for your neck. Then you will walk in the confidence of your ways, and your foot will not stumble.read more.
If you sit down, you will not panic, and [if] you lie down, then your sleep shall be sweet. Do not be afraid of sudden panic, or the storm of wickedness that will come. Yahweh will be {your confidence} and guard your foot from capture. Do not withhold good from its owner when it is in the power of your hand to do. Do not say to your neighbor, "Go and return and tomorrow I will give [it]," {when it is with you}. Do not plot harm against your neighbor [who] dwells in confidence beside you. Do not quarrel with anyone without cause, when he did not do you harm. Do not envy a man of violence, and do not choose any of his ways, for he who is perverse [is] an abomination of Yahweh, but those who are upright [are] his confidence. The curse of Yahweh [is] on the house of the wicked, and the abode of the righteous ones he blesses. With those who scorn, he is scornful, but to those who are humble, he gives favor. They will inherit the honor of the wise, but stubborn fools, disgrace.

Genesis 47:6

The land of Egypt [is] before you. Settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land. Let them live in the land of Goshen, and if you know there is among them men of ability, then appoint them overseers of my own livestock."

Nehemiah 4:1-3

Now it happened when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, [he] became angry and greatly provoked, and he mocked the Jews. Then he said before his brothers and the army of Samaria, "What are the feeble Jews doing? Will they restore [these things] for themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish it in a day? Will they revive the stones from the piles of rubble--even those burned up?" Tobiah the Ammonite was beside him and said, "Their wall of stone that they are building would break down if a fox went on it!"

2 Corinthians 3:4-5

Now we possess such confidence through Christ toward God. Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as from ourselves, but our adequacy [is] from God,

Hebrews 13:20-21

Now may the God of peace, who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with every good [thing] to do his will, carrying out in us [what is] pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom [be] the glory {forever}. Amen.