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30 Bible Verses about Congregation

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Exodus 19:17

Then Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"The Lord spoke these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly from the fire, cloud, and thick darkness on the mountain; He added nothing more. He wrote them on two stone tablets and gave them to me.

Nehemiah 8:1-9

all the people gathered together at the square in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses that the Lord had given Israel. On the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women, and all who could listen with understanding. While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.read more.
Ezra the scribe stood on a high wooden platform made for this purpose. Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah stood beside him on his right; to his left were Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hash-baddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam. Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up. Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God, and with their hands uplifted all the people said, "Amen, Amen!" Then they bowed down and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground. Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, who were Levites, explained the law to the people as they stood in their places. They read the book of the law of God, translating and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was read. Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all of them, "This day is holy to the Lord your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping as they heard the words of the law.

Deuteronomy 5:1

Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, "Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am proclaiming as you hear them today. Learn and follow them carefully.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read out of the book of the law of God every day, from the first day to the last. The Israelites celebrated the feast for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the ordinance.

Nehemiah 9:1-3

On the twenty-fourth day of this month the Israelites assembled; they were fasting, [wearing] sackcloth, [and had put] dust on their heads. Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers. While they stood in their places, they read from the book of the law of the Lord their God for a fourth of the day and [spent] another fourth of the day in confession and worship of the Lord their God.

Psalm 22:22

I will proclaim Your name to my brothers; I will praise You in the congregation.

Psalm 40:9-10

I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly; see, I do not keep my mouth closed -as You know, Lord. I did not hide Your righteousness in my heart; I spoke about Your faithfulness and salvation; I did not conceal Your constant love and truth from the great assembly.

Psalm 68:26

Praise God in the assemblies; [praise] the Lord from the fountain of Israel.

Hebrews 2:12

saying: I will proclaim Your name to My brothers; I will sing hymns to You in the congregation.

Leviticus 4:13-14

"Now if the whole community of Israel errs, and the matter escapes the notice of the assembly, so that they violate any of the Lord's commands and incur guilt by doing what is prohibited, then the assembly must present a young bull as a sin offering. When the sin they have committed in regard to the command becomes known, they are to bring it before the tent of meeting.

Numbers 15:24

and if it was done unintentionally without the community's awareness, the entire community is to prepare one young bull for a burnt offering as a pleasing aroma to the Lord, with its grain offering and drink offering according to the regulation, and one male goat as a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:3-4

and assemble the whole community at the entrance to the tent of meeting." So Moses did as the Lord commanded him, and the community assembled at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Numbers 8:9

Bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the entire Israelite community.

Leviticus 24:14

"Bring the one who has cursed to the outside of the camp and have all who heard [him] lay their hands on his head; then have the whole community stone him.

Numbers 1:18

and they assembled the whole community on the first day of the second month. They recorded their ancestry by their clans and their ancestral houses, counting one by one the names of those 20 years old or more,

Joshua 18:1

The entire Israelite community assembled at Shiloh where it set up the tent of meeting there; the land had been subdued by them.

Judges 20:1

All the Israelites from Dan to Beer-sheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the community assembled as one body before the Lord at Mizpah.

1 Samuel 10:17

Samuel summoned the people to the Lord at Mizpah

Deuteronomy 23:1-8

"No man whose [testicles] have been crushed or whose penis has been cut off may enter the Lord's assembly. No one of illegitimate birth may enter the Lord's assembly; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter the Lord's assembly. No Ammonite or Moabite may enter the Lord's assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may ever enter the Lord's assembly.read more.
This is because they did not meet you with food and water on the journey after you came out of Egypt, and because Balaam son of Beor from Pethor in Aram-naharaim was hired to curse you.#fn Yet the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but He turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God loves you. Never seek peace or friendship with them as long as you live. Do not despise an Edomite, because he is your brother. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you were a foreign resident in his land. The children born to them in the third generation may enter the Lord's assembly.

Luke 4:20

He then rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fixed on Him.

Acts 13:5

Arriving in Salamis, they proclaimed God's message in the Jewish synagogues. They also had John as their assistant.

Acts 14:1

The same thing happened in Iconium; they entered the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.

Acts 2:46-47

And every day they devoted themselves [to meeting] together in the temple complex, and broke bread from house to house. They ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And every day the Lord added to them those who were being saved.

Acts 5:12

Many signs and wonders were being done among the people through the hands of the apostles. By common consent they would all meet in Solomon's Colonnade.

1 Corinthians 14:33-34

since God is not a God of disorder but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints, the women should be silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak, but should be submissive, as the law also says.

James 2:2

For suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring, dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.

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Congregation » The assembling of

Joshua 18:1

The entire Israelite community assembled at Shiloh where it set up the tent of meeting there; the land had been subdued by them.

Judges 20:1

All the Israelites from Dan to Beer-sheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the community assembled as one body before the Lord at Mizpah.

Leviticus 8:3

and assemble the whole community at the entrance to the tent of meeting."

Numbers 1:18

and they assembled the whole community on the first day of the second month. They recorded their ancestry by their clans and their ancestral houses, counting one by one the names of those 20 years old or more,

Numbers 8:9

Bring the Levites before the tent of meeting and assemble the entire Israelite community.

More verses: 1 Samuel 10:17 Ezra 9:4

Congregation » General references to

Leviticus 4:13

"Now if the whole community of Israel errs, and the matter escapes the notice of the assembly, so that they violate any of the Lord's commands and incur guilt by doing what is prohibited,

Leviticus 24:14

"Bring the one who has cursed to the outside of the camp and have all who heard [him] lay their hands on his head; then have the whole community stone him.

Numbers 15:24

and if it was done unintentionally without the community's awareness, the entire community is to prepare one young bull for a burnt offering as a pleasing aroma to the Lord, with its grain offering and drink offering according to the regulation, and one male goat as a sin offering.

Deuteronomy 23:1

"No man whose [testicles] have been crushed or whose penis has been cut off may enter the Lord's assembly.

Congregation » Those who were excluded from

Deuteronomy 23:1-3

"No man whose [testicles] have been crushed or whose penis has been cut off may enter the Lord's assembly. No one of illegitimate birth may enter the Lord's assembly; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter the Lord's assembly. No Ammonite or Moabite may enter the Lord's assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may ever enter the Lord's assembly.

Separation » In israel, of the physically unclean and diseased from the » Congregation

Leviticus 13:46

He will remain unclean as long as he has the infection; he is unclean. He must live alone in a place outside the camp.

Leviticus 13:5

The priest will then reexamine him on the seventh day. If the infection remains unchanged in his sight and has not spread on the skin, the priest must quarantine him for another seven days.

Leviticus 13:21

But when the priest examines it, if there is no white hair in it, and it is not beneath the skin but is faded, the priest must quarantine him seven days.

Leviticus 13:33

the person must shave himself but not shave the scaly area. Then the priest must quarantine the person who has the scaly outbreak for another seven days.

Numbers 5:3

You must send away both male or female; send them outside the camp, so that they will not defile their camps where I dwell among them."

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58;2;12

saying: I will proclaim Your name to My brothers; I will sing hymns to You in the congregation.

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