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30 Bible Verses about Congregation

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Exodus 19:17

Moses brought the people from the camp to meet God, and they stood at the base of the mountain.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"The LORD declared these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly on the mountain from out of the fire and dark clouds, and nothing more was added. He inscribed them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Nehemiah 8:1-9

So on the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought out the Law before the assembled people. Both men and women were in attendance, as well as all who could understand what they were hearing. Ezra read from it, facing the plaza in front of the Water Gate, from early in the morning until mid-day in the presence of the men and women, as well as all who could understand. All the people were attentive to the Book of the Law. Ezra the scribe stood on a wooden rostrum erected for that purpose. Beside him to his right stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maasseiah. Beside him to his left stood Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.read more.
Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people. Because he was visible above all the people there, as he opened it, all the people stood up. Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God, and with uplifted hands, all the people responded, "Amen! Amen!" They bowed down and worshipped the LORD prostrate on the ground. Seven months later, the Israelis had settled in their own cities. All the people gathered as a united body into the plaza in front of the Water Gate. They asked Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded for Israel. Because all the people were weeping as they listened to the words of the Law, Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the descendants of Levi who taught the people told everyone, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep."

Deuteronomy 5:1

Moses called all of Israel together and told them: "Listen, Israel! Today I'm going to announce God's laws and regulations so that you will learn them and take care to obey them.

Nehemiah 8:18

and Ezra continued to read from the Book of the Law of God day by day, from the first day through the last. They celebrated for seven days, and on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly according to regulation.

Nehemiah 9:1-3

On the twenty-fourth day of this same month, the Israelis gathered together while fasting, wearing sackcloth, and covering themselves with dust. The remnant of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners. Then they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their ancestors. While they stood there, they read from the Book of the Law of the LORD their God for one fourth of the day, and they confessed and worshipped the LORD their God for another fourth of the day.

Psalm 22:22

I will declare your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation, I will praise you, saying,

Psalm 40:9-10

In the great congregation I have proclaimed the righteous good news. Behold, I did not seal my lips, LORD, as you know. I have not ignored your righteousness in my heart; instead, I have proclaimed your faithfulness and deliverance. I have not concealed your gracious love and truthfulness from the great congregation.

Psalm 68:26

Bless God in the great congregation, the LORD who is the fountain of Israel.

Hebrews 2:12

when he says, "I will announce your name to my brothers. I will praise you within the congregation."

Leviticus 4:13-14

"If the whole congregation of Israel goes astray, and if the sin is hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and if they go astray from one of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, then they will stand guilty. When the sin that they have committed becomes known, the entire congregation is to bring a young bull as a sin offering to the Tent of Meeting,

Numbers 15:24

When anything is done without the knowledge of the congregation, the entire community is to offer one young bull for a burnt offering, a pleasing aroma to the LORD, along with its meal and drink offerings offered according to procedure, and one male goat for a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:3-4

and then assemble the entire congregation at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting." So Moses did just as the LORD had commanded him. He assembled the congregation at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 8:9

Assemble the descendants of Levi in front of the appointed place of meeting, and assemble the whole congregation of Israel, too.

Leviticus 24:14

"Take the one who cursed outside the camp. Everyone who heard him is to lay their hands on his head. Then the entire congregation is to stone him to death.

Numbers 1:18

They assembled the entire community together during the second month. Then they recorded their ancestries, according to their tribes and ancestral houses, as well as the names of the men 20 years old and above individually,

Joshua 18:1

After this, the entire assembly of the Israelis gathered together at Shiloh and set up the Tent of Meeting there, where the land lay conquered before them.

Judges 20:1

Then the entire Israeli nation from Dan to Beer-sheba, including the territory of Gilead came out for war. The army assembled as one united force to God 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 participate in the assembly of the LORD. Furthermore, no one born due to an illicit sexual relationship may participate in the assembly of the LORD, including his descendants to the tenth generation. No Ammonite or Moabite may participate in the assembly of the LORD, and none of their descendants shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD, to the tenth generation, read more.
because they didn't come to meet you with food and water along the way as you were coming out of Egypt. Instead, they hired Beor's son Balaam from Pethor in Aram-naharaim to curse you. However, the LORD your God didn't listen to Balaam. The LORD your God turned Balaam's curse into a blessing, because the LORD your God loves you. Don't seek a peace treaty with them as long as you live. Don't detest Edomites, since they are related to you. Don't detest Egyptians, either, because you were strangers in their land. Their grandchildren may participate in the assembly of the LORD."

Luke 4:20

Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. While the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fixed on him,

Acts 13:5

Arriving in Salamis, they began to preach God's word in the Jewish synagogues. They also had John to help them.

Acts 14:1

In Iconium, Paul and Barnabas went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.

Acts 2:46-47

United in purpose, they went to the Temple every day, ate at each other's homes, and shared their food with glad and humble hearts. They were praising God and enjoying the good will of all the people. Every day the Lord was adding to their number those who were being saved.

Acts 11:26

When he found him, he brought him to Antioch, and for a whole year they were guests of the church and taught many people. It was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians.

1 Corinthians 14:33-34

for God is not a God of disorder but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints, the women must keep silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak out, but must place themselves in submission, as the oral law also says.

James 2:2

Suppose a man wearing gold rings and fine clothes comes into your assembly, and a poor man in dirty clothes also comes in.

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Congregation » The assembling of

Joshua 18:1

After this, the entire assembly of the Israelis gathered together at Shiloh and set up the Tent of Meeting there, where the land lay conquered before them.

Judges 20:1

Then the entire Israeli nation from Dan to Beer-sheba, including the territory of Gilead came out for war. The army assembled as one united force to God at Mizpah.

Leviticus 8:3

and then assemble the entire congregation at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting."

Numbers 1:18

They assembled the entire community together during the second month. Then they recorded their ancestries, according to their tribes and ancestral houses, as well as the names of the men 20 years old and above individually,

Numbers 8:9

Assemble the descendants of Levi in front of the appointed place of meeting, and assemble the whole congregation of Israel, too.

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

Congregation » General references to

Leviticus 4:13

"If the whole congregation of Israel goes astray, and if the sin is hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and if they go astray from one of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, then they will stand guilty.

Leviticus 24:14

"Take the one who cursed outside the camp. Everyone who heard him is to lay their hands on his head. Then the entire congregation is to stone him to death.

Numbers 15:24

When anything is done without the knowledge of the congregation, the entire community is to offer one young bull for a burnt offering, a pleasing aroma to the LORD, along with its meal and drink offerings offered according to procedure, and one male goat for a sin offering.

Deuteronomy 23:1

"No man whose testicles have been crushed or whose penis has been cut off may participate in the assembly of the LORD.

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 participate in the assembly of the LORD. Furthermore, no one born due to an illicit sexual relationship may participate in the assembly of the LORD, including his descendants to the tenth generation. No Ammonite or Moabite may participate in the assembly of the LORD, and none of their descendants shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD, to the tenth generation,

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

Leviticus 13:46

The whole time that the skin rash infects him, he will be unclean. He is to live by himself in a home outside the encampment."

Leviticus 13:5

On the seventh day, the priest is to examine him again. If, in his opinion, the skin rash remained the same and it did not spread, then he is to isolate him for another seven days.

Leviticus 13:21

If the priest undertakes an examination, but there's no white hair in it and it's not more extensive than skin deep, but it's dull, then the priest is to isolate him for seven days.

Leviticus 13:33

then he is to be shaven, but the scab is not to be shaved off. The priest is to isolate him a second time for seven days.

Numbers 5:3

Whether male or female, send them outside the camp so that they won't defile their camp, because I live among them."

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