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Theasaurus: Countenance

9 Bible Verses about Countenance

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Psalm 4:6

Many say, Who shall cause us to see good? Lift up upon us the light of thy countenance, O Jehovah.

Nehemiah 2:1-3

And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him, and I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now, I had never been sad in his presence. And the king said to me, Why is thy face sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sadness of heart. And I was very sore afraid. And I said to the king, Let the king live for ever! Why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchres, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?

Job 15:12

Why doth thy heart carry thee away? and why do thine eyes wink?

Psalm 44:3

For not by their own sword did they take possession of the land, neither did their own arm save them; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst delight in them.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is as the wise? and who knoweth the explanation of things? A man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face is changed.

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their face doth witness against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom: they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have brought evil upon themselves.

Daniel 1:10

And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king who hath appointed your food and your drink; for why should he see your faces worse liking than the youths who are of your age? and ye would endanger my head with the king.

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Countenance » Sad

Daniel 1:15

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and were fatter in flesh than all the youths that ate of the king's delicate food.

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, and the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.

1 Samuel 1:18

And she said, Let thy bondwoman find grace in thy sight. And the woman went her way, and did eat, and her countenance was no more as before.

Nehemiah 2:2-3

And the king said to me, Why is thy face sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sadness of heart. And I was very sore afraid. And I said to the king, Let the king live for ever! Why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchres, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Vexation is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.

More verses: Ezekiel 27:35

Countenance » Cheerful

Psalm 4:6

Many say, Who shall cause us to see good? Lift up upon us the light of thy countenance, O Jehovah.

Job 29:24

If I laughed on them, they believed it not; and they troubled not the serenity of my countenance.

Psalm 21:6

For thou hast made him to be blessings for ever; thou hast filled him with joy by thy countenance.

Psalm 44:3

For not by their own sword did they take possession of the land, neither did their own arm save them; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst delight in them.

More verses: Proverbs 27:17

Countenance » Transfigured

2 Corinthians 3:7

(But if the ministry of death, in letters, graven in stones, began with glory, so that the children of Israel could not fix their eyes on the face of Moses, on account of the glory of his face, a glory which is annulled;

Exodus 34:29-35

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai and the two tables of testimony were in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mountain that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone through his talking with him. And Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, and behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come near him. And Moses called to them; and they turned to him, Aaron and all the principal men of the assembly; and Moses talked with them. read more.
And afterwards, all the children of Israel came near; and he gave them in commandment all that Jehovah had spoken with him on mount Sinai. And Moses ended speaking with them; and he had put on his face a veil. And when Moses went in before Jehovah to speak with him, he took the veil off, until he came out; and he came out, and spoke to the children of Israel what he was commanded. And the children of Israel saw the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone; and Moses put the veil on his face again, until he went in to speak with him.

2 Corinthians 3:13

and not according as Moses put a veil on his own face, so that the children of Israel should not fix their eyes on the end of that annulled.

Countenance » God being the health of your countenance

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Countenance » Fierce

Deuteronomy 28:50

a nation of fierce countenance, which regardeth not the person of the old, nor is kind to the young;

Daniel 8:23

And at the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors shall have come to the full, a king of bold countenance, and understanding riddles, shall stand up.

Countenance » Pride in

2 Kings 5:1

And Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man before his master, and honourable, for by him Jehovah had given deliverance to Syria; and he was a mighty man of valour, but a leper.

Countenance » Guilty

Genesis 4:5

and upon Cain, and on his offering, he did not look. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Isaiah 3:9

The look of their face doth witness against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom: they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have brought evil upon themselves.

Countenance » People sharpening the countenance of their friends

Countenance » What makes a cheerful countenance

Countenance » An angry countenance

Countenance » Health indicated in

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Countenance » Who shall walk in the light of the lord’s countenance

Psalm 89:15

Blessed is the people that know the shout of joy: they walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.

Countenance » The countenance of the lord

Psalm 11:7

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Countenance » Reading of

Genesis 31:2

And Jacob saw the countenance of Laban, and behold, it was not toward him as previously.

Genesis 31:5

and said to them, I see your father's countenance, that it is not toward me as previously; but the God of my father has been with me.

Countenance » Angry