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Theasaurus: Countenance

9 Bible Verses about Countenance

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Nehemiah 2:1-3

During the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was set before him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had never been sad in his presence, so the king said to me, “Why are you sad, when you aren’t sick? This is nothing but depression.”I was overwhelmed with fear and replied to the king, “May the king live forever! Why should I not be sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins and its gates have been destroyed by fire?”

Job 15:12

Why has your heart misled you,
and why do your eyes flash

Psalm 44:3

For they did not take the land by their sword—
their arm did not bring them victory—
but by Your right hand, Your arm,
and the light of Your face,
for You were pleased with them.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is like the wise person, and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man’s wisdom brightens his face, and the sternness of his face is changed.

Isaiah 3:9

The look on their faces testifies against them,
and like Sodom, they flaunt their sin.
They do not conceal it.
Woe to them,
for they have brought evil on themselves.

Daniel 1:10

yet he said to Daniel, “My lord the king assigned your food and drink. I’m afraid of what would happen if he saw your faces looking thinner than those of the other young men your age. You would endanger my life with the king.”

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Countenance » Sad

Daniel 1:15

At the end of 10 days they looked better and healthier than all the young men who were eating the king’s food.

Daniel 5:6

his face turned pale, and his thoughts so terrified him that his hip joints shook and his knees knocked together.

1 Samuel 1:18

“May your servant find favor with you,” she replied. Then Hannah went on her way; she ate and no longer looked despondent.

Nehemiah 2:2-3

so the king said to me, "Why are you sad, when you aren't sick? This is nothing but sadness of heart." I was overwhelmed with fear and replied to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should I not be sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins and its gates have been destroyed by fire?"

More verses: Ezekiel 27:35

Countenance » Cheerful

Job 29:24

If I smiled at them, they couldn’t believe it;
they were thrilled at the light of my countenance.

Psalm 44:3

For they did not take the land by their sword—
their arm did not bring them victory—
but by Your right hand, Your arm,
and the light of Your face,
for You were pleased with them.

More verses: Proverbs 27:17

Countenance » Transfigured

2 Corinthians 3:7

Now if the ministry of death, chiseled in letters on stones, came with glory, so that the Israelites were not able to look directly at Moses’ face because of the glory from his face—a fading glory—

Exodus 34:29-35

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai-with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain-he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him. But Moses called out to them, so Aaron and all the leaders of the community returned to him, and Moses spoke to them. read more.
Afterwards all the Israelites came near, and he commanded them everything the Lord had told him on Mount Sinai. When Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. But whenever Moses went before the Lord to speak with Him, he would remove the veil until he came out. After he came out, he would tell the Israelites what he had been commanded, and the Israelites would see that Moses' face was radiant. Then Moses would put the veil over his face again until he went to speak with the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:13

We are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites could not stare at the the end of what was fading away,

Countenance » God being the health of your countenance

Psalm 42:11

Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

Countenance » Fierce

Daniel 8:23

Near the end of their kingdoms,
when the rebels have reached
the full measure of their sin,
an insolent king, skilled in intrigue,
will come to the throne.

Countenance » Pride in

2 Kings 5:1

Naaman, commander of the army for the king of Aram, was a great man in his master’s sight and highly regarded because through him, the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man was a brave warrior, but he had a skin disease.

Countenance » Guilty

Isaiah 3:9

The look on their faces testifies against them,
and like Sodom, they flaunt their sin.
They do not conceal it.
Woe to them,
for they have brought evil on 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 am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.

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

Psalm 89:15

Happy are the people who know the joyful shout;
Yahweh, they walk in the light of Your presence.

Countenance » The countenance of the lord

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.

Countenance » Reading of

Genesis 31:2

And Jacob saw from Laban’s face that his attitude toward him was not the same.

Genesis 31:5

He said to them, “I can see from your father’s face that his attitude toward me is not the same, but the God of my father has been with me.

Countenance » Angry

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