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Theasaurus: Countenance

9 Bible Verses about Countenance

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Psalm 4:6

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Nehemiah 2:1-3

And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes, the king, that as wine was before him, I took up the wine and gave it unto the king. And as I had not been sad before in his presence, the king said unto me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou art not sick? This is nothing else but brokenness of heart. Then I was very sore afraid and said unto the king, Let the king live for ever; why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the house of my fathers' sepulchres, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?

Job 15:12

Why does thine heart carry thee away, and why do thine eyes blink,

Psalm 44:3

For they did not get the land in inheritance by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them, but thy right hand and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance because thy delight was in them.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is as the wise man? and who is as he who knows the interpretation of all things? The wisdom of this man shall make his face to shine, and the coarseness of his face shall be changed.

Isaiah 3:9

The appearance of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

Daniel 1:10

And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who has appointed your food and your drink; for when he shall see your faces more downcast than the other young men who are like unto you, then ye shall condemn my head before the king.

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Countenance » Sad

Daniel 1:15

And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than the young men who ate the portion of the king's food.

Daniel 5:6

Then the king became pale, and his thoughts troubled him, and the girdings of his loins were unloosed, and his knees smote one against another.

1 Samuel 1:18

And she said, Let thy handmaid find grace in thy sight. So the woman went her way, and ate, and her countenance was no longer sad.

Nehemiah 2:2-3

the king said unto me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou art not sick? This is nothing else but brokenness of heart. Then I was very sore afraid and said unto the king, Let the king live for ever; why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the house of my fathers' sepulchres, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?

Ecclesiastes 7:3

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

More verses: Ezekiel 27:35

Countenance » Cheerful

Psalm 4:6

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Job 29:24

If I laughed at them, they did not believe it; and they did not cast down the light of my countenance.

Psalm 21:6

For thou hast made him most blessed for ever; thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

Psalm 44:3

For they did not get the land in inheritance by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them, but thy right hand and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance because thy delight was in them.

More verses: Proverbs 27:17

Countenance » Transfigured

2 Corinthians 3:7

But if the ministry of death in the letter engraved in stones was glorious, so that the sons of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance which glory was to fade away,

Exodus 34:29-35

And it came to pass, as Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, while he came down from the mount, that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone after he had talked with him. And when Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come near him. And Moses called them, and Aaron and all the princes of the congregation returned unto him, and Moses talked with them. read more.
And afterward all the sons of Israel came near, and he gave them in commandment all that the LORD had spoken with him in Mount Sinai. And when Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. But when Moses went in before the LORD to speak with him, he would take the veil off until he came out. And as he came out, he would speak unto the sons of Israel that which he was commanded. And the sons of Israel would see the face of Moses that the skin of Moses' face shone, and Moses would put the veil upon his face again until he would go in to speak with him.

2 Corinthians 3:13

And not as Moses, who put a veil over his face, that the sons of Israel could not steadfastly look to the end of that glory which was to fade away:

Countenance » God being the health of your countenance

Psalm 42:11

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

Psalm 43:5

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

Countenance » Fierce

Deuteronomy 28:50

a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old nor show favour to the young;

Daniel 8:23

And at the end of their empire, when the prevaricators are come to the full, a king of arrogant countenance and expert in enigmas shall raise himself up.

Countenance » Pride in

2 Kings 5:1

Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high esteem because by him the LORD had given salvation unto Syria; he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.

Countenance » Guilty

Isaiah 3:9

The appearance of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have rewarded evil unto 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, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Wait thou for God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the saving health of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 43:5

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

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

Psalm 89:15

Happy are the people that know how to enter into joy; they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

Countenance » The countenance of the lord

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.

Countenance » Reading of

Genesis 31:2

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

Genesis 31:5

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

Countenance » Angry