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16 Bible Verses about Curiosity

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John 12:9

A great crowd therefore of the Jews knew that he was there; and they came, not because of Jesus only, but also that they might see Lazarus whom he raised from among the dead.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the strangers sojourning there spent their time in nothing else than to tell and to hear the news.

Matthew 24:3

And as he was sitting upon the mount of Olives the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be, and what is the sign of thy coming and the completion of the age?

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees went out and began to dispute against him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

John 2:18

The Jews therefore answered and said to him, What sign shewest thou to us, that thou doest these things?

John 6:30

They said therefore to him, What sign then doest thou that we may see and believe thee? what dost thou work?

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are full of toil; none can express it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

1 Peter 1:12

To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves but to you they ministered those things, which have now been announced to you by those who have declared to you the glad tidings by the Holy Spirit, sent from heaven, which angels desire to look into.

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Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Leads to the desire for signs

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees went out and began to dispute against him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

Matthew 24:3

And as he was sitting upon the mount of Olives the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be, and what is the sign of thy coming and the completion of the age?

Curiosity » Examples of idle » The men of beth-shemesh desired to see the inside of the ark

1 Samuel 6:19

And he smote among the men of Beth-shemesh, because they had looked into the ark of Jehovah, and smote of the people seventy men; and the people lamented, because Jehovah had smitten the people with a great slaughter.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of herod (antipas), to see jesus

Luke 9:9

And Herod said, John I have beheaded, but who is this of whom I hear such things? and he sought to see him.

Luke 23:8

And when Herod saw Jesus he greatly rejoiced, for he had been a long while desirous of seeing him, because of hearing many things concerning him, and he hoped to see some sign done by him;

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the jews » And to see jesus

John 12:20-21

And there were certain Greeks among those who came up that they might worship in the feast; these therefore came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and they asked him saying, Sir, we desire to see Jesus.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of peter » To know what john would be appointed to do

John 21:21-22

Peter, seeing him, says to Jesus, Lord, and what of this man? Jesus says to him, If I will that he abide until I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of abraham, to know whether God would destroy the righteous people who lived in sodom

Genesis 18:23-32

And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also cause the righteous to perish with the wicked? There are perhaps fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty righteous that are therein? Far be it from thee to do so, to slay the righteous with the wicked, that the righteous should be as the wicked far be it from thee! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right? read more.
And Jehovah said, If I find at Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will forgive all the place for their sakes. And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes. Perhaps there may want five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city on account of the five? And he said, If I shall find forty-five there, I will not destroy it. And he continued yet to speak with him, and said, Perhaps there may be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake. And he said, Oh, let not the Lord be angry that I speak! Perhaps there may be thirty found there. And he said, I will not do it if I find thirty there. And he said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak with the Lord. Perhaps there may be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for the twenty's sake. And he said, Oh, let not the Lord be angry, that I speak yet but this time! Perhaps there may be ten found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for the ten's sake.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the athenians, to hear some new thing

Acts 17:19-21

And having taken hold on him they brought him to Areopagus, saying, Might we know what this new doctrine which is spoken by thee is? For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears. We wish therefore to know what these things may mean. Now all the Athenians and the strangers sojourning there spent their time in nothing else than to tell and to hear the news.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of manoah, to know the name of an angel

Judges 13:17-18

And Mano'ah said to the angel of the LORD, "What is your name, so that, when your words come true, we may honor you?" And the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the israelites » To see God

Exodus 19:24

And Jehovah said to him, Go, descend, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee; but the priests and the people shall not break through to go up to Jehovah, lest he break forth on them.

Exodus 19:21

And Jehovah said to Moses, Go down, testify to the people that they break not through to Jehovah to gaze, and many of them perish.

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » The athenians

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the strangers sojourning there spent their time in nothing else than to tell and to hear the news.

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Suffering

Luke 10:32

and in like manner also a Levite, being at the spot, came and looked at him and passed on on the opposite side.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the israelites » To witness the offering in the holy of holies

Numbers 4:19-20

but this shall ye do unto them, that they may live, and not die, when they draw near unto the most holy things: Aaron and his sons shall go in, and appoint them every one to his service and to his burden; but they shall not go in and see for a moment the holy things, lest they die.

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » The jews who came to see lazarus

John 12:9

A great crowd therefore of the Jews knew that he was there; and they came, not because of Jesus only, but also that they might see Lazarus whom he raised from among the dead.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the babylonians, to see hezekiah's treasures

2 Kings 20:13

And Hezekiah hearkened to them, and shewed them all his treasure-house, the silver and the gold, and the spices and the fine oil, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found among his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah did not shew them.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of daniel, to know a vision

Daniel 12:8-9

And I heard, but I understood not. And I said, My lord, what shall be the end of these things? And he said, Go thy way, Daniel; for these words are closed and sealed till the time of the end.

Curiosity » Examples of idle » Herod, curious to see Christ

Luke 9:9

And Herod said, John I have beheaded, but who is this of whom I hear such things? and he sought to see him.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the disciples, to know whether jesus would restore the kingdom of the jews

Acts 1:6-7

They therefore, being come together, asked him saying, Lord, is it at this time that thou restorest the kingdom to Israel? And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority;

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the people of beth-shemish, to look inside the ark of the covenant

1 Samuel 6:19

And he smote among the men of Beth-shemesh, because they had looked into the ark of Jehovah, and smote of the people seventy men; and the people lamented, because Jehovah had smitten the people with a great slaughter.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of angels, to look into the mysteries of salvation

1 Peter 1:12

To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves but to you they ministered those things, which have now been announced to you by those who have declared to you the glad tidings by the Holy Spirit, sent from heaven, which angels desire to look into.

Curiosity » Instances of » A disciple, to know if few would be saved

Curiosity » Instances of » Of jacob, to know the name of the angel

Genesis 32:29

And Jacob asked and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, How is it that thou askest after my name? And he blessed him there.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of the jews » To see lazarus, after he was raised from the dead

John 12:9

A great crowd therefore of the Jews knew that he was there; and they came, not because of Jesus only, but also that they might see Lazarus whom he raised from among the dead.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of eve

Curiosity » Instances of » Of peter » To know what was being done with jesus