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16 Bible Verses about Curiosity

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John 12:9

Then a large crowd of the Jews learned He was there. They came not only because of Jesus, but also to see Lazarus the one He had raised from the dead.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

Matthew 24:3

While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached Him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things happen? And what is the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?"

John 2:18

So the Jews replied to Him, "What sign [of authority] will You show us for doing these things?"

John 6:30

"What sign then are You going to do so we may see and believe You?" they asked. "What are You going to perform?

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are wearisome; man is unable to speak. The eye is not satisfied by seeing or the ear filled with hearing.

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you concerning things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Angels desire to look into these things.

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

Matthew 24:3

While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached Him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things happen? And what is the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?"

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

1 Samuel 6:19

God struck down the men of Beth-shemesh because they looked inside the ark of the Lord.He struck down 70 men [out of] 50,000 men. The people wept because the Lord struck them with a great slaughter.

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

Luke 9:9

"I beheaded John," Herod said, "but who is this I hear such things about?" And he wanted to see Him.

Luke 23:8

Herod was very glad to see Jesus; for a long time he had wanted to see Him, because he had heard about Him and was hoping to see some miracle performed by Him.

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

John 12:20-21

Now some Greeks were among those who went up to worship at the festival. So they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and requested of him, "Sir, we want to see Jesus."

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

John 21:21-22

When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, "Lord-what about him?" "If I want him to remain until I come," Jesus answered, "what is that to you? As for you, follow Me."

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

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham stepped forward and said, "Will You really sweep away the righteous with the wicked? What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it? You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won't the Judge of all the earth do what is just?" read more.
The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake." Then Abraham answered, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord-even though I am dust and ashes- suppose the 50 righteous lack five. Will you destroy the whole city for lack of five?" He replied, "I will not destroy [it] if I find 45 there." Then he spoke to Him again, "Suppose 40 are found there?" He answered, "I will not do [it] on account of 40." Then he said, "Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak further. Suppose 30 are found there?" He answered, "I will not do [it] if I find 30 there." Then he said, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord, suppose 20 are found there?" He replied, "I will not destroy [it] on account of 20." Then he said, "Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak one more time. Suppose 10 are found there?" He answered, "I will not destroy [it] on account of 10."

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

Acts 17:19-21

They took him and brought him to the Areopagus, and said, "May we learn about this new teaching you're speaking of? For what you say sounds strange to us, and we want to know what these ideas mean." Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

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

Judges 13:17-18

Then Manoah said to Him, "What is Your name, so that we may honor You when Your words come true?" "Why do you ask My name," the Angel of the Lord asked him, "since it is wonderful."

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

Exodus 19:24

And the Lord replied to him, "Go down and come back with Aaron. But the priests and the people must not break through to come up to the Lord, or He will break out [in anger] against them."

Exodus 19:21

The Lord directed Moses, "Go down and warn the people not to break through to see the Lord; otherwise many of them will die.

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

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

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

Luke 10:32

In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.

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

Numbers 4:19-20

Do this for them so that they may live and not die when they come near the most holy objects: Aaron and his sons are to go in and assign each man his task and transportation duty. The Kohathites are not to go in and look at the holy objects, even for a moment, or they will die."

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

John 12:9

Then a large crowd of the Jews learned He was there. They came not only because of Jesus, but also to see Lazarus the one He had raised from the dead.

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

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah gave them a hearing and showed them his whole treasure house-the silver, the gold, the spices, and the precious oil-and his armory, and everything that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his palace and in all his realm that Hezekiah did not show them.

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

Daniel 12:8-9

I heard but did not understand. So I asked, "My lord, what will be the outcome of these things?" He said, "Go on your way, Daniel, for the words are secret and sealed until the time of the end.

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

Luke 9:9

"I beheaded John," Herod said, "but who is this I hear such things about?" And he wanted to see Him.

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

Acts 1:6-7

So when they had come together, they asked Him, "Lord, at this time are You restoring the kingdom to Israel?" He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by His own authority.

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

1 Samuel 6:19

God struck down the men of Beth-shemesh because they looked inside the ark of the Lord.He struck down 70 men [out of] 50,000 men. The people wept because the Lord struck them with a great slaughter.

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

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you concerning things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Angels desire to look into these things.

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

Then Jacob asked Him, "Please tell me Your name." But He answered, "Why do you ask 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

Then a large crowd of the Jews learned He was there. They came not only because of Jesus, but also to see Lazarus the one He had raised from the dead.

Curiosity » Instances of » Of eve

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

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