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16 Bible Verses about Curiosity

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John 12:9

When the large crowd of Jews realized that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

Matthew 24:3

While Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things take place, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"

Mark 8:11

The Pharisees arrived and began arguing with Jesus. They tested him by demanding from him a sign from heaven.

John 2:18

Then the Jewish leaders asked him, "What sign can you show us as authority for doing these things?"

John 6:30

So they asked him, "What sign are you going to do so that we may see it and believe in you? What actions are you performing?

Ecclesiastes 1:8

Everything is wearisome, more than man is able to express. The eye is never satisfied by seeing, nor the ear by hearing.

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you in regard to the things that have now been announced to you by those who brought you the good news through the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. These are things that even the 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

The Pharisees arrived and began arguing with Jesus. They tested him by demanding from him a sign from heaven.

Matthew 24:3

While Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things take place, and what will be 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 had looked into the Ark of the LORD. He struck down 50,070 men among the people, and the people mourned because the LORD struck down the people with a great slaughter.

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

Luke 9:9

Herod said, "I beheaded John. But who is this man I'm hearing so much about?" So Herod kept trying to see Jesus.

Luke 23:8

Now Herod was very glad to see Jesus, because he had been wanting to see him for a long time on account of what he had heard about him. He was also hoping to see some sign done by him.

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

John 12:20-21

Now some Greeks were among those who had come up to worship at the festival. They went to Philip (who was from Bethsaida in Galilee) and told him, "Sir, we would like 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, "Lord, what about him?" Jesus told him, "If it's my will for him to remain until I come back, how does that concern you? You must keep following me!"

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

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham approached and asked, "Will you actually destroy the righteous along with the wicked? Perhaps there are 50 righteous ones within the city. Will you actually destroy it and not forgive the place for the sake of the 50 righteous that are found there? Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?" read more.
The LORD said, "If I find 50 righteous people within Sodom, I'll forgive the whole place for their sake." Abraham answered, "Look, even though I am only dust and ashes, I've ventured to speak to my LORD. What if there are five less than 50 righteous ones? Will you bring destruction upon the city because of those five?" The LORD said, "I won't destroy it if I find 45 there." Abraham continued to speak to him, asking, "What if 40 are found there?" The LORD replied, "I won't do it for the sake of those 40." Abraham then asked, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak. What if 30 are found there?" The LORD answered, "I won't do it for the sake of those 30." "Look," Abraham said, "I've presumed to speak to my LORD" so what if 20 are found there?" "For the sake of those 20," the LORD responded, "I won't destroy it." Finally, Abraham inquired, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" He replied, "For the sake of those ten I won't destroy it."

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

Acts 17:19-21

Then they took him, brought him before the Areopagus, and asked, "May we know what this new teaching of yours is? It sounds rather strange to our ears, and we would like to know what it means." Now all the Athenians and the foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

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

Judges 13:17-18

Manoah asked the angel of the LORD, "What's your name, because when what you've said happens, we'll glorify you?" The angel of the LORD answered him, "Why are you asking this about my name? It's "Wonderful.'"

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

Exodus 19:24

The LORD told him, "Go down, and come back up with Aaron, but the priests and the people must not break through to go up to the LORD. Otherwise, he will attack them."

Exodus 19:21

The LORD told Moses, "Go down and warn the people so they don't break through to look at the LORD, 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 foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

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

Luke 10:32

Similarly, a descendant of Levi came to that place. When he saw the man, he also went by on the other side.

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

Numbers 4:19-20

But do this for them so that they may live and not die when they approach the Most Holy Place: Aaron and his sons are to go in and set specific responsibilities for each of them to carry out. But they are not to go in to see the sanctuary as it is being covered, so they won't die."

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

John 12:9

When the large crowd of Jews realized that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

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

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah listened to the entourage and showed them his entire treasury, including the silver, gold, and spices, the precious oil, his armory, and everything that was inventoried in his treasuries. There was nothing in his household or in his holdings that Hezekiah did not show them.

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

Daniel 12:8-9

"I heard, but I didn't understand. So I asked, "Sir, what happens next?' "He answered, "Go on your way, Daniel, because these matters are wrapped up and sealed until the time of the end.

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

Luke 9:9

Herod said, "I beheaded John. But who is this man I'm hearing so much about?" So Herod kept trying to see Jesus.

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

Acts 1:6-7

Now those who had gathered together began to ask Jesus, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?" He answered them, "It isn't for you to know what times or periods the Father has fixed 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 had looked into the Ark of the LORD. He struck down 50,070 men among the people, and the people mourned because the LORD struck down the people 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 in regard to the things that have now been announced to you by those who brought you the good news through the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. These are things that even the 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

"Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.

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

John 12:9

When the large crowd of Jews realized that he was there, they came not only because of Jesus but also to see Lazarus, whom 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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