Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Curiosity

16 Bible Verses about Curiosity

Most Relevant Verses

John 12:9

A great multitude of the Jews therefore knew that he was there; and they came not only for Jesus' sake, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

Acts 17:21

(For all the Athenians and strangers who were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.)

Matthew 24:3

And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming and of the end of the age?

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees came forth and began to argue with him, demanding of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

John 2:18

Then the Jews answered and said unto him, What sign showest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things?

John 6:30

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

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are full of labour; more than man can express; the eye is not satisfied with seeing nor the ear filled with hearing.

1 Peter 1:12

Unto whom it was revealed that not unto themselves, but unto us they did administer the things, which are now announced unto you by those that have preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven, which things the angels desire to look into.

From Thematic Bible


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

Mark 8:11

And the Pharisees came forth and began to argue with him, demanding of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

Matthew 24:3

And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy 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

Then God smote those of Bethshemesh because they had looked at the ark of the LORD; he smote fifty thousand of the people and seventy principal men. And the people lamented because the LORD had smitten the people with such a great slaughter.

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

Luke 9:9

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

Luke 23:8

And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad, for he was desirous to see him of a long season because he had heard many things of 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 them that came up to worship at the feast; the same came therefore to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, Lord, 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 said to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do? Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry 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 destroy the righteous with the wicked? Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it? That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? read more.
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes; peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty-five, I will not destroy it. And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake. And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord now be angry if I shall speak; peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it if I find thirty there. And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord; peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake. And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

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

Acts 17:19-21

And they took him and brought him unto the Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine is, of which thou speakest? For thou bringest certain new things to our ears; we desire, therefore, to know what these things mean. (For all the Athenians and strangers who were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.)

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

Judges 13:17-18

And Manoah said unto the angel of the LORD, What is thy name that when thy words come to pass we may honour thee? And the angel of the LORD replied, Why dost thou ask for my name? It is wonderful.

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

Exodus 19:24

And the LORD said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou and Aaron with thee, but let not the priests and the people break through the bounds to come up unto the LORD lest he break forth upon them.

Exodus 19:21

And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people lest they break through the bounds to gaze upon the LORD, and many of them perish.

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

Acts 17:21

(For all the Athenians and strangers who were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.)

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

Luke 10:32

And likewise a Levite, when he came near the place and looked on him, he 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

but thus do unto them that they may live, and not die, when they approach unto the holy of holies: Aaron and his sons shall come and place each one of them in his ministry and to his burden. They shall not go in to see when the holy things are covered, 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 multitude of the Jews therefore knew that he was there; and they came not only for Jesus' sake, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

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

2 Kings 20:13

And Hezekiah hearkened unto them and showed them all the house of his precious things, the silver and the gold and the spices and the precious ointment and all the house of his weapons and all that was found in his treasury; there was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

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

Daniel 12:8-9

And I heard, but I did not understand; then I said, O my Lord, what is the fulfillment of these things? And he said, Go thy way, Daniel, for these words are closed up and sealed until the time of the fulfillment.

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

Luke 9:9

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

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

Acts 1:6-7

Then those that were come together asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put under his authority only.

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

1 Samuel 6:19

Then God smote those of Bethshemesh because they had looked at the ark of the LORD; he smote fifty thousand of the people and seventy principal men. And the people lamented because the LORD had smitten the people with such a great slaughter.

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

1 Peter 1:12

Unto whom it was revealed that not unto themselves, but unto us they did administer the things, which are now announced unto you by those that have preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven, which things 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

And Jacob asked him and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Why dost thou ask 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 multitude of the Jews therefore knew that he was there; and they came not only for Jesus' sake, but that they might see Lazarus also, 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