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Theasaurus: Distractions

38 Bible Verses about distractions

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Luke 10:40

But Martha [overly occupied and too busy] was distracted with much serving; and she came up to Him and said, Lord, is it nothing to You that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me [to lend a hand and do her part along with me]!

1 Corinthians 7:35

Now I say this for your own welfare and profit, not to put [a halter of] restraint upon you, but to promote what is seemly and in good order and to secure your undistracted and undivided devotion to the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When people are saying, All is well and secure, and, There is peace and safety, then in a moment unforeseen destruction (ruin and death) will come upon them as suddenly as labor pains come upon a woman with child; and they shall by no means escape, for there will be no escape.

Psalm 55:2

Attend to me and answer me; I am restless and distraught in my complaint and must moan

Luke 10:41

But the Lord replied to her by saying, Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things;

Psalm 88:15

I was afflicted and close to death from my youth up; while I suffer Your terrors I am distracted [I faint].

1 Corinthians 7:34

And he is drawn in diverging directions [his interests are divided and he is distracted from his devotion to God]. And the unmarried woman or girl is concerned and anxious about the matters of the Lord, how to be wholly separated and set apart in body and spirit; but the married woman has her cares [centered] in earthly affairs -- "how she may please her husband.

Galatians 5:7

You were running the race nobly. Who has interfered in (hindered and stopped you from) your heeding and following the Truth?

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity (idols and idolatry); and restore me to vigorous life and health in Your ways.

Matthew 7:13

Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it.

Malachi 1:8

When you [priests] offer blind [animals] for sacrifice, is it not evil? And when you offer the lame and the sick, is it not evil? Present such a thing [a blind or lame or sick animal] now to your governor [in payment of your taxes, and see what will happen]. Will he be pleased with you? Or will he receive you graciously? says the Lord of hosts.

1 Corinthians 7:32

My desire is to have you free from all anxiety and distressing care. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord -- "how he may please the Lord;

2 Timothy 2:14

Remind [the people] of these facts and [solemnly] charge them in the presence of the Lord to avoid petty controversy over words, which does no good but upsets and undermines the faith of the hearers.

Amos 8:12

And [the people] shall wander from sea to sea and from the north even to the east; they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord [inquiring for and requiring it as one requires food], but shall not find it.

Mark 4:19

Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, and it becomes fruitless.

1 Kings 18:27

At noon Elijah mocked them, saying, Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened.

Psalm 109:22

For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded and stricken within me.

1 Corinthians 7:40

But in my opinion [a widow] is happier (more blessed and to be envied) if she does not remarry. And also I think I have the Spirit of God.

Exodus 5:4

The king of Egypt said to Moses and Aaron, Why do you take the people from their jobs? Get to your burdens!

Luke 10:39

And she had a sister named Mary, who seated herself at the Lord's feet and was listening to His teaching.

Isaiah 14:23

I will also make it a possession of the hedgehog and porcupine, and of marshes and pools of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction, says the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 51:20

Your sons have fainted; they lie [like corpses] at the head of all the streets, like an antelope in a net; they are full [from drinking] of the wrath of the Lord, the rebuke of your God.

Hosea 9:7

The days of visitation and punishment have come; the days of recompense have come; Israel shall know it. The prophet is [considered] a crazed fool and the man who is inspired is [treated as if] mad or a fanatic, because of the abundance of your iniquity and because the enmity, hostility, and persecution are great.

Genesis 15:11

And when the birds of prey swooped down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.