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Theasaurus: Eagerness

79 Bible Verses about eagerness

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1 Chronicles 12:8

Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were fighting men, trained for battle, expert with shield and spear. Their faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as gazelles on the mountains.

Nehemiah 3:20

After him Baruch son of Zabbai diligently repaired another section, from the Angle to the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.

Ezra 5:8

Let it be known to the king that we went to the house of the great God in the province of Judah. It is being built with cut stones, and its beams are being set in the walls. This work is being done diligently and succeeding through the people’s efforts.

Proverbs 31:13

She selects wool and flax
and works with willing hands.

Acts 20:16

For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so he would not have to spend time in Asia, because he was hurrying to be in Jerusalem, if possible, for the day of Pentecost.

1 Thessalonians 2:17

But as for us, brothers, after we were forced to leave you for a short time (in person, not in heart), we greatly desired and made every effort to return and see you face to face.

Zephaniah 3:7

I thought: You will certainly fear Me
and accept correction.
Then her dwelling place
would not be cut off
based on all that I had allocated to her.
However, they became more corrupt
in all their actions.

Psalm 56:6

They stir up strife, they lurk;
they watch my steps
while they wait to take my life.

Proverbs 1:11-12

If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun! Let’s swallow them alive, like Sheol,
still healthy as they go down to the Pit.

Mark 6:25

Immediately she hurried to the king and said, “I want you to give me John the Baptist’s head on a platter—right now!”

Galatians 4:17-18

They are enthusiastic about you, but not for any good. Instead, they want to isolate you so you will be enthusiastic about them. Now it is always good to be enthusiastic about good—and not just when I am with you.

Philippians 3:6

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.

2 Chronicles 15:15

All Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their mind. They had sought Him with all their heart, and He was found by them. So the Lord gave them rest on every side.

Psalm 42:1-2

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God. I thirst for God, the living God.
When can I come and appear before God?

Psalm 63:1

A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.
I thirst for You;
my body faints for You
in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

Acts 26:7

the promise our 12 tribes hope to attain as they earnestly serve Him night and day. King Agrippa, I am being accused by the Jews because of this hope.

2 Corinthians 7:11

For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.

Hebrews 4:11

Let us then make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall into the same pattern of disobedience.

Isaiah 58:2

They seek Me day after day
and delight to know My ways,
like a nation that does what is right
and does not abandon the justice of their God.
They ask Me for righteous judgments;
they delight in the nearness of God.”

Psalm 78:34-37

When He killed some of them,
the rest began to seek Him;
they repented and searched for God. They remembered that God was their rock,
the Most High God, their Redeemer. But they deceived Him with their mouths,
they lied to Him with their tongues,read more.
their hearts were insincere toward Him,
and they were unfaithful to His covenant.

Isaiah 48:1

“Listen to this, house of Jacob—
those who are called by the name Israel
and have descended from Judah,
who swear by the name of Yahweh
and declare the God of Israel,
but not in truth or righteousness.

2 Corinthians 8:7

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

1 Peter 3:13

And who will harm you if you are deeply committed to what is good?

Psalm 110:3

Your people will volunteer
on Your day of battle.
In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,
the dew of Your youth belongs to You.

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy. I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed God might be careful to devote themselves to good works. These are good and profitable for everyone.

Romans 1:15

So I am eager to preach the good news to you also who are in Rome.

2 Peter 1:15

And I will also make every effort that you may be able to recall these things at any time after my departure.

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John’s baptism.

Philippians 1:20

My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all boldness, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.

Mark 12:37

David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; how then can the Messiah be his Son?” And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.

Acts 10:33

Therefore I immediately sent for you, and you did the right thing in coming. So we are all present before God, to hear everything you have been commanded by the Lord.”

Mark 10:17

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Matthew 19:16

Just then someone came up and asked Him, “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?”

Luke 18:18

A ruler asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Luke 2:15

When the angels had left them and returned to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go straight to Bethlehem and see what has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”

Luke 21:38

Then all the people would come early in the morning to hear Him in the temple complex.

John 4:40

Therefore, when the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him to stay with them, and He stayed there two days.

Acts 13:42

As they were leaving, the people begged that these matters be presented to them the following Sabbath.

Exodus 35:21-22

Everyone whose heart was moved and whose spirit prompted him came and brought an offering to the Lord for the work on the tent of meeting, for all its services, and for the holy garments. Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because of their leaders’ willingness to give, for they had given to the Lord with a whole heart. King David also rejoiced greatly.

Philippians 1:3-4

I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you, always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer,

Numbers 25:11

“Phinehas son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, has turned back My wrath from the Israelites because he was zealous among them with My zeal, so that I did not destroy the Israelites in My zeal.

1 Kings 19:14

“I have been very zealous for the Lord God of Hosts,” he replied, “but the Israelites have abandoned Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left, and they’re looking for me to take my life.”

2 Kings 10:16

Then he said, “Come with me and see my zeal for the Lord!” So he let him ride with him in his chariot.

Luke 12:40

You also be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect.”

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