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Theasaurus: Eagerness

79 Bible Verses about eagerness

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1 Chronicles 12:8

Mighty and experienced warriors from the descendants of Gad joined David at his wilderness stronghold. They were expert handlers of both shield and spear, with hardened looks and as agile as a gazelle on a mountain slope.

Nehemiah 3:20

Next to him Zabbai's son Baruch worked valiantly on another section from the angle of the wall as far as the door to the house belonging to Eliashib the high priest.

Ezra 5:8

This is to inform the king that we traveled to the Temple of the great God in the Judean province, which is being built with large stones and reinforced with wooden beams in its walls. The work proceeds diligently and is in capable hands.

Proverbs 31:13

She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands.

Acts 20:16

Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in Asia, as he was in a hurry to get to Jerusalem for the day of Pentecost, if that was possible.

1 Thessalonians 2:17

Brothers, although we have been separated from you for a little while in person but not in heart we eagerly desire to see you again face to face.

Zephaniah 3:7

I have said, "If only you would fear me, if only you would take my instructions to heart.' Then their houses would not have been torn down. I have chastened them, but they were eager to corrupt everything they were doing."

Psalm 56:6

They gather together and hide in ambush. They watch my every step as they lie in wait for my life.

Proverbs 1:11-12

If they say, "Come with us! Let's lie in wait for blood; let's ambush some innocent person for no reason at all. Let's swallow them alive like Sheol, and whole like those who go down into the Pit.

Mark 6:25

Immediately the girl hurried back to the king with her request, "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter."

Galatians 4:17-18

These people who have been instructing you are devoted to you, but not in a good way. They want you to avoid me so that you will be devoted to them. (Now it is always good to be devoted to a good cause, even when I am not with you.)

Philippians 3:6

As for my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church. As far as righteousness in the Law is concerned, I was blameless.

2 Chronicles 15:15

Everybody in Judah was very glad to make their oath, because they had made their vow with all their heart and had sought him with all of their might, and they found him! The LORD also gave them rest in their surrounding lands.

Psalm 42:1-2

As an antelope pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When may I come and appear in God's presence?

Proverbs 23:17

Never let yourself envy sinners; instead, remain in fear of the LORD every day,

Acts 26:7

Our twelve tribes, worshiping day and night with intense devotion, hope to attain it. It is because of this hope, O King, that I am accused by the Jews.

2 Corinthians 7:11

See what great earnestness godly sorrow has produced in you! How ready you are to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how full of longing and enthusiasm, how eager to seek justice! In every way you have demonstrated that you are innocent in this matter.

Hebrews 4:11

Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fail by following their example of disobedience.

Hebrews 6:11

But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.

Isaiah 58:2

They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.

Psalm 78:34-37

When he struck them, they sought him; they repented, and eagerly sought God. Then they remembered that God was their rock, and the Most High God was their deliverer. But they deceived him with their mouths; they lied to him with their tongues.read more.
For their hearts weren't committed to him, and they weren't faithful to his covenant.

Isaiah 48:1

"Listen to this, house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel, and who have come forth from Judah's loins; you who swear oaths in the name of the LORD and invoke the God of Israel but not in truth, nor in good faith.

2 Corinthians 8:7

Indeed, the more your faith, speech, knowledge, enthusiasm, and love for us increase, the more we want you to be rich in this work of kindness.

Psalm 110:3

Your soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from 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 put their faith in God may devote themselves to good actions. These things are good and helpful to other people.

Romans 1:15

That is why I am so eager to proclaim the gospel to you who live in Rome, too.

2 Peter 1:15

And I will make every effort to see that you will always remember these things after I am gone.

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed in the Lord's way, and with spiritual fervor he kept speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only about John's baptism.

Philippians 1:20

I rejoice because I eagerly expect and hope that I will have nothing to be ashamed of, because through my boldness the Messiah will be exalted through me, now as always, whether I live or die.

Mark 12:37

David himself calls him "Lord,' so how can he be his son?" And the large crowd kept listening to him with delight.

Acts 10:33

So I sent for you immediately, and it was good of you to come. All of us are here now in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has ordered you to say."

Mark 10:17

As Jesus was setting out again, a man ran up to him, knelt down in front of him, and asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

Matthew 19:16

Just then a man came up to Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what good deed should I do to have eternal life?"

Luke 18:18

Then an official asked Jesus, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

Luke 2:15

When the angels had left them and gone back to heaven, the shepherds told one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see what has taken place that the Lord has told us about."

Luke 21:38

And all the people would get up early in the morning to listen to him in the Temple.

John 4:40

So when the Samaritans came to Jesus, they asked him to stay with them, and he stayed there for two days.

Acts 13:42

As Paul and Barnabas were leaving, the people kept urging them to tell them the same things the next Sabbath.

Exodus 35:21-22

and every person whose heart moved him and all whose spirits prompted them, brought an offering to the LORD for constructing the Tent of Meeting, for all its service, and for the holy garments. Both the men and women came all whose hearts prompted them and brought brooches, earrings, rings, pendants, and all kinds of gold jewelry. Every person presented a wave offering of gold to the LORD.

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Philippians 1:3-4

I thank my God every time I remember you, always praying joyfully in every one of my prayers for all of you

Numbers 25:11

"Eleazar's son Phinehas, grandson of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from Israel. Because his zealousness reflected my own zeal for them, I didn't consume Israel in my jealousy.

1 Kings 19:14

"I've been very zealous for the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies," he replied. "The Israelis have abandoned your covenant, demolished your altars, executed your prophets with swords, and I that's right, just me! am the only one left. Now they're seeking my life, to get rid of me!"

2 Kings 10:16

"If it is," Jehu replied, "Put out your hand." So Jehonadab stuck out his hand, and Jehu took him up to stand in his chariot. He told him, "Come with me and see my enthusiasm for the LORD!" So Jehu had Jehonadab ride in his chariot.

Luke 12:40

So be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at a time when you don't expect him."

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