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25 Bible Verses about Early Rising

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Mark 16:2

And very early on the first day of the week they came to the tomb; [by then] the sun had risen.

Proverbs 27:14

The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].

1 Samuel 1:19

The family rose early the next morning, worshiped before the Lord, and returned to their home in Ramah. Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the Lord remembered her.

Psalm 57:8

Awake, my glory (my inner self); awake, harp and lyre! I will awake right early [I will awaken the dawn]!

Exodus 9:13

Then the Lord said to Moses, Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh and say to him, Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

Song of Solomon 7:12

Let us go out early to the vineyards and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened, and whether the pomegranates are in bloom. There I will give you my love.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because you have done all these things, says the Lord, and [because] when I spoke to you persistently [even rising up early and speaking], you did not listen, and when I called you, you did not answer,

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines more and more (brighter and clearer) until [it reaches its full strength and glory in] the perfect day [to be prepared].

Psalm 139:9

If I take the wings of the morning or dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,

Genesis 19:27

Abraham went up early the next morning to the place where he [only the day before] had stood before the Lord.

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

1 Samuel 29:10

So now rise up early in the morning, with your master's servants who have come with you, and as soon as you are up and have light, depart.

Luke 24:1

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, [the women] went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had made ready.

Matthew 28:1

Now after the Sabbath, near dawn of the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala and the other Mary went to take a look at the tomb.

Job 1:5

And when the days of their feasting were over, Job sent for them to purify and hallow them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed or disowned God in their hearts. Thus did Job at all [such] times.

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Early rising » For devotions » To do evil

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

Zephaniah 3:7

I said, Only let her [reverently and worshipfully] fear Me, receive correction and instruction, and [Jerusalem's] dwelling shall not be cut off. However, I have punished her [according to all that I have appointed concerning her in the way of punishment], but all the more they are eager to make all their doings corrupt and infamous.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises with the light; he kills the poor and the needy, and in the night he becomes as a thief.

Numbers 14:40

And they rose early in the morning and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, Behold, we are here, and we intend to go up to the place which the Lord has promised, for we have sinned.

Early rising » Requisite for » Devotion

Isaiah 26:9

My soul yearns for You [O Lord] in the night, yes, my spirit within me seeks You earnestly; for [only] when Your judgments are in the earth will the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God).

Psalm 63:1

O God, You are my God, earnestly will I seek You; my inner self thirsts for You, my flesh longs and is faint for You, in a dry and weary land where no water is.

Psalm 88:13

But to You I cry, O Lord; and in the morning shall my prayer come to meet You.

Early rising » For devotions » Of jacob

Exodus 24:4

Moses wrote all the words of the Lord. He rose up early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve pillars representing Israel's twelve tribes.

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose early in the morning and took the stone he had put under his head, and he set it up for a pillar (a monument to the vision in his dream), and he poured oil on its top [in dedication].

Genesis 28:16-17

And Jacob awoke from his sleep and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place and I did not know it. He was afraid and said, How to be feared and reverenced is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gateway to heaven!

Early rising » Christ set an example of

John 8:2

Early in the morning (at dawn), He came back into the temple [ court], and the people came to Him in crowds. He sat down and was teaching them,

Luke 21:38

And early in the morning all the people came to Him in the temple [ porches or courts] to listen to Him.

Early rising » For devotions » Of david

Psalm 57:8

Awake, my glory (my inner self); awake, harp and lyre! I will awake right early [I will awaken the dawn]!

Early rising » For devotions » Of hezekiah

2 Chronicles 29:20

Then King Hezekiah rose early and gathered the officials of the city and went up to the house of the Lord.

Early rising » Neglect of, leads to poverty

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down and sleep -- " So will your poverty come like a robber or one who travels [with slowly but surely approaching steps] and your want like an armed man [making you helpless].

Early rising » Illustrates spiritual diligence

Romans 13:11-12

Besides this you know what [a critical] hour this is, how it is high time now for you to wake up out of your sleep (rouse to reality). For salvation (final deliverance) is nearer to us now than when we first believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Christ, the Messiah). The night is far gone and the day is almost here. Let us then drop (fling away) the works and deeds of darkness and put on the [full] armor of light.

Early rising » Practised by the wicked, for » Deceit

Proverbs 27:14

The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].

Early rising » Requisite for » Discharge of daily duties

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

When Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, he was told, Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up for himself a monument or trophy [of his victory] and passed on and went down to Gilgal.

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

So David rose up early next morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the provisions, and went, as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the encampment as the host going forth to the battleground shouted the battle cry.

Early rising » For devotions » Of samuel's parents

1 Samuel 1:19

The family rose early the next morning, worshiped before the Lord, and returned to their home in Ramah. Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the Lord remembered her.

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 19:27

Abraham went up early the next morning to the place where he [only the day before] had stood before the Lord.

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose early in the morning and took the stone he had put under his head, and he set it up for a pillar (a monument to the vision in his dream), and he poured oil on its top [in dedication].

Early rising » Requisite for » Executing God's commands

Genesis 22:3

So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and his son Isaac; and he split the wood for the burnt offering, and then began the trip to the place of which God had told him.

Early rising » For devotions » Morning devotions

Genesis 22:3

So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and his son Isaac; and he split the wood for the burnt offering, and then began the trip to the place of which God had told him.

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

And it was so. When he rose early next morning and squeezed the dew out of the fleece, he wrung from it a bowlful of water.

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

Joshua rose early in the morning and they removed from Shittim and came to the Jordan, he and all the Israelites, and lodged there before passing over.

Early rising » Practised by the wicked, for » Executing plans of evil

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work out evil upon their beds! When the morning is light, they perform and practice it because it is in their power.

Early rising » For devotions » Of jesus

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

And when they heard this, they accordingly went into the temple about daybreak and began to teach. Now the high priest and his supporters who were with him arrived and called together the council (Sanhedrin), even all the senate of the sons of Israel, and they sent to the prison to have [the apostles] brought.

Early rising » For devotions » Of job

Job 1:5

And when the days of their feasting were over, Job sent for them to purify and hallow them, and rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed or disowned God in their hearts. Thus did Job at all [such] times.

Early rising » To do evil

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

Zephaniah 3:7

I said, Only let her [reverently and worshipfully] fear Me, receive correction and instruction, and [Jerusalem's] dwelling shall not be cut off. However, I have punished her [according to all that I have appointed concerning her in the way of punishment], but all the more they are eager to make all their doings corrupt and infamous.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises with the light; he kills the poor and the needy, and in the night he becomes as a thief.

Numbers 14:40

And they rose early in the morning and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, Behold, we are here, and we intend to go up to the place which the Lord has promised, for we have sinned.