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25 Bible Verses about Early Rising

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Mark 16:2

Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb at sunrise.

Proverbs 27:14

If one blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.

1 Samuel 1:19

The next morning Elkanah and Hannah got up early to bow and to worship the Lord. Afterwards, they returned home to Ramah. Then Elkanah was intimate with his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her.

Psalm 57:8

Wake up, my soul! Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.

Exodus 9:13

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh. Tell him: This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

Song of Solomon 7:12

Let's go early to the vineyards; let's see if the vine has budded, if the blossom has opened, if the pomegranates are in bloom. There I will give you my love.

Jeremiah 7:13

Now, because you have done all these things"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"and because I have spoken to you time and time again but you wouldn't listen, and I have called to you, but you wouldn't answer,

Psalm 139:9

If I live at the eastern horizon [or] settle at the western limits,

Exodus 32:6

Early the next morning they arose, offered burnt offerings, and presented fellowship offerings. The people sat down to eat and drink, then got up to revel.

1 Samuel 29:10

So get up early in the morning, you and your masters' servants who came with you. When you've all gotten up early, go as soon as it's light."

Luke 24:1

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices they had prepared.

Matthew 28:1

After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to view the tomb.

Job 1:5

Whenever a round of banqueting was over, Job would send [for his children] and purify them, rising early in the morning to offer burnt offerings for all of them. For Job thought: Perhaps my children have sinned, having cursed God in their hearts. This was Job's regular practice.

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Early rising » For devotions » To do evil

Exodus 32:6

Early the next morning they arose, offered burnt offerings, and presented fellowship offerings. The people sat down to eat and drink, then got up to revel.

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.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy, and by night he becomes a thief.

Numbers 14:40

They got up early the next morning and went up the ridge of the hill country, saying, "Let's go to the place the Lord promised, for we were wrong."

Early rising » Requisite for » Devotion

Isaiah 26:9

I long for You in the night; yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You, for when Your judgments are [in] the land, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Psalm 88:13

But I call to You for help, Lord; in the morning my prayer meets You.

Early rising » For devotions » Of jacob

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. He rose early the next morning and set up an altar and 12 pillars for the 12 tribes of Israel at the base of the mountain.

Genesis 28:16-17

When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he said, "Surely the Lord is in this place, and I did not know it." He was afraid and said, "What an awesome place this is! This is none other than the house of God. This is the gate of heaven."

Early rising » Christ set an example of

John 8:2

At dawn He went to the temple complex again, and all the people were coming to Him. He sat down and began to teach them.

Luke 21:38

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

Early rising » For devotions » Of david

Psalm 57:8

Wake up, my soul! Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.

Early rising » For devotions » Of hezekiah

2 Chronicles 29:20

King Hezekiah got up early, gathered the city officials, and went up to the Lord's temple.

Early rising » Neglect of, leads to poverty

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you stay in bed, you slacker? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber, your need, like a bandit.

Early rising » Illustrates spiritual diligence

Romans 13:11-12

Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Early rising » Practised by the wicked, for » Deceit

Proverbs 27:14

If one blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.

Early rising » Requisite for » Discharge of daily duties

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

Early in the morning Samuel got up to confront Saul, but it was reported to Samuel, "Saul went to Carmel where he set up a monument for himself. Then he turned around and went down to Gilgal."

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

So David got up early in the morning, left the flock with someone to keep it, loaded up, and set out as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the perimeter of the camp as the army was marching out to its battle formation shouting their battle cry.

Early rising » For devotions » Of samuel's parents

1 Samuel 1:19

The next morning Elkanah and Hannah got up early to bow and to worship the Lord. Afterwards, they returned home to Ramah. Then Elkanah was intimate with his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her.

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Early rising » Requisite for » Executing God's commands

Genesis 22:3

So early in the morning Abraham got up, saddled his donkey, and took with him two of his young men and his son Isaac. He split wood for a burnt offering and set out to go to the place God had told him about.

Early rising » For devotions » Morning devotions

Genesis 22:3

So early in the morning Abraham got up, saddled his donkey, and took with him two of his young men and his son Isaac. He split wood for a burnt offering and set out to go to the place God had told him about.

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

And that is what happened. When he got up early in the morning, he squeezed the fleece and wrung dew out of it, filling a bowl with water.

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

Joshua started early the next morning and left Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing.

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

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans]on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.

Early rising » For devotions » Of jesus

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

In obedience to this, they entered the temple complex at daybreak and began to teach. When the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they convened the Sanhedrin-the full Senate of the sons of Israel-and sent [orders] to the jail to have them brought.

Early rising » For devotions » Of job

Job 1:5

Whenever a round of banqueting was over, Job would send [for his children] and purify them, rising early in the morning to offer burnt offerings for all of them. For Job thought: Perhaps my children have sinned, having cursed God in their hearts. This was Job's regular practice.

Early rising » To do evil

Exodus 32:6

Early the next morning they arose, offered burnt offerings, and presented fellowship offerings. The people sat down to eat and drink, then got up to revel.

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.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy, and by night he becomes a thief.

Numbers 14:40

They got up early the next morning and went up the ridge of the hill country, saying, "Let's go to the place the Lord promised, for we were wrong."

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