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Titus 2:7

And show your own self in all respects to be a pattern and a model of good deeds and works, teaching what is unadulterated, showing gravity [having the strictest regard for truth and purity of motive], with dignity and seriousness.

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Abasement » Examples of » Sennacherib

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the Lord sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the Assyrian king returned with shamed face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his god, they who were his own offspring slew him there with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the joyous and exultant city that dwelt carelessly [feeling so secure], that said in her heart, I am and there is none beside me. What a desolation she has become, a lair for [wild] beasts! Everyone who passes by her shall hiss and wave his hand [indicating his gratification].

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

That very hour the thing was [in process of] being fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar. He was driven from among men and did eat grass like oxen [as Daniel had said he would], and his body was wet with the dew of the heavens until his hair grew like eagles' [feathers] and his nails [were] like birds' [claws].

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

peres, Your kingdom and your kingship are divided and given to the Medes and Persians. [Foretold in Isa. 21:2, 5, 9.]

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host has He cast into the sea; his chosen captains also are sunk in the Red Sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

Then said Harbonah, one of the attendants serving the king, Behold, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman has made for Mordecai, whose warning saved the king, stands at the house of Haman. And the king said, Hang him on it!

Ablution » Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let a little water be brought, and you may wash your feet and recline and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 43:24

And the man brought the men into Joseph's house and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their donkeys provender.

Exodus 19:14

So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and sanctified them [set them apart for God], and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the floor, washed, anointed himself, changed his apparel, and went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. Then he came to his own house, and when he asked, they set food before him, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees and all of the Jews do not eat unless [merely for ceremonial reasons] they wash their hands [diligently up to the elbow] with clenched fist, adhering [carefully and faithfully] to the tradition of [practices and customs handed down to them by] their forefathers [to be observed].

Angels » Examples of » Meekness

Jude 1:9

But when [even] the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, judicially argued (disputed) about the body of Moses, he dared not [presume to] bring an abusive condemnation against him, but [simply] said, The Lord rebuke you!

2 Peter 2:11

Whereas [even] angels, though superior in might and power, do not bring a defaming charge against them before the Lord.

Apostates » Examples of

Judges 2:17

And yet they did not listen to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed down to them. They turned quickly out of the way in which their fathers had walked, who had obeyed the commandments of the Lord, and they did not so.

Deuteronomy 13:13

That certain base fellows have gone out from your midst and have enticed away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods -- "gods you have not known -- "

Exodus 32:1

When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, [they] gathered together to Aaron, and said to him, Up, make us gods to go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him.

Nehemiah 9:26

Yet they were disobedient and rebelled against You and cast Your law behind their back and killed Your prophets who accused and warned them to turn to You again; and they committed great and contemptible blasphemies.

Awakenings and religious reforms » Revivals (select reading, isa chap 35) isa 35 » Examples of

Acts 11:21

And the presence of the Lord was with them with power, so that a great number [learned] to believe (to adhere to and trust in and rely on the Lord) and turned and surrendered themselves to Him.

2 Chronicles 30:11

Yet, a few of Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 18:39

When all the people saw it, they fell on their faces and they said, The Lord, He is God! The Lord, He is God!

Acts 8:6

And great crowds of people with one accord listened to and heeded what was said by Philip, as they heard him and watched the miracles and wonders which he kept performing [from time to time].

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John -- "from where was it? From heaven or from men? And they reasoned and argued with one another, If we say, From heaven, He will ask us, Why then did you not believe him?

Luke 3:12

Even tax collectors came to be baptized, and they said to him, Teacher, what shall we do?

John 3:23

But John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, for there was an abundance of water there, and the people kept coming and being baptized.

Acts 10:37

The [same] message which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee after the baptism preached by John -- "

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized, and [while He was still] praying, the [visible] heaven was opened

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:9

In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

Baptism » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

And he took them the same hour of the night and bathed [them because of their bloody] wounds, and he was baptized immediately and all [the members of] his [household].

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Acts 16:15

And when she was baptized along with her household, she earnestly entreated us, saying, If in your opinion I am one really convinced [that Jesus is the Messiah and the Author of salvation] and that I will be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay. And she induced us [to do it].

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

But Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed [that Jesus is the Messiah and acknowledged Him with joyful trust as Savior and Lord], together with his entire household; and many of the Corinthians who listened [to Paul also] believed and were baptized.

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

And he ordered that the chariot be stopped; and both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and [Philip] baptized him.

Baptism » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Baptism » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

On hearing this they were baptized [again, this time] in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And instantly something like scales fell from [Saul's] eyes, and he recovered his sight. Then he arose and was baptized,

Battle of Life » Divine protection in the battle » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

We left the river Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was upon us, and He delivered us from the enemy and those who lay in wait by the way.

Daniel 6:22

My God has sent His angel and has shut the lions' mouths so that they have not hurt me, because I was found innocent and blameless before Him; and also before you, O king, [as you very well know] I have done no harm or wrong.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

And they journeyed and a terror from God fell on the towns round about them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 14:20

Coming between the host of Egypt and the host of Israel. It was a cloud and darkness to the Egyptians, but it gave light by night to the Israelites; and the one host did not come near the other all night.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

Beggars » Examples of

John 9:8

When the neighbors and those who used to know him by sight as a beggar saw him, they said, Is not this the man who used to sit and beg?

Acts 3:2

[When] a certain man crippled from his birth was being carried along, who was laid each day at that gate of the temple [which is] called Beautiful, so that he might beg for charitable gifts from those who entered the temple.

Mark 10:46

Then they came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, a son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside.

Luke 16:20

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To solomon

1 Kings 3:13

I have also given you what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that there shall not be any among the kings equal to you all your days.

1 Chronicles 29:25

And the Lord magnified Solomon exceedingly in the sight of all Israel and bestowed upon him such royal majesty as had not been on any king before him in Israel.

2 Chronicles 1:1

Solomon son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him and made him exceedingly great.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » Hezekiah prospered

2 Kings 18:6-7

For he clung and held fast to the Lord and ceased not to follow Him, but kept His commandments, as the Lord commanded Moses. And the Lord was with Hezekiah; he prospered wherever he went. And he rebelled against the king of Assyria and refused to serve him.

2 Chronicles 32:29

Moreover, he provided for himself cities and flocks and herds in abundance, for God had given him very great possessions.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To david

2 Samuel 5:10

David became greater and greater, for the Lord God of hosts was with him.

1 Chronicles 14:17

And the fame of David went out into all lands, and the Lord brought the fear of him upon all nations.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To job

Job 42:12

And the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Job 1:10

Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 17:3-5

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father [David]. He did not seek the Baals But sought and yearned with all his desire for the Lord, the God of his father, and walked in His commandments and not after the ways of Israel. Therefore the Lord established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor.

2 Chronicles 20:30

So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him rest round about.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To isaac

Genesis 26:12-24

Then Isaac sowed seed in that land and received in the same year a hundred times as much as he had planted, and the Lord favored him with blessings. And the man became great and gained more and more until he became very wealthy and distinguished; He owned flocks, herds, and a great supply of servants, and the Philistines envied him. read more.
Now all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had closed and filled with earth. And Abimelech said to Isaac, Go away from us, for you are much mightier than we are. So Isaac went away from there and pitched his tent in the Valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. And Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the names by which his father had called them. Now Isaac's servants dug in the valley and found there a well of living [spring] water. And the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours. And he named the well Esek [contention] because they quarreled with him. Then [his servants] dug another well, and they quarreled over that also; so he named it Sitnah [enmity]. And he moved away from there and dug another well, and for that one they did not quarrel. He named it Rehoboth [room], saying, For now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land. Now he went up from there to Beersheba. And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will favor you with blessings and multiply your descendants for the sake of My servant Abraham.

Genesis 26:28

They said, We saw that the Lord was certainly with you; so we said, Let there be now an oath between us [carrying a curse with it to befall the one who breaks it], even between you and us, and let us make a covenant with you

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To the widow of zerephath

1 Kings 17:12-16

And she said, As the Lord your God lives, I have not a loaf baked but only a handful of meal in the jar and a little oil in the bottle. See, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it -- "and die. Elijah said to her, Fear not; go and do as you have said. But make me a little cake of [it] first and bring it to me, and afterward prepare some for yourself and your son. For thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: The jar of meal shall not waste away or the bottle of oil fail until the day that the Lord sends rain on the earth. read more.
She did as Elijah said. And she and he and her household ate for many days. The jar of meal was not spent nor did the bottle of oil fail, according to the word which the Lord spoke through Elijah.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:5-15

He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the things of God; and as long as he sought (inquired of, yearned for) the Lord, God made him prosper. He went out against the Philistines and broke down the walls of Gath, of Jabneh, and of Ashdod, and built cities near Ashdod and elsewhere among the Philistines. And God helped him against the Philistines, and the Arabs who dwelt in Gur-baal and the Meunim. read more.
The Ammonites paid tribute to Uzziah, and his fame spread abroad even to the border of Egypt, for he became very strong. Also Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and at the angle of the wall, and fortified them. Also he built towers in the wilderness and hewed out many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the lowlands and in the tableland. And he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile fields [of Carmel], for he loved farming. And Uzziah had a combat army for waging war by regiments according to the number as recorded by Jeiel the secretary and Maaseiah the officer under the direction of Hananiah, one of the king's commanders. The whole number of the heads of fathers' houses of mighty men of valor was 2,600. Under their command was an army of 307,500 who could fight with mighty power to help the king against the enemy. Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, coats of mail, bows, and stones to sling. In Jerusalem he made machines invented by skillful men to be on the towers and the [corner] bulwarks, with which to shoot arrows and great stones. And his fame spread far, for he was marvelously helped till he was strong.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To elijah » Fed by ravens

1 Kings 17:2-7

And the word of the Lord came to him, saying, Go from here and turn east and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, east of the Jordan. You shall drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there. read more.
So he did according to the word of the Lord; he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, east of the Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning and bread and flesh in the evening, and he drank of the brook. After a while the brook dried up because there was no rain in the land.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To elijah » By an angel

1 Kings 19:5-8

As he lay asleep under the broom or juniper tree, behold, an angel touched him and said to him, Arise and eat. He looked, and behold, there was a cake baked on the coals, and a bottle of water at his head. And he ate and drank and lay down again. The angel of the Lord came the second time and touched him and said, Arise and eat, for the journey is too great for you. read more.
So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To asa

2 Chronicles 14:6-7

And he built fortified cities in Judah, for the land had rest. He had no war in those years, for the Lord gave him peace. Therefore he said to Judah, Let us build these cities and surround them with walls, towers, gates, and bars. The land is still ours, because we sought the Lord our God; we have sought Him [yearning for Him with all our desire] and He has given us rest and peace on every side. So they built and prospered.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » Hezekiah restored to health

2 Kings 20:1-7

In those days Hezekiah became deadly ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, Thus says the Lord: Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover. Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying, I beseech You, O Lord, [earnestly] remember now how I have walked before You in faithfulness and truth and with a whole heart [entirely devoted to You] and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly. read more.
Before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: Turn back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of My people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your [forefather]: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord. I will add to your life fifteen years and deliver you and this city [Jerusalem] out of the hand of the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city for My own sake and for My servant David's sake. And Isaiah said, Bring a cake of figs. Let them lay it on the burning inflammation, that he may recover.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To jacob

Genesis 35:9-15

And God [in a distinctly visible manifestation] appeared to Jacob again when he came out of Padan-aram, and declared a blessing on him. Again God said to him, Your name is Jacob [supplanter]; you shall not be called Jacob any longer, but Israel shall be your name. So He called him Israel [contender with God]. And God said to him, I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall come from you and kings shall be born of your stock; read more.
The land which I gave Abraham and Isaac I will give to you, and to your descendants after you I will give the land. Then God ascended from him in the place where He talked with him. And Jacob set up a pillar (monument) in the place where he talked with [God], a pillar of stone; and he poured a drink offering on it and he poured oil on it. And Jacob called the name of the place where God had talked with him Bethel [house of God].

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To jotham

2 Chronicles 27:6

So Jotham grew mighty, for he ordered his ways in the sight of the Lord his God.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To obed-edom

2 Samuel 6:11

And the ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite for three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and all his household.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To the israelites » In egypt

Exodus 11:3

And the Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses was exceedingly great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants and of the people.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To abraham

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To daniel

Daniel 1:9

Now God made Daniel to find favor, compassion, and loving-kindness with the chief of the eunuchs.

Blessing » Temporal » From God » Examples of » To noah, at the time of the flood

Genesis 7:1

And the Lord said to Noah, Come with all your household into the ark, for I have seen you to be righteous (upright and in right standing) before Me in this generation.

Boldness » Boldness, holy » Examples of

Acts 4:13

Now when they saw the boldness and unfettered eloquence of Peter and John and perceived that they were unlearned and untrained in the schools [common men with no educational advantages], they marveled; and they recognized that they had been with Jesus.

Mark 15:43

Joseph, he of Arimathea, noble and honorable in rank and a respected member of the council (Sanhedrin), who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, daring the consequences, took courage and ventured to go to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

Acts 9:29

Preaching freely and confidently and boldly in the name of the Lord. And he spoke and discussed with and disputed against the Hellenists (the Grecian Jews), but they were seeking to slay him.

Acts 14:3

So [Paul and Barnabas] stayed on there for a long time, speaking freely and fearlessly and boldly in the Lord, Who continued to bear testimony to the Word of His grace, granting signs and wonders to be performed by their hands.

More verses: Acts 19:8 Acts 28:31

Bribery » Examples of

1 Kings 15:19

Let there be a league between me and you, as was between my father and your father. Behold, I am sending you a present of silver and gold; go, break your league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may withdraw from me.

Judges 16:5

And the lords of the Philistines came to her and said to her, Entice him and see in what his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him that we may bind him to subdue him. And we will each give you 1,100 pieces of silver.

Esther 3:9

If it pleases the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay 10,000 talents of silver into the hands of those who have charge of the king's business, that it may be brought into the king's treasuries.

Matthew 28:12

And when they [the chief priests] had gathered with the elders and had consulted together, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers,

More verses: Mark 14:11 Acts 8:18

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 9:1

And David said, Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul to whom I may show kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Proverbs 31:26

She opens her mouth in skillful and godly Wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness [giving counsel and instruction].

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 50:21

Now therefore, do not be afraid. I will provide for and support you and your little ones. And he comforted them [imparting cheer, hope, strength] and spoke to their hearts [kindly].

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » moses

Exodus 2:17

The shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses stood up and helped them and watered their flock.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The philippian jailer

Acts 16:33

And he took them the same hour of the night and bathed [them because of their bloody] wounds, and he was baptized immediately and all [the members of] his [household].

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The good samaritan

Luke 10:34

And went to him and dressed his wounds, pouring on [them] oil and wine. Then he set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The barbarians

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Boaz

Ruth 2:16

And let fall some handfuls for her on purpose and let them lie there for her to glean, and do not rebuke her.

Brotherly love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

Being especially distressed and sorrowful because he had stated that they were about to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

Who risked their lives [endangering their very necks] for my life. To them not only I but also all the churches among the Gentiles give thanks.

Business life » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very angry and said to the Lord, Do not respect their offering! I have not taken one donkey from them, nor have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover, they did not require an accounting from the men into whose hands they delivered the money to be paid to the workmen, for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

The man told Joab, Though I should receive 1,000 pieces of silver, yet I would not put forth my hand against the king's son. For in our hearing the king charged you, Abishai, and Ittai, Have a care, whoever you be, for the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you, and I will not eat bread or drink water in this place.

Business life » Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

Jezebel his wife said to him, Do you not govern Israel? Arise, eat food, and let your heart be happy. I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

Genesis 21:25

When Abraham complained to and reasoned with Abimelech about a well of water [Abimelech's] servants had violently seized,

Genesis 26:20

And the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours. And he named the well Esek [contention] because they quarreled with him.

Genesis 31:41

I have been twenty years in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks; and you have changed my wages ten times.

Joshua 7:11

Israel has sinned; they have transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. They have taken some of the things devoted [for destruction]; they have stolen, and lied, and put them among their own baggage.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Business life » Contracts » Examples of

Genesis 23:20

The field and the cave in it were conveyed to Abraham for a permanent burial place by the sons of Heth.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now formerly in Israel this was the custom concerning redeeming and exchanging. To confirm a transaction, a man pulled off his sandal and gave it to the other. This was the way of attesting in Israel. Therefore, when the kinsman said to Boaz, Buy it for yourself, he pulled off his sandal.

1 Kings 5:8-11

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things for which you sent to me; I will do all you wish concerning the cedar and cypress timber. My servants shall bring the logs down from Lebanon to the sea, make them into rafts, and float them by sea to the place that you direct. I will have them released there, and you shall take them away. And you shall fulfill my desire by providing food for my household. So Hiram gave Solomon all the cedar and cypress trees he desired, read more.
And Solomon gave Hiram 20,000 measures of wheat for food for his household, and 20 measures of pure, beaten oil. He gave these to Hiram yearly.

Catholicity » Examples of

Acts 10:47

Can anyone forbid or refuse water for baptizing these people, seeing that they have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?

Acts 8:14

Now when the apostles (special messengers) at Jerusalem heard that [the country of] Samaria had accepted and welcomed the Word of God, they sent Peter and John to them,

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they were quieted and made no further objection. And they glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance unto [real] life [after resurrection].

Acts 15:19

Therefore it is my opinion that we should not put obstacles in the way of and annoy and disturb those of the Gentiles who turn to God,

Romans 1:14

Both to Greeks and to barbarians (to the cultured and to the uncultured), both to the wise and the foolish, I have an obligation to discharge and a duty to perform and a debt to pay.

Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let a little water be brought, and you may wash your feet and recline and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 43:24

And the man brought the men into Joseph's house and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their donkeys provender.

Exodus 19:14

So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and sanctified them [set them apart for God], and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the floor, washed, anointed himself, changed his apparel, and went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. Then he came to his own house, and when he asked, they set food before him, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees and all of the Jews do not eat unless [merely for ceremonial reasons] they wash their hands [diligently up to the elbow] with clenched fist, adhering [carefully and faithfully] to the tradition of [practices and customs handed down to them by] their forefathers [to be observed].

Contracts » Examples of

Genesis 23:20

The field and the cave in it were conveyed to Abraham for a permanent burial place by the sons of Heth.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now formerly in Israel this was the custom concerning redeeming and exchanging. To confirm a transaction, a man pulled off his sandal and gave it to the other. This was the way of attesting in Israel. Therefore, when the kinsman said to Boaz, Buy it for yourself, he pulled off his sandal.

1 Kings 5:8-11

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things for which you sent to me; I will do all you wish concerning the cedar and cypress timber. My servants shall bring the logs down from Lebanon to the sea, make them into rafts, and float them by sea to the place that you direct. I will have them released there, and you shall take them away. And you shall fulfill my desire by providing food for my household. So Hiram gave Solomon all the cedar and cypress trees he desired, read more.
And Solomon gave Hiram 20,000 measures of wheat for food for his household, and 20 measures of pure, beaten oil. He gave these to Hiram yearly.

Conversion » Of the gentiles » Examples of

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified (praised and gave thanks for) the Word of God; and as many as were destined (appointed and ordained) to eternal life believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Jesus as the Christ and their Savior).

Acts 10:45

And the believers from among the circumcised [the Jews] who came with Peter were surprised and amazed, because the free gift of the Holy Spirit had been bestowed and poured out largely even on the Gentiles.

Acts 18:6

But since they kept opposing and abusing and reviling him, he shook out his clothing [against them] and said to them, Your blood be upon your [own] heads! I am innocent [of it]. From now on I will go to the Gentiles (the heathen).

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel then blew [his] trumpet, and there were mighty voices in heaven, shouting, The dominion (kingdom, sovereignty, rule) of the world has now come into the possession and become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ (the Messiah), and He shall reign forever and ever (for the eternities of the eternities)!

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles (special messengers) and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard [with astonishment] that the Gentiles (heathen) also had received and accepted and welcomed the Word of God [the doctrine concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God].

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Job

Jeremiah 3:21

A voice is heard on the bare heights, the weeping and pleading of the sons of Israel, because they have perverted their ways, they have [eagerly] forgotten the Lord their God.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

Because your heart was [tender and] penitent and you humbled yourself before the Lord when you heard what I said against this place and against its inhabitants, that they should become a desolation, [an astonishment and] a curse, and you have rent your clothes and wept before Me, I also have heard you, says the Lord.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard those words of Elijah, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his flesh, fasted, lay in sackcloth, and went quietly.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The ninevites

Jonah 3:6-9

For word came to the king of Nineveh [of all that had happened to Jonah, and his terrifying message from God], and he arose from his throne and he laid his robe aside, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes. And he made proclamation and published through Nineveh, By the decree of the king and his nobles: Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste anything; let them not feed nor drink water. But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth and let them cry mightily to God. Yes, let every one turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands. read more.
Who can tell, God may turn and revoke His sentence against us [when we have met His terms], and turn away from His fierce anger so that we perish not.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The prodigal son

Luke 15:21

And the son said to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son [I no longer deserve to be recognized as a son of yours]!

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The publican

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, [merely] standing at a distance, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but kept striking his breast, saying, O God, be favorable (be gracious, be merciful) to me, the especially wicked sinner that I am!

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Peter

Mark 14:72

And at once for the second time a cock crowed. And Peter remembered how Jesus said to him, Before a cock crows twice, you will utterly deny Me [disclaiming all connection with Me] three times. And having put his thought upon it [and remembering], he broke down and wept aloud and lamented.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Israel in ezra's time

Ezra 10:1

Now while Ezra prayed and made confession, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there gathered to him out of Israel a very great assembly of men, women, and children; for the people wept bitterly.

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

Listen now to [me]; I will counsel you, and God will be with you. You shall represent the people before God, bringing their cases and causes to Him,

1 Kings 12:7

And they said to him, If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them and answer them with good words, they will be your servants forever.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you; break off your sins and show the reality of your repentance by righteousness (right standing with God and moral and spiritual rectitude and rightness in every area and relation) and liberate yourself from your iniquities by showing mercy and loving-kindness to the poor and oppressed, that [if the king will repent] there may possibly be a continuance and lengthening of your peace and tranquility and a healing of your error.

Matthew 27:19

Also, while he was seated on the judgment bench, his wife sent him a message, saying, Have nothing to do with that just and upright Man, for I have had a painful experience today in a dream because of Him.

More verses: Acts 5:35

Counsel » Wives » Examples of

2 Kings 4:8-10

One day Elisha went on to Shunem, where a rich and influential woman lived, who insisted on his eating a meal. Afterward, whenever he passed by, he stopped there for a meal. And she said to her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God who passes by continually. Let us make a small chamber on the [housetop] and put there for him a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp. Then whenever he comes to us, he can go [up the outside stairs and rest] here.

Matthew 27:19

Also, while he was seated on the judgment bench, his wife sent him a message, saying, Have nothing to do with that just and upright Man, for I have had a painful experience today in a dream because of Him.

Judges 13:22-23

And Manoah said to his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God. But his [sensible] wife said to him, If the Lord were pleased to kill us, He would not have received a burnt offering and a cereal offering from our hands, nor have shown us all these things or now have announced such things as these.

Daniel 5:10-12

Now the queen [mother], overhearing the exciting words of the king and his lords, came into the banquet house. The queen [mother] said, O king, live forever! Do not be alarmed at your thoughts or let your cheerful expression and the color of your face be changed. There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the Spirit of the holy God [or gods], and in the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him; and King Nebuchadnezzar, your father -- "the king, I say, your father -- "appointed him master of the magicians, enchanters or soothsayers, Chaldeans, and astrologers, Because an excellent spirit, knowledge, and understanding to interpret dreams, clarify riddles, and solve knotty problems were found in this same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.

Courage » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 12:7

Then Nathan said to David, You are the man! Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: I anointed you king of Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul.

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the Lord.

1 Samuel 17:32

David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of this Philistine; your servant will go out and fight with him.

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, As the Lord lives, I will speak what the Lord says to me.

2 Kings 3:14

And Elisha said, As the Lord of hosts lives, before Whom I stand, surely, were it not that I respect the presence of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, I would neither look at you nor see you [King Joram].

Courage » Examples of » Christ

Hebrews 11:23

[Prompted] by faith Moses, after his birth, was kept concealed for three months by his parents, because they saw how comely the child was; and they were not overawed and terrified by the king's decree.

John 19:10-11

So Pilate said to Him, Will You not speak [even] to me? Do You not know that I have power (authority) to release You and I have power to crucify You? Jesus answered, You would not have any power or authority whatsoever against (over) Me if it were not given you from above. For this reason the sin and guilt of the one who delivered Me over to you is greater.

Hebrews 11:27

[Motivated] by faith he left Egypt behind him, being unawed and undismayed by the wrath of the king; for he never flinched but held staunchly to his purpose and endured steadfastly as one who gazed on Him Who is invisible.

Courage » Examples of » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house, and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he got down upon his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.

Matthew 14:4

For John had said to him, It is not lawful or right for you to have her.

Courage » Examples of » Caleb

Joshua 14:12

So now give me this hill country of which the Lord spoke that day. For you heard then how the [giantlike] Anakim were there and that the cities were great and fortified; if the Lord will be with me, I shall drive them out just as the Lord said.

Judges 5:18

But Zebulun was a people who endangered their lives to the death; Naphtali did also on the heights of the field.

Courage » Examples of » The three captives

Daniel 3:16-17

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, it is not necessary for us to answer you on this point. If our God Whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.

Courage » Examples of » Jonathan

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to his young armor-bearer, Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised; it may be that the Lord will work for us. For there is nothing to prevent the Lord from saving by many or by few.

Courage » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

But I said, Should such a man as I flee? And what man such as I could go into the temple [where only the priests are allowed to go] and yet live? I will not go in.

Cruelty » Examples of

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people who were there, and put them to [work with] saws and iron threshing sledges and axes, and made them labor at the brickkiln. And he did this to all the Ammonite cities. Then [he] and all the men returned to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 25:7

And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes and put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in double fetters [hands and feet] and carried him to Babylon. [Foretold in Jer. 34:3; Ezek. 12:13.]

Judges 1:6

Adoni-bezek fled, but they pursued him and caught him and cut off his thumbs and his big toes.

Acts 16:24

He, having received [so strict a] charge, put them into the inner prison (the dungeon) and fastened their feet in the stocks.

Exodus 1:22

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son born [to the Hebrews] you shall cast into the river [Nile], but every daughter you shall allow to live.

Cursing » Examples of

2 Samuel 16:5

When King David came to Bahurim, a man of the family of the house of Saul, Shimei son of Gera, came out and cursed continually as he came.

Matthew 26:74

Then Peter began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, I do not even know the Man! And at that moment a rooster crowed.

1 Samuel 17:43

And the Philistine said to David, Am I a dog, that you should come to me with sticks? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

Jezebel his wife said to him, Do you not govern Israel? Arise, eat food, and let your heart be happy. I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

Genesis 21:25

When Abraham complained to and reasoned with Abimelech about a well of water [Abimelech's] servants had violently seized,

Genesis 26:20

And the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours. And he named the well Esek [contention] because they quarreled with him.

Genesis 31:41

I have been twenty years in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks; and you have changed my wages ten times.

Joshua 7:11

Israel has sinned; they have transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. They have taken some of the things devoted [for destruction]; they have stolen, and lied, and put them among their own baggage.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Disobedience » Examples of

Joshua 7:1

But the Israelites committed a trespass in regard to the devoted things; for Achan son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the things devoted [for destruction]. And the anger of the Lord burned against Israel.

Jonah 1:3

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from being in the presence of the Lord [as His prophet] and went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish [the most remote of the Phoenician trading places then known]. So he paid the appointed fare and went down into the ship to go with them to Tarshish from being in the presence of the Lord [as His servant and minister].

Leviticus 10:1

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange and unholy fire before the Lord, as He had not commanded them.

Genesis 3:11

And He said, Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you that you should not eat?

Genesis 19:26

But [Lot's] wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Dissimulation » Examples of

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoah and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, Pretend to be a mourner; put on mourning apparel, do not anoint yourself with oil, but act like a woman who has long been mourning for the dead.

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behavior before them, and pretended to be insane in their [Philistine] hands, and scribbled on the gate doors, and drooled on his beard.

Luke 20:20

So they watched [for an opportunity to ensnare] Him, and sent spies who pretended to be upright (honest and sincere), that they might lay hold of something He might say, so as to turn Him over to the control and authority of the governor.

2 Kings 10:19

So call to me all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers, and all his priests. Let none be missing, for I have a great sacrifice to make to Baal; whoever is missing shall not live. But Jehu did it with trickery, intending to destroy the Baal worshipers.

Acts 23:15

So now you, along with the council (Sanhedrin), give notice to the commandant to bring [Paul] down to you, as if you were going to investigate his case more accurately. But we [ourselves] are ready to slay him before he comes near.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

And they have cast lots for My people, and have given a boy for a harlot and have sold a girl for juice [of the grape] and have drunk it.

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says in his heart, My master is late in coming, and begins to strike the menservants and the maids and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating each one [hurries] to get his own supper first [not waiting for the poor], and one goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house like the feast of a king. And [his] heart was merry, for he was very drunk; so she told him nothing at all until the morning light.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

David invited him, and he ate with him and drank, so that he made him drunk; but that night he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord and did not go down to his house.

Drunkenness » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon. But Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

Come, say they, We will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink! And tomorrow shall be as this day, a day great beyond measure.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

Elah's servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against Elah. He was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Noah

Drunkenness » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king's heart was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who ministered to King Ahasuerus as attendants,

Drunkenness » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men.

Envy » Forbidden » Examples of

Numbers 16:3

And they gathered together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, [Enough of you!] You take too much upon yourselves, seeing that all the congregation is holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you lift yourselves up above the assembly of the Lord?

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and satraps sought to find occasion [to bring accusation] against Daniel concerning the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault, for he was faithful, nor was there any error or fault found in him.

Genesis 4:5

But for Cain and his offering He had no respect or regard. So Cain was exceedingly angry and indignant, and he looked sad and depressed.

Genesis 26:14

He owned flocks, herds, and a great supply of servants, and the Philistines envied him.

Genesis 37:11

Joseph's brothers envied him and were jealous of him, but his father observed the saying and pondered over it.

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

But the princes of the Ammonites said to Hanun their lord, Do you think that it is because David honors your father that he has sent comforters to you? Has he not rather sent his servants to you to search the city, spy it out, and overthrow it?

Job 1:11

But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has, and he will curse You to Your face.

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of [the golden calf shrine at] Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.

Fasting » Examples of » Israel

1 Samuel 20:34

So Jonathan arose from the table in fierce anger, and ate no food that second day of the month, for he grieved for David because his father had disgraced him.

2 Samuel 3:35

All the people came to urge David to eat food while it was yet day; but David took an oath, saying, May God do so to me, and more also, if I taste bread or anything else, till the sun is down.

1 Samuel 31:13

And they took their bones and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

1 Samuel 7:6

So they gathered at Mizpah and drew water and poured it out before the Lord and fasted on that day and said there, We have sinned against the Lord. And Samuel judged the Israelites at Mizpah.

Fasting » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard those words of Elijah, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his flesh, fasted, lay in sackcloth, and went quietly.

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

1 Chronicles 10:12

All the brave men arose, took away the bodies of Saul and his sons, brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh; then they fasted seven days.

Fasting » Examples of » -ezra

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra came from before the house of God and went into the lodging place of Jehohanan son of Eliashib [for the night]. There he ate no bread and drank no water, for he mourned over the returned exiles' faithlessness [and violation of God's law].

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and passed the night fasting, neither were instruments of music or dancing girls brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.

Nehemiah 9:1

Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month, the Israelites were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth and with earth upon their heads.

Fasting » Examples of » moses

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he ate no bread and drank no water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Judges 20:26

Then all the Israelites, the whole army, went up and came to the house of God [Bethel] and wept; and they sat there before the Lord and fasted that day until evening and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord.

Fasting » Examples of » Daniel

Daniel 10:3

I ate no pleasant or desirable food, nor did any meat or wine come into my mouth; and I did not anoint myself at all for the full three weeks.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul and barnabas

Acts 27:33

While they waited until it should become day, Paul entreated them all to take some food, saying, This is the fourteenth day that you have been continually in suspense and on the alert without food, having eaten nothing.

Fasting » Examples of » Christ

Luke 4:1-2

Then Jesus, full of and controlled by the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led in [by] the [Holy] Spirit For (during) forty days in the wilderness (desert), where He was tempted ( tried, tested exceedingly) by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, He was hungry.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul

Acts 9:9

And he was unable to see for three days, and he neither ate nor drank [anything].

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, This is now the fourth day since about this time I was observing the ninth hour (three o'clock in the afternoon) of prayer in my lodging place; [suddenly] a man stood before me in dazzling apparel,

Fasting » Examples of » Leaders in the church at antioch

Acts 13:2-3

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Separate now for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them. Then after fasting and praying, they put their hands on them and sent them away.

Filial honour » Examples of » Jesus

Luke 2:51

And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart.

John 19:25-26

But by the cross of Jesus stood His mother, His mother's sister, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. So Jesus, seeing His mother there, and the disciple whom He loved standing near, said to His mother, [ Dear] woman, See, [here is] your son!

Filial honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

And we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, in all that he charged us, to drink no wine all our days -- "we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters -- "

Filial honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you. And he [testing Elisha] said, Go on back. What have I done to you? [Settle it for yourself.]

Filial honour » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard and chief executioner; and we told him our dreams, and he interpreted them to us, to each man according to the significance of his dream.

Filial honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, Let my father [of Moabite descent] and my mother, I pray you, come out [of Judah] and be with you till I know what God will do for me.

Filial honour » Examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set at his right hand for her, the king's mother.

Forsaking God » Examples of

1 Kings 11:33

Because they have forsaken Me and have worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the Ammonites, and have not walked in My ways, to do what is right in My sight, keeping My statutes and My ordinances as did David his father.

2 Chronicles 12:1

When Rehoboam had established the kingdom and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the Lord, and all Israel with him.

Jeremiah 17:13

O Lord, the Hope of Israel, all who forsake You shall be put to shame. They who depart from You and me [Your prophet] shall [disappear like] writing upon the ground, because they have forsaken the Lord, the Fountain of living waters.

Deuteronomy 28:20

The Lord shall send you curses, confusion, and rebuke in every enterprise to which you set your hand, until you are destroyed, perishing quickly because of the evil of your doings by which you have forsaken me [Moses and God as one].

Judges 10:13

Yet you have forsaken Me and served other gods; therefore I will deliver you no more.

Gentiles » Conversion of » Examples of

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified (praised and gave thanks for) the Word of God; and as many as were destined (appointed and ordained) to eternal life believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Jesus as the Christ and their Savior).

Acts 10:45

And the believers from among the circumcised [the Jews] who came with Peter were surprised and amazed, because the free gift of the Holy Spirit had been bestowed and poured out largely even on the Gentiles.

Acts 18:6

But since they kept opposing and abusing and reviling him, he shook out his clothing [against them] and said to them, Your blood be upon your [own] heads! I am innocent [of it]. From now on I will go to the Gentiles (the heathen).

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel then blew [his] trumpet, and there were mighty voices in heaven, shouting, The dominion (kingdom, sovereignty, rule) of the world has now come into the possession and become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ (the Messiah), and He shall reign forever and ever (for the eternities of the eternities)!

Acts 11:1

Now the apostles (special messengers) and the brethren who were throughout Judea heard [with astonishment] that the Gentiles (heathen) also had received and accepted and welcomed the Word of God [the doctrine concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God].

Glorifying God » Duty of » Examples of

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not reverence and glorify Your name, O Lord [giving You honor and praise in worship]? For You only are holy. All the nations shall come and pay homage and adoration to You, for Your just judgments (Your righteous sentences and deeds) have been made known and displayed.

1 Chronicles 29:11

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and the earth is Yours; Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and Yours it is to be exalted as Head over all.

Matthew 15:31

So that the crowd was amazed when they saw the dumb speaking, the maimed made whole, the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they recognized and praised and thanked and glorified the God of Israel.

God » Trust in » Examples of

2 Timothy 1:12

And this is why I am suffering as I do. Still I am not ashamed, for I know (perceive, have knowledge of, and am acquainted with) Him Whom I have believed (adhered to and trusted in and relied on), and I am [positively] persuaded that He is able to guard and keep that which has been entrusted to me and which I have committed [to Him] until that day.

Job 13:15

[I do it because, though He slay me, yet will I wait for and trust Him and] behold, He will slay me; I have no hope -- "nevertheless, I will maintain and argue my ways before Him and even to His face.

1 Timothy 4:10

With a view to this we toil and strive, [yes and] suffer reproach, because we have [fixed our] hope on the living God, Who is the Savior (Preserver, Maintainer, Deliverer) of all men, especially of those who believe (trust in, rely on, and adhere to Him).

2 Kings 18:5

Hezekiah trusted in, leaned on, and was confident in the Lord, the God of Israel; so that neither after him nor before him was any one of all the kings of Judah like him.

God » Love to » Examples of

Psalm 42:1

As the hart pants and longs for the water brooks, so I pant and long for You, O God.

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but You? And I have no delight or desire on earth besides You.

Psalm 84:2

My soul yearns, yes, even pines and is homesick for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out and sing for joy to the living God.

More verses: Psalm 18:1 Psalm 116:1

God » Mercy of » Examples of

Ezra 9:13

And after all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and for our great guilt, seeing that You, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserved and have given us such a remnant,

Genesis 19:16

But while he lingered, the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the hand, for the Lord was merciful to him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city and left him there.

Psalm 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great are His mercy and loving-kindness toward those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him.

Genesis 18:26

And the Lord said, If I find in the city of Sodom fifty righteous (upright and in right standing with God), I will spare the whole place for their sake.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to obey, nor were they mindful of Your wonders and miracles which You did among them; but they stiffened their necks and in their rebellion appointed a captain, that they might return to their bondage [in Egypt]. But You are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great steadfast love; and You did not forsake them.

More verses: Nehemiah 9:31

God » Protection of » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

We left the river Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was upon us, and He delivered us from the enemy and those who lay in wait by the way.

Daniel 6:22

My God has sent His angel and has shut the lions' mouths so that they have not hurt me, because I was found innocent and blameless before Him; and also before you, O king, [as you very well know] I have done no harm or wrong.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

And they journeyed and a terror from God fell on the towns round about them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 14:20

Coming between the host of Egypt and the host of Israel. It was a cloud and darkness to the Egyptians, but it gave light by night to the Israelites; and the one host did not come near the other all night.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

God » God's Judgments » Drought » General references to » Examples of

1 Kings 17:1

Elijah the Tishbite, of the temporary residents of Gilead, said to Ahab, As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, before Whom I stand, there shall not be dew or rain these years but according to My word.

Jeremiah 14:4

Because the ground is cracked and the tillers are dismayed, since there has been no rain on the land, the plowmen are put to shame, and they cover their heads.

Joel 1:19

O Lord, to You will I cry, for the fire has devoured the pastures and folds of the plain and the wilderness, and flame has burned all the trees of the field.

Amos 4:7

And also I withheld the rain from you when there were yet three months to the harvest. I caused it to rain upon one city and caused it not to rain upon another city; one piece of ground was rained upon, and the piece upon which it did not rain withered.

Haggai 1:11

And I have called for a drought upon the land and the hill country, upon the grain, the fresh wine, the oil, upon what the ground brings forth, upon men and cattle, and upon all the [wearisome] toil of [men's] hands.

More verses: James 5:17

Good » Works encouraged » Examples of

Revelation 2:2

I know your industry and activities, laborious toil and trouble, and your patient endurance, and how you cannot tolerate wicked [men] and have tested and critically appraised those who call [themselves] apostles (special messengers of Christ) and yet are not, and have found them to be impostors and liars.

Matthew 25:35-36

For I was hungry and you gave Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you brought Me together with yourselves and welcomed and entertained and lodged Me, I was naked and you clothed Me, I was sick and you visited Me with help and ministering care, I was in prison and you came to see Me.

Nehemiah 13:14

O my God, [earnestly] remember me concerning this and wipe not out my good deeds and kindnesses done for the house of my God and for His service.

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The boy Christ

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The thessalonians

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought and indeed are obligated [as those in debt] to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing exceedingly and the love of every one of you each toward the others is increasing and abounds.

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The boy samuel

spiritual Growth » Examples of » John the baptist

spiritual Growth » Examples of » Paul

Acts 9:22

But Saul increased all the more in strength, and continued to confound and put to confusion the Jews who lived in Damascus by comparing and examining evidence and proving that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah).

divine Guidance » Promised to the obedient » Examples of

Nehemiah 9:19

You in Your great mercy forsook them not in the wilderness; the pillar of the cloud departed not from them by day to lead them in the way, nor the pillar of fire by night to light the way they should go.

Psalm 78:14

In the daytime also He led them with a [pillar of] cloud and all the night with a light of fire.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau was a cunning and skilled hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a plain and quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Matthew 2:9

When they had listened to the king, they went their way, and behold, the star which had been seen in the east in its rising went before them until it came and stood over the place where the young Child was.

Hardness (of heart) » Examples of

Mark 3:5

And He glanced around at them with vexation and anger, grieved at the hardening of their hearts, and said to the man, Hold out your hand. He held it out, and his hand was [completely] restored.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was temporary relief, he made his heart stubborn and hard and would not listen or heed them, just as the Lord had said.

Mark 16:14

Afterward He appeared to the Eleven [apostles themselves] as they reclined at table; and He reproved and reproached them for their unbelief (their lack of faith) and their hardness of heart, because they had refused to believe those who had seen Him and looked at Him attentively after He had risen [ from death].

Jeremiah 5:3

O Lord, do not your eyes look on the truth? [They have meant to please You outwardly, but You look on their hearts.] You have stricken them, but they have not grieved; You have consumed them, but they have refused to take correction or instruction. They have made their faces harder than a rock, they have refused to repent and return to You.

Hatred » Examples of » Of the saints

Luke 6:22

Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you when people despise (hate) you, and when they exclude and excommunicate you [as disreputable] and revile and denounce you and defame and cast out and spurn your name as evil (wicked) on account of the Son of Man.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at His word: Your brethren who hate you, who cast you out for My name's sake, have said, Let the Lord be glorified, that we may see your joy! But it is they who shall be put to shame.

More verses: Luke 21:17 1 John 3:13

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 6:11

But they were filled with lack of understanding and senseless rage and discussed (consulted) with one another what they might do to Jesus.

Luke 19:14

But his citizens detested him and sent an embassy after him to say, We do not want this man to become ruler over us.

John 7:7

The world cannot [be expected to] hate you, but it does hate Me because I denounce it for its wicked works and reveal that its doings are evil.

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, the month of Adar, on the thirteenth day of Adar when the king's command and his edict were about to be executed, on the [very] day that the enemies of the Jews had planned for a massacre of them, it was turned to the contrary and the Jews had rule over those who hated them.

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down or do him reverence, he was very angry. But he scorned laying hands only on Mordecai. So since they had told him Mordecai's nationality, Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Titus 3:3

For we also were once thoughtless and senseless, obstinate and disobedient, deluded and misled; [we too were once] slaves to all sorts of cravings and pleasures, wasting our days in malice and jealousy and envy, hateful (hated, detestable) and hating one another.

Acts 23:12

Now when daylight came, the Jews formed a plot and bound themselves by an oath and under a curse neither to eat nor drink till they had done away with Paul.

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

But when his brothers saw that their father loved [Joseph] more than all of his brothers, they hated him and could not say, Peace [in friendly greeting] to him or speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

For John had told Herod, It is not lawful and you have no right to have your brother's wife. And Herodias was angry (enraged) with him and held a grudge against him and wanted to kill him; but she could not,

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

[Ahab] king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good for me, but evil. Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say that.

Hindrances » Opposers » Examples of

Zechariah 3:1

Then [the guiding angel] showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at Joshua's right hand to be his adversary and to accuse him.

Acts 18:6

But since they kept opposing and abusing and reviling him, he shook out his clothing [against them] and said to them, Your blood be upon your [own] heads! I am innocent [of it]. From now on I will go to the Gentiles (the heathen).

2 Timothy 3:8

Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned.

Nehemiah 4:8

And they all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem, to injure and cause confusion and failure in it.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the wise man -- "for that is the translation of his name [ which he had given himself] -- "opposed them, seeking to keep the proconsul from accepting the faith.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

Genesis 22:2

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

Honesty » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very angry and said to the Lord, Do not respect their offering! I have not taken one donkey from them, nor have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover, they did not require an accounting from the men into whose hands they delivered the money to be paid to the workmen, for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, You have not defrauded us or oppressed us or taken anything from any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

The man told Joab, Though I should receive 1,000 pieces of silver, yet I would not put forth my hand against the king's son. For in our hearing the king charged you, Abishai, and Ittai, Have a care, whoever you be, for the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you, and I will not eat bread or drink water in this place.

Honour » Examples of » From God

1 Kings 3:13

I have also given you what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that there shall not be any among the kings equal to you all your days.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

A man to whom God has given riches, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he might desire, yet God does not give him the power or capacity to enjoy them [things which are gifts from God], but a stranger [in whom he has no interest succeeds him and] consumes and enjoys them. This is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); it is a sore affliction!

Daniel 5:18

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty;

Honour » Examples of » Jesus

Luke 2:51

And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart.

John 19:25-26

But by the cross of Jesus stood His mother, His mother's sister, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. So Jesus, seeing His mother there, and the disciple whom He loved standing near, said to His mother, [ Dear] woman, See, [here is] your son!

Honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

And we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, in all that he charged us, to drink no wine all our days -- "we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters -- "

Honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you. And he [testing Elisha] said, Go on back. What have I done to you? [Settle it for yourself.]

Honour » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard and chief executioner; and we told him our dreams, and he interpreted them to us, to each man according to the significance of his dream.

Honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, Let my father [of Moabite descent] and my mother, I pray you, come out [of Judah] and be with you till I know what God will do for me.

Honour » Examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set at his right hand for her, the king's mother.

Hope » Messianic » Examples of

Mark 15:43

Joseph, he of Arimathea, noble and honorable in rank and a respected member of the council (Sanhedrin), who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, daring the consequences, took courage and ventured to go to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

Humiliation of sinners » Examples of

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the Lord sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the Assyrian king returned with shamed face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his god, they who were his own offspring slew him there with the sword.

Exodus 32:20

And he took the calf they had made and burned it in the fire, and ground it to powder and scattered it on the water and made the Israelites drink it.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath was pacified.

Numbers 12:15

So Miriam was shut up without the camp for seven days, and the people did not journey on until Miriam was brought in again.

Jeremiah 48:39

How it is broken down! How they wail! How Moab has turned his back in shame! So Moab has become [an object of] a derision and a [horrifying] terror to all who are round about him.

Humility » Examples of » Men

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom has the king of Israel come out? After whom do you pursue? After a dead dog? After a flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

And [the cripple] bowed himself and said, What is your servant, that you should look upon such a dead dog as I am?

Genesis 41:16

Joseph answered Pharaoh, It is not in me; God [not I] will give Pharaoh a [favorable] answer of peace.

1 Samuel 18:18

David said to Saul, Who am I, and what is my life or my father's family in Israel, that I should be the king's son-in-law?

Daniel 2:30

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than anyone else living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king and that you may know the thoughts of your heart and mind.

More verses: Luke 1:43

Humility » Examples of » The syrophenician woman

Matthew 15:27

She said, Yes, Lord, yet even the little pups ( little whelps) eat the crumbs that fall from their [young] masters' table.

John 1:27

It is He Who, coming after me, is preferred before me, the string of Whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.

Humility » Examples of » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

Now, O Lord my God, You have made Your servant king instead of David my father, and I am but a lad [in wisdom and experience]; I know not how to go out (begin) or come in (finish).

Psalm 131:1

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in matters too great or in things too wonderful for me.

Humility » Examples of » Paul

Humility » Examples of » King david

2 Samuel 7:18

Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and said, Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that You have brought me this far?

Humility » Examples of » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

And Saul said, Am I not a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? And is not my family the least of all the families of the clans of Benjamin? Why then do you speak this way to me?

Humility » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I am not worthy of the least of all the mercy and loving-kindness and all the faithfulness which You have shown to Your servant, for with [only] my staff I passed over this Jordan [long ago], and now I have become two companies.

Humility » Examples of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John protested strenuously, having in mind to prevent Him, saying, It is I who have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?

Humility » Examples of » The centurion

Matthew 8:8

But the centurion replied to Him, Lord, I am not worthy or fit to have You come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my servant boy will be cured.

Idolatrous » priests » Examples of

2 Kings 11:18

Then all the people of the land went to the house of Baal and destroyed it. His altar and his images they broke completely in pieces, and Mattan the priest of Baal they slew before the altars. And [Jehoiada] the priest appointed watchmen to guard the house of the Lord.

1 Kings 12:31

Jeroboam also made houses on high places and made priests of people who were not Levites.

1 Kings 13:2

The man cried against the altar by the word of the Lord, O altar, altar, thus says the Lord: Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name; and on you shall he offer the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and men's bones shall be burned on you.

2 Kings 23:20

He slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars and burned men's bones upon them [to defile the places forever]. Then he returned to Jerusalem.

Judges 17:5

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod and teraphim and dedicated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Impenitence » Examples of

2 Kings 17:14

Yet they would not hear, but hardened their necks as did their fathers who did not believe (trust in, rely on, and remain steadfast to) the Lord their God.

2 Chronicles 28:22

In the time of his distress he became still more unfaithful to the Lord -- "this same King Ahaz.

2 Chronicles 33:23

And he did not humble himself before the Lord, as Manasseh his father [finally] did; but Amon trespassed and became more and more guilty.

Nehemiah 9:29

And reproved and warned them, that You might bring them again to Your law. Yet they acted presumptuously and did not heed Your commandments, but sinned against Your ordinances, which by keeping, a man shall live. And they turned a stubborn shoulder, stiffened their neck, and would not listen.

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they brought to shame because they had committed abominations (extremely disgusting and vile things)? No, they were not at all ashamed, nor could they blush [at their idolatry]. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; at the time that I punish them they shall be overthrown, says the Lord.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

Two base fellows came in and sat opposite him and they charged Naboth before the people, saying, Naboth cursed and renounced God and the king. Then he was carried out of the city and stoned to death.

Acts 23:2

At this the high priest Ananias ordered those who stood near him to strike him on the mouth.

Genesis 40:15

For truly I was carried away from the land of the Hebrews by unlawful force, and here too I have done nothing for which they should put me into the dungeon.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him in the prison, a place where the state prisoners were confined; so he was there in the prison.

Insight » Examples of » The wise man

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness; and yet I perceived that [in the end] one event happens to them both.

Insight » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:12

And behold, I saw that God had not sent him, but he made this prophecy against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Insight » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 5:12

And David perceived that the Lord had established him king over Israel and that He had exalted his kingdom for His people Israel's sake.

Insight » Examples of » The shunammite woman

2 Kings 4:9

And she said to her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God who passes by continually.

Insight » Examples of » Peter

Acts 10:34

And Peter opened his mouth and said: Most certainly and thoroughly I now perceive and understand that God shows no partiality and is no respecter of persons,

Insight » Examples of » The samaritan woman

John 4:19

The woman said to Him, Sir, I see and understand that You are a prophet.

Insight » Examples of » Jesus

Inspiration » Examples of » Of the bible

Revelation 1:1

[This is] the revelation of Jesus Christ [His unveiling of the divine mysteries]. God gave it to Him to disclose and make known to His bond servants certain things which must shortly and speedily come to pass in their entirety. And He sent and communicated it through His angel (messenger) to His bond servant John,

Revelation 14:3

And they sang a new song before the throne [of God] and before the four living creatures and before the elders [of the heavenly Sanhedrin]. No one could learn [to sing] that song except the 144,000 who had been ransomed (purchased, redeemed) from the earth.

Jeremiah 36:2

Take a scroll [of parchment] for a book and write on it all the words I have spoken to you against Israel and Judah and all the nations from the day I spoke to you in the days of [King] Josiah until this day.

Ezekiel 1:3

The word of the Lord came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the Lord was there upon him.

Inspiration » Examples of » Ezekiel

Acts 11:28

And one of them named Agabus stood up and prophesied through the [Holy] Spirit that a great and severe famine would come upon the whole world. And this did occur during the reign of Claudius.

Ezekiel 11:5

And the Spirit of the Lord fell upon me, and He said to me, Speak. Say, Thus says the Lord: This is what you thought, O house of Israel, for I know the things that come into your mind.

Acts 21:11

And coming to [see] us, he took Paul's belt and with it bound his own feet and hands and said, Thus says the Holy Spirit: The Jews at Jerusalem shall bind like this the man who owns this belt, and they shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles (heathen).

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at My mouth and give them warning from Me.

Inspiration » Examples of » Micaiah

2 Chronicles 20:14

Then the Spirit of the Lord came upon Jahaziel son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, in the midst of the assembly.

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, As the Lord lives, I will speak what the Lord says to me.

Inspiration » Examples of » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, I will not make mention of [the Lord] or speak any more in His name, in my mind and heart it is as if there were a burning fire shut up in my bones. And I am weary of enduring and holding it in; I cannot [contain it any longer].

Jeremiah 1:9-10

Then the Lord put forth His hand and touched my mouth. And the Lord said to me, Behold, I have put My words in your mouth. See, I have this day appointed you to the oversight of the nations and of the kingdoms to root out and pull down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant.

Inspiration » Examples of » balaam

Numbers 23:12

And Balaam answered, Must I not be obedient and speak what the Lord has put in my mouth?

Numbers 23:5

And the Lord put a speech in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak and thus shall you speak.

Inspiration » Examples of » Zechariah

2 Chronicles 24:20

Then the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, who stood over the people, and he said to them, Thus says God: Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord so that you cannot prosper? Because you have forsaken the Lord, He also has forsaken you.

Inspiration » Examples of » The seventy elders

Numbers 11:25

And the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took of the Spirit that was upon him and put It upon the seventy elders; and when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophesied [sounding forth the praises of God and declaring His will]. Then they did so no more.

Inspiration » Examples of » David

Instability » Examples of

Galatians 1:6

I am surprised and astonished that you are so quickly turning renegade and deserting Him Who invited and called you by the grace (unmerited favor) of Christ (the Messiah) [and that you are transferring your allegiance] to a different [even an opposition] gospel.

Galatians 2:12

For up to the time that certain persons came from James, he ate his meals with the Gentile [converts]; but when the men [from Jerusalem] arrived, he withdrew and held himself aloof from the Gentiles and [ate] separately for fear of those of the circumcision [party].

Matthew 13:6

But when the sun rose, they were scorched, and because they had no root, they dried up and withered away.

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his companions sailed from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. And John [Mark] separated himself from them and went back to Jerusalem,

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Examples of

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses commanded which Joshua did not read before all the assembly of Israel, and the women, and little ones, and the foreigners who were living among them.

2 Kings 12:2

Joash did right in the sight of the Lord all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

Intemperance » Examples of » Excess, general references to

2 Peter 2:13

Being destined to receive [punishment as] the reward of [their] unrighteousness [suffering wrong as the hire for their wrongdoing]. They count it a delight to revel in the daytime [living luxuriously and delicately]. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions and carousing together [even] as they feast with you.

Galatians 5:21

Envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king [descendant of Nebuchadnezzar] made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and he drank his wine in the presence of the thousand.

Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

Like a thorn that goes [without being felt] into the hand of a drunken man, so is a proverb in the mouth of a [self-confident] fool.

Isaiah 28:3

With [alien] feet [Samaria] the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden down.

Joel 1:5

Awake, you drunkards, and weep; wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the [fresh] sweet juice [of the grape], for it is cut off and removed from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

For [the Ninevites] are as bundles of thorn branches [for fuel], and even while drowned in their drunken [carousing] they shall be consumed like stubble fully dry [in the day of the Lord's wrath].

Intemperance » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

And they have cast lots for My people, and have given a boy for a harlot and have sold a girl for juice [of the grape] and have drunk it.

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says in his heart, My master is late in coming, and begins to strike the menservants and the maids and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating each one [hurries] to get his own supper first [not waiting for the poor], and one goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house like the feast of a king. And [his] heart was merry, for he was very drunk; so she told him nothing at all until the morning light.

Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

David invited him, and he ate with him and drank, so that he made him drunk; but that night he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord and did not go down to his house.

Intemperance » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon. But Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

Come, say they, We will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink! And tomorrow shall be as this day, a day great beyond measure.

Intemperance » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

Elah's servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against Elah. He was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah.

Intemperance » Examples of » Noah

Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king's heart was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who ministered to King Ahasuerus as attendants,

Intemperance » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men.

Intoxication » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

Like a thorn that goes [without being felt] into the hand of a drunken man, so is a proverb in the mouth of a [self-confident] fool.

Isaiah 28:3

With [alien] feet [Samaria] the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden down.

Joel 1:5

Awake, you drunkards, and weep; wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the [fresh] sweet juice [of the grape], for it is cut off and removed from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

For [the Ninevites] are as bundles of thorn branches [for fuel], and even while drowned in their drunken [carousing] they shall be consumed like stubble fully dry [in the day of the Lord's wrath].

Intoxication » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

And they have cast lots for My people, and have given a boy for a harlot and have sold a girl for juice [of the grape] and have drunk it.

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says in his heart, My master is late in coming, and begins to strike the menservants and the maids and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating each one [hurries] to get his own supper first [not waiting for the poor], and one goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Intoxication » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house like the feast of a king. And [his] heart was merry, for he was very drunk; so she told him nothing at all until the morning light.

Intoxication » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

David invited him, and he ate with him and drank, so that he made him drunk; but that night he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord and did not go down to his house.

Intoxication » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon. But Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Intoxication » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

Come, say they, We will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink! And tomorrow shall be as this day, a day great beyond measure.

Intoxication » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

Elah's servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against Elah. He was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah.

Intoxication » Examples of » Noah

Intoxication » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king's heart was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who ministered to King Ahasuerus as attendants,

Intoxication » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men.

Israel » Defence of in battle » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

We left the river Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was upon us, and He delivered us from the enemy and those who lay in wait by the way.

Daniel 6:22

My God has sent His angel and has shut the lions' mouths so that they have not hurt me, because I was found innocent and blameless before Him; and also before you, O king, [as you very well know] I have done no harm or wrong.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

And they journeyed and a terror from God fell on the towns round about them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 14:20

Coming between the host of Egypt and the host of Israel. It was a cloud and darkness to the Egyptians, but it gave light by night to the Israelites; and the one host did not come near the other all night.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

Kindness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 9:1

And David said, Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul to whom I may show kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Proverbs 31:26

She opens her mouth in skillful and godly Wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness [giving counsel and instruction].

Kindness » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 50:21

Now therefore, do not be afraid. I will provide for and support you and your little ones. And he comforted them [imparting cheer, hope, strength] and spoke to their hearts [kindly].

Kindness » Examples of » moses

Exodus 2:17

The shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses stood up and helped them and watered their flock.

Kindness » Examples of » The good samaritan

Luke 10:34

And went to him and dressed his wounds, pouring on [them] oil and wine. Then he set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Kindness » Examples of » The barbarians

Kindness » Examples of » Boaz

Ruth 2:16

And let fall some handfuls for her on purpose and let them lie there for her to glean, and do not rebuke her.

Lamentations » Examples of » For the miseries of israel

Jeremiah 6:26

O daughter of my people [says Jeremiah], gird yourself with sackcloth and wallow in ashes; make mourning as for an only son, a most bitter lamentation, for the destroyer will suddenly come upon us [on prophet and people].

Jeremiah 7:29

Cut off your hair [your crown, O Jerusalem] and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights, for the Lord has rejected and forsaken the generation of His wrath.

Jeremiah 4:8

For this, gird yourselves with sackcloth, lament and wail, for the fierce anger of the Lord has not turned back from us.

Ezekiel 19:1

Moreover, take up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,

More verses: Amos 5:1 Micah 2:4

Lamentations » Examples of » For josiah

2 Chronicles 35:25

Jeremiah gave a lament for Josiah, and all the singing men and women have spoken of Josiah in their laments to this day. They made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are written in the Laments.

Lamentations » Examples of » For king saul

2 Samuel 1:17

David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and Jonathan his son,

Lamentations » Examples of » For jacob

Genesis 50:10

And they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond [west of] the Jordan, and there they mourned with a great lamentation and extreme demonstrations of sorrow [according to Egyptian custom]; and [Joseph] made a mourning for his father seven days.

Lamentations » Examples of » For the slaughtered innocents

Matthew 2:18

A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted, because they were no more.

Lamentations » Examples of » For jephthah's daughter

Judges 11:40

That the daughters of Israel went yearly to mourn the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite four days in a year.

Lamentations » Examples of » For the jews

Esther 4:1

Now when Mordecai learned all that was done, [he] rent his clothes and put on sackcloth with ashes and went out into the midst of the city and cried with a loud and bitter cry.

Lamentations » Examples of » For Christ

Luke 23:27

And there accompanied [Jesus] a great multitude of the people, [including] women who bewailed and lamented Him.

Lamentations » Examples of » For stephen

Acts 8:2

[A party of] devout men with others helped to carry out and bury Stephen and made great lamentation over him.

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

Being especially distressed and sorrowful because he had stated that they were about to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

Who risked their lives [endangering their very necks] for my life. To them not only I but also all the churches among the Gentiles give thanks.

Love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

Being especially distressed and sorrowful because he had stated that they were about to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

Romans 16:4

Who risked their lives [endangering their very necks] for my life. To them not only I but also all the churches among the Gentiles give thanks.

Malice » Examples of

Acts 7:54

Now upon hearing these things, they [the Jews] were cut to the heart and infuriated, and they ground their teeth against [Stephen].

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs and weave the spider's web; he who eats of their eggs dies, and [from an egg] which is crushed a viper breaks out [for their nature is ruinous, deadly, evil].

Matthew 27:33

And when they came to a place called Golgotha [Latin: Calvary], which means The Place of a Skull,

John 12:10

So the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also,

More verses: Esther 3:6 Proverbs 30:14

Man's » Examples of » The father of the demoniac

Mark 9:17-18

And one of the throng replied to Him, Teacher, I brought my son to You, for he has a dumb spirit. And wherever it lays hold of him [so as to make him its own], it dashes him down and convulses him, and he foams [at the mouth] and grinds his teeth, and he [ falls into a motionless stupor and] is wasting away. And I asked Your disciples to drive it out, and they were not able [to do it].

John 5:7

The invalid answered, Sir, I have nobody when the water is moving to put me into the pool; but while I am trying to come [into it] myself, somebody else steps down ahead of me.

Man's » Examples of » The disciples in the storm

Mark 4:38

But He [Himself] was in the stern [of the boat], asleep on the [leather] cushion; and they awoke Him and said to Him, Master, do You not care that we are perishing?

Mark 6:48

And having seen that they were troubled and tormented in [their] rowing, for the wind was against them, about the fourth watch of the night [between 3:00-6:00 a.m.] He came to them, walking [directly] on the sea. And He acted as if He meant to pass by them,

Man's » Examples of » The sick woman

Mark 5:25-26

And there was a woman who had had a flow of blood for twelve years, And who had endured much suffering under [the hands of] many physicians and had spent all that she had, and was no better but instead grew worse.

Man's » Examples of » The psalmist

Psalm 116:6

The Lord preserves the simple; I was brought low, and He helped and saved me.

Man's » Examples of » Paul and his companions on the sea

Acts 27:20

And when neither sun nor stars were visible for many days and no small tempest kept raging about us, all hope of our being saved was finally abandoned.

Man's » Examples of » Peter in prison

Acts 12:6

The very night before Herod was about to bring him forth, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, fastened with two chains, and sentries before the door were guarding the prison.

Man's » Examples of » The disciples facing a hungry multitude

Meekness » Examples of » Christ's

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I myself, Paul, beseech you, by the gentleness and consideration of Christ [Himself; I] who [am] lowly enough [so they say] when among you face to face, but bold (fearless and outspoken) to you when [I am] absent from you!

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus said to him, Put your sword back into its place, for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.

More verses: 1 Peter 2:23

Meekness » Examples of » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 26:14

As for me, behold, I am in your hands; do with me as seems good and suitable to you.

Meekness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 16:11

And David said to Abishai and to all his servants, Behold, my son, who was born to me, seeks my life. With how much more reason now may this Benjamite do it? Let him alone; and let him curse, for the Lord has bidden him to do it.

Meekness » Examples of » Paul

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first trial no one acted in my defense [as my advocate] or took my part or [even] stood with me, but all forsook me. May it not be charged against them!

Meekness » Examples of » moses