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Abasement » Examples of » Sennacherib

2 Chronicles 32:21

and the Lord sent an angel who annihilated every brave warrior, leader, and commander in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria returned in disgrace to his land. He went to the temple of his god, and there some of his own children struck him down with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the self-assured city
that lives in security,
that thinks to herself:
I exist, and there is no one else.
What a desolation she has become,
a place for wild animals to lie down!
Everyone who passes by her
jeers and shakes his fist.

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

He threw Pharaoh’s chariots
and his army into the sea;
the elite of his officers
were drowned in the Red Sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

Harbona, one of the royal eunuchs, said: “There is a gallows 75 feet tall at Haman’s house that he made for Mordecai, who gave the report that saved the king.”The king commanded, “Hang him on it.”

Ablution » Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 43:24

The steward brought the men into Joseph’s house, gave them water to wash their feet, and got feed for their donkeys.

Exodus 19:14

Then Moses came down from the mountain to the people and consecrated them, and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David got up from the ground. He washed, anointed himself, changed his clothes, went to the Lord’s house, and worshiped. Then he went home and requested something to eat. So they served him food, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees, in fact all the Jews, will not eat unless they wash their hands ritually, keeping the tradition of the elders.

Angels » Examples of » Meekness

Jude 1:9

Yet Michael the archangel, when he was disputing with the Devil in a debate about Moses’ body, did not dare bring an abusive condemnation against him but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”

2 Peter 2:11

however, angels, who are greater in might and power, do not bring a slanderous charge against them before the Lord.

Apostates » Examples of

Judges 2:17

but they did not listen to their judges. Instead, they prostituted themselves with other gods, bowing down to them. They quickly turned from the way of their fathers, who had walked in obedience to the Lord’s commands. They did not do as their fathers did.

Deuteronomy 13:13

that wicked men have sprung up among you, led the inhabitants of their city astray, and said, ‘Let us go and worship other gods,’ which you have not known,

Exodus 32:1

When the people saw that Moses delayed in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said to him, “Come, make us a god who will go before us because this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt—we don’t know what has happened to him!”

Nehemiah 9:26

But they were disobedient and rebelled against You.
They flung Your law behind their backs
and killed Your prophets
who warned them
in order to turn them back to You.
They committed terrible blasphemies.

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

2 Chronicles 30:11

But some from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

1 Kings 18:39

When all the people saw it, they fell facedown and said, “Yahweh, He is God! Yahweh, He is God!”

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

Where did John’s baptism come from? From heaven or from men?”They began to argue among themselves, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say to us, ‘Then why didn’t you believe him?’

Luke 3:12

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, “Teacher, what should we do?”

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water there. People were coming and being baptized,

Acts 10:37

You know the events that took place throughout Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John preached:

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,

Matthew 3:13

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

Mark 1:9

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

Baptism » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized.

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household. Many of the Corinthians, when they heard, believed and were baptized.

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

Then he ordered the chariot to stop, and both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him.

Baptism » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Baptism » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Baptism » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

At once something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he got up and was baptized.

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

Ezra 8:31

We set out from the Ahava River on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem. We were strengthened by our God, and He protected us from the power of the enemy and from ambush along the way.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” So the Lord opened the servant’s eyes. He looked and saw that the mountain was covered with horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob’s sons.

Exodus 14:20

It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there in the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

Beggars » Examples of

John 9:8

His neighbors and those who formerly had seen him as a beggar said, “Isn’t this the man who sat begging?”

Acts 3:2

And a man who was lame from birth was carried there and placed every day at the temple gate called Beautiful, so he could beg from those entering the temple complex.

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, Bartimaeus (the son of Timaeus), a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

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

1 Kings 3:13

In addition, I will give you what you did not ask for: both riches and honor, so that no man in any kingdom will be your equal during your entire life.

1 Chronicles 29:25

The Lord highly exalted Solomon in the sight of all Israel and bestowed on him such royal majesty as had not been bestowed on any king over Israel before him.

2 Chronicles 1:1

Solomon son of David strengthened his hold on his kingdom. The Lord his God was with him and highly exalted him.

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

2 Kings 18:6-7

He held fast to the Lord and did not turn from following Him but kept the commandments the Lord had commanded Moses. The Lord was with him, and wherever he went, he prospered. He rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him.

2 Chronicles 32:29

He made cities for himself, and he acquired herds of sheep and cattle in abundance, for God gave him abundant possessions.

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

2 Samuel 5:10

David became more and more powerful, and the Lord God of Hosts was with him.

1 Chronicles 14:17

Then David’s fame spread throughout the lands, and the Lord caused all the nations to be terrified of him.

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

Job 42:12

So the Lord blessed the last part of Job’s life more than the first. He owned 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Job 1:10

Haven’t You placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed 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

Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel. So the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.

2 Chronicles 20:30

Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was quiet, for his God gave him rest on every side.

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

Genesis 26:12-24

Isaac sowed seed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundred times [what was sown]. The Lord blessed him, and the man became rich and kept getting richer until he was very wealthy. He had flocks of sheep, herds of cattle, and many slaves, and the Philistines were envious of him. read more.
The Philistines stopped up all the wells that his father's slaves had dug in the days of his father Abraham, filling them with dirt. And Abimelech said to Isaac, "Leave us, for you are much too powerful for us." So Isaac left there, camped in the valley of Gerar, and lived there. Isaac reopened the water wells that had been dug in the days of his father Abraham and that the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died. He gave them the same names his father had given them. Moreover, Isaac's slaves dug in the valley and found a well of spring water there. But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen and said, "The water is ours!" So he named the well Quarrel because they quarreled with him. Then they dug another well and quarreled over that one also, so he named it Hostility. He moved from there and dug another, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Open Spaces and said, "For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land." From there he went up to Beer-sheba, and the Lord appeared to him that night and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your offspring because of My servant Abraham."

Genesis 26:28

They replied, “We have clearly seen how the Lord has been with you. We think there should be an oath between two parties—between us and you. Let us make a covenant with you:

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

1 Kings 17:12-16

But she said, "As the Lord your God lives, I don't have anything baked-only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die." Then Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid; go and do as you have said. Only make me a small loaf from it and bring it out to me. Afterwards, you may make some for yourself and your son, for this is what the Lord God of Israel says: 'The flour jar will not become empty and the oil jug will not run dry until the day the Lord sends rain on the surface of the land.' " read more.
So she proceeded to do according to the word of Elijah. She and he and her household ate for many days. The flour jar did not become empty, and the oil jug did not run dry, according to the word of the Lord He had spoken through Elijah.

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

2 Chronicles 26:5-15

He sought God throughout the lifetime of Zechariah, the teacher of the fear of God. During the time that he sought the Lord, God gave him success. Uzziah went out to wage war against the Philistines, and he tore down the wall of Gath, the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod. Then he built cities in [the vicinity of] Ashdod and among the Philistines. God helped him against the Philistines, the Arabs that live in Gur-baal, and the Meunites. read more.
The Ammonites gave Uzziah tribute money, and his fame spread as far as the entrance of Egypt, for [God] made [him] very powerful. Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and the corner buttress, and he fortified them. Since he had many cattle both in the lowlands and the plain, he built towers in the desert and dug many wells. And since he was a lover of the soil, he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile lands. Uzziah had an army equipped for combat that went out to war by division according to their assignments, as recorded by Jeiel the court secretary and Maaseiah the officer under the authority of Hananiah, one of the king's commanders. The total number of heads of families was 2,600 brave warriors. Under their authority was an army of 307,500 equipped for combat, a powerful force to help the king against the enemy. Uzziah provided the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, armor, bows and slingstones. He made skillfully designed devices in Jerusalem to shoot arrows and [catapult] large stones for use on the towers and on the corners. So his fame spread even to distant places, for he was marvelously helped until he became strong.

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

1 Kings 17:2-7

Then a revelation from the Lord came to him: "Leave here, turn eastward, and hide yourself at the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan. You are to drink from the wadi. I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there." read more.
So he did what the Lord commanded. Elijah left and lived by the Wadi Cherith where it enters the Jordan. The ravens kept bringing him bread and meat in the morning and in the evening, and he drank from the wadi. After a while, the wadi dried up because there had been no rain in the land.

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

1 Kings 19:5-8

Then he lay down and slept under the broom tree. Suddenly, an angel touched him. The angel told him, "Get up and eat." Then he looked, and there at his head was a loaf of bread baked over hot stones and a jug of water. So he ate and drank and lay down again. Then the angel of the Lord returned a second time and touched him. He said, "Get up and eat, or the journey will be too much for you." read more.
So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

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

2 Chronicles 14:6-7

Because the land experienced peace, Asa built fortified cities in Judah. No one made war with him in those days because the Lord gave him rest. So he said to [the people of] Judah, "Let's build these cities and surround them with walls and towers, with doors and bars. The land is still ours because we sought the Lord our God. We sought Him and He gave us rest on every side." So they built and succeeded.

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

2 Kings 20:1-7

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, "This is what the Lord says: 'Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.' " Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, "Please Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly and have done what is good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly. read more.
Isaiah had not yet gone out of the inner courtyard when the word of the Lord came to him: "Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of My people, 'This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I will heal you. On the third day [from now] you will go up to the Lord's temple. I will add 15 years to your life. I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.' " Then Isaiah said, "Bring a lump of pressed figs." So they brought it and applied it to his infected skin, and he recovered.

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

Genesis 35:9-15

God appeared to Jacob again after he returned from Paddan-aram, and He blessed him. God said to him: Your name is Jacob; you will no longer be named Jacob, but Israel will be your name. So He named him Israel. God also said to him: I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation, indeed an assembly of nations, will come from you, and kings will descend from you. read more.
The land that I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you. And I will give the land to your descendants after you. Then God withdrew from him at the place where He had spoken to him. Jacob set up a marker at the place where He had spoken to him-a stone marker. He poured a drink offering on it and anointed it with oil. Jacob named the place where God had spoken with him Bethel.

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

2 Chronicles 27:6

So Jotham strengthened himself because he did not waver in obeying the Lord his God.

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

2 Samuel 6:11

The ark of the Lord remained in his house three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and his whole family.

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

Exodus 11:3

The Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. And the man Moses was highly regarded in the land of Egypt by Pharaoh’s officials and the people.

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

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

Daniel 1:9

God had granted Daniel favor and compassion from the chief official,

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

Genesis 7:1

Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you alone are righteous before Me in this generation.

Boldness » Boldness, holy » Examples of

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Sanhedrin who was himself looking forward to the kingdom of God, came and boldly went in to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.

Acts 14:3

So they stayed there for some time and spoke boldly in reliance on the Lord, who testified to the message of His grace by granting that signs and wonders be performed through them.

More verses: Acts 19:8 Acts 28:31

Bribery » Examples of

1 Kings 15:19

“There is a treaty between me and you, between my father and your father. Look, I have sent you a gift of silver and gold. Go and break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so that he will withdraw from me.”

Judges 16:5

The Philistine leaders went to her and said, “Persuade him to tell you where his great strength comes from, so we can overpower him, tie him up, and make him helpless. Each of us will then give you 1,100 pieces of silver.”

Esther 3:9

If the king approves, let an order be drawn up authorizing their destruction, and I will pay 375 tons of silver to the accountants for deposit in the royal treasury.”

Matthew 28:12

After the priests had assembled with the elders and agreed on a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money

More verses: Mark 14:11 Acts 8:18

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 9:1

David asked, “Is there anyone remaining from Saul’s family I can show kindness to because of Jonathan?”

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 50:21

Therefore don’t be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones.” And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » moses

Exodus 2:17

Then some shepherds arrived and drove them away, but Moses came to their rescue and watered their flock.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The philippian jailer

Acts 16:33

He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The good samaritan

Luke 10:34

He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The barbarians

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Boaz

Ruth 2:16

Pull out some stalks from the bundles for her and leave them for her to gather. Don’t rebuke her.”

Brotherly love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.

Business life » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became angry and said to the Lord, “Don’t respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them.”

2 Kings 12:15

No accounting was required from the men who received the money to pay those doing the work, since they worked with integrity.

1 Samuel 12:4

“You haven’t wronged us, you haven’t mistreated us, and you haven’t taken anything from anyone’s hand,” they responded.

2 Samuel 18:12

The man replied to Joab, “Even if I had the weight of 1,000 pieces of silver in my hand, I would not raise my hand against the king’s son. For we heard the king command you, Abishai, and Ittai, ‘Protect the young man Absalom for me.’

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God replied, “If you were to give me half your house, I still wouldn’t go with you, and I wouldn’t eat bread or drink water in this place,

Business life » Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

Then his wife Jezebel said to him, “Now, exercise your royal power over Israel. Get up, eat some food, and be happy. For I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.”

Genesis 21:25

But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the water well that Abimelech’s servants had seized.

Genesis 26:20

But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Quarrel because they quarreled with him.

Genesis 31:41

For 20 years I have worked in your household—14 years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks—and you have changed my wages 10 times!

Joshua 7:11

Israel has sinned. They have violated My covenant that I appointed for them. They have taken some of what was set apart. They have stolen, deceived, and put the things with their own belongings.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Business life » Contracts » Examples of

Ruth 4:7-8

At an earlier period in Israel, a man removed his sandal and gave [it] to the other party in order to make any matter [legally] binding concerning the right of redemption or the exchange of property. This was [the method of] legally binding a transaction in Israel. So the redeemer removed his sandal and said to Boaz, "Buy back [the property] yourself."

1 Kings 5:8-11

Then Hiram sent [a reply] to Solomon, saying, "I have heard your message; I will do everything you want regarding the cedar and cypress timber. My servants will bring [the logs] down from Lebanon to the sea, and I will make them into rafts to go by sea to the place you indicate. I will break them apart there, and you can take them away. You then can meet my needs by providing my household with food." So Hiram provided Solomon with all the cedar and cypress timber he wanted, read more.
and Solomon provided Hiram with 100,000 bushels of wheat as food for his household and 110,000 gallons of beaten oil. Solomon did this for Hiram year after year.

Catholicity » Examples of

Acts 10:47

“Can anyone withhold water and prevent these people from being baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?”

Acts 8:14

When the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had welcomed God’s message, they sent Peter and John to them.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this they became silent. Then they glorified God, saying, “So God has granted repentance resulting in life even to the Gentiles!”

Acts 15:19

Therefore, in my judgment, we should not cause difficulties for those among the Gentiles who turn to God,

Romans 1:14

I am obligated both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the foolish.

Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 43:24

The steward brought the men into Joseph’s house, gave them water to wash their feet, and got feed for their donkeys.

Exodus 19:14

Then Moses came down from the mountain to the people and consecrated them, and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David got up from the ground. He washed, anointed himself, changed his clothes, went to the Lord’s house, and worshiped. Then he went home and requested something to eat. So they served him food, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

(For the Pharisees, in fact all the Jews, will not eat unless they wash their hands ritually, keeping the tradition of the elders.

Contracts » Examples of

Ruth 4:7-8

At an earlier period in Israel, a man removed his sandal and gave [it] to the other party in order to make any matter [legally] binding concerning the right of redemption or the exchange of property. This was [the method of] legally binding a transaction in Israel. So the redeemer removed his sandal and said to Boaz, "Buy back [the property] yourself."

1 Kings 5:8-11

Then Hiram sent [a reply] to Solomon, saying, "I have heard your message; I will do everything you want regarding the cedar and cypress timber. My servants will bring [the logs] down from Lebanon to the sea, and I will make them into rafts to go by sea to the place you indicate. I will break them apart there, and you can take them away. You then can meet my needs by providing my household with food." So Hiram provided Solomon with all the cedar and cypress timber he wanted, read more.
and Solomon provided Hiram with 100,000 bushels of wheat as food for his household and 110,000 gallons of beaten oil. Solomon did this for Hiram year after year.

Conversion » Of the gentiles » Examples of

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the message of the Lord, and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Acts 10:45

The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.

Acts 11:1

The apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles had welcomed God’s message also.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Job

Jeremiah 3:21

A sound is heard on the barren heights,
the children of Israel weeping and begging for mercy,
for they have perverted their way;
they have forgotten the Lord their God.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the Lord when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants, that they would become a desolation and a curse, and because you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard you—this is the Lord’s declaration—

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The ninevites

Jonah 3:6-9

When word reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in ashes. Then he issued a decree in Nineveh: By order of the king and his nobles: No man or beast, herd or flock, is to taste anything at all. They must not eat or drink water. Furthermore, both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth, and everyone must call out earnestly to God. Each must turn from his evil ways and from the violence he is doing. read more.
Who knows? God may turn and relent; He may turn from His burning anger so that we will not perish.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The prodigal son

Luke 15:21

The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight. I’m no longer worthy to be called your son.’

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The publican

Luke 18:13

“But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chestand saying, ‘God, turn Your wrath from me—a sinner!’

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Peter

Mark 14:72

Immediately a rooster crowed a second time, and Peter remembered when Jesus had spoken the word to him, “Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times.” When he thought about it, he began to weep.

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

Ezra 10:1

While Ezra prayed and confessed, weeping and falling facedown before the house of God, an extremely large assembly of Israelite men, women, and children gathered around him. The people also wept bitterly.

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

Now listen to me; I will give you some advice, and God be with you. You be the one to represent the people before God and bring their cases to Him.

1 Kings 12:7

They replied, “Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever.”

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judge’s bench, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for today I’ve suffered terribly in a dream because of Him!”

More verses: Acts 5:35

Counsel » Wives » Examples of

2 Kings 4:8-10

One day Elisha went to Shunem. A prominent woman who [lived] there persuaded him to eat some food. So whenever he passed by, he stopped there to eat. Then she said to her husband, "I know that the one who often passes by here is a holy man of God, so let's make a small room upstairs and put a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp there for him. Whenever he comes, he can stay there."

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judge’s bench, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for today I’ve suffered terribly in a dream because of Him!”

Judges 13:22-23

"We're going to die," he said to his wife, "because we have seen God!" But his wife said to him, "If the Lord had intended to kill us, He wouldn't have accepted the burnt offering and the grain offering from us, and He would not have shown us all these things or spoken to us now like this."

Daniel 5:10-12

Because of the outcry of the king and his nobles, the queen came to the banquet hall. "May the king live forever," she said. "Don't let your thoughts terrify you or your face be pale. There is a man in your kingdom who has the spirit of the holy gods in him. In the days of your predecessor he was found to have insight, intelligence, and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods. Your predecessor, King Nebuchadnezzar, appointed him chief of the diviners, mediums, Chaldeans, and astrologers. Your own predecessor, the king, [did this] because Daniel, the one the king named Belteshazzar, was found to have an extraordinary spirit, knowledge and perception, and the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve problems. Therefore, summon Daniel, and he will give the interpretation."

Courage » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 12:7

Nathan replied to David, “You are the man! This is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul.

1 Kings 21:20

Ahab said to Elijah, “So, you have caught me, my enemy.”He replied, “I have caught you because you devoted yourself to do what is evil in the Lord’s sight.

1 Samuel 17:32

David said to Saul, “Don’t let anyone be discouraged by him; your servant will go and fight this Philistine!”

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, “As the Lord lives, I will say whatever the Lord says to me.”

2 Kings 3:14

Elisha responded, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, I stand before Him. If I did not have respect for King Jehoshaphat of Judah, I would not look at you; I wouldn’t take notice of you.

Courage » Examples of » Christ

John 19:10-11

So Pilate said to Him, "You're not talking to me? Don't You know that I have the authority to release You and the authority to crucify You?" "You would have no authority over Me at all," Jesus answered him, "if it hadn't been given you from above. This is why the one who handed Me over to you has the greater sin."

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt behind, not being afraid of the king’s anger, for Moses persevered as one who sees Him who is invisible.

Courage » Examples of » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Matthew 14:4

since John had been telling him, “It’s not lawful for you to have her!”

Courage » Examples of » Caleb

Joshua 14:12

Now give me this hill country the Lord promised me on that day, because you heard then that the Anakim are there, as well as large fortified cities. Perhaps the Lord will be with me and I will drive them out as the Lord promised.”

Judges 5:18

Zebulun was a people risking their lives,
Naphtali also, on the heights of the battlefield.

Courage » Examples of » The three captives

Daniel 3:16-17

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied to the king, "Nebuchadnezzar, we don't need to give you an answer to this question. If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.

Courage » Examples of » Jonathan

1 Samuel 14:6

Jonathan said to the attendant who carried his weapons, “Come on, let’s cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised men. Perhaps the Lord will help us. Nothing can keep the Lord from saving, whether by many or by few.”

Courage » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

But I said, “Should a man like me run away? How can I enter the temple and live? I will not go.”

Cruelty » Examples of

2 Samuel 12:31

He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 25:7

They slaughtered Zedekiah’s sons before his eyes. Finally, the king of Babylon blinded Zedekiah, bound him in bronze chains, and took him to Babylon.

Judges 1:6

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

Acts 16:24

Receiving such an order, he put them into the inner prison and secured their feet in the stocks.

Exodus 1:22

Pharaoh then commanded all his people: “You must throw every son born to the Hebrews into the Nile, but let every daughter live.”

Cursing » Examples of

2 Samuel 16:5

When King David got to Bahurim, a man belonging to the family of the house of Saul was just coming out. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and he was yelling curses as he approached.

1 Samuel 17:43

He said to David, “Am I a dog that you come against me with sticks?” Then he cursed David by his gods.

Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

Then his wife Jezebel said to him, “Now, exercise your royal power over Israel. Get up, eat some food, and be happy. For I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.”

Genesis 21:25

But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the water well that Abimelech’s servants had seized.

Genesis 26:20

But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Quarrel because they quarreled with him.

Genesis 31:41

For 20 years I have worked in your household—14 years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks—and you have changed my wages 10 times!

Joshua 7:11

Israel has sinned. They have violated My covenant that I appointed for them. They have taken some of what was set apart. They have stolen, deceived, and put the things with their own belongings.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Disobedience » Examples of

Joshua 7:1

The Israelites, however, were unfaithful regarding the things set apart for destruction. Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of what was set apart, and the Lord’s anger burned against the Israelites.

Jonah 1:3

However, Jonah got up to flee to Tarshish from the Lord’s presence. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. He paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish, from the Lord’s presence.

Leviticus 10:1

Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them to do.

Genesis 3:11

Then He asked, “Who told you that you were naked? Did you eat from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?”

Dissimulation » Examples of

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent someone to Tekoa to bring a clever woman from there. He told her, “Pretend to be in mourning: dress in mourning clothes and don’t put on any oil. Act like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for a long time.

1 Samuel 21:13

so he pretended to be insane in their presence. He acted like a madman around them, scribbling on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.

Luke 20:20

They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor’s rule and authority.

2 Kings 10:19

Now, therefore, summon to me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests. None must be missing, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal. Whoever is missing will not live.” However, Jehu was acting deceptively in order to destroy the servants of Baal.

Acts 23:15

So now you, along with the Sanhedrin, make a request to the commander that he bring him down to you as if you were going to investigate his case more thoroughly. However, before he gets near, we are ready to kill him.”

Drunkenness » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For at the meal, each one eats his own supper ahead of others. So one person is hungry while another gets drunk!

Drunkenness » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, holding a feast fit for a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn’t say anything to him until morning light.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then David invited Uriah to eat and drink with him, and David got him drunk. He went out in the evening to lie down on his cot with his master’s servants, but he did not go home.

Drunkenness » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings who were helping him were getting drunk in the tents.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

“Come, let me get some wine,
let’s guzzle some beer;
and tomorrow will be like today,
only far better!”

Drunkenness » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him while Elah was in Tirzah getting drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household at Tirzah.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Noah

Drunkenness » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king was feeling good from the wine, Ahasuerus commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who personally served him,

Drunkenness » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.

Envy » Forbidden » Examples of

Numbers 16:3

They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire community is holy, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”

Daniel 6:4

The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him.

Genesis 26:14

He had flocks of sheep, herds of cattle, and many slaves, and the Philistines were envious of him.

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the matter in mind.

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

the Ammonite leaders said to Hanun their lord, “Just because David has sent men with condolences for you, do you really believe he’s showing respect for your father? Instead, hasn’t David sent his emissaries in order to scout out the city, spy on it, and demolish it?”

Job 1:11

But stretch out Your hand and strike everything he owns, and he will surely curse You to Your face.”

Amos 7:10

Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, “Amos has conspired against you right here in the house of Israel. The land cannot endure all his words,

Fasting » Examples of » Israel

1 Samuel 20:34

He got up from the table in fierce anger and did not eat any food that second day of the New Moon, for he was grieved because of his father’s shameful behavior toward David.

2 Samuel 3:35

Then they came to urge David to eat bread while it was still day, but David took an oath: “May God punish me and do so severely if I taste bread or anything else before sunset!”

1 Samuel 31:13

Afterward, they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

1 Samuel 7:6

When they gathered at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out in the Lord’s presence. They fasted that day, and there they confessed, “We have sinned against the Lord.” And Samuel judged the Israelites at Mizpah.

Fasting » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.

1 Kings 19:8

So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

1 Chronicles 10:12

all their brave men set out and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons and brought them to Jabesh. They buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

Fasting » Examples of » -ezra

Ezra 10:6

Ezra then went from the house of God and walked to the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib, where he spent the night. He did not eat food or drink water, because he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and spent the night fasting. No diversions were brought to him, and he could not sleep.

Nehemiah 9:1

On the twenty-fourth day of this month the Israelites assembled; they were fasting, wearing sackcloth, and had put dust on their heads.

Fasting » Examples of » moses

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord 40 days and 40 nights; he did not eat bread or drink water. He wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on the tablets.

Judges 20:26

The whole Israelite army went to Bethel where they wept and sat before the Lord. They fasted that day until evening and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to the Lord.

Fasting » Examples of » Daniel

Daniel 10:3

I didn’t eat any rich food, no meat or wine entered my mouth, and I didn’t put any oil on my body until the three weeks were over.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul and barnabas

Acts 27:33

When it was about daylight, Paul urged them all to take food, saying, “Today is the fourteenth day that you have been waiting and going without food, having eaten nothing.

Fasting » Examples of » Christ

Luke 4:1-2

Then Jesus returned from the Jordan, full of the Holy Spirit, and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for 40 days to be tempted by the Devil. He ate nothing during those days, and when they were over, He was hungry.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul

Acts 9:9

He was unable to see for three days and did not eat or drink.

Acts 10:30

Cornelius replied, “Four days ago at this hour, at three in the afternoon, I was praying in my house. Just then a man in a dazzling robe stood before me

Fasting » Examples of » Leaders in the church at antioch

Acts 13:2-3

As they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work that I have called them to." Then, after they had fasted, prayed, and laid hands on them, they sent them off.

Filial honour » Examples of » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw His mother and the disciple He loved standing there, He said to His mother, "Woman, here is your son."

Filial honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab, son of our ancestor Rechab, in all he commanded us. So we haven’t drunk wine our whole life—we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters.

Filial honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

Elisha left the oxen, ran to follow Elijah, and said, “Please let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you.”“Go on back,” he replied, “for what have I done to you?”

Filial honour » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

Now a young Hebrew, a slave of the captain of the guards, was with us there. We told him our dreams, he interpreted our dreams for us, and each had its own interpretation.

Filial honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

From there David went to Mizpeh of Moab where he said to the king of Moab, “Please let my father and mother stay with you until 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 about Adonijah. The king stood up to greet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and had a throne placed for the king’s mother. So she sat down at his right hand.

Forsaking God » Examples of

1 Kings 11:33

For they have abandoned Me; they have bowed the knee to Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Sidonians, to Chemosh, the god of Moab, and to Milcom, the god of the Ammonites. They have not walked in My ways to do what is right in My eyes and to carry out My statutes and My judgments as his father David did.

2 Chronicles 12:1

When Rehoboam had established his sovereignty and royal power, he abandoned the law of the Lord—he and all Israel with him.

Jeremiah 17:13

Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who abandon You
will be put to shame.
All who turn away from Me
will be written in the dirt,
for they have abandoned
the Lord, the fountain of living water.

Deuteronomy 28:20

The Lord will send against you curses, confusion, and rebuke in everything you do until you are destroyed and quickly perish, because of the wickedness of your actions in abandoning Me.

Judges 10:13

But you have abandoned Me and worshiped other gods. Therefore, I will not deliver you again.

Gentiles » Conversion of » Examples of

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the message of the Lord, and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Acts 10:45

The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.

Acts 11:1

The apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles had welcomed God’s message also.

Glorifying God » Duty of » Examples of

1 Chronicles 29:11

Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all.

Matthew 15:31

So the crowd was amazed when they saw those unable to speak talking, the deformed restored, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. And they gave glory to the God of Israel.

God » Trust in » Examples of

2 Kings 18:5

Hezekiah trusted in the Lord God of Israel; not one of the kings of Judah was like him, either before him or after him.

God » Love to » Examples of

Psalm 42:1

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God.

More verses: Psalm 18:1 Psalm 116:1

God » Mercy of » Examples of

Ezra 9:13

After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt—though You, our God, have punished us less than our sins deserve and have allowed us to survive

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. Because of the Lord’s compassion for him, the men grabbed his hand, his wife’s hand, and the hands of his two daughters. Then they brought him out and left him outside the city.

Psalm 103:11

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
so great is His faithful love
toward those who fear Him.

Genesis 18:26

The Lord said, “If I find 50 righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.

More verses: Nehemiah 9:31

God » Protection of » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

We set out from the Ahava River on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem. We were strengthened by our God, and He protected us from the power of the enemy and from ambush along the way.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” So the Lord opened the servant’s eyes. He looked and saw that the mountain was covered with horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob’s sons.

Exodus 14:20

It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there in the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

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

1 Kings 17:1

Now Elijah the Tishbite, from the Gilead settlers, said to Ahab, “As the Lord God of Israel lives, I stand before Him, and there will be no dew or rain during these years except by my command!”

Jeremiah 14:4

The ground is cracked
since no rain has fallen on the land.
The farmers are ashamed;
they cover their heads.

Joel 1:19

I call to You, Lord,
for fire has consumed
the pastures of the wilderness,
and flames have devoured
all the trees of the countryside.

Amos 4:7

I also withheld the rain from you
while there were still three months until harvest.
I sent rain on one city
but no rain on another.
One field received rain
while a field with no rain withered.

Haggai 1:11

I have summoned a drought
on the fields and the hills,
on the grain, new wine, olive oil,
and whatever the ground yields,
on man and beast,
and on all that your hands produce.”

More verses: James 5:17

Good » Works encouraged » Examples of

Matthew 25:35-36

For I was hungry and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you took care of Me; I was in prison and you visited Me.'

Nehemiah 13:14

Remember me for this, my God, and don’t erase the deeds of faithful love I have done for the house of my God and for its services.

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The boy Christ

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The thessalonians

spiritual Growth » Examples of » The boy samuel

spiritual Growth » Examples of » John the baptist

spiritual Growth » Examples of » Paul

divine Guidance » Promised to the obedient » Examples of

Nehemiah 9:19

You did not abandon them in the wilderness
because of Your great compassion.
During the day the pillar of cloud
never turned away from them,
guiding them on their journey.
And during the night the pillar of fire
illuminated the way they should go.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.

Matthew 2:9

After hearing the king, they went on their way. And there it was—the star they had seen in the east! It led them until it came and stopped above the place where the child was.

Hardness (of heart) » Examples of

Mark 3:5

After looking around at them with anger and sorrow at the hardness of their hearts, He told the man, “Stretch out your hand.” So he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw there was relief, he hardened his heart and would not listen to them, as the Lord had said.

Mark 16:14

Later, He appeared to the Eleven themselves as they were reclining at the table. He rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who saw Him after He had been resurrected.

Jeremiah 5:3

Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them, but they felt no pain.
You finished them off,
but they refused to accept discipline.
They made their faces harder than rock,
and they refused to return.

Hatred » Examples of » Of the saints

Luke 6:22

You are blessed when people hate you,
when they exclude you, insult you,
and slander your name as evil
because of the Son of Man.

Isaiah 66:5

You who tremble at His word,
hear the word of the Lord:
“Your brothers who hate and exclude you
because of Me have said,
‘Let the Lord be glorified
so that we can see your joy!’
But they will be put to shame.”

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

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 6:11

They, however, were filled with rage and started discussing with one another what they might do to Jesus.

Luke 19:14

“But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, ‘We don’t want this man to rule over us!’

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

The king’s command and law went into effect on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month Adar. On the day when the Jews’ enemies had hoped to overpower them, just the opposite happened. The Jews overpowered those who hated them.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing down or paying him homage, he was filled with rage. And when he learned of Mordecai's ethnic identity, Haman decided not to do away with Mordecai alone. He set out to destroy all of Mordecai's people, the Jews, throughout Ahasuerus' kingdom.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under a curse: neither to eat nor to drink until they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Genesis 27:41

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

John had been telling Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife!" So Herodias held a grudge against him and wanted to kill him. But she could not,

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man who can ask Yahweh, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.”“The king shouldn’t say that!” Jehoshaphat replied.

Hindrances » Opposers » Examples of

Zechariah 3:1

Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, with Satan standing at his right side to accuse him.

2 Timothy 3:8

Just as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so these also resist the truth, men who are corrupt in mind, worthless in regard to the faith.

Nehemiah 4:8

They all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem and throw it into confusion.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the sorcerer (this is the meaning of his name) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

Honesty » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became angry and said to the Lord, “Don’t respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them.”

2 Kings 12:15

No accounting was required from the men who received the money to pay those doing the work, since they worked with integrity.

1 Samuel 12:4

“You haven’t wronged us, you haven’t mistreated us, and you haven’t taken anything from anyone’s hand,” they responded.

2 Samuel 18:12

The man replied to Joab, “Even if I had the weight of 1,000 pieces of silver in my hand, I would not raise my hand against the king’s son. For we heard the king command you, Abishai, and Ittai, ‘Protect the young man Absalom for me.’

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God replied, “If you were to give me half your house, I still wouldn’t go with you, and I wouldn’t eat bread or drink water in this place,

Honour » Examples of » From God

1 Kings 3:13

In addition, I will give you what you did not ask for: both riches and honor, so that no man in any kingdom will be your equal during your entire life.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.

Daniel 5:18

Your Majesty, the Most High God gave sovereignty, greatness, glory, and majesty to your predecessor Nebuchadnezzar.

Honour » Examples of » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw His mother and the disciple He loved standing there, He said to His mother, "Woman, here is your son."

Honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab, son of our ancestor Rechab, in all he commanded us. So we haven’t drunk wine our whole life—we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters.

Honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

Elisha left the oxen, ran to follow Elijah, and said, “Please let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you.”“Go on back,” he replied, “for what have I done to you?”

Honour » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

Now a young Hebrew, a slave of the captain of the guards, was with us there. We told him our dreams, he interpreted our dreams for us, and each had its own interpretation.

Honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

From there David went to Mizpeh of Moab where he said to the king of Moab, “Please let my father and mother stay with you until 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 about Adonijah. The king stood up to greet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and had a throne placed for the king’s mother. So she sat down at his right hand.

Hope » Messianic » Examples of

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Sanhedrin who was himself looking forward to the kingdom of God, came and boldly went in to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.

Humiliation of sinners » Examples of

2 Chronicles 32:21

and the Lord sent an angel who annihilated every brave warrior, leader, and commander in the camp of the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria returned in disgrace to his land. He went to the temple of his god, and there some of his own children struck him down with the sword.

Exodus 32:20

Then he took the calf they had made, burned it up, and ground it to powder. He scattered the powder over the surface of the water and forced the Israelites to drink the water.

Esther 7:10

They hanged Haman on the gallows he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king’s anger subsided.

Numbers 12:15

So Miriam was confined outside the camp for seven days, and the people did not move on until Miriam was brought back in.

Jeremiah 48:39

“How broken it is! They wail! How Moab has turned his back! He is ashamed. Moab will become a laughingstock and a shock to all those around him.”

Humility » Examples of » Men

1 Samuel 24:14

Who has the king of Israel come after? What are you chasing after? A dead dog? A flea?

2 Samuel 9:8

Mephibosheth bowed down and said, “What is your servant that you take an interest in a dead dog like me?”

Genesis 41:16

“I am not able to,” Joseph answered Pharaoh. “It is God who will give Pharaoh a favorable answer.”

1 Samuel 18:18

Then David responded, “Who am I, and what is my family or my father’s clan in Israel that I should become the king’s son-in-law?”

Daniel 2:30

As for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because I have more wisdom than anyone living, but in order that the interpretation might be made known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your mind.

More verses: Luke 1:43

Humility » Examples of » The syrophenician woman

Matthew 15:27

“Yes, Lord,” she said, “yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table!”

John 1:27

He is the One coming after me, whose sandal strap I’m not worthy to untie.”

Humility » Examples of » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

Lord my God, You have now made Your servant king in my father David’s place. Yet I am just a youth with no experience in leadership.

Psalm 131:1

A Davidic song of ascents.Lord, my heart is not proud;
my eyes are not haughty.
I do not get involved with things
too great or too difficult for me.

Humility » Examples of » Paul

Humility » Examples of » King david

2 Samuel 7:18

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

Humility » Examples of » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

Saul responded, “Am I not a Benjaminite from the smallest of Israel’s tribes and isn’t my clan the least important of all the clans of the Benjaminite tribe? So why have you said something like this to me?”

Humility » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness You have shown Your servant. Indeed, I crossed over this Jordan with my staff, and now I have become two camps.

Humility » Examples of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to stop Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and yet You come to me?”

Humility » Examples of » The centurion

Matthew 8:8

“Lord,” the centurion replied, “I am not worthy to have You come under my roof. But only say the word, and my servant will be cured.

Idolatrous » priests » Examples of

2 Kings 11:18

So all the people of the land went to the temple of Baal and tore it down. They broke its altars and images into pieces, and they killed Mattan, the priest of Baal, at the altars.Then Jehoiada the priest appointed guards for the Lord’s temple.

1 Kings 12:31

Jeroboam also built shrines on the high places and set up priests from every class of people who were not Levites.

1 Kings 13:2

The man of God cried out against the altar by a revelation from the Lord: “Altar, altar, this is what the Lord says, ‘A son will be born to the house of David, named Josiah, and he will sacrifice on you the priests of the high places who are burning incense on you. Human bones will be burned on you.’”

2 Kings 23:20

He slaughtered on the altars all the priests of the high places who were there, and he burned human bones on the altars. Then he returned to Jerusalem.

Judges 17:5

This man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and household idols, and installed one of his sons to be his priest.

Impenitence » Examples of

2 Kings 17:14

But they would not listen. Instead they became obstinate like their ancestors who did not believe the Lord their God.

2 Chronicles 28:22

At the time of his distress, King Ahaz himself became more unfaithful to the Lord.

2 Chronicles 33:23

But he did not humble himself before the Lord like his father Manasseh humbled himself; instead, Amon increased his guilt.

Nehemiah 9:29

You warned them to turn back to Your law,
but they acted arrogantly
and would not obey Your commands.
They sinned against Your ordinances,
which a person will live by if he does them.
They stubbornly resisted,
stiffened their necks, and would not obey.

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed when they acted so abhorrently?
They weren’t at all ashamed.
They can no longer feel humiliation.
Therefore, they will fall among the fallen.
When I punish them, they will collapse,
says the Lord.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

The two wicked men came in and sat opposite him. Then the wicked men testified against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, “Naboth has cursed God and the king!” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

Acts 23:2

But the high priest Ananias ordered those who were standing next to him to strike him on the mouth.

Genesis 40:15

For I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should put me in the dungeon.”

Genesis 39:20

and had him thrown into prison, where the king’s prisoners were confined. So Joseph was there in prison.

Insight » Examples of » The wise man

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man has eyes in his head,
but the fool walks in darkness.Yet I also knew that one fate comes to them both.

Insight » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:12

I realized that God had not sent him, because of the prophecy he spoke against me. Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Insight » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 5:12

Then David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.

Insight » Examples of » The shunammite woman

2 Kings 4:9

Then she said to her husband, “I know that the one who often passes by here is a holy man of God,

Insight » Examples of » Peter

Insight » Examples of » The samaritan woman

Insight » Examples of » Jesus

Inspiration » Examples of » Of the bible

Revelation 14:3

They sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, but no one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

Jeremiah 36:2

“Take a scroll, and write on it all the words I have spoken to you concerning Israel, Judah, and all the nations from the time I first spoke to you during Josiah’s reign until today.

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of the Lord came directly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar Canal. And the Lord’s hand was on him there.

Inspiration » Examples of » Ezekiel

Acts 11:28

Then one of them, named Agabus, stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine throughout the Roman world. This took place during the time of Claudius.

Ezekiel 11:5

Then the Spirit of the Lord came on me, and He told me, “You are to say: This is what the Lord says: That is what you are thinking, house of Israel; and I know the thoughts that arise in your mind.

Acts 21:11

He came to us, took Paul’s belt, tied his own feet and hands, and said, “This is what the Holy Spirit says: ‘In this way the Jews in Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into Gentile hands.’”

Ezekiel 3:17

“Son of man, I have made you a watchman over the house of Israel. When you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me.

Inspiration » Examples of » Micaiah

2 Chronicles 20:14

In the middle of the congregation, the Spirit of the Lord came on Jahaziel (son of Zechariah, son of Benaiah, son of Jeiel, son of Mattaniah, a Levite from Asaph’s descendants),

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, “As the Lord lives, I will say whatever the Lord says to me.”

Inspiration » Examples of » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, “I won’t mention Him
or speak any longer in His name,”
His message becomes a fire burning in my heart,
shut up in my bones.
I become tired of holding it in,
and I cannot prevail.

Jeremiah 1:9-10

Then the Lord reached out His hand, touched my mouth, and told me: Look, I have filled your mouth with My words. See, today I have set you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and demolish, to build and plant.

Inspiration » Examples of » balaam

Numbers 23:12

He answered, “Shouldn’t I say exactly what the Lord puts in my mouth?”

Numbers 23:5

Then the Lord put a message in Balaam’s mouth and said, “Return to Balak and say what I tell you.”

Inspiration » Examples of » Zechariah

2 Chronicles 24:20

The Spirit of God took control of Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest. He stood above the people and said to them, “This is what God says, ‘Why are you transgressing the Lord’s commands and you do not prosper? Because you have abandoned the Lord, He has abandoned you.’”

Inspiration » Examples of » The seventy elders

Numbers 11:25

Then the Lord descended in the cloud and spoke to him. He took some of the Spirit that was on Moses and placed the Spirit on the 70 elders. As the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but they never did it again.

Inspiration » Examples of » David

Instability » Examples of

Galatians 2:12

For he regularly ate with the Gentiles before certain men came from James. However, when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, because he feared those from the circumcision party.

Matthew 13:6

But when the sun came up they were scorched, and since they had no root, they withered.

Acts 13:13

Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John, however, left them and went back to Jerusalem.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Examples of

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read before the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, the little children, and the foreigners who were with them.

2 Kings 12:2

Throughout the time Jehoiada the priest instructed him, Joash did what was right in the Lord’s sight.

Intemperance » Examples of » Excess, general references to

2 Peter 2:13

suffering harm as the payment for unrighteousness. They consider it a pleasure to carouse in the daytime. They are spots and blemishes, delighting in their deceptions as they feast with you.

Galatians 5:21

envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Daniel 5:1

King Belshazzar held a great feast for 1,000 of his nobles and drank wine in their presence.

Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

A proverb in the mouth of a fool
is like a stick with thorns,
brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

Isaiah 28:3

The majestic crown of Ephraim’s drunkards
will be trampled underfoot.

Joel 1:5

Wake up, you drunkards, and weep;
wail, all you wine drinkers,
because of the sweet wine,
for it has been taken from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.

Intemperance » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For at the meal, each one eats his own supper ahead of others. So one person is hungry while another gets drunk!

Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, holding a feast fit for a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn’t say anything to him until morning light.

Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then David invited Uriah to eat and drink with him, and David got him drunk. He went out in the evening to lie down on his cot with his master’s servants, but he did not go home.

Intemperance » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings who were helping him were getting drunk in the tents.

Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

“Come, let me get some wine,
let’s guzzle some beer;
and tomorrow will be like today,
only far better!”

Intemperance » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him while Elah was in Tirzah getting drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household at Tirzah.

Intemperance » Examples of » Noah

Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king was feeling good from the wine, Ahasuerus commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who personally served him,

Intemperance » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.

Intoxication » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

A proverb in the mouth of a fool
is like a stick with thorns,
brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

Isaiah 28:3

The majestic crown of Ephraim’s drunkards
will be trampled underfoot.

Joel 1:5

Wake up, you drunkards, and weep;
wail, all you wine drinkers,
because of the sweet wine,
for it has been taken from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.

Intoxication » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For at the meal, each one eats his own supper ahead of others. So one person is hungry while another gets drunk!

Intoxication » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, holding a feast fit for a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn’t say anything to him until morning light.

Intoxication » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then David invited Uriah to eat and drink with him, and David got him drunk. He went out in the evening to lie down on his cot with his master’s servants, but he did not go home.

Intoxication » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings who were helping him were getting drunk in the tents.

Intoxication » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

“Come, let me get some wine,
let’s guzzle some beer;
and tomorrow will be like today,
only far better!”

Intoxication » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him while Elah was in Tirzah getting drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household at Tirzah.

Intoxication » Examples of » Noah

Intoxication » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king was feeling good from the wine, Ahasuerus commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who personally served him,

Intoxication » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.

Israel » Defence of in battle » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

We set out from the Ahava River on the twelfth day of the first month to go to Jerusalem. We were strengthened by our God, and He protected us from the power of the enemy and from ambush along the way.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” So the Lord opened the servant’s eyes. He looked and saw that the mountain was covered with horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Genesis 35:5

When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob’s sons.

Exodus 14:20

It came between the Egyptian and Israelite forces. The cloud was there in the darkness, yet it lit up the night. So neither group came near the other all night long.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

Kindness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 9:1

David asked, “Is there anyone remaining from Saul’s family I can show kindness to because of Jonathan?”

Kindness » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 50:21

Therefore don’t be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones.” And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Kindness » Examples of » moses

Exodus 2:17

Then some shepherds arrived and drove them away, but Moses came to their rescue and watered their flock.

Kindness » Examples of » The good samaritan

Luke 10:34

He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Kindness » Examples of » The barbarians

Kindness » Examples of » Boaz

Ruth 2:16

Pull out some stalks from the bundles for her and leave them for her to gather. Don’t rebuke her.”

Lamentations » Examples of » For the miseries of israel

Jeremiah 6:26

My dear people, dress yourselves in sackcloth
and roll in the dust.
Mourn as you would for an only son,
a bitter lament,
for suddenly the destroyer will come on us.

Jeremiah 7:29

Cut off the hair of your sacred vow and throw it away. Raise up a dirge on the barren heights, for the Lord has rejected and abandoned the generation under His wrath.

Jeremiah 4:8

Because of this, put on sackcloth;
mourn and wail,
for the Lord’s burning anger
has not turned away from us.

Ezekiel 19:1

“Now, lament for the princes of Israel

More verses: Amos 5:1 Micah 2:4

Lamentations » Examples of » For josiah

2 Chronicles 35:25

Jeremiah chanted a dirge over Josiah, and all the singing men and singing women still speak of Josiah in their dirges to this very day. They established them as a statute for Israel, and indeed they are written in the Dirges.

Lamentations » Examples of » For king saul

2 Samuel 1:17

David sang the following lament for Saul and his son Jonathan,

Lamentations » Examples of » For jacob

Genesis 50:10

When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father.

Lamentations » Examples of » For the slaughtered innocents

Matthew 2:18

A voice was heard in Ramah,
weeping,and great mourning,
Rachel weeping for her children;
and she refused to be consoled,
because they were no more.

Lamentations » Examples of » For jephthah's daughter

Judges 11:40

that four days each year the young women of Israel would commemorate the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite.

Lamentations » Examples of » For the jews

Esther 4:1

When Mordecai learned all that had occurred, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, went into the middle of the city, and cried loudly and bitterly.

Lamentations » Examples of » For Christ

Luke 23:27

A large crowd of people followed Him, including women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Lamentations » Examples of » For stephen

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.