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Abasement, Examples Of

Daniel 4:33

The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair had grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt harshly with her, she fled from her face.

Adoration, Examples Of

Exodus 15:1-2

Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spoke, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider has he thrown into the sea.

Adultery, Examples Of

Genesis 19:31-38

And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man on the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:

Afflicted Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.

Afflictions Of The Wicked, Examples Of

Exodus 9:14-15

For I will at this time send all my plagues upon your heart, and upon your servants, and upon your people; that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth.

Anxiety, Examples Of

Genesis 20:7-9

Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live: and if you restore her not, know that you shall surely die, you, and all that are yours.

Bitterness, Examples Of

Ruth 1:19-21

So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was stirred because of them, and they said, Is this Naomi?

Blasphemy, Examples Of

Leviticus 24:11

And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)

Boldness Examples Of

Genesis 33:18

And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.

Borrowing, Examples Of

Exodus 11:2

Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man request of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

Bribery, Examples Of

Numbers 22:17-18

For I will promote you unto very great honor, and I will do whatsoever you say unto me: come therefore, I pray you, curse for me this people.

Children, Good Examples Of

Genesis 45:9

Haste you, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:

Church, Examples Of

Acts 11:26

And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that for a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught many people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

Compassion, Examples Of

1 Chronicles 7:22

And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

Condemnation, Examples Of

Revelation 20:11-15

And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

Confession, Examples Of

Numbers 12:11

And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech you, lay not the sin upon us, in which we have done foolishly, and in which we have sinned.

Confusion, Examples Of

Genesis 11:9

Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confuse the language of all the earth: and from there did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Consecration, Examples Of

Numbers 32:12

Except Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite, and Joshua the son of Nun: for they have wholly followed the LORD.

Contempt, Examples Of

1 Samuel 25:10

And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there are many servants now days that break away each man from his master.

Conversion, examples of

Acts 9:1-19

And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,

Courage, Examples Of

Joshua 14:12

Now therefore give me this mountain, of which the LORD spoke in that day; for you heard in that day how the Anakim were there, and that the cities were great and fortified: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.

Cruelty, examples of

Psalm 71:4

Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

Death Of The Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 25:8

Then Abraham died at a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.

Death Of The Wicked, Examples Of

Numbers 16:32

And the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men that belonged unto Korah, and all their goods.

Delay, Examples Of

Exodus 14:24-25

And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

Despondency, Examples Of

Exodus 14:15

And the LORD said unto Moses, Why do you cry unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward:

Diligence, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

Disappointments, Examples Of

Ruth 1:20

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Dishonesty, Examples Of

Genesis 21:25

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Divine Protection, Examples Of

Genesis 35:5

And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

Dreams, Examples Of

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, you are but a dead man, for the woman that you have taken; for she is a man's wife.

Edification, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 3:28

But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see.

encouragement, examples of

2 Chronicles 32:6-7

And he set captains of war over the people, and gathered them together to him in the street of the gate of the city, and spoke encouragingly to them, saying,

Examples Of Consecration

Genesis 4:4-7

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Examples Of Faith

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaks.

Examples Of Orphans

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

Examples Of Ungodly Men

2 Peter 2:6

And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes condemned them by a catastrophe, making them an example unto those that later should live ungodly;

Extortion, Examples Of

1 Samuel 2:12-17

Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.

Faithfulness, Examples Of

Nehemiah 9:7-8

You are the LORD, the God who did choose Abram, and brought him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham;

False Accusations, Examples Of

Genesis 39:7-20

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

False Prophets, Examples Of

Revelation 2:20

Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

False Teachers, Examples Of

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

False Witnesses,examples Of

1 Samuel 22:8-18

That all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that shows me that my son has made a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or shows unto me that my son has stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?

Famine, Examples Of

Genesis 12:10

And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was severe in the land.

Fatherless, Examples Of

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

Folly, Examples Of

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish, they have not known me; they are stupid children, and they have no understanding: they are wise to do evil, but how to do good they have no knowledge.

Friendship, Examples Of

1 Samuel 18:1

And it came to pass, when he had finished speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

Godly Fear, Examples Of

Genesis 22:12

And he said, Lay not your hand upon the lad, neither do you anything unto him: for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son from me.

Guidance, Examples Of God's

Exodus 13:17-18

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest perhaps the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

Hope, Examples Of

Romans 4:18

Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall your descendants be.

Hospitality, Examples Of

Genesis 18:2-5

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

Humility, Examples Of

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

Hunger, Examples Of

1 Samuel 21:3-6

Now therefore what is there on hand? give me five loaves of bread in my hand, or what there is present.

Hypocrisy, Examples Of

Genesis 27:6-35

And Rebekah spoke unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard your father speak unto Esau your brother, saying,

Injustice, Examples Of

Mark 7:9-13

And he said unto them, Full well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.

Integrity, Examples Of

Job 2:9-10

Then said his wife unto him, Do you still retain your integrity? curse God, and die.

Intercession, Examples Of

Daniel 9:3-5

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

Love to Others, Examples Of

Genesis 45:15

Moreover he kissed all his brothers, and wept upon them: and after that his brothers talked with him.

Magical Arts, Examples Of

Acts 8:9

But there was a certain man, called Simon, who previously in the same city used sorcery, and amazed the people of Samaria, giving out that he was some great one:

Mercy, Examples Of

1 Samuel 11:13

And Saul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day: for today the LORD has wrought salvation in Israel.

Motives, Examples Of

Philippians 1:15-18

Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:

Oppression, Examples Of

Exodus 1:14

And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, in which they made them serve, was with rigor.

Pilgrims, Examples Of

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Praise, Examples Of

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God.

Responsibility, Examples Of

Genesis 6:13-14

And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Sexual Chastity Examples Of

Ruth 3:13

Tarry this night, and it shall be in the morning, that if he will perform unto you the part of a kinsman, well; let him do the kinsman's part: but if he will not do the part of a kinsman to you, then will I do the part of a kinsman to you, as the LORD lives: lie down until the morning.

Steadfastness, Examples Of

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said unto the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Unbelief, Examples Of

Genesis 3:4-6

And the serpent said unto the woman, You shall not surely die:

Warfare, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 7:1-2

When the LORD your God shall bring you into the land to which you go to possess it, and has cast out many nations before you, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than you;

Zealousness, Examples Of

2 Kings 10:16

And he said, Come with me, and see my zeal for the LORD. So they had him ride in his chariot.

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Abasement » Examples of » Sennacherib

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the LORD sent an angel, who cut off all the mighty men of valor, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he had come into the house of his god, sons that came forth of his own body struck him down there with the sword.

Abasement » Examples of » Nineveh

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how has she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! everyone that passes by her shall hiss, and shake his fist.

Abasement » Examples of » Nebuchadnezzar

Daniel 4:33

The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hair had grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.

Abasement » Examples of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:28

PERES; Your kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.

Abasement » Examples of » Pharaoh

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host has he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.

Abasement » Examples of » Haman

Esther 7:9

And Harbona, one of the eunuchs, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, stands in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.

Ablution » Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, 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

And Moses went down from the mount unto the people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came 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 did eat.

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands often, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

Angels » Examples of » Meekness

Jude 1:9

Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil as he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke you.

2 Peter 2:11

Whereas angels, who are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before the Lord.

Apostates » Examples of

Judges 2:17

And yet they would not hearken unto their judges, but they played the harlot with other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the LORD; but they did not so.

Deuteronomy 13:13

Certain men, worthless fellows, are gone out from among you, and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known;

Exodus 32:1

And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, who shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we know not what has become of him.

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs, and slew your prophets who testified against them to turn them to you, and they worked great provocations.

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

2 Chronicles 30:11

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

1 Kings 18:39

And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God.

Acts 8:6

And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spoke, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.

Baptism » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

The baptism of John, from where was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did you not then believe him?

Luke 3:12

Then came also tax collectors to be baptized, and said unto him, Teacher, what shall we do?

John 3:23

And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.

Acts 10:37

That word, I say, you know, which was published throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;

Baptism » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that when Jesus also was baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

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

Mark 1:9

And it came to pass in those days, that 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 washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Baptism » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Baptism » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Baptism » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Baptism » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; 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

And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight, and arose, and was baptized.

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

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; 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 the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

Beggars » Examples of

John 9:8

The neighbors therefore, and they who before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?

Acts 3:2

And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;

Mark 10:46

And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging.

Luke 16:20

And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores,

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

1 Kings 3:13

And I have also given you that which you have not asked, both riches, and honor: so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto 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

And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

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

2 Kings 18:6-7

For he clung to the LORD, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses. And the LORD was with him; and he prospered wherever he went forth: and he rebelled against the king of Assyria, and served him not.

2 Chronicles 32:29

Moreover he provided himself cities, and possessions of 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

And David went on, and grew great, and 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

So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand female donkeys.

Job 1:10

Have not you made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side? you have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions are increased in the land.

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

2 Chronicles 17:3-5

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

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 in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him. And the man became great, and advanced, and grew until he became very great: For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and a great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him. read more.
For all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth. And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for you are much mightier than we. And Isaac departed from there, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. And Isaac dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them. And Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of springing water. And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him. And they dug another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah. And he removed from there, and dug another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land. And he went up from there to Beersheba. And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham your father: fear not, for I am with you, and will bless you, and multiply your descendants for my servant Abraham's sake.

Genesis 26:28

And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with you: and we said, Let there be now an oath between us, even between us and you, 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 bread, but a handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a jar: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and prepare it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die. And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as you have said: but make me from it a little loaf first, and bring it unto me, and after that make some for you and for your son. For thus says the LORD God of Israel, The barrel of meal shall not run out, neither shall the jar of oil fail, until the day that the LORD sends rain upon the earth. read more.
And she went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days. And the barrel of meal did not run out, neither did the jar of oil fail, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Elijah.

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

2 Chronicles 26:5-15

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper. And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and built cities around Ashdod, and among the Philistines. And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gur-baal, and the Mehunites. read more.
And the Ammonites gave gifts to Uzziah: and his name spread abroad even to the entrance of Egypt; for he strengthened himself exceedingly. Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the turning of the wall, and fortified them. Also he built towers in the desert, and dug many wells: for he had many cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: farmers also, and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved the soil. Moreover Uzziah had an army of fighting men, that went out to war by divisions, according to the number on their roll by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the officer, under the hand of Hananiah, one of the king's captains. The whole number of the heads of the fathers' houses of the mighty men of valor were two thousand and six hundred. And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy. And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, and helmets, and body armor, and bows, and slings to cast stones. And he made in Jerusalem devices, invented by skillful men, to be on the towers and upon the corners, to shoot arrows and great stones. And his name spread far abroad; 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 unto him, saying, Get you from here, and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, that is east of the Jordan. And it shall be, that you shall drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there. read more.
So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is east of the Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank of the brook. And it came to pass after a while, that the brook 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

And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat. And he looked, and, behold, there was a cake baked on the coals, and a jar of water at his head. And he did eat and drink, and laid himself down again. And the angel of the LORD came again the second time, and touched him, and said, Arise and eat; because the journey is too great for you. read more.
And he arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights unto 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, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest. Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he has given us rest 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 was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, } Thus says the LORD, { Set your house in order; for you shall die, and not live. Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, saying, I beseech you, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly. read more.
And it came to pass, before Isaiah was gone out into the middle court, that the word of the LORD came to him, saying, Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the ruler of my people, Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears: behold, I will heal you: on the third day you shall go up unto the house of the LORD. And I will add unto your days fifteen years; and I will deliver you and this city 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, Take a lump of figs. And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered.

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

Genesis 35:9-15

And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Paddanaram, and blessed him. And God said unto him, Your name is Jacob: your name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be your name: and he called his name Israel. And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of you, and kings shall spring forth from you; read more.
And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to you I will give it, and to your descendants after you will I give the land. And God went up from him in the place where he talked with him. And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. And Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him, Bethel.

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

2 Chronicles 27:6

So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.

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

2 Samuel 6:11

And the ark of the LORD continued in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite 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 very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.

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

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

Daniel 1:9

Now God had brought Daniel into favor and kindness with the prince of the eunuchs.

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

Genesis 7:1

And the LORD said unto Noah, Come you and all your house into the ark; for you have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

Boldness » Boldness, holy » Examples of

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea, an honorable counselor, who also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus.

Acts 9:29

And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Hellenists: but they went about to slay him.

Acts 14:3

A long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, who gave testimony unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.

More verses: Acts 19:8 Acts 28:31

Bribery » Examples of

1 Kings 15:19

There is a treaty between me and you, and between my father and your father: behold, I have sent unto you a present of silver and gold; come and break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.

Judges 16:5

And the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and said unto her, Entice him, and see where his great strength lies, and by what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind him to afflict him: and we will all give you eleven hundred pieces of silver.

Esther 3:9

If it please the king, let it be written that they may be destroyed: and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver to the hands of those that have the charge of the business, to bring it into the king's treasuries.

Matthew 28:12

And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave much money unto the soldiers,

More verses: Mark 14:11 Acts 8:18

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 9:1

And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 50:21

Now therefore fear not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke kindly unto them.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » moses

Exodus 2:17

And 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 washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The good samaritan

Luke 10:34

And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

And the native people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Brotherly kindness » Examples of » Boaz

Ruth 2:16

And let fall also some of the handfuls on purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.

Brotherly love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spoke, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.

Romans 16:4

Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

Business life » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very angry, and said unto the LORD, Respect not their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover they required no accounting with the men, into whose hand 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, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said unto Joab, Though I should receive a thousand shekels of silver in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son: for in our hearing the king charged you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that none touch the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said unto the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Business life » Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry: I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

Genesis 21:25

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Genesis 26:20

And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

Genesis 31:41

Thus have I 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, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and deceived also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Business life » Contracts » Examples of

Genesis 23:20

And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made over to Abraham for a possession of a burying place by the sons of Heth.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning exchanging, for to confirm all things; a man took off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbor: and this was a testimony in Israel. Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for yourself. So he took off his shoe.

1 Kings 5:8-11

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which you sent to me: and I will do all your desire concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir. My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea: and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that you shall appoint me, and will cause them to be broken up there, and you shall receive them: and you shall accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household. So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his desire. read more.
And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand cors of wheat for food to his household, and twenty thousand cors of pure oil: thus gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

Catholicity » Examples of

Acts 10:47

Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit as well as we?

Acts 8:14

Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:

Acts 15:19

Therefore my judgment is, that we trouble not them, who from among the Gentiles are turned to God:

Romans 1:14

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, 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

And Moses went down from the mount unto the people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came 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 did eat.

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands often, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.

Contracts » Examples of

Genesis 23:20

And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made over to Abraham for a possession of a burying place by the sons of Heth.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning exchanging, for to confirm all things; a man took off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbor: and this was a testimony in Israel. Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for yourself. So he took off his shoe.

1 Kings 5:8-11

And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which you sent to me: and I will do all your desire concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir. My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea: and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that you shall appoint me, and will cause them to be broken up there, and you shall receive them: and you shall accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household. So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his desire. read more.
And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand cors of wheat for food to his household, and twenty thousand cors of pure oil: thus gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

Conversion » Of the gentiles » Examples of

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Acts 10:45

And they of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:1

And the apostles and brethren that were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Job

Jeremiah 3:21

A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

Because your heart was tender, and you have humbled yourself before the LORD, when you heard what I spoke against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and have torn your clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard you, says the LORD.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 21:27

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The ninevites

Jonah 3:6-9

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes. And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, 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 cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands. read more.
Who can tell if God will turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The prodigal son

Luke 15:21

And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight, and am no more worthy to be called your son.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » The publican

Luke 18:13

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

Conviction of sin » Examples of » Peter

Mark 14:72

And the second time the cock crowed. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crows twice, you shall deny me three times. And when he thought on this, he wept.

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

Ezra 10:1

Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept bitterly.

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

Hearken now unto my voice, I will give you counsel, and God shall be with you: Represent the people before God, that you may bring the causes unto God:

1 Kings 12:7

And they spoke unto him, saying, If you will be a servant unto this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto you, and break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Matthew 27:19

When he was sat down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

More verses: Acts 5:35

Counsel » Wives » Examples of

2 Kings 4:8-10

And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where there was a wealthy woman; and she urged him to eat some food. And so it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat some food. And she said unto her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God, who passes by us continually. Let us make a little chamber, I pray you, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a lampstand: and it shall be, when he comes to us, that he shall turn in there.

Matthew 27:19

When he was sat down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

Judges 13:22-23

And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God. But his wife said unto him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burnt offering and a grain offering at our hands, neither would he have showed us all these things, nor would at this time have told us such things as these.

Daniel 5:10-12

Now the queen because of the words of the king and his lords came into the banquet house: and the queen spoke and said, O king, live forever: let not your thoughts trouble you, nor let your countenance be changed: There is a man in your kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar your father, the king, I say, your father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers; Because an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and solving of riddles, and explaining of problems, were found in the 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

And Nathan said to David, You are the man. Thus says the LORD God of Israel, I anointed you king over 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 work evil in the sight of the LORD.

1 Samuel 17:32

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

1 Kings 22:14

And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, what the LORD says unto me, that will I speak.

2 Kings 3:14

And Elisha said, As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, surely, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look toward you, nor see you.

Courage » Examples of » Christ

John 19:10-11

Then said Pilate unto him, Speak you not unto me? know you not that I have power to crucify you, and have power to release you? Jesus answered, You could have no power at all against me, except it were given you from above: therefore he that delivered me unto you has the greater sin.

Courage » Examples of » Daniel

Courage » Examples of » Caleb

Joshua 14:12

Now therefore give me this mountain, of which the LORD spoke in that day; for you heard in that day how the Anakim were there, and that the cities were great and fortified: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.

Judges 5:18

Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field.

Courage » Examples of » The three captives

Daniel 3:16-17

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king.

Courage » Examples of » Jonathan

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armor, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for there is no restraint on the LORD to save by many or by few.

Courage » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

And I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there, that, being as I am, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.

Cruelty » Examples of

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes of iron, and made them toil at the brick kilns: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto 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 with fetters of bronze, and carried him to Babylon.

Judges 1:6

But Adonibezek fled; and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes.

Acts 16:24

Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks.

Exodus 1:22

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.

Cursing » Examples of

2 Samuel 16:5

And when king David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out a man of the family of the house of Saul, whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera: he came forth, and cursed continually as he came.

1 Samuel 17:43

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

Dishonesty » Examples of

1 Kings 21:7

And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry: I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.

Genesis 21:25

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Genesis 26:20

And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

Genesis 31:41

Thus have I 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, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and deceived also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.

More verses: Judges 17:2 Judges 18:17

Disobedience » Examples of

Joshua 7:1

But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.

Jonah 1:3

But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid its fare, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Leviticus 10:1

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer, and put fire in it, and put incense thereon, and offered unholy fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.

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 his 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 unto her, I pray you, pretend to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not yourself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behavior before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and made marks on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

Luke 20:20

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

2 Kings 10:19

Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let none be missing: for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shall be missing, he shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtlety, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.

Acts 23:15

Now therefore you with the council inform the chief captain that he bring him down unto you tomorrow, as though you would inquire something more exactly concerning him: and we, before he comes near, are ready to kill him.

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 sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunk;

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating every one takes first his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk: therefore she told him nothing, little or much, until the morning light.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

And when David had called him, he did eat and drink before him; and he made him drunk: and at evening he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord, but went not 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 pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

Come you, they say, I will bring wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.

Drunkenness » Examples of » Noah

Drunkenness » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,

Drunkenness » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scoffers.

Envy » Forbidden » Examples of

Numbers 16:3

And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, You take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: why then lift you up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault; because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

Genesis 4:5

But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

Genesis 26:14

For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and a great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him.

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Think you that David does honor your father, that he has sent comforters unto you? Has not David rather sent his servants unto you, to search the city, and to spy it out, and to 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 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 did eat no food the second day of the month: for he was grieved for David, because his father had caused him shame.

2 Samuel 3:35

And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David swore, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or anything else, till the sun be 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

And they gathered together to 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 children of Israel at Mizpah.

Fasting » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 21:27

And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.

1 Kings 19:8

And he arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God.

1 Chronicles 10:12

They arose, all the valiant men, and took away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

Fasting » Examples of » -ezra

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came there, he did eat no bread, nor drink water: for he mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep went from him.

Nehemiah 9:1

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

Fasting » Examples of » moses

Exodus 34:28

And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.

Judges 20:26

Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up, and came unto the house of God, and wept, and 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 food, neither came meat nor wine in my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul and barnabas

Acts 27:33

And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take food, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that you have tarried and continued fasting, having taken nothing.

Fasting » Examples of » Christ

Luke 4:1-2

And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.

Fasting » Examples of » Paul

Acts 9:9

And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink.

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,

Fasting » Examples of » Leaders in the church at antioch

Acts 13:2-3

As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.

Filial honour » Examples of » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto his mother, Woman, behold your son!

Filial honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;

Filial honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray you, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to you?

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 we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret.

Filial honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray you, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.

Filial honour » Examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

Bath-sheba therefore went unto king Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

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 children of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in my eyes, and to keep my statutes and my judgments, as did David his father.

2 Chronicles 12:1

And it came to pass, 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 that forsake you shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.

Deuteronomy 28:20

The LORD shall send upon you cursing, confusion, and rebuke, in all that you set your hand unto to do, until you are destroyed, and until you perish quickly; because of the wickedness of your doings, by which you have forsaken me.

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 were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Acts 10:45

And they of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 11:1

And the apostles and brethren that were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.

Glorifying God » Duty of » Examples of

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 heaven and in the earth is yours; yours is the kingdom, O LORD, and you are exalted as head above all.

Matthew 15:31

So that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see: and they glorified the God of Israel.

God » Trust in » Examples of

2 Kings 18:5

He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him.

God » Love to » Examples of

Psalm 42:1

[To the Chief Musician. A maschil, for the Sons of Korah.] As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides you.

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

More verses: Psalm 18:1 Psalm 116:1

God » Mercy of » Examples of

Ezra 9:13

And after all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass, seeing that you our God has punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and has given us such deliverance as this;

Genesis 19:16

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him outside the city.

Psalm 103:11

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Genesis 18:26

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Nehemiah 9:17

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a leader to return to their bondage: but you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsook them not.

More verses: Nehemiah 9:31

God » Protection of » Examples of

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; 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 the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 14:20

And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

More verses: Revelation 7:3

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

1 Kings 17:1

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.

Jeremiah 14:4

Because the ground is parched, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

Joel 1:19

O LORD, to you will I cry: for the fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame has burned all the trees of the field.

Amos 4:7

And also I have withheld the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest: and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one part was rained upon, and the part upon which it rained not withered.

Haggai 1:11

And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the grain, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground brings forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labor of the hands.

More verses: James 5:17

Good » Works encouraged » Examples of

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Matthew 25:35-36

For I was hungry, and you gave me food: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in: Naked, and you clothed me: I was sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came unto me.

Nehemiah 13:14

Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for its service.

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

Yet you in your manifold mercies forsook them not in the wilderness: the pillar of cloud departed not from them by day, to lead them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way in which they should go.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew: and Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Matthew 2:9

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Hardness (of heart) » Examples of

Mark 3:5

And when he had looked around at them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he said unto the man, Stretch forth your hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was a respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.

Mark 16:14

Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at table, and rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them who had seen him after he was risen.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, are not your eyes upon the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.

Hatred » Examples of » Of the saints

Luke 6:22

Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the LORD, } you that tremble at his word; { Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.

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

Hatred » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

More verses: John 19:6

Hatred » Examples of » Haman

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's command and his decree drew near to be executed, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;)

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor paid him homage, then was Haman full of wrath. And he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai: therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.

Hatred » Examples of » The jews

Acts 23:12

And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Hatred » Examples of » Esau

Hatred » Examples of » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

Hatred » Examples of » Herodias

Mark 6:18-19

For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife. Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:

Hatred » Examples of » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Hindrances » Opposers » Examples of

Zechariah 3:1

And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.

2 Timothy 3:8

Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

Nehemiah 4:8

And conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the magician (for so is his name translated) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

Genesis 22:2

And he said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and get you into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell you of.

Honesty » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very angry, and said unto the LORD, Respect not their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover they required no accounting with the men, into whose hand 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, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said unto Joab, Though I should receive a thousand shekels of silver in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son: for in our hearing the king charged you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that none touch the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said unto the king, If you will give me half your house, I will not go in with you, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:

Honour » Examples of » From God

1 Kings 3:13

And I have also given you that which you have not asked, both riches, and honor: so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto you all your days.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wants nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eats it: this is vanity, and it is an evil affliction.

Daniel 5:18

O king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor:

Honour » Examples of » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto his mother, Woman, behold your son!

Honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;

Honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray you, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to you?

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 we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret.

Honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray you, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.

Honour » Examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

Bath-sheba therefore went unto king Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

Hope » Messianic » Examples of

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea, an honorable counselor, who also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto 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 men of valor, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he had come into the house of his god, sons that came forth of his own body struck him down there with the sword.

Exodus 32:20

And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and scattered it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.

Esther 7:10

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

Numbers 12:15

And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again.

Jeremiah 48:39

They shall wail, saying, How it is broken down! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismay to all them about him.

Humility » Examples of » Men

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom do you pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Samuel 9:8

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

Genesis 41:16

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

1 Samuel 18:18

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

Daniel 2:30

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than anyone living, but for their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that you might know the thoughts of your heart.

More verses: Luke 1:43

Humility » Examples of » The syrophenician woman

Matthew 15:27

And she said, True, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.

John 1:27

He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's thong I am not worthy to unloose.

Humility » Examples of » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

And now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.

Psalm 131:1

[A song of ascents. Of David.] LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Humility » Examples of » Paul

Humility » Examples of » King david

2 Samuel 7:18

Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord GOD? and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far?

Humility » Examples of » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? why then speak you so to me?

Humility » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which you have showed unto your servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I have become two bands.

Humility » Examples of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized by you, and come you to me?

Humility » Examples of » The centurion

Matthew 8:8

The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that you should come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.

Idolatrous » priests » Examples of

2 Kings 11:18

And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and broke it down; its altars and its images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD.