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Colossians 3:23-24

And whatever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men, knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Examples » What and who are examples

Jude 1:7

Even as Sodom and Gomorrha and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication and going after strange flesh, were set forth for an example, having received the judgment of eternal fire.

1 Corinthians 10:1-12

Moreover, brothers, I would that ye not ignore how our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea and were all baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea and did all eat the same spiritual food read more.
and did all drink the same spiritual drink, for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them; and that Rock was the Christ. But with many of them God was not pleased; therefore, they were overthrown in the wilderness. Now these things became types of us, that we should not lust after evil things as they lusted. Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play. Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed and fell dead: in one day, twenty-three thousand. Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them also tempted and perished by the serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured and perished by the destroyer. Now all these things happened unto them as types, and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come. Therefore let him that thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.

2 Peter 2:1-6

But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who covertly shall bring in destructive sects and shall deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways, by reason of whom the way of truth shall be blasphemed; and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep. read more.
For if God did not forgive the angels that sinned, but cast them down into the deepest abyss and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; and if he did not forgive the old world, but kept Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven other persons, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly; and if he condemned by destruction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha, turning them into ashes, making them an example unto those that after should live without fear and reverence of God;

Examples » Jesus Christ being an example

1 Peter 2:21-23

Because for this were ye called: for the Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps who did no sin neither was guile found in his mouth, who, when he was cursed, did not return the curse; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but committed himself to him that judges righteously;

John 13:10-15

Jesus said to him, He that is washed needs only to wash his feet because he is completely clean, and ye are clean, but not all. For he knew who should betray him; therefore, said he, Ye are not all clean. So after he had washed their feet and had taken his garments and had sat down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? read more.
Ye call me Master and Lord; and ye say well, for so I am. If I then, the Lord and the Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example that ye should do as I have done to you.

Topics on Examples

Abasement, Examples Of

Daniel 4:33

The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from among men and ate grass as the oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven until his hair grew like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleases thee. Then Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her face.

Accusations, False Examples

Genesis 31:26-30

And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away my heart and carried away my daughters as captives taken with the sword?

Adoration, Examples Of

Exodus 15:1-2

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

Adulteress Examples

Genesis 38:13-24

And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold, thy father-in-law goes up to Timnath to shear his sheep.

Adultery, Examples Of

Genesis 19:31-38

Then the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man left in 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 otherwise this time I will send all my plagues upon thine heart and upon thy slaves and upon thy people that thou may know that there is none like me in all the earth.

Anger, Justified Examples

Mark 3:5

And looking round about on them with anger, being grieved for the blindness of their hearts, he said unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out and his hand was restored whole as the other.

Anxiety, Examples Of

Genesis 20:7-9

Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live. And if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are thine.

Apostasy, Nt Examples

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the princes of the priests

Apostasy, Ot Examples

Deuteronomy 13:1-11

When there arises among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives thee a sign or a wonder,

Backsliding, Christian Examples

Genesis 19:1-22

And the two angels came to Sodom at evening; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom, and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them, and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground,

Bad Wives Examples

Judges 14:15-17

And it came to pass on the seventh day that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband that he may declare unto us this enigma lest we burn thee and thy father's house with fire. Have ye called us here to impoverish us?

Bitterness, Examples Of

Ruth 1:19-21

So the two walked until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, entering into Bethlehem, that all the city was moved because of them, and they said, Is this Naomi?

Blasphemy, Examples Of

Leviticus 24:11

and the Israelite woman's son pronounced the Name 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 safe and sound to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram, and pitched his tent before the city.

Borrowing, Examples Of

Exodus 11:2

Speak now to the people and let each man demand of his neighbour and each woman of her neighbour, vessels of silver and of gold.

Bribery, Examples Of

Numbers 22:17-18

for I will without a doubt honour thee greatly, and I will do whatever thou sayest unto me; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.

Business, Examples

Genesis 39:11

And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business, and none of those of the house were there within.

Children, Bad Parental Examples

1 Kings 22:52

And he did evil in the sight of the LORD and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother and in the way of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who made Israel sin,

Children, Good Examples Of

Genesis 45:9

Make haste and go up to my father and say unto him: Thus saith thy son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down unto me, tarry not.

Children, Good Parental Examples

1 Kings 9:4

And if thou wilt walk before me as David, thy father walked, in integrity of heart and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, keeping my statutes and my rights,

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 was seated upon it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and their place was not found.

Confession, Examples Of

Numbers 12:11

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

Confusion, Examples Of

Genesis 11:9

Therefore the name of it was called Babel because there the LORD confounded the language of all the earth, and from there the LORD scattered them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Consecration, Examples Of

Numbers 32:12

except Caleb, the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite, and Joshua, the son of Nun, for they were perfect in following the LORD.

Contempt, Examples Of

1 Samuel 25:10

And Nabal answered David's slaves and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many slaves nowadays that break from their masters.

Conversion, examples of

Acts 9:1-19

And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came unto the prince of the priests

Courage, Examples Of

Joshua 14:12

Now, therefore, give me this mountain, of which the LORD spoke in that day; for thou didst hear in that day how the Anakims were there and that the cities were great and strong; peradventure, the LORD will be with me, and I shall 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 perverse and violent man.

Death Of The Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 25:8

Then Abraham expired and died in 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

the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up, and their houses and all the men of 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 at the camp of the Egyptians in the pillar of fire and of cloud and troubled the camp of the Egyptians

Despondency, Examples Of

Exodus 14:15

Then the LORD said unto Moses, Why criest thou unto me? Speak unto the sons of Israel that they go forward:

Diligence, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

And all those of 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 slaves 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, thou art a dead man, for the woman whom thou hast taken, for she is a man's wife.

Edification, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 3:28

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

Employers, Bad Examples

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleases thee. Then Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her face.

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 plaza of the gate of the city and spoke unto their heart, saying,

Examples Of Consecration

Genesis 4:4-7

And Abel, he also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD looked upon Abel and his present,

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 if he condemned by destruction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha, turning them into ashes, making them an example unto those that after should live without fear and reverence of God;

Examples, Bad

Joshua 7:20

And Achan answered Joshua and said, Indeed I have sinned against the LORD God of Israel, and thus and thus have I done.

Examples, Good

Numbers 25:7-13

And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation and took a javelin in his hand;

Examples, Purpose Of

2 Peter 2:6

and if he condemned by destruction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha, turning them into ashes, making them an example unto those that after should live without fear and reverence of God;

Extortion, Examples Of

1 Samuel 2:12-17

But the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they did not know the LORD.

Extra Marital Sex Examples

Genesis 35:22

And it came to pass when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:

Faithfulness, Examples Of

Nehemiah 9:7-8

Thou art, O LORD, the God who didst choose Abram and didst bring him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees and didst give 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

Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel (who calls herself a prophetess) to teach and to seduce my slaves to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

False Teachers, Examples Of

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee because thou hast there those that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the sons 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 no one 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 slave against me, to lie in wait against me, 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 grievous 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.

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.

Generous Giving Examples

Exodus 36:5

and they spoke with Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the work of the ministry which the LORD commanded to make.

Godly Fear, Examples Of

Genesis 22:12

And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him; for now I know that thou doest fear God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

Good Decision Making Examples

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the river or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Good Wives Examples

Judges 13:10

And the woman made haste and ran and told her husband and said unto him, Behold, the man that came unto me has appeared unto me today.

Guidance, Examples Of God's

Exodus 13:17-18

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

Hope, Examples Of

Romans 4:18

Who believed to wait against all hope, that he might become the father of many Gentiles, according to that which had been spoken unto him, So shall thy seed be.

Hospitality, Examples Of

Genesis 18:2-5

and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, 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 under thy hand? Give me five loaves of bread in my hand or what there is present.

Hypocrisy, Examples Of

Genesis 27:6-35

Then Rebekah spoke unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau, thy brother, saying,

Injustice, Examples Of

Mark 7:9-13

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

Integrity, Examples Of

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife said unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? Blaspheme God and die.

Intercession, Examples Of

Daniel 9:3-5

And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:

Love to Others, Examples Of

Genesis 45:15

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

Magical Arts, Examples Of

Acts 8:9

But there was a certain man called Simon, who before this in the same city used magic arts and amazed the people of Samaria, giving out that he himself 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 the Christ even out of envy and strife, but others also out of good will.

Oppression, Examples Of

Exodus 1:14

and they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, making mortar and 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 buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Praise, Examples Of

Genesis 14:18-20

Then Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought forth bread and wine, for 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 redeem thee, well, let him redeem thee, but if he does not wish to redeem, then I will redeem thee, as the LORD lives; lie down until the morning.

Steadfastness, Examples Of

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place,

Unbelief, Examples Of

Genesis 3:4-6

Then the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Warfare, Examples Of

Deuteronomy 7:1-2

When the LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land into which thou must enter to inherit it and has cast out many Gentiles before thee, the Hittite and the Girgashite and the Amorite and the Canaanite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite, seven nations greater and mightier than thou;

Zealousness, Examples Of

2 Kings 10:16

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