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4 Bible Verses about Exemplified

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Acts 26:4

“All the Jews know my way of life from my youth, which was spent from the beginning among my own nation and in Jerusalem.

From Thematic Bible


Access to God » Exemplified

Exodus 24:2

Moses alone is to approach the Lord, but the others are not to approach, and the people are not to go up with him.”

Exodus 34:4-7

Moses cut two stone tablets like the first ones. He got up early in the morning, and taking the two stone tablets in his hand, he climbed Mount Sinai, just as the Lord had commanded him. The Lord came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed [His] name Yahweh. Then the Lord passed in front of him and proclaimed: Yahweh-Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth, read more.
maintaining faithful love to a thousand [generations], forgiving wrongdoing, rebellion, and sin. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children and grandchildren to the third and fourth generation.

Adoption » Exemplified

1 Chronicles 28:6

He said to me, ‘Your son Solomon is the one who is to build My house and My courts, for I have chosen him to be My son, and I will be his father.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

And now don’t be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:7-8

God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance. Therefore it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

However, because his heart was proud, Hezekiah didn't respond according to the benefit that had come to him. So there was wrath upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem. Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart-he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem-so the Lord's wrath didn't come on them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of Yahweh his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to each other, “Obviously, we are being punished for what we did to our brother. We saw his deep distress when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this trouble has come to us.”

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

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

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

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

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

As my life was fading away,
I remembered Yahweh.
My prayer came to You,
to Your holy temple.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Exodus 9:14

Otherwise, I am going to send all My plagues against you, your officials, and your people. Then you will know there is no one like Me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:24-25

Then during the morning watch, the Lord looked down on the Egyptian forces from the pillar of fire and cloud, and threw them into confusion. He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty. "Let's get away from Israel," the Egyptians said, "because the Lord is fighting for them against Egypt!"

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Uzziah, with a censer in his hand to offer incense, was enraged. But when he became enraged with the priests, in the presence of the priests in the Lord's temple beside the altar of incense, a skin disease broke out on his forehead. Then Azariah the chief priest and all the priests turned to him and saw that he was diseased on his forehead. They rushed him out of there. He himself also hurried to get out because the Lord had afflicted him. So King Uzziah was diseased to the time of his death. He lived in quarantinewith a serious skin disease and was excluded from access to the Lord's temple, while his son Jotham was over the king's household governing the people of the land.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. Ahaziah had fallen through the latticed window of his upper room in Samaria and was injured. So he sent messengers instructing them: "Go inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, if I will recover from this injury." But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Go and meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and ask them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?' read more.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says: 'You will not get up from your sickbed-you will certainly die.' " Then Elijah left.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:27

Therefore, Naaman’s skin disease will cling to you and your descendants forever.” So Gehazi went out from his presence diseased—white as snow.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 20:35-37

After this, Judah's King Jehoshaphat made an alliance with Israel's King Ahaziah, who was guilty of wrongdoing. Jehoshaphat formed an alliance with him to make ships to go to Tarshish, and they made the ships in Ezion-geber. Then Eliezer son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, "Because you formed an alliance with Ahaziah, the Lord has broken up what you have made." So the ships were wrecked and were not able to go to Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Then Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to confront him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Do you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, the Lord’s wrath is on you.

2 Chronicles 18:3

for Israel’s King Ahab asked Judah’s King Jehoshaphat, “Will you go with me to Ramoth-gilead?”He replied to him, “I am as you are, my people as your people; we will be with you in the battle.”

1 Kings 11:1-8

King Solomon loved many foreign women in addition to Pharaoh's daughter: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women from the nations that the Lord had told the Israelites about, "Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away [from Me] to their gods." Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved [them]. He had 700 wives who were princesses and 300 concubines, and they turned his heart away [from the Lord]. read more.
When Solomon was old, his wives seduced him [to follow] other gods. His heart was not completely with the Lord his God, as his father David's heart had been. Solomon followed Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Sidonians, and Milcom, the detestable idol of the Ammonites. Solomon did what was evil in the Lord's sight, and unlike his father David, he did not completely follow the Lord. At that time, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the detestable idol of Moab, and for Milcom, the detestable idol of the Ammonites on the hill across from Jerusalem. He did the same for all his foreign wives, who were burning incense and offering sacrifices to their gods.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Judas iscariot

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the Twelve-the man called Judas Iscariot-went to the chief priests and said, "What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?" So they weighed out 30 pieces of silver for him. And from that time he started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8-9

But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him. He asked them, "What message do you advise that we send back to these people who said to me, 'Lighten the yoke your father put on us'?"

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » Israel

Ezekiel 44:7

When you brought in foreigners, uncircumcised in both heart and flesh, to occupy My sanctuary, you defiled My temple while you offered My food—the fat and the blood. You broke My covenant by all your detestable practices.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified » israelites

Ezra 9:1-2

After these things had been done, the leaders approached me and said: "The people of Israel, the priests, and the Levites have not separated themselves from the surrounding peoples whose detestable practices are like those of the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites, Moabites, Egyptians, and Amorites. Indeed, they have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and their sons, so that the holy people has become mixed with the surrounding peoples. The leaders and officials have taken the lead in this unfaithfulness!"

Ambition » Exemplified » AntiChrist

Ambition » Exemplified » Sons of zebedee

Matthew 20:21

“What do you want?” He asked her.“Promise,” she said to Him, “that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right and the other on Your left, in Your kingdom.”

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:5-6

"In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil." Then the woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate [it]; she also gave [some] to her husband, [who was] with her, and he ate [it].

Ambition » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:23

You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.
You have said:With my many chariots
I have gone up to the heights of the mountains,
to the far recesses of Lebanon.
I cut down its tallest cedars,
its choice cypress trees.
I came to its farthest outpost,
its densest forest.

Ambition » Exemplified » Shebna

Isaiah 22:16

What are you doing here? Who authorized you to carve out a tomb for yourself here, carving your tomb on the height and cutting a crypt for yourself out of rock?

Ambition » Exemplified » Builders of babel

Ambition » Exemplified » Miriam and aaron

Numbers 12:2

They said, “Does the Lord speak only through Moses? Does He not also speak through us?” And the Lord heard it.

Ambition » Exemplified » Korah, &c

Numbers 16:3

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

Ambition » Exemplified » Diotrephes

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have first place among them, does not receive us.

Apostates » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 25:14

After Amaziah came from the attack on the Edomites, he brought the gods of the Seirites and set them up as his gods. He worshiped before them and burned incense to them.

2 Chronicles 25:27

From the time Amaziah turned from following the Lord, a conspiracy was formed against him in Jerusalem, and he fled to Lachish. However, men were sent after him to Lachish, and they put him to death there.

Apostates » Exemplified » Hymeneus and alexander

1 Timothy 1:19-20

having faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and have suffered the shipwreck of their faith. Hymenaeus and Alexander are among them, and I have delivered them to Satan, so that they may be taught not to blaspheme.

Apostates » Exemplified » Professed disciples

Assurance » Exemplified

Psalm 73:24-26

You guide me with Your counsel, and afterwards You will take me up in glory. Whom do I have in heaven but You? And I desire nothing on earth but You. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart, my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 73:24-26

You guide me with Your counsel, and afterwards You will take me up in glory. Whom do I have in heaven but You? And I desire nothing on earth but You. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart, my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By paul

Backsliding » Exemplified

Nehemiah 9:26

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

Exodus 32:8

They have quickly turned from the way I commanded them; they have made for themselves an image of a calf. They have bowed down to it, sacrificed to it, and said, ‘Israel, this is your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.’”

Jeremiah 3:11

The Lord announced to me, “Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is as obstinate as a stubborn cow.
Can the Lord now shepherd them
like a lamb in an open meadow?

Backsliding » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:70-74

But he denied it in front of everyone: "I don't know what you're talking about!" When he had gone out to the gateway, another woman saw him and told those who were there, "This man was with Jesus the Nazarene!" And again he denied it with an oath, "I don't know the man!" read more.
After a little while those standing there approached and said to Peter, "You certainly are one of them, since even your accent gives you away." Then he started to curse and to swear with an oath, "I do not know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed,

Backsliding » Exemplified » saul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Timothy

Philippians 2:19-22

Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I also may be encouraged when I hear news about you. For I have no one else like-minded who will genuinely care about your interests; all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. read more.
But you know his proven character, because he has served with me in the gospel ministry like a son with a father.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life to make up what was lacking in your ministry to me.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joanna, &c

Luke 8:3

Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward; Susanna; and many others who were supporting them from their possessions.

Blasphemy » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:4

Perhaps Yahweh your God will hear all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria sent to mock the living God, and will rebuke him for the words that Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the surviving remnant.’”

2 Kings 19:10

“Say this to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Don’t let your God, whom you trust, deceive you by promising that Jerusalem will not be handed over to the king of Assyria.

2 Kings 19:22

Who is it you mocked and blasphemed?
Against whom have you raised your voice
and lifted your eyes in pride?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

Blasphemy » Exemplified » The danite

Leviticus 24:11

Her son cursed and blasphemed the Name, and they brought him to Moses. (His mother’s name was Shelomith, a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.)

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Scribes and pharisees

Matthew 23:24

Blind guides! You strain out a gnat, yet gulp down a camel!

Matthew 23:16

“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the sanctuary, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gold of the sanctuary is bound by his oath.’

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Churches of laodicea

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 18:18

He replied, “I have not destroyed Israel, but you and your father’s house have, because you have abandoned the Lord’s commands and followed the Baals.

1 Kings 18:15

Then Elijah said, “As the Lord of Hosts lives, before whom I stand, today I will present myself to Ahab.”

holy Boldness » Exemplified

Acts 19:8

Then he entered the synagogue and spoke boldly over a period of three months, engaging in discussion and trying to persuade them about the things of the kingdom of God.

Exodus 32:31

So Moses returned to the Lord and said, “Oh, these people have committed a grave sin; they have made a god of gold for themselves.

Exodus 33:18

Then Moses said, “Please, let me see Your glory.”

Acts 9:27

Barnabas, however, took him and brought him to the apostles and explained to them how Saul had seen the Lord on the road and that He had talked to him, and how in Damascus he had spoken boldly in the name of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:22-32

The men turned from there and went toward Sodom while Abraham remained standing before the Lord. Abraham stepped forward and said, "Will You really sweep away the righteous with the wicked? What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it? read more.
You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won't the Judge of all the earth do what is just?" The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake." Then Abraham answered, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord-even though I am dust and ashes- suppose the 50 righteous lack five. Will you destroy the whole city for lack of five?" He replied, "I will not destroy [it] if I find 45 there." Then he spoke to Him again, "Suppose 40 are found there?" He answered, "I will not do [it] on account of 40." Then he said, "Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak further. Suppose 30 are found there?" He answered, "I will not do [it] if I find 30 there." Then he said, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord, suppose 20 are found there?" He replied, "I will not destroy [it] on account of 20." Then he said, "Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak one more time. Suppose 10 are found there?" He answered, "I will not destroy [it] on account of 10."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that He could not defeat him, He struck Jacob's hip as they wrestled and dislocated his hip socket. Then He said to Jacob, "Let Me go, for it is daybreak." But Jacob said, "I will not let You go unless You bless me." read more.
"What is your name?" the man asked. "Jacob!" he replied. "Your name will no longer be Jacob," He said. "It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed." Then Jacob asked Him, "Please tell me Your name." But He answered, "Why do you ask My name?" And He blessed him there.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 16:47-48

So Aaron took his firepan as Moses had ordered, ran into the middle of the assembly, and saw that the plague had begun among the people. After he added incense, he made atonement for the people. He stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was halted.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:45

David said to the Philistine: “You come against me with a dagger, spear, and sword, but I come against you in the name of Yahweh of Hosts, the God of Israel’s armies—you have defied Him.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Shadrac

Daniel 3:17-18

If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king. But even if He does not rescue us, we want you as king to know that we will not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you set up."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

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

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:8-13

Then Peter was filled with the Holy Spirit and said to them, "Rulers of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a disabled man-by what means he was healed- let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene-whom you crucified and whom God raised from the dead-by Him this man is standing here before you healthy. read more.
This [Jesus] is The stone despised by you builders, who has become the cornerstone. There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people by which we must be saved." When they observed the boldness of Peter and John and realized that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed and knew that they had been with Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

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

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Mark 15:43

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

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:26

He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. After Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained the way of God to him more accurately.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Stephen

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Persons who offered to follow Christ

Luke 9:57

As they were traveling on the road someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go!”

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Martha

Luke 10:41

The Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about many things,

Chastity » Exemplified

Genesis 20:4

Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, “Lord, would You destroy a nation even though it is innocent?

Genesis 26:10-11

Then Abimelech said, "What is this you've done to us? One of the people could easily have slept with your wife, and you would have brought guilt on us." So Abimelech warned all the people with these words: "Whoever harms this man or his wife will certainly die."

Chastity » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:7-10

After some time his master's wife looked longingly at Joseph and said, "Sleep with me." But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Look, my master does not concern himself with anything in his house, and he has put all that he owns under my authority. No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?" read more.
Although she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her.

Chastity » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 3:10-11

Then he said, "May the Lord bless you, my daughter. You have shown more kindness now than before, because you have not pursued younger men, whether rich or poor. Now don't be afraid, my daughter. I will do for you whatever you say, since all the people in my town know that you are a woman of noble character.

Chastity » Exemplified » Boaz

Ruth 3:13

Stay here tonight, and in the morning, if he wants to redeem you, that’s good. Let him redeem you. But if he doesn’t want to redeem you, as the Lord lives, I will. Now lie down until morning.”

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

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

Genesis 46:29

Joseph hitched the horses to his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel. Joseph presented himself to him, threw his arms around him, and wept for a long time.

Genesis 45:9

“Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 26:34-35

When Esau was 40 years old, he took as his wives Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite. They made life bitter for Isaac and Rebekah.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Adrammelech and sharezer

2 Kings 19:37

One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. Then his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

wicked Children » Exemplified » Children at beth-el

2 Kings 2:23

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, “Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!”

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-delusion

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-righteousness

Communion of saints » Exemplified

Acts 5:12

Many signs and wonders were being done among the people through the hands of the apostles. By common consent they would all meet in Solomon’s Colonnade.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Jonathan

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 2:17-18

Then Daniel went to his house and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah about the matter, [urging] them to ask the God of heaven for mercy concerning this mystery, so Daniel and his friends would not be killed with the rest of Babylon's wise men.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:36-38

After he said this, he knelt down and prayed with all of them. There was a great deal of weeping by everyone. And embracing Paul, they kissed him, grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » David

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Apostles

Communion with God » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that He could not defeat him, He struck Jacob's hip as they wrestled and dislocated his hip socket. Then He said to Jacob, "Let Me go, for it is daybreak." But Jacob said, "I will not let You go unless You bless me." read more.
"What is your name?" the man asked. "Jacob!" he replied. "Your name will no longer be Jacob," He said. "It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed." Then Jacob asked Him, "Please tell me Your name." But He answered, "Why do you ask My name?" And He blessed him there.

Communion with God » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 33:11-23

The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent. Moses said to the Lord, "Look, You have told me, 'Lead this people up,' but You have not let me know whom You will send with me. You said, 'I know you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.' Now if I have indeed found favor in Your sight, please teach me Your ways, and I will know You and find favor in Your sight. Now consider that this nation is Your people." read more.
Then He replied, "My presence will go [with you], and I will give you rest." "If Your presence does not go," Moses responded to Him, "don't make us go up from here. How will it be known that I and Your people have found favor in Your sight unless You go with us? I and Your people will be distinguished [by this] from all the other people on the face of the earth." The Lord answered Moses, "I will do this very thing you have asked, for you have found favor in My sight, and I know you by name." Then Moses said, "Please, let me see Your glory." He said, "I will cause all My goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim the name Yahweh before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion." But He answered, "You cannot see My face, for no one can see Me and live." The Lord said, "Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock, and when My glory passes by, I will put you in the crevice of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by. Then I will take My hand away, and you will see My back, but My face will not be seen."

Communion with God » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:33

When the Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, He departed, and Abraham returned to his place.

Communion with God » Exemplified » Enoch

Communion with God » Exemplified » Noah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Paul

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people, so that I may by every possible means save some.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Shobi

2 Samuel 17:27-29

When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim brought beds, basins, and pottery items. [They also brought] wheat, barley, flour, roasted grain, beans, lentils, honey, curds, sheep, and cheese from the herd for David and the people with him to eat. They had reasoned, "The people must be hungry, exhausted, and thirsty in the desert."

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 17:18-19

She said to Elijah, "Man of God, what do we have in common? Have you come to remind me of my guilt and to kill my son?" But Elijah said to her, "Give me your son." So he took him from her arms, brought him up to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him on his own bed.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » David

Psalm 35:13-14

Yet when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled myself with fasting, and my prayer was genuine. I went about [grieving] as if for my friend or brother; I was bowed down with grief, like one mourning a mother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it, she saw the child—a little boy, crying. She felt sorry for him and said, “This is one of the Hebrew boys.”

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Jews

John 11:19

Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job

Job 30:25

Have I not wept for those who have fallen on hard times?
Has my soul not grieved for the needy?

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 2:11

Now when Job’s three friends—Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite—heard about all this adversity that had happened to him, each of them came from his home. They met together to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:29-32

But Peter and the apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than men. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had murdered by hanging Him on a tree. God exalted this man to His right hand as ruler and Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. read more.
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey Him."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Man born blind

John 9:25

He answered, “Whether or not He’s a sinner, I don’t know. One thing I do know: I was blind, and now I can see!”

John 9:33

If this man were not from God, He wouldn’t be able to do anything.”

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They even killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Church in pergamos

Revelation 2:13

I know where you live—where Satan’s throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness who was killed among you, where Satan lives.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martyrs

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and people seated on them who were given authority to judge. I also saw the people who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of God’s word, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and who had not accepted the mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with the Messiah for 1,000 years.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Timothy

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of God’s word and the testimony about Jesus.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68-69

Simon Peter answered, "Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and know that You are the Holy One of God!"

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:7-12

After they had Peter and John stand before them, they asked the question: "By what power or in what name have you done this?" Then Peter was filled with the Holy Spirit and said to them, "Rulers of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a disabled man-by what means he was healed- read more.
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene-whom you crucified and whom God raised from the dead-by Him this man is standing here before you healthy. This [Jesus] is The stone despised by you builders, who has become the cornerstone. There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people by which we must be saved."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martha

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Confessing Christ » Exemplified

Confession of sin » Exemplified

Numbers 21:6-7

Then the Lord sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit them so that many Israelites died. The people then came to Moses and said, "We have sinned by speaking against the Lord and against you. Intercede with the Lord so that He will take the snakes away from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

1 Samuel 7:6

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

1 Samuel 12:19

They pleaded with Samuel, “Pray to the Lord your God for your servants, so we won’t die! For we have added to all our sins the evil of requesting a king for ourselves.”

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1:6-7

let Your eyes be open and Your ears be attentive to hear Your servant's prayer that I now pray to You day and night for Your servants, the Israelites. I confess the sins we have committed against You. Both I and my father's house have sinned. We have acted corruptly toward You and have not kept the commands, statutes, and ordinances You gave Your servant Moses.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 24:10

David’s conscience troubled him after he had taken a census of the troops. He said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I’ve done. Now, Lord, because I’ve been very foolish, please take away Your servant’s guilt.”

Confession of sin » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:24

Saul answered Samuel, “I have sinned. I have transgressed the Lord’s command and your words. Because I was afraid of the people, I obeyed them.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 12:11

and said to Moses, “My lord, please don’t hold against us this sin we have so foolishly committed.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Levites, ne 9:4

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Thief

Luke 23:41

We are punished justly, because we’re getting back what we deserve for the things we did, but this man has done nothing wrong.”

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 9:4

I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed:Ah, Lord—the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Peter

Confession of sin » Exemplified » -ezra

Ezra 9:6

And I said:My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face toward You, my God, because our iniquities are higher than our heads and our guilt is as high as the heavens.

Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers

2 Corinthians 10:10

For it is said, “His letters are weighty and powerful, but his physical presence is weak, and his public speaking is despicable.”

Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:10-11

Nabal asked them, "Who is David? Who is Jesse's son? Many slaves these days are running away from their masters. Am I supposed to take my bread, my water, and my meat that I butchered for my shearers and give them to men who are from I don't know where?"

Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Samuel 10:27

But some wicked men said, “How can this guy save us?” They despised him and did not bring him a gift, but Saul said nothing.

Contempt » Exemplified » Michal

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the Lord was entering the city of David, Saul’s daughter Michal looked down from the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart.

Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar

Genesis 16:4

He slept with Hagar, and she became pregnant. When she realized that she was pregnant, she treated her mistress with contempt.

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

I don't say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret [of being content]-whether well-fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "Cross over with me, and I'll provide for you at my side in Jerusalem." Barzillai replied to the king, "How many years of my life are left that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
Since your servant is only going with the king a little way across the Jordan, why should the king repay me with such a reward? Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me. Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need. Otherwise, I might have too much and deny You, saying, "Who is the Lord?" or I might have nothing and steal, profaning the name of my God.

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

Then he said to Gehazi, “Say to her, ‘Look, you’ve gone to all this trouble for us. What can we do for you? Can we speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?’”She answered, “I am living among my own people.”

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The boundary lines have fallen for me
in pleasant places;
indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

Covetousness » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:9

Saul and the troops spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, cattle, and choice animals, as well as the young rams and the best of everything else. They were not willing to destroy them, but they did destroy all the worthless and unwanted things.

1 Samuel 15:19

So why didn’t you obey the Lord? Why did you rush on the plunder and do what was evil in the Lord’s sight?”

Covetousness » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 21:2-4

So Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard so I can have it for a vegetable garden, since it is right next to my palace. I will give you a better vineyard in its place, or if you prefer, I will give you its value in silver." But Naboth said to Ahab, "I will never give my fathers' inheritance to you." So Ahab went to his palace resentful and angry, because of what Naboth the Jezreelite had told him. He had said, "I will not give you my fathers' inheritance." He lay down on his bed, turned his face away, and didn't eat any food.

Covetousness » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels,
friends of thieves.
They all love graft
and chase after bribes.
They do not defend the rights of the fatherless,
and the widow’s case never comes before them.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they have traveled in the way of Cain, have abandoned themselves to the error of Balaam for profit, and have perished in Korah’s rebellion.

Nehemiah 5:7

After seriously considering the matter, I accused the nobles and officials, saying to them, “Each of you is charging his countrymen interest.” So I called a large assembly against them

Isaiah 56:11

These dogs have fierce appetites;
they never have enough.
And they are shepherds
who have no discernment;
all of them turn to their own way,
every last one for his own gain.

More verses: Jeremiah 6:13

Covetousness » Exemplified » Eli's sons

1 Samuel 2:12-14

Eli's sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the Lord or for the priests' share [of the sacrifices] from the people. When any man offered a sacrifice, the priest's servant would come with a three-pronged meat fork while the meat was boiling and plunge it into the container or kettle or caldron or cooking pot. The priest would claim for himself whatever the meat fork brought up. This is the way they treated all the Israelites who came there to Shiloh.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:14-15

Then one of the Twelve-the man called Judas Iscariot-went to the chief priests and said, "What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?" So they weighed out 30 pieces of silver for him.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:20-24

Gehazi, the attendant of Elisha the man of God, thought: My master has let this Aramean Naaman off lightly by not accepting from him what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him. So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw someone running after him, he got down from the chariot to meet him and asked, "Is everything all right?" Gehazi said, "It's all right. My master has sent me to say, 'I have just now discovered that two young men from the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them 75 pounds of silver and two changes of clothes.' " read more.
But Naaman insisted, "Please, accept 150 pounds." He urged Gehazi and then packed 150 pounds of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes. Naaman gave them to two of his young men who carried them ahead of Gehazi. When Gehazi came to the hill, he took the gifts from them and stored them in the house. Then he dismissed the men, and they left.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Laban

Genesis 31:41

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

Covetousness » Exemplified » Samuel's sons

Covetousness » Exemplified » Achan

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak.”

Covetousness » Exemplified » Felix

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason he sent for him quite often and conversed with him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Elisha

2 Kings 13:14

When Elisha became sick with the illness that he died from, Jehoash king of Israel went down and wept over him and said, “My father, my father, the chariots and horsemen of Israel!”

2 Kings 13:20

Then Elisha died and was buried.Now Moabite raiders used to come into the land in the spring of the year.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » moses

the Death of saints » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 35:29

He took his last breath and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 49:33

When Jacob had finished instructing his sons, he drew his feet into the bed and died. He was gathered to his people.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 20:28

After Moses removed Aaron’s garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on top of the mountain. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 25:8

He took his last breath and died at a ripe old age, old and contented, and he was gathered to his people.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:29

After these things, the Lord’s servant, Joshua son of Nun, died at the age of 110.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:37

In those days she became sick and died. After washing her, they placed her in a room upstairs.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Acts 1:18

Now this man acquired a field with his unrighteous wages. He fell headfirst and burst open in the middle, and all his insides spilled out.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Athaliah

2 Chronicles 23:15

So they arrested her, and she went by the entrance of the Horses’ Gate to the king’s palace, where they put her to death.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Korah, &c

Numbers 16:32

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, all Korah’s people, and all their possessions.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:34

But a man drew his bow without taking special aim and struck the king of Israel through the joints of his armor. So he said to his charioteer, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!”

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Jezebel

2 Kings 9:33

and he said, “Throw her down!” So they threw her down, and some of her blood splattered on the wall and on the horses, and Jehu rode over her.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:30

That very night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was killed,

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:10

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

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Deceit » Exemplified » Rebecca and jacob

Genesis 27:9

Go to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, and I will make them into a delicious meal for your father—the kind he loves.

Genesis 27:19

Jacob replied to his father, “I am Esau, your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game so that you may bless me.”

Deceit » Exemplified

Genesis 3:4-5

"No! You will not die," the serpent said to the woman. "In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

Psalm 52:1-2

Why brag about evil, you hero! God's faithful love is constant. Like a sharpened razor, your tongue devises destruction, working treachery.

Deceit » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:31-32

So they took Joseph's robe, slaughtered a young goat, and dipped the robe in its blood. They sent the robe of many colors to their father and said, "We found this. Examine it. Is it your son's robe or not?"

Deceit » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 21:13

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

Deceit » Exemplified » Laban

Deceit » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:29

“As soon as I leave you,” Moses said, “I will appeal to the Lord, and tomorrow the swarms of flies will depart from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people. But Pharaoh must not act deceptively again by refusing to let the people go and sacrifice to the Lord.”

Deceit » Exemplified » Herod

Matthew 2:8

He sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the child. When you find Him, report back to me so that I too can go and worship Him.”

Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

After two days it was the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a treacherous way to arrest and kill Him.

Deceit » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 6:15

My brothers are as treacherous as a wadi,
as seasonal streams that overflow

Decision » Exemplified » Asa

2 Chronicles 15:8

When Asa heard these words and the prophecy of Azariah son of Oded the prophet, he took courage and removed the detestable idols from the whole land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He renovated the altar of the Lord that was in front of the portico of the Lord’s temple.

Decision » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb quieted the people in the presence of Moses and said, “We must go up and take possession of the land because we can certainly conquer it!”

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship Yahweh.”

Decision » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 32:26

And Moses stood at the camp’s entrance and said, “Whoever is for the Lord, come to me.” And all the Levites gathered around him.

Decision » Exemplified » David

Psalm 17:3

You have tested my heart;
You have examined me at night.
You have tried me and found nothing evil;
I have determined that my mouth will not sin.

Decision » Exemplified » Paul

Decision » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered, “Lord, who will we go to? You have the words of eternal life.

Decision » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth replied:Do not persuade me to leave you
or go back and not follow you.
For wherever you go, I will go,
and wherever you live, I will live;
your people will be my people,
and your God will be my God.

Denial of Christ » Exemplified

John 18:40

They shouted back, “Not this man, but Barabbas!” Now Barabbas was a revolutionary.

Acts 3:13-14

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you handed over and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him. But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked to have a murderer given to you.

Denial of Christ » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:69-75

Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. A servant approached him and she said, "You were with Jesus the Galilean too." But he denied it in front of everyone: "I don't know what you're talking about!" When he had gone out to the gateway, another woman saw him and told those who were there, "This man was with Jesus the Nazarene!" read more.
And again he denied it with an oath, "I don't know the man!" After a little while those standing there approached and said to Peter, "You certainly are one of them, since even your accent gives you away." Then he started to curse and to swear with an oath, "I do not know the man!" Immediately a rooster crowed, and Peter remembered the words Jesus had spoken, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went outside and wept bitterly.

Despair » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

But Cain answered the Lord, "My punishment is too great to bear! Since You are banishing me today from the soil, and I must hide myself from Your presence and become a restless wanderer on the earth, whoever finds me will kill me."

Despair » Exemplified » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

When Ahithophel realized that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his hometown. He set his affairs in order and hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father’s tomb.

Despair » Exemplified » Judas

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

He was diligent in every deed that he began in the service of God’s temple, in the instruction and the commands, in order to seek his God, and he prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have also sent with them our brother. We have often tested him in many circumstances and found him to be diligent—and now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.

Diligence » Exemplified » jacob

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I hurried, not hesitating
to keep Your commands.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John’s baptism.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about 26 quarts of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about 26 quarts of barley.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 20:24

“Aaron will be gathered to his people; he will not enter the land I have given the Israelites, because you both rebelled against My command at the waters of Meribah.

Numbers 20:11

Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his staff, so that a great amount of water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank.

Numbers 20:8

“Take the staff and assemble the community. You and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock while they watch, and it will yield its water. You will bring out water for them from the rock and provide drink for the community and their livestock.”

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:11

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

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » The prophet

1 Kings 13:20-23

While they were sitting at the table, the word of the Lord came to the prophet who had brought him back, and the prophet cried out to the man of God who had come from Judah, "This is what the Lord says: 'Because you rebelled against the command of the Lord and did not keep the commandment that the Lord your God commanded you, but you went back and ate bread and drank water in the place that He said to you: Do not eat bread and do not drink water, your corpse will never reach the grave of your fathers.' " read more.
So after he had eaten bread and after he had drunk, the old prophet saddled the donkey for the prophet he had brought back.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Israel

2 Kings 18:9-12

In the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Israel's King Hoshea son of Elah, Shalmaneser king of Assyria marched against Samaria and besieged it. The Assyrians captured it at the end of three years. In the sixth year of Hezekiah, which was the ninth year of Israel's King Hoshea, Samaria was captured. The king of Assyria deported the Israelites to Assyria and put them in Halah and by the Habor, Gozan's river, and in the cities of the Medes, read more.
because they did not listen to the voice of the Lord their God but violated His covenant-all He had commanded Moses the servant of the Lord. They did not listen, and they did not obey.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Nadab, &c

Leviticus 10:1

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

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:18

You did not obey the Lord and did not carry out His burning anger against Amalek; therefore the Lord has done this to you today.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 1:2-3

"Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because their wickedness has confronted Me." However, Jonah got up to flee to Tarshish from the Lord's presence. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. He paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish, from the Lord's presence.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 5:2

But Pharaoh responded, “Who is Yahweh that I should obey Him by letting Israel go? I do not know anything about Yahweh, and besides, I will not let Israel go.”

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Corinthians

1 Corinthians 11:21

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Elah

1 Kings 16:9-10

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him while Elah was in Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household at Tirzah. In the twenty-seventh year of Judah's King Asa, Zimri went in, struck Elah down, and killed him. Then Zimri became king in his place.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Noah

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:4

They drank the wine and praised their gods made of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

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

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

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

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

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

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

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

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

In obedience to this, they entered the temple complex at daybreak and began to teach.

The Apostles on Trial Again

When the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they convened the Sanhedrin—the full Senate of the sons of Israel—and sent orders to the jail to have them brought.

Election » Exemplified

Election » Exemplified » jacob

Romans 9:12-13

not from works but from the One who calls) she was told: The older will serve the younger. As it is written: Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated.

Election » Exemplified » Paul

Election » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 21:12

But God said to Abraham, “Do not be concerned about the boy and your slave. Whatever Sarah says to you, listen to her, because your offspring will be traced through Isaac.

Election » Exemplified » Abram

Nehemiah 9:7

You are Yahweh,
the God who chose Abram
and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans,
and changed his name to Abraham.

Election » Exemplified » Rufus

Election » Exemplified » Zerubbabel

Haggai 2:23

On that day”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“I will take you, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, My servant”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and make you like My signet ring, for I have chosen you.” This is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.

Envy » Exemplified

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to oppose what Paul was saying by insulting him.

Acts 17:5

But the Jews became jealous, and they brought together some scoundrels from the marketplace, formed a mob, and started a riot in the city. Attacking Jason’s house, they searched for them to bring them out to the public assembly.

Envy » Exemplified » Joshua

Numbers 11:28-29

Joshua son of Nun, assistant to Moses since his youth, responded, "Moses, my lord, stop them!" But Moses asked him, "Are you jealous on my account? If only all the Lord's people were prophets, and the Lord would place His Spirit on them."

Envy » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:11

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

Envy » Exemplified » Edomites

Ezekiel 35:11

therefore, as I live”—the declaration of the Lord God—“I will treat you according to the anger and jealousy you showed in your hatred of them. I will make Myself known among them when I judge you.

Envy » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8

Saul was furious and resented this song. “They credited tens of thousands to David,” he complained, “but they only credited me with thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?”

Envy » Exemplified » Princes of babylon

Daniel 6:3-4

Daniel distinguished himself above the administrators and satraps because he had an extraordinary spirit, so the king planned to set him over the whole realm. The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him.

Envy » Exemplified » Laban's sons

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob heard what Laban’s sons were saying: “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father.”

Envy » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:13

Still, none of this satisfies me since I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the King’s Gate all the time.”

Envy » Exemplified » Cain

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » In pharaoh and the egyptians

Exodus 14:24-25

Then during the morning watch, the Lord looked down on the Egyptian forces from the pillar of fire and cloud, and threw them into confusion. He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty. "Let's get away from Israel," the Egyptians said, "because the Lord is fighting for them against Egypt!"

Exodus 9:14-15

Otherwise, I am going to send all My plagues against you, your officials, and your people. Then you will know there is no one like Me in all the earth. By now I could have stretched out My hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been obliterated from the earth.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaz, etc

2 Chronicles 28:22

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

2 Chronicles 28:5-8

So the Lord his God handed Ahaz over to the king of Aram. He attacked him and took many captives to Damascus. Ahaz was also handed over to the king of Israel, who struck him with great force: Pekah son of Remaliah killed 120,000 in Judah in one day-all brave men-because they had abandoned the Lord God of their ancestors. An Ephraimite warrior named Zichri killed the king's son Maaseiah, Azrikam governor of the palace, and Elkanah who was second to the king. read more.
Then the Israelites took 200,000 captives from their brothers-women, sons, and daughters. They also took a great deal of plunder from them and brought it to Samaria.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

However, because his heart was proud, Hezekiah didn't respond according to the benefit that had come to him. So there was wrath upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem. Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart-he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem-so the Lord's wrath didn't come on them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jehoram

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

Then a letter came to Jehoram from Elijah the prophet, saying: This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: "Because you have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or in the ways of Asa king of Judah but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves like the house of Ahab prostituted itself, and also have killed your brothers, your father's family, who were better than you, the Lord is now about to strike your people, your sons, your wives, and all your possessions with a horrible affliction. read more.
You yourself [will be struck] with many illnesses, including a disease of the intestines, until your intestines come out day after day because of the disease." The Lord put it into the mind of the Philistines and the Arabs who live near the Cushites to attack Jehoram. So they went to war against Judah and invaded it. They carried off all the possessions found in the king's palace and also his sons and wives; not a son was left to him except Jehoahaz, his youngest son. After all these things, the Lord afflicted him in his intestines with an incurable disease. This continued day after day until two full years passed. Then his intestines came out because of his disease, and he died from severe illnesses. But his people did not hold a fire in his honor like the fire in honor of his fathers.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Uzziah, with a censer in his hand to offer incense, was enraged. But when he became enraged with the priests, in the presence of the priests in the Lord's temple beside the altar of incense, a skin disease broke out on his forehead. Then Azariah the chief priest and all the priests turned to him and saw that he was diseased on his forehead. They rushed him out of there. He himself also hurried to get out because the Lord had afflicted him. So King Uzziah was diseased to the time of his death. He lived in quarantinewith a serious skin disease and was excluded from access to the Lord's temple, while his son Jotham was over the king's household governing the people of the land.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

And now don’t be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.

Genesis 45:7-8

God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance. Therefore it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of Yahweh his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. Ahaziah had fallen through the latticed window of his upper room in Samaria and was injured. So he sent messengers instructing them: "Go inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, if I will recover from this injury." But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, "Go and meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and ask them, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?' read more.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says: 'You will not get up from your sickbed-you will certainly die.' " Then Elijah left.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

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

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to each other, “Obviously, we are being punished for what we did to our brother. We saw his deep distress when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this trouble has come to us.”

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

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

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

As my life was fading away,
I remembered Yahweh.
My prayer came to You,
to Your holy temple.

Faith » Exemplified

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what more can I say? Time is too short for me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 11:39

All these were approved through their faith, but they did not receive what was promised,

Faith » Exemplified » moses

Hebrews 11:24

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter

Hebrews 11:27

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

Faith » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

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

Daniel 6:23

The king was overjoyed and gave orders to take Daniel out of the den. So Daniel was taken out of the den, uninjured, for he trusted in his God.

Faith » Exemplified » Philippian jailor

Faith » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Faith » Exemplified » Colossians

Faith » Exemplified » Joseph

Hebrews 11:22

By faith Joseph, as he was nearing the end of his life, mentioned the exodus of the Israelites and gave instructions concerning his bones.

Faith » Exemplified » isaac

Faith » Exemplified » jacob

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and he worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.

Faith » Exemplified » Rahab

Faith » Exemplified » Peter

Faith » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb quieted the people in the presence of Moses and said, “We must go up and take possession of the land because we can certainly conquer it!”

Faith » Exemplified » Lois

Faith » Exemplified » Paul

Faith » Exemplified » Enoch

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was taken away so he did not experience death, and he was not to be found because God took him away. For prior to his removal he was approved, since he had pleased God.

Faith » Exemplified » Abel

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through his faith.

Faith » Exemplified » Noah

Faith » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:17

If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.

Faith » Exemplified » Sergius paulus

Acts 13:12

Then the proconsul, seeing what happened, believed and was astonished at the teaching about the Lord.

Faith » Exemplified » The disciples

John 16:30

Now we know that You know everything and don’t need anyone to question You. By this we believe that You came from God.”

Faith » Exemplified » Martha

Faith » Exemplified » Thomas

Faith » Exemplified » Romans

Faith » Exemplified » Woman who was a sinner

Luke 7:50

And He said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.”

Faith » Exemplified » Samaritans

John 4:39

Now many Samaritans from that town believed in Him because of what the woman said when she testified, “He told me everything I ever did.”

Faith » Exemplified » Job

Faith » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 6:5

The proposal pleased the whole company. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte from Antioch.

Faith » Exemplified » priests

Acts 6:7

So the preaching about God flourished, the number of the disciples in Jerusalem multiplied greatly, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.

Faithfulness » Exemplified

Hebrews 3:2

He was faithful to the One who appointed Him, just as Moses was in all God’s household.

Nehemiah 9:8

You found his heart faithful in Your sight,
and made a covenant with him
to give the land of the Canaanites,
Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites,
Jebusites, and Girgashites—
to give it to his descendants.
You have kept Your promise,
for You are righteous.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:20

and that I did not shrink back from proclaiming to you anything that was profitable or from teaching it to you in public and from house to house.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Timothy

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:22-23

The warden put all the prisoners who were in the prison under Joseph's authority, and he was responsible for everything that was done there. The warden did not bother with anything under Joseph's authority, because the Lord was with him, and the Lord made everything that he did successful.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Antipas

Revelation 2:13

I know where you live—where Satan’s throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness who was killed among you, where Satan lives.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech replied to the king: “Who among all your servants is as faithful as David? He is the king’s son-in-law, captain of your bodyguard, and honored in your house.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Hananiah

Nehemiah 7:2

Then I put my brother Hanani in charge of Jerusalem, along with Hananiah, commander of the fortress, because he was a faithful man who feared God more than most.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:4

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

Fatherless » Exemplified

Genesis 11:27-28

These are the family records of Terah. Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran, and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died in his native land, in Ur of the Chaldeans, during his father Terah's lifetime.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Joash

2 Kings 11:1-12

When Athaliah, Ahaziah's mother, saw that her son was dead, she proceeded to annihilate all the royal heirs. Jehosheba, [who was] King Jehoram's daughter and Ahaziah's sister, secretly rescued Joash son of Ahaziah from the king's sons who were being killed and [put] him and his nurse in a bedroom. So he was hidden from Athaliah and was not killed. Joash was in hiding with Jehosheba in the Lord's temple six years while Athaliah ruled over the land. read more.
Then, in the seventh year, Jehoiada sent [messengers] and brought in the commanders of hundreds, the Carites, and the guards. He had them come to him in the Lord's temple, where he made a covenant with them and put them under oath. He showed them the king's son and commanded them, "This is what you are to do: one third of you who come on duty on the Sabbath are to provide protection for the king's palace. A third are to be at the Sur gate and a third at the gate behind the guards. You are to take turns providing protection for the palace. Your two divisions that go off duty on the Sabbath are to provide protection for the Lord's temple. You must completely surround the king with weapons in hand. Anyone who approaches the ranks is to be put to death. You must be with the king in all his daily tasks." So the commanders of hundreds did everything Jehoiada the priest commanded. They each brought their men-those coming on duty on the Sabbath and those going off duty-and went to Jehoiada the priest. The priest gave to the commanders of hundreds King David's spears and shields that were in the Lord's temple. Then the guards stood with their weapons in hand surrounding the king-from the right side of the temple to the left side, by the altar and by the temple. He brought out the king's son, put the crown on him, gave him the testimony,and made him king. They anointed him and clapped their hands and cried, "Long live the king!"

Fatherless » Exemplified » Daughters of zelophehad

Numbers 27:1-5

The daughters of Zelophehad approached; [Zelophehad was the] son of Hepher, son of Gilead, son of Machir, son of Manasseh from the clans of Manasseh, the son of Joseph. These were the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. They stood before Moses, Eleazar the priest, the leaders, and the entire community at the entrance to the tent of meeting and said, "Our father died in the wilderness, but he was not among Korah's followers, who gathered together against the Lord. Instead, he died because of his own sin, and he had no sons. read more.
Why should the name of our father be taken away from his clan? Since he had no son, give us property among our father's brothers." Moses brought their case before the Lord,

Fatherless » Exemplified » Jotham

Judges 9:16-21

"Now if you have acted faithfully and honestly in making Abimelech king, if you have done well by Jerubbaal and his family, and if you have rewarded him appropriately for what he did- for my father fought for you, risked his life, and delivered you from the hand of Midian, and now you have attacked my father's house today, killed his 70 sons on top of a large stone, and made Abimelech, the son of his slave, king over the lords of Shechem 'because he is your brother'- read more.
if then, you have acted faithfully and honestly with Jerubbaal and his house this day, rejoice in Abimelech and may he also rejoice in you. But if not, may fire come from Abimelech and consume the lords of Shechem and Beth-millo, and may fire come from the lords of Shechem and Beth-millo and consume Abimelech." Then Jotham fled, escaping to Beer, and lived there because of his brother Abimelech.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 9:3

So the king asked, “Is there anyone left of Saul’s family that I can show the kindness of God to?”Ziba said to the king, “There is still Jonathan’s son who was injured in both feet.”

Fatherless » Exemplified » Esther

Esther 2:7

Mordecai was the legal guardian of his cousin Hadassah (that is, Esther), because she didn’t have a father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was extremely good-looking. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had adopted her as his own daughter.

Godly Fear » Exemplified

Genesis 39:9

No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?”

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 22:12

Then He said, “Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.”

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Noah

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Primitive Christians

unholy Fear » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:20

Immediately, Saul fell flat on the ground. He was terrified by Samuel’s words and was also weak because he hadn’t had any food all day and all night.

1 Samuel 28:5

When Saul saw the Philistine camp, he was afraid and trembled violently.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Philistines

1 Samuel 14:15

Terror spread through the Philistine camp and the open fields to all the troops. Even the garrison and the raiding parties were terrified. The earth shook, and terror spread from God.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Midianites

Judges 7:21-22

Each Israelite took his position around the camp, and the entire [Midianite] army fled, and cried out as they ran. When Gideon's men blew their 300 trumpets, the Lord set the swords of each man in the army against each other. They fled to Beth-shittah in the direction of Zererah as far as the border of Abel-meholah near Tabbath.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adonijah's guests

1 Kings 1:49

Then all of Adonijah’s guests got up trembling and went their separate ways.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adam

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:14

Since You are banishing me today from the soil, and I must hide myself from Your presence and become a restless wanderer on the earth, whoever finds me will kill me.”

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:6

his face turned pale, and his thoughts so terrified him that his hip joints shook and his knees knocked together.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Felix

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:6

Esther answered, “The adversary and enemy is this evil Haman.”Haman stood terrified before the king and queen.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Ahaz

Isaiah 7:2

When it became known to the house of David that Aram had occupied Ephraim, the heart of Ahaz and the hearts of his people trembled like trees of a forest shaking in the wind.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Pilate

John 19:8

When Pilate heard this statement, he was more afraid than ever.

Flattery » Exemplified » Woman of tekoah

2 Samuel 14:17

Your servant thought: May the word of my lord the king bring relief, for my lord the king is able to discern the good and the bad like the Angel of God. May the Lord your God be with you.”

2 Samuel 14:20

Joab your servant has done this to address the issue indirectly, but my lord has wisdom like the wisdom of the Angel of God, knowing everything on earth.”

Flattery » Exemplified » False prophets

1 Kings 22:13

The messenger who went to call Micaiah instructed him, “Look, the words of the prophets are unanimously favorable for the king. So let your words be like theirs, and speak favorably.”

Flattery » Exemplified » Darius's advisorss

Daniel 6:7

All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den.

Fools » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 4:22

“For My people are fools;
they do not know Me.
They are foolish children,
without understanding.
They are skilled in doing what is evil,
but they do not know how to do what is good.”

Fools » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8

But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, “Treat the young man Absalom gently for my sake.” All the people heard the king’s orders to all the commanders about Absalom.

1 Samuel 24:7

With these words David persuaded his men, and he did not let them rise up against Saul.Then Saul left the cave and went on his way.

2 Samuel 19:23

So the king said to Shimei, “You will not die.” Then the king gave him his oath.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 50:20-21

You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result-the survival of many people. Therefore don't be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones." And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 1:53

So King Solomon sent for him, and they took him down from the altar. He came and paid homage to King Solomon, and Solomon said to him, “Go to your home.”

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Stephen

Forsaking God » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:4

Oh sinful nation,
people weighed down with iniquity,
brood of evildoers,
depraved children!
They have abandoned the Lord;
they have despised the Holy One of Israel;
they have turned their backs on Him.

Jeremiah 15:6

You have left Me.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
You have turned your back,
so I have stretched out My hand against you
and destroyed you.
I am tired of showing compassion.

2 Chronicles 12:1

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

2 Chronicles 21:10

And now Edom is still in rebellion against Judah’s domination today. Libnah also rebelled at that time against his domination because he had abandoned Yahweh, the God of his ancestors.

2 Chronicles 13:11

They offer a burnt offering and fragrant incense to the Lord every morning and every evening, and they set the rows of the bread of the Presence on the ceremonially clean table. They light the lamps of the gold lampstand every evening. We are carrying out the requirements of Yahweh our God, while you have abandoned Him.

More verses: 2 Kings 17:7-18

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Children of israel

1 Samuel 12:10

Then they cried out to the Lord and said, ‘We have sinned, for we abandoned the Lord and worshiped the Baals and the Ashtoreths. Now deliver us from the power of our enemies, and we will serve You.’

Forsaking God » Exemplified » saul

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 18:18

He replied, “I have not destroyed Israel, but you and your father’s house have, because you have abandoned the Lord’s commands and followed the Baals.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Amon

2 Kings 21:22

He abandoned the Lord God of his ancestors and did not walk in the way of the Lord.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » balaam

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Many disciples

Glorifying God » Exemplified

Matthew 15:31

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

Matthew 9:8

When the crowds saw this, they were awestruck and gave glory to God who had given such authority to men.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The multitude

Matthew 15:31

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

Matthew 9:8

When the crowds saw this, they were awestruck and gave glory to God who had given such authority to men.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Paul

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Abraham

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The church at jerusalem

Acts 11:18

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

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Woman with infirmity

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Gentiles at antioch

Acts 13:48

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

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

But one of them, seeing that he was healed, returned and, with a loud voice, gave glory to God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » David

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Man sick of the palsy

Luke 5:25

Immediately he got up before them, picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Angels

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and peace on earth to people He favors!

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Mary » Mother of jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The gentiles (non-jewish people) at antioch (of syria)

Acts 13:48

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

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The leper whom jesus healed

Luke 17:15

But one of them, seeing that he was healed, returned and, with a loud voice, gave glory to God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The woman with infirmity

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The blind man

Luke 18:43

Instantly he could see, and he began to follow Him, glorifying God. All the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The centurion

Luke 23:47

When the centurion saw what happened, he began to glorify God, saying, “This man really was righteous!”

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The congregation at jerusalem

Acts 11:8

“‘No, Lord!’ I said. ‘For nothing common or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!’

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The man sick with palsy

Luke 5:25

Immediately he got up before them, picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The shepherds

Luke 2:20

The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had seen and heard, just as they had been told.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The angels

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and peace on earth to people He favors!

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By david

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

Contemptible people among them had a strong craving for other food. The Israelites cried again and said, “Who will feed us meat?

Hebrews 12:16-17

And see that there isn't any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal. For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn't find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

He said to Jacob, "Let me eat some of that red stuff, because I'm exhausted." That is why he was [also] named Edom. Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright." "Look," said Esau, "I'm about to die, so what good is a birthright to me?" read more.
Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore to Jacob and sold his birthright to him. Then Jacob gave bread and lentil stew to Esau; he ate, drank, got up, and went away. So Esau despised his birthright.

Psalm 78:18

They deliberately tested God,
demanding the food they craved.

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

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

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the Lord’s anger burned against the people, and the Lord struck them with a very severe plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the Lord’s anger burned against the people, and the Lord struck them with a very severe plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

So on an appointed day, dressed in royal robes and seated on the throne, Herod delivered a public address to them. The populace began to shout, "It's the voice of a god and not of a man!" At once an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give the glory to God, and he became infected with worms and died.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

That day Haman left full of joy and in good spirits.But when Haman saw Mordecai at the King's Gate, and Mordecai didn't rise or tremble in fear at his presence, Haman was filled with rage toward Mordecai. Yet Haman controlled himself and went home. He sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh to join him. Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had promoted him in rank and given him a high position over the other officials and the royal staff.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

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

Esther 9:5

The Jews put all their enemies to the sword, killing and destroying them. They did what they pleased to those who hated them.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Saul was furious and resented this song. "They credited tens of thousands to David," he complained, "but they only credited me with thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?" So Saul watched David jealously from that day forward.

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 27:41

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him. Then these men said, "We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God." So the administrators and satraps went together to the king and said to him, "May King Darius live forever. read more.
All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions' den. Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed." So King Darius signed the document. When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before. Then these men went as a group and found Daniel petitioning and imploring his God. So they approached the king and asked about his edict: "Didn't you sign an edict that for 30 days any man who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions' den?" The king answered, "As a law of the Medes and Persians, the order stands and is irrevocable." Then they replied to the king, "Daniel, one of the Judean exiles, has ignored you, the king, and the edict you signed, for he prays three times a day." As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him. Then these men went to the king and said to him, "You as king know it is a law of the Medes and Persians that no edict or ordinance the king establishes can be changed."

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Men of gilead

Judges 11:7

Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, “Didn’t you hate me and drive me from my father’s house? Why then have you come to me now when you’re in trouble?”

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:22-23

Pilate asked them, "What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?" They all answered, "Crucify Him!" Then he said, "Why? What has He done wrong?" But they kept shouting, "Crucify Him!" all the more.

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

When daybreak came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death. After tying Him up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate, the governor.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and so is God, of how devoutly, righteously, and blamelessly we conducted ourselves with you believers.

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holy to the Lord,
the firstfruits of His harvest.
All who ate of it found themselves guilty;
disaster came on them.”
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Protect my life, for I am faithful.
You are my God; save Your servant who trusts in You.

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

because Herod was in awe of John and was protecting him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him he would be very disturbed, yet would hear him gladly.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

just as He spoke by the mouth
of His holy prophets in ancient times;

Hope » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Hope » Exemplified » Abraham

Romans 4:18

He believed, hoping against hope, so that he became the father of many nations according to what had been spoken: So will your descendants be.

Hope » Exemplified » David

Hope » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified

Exodus 4:10

But Moses replied to the Lord, “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent—either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant—because I am slow and hesitant in speech.”

Job 40:4

I am so insignificant. How can I answer You?
I place my hand over my mouth.

Humility » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of Yahweh his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Humility » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:26

Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart—he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem—so the Lord’s wrath didn’t come on them during Hezekiah’s lifetime.

Humility » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Chronicles 34:27

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard’—this is the Lord’s declaration.

Humility » Exemplified » David

1 Chronicles 29:14

But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.

Humility » Exemplified » Woman of canaan

Matthew 15:27

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

Humility » Exemplified » Abraham