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Acts 26:4

All the Jews know how I lived from the earliest days of my youth with my own people and in Jerusalem.

From Thematic Bible


Access to God » Exemplified

Exodus 24:2

Only Moses is to approach the LORD, but the others are not to approach; the people are not to come up with him."

Exodus 34:4-7

So Moses carved out two stone tablets like the first ones, got up early in the morning, and climbed Mount Sinai, just as the LORD had commanded him. He took with him the two stone tablets. The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed the name of the LORD. The LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and filled with gracious love and truth. read more.
He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."

Adoption » Exemplified

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

"I'm your brother Joseph, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt!" he told them. "But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.

Genesis 45:7-8

God sent me ahead of you to keep you alive on the earth, and to save you all in a magnificent way. As a result, it wasn't you who sent me here, but God himself! He established me as a father-figure to Pharaoh himself! I'm in charge of his entire palace and ruler over the entire land of Egypt.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah's response wasn't commensurate with what had been done for him because he was arrogant in heart, so wrath came upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem. But Hezekiah humbled himself while he was arrogant in heart, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem joined him in this. As a result, the LORD's wrath did not come upon them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!"

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself in the LORD's presence when you heard what I had to say against this place and against its inhabitants that they would become a desolation and a curse and you have torn your clothes and cried out before me, be assured that I have truly heard you,' declares the LORD.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.'

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

"As my life was fading away, I remembered the LORD; and my prayer came to you in your holy Temple.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Exodus 9:14

Indeed, this time I'm sending all my plagues against you, your officials, and your people, so you may know that there is no one like me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:24-25

In the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the Egyptian camp through the pillar of fire and cloud, and he threw the Egyptian camp into confusion. He made the wheels of their chariots wobble so that they drove them with difficulty. The Egyptians said, "Let's flee from Israel because the LORD is fighting for them and against us."

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Uzziah flew into a rage while he held in his hand a censer to burn incense. As he got angry at the priests, leprosy broke out all over his forehead right in front of the priests beside the incense altar in the LORD's Temple. So Azariah the chief priest and all the priests stared at Uzziah, who was infected with leprosy in his forehead! They all rushed at him and hurried him out of the Temple. Uzziah was in a hurry to get out anyway, because the LORD had struck him. King Uzziah remained a leper until the day he died. Because he was a leper, he lived in a separate residence and remained disqualified to enter the LORD's Temple. His son Jotham served in the royal palace, judging the people of the land.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Moab rebelled against Israel after Ahab died. Meanwhile, Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice in his upper room in Samaria and lay injured. He sent messengers to Ekron with these orders: "Go and consult with Ekron's god Baal-zebub to find out if I'm going to recover from this injury." But the angel of the LORD spoke to Elijah the foreigner, "Get up and go meet the messengers from the king of Samaria. Ask them "Is it because there is no God in Israel that you're going to consult with Ekron's god Baal-zebub? read more.
Now therefore this is what the LORD says: "You won't be getting up from that bed of yours on which you're lying. You will most certainly die!"'" So Elijah got up and went.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:27

Naaman's leprosy will plague you and your descendants forever!" As he left Elisha's presence, he was infected with leprosy that looked like white snow.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 20:35-37

Sometime later, King Jehoshaphat of Judah entered into a military alliance with King Ahaziah of Israel, acting wickedly by doing so. He also agreed with King Ahaziah to build ships to sail toward Tarshish, which they built in Ezion-geber. But Dodavahu's son Eliezer from Mareshah prophesied in opposition to Jehoshaphat, "Because you have entered into an alliance with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your efforts." So the ships were destroyed and were never able to sail for Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 19:2

where Hanani's son Jehu, the seer, went out to meet him. He asked King Jehoshaphat, "Should you be helping those who are wicked, yes or no? Should you love those who hate the LORD? Wrath is headed your way directly from the LORD because of this.

2 Chronicles 18:3

King Ahab of Israel asked King Jehoshaphat of Judah, "Will you join me in attacking Ramoth-gilead?"

1 Kings 11:1-8

But King Solomon married many foreign women besides the daughter of Pharaoh: women from Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Sidonia, along with Hittite women, too, all of them from nations that the LORD had ordered the Israelis, "You are not to associate with them and they are not to associate with you, because they will most certainly turn your affections away to follow their gods." Solomon became deeply attached to them by falling in love. He had 700 princess wives and 300 mistresses who turned his heart away from the LORD, read more.
because as Solomon grew older, his wives turned his affections away after other gods, and his heart was not fully as devoted to the LORD his God as his father David's heart had been. Solomon pursued Astarte, the Sidonian goddess, and Milcom, that detestable Ammonite idol. Solomon practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by not fully following the LORD, as had his father David. Later, Solomon even constructed a high place on the mountain east of Jerusalem that was dedicated to Chemosh, that detestable Moabite idol, and to Molech, the detestable Ammonite idol. Solomon did this for all of his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their own gods.

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

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the high priests and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver, and from then on he began to look for an opportunity to betray Jesus.

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

1 Kings 12:8-9

But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him. As a result, he asked them, "What's your advice so that we can give an answer to these people who have asked me, "Please lighten the burden that your father put on us.'?"

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

Ezekiel 44:7

You kept on bringing in foreigners, those who were uncircumcised in heart and flesh, to profane my sanctuary by being inside my Temple, and by doing so you've emptied my covenant, all the while offering my food the fat and the blood in addition to all of the other loathsome things you've done.

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

Ezra 9:1-2

After these things occurred, certain officials approached me and said "The people of Israel, the priests, and the descendants of Levi have not separated themselves from the people of the lands or from the detestable behavior of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites, because they and their sons have married foreign women. As a result, the holy people have mingled themselves among the nations of these lands. As a matter of fact, the senior officials and the rulers have been foremost in this sin."

Ambition » Exemplified » AntiChrist

Ambition » Exemplified » Sons of zebedee

Matthew 20:21

He asked her, "What do you want?" She told him, "Promise that in your kingdom these two sons of mine will sit on your right and on your left."

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:5-6

"Even God knows that on the day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you'll become like God, knowing good and evil." When the woman saw that the tree produced good food, was attractive in appearance, and was desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. Then she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate some, too.

Ambition » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:23

By your messengers you have insulted the LORD. You have claimed, "With my many chariots I ascended the heights of the mountains, including the remotest regions of Lebanon; I cut down its tall cedars and the best of its cypress trees. I entered its most remote lodging place and its most fruitful forest.

Ambition » Exemplified » Shebna

Isaiah 22:16

"Come, go to this steward, to Shebna who is in charge of the household, and ask him: "What are you doing here, and who are your relatives here that you could carve out a grave for yourself here cutting out a tomb at the choicest location, chiseling out a resting place for yourself out of solid rock?

Ambition » Exemplified » Builders of babel

Ambition » Exemplified » Miriam and aaron

Numbers 12:2

They asked, "Has the LORD spoken only through Moses? Hasn't he also spoken through us?" But the LORD heard it.

Ambition » Exemplified » Korah, &c

Numbers 16:3

They gathered together against Moses and Aaron and told them, "You have appropriated too much for yourselves from the entire congregation, since all of them are holy, and the LORD is among them, too. Why do you exalt yourselves over the LORD's assembly?"

Ambition » Exemplified » Diotrephes

3 John 1:9

I wrote a letter to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be in charge, will not recognize our authority.

Apostates » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 25:14

Later, Amaziah returned from slaughtering the Edomites, but he brought back the gods that had belonged to the men of Seir, set them up as his own gods, worshipped them, and sacrificed offerings to them.

2 Chronicles 25:27

From the time that Amaziah abandoned his seeking the LORD, some people conspired against him in Jerusalem, so he ran away to Lachish, but they pursued him to Lachish and killed him there.

Apostates » Exemplified » Hymeneus and alexander

1 Timothy 1:19-20

with faith and a good conscience. By ignoring their consciences, some people have destroyed their faith like a wrecked ship. These include Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I handed over to Satan so that they may learn not to blaspheme.

Apostates » Exemplified » Professed disciples

Assurance » Exemplified

Psalm 73:24-26

You will guide me with your wise advice, and later you will receive me with honor. Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire nothing on this earth. My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 73:24-26

You will guide me with your wise advice, and later you will receive me with honor. Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire nothing on this earth. My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By paul

Backsliding » Exemplified

Nehemiah 9:26

"Then they disobeyed, rebelled against you, and threw your Law behind their backs. They murdered your prophets who had admonished the people to return to you, committing terrible blasphemies.

Exodus 32:8

They have been quick to turn aside from the way I commanded them, and they have made for themselves a molten calf. They have bowed down to it in worship, they have offered sacrifices to it, and they have said, "This, Israel, is your god who brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"

Jeremiah 3:11

Then the LORD told me, "Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

Hosea 4:16

For Israel is as obstinate as a stubborn mule! Nevertheless, will not the LORD feed them like a lamb in a broad pasture?

Backsliding » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:70-74

But he denied it in front of them all. "I don't know what you're talking about!" he exclaimed. As he went out to the gateway, another woman saw him and told those who were there, "This man was with Jesus from Nazareth." Again he denied it and swore with an oath, "I don't know the man!" read more.
After a little while, the people who were standing there came up and told Peter, "Obviously you're also one of them, because your accent gives you away." Then he began to curse violently. "I don't know the man!" he swore solemnly. Just then 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 can be encouraged when I learn of your condition. I do not have anyone else like him who takes a genuine interest in your welfare. For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah. read more.
But you know his proven worth how like a son with his father he served with me in the gospel.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of the Messiah by risking his life to complete what remained unfinished in your service to me.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joanna, &c

Luke 8:3

Joanna, the wife of Herod's household manager Chuza; Susanna; and many others. These women continued to support them out of their personal resources.

Blasphemy » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:4

"This is what Hezekiah says: "Today is a day of trouble, rebuke, and blasphemy, because children are about to be born, but there is no strength to bring them to birth. Perhaps the LORD your God will take note of everything that Rab-shakeh has said, whom his master the king of Assyria sent to taunt the living God, and then he will rebuke the words that the LORD your God has heard. Therefore offer a prayer for the survivors who remain.'"

2 Kings 19:10

The messengers were told, "This is what you are to say to King Hezekiah of Judah: "Don't let your God in whom you trust deceive you by telling you "Jerusalem won't be turned over to the control of Assyria's king."

2 Kings 19:22

Who are you reproaching and blaspheming? Against whom have you raised your voice? And against whom have you lifted up your eyes in arrogance? Against the Holy One of Israel!

Blasphemy » Exemplified » The danite

Leviticus 24:11

Then the Israeli woman's son blasphemed the Name and cursed, so they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, from the tribe of Dan.

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified

Romans 11:25

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Scribes and pharisees

Matthew 23:24

You blind guides! You filter out a gnat, yet swallow a camel!

Matthew 23:16

"How terrible it will be for you, blind guides! You say, "Whoever swears an oath by the sanctuary is excused, but whoever swears an oath by the gold of the sanctuary must keep his oath.'

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Churches of laodicea

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 18:18

But Elijah replied, "I'm no destroyer of Israel. But you and your ancestor's household have been doing that, because you have abandoned the LORD's commandments and have followed the Baals.

1 Kings 18:15

But Elijah promised him, "As the LORD of the Heavenly Armies lives, in whose presence I stand, I will appear to Ahab today."

holy Boldness » Exemplified

Exodus 32:31

Moses returned to the LORD and said, "Please, LORD, this people committed a great sin by making a god of gold for themselves.

Exodus 33:18

Then Moses said, "Please show me your glory."

Acts 9:27

Barnabas, however, introduced Saul to the apostles, telling them how on the road Saul had seen the Lord, who had spoken to him, and how courageously he had spoken in the name of Jesus in Damascus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:22-32

Then two of the men turned away from there and walked toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing in the presence of the LORD. Abraham approached and asked, "Will you actually destroy the righteous along with the wicked? Perhaps there are 50 righteous ones within the city. Will you actually destroy it and not forgive the place for the sake of the 50 righteous that are found there? read more.
Far be it from you to do such a thing to kill the righteous along with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike! The Judge of all the earth will do what is right, won't he?" The LORD said, "If I find 50 righteous people within Sodom, I'll forgive the whole place for their sake." Abraham answered, "Look, even though I am only dust and ashes, I've ventured to speak to my LORD. What if there are five less than 50 righteous ones? Will you bring destruction upon the city because of those five?" The LORD said, "I won't destroy it if I find 45 there." Abraham continued to speak to him, asking, "What if 40 are found there?" The LORD replied, "I won't do it for the sake of those 40." Abraham then asked, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak. What if 30 are found there?" The LORD answered, "I won't do it for the sake of those 30." "Look," Abraham said, "I've presumed to speak to my LORD" so what if 20 are found there?" "For the sake of those 20," the LORD responded, "I won't destroy it." Finally, Abraham inquired, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" He replied, "For the sake of those ten I won't destroy it."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak. When the man realized that he hadn't yet won the struggle, he injured the socket of Jacob's thigh, dislocating it as he wrestled with him, and said, "Let me go, because the dawn has come." "I won't let you go," Jacob replied, "unless you bless me." read more.
Then the man asked him, "What's your name?" "Jacob," he responded "Your name won't be Jacob anymore," the man replied, "but Israel, because you exerted yourself against both God and men, and you've emerged victorious." "Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 16:47-48

So Aaron took the censer, just as Moses had spoken, and ran out to the center of the assembly, where a plague had begun among the people. He set the incense on fire and atoned for the people. He stood between the dead and the living and restrained the plague.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David told the Philistine, "You come at me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of the armies of Israel whom you have defied.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Shadrac

Daniel 3:17-18

Your majesty, if it be his will, our God whom we serve can deliver us from the blazing fire furnace, and he will deliver us from you. But if not, rest assured, your majesty, that we won't serve your gods, and we won't worship the golden statue that you have set up."

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

But I asked him, "Should a man like me run? Should someone like me run into the Temple to save his life? I won't go there!"

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:8-13

Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, told them, "Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being questioned today for a good deed done for someone who was sick or to learn how this man was healed, you and all the people of Israel must understand that this man stands healthy before you because of the name of Jesus from Nazareth, whom you crucified, but whom God raised from the dead. read more.
He is "the stone that was rejected by you builders, which has become the cornerstone.' There is no salvation by anyone else, for there is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Now when the Jewish leaders saw the boldness of Peter and John and found out that they were uneducated and ordinary men, they were amazed and realized that they had been with Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:26

He began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained God's way to him more accurately.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Stephen

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Persons who offered to follow Christ

Luke 9:57

While they were walking along the road, a man told him, "I will follow you wherever you go."

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Martha

Chastity » Exemplified

Genesis 20:4

Now Abimelech had not yet come near her, so he asked, "LORD, will you destroy an innocent nation?

Genesis 26:10-11

"What have you done to us?" Abimelech asked. "Any minute now, one of the people could have had sex with your wife and you would have caused all of us to be guilty." So he issued this order to everyone: "Whoever touches this man or his wife is to be executed."

Chastity » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:7-10

Now Joseph was well built and good looking. That's why, sometime later, Joseph's master's wife looked straight at Joseph and propositioned him: "Come on! Let's have a little sex!" But he refused, telling his master's wife, "Look! My master doesn't have to worry about anything in the house with me in charge, and he has entrusted everything into my care. No one has more authority in this house than I do. He has withheld nothing from me, except you, and that's because you're his wife. So how can I commit such a horrible evil? How can I sin against God?" read more.
She kept on talking to him like this day after day, but he wouldn't listen to her. Not only would he refuse to have sex with her, he refused even to stay around her.

Chastity » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 3:10-11

He replied, "May you be blessed by the LORD, my daughter. You've added to the gracious love you've already demonstrated by not pursuing younger men, whether rich or poor. Don't be afraid, my daughter. I'll do for you everything that you have asked, since all of my people in town are aware that you're a virtuous woman.

Chastity » Exemplified » Boaz

Ruth 3:13

Stay the night, and if he fulfills his duty as your related redeemer in the morning, that will be acceptable. But if he isn't inclined to do so, then, as the LORD lives, I will act as your related redeemer myself. So lie down until morning."

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

David got up early in the morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the supplies, and went as Jesse had directed him. He arrived at the encampment as the army was going out to the battle line, shouting the battle cry.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph prepared his chariot and went to meet his father Israel in Goshen. As soon as Jacob appeared in his presence, he embraced him and wept for a long time as he held on to him.

Genesis 45:9

So hurry up, go back to my father, and tell him that his son Joseph tells him, "God has made me master of all of Egypt. Hurry up! Come live with me!'

wicked Children » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 26:34-35

When Esau was 40 years old, he married Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite. This brought extreme grief to Isaac and Rebekah.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Adrammelech and sharezer

2 Kings 19:37

Later on, as he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with a sword and fled into the territory of Ararat. Then Sennacherib's son Esarhaddon became king in his place.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

wicked Children » Exemplified » Children at beth-el

2 Kings 2:23

Later, Elisha left there to go up to Bethel, and as he was traveling along the road, some insignificant young men came from the city and started mocking him. They told him, "Get on up, baldy! Get on up, baldy!"

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-delusion

Church of laodicea » Exemplified » Self-righteousness

Communion of saints » Exemplified

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Jonathan

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 2:17-18

Then Daniel went home and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah about the king's command. Daniel was seeking mercy, in order to ask about this mystery in the presence of the God of heaven, so that Daniel and his friends might not be executed along with the rest of the advisors of Babylon.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:36-38

When Paul had said this, he knelt down and prayed with all of them. All of them cried and cried as they put their arms around Paul and kissed him affectionately. They were especially sorrowful because of what he had said that they would never see his face again. Then they took him to the ship.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » David

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Apostles

Communion with God » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak. When the man realized that he hadn't yet won the struggle, he injured the socket of Jacob's thigh, dislocating it as he wrestled with him, and said, "Let me go, because the dawn has come." "I won't let you go," Jacob replied, "unless you bless me." read more.
Then the man asked him, "What's your name?" "Jacob," he responded "Your name won't be Jacob anymore," the man replied, "but Israel, because you exerted yourself against both God and men, and you've emerged victorious." "Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.

Communion with God » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 33:11-23

The LORD would speak to Moses face to face just as a man speaks with his friend. When Moses returned to the camp, Nun's son Joshua, his young servant, would not leave the tent. Moses told the LORD, "Look, you have told me, "Bring up this people,' but you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, "I know you by name,' and also, "You have found favor in my sight.' Now, if I've found favor in your sight, please show me your ways so I may know you in order to find favor in your sight. And remember, this nation is your people." read more.
He said, "My presence will go with you, and I'll give you rest." Then Moses told the LORD, "If your presence does not go with us, don't bring us up from here. Otherwise, how shall it be known that your people and I have received favor from you, unless you go with us and that we, your people and I, are distinguished from all the people on the surface of the earth?" The LORD told Moses, "I'll do the very thing that you have said, because you have found favor in my sight and I know you by name." Then Moses said, "Please show me your glory." God said, "I'll cause all my goodness to pass before you, and I'll proclaim the name "the LORD' before you. I'll be gracious to whom I'll be gracious, and I'll show compassion on whom I'll show compassion. But," he said, "You cannot see my face, because a man cannot see me and live." The LORD said, "Look, there is a place near me where you can stand on the rock; and as my glory passes by, I'll put you in a crevice in the rock, and cover you with my hand until I've passed by. Then I'll remove my hand so you may see my back, but my face must not be seen."

Communion with God » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:33

As soon as he finished talking to Abraham, the LORD left and Abraham returned to where he had been sitting.

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 by all possible means I might save some of them.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Shobi

2 Samuel 17:27-29

When David arrived at Mahanaim, Shobi (Nahash's son from the Ammonite town of Rabbah), Makir (Ammiel's son from Lo-debar), and Barzillai (from Rogelim in Gilead) were already there. They brought along bedding, bowls, clay basins, wheat, barley, flour, roasted grains, beans, peas, honey, cheeses, sheep, and cheese made from cow's milk for David and his entourage because they had been reasoning, "The people are hungry, tired, and thirsty there in the wilderness."

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 17:18-19

"What do we have in common, you man of God?" she accused Elijah. "You came to me so you could uncover my guilt! And you're responsible for the death of my son!" "Give me your son," he replied. Then he took him from her lap, carried him upstairs to the room where he lived, and laid him on his bed.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » David

Psalm 35:13-14

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them. I paced about as for my friend or my brother, and fell down mourning as one weeps for one's mother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it and saw the child, the little boy suddenly began crying. Filled with compassion for him, she exclaimed, "This is one of the Hebrew children!"

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Jews

John 11:19

and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their brother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 2:11

When Job's three friends heard all these tragedies that happened to him, they each traveled from their home towns to visit him. Eliphaz came from Teman, Bildad came from Shuah, and Zophar came from Naamath. They met together and went to console and comfort him.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:29-32

But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men! The God of our ancestors raised Jesus to life after you killed him by hanging him on a tree. God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel. read more.
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who keep on obeying him."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Man born blind

John 9:25

But he responded, "I don't know whether he is a sinner or not. The one thing I do know is that I used to be blind and now I can see!"

John 9:33

If this man were not from God, he couldn't do anything like that."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your ancestors fail to persecute? They killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One, and now you have become his betrayers and murderers.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Church in pergamos

Revelation 2:13

"I know where you live. Satan's throne is there. Yet you hold on to my name and have not denied your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was killed in your presence, where Satan lives.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martyrs

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and those who sat on them were given authority to judge. I also saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshipped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or hands. They came back to life and ruled with the Messiah for a thousand years.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Timothy

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I am John, your brother and partner in the oppression, kingdom, and patience that comes because of Jesus. I was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68-69

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life. Besides, we have believed and remain convinced that you are the Holy One of God."

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:7-12

They made Peter and John stand in front of them and began asking, "By what power or by what name did you do this?" Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, told them, "Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being questioned today for a good deed done for someone who was sick or to learn how this man was healed, read more.
you and all the people of Israel must understand that this man stands healthy before you because of the name of Jesus from Nazareth, whom you crucified, but whom God raised from the dead. He is "the stone that was rejected by you builders, which has become the cornerstone.' There is no salvation by anyone else, for there is no other name under heaven given among 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

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died. Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

1 Samuel 12:19

Then all the people told Samuel, "Pray to the LORD your God for your servants, so that we don't die, because we made all our sins worse by asking for a king for ourselves."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1:6-7

please turn your attention to observe carefully and listen to the prayer of your servant today that I am presenting to you day and night on behalf of your servants, the Israelis. "I confess the sins that we Israelis have committed against you. Both I and my father's house have sinned. We have abandoned you by not keeping your commands, your ceremonies, and your judgments that you proscribed to your servant Moses.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 24:10

Later, David's conscience bothered him after he had numbered the army, so David told the LORD, "I have sinned greatly by what I did. But now I am asking you, please remove the guilt of your servant, since I have acted very foolishly."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:24

"I've sinned," Saul replied to Samuel. "I've broken the LORD's command and your word, because I was afraid of the people and listened to them.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 12:11

Aaron begged Moses, "I pray my lord, please don't hold this sin against us, since we've acted foolishlyand sinned in doing so.

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

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Thief

Luke 23:41

We have been condemned justly, because we are getting what we deserve for what we have done, but this man has done nothing wrong."

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Daniel

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Peter

Confession of sin » Exemplified » -ezra

Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers

2 Corinthians 10:10

For someone is saying, "His letters are impressive and forceful, but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible."

Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:10-11

Nabal answered David's servants: "Who is David? Who is this son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are breaking away from their masters. Should I take my food, my water, and my meat that I've slaughtered for my shearers and give it to men who came from who knows where?"

Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Samuel 10:27

But some troublemakers said, "How can this man deliver us?" They despised him and did not bring him a gift. But Saul remained silent.

Contempt » Exemplified » Michal

2 Samuel 6:16

As the ark of the LORD was coming into the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David jumping and dancing in the LORD's presence, and she despised him in her heart.

Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar

Genesis 16:4

He had sex with Hagar, and she became pregnant. When she realized that she was pregnant, she looked with contempt on her mistress.

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in. I know how to be humble, and I know how to prosper. In each and every situation I have learned the secret of being full and of going hungry, of having too much and of having too little.

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

So the king invited Barzillai, "Cross the Jordan River with me, live with me in Jerusalem, and I'll provide for you there." "How many more years do I have to live," Barzillai replied to the king, "that I should move to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old! I can hardly tell the difference between what tastes good or bad! I can't tell what I eat or drink! I can't hear the voice of men and women when they sing! So why should your servant be an added burden to your majesty the king? read more.
Your servant will cross the Jordan River with the king for a short distance, but why should the king offer me this reward? Please let your servant return so I can die in my own home town near the grave of my father and mother. Meanwhile, here is your servant Chimham! Let him accompany your majesty the king. Please do for him whatever seems best to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today, so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

Elisha told him, "Ask her, "Look how you've gone to all this trouble to care for us! What can I do for you? Do you wish to be mentioned to the king or to the head of the army?'" She replied, "I'm at home living among my own people."

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

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

Covetousness » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:9

Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep and cattle the fattened animals and lambs along with all that was good. They were not willing to completely destroy them, but they did completely destroy everything that was worthless and inferior.

1 Samuel 15:19

Why didn't you obey the LORD, but grabbed the spoil and did evil in the LORD's sight?"

Covetousness » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 21:2-4

Ahab addressed Naboth and asked him, "I would like to plant a vegetable garden near my house. Please exchange your vineyard with a better one from me, or if you'd rather have cash, I'll buy it for its full value." But Naboth replied to Ahab, "No way! The LORD prohibits the sale to you of the inheritance of my ancestors!" Ahab went back to his palace, sullen and in a foul mood, because Naboth the Jezreelite had turned down Ahab's offer by saying "I will not transfer my ancestors' inheritance to you!" He laid down on his bed, curled up with his face to the wall, and refused to eat.

Covetousness » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Jude 1:11

11How terrible it will be for them! For they lived like Cain did , rushed headlong into Balaam's error to make a profit, and destroyed themselves, as happened in Korah's rebellion.

Nehemiah 5:7

So after thinking it over carefully, I accused the officials and nobles openly, "Every one of you is charging your fellow countrymen interest!" So I opened a public investigation against them.

Isaiah 56:11

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

More verses: Jeremiah 6:13

Covetousness » Exemplified » Eli's sons

1 Samuel 2:12-14

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men who did not know the LORD. The custom of the priests with the people was that whenever a person offered a sacrifice, a servant of the priest would come with a three pronged fork in his hand while the meat was boiling, and he would stick it into the boiler or pot, and take everything the fork brought up that is, the priest would take it for himself. This is what they were supposed to do with all the Israelis who came there to Shiloh.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:14-15

Then one of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the high priests and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver,

Covetousness » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:20-24

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him." So Gehazi ran after Naaman. When Naaman noticed someone running after him, he came down from his chariot, greeted him and asked, "Is everything all right?" Gehazi said, "Everything's all right. My master sent me to tell you, "Just now two men from the Guild of Prophets have arrived from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them each a talent of silver bullion and two sets of clothes.'" read more.
But Naaman said, "Please accept my invitation to take two talents of silver." He urged him, binding two talents of silver in two bags, along with two sets of clothes. He placed them in the care of two of his young men, and they went on ahead of Gehazi. When he arrived at the stronghold, Gehazi took the bags from their custody and hid them away in the house. Then he sent the men away and they left.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Laban

Genesis 31:41

I've lived in your house these 20 years serving fourteen years for your two daughters and another six years for your flocks. During all that time you changed my wages ten times.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Samuel's sons

Covetousness » Exemplified » Achan

Covetousness » Exemplified » Felix

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was hoping to receive a bribe from Paul, and so he would send for him frequently to talk with him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Elisha

2 Kings 13:14

When Elisha fell ill with the sickness from which he was about to die, King Joash of Israel came down to see him, wept in his presence, and told him, "My father, Israel's chariots and horsemen!"

2 Kings 13:20

Later, Elisha died and was buried. Now at that time, various Moabite marauders had been invading the land each spring.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » moses

the Death of saints » Exemplified » isaac

the Death of saints » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 49:33

After concluding this set of instructions to his sons, Jacob tucked his feet up into bed, quit breathing, and was gathered to his ancestors.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 20:28

As Moses was stripping Aaron's garments from him and clothing Aaron's son Eleazar with them, Aaron died there on top of the mountain. Afterwards, Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 25:8

then passed away, dying at a ripe old age, having lived a full life, and joined his ancestors.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Joshua

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:37

At that time, she got sick and died. After they had washed her, they laid her in an upstairs room.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Acts 1:18

(Now this man bought a field with the money he got for his crime. Falling on his face, he burst open in the middle, and all his intestines gushed out.

Matthew 27:5

But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Athaliah

2 Chronicles 23:15

So they arrested her when she arrived at the entrance to the Horse Gate near the royal palace, and then they executed her there.

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

Numbers 16:32

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:34

Meanwhile, somebody drew his bow aimlessly and struck the king of Israel between the scales where his armor breastplates joined, so he instructed his chariot driver, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, because I've been severely wounded."

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Jezebel

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:30

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

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:10

The king said, "Hang him on it." So they hanged Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai, and 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 healthy young goats. I'll prepare some delicious food for your father, just the way he loves it.

Genesis 27:19

"I'm Esau, your firstborn!" Jacob told his father. "I've done what you asked, so please sit up and eat what I caught, so you can bless me."

Deceit » Exemplified

Genesis 3:4-5

"You certainly will not die!" the Shining One told the woman. "Even God knows that on the day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you'll become like God, knowing good and evil."

Psalm 52:1-2

Why do you make evil the foundation of your boasting, mighty one? God's gracious love never ceases. Your tongue, like a sharp razor, devises wicked things and crafts treachery.

Deceit » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:31-32

So they took Joseph's coat, slaughtered a young goat, and dipped the coat in the blood. Then they stretched out the richly-embroidered tunic to dry, and brought it to their father. "We've found this," they reported. "Look at it and see if this is or isn't your son's tunic."

Deceit » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 21:13

So David changed his behavior before them and acted like he was crazy in their presence. He scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down his beard.

Deceit » Exemplified » Laban

Deceit » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:29

Moses said, "Right now I'm going to leave you, and I'll pray to the LORD that the swarms of insects may depart from Pharaoh, from his officials, and from his people tomorrow. But Pharaoh, don't continue lying by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the LORD."

Deceit » Exemplified » Herod

Matthew 2:8

and sent them to Bethlehem. He told them, "As you go, search carefully for the child. When you find him, tell me so that I, too, may go and worship him."

Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Deceit » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 6:15

But my brothers have acted treacherously like a cascading river, like torrential rivers that overflow.

Decision » Exemplified » Asa

2 Chronicles 15:8

Encouraged by what Oded's son Azariah the prophet had said in his prophecy, Asa removed the detestable idols from throughout the entire territories of Judah and Benjamin, and from the cities that he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He repaired the LORD's altar that stood in front of the vestibule of the LORD's Temple.

Decision » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Caleb silenced the people on Moses' behalf and responded, "Let's go up and take control, because we can definitely conquer it."

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."

Decision » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 32:26

he stood in the gate of the camp and called out: "Whoever is for the LORD come over to me," and all the sons of Levi gathered around him.

Decision » Exemplified » David

Psalm 17:3

When you probe my heart, and examine me at night; when you refine me, you will find nothing wrong, for I have determined that I will not transgress with my mouth.

Decision » Exemplified » Paul

Decision » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom would we go? You have the words of eternal life.

Decision » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth answered, "Stop urging me to abandon you and to turn back from following you. Because wherever you go, I'll go. Wherever you live, I'll live. Your people will be my people, and your God, my God.

Denial of Christ » Exemplified

John 18:40

At this, they shouted out again, "Not this fellow, but Barabbas!" Now Barabbas was a revolutionary.

Acts 3:13-14

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob the God of our ancestors has glorified his servant Jesus, whom you betrayed and rejected in the presence of Pilate, even though he had decided to let him go. You rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked to have a murderer released to you,

Denial of Christ » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:69-75

Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard when a servant girl came up to him and said, "You, too, were with Jesus the Galilean." But he denied it in front of them all. "I don't know what you're talking about!" he exclaimed. As he went out to the gateway, another woman saw him and told those who were there, "This man was with Jesus from Nazareth." read more.
Again he denied it and swore with an oath, "I don't know the man!" After a little while, the people who were standing there came up and told Peter, "Obviously you're also one of them, because your accent gives you away." Then he began to curse violently. "I don't know the man!" he swore solemnly. Just then a rooster crowed. Peter remembered the words of Jesus when he said, "Before a rooster crows, you'll deny me three times." Then he went outside and cried bitterly.

Despair » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

"My punishment is too great to bear," Cain told the LORD. "You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."

Despair » Exemplified » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

Meanwhile, when Ahithophel observed that his counsel was not being acted upon, he saddled his donkey, got up, and left for his hometown. Leaving behind a set of orders for his household, he hanged himself. After his death he was buried in his father's tomb.

Despair » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:5

But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

Everything that Hezekiah began in the service of God's Temple was done according to the Law and to the commandments as he sought his God, worked with all of his heart, and became successful.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have also sent with them our brother whom we have often tested in many ways and found to be dedicated. At present he is more dedicated than ever because he has so much confidence in you.

Diligence » Exemplified » jacob

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I hurried and did not procrastinate to keep your commands.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed in the Lord's way, and with spiritual fervor he kept speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only about John's baptism.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain out in the field until dusk, and then threshed what she had gathered about a week's supply of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain out in the field until dusk, and then threshed what she had gathered about a week's supply of barley.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 20:24

"Aaron is to be gathered to his people, since he is not to enter the land that I'm about to give the Israelis. After all, you both rebelled against my command at the Meribah Springs.

Numbers 20:11

Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod. Lots of water gushed out, and both the community and their cattle were able to drink.

Numbers 20:8

"Take the rod, gather the community together, and then you and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock right before their eyes. It will release water. As you bring water to them from the rock, the community and the cattle will be able to drink."

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:11

"Who told you that you are naked?" Godasked. "Did you eat fruit from the tree that I commanded you not to eat?"

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » The prophet

1 Kings 13:20-23

Later, while they were sitting down at the table, a message from the LORD was delivered to the prophet who had brought him back, so he cried out to the man of God from Judah: "This is what the LORD says: "Because you disobeyed a command from the LORD and haven't done what the LORD your God commanded you to do, but instead you returned to eat and drink in the very place that he told you "Eat no food and drink no water," your body will not be buried in the same grave as your ancestors.'" read more.
After the meal was over, and the man had eaten food and had drunk water, the old prophet saddled the donkey for him that is, for the man of God whom he had brought back.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Israel

2 Kings 18:9-12

In the fourth year of King Hezekiah's reign (that is, during the seventh year of Elah's son Hoshea's reign as king of Israel), King Shalmaneser from Assyria invaded Samaria and besieged it. Three years later, they captured Samaria during the sixth year of Hezekiah's reign, which was the ninth year of Hoshea's reign as king of Israel. After this, the king of Assyria carried Israel off into exile in Assyria, settling them in Halah, on the Habor River in Gozan, and in cities controlled by the Medes, read more.
because they would not obey the voice of the LORD their God. Instead, they transgressed his covenant, including everything that Moses, the servant of the LORD, had commanded, by neither listening nor putting what he had commanded into practice.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Nadab, &c

Leviticus 10:1

Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own censer, placed fire in it, covered it with incense, and brought it into the LORD's presence as unauthorized fire that he had never prescribed for them.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:18

Because you didn't obey the LORD and didn't display his fierce anger against Amalek, therefore, the LORD will do this thing to you today.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 1:2-3

"Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city! Then cry out in protest against it, because their evil has come to my attention." But Jonah got up and fled from the LORD to Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, secured passage on a ship bound for Tarshish, paid the fare, and boarded, intending to go with the mariners to Tarshish to escape from the LORD.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Corinthians

1 Corinthians 11:21

For as you eat, each of you rushes to eat his own supper, and one person goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Elah

1 Kings 16:9-10

But his servant Zimri, who commanded half of his chariot forces, conspired against Elah while he was drinking himself drunk in the home of Arza, who managed the household at Tirzah. Zimri went inside, attacked him, and killed him in the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Asa of Judah, and then became king in Elah's place.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then at David's invitation, he and Uriah dined and drank wine together, and David got him drunk. Later that evening, Uriah went out to lie on a couch in the company of his lord's servants, and he did not go down to his house.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They attacked at noon, just as Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the battle pavilions, along with the 32 kings who had joined him.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Noah

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:4

As they drank the wine, they praised gods of gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

Samuel got up early in the morning to meet Saul, but Samuel was told, "Saul went up to Carmel to set up a monument for himself. Then he turned around and traveled on to Gilgal."

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

David got up early in the morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the supplies, and went as Jesse had directed him. He arrived at the encampment as the army was going out to the battle line, shouting the battle cry.

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 19:27

Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD earlier.

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 28:18

When Jacob got up early the next morning, he took the stone that he had used for his pillow, set it up as a pillar, drenched it with oil,

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

And that is what happened: When he got up early the next morning, he wrung out the fleece to drain the dew from it and extracted a bowl full of water.

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

Joshua got up early the next morning. Accompanied by all the Israelis, he set out from the Acacia groves and arrived at the Jordan River, where they encamped before crossing it.

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

After the apostles heard this, they went into the Temple at daybreak and began to teach. The high priest and those who were with him arrived, called the Council and all the elders of Israel together, and sent word to the prison to have the men brought in.

Election » Exemplified

Election » Exemplified » jacob

Romans 9:12-13

according to his calling and not by actions), Rebecca was told, "The older child will serve the younger one." So it is written, "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."

Election » Exemplified » Paul

Election » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 21:12

but God told Abraham, "Don't be troubled about the youth and your slave girl. Pay attention to Sarah in everything she tells you, because your offspring are to be named through Isaac.

Election » Exemplified » Abram

Nehemiah 9:7

You are the LORD, the God who chose Abram, whom you brought from Ur of the Chaldeans and to whom you gave the name Abraham.

Election » Exemplified » Rufus

Romans 16:13

Greet Rufus, the one chosen by the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too.

Election » Exemplified » Zerubbabel

Haggai 2:23

On that day,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "I will take you, my servant Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel,' declares the LORD, "and I will set you in place like a signet ring. For I have chosen you,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies."

Envy » Exemplified

Acts 13:45

But when the Jewish leaders saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began to object to the statements made by Paul and even to abuse him.

Acts 17:5

But the Jewish leaders became jealous, and they took some contemptible characters who used to hang out in the public square, formed a mob, and started a riot in the city. They attacked Jason's home and searched it for Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the people.

Envy » Exemplified » Joshua

Numbers 11:28-29

In response, Nun's son Joshua, Moses' attendant and one of his choice men, exclaimed, "My master Moses! Stop them!" "Are you jealous on account of me?" Moses asked in reply. "I wish all of the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!"

Envy » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:11

As a result, his brothers became more envious of him. But his father kept thinking about all of this.

Envy » Exemplified » Edomites

Ezekiel 35:11

therefore as I'm alive and living" declares the Lord GOD, "I'm going to deal with you as your anger deserves. When I judge you, I'll treat you like you did the Israelis that is, with the same kind of envy that motivated your constant hatred of them.

Envy » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8

Saul was very angry and he did not like what the women sang. He told himself, "They have attributed tens of thousands to David, but to me they have attributed thousands. What else can he have but the kingdom?"

Envy » Exemplified » Princes of babylon

Daniel 6:3-4

Daniel distinguished himself among all the administrators and regional authorities, because he was of an extraordinary spirit. Therefore the king planned to appoint him over the whole kingdom. Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him.

Envy » Exemplified » Laban's sons

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob used to listen while Laban's sons kept on complaining, "Jacob has taken over everything our father owns! He made himself wealthy from what belongs to our father!"

Envy » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:13

But all this does not satisfy me every time I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate."

Envy » Exemplified » Cain

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » In pharaoh and the egyptians

Exodus 14:24-25

In the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the Egyptian camp through the pillar of fire and cloud, and he threw the Egyptian camp into confusion. He made the wheels of their chariots wobble so that they drove them with difficulty. The Egyptians said, "Let's flee from Israel because the LORD is fighting for them and against us."

Exodus 9:14-15

Indeed, this time I'm sending all my plagues against you, your officials, and your people, so you may know that there is no one like me in all the earth. Indeed, by now I could have sent forth my hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been destroyed from the earth.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaz, etc

2 Chronicles 28:22

In the midst of his troubles, King Ahaz became more and more unfaithful to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 28:5-8

As a result, the LORD his God handed Ahaz over to the king of Aram, who defeated him and took a large number of captives away to Damascus. Ahaz was also delivered over to the control of the King of Israel, who defeated him with many heavy casualties. Remaliah's son Pekah killed 120,000 soldiers in a single day, all of them elite forces, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their ancestors. Zichri, a valiant soldier from Ephraim, killed the king's son Maaseiah, Azrikam, the palace manager, and Elkanah, who was second in rank to the king. read more.
The Israelis carried away 200,000 women, sons, and daughters from among their own relatives. They also took a great deal of plunder, and brought it all to Samaria.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah's response wasn't commensurate with what had been done for him because he was arrogant in heart, so wrath came upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem. But Hezekiah humbled himself while he was arrogant in heart, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem joined him in this. As a result, the LORD's wrath did not come upon them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jehoram

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

After this, a letter arrived from Elijah the prophet. It said: "This is what the LORD God of your ancestor David says: "You haven't lived like your father Jehoshaphat and like King Asa of Judah. Instead, you have lived like the kings of Israel by causing Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit cultic sexual immorality just like Ahab's dynasty did! And you've killed your brothers who were better than you your own father's dynasty! Look what's going to happen! The LORD is going to strike your people, your children, your wives, and everything you own with a massive tragedy. read more.
And as for you, you will suffer from a serious disease of your bowels. Eventually, day-by-day you will excrete your own bowels because of this disease." The LORD also provoked the attitude of the Philistines and the Arabs who bordered the Ethiopians against Jehoram, and they attacked Judah, invading it and carried off everything he owned in his royal palace, along with all of his sons and wives except for his youngest son Jehoahaz. After all of this happened, the LORD struck him in his bowels with an incurable illness. In due course, as time passed, two years later his bowels came out because of his sickness and he died in agony. His people lit no memorial bonfire for him as they had done for his ancestors.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Uzziah flew into a rage while he held in his hand a censer to burn incense. As he got angry at the priests, leprosy broke out all over his forehead right in front of the priests beside the incense altar in the LORD's Temple. So Azariah the chief priest and all the priests stared at Uzziah, who was infected with leprosy in his forehead! They all rushed at him and hurried him out of the Temple. Uzziah was in a hurry to get out anyway, because the LORD had struck him. King Uzziah remained a leper until the day he died. Because he was a leper, he lived in a separate residence and remained disqualified to enter the LORD's Temple. His son Jotham served in the royal palace, judging the people of the land.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

"I'm your brother Joseph, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt!" he told them. "But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.

Genesis 45:7-8

God sent me ahead of you to keep you alive on the earth, and to save you all in a magnificent way. As a result, it wasn't you who sent me here, but God himself! He established me as a father-figure to Pharaoh himself! I'm in charge of his entire palace and ruler over the entire land of Egypt.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Moab rebelled against Israel after Ahab died. Meanwhile, Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice in his upper room in Samaria and lay injured. He sent messengers to Ekron with these orders: "Go and consult with Ekron's god Baal-zebub to find out if I'm going to recover from this injury." But the angel of the LORD spoke to Elijah the foreigner, "Get up and go meet the messengers from the king of Samaria. Ask them "Is it because there is no God in Israel that you're going to consult with Ekron's god Baal-zebub? read more.
Now therefore this is what the LORD says: "You won't be getting up from that bed of yours on which you're lying. You will most certainly die!"'" So Elijah got up and went.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself in the LORD's presence when you heard what I had to say against this place and against its inhabitants that they would become a desolation and a curse and you have torn your clothes and cried out before me, be assured that I have truly heard you,' declares the LORD.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!"

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.'

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

"As my life was fading away, I remembered the LORD; and my prayer came to you in your holy Temple.

Faith » Exemplified

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what more should I say? For time would fail me to tell you about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets. Through faith they conquered kingdoms, administered justice, received promises, shut the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 11:39

All these people won approval for their faith but they did not receive what was promised,

Faith » Exemplified » moses

Faith » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

Daniel 6:23

The king was ecstatic, so he gave orders for Daniel to be released from the pit. Daniel was taken up from the pit, and no injury was found to have been inflicted on him, because he had believed in his God.

Faith » Exemplified » Philippian jailor

Faith » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Faith » Exemplified » Colossians

Faith » Exemplified » Joseph

Hebrews 11:22

By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelis and gave them instructions about burying his bones.

Faith » Exemplified » isaac

Faith » Exemplified » jacob

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons "and worshipped while leaning on the top of his staff."

Faith » Exemplified » Rahab

Hebrews 11:31

By faith Rahab the prostitute did not die with those who were disobedient, because she had welcomed the spies with a greeting of peace.

Faith » Exemplified » Peter

Faith » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Caleb silenced the people on Moses' behalf and responded, "Let's go up and take control, because we can definitely conquer it."

Faith » Exemplified » Lois

Faith » Exemplified » Paul

Faith » Exemplified » Enoch

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was taken away without experiencing death. He could not be found, because God had taken him away. For before he was taken, he won approval as one who pleased God.

Faith » Exemplified » Abel

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did, and by faith he was declared to be righteous, since God himself accepted his offerings. And by faith he continues to speak, even though he is dead.

Faith » Exemplified » Noah

Faith » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:17

Your majesty, if it be his will, our God whom we serve can deliver us from the blazing fire furnace, and he will deliver us from you.

Faith » Exemplified » Sergius paulus

Acts 13:12

When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, because he was astonished at the Lord's teaching.

Faith » Exemplified » The disciples

John 16:30

Now we know that you know everything and don't need to have anyone ask you any questions. Because of this, we believe that you have come from God."

Faith » Exemplified » Martha

Faith » Exemplified » Thomas

Faith » Exemplified » Romans

Faith » Exemplified » Woman who was a sinner

Luke 7:50

But Jesus told the woman, "Your faith has saved you. Go in peace."

Faith » Exemplified » Samaritans

John 4:39

Now many of the Samaritans of that town believed in Jesus because the woman had testified, "He told me everything I've ever done."

Faith » Exemplified » Job

Faith » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 6:5

This suggestion pleased the whole group. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a gentile convert to Judaism from Antioch.

Faith » Exemplified » priests

Acts 6:7

So the word of God continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem continued to grow rapidly. Even a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.

Faithfulness » Exemplified

Galatians 3:9

Therefore, those who believe are blessed together with Abraham, the one who believed.

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 him faithful in your sight; you made a covenant with him and you gave the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites to his descendants. And you have kept your word, because you are righteous.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:20

I never shrank from telling you anything that would help you nor from teaching you publicly and from house to house.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Timothy

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:22-23

So the prison warden entrusted into Joseph's care all the prisoners who were confined in prison. Whatever they did, Joseph was in charge of the work detail. The prison warden did not have to worry about anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with him. That's why Joseph prospered in everything he did.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Antipas

Revelation 2:13

"I know where you live. Satan's throne is there. Yet you hold on to my name and have not denied your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was killed in your presence, where Satan lives.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Hananiah

Nehemiah 7:2

I appointed my brother Hanani and fortress commander Hananiah to be over Jerusalem, since he was a faithful person who revered God more than many others did.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:4

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him.

Fatherless » Exemplified

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the family records of Terah: Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died during his father's lifetime in the land of his birth, that is, in Ur of the Chaldeans.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Joash

2 Kings 11:1-12

As soon as Ahaziah's mother Athaliah learned that her son had died, she seized the throne and executed the entire royal bloodline. But King Joram's daughter Jehosheba, who was Ahaziah's sister, rescued Ahaziah's son Joash from the group of the king's sons who were being executed and hid him and his nurse in her bedroom, concealing him from Athaliah so he was not put to death. So Joash remained hidden with her in the LORD's Temple for six years while Athaliah reigned over the land. read more.
But during the seventh year of her reign, Jehoiada went out and called together the rulers of hundreds, the captains, and the guards, and assembled them together inside the LORD's Temple. He made a covenant with them, making them take an oath in the LORD's Temple, and then he revealed the king's son to them. He ordered them: "Here's what we'll do: A third of you will enter here on this coming Sabbath dressed as guardians of the watch for the king's palace, with a third of you at the Sur gate, and a third at the gate behind the guards. Keep watch over the palace and defend it. Two of you who enter here on this coming Sabbath are to stand watch at the LORD's Temple, guarding the king and surrounding him with weapons in hand. Whoever comes within range is to be killed. Stay with the king wherever he goes, coming or going." So the captains of hundreds did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one of them assembled his men who were to enter on the Sabbath, along with those who were to leave on the Sabbath, and approached Jehoiada the priest. The priest issued King David's personal spears and shields that had been stored in the LORD's Temple to the captains of hundreds. So the guards stood assembled, every soldier with weapons in hand, surrounding the king from the right side corner of the Temple to the left side corner, including around the altar and the Temple. Then he brought out the king's son, put the royal crown on him, presented him with the Testimony, and installed him as king. They anointed him, applauded, and said, "May the king live!"

Fatherless » Exemplified » Daughters of zelophehad

Numbers 27:1-5

Now the daughters of Hepher's son Zelophehad, Gilead's grandson, who had been fathered by Machir, who had been fathered by Manasseh, from the tribe of Manasseh, the direct son of Joseph, were named Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. They approached Moses, Eleazar the priest, the elders, and the entire community at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, stood before them, and said, "Our father died in the wilderness, but he wasn't with the company of those who gathered against the LORD along with the company of Korah. He died in his own sin, and he had no sons. read more.
Why are you going to eliminate the name of our father from his family, just because he had no son? Give us a possession from among our father's relatives." So Moses brought the family into the LORD's presence,

Fatherless » Exemplified » Jotham

Judges 9:16-21

"Now then, if you have been acting in good faith and integrity by making a king out of Abimelech, if you have treated Jerubbaal and his household appropriately by acting toward him as he deserved because my father fought on your behalf, throwing away all concern for his own life, and delivered you from Midian's domination. "But now as for you, you've rebelled against my father's house today. You've murdered his sons 70 men in one place, and you've installed Abimelech, the son of his mistress, as king to rule over the "lords" of Shechem, since he's related to you. read more.
So if you've acted in good faith and integrity toward Jerubbaal and his household today, then you're welcome to Abimelech, and he's welcome to you" But if not, may fire spring out from Abimelech and consume the "lords" of Shechem and Beth-millo, and may fire spring out from the "lords" of Shechem and Beth-millo to consume Abimelech." Then Jotham escaped by running away. He went to Beer and remained there because of his brother Abimelech.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 9:3

At this the king asked, "Isn't there still someone left from Saul's household to whom I may show God's gracious love?" "There's Jonathan's son. He has maimed feet," Ziba answered.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Esther

Esther 2:7

Mordecai had raised his cousin Hadassah, or Esther, because she had no father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was very attractive. After her mother and father died, Mordecai had taken her as his daughter.

Godly Fear » Exemplified

Genesis 39:9

No one has more authority in this house than I do. He has withheld nothing from me, except you, and that's because you're his wife. So how can I commit such a horrible evil? How can I sin against God?"

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 5:15

Nevertheless, the former governors before me placed a heavy burden on the people. They received food and wine, plus a tax of 40 shekels of silver. Even their young men took advantage of the people, but I never did so because I feared God.

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 22:12

"Don't lay your hand on the youth!" he said. "Don't do anything to him, because I've just demonstrated that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only unique one, from me."

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Noah

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Primitive Christians

unholy Fear » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:20

Saul immediately fell down full-length on the ground. He was terrified because of Samuel's words, and he had no strength because he had not eaten food all day and all night.

1 Samuel 28:5

When Saul saw the Philistine camp, he was afraid, and his heart trembled greatly.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Philistines

1 Samuel 14:15

There was terror in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders were terrified. The earth shook, and there was even greater terror.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Midianites

Judges 7:21-22

They stood up, each soldier in his assigned place surrounding the encampment, and the entire army ran away, sounding the alarm to retreat. As the 300 trumpets were being sounded, the LORD turned the swords of the Midianite soldiers against one another throughout the entire army, and the army ran away as far as Beth-shittah in the direction of Zererah. They got as far as the outskirts of Abel-meholah, near Tabbath.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adonijah's guests

1 Kings 1:49

Terrified, all of Adonijah's guests jumped up and ran away.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adam

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:14

"You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:6

While the king watched the back of the hand as it was writing, his facial expression changed. Utterly frightened, he lost control of his own bowels and his knees knocked together.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Felix

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:6

Esther replied, "An adversary and an enemy it's this wicked Haman!" So Haman was terrified before the king and the queen.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Ahaz

Isaiah 7:2

When it was reported to the house of David, "Aram has joined forces with Ephraim!" the heart of the people of Ahaz trembled like forest trees in a windstorm.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Pilate

John 19:8

When Pilate heard this, he became even more afraid.

Flattery » Exemplified » Woman of tekoah

2 Samuel 14:17

"So your humble servant is saying, "Please, your majesty, let what the king has to say be of comfort, because just as the angel of God is, so also is your majesty the king to discern both good and evil. And may the LORD your God remain present with you.'"

2 Samuel 14:20

"As your soul lives, your majesty, the king," the woman answered, "no one can divert anything left or right from what your majesty the king has spoken! As a matter of fact, it was your servant Joab! He was there, giving me precise orders about everything that your humble servant was to say. Your servant Joab did this, intending to change the outcome of this matter. Nevertheless, your majesty is wise, like the wisdom of the angel of God, to be aware of everything that's going on throughout the earth."

Flattery » Exemplified » False prophets

1 Kings 22:13

Meanwhile, the messenger who had gone off to summon Micaiah advised him, "Look, everything that the other prophets were saying was unanimously favorable to the king. So please, cooperate with them and speak favorably."

Flattery » Exemplified » Darius's advisorss

Daniel 6:7

All of the royal administrators, prefects, regional authorities, scribes, and governors have concluded that the king should establish and enforce an edict that anyone who prays to any god or man for the next 30 days (except to you, your majesty) is to be thrown into the lions' pit.

Fools » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They're stupid children, they have no understanding. They're skilled at doing evil, but how to do good, they don't know."

Fools » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8

But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified

2 Samuel 18:5

As they were going out, the king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "Treat young Absalom gently for my sake." Everyone heard what the king had ordered his commanders about Absalom.

1 Samuel 24:7

David restrained his men with his words and did not allow them to rebel against Saul. Saul got up from the cave and started off.

2 Samuel 19:23

Then the king addressed Shimei, "You won't die!" affirming his promise with an oath.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 50:20-21

As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive. So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 1:53

So King Solomon sent for him, and he was brought down from the altar. When he had arrived, he fell on his face in front of King Solomon, so Solomon told him, "Go home!"

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Stephen

Forsaking God » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:4

"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.

2 Chronicles 12:1

At the height of his power, after he had consolidated his rule, Rehoboam abandoned the LORD's Law, along with all of Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 21:10

Edom remains in revolt against Judah to this day. Libnah revolted against Jehoram's rule, too, because he had abandoned the LORD God of his ancestors.

2 Chronicles 13:11

Every morning and evening, they're offering burnt offerings and fragrant incense to the LORD, the showbread is set out on the pure table, and they take care of the golden lamp stand so its lamps can continue to burn every evening. We continue to be faithful over what the LORD our God entrusted to us, but 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: "We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth. Now deliver us from the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.'

Forsaking God » Exemplified » saul

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 18:18

But Elijah replied, "I'm no destroyer of Israel. But you and your ancestor's household have been doing that, because you have abandoned the LORD's commandments and have followed the Baals.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Amon

2 Kings 21:22

As a result, he abandoned the LORD God of his ancestors and did not walk in the LORD's way.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » balaam

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Many disciples

Glorifying God » Exemplified

Matthew 15:31

As a result, the crowd was amazed to see those who were unable to talk speaking, the crippled healed, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. So they praised the God of Israel.

Matthew 9:8

When the crowds saw this, they became frightened and glorified God for giving such authority to humans.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The multitude

Matthew 15:31

As a result, the crowd was amazed to see those who were unable to talk speaking, the crippled healed, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. So they praised the God of Israel.

Matthew 9:8

When the crowds saw this, they became frightened and glorified God for giving such authority to humans.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Paul

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Abraham

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The church at jerusalem

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Woman with infirmity

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Gentiles at antioch

Acts 13:48

When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

But one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, came back and praised God with a loud voice.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » David

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Man sick of the palsy

Luke 5:25

So the man immediately stood up in front of them and picked up what he had been lying on. Then he went home, praising God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Angels

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

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 began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The leper whom jesus healed

Luke 17:15

But one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, came back and praised God with a loud voice.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The woman with infirmity

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The blind man

Luke 18:43

Immediately the man could see again and began to follow Jesus, glorifying God. All the people saw this and gave praise to God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The centurion

Luke 23:47

When the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God and said, "This man certainly was righteous!"

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The congregation at jerusalem

Acts 11:8

But I replied, "Absolutely not, Lord, for nothing common or unclean has ever entered my mouth!'

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The man sick with palsy

Luke 5:25

So the man immediately stood up in front of them and picked up what he had been lying on. Then he went home, praising God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The shepherds

Luke 2:20

Then the shepherds returned to their flock, glorifying and praising God for everything they had heard and seen, just as it had been told to them.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The angels

Luke 2:14

"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By david

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

Meanwhile, certain riff-raff among the people had an insatiable appetite for food. As a result, they wept and turned back, and the Israelis cried out, "If only somebody would feed us some meat!

Hebrews 12:16-17

No one should be immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. For you know that afterwards, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he could not find any opportunity to repent, even though he begged to repent with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

Esau told Jacob, "Let me gobble down some of this red stuff, since I'm starving." (That's how Esau got his nickname "Edom".) But Jacob responded, "Sell me your birthright. Do it now." "Look! I'm about to die," Esau replied. "What good is this birthright to me?" read more.
But Jacob insisted, "Swear it by an oath right now." So he swore an oath to him and sold his birthright to Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau some of his food, along with some boiled stew. So Esau ate, drank, got up, and left, after having belittled his own birthright.

Psalm 78:18

To test God was in their minds, when they demanded food to satisfy their cravings.

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

But even as they were chewing the meat and before they had swallowed it, the LORD became very angry with the people and struck them with a disastrous plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

But even as they were chewing the meat and before they had swallowed it, the LORD became very angry with the people and struck them with a disastrous plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

Therefore, at a set time Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the royal seat, and made a speech to them. The people kept shouting, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man!" Immediately the angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

Haman went out that day pleased and happy, but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, and that he did not stand up and tremble in his presence, Haman was furious with Mordecai. Haman restrained himself, went to his house, and sent for his friends and his wife Zeresh. Then Haman told them about his splendid wealth, the number of his sons, all the ways the king had honored him, and that he had promoted him above all the other officials and ministers of the king.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

On the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, when the king's order and edict was about to be carried out, on the day when the enemies of the Jewish people expected to prevail over them, things were turned around so that the Jewish people themselves prevailed over those who hated them.

Esther 9:5

The Jewish people struck down all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and they did with their enemies as they pleased.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Saul was very angry and he did not like what the women sang. He told himself, "They have attributed tens of thousands to David, but to me they have attributed thousands. What else can he have but the kingdom?" From then on Saul kept his eye on David.

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 27:41

So Esau harbored animosity toward Jacob because of the way his father had blessed him. Esau kept saying to himself, "The time to mourn for my father is very near. That's when I'm going to kill my brother Jacob."

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him. So these men said, "We'll never find any basis for complaint against Daniel unless we build it on the requirements of his God." Then these administrators and regional authorities went as a group to the king and said this, "Your majesty, live forever! read more.
All of the royal administrators, prefects, regional authorities, scribes, and governors have concluded that the king should establish and enforce an edict that anyone who prays to any god or man for the next 30 days (except to you, your majesty) is to be thrown into the lions' pit. Therefore, your majesty, establish the decree and sign the written document so it can't be changed, in accordance with the laws of the Medes and Persians that can't be repealed." So King Darius signed the edict contained in the written document. When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done. The conspirators then went as a group and found Daniel praying and seeking help before his God. So they approached the king and asked, "Didn't you sign an edict that for the next 30 days if anyone prays to any god or man, except to you, your majesty, he would be thrown into the lions' pit?" The king responded, "The decree has been established, in accordance with the laws of the Medes and Persians that can't be repealed." Then they told the king, "Daniel, who is one of the Judean exiles, pays no attention to you, your majesty, or to the written decree, since he is still praying three times a day." When the king heard this, he was greatly upset, because he was determined to make every effort to save Daniel before the sun set. But the men who had gone as a group to the king told him, "Remember, your majesty, that according to the laws of the Medes and Persians, any decree or edict that the king establishes cannot be repealed."

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

When Joseph's brothers realized that their father loved him more than all of his brothers, they hated him so much that they were unable to speak politely to him.

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel and bow down to him, he flew into a rage. Because they had told him who the people of Mordecai were, Haman found it unacceptable to kill only Mordecai. So Haman sought to destroy all of Mordecai's people, the Jewish people, who were in all the kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

"There is still one man left by whom we could ask the LORD what to do," the king of Israel replied to Jehoshaphat, "but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me. Instead, he prophesies evil. He is Imla's son Micaiah." But Jehoshaphat rebuked Ahab, "Kings should never talk like that."

Hatred » Exemplified » Men of gilead

Judges 11:7

But Jephthah replied to the elders of Gilead, "Weren't you the ones who hated me and drove me out of my father's house? And you come to me now that you're in trouble?"

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:22-23

Pilate asked them, "Then what should I do with Jesus, who is called the Messiah?" They all said, "Let him be crucified!" He asked, "What has he done wrong?" But they kept shouting louder and louder, "Let him be crucified!"

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death. They bound him with chains, led him away, and handed him over to Pontius Pilate, the governor.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You and God are witnesses of how pure, honest, and blameless our conduct was among you who believe.

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was consecrated to the LORD, she was the first fruits of his produce. All who devoured her became guilty and disaster came on them," declares the LORD.'"

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Protect me, for I am faithful; My God, deliver your servant who trusts in you.

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

because Herod was afraid of John. He knew that John was a righteous and holy man, and so he protected him. Whenever he listened to John, he did much of what he said. In fact, he liked listening to him.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

just as he promised long ago through the mouth of his holy prophets

Hope » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Hope » Exemplified » Abraham

Romans 4:18

Hoping in spite of hopeless circumstances, he believed that he would become "the father of many nations," just as he had been told: "This is how many descendants you will have."

Hope » Exemplified » David

Hope » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified

Exodus 4:10

Then Moses told the LORD, "Please, LORD, I'm not eloquent. I never was in the past nor am I now since you spoke to your servant. In fact, I talk too slowly and I have a speech impediment."

Job 40:4

"I must look insignificant to you! How can I answer you? I'm speechless.

Humility » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

Humility » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:26

But Hezekiah humbled himself while he was arrogant in heart, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem joined him in this. As a result, the LORD's wrath did not come upon them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

Humility » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Chronicles 34:27

"Because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself before God when you heard what he had to say about this place and its inhabitants indeed, because you humbled yourself before me, tore your clothes, and cried out to me, I have heard you," declares the LORD.

Humility » Exemplified » David

Humility » Exemplified » Woman of canaan

Matthew 15:27

She said, "Yes, Lord. But even the puppies eat the crumbs that fall from their masters' tables."

Humility » Exemplified » Abraham

Humility » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I'm unworthy of all your gracious love, your faithfulness, and everything that you've done for your servant. When I first crossed over this river, I had only my staff. But now I've become two groups.

Humility » Exemplified » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to stop him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and are you coming to me?"

Humility » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:15

"Right"," Gideon responded. "Sir, how will I deliver Israel? Look my family is the weakest in Manasseh, and I'm the youngest in my father's household."

Humility » Exemplified » Isaiah

Humility » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 7:6

At this, Joshua tore his clothes, fell down to the ground on his face before the ark of the LORD until evening he and the leaders of Israel and they covered their heads with dust.

Humility » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified » Peter

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:49

So Judas immediately went up to Jesus and said, "Hello, Rabbi!" and kissed him tenderly.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Simon

Acts 8:13-23

Even Simon believed, and after he was baptized he became devoted to Philip. He was amazed to see the signs and great miracles that were happening. Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaritans had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. They went down and prayed for them to receive the Holy Spirit. read more.
Before this, he had not come on any of them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then Peter and John laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money and said, "Give me this power too, so that when I lay my hands on someone, he will receive the Holy Spirit." But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money! You have no part or share in what we're saying, because your heart isn't right with God. So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you. For I see that you're being poisoned by bitterness and you're a prisoner of wickedness!"

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:3

Later, after a while, Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit that he had harvested,

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias

Acts 5:1-8

But then a man named Ananias, with the consent of his wife Sapphira, sold some property. With his wife's full knowledge, he kept back some of the money for himself and brought the remainder and laid it at the apostles' feet. Peter asked, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart so that you should lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back some of the money you got for the land? read more.
As long as it remained unsold, wasn't it your own? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? So how could you have thought of doing what you did? You didn't lie only to men, but also to God!" When Ananias heard these words, he fell down and died. And great fear seized everyone who heard about it. The young men got up, wrapped him up, carried him outside, and buried him. After an interval of about three hours, Ananias' wife came in, not knowing what had happened. So Peter asked her, "Tell me, did you sell the land for that price?" She answered, "Yes, that was the price."

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Watchmen

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!

Idolatry » Exemplified

Exodus 32:1

When the people saw that Moses took a long time to come down the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and told him, "Come here and make us a god who will go before us, because, as for this fellow Moses who led us out of the land of Egypt, we don't know what has become of him."

2 Kings 17:12

and they served idols, a practice that the LORD had warned them, "You are not to do this."

Idolatry » Exemplified » Ahaz

2 Chronicles 28:3

burned incense in the Ben-hinnom Valley, and burned his sons as an offering, following the detestable activities of the nations whom the LORD had expelled in front of the people of Israel.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Kings 21:4-7

He also built altars in the LORD's Temple, about which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will place my Name." He built two altars to every star in the heavens in the two courts of the LORD's Temple. He made his son into a burnt offering, practiced witchcraft, used divination, and consorted with mediums and spirit-channelers. He practiced many things that the LORD considered to be evil and provoked him. read more.
He also erected the carved image of Asherah that he had made inside the Temple about which the LORD had spoken to David and to his son Solomon, "I will put my Name forever in this Temple and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all of the tribes of Israel.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Judah

Jeremiah 11:13

Judah, you have as many gods as you have towns, and you have set up as many altars to the shameful idols as there are streets in Jerusalem. You burn incense to Baal on these altars.

Idolatry » Exemplified » People of lystra

Acts 14:11-12

When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have become like men and have come down to us!" They began to call Barnabas Zeus, and Paul Hermes, because he was the main speaker.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:37

Later on, as he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with a sword and fled into the territory of Ararat. Then Sennacherib's son Esarhaddon became king in his place.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Jeroboam

1 Kings 12:28

So the king sought some advice and then built two golden calves and announced, "It's too difficult for you to travel to Jerusalem. So here are your gods, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!"

Idolatry » Exemplified » Micah

Judges 17:4-5

When he had returned the silver to his mother, his mother took 200 of the silver coins and handed them over to a silversmith. He crafted them into a carved image and into a cast image, and they were set up in Micah's house. This man Micah had his own shrine, had crafted his own ephod and some household idols, and had installed one of his sons as a priest.