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Acts 26:4

My manner of life from my youth, which from the beginning was among my own nation at Jerusalem, is known of all the Jews,

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Access to God » Exemplified

Exodus 24:2

And Moses alone shall approach the LORD, but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Exodus 34:4-7

And he hewed two tables of stone like unto the first, and Moses rose up early in the morning and went up unto Mount Sinai, as the LORD had commanded him, and took in his hand the two tables of stone. And the LORD descended in a cloud and was with him there proclaiming the name of I AM. And as the LORD passed by before him, he proclaimed, I AM, I AM strong, merciful, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth, read more.
keeping mercy for thousands, letting go of iniquity and rebellion and sin; and by no means will I absolve the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons and upon the sons' sons, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

Adoption » Exemplified

1 Chronicles 28:6

And he said unto me, Solomon, thy son, he shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he afflicted thee and caused thee to hunger and sustained thee with manna, food of which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD shall man live.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves that ye sold me here, for God sent me before you for life.

Genesis 45:7-8

And God sent me before you that you might remain in the earth and that you might be given life by great liberty. So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done unto him, for his heart lifted itself up; therefore there was wrath against him and against Judah and Jerusalem. Notwithstanding, Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

and thy heart became tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD when thou didst hear what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants, that they should become desolate and cursed, and hast rent thy clothes and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

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

Afflictions made beneficial » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the LORD, and my prayer entered in unto thee in thy holy temple.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Exodus 9:14

For otherwise this time I will send all my plagues upon thine heart and upon thy slaves and upon thy people that thou may know that there is none like me in all the earth.

Exodus 14:24-25

And it came to pass that in the morning watch the LORD looked at the camp of the Egyptians in the pillar of fire and of cloud and troubled the camp of the Egyptians and took off their chariot wheels and overturned them grievously, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Then Uzziah was angry and had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and in this his anger with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, next to the altar of incense. And Azariah, the chief priest, and all the priests, looked upon him, and, behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from there, and he also hastened to go out because the LORD had smitten him. And Uzziah, the king, was a leper unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of the LORD; and Jotham, his son, was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria and was sick, and he sent messengers and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baalzebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover of this disease. But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah, the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and thou shalt say unto them, Is there no God in Israel, that ye go to enquire of Baalzebub, the god of Ekron? read more.
Now therefore, thus hath the LORD said, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

Afflictions of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:27

The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Alliance and society with the enemies of God » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 20:35-37

After these things, Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, joined himself with Ahaziah, king of Israel, who was given over to wickedness; he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish, and they made the ships in Eziongeber. Then Eliezer, the son of Dodavah of Mareshah, prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD shall destroy thy works. And the ships were broken, and they were not able to go to Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu, the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should thou help the ungodly and love those that hate the LORD? Therefore, the wrath of the presence of the LORD shall be upon thee.

2 Chronicles 18:3

And Ahab, king of Israel, said unto Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, Wilt thou go with me to Ramothgilead? And he answered him, I am as thou art and my people as thy people; and we will be with thee in the war.

1 Kings 11:1-8

But King Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites, of the Gentiles concerning which the LORD had said unto the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you, for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clave unto these in love. And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart. read more.
For it came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David, his father. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom, the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father. Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the mount that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the sons of Ammon. And he did likewise for all his strange wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

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

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the princes of the priests and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver. And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.

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

1 Kings 12:8-9

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him and who stood before him. And he said unto them, What counsel give ye that we may answer this people who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke which thy father put upon us lighter?

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

Ezekiel 44:7

In that ye have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh to be in my sanctuary to pollute it, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations.

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

Ezra 9:1-2

Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites, doing according to their abominations, for they have taken of their daughters for themselves and for their sons, and the holy seed is mingled with the peoples of the lands; and the hand of the princes and of the governors has been foremost in this trespass.

Ambition » Exemplified » AntiChrist

Ambition » Exemplified » Sons of zebedee

Matthew 20:21

And he said unto her, What dost thou desire? She said unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit the one on thy right hand and the other on the left in thy kingdom.

Ambition » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:5-6

For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.

Ambition » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:23

By the hand of thy messengers, thou hast reproached the Lord and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof and the choice fir trees thereof; and I will enter into the habitation of his borders and into the forest of his Carmel.

Ambition » Exemplified » Shebna

Isaiah 22:16

What hast thou here? or whom hast thou here that thou hast hewed thee out a sepulchre here as he that hews himself out a sepulchre on a high place or that graves a habitation for himself in a rock?

Ambition » Exemplified » Builders of babel

Ambition » Exemplified » Miriam and aaron

Numbers 12:2

And they said, Has the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? Has he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it.

Ambition » Exemplified » Korah, &c

Numbers 16:3

and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron and said unto them, We have had enough of you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them; why then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?

Ambition » Exemplified » Diotrephes

3 John 1:9

I wrote unto the congregation , but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, did not receive us.

Apostates » Exemplified

2 Chronicles 25:14

Now after Amaziah came back from the slaughter of the Edomites, he brought the gods of the sons of Seir and set them up to be his gods and bowed down before them and burned incense unto them.

2 Chronicles 25:27

From the time that Amaziah turned away from following the LORD, they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish, but they sent to Lachish after him, and slew him there.

Apostates » Exemplified » Hymeneus and alexander

1 Timothy 1:19-20

holding fast faith and a good conscience, which some, having cast away, have shipwrecked in their faith, Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have delivered unto Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.

Apostates » Exemplified » Professed disciples

Assurance » Exemplified

Psalm 73:24-26

Thou hast guided me with thy counsel, and afterward thou shalt receive me unto glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? And apart from thee there is nothing upon the earth that I desire. My flesh and my heart fail; the strength of my heart is that God is my portion for ever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 73:24-26

Thou hast guided me with thy counsel, and afterward thou shalt receive me unto glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? And apart from thee there is nothing upon the earth that I desire. My flesh and my heart fail; the strength of my heart is that God is my portion for ever.

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » Exemplified » By paul

Backsliding » Exemplified

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless, they were contentious and rebelled against thee and cast thy law behind their backs and slew thy prophets who testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great abominations.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them; they have made themselves a molten calf and have worshipped it and have sacrificed unto it and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Jeremiah 3:11

And the LORD said unto me, The rebellious Israel has justified her soul in comparison to the treacherous Judah.

Hosea 4:16

for Israel has turned away as a wild heifer; shall the LORD now feed them as rams in a large place?

Backsliding » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:70-74

But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him and said unto those that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth. And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man. read more.
And after a while those that stood by came unto him and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them, for thy speech makes thee manifest. Then he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately a cock crew.

Backsliding » Exemplified » saul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Timothy

Philippians 2:19-22

But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort when I know your state. For I have no one likeminded, who will naturally care for your state. For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's. read more.
But ye know the proof of him, that as a son with the father, he has served with me in the gospel.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

Philippians 2:30

because for the work of the Christ he was near unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joanna, &c

Luke 8:3

and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others who ministered unto him of their substance.

Blasphemy » Exemplified » Sennacherib

2 Kings 19:4

Peradventure, the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to reproach the living God and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God has heard; therefore, lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.

2 Kings 19:10

Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah, king of Judah, saying, Let not thy God in whom thou dost trust deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria.

2 Kings 19:22

Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.

Blasphemy » Exemplified » The danite

Leviticus 24:11

and the Israelite woman's son pronounced the Name and cursed; and they brought him unto Moses. And his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that ye ignore this mystery, that ye not be arrogant regarding yourselves: that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles are come in.

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Scribes and pharisees

Matthew 23:24

Ye blind guides, who strain at a gnat and swallow a camel.

Matthew 23:16

Woe unto you, ye blind guides, who say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!

spiritual Blindness » Exemplified » Churches of laodicea

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 18:18

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.

1 Kings 18:15

And Elijah said unto him, As the LORD of the hosts lives, before whom I stand, I will surely show myself unto him today.

holy Boldness » Exemplified

Exodus 32:31

Then Moses returned unto the LORD and said, I pray thee, for, this people who have sinned a great sin and have made themselves gods of gold,

Exodus 33:18

Then he said, I beseech thee, show me thy glory.

Acts 9:27

But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way and that he had spoken to him and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:22-32

And the men turned their faces from there and went toward Sodom; but Abraham stood yet before the LORD. And Abraham drew near and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked? Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it? read more.
That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes; peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty-five, I will not destroy it. And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake. And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord now be angry if I shall speak; peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it if I find thirty there. And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord; peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake. And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

And Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. And when the man saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was disjointed as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let thee go except thou bless me. read more.
And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast fought with God and with men, and hast prevailed. And Jacob asked him and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Why dost thou ask after my name? And he blessed him there.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 16:47-48

Then Aaron took his censer as Moses said and ran into the midst of the congregation; and, behold, the plague was begun among the people; and he put on incense and reconciled the people. And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was stayed.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:45

Then David said to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword and with a spear and with a shield, but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of the hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast dishonoured.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Shadrac

Daniel 3:17-18

Behold, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not worship thy god, nor honour the statue which thou hast raised up.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:11

Then I said, Should such a man as I flee? And who is there as I who could go into the temple and live? I will not go in.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:8-13

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them, Ye princes of the people and elders of Israel, if we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole, be it known unto you all and to all the people of Israel that in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him does this man stand here before you whole. read more.
This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men in which we can be saved. Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled, and they took knowledge of them that they had been with Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Mark 15:43

Joseph of Arimathaea, a noble senator, who also waited for the kingdom of God, came and went in boldly unto Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

holy Boldness » Exemplified » Stephen

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Persons who offered to follow Christ

Luke 9:57

And it came to pass that as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

overmuch Care » Exemplified » Martha

Luke 10:41

And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things;

Chastity » Exemplified

Genesis 20:4

But Abimelech had not come near her, and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous person?

Genesis 26:10-11

And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? One of the people might easily have slept with thy wife, and thou should have brought the sin upon us. Then Abimelech charged all the people, saying, He that touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.

Chastity » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:7-10

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. But he refused and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master does not know what is with me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my hand; there is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but thee because thou art his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God? read more.
And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he did not hearken unto her, to lie by her or to be with her.

Chastity » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 3:10-11

And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter, for thou hast shown more mercy in the end than at the first, not going after the young men, whether poor or rich. And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do unto thee all that thou hast said, for all the city of my people know that thou art a valiant woman.

Chastity » Exemplified » Boaz

Ruth 3:13

Tarry this night, and it shall be in the morning that if he will redeem thee, well, let him redeem thee, but if he does not wish to redeem, then I will redeem thee, as the LORD lives; lie down until the morning.

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

And David rose up early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and took and went with his burden as Jesse had commanded him, and he came to the trench as the host was going forth in battle array, and they had already sounded the alarm for the battle.

Genesis 46:29

And Joseph made ready his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and manifested himself unto him; and he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a good while.

Genesis 45:9

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

wicked Children » Exemplified » Esau

Genesis 26:34-35

And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith, the daughter of Beeri, the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon, the Hittite: Who were bitterness of spirit unto Isaac and to Rebekah.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Adrammelech and sharezer

2 Kings 19:37

And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch, his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer, his sons, smote him with the sword and fled into the land of Ararat. And Esarhaddon, his son, reigned in his stead.

wicked Children » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

wicked Children » Exemplified » Children at beth-el

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there unto Bethel, and as he was going up by the way, the young men of the city came forth and mocked him, saying, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.

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 to his house and made the thing known to Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, his companions, to petition mercies of the God of heaven concerning this mystery and that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:36-38

And when he had thus spoken, he knelt down and prayed with them all. Then they all wept sore and fell on Paul's neck and kissed him, sorrowing most of all for the word which he spoke, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.

Communion of saints » Exemplified » David

Communion of saints » Exemplified » Apostles

Communion with God » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:24-29

And Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day. And when the man saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was disjointed as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let thee go except thou bless me. read more.
And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast fought with God and with men, and hast prevailed. And Jacob asked him and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Why dost thou ask after my name? And he blessed him there.

Communion with God » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 33:11-23

And the LORD would speak unto Moses face to face, as anyone would speak unto their friend. And he would turn again into the camp, but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart out of the tabernacle. And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring this people out, and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou saith, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight. Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, show me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight; and consider that this nation is thy people. read more.
And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. And he said unto him, If thy presence is not to go before us, do not bring us out of here. For in what shall it be known here that I have found grace in thy sight, I and thy people, but in that thou goest with us, and I and thy people will be separated from all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth? And the LORD said unto Moses, I will do this thing also that thou hast spoken because thou hast found grace in my sight, and I have known thee by name. Then he said, I beseech thee, show me thy glory. And he replied, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name that I AM before thee; and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and will show clemency on whom I will show clemency. He further said, Thou canst not see my face; for no man shall see me and live. And the LORD continued saying, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock; and it shall come to pass while my glory passes by, that I will put thee in a cleft of the rock and will cover thee with my hand until I have passed by. Then I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my back parts, but my face shall not be seen.

Communion with God » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:33

And the LORD went away as soon as he had left communing with Abraham; and Abraham returned unto his place.

Communion with God » Exemplified » Enoch

Communion with God » Exemplified » Noah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Paul

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak; I am made all things to everyone, that I might by all means save some.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Shobi

2 Samuel 17:27-29

And it came to pass, when David arrived at Mahanaim, that Shobi, the son of Nahash of Rabbah of the sons of Ammon; and Machir, the son of Ammiel of Lodebar; and Barzillai, the Gileadite of Rogelim, brought beds and basins and earthen vessels and wheat and barley and flour and parched wheat and beans and lentils and parched grain and honey and butter and sheep and cheese of cows for David and for the people that were with him, to eat, for they said, These people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Elijah

1 Kings 17:18-19

And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? Art thou come unto me to call my iniquity to remembrance and to cause my son to die? And he said unto her, Give me thy son. And he took him out of her bosom and carried him up into the chamber where he abode and laid him upon his own bed.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » David

Psalm 35:13-14

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom. I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother; I bowed down heavily, as one that mourns for his mother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

And when she had opened it, she saw the child, and, behold, the babe wept. And having compassion on him, she said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Jews

John 11:19

and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them concerning their brother.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 2:11

Now three friends of Job, Eliphaz, the Temanite, Bildad, the Shuhite, and Zophar, the Naamathite, when they heard of all this evil that had come upon him, each one came from his own place; for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:29-32

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We must persuade God rather than men. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew, hanging him on a tree. God has exalted him with his right hand as Prince and Saviour, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. read more.
And we are his witnesses of these things, and so is also the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those that persuade him.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Man born blind

John 9:25

He answered and said, Whether he is a sinner or not, I do not know; one thing I know, that having been blind, now I see.

John 9:33

If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 7:52

Who of the prophets have your fathers not persecuted? and they have slain those who announced before the coming of the Just One, of whom ye have now been the betrayers and murderers,

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Church in pergamos

Revelation 2:13

I know thy works and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's throne is, and thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith, even in those days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, , who was slain among you, where Satan dwellest.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martyrs

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and those who sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them; and I saw the souls of those that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not worshipped the beast neither its image neither had received its mark upon their foreheads or in their hands; and they shall live and reign with Christ the thousand years.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Timothy

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and participant in the tribulation and in the kingdom and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68-69

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. And we believe and know that thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 4:7-12

And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power or by what name have ye done this? Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them, Ye princes of the people and elders of Israel, if we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole, read more.
be it known unto you all and to all the people of Israel that in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him does this man stand here before you whole. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men in which we can be saved.

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Martha

Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Confessing Christ » Exemplified

Confession of sin » Exemplified

Numbers 21:6-7

And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and many people of Israel died. Then the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against thee; pray unto the LORD that he take away these serpents from among us. And Moses prayed for the people.

1 Samuel 7:6

And they gathered together in Mizpeh and drew water and poured it out before the LORD and fasted on that day and said there, We have sinned against the LORD. And Samuel judged the sons of Israel in Mizpeh.

1 Samuel 12:19

And all the people said unto Samuel, Pray for thy slaves unto the LORD thy God that we not die, for we have added unto all our sins this evil, to ask for a king over us.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1:6-7

let thine ear now be attentive and thine eyes open, that thou may hear the prayer of thy slave, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the sons of Israel, thy slaves, and I confess the sins of the sons of Israel, with which we have sinned against thee; both I and my father's house have sinned. We have dealt very corruptly against thee and have not kept the commandments nor the statutes nor the judgments, which thou didst command thy slave Moses.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 24:10

And David's heart smote him after he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in having done this; but now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy slave, for I have done very foolishly.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD and thy words because I feared the people and consented unto their voice.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 12:11

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

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

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Thief

Luke 23:41

And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing amiss.

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 9:4

and I prayed unto the LORD my God and made my confession and said, Now O Lord, thou great God who is worthy to be feared, who keeps the covenant and the mercy with those that love thee and keep thy commandments;

Confession of sin » Exemplified » Peter

Confession of sin » Exemplified » -ezra

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers

2 Corinthians 10:10

For his letters, they say, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:10-11

And Nabal answered David's slaves and said, Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many slaves nowadays that break from their masters. Shall I then take my bread and my water and my slaughtered meat that I have killed for my shearers and give it unto men that I do not know where they are from?

Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Samuel 10:27

But the sons of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him and brought him no presents. But he pretended not to notice.

Contempt » Exemplified » Michal

2 Samuel 6:16

And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looked through a window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD, and she despised him in her heart.

Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar

Genesis 16:4

And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content. I know both how to be humbled, and I know how to have an abundance; in everything and by all things I am instructed, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

And the king said unto Barzillai, Come thou over with me, and I will feed thee with me in Jerusalem. And Barzillai said unto the king, How long have I to live, that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem? I am this day eighty years old, and shall I tell the difference between the good and the bad? Shall thy slave enjoy what I eat or what I drink? Shall I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? Why then should thy slave be yet a burden unto my lord the king? read more.
Thy slave will go a little way over the Jordan with the king, and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward? Let thy slave, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in my own city and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy slave Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king, and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my judgment: Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

And he said unto Gehazi, Say now unto her, Behold, thou hast been diligent for us with all this care; what shall I do for thee? Dost thou have need that I speak for thee unto the king or to the captain of the host? And she answered, I dwell among my own people.

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a beautiful inheritance.

Covetousness » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:9

But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep and of the oxen and of the fatlings and the lambs and all that was good and would not utterly destroy them, but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

1 Samuel 15:19

Why then didst thou not hear the voice of the LORD but didst fly upon the spoil and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

Covetousness » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 21:2-4

And Ahab spoke unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is next to my house, and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or if it seems good unto thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money. And Naboth replied unto Ahab, The LORD keep me from giving thee the inheritance of my fathers. And Ahab came into his house, sad and angry, because of the word which Naboth of Jezreel had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down upon his bed and turned away his face and would eat no bread.

Covetousness » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.

Jude 1:11

Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

Nehemiah 5:7

Then I meditated unto myself, and I rebuked the principals and the rulers and said unto them, Does each one of you exact usury of his brother? And I set a great assembly against them.

Isaiah 56:11

And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.

More verses: Jeremiah 6:13

Covetousness » Exemplified » Eli's sons

1 Samuel 2:12-14

But the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they did not know the LORD. It was the priests' custom with the people that when anyone offered a sacrifice, the priest's servant would come, while the flesh was being boiled, with a fleshhook of three teeth in his hand; and he would strike it into the pan or kettle or caldron or pot, and all that the fleshhook brought up, the priest took for himself. Thus would they do in Shiloh to all the Israelites that went there.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:14-15

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the princes of the priests and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:20-24

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him. So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he lighted down from the chariot to meet him and said, Is there no peace? And he said, Peace. My master has sent me, saying, Behold, even now two young men of the sons of the prophets came to me from Mount Ephraim; give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver and two changes of garments. read more.
And Naaman said, If you wish take two talents. And he urged him and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of garments and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bore them before him. And when he came to a secret place, he took them from their hand and bestowed them in the house; and he let the men go, and they departed.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Laban

Genesis 31:41

Thus have I been twenty years in thy house; I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters and six years for thy flock; and thou hast changed my wages ten times.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Samuel's sons

Covetousness » Exemplified » Achan

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment and two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.

Covetousness » Exemplified » Felix

Acts 24:26

He hoped also that money should have been given him from Paul, that he might loose him; therefore he sent for him many times and communed with him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Elisha

2 Kings 13:14

Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness of which he died. And Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said, O my father, my father, the chariots of Israel, and the horsemen thereof!

2 Kings 13:20

And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming in of the year.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » moses

Deuteronomy 34:5

So Moses, the slave of the LORD, died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 35:29

And Isaac expired and died and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days, and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 49:33

And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed and expired and was gathered unto his people.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Aaron

Numbers 20:28

And Moses caused Aaron to be stripped of his garments and put them upon Eleazar, his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount; and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mount.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 25:8

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

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:29

And after these things, Joshua, the son of Nun, the slave of the LORD, died, being one hundred and ten years old.

the Death of saints » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she was sick and died, whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified

Acts 1:18

He, therefore, purchased a field with the reward of his iniquity; and hanging himself, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Athaliah

2 Chronicles 23:15

So they laid hands on her, and she entered into the entrance of the horse gate of the king's house, and they slew her there.

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

Numbers 16:32

the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up, and their houses and all the men of Korah and all their goods.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:34

But a certain man, shooting his bow in perfection, smote the king of Israel between the joints of his coat of mail; therefore, he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thy hand and carry me out of the host, for I am wounded.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Jezebel

2 Kings 9:33

And he said, Throw her down. So they threw her down, and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall and on the horses; and he trode her under foot.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:30

That same night Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans was slain.

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:10

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

Death of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Deceit » Exemplified » Rebecca and jacob

Genesis 27:9

Go now to the flock and bring me from there two good kids of the goats, and I will make them savoury food for thy father, such as he loves;

Genesis 27:19

And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau, thy firstborn; I have done according as thou didst command me; arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.

Deceit » Exemplified

Genesis 3:4-5

Then the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Psalm 52:1-2

Why dost thou boast of evil, O strong man? The mercy of God is day by day. Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Deceit » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:31-32

Then they took Joseph's coat and killed a kid of the goats and dipped the coat in the blood; and they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father and said, We have found this, recognize now whether it is thy son's coat or not.

Deceit » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behaviour before them and feigned himself a fool in their hands and scrabbled on the doors of the gate and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.

Deceit » Exemplified » Laban

Deceit » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:29

And Moses answered, Behold, as I go out from thy presence, I will intreat the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his slaves, and from his people tomorrow; if Pharaoh will not deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.

Deceit » Exemplified » Herod

Matthew 2:8

and sending them to Bethlehem, he said, Go there and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again that I may come and worship him also.

Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Two days after was the passover and the days of unleavened bread; and the princes of the priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, that they might kill him.

Deceit » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 6:15

My brethren have lied to me as a brook; they passed away as an impetuous stream,

Decision » Exemplified » Asa

2 Chronicles 15:8

And when Asa heard the words and prophecy of Oded, the prophet, he was comforted and put away the abominations out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin and out of the cities which he had taken in Mount Ephraim and repaired the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.

Decision » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

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

Decision » Exemplified » moses

Exodus 32:26

Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp and said, Who is on the LORD's side? Come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.

Decision » Exemplified » David

Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved my heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast refined me and hast found no iniquity; that which I thought did not pass through my mouth.

Decision » Exemplified » Paul

Decision » Exemplified » Peter

John 6:68

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

Decision » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 1:16

And Ruth said, Do not intreat me to leave thee or to return from following after thee, for wherever thou goest, I will go; and wherever thou shalt lodge, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people and thy God my God.

Denial of Christ » Exemplified

John 18:40

Then they all cried again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.

Acts 3:13-14

The God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus, whom ye delivered up and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he had judged to let him go. But ye denied the Holy One and the Just and desired a murderer to be granted unto you

Denial of Christ » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:69-75

Now Peter sat outside in the patio; and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him and said unto those that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth. read more.
And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man. And after a while those that stood by came unto him and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them, for thy speech makes thee manifest. Then he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately a cock crew. And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, who said unto him, Before the cock crows, thou shalt deny me three times. And he went out and wept bitterly.

Despair » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:13-14

And Cain said unto the LORD, My iniquity is greater than I can bear. Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I hide; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass that anyone that finds me shall slay me.

Despair » Exemplified » Ahithophel

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass and arose, and went home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order and hanged himself and died and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

Despair » Exemplified » Judas

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God and in the law and in the commandments, he sought God and he did it with all his heart and was prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which we have in you.

Diligence » Exemplified » jacob

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I made haste and did not delay to keep thy commandments.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening and beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening and beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 20:24

Aaron shall be gathered unto his peoples; for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the sons of Israel because ye were rebels to my word at the water of Meribah.

Numbers 20:11

Then Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice; and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also.

Numbers 20:8

Take the rod and gather the congregation together, thou and Aaron, thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before their eyes, and it shall give forth its water, and thou shalt bring forth to them water out of the rock; so thou shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Adam and eve

Genesis 3:11

And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee not to eat?

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » The prophet

1 Kings 13:20-23

And it came to pass, as they sat at the table, that the word of the LORD came unto the prophet that brought him back, and he cried unto the man of God that came from Judah, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Forasmuch as thou hast rebelled against the mouth of the LORD and hast not kept the commandment which the LORD thy God commanded thee, but didst come back and hast eaten bread and drunk water in the place, of which the LORD did say to thee, Eat no bread and drink no water; thy carcase shall not come unto the sepulchre of thy fathers. read more.
And when he had eaten of the bread and after he had drunk, the prophet that had brought him back saddled an ass for him,

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Israel

2 Kings 18:9-12

And in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hosea, son of Elah, king of Israel, Shalmaneser, king of Assyria, came up against Samaria and besieged it. And at the end of three years, they took it; even in the sixth year of Hezekiah, that is the ninth year of Hosea, king of Israel, Samaria was taken. And the king of Assyria carried away Israel unto Assyria and put them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan and in the cities of the Medes: read more.
because they had not hearkened unto the voice of the LORD their God, but had broken his covenant and all that Moses, the slave of the LORD, commanded and would not hear them nor do them.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Nadab, &c

Leviticus 10:1

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer and put fire therein and put incense thereon and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he had never commanded them.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:18

Because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD nor execute his fierce wrath upon Amalek; therefore, the LORD has done this thing unto thee today.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 1:2-3

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD and went down to Joppa, and he found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid the fare thereof and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish fleeing from the presence of the LORD.

Disobedience to God » Exemplified » Pharaoh

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Corinthians

1 Corinthians 11:21

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Elah

1 Kings 16:9-10

And his slave Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, steward of his house in Tirzah. And Zimri went in and smote him and killed him, in the year twenty-seven of Asa, king of Judah, and reigned in his stead.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

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

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

And when David had called him, he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with the slaves of his lord but did not go down to his house.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty-two kings that helped him.

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Noah

Drunkenness » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:4

They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Early rising » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 15:12

And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set himself up a monument and is gone about and passed on and gone down to Gilgal.

Early rising » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 17:20

And David rose up early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and took and went with his burden as Jesse had commanded him, and he came to the trench as the host was going forth in battle array, and they had already sounded the alarm for the battle.

Early rising » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 19:27

And Abraham rose up early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD.

Early rising » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose up early in the morning and took the stone that he had put for his pillows and set it up for a pillar and poured oil upon the top of it.

Early rising » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:38

And it was so, for he rose up early in the morning, and wringing the fleece, he took the dew out of it, a bowl full of water.

Early rising » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 3:1

And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim and came to the Jordan, he and all the sons of Israel and lodged there before they passed over.

Early rising » Exemplified » Apostles

Acts 5:21

And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning and taught. In the meantime, the prince of the priests came, and those that were with him, and called the council together and all the elders of the sons of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

Election » Exemplified

Election » Exemplified » jacob

Romans 9:12-13

it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

Election » Exemplified » Paul

Election » Exemplified » isaac

Genesis 21:12

Then God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah has said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Election » Exemplified » Abram

Nehemiah 9:7

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

Election » Exemplified » Rufus

Election » Exemplified » Zerubbabel

Haggai 2:23

In that day, said the LORD of the hosts, I will take thee, O Zerubbabel, my slave, the son of Shealtiel, said the LORD, and will make thee as a signet ring; for I have chosen thee, saith the LORD of the hosts.

Envy » Exemplified

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy and spoke against that which Paul said, contradicting and blaspheming.

Acts 17:5

But the disobedient Jews, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort and gathered a company and set all the city on an uproar and assaulted the house of Jason and sought to bring them out to the people.

Envy » Exemplified » Joshua

Numbers 11:28-29

Then Joshua the son of Nun, the minister of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, forbid them. And Moses said unto him, Art thou jealous for my sake? It would be good that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!

Envy » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Envy » Exemplified » Edomites

Ezekiel 35:11

Therefore, as I live, said the Lord GOD, I will even do according to thine anger and according to thine envy which thou hast used out of thy enmity against them; and I shall be known in them when I judge thee.

Envy » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8

And Saul was very wroth, and the saying displeased him, and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands; and what can he have more but the kingdom?

Envy » Exemplified » Princes of babylon

Daniel 6:3-4

Then this Daniel was preferred above these governors and presidents because an overabundance of the Spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole kingdom. Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him.

Envy » Exemplified » Laban's sons

Genesis 31:1

And he heard the words of the sons of Laban, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's, he has gotten all this glory.

Envy » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:13

Yet all this avails me nothing so long as 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

And it came to pass that in the morning watch the LORD looked at the camp of the Egyptians in the pillar of fire and of cloud and troubled the camp of the Egyptians and took off their chariot wheels and overturned them grievously, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.

Exodus 9:14-15

For otherwise this time I will send all my plagues upon thine heart and upon thy slaves and upon thy people that thou may know that there is none like me in all the earth. For now I will stretch out my hand that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence, and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaz, etc

2 Chronicles 28:22

Furthermore, king Ahaz in the time of his distress trespassed even more against the LORD,

2 Chronicles 28:5-8

Therefore, the LORD his God delivered him into the hands of the king of Syria, and they smote him and carried away a great multitude of them captives and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hands of the king of Israel, who smote him with a great slaughter. For Pekah, the son of Remaliah, slew in Judah one hundred and twenty thousand in one day, who were all valiant men, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers. And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah, the king's son, and Azrikam, the governor of the house, and Elkanah, second after the king. read more.
And the sons of Israel carried away captive of their brethren two hundred thousand, women, sons, and daughters, in addition to taking much spoil from them, which they brought to Samaria.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done unto him, for his heart lifted itself up; therefore there was wrath against him and against Judah and Jerusalem. Notwithstanding, Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jehoram

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

And a writing came to him from Elijah, the prophet, that said this: Thus hath the LORD, the God of David, thy father, said, Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father nor in the ways of Asa, king of Judah, but hast walked in the way of the kings of Israel and hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fornicate, like unto the fornication of the house of Ahab, and also hast slain thy brethren of thy father's house, who were better than thyself, behold, the LORD shall smite thy people with a great plague, and thy sons and thy wives and all thy goods; read more.
and thou shalt have great sickness, with disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day. Then the LORD stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines and of the Arabians, that were near the Ethiopians; and they came up against Judah and invaded the land and carried away all the substance that was found in the king's house, and his sons also and his wives so that none of his sons remained except Jehoahaz, the youngest of his sons. And after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable disease. And it came to pass, that in process of time, after the end of two years, his bowels fell out by reason of his sickness; so he died of sore diseases. And his people made no burning for him, like they had done for his fathers.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:19-21

Then Uzziah was angry and had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and in this his anger with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of the LORD, next to the altar of incense. And Azariah, the chief priest, and all the priests, looked upon him, and, behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from there, and he also hastened to go out because the LORD had smitten him. And Uzziah, the king, was a leper unto the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of the LORD; and Jotham, his son, was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 45:5

Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves that ye sold me here, for God sent me before you for life.

Genesis 45:7-8

And God sent me before you that you might remain in the earth and that you might be given life by great liberty. So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Ahaziah

2 Kings 1:1-4

Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria and was sick, and he sent messengers and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baalzebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover of this disease. But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah, the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and thou shalt say unto them, Is there no God in Israel, that ye go to enquire of Baalzebub, the god of Ekron? read more.
Now therefore, thus hath the LORD said, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Kings 22:19

and thy heart became tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD when thou didst hear what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants, that they should become desolate and cursed, and hast rent thy clothes and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Prodigal son

Luke 15:21

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

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Israel

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he afflicted thee and caused thee to hunger and sustained thee with manna, food of which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD shall man live.

Examples of Afflictions » Exemplified » Jonah

Jonah 2:7

When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the LORD, and my prayer entered in unto thee in thy holy temple.

Faith » Exemplified

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what shall I more say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon and of Barak and of Samson and of Jephthae, of David also and Samuel and of the prophets, who by faith won kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

Faith » Exemplified » moses

Hebrews 11:24

By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

Faith » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

Daniel 6:23

Then the king was exceeding glad because of him and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no injury was found upon him because he believed in his God.

Faith » Exemplified » Philippian jailor

Faith » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Faith » Exemplified » Colossians

Faith » Exemplified » Joseph

Hebrews 11:22

By faith Joseph, as he died, made mention of the departing of the sons of Israel, and gave a commandment concerning his bones.

Faith » Exemplified » isaac

Faith » Exemplified » jacob

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph, and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff.

Faith » Exemplified » Rahab

Faith » Exemplified » Peter

Faith » Exemplified » Caleb

Numbers 13:30

Then Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.

Faith » Exemplified » Lois

Faith » Exemplified » Paul

Faith » Exemplified » Enoch

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death, and was not found because God had translated him, for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.

Faith » Exemplified » Abel

Hebrews 11:4

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

Faith » Exemplified » Noah

Faith » Exemplified » Shadrach

Daniel 3:17

Behold, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.

Faith » Exemplified » Sergius paulus

Acts 13:12

Then the proconsul, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.

Faith » Exemplified » The disciples

John 16:30

Now we understand that thou knowest all things and needest not that anyone should ask thee; by this we believe that thou didst come forth from God.

Faith » Exemplified » Martha

Faith » Exemplified » Thomas

Faith » Exemplified » Romans

Faith » Exemplified » Woman who was a sinner

Luke 7:50

And he said to the woman, Thy faith has saved thee; go in peace.

Faith » Exemplified » Samaritans

John 4:39

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed in him by the word of the woman, who testified, He told me all that I have done.

Faith » Exemplified » Job

Faith » Exemplified » Stephen

Acts 6:5

And the saying pleased the whole multitude, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte of Antioch:

Faith » Exemplified » priests

Acts 6:7

And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly, and also a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.

Faithfulness » Exemplified

Galatians 3:9

So then those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.

Hebrews 3:2

who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful.

Nehemiah 9:8

and didst find his heart faithful before thee and didst make a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite, to give it, to his seed and hast performed thy word; for thou art righteous.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 20:20

and how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have showed you and have taught you publicly and from house to house,

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Timothy

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 39:22-23

And the prince of the house of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatever they did there, he was the doer of it. The prince of the prison looked not to anything that was under his hand because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Antipas

Revelation 2:13

I know thy works and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's throne is, and thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith, even in those days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, , who was slain among you, where Satan dwellest.

Faithfulness » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, And who is so faithful among all thy slaves as David, the king's son-in-law, who goes at thy bidding and is honourable in thy house?

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Hananiah

Nehemiah 7:2

that I commanded my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the prince of the palace in Jerusalem (for he was as a man of truth and feared God above many);

Faithfulness » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him.

Fatherless » Exemplified

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nature, in Ur of the Chaldees.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Joash

2 Kings 11:1-12

And Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, seeing that her son was dead, arose and destroyed all the royal seed. But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash, the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years, and Athaliah was queen over the land. read more.
But the seventh year Jehoiada sent and took rulers over hundreds, captains and people of the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the LORD and made a covenant with them, causing them to swear an oath in the house of the LORD, and he showed them the king's son. And he commanded them, saying, This is the thing that ye shall do; a third part of you that shall enter in on the sabbath shall be the keepers of the watch of the king's house; and a third part shall be at the gate of Sur; ; and a third part at the gate behind the guard; so ye shall have the watch of the house of Mesah. And two parts of all you that go forth on the sabbath, even they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD about the king. And ye shall compass the king round about, each man with his weapons in his hand; and he that comes within these orders shall be slain. Ye must be with the king as he goes out and as he comes in. And the captains over the hundreds did according to all that Jehoiada, the priest, commanded; and each man took his men that were to come in on the sabbath with those that should go out on the sabbath and came to Jehoiada, the priest. And the priest gave the captains over hundreds King David's spears and shields that were in the house of the LORD. And the guard stood, each man with his weapons in his hand, round about the king, from the right corner of the house to the left corner of the house, next to the altar and the house. Then he brought forth the king's son and put the crown upon him and gave him the testimony, and they made him king by anointing him; and they clapped their hands and said, Long live the king.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Daughters of zelophehad

Numbers 27:1-5

Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh, the son of Joseph; and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah and Hoglah and Milcah and Tirzah. And they stood before Moses and before Eleazar, the priest, and before the princes and all the congregation, by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, saying, Our father died in the wilderness, and he was not in the company of those that gathered themselves together against the LORD in the company of Korah, but died in his own sin, and had no sons. read more.
Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family because he has no son? Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father. And Moses brought their cause before the LORD.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Jotham

Judges 9:16-21

Now therefore, if ye have proceeded with truth and integrity in making Abimelech king, and if ye have dealt well with Jerubbaal and his house and have recompensed him according to the work of his hands (For my father fought for you and cast his life far from him to deliver you out of the hand of Midian; and ye are risen up against my father's house this day and have slain his sons, seventy men, upon a stone and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem because he is your brother;) read more.
if ye then have dealt in truth and integrity with Jerubbaal and with his house this day, then rejoice ye in Abimelech, and let him also rejoice in you. But if not, let fire come out from Abimelech and devour the men of Shechem and the house of Millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem and from the house of Millo and devour Abimelech. And Jotham ran away and fled and went to Beer and dwelt there, for fear of Abimelech his brother.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Mephibosheth

2 Samuel 9:3

And the king said, Is there no one left of the house of Saul that I may show the mercy of God unto him? And Ziba said unto the king, There remains a son of Jonathan, who is lame on his feet.

Fatherless » Exemplified » Esther

Esther 2:7

And he had brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter; for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; and as her father and mother were dead, Mordecai had taken her for his own daughter.

Godly Fear » Exemplified

Genesis 39:9

there is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but thee because thou art his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former captains that had been before me had charged the people and had taken of them for bread and wine, upon forty shekels of silver; and in addition to this their servants bore rule over the people; but I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 22:12

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

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Noah

Godly Fear » Exemplified » Primitive Christians

unholy Fear » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 28:20

Then Saul, as great as he was, fell suddenly to the earth and was sore afraid because of the words of Samuel; and there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no bread all that day nor all that night.

1 Samuel 28:5

And when Saul saw the host of the Philistines, he was afraid, and his heart trembled greatly.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Philistines

1 Samuel 14:15

And there was trembling in the host, in the field, and among all the people of the garrison; and those who had gone out to destroy the land, they also trembled, and the earth quaked, and there was fear of God.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Midianites

Judges 7:21-22

And they stood in their places round about the camp; and all the camp was routed, and they fled crying out. But the three hundred blew the shofarot, and the LORD set each man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the camp; and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath and to the border of Abelmeholah unto Tabbath.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adonijah's guests

1 Kings 1:49

And all the guests that were with Adonijah were afraid and rose up and went each one his way.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Adam

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:14

Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I hide; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass that anyone that finds me shall slay me.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:6

Then the king became pale, and his thoughts troubled him, and the girdings of his loins were unloosed, and his knees smote one against another.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Felix

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 7:6

Then Esther said, The man who is the adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Ahaz

Isaiah 7:2

And it was told the house of David, saying Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved and the heart of his people as the trees of the wood are moved with the wind.

unholy Fear » Exemplified » Pilate

John 19:8

Therefore when Pilate heard that word, he was the more afraid

Flattery » Exemplified » Woman of tekoah

2 Samuel 14:17

Then thy handmaid said, Let the word of my lord the king bring rest; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil; and let the LORD thy God be with thee.

2 Samuel 14:20

to bring about this form of speech thy slave Joab has done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know that which is done in the earth.

Flattery » Exemplified » False prophets

1 Kings 22:13

And the messenger that had gone to call Micaiah spoke unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth; now let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them and speak that which is good.

Flattery » Exemplified » Darius's advisorss

Daniel 6:7

All the presidents of the kingdom, magistrates, governors, great ones, and captains have agreed in common accord to promote a royal decree and to confirm it that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.

Fools » Exemplified » Israel

Fools » Exemplified » Rehoboam

1 Kings 12:8

But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him and who stood before him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified

2 Samuel 18:5

And the king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom. And all the people heard when the king gave all the captains charge concerning Absalom.

1 Samuel 24:7

So David stayed his servants with these words and did not allow them to rise against Saul. But Saul rose up out of the cave and went on his way.

2 Samuel 19:23

And the king said unto Shimei, Thou shalt not die. And the king swore unto him.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Joseph

Genesis 50:20-21

But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people. Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 1:53

So King Solomon sent, and they brought him down from the altar. And he came and bowed himself to King Solomon. And Solomon said unto him, Go to thy house.

Forgiveness of injuries » Exemplified » Stephen

Forsaking God » Exemplified

Isaiah 1:4

O sinful nation, people laden with iniquity, generation of evildoers, corrupt sons! They have forsaken the LORD; they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger; they have turned back.

2 Chronicles 12:1

And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had confirmed the kingdom and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 21:10

With all this Edom remained in rebellion, out from under the hand of Judah unto this day. Libnah also rebelled at the same time to not be under his hand because he had forsaken the LORD God of his fathers.

2 Chronicles 13:11

and they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and aromatic incense, and they place the showbread upon the clean table, and the lampstand of gold with its lamps, to burn every evening; for we keep the charge of the LORD our God, but ye have forsaken him.

More verses: 2 Kings 17:7-18

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Children of israel

1 Samuel 12:10

And they cried unto the LORD and said, We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baalim and Ashtaroth, but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » saul

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 18:18

And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Amon

2 Kings 21:22

and he forsook the LORD God of his fathers and did not walk in the way of the LORD.

Forsaking God » Exemplified » balaam

Forsaking God » Exemplified » Many disciples

Glorifying God » Exemplified

Matthew 15:31

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

Matthew 9:8

And the multitude, seeing it, marvelled and glorified God, who had given such power unto men.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The multitude

Matthew 15:31

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

Matthew 9:8

And the multitude, seeing it, marvelled and glorified God, who had given such power unto men.

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

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

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Leper

Luke 17:15

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back and with a loud voice glorified God

Glorifying God » Exemplified » David

Psalm 57:5

Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Man sick of the palsy

Luke 5:25

And immediately he rose up before them and took up that upon which he lay and departed to his own house, glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Angels

Glorifying God » Exemplified » Mary » Mother of jesus

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

Acts 13:48

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

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The leper whom jesus healed

Luke 17:15

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back and with a loud voice glorified God

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The woman with infirmity

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The blind man

Luke 18:43

And immediately he saw and followed him, glorifying God; and all the people, when they saw it, gave praise unto God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The centurion

Luke 23:47

Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By jesus

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The congregation at jerusalem

Acts 11:8

But I said, Not so, Lord, for nothing common or unclean has at any time entered into my mouth.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The man sick with palsy

Luke 5:25

And immediately he rose up before them and took up that upon which he lay and departed to his own house, glorifying God.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The shepherds

Luke 2:20

And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.

Glorifying God » Exemplified » The angels

Glorifying God » Exemplified » By david

Psalm 57:5

Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

And the vulgar who were mixed in among them returned to their lust; and even the sons of Israel wept and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Hebrews 12:16-17

lest there be any fornicator or profane person as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright. For ye know how that afterward, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

and Esau said to Jacob, Give me to eat, I pray thee, of that red pottage; for I am faint. Therefore was his name called Edom. And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die; and what profit shall this birthright do to me? read more.
And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he swore unto him and he sold his birthright unto Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau of the bread and of the pottage of lentils; and he ate and drank, and rose up, and went away. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Psalm 78:18

And they tempted God in their heart by asking for food according to the desires of their soul.

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Israel

Numbers 11:33

And while the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great plague.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Herod

Acts 12:21-23

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of god, and not of man. And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him because he did not give God the glory, and he expired eaten of worms.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 5:9-11

Then Haman went forth that day joyful and with a glad heart, but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up nor move for him, he was filled with indignation against Mordecai. Nevertheless, Haman refrained himself, and when he came home, he sent and called for his friends and Zeresh, his wife. And Haman told them of the glory of his riches and the multitude of his sons and all the things in which the king had promoted him and how he had advanced him above the princes and slaves of the king.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine.

Hatred » Exemplified » Cain

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Esther 9:1

Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his law drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, it was turned to the contrary; for the Jews took dominion over those that hated them.

Esther 9:5

Thus the Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword and slaughter and destruction and did what they would unto those that hated them.

Hatred » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 18:8-9

And Saul was very wroth, and the saying displeased him, and he said, They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands; and what can he have more but the kingdom? And Saul eyed David from that day and forward.

Hatred » Exemplified » Esau

Hatred » Exemplified » Enemies of daniel

Daniel 6:4-15

Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him. Then these men said, We shall never find any occasion against this Daniel except we find it against him in the law of his God. Then these governors and presidents assembled together before the king and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever. read more.
All the presidents of the kingdom, magistrates, governors, great ones, and captains have agreed in common accord to promote a royal decree and to confirm it that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, except of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions. Now, O king, confirm the decree and sign the writing that it not be moved, according to the law of Media and of Persia, which does not change. Therefore King Darius signed the writing and the decree. Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before. Then these men assembled and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God. Then they went and spoke before the king concerning the royal decree; Hast thou not confirmed a decree that whoever shall ask a petition of any God or man within thirty days save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Media and Persia, which does not change. Then they answered and said before the king, That Daniel, which is of the sons of the captivity of the Jews, has not regarded thee, O king, nor the decree that thou hast confirmed, but makes his petition three times a day. When the king, heard the matter, it weighed very heavy upon him, and he set his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured until the going down of the sun to deliver him. Then those men assembled near the king, and said unto the king, Know, O king, that this is the law of Media and of Persia: No decree nor statute which the king has confirmed may be moved.

Hatred » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:4

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not kneel or worship before him, then Haman was filled with wrath. And he thought it a small matter to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for now they had declared unto him the people of Mordecai; therefore, Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, the people of Mordecai.

Hatred » Exemplified » Ahab

1 Kings 22:8

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

Hatred » Exemplified » Men of gilead

Judges 11:7

And Jephthah said unto the elders of Gilead, Did not ye hate me and expel me out of my father's house? Why, therefore, are ye come unto me now when ye are in distress?

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:22-23

Pilate said unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus who is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified. And the governor said, Why, what evil has he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

When the morning was come, all the princes of the priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death, and when they had bound him, they led him away and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God also, of how holy and just and irreprehensible our behaviour was among you that believe,

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holiness unto the LORD and the firstfruits of his increase; all that devour him shall be found guilty; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Preserve my soul; for I am merciful, O thou my God, save thy slave that trusts in thee.

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and respected him; and when he heard him, he did many things and heard him gladly.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

as he spoke by the mouth of the saints who from the beginning were his prophets;

Hope » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Hope » Exemplified » Abraham

Romans 4:18

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

Hope » Exemplified » David

Hope » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified

Exodus 4:10

Then Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither up until now, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy slave; but I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue.

Job 40:4

Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand over my mouth.

Humility » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Humility » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 32:26

Notwithstanding, Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

Humility » Exemplified » Josiah

2 Chronicles 34:27

and thy heart became tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, hearing his words against this place and against its inhabitants and didst humble thyself before me and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me, I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

Humility » Exemplified » David

Humility » Exemplified » Woman of canaan

Matthew 15:27

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

Humility » Exemplified » Abraham

Genesis 18:27

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

Humility » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 32:10

I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies and of all the truth which thou hast showed unto thy slave; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan and now I am become two bands.

Humility » Exemplified » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John resisted him much, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

Humility » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:15

Then he replied unto him, Oh my Lord, with what shall I save Israel? Behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

Humility » Exemplified » Isaiah

Humility » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua rent his clothes and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, putting dust upon their heads.

Humility » Exemplified » Paul

Humility » Exemplified » Peter

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:49

And forthwith he came to Jesus and said, Receive joy, master; and kissed him.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Simon

Acts 8:13-23

Then Simon himself believed also; and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were being done. Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent Peter and John unto them, who, when they were come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit. read more.
(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them; they were baptized only in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then they laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. And when Simon saw that through the laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money, saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Spirit. But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter, for thy heart is not right in the sight of God. Repent therefore of this thy wickedness and pray God, if perhaps this thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee. For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness and in the prison of iniquity.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:3

And in process of time it came to pass that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground a present unto the LORD.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias

Acts 5:1-8

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession and defrauded of the price, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to defraud of the price of the land? read more.
Retaining it, was it not thy own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thy heart? Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God. Then Ananias, hearing these words, fell down and gave up the spirit; and great fear came on all those that heard these things. And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him. And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in. Then Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yes, for so much.

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Thessalonians

Idleness and sloth » Exemplified » Watchmen

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.

Idolatry » Exemplified

Exodus 32:1

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

2 Kings 17:12

serving idols, of which the LORD had said unto them, Ye shall not do this.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Ahaz

2 Chronicles 28:3

Moreover, he burnt incense in the valley of the sons of Hinnom and burnt his sons in the fire, after the abominations of the Gentiles whom the LORD had cast out before the sons of Israel.

Idolatry » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Kings 21:4-7

Likewise, he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, In Jerusalem I will put my name. And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD. And he made his son pass through the fire and observed times and used enchantments and dealt with spiritists and diviners and multiplied much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger. read more.
And he set a graven image of the grove that he had made in the house, of which the LORD had said to