Fear, Of Persecution

Most Relevant Verses

Ezra 4:4

Then the people of the land discouraged {the people of Judah} and made them afraid to build

John 12:42-43

Yet despite that, even many of the rulers believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [it], so that they would not be expelled from the synagogue. For they loved the praise of men more than praise from God.

1 Kings 19:3

Then he became afraid, got up, and {fled for his life}. He came [to] Beersheba which belongs to Judah, and he left his servant there.

John 7:13

However, no one was speaking openly about him for fear of the Jews.

John 9:22

(His parents said these [things] because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already decided that if anyone should confess him [to be] Christ, he would be expelled from the synagogue.

John 20:19

Now [when it] was evening on that day--the first [day] of the week--and the doors had been shut where the disciples were because of fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace to you."

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