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26 Bible Verses about Fear Of Individuals

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Genesis 31:31

Jacob answered Laban, Because I was afraid; for I thought, Suppose you would take your daughters from me by force.

Genesis 32:7

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and herds and camels, into two groups,

Genesis 32:11

Deliver me, I pray You, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, lest he come and smite [us all], the mothers with the children.

Genesis 43:18

The men were afraid because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, We are brought in because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time we came, so that he may find occasion to accuse and assail us, take us for slaves, and seize our donkeys.

Genesis 45:3

And Joseph said to his brothers, I am Joseph! Is my father still alive? And his brothers could not reply, for they were distressingly disturbed and dismayed at [the startling realization that they were in] his presence.

Exodus 34:30

When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone, and they feared to come near him.

1 Samuel 3:15

Samuel lay until morning; then he opened the doors of the Lord's house. And [he] was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.

1 Samuel 12:18

So Samuel called to the Lord, and He sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

1 Samuel 16:4

And Samuel did what the Lord said, and came to Bethlehem. And the elders of the town trembled at his coming and said, Have you come peaceably?

1 Samuel 18:12

Saul was afraid of David, because the Lord was with him but had departed from Saul.

1 Samuel 18:15

When Saul saw how capable and successful David was, he stood in awe of him.

1 Samuel 18:29

Saul was still more afraid of David; and Saul became David's constant enemy.

1 Samuel 17:11

When Saul and all Israel heard those words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and greatly afraid.

1 Samuel 17:24

And all the men of Israel, when they saw the man, fled from him, terrified.

1 Samuel 21:12

David took these words to heart and was much afraid of Achish king of Gath.

2 Samuel 3:11

And Ish-bosheth could not answer Abner a word, because he feared him.

2 Samuel 12:18

And on the seventh day the child died. David's servants feared to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, While the child was yet alive, we spoke to him and he would not listen to our voices; will he then harm himself if we tell him the child is dead?

1 Kings 1:51

And it was told Solomon, Behold, Adonijah fears King Solomon, for behold, he has caught hold of the horns of the altar, saying, Let King Solomon swear to me first that he will not slay his servant with the sword.

2 Kings 10:4

But they were exceedingly afraid and reasoned, The two kings could not stand before [Jehu]; how then can we stand?

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had made, and they stood in awe of him, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to do justice.

Nehemiah 6:19

Also they spoke of [Tobiah's] good deeds before me and told him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

Esther 7:6

And Esther said, An adversary and an enemy, even this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and queen.

Esther 9:3

And all the princes of the provinces and the chief rulers and the governors and they who attended to the king's business helped the Jews, because the fear of Mordecai had fallen upon them.

Daniel 5:19

And because of the greatness that He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him. Whom he would he slew, and whom he would he kept alive; whom he would he set up, and whom he would he put down.

Mark 6:20

For Herod had [ a reverential] fear of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and [continually] kept him safe [ under guard]. When he heard [John speak], he was much perplexed; and [yet] he heard him gladly.

Acts 9:26

And when he had arrived in Jerusalem, he tried to associate himself with the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, for they did not believe he really was a disciple.

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