Jacob answered, “I was afraid, for I thought you would take your daughters from me by force.
Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; he divided the people with him into two camps, along with the flocks, cattle, and camels.
Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children.
But the men were afraid because they were taken to Joseph’s house. They said, “We have been brought here because of the money that was returned in our bags the first time. They intend to overpower us, seize us, make us slaves, and take our donkeys.”
Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph! Is my father still living?” But they could not answer him because they were terrified in his presence.
When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him.
1 Samuel 3:15
Samuel lay down until the morning; then he opened the doors of the Lord’s house. He was afraid to tell Eli the vision,
1 Samuel 12:18
Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.
1 Samuel 16:4
Samuel did what the Lord directed and went to Bethlehem. When the elders of the town met him, they trembled and asked, “Do you come in peace?”
1 Samuel 18:12
Saul was afraid of David, because the Lord was with David but had left Saul.
1 Samuel 18:15
When Saul observed that David was very successful, he dreaded him.
1 Samuel 18:29
and he became even more afraid of David. As a result, Saul was David’s enemy from then on.
1 Samuel 17:11
When Saul and all Israel heard these words from the Philistine, they lost their courage and were terrified.
1 Samuel 17:24
When all the Israelite men saw Goliath, they retreated from him terrified.
1 Samuel 21:12
David took this to heart and became very afraid of King Achish of Gath,
2 Samuel 3:11
Ish-bosheth could not answer Abner because he was afraid of him.
2 Samuel 12:18
On the seventh day the baby died. But David’s servants were afraid to tell him the baby was dead. They said, “Look, while the baby was alive, we spoke to him, and he wouldn’t listen to us. So how can we tell him the baby is dead? He may do something desperate.”
1 Kings 1:51
It was reported to Solomon: “Look, Adonijah fears King Solomon, and he has taken hold of the horns of the altar, saying, ‘Let King Solomon first swear to me that he will not kill his servant with the sword.’”
2 Kings 10:4
However, they were terrified and reasoned, “Look, two kings couldn’t stand against him; how can we?”
1 Kings 3:28
All Israel heard about the judgment the king had given, and they stood in awe of the king because they saw that God’s wisdom was in him to carry out justice.
These nobles kept mentioning Tobiah’s good deeds to me, and they reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.
Esther answered, “The adversary and enemy is this evil Haman.”Haman stood terrified before the king and queen.
All the officials of the provinces, the satraps, the governors, and the royal civil administrators aided the Jews because they were afraid of Mordecai.
Because of the greatness He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages were terrified and fearful of him. He killed anyone he wanted and kept alive anyone he wanted; he exalted anyone he wanted and humbled anyone he wanted.
because Herod was in awe of John and was protecting him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him he would be very disturbed, yet would hear him gladly.
When he arrived in Jerusalem, he tried to associate with the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, since they did not believe he was a disciple.