1 Samuel 14:35
And Saul built an altar unto the LORD: the same was the first altar that he built unto the LORD.
And they first took their journey according to the commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstfruits on the fig tree in its first season: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and they became abominations like the thing they loved.
But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
You hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of your own eye; and then shall you see clearly to cast out the speck out of your brother's eye.
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
You blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
And the gospel must first be preached among all nations.
(And this taxing was first made when Quirinius was governor of Syria.)
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
And another also said, Lord, I will follow you; but let me first go bid them farewell, who are at home at my house.
And into whatsoever house you enter, first say, Peace be to this house.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he has enough to finish it?
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sits not down first, and consults whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that comes against him with twenty thousand?
But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.
And said unto him, Every man at the beginning does set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but you have kept the good wine until now.
This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,
But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.
One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more after these.