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 firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
Thou 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 published among all nations.
(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house.
And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.
And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast 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 corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.
One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.