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17 Bible Verses about games

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1 Corinthians 9:24-26

Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize. Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away. Therefore I do not run like one who runs aimlessly or box like one beating the air.

2 Timothy 2:5

Also, if anyone competes as an athlete, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.

Genesis 27:3

Take your hunting gear, your quiver and bow, and go out in the field to hunt some game for me.

Genesis 25:28

Isaac loved Esau because he had a taste for wild game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 27:7

‘Bring me the game and make a delicious meal for me to eat so that I can bless you in the Lord’s presence before I die.’

Acts 18:1

After this, he left Athens and went to Corinth,

Luke 23:36

The soldiers also mocked Him. They came offering Him sour wine

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Games » Figurative » Of the Christian life

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:26

Games » Foot races

Galatians 2:2

I went up according to a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles—but privately to those recognized as leaders—so that I might not be running, or have run the race, in vain.

Games » Figurative » Fighting wild "beasts", of spiritual conflict

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think God has displayed us, the apostles, in last place, like men condemned to die: We have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men.

Games » Gladiatorial

Games » Figurative » Of a successful ministry

Galatians 2:2

I went up according to a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles—but privately to those recognized as leaders—so that I might not be running, or have run the race, in vain.

Topics on Games

Games, Spiritual

46;9;26

Therefore I do not run like one who runs aimlessly or box like one beating the air.

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