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17 Bible Verses about games

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1 Corinthians 9:24-26

You know that in a race all the runners run but only one wins the prize, don't you? You must run in such a way that you may be victorious. Everyone who enters an athletic contest practices self-control in everything. They do it to win a wreath that withers away, but we run to win a prize that never fades. That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

Genesis 27:3

so go find your weapons, take your bow and arrows, go outside, and hunt some game for me.

Genesis 25:28

Isaac loved Esau, because he loved to hunt, while Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 27:7

"Bring me some game and then prepare some food for me so I can eat and bless you in the presence of the LORD before I die.'

Proverbs 12:27

The lazy person does not roast what he has hunted, but diligence is one's most important possession.

Acts 18:1

After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth.

Luke 23:36

The soldiers also made fun of Jesus by coming up and 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 in response to a revelation, and in a private meeting with the reputed leaders, I explained to them the gospel that I'm proclaiming to the gentiles. I did this because I was afraid that I was running or had run my life's race for nothing.

1 Corinthians 9:26

That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

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

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I have fought with wild animals in Ephesus from merely human motives, what do I get out of it? If the dead are not raised, "Let's eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."

1 Corinthians 9:26

That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For it seems to me that God has put us apostles on display in last place, like men condemned to death. We have become a spectacle for the world, for angels, and for people to stare at.

Games » Gladiatorial

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I have fought with wild animals in Ephesus from merely human motives, what do I get out of it? If the dead are not raised, "Let's eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."

1 Corinthians 9:26

That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

Games » Figurative » Of a successful ministry

Galatians 2:2

I went in response to a revelation, and in a private meeting with the reputed leaders, I explained to them the gospel that I'm proclaiming to the gentiles. I did this because I was afraid that I was running or had run my life's race for nothing.

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Games, Spiritual

1 Corinthians 9:26

That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.

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