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17 Bible Verses about games

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1 Corinthians 9:24-26

Know ye not that those who run in a race indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that ye may obtain it. And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we, an incorruptible one. I therefore so run, not as unto an uncertain thing; so I fight, not as one that beats the air;

Genesis 27:3

Now, therefore, take I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow and go out to the field and take me some venison

Genesis 25:28

And Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his venison; but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 27:7

Bring me venison and make me savoury food that I may eat and bless thee before the LORD before my death.

Proverbs 12:27

The deceitful man does not even roast that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

Acts 18:1

After these things Paul departed from Athens and came to Corinth

Luke 23:36

And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him and offering him vinegar

Matthew 27:35

And they crucified him and parted his garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my raiment did they cast lots.

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Games » Figurative » Of the Christian life

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:26

Games » Foot races

Galatians 2:2

But I went up by revelation and communicated unto them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who seemed to be of repute, to not run, or have run, in vain.

1 Corinthians 9:26

I therefore so run, not as unto an uncertain thing; so I fight, not as one that beats the air;

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

1 Corinthians 15:32

If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what does it advantage me, if the dead do not rise? let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.

1 Corinthians 9:26

I therefore so run, not as unto an uncertain thing; so I fight, not as one that beats the air;

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.

Games » Gladiatorial

1 Corinthians 15:32

If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what does it advantage me, if the dead do not rise? let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.

1 Corinthians 9:26

I therefore so run, not as unto an uncertain thing; so I fight, not as one that beats the air;

Games » Figurative » Of a successful ministry

Galatians 2:2

But I went up by revelation and communicated unto them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who seemed to be of repute, to not run, or have run, in vain.

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