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17 Bible Verses about games

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1 Corinthians 9:24-26

Do you not know that those who run in the stadium all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. And everyone who competes exercises self-control in all [things]. Thus those [do so] in order that they may receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable [one]. Therefore I run in this way, not as [running] aimlessly; I box in this way, not as beating the air.

Genesis 27:3

So now, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt food for me.

Genesis 25:28

And Isaac loved Esau because {he could eat of his game}, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 27:7

'Bring wild game to me and prepare tasty food so I can eat [it] and bless you before Yahweh before my death.'

Acts 18:1

After these [things] he departed from Athens [and] went to Corinth.

Luke 23:36

And the soldiers also mocked him, coming up [and] offering him sour win

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Games » Figurative » Of the Christian life

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:26

Games » Foot races

Galatians 2:2

Now I went up [there] because of a revelation and laid out to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles, but in private to the influential people, lest somehow I was running, or had run, in vain.

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I run in this way, not as [running] aimlessly; I box in this way, not as beating the air.

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

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I run in this way, not as [running] aimlessly; I box in this way, not as beating the air.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as condemned to death, because we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to people.

Games » Gladiatorial

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I run in this way, not as [running] aimlessly; I box in this way, not as beating the air.

Games » Figurative » Of a successful ministry

Galatians 2:2

Now I went up [there] because of a revelation and laid out to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles, but in private to the influential people, lest somehow I was running, or had run, in vain.

Topics on Games

Games, Spiritual

46;9;26

Therefore I run in this way, not as [running] aimlessly; I box in this way, not as beating the air.