27 Bible Verses about Influence

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Matthew 5:13-16

Ye, are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? it is good, for nothing, any more, save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men. Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying. Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house.read more.
In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

Proverbs 1:8-9

Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother; For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck.

Proverbs 7:1-5

My son, keep my sayings, and, my commandments, treasure by thee; Keep my commandments and live, and mine instruction, as the pupil of thine eye; Bind them upon thy fingers, write them, on the tablet of thy heart;read more.
Say unto wisdom, My sister, thou! and, an acquaintance, call thou, understanding: That thou mayest be kept, from the woman that is a stranger, from the female unknown, who, with her speeches, doth flatter.

Philippians 4:8-9

For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are dignified, whatsoever things are righteous, whatsoever things are chaste, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, - if there be any virtue, and if any praise, the same, be taking into account; The things which ye have both learned, and accepted, and heard, and seen in me, the same, practise; - and, the God of peace, shall be with you.

Deuteronomy 4:15-19

Ye must take diligent heed, therefore unto your own souls, for ye saw no manner of form, on the day Yahweh spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire; lest ye should break faith, and make you an image, a form of any likeness, - a model of male or female; a model of any beast that is in the earth, - a mode of any winged bird, that flieth in the heavens;read more.
a model of any thing that creepeth on the ground, - a model of any fish that is in the waters beneath the earth; or lest thou shouldest lift up thine eyes towards the heavens and see the sun and the moon, and the stars - all the host of the heavens, and shouldest be seduced, and shouldest bow thyself down to them and he led to serve them, - the which Yahweh thy God hath assigned unto all the peoples under all the heavens;

Matthew 18:5-6

And, whosoever shall give welcome unto one such child as this, upon my name, unto me, giveth welcome. And, whosoever shall cause to stumble one of these little ones who believe in me, it profiteth him, that there be hung a large mill-stone about his neck, and he be sunk in the wide main of the sea.

Romans 14:13

No longer, then, upon one another, let us be sitting in judgment, but, this, judge ye rather - not to be putting a cause of stumbling before your brother or an occasion to fall.

1 Corinthians 5:6-8

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump? Purge ye out the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, - even as ye are unleavened; for, our passover, hath even been sacrificed - Christ: So then, let us be keeping the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of baseness and wickedness, - but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

1 Corinthians 8:9-13

But be taking heed, lest, by any means, your right, itself, become, an occasion of stumbling, unto the weak; For, if anyone should see theewho hast knowledge, in an idol-temple, reclining, will not, his conscience, being, weak, be built up for the eating of the idol-sacrifices? In fact, he that is weak, is being destroyed, by thy knowledge - the brother for whose sake Christ died.read more.
But, in thus sinning against the brethren am wounding their conscience, seeing it is weak, against Christ, are ye sinning. Therefore, if food is an occasion of stumbling unto my brother, in nowise will I eat flesh unto the age that abideth, - that, I may not occasion, my brother, to stumble.

2 Corinthians 6:14-18

Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Beliar? Or what part hath a believer with an unbeliever? And what agreement hath a shrine of God with idols? For, we, are the shrine of a God, that liveth: - even as God hath said - will dwell in them, and walk, and will be their God, and, they, shall be my people.read more.
Wherefore come ye forth out of their midst, and be separated, - saith the Lord, - and, one impure, do not touch; and, I, will give you welcome, And will become your Father, and, ye, shall become my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

2 Timothy 2:14

Of these things, be putting them in remembrance, adjuring them before God not to be waging word-battles, - useful, for nothing, occasioning a subversion of them that hearken.

Acts 16:6-10

And they passed through the Phrygian and Galatian country, being forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia; but, coming along Mysia, they were attempting to journey into Bithynia, - and, the Spirit of Jesus, suffered them not; but, passing by Mysia, they came down unto Troas.read more.
And, a vision, by night, unto Paul appeared: - A man of Macedonia, there was, standing and beseeching him, and saying - Come over into Macedonia, and bring us succour! Now, when, the vision, he had seen, straightway, we sought to go forth unto Macedonia, concluding that God, had summoned us to tell the glad tidings unto them.

Genesis 41:41-43

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, - See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. So Pharaoh took his ring from off his hands and put it upon Joseph's hand, - and clothed him in garments of fine linen, and put the chain of gold upon his neck; and made him ride in the second chariot which belonged to him, and they cried out before him. Bow the knee! thus setting him over all the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 15:11-14

And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, - like David his father; and he put away the male devotees out of the land, - and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. Moreover also, even Maachah his mother, he removed from being queen, because she had made a monstrous thing to the Sacred Stem, - and Asa cut down her monstrous thing and burned it in the Kidron ravine.read more.
But, the high places, removed he not, - nevertheless, the heart of Asa, was blameless with Yahweh, all his days.

Proverbs 5:1-5

My son, to my wisdom, attend, and, to mine understanding, incline thou thine ear: That thou mayest preserve discretion, - and, as for knowledge, that thy lips may guard it. For, with sweet droppings, drip the lips of her that is a stranger, and, smoother than oil, is her mouth;read more.
But, the latter end of her, is bitter as wormwood, sharp, as a two-edged sword! Her feet, are going down to death, - on hades, will her steps take firm hold.

Proverbs 6:20-24

Observe thou, my son, the commandment of thy father, and do not decline from the instruction of thy mother: Bind them upon thy heart continually, fasten them upon thy neck; When thou walkest abroad, it shall guide thee, when thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee, when thou wakest, it shall speak to thee:read more.
For, a lamp, is the commandment, and, the instruction, a light, and, the way of life, are the reproofs of correction: To keep thee from the wicked woman, from the flattery of the tongue of her that is a stranger.

1 Kings 10:1-2

And, when, the queen of Sheba, heard the report of Solomon, as pertaining to the Name of Yahweh, she came to prove him, with abstruse questions. Yea she came to Jerusalem with a very heavily-laden train, of camels bearing spices, and gold in great abundance, and precious stones, - and, when she was come to Solomon, she spake unto him all that was near her heart;

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Evil » Influence » Evil influence of unfaithful Christians

Romans 14:15

If, in fact, because of food, thy brother is being grieved, no longer, by the rule of love, art thou walking: - do not, by thy food, that man, be destroying, on whose behalf Christ died!

1 Corinthians 5:6

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump?

1 Corinthians 8:10

For, if anyone should see theewho hast knowledge, in an idol-temple, reclining, will not, his conscience, being, weak, be built up for the eating of the idol-sacrifices?

Good » Influence » Name

Acts 22:12

And, one Ananias, a man devout according to the law, well-attested by all the Jews that dwelt there,

Acts 10:22

And they said - Cornelius, a centurion, a man righteous and fearing God, well-attested by the whole nation of the Jews, hath been divinely instructed by a holy messenger to send for thee unto his house, and to hear words from thee.

Good » Influence » Preserving

Matthew 5:13

Ye, are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? it is good, for nothing, any more, save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men.

Mark 9:50

Salt is, good: but, if, salt, become, saltless, wherewith will ye, prepare, it? Have, within yourselves, salt, and be at peace, one with another.

Good » Influence » Evangelizing

1 Thessalonians 1:8

From you, in fact, hath sounded forth the word of the Lord - not only m Macedonia and in Achaia, but, in every place, your faith which is toward God, hath gone forth, so that, no need, have we to be saying anything;

Good » Influence » Saving

Good » Influence » Inspiring

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know your forwardness of mind - of which, in your behalf, I am boasting unto Macedonians, that, Achaia, hath been prepared for a year past, - and, your zeal, hath stirred up the greater number of them.

Good » Influence » Posthumous

Hebrews 11:4

By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.

Influence » Evil influences emanate from the unGodly

1 Kings 21:25

But indeed, there was none like Ahab, who sold himself to do the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - whom Jezebel his wife goaded on;

2 Chronicles 21:6

And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, like as did the house of Ahab, for, the daughter of Ahab, had he, to wife, - so he wrought wickedness, in the eyes of Yahweh.

1 Kings 11:4

Yea it came to pass, in the old age of Solomon, that, his wives, turned aside his heart after other gods, - his heart therefore was not sound with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Acts 13:8

But Elymas the magician, - for so, when translated, is his name, - withstood them; seeking to turn aside the proconsul from the faith.

Jeremiah 23:15

Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts Concerning the prophets, - Behold me! Feeding them with wormwood, And I will cause them to drink poisoned water, - For from the prophets of Jerusalem, hath there gone forth profanity unto all the land.

More verses: Mark 15:11 Romans 2:24

Influence » Political

Acts 12:20

Now he was bitterly hostile to them of Tyre and Zidon; but, with one accord, they came unto him, and, persuading Blastus, who was over the bed-chamber of the king, they were suing for peace; because their country was fed by the king's,

Daniel 5:10-12

The queen, by reason of the words of the king and his nobles, into the house of banqueting, entered, - the queen spake and said, O king! for ages, live! Let not thy thoughts, terrify thee, and, as for thy bright looks, let them not be changed. There is a man in thy kingdom in whom is the spirit of the holy gods, and, in the days of thy father, light, and intelligence, and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him, - and, King Nebuchadnezzar thy father, appointed him, chief of the sacred scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers, - thy father, O king! Forasmuch as, a distinguished spirit, and knowledge and intelligence, ability to interpret dreams and solve riddles and unravel knotty points, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, now let, Daniel, be called, and, the interpretation, will he declare.

Proverbs 29:26

Many, seek the face of a ruler, but, from Yahweh, is the sentence of each one.

Proverbs 19:6

Many, will entreat the favour of a noble, and, every one, is a friend to a man abounding in gifts.

1 Kings 2:13-18

And Adonijah son of Haggith came in unto Bath-sheba, mother of Solomon: And she said - Peaceably, comest thou? And he said - Peaceably. Then said he - I have somewhat to say unto thee. And she said - Say on. And he said - Thou, knowest that, mine, was the kingdom, and, on me, had all Israel set their faces, that I should become king, - howbeit the kingdom, hath turned about, and become my brother's, for, from Yahweh, became it, his. read more.
Now, therefore, one request, have I to ask of thee, do not turn away my face. And she said unto him - Say on. And he said - Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon the king, for he will not turn away thy face, - that he give me Abishag the Shunammite, to wife. And Bath-sheba said: Good! I myself, will speak for thee, unto the king.

Influence » Good » Parents

1 Kings 22:52

And he did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - and went in the way of his father, and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam son of Nebat, who caused, Israel, to sin.

Matthew 14:8

and, she, being led on by her mother, - Give me (saith she) here, upon a charger, the head of John the Immerser.

Ezekiel 20:18

But I said unto their children in the desert, In the statutes of your fathers, let it not be that ye walk, And their regulations, let it not be that ye observe, - And with their manufactured gods, let it not be that ye defile yourselves.

2 Chronicles 22:3

He too, walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, - for, his mother, became his counselor, to work lawlessness.

Jeremiah 9:14

But have gone their way, After the stubbornness of their own heart, - And after the Baals which their fathers taught them,

More verses: Amos 2:4

Influence » Evil influence of unfaithful Christians

Romans 14:15

If, in fact, because of food, thy brother is being grieved, no longer, by the rule of love, art thou walking: - do not, by thy food, that man, be destroying, on whose behalf Christ died!

1 Corinthians 5:6

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump?

1 Corinthians 8:10

For, if anyone should see theewho hast knowledge, in an idol-temple, reclining, will not, his conscience, being, weak, be built up for the eating of the idol-sacrifices?

Influence » Good » Posthumous

Hebrews 11:4

By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.

2 Kings 13:21

and it came to pass, as, they, were burying a man, that, lo! they saw a troop, so they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha, - and, as soon as the man touched the bones of Elisha, he came to life again, and rose up on his feet.

Matthew 26:13

Verily, I say unto you - Wheresoever this glad-message shall be proclaimed in all the world, also what she did, will be told, as a memorial of her.

2 Peter 1:15

Yea, I will give diligence also, that, at every time, ye may be able, after my own departure, to be keeping up the remembrance of, these very things.

Influence » Good » Preserving

Matthew 5:13

Ye, are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? it is good, for nothing, any more, save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men.

Mark 9:50

Salt is, good: but, if, salt, become, saltless, wherewith will ye, prepare, it? Have, within yourselves, salt, and be at peace, one with another.

Influence » Good » Josiah

Influence » Good » Evangelizing

1 Thessalonians 1:8

From you, in fact, hath sounded forth the word of the Lord - not only m Macedonia and in Achaia, but, in every place, your faith which is toward God, hath gone forth, so that, no need, have we to be saying anything;

Influence » Good » Saving

Influence » Good » Inspiring

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know your forwardness of mind - of which, in your behalf, I am boasting unto Macedonians, that, Achaia, hath been prepared for a year past, - and, your zeal, hath stirred up the greater number of them.

Influence » Good » Instances of » -ezra

Ezra 10:1

Now, when Ezra had prayed and when he had made confession, weeping and casting himself down, before the house of God, there gathered unto him out of Israel, an exceeding large convocation - men and women and children, for the people wept with a very bitter weeping.

Influence » Good » hezekiah

Influence » Good » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:12-19

But, in his distress, he appeased the face of Yahweh his God, - and humbled himself greatly, before the God of his fathers; and, when he prayed unto him, then was he entreated of him, and hearkened unto his supplication, and brought him back to Jerusalem, unto his own kingdom, and so Manasseh came to know, that, Yahweh, is God. And, after this, he built an outer wall to the city of David on the west of the Gihon in the ravine, even to the entering in through the fish-gate, and went round to Ophel, and carried it up very high, - and put captains of valour in all the fortified cities, throughout Judah. read more.
And he removed the gods of the foreigner and the image, out of the house of Yahweh, and all the altars that he had built in the mountain of the house of Yahweh, and in Jerusalem, - and he cast them forth outside the city. And he built the altar of Yahweh, and sacrificed thereon peace-offerings, and thanksgiving sacrifices,-and gave word to Judah to serve Yahweh, God of Israel. Howbeit, still were, the people, sacrificing in the high places, - only unto Yahweh their God. But, the rest of the story of Manasseh, and his prayer unto his God, and the story of the seers who spake unto him in the name of Yahweh God of Israel, there they are, in the story of the kings of Israel: both his prayer and how God was entreated of him - and all his sin and his treacherous act, and the sites whereon he built high places, and set up the Sacred Stems and the images, before he humbled himself, there they are, written in the story of the seers.

Influence » Evil » Instances of » Satan over adam and eve

Genesis 3:1-5

Now, the serpent, was more crafty than any living thing of the field which Yahweh God had made, so he said unto the woman, Can it really be that God hath said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, - Of the fruit of the trees of the garden, we may eat; but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said Ye shall not eat of it neither shall ye touch it, - lest ye die. read more.
And the serpent said unto the woman, - Ye shall not die, For God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then shall your eyes be opened, - and ye shall become like God, knowing good and evil.

Influence » Good » Nehemiah

Influence » Evil » Eve over adam

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » Idolatry » Solomon » Influence » Wives

Nehemiah 13:26

Was it not, over these things, that Solomon king of Israel sinned - though, among many nations, there was no king such as he, and he was, beloved by his God, and so God gave him to be king over all Israel, - even him, did foreign women, cause to sin.

1 Kings 11:4

Yea it came to pass, in the old age of Solomon, that, his wives, turned aside his heart after other gods, - his heart therefore was not sound with Yahweh his God, as was the heart of David his father.

Topics on Influence

Demonic Influence

Revelation 16:14

for they are spirits of demons, doing signs, which are to go forth unto the kings of the whole habitable earth, to gather them together unto the battle of the great day of God the Almighty. -

Imperfection, Influence Of

Genesis 3:17-19

And, to the man, he said, Because thou didst hearken to the voice of thy wife, and so didst eat of the tree as to which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, Accursed be the ground for thy sake, In pain, shalt thou eat of it, all the days of thy life;

Refining Influences Of Affliction

Isaiah 1:25

That I may turn my hand against thee, And smelt away, as with potash, thy dross, And remove all thine alloy;

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