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Theasaurus: Irreverence

82 Bible Verses about Irreverence

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Psalm 36:1

For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,

Psalm 10:4-5

In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.” His ways are always secure;
Your lofty judgments are beyond his sight;
he scoffs at all his adversaries.

Psalm 55:19

God, the One enthroned from long ago,
will hear and will humiliate themSelah
because they do not change
and do not fear God.

Jeremiah 5:23-24

But these people have stubborn and rebellious hearts.
They have turned aside and have gone away. They have not said to themselves,
‘Let’s fear the Lord our God,
who gives the rain, both early and late, in its season,
who guarantees to us the fixed weeks of the harvest.’

Matthew 15:3-9

He answered them, “And why do you break God’s commandment because of your tradition? For God said:Honor your father and your mother;and,
The one who speaks evil of father or mother
must be put to death. But you say, ‘Whoever tells his father or mother, “Whatever benefit you might have received from me is a gift committed to the temple”—read more.
he does not have to honor his father.’ In this way, you have revoked God’s word because of your tradition. Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said: These peoplehonor Me with their lips,
but their heart is far from Me. They worship Me in vain,
teaching as doctrines the commands of men.

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes. Then his heart will not be exalted above his countrymen, he will not turn from this command to the right or the left, and he and his sons will continue ruling many years over Israel.

Psalm 36:1-2

For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes, for in his own eyes he flatters himself too much
to discover and hate his sin.

Proverbs 30:9

Otherwise, I might have too much
and deny You, saying, “Who is the Lord?”
or I might have nothing and steal,
profaning the name of my God.

Psalm 69:9

because zeal for Your house has consumed me,
and the insults of those who insult You
have fallen on me.

Psalm 74:22-23

Rise up, God, defend Your cause!
Remember the insults
that fools bring against You all day long. Do not forget the clamor of Your adversaries,
the tumult of Your opponents that goes up constantly.

Leviticus 24:10-16

Now the son of an Israelite mother and an Egyptian father was among the Israelites. A fight broke out in the camp between the Israelite woman’s son and an Israelite man. Her son cursed and blasphemed the Name, and they brought him to Moses. (His mother’s name was Shelomith, a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.) They put him in custody until the Lord’s decision could be made clear to them.read more.
Then the Lord spoke to Moses: “Bring the one who has cursed to the outside of the camp and have all who heard him lay their hands on his head; then have the whole community stone him. And tell the Israelites: If anyone curses his God, he will bear the consequences of his sin. Whoever blasphemes the name of Yahweh is to be put to death; the whole community must stone him. If he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death, whether the foreign resident or the native.

1 Kings 21:10-13

Then seat two wicked men opposite him and have them testify against him, saying, “You have cursed God and the king!” Then take him out and stone him to death. The men of his city, the elders and nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had commanded them, as was written in the letters she had sent them. They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people. read more.
The two wicked men came in and sat opposite him. Then the wicked men testified against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, “Naboth has cursed God and the king!” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

Deuteronomy 17:12

The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there serving the Lord your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.

Acts 6:11

Then they persuaded some men to say, “We heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!”

Numbers 15:30

“But the person who acts defiantly, whether native or foreign resident, blasphemes the Lord. That person is to be cut off from his people.

Isaiah 63:17

Why, Yahweh, do You make us stray from Your ways?
You harden our hearts so we do not fear You.
Return, because of Your servants,
the tribes of Your heritage.

Jeremiah 44:10

They have not become humble to this day, and they have not feared or followed My instruction or My statutes that I set before you and your ancestors.

Amos 2:7

They trample the heads of the poor
on the dust of the ground
and block the path of the needy.
A man and his father have sexual relations
with the same girl,
profaning My holy name.

Ezekiel 20:39

“As for you, house of Israel, this is what the Lord God says: Go and serve your idols, each of you. But afterward you will surely listen to Me, and you will no longer defile My holy name with your gifts and idols.

Leviticus 20:1-3

The Lord spoke to Moses: “Say to the Israelites: Any Israelite or foreigner living in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech must be put to death; the people of the country are to stone him. I will turn against that man and cut him off from his people, because he gave his offspring to Molech, defiling My sanctuary and profaning My holy name.

Leviticus 22:2

“Tell Aaron and his sons to deal respectfully with the holy offerings of the Israelites that they have consecrated to Me, so they do not profane My holy name; I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 21:6

They are to be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God. For they present the fire offerings to Yahweh, the food of their God, and they must be holy.

1 Samuel 2:17

So the servants’ sin was very severe in the presence of the Lord, because they treated the Lord’s offering with contempt.

Malachi 1:6-8

“A son honors his father, and a servant his master. But if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is your fear of Me? says Yahweh of Hosts to you priests, who despise My name.”Yet you ask: “How have we despised Your name?” “By presenting defiled food on My altar.”You ask: “How have we defiled You?” When you say: “The Lord’s table is contemptible.” “When you present a blind animal for sacrifice, is it not wrong? And when you present a lame or sick animal, is it not wrong? Bring it to your governor! Would he be pleased with you or show you favor?” asks the Lord of Hosts.

2 Samuel 6:6-7

When they came to Nacon’s threshing floor, Uzzah reached out to the ark of God and took hold of it because the oxen had stumbled. Then the Lord’s anger burned against Uzzah, and God struck him dead on the spot for his irreverence, and he died there next to the ark of God.

Psalm 74:7-8

They set Your sanctuary on fire;
they utterly desecrated
the dwelling place of Your name. They said in their hearts,
“Let us oppress them relentlessly.”
They burned down every place throughout the land
where God met with us.

Psalm 79:1

A psalm of Asaph.God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance,
desecrated Your holy temple,
and turned Jerusalem into ruins.

Jeremiah 7:30

“For the Judeans have done what is evil in My sight.” This is the Lord’s declaration. “They have set up their detestable things in the house that is called by My name and defiled it.

Psalm 22:7-8

Everyone who sees me mocks me;
they sneer and shake their heads: “He relies on the Lord;
let Him rescue him;
let the Lord deliver him,
since He takes pleasure in him.”

2 Kings 19:9-12

The king had heard this about Tirhakah king of Cush: “Look, he has set out to fight against you.” So he again sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, “Say this to Hezekiah king of Judah: ‘Don’t let your God, whom you trust, deceive you by promising that Jerusalem will not be handed over to the king of Assyria. Look, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the countries: they completely destroyed them. Will you be rescued? read more.
Did the gods of the nations that my predecessors destroyed rescue them—nations such as Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the Edenites in Telassar?

Psalm 35:15-16

But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop. With godless mockery
they gnashed their teeth at me.

Psalm 74:10

God, how long will the enemy mock?
Will the foe insult Your name forever?

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, Lord, the ridicule against Your servants—
in my heart I carry abuse from all the peoples— how Your enemies have ridiculed, Lord,
how they have ridiculed every step of Your anointed.

Ezekiel 35:12

Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have heard all the blasphemies you uttered against the mountains of Israel, saying, ‘They are desolate. They have been given to us to devour!’

Daniel 7:8

“While I was considering the horns, suddenly another horn, a little one, came up among them, and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. There were eyes in this horn like a man’s, and it had a mouth that spoke arrogantly.

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This is what they get for their pride,
because they have taunted and acted arrogantly
against the people of the Lord of Hosts. The Lord will be terrifying to them
when He starves all the gods of the earth.
Then all the distant coastlands of the nations
will bow in worship to Him,
each in its own place.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

When they came to the nations where they went, they profaned My holy name, because it was said about them, ‘These are the people of Yahweh, yet they had to leave His land in exile.’ Then I had concern for My holy name, which the house of Israel profaned among the nations where they went. “Therefore, say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: It is not for your sake that I will act, house of Israel, but for My holy name, which you profaned among the nations where you went. read more.
I will honor the holiness of My great name, which has been profaned among the nations—the name you have profaned among them. The nations will know that I am Yahweh”—the declaration of the Lord God—“when I demonstrate My holiness through you in their sight.

Matthew 12:31-32

Because of this, I tell you, people will be forgiven every sin and blasphemy, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come.

Mark 3:29

But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—

John 10:33

“We aren’t stoning You for a good work,” the Jews answered, “but for blasphemy, because You—being a man—make Yourself God.”

Matthew 26:63-65

But Jesus kept silent. Then the high priest said to Him, “By the living God I place You under oath: tell us if You are the Messiah, the Son of God!” “You have said it,” Jesus told him. “But I tell you, in the future you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven.” Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “He has blasphemed! Why do we still need witnesses? Look, now you’ve heard the blasphemy!

Mark 14:63-64

Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “Why do we still need witnesses? You have heard the blasphemy! What is your decision?”And they all condemned Him to be deserving of death.

Psalm 10:9-11

he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.
He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;
he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net. So he is oppressed and beaten down;
the helpless fall because of his strength. He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He hides His face and will never see.”

Psalm 73:2-11

But as for me, my feet almost slipped;
my steps nearly went astray. For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked. They have an easy time until they die,
and their bodies are well fed.read more.
They are not in trouble like others;
they are not afflicted like most people. Therefore, pride is their necklace,
and violence covers them like a garment. Their eyes bulge out from fatness;
the imaginations of their hearts run wild. They mock, and they speak maliciously;
they arrogantly threaten oppression. They set their mouths against heaven,
and their tongues strut across the earth. Therefore His people turn to them
and drink in their overflowing words. The wicked say, “How can God know?
Does the Most High know everything?”

Psalm 94:4-7

They pour out arrogant words;
all the evildoers boast. Lord, they crush Your people;
they afflict Your heritage. They kill the widow and the foreigner
and murder the fatherless.read more.
They say, “The Lord doesn’t see it.
The God of Jacob doesn’t pay attention.”

Jeremiah 34:16

But you have changed your minds and profaned My name. Each has taken back his male and female slaves who had been freed to go wherever they wanted, and you have again subjugated them to be your slaves.

Ezekiel 22:11-12

One man within you commits a detestable act with his neighbor’s wife; another wickedly defiles his daughter-in-law; and yet another violates his sister, his father’s daughter. People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Luke 18:2

“There was a judge in a certain town who didn’t fear God or respect man.

Romans 1:28-32

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong. They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,read more.
undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, and unmerciful. Although they know full well God’s just sentence—that those who practice such things deserve to die—they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.

1 Corinthians 11:20-22

Therefore, when you come together, it is not really to eat the Lord’s Supper. For at the meal, each one eats his own supper ahead of others. So one person is hungry while another gets drunk! Don’t you have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you look down on the church of God and embarrass those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I praise you? I do not praise you for this!

Deuteronomy 17:12-13

The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there serving the Lord your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel. Then all the people will hear about it, be afraid, and no longer behave arrogantly.

Numbers 14:23

will ever see the land I swore to give their fathers. None of those who have despised Me will see it.

2 Chronicles 26:5

He sought God throughout the lifetime of Zechariah, the teacher of the fear of God. During the time that he sought the Lord, God gave him success.

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

But Yahweh, the God of their ancestors sent word against them by the hand of His messengers, sending them time and time again, for He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place. But they kept ridiculing God’s messengers, despising His words, and scoffing at His prophets, until the Lord’s wrath was so stirred up against His people that there was no remedy.

Proverbs 1:29-31

Because they hated knowledge,
didn’t choose to fear the Lord, were not interested in my counsel,
and rejected all my correction, they will eat the fruit of their way
and be glutted with their own schemes.

Hosea 10:3

In fact, they are now saying,
“We have no king!
For we do not fear the Lord.
What can a king do for us?”

Hosea 12:14

Ephraim has provoked bitter anger,
so his Lord will leave his bloodguilt on him
and repay him for his contempt.

1 Samuel 12:14-15

If you fear the Lord, worship and obey Him, and if you don’t rebel against the Lord’s command, then both you and the king who rules over you will follow the Lord your God. However, if you disobey the Lord and rebel against His command, the Lord’s hand will be against you and against your ancestors.

Deuteronomy 28:58-59

“If you are not careful to obey all the words of this law, which are written in this scroll, by fearing this glorious and awesome name—Yahweh, your God— He will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, severe and lasting plagues, and terrible and chronic sicknesses.

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