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Theasaurus: Irreverence

82 Bible Verses about Irreverence

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Psalm 36:1

An oracle: the wicked has rebellion in the midst of his heart. There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 10:4-5

{With bald-faced pride} [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts. His ways endure at all times. Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them.

Psalm 55:19

God will hear and answer them, [he] who [is] enthroned from of old, Selah Because they do not change, and they do not fear God.

Jeremiah 5:23-24

But for this people is a stubborn and rebellious heart, they have turned aside and have gone [away]. And they do not say in their hearts, 'Let us fear please Yahweh our God, the [one who] gives [the] autumn rain and [the] spring rain in its season, {the set times of the harvest} he keeps for us.'

Matthew 15:3-9

So he answered [and] said to them, "Why do you also break the commandment of God because of your tradition? For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.' But you say, 'Whoever says to his father or his mother, "Whatever {benefit you would have received} from me [is] a gift [to God],"read more.
need not honor his father,' and you make void the word of God for the sake of your tradition. Hypocrites! Isaiah correctly prophesied about you saying, 'This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far, far away from me, and they worship me in vain, teaching [as] doctrines the commandments of men.'"

Deuteronomy 17:19-20

And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to revere Yahweh your God by {diligently observing} all the word of this law and these rules, [so as] not to exalt his heart above his countrymen and not to turn aside from the commandment to the right or to the left, so that {he may reign long over his kingdom}, he and his children in the midst of Israel."

Psalm 36:1-2

An oracle: the wicked has rebellion in the midst of his heart. There is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his eyes, hating to detect his iniquity.

Proverbs 30:9

Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.

Psalm 69:9

because the zeal for your house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those reproaching you have fallen on me.

Psalm 74:22-23

Rise up, O God, plead your cause; remember the reproaching of you by [the] foolish {all day long}. Do not forget the sound of your adversaries, the roar of those rising up against you ascending continually.

Leviticus 24:10-16

And an Israelite woman's son, and he [was] an Egyptian man's son, went out in the midst of the {Israelites}; and the Israelite woman's son and an Israelite man fought in the camp. Then the Israelite woman's son blasphemed the name, and he cursed, so they brought him to Moses--and the name of his mother [was] Shelomith the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan. Then they put him in custody {so that} [the matter] might be made clear to them in accordance with the mouth of Yahweh.read more.
Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Bring the curser {outside the camp}, and all the hearers shall place their hands on his head, and the whole community shall stone him. And you shall speak to the {Israelites}, saying, '{Any man} when he curses his God shall bear his sin. And he who blasphemes Yahweh's name certainly shall be put to death; the whole community certainly shall stone him. As the alien, so the native shall be put to death at blaspheming his name.

1 Kings 21:10-13

Seat two men, {scoundrels}, opposite him. Let them witness against him saying, 'You cursed God and the king.' Then you shall bring him out and stone him so that he dies." The men of his city and the elders and nobles who were living in his city did according to what Jezebel had sent to them, as [was] written in the letters which she had sent to them. They called a fast, and they seated Naboth at the head of the people.read more.
Then the two men, {scoundrels}, came, sat opposite him, and the {scoundrels} witnessed against Naboth before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king," so they brought him outside of the city and stoned him with stones, and he died.

Deuteronomy 17:12

And the man who treats with contempt [so as] not to listen to the priest [who] [is] standing to minister on behalf of Yahweh your God or to the judge, that man shall die; so you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Acts 6:11

Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!"

Numbers 15:30

But the one {who acts presumptuously} from among the native or alien blasphemes against Yahweh, and that person must be cut off from the midst of the people.

Isaiah 63:17

Why do you make us wander, Yahweh? You harden our heart from your ways {so that we do not fear} you. Turn back for the sake of your servants, the tribes of your inheritance.

Jeremiah 44:10

They have not shown contrition up to this day, and they have not shown reverence, and they have not walked in my law and in my statutes that I set {before you} and {before} your ancestors.'

Amos 2:7

Those who trample the heads of the powerless into the dust of the ground and turn aside the way of the destitute, a man and his father {have sexual relations with} the same girl, so that [they] profane my holy name.

Ezekiel 20:39

And you, house of Israel, thus says the Lord Yahweh: "[Let] each one go serve his idols [now] and after, if you [are] not listening to me, but {my holy name} you will not profane [any] longer with your gifts and with your idols.

Leviticus 18:21

" 'And you shall not give {any of} your offspring in order to sacrifice [them] to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Leviticus 20:1-3

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "And to the {Israelites} you shall say, '[If there is] {anyone} from the {Israelites} or from the alien who is dwelling in Israel, who gives {any of} his offspring to Molech, he must surely be put to death; the people of the land must stone him with stones. And I myself will set my face against that man, and I will cut him off from the midst of his people, because he has given {some of} his offspring to Molech, so that {he makes my sanctuary unclean} and profanes {my holy name}.

Leviticus 22:2

"Tell Aaron and his sons that they must deal respectfully with the {Israelites}' votive offerings, and they must not profane my holy name, which they are consecrating to me; I [am] Yahweh.

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy to their God, and they shall not profane the name of their God, because they are bringing near the offerings made by fire to Yahweh--their God's food--and they shall be holy.

1 Samuel 2:17

So the sin of the young men was very great in the sight of Yahweh, because the men treated the offering of Yahweh with contempt.

Malachi 1:6-8

"A son honors [his] father, and a slave his master; but if I [am] a father, where [is] my honor, and if I [am] a master, where [is] my reverence?" says Yahweh of hosts to you, O priests, {who despise} my name. "But you say, 'How have we despised your name?' [You are] presenting defiled food on my altar! But you ask, 'How have we defiled you?' By saying [that] the table of Yahweh is despised! When you offer a blind [animal] for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer [the] lame and the one who is ill, is that not wrong? Present it, please, to your governor! Will he be pleased with you? {Will he show you favor}?" says Yahweh of hosts.

2 Samuel 6:6-7

When they came to the threshing floor of Nakon, Uzza reached out to the ark of God and took hold of [it], because the oxen had stumbled. {Then the anger of Yahweh was kindled} against Uzza, and God struck him down there because of the indiscretion, and he died there beside the ark of God.

Psalm 74:7-8

They have set fire to your sanctuary. They have defiled to the ground, the dwelling place for your name. They have said in their heart, "We will completely oppress them." They burned all the meeting places of God in the land.

Psalm 79:1

O God, [the] nations have entered your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple; they have reduced Jerusalem to ruins.

Jeremiah 7:30

For the people of Judah have done evil in my eyes," {declares} Yahweh, "They have set their abominations in the house that is called {by my name}, to defile it.

Psalm 22:7-8

All [who] see me mock me. They open wide [their] lips; they shake [the] head, [saying]: "{He trusts Yahweh}. Let him rescue him. Let him deliver him because he delights in him."

2 Kings 19:9-12

He heard about Tirhakah, the king of Cush, saying, "Look, he has set out to fight with you," so he again sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying, "Thus you shall say to Hezekiah the king of Judah, 'Let not your God whom you [are] trusting deceive you, by his saying, "Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria!" Look, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the lands, by utterly destroying them, and shall you be delivered?read more.
Did the gods of the nations that my {predecessors} destroyed deliver them? [Not] Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, [nor] the children of Eden who [were] in Tel Assar.

Psalm 35:15-16

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together; smiters whom I did not know gathered against me. They tore and did not cease. Among [the] ungodly of the mockers at feasts, [they] gnashed at me with their teeth.

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, will [the] adversary taunt? Will [the] enemy treat your name with contempt forever?

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, O Lord the taunting of your servants, [how] I bear in my bosom [the taunts of] all [the] many peoples, [by] which your enemies taunt, O Yahweh, [by] which they taunt the steps of your anointed one.

Ezekiel 35:12

And you will know that I, Yahweh, I have heard all of your contemptible words that you said against the mountains of Israel, {saying}, 'They will be desolate; they are given to us as food.'

Daniel 7:8

I was considering the horns, and look, another little horn came up {among} them, and three of the earlier horns {were rooted out} from before it, and there were eyes like the eyes of human in this horn and [also] a mouth [that was] speaking boastfully.

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This [shall be] for them in place of their pride because they mocked and boasted against the people of Yahweh of hosts. Yahweh [will be] awesome against them, for he will destroy all the gods of the earth and all the lands of the nations; each in its place will bow down to him.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And they came into the nations {to which they went}, and they profaned {my holy name} when they said to them, 'These [are] the people of Yahweh, and from his land they went out.' And I was concerned for {my holy name}, which, the house [of] Israel defiled among the nations {to which they went}. "Therefore thus say to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "{Not for your sake} [am] I about to act, house of Israel, {but} {for my holy name}, which you defiled among the nations {to which you went}.read more.
And I will consecrate my great name, which [was] profaned among the nations [and] which you have profaned in the midst of them, and the nations will know that I [am] Yahweh!" ' declaration of the Lord Yahweh, {when I show myself holy} {before} their eyes.

Matthew 12:31-32

For this [reason] I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven! And 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 coming one!

Mark 3:29

But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit does not have forgiveness {forever}, but is guilty of [an] eternal sin"--

Luke 12:10

And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him, but to the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven.

John 10:33

The Jews answered him, "We are not going to stone you concerning a good deed, but concerning blasphemy, and because you, [although you] are a man, make yourself [to be] God!"

Matthew 26:63-65

But Jesus was silent. And the high priest said to him, "I put you under oath by the living God, that you tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God!" Jesus said to him, "You have said [it]. But I tell you, from now [on] you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven." Then the high priest tore his robes, saying, "He has blasphemed! What further need do we have of witnesses? Behold, you have just now heard the blasphemy!

Mark 14:63-64

And the high priest tore his clothes [and] said, "What further need do we have of witnesses? You have heard the blasphemy! What {do you think}?" And they all condemned him {as deserving death}.

Psalm 10:9-11

He lies in ambush {secretly,} like a lion in a thicket. He lies in ambush to seize [the] poor; he seizes [the] poor by catching him in his net. He is crushed; he is bowed down; so the helpless host falls by his {might}. He says in his heart, "God has forgotten. He has hidden his face. He never sees."

Psalm 73:2-11

But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled. My steps had nearly slipped, because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}.read more.
They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people. Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth. Therefore his people turn there, and abundant waters are slurped up by them. And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?"

Psalm 94:4-7

{They gush words} unrestrained. All [the] evildoers boast. They crush your people, O Yahweh; they oppress your inheritance. They kill widow and stranger, and they murder orphans,read more.
while they say, "Yah does not see," and "The God of Jacob does not pay attention."

Jeremiah 34:16

But you turned back and you profaned my name when you brought back each one his [male] slave and each one his female slave, whom you had let go free according to their desire, and you subdued them to be to you as [male] slaves and as female slaves.'

Ezekiel 22:11-12

And a man does a detestable thing [with] the wife of his neighbor, and a man defiles his daughter-in-law in wickedness, and a man sexually violates among you his sister, the daughter of his father. They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Luke 18:2

saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people.

Romans 1:28-32

And just as they did not see fit {to recognize God}, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do the things [that are] not proper, being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greediness, malice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malevolence. [They are] gossipers, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boasters, contrivers of evil, disobedient to parents,read more.
senseless, faithless, unfeeling, unmerciful, who, [although they] know the requirements of God, that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only do they do the same [things], but also they approve of those who do [them].

1 Corinthians 11:20-22

Therefore, [when] you come together in the same [place], it is not to eat the Lord's supper. For [when you] eat [it], each one of you goes ahead to take his own supper, and one is hungry and another is drunk. For do you not have houses for eating and drinking? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who do not have [anything]? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise [you]!

Deuteronomy 17:12-13

And the man who treats with contempt [so as] not to listen to the priest [who] [is] standing to minister on behalf of Yahweh your God or to the judge, that man shall die; so you shall purge the evil from Israel. And all the people will hear and will be afraid, and they will not behave presumptuously again.

Numbers 14:23

they will not see the land that I swore by oath to their ancestors, and all those who despised me will not see it.

2 Chronicles 26:5

And he began to seek God in the days of Zechariah who was teaching in visions of God. And {whenever} he sought Yahweh God made him have success.

2 Chronicles 36:15-16

And Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, had repeatedly and persistently sent to them by the hand of his messengers, because he had compassion on his people and on his dwelling place. But they were mocking the messengers of God and despising his words and scoffing at his prophets until the wrath of Yahweh rose against his people until there was no remedy.

Proverbs 1:29-31

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh, they were not willing [to accept] my counsel, they despised all my reproof. They shall eat from the fruit of their way, and they shall be sated from their own schemes,

Hosea 10:3

For now they will say, "We have no king; indeed, we did not fear Yahweh, and what can a king do for us?"

Hosea 12:14

Ephraim has caused bitter provocation, and his Lord will {hold him responsible for his crimes} and pay back to him his insults.

1 Samuel 12:14-15

If you will fear Yahweh, and serve him, and listen to his voice, and not be rebellious against {what Yahweh says}, and both you and the king who rules over you will [follow] after Yahweh your God, [all will be well]. But, if you do not listen to the voice of Yahweh, and you rebel against {what Yahweh says}, then the hand of Yahweh will be against you [as it was] against your ancestors.

Deuteronomy 28:58-59

"If {you do not diligently observe} all the words of this law written in this scroll by revering this glorious and awesome name, Yahweh your God, then Yahweh shall overwhelm [you] with your plagues and the plagues of your offspring, severe plagues and lasting illnesses, grievous and enduring.