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34 Bible Verses about Jews

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Romans 2:29

On the contrary, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is of the heart—by the Spirit, not the letter. That man’s praise is not from men but from God.

1 Corinthians 9:20

To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win Jews; to those under the law, like one under the law—though I myself am not under the law—to win those under the law.

Mark 15:2

So Pilate asked Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?”He answered him, “You have said it.”

Revelation 3:9

Take note! I will make those from the synagogue of Satan, who claim to be Jews and are not, but are lying—note this—I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and they will know that I have loved you.

Romans 3:29

Or is God for Jews only? Is He not also for Gentiles? Yes, for Gentiles too,

Romans 3:1

So what advantage does the Jew have? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

Philippians 3:5

circumcised the eighth day; of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews; regarding the law, a Pharisee;

Romans 2:28

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, and true circumcision is not something visible in the flesh.

Acts 16:3

Paul wanted Timothy to go with him, so he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, since they all knew that his father was a Greek.

John 18:36

“My kingdom is not of this world,” said Jesus. “If My kingdom were of this world, My servantswould fight, so that I wouldn’t be handed over to the Jews. As it is, My kingdom does not have its origin here.”

Romans 11:17

Now if some of the branches were broken off, and you, though a wild olive branch, were grafted in among them and have come to share in the rich root of the cultivated olive tree,

Galatians 2:15

We who are Jews by birth and not “Gentile sinners”

John 18:38

“What is truth?” said Pilate.Jesus or Barabbas After he had said this, he went out to the Jews again and told them, “I find no grounds for charging Him.

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Anger » Sinful, exemplified » Jews

Backsliders » Instances of » Jews

Ezra 6:16-21

Then the Israelites, including the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the exiles, celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy. For the dedication of God's house they offered 100 bulls, 200 rams, and 400 lambs, as well as 12 male goats as a sin offering for all Israel-one for each Israelite tribe. They also appointed the priests by their divisions and the Levites by their groups to the service of God in Jerusalem, according to what is written in the book of Moses. read more.
The exiles observed the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month. All of the priests and Levites were ceremonially clean, because they had purified themselves. They killed the Passover lamb for themselves, their priestly brothers, and all the exiles. The Israelites who had returned from exile ate [it], together with all who had separated themselves from the uncleanness of the Gentiles of the land in order to worship the Lord, the God of Israel.

Bunni » Family » Jews

Nehemiah 10:15

Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,

Chariots » Used in war by the » Jews

2 Kings 8:21

So Jehoram crossed over to Zair with all his chariots. Then at night he set out to attack the Edomites who had surrounded him and the chariot commanders, but his troops fled to their tents.

2 Kings 10:2

When this letter arrives, since your master’s sons are with you and you have chariots, horses, a fortified city, and weaponry,

Citizens » Instances of wicked » Jews

Ezekiel 17:12-20

"Now say to that rebellious house: Don't you know what these things mean? Tell [them]: The king of Babylon came to Jerusalem, took its king and officials, and brought them back with him to Babylon. He took one of the royal family and made a covenant with him, putting him under oath. Then he took away the leading men of the land, so the kingdom might be humble and not exalt itself but might keep his covenant in order to endure. read more.
However, this king revolted against him by sending his ambassadors to Egypt so they might give him horses and a large army. Will he flourish? Will the one who does such things escape? Can he break a covenant and [still] escape? "As I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"he will die in Babylon, in the land of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke. Pharaoh will not help him with [his] great army and vast horde in battle, when ramps are built and siege walls constructed to destroy many lives. He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. He did all these things even though he gave his hand [in pledge]. He will not escape!" Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: "As I live, I will bring down on his head My oath that he despised and My covenant that he broke. I will spread My net over him, and he will be captured in My snare. I will bring him to Babylon and execute judgment on him there for the treachery he committed against Me.

Commerce » Carried on by » Jews

Ezekiel 27:17

Judah and the land of Israel were your merchants. They exchanged wheat from Minnith, meal, honey, oil, and balm, for your goods.

Commerce » Jews

Ezekiel 27:17

Judah and the land of Israel were your merchants. They exchanged wheat from Minnith, meal, honey, oil, and balm, for your goods.

Compassion and sympathy » Exemplified » Jews

John 11:19

Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother.

Esther » fasts » Intercedes » Jews

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:22-23

Pilate asked them, "What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?" They all answered, "Crucify Him!" Then he said, "Why? What has He done wrong?" But they kept shouting, "Crucify Him!" all the more.

Iconoclasm » Destroyed by » Jews

2 Chronicles 30:14

They proceeded to take away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

Ignorance of God » Exemplified » Jews

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned back,
and righteousness stands far off.
For truth has stumbled in the public square,
and honesty cannot enter.

Liberality » Exemplified » Jews

Nehemiah 7:71-72

Some of the family leaders gave 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,200 silver minas to the treasury for the project. The rest of the people gave 20,000 gold drachmas, 2,000 silver minas, and 67 priestly garments.

Mordecai » Intercedes » Jews

Murmuring » Exemplified » Jews

John 6:41-43

Therefore the Jews started complaining about Him, because He said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven." They were saying, "Isn't this Jesus the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How can He now say, 'I have come down from heaven' ?" Jesus answered them, "Stop complaining among yourselves.

Paul » Rejected » Jews

Acts 18:4-11

He reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath and tried to persuade both Jews and Greeks. When Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with preaching the message and solemnly testified to the Jews that the Messiah is Jesus. But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his clothes and told them, "Your blood is on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles." read more.
So he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God, whose house was next door to the synagogue. Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household; and many of the Corinthians, when they heard, believed and were baptized. Then the Lord said to Paul in a night vision, "Don't be afraid, but keep on speaking and don't be silent. For I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to hurt you, because I have many people in this city." And he stayed there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.

Poor » Kindness to » Jews

Esther 9:22

because during those days the Jews got rid of their enemies. That was the month when their sorrow was turned into rejoicing and their mourning into a holiday. They were to be days of feasting, rejoicing, and of sending gifts to one another and the poor.

public Prayer » Exemplified » Jews

Luke 1:10

At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside.

Feast of Purim » Adar (march) » Deliverance » Jews » Haman

Esther 9:17

They fought on the thirteenth day of the month of Adar and rested on the fourteenth, and it became a day of feasting and rejoicing.

Esther 9:22

because during those days the Jews got rid of their enemies. That was the month when their sorrow was turned into rejoicing and their mourning into a holiday. They were to be days of feasting, rejoicing, and of sending gifts to one another and the poor.

Esther 9:26

For this reason these days are called Purim, from the word Pur.Because of all the instructions in this letter as well as what they had witnessed and what had happened to them,

Reviling and reproaching » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 27:39-40

Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads and saying, "The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!"

Rulers' » Righteous » Instances of » Cyrus » Set free » Jews

Self-delusion » Exemplified » Jews

John 8:41

You’re doing what your father does.”“We weren’t born of sexual immorality,” they said. “We have one Father—God.”

John 8:33

“We are descendants of Abraham,” they answered Him, “and we have never been enslaved to anyone. How can You say, ‘You will become free’?”

Selfishness » Exemplified » Jews

Sinners » Sin » Jews » Ignorance

Slander » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 11:18-19

For John did not come eating or drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!' The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds."

Swearing falsely » Exemplified » Jews

Ezekiel 16:59

“For this is what the Lord God says: I will deal with you according to what you have done, since you have despised the oath by breaking the covenant.

Unselfishness » Instances of » Jews

Esther 9:15

The Jews in Susa assembled again on the fourteenth day of the month of Adar and killed 300 men in Susa, but they did not seize any plunder.

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Esther 3:6

And when he learned of Mordecai’s ethnic identity, Haman decided not to do away with Mordecai alone. He planned to destroy all of Mordecai’s people, the Jews, throughout Ahasuerus’s kingdom.

Jews, The

Jeremiah 40:11-12

When all the Judeans in Moab and among the Ammonites and in Edom and in all the other lands also heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant in Judah and had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, over them,

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