until we all come forth in the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the coming of age of the Christ:
That we no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive,
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth and walk in the ways of thine heart and in the sight of thine eyes; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses and whose issue is like the issue of horses.
Therefore, leaving now the word of the beginning of the establishment of the Christ, let us go on unto perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from works of death, and of faith in God,
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, principal in dignity, and the principal in power.
And God was with the lad, and he grew and dwelt in the wilderness and became an archer.
By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,
He that is wounded in the stones or is castrated shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and in age and in grace with God and men.
He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and with his strength he overcame the angel;
For before the child shall know to refuse the evil and choose the good; the land that thou dost abhor shall be forsaken of both her kings.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
Thy fountain shall be blessed; and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
yea, he dominated the angel and prevailed; he wept and made supplication unto him; he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us;
1 Samuel 18:27
Therefore David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men, and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them all to the king that he might be the king's son-in-law. And Saul gave him Michal, his daughter, to wife.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I would have you know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
When men strive together one with another and the wife of the one draws near to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smites him and puts forth her hand and takes him by his secret parts;
And it came to pass in those days when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren and looked on their burdens, and he spied an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
Let us, therefore, as many as are perfect, be thus minded; and if in anything ye are otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.
and smote all the firstborn in Egypt, the firstfruits of their strength in the tents of Ham:
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now abide faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Behind the doors also and the posts thou hast set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed and made thee a covenant with them; thou didst love their bed wherever thou didst see it.
Paul, apostle (not from men neither through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead)
as I was in the days of my youth, when God was familiar in my tent;
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes banquet in the morning!
And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea, for thus it is written by the prophet,
He smote also all the firstborn in their land, the chief of all their strength.
1 Samuel 3:19
And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him and did not let any of his words fall to the ground.
And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, who was the son of Heli,