Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby 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 the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of 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 hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:
For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us;
1 Samuel 18:27
Wherefore 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 in full tale 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 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 draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:
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 an Hebrew, one of his brethren.
Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.
And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou 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 lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.
Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle;
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat 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 let none 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, which was the son of Heli,