until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a full grown man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ;
that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;
Rejoice, young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.
She doted on their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of donkeys, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.
Therefore leaving the teaching of the first principles of Christ, let us press on to perfection -- not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, of faith toward God,
"Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength; excelling in dignity, and excelling in power.
God was with the boy, and he grew. He lived in the wilderness, and became, as he grew up, an archer.
By faith, Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,
He who is wounded in the stones, or has his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the assembly of Yahweh.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he contended with God.
For before the child knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land whose two kings you abhor shall be forsaken.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a child. Now that I have become a man, I have put away childish things.
Let your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.
Indeed, he struggled with the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication to him. He found him at Bethel, and there he spoke with us,
1 Samuel 18:27
and David arose and went, he and his men, and killed of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full number to the king, that he might be the king's son-in-law. Saul gave him Michal his daughter as 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 draws near to deliver her husband out of the hand of him who strikes him, and puts forth her hand, and takes him by the secrets;
It happened in those days, when Moses had grown up, that he went out to his brothers, and looked at their burdens. He saw an Egyptian striking a Hebrew, one of his brothers.
Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, think this way. If in anything you think otherwise, God will also reveal that to you.
and struck all the firstborn in Egypt, the chief of their strength in the tents of Ham.
1 Corinthians 13:13
But now faith, hope, and love remain -- these three. The greatest of these is love.
Behind the doors and the posts you have set up your memorial: for you have uncovered to someone besides me, and have gone up; you have enlarged your bed, and made you a covenant with them: you loved their bed where you saw it.
Paul, an 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 ripeness of my days, when the friendship of God was in my tent,
Woe to you, land, when your king is a child, and your princes eat in the morning!
They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for this is written through the prophet,
He struck also all the firstborn in their land, the first fruits of all their manhood.
1 Samuel 3:19
Samuel grew, and Yahweh was with him, and let none of his words fall to the ground.
Jesus himself, when he began to teach, was about thirty years old, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,