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27 Bible Verses about Messenger

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Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falls into evil, but a faithful ambassador brings healing.

Proverbs 25:13

Like the cold of snow [brought from the mountains] in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the life of his masters.

Genesis 32:3

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Numbers 20:14

And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, saying, Thus says your kinsman Israel: You know all the adversity and birth pangs that have come upon us [as a nation]:

Judges 6:35

And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh, and the Manassites were called to follow him; and he sent messengers to Asher, to Zebulun, and to Naphtali, and they came up to meet them.

1 Samuel 23:27

But a messenger came to Saul, saying, Make haste and come, for the Philistines have made a raid on the land.

2 Samuel 11:22

So the messenger went and told David all for which Joab had sent him.

2 Samuel 15:13

And there came a messenger to David, saying, The hearts of the men of Israel have gone after Absalom.

1 Kings 19:2

Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.

1 Kings 22:13

The messenger who went to call Micaiah said to him, Behold now, the prophets unanimously declare good to the king. Let your answer, I pray you, be like theirs, and say what is good.

2 Kings 1:3

But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king in Samaria and say to them, Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron?

2 Kings 5:10

Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored and you shall be clean.

2 Kings 6:32

Now Elisha sat in his house, and the elders sat with him. And the king sent a man from before him [to behead Elisha]. But before the messenger arrived, Elisha said to the elders, See how this son of [Jezebel] a murderer is sending to remove my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and hold it fast against him. Is not the sound of his master's feet [just] behind him?

Job 1:14

And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them,

Isaiah 37:9

And [Sennacherib king of Assyria] heard concerning Tirhakah king of Ethiopia, He has come forth to make war with you. And when he heard it, he sent messengers to Hezekiah, saying,

Jeremiah 51:31

One post shall run to meet another and one messenger to meet another to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken on every side and to its farthest end,

Daniel 3:4

Then the herald cried aloud, You are commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages,

Philippians 2:25

However, I thought it necessary to send Epaphroditus [back] to you. [He has been] my brother and companion in labor and my fellow soldier, as well as [having come as] your special messenger (apostle) and minister to my need.

Numbers 16:28

And Moses said, By this you shall know that the Lord has sent me to do all these works, for I do not act of my own accord:

Deuteronomy 18:18

I will raise up for them a prophet (Prophet) from among their brethren like you, and will put My words in his mouth; and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Judges 6:8

The Lord sent a prophet to the Israelites, who said to them, Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, I brought you up from Egypt and brought you forth out of the house of bondage.

2 Samuel 12:25

He sent [a message] by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and [Nathan] called the boy's [special] name Jedidiah [beloved of the Lord], because the Lord [loved the child].

1 Kings 16:7

Also the word of the Lord against Baasha and his house came through the prophet Jehu son of Hanani for all the evil that Baasha did in the sight of the Lord in provoking Him to anger with the work of his hands [idols], in being like the house of Jeroboam, and also because he destroyed it [the family of Jeroboam, of his own accord].

From Thematic Bible


Christ » Mediator » Messenger

Matthew 21:37

Finally he sent his own son to them, saying, They will respect and give heed to my son.

John 7:29

I know Him [Myself] because I come from His [very] presence, and it was He [personally] Who sent Me.

John 8:42

Jesus said to them, If God were your Father, you would love Me and respect Me and welcome Me gladly, for I proceeded (came forth) from God [out of His very presence]. I did not even come on My own authority or of My own accord (as self-appointed); but He sent Me.

Messenger » Figurative

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I send My messenger, and he shall prepare the way before Me. And the Lord [the Messiah], Whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; the Messenger or Angel of the covenant, Whom you desire, behold, He shall come, says the Lord of hosts.

Mark 1:2

Just as it is written in the prophet Isaiah: Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will make ready Your way -- "

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should guard and keep pure the knowledge [of My law], and the people should seek (inquire for and require) instruction at his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 4:5-6

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of the Lord comes. And he shall turn and reconcile the hearts of the [estranged] fathers to the [ungodly] children, and the hearts of the [rebellious] children to [the piety of] their fathers [a reconciliation produced by repentance of the ungodly], lest I come and smite the land with a curse and a ban of utter destruction.

More verses: Haggai 1:13 Luke 7:27

Messenger » Figurative » Of satan

2 Corinthians 12:7

And to keep me from being puffed up and too much elated by the exceeding greatness (preeminence) of these revelations, there was given me a thorn ( a splinter) in the flesh, a messenger of Satan, to rack and buffet and harass me, to keep me from being excessively exalted.

Regem-melech » A captive » Messenger

Zechariah 7:2

Now the people of Bethel had sent Sharezer and Regem-melech and their men to pray and entreat the favor of the Lord

Topics on Messenger

Angels, as God's messengers

23;40;3-5

A voice of one who cries: Prepare in the wilderness the way of the Lord [clear away the obstacles]; make straight and smooth in the desert a highway for our God!

Divine Messenger

27;4;17

This sentence is by the decree of the [heavenly] watchers and the decision is by the word of the holy ones, to the intent that the living may know that the Most High [God] rules the kingdom of mankind and gives it to whomever He will and sets over it the humblest and lowliest of men.

Messengers Sent Out

10;3;12

And Abner sent messengers to David where he was [at Hebron], saying, Whose is the land? Make your league with me, and my hand shall be with you to bring all Israel over to you.