"I thought that there's no fear of God in this place," Abraham replied, "and that they would kill me because of my wife.
how when you were very tired and weary, they lay in wait for you on the road and eliminated everyone who was lagging behind. They had no fear of God.
2 Kings 17:25
When they first began to live there, the settlers did not fear the LORD, so he sent lions among them, and they killed a few of them.
They don't say to themselves, "Let's fear the LORD our God, who gives rain in its season, both the autumn and the spring rain. He sets aside for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.'
Your wickedness will be punished, and you will be corrected due to your acts of apostasy. Know and see that it's evil and bitter for you to forsake the LORD your God, but the fear of me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies.
An oracle that came to me about the transgressions of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes.
God, who is enthroned from long ago, will hear me and humble them. Interlude Because they do not repent, they do not fear God.
"Whom did you so dread and while you feared me that you lied, and you did not remember me, and did not lay to heart these things? Haven't I remained silent for a long time, and still you don't fear me?"
To this day they haven't humbled themselves, they haven't shown reverence for the LORD, and they haven't lived according to my Law and my statutes that I set before them and before their ancestors.'
But things will not go well for the wicked person: he will not lengthen his life like a shadow, since he has no fear before God.
But as for you and your officials, I know that you don't yet fear the LORD God."
"Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD;
Yet you dispense with fear of God and hinder meditations before God.
But the other criminal rebuked him, "Aren't you afraid of God, since you are suffering the same penalty?
I saw that even though I had sent unfaithful Israel away for all her adulteries and had given her a divorce decree, her treacherous sister Judah didn't fear, and she, too, committed adultery.
He said, "In a city there was a judge who didn't fear God or respect people.
For a while the judge refused. But later, he told himself, "I don't fear God or respect people,
From now on they will say, "We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD and what would a king do for us?'
"I'll come near to you for judgment. I'll be a witness, quick to speak against sorcerers, against adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who defraud the laborer of his wage, against those who defraud the widow and the orphan, against those who deprive the alien of justice, and against those who don't fear me," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
The friend shows gracious love for his friend, even if he has forsaken the fear of the Almighty.
Will he acquit you just because you fear him, and render a verdict on your behalf?