1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep a clear head, and set your hope completely on the grace to be given you when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.
and be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
He told the people, "Be ready for the third day; don't go near a woman."
Be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning on Mount Sinai, where you are to present yourself to me there on the top of the mountain.
1 Kings 18:46
After Ahab had left, the hand of the LORD came upon Elijah, and he tucked his mantle into his belt and outran Ahab in a race to the city gate of Jezreel.
Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
"Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!
2 Kings 4:29
At this he told Gehazi, "Get ready to run! Take my staff in your hand, and get on the road. Don't greet anyone you meet. If anyone greets you, don't respond. Just go lay my staff on the youngster's face."
2 Kings 9:1
Elisha called one of the members of the Guild of Prophets and told him, "Get ready to run, take this flask of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead.
The LORD has bared his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth will see the salvation of our God.
That disciple whom Jesus kept loving told Peter, "It's the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put his clothes back on, because he was practically naked, and jumped into the sea.
"They've sounded the alarm, and everyone is prepared, but no one is marching for battle, since I'm angry at the entire multitude.
First do your outside work, preparing your land for yourself. After that, build your house.
Be prepared. Yes, prepare yourself you and all of your many battalions that have gathered together around you to protect you.
You are being attacked by advancing forces! Guard your rampart! Watch your roads! Prepare yourselves! Marshall your defenses!
But the wise ones took flasks of oil with their lamps.
Then he will show you a large upstairs room that is furnished and ready. Get everything ready for us there."
Now then, you and the Council must notify the tribune to bring him down to you on the pretext that you want to look into his case more carefully, but before he arrives we'll be ready to kill him."
Remind believers to submit to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, and to be ready to do any honorable kind of work.
The male goat will bear on itself all their sins to a solitary land as Aaron sends the goat out to the wilderness.
Don't believe them, because more than 40 of them are planning to ambush him. They've taken an oath not to eat or drink before they've killed him. They are ready now, just waiting for your consent."
The seven angels who had the seven trumpets got ready to blow them.
So the four angels who were ready for that hour, day, month, and year were released to kill one-third of humanity.