1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, having the loins of your understanding girded with temperance, wait perfectly in the grace that is presented unto you when Jesus, the Christ, is manifested unto you,
and be ready for the third day; for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon Mount Sinai.
And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day; come not at your women.
And be ready for tomorrow and come up in the morning unto Mount Sinai and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.
1 Kings 18:46
And the hand of the LORD was upon Elijah, who girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.
Now gird up thy loins like a man; for I will enquire of thee, and answer thou me.
Gird up thy loins now like a man; I will ask thee, and explain thou unto me.
2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins and take my staff in thy hand and go; if thou meet anyone, salute him not; and if anyone salutes thee, answer him not again, and lay my staff upon the face of the child.
2 Kings 9:1
Then Elisha, the prophet, called one of the sons of the prophets and said unto him, Gird up thy loins and take this flask of oil in thy hand and go to Ramothgilead.
The LORD has made bare the arm of his holiness before the eyes of all the Gentiles; and all the ends of the earth shall see the saving health of our God.
Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved said unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt his fisher's coat unto him (for he was naked) and cast himself into the sea.
They shall blow the trumpet and make everything ready, but there shall be no one to go forth to the battle, for my wrath is upon all the multitude thereof.
Prepare thy work without and make it fit for thyself in thine inheritance, and afterwards thou shalt build thine house.
Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
The destroyer is risen up against thee: keep the fortress, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.
but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
And he will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us.
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the tribunal that he bring him down unto you tomorrow, as though ye would enquire something more certain concerning him, and we, before he arrives, are ready to kill him.
Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work.
and that he goat shall bear upon itself all their iniquities unto an uninhabitable land; and he shall send the he goat into the wilderness.
But do not believe them, for more than forty of them lie in wait to ambush him, who have vowed under a curse that they will neither eat nor drink until they have killed him, and now they are ready, looking for a promise from thee.
And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound their trumpets.
And the four angels were loosed, who were prepared unto the hour and day and month and year, to slay the third part of men.