1 Peter 1:13
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
And be ready against 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 wives.
And be ready in the morning, 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 on Elijah; and he girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.
Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thine hand, and go thy way: if thou meet any man, salute him not; and if any salute thee, answer him not again: and lay my staff upon the face of the child.
2 Kings 9:1
And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the prophets, and said unto him, Gird up thy loins, and take this box of oil in thine hand, and go to Ramothgilead:
The LORD hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.
Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved saith 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 did cast himself into the sea.
They have blown the trumpet, even to make all ready; but none goeth to the battle: for my wrath is upon all the multitude thereof.
Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards 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.
He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.
But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us.
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would inquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.
But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.
And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.