1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober and set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ --
and be ready against the third day; for on the third day Yahweh will come down in the sight of all the people on Mount Sinai.
He said to the people, "Be ready by the third day. Don't have sexual relations with a woman."
Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to me on the top of the mountain.
1 Kings 18:46
The hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; and he tucked his cloak into his belt and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.
Brace yourself like a man, for I will question you, then you answer me!
"Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.
2 Kings 4:29
Then he said to Gehazi, "Tuck your cloak into your belt, take my staff in your hand, and go your way. If you meet any man, don't greet him; and if anyone greets you, don't answer him again. Then lay my staff on the face of the child."
2 Kings 9:1
Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, "Put your belt on your waist, take this vial of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead.
Yahweh has made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
That disciple therefore whom Jesus loved said to Peter, "It's the Lord!" So when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he wrapped his coat around him (for he was naked), and threw himself into the sea.
They have blown the trumpet, and have made all ready; but none goes to the battle; for my wrath is on all its multitude.
Prepare your work outside, and get your fields ready. Afterwards, build your house.
Be prepared, yes, prepare yourself, you, and all your companies who are assembled to you, and be a guard to them.
He who dashes in pieces has come up against you. Keep the fortress! Watch the way! Strengthen your waist! Fortify your power mightily!
but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
He will himself show you a large upper room furnished and ready. Get ready for us there."
Now therefore, you with the council inform the commanding officer that he should bring him down to you tomorrow, as though you were going to judge his case more exactly. We are ready to kill him before he comes near."
Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
The goat shall carry all their iniquities on himself to a solitary land, and he shall let the goat go in the wilderness.
Therefore don't yield to them, for more than forty men lie in wait for him, who have bound themselves under a curse neither to eat nor to drink until they have killed him. Now they are ready, looking for the promise from you."
The seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
The four angels were freed who had been prepared for that hour and day and month and year, so that they might kill one third of mankind.