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Theasaurus: Prostration

33 Bible Verses about Prostration

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Numbers 20:6

Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the doorway of the tent of meeting. They fell down with their faces [to the ground], and the glory of the Lord appeared to them.

1 Chronicles 29:20

Then David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the Lord your God." So the whole assembly praised the Lord God of their ancestors. They bowed down and paid homage to the Lord and the king.

Revelation 7:11

All the angels stood around the throne, the elders, and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came out from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown [on the ground].

Numbers 24:4

the oracle of one who hears the sayings of God, who sees a vision from the Almighty, who falls [into a trance] with [his] eyes uncovered:

1 Samuel 5:3

When the people of Ashdod got up early the next morning, there was Dagon, fallen with his face to the ground before the ark of the Lord. So they took Dagon and returned him to his place.

1 Kings 18:39

When all the people saw it, they fell facedown and said, "Yahweh, He is God! Yahweh, He is God!"

Nehemiah 8:6

Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God, and with their hands uplifted all the people said, "Amen, Amen!" Then they bowed down and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground.

Ezekiel 1:28

The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the Lord's glory. When I saw [it], I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.

Matthew 17:6

When the disciples heard it, they fell facedown and were terrified.

Luke 5:12

While He was in one of the towns, a man was there who had a serious skin disease all over him. He saw Jesus, fell facedown, and begged Him: "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."

Deuteronomy 9:18

Then I fell down like the first time in the presence of the Lord for 40 days and 40 nights; I did not eat bread or drink water because of all the sin you committed, doing what was evil in the Lord's sight and provoking Him to anger.

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell before the ark of the Lord with his face to the ground until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads.

Isaiah 15:3

In its streets they wear sackcloth; on its rooftops and in its public squares everyone wails, falling down and weeping.

Ezekiel 9:8

While they were killing, I was left alone. And I fell facedown and cried out, "Ah, Lord God ! Are You going to destroy the entire remnant of Israel when You pour out Your wrath on Jerusalem?"

Numbers 22:31

Then the Lord opened Balaam's eyes, and he saw the Angel of the Lord standing in the path with a drawn sword in His hand. Balaam knelt and bowed with his face [to the ground].

Joshua 5:14

"Neither," He replied. "I have now come as commander of the Lord's army." Then Joshua bowed with his face to the ground in worship and asked Him, "What does my Lord want to say to His servant?"

Judges 13:20

When the flame went up from the altar to the sky, the Angel of the Lord went up in its flame. When Manoah and his wife saw [this], they fell facedown on the ground.

1 Chronicles 21:16

When David looked up and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem, David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell down with their faces [to the ground].

Daniel 8:17

So he approached where I was standing; when he came near, I was terrified and fell facedown. "Son of man," he said to me, "understand that the vision refers to the time of the end."

Luke 24:5

So the women were terrified and bowed down to the ground. "Why are you looking for the living among the dead?" asked the men.

1 Samuel 24:8

After that, David got up, went out of the cave, and called to Saul, "My lord the king!" When Saul looked behind him, David bowed to the ground in homage.

Isaiah 51:23

I will put it into the hands of your tormenters, who said to you: Lie down, so we can walk over you. You made your back like the ground, and like a street for those who walk on it.

Ruth 2:10

She bowed with her face to the ground and said to him, "Why are you so kind to notice me, although I am a foreigner?"

1 Samuel 25:23

When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off the donkey and fell with her face to the ground in front of David.

1 Samuel 28:14

Then Saul asked her, "What does he look like?" "An old man is coming up," she replied. "He's wearing a robe." Then Saul knew that it was Samuel, and he bowed his face to the ground and paid homage.

2 Samuel 14:4

When the woman from Tekoa came to the king, she fell with her face to the ground in homage and said, "Help me, my king!"

2 Samuel 19:18

They forded the Jordan to bring the king's household across and do whatever the king desired. When Shimei son of Gera crossed the Jordan, he fell down before the king

Isaiah 49:23

Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow down to you with their faces to the ground, and lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the Lord; those who put their hope in Me will not be put to shame.

Daniel 2:46

Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell down, paid homage to Daniel, and gave orders to present an offering and incense to him.

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King » Ceremonial recognition of » Prostration

2 Samuel 9:6

Mephibosheth son of Jonathan son of Saul came to David, bowed down to the ground and paid homage. David said, "Mephibosheth!" "I am your servant," he replied.

2 Samuel 9:8

Mephibosheth bowed down and said, "What is your servant that you take an interest in a dead dog like me?"

1 Samuel 25:41

She bowed her face to the ground and said, "Here I am, your servant, to wash the feet of my lord's servants."

1 Kings 1:23

and it was announced to the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." He came into the king's presence and bowed to him with his face to the ground.

1 Kings 1:31

Bathsheba bowed with her face to the ground, paying homage to the king, and said, "May my lord King David live forever!"

More verses: 1 Kings 1:47

Worship » Prostration

Mark 3:11

Whenever the unclean spirits saw Him, those possessed fell down before Him and cried out, "You are the Son of God!"

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