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46 Bible Verses about Readiness

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Matthew 22:4

Again, sent he other servants, saying - Say to the invited, Lo! my dinner, have I prepared, mine oxen and my fatlings, are slain, - and, all things, are, ready: Come ye into the marriage-feast.

Luke 14:16-17

But, he, said unto him - A certain man, was making a great supper, and invited many; and he sent out his servant, at the hour of the supper, to say unto the invited - Be coming! because, even now, is it, ready.

Joel 3:9-10

Proclaim ye this, among the nations, Hallow a war, rouse the mighty ones, let them draw near, come up, all the men of war! Beat your plough-shares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears, - as for the weak, let him say, mighty, I am.

1 Kings 20:12

And it came to pass, when he heard this message, as, he, was drinking, he and the kings in the pavilions, that he said unto his servants - Make ready! So they made ready, against the city.

1 Chronicles 12:23-35

And, these, are the numbers of the chiefs armed for war, they came unto David, to Hebron, - to turn round the kingdom of Saul unto him, according to the bidding of Yahweh: Sons of Judah, bearers of shield and spear, six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war. Of sons of Simeon, heroes of valour for the war, seven thousand, and one hundred.read more.
Of the sons of Levi, four thousand, and six hundred. And Jehoiada, was chief ruler for Aaron, - and, with him, three thousand and seven hundred; and Zadok, a young man, a hero of valour, - and the house of his father, captains twenty and two. And, of the sons of Benjamin, brethren of Saul, three thousand, - and, hitherto, the greater part of them, had been keeping the charge of the house of Saul. And, of the sons of Ephraim, twenty thousand, and eight hundred, - heroes of valour, men of renown, to their ancestral house. And, of the half tribe of Manasseh, eighteen thousand, who were distinguished by name, coming in to make David king. And, of the sons of Issachar, such as were of good understanding of the times, to know what Israel, should do, their chiefs, were two hundred, and, all their brethren, were at their bidding. Of Zebulun - such as were ready to go forth in host, expert for battle with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, - and for setting in array, not of two minds! And, of Naphtali, a thousand captains, - and, with them, with shield and spear, thirty-seven thousand. And, of the Danite, expert for war, twenty-eight thousand, and six hundred.

2 Chronicles 25:5

And Amaziah gathered Judah together, and appointed them by their ancestral houses, as rulers of thousands and as rulers of hundreds, for all Judah and Benjamin, - and he numbered them, from twenty years old and upwards, and found them three hundred thousand choice men, able to go forth to war, who could grasp spear and shield.

Jeremiah 51:11-12

Polish the arrows, Lay hold of the shields, - Yahweh hath roused the spirit of the kings of the Medes, For against Babylon, his purpose is, to destroy her, - For it is, The avenging of Yahweh, The avenging of his temple. Against the walls of Babylon, Lift ye up a standard, Strengthen ye the watch, Station the watchmen, Make ready the ambuscades, - For Yahweh hath both planned and also performed that which he had spoken against the inhabitants of Babylon.

Daniel 11:10

But, his sons, will rouse themselves to war, and gather together a multitude of large armies, but he will come on and on, and overflow and pass through, - and will return and wage war, up to his fortress.

Ephesians 6:11-18

Put on the complete armour of God, with a view to your having power to stand against the strategies of the adversary; Because our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but, against the principalities, against the authorities, against the world-holders, of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenlies. For this cause, take up the complete armour of God, in order that ye may receive power to withstand in the evil day, and, all things, having accomplished, to stand!read more.
Stand therefore, - having girded your loins with truth, and put on the breastplate of righteousness, And shod your feet with the readiness of the glad-message of peace; With all, having taken up the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall have power, all the ignited darts of the wicked one, to quench; And, the helmet of salvation, welcome ye, and the sword of the spirit, which is what God hath spoken, With all prayer and supplication, praying in every season, in spirit, and, thereunto, watching, with all perseverance and supplication, for all the saints, -

Psalm 39:1

I said, to myself, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue, - I will put on my mouth a muzzle, So long as the lawless is before me.

Luke 22:46

and he said unto them - Why are ye slumbering? Arise! and be praying, lest ye enter into temptation.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days, was Hezekiah sick, unto death, - and Isaiah son of Amoz, the prophet, came unto him, and said unto him - Thus, saith Yahweh Set in order thy house, for, about to die, thou, art, and shalt not recover.

Isaiah 38:1

In those days, was Hezekiah sick, unto death, - and Isaiah the prophet son of Amoz came in unto him, and said unto him - Thus, saith Yahweh, Set in order thy house, for, about to die thou art and shalt not recover.

Genesis 46:30

Then said Israel unto Joseph I am ready to die at last, - now that I have seen thy face, in that thou art, yet alive.

Ephesians 4:11-12

And, he, gave - some, indeed, to be apostles, and some, prophets, and some, evangelists, and some, shepherds and teachers, - With a view to the fitting of the saints for the work of ministering, for an upbuilding of the body of the Christ;

Numbers 8:11

and Aaron shall offer the Levites as a wave-offering before Yahweh, from among the sons of Israel, - so shall they be for performing the laborious work of Yahweh.

1 Samuel 25:41

And she arose, and bowed herself down with her face to the earth, - and said - Lo! thy handmaid, as serving-woman to bathe the feet of the servants of my lord.

2 Corinthians 8:19

Not only so, however, but he hath also been appointed by the assemblies, as a fellow-traveler with us in this favour, which is being ministered by us with a view to the Lord's glory and our earnest desire: -

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know your forwardness of mind - of which, in your behalf, I am boasting unto Macedonians, that, Achaia, hath been prepared for a year past, - and, your zeal, hath stirred up the greater number of them.

2 Timothy 2:21

If, therefore, anyone will, for pureness, sever himself from these, he shall be a vessel for honour, hallowed, meet for the Master's use, for every good work, prepared.

Proverbs 22:17-18

Incline thine ear and hear the words of wise men, then, thy heart, wilt thou apply to my teaching; For sweet shall they be, when thou shalt keep them in thine inmost mind, they shall fit well together, upon thy lips.

Jeremiah 1:17

Thou, therefore, shalt gird thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them, all that, I, command thee, - be not dismayed because of them, lest I dismay thee before their face.

1 John 2:28

And, now, dear children, abide ye in him, in order that, if he be made manifest, we may have boldness, and not be shamed away from him by his presence.

Matthew 24:42-44

Be watching, therefore, for ye know not, on what manner of day, your Lord is coming. But there is, one thing, ye know - That, if the householder, had known, in what watch, the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert, and not have suffered his house to be dug through. Wherefore, ye also, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are, not thinking, The Son of Man doth come.

Luke 12:42-46

And the Lord said - Who then is the faithful steward, the prudent one, whom the lord will appoint over his body of attendants, to be giving, in due season, the measured allowance of wheat? Happy, that servant, whom the lord, when he cometh shall find doing, thus! Of a truth, I say unto you - Over all his possessions, will he appoint him.read more.
But, if that servant should say in his heart - My lord delayeth to come! and should begin to be striking the youths and the maidens, - to be eating also, and drinking, and making himself drunk, The lord of that servant, will have come - on a day when he is not expecting, and in an hour when he is not taking note, - and will cut him asunder, and, his part, with the unfaithful, will appoint.

Matthew 25:1-12

Then, will the kingdom of the heavens become like unto, ten virgins, who, taking their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom. Now, five of them, were foolish, and, five, prudent. For, the foolish - though they took, their torches, took not with them, oil:read more.
But, the prudent, took oil in their vessels, with their torches. Now, the bridegroom, delaying, they all became drowsy, and were sleeping. And, at midnight, an outcry hath been made - Lo! the bridegroom! Be going forth to meet him! Then, arose all those virgins, and trimmed their torches. And, the foolish, unto the prudent, said - Give us of your oil, because, our torches, are going out. But the prudent, answered, saying - Lest once, by any means, there be not enough for us and you, be going rather unto them that sell, and buy for yourselves But, as they were going away to buy, the bridegroom came; and, they who were ready, went in with him, into the marriage-feast, and, the door was locked. But, afterwards, came the other virgins also, saying - Lord! Lord! open unto us! And, he, answering, said - Verily, I say unto you, I know you not.

Mark 13:33-37

Be taking heed, be watching, for ye know not, when, the season is: - As a man from home - having left his house, and given his servants the authority, to each one, his work, - and, unto the porter, hath given command, that he should watch: - Be watching, therefore, for ye know not, when, the master of the house, is coming, - whether at even, or at midnight, or at cock-crowing, or at early morn; -read more.
Lest, coming suddenly, he find you, sleeping. But, what, unto you, I say, unto all, I say: - Be watching.

Luke 12:35-40

Let your loins be girded, and your lamps burning, And, ye yourselves, like unto men awaiting their own lord, once he may break up out of the marriage-feast, - that, when he cometh and knocketh, straightway, they may open unto him. Happy those servants, whom the lord, when he cometh, shall find watching! Verily, I say unto you - he will gird himself, and make them recline, and, coming near, will minister unto them.read more.
And, if, in the second, or if, in the third, watch, he come and find, thus, happy, are, they! But, of this, be taking note - Had the householder known, in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not suffered his house, to be digged through. Ye, therefore, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are not thinking, The Son of an cometh!

Luke 12:47-48

And, that servant, who had come to know the will of his lord, and neither prepared, nor wrought unto his will, shall be beaten with many stripes; Whereas, he who had not come to know, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. And, every one to whom was given much, much, shall be sought from him; and, he to whom they committed much, for more than common, will they ask him.

Amos 4:12

Therefore, thus, will I do unto thee, O Israel, - Because this thing I will do unto thee, Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.

From Thematic Bible


Readiness » For death » Preparation for

2 Kings 20:1

In those days, was Hezekiah sick, unto death, - and Isaiah son of Amoz, the prophet, came unto him, and said unto him - Thus, saith Yahweh Set in order thy house, for, about to die, thou, art, and shalt not recover.

Ecclesiastes 11:8

But, though, many years, a man live, through them all, let him rejoice; yet let him remember the days of darkness, for many they may be, all that cometh, may be vanity.

More verses: Matthew 24:44 Luke 12:35

Readiness » For the future

2 Kings 20:1

In those days, was Hezekiah sick, unto death, - and Isaiah son of Amoz, the prophet, came unto him, and said unto him - Thus, saith Yahweh Set in order thy house, for, about to die, thou, art, and shalt not recover.

Matthew 25:10

But, as they were going away to buy, the bridegroom came; and, they who were ready, went in with him, into the marriage-feast, and, the door was locked.

Mark 13:35

Be watching, therefore, for ye know not, when, the master of the house, is coming, - whether at even, or at midnight, or at cock-crowing, or at early morn; -

More verses: Amos 4:12 Luke 12:35-36

Readiness » For spiritual service

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know your forwardness of mind - of which, in your behalf, I am boasting unto Macedonians, that, Achaia, hath been prepared for a year past, - and, your zeal, hath stirred up the greater number of them.

2 Timothy 2:21

If, therefore, anyone will, for pureness, sever himself from these, he shall be a vessel for honour, hallowed, meet for the Master's use, for every good work, prepared.

2 Corinthians 8:19

Not only so, however, but he hath also been appointed by the assemblies, as a fellow-traveler with us in this favour, which is being ministered by us with a view to the Lord's glory and our earnest desire: -

More verses: 1 Peter 3:15

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