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44 Bible Verses about Respect, For God's Character

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Deuteronomy 5:11

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him innocent that takes his name in vain.

Exodus 23:20-21

Behold, I send the Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. Keep thyself before him and hear his voice, grieve him not; for he will not pardon your rebellion, for my name is in him.

Leviticus 18:21

And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech; neither shalt thou contaminate the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

Leviticus 22:31-33

Keep, therefore, my commandments and do them. I am the LORD. Profane ye not my holy name, and I will sanctify myself in the midst of the sons of Israel. I AM he who sanctifies you and who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God. I am the LORD.

Leviticus 24:10-16

In that season the son of an Israelite woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the sons of Israel; and this son of the Israelite woman and a man of Israel strove together in the camp; and the Israelite woman's son pronounced the Name and cursed; and they brought him unto Moses. And his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan. And they put him in ward that the mind of the LORD might be showed them.read more.
And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, Bring forth the one that has blasphemed outside the camp and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him. And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, The man that speaks evil of his God shall bear his sin. And he that pronounces the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him; the same with the stranger as with the natural, if he pronounces the Name, he shall be put to death.

Psalm 86:9-11

All the Gentiles whom thou hast made shall come and humble themselves before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. For thou art great and doest wondrous things; thou alone art God. Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth; firm up my heart that I might fear thy name.

Jeremiah 3:16-17

And it shall come to pass, when ye are multiplied and increased in the land; in those days, said the LORD, they shall no longer say, The ark of the covenant of the LORD: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more. At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD; and all the Gentiles shall congregate unto it in the name of the LORD in Jerusalem; neither shall they walk any more after the hardness of their evil heart.

Malachi 2:1-2

And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, said the LORD of the hosts, I will send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I have cursed them already because ye do not lay it to heart.

Exodus 3:5-6

And he said, Do not come near; take off thy shoes from thy feet, for the place upon which thou dost stand is holy ground. Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses covered his face, for he was afraid to look upon God.

Exodus 33:19-23

And he replied, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name that I AM before thee; and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and will show clemency on whom I will show clemency. He further said, Thou canst not see my face; for no man shall see me and live. And the LORD continued saying, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock;read more.
and it shall come to pass while my glory passes by, that I will put thee in a cleft of the rock and will cover thee with my hand until I have passed by. Then I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my back parts, but my face shall not be seen.

Psalm 89:7

God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints and to be had in reverence of all those that are about him.

Isaiah 6:1-5

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims; each one had six wings; with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one cried out unto another and said, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.read more.
And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried out, and the house was filled with smoke. Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent before the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice, he has bid his guests.

Zechariah 2:13

Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD, for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish anything from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

Keep thyself, and do all that I command you; thou shalt not add to it nor diminish from it.

Joshua 1:7-8

Only be thou strong and very courageous that thou mayest keep and do according to all the law, which Moses my slave commanded thee; turn not from it to the right hand or to the left that thou may be prospered in all the things that thou doest. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

Proverbs 30:5-6

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto those that put their trust in him. Do not add unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

2 Peter 1:19-21

We have also the most sure word of the prophets, unto which ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts, understanding this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy did not come in times past by the will of man, but the holy men of God spoke being inspired by the Holy Spirit.

Revelation 22:18-19

For I testify unto everyone that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If anyone shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book; and if anyone shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life and out of the holy city and from the things which are written in this book.

1 Samuel 6:19-20

Then God smote those of Bethshemesh because they had looked at the ark of the LORD; he smote fifty thousand of the people and seventy principal men. And the people lamented because the LORD had smitten the people with such a great slaughter. And the men of Bethshemesh said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? And to whom shall he go up from us?

2 Samuel 6:1-7

Again, David gathered together all the chosen of Israel, thirty thousand. And David arose and went with all the people that were with him from Baale of Judah to bring up from there the ark of God upon which the name of the LORD of the hosts is invoked, who dwells there between the cherubim. And they set the ark of God upon a new cart and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah, and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab drove the new cart.read more.
And when they brought it out of the house of Abinadab, which was at Gibeah, with the ark of God, Ahio went before the ark. And David and all the house of Israel danced before the LORD with all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps and on psalteries and on timbrels and on cornets and on cymbals. And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah, and God smote him there for his effrontery, and there he died by the ark of God.

Matthew 21:12-13

And Jesus went into the temple of God and cast out all those that sold and bought in the temple and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of those that sold doves and said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.

Mark 11:15-17

And they come to Jerusalem, and Jesus, entering into the temple, began to cast out those that sold and bought in the temple and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of those that sold doves and would not suffer that any man should carry any vessel through the temple. And he taught them, saying, Is it not written that my house shall be called house of prayer by all the nations? but ye have made it a den of thieves.

Luke 19:45-46

And he went into the temple and began to cast out those selling and buying therein, saying unto them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.

John 2:13-17

And passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem and found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated; and when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers' money and overthrew the tablesread more.
and said unto those that sold the doves, Take these things away from here; do not make my Father's house a house of merchandise. Then his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house has consumed me.

Jeremiah 7:11

Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, said the LORD.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

And we beseech you, brethren, to recognize those who labour among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you and that you express greater charity unto them for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

Acts 23:1-5

Then Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. And the prince of the priests, Ananias, commanded those that stood by him to smite him on the mouth. Then Paul said unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whitewashed wall, for dost thou sit to judge me after the law and command me to be smitten contrary to the law?read more.
And those that stood by said, Dost thou revile God's high priest? Then Paul said, I did not know, brethren, that he was the prince of the priests, for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.

Acts 28:7-10

In the same quarters were possessions of a principal man of the island, whose name was Publius, who received us and lodged us three days courteously. And it came to pass that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of dysentery, to whom Paul entered in and prayed and laid his hands on him and healed him. So when this was done, others also, who had diseases in the island, came and were healed,read more.
who also honoured us with many gifts; and when we departed, they laded us with such things as were necessary.

Philippians 2:29-30

Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness and esteem such because for the work of the Christ he was near unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

1 Timothy 5:17-18

Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine. For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treads out the grain. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

Exodus 20:20

Then Moses said unto the people, Fear not, for God is come to prove you and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

2 Chronicles 6:30-31

thou shalt hear from the heavens, from the place of thy habitation, and forgive and render unto each one according to his ways, having known his heart (for thou only knowest the hearts of the sons of men), that they may fear thee and walk in thy ways all the days that they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged, and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

1 Peter 1:14-17

as obedient sons, not conforming yourselves with the former desires that you had before in your ignorance, but as he who has called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.read more.
And if ye invoke as Father, he who without respect of persons judges according to the work of each one, converse in fear the entire time of your sojourning here,

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