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57 Bible Verses about Reverence, And God's Nature

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Joshua 24:14

Now obey the Lord and worship him with integrity and loyalty. Put aside the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates and in Egypt and worship the Lord.

Job 25:2

"Dominion and awesome might belong to God; he establishes peace in his heights.

Job 37:23-24

As for the Almighty, we cannot attain to him! He is great in power, but justice and abundant righteousness he does not oppress. Therefore people fear him, for he does not regard all the wise in heart."

Jeremiah 32:40-41

I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me. I will take delight in doing good to them. I will faithfully and wholeheartedly plant them firmly in the land.'

Malachi 2:5

"My covenant with him was designed to bring life and peace. I gave its statutes to him to fill him with awe, and he indeed revered me and stood in awe before me.

Deuteronomy 6:13-14

You must revere the Lord your God, serve him, and take oaths using only his name. You must not go after other gods, those of the surrounding peoples,

Deuteronomy 10:20-21

Revere the Lord your God, serve him, be loyal to him and take oaths only in his name. He is the one you should praise; he is your God, the one who has done these great and awesome things for you that you have seen.

1 Samuel 12:18

So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord made it thunder and rain that day. All the people were very afraid of both the Lord and Samuel.

1 Chronicles 16:25

For the Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise, he is more awesome than all gods.

Psalm 33:8-9

Let the whole earth fear the Lord! Let all who live in the world stand in awe of him! For he spoke, and it came into existence, he issued the decree, and it stood firm.

Jeremiah 5:22-24

"You should fear me!" says the Lord. "You should tremble in awe before me! I made the sand to be a boundary for the sea, a permanent barrier that it can never cross. Its waves may roll, but they can never prevail. They may roar, but they can never cross beyond that boundary." But these people have stubborn and rebellious hearts. They have turned aside and gone their own way. They do not say to themselves, "Let us revere the Lord our God. It is he who gives us the autumn rains and the spring rains at the proper time. It is he who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest."

Habakkuk 3:2

Lord, I have heard the report of what you did; I am awed, Lord, by what you accomplished. In our time repeat those deeds; in our time reveal them again. But when you cause turmoil, remember to show us mercy!

1 Timothy 6:16

He alone possesses immortality and lives in unapproachable light, whom no human has ever seen or is able to see. To him be honor and eternal power! Amen.

Isaiah 59:19

In the west, people respect the Lord's reputation; in the east they recognize his splendor. For he comes like a rushing stream driven on by wind sent from the Lord.

Malachi 1:14

"There will be harsh condemnation for the hypocrite who has a valuable male animal in his flock but vows and sacrifices something inferior to the Lord. For I am a great king," says the Lord who rules over all, "and my name is awesome among the nations."

Revelation 11:18

The nations were enraged, but your wrath has come, and the time has come for the dead to be judged, and the time has come to give to your servants, the prophets, their reward, as well as to the saints and to those who revere your name, both small and great, and the time has come to destroy those who destroy the earth."

Isaiah 8:13

You must recognize the authority of the Lord who commands armies. He is the one you must respect; he is the one you must fear.

Psalm 96:4

For the Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise; he is more awesome than all gods.

Isaiah 29:23

For when they see their children, whom I will produce among them, they will honor my name. They will honor the Holy One of Jacob; they will respect the God of Israel.

Jeremiah 10:7

Everyone should revere you, O King of all nations, because you deserve to be revered. For there is no one like you among any of the wise people of the nations nor among any of their kings.

Deuteronomy 4:10-11

You stood before the Lord your God at Horeb and he said to me, "Assemble the people before me so that I can tell them my commands. Then they will learn to revere me all the days they live in the land, and they will instruct their children." You approached and stood at the foot of the mountain, a mountain ablaze to the sky above it and yet dark with a thick cloud.

Ezra 9:4

Everyone who held the words of the God of Israel in awe gathered around me because of the unfaithful acts of the people of the exile. Devastated, I continued to sit there until the evening offering.

Ezra 10:3

Therefore let us enact a covenant with our God to send away all these women and their offspring, in keeping with your counsel, my lord, and that of those who respect the commandments of our God. And let it be done according to the law.

Psalm 64:9

and all people will fear. They will proclaim what God has done, and reflect on his deeds.

Psalm 5:7

But as for me, because of your great faithfulness I will enter your house; I will bow down toward your holy temple as I worship you.

Psalm 22:23

You loyal followers of the Lord, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! All you descendants of Israel, stand in awe of him!

Matthew 9:8

When the crowd saw this, they were afraid and honored God who had given such authority to men.

Mark 2:12

And immediately the man stood up, took his stretcher, and went out in front of them all. They were all amazed and glorified God, saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"

Luke 5:26

Then astonishment seized them all, and they glorified God. They were filled with awe, saying, "We have seen incredible things today."

Amos 3:8

A lion has roared! Who is not afraid? The sovereign Lord has spoken! Who can refuse to prophesy?

Deuteronomy 6:14-15

You must not go after other gods, those of the surrounding peoples, for the Lord your God, who is present among you, is a jealous God and his anger will erupt against you and remove you from the land.

Psalm 2:11-12

Serve the Lord in fear! Repent in terror! Give sincere homage! Otherwise he will be angry, and you will die because of your behavior, when his anger quickly ignites. How blessed are all who take shelter in him!

Psalm 76:7

You are awesome! Yes, you! Who can withstand your intense anger?

Psalm 67:7

May God bless us! Then all the ends of the earth will give him the honor he deserves.

Joshua 4:24

He has done this so all the nations of the earth might recognize the Lord's power and so you might always obey the Lord your God."

1 Kings 8:43

Then listen from your heavenly dwelling place and answer all the prayers of the foreigners. Then all the nations of the earth will acknowledge your reputation, obey you like your people Israel do, and recognize that this temple I built belongs to you.

2 Chronicles 6:33

Then listen from your heavenly dwelling place and answer all the prayers of the foreigners. Then all the nations of the earth will acknowledge your reputation, obey you like your people Israel do, and recognize that this temple I built belongs to you.

2 Chronicles 20:29

All the kingdoms of the surrounding lands were afraid of God when they heard how the Lord had fought against Israel's enemies.

Psalm 76:11-12

Make vows to the Lord your God and repay them! Let all those who surround him bring tribute to the awesome one! He humbles princes; the kings of the earth regard him as awesome.

Psalm 102:15

The nations will respect the reputation of the Lord, and all the kings of the earth will respect his splendor,

Jeremiah 33:9

All the nations will hear about all the good things which I will do to them. This city will bring me fame, honor, and praise before them for the joy that I bring it. The nations will tremble in awe at all the peace and prosperity that I will provide for it.'

Exodus 20:20

Moses said to the people, "Do not fear, for God has come to test you, that the fear of him may be before you so that you do not sin."

Genesis 28:16-17

Then Jacob woke up and thought, "Surely the Lord is in this place, but I did not realize it!" He was afraid and said, "What an awesome place this is! This is nothing else than the house of God! This is the gate of heaven!"

Psalm 56:4

In God -- I boast in his promise -- in God I trust, I am not afraid. What can mere men do to me?

Luke 12:4-5

"I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more they can do. But I will warn you whom you should fear: Fear the one who, after the killing, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!

1 Peter 3:14-15

But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken. But set Christ apart as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about the hope you possess.

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