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46 Bible Verses about reverence

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Hebrews 5:7

During His earthly life, He offered prayers and appeals, with loud cries and tears, to the One who was able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.

Matthew 21:37

Finally, he sent his son to them. 'They will respect my son,' he said.

Psalm 5:7

But I enter Your house by the abundance of Your faithful love; I bow down toward Your holy temple in reverential awe of You.

1 Peter 2:18

Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.

Job 4:6

Isn't your piety your confidence, and the integrity of your life your hope?

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors [his] father, and a servant his master. But if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is [your] fear of Me? says the Lord of Hosts to you priests, who despise My name." Yet you ask: "How have we despised Your name?"

1 Peter 3:2

when they observe your pure, reverent lives.

Luke 20:13

"Then the owner of the vineyard said, 'What should I do? I will send my beloved son. Perhaps they will respect him.'

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?"

Acts 10:25

When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, fell at his feet, and worshiped him.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this [is for] all humanity.

Joshua 4:14

On that day the Lord exalted Joshua in the sight of all Israel, and they revered him throughout his life, as they had revered Moses.

Job 31:27

so that my heart was secretly enticed and I threw them a kiss,

From Thematic Bible


God, Glory of » Reverence

Isaiah 59:19

They will fear the name of the Lord in the west, and His glory in the east; for He will come like a rushing stream driven by the wind of the Lord.

God, Goodness of » Reverence

Hosea 3:5

Afterwards, the people of Israel will return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They will come with awe to the Lord and to His goodness in the last days.

Jeremiah 33:9

This city will bear on My behalf a name of joy, praise, and glory before all the nations of the earth, who will hear of all the good I will do for them. They will tremble with awe because of all the good and all the peace I will bring about for them.

Reverence » For religious leaders for word of God » For God's name

Leviticus 22:2

"Tell Aaron and his sons to deal respectfully with the holy offerings of the Israelites that they have consecrated to Me, so they do not profane My holy name; I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 28:58

"If you are not careful to obey all the words of this law, which are written in this scroll, by fearing this glorious and awesome name-Yahweh, your God-

Daniel 2:20

and declared: May the name of God be praised forever and ever, for wisdom and power belong to Him.

Reverence » For men of God

Exodus 33:8

Whenever Moses went out to the tent, all the people would stand up, each one at the door of his tent, and they would watch Moses until he entered the tent.

Acts 28:10

So they heaped many honors on us, and when we sailed, they gave us what we needed.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

More verses: Hebrews 13:7

Reverence » For parents » For rulers

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord's anointed. [I will never] lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord's anointed."

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme glorious beings.

Reverence » For Christ

Mark 7:25

Instead, immediately after hearing about Him, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit came and fell at His feet.

Matthew 8:2

Right away a man with a serious skin disease came up and knelt before Him, saying, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."

Matthew 9:18

As He was telling them these things, suddenly one of the leaders came and knelt down before Him, saying, "My daughter is near death, but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live."

Matthew 15:25

But she came, knelt before Him, and said, "Lord, help me!"

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of Zebedee's sons approached Him with her sons. She knelt down to ask Him for something.

More verses: Mark 5:22 John 9:38

Reverence » Godly » Awe » For God and sacred things encouraged

Joshua 5:15

The commander of the Lord's army said to Joshua, "Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy." And Joshua did so.

Psalm 111:9

He has sent redemption to His people. He has ordained His covenant forever. His name is holy and awe-inspiring.

More verses: Exodus 3:5 Psalm 33:8

Reverence » For servants of God

Acts 28:10

So they heaped many honors on us, and when we sailed, they gave us what we needed.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

Reverence » For parents » Due to religious leaders

Reverence » For the word of God » Its words sacred, not to be altered

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

You must be careful to do everything I command you; do not add anything to it or take anything away from it.

Proverbs 30:6

Don't add to His words, or He will rebuke you, and you will be proved a liar.

Reverence » For the aged

Job 32:6

So Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite replied: I am young in years, while you are old; therefore I was timid and afraid to tell you what I know.

Job 32:4-7

Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were [all] older than he. But when he saw that the three men could not answer Job, he became angry. So Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite replied: I am young in years, while you are old; therefore I was timid and afraid to tell you what I know. read more.
I thought that age should speak and maturity should teach wisdom.

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.

Reverence » For kings

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord's anointed. [I will never] lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord's anointed."

1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, "Don't destroy him, for who can lift a hand against the Lord's anointed and be blameless?"

2 Samuel 1:14

David questioned him, "How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord's anointed?"

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king even in your thoughts, and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry the message, and a winged creature may report the matter.

Reverence » For God

Isaiah 45:9

"Woe to the one who argues with his Maker- one clay pot among many. Does clay say to the one forming it: What are you making? Or does your work [say]: He has no hands?

Exodus 34:29-35

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai-with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain-he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him. But Moses called out to them, so Aaron and all the leaders of the community returned to him, and Moses spoke to them. read more.
Afterwards all the Israelites came near, and he commanded them everything the Lord had told him on Mount Sinai. When Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. But whenever Moses went before the Lord to speak with Him, he would remove the veil until he came out. After he came out, he would tell the Israelites what he had been commanded, and the Israelites would see that Moses' face was radiant. Then Moses would put the veil over his face again until he went to speak with the Lord.

Exodus 19:16-24

On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered. Then Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently. read more.
As the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him in the thunder. The Lord came down on Mount Sinai, at the top of the mountain. Then the Lord summoned Moses to the top of the mountain, and he went up. The Lord directed Moses, "Go down and warn the people not to break through to see the Lord; otherwise many of them will die. Even the priests who come near the Lord must purify themselves or the Lord will break out [in anger] against them." But Moses responded to the Lord, "The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, since You warned us: Put a boundary around the mountain and consider it holy." And the Lord replied to him, "Go down and come back with Aaron. But the priests and the people must not break through to come up to the Lord, or He will break out [in anger] against them."

Reverence » For the sanctuary

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Guard your step when you go to the house of God. Better to draw near in obedience than to offer the sacrifice as fools do, for they are ignorant and do wrong.

John 2:16

He told those who were selling doves, "Get these things out of here! Stop turning My Father's house into a marketplace!"

Reverence » For magistrates

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme glorious beings.

Reverence » For parents

Isaiah 45:10

How absurd is the one who says to [his] father: What are you fathering? or to [his] mother: What are you giving birth to?"

Reverence » For God's house

Topics on Reverence

Attitudes Of Reverence

19;5;7

But I enter Your house by the abundance of Your faithful love; I bow down toward Your holy temple in reverential awe of You.

Godly Reverence

2;3;5

"Do not come closer," He said. "Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."

Reverence To God

58;12;28

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us hold on to grace. By it, we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe;

Reverence, And Blessing

19;128;1

How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways!

Reverence, And God's Nature

9;12;24

Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart, considering the great things He has done for you.

Reverence, And Obedience

32;1;16

The men feared the Lord even more, and they offered a sacrifice to the Lord and made vows.

Reverence, And Social Behaviour

49;5;21

submitting to one another in the fear of Christ.

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