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46 Bible Verses about reverence

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Hebrews 5:7

During his earthly life Christ offered both requests and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his devotion.

Matthew 21:37

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

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.

1 Peter 2:18

Slaves, be subject to your masters with all reverence, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are perverse.

Job 4:6

Is not your piety your confidence, and your blameless ways your hope?

Malachi 1:6

"A son naturally honors his father and a slave respects his master. If I am your father, where is my honor? If I am your master, where is my respect? The Lord who rules over all asks you this, you priests who make light of my name! But you reply, 'How have we made light of your name?'

1 Peter 3:2

when they see your pure and reverent conduct.

Luke 20:13

Then the owner of the vineyard said, 'What should I do? I will send my one dear son; perhaps they will respect him.'

Joshua 5:14

He answered, "Truly I am the commander of the Lord's army. Now I have arrived!" Joshua bowed down with his face to the ground and asked, "What does my master want to say to his servant?"

Acts 10:25

So when Peter came in, Cornelius met him, fell at his feet, and worshiped him.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Having heard everything, I have reached this conclusion: Fear God and keep his commandments, because this is the whole duty of man.

Joshua 4:14

That day the Lord brought honor to Joshua before all Israel. They respected him all his life, just as they had respected Moses.

Job 31:27

so that my heart was secretly enticed, and my hand threw them a kiss from my mouth,

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God, Glory of » Reverence

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.

God, Goodness of » Reverence

Hosea 3:5

Afterward, the Israelites will turn and seek the Lord their God and their Davidic king. Then they will submit to the Lord in fear and receive his blessings in the future.

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.'

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

Leviticus 22:2

"Tell Aaron and his sons that they must deal respectfully with the holy offerings of the Israelites, which they consecrate to me, so that they do not profane my holy name. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 28:58

"If you refuse to obey all the words of this law, the things written in this scroll, and refuse to fear this glorious and awesome name, the Lord your God,

Reverence » For men of God

Exodus 33:8

And when Moses went out to the tent, all the people would get up and stand at the entrance to their tents and watch Moses until he entered the tent.

Acts 28:10

They also bestowed many honors, and when we were preparing to sail, they gave us all the supplies we needed.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them most 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, "May the Lord keep me far away from doing such a thing to my lord, who is the Lord's chosen one, by extending my hand against him. After all, he is the Lord's chosen one."

Jude 1:8

Yet these men, as a result of their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and insult the glorious ones.

Reverence » For Christ

Mark 7:25

Instead, a woman whose young daughter had an unclean spirit immediately heard about him and came and fell at his feet.

Matthew 8:2

And a leper approached, and bowed low before him, saying, "Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean."

Matthew 9:18

As he was saying these things, a ruler came, bowed low before him, and said, "My daughter has just died, but come and lay your hand on her and she will live."

Matthew 15:25

But she came and bowed down before him and said, "Lord, help me!"

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, and kneeling down she asked him for a favor.

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 answered Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you stand is holy." Joshua did so.

Psalm 111:9

He delivered his people; he ordained that his covenant be observed forever. His name is holy and awesome.

More verses: Exodus 3:5 Psalm 33:8

Reverence » For servants of God

Acts 28:10

They also bestowed many honors, and when we were preparing to sail, they gave us all the supplies we needed.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them most 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 book of prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city that are described in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

Do not add a thing to what I command you nor subtract from it, so that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I am delivering to you.

Reverence » For the aged

Job 32:6

So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite spoke up: "I am young, but you are elderly; that is why I was fearful, and afraid to explain to you what I know.

Job 32:4-7

Now Elihu had waited before speaking to Job, because the others were older than he was. But when Elihu saw that the three men had no further reply, he became very angry. So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite spoke up: "I am young, but you are elderly; that is why I was fearful, and afraid to explain to you what I know. read more.
I said to myself, 'Age should speak, and length of years should make wisdom known.'

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Do not address an older man harshly but appeal to him as a father. Speak to younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters -- with complete purity.

Reverence » For kings

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "May the Lord keep me far away from doing such a thing to my lord, who is the Lord's chosen one, by extending my hand against him. After all, he is the Lord's chosen one."

1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, "Don't kill him! Who can extend his hand against the Lord's chosen one and remain guiltless?"

2 Samuel 1:14

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

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse a king even in your thoughts, and do not curse the rich while in your bedroom; for a bird might report what you are thinking, or some winged creature might repeat your words.

Reverence » For God

Isaiah 45:9

One who argues with his creator is in grave danger, one who is like a mere shard among the other shards on the ground! The clay should not say to the potter, "What in the world are you doing? Your work lacks skill!"

Exodus 34:29-35

Now when Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand -- when he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to approach him. But Moses called to them, so Aaron and all the leaders of the community came back to him, and Moses spoke to them. read more.
After this all the Israelites approached, and he commanded them all that the Lord had spoken to him on Mount Sinai. When Moses finished speaking with them, he would put a veil on his face. But when Moses went in before the Lord to speak with him, he would remove the veil until he came out. Then he would come out and tell the Israelites what he had been commanded. When the Israelites would see the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone, Moses would put the veil on his face again, until he went in to speak with the Lord.

Genesis 17:3

Abram bowed down with his face to the ground, and God said to him,

Exodus 19:16-24

On the third day in the morning there was thunder and lightning and a dense cloud on the mountain, and the sound of a very loud horn; all the people who were in the camp trembled. Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they took their place at the foot of the mountain. Now Mount Sinai was completely covered with smoke because the Lord had descended on it in fire, and its smoke went up like the smoke of a great furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently. read more.
When the sound of the horn grew louder and louder, Moses was speaking and God was answering him with a voice. The Lord came down on Mount Sinai, on the top of the mountain, and the Lord summoned Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up. The Lord said to Moses, "Go down and solemnly warn the people, lest they force their way through to the Lord to look, and many of them perish. Let the priests also, who approach the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break through against them." Moses said to the Lord, "The people are not able to come up to Mount Sinai, because you solemnly warned us, 'Set boundaries for the mountain and set it apart.'" The Lord said to him, "Go, get down, and come up, and Aaron with you, but do not let the priests and the people force their way through to come up to the Lord, lest he break through against them."

Reverence » For the sanctuary

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Be careful what you do when you go to the temple of God; draw near to listen rather than to offer a sacrifice like fools, for they do not realize that they are doing wrong.

John 2:16

To those who sold the doves he said, "Take these things away from here! Do not make my Father's house a marketplace!"

Reverence » For magistrates

Jude 1:8

Yet these men, as a result of their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and insult the glorious ones.

Reverence » For parents

Isaiah 45:10

Danger awaits one who says to his father, "What in the world are you fathering?" and to his mother, "What in the world are you bringing forth?"

Reverence » For God's house

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