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Theasaurus: Sitting

65 Bible Verses about Sitting

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Genesis 18:1

Now the Lord came to him by the holy tree of Mamre, when he was seated in the doorway of his tent in the middle of the day;

John 4:6

Now Jacob's fountain was there. Jesus, being tired after his journey, was resting by the fountain. It was about the sixth hour.

Exodus 2:15

Now when Pharaoh had news of this, he would have put Moses to death. But Moses went in flight from Pharaoh into the land of Midian: and he took his seat by a water-spring.

Exodus 17:12

But Moses' hands became tired; so they put a stone under him and he took his seat on it, Aaron and Hur supporting his hands, one on one side and one on the other; so his hands were kept up without falling till the sun went down.

1 Kings 19:4

While he himself went a day's journey into the waste land, and took a seat under a broom-plant, desiring for himself only death; for he said, It is enough: now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.

Matthew 26:36

Then comes Jesus with them to a place named Gethsemane, and says to his disciples, Be seated here, while I go over there for prayer.

Exodus 32:6

So early on the day after they got up and made burned offerings and peace-offerings; and took their seats at the feast, and then gave themselves to pleasure.

Luke 17:7

But which of you, having a servant who is ploughing or keeping sheep, will say to him, when he comes in from the field, Come now and be seated and have a meal,

Judges 19:6

So seating themselves they had food and drink, the two of them together; and the girl's father said to the man, If it is your pleasure, take your rest here tonight, and let your heart be glad.

Ruth 2:14

And at meal-time Boaz said to her, Come here, and take some of the bread, and put your bit into the wine. And she took her seat among the grain-cutters: and he gave her dry grain, and she took it, and there was more than enough for her meal.

1 Samuel 20:24

So David went to a secret place in the country: and when the new moon came, the king took his place at the feast.

Proverbs 23:1

When you take your seat at the feast with a ruler, give thought with care to what is before you;

Jeremiah 16:8

And you are not to go into the house of feasting, or be seated with them to take food or drink.

Matthew 14:19

And he gave orders for the people to be seated on the grass; and he took the five cakes of bread and the two fishes and, looking up to heaven, he said words of blessing, and made division of the food, and gave it to the disciples, and the disciples gave it to the people.

Matthew 5:1-2

And seeing great masses of people he went up into the mountain; and when he was seated his disciples came to him. And with these words he gave them teaching, saying,

Matthew 13:2

And great numbers of people came together to him, so that he got into a boat; and the people took up their position by the sea.

Luke 2:46

And after three days they came across him in the Temple, seated among the wise men, giving ear to their words and putting questions to them.

Luke 10:39

And she had a sister, by name Mary, who took her seat at the Lord's feet and gave attention to his words.

John 8:2

And early in the morning he came again into the Temple and all the people came to him and he was seated teaching them.

Judges 21:2

And the people came to Beth-el, waiting there till evening before God, and gave themselves up to bitter weeping.

2 Samuel 7:18

Then David the king went in and took his seat before the Lord, and said, Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my family, that you have been my guide till now?

Exodus 11:5

And death will come to every mother's first male child in all the land of Egypt, from the child of Pharaoh on his seat of power, to the child of the servant-girl crushing the grain; and the first births of all the cattle.

1 Kings 1:13

Come now, go to King David and say to him, Did you not, O my lord, take an oath to me, your servant, saying, Truly Solomon your son will be king after me, seated on the seat of my kingdom? why then is Adonijah acting as king?

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Great was your mercy to David my father, as his life before you was true and upright and his heart was true to you; and you have kept for him this greatest mercy, a son to take his place this day.

2 Kings 10:30

And the Lord said to Jehu, Because you have done well in doing what is right in my eyes and effecting all my purpose for the family of Ahab, your sons will be kings of Israel to the fourth generation.

Zechariah 6:13

And he will be the builder of the Temple of the Lord; and the glory will be his, and he will take his place as ruler on the seat of power; and Joshua will be a priest at his right hand, and between them there will be a design of peace.

Mark 10:37

And they said to him, Let us be seated, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.

1 Kings 22:19

And he said, Give ear now to the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord seated on his seat of power, with all the army of heaven in their places round him at his right hand and at his left.

Psalm 47:8

God is the ruler over the nations; God is on the high seat of his holy rule.

Matthew 26:64

Jesus says to him, You say so: but I say to you, From now you will see the Son of man seated at the right hand of power, and coming on the clouds of heaven.

Luke 20:42

For David himself says in the book of Psalms, The Lord said to my Lord, Take your seat at my right hand,

Hebrews 10:12

But when Jesus had made one offering for sins for ever, he took his place at the right hand of God;

Revelation 4:10

The four and twenty rulers go down on their faces before him who is seated on the high seat, and give worship to him who is living for ever and ever, and take off their crowns before the high seat, saying,

Revelation 7:10

Saying with a loud voice, Salvation to our God who is seated on the high seat, and to the Lamb.

Exodus 18:13

Now on the day after, Moses took his seat to give decisions for the people: and the people were waiting before Moses from morning till evening.

2 Samuel 19:8

Then the king got up and took his seat near the town-door. And word was given to all the people that the king was in the public place: and all the people came before the king. Now all the men of Israel had gone back in flight to their tents.

Proverbs 20:8

A king on the seat of judging puts to flight all evil with his eyes.

Jeremiah 38:7

Now it came to the ears of Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, an unsexed servant in the king's house, that they had put Jeremiah into the water-hole; the king at that time being seated in the doorway of Benjamin:

Daniel 7:26

But the judge will be seated, and they will put an end to his authority, to overcome it and send complete destruction on it.

Joel 3:12

Let the nations be awake, and come to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there I will be seated as judge of all the nations round about.

Matthew 27:19

And while he was on the judge's seat, his wife sent to him, saying, Have nothing to do with that upright man, for I have had much trouble this day in a dream because of him.

Luke 22:30

So that you may take food and drink at my table in my kingdom, and be seated like kings, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, God will give blows to you, you whitewashed wall: are you here to be my judge by law, and by your orders am I given blows against the law?

Micah 4:4

But every man will be seated under his vine and under his fig-tree, and no one will be a cause of fear to them: for the mouth of the Lord of armies has said it.

Zechariah 3:10

In that day, says the Lord of armies, you will be one another's guests under the vine and under the fig-tree.

Luke 22:69

But in the future the Son of man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God.

Topics on Sitting

People Sitting Down

John 6:10

Jesus said, Let the people be seated. Now there was much grass in that place. And those seated on the grass were about five thousand.

Sitting In Dejection

Lamentations 1:17

Zion's hands are outstretched; she has no comforter; the Lord has given orders to the attackers of Jacob round about him: Jerusalem has become like an unclean thing among them.

Sitting In Security

Micah 4:4

But every man will be seated under his vine and under his fig-tree, and no one will be a cause of fear to them: for the mouth of the Lord of armies has said it.

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