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35 Bible Verses about Sports

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Genesis 26:8

When he had been there a long time, Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out of a window and saw Isaac caressing Rebekah his wife.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if anyone enters competitive games, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully (fairly, according to the rules laid down).

Proverbs 10:23

It is as sport to a [self-confident] fool to do wickedness, but to have skillful and godly Wisdom is pleasure and relaxation to a man of understanding.

Psalm 69:11

When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword (an object of scorn) to them.

1 Corinthians 9:25

Now every athlete who goes into training conducts himself temperately and restricts himself in all things. They do it to win a wreath that will soon wither, but we [do it to receive a crown of eternal blessedness] that cannot wither.

Judges 16:27

Now the house was full of men and women; all the Philistine princes were there, and on the roof were about 3,000 men and women who looked on while Samson made sport.

Judges 16:25

And when their hearts were merry, they said, Call for Samson, that he may make sport for us. So they called [blind] Samson out of the prison, and he made sport before them. They made him stand between the pillars.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do you make sport and take your delight? Against whom do you open wide your mouth and put out your tongue? Are you not yourselves the children of transgression, the offspring of deceit -- "

Psalm 104:26

There go the ships of the sea, and Leviathan (the sea monster), which You have formed to sport in it.

Genesis 21:9

Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking [Isaac].

2 Peter 3:3

To begin with, you must know and understand this, that scoffers (mockers) will come in the last days with scoffing, [people who] walk after their own fleshly desires

Genesis 20:2

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah [into his harem].

Genesis 49:6

O my soul, come not into their secret council; unto their assembly let not my honor be united [for I knew nothing of their plot], because in their anger they slew men [an honored man, Shechem, and the Shechemites], and in their self-will they disabled oxen.

Jeremiah 13:23

Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also can you do good who are accustomed and taught [even trained] to do evil.

Amos 5:24

But let justice run down like waters and righteousness as a mighty and ever-flowing stream.

1 John 4:2

By this you may know (perceive and recognize) the Spirit of God: every spirit which acknowledges and confesses [the fact] that Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [actually] has become man and has come in the flesh is of God [has God for its source];

1 Corinthians 10:7

Do not be worshipers of false gods as some of them were, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink [the sacrifices offered to the golden calf at Horeb] and rose to sport (to dance and give way to jesting and hilarity).

Luke 9:55

But He turned and rebuked and severely censured them. He said, You do not know of what sort of spirit you are,

2 Chronicles 26:1

Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

Song of Solomon 6:11

[The Shulammite replied] I went down into the nut orchard [one day] to look at the green plants of the valley, to see whether the grapevine had budded and the pomegranates were in flower.

2 Chronicles 26:5

He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the things of God; and as long as he sought (inquired of, yearned for) the Lord, God made him prosper.

2 Chronicles 26:2

He built Eloth and restored it to Judah after Amaziah slept with his fathers.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, coats of mail, bows, and stones to sling.

2 Chronicles 26:15

In Jerusalem he made machines invented by skillful men to be on the towers and the [corner] bulwarks, with which to shoot arrows and great stones. And his fame spread far, for he was marvelously helped till he was strong.

2 Chronicles 26:7

And God helped him against the Philistines, and the Arabs who dwelt in Gur-baal and the Meunim.

2 Chronicles 26:9

Also Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and at the angle of the wall, and fortified them.

2 Chronicles 26:4

He did right in the Lord's sight, to the extent of all that his father Amaziah had done.

Matthew 27:46

And about the ninth hour (three o'clock) Jesus cried with a loud voice, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? -- "that is, My God, My God, why have You abandoned Me [leaving Me helpless, forsaking and failing Me in My need]?