that's what someone is like who lies to his neighbor and then says, "I was joking, wasn't I?"
After he had been there awhile, Abimelech, king of the Philistines, looked out through a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah.
2 Timothy 2:5
Moreover, no one who is an athlete wins a prize unless he competes according to the rules.
and might present the church to himself in all its glory, without a spot or wrinkle or anything of the kind, but holy and without fault.
Just as the fool considers wickedness his joy, so is wisdom to the discerning man.
When I dressed in sackcloth, I became an object of gossip among them.
1 Corinthians 9:25
Everyone who enters an athletic contest practices self-control in everything. They do it to win a wreath that withers away, but we run to win a prize that never fades.
Now the building was full of men, women, and all the Philistine officials, with about 3,000 men and women on the roof watching Samson while he was entertaining them.
Because they all got good and drunk, they ordered, "Go get Samson, so he can entertain us." So they called for Samson from the prison, and he entertained them while they made him stand between the pillars.
who delight in doing evil, and rejoice in the perverseness of evil;
Whom are you mocking? And against whom do you make a wide mouth and stick out your tongue? Are you not children of transgression, the offspring of lies,
There, the ships pass through; Leviathan, which you created, frolics in it.
Nevertheless, when Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian whom Hagar had borne to Abraham making fun of Isaac,
2 Peter 3:3
First of all you must understand this: In the last days mockers will come and, following their own desires, will ridicule us
Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished.
because Abraham kept saying about his wife Sarah, "She is my sister," King Abimelech of Gerar summoned them and took Sarah into his household.
I'll never join their council; I'll never enter their assembly. In their anger they committed murder and lamed cattle just for fun.
"You are not to spread a false report, nor are you to join forces with the wicked to be a malicious witness.
Can an Ethiopian change his skin, or a leopard his spots? Then you who are trained to do evil will also be able to do good.
"But let justice roll on like many waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing river.
1 John 4:2
This is how you can recognize God's Spirit: Every spirit who acknowledges that Jesus the Messiah has become human and remains so is from God.
Let's behave decently, as people who live in the light of day. No wild parties, drunkenness, sexual immorality, promiscuity, quarreling, or jealousy!
1 Corinthians 10:7
Let's stop being idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to play."
2 Chronicles 26:1
All the people of Judah made Uzziah king in place of his father Amaziah. Uzziah was sixteen years old at the time.
Song of Solomon 6:11
I went down to the walnut orchard, to look at the green sprouts in the valley, to see whether the vine had budded, whether the pomegranates had blossomed.
2 Chronicles 26:5
Uzziah kept on seeking God during the lifetime of Zechariah, who taught him how to fear God, and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him prosperous.
2 Chronicles 26:2
He rebuilt Eloth and restored it to Judah after King Amaziah had been laid to rest with his ancestors.
2 Chronicles 26:14
In addition, Uzziah equipped the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, body armor, bows, and stones for use in slings.
2 Chronicles 26:15
He also had various siege engines built by skilled designers and placed them on the towers and on the corner ramparts that could fire arrows and very large stones. His reputation spread far and wide, and he was marvelously assisted until he grew very strong.
God causes the lonely to dwell in families. He leads prisoners into prosperity, but rebels live on parched land.
2 Chronicles 26:7
God helped Uzziah defeat the Philistines, the Arabians who lived in Gur-baal, and the Meunites.
2 Chronicles 26:9
Uzziah also built towers in Jerusalem, at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate, and at the Angle and fortified them.
2 Chronicles 26:4
He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following the example set by his father Amaziah's accomplishments.
About three o'clock, Jesus cried out with a loud voice, "Eli, eli, lema sabachthani?", which means, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"