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Theasaurus: Striving

39 Bible Verses about striving

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Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained the prize, or am already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may get possession of it, seeing that also I have been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Isaiah 45:9

Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let a potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that formeth it, What makest thou? Or thy work, He hath no hands?

Ecclesiastes 2:22

For what will man have of all his labour and of the striving of his heart, wherewith he hath wearied himself under the sun?

Exodus 21:18

And if men dispute, and one strike the other with a stone, or with the fist, and he die not, but take to his bed,

Ecclesiastes 4:4

And I saw all labour, and all success of work, that it is man's jealousy of his neighbour. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Hosea 4:4

Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

Psalm 35:1

{A Psalm of David.} Strive, O Jehovah, with them that strive with me; fight against them that fight against me:

Psalm 55:18

He hath redeemed my soul in peace from the battle against me: for there were many about me.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For he giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good in God's sight. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

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Luke 13:23-24

And one said to him, Sir, are such as are to be saved few in number? But he said unto them, Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able.

Striving » Those that strive for the mastery

1 Corinthians 9:24-25

Know ye not that they who run in the race-course run all, but one receives the prize? Thus run in order that ye may obtain. But every one that contends for a prize is temperate in all things: they then indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

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Spiritual Striving

50;1;27

Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;

Striving With God

44;26;14

And, when we were all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against goads.