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Theasaurus: Striving

39 Bible Verses about striving

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Philippians 3:12

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if indeed I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and like grasping the wind.

Isaiah 45:9

Woe unto him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What do you make? or of your work, He has no hands?

Ecclesiastes 2:22

For what has man for all his labor, and for the striving of his heart, with which he has labored under the sun?

Exodus 21:18

And if men strive together, and one strikes another with a stone, or with his fist, and he dies not, but keeps his bed:

Ecclesiastes 4:4

Again, I considered all toil, and every skillful work, that for this a man is envied by his neighbor. This is also vanity and grasping after the wind.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth hastily to court, lest you know not what to do in the end, when your neighbor has put you to shame.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Hosea 4:4

Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest.

Psalm 35:1

[A Psalm of David.] Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.

Psalm 55:18

He has delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many against me.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping up, only that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping of the wind.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and grasping after the wind.

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Striving » What to strive for

Luke 13:23-24

Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them, Strive to enter in at the narrow gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

Striving » Those that strive for the mastery

1 Corinthians 9:24-25

Know you not that they who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain. And every man that strives for self control is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

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Spiritual Striving

50;1;27

Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Striving With God

44;26;14

And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me? it is hard for you to kick against the goads.