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Theasaurus: Striving

39 Bible Verses about striving

Most Relevant Verses

Philippians 3:12

Not that I did already obtain, or have been already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by the Christ Jesus;

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that have been done under the sun, and lo, the whole is vanity and vexation of spirit!

Isaiah 45:9

Woe to him who is striving with his Former, (A potsherd with potsherds of the ground!) Doth clay say to its Framer, 'What dost thou?' And thy work, 'He hath no hands?'

Ecclesiastes 2:22

For what hath been to a man by all his labour, and by the thought of his heart that he laboured at under the sun?

Exodus 21:18

'And when men contend, and a man hath smitten his neighbour with a stone, or with the fist, and he die not, but hath fallen on the bed;

Ecclesiastes 4:4

And I have seen all the labour, and all the benefit of the work, because for it a man is the envy of his neighbour. Even this is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Proverbs 25:8

Go not forth to strive, haste, turn, What dost thou in its latter end, When thy neighbour causeth thee to blush?

Hosea 6:3

And we know -- we pursue to know Jehovah, As the dawn prepared is His going forth, And He cometh in as a shower to us, As gathered rain -- sprinkling earth.'

Hosea 4:4

Only, let no one strive, nor reprove a man, And thy people are as those striving with a priest.

Psalm 35:1

By David. Strive, Jehovah, with my strivers, fight with my fighters,

Psalm 55:18

He hath ransomed in peace my soul From him who is near to me, For with the multitude they were with me.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a man who is good before Him, He hath given wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; and to a sinner He hath given travail, to gather and to heap up, to give to the good before God. Even this is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the sight of the eyes than the going of the soul. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

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Spiritual » Sowing » Striving

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Striving » What to strive for

Luke 13:23-24

and a certain one said to him, 'Sir, are those saved few?' and he said unto them, 'Be striving to go in through the straight gate, because many, I say to you, will seek to go in, and shall not be able;

Striving » Those that strive for the mastery

1 Corinthians 9:24-25

have ye not known that those running in a race -- all indeed run, but one doth receive the prize? so run ye, that ye may obtain; and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible;