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Theasaurus: Substitution

38 Bible Verses about Substitution

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Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked and beheld behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering instead of his son.

Numbers 3:12-13

Behold, I have taken the Levites from among the sons of Israel instead of all the firstborn that open the womb among the sons of Israel; therefore the Levites shall be mine; because all the firstborn are mine; from the day that I smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified unto me all the firstborn in Israel, both of men and of animals; they shall be mine: I am the LORD.

Numbers 8:18

And I have taken the Levites for all the firstborn of the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 17:9

If he is able to fight with me and to overcome me, then will we be your slaves, but if I prevail against him and overcome him, then ye shall be our slaves and serve us.

1 Kings 20:42

And he said unto him, Thus hath the LORD said, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand the man of my anathema, therefore, thy life shall go for his life and thy people for his people.

Ezekiel 4:4

Thou shalt sleep upon thy left side and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it; according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it, thou shalt bear their iniquity.

Exodus 28:38

And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the sons of Israel shall sanctify in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead that they may find grace before the LORD.

Leviticus 16:21-22

and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live he goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their rebellions and all their sins, putting them thus upon the head of the he goat and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man prepared for this; and that he goat shall bear upon itself all their iniquities unto an uninhabitable land; and he shall send the he goat into the wilderness.

Leviticus 22:19-20

ye shall offer of your own free will a male without blemish of the bovine cattle of the sheep or of the goats. But ye shall not offer any thing that has a blemish, for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Isaiah 53:4-6

Surely he has borne our sicknesses and suffered our pain: and we considered him stricken, smitten of God, and cast down. But he was wounded for our rebellions; he was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and by his stripes healing was provided for us. All we like sheep have become lost; we have turned each one to his own way; and the LORD transposed in him the iniquity of us all.

1 Peter 2:23-25

who, when he was cursed, did not return the curse; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but committed himself to him that judges righteously; he himself bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness; by whose wound ye were healed. For ye were as sheep that had gone astray, but are now converted unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Psalm 69:9

For the zeal of thy house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

John 11:50

nor consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation be lost.

Romans 14:15

But if thy brother is grieved because of thy food, now thou dost not walk in charity. Do not destroy him with thy food, for whom Christ died.

Romans 9:3

For I could wish that myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren, those who are my kinsmen according to the flesh,

From Thematic Bible


Substitution » Christ became man's substitute

Psalm 69:9

For the zeal of thy house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

Substitution » The levites for the firstborn of the israelites

Numbers 3:12

Behold, I have taken the Levites from among the sons of Israel instead of all the firstborn that open the womb among the sons of Israel; therefore the Levites shall be mine;

Numbers 8:18

And I have taken the Levites for all the firstborn of the sons of Israel.

Numbers 3:41

And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I am the LORD) instead of all the firstborn among the sons of Israel and the animals of the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the animals of the sons of Israel.

Numbers 3:45

Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the sons of Israel and the animals of the Levites instead of their animals, and the Levites shall be mine; I am the LORD.

Substitution » The offering for the offerer

Leviticus 16:21-22

and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live he goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their rebellions and all their sins, putting them thus upon the head of the he goat and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man prepared for this; and that he goat shall bear upon itself all their iniquities unto an uninhabitable land; and he shall send the he goat into the wilderness.

Substitution » The life of ahab in exchange for that of ben-hadad

1 Kings 20:42

And he said unto him, Thus hath the LORD said, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand the man of my anathema, therefore, thy life shall go for his life and thy people for his people.

Topics on Substitution

Vicarious Substitution

1;22;13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked and beheld behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering instead of his son.