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Theasaurus: Surprises

34 Bible Verses about surprises

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 55:15

Let death take them by surprise;
let them go down to Sheol alive,
because evil is in their homes and within them.

1 Peter 4:12

Dear friends, don’t be surprised when the fiery ordeal comes among you to test you as if something unusual were happening to you.

Jeremiah 14:9

Why are You like a helpless man,
like a warrior unable to save?
Yet You are among us, Yahweh,
and we are called by Your name.
Don’t leave us!

Psalm 35:8

Let ruin come on him unexpectedly,
and let the net that he hid ensnare him;
let him fall into it—to his ruin.

Proverbs 30:18

Three things are beyond me;
four I can’t understand:

1 Thessalonians 5:4

But you, brothers, are not in the dark, for this day to overtake you like a thief.

Isaiah 59:16

He saw that there was no man—
He was amazed that there was no one interceding;
so His own arm brought salvation,
and His own righteousness supported Him.

1 Peter 4:4

So they are surprised that you don’t plunge with them into the same flood of wild living—and they slander you.

Mark 6:6

And He was amazed at their unbelief.Commissioning the Twelve Now He was going around the villages in a circuit, teaching.

Joshua 10:9

So Joshua caught them by surprise, after marching all night from Gilgal.

Luke 4:32

They were astonished at His teaching because His message had authority.

John 7:21

“I did one work, and you are all amazed,” Jesus answered.

Luke 7:9

Jesus heard this and was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following Him, He said, “I tell you, I have not found so great a faith even in Israel!”

Luke 11:38

When the Pharisee saw this, he was amazed that He did not first perform the ritual washing before dinner.

Mark 15:44

Pilate was surprised that He was already dead. Summoning the centurion, he asked him whether He had already died.

2 Corinthians 11:15

So it is no great thing if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their destiny will be according to their works.

John 5:28

Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice

Psalm 40:5

Lord my God, You have done many things—
Your wonderful works and Your plans for us;
none can compare with You.
If I were to report and speak of them,
they are more than can be told.

John 7:15

Then the Jews were amazed and said, “How does He know the Scriptures, since He hasn’t been trained?”

John 4:27

Just then His disciples arrived, and they were amazed that He was talking with a woman. Yet no one said, “What do You want?” or “Why are You talking with her?”

Matthew 21:31

“Which of the two did his father’s will?”“The first,” they said. Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see oppression of the poor and perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, don’t be astonished at the situation, because one official protects another official, and higher officials protect them.

Luke 5:26

Then everyone was astounded, and they were giving glory to God. And they were filled with awe and said, “We have seen incredible things today!”

2 Chronicles 20:22

The moment they began their shouts and praises, the Lord set an ambush against the Ammonites, Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir who came to fight against Judah, and they were defeated.

Acts 3:12

When Peter saw this, he addressed the people: “Men of Israel, why are you amazed at this? Or why do you stare at us, as though we had made him walk by our own power or godliness?

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man certainly does not know his time: like fish caught in a cruel net or like birds caught in a trap, so people are trapped in an evil time as it suddenly falls on them.

Acts 3:10

and they recognized that he was the one who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the temple complex. So they were filled with awe and astonishment at what had happened to him.

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