Let death seize them! May they be plunged alive into the afterlife, for wicked things are in their homes and among them.
1 John 3:13
So do not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
Why are you like a man taken by surprise, like a strong man who can't deliver? You are among us, LORD, and your name is the one by which we're called. Don't abandon us!
But Jesus did not reply at all, so that the governor was very surprised.
Let destruction come upon them unawares, and let the net that he hid catch him; let him fall into destruction.
Three things cause wonder for me; four are beyond my understanding:
1 Thessalonians 5:4
However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief.
He saw that there was no one, and was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm brought him victory, and his righteous acts upheld him.
1 Peter 4:4
They insult you now because they are surprised that you are no longer joining them in the same excesses of wild living.
He was amazed at their unbelief. Then he went around to the villages and continued teaching.
So after an all-night march from Gilgal, Joshua attacked them by surprise.
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of the Messiah and, instead, are following a different gospel,
They were utterly amazed at what he taught, because his message was spoken with authority.
Jesus answered them, "I performed one action, and all of you are astonished.
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, "I tell you, not even in Israel have I found this kind of faith!"
The Pharisee was surprised to see that he didn't first wash before the meal.
Now when the Jewish leaders saw the boldness of Peter and John and found out that they were uneducated and ordinary men, they were amazed and realized that they had been with Jesus.
Pilate was amazed to hear that Jesus had already died, so he summoned the centurion to ask him if he was in fact dead.
2 Corinthians 11:15
So it is not surprising if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their doom will match their deeds!
Don't be amazed at this, because the time is approaching when everyone in their graves will hear the Son of Man's voice
LORD, my God, You have done great things: marvelous works and your thoughts toward us. There is no one who compares to you! I will try to recite your actions, even though there are too many to number.
The Jewish leaders were astonished and remarked, "How can this man be so educated when he has never gone to school?"
At this point his disciples arrived, and they were astonished that he was talking to a woman. Yet no one said, "What do you want from her?" or, "Why are you talking to her?"
"If the world hates you, you should realize that it hated me before you.
Which of the two did the father's will?" They answered, "The first one."
Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.
Amazement seized all the people, and they began to praise God. They were filled with fear and declared, "We have seen wonderful things today!"
2 Chronicles 20:22
Right on time, as they began to sing and praise, the LORD ambushed the Ammonites, Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir who had attacked Judah, and they were defeated.
Never brag about the day to come, because you don't know what it might bring.
When Peter saw this, he told the people: "Fellow Israelis, why are you wondering about this, and why are you staring at us as if by our own power or godliness we made him walk?
"See, I am coming like a thief. How blessed is the person who remains alert and keeps his clothes on! He won't have to go naked and let others see his shame."
In addition, no human being knows his time: Like fish captured in a cruel net, or as birds caught in a snare, so also are human beings caught by bad timing that surprises them.
they knew that he was the man who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the Temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.