The Act Of Opening

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Luke 11:9

And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.

Matthew 7:8

For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.

Luke 11:10

For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it will be opened.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the assembly in Philadelphia write: These things saith the holy, the true; he that has the key of David, he who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open:

Genesis 38:29

And it came to pass as he drew back his hand, that behold, his brother came out; and she said, How hast thou broken forth! on thee be the breach! And they called his name Pherez.

Exodus 13:12

that thou shalt offer unto Jehovah all that breaketh open the womb, and every firstling that cometh of cattle which is thine: the males shall be Jehovah's.

Hosea 13:16

Samaria shall bear her guilt; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword; their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.

Amos 1:13

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they ripped up the women with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border.

Genesis 42:27

And one of them opened his sack to give his ass food in the inn, and saw his money, and behold, it was in the mouth of his sack.

Genesis 44:11

And they hasted and laid down every man his sack on the ground, and opened every man his sack.

Genesis 43:21

And it came to pass when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money according to its weight; and we have brought it again in our hand.

Genesis 41:56

And the famine was on all the earth. And Joseph opened every place in which there was provision, and sold grain to the Egyptians; and the famine was grievous in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 2:6

And she opened it, and saw the child, and behold, the boy wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.

Genesis 29:3

And when all the flocks were gathered there, they rolled the stone from the mouth of the well, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again on the mouth of the well in its place.

Exodus 21:33

And if a man open a pit, or if a man dig a pit, and do not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall into it,

Revelation 9:2

And it opened the pit of the abyss; and there went up smoke out of the pit as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke of the pit.

Joshua 10:22

And Joshua said, Open the mouth of the cave, and bring forth to me those five kings out of the cave.

John 11:39-41

Jesus says, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of the dead, says to him, Lord, he stinks already, for he is four days there. Jesus says to her, Did I not say to thee, that if thou shouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? They took therefore the stone away. And Jesus lifted up his eyes on high and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me;

John 20:1

And on the first day of the week Mary of Magdala comes in early morn to the tomb, while it was still dark, and sees the stone taken away from the tomb.

Mark 16:3-4

And they said to one another, Who shall roll us away the stone out of the door of the sepulchre? And when they looked, they see that the stone has been rolled away, for it was very great.

Luke 24:2

And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre.

Matthew 27:52

and the tombs were opened; and many bodies of the saints fallen asleep arose,

Ezekiel 8:7

And he brought me to the entry of the court, and I looked, and behold, a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:8

And he said unto me, Son of man, dig now through the wall; and I digged through the wall, and behold, a door.

Ezekiel 12:5

Dig thou through the wall in their sight, and carry out thereby.

Ezekiel 12:7

And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my baggage by day, as a captive's baggage, and in the even I digged through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the dark, and bore it upon my shoulder, in their sight.

Ezekiel 12:12

And the prince that is among them shall bear upon his shoulder in the dark, and shall go forth; they shall dig through the wall to carry out thereby; he shall cover his face, that he see not the land with his eyes.

Isaiah 22:9

and ye have seen the breaches of the city of David, that they are many; and ye have gathered together the waters of the lower pool;

Ezekiel 13:5

Ye have not gone up into the breaches, nor made up the fence for the house of Israel, to stand in the battle in the day of Jehovah.

Genesis 8:13

And it came to pass in the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first of the month, that the waters were dried up from the earth. And Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the surface of the ground was dried.

Mark 2:4

and, not being able to get near to him on account of the crowd, they uncovered the roof where he was, and having dug it up they let down the couch on which the paralytic lay.

Ezekiel 46:12

And when the prince shall offer a voluntary burnt-offering or voluntary peace-offerings unto Jehovah, the gate that looketh toward the east shall be opened for him and he shall offer his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings as he did on the sabbath-day, and he shall go out again, and the gate shall be shut after he hath gone out.

Acts 12:10

And having passed through a first and second guard, they came to the iron gate which leads into the city, which opened to them of itself; and going forth they went down one street, and immediately the angel left him.

Psalm 118:19

Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter into them; Jah will I praise.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.

Psalm 24:9

Lift up your heads, ye gates; yea, lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.

Isaiah 26:2

Open ye the gates, and the righteous nation which keepeth faithfulness shall enter in.

Isaiah 60:11

And thy gates shall stand open continually: (they shall not be shut day nor night,) that the wealth of the nations may be brought unto thee, and that their kings may be led to thee.

Nahum 2:6

The gates of the rivers are opened, and the palace melteth away.

Nahum 3:13

Behold, thy people in the midst of thee are as women: the gates of thy land are set wide open unto thine enemies; the fire devoureth thy bars.

Acts 12:14

and having recognised the voice of Peter, through joy did not open the entry, but running in, reported that Peter was standing before the entry.

1 Samuel 3:15

And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of Jehovah. And Samuel feared to declare the vision to Eli.

2 Chronicles 29:3

He, in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors of the house of Jehovah, and repaired them.

Revelation 11:19

And the temple of God in the heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen in his temple: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunders, and an earthquake, and great hail.

Revelation 15:5

And after these things I saw, and the temple of the tabernacle of witness in the heaven was opened;

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working-days; but on the sabbath-day it shall be opened, and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

Nehemiah 7:3

And I said to them that the gates of Jerusalem should not be opened until the sun was hot, and that they should shut the doors and bar them while they stood by; and that there should be appointed watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one over against his house.

Revelation 21:25

And its gates shall not be shut at all by day, for night shall not be there.

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

Ezekiel 1:1

Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth of the month, as I was among the captives by the river Chebar, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

Revelation 4:1

After these things I saw, and behold, a door opened in heaven, and the first voice which I heard as of a trumpet speaking with me, saying, Come up here, and I will shew thee the things which must take place after these things.

Mark 1:10

And straightway going up from the water, he saw the heavens parting asunder, and the Spirit, as a dove, descending upon him.

Luke 3:21

And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,

Acts 7:56

and said, Lo, I behold the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing at the right hand of God.

Acts 10:11

and he beholds the heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending, as a great sheet, bound by the four corners and let down to the earth;

Malachi 3:10

Bring the whole tithe into the treasure-house, that there may be food in my house, and prove me now herewith, saith Jehovah of hosts, if I open not to you the windows of the heavens, and pour you out a blessing, till there be no place for it.

Nehemiah 8:5

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, for he was above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Revelation 5:2

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?

Revelation 5:5

And one of the elders says to me, Do not weep. Behold, the lion which is of the tribe of Juda, the root of David, has overcome so as to open the book, and its seven seals.

Daniel 7:10

A stream of fire issued and came forth from before him; thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.

Luke 4:17

And the book of the prophet Esaias was given to him; and having unrolled the book he found the place where it was written,

Revelation 5:3-4

And no one was able in the heaven, or upon the earth, or underneath the earth, to open the book, or to regard it. And I wept much because no one had been found worthy to open the book nor to regard it.

Revelation 5:9

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Revelation 10:2

and having in his hand a little opened book. And he set his right foot on the sea, and the left upon the earth,

Revelation 10:8

And the voice which I heard out of the heaven was again speaking with me, and saying, Go, take the little book which is opened in the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the earth.

Revelation 20:12

And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is that of life. And the dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works.

Revelation 6:1

And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying, as a voice of thunder, Come and see.

Revelation 6:3

And when it opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, Come and see.

Revelation 6:5

And when it opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, Come and see. And I saw: and behold, a black horse, and he that sat upon it having a balance in his hand.

Revelation 6:7

And when it opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, Come and see.

Revelation 8:1

And when it opened the seventh seal, there was silence in the heaven about half an hour.

Ezekiel 30:16

And I will set a fire in Egypt: Sin shall be in great anguish, and No shall be rent asunder, and at Noph there shall be enemies in open day.

Ezekiel 37:12

Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, O my people, and bring you into the land of Israel.

Ezekiel 37:13

And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have opened your graves, and have caused you to come up out of your graves, O my people.

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them as a bear bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness: the beast of the field shall tear them.

Zechariah 5:7

And behold, there was lifted up a round plate of lead; and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah.

Genesis 8:6

And it came to pass at the end of forty days that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made.

2 Kings 13:17

and said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. And Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, An arrow of Jehovah's deliverance, even an arrow of deliverance from the Syrians; and thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou hast consumed them.

Zechariah 11:1

Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.

Acts 16:14

And a certain woman, by name Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshipped God, heard; whose heart the Lord opened to attend to the things spoken by Paul.

Acts 12:16

But Peter continued knocking: and having opened, they saw him and were astonished.

Matthew 25:11

Afterwards come also the rest of the virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us;

Luke 13:25

From the time that the master of the house shall have risen up and shall have shut the door, and ye shall begin to stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, open to us; and he answering shall say to you, I know you not whence ye are:

Mark 7:34

and looking up to heaven he groaned, and says to him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.

Micah 2:13

One that breaketh through is gone up before them: they have broken forth, and have passed on to the gate, and are gone out by it; and their king passeth on before them, and Jehovah at the head of them.

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