The Act Of Opening

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Luke 11:9

"So I say to you, keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Luke 11:10

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Revelation 3:7

"To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: "The Holy One, the True One, the One who has the key of David, who opens and no one will close, and closes and no one opens says:

Genesis 38:29

But then he pulled his hand back, and his brother came out. Then she said, "You have broken out [first]!" So he was named Perez.

Exodus 13:12

you are to present to the Lord every firstborn male of the womb. All firstborn offspring of the livestock you own that are males will be the Lord's.

Amos 1:13

The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing the Ammonites for three crimes, even four, because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead in order to enlarge their territory.

Genesis 42:27

At the place where they lodged for the night, one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey, and he saw his money there at the top of the bag.

Genesis 44:11

So each one quickly lowered his sack to the ground and opened it.

Genesis 43:21

When we came to the place where we lodged for the night and opened our bags of grain, each one's money was at the top of his bag! It was the full amount of our money, and we have brought it back with us.

Genesis 41:56

Because the famine had spread across the whole country, Joseph opened up [all the storehouses] and sold grain to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it, she saw the child-a little boy, crying. She felt sorry for him and said, "This is one of the Hebrew boys."

Genesis 29:3

When all the flocks were gathered there, the [shepherds] would roll the stone from the opening of the well and water the sheep. The stone was then placed back on the well's opening.

Exodus 21:33

"When a man uncovers a pit or digs a pit, and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Revelation 9:2

He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke came up out of the shaft like smoke from a great furnace so that the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.

Joshua 10:22

Then Joshua said, "Open the mouth of the cave, and bring those five kings to me out of there."

John 11:39-41

"Remove the stone," Jesus said. Martha, the dead man's sister, told Him, "Lord, he already stinks. It's been four days." Jesus said to her, "Didn't I tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?" So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes and said, "Father, I thank You that You heard Me.

John 20:1

On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.

Mark 16:3-4

They were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone from the entrance to the tomb for us?" Looking up, they observed that the stone-which was very large-had been rolled away.

Luke 24:2

They found the stone rolled away from the tomb.

Matthew 27:52

The tombs also were opened and many bodies of the saints who had gone to their rest were raised.

Ezekiel 8:7

Then He brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked there was a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:8

He said to me, "Son of man, dig through the wall." So I dug through the wall, and there was a doorway.

Ezekiel 12:5

As they watch, dig through the wall and take the [bags] out through it.

Ezekiel 12:7

So I did just as I was commanded. I brought out my bags like an exile's bags in the daytime. In the evening I dug through the wall by hand; I took [them] out in the dark, carrying [them] on my shoulder in their sight.

Ezekiel 12:12

The prince who is among them will lift [his bags] to his shoulder in the dark and go out. They will dig through the wall to bring [him] out through it. He will cover his face so he cannot see the land with his eyes.

Isaiah 22:9

You saw that there were many breaches in [the walls of] the city of David. You collected water from the lower pool.

Ezekiel 13:5

You did not go up to the gaps or restore the wall around the house of Israel so that it might stand in battle on the day of the Lord.

Genesis 8:13

In the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first day of the month, the water [that had covered] the earth was dried up. Then Noah removed the ark's cover and saw that the surface of the ground was drying.

Mark 2:4

Since they were not able to bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they removed the roof above where He was. And when they had broken through, they lowered the stretcher on which the paralytic was lying.

Ezekiel 46:12

"When the prince makes a freewill offering, whether a burnt offering or a fellowship offering as a freewill offering to the Lord, the gate that faces east must be opened for him. He is to offer his burnt offering or fellowship offering just as he does on the Sabbath day. Then he will go out, and the gate must be closed after he leaves.

Acts 12:10

After they passed the first and second guard posts, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went outside and passed one street, and immediately the angel left him.

Psalm 118:19

Open the gates of righteousness for me; I will enter through them and give thanks to the Lord.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, you gates! Rise up, ancient doors! Then the King of glory will come in.

Psalm 24:9

Lift up your heads, you gates! Rise up, ancient doors! Then the King of glory will come in.

Isaiah 26:2

Open the gates so a righteous nation can come in- one that remains faithful.

Isaiah 60:11

Your gates will always be open; they will never be shut day or night so that the wealth of the nations may be brought into you, with their kings being led [in procession].

Nahum 2:6

The river gates are opened, and the palace erodes away.

Nahum 3:13

Look, your troops are women among you; the gates of your land are wide open to your enemies. Fire will devour the bars [of your gates].

Acts 12:14

She recognized Peter's voice, and because of her joy she did not open the gate, but ran in and announced that Peter was standing at the gateway.

1 Samuel 3:15

Samuel lay down until the morning; then he opened the doors of the Lord's house. He was afraid to tell Eli the vision,

2 Chronicles 29:3

In the first year of his reign, in the first month, he opened the doors of the Lord's temple and repaired them.

Revelation 11:19

God's sanctuary in heaven was opened, and the ark of His covenant appeared in His sanctuary. There were lightnings, rumblings, thunders, an earthquake, and severe hail.

Revelation 15:5

After this I looked, and the heavenly sanctuary-the tabernacle of testimony-was opened.

Ezekiel 46:1

"This is what the Lord God says: The gate of the inner court that faces east must be closed during the six days of work, but it will be opened on the Sabbath day and opened on the day of the New Moon.

Nehemiah 7:3

I said to them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until the sun is hot, and let the doors be shut and securely fastened while the guards are on duty. Station the citizens of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some at their homes."

Revelation 21:25

Each day its gates will never close because it will never be night 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 day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

Ezekiel 1:1

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth [month], on the fifth [day] of the month, while I was among the exiles by the Chebar Canal, the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.

Revelation 4:1

After this I looked, and there in heaven was an open door. The first voice that I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this."

Mark 1:10

As soon as He came up out of the water, He saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending to Him like a dove.

Luke 3:21

When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,

Acts 7:56

"Look! I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"

Acts 10:11

He saw heaven opened and an object coming down that resembled a large sheet being lowered to the earth by its four corners.

Nehemiah 8:5

Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up.

Revelation 5:2

I also saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

Revelation 5:5

Then one of the elders said to me, "Stop crying. Look! The Lion from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has been victorious so that He may open the scroll and its seven seals."

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire was flowing, coming out from His presence. Thousands upon thousands served Him; ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was convened, and the books were opened.

Luke 4:17

The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to Him, and unrolling the scroll, He found the place where it was written:

Revelation 5:3-4

But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or even to look in it. And I cried and cried because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or even to look in it.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song: You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals; because You were slaughtered, and You redeemed [people] for God by Your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation.

Revelation 10:2

and he had a little scroll opened in his hand. He put his right foot on the sea, his left on the land,

Revelation 10:8

Now the voice that I heard from heaven spoke to me again and said, "Go, take the scroll that lies open in the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the land."

Revelation 20:12

I also saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life, and the dead were judged according to their works by what was written in the books.

Revelation 6:1

Then I saw the Lamb open one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, "Come!"

Revelation 6:3

When He opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, "Come!"

Revelation 6:5

When He opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Come!" And I looked, and there was a black horse. The horseman on it had a balance scale in his hand.

Revelation 6:7

When He opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, "Come!"

Revelation 8:1

When He opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

Ezekiel 30:16

I will set fire to Egypt; Pelusium will writhe in anguish, Thebes will be breached, and Memphis will face foes in broad daylight.

Ezekiel 37:12

Therefore, prophesy and say to them: This is what the Lord God says: I am going to open your graves and bring you up from them, My people, and lead you into the land of Israel.

Ezekiel 37:13

You will know that I am the Lord, My people, when I open your graves and bring you up from them.

Hosea 13:8

I will attack them like a bear robbed of her cubs and tear open the rib cage over their hearts. I will devour them there like a lioness, like a wild beast that would rip them open.

Zechariah 5:7

Then a lead cover was lifted, and there was a woman sitting inside the basket.

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made,

2 Kings 13:17

Elisha said, "Open the east window." So he opened it. Elisha said, "Shoot!" So he shot. Then Elisha said, "The Lord's arrow of victory, yes, the arrow of victory over Aram. You are to strike down the Arameans in Aphek until you have put an end to them."

Zechariah 11:1

Open your gates, Lebanon, and fire will consume your cedars.

Luke 12:36

You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open [the door] for him at once.

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, was listening. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was spoken by Paul.

Acts 12:16

Peter, however, kept on knocking, and when they opened the door and saw him, they were astounded.

Matthew 25:11

"Later the rest of the virgins also came and said, 'Master, master, open up for us!'

Luke 13:25

once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, 'Lord, open up for us!' He will answer you, 'I don't know you or where you're from.'

Mark 7:34

Then, looking up to heaven, He sighed deeply and said to him, " Ephphatha !" (that is, "Be opened!" ).

Micah 2:13

One who breaks open [the way] will advance before them; they will break out, pass through the gate, and leave by it. Their King will pass through before them, the Lord as their leader.

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