The Act Of Opening

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Luke 11:9

And I tell you, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you.

Matthew 7:8

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

Luke 11:10

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

Revelation 3:7

"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: "This is what the holy one, the true one, the one who has the key of David, the one who opens and no one can shut, and who shuts and no one can open, says:

Genesis 38:29

Then his hand drew back and, behold, his brother came out, and she said, "What a breach you have made for yourself!" And she called his name Perez.

Exodus 13:2

"Consecrate to me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the {Israelites}, among humans and among domestic animals; {it belongs to me}."

Exodus 13:12

you will hand over every first offspring of a womb to Yahweh, and every first offspring dropped by a domestic animal that will belong to you, the males [will be] for Yahweh.

Amos 1:13

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Ammon and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead in order to enlarge their territory!

Luke 2:23

(just as it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every male that opens the womb will be called holy to the Lord")

Genesis 42:27

And one [of them later] opened his sack to give fodder to his donkey at the lodging place and saw his money--behold, it [was] in the mouth of his sack.

Genesis 44:11

Then each man quickly brought down his sack to the ground, and each one opened his sack.

Genesis 43:21

but when we came to the place of lodging and we opened our sacks, then behold, each one's money [was] in the mouth of his sack--our money in its [full] weight--so we have returned [with] it in our hands.

Genesis 41:56

And the famine was over the whole land, and Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold [food] to the Egyptians. And the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 2:6

and opened [it] and saw him--the boy--and it was a lad weeping, and she had compassion for him and said, "This [must be] from the boys of the Hebrews."

Genesis 29:3

And [when] all the flocks were gathered there, they rolled away the stone from the mouth of the well. And they watered the sheep and returned the stone upon the mouth of the well to its place.

Exodus 21:33

" 'If a man opens a pit or if a man digs a pit and he does not cover it and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Revelation 9:2

And he opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke went up from the shaft like smoke from a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.

Joshua 10:22

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

John 11:39-41

Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of the one who had died, said to him, "Lord, he is stinking already, because it has been four days." Jesus said to her, "Did I not say to you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?" So they took away the stone. And Jesus lifted up his eyes above and said, "Father, I give thanks to you that you hear me.

John 20:1

Now on the first [day] of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, [while it] was still dark, and saw the stone had been taken away from the tomb.

Mark 16:3-4

And they were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?" And [when they] looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away (for it was very large).

Luke 24:2

And they found the stone had been rolled away from the tomb,

Matthew 27:52

And the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised,

Ezekiel 8:7

And he brought me to the doorway of the courtyard, and I saw, and look! A hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:8

And he said to me, "Son of man, dig now through the wall." And I dug through the wall, and look! There was a doorway.

Ezekiel 12:5

Before their eyes dig through for yourself, through the wall, and you must bring [the baggage] out through it.

Ezekiel 12:7

And I did {just as} I was commanded; my baggage, like [the] baggage of an exile, I brought out by day, and in the evening I dug through for myself into the wall with my hand in the dusk; I brought [the baggage] on [my] shoulder; I carried [it] before their eyes.

Ezekiel 12:12

And the prince who [is] in the midst of them, on [his] shoulder he will carry [the baggage] in the dusk, and he will go out; {the wall will be dug through} to bring him through it; and he will cover his face so that he will not see the land with his eye.

Isaiah 22:9

and you saw that the breaches in the walls of the city of David were many, and you gathered the waters of the lower pool.

Ezekiel 13:5

You did not go up into the breaches and repair a wall for the house of Israel to stand [firm] in the battle on the day of Yahweh.

Genesis 8:13

And it happened that, in the six hundred and first year, in the first [month], on the first [day] of the month, the waters dried up from upon the earth. And Noah removed the covering of the ark and looked. And behold, the face of the ground was dried up.

Mark 2:4

And [when] they were not able to bring [him] to him because of the crowd, they removed the roof where he was. And [after] digging through, they lowered the stretcher on which the paralytic was lying.

Ezekiel 46:12

And when the prince makes a freewill offering, a burnt offering, or a fellowship offering [as] a freewill offering to Yahweh, the gate facing east will be open for him. And he must offer his burnt offering and his fellowship offering {just as} he does on the day of the Sabbath, and [then] he must go out and the gate will shut {after he goes out}.

Acts 12:10

And [after they] had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads to the city, which opened for them by itself, and they went out [and] went forward [along] one narrow street, and at once the angel departed from him.

Psalm 118:19

Open to me [the] gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them [and] give thanks to Yah.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, O gates, and rise up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter.

Psalm 24:9

Lift up your heads, O gates, and lift up, O ancient doorways, that the king of glory may enter.

Isaiah 26:2

Open [the] gates {so that} [the] righteous nation who keeps faithfulness may enter!

Isaiah 60:11

And your gates shall continually be open, day and night they shall not be shut, to bring you [the] wealth of nations, and their kings shall be led.

Nahum 2:6

The gates of the river are opened; the palace trembles.

Nahum 3:13

Look! Your troops [are like] women in your midst. The gates of your land are wide open to your enemies; fire will consume the bars [of your gates].

Acts 12:14

And recognizing Peter's voice, because of [her] joy she did not open the gate, but ran in [and] announced [that] Peter was standing at the gate.

1 Samuel 3:15

So Samuel lay down until morning; then he opened the doors of the house of Yahweh, but Samuel was afraid of telling the vision to Eli.

2 Chronicles 29:3

In the first year of his kingship, in the first month, he opened the doors of the house of Yahweh and strengthened them.

Revelation 11:19

And the temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant appeared in his temple, and there were lightnings and sounds and thunders and an earthquake and large hail.

Revelation 15:5

And after these [things] I looked, and the temple, the tent of the testimony in heaven, was opened,

Ezekiel 46:1

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "The gate of the inner courtyard facing east must be shut [on] the six of the days for work, but on the day of the Sabbath it must be opened and on the day of the new moon it must be opened.

Nehemiah 7:3

I said to them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until the sun is hot. While they are standing guard let them shut and fasten the doors. And appoint guards from the inhabitants of Jerusalem, one at his post and another opposite his house."

Revelation 21:25

And its gates will never be shut by day (for there will be no night there),

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of the life of Noah, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month--on that day all the springs of the great deep were split open, and the windows of heaven were opened.

Ezekiel 1:1

And it was in [the] thirtieth year, in the fourth [month], on the fifth [day] of the month, and I [was] in the midst of the exiles by the {Kebar River}. The heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

Revelation 4:1

After these [things] I looked, and behold, an open door in heaven, and the former voice that I had heard like a trumpet speaking with me was saying, "Come up here and I will show you [the things] which must take place after these [things]."

Mark 1:10

And immediately [as he] was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens being split apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him.

Luke 3:21

Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened,

Acts 7:56

And he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!"

Acts 10:11

And he saw heaven opened and an object something like a large sheet coming down, being let down to the earth by its four corners,

Malachi 3:10

Bring the whole tithe to {the storehouse}, so that there will be food in my house, and test me please in this," says Yahweh of hosts, "if I will not open for you the windows of heaven, and pour forth for you {an overflowing blessing}.

Nehemiah 8:5

Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people, because he was above all of the people. When he opened it all the people stood up.

Revelation 5:2

And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who [is] worthy to open the scroll and to break its seals?"

Revelation 5:5

And one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep! Behold, the lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.

Daniel 7:10

A stream of fire issued forth and flowed {from his presence}; thousands [upon] thousands served him and ten thousand [upon] ten thousand stood before him. The judge sat, and [the] books were opened.

Luke 4:17

And 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

And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it. And I began to weep loudly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Revelation 10:2

and holding in his hand a little scroll that was opened. And he put his right foot on the sea and his left on the land.

Revelation 10:8

And the voice that I had heard from heaven [was] speaking with me again and saying, "Go, take the opened scroll in the hand of the angel who is standing on the sea and on the land."

Revelation 20:12

And I saw the dead--the great and the small--standing before the throne, and books were opened. And another book was opened, which is the [book] of life, and the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to their deeds.

Revelation 6:1

And I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying like the sound of thunder, "Come!"

Revelation 6:3

And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come!"

Revelation 6:5

And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a black horse, and the one seated on it had a balance scale in his hand.

Revelation 6:7

And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard a voice from the fourth living creature saying, "Come!"

Revelation 8:1

And when he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven [for] about half an hour.

Ezekiel 30:16

And I will set fire in Egypt, certainly Sin will writhe, and No will be breached, and Memphis [will] face enemies {daily}.

Ezekiel 37:12

Therefore prophesy, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I [am] opening your graves, and I will bring you up from your graves, my people, and I will bring you to the land of Israel!

Ezekiel 37:13

And you will know that I [am] Yahweh when I open your graves when I bring you up from your graves, my people!

Hosea 13:8

I will attack them like a bear robbed of her offspring, and I will tear open the covering of their heart; there I will devour them like a lion, like an animal of the field would mutilate them.

Zechariah 5:7

And look, the lead cover was lifted and a woman [was] sitting inside the basket.

Genesis 8:6

And it happened [that] at the end of forty days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.

2 Kings 13:17

Then he said, "Open the window to the east," so he opened [it]. Elisha said, "Shoot," and he shot. Then he said, "An arrow of victory for Yahweh, and an arrow of victory against Aram; you shall fight the Arameans in Aphek until finishing [them]."

Zechariah 11:1

Open your doors, Lebanon, so that fire will devour your cedars!

Luke 12:36

And you, [be] like people who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that [when he] comes back and knocks, they can open [the door] for him immediately.

Acts 16:14

And a certain woman {named} Lydia from the city of Thyatira, a merchant dealing in purple cloth who showed reverence for God, was listening. The Lord opened {her} heart to pay attention to what was being said by Paul.

Acts 12:16

But Peter was continuing to knock, and [when they] opened [the door] they saw him and were astonished.

Matthew 25:11

And later the other virgins came also, saying, 'Lord, lord, open [the door] for us!'

Luke 13:25

when once the master of the house has gotten up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock [on] the door, saying, 'Lord, open [the door] for us!' And he will answer [and] say to you, 'I do not know where you are from!'

Mark 7:34

And looking up to heaven, he sighed and said to him, "Ephphatha!" (that is, "Be opened!").

Micah 2:13

The one who breaks out before them goes up; they break through and pass the gate, going out through it. Their king passes before them, Yahweh at their head.

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