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25 Bible Verses about Those Who Did Not Tell

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John 12:42

Yet many people, even some of the authorities, believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not admit it so they would not be thrown out of the synagogue.

Judges 14:6

The Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he ripped the lion apart as one might dissect a young goat, even though he carried nothing in his hand. But he didn't tell his father and mother what he had done.

Judges 14:9

So he scraped some out into his hands and went on his way, eating all the while. When he met his father and mother, he gave some to them, and they ate it, too. But he didn't inform them that he had scraped the honey from the carcass of the lion.

Judges 14:16

So Samson's wife cried in front of him and accused him, "You only hate me. You don't love me. You've told a riddle to my relatives, but you haven't told the solution to me." Samson responded, "Look, I haven't told my parents, either. Why should I tell you?"

1 Samuel 3:15

Samuel lay down until morning and then opened the doors of the house of the LORD, but he was afraid to report the vision to Eli.

1 Samuel 10:16

Saul told his uncle, "He actually told us that the donkeys had been found," but he did not tell him about the matter of kingship about which Samuel had spoken.

1 Samuel 22:17

The king told the guards, who were standing beside him, "Turn and kill the priests of the LORD because they supported David, and because they knew he was fleeing, but didn't inform me." But the officials of the king did not want to lift their hands to attack the priests of the LORD.

2 Kings 7:9

But then they told each other, "We're not doing the right thing. This is a day of good news, but if we keep quiet until morning, we're sure to be punished! So let's leave and go tell the king's household!"

1 Samuel 20:2

Jonathan told him, "Far from it! You won't die. Look, my father never does anything, great or small, without telling me; so why should my father hide this thing from me? It's not like that!"

1 Samuel 20:3

David again took an oath: "Your father certainly knows that I've found favor with you, and so he told himself, "Jonathan must not know this so he won't be upset.' But as certainly as the LORD is alive and living, and as certainly as I'm alive and living, too, there is only a step between me and death."

1 Samuel 22:8

But all of you have conspired against me, and no one tells me about my son's covenant with Jesse's son. None of you feels sorry for me and tells me that my son has stirred up my servant against me to lie in wait, as he's doing this day."

Genesis 21:26

"I don't know who did this thing," Abimelech replied. "You didn't report this to me, and I didn't hear about it until today."

Genesis 31:27

ran away from me secretly, and stole from me by not keeping me informed. Otherwise, I could have sent you off with a party and singing, accompanied by a band playing tambourines and harps.

Genesis 31:20

Moreover, Jacob had deceived Laban the Aramean, because he had never told him that he was intending to leave.

1 Samuel 25:19

She told her young men, "Go ahead of me, I'll be coming right behind you." But she said nothing to her husband Nabal.

1 Samuel 25:36

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

1 Samuel 14:1

One day Jonathan told his armor bearer, "Come, let's go over to the Philistine garrison which is on the other side," but he did not tell his father.

Nehemiah 2:12

Then I got up at night, along with a few men with me. I had not confided to any person what my God had put in my heart to do for Jerusalem. Furthermore, there was no other animal with me except for the one I was riding.

Nehemiah 2:16

The local officials did not know where I had gone or what I had done I informed neither the Judeans, nor the priests, nor the nobles, nor the officials, nor any of the rest who would be doing the work.

Esther 2:10

Esther did not make known her people or heritage because Mordecai had instructed her not to make it known.

Esther 2:20

Now Esther had not declared her heritage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her, for Esther did what Mordecai told her just as she had done when she was raised by him.

Mark 16:8

So they left the tomb and ran away, overwhelmed by shock and astonishment. They didn't say a thing to anyone, because they were afraid.

Genesis 12:18

Pharaoh summoned Abram and asked, "What have you done to me! Why didn't you tell me that she was your wife?

1 Kings 1:27

Were you behind this, your majesty, without letting your servants know who would sit on your majesty's throne after him?"

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