Why Do You Do This?

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 5:15

So the Israelite foremen went in and cried for help to Pharaoh: “Why are you treating your servants this way?

Numbers 20:4

Why have you brought the Lord’s assembly into this wilderness for us and our livestock to die here?

Numbers 21:5

The people spoke against God and Moses: “Why have you led us up from Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread or water, and we detest this wretched food!”

Numbers 22:32

The Angel of the Lord asked him, “Why have you beaten your donkey these three times? Look, I came out to oppose you, because what you are doing is evil in My sight.

Numbers 22:37

Balak asked Balaam, “Did I not send you an urgent summons? Why didn’t you come to me? Am I really not able to reward you?”

Judges 15:10

So the men of Judah said, “Why have you attacked us?”They replied, “We have come to arrest Samson and pay him back for what he did to us.”

Genesis 26:27

Isaac said to them, “Why have you come to me? You hated me and sent me away from you.”

Genesis 26:9

Abimelech sent for Isaac and said, “So she is really your wife! How could you say, ‘She is my sister’?”Isaac answered him, “Because I thought I might die on account of her.”

Genesis 32:29

Then Jacob asked Him, “Please tell me Your name.”But He answered, “Why do you ask My name?” And He blessed him there.

1 Samuel 2:23

He said to them, “Why are you doing these things? I have heard about your evil actions from all these people.

1 Samuel 21:1

David went to Ahimelech the priest at Nob. Ahimelech was afraid to meet David, so he said to him, “Why are you alone and no one is with you?”

Exodus 1:18

So the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and asked them, “Why have you done this and let the boys live?”

2 Samuel 1:14

David questioned him, “How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?”

2 Samuel 14:31

Then Joab came to Absalom’s house and demanded, “Why did your servants set my field on fire?”

2 Kings 1:5

The messengers returned to the king, who asked them, “Why have you come back?”

Genesis 4:6

Then the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you furious? And why do you look despondent?

1 Samuel 1:8

“Hannah, why are you crying?” her husband Elkanah asked. “Why won’t you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?”

Ezekiel 21:7

And when they ask you, ‘Why are you groaning?’ then say: Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt, and every hand will become weak. Every spirit will be discouraged, and every knee will turn to water. Yes, it is coming and it will happen.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Micah 4:9

Now, why are you shouting loudly?
Is there no king with you?
Has your counselor perished
so that anguish grips you like a woman in labor?

Matthew 11:8

What then did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothes? Look, those who wear soft clothes are in kings’ palaces.

Matthew 11:9

But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet.

John 1:25

So they asked him, “Why then do you baptize if you aren’t the Messiah, or Elijah, or the Prophet?”

Matthew 15:3

He answered them, “And why do you break God’s commandment because of your tradition?

Matthew 19:17

“Why do you ask Me about what is good?” He said to him. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”

Luke 18:19

“Why do you call Me good?” Jesus asked him. “No one is good but One—God.

Matthew 20:6

Then about five he went and found others standing around, and said to them, ‘Why have you been standing here all day doing nothing?’

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