Why Do You Do This?

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 5:15

And the foremen of the {Israelites} came and cried out to Pharaoh, saying, "Why do you treat your servants like this?

Numbers 20:4

Why have you brought the assembly of Yahweh, us and our livestock, into this desert to die here?

Numbers 21:5

The people spoke against God and against Moses, "Why have you brought us from Egypt to die in the desert? There is no food and no water, and our hearts detest [this] miserable food."

Numbers 22:32

The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why have you struck this donkey three times? Look, I have come out as an adversary because your conduct is perverse before me.

Numbers 22:37

And Balak said to Balaam, "Did I not urgently send to meet with you? Why did you not come to me? Am I really not able to honor you?"

Judges 15:10

And the men of Judah said, "Why have you come up against us?" And they said, "To bind Samson; to do to him just as he did to us."

Genesis 26:27

And Isaac said to them, "Why have you come to me? You hate me and sent me away from you."

Genesis 26:9

And Abimelech called Isaac and said, "Surely she [is] your wife. Now why did you say 'She [is] my sister'?" And Isaac said to him, "Because I thought I would die on account of her."

Genesis 32:29

Then Jacob asked and said, "Please tell me your name." And he said, "Why do you ask this--for my name?" And he blessed him there.

1 Samuel 2:23

And he asked them, "Why are you doing all these things that I am hearing, [namely], your evil dealings with all these people?

1 Samuel 21:1

Now David came to Nob, to Ahimelech the priest. And Ahimelech came trembling to meet David, and he said to him, "Why are you alone and there are no men with you?"

Exodus 1:18

And the king of Egypt summoned the midwives, and he said to them, "Why have you done this thing and let the boys live?"

2 Samuel 1:14

David said to him, "How [is it that] you [were] not afraid to stretch out your hand to destroy Yahweh's anointed one?"

2 Samuel 14:31

Then Joab got up and went to Absalom, to the house, and said to him, "Why have your servants set my tract of land ablaze with fire?"

2 Kings 1:5

When the messengers returned to him, he asked them, "Why have you returned?"

Genesis 4:6

And Yahweh said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why is your face fallen?

1 Samuel 1:8

So Elkanah her husband would say to her: "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat? And {why are you heartsick}? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

Ezekiel 21:7

{And then} when they say to you, 'On account of what [are] you groaning?' then you must say, 'On account of [the] report, for it [is] coming, and every heart will be weak and all hands will hang limp and every spirit will be disheartened, and all knees will go [like] water.' Look! It [is] coming, and it will happen!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Micah 4:9

So then, why do you shout a loud shout? Is there no king in you? Has your counselor perished that pangs like a woman in labor have seized you?

Matthew 11:8

But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in the houses of kings.

Matthew 11:9

But why did you go out? To see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and even more than a prophet!

John 1:25

And they asked him and said to him, "Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?"

Matthew 15:3

So he answered [and] said to them, "Why do you also break the commandment of God because of your tradition?

Matthew 19:17

And he said to him, "Why are you asking me about [what is] good? There is one [who is] good. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments!"

Luke 18:19

And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one [is] good except God alone.

Matthew 20:6

And about the eleventh [hour] he went out [and] found others standing [there] and said to them, 'Why are you standing here the whole day unemployed?'