'Began' in the Bible
And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the land.
And Hezekiah saith to cause the burnt-offering to ascend on the altar; and at the time the burnt-offering began -- began the song of Jehovah, and the trumpets, even by the hands of the instruments of David king of Israel.
And in the second year of their coming in unto the house of God, to Jerusalem, in the second month, began Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua son of Jozadak, and the remnant of their brethren the priests and the Levites, and all those coming from the captivity to Jerusalem, and they appoint the Levites from a son of twenty years and upward, to overlook the work of the house of Jehovah.
From that time began Jesus to proclaim and to say, 'Reform ye, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens.'
And as they are going, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, 'What went ye out to the wilderness to view? -- a reed shaken by the wind?
Then began he to reproach the cities in which were done most of his mighty works, because they did not reform.
At that time did Jesus go on the sabbaths through the corn, and his disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck ears, and to eat,
From that time began Jesus to shew to his disciples that it is necessary for him to go away to Jerusalem, and to suffer many things from the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and to be put to death, and the third day to rise.
And having taken him aside, Peter began to rebuke him, saying, 'Be kind to thyself, sir; this shall not be to thee;'
And being grieved exceedingly, they began to say to him, each of them, 'Is it I, Sir?'
And having taken Peter, and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful, and to be very heavy;
Then began he to anathematise, and to swear -- 'I have not known the man;' and immediately did a cock crow,
And he, having gone forth, began to proclaim much, and to spread abroad the thing, so that no more he was able openly to enter into the city, but he was without in desert places, and they were coming unto him from every quarter.
And it came to pass -- he is going along on the sabbaths through the corn-fields -- and his disciples began to make a way, plucking the ears,
And again he began to teach by the sea, and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he, having gone into the boat, sat in the sea, and all the multitude was near the sea, on the land,
and they began to call upon him to go away from their borders.
and he went away, and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how great things Jesus did to him, and all were wondering.
and sabbath having come, he began in the synagogue to teach, and many hearing were astonished, saying, 'Whence hath this one these things? and what the wisdom that was given to him, that also such mighty works through his hands are done?
and he doth call near the twelve, and he began to send them forth two by two, and he was giving them power over the unclean spirits,
and having come forth, Jesus saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion on them, that they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach many things.
having run about through all that region round about, they began upon the couches to carry about those ill, where they were hearing that he is,
and the Pharisees came forth, and began to dispute with him, seeking from him a sign from the heaven, tempting him;
and began to teach them, that it behoveth the Son of Man to suffer many things, and to be rejected by the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and to be killed, and after three days to rise again;
and openly he was speaking the word. And Peter having taken him aside, began to rebuke him,
And Peter began to say to him, 'Lo, we left all, and we followed thee.'
And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going before them, and they were amazed, and following they were afraid. And having again taken the twelve, he began to tell them the things about to happen to him,
And the ten having heard, began to be much displeased at James and John,
and having heard that it is Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out, and to say, 'The Son of David -- Jesus! deal kindly with me;'
And they come to Jerusalem, and Jesus having gone into the temple, began to cast forth those selling and buying in the temple, and the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those selling the doves, he overthrew,
And he began to speak to them in similes: 'A man planted a vineyard, and put a hedge around, and digged an under-wine-vat, and built a tower, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad;
And Jesus answering them, began to say, 'Take heed lest any one may lead you astray,
And they began to be sorrowful, and to say to him, one by one, 'Is it I?' and another, 'Is it I?'
and he taketh Peter, and James, and John with him, and began to be amazed, and to be very heavy,
and certain began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say to him, 'Prophesy;' and the officers were striking him with their palms.
And the maid having seen him again, began to say to those standing near -- 'This is of them;'
and he began to anathematize, and to swear -- 'I have not known this man of whom ye speak;'
And the multitude having cried out, began to ask for themselves as he was always doing to them,
and began to salute him, 'Hail, King of the Jews.'
And he began to say unto them -- 'To-day hath this writing been fulfilled in your ears;'
And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, 'Who is this that doth speak evil words? who is able to forgive sins, except God only?'
and the dead sat up, and began to speak, and he gave him to his mother;
And the messengers of John having gone away, he began to say unto the multitudes concerning John: 'What have ye gone forth to the wilderness to look on? a reed by the wind shaken?
and having stood behind, beside his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with the tears, and with the hairs of her head she was wiping, and was kissing his feet, and was anointing with the ointment.
and those reclining with him (at meat) began to say within themselves, 'Who is this, who also doth forgive sins?'
And the day began to decline, and the twelve having come near, said to him, 'Let away the multitude, that having gone to the villages and the fields round about, they may lodge and may find provision, because here we are in a desert place.'
And the multitudes crowding together upon him, he began to say, 'This generation is evil, a sign it doth seek after, and a sign shall not be given to it, except the sign of Jonah the prophet,
And in his speaking these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began fearfully to urge and to press him to speak about many things,
At which time the myriads of the multitude having been gathered together, so as to tread upon one another, he began to say unto his disciples, first, 'Take heed to yourselves of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy;
'And they began with one consent all to excuse themselves: The first said to him, A field I bought, and I have need to go forth and see it; I beg of thee, have me excused.
saying -- This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
and he having spent all, there came a mighty famine on that country, and himself began to be in want;
because this my son was dead, and did live again, and he was lost, and was found; and they began to be merry.
and as he is coming nigh now, at the descent of the mount of the Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began rejoicing to praise God with a great voice for all the mighty works they had seen,
And having entered into the temple, he began to cast forth those selling in it, and those buying,
And he began to speak unto the people this simile: 'A certain man planted a vineyard, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad for a long time,
And they began to reason among themselves, who then of them it may be, who is about to do this thing.
and began to accuse him, saying, 'This one we found perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying himself to be Christ a king.'
afterward he putteth water into the basin, and began to wash the feet of his disciples, and to wipe with the towel with which he was being girded.
The former account, indeed, I made concerning all things, O Theophilus, that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, according as the Spirit was giving them to declare.
this one also began to speak boldly in the synagogue, and Aquilas and Priscilla having heard of him, took him to them, and did more exactly expound to him the way of God,
and he having been called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, 'Much peace enjoying through thee, and worthy deeds being done to this nation through thy forethought,