'Begun' in the Bible
And if Satan is expelling Satan, he has begun to make war on himself: how therefore shall his kingdom last?
but seeing the wind vehement, he was afraid, and having begun to sink, he cried out, saying, 'Sir, save me.'
And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.
And evening having come, the lord of the vineyard saith to his steward, Call the workmen, and pay them the reward, having begun from the last -- unto the first.
"When those came who had begun at five o'clock, they received a shilling apiece;
and my spirit has begun to rejoice in God my Savior,
As soon as the Master of the house shall have risen and shut the door, and you have begun to stand outside and knock at the door and say, "'Sir, open the door for us' --"'I do not know you,' He answers; 'you are no friends of mine.'
'But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.'"
and they were the more urgent, saying -- 'He doth stir up the people, teaching throughout the whole of Judea -- having begun from Galilee -- unto this place.'
and having begun from Moses, and from all the prophets, he was expounding to them in all the Writings the things about himself.
So he asked them at what hour he had begun to recover, and they told him, "The fever left him yesterday at one o'clock in the afternoon."
and they having heard, and by the conscience being convicted, were going forth one by one, having begun from the elders -- unto the last; and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
and Philip having opened his mouth, and having begun from this Writing, proclaimed good news to him -- Jesus.
ye -- ye have known; -- the word that came throughout all Judea, having begun from Galilee, after the baptism that John preached;
And Peter having begun, did expound to them in order saying,
"And," said Peter, "no sooner had I begun to speak than the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as He fell upon us at the first.
Meanwhile, the sailors had begun trying to escape from the ship. They lowered the lifeboat into the sea and pretended that they were going to lay out the anchors from the bow.
And the natives showed us unusual and remarkable kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed and received us all, since it had begun to rain and was cold.
Already you are full! Already you are rich! You have begun to reign as kings without us-and I wish you did reign, so that we also could reign with you!
Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.
Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;
how shall we escape, if we belittle such great saving health? Which, having begun to be published by the Lord, has been confirmed unto us by those that heard him,
saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.
Then I heard something like the voice of a vast multitude, like the sound of cascading waters, and like the rumbling of loud thunder, saying: Hallelujah-because our Lord God, the Almighty, has begun to reign!