'Begun' in the Bible
And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a censer, and put fire therein from off the altar, and put on incense, and go quickly unto the congregation, and make an atonement for them: for there is wrath gone out from the LORD; the plague is begun.
And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the congregation; and, behold, the plague was begun among the people: and he put on incense, and made an atonement for the people.
And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have begun to give Sihon and his land before thee: begin to possess, that thou mayest inherit his land.
O Lord GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?
And Haman told Zeresh his wife and all his friends every thing that had befallen him. Then said his wise men and Zeresh his wife unto him, If Mordecai be of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt not prevail against him, but shalt surely fall before him.
And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them;
And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.
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: