'Believed' in the Bible
Abram believed the LORD, and it was credited to him as righteousness.
The people believed and understood that the LORD had paid attention to the Israelis and had seen their affliction. They bowed their heads and prostrated themselves in worship.
When Israel saw the great force by which the LORD had acted against the Egyptians, the people feared the LORD, and they believed the LORD and Moses his servant.
Achish believed David, telling himself, "He has certainly made himself repulsive to his people in Israel. He will be my servant forever."
Then they believed his word and sung his praise.
"Who has believed our message, and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?
None of the kings of the earth would have believed, nor the world's inhabitants, that the adversary and the enemy could have breached the gates of Jerusalem.
The king was ecstatic, so he gave orders for Daniel to be released from the pit. Daniel was taken up from the pit, and no injury was found to have been inflicted on him, because he had believed in his God.
The people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least important.
"Go," Jesus told the centurion, "and it will be done for you, just as you have believed." And his servant was healed that very hour.
Finally he appeared to his eleven disciples while they were eating. He rebuked them for their unbelief and stubbornness, because they had not believed those who had seen him after he had risen.
Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee. He revealed his glory, and his disciples believed in him.
After he had been raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this. So they believed the Scripture and the statement that Jesus had made.
While Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, many people believed in him because they saw the signs that he was doing.
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God's unique Son.
Now many of the Samaritans of that town believed in Jesus because the woman had testified, "He told me everything I've ever done."
And many more believed because of what he said.
Jesus told him, "Go home. Your son will live." The man believed what Jesus told him and started back home.
Then the father realized that this was the very hour when Jesus had told him, "Your son will live." So he himself believed, along with his whole family.
because if you believed Moses, you would believe me, since he wrote about me.
Besides, we have believed and remain convinced that you are the Holy One of God."
Not even his brothers believed in him.
However, many in the crowd believed in him. They kept saying, "When the Messiah comes, he won't do more signs than this man has done, will he?"
None of the authorities or Pharisees has believed in him, have they?
While he was saying these things, many believed in him.
So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.
And many believed in Jesus there.
Jesus told her, "I told you that if you believed you would see God's glory, didn't I?"
Many of the Jews who had come with Mary and who had observed what Jesus did believed in him.
so that what the prophet Isaiah spoke might be fulfilled when he said: "Lord, who has believed our message, and to whom has the Lord's power been revealed?"
Yet many people, even some of the authorities, believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not admit it so they would not be thrown out of the synagogue.
because the Father himself loves you, and because you have loved me and believed that I came from God.
because the words that you gave me I passed on to them. They have received them and know for sure that I came from you. They have believed that you sent me.
Then the other disciple, who arrived at the tomb first, went inside, looked, and believed.
Jesus told him, "Is it because you've seen me that you have believed? How blessed are those who have never seen me and yet have believed!"
But many of those who heard their message believed, and the men grew to number about 5,000.
But when Philip proclaimed the good news about the kingdom of God and about the name of Jesus the Messiah, men and women believed and were baptized.
Even Simon believed, and after he was baptized he became devoted to Philip. He was amazed to see the signs and great miracles that were happening.
What happened became known throughout Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
Now if God gave them the same gift that he gave us when we believed in the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, who was I to try to stop God?"
The hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number of people believed and turned to the Lord.
When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, because he was astonished at the Lord's teaching.
When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,
In Iconium, Paul and Barnabas went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed.
Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they entrusted them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
Many of them believed, including a large number of prominent Greek women and men.
Now Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, along with his whole family. Many Corinthians who heard Paul also believed and were baptized.
When Apollos wanted to cross over to Achaia, the brothers wrote to the disciples there, urging them to welcome him. On his arrival he greatly helped those who, through God's grace, had believed.
and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered him, "No, we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."
For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."
Hoping in spite of hopeless circumstances, he believed that he would become "the father of many nations," just as he had been told: "This is how many descendants you will have."
How, then, can people call on someone they have not believed? And how can they believe in someone they have not heard about? And how can they hear without someone preaching?
But not everyone has obeyed the gospel, for Isaiah asks, "Lord, who has believed our message?"
So, whether it was I or the others, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.
Now since we have the same spirit of faith in keeping with this Scripture: "I believed, and so I spoke," we also believe and therefore speak.
yet we know that a person is not justified by doing what the Law requires, but rather by the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah. We, too, have believed in the Messiah Jesus so that we might be justified by the faithfulness of the Messiah and not by doing what the Law requires, for no human being will be justified by doing what the Law requires.
In the same way, Abraham "believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness."
Therefore, those who believe are blessed together with Abraham, the one who believed.
You, too, have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed in the Messiah, you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,
when he comes to be glorified by his saints and to be regarded with wonder on that day by all who have believed including you, because you believed our testimony.
Then all who have not believed the truth but have taken pleasure in unrighteousness will be condemned.
We who have believed are entering that rest, just as he has said, "So in my anger I swore a solemn oath that they would never enter my rest,"
And so the Scripture was fulfilled that says, "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness." And so he was called God's friend.
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