'Certain' in the Bible
Forasmuch as many have attempted to set forth in order the history of those things which among us have been most certain,
so that you may know for certain the things you were taught.
There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth.
Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."
After that time, Elisabeth, being certain that she was to become a mother, kept herself from men's eyes for five months, saying,
And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.
Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain.
And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die.
And his disciples reported to John about all these [things]. And summoning a certain two of his disciples, John
and John having called near a certain two of his disciples, sent unto Jesus, saying, 'Art thou he who is coming, or for another do we look?'
And a certain one of the Pharisees was asking him that he might eat with him, and having gone into the house of the Pharisee he reclined (at meat),
There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.
And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,
And it was told him by certain which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.
Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth.
And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.
While he is yet speaking, there doth come a certain one from the chief of the synagogue's house, saying to him -- 'Thy daughter hath died, harass not the Teacher;'
And they were laughing at him, being certain that she was dead.
And Herod the tetrarch heard of all the things being done by him, and was perplexed, because it was said by certain, that John hath been raised out of the dead;
and by certain, that Elijah did appear, and by others, that a prophet, one of the ancients, was risen;
and I say to you, truly, there are certain of those here standing, who shall not taste of death till they may see the reign of God.'
And John answering said, 'Master, we saw a certain one in thy name casting forth the demons, and we forbade him, because he doth not follow with us;'
And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
'We are wiping off [as a witness] against you even the dust of your town that clings to our feet. Know this for certain: the kingdom of God has come near.'
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,
Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
and certain of them said, 'By Beelzeboul, ruler of the demons, he doth cast forth the demons;'
And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.
And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.
And a certain one said to him, out of the multitude, 'Teacher, say to my brother to divide with me the inheritance.'
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:
But be certain of this, that if the master of the house had had knowledge of the time when the thief was coming, he would have been watching, and would not have let his house be broken into.
And there were present certain at that time, telling him about the Galileans, whose blood Pilate did mingle with their sacrifices;
He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.
and a certain one said to him, 'Sir, are those saved few?' and he said unto them,
The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.
And it came to pass, on his going into the house of a certain one of the chiefs of the Pharisees, on a sabbath, to eat bread, that they were watching him,
And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy.
Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many:
And he said, A certain man had two sons:
And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off:
saying, 'A certain judge was in a certain city -- God he is not fearing, and man he is not regarding --
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
And certain of the Pharisees from the multitude said unto him, 'Teacher, rebuke thy disciples;'
But and if we say, Of men, all the people will stone us; for they are certain that John was a prophet.
Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.
And they put a question to him, saying, Master, we are certain that your teaching and your words are right, and that you have no respect for a man's position, but you are teaching the true way of God:
Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him,
Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.
And he saw also a certain poor widow casting in thither two mites.
And certain saying about the temple, that with goodly stones and devoted things it hath been adorned, he said,
But when you see armies all round about Jerusalem, then be certain that her destruction is near.
In the same way, when you see these things taking place you may be certain that the kingdom of God is near.
Earth and sky will pass away, but it is certain that my words will not pass away.
And a certain one of them smote the servant of the chief priest, and took off his right ear,
But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.
And one hour, as it were, having intervened, a certain other was confidently affirming, saying, 'Of a truth this one also was with him, for he is also a Galilean;'
(Who for a certain sedition made in the city, and for murder, was cast into prison.)
And as they led him away, having taken hold on Simon, a certain Cyrenian, coming from the field, they put on him the cross, to bear it behind Jesus.
For this is certain: The days are coming when they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore children, and the breasts that never nursed!'
Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.
Yea, and certain women also of our company made us astonished, which were early at the sepulchre;
And certain of them which were with us went to the sepulchre, and found it even so as the women had said: but him they saw not.
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