'Comely' in the Bible
And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and well-favored.
And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.
and now, thus dost thou say to My servant, to David: 'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, I have taken thee from the comely place, from after the flock, to be leader over My people, over Israel;
And his father had not grieved him at any time in saying, Why doest thou so? and he was also a very comely man; and his mother bore him after Absalom.
I will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion.
Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
Who have said, 'Let us occupy for ourselves The comely places of God.'
Thy testimonies have been very stedfast, To Thy house comely is holiness, O Jehovah, for length of days!
Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
Not comely for a fool is a lip of excellency, Much less for a noble a lip of falsehood.
Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not comely for a fool.
There be three things which go well, yea, four are comely in going:
Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.
I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.
Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck with chains of gold.
O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of a pomegranate within thy locks.
Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.
In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.
How comely on the mountains, Have been the feet of one proclaiming tidings, Sounding peace, proclaiming good tidings, Sounding salvation, Saying to Zion, 'Reigned hath thy God.'
I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.
Unto Thee, O Jehovah, I do call, For fire hath consumed comely places of a wilderness, And a flame hath set on fire all trees of the field.
Also the cattle of the field long for Thee, For dried up have been streams of water, And fire hath consumed comely places of a wilderness!'
And this I speak for your own profit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, but for that which is comely, and that ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.
Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?
For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:
By faith Moses, having been born, was hid three months by his parents, because they saw the child comely, and were not afraid of the decree of the king;
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