'Conclusion' in the Bible
At the conclusion of the mourning period, Joseph addressed Pharaoh's household. "If you're satisfied with me, would you please take this message to Pharaoh for me? Tell him,
And it came to pass, when Moses had ended writing the words of this law in a book, until their conclusion,
And Moses spoke in the ears of the whole congregation of Israel the words of this song, until their conclusion.
That very morning, the LORD sent a pestilence to Israel until the conclusion of the time designated, and 70,000 men died from Dan to Beer-sheba.
At the conclusion of all of these activities, everybody in Israel who was in attendance traveled throughout the cities of Judah, broke down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim, and broke down the high places and altars throughout the territories of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and Manasseh until they had eliminated all of them. Then the people of Israel went back to their cities and back to their work.
My days pass as swiftly as a hand-loom; they come to their conclusion without hope.
Should [God's] recompense [for your sins] be as you will it, when you refuse to accept it? For you must do the choosing, and not I; therefore say what is your truthful conclusion.
Job uselessly opens his mouth and multiplies words without knowledge [drawing the worthless conclusion that the righteous have no more advantage than the wicked].
I'll take what I know to its logical conclusion and ascribe righteousness to my Creator,
I observed every activity done on earth. My conclusion: all of it is pointless like chasing after the wind.
The conclusion of something is better than its beginning, and a patient attitude is more valuable than a proud one.
"Look at this," says the Teacher. "Linking one thing to another, I reached this conclusion:
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
In conclusion, I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and give glory to the King of heaven: For everything he does is true, his ways are just, and he is able to humble those who walk in pride."
"This is the conclusion of the matter. As for me, Daniel, my thoughts troubled me greatly, and the color drained from my face. But I kept the matter to myself."
and said, "I am here to tell you what will happen at the conclusion of the time of wrath, because it refers to the appointed time of the end.
I will turn your festivals into mourning, and all of your songs to dirges. I will cause all of you to put on sackcloth and to shave all of your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son, and its conclusion will be like the end of a bitter day."
To what conclusion, then, shall we come? Are we to persist in sinning in order that the grace extended to us may be the greater?
To what conclusion does this bring us? Why, that the Gentiles, who were not in pursuit of righteousness, have overtaken it--a righteousness, however, which arises from faith;
The conclusion, my brethren, is this. Be earnestly ambitious to prophesy, and do not check speaking with tongues;
For Christ's love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: if One died for all, then all died.
In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides].
In conclusion, my brethren, be joyful in the Lord. For me to give you the same warnings as before is not irksome to me, while so far as you are concerned it is a safe precaution.
In conclusion, all of you should be of one mind, quick to sympathize, kind to the brethren, tenderhearted, lowly-minded,