'Confidence' in the Bible
If thou doest well, will not thy countenance look up with confidence? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door; and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
However, through all this you did not have confidence in the Lord your God,
They will besiege all of your villages until all of your high and fortified walls collapse -- those in which you put your confidence throughout the land. They will besiege all your villages throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.
So Israel lives in confidence, isolated as the fountain of Jacob in a land of grain and new wine, where the heavens rain down dew.
The men of Ai killed about 36 of them, pursuing them outside the city gates as far as Shebarim, killing them as they descended. As a result, the army became terrified and lost their confidence.
Then the bramble bush replied to the trees, "If you really are consecrating me to rule you, come and put your confidence in my shade; but if not, may fire spring out from the bramble bush and burn up the cedars of Lebanon"'
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.
The priest said to them, "Go with confidence. The Lord will be with you on your mission."
Then the Benjaminites saw they were defeated. The Israelites retreated before Benjamin, because they had confidence in the men they had hid in ambush outside Gibeah.
And Judah dwelleth -- and Israel -- in confidence, each under his vine, and under his fig-tree, from Dan even unto Beer-Sheba, all the days of Solomon.
And Rabshakeh said unto them, Speak ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?
For You, O my God, have told Your servant that You will build for him a house (a blessed posterity); therefore Your servant has found courage and confidence to pray before You.
With him [is] the arm of flesh, and with us [is] Yahweh our God, to help us and to fight our battles." And the people took confidence with the words of Hezekiah, king of Judah.
When all our enemies heard this, all the surrounding nations were intimidated and lost their confidence, for they realized that this task had been accomplished by our God.
Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?
Even in His [heavenly] servants He puts no trust or confidence, and His angels He charges with folly and error -- "
how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?
Return [from your suspicion], I pray you, let there be no injustice; yes, return again [to confidence in me], my vindication is in it.
His source of confidence is fragile;what he trusts in is a spider’s web.
Then your confidence will be flawless, and your security will keep you from terror.
And thou hast trusted because their is hope, And searched -- in confidence thou liest down,
At peace are the tents of spoilers, And those provoking God have confidence, He into whose hand God hath brought.
For he hath covered his face with his fat, And maketh vigour over his confidence.
His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors.
“When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence,And the humble person He will save.
He giveth to him confidence, and he is supported, And his eyes are on their ways.
I smiled at them when they had no confidence, and no one could discourage me.
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
Wilt thou put confidence in him, because his strength is great? and wilt thou leave thy labour to him?
Offer sacrifices that are righteous, and put your confidence in the LORD.
In peace together I lie down and sleep, For Thou, O Jehovah, alone, In confidence dost cause me to dwell!
Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies.
For I place no confidence in my bow, nor will my sword deliver me.
those who put confidence in their wealth and boast about their great riches?
This [is] the journey [of those who] have foolish [confidence], and those after them [who] accept their sayings. Selah
Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.
But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
What time I am afraid, I will have confidence in and put my trust and reliance in You.
In God will I praise his word, in God I put my confidence: I will not fear; what can flesh do unto me?
In God have I put my confidence: I will not fear; what can man do unto me?
Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, be merciful and gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge and finds shelter and confidence in You; yes, in the shadow of Your wings will I take refuge and be confident until calamities and destructive storms are passed.
Patiently wait for God alone, my soul! For he is the one who gives me confidence.
Trust in, lean on, rely on, and have confidence in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is a refuge for us (a fortress and a high tower). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
For You are my hope, Lord God,my confidence from my youth.
so that they might put their confidence in Godand not forget God’s works,but keep His commands.
O God, my heart is fixed (steadfast, in the confidence of faith); I will sing, yes, I will sing praises, even with my glory [all the faculties and powers of one created in Your image]!
It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.
I know and rest in confidence upon it that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will secure justice for the poor and needy [of His believing children].
Put not confidence in nobles, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.
Then you will walk in the confidence of your ways, and your foot will not stumble.
For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
Do not plot harm against your neighbor [who] dwells in confidence beside you.
Indeed, a perverse man is utterly disgusting to the LORD, but he takes the upright into his confidence.
A gossip goes around revealing a secret,but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence.
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
A wicked man puts on the bold, unfeeling face [of guilt], but as for the upright, he considers, directs, and establishes his way [with the confidence of integrity].
I have instructed you today—even you—so that your confidence may be in the Lord.
Instead, take up the matter with your neighbor, and don't betray another person's confidence.
Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.
The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected.
Her husband has full confidence in her; as a result, he lacks nothing of value.
But to him who is joined unto all the living there is confidence, for to a living dog it is better than to the dead lion.
And delighted have the first-born of the poor, And the needy in confidence lie down, And I have put to death with famine thy root, And thy remnant it slayeth.
and they have been affrighted and ashamed of Cush their confidence, and of Egypt their beauty,
And the inhabitants of this coast shall say in that day, Behold, such is our confidence, whither we fled for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria; and how shall we escape?
For [they will find that] the bed is too short for a man to stretch himself on and the covering too narrow for him to wrap himself in. [All their sources of confidence will fail them.]
For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.
The result of righteousness will be peace;the effect of righteousnesswill be quiet confidence forever.
And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?
Stop putting your confidence in the false belief that says, "We are safe! The temple of the Lord is here! The temple of the Lord is here! The temple of the Lord is here!"
"'But just look at you! You are putting your confidence in a false belief that will not deliver you.
Even your brothers—your own father’s household—even they were treacherous to you;even they have cried out loudly after you.Do not have confidence in them,though they speak well of you.
The man who trusts in the Lord,whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed.
for I will certainly save thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thou shalt have thy life for a prey; for thou hast put thy confidence in me, saith Jehovah.
And Moab shall be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel their confidence.
And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.
And it shall be no more the confidence of the house of Israel, which bringeth their iniquity to remembrance, when they shall look after them: but they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
They'll forget their shame and all of their unfaithfulness by which they behaved so unfaithfully toward me. They will live on their land in confidence, not in fear.
If you don't inform me of the dream, there is only one thing that is going to happen to you. For you have agreed among yourselves to report to me something false and deceitful until such time as things might change. So tell me the dream, and I will have confidence that you can disclose its interpretation."
But lately (yesterday) My people have stood up as an enemy [and have made Me their antagonist]. Off from the garment you strip the cloak of those who pass by in secure confidence of safety and are averse to war.
Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
[The strong cities of Philistia] shall see it and fear; Ashkelon, Gaza also, and be sorely pained, and Ekron, for her confidence and expectation shall be put to shame, and a king [monarchial government] shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
And when Jesus saw their faith [their confidence in God through Him], He said to the paralyzed man, Son, your sins are forgiven [you] and put away [that is, the penalty is remitted, the sense of guilt removed, and you are made upright and in right standing with God].
And He said to her, Daughter, your faith (your trust and confidence in Me, springing from faith in God) has restored you to health. Go in (into) peace and be continually healed and freed from your [ distressing bodily] disease.
And the disciples were amazed and bewildered and perplexed at His words. But Jesus said to them again, Children, how hard it is for those who trust (place their confidence, their sense of safety) in riches to enter the kingdom of God!
And when He saw [their confidence in Him, springing from] their faith, He said, Man, your sins are forgiven you!
And He said to them, [Why are you so fearful?] Where is your faith (your trust, your confidence in Me -- "in My veracity and My integrity)? And they were seized with alarm and profound and reverent dread, and they marveled, saying to one another, Who then is this, that He commands even wind and sea, and they obey Him?
And He said to her, Daughter, your faith (your confidence and trust in Me) has made you well! Go (enter) into peace ( untroubled, undisturbed well-being).
The apostles said to the Lord, Increase our faith (that trust and confidence that spring from our belief in God).
And the Lord answered, If you had faith (trust and confidence in God) even [so small] like a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, Be pulled up by the roots, and be planted in the sea, and it would obey you.
And He said to him, Get up and go on your way. Your faith (your trust and confidence that spring from your belief in God) has restored you to health.
And Jesus said to him, Receive your sight! Your faith ( your trust and confidence that spring from your faith in God) has healed you.
I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]
"Men [and] brothers, it is possible to speak with confidence to you about the patriarch David, that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us until this day.
Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.
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