'Consider' in the Bible
But Moses responded to the Lord, “The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, since You warned us: Put a boundary around the mountain and consider it holy.”
Now if I have indeed found favor in Your sight, please teach me Your ways, and I will know You and find favor in Your sight. Now consider that this nation is Your people.”
“When you come into the land and plant any kind of tree for food, you are to consider the fruit forbidden. It will be forbidden to you for three years; it is not to be eaten.
You are to consider him holy since he presents the food of your God. He will be holy to you because I, Yahweh who sets you apart, am holy.
I see them from the top of rocky cliffs,and I watch them from the hills.There is a people living alone;it does not consider itself among the nations.
Remember the days of old;consider the years long past.Ask your father, and he will tell you,your elders, and they will teach you.
Now consider carefully what you must do, because there is certain to be trouble for our master and his entire family. He is such a worthless fool nobody can talk to him!”
Just as I considered your life valuable today, so may the Lord consider my life valuable and rescue me from all trouble.”
Why then have you despised the command of the Lord by doing what I consider evil? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife as your own wife—you murdered him with the Ammonite’s sword.
The prophet approached the king of Israel and said to him, “Go and strengthen yourself, then consider what you should do, for in the spring the king of Aram will march against you.”
His servants said to him, “Consider this: we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings. So let’s put sackcloth around our waists and ropes around our heads, and let’s go out to the king of Israel. Perhaps he will spare your life.”
Then he said to the judges, “Consider what you are doing, for you do not judge for man, but for the Lord, who is with you in the matter of judgment.
Consider: who has perished when he was innocent?Where have the honest been destroyed?
Why do You hide Your faceand consider me Your enemy?
Therefore I am terrified in His presence;when I consider this, I am afraid of Him.
Listen to this, Job.Stop and consider God’s wonders.
For the choir director: with the flutes. A Davidic psalm.Listen to my words, Lord;consider my sighing.
Be gracious to me, Lord;consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me.Lift me up from the gates of death,
Consider me and answer, Lord my God.Restore brightness to my eyes;otherwise, I will sleep in death.
Consider my affliction and trouble,and take away all my sins.
Consider my enemies; they are numerous,and they hate me violently.
Because they do not considerwhat the Lord has doneor the work of His hands,He will tear them down and not rebuild them.
Listen, daughter, pay attention and consider:forget your people and your father’s house,
Consider the covenant,for the dark places of the land are full of violence.
I consider days of old,years long past.
Consider our shield, God;look on the face of Your anointed one.
Let whoever is wise pay attention to these thingsand consider the Lord’s acts of faithful love.
ר ReshConsider my affliction and rescue me,for I have not forgotten Your instruction.
Consider how I love Your precepts;Lord, give me life according to Your faithful love.
I hate them with extreme hatred;I consider them my enemies.
Don’t consider yourself to be wise;fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Carefully consider the path for your feet,and all your ways will be established.
She doesn’t consider the path of life;she doesn’t know that her ways are unstable.
The sensible man’s wisdom is to consider his way,but the stupidity of fools deceives them.
When you sit down to dine with a ruler,consider carefully what is before you,
If you say, “But we didn’t know about this,”won’t He who weighs hearts consider it?Won’t He who protects your life know?Won’t He repay a person according to his work?
Then I turned to consider wisdom, madness, and folly, for what will the man be like who comes after the king? He will do what has already been done.
for he does not often consider the days of his life because God keeps him occupied with the joy of his heart.
Consider the work of God,for who can straighten outwhat He has made crooked?
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity, consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man cannot discover anything that will come after him.
You made a reservoir between the walls for the waters of the ancient pool, but you did not look to the One who made it, or consider the One who created it long ago.
so that all may see and know,consider and understand,that the hand of the Lord has done this,the Holy One of Israel has created it.
Cross over to Cyprus and take a look.Send someone to Kedar and consider carefully;see if there has ever been anything like this:
This is what the Lord of Hosts says:Consider, and summon the women who mourn;send for the skillful women.
ר ReshLord, look and considerwho You have done this to.Should women eat their own children,the infants they have nurtured?Should priests and prophetsbe killed in the Lord’s sanctuary?
At the beginning of your petitions an answer went out, and I have come to give it, for you are treasured by God. So consider the message and understand the vision:
But they never consider that I remember all their evil.Now their sins are all around them;they are right in front of My face.
The captain approached him and said, “What are you doing sound asleep? Get up! Call to your god. Maybe this god will consider us, and we won’t perish.”
“Consider carefully from this day forward; from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, from the day the foundation of the Lord’s temple was laid; consider it carefully.
“Then all the nations will consider you fortunate, for you will be a delightful land,” says the Lord of Hosts.
So now we consider the arrogant to be fortunate. Not only do those who commit wickedness prosper, they even test God and escape.”
Then He told them many things in parables, saying: “Consider the sower who went out to sow.
“Listen! Consider the sower who went out to sow.
And consider your relative Elizabeth—even she has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month for her who was called childless.
That is why I didn’t even consider myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be cured.
Consider the ravens: They don’t sow or reap; they don’t have a storeroom or a barn; yet God feeds them. Aren’t you worth much more than the birds?
“Consider how the wildflowers grow: They don’t labor or spin thread. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was adorned like one of these!
“Consider this: Moses has given you circumcision—not that it comes from Moses but from the fathers—and you circumcise a man on the Sabbath.
And now, Lord, consider their threats, and grant that Your slaves may speak Your message with complete boldness,
Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said: “It was necessary that God’s message be spoken to you first. But since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles!
Then the apostles and the elders assembled to consider this matter.
After she and her household were baptized, she urged us, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house.” And she persuaded us.
“I consider myself fortunate, King Agrippa, that today I am going to make a defense before you about everything I am accused of by the Jews,
But we would like to hear from you what you think. For concerning this sect, we are aware that it is spoken against everywhere.”
So, you too consider yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.
Therefore, consider God’s kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen but God’s kindness toward you—if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.
Brothers, consider your calling: Not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.
A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God’s mysteries.
Therefore I consider this to be good because of the present distress: It is fine for a man to remain as he is.
It is not that we are competent in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our competence is from God.
For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.
Such a person should consider this: What we are in the words of our letters when absent, we will be in actions when present.
Now I consider myself in no way inferior to the “super-apostles.”
I repeat: No one should consider me a fool. But if you do, at least accept me as a fool, so I too may boast a little.
Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.
who, existing in the form of God,did not consider equality with Godas something to be used for His own advantage.
More than that, I also consider everything to be a loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Him I have suffered the loss of all things and consider them filth, so that I may gain Christ
Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead,
And in view of this, we always pray for you that our God will consider you worthy of His calling, and will, by His power, fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith,
Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
So if you consider me a partner, accept him as you would me.
Therefore, holy brothers and companions in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession;
Now consider how great this man was—even Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the plunder to him!
For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, so that you won’t grow weary and lose heart.
Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials,
And consider ships: Though very large and driven by fierce winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs.
So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.
I have written you this brief letter through Silvanus (I know him to be a faithful brother) to encourage you and to testify that this is the true grace of God. Take your stand in it!
I consider it right, as long as I am in this bodily tent, to wake you up with a reminder,
suffering harm as the payment for unrighteousness. They consider it a pleasure to carouse in the daytime. They are spots and blemishes, delighting in their deceptions as they feast with you.
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