'Consider' in the Bible
Now therefore, I pray You, if I have found favor in Your sight, let me know Your ways that I may know You, so that I may find favor in Your sight. Consider too, that this nation is Your people.”
“Remember the days of old,Consider the years of all generations.Ask your father, and he will inform you,Your elders, and they will tell you.
Who said of his father and his mother,‘I did not consider them’;And he did not acknowledge his brothers,Nor did he regard his own sons,For they observed Your word,And kept Your covenant.
Then the five men who went to spy out the country of Laish said to their kinsmen, “Do you know that there are in these houses an ephod and household idols and a graven image and a molten image? Now therefore, consider what you should do.”
All who saw it said, “Nothing like this has ever happened or been seen from the day when the sons of Israel came up from the land of Egypt to this day. Consider it, take counsel and speak up!”
Do not consider your maidservant as a worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation.”
Only fear the Lord and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.
Now therefore, know and consider what you should do, for evil is plotted against our master and against all his household; and he is such a worthless man that no one can speak to him.”
So he said to the king, “Let not my lord consider me guilty, nor remember what your servant did wrong on the day when my lord the king came out from Jerusalem, so that the king would take it to heart.
So Gad came to David and told him, and said to him, “Shall seven years of famine come to you in your land? Or will you flee three months before your foes while they pursue you? Or shall there be three days’ pestilence in your land? Now consider and see what answer I shall return to Him who sent me.”
When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and said, “Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man is sending word to me to cure a man of his leprosy? But consider now, and see how he is seeking a quarrel against me.”
either three years of famine, or three months to be swept away before your foes, while the sword of your enemies overtakes you, or else three days of the sword of the Lord, even pestilence in the land, and the angel of the Lord destroying throughout all the territory of Israel.’ Now, therefore, consider what answer I shall return to Him who sent me.”
Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you to build a house for the sanctuary; be courageous and act.”
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 when you render judgment.
“Please inquire of past generations,And consider the things searched out by their fathers.
“Why do You hide Your faceAnd consider me Your enemy?
“Those who live in my house and my maids consider me a stranger.I am a foreigner in their sight.
“Therefore, I would be dismayed at His presence;When I consider, I am terrified of Him.
“For He does not need to consider a man further,That he should go before God in judgment.
“Listen to this, O Job,Stand and consider the wonders of God.
For the choir director; for flute accompaniment. A Psalm of David.Give ear to my words, O Lord,Consider my groaning.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers,The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
Consider and answer me, O Lord my God;Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,
Consider her ramparts;Go through her palaces,That you may tell it to the next generation.
“Now consider this, you who forget God,Or I will tear you in pieces, and there will be none to deliver.
Then all men will fear,And they will declare the work of God,And will consider what He has done.
Consider the covenant;For the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.
Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things,And consider the lovingkindnesses of the Lord.
The wicked wait for me to destroy me;I shall diligently consider Your testimonies.
Consider how I love Your precepts;Revive me, O Lord, according to Your lovingkindness.
When you sit down to dine with a ruler,Consider carefully what is before you,
If you say, “See, we did not know this,”Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts?And does He not know it who keeps your soul?And will He not render to man according to his work?
So I turned to consider wisdom, madness and folly; for what will the man do who will come after the king except what has already been done?
For he will not often consider the years of his life, because God keeps him occupied with the gladness of his heart.
Consider the work of God,For who is able to straighten what He has bent?
In the day of prosperity be happy,But in the day of adversity consider—God has made the one as well as the otherSo that man will not discover anything that will be after him.
Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine;But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the Lord,Nor do they consider the work of His hands.
That they may see and recognize,And consider and gain insight as well,That the hand of the Lord has done this,And the Holy One of Israel has created it.
Let them bring forth and declare to us what is going to take place;As for the former events, declare what they were,That we may consider them and know their outcome.Or announce to us what is coming;
“Yet you said, ‘I will be a queen forever.’These things you did not considerNor remember the outcome of them.
Thus says the Lord of hosts,“Consider and call for the mourning women, that they may come;And send for the wailing women, that they may come!
Her uncleanness was in her skirts;She did not consider her future.Therefore she has fallen astonishingly;She has no comforter.“See, O Lord, my affliction,For the enemy has magnified himself!”
And they do not consider in their heartsThat I remember all their wickedness.Now their deeds are all around them;They are before My face.
Now therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts, “Consider your ways!
Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Consider your ways!
But now, do consider from this day onward: before one stone was placed on another in the temple of the Lord,
‘Do consider from this day onward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month; from the day when the temple of the Lord was founded, consider:
for this reason I did not even consider myself worthy to come to You, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
But they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, ‘I have bought a piece of land and I need to go out and look at it; please consider me excused.’
Another one said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please consider me excused.’
Again a voice came to him a second time, “What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.”
But a voice from heaven answered a second time, ‘What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy.’
But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.
“In regard to all the things of which I am accused by the Jews, I consider myself fortunate, King Agrippa, that I am about to make my defense before you today;
Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;
Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,
You are looking at things as they are outwardly. If anyone is confident in himself that he is Christ’s, let him consider this again within himself, that just as he is Christ’s, so also are we.
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.
For I consider myself not in the least inferior to the most eminent apostles.
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;
and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
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