'Deeds' in the Bible
Lord God, You have begun to show Your greatness and power to Your servant, for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can perform deeds and mighty acts like Yours?
and for all the mighty acts of power and terrifying deeds that Moses performed in the sight of all Israel.
Let them tell the righteous acts of the Lord,the righteous deeds of His warriors in Israel,with the voices of the singers at the watering places.Then the Lord’s people went down to the gates.
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Praise the Lord who championed my cause against Nabal’s insults and restrained His servant from doing evil. The Lord brought Nabal’s evil deeds back on his own head.”Then David sent messengers to speak to Abigail about marrying him.
Now a certain old prophet was living in Bethel. His son came and told him all the deeds that the man of God had done that day in Bethel. His sons also told their father the words that he had spoken to the king.
Give thanks to Yahweh; call on His name;proclaim His deeds among the peoples.
And who is like Your people Israel? God, You came to one nation on earth to redeem a people for Yourself, to make a name for Yourself through great and awesome works by driving out nations before Your people You redeemed from Egypt.
As for the rest of his deeds and all his ways, from beginning to end, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Judah and Israel.
After these faithful deeds, Sennacherib king of Assyria came and entered Judah. He laid siege to the fortified cities and intended to break into them.
As for the rest of the events of Hezekiah’s reign and his deeds of faithful love, note that they are written in the Visions of the Prophet Isaiah son of Amoz, and in the Book of the Kings of Judah and Israel.
The rest of the events of Josiah’s reign, along with his deeds of faithful love according to what is written in the law of the Lord,
The rest of the deeds of Jehoiakim, the detestable things he did, and what was found against him, are written in the Book of Israel’s Kings. His son Jehoiachin became king in his place.
All the leaders of the priests and the people multiplied their unfaithful deeds, imitating all the detestable practices of the nations, and they defiled the Lord’s temple that He had consecrated in Jerusalem.
After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt—though You, our God, have punished us less than our sins deserve and have allowed us to survive—
These nobles kept mentioning Tobiah’s good deeds to me, and they reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.
Remember me for this, my God, and don’t erase the deeds of faithful love I have done for the house of my God and for its services.
For He repays a person according to his deeds,and He brings his ways on him.
Therefore, He recognizes their deedsand overthrows them by night, and they are crushed.
Sing to the Lord, who dwells in Zion;proclaim His deeds among the nations.
For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.The upright will see His face.
Repay them according to what they have done—according to the evil of their deeds.Repay them according to the work of their hands;give them back what they deserve.
in your splendor ride triumphantlyin the cause of truth, humility, and justice.May your right hand show your awe-inspiring acts.
For the choir director: on Mahalath. A Davidic Maskil.The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”They are corrupt, and they do vile deeds.There is no one who does good.
He revealed His ways to Moses,His deeds to the people of Israel.
Give thanks to Yahweh, call on His name;proclaim His deeds among the peoples.
wonderful works in the land of Ham,awe-inspiring acts at the Red Sea.
They provoked the Lord with their deeds,and a plague broke out against them.
They defiled themselves by their actionsand prostituted themselves by their deeds.
The disloyal one will get what his conduct deserves,and a good man, what his deeds deserve.
“Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves.Remove your evil deeds from My sight.Stop doing evil.
Tell the righteous that it will go well for them,for they will eat the fruit of their labor.
and on that day you will say:“Give thanks to Yahweh; proclaim His name!Celebrate His works among the peoples.Declare that His name is exalted.
So He will repay according to their deeds:fury to His enemies,retribution to His foes,and He will repay the coastlands.
When You did awesome worksthat we did not expect,You came down,and the mountains quaked at Your presence.
for your iniquities and the iniquitiesof your fathers together,”says the Lord.“Because they burned incense on the mountainsand reproached Me on the hills,I will reward them fullyfor their former deeds.”
Circumcise yourselves to the Lord;remove the foreskin of your hearts,men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem.Otherwise, My wrath will break out like fireand burn with no one to extinguish itbecause of your evil deeds.
Therefore, a lion from the forest will strike them down.A wolf from an arid plain will ravage them.A leopard keeps watch over their cities.Anyone who leaves them will be torn to piecesbecause their rebellious acts are many,their unfaithful deeds numerous.
“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Correct your ways and your deeds, and I will allow you to live in this place.
The Lord informed me, so I knew.Then You helped me to see their deeds,
So now, say to the men of Judah and to the residents of Jerusalem: This is what the Lord says: I am about to bring harm to you and make plans against you. Turn now, each from your evil way, and correct your ways and your deeds.
House of David, this is what the Lord says:Administer justice every morning,and rescue the victim of robberyfrom the hand of his oppressor,or My anger will flare up like fireand burn unquenchablybecause of their evil deeds.
If they had really stood in My council,they would have enabled My people to hear My wordsand would have turned them back from their evil waysand their evil deeds.
He announced, ‘Turn, each of you, from your evil way of life and from your evil deeds. Live in the land the Lord gave to you and your ancestors long ago and forever.
For many nations and great kings will enslave them, and I will repay them according to their deeds and the work of their hands.’”
Perhaps they will listen and return—each from his evil way of life—so that I might relent concerning the disaster that I plan to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.
So now, correct your ways and deeds and obey the voice of the Lord your God so that He might relent concerning the disaster that He warned about.
the One great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are on all the ways of the sons of men in order to give to each person according to his ways and the result of his deeds.
The Lord can no longer bear your evil deeds and the detestable acts you have committed, so your land has become a waste, a desolation, and an object of cursing, without inhabitant, as you see today.
This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘As for you and your wives, you women have spoken with your mouths, and you men fulfilled it by your deeds, saying, “We will keep our vows that we have made to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings for her.” Go ahead, confirm your vows! Pay your vows!’
Summon the archers to Babylon,all who string the bow;camp all around her; let none escape.Repay her according to her deeds;just as she has done, do the same to her,for she has acted arrogantly against the Lord,against the Holy One of Israel.
There you will remember your ways and all your deeds that you have defiled yourselves with, and you will loathe yourselves for all the evil things you have done.
“Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves for your iniquities and detestable practices.
The same judgment will happento both people and priests.I will punish them for their waysand repay them for their deeds.
The Lord has sworn by the Pride of Jacob:I will never forget all their deeds.
I will perform miracles for themas in the days of your exodusfrom the land of Egypt.
Lord, I have heard the report about You;Lord, I stand in awe of Your deeds.Revive Your work in these years;make it known in these years.In Your wrath remember mercy!
Do not be like your ancestors; the earlier prophets proclaimed to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: Turn from your evil ways and your evil deeds. But they did not listen or pay attention to Me”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
But didn’t My words and My statutes that I commanded My servants the prophets overtake your ancestors? They repented and said: As the Lord of Hosts purposed to deal with us for our ways and deeds, so He has dealt with us.”
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”
Therefore, you are witnesses that you approvethe deeds of your fathers, for they killed them, and you build their monuments.
“This, then, is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed.
The world cannot hate you, but it does hate Me because I testify about it—that its deeds are evil.
He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did many charitable deeds for the Jewish people and always prayed to God.
for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
(for as he lived among them, that righteous man tormented himself day by day with the lawless deeds he saw and heard)—
wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shameful deeds; wandering stars for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever!