'Follow' in the Bible
And the slave said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land, must I therefore bring thy son again unto the land from which thou didst come?
And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be free from this my oath; only do not bring my son there again.
And I said unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not follow me.
And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Rise up, follow after those men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Why have ye rewarded evil for good?
And all these thy slaves shall come down unto me and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Go out, and all the people that follow thee; and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.
And I will harden Pharaoh's heart that he shall follow after them; and I will be glorified in Pharaoh and in all his host; and the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD. And they did so.
And behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians that they shall follow them: and I will be glorified in Pharaoh and in all his host, in his chariots, and in his horsemen.
Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause hiding behind many to wrest judgment;
But my slave Caleb, because there was another spirit in him, and he proved to follow after me, I will bring him into the land that he entered into, and his seed shall receive it by inheritance,
Thou shalt follow justice and righteousness, that thou may live and inherit the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the thing does not follow nor come to pass, it is a word which the LORD has not spoken, but the prophet has spoken it presumptuously; thou shalt not be afraid of him.
Then he said unto them, Follow after me, for the LORD has delivered your enemies, the Moabites, into your hands. And they went down after him and took the fords of the Jordan towards Moab and did not let anyone pass.
And he said unto those of Succoth, Give, I pray you, loaves of bread unto the people that follow me; for they are faint that I may pursue after Zebah and Zalmunna, kings of Midian.
And his mother's brethren spoke for him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words, and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech, for they said, He is our brother.
And now this blessing which thy handmaid has brought unto my lord, let it be given unto the servants that follow my lord.
And David came to the two hundred men who were so faint that they could not follow David, whom they had made also to remain at the brook Besor, and they went forth to meet David and to meet the people that were with him, and when David came near to the people, he saluted them with peace.
And when Hushai came to Absalom, Absalom spoke unto him, saying, Thus spoke Ahithophel; shall we follow his word or not? Speak thou.
Behold, he is hid now in some pit or in some other place, and if some of thy men are overthrown at the beginning, whoever hears of it will say, There is a slaughter among the people that follow Absalom.
But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan, the prophet, and Shimei and Rei and the mighty men of David did not follow Adonijah.
And Elijah came near unto all the people and said, How long shall ye halt between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.
So he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto him, Go back again, for what have I done to thee?
And Benhadad sent unto him again and said, The gods do so unto me, and more also, that the dust of Samaria shall not be enough for the open hands of all the people that follow me.
And Elisha said unto them, This is not the way, neither is this the city; follow me, and I will bring you to the man whom ye seek. And he led them to Samaria.
Then Jehoiada, the priest, commanded the captains of the hundreds that governed the host and said unto them, Take her forth outside the order of the house and kill with the sword any that follow her. (For the priest had said, Let her not be slain in the house of the LORD.)
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will rest in the house of the LORD for ever.
rendering evil for good they are against me because I follow that which is good.
She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework; the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.
But the judgment shall be returned unto righteousness, and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Who raised up righteousness from the east, called him that he might follow him, gave the Gentiles before him, and made him rule over kings? He gave them as the dust to his sword and as driven stubble to his bow.
Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD; look unto the rock from which ye are hewn and to the hole of the pit from which ye are dug.
then it shall come to pass that the sword, which ye feared, shall overtake you there in the land of Egypt, and the famine, of which ye were afraid, shall follow close after you there in Egypt; and there ye shall die.
thus hath the Lord GOD said: Woe unto the foolish prophets that follow their own spirit and have seen nothing!
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to follow their own greed.
And she shall follow after her lovers, but she shall not overtake them; and she shall seek them, but shall not find them; then shall she say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then it was better with me than now.
And we shall know and follow on in knowing the LORD; his going forth is prepared as the dawn; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
And he said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;
And a certain scribe came and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee wherever thou goest.
But Jesus said unto him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.
And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom; and he said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.
And he that does not take his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.
Then Jesus said unto his disciples, If anyone will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Jesus said unto him, If thou desire to be perfect, go and sell what thou hast and give it to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come and follow me.
And Jesus said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.
And he suffered no one to follow him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.
And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out demons in thy name and he does not follow us; and we forbade him because he does not follow us.
Then Jesus beholding him loved him and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go, sell all that thou hast and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross , and follow me taking up thy stake (if thy desire is to be perfect).
And he sends forth two of his disciples and said unto them, Go into the city, and a man shall meet you bearing a pitcher of water; follow him.
And these signs shall follow those that believe: In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
And after these things he went forth and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom, and he said unto him, Follow me.
And he said to them all, If anyone will come after me, let them deny themself and take up their cross daily and follow me.
And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out demons in thy name; and we forbade him, because he does not follow with us.
And it came to pass that as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee, but let me first go bid farewell those who are at home at my house.
And they shall say to you, Behold it here, or, Behold it there; do not go, nor follow them.
Now when Jesus heard this, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.
And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there ye shall find a man bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he enters in.
When those who were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword?
The day following Jesus desired to go forth into Galilee and found Philip and said unto him, Follow me.
And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.
And they will not follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me;
If anyone serves me, let them follow me; and where I am, there shall my servant be also; the one that serves me, will my Father honour.
Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, where goest thou? Jesus answered him, Where I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my soul for thy sake.
This he spoke, signifying by what death he should clarify God. And when he had spoken this, he said unto him, Follow me.
Jesus said unto him, If I will that he tarry until I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.
And all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.
And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he said unto him, Cast thy garment about thee and follow me.
What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, that is to say, the righteousness which is by faith,
Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace and the edification of each one to the others.
Follow after charity and earnestly pursue spiritual gifts, but above all, that ye may prophesy.
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.
See that no one renders evil for evil unto anyone, but always follow that which is good, both among yourselves and to all men.
Some men's sins are manifest beforehand, before they come unto judgment, but to others they follow after.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, meekness.
Flee also youthful lusts, but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with those that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Follow peace with everyone and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:
Remember your pastors, who have spoken unto you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation:
searching when and in what point of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, which announced beforehand the afflictions that were to come upon the Christ, and the glory that should follow them.
Because for this were ye called: for the Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps
let him separate himself from evil and do good; let him seek peace and follow it.
And many shall follow their pernicious ways, by reason of whom the way of truth shall be blasphemed;
Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God, but he that does evil has not seen God.
These are those who are not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These are redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on; Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
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