'Mystery' in the Bible
And he said to them, To you is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to them who are without, all things are done in parables,
For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;
Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages,
But we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, that hidden wisdom which God had predetermined before the ages for our glory:
Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all fall asleep, but we shall all be changed,
having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in himself
that by revelation the mystery has been made known to me, (according as I have written before briefly,
by which, in reading it, ye can understand my intelligence in the mystery of the Christ,)
and to enlighten all with the knowledge of what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things,
This mystery is great, but I speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.
and for me in order that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the glad tidings,
the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but has now been made manifest to his saints;
to whom God would make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you the hope of glory:
to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the mystery of God;
praying at the same time for us also, that God may open to us a door of the word to speak the mystery of Christ, on account of which also I am bound,
For the mystery of lawlessness already works; only there is he who restrains now until he be gone,
holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory.
The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.
but in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound the trumpet, the mystery of God also shall be completed, as he has made known the glad tidings to his own bondmen the prophets.
and upon her forehead a name written, Mystery, great Babylon, the mother of the harlots, and of the abominations of the earth.
And the angel said to me, Why hast thou wondered? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast which carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.