'Promise' in the Bible
who hast kept with thy servant David my father that which thou didst promise him; thou spokest with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thy hand, as at this day.
who hast kept with thy servant David my father that which thou didst promise him; thou spokest with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thy hand as at this day.
And they said, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do, as thou hast said. And I called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise.
Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house and from his earnings, that performeth not this promise: even thus be he shaken out and emptied! And all the congregation said, Amen! And they praised Jehovah. And the people did according to this promise.
And behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you; but do ye remain in the city till ye be clothed with power from on high.
and, being assembled with them, commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which said he ye have heard of me.
Having therefore been exalted by the right hand of God, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this which ye behold and hear.
For to you is the promise and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God may call.
But as the time of promise drew near which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
Of this man's seed according to promise has God brought to Israel a Saviour, Jesus;
And we declare unto you the glad tidings of the promise made to the fathers,
Do not thou then be persuaded by them, for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have put themselves under a curse neither to eat nor drink till they kill him; and now they are ready waiting the promise from thee.
And now I stand to be judged because of the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,
For it was not by law that the promise was to Abraham, or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world, but by righteousness of faith.
For if they which are of law be heirs, faith is made vain, and the promise made of no effect.
Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all,
and hesitated not at the promise of God through unbelief; but found strength in faith, giving glory to God;
That is, they that are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God; but the children of the promise are reckoned as seed.
For this word is of promise, According to this time I will come, and there shall be a son to Sarah.
that the blessing of Abraham might come to the nations in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Now I say this, A covenant confirmed beforehand by God, the law, which took place four hundred and thirty years after, does not annul, so as to make the promise of no effect.
For if the inheritance be on the principle of law, it is no longer on the principle of promise; but God gave it in grace to Abraham by promise.
Why then the law? It was added for the sake of transgressions, until the seed came to whom the promise was made, ordained through angels in the hand of a mediator.
but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe.
but if ye are of Christ, then ye are Abraham's seed, heirs according to promise.
But he that was of the maid servant was born according to flesh, and he that was of the free woman through the promise.
But ye, brethren, after the pattern of Isaac, are children of promise.
in whom ye also have trusted, having heard the word of the truth, the glad tidings of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, ye have been sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
that ye were at that time without Christ, aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
that they who are of the nations should be joint heirs, and a joint body, and joint partakers of his promise in Christ Jesus by the glad tidings;
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,
for bodily exercise is profitable for a little, but piety is profitable for everything, having promise of life, of the present one, and of that to come.
Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by God's will, according to promise of life, the life which is in Christ Jesus,
Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.
and thus, having had long patience, he got the promise.
Wherein God, willing to shew more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of his purpose, intervened by an oath,
And for this reason he is mediator of a new covenant, so that, death having taken place for redemption of the transgressions under the first covenant, the called might receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.
For ye have need of endurance in order that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;
And these all, having obtained witness through faith, did not receive the promise,
and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for from the time the fathers fell asleep all things remain thus from the beginning of the creation.
The Lord does not delay his promise, as some account of delay, but is longsuffering towards you, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
But, according to his promise, we wait for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwells righteousness.
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