'Reason' in the Bible
and the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.
And there was no bread in all the land, for the famine was very sore, so that the land of Egypt and all the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine.
And it came to pass in process of time that the king of Egypt died, and the sons of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God from their bondage.
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
And the LORD did so: that there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh and into his slaves' houses and into all the land of Egypt; and the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your generations should be unclean by reason of a dead body or be on a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD.
After the number of the days in which ye spied out the land, even forty days, each day for a year, ye shall bear your iniquities forty years, and ye shall know my reason for annulling my promise.
The LORD spoke further unto Aaron, Behold, I also have given thee the charge of my offerings; all the dedicated things of the sons of Israel I have given unto thee by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by a perpetual statute.
And ye shall bear no sin by reason of it, when ye have offered from it the best of it; and ye shall not pollute the holy things of the sons of Israel, and ye shall not die.
(I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to show you the word of the LORD, for ye were afraid by reason of the fire and did not climb the mount), saying,
When there is among you any man that is not clean by reason of uncleanness that chances by night, then he shall go abroad out of the camp; he shall not come within the camp.
And this is the reason why Joshua circumcised them: All the people that had come out of Egypt, that were males, even all the men of war, had died in the wilderness by the way, after they came out of Egypt.
These bottles of wine, we also filled new, and, behold, they are rent, and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.
And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of that judge; for the LORD repented because of their groanings by reason of those that oppressed them and afflicted them.
And the elders of Gilead said unto Jephthah, For this same reason we turn again to thee now that thou may go with us and fight against the sons of Ammon and be our head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.
Saul returned, therefore, from pursuing after David and went against the Philistines. For this reason they called that place Selahammahlekoth.
And Jeroboam's wife did so and arose and went to Shiloh and came to the house of Ahijah. But Ahijah could not see, for his eyes were set by reason of his age.
so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God.
and thou shalt have great sickness, with disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.
And it came to pass, that in process of time, after the end of two years, his bowels fell out by reason of his sickness; so he died of sore diseases. And his people made no burning for him, like they had done for his fathers.
How much less shall I answer him and choose out my words to reason with him?
Hear diligently my reason and my declaration with your ears.
My eyes are dim by reason of sorrow, and all my thoughts are as a shadow.
After my words they would not reply, but my reason dropped upon them.
By reason of the great violence they shall call out; they cry out because of the strength of the many.
Teach us what we should say unto him; for we cannot order our speech by reason of darkness.
Of his greatness, the mighty are afraid; by reason of breakings they remove sin from themselves.
I am feeble and sore broken; I roar by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
for the voice of him that reproaches and blasphemes by reason of the enemy and of the avenger.
For this reason he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent in which he dwelt among men
Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep and like a mighty man that shouts by reason of wine.
My eye mourns by reason of affliction; LORD, I have called daily upon thee; I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
By reason of the voice of my groaning, my bones cleave to my skin.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore he shall beg in harvest and have nothing.
I applied my heart to know and to search and to seek out wisdom and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly and the madness of error;
For this reason the stars of the heavens and the lights thereof shall not shine: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not give forth her light.
For thy waste and thy desolate places and the land of thy destruction, shall even now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and those that destroyed thee shall be separated far away.
Therefore my people shall know my name for this reason in that day: for even I that speak, behold, I shall be present.
I did not sit in the assembly of the mockers, nor did I become puffed up by reason of thy prophecy; I sat alone because thou hast filled me with indignation.
As I live, said the Lord GOD, ye shall never again have reason to use this saying in Israel.
Thy mother was like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters, bearing fruit and spreading forth branches by reason of the many waters.
For this reason I also gave them statutes that were not good and rights by which they could not live,
By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee; thy walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen and of the wheels, and of the chariots when he shall enter into thy gates as men enter through breaches into a destroyed city.
Tarshish was thy market by reason of the multitude of all thy riches in silver, iron, tin, and lead; they traded in thy fairs.
Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.
Thine heart lifted thee up because of thy beauty; thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness; I will cast thee to the earth; I will expose thee before the kings, that they may behold thee.
He spoke and said to Arioch the king's captain, What is the reason for which this decree has gone forth from the king with such haste? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel.
In the same time my reason was returned unto me, and I turned to the majesty of my kingdom; my dignity and greatness returned unto me; and my governors and my great ones sought me; and I was restored in my kingdom, and more excellent greatness was added unto me.
Now the queen, by reason of the words of the king and of his princes, came into the banquet room. The queen spoke and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be pale.
And the host was given over by reason of the prevarication upon the daily sacrifice; and he cast the truth to the ground; and he did whatever he would and prospered.
In their pastures, they filled themselves; they were satisfied, and their heart was exalted; for this reason they have forgotten me.
and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.
I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as the sheep of Bozrah as the flock in the midst of their fold; they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.
Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves that ye have brought no bread?
And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?
Then Jesus, knowing their thoughts and answering them said, What reason ye in your hearts?
And for this reason the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill him: because he had done these things on a sabbath.
And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.
because by reason of him many of the Jews went away and believed on Jesus.
And when Paul was now about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you;
And for this reason do I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men.
And if our iniquity commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Shall for this reason God be unjust who sends punishment? (I speak as a man.)
For if Abraham were justified by works, he has reason to glory in himself, but not before God.
For the creatures were subjected to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who has subjected them,
For which reason I have even been hindered many times from coming to you.
For though I preach the gospel, I have no reason to glory, for it is an obligation laid upon me; for woe is me, if I do not preach the gospel!
Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,
Though I might also have reason to confide in the flesh. If any other man thinks that he has whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:
And by reason of this he ought, as for the people so also for himself, to offer for sins.
But strong food belongs to those that are perfect, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
And the others, truly, were many priests because they were not able to continue by reason of death:
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence,
For this reason, I will not leave off reminding you always of these things, although ye know them and are established in the present truth.
And many shall follow their pernicious ways, by reason of whom the way of truth shall be blasphemed;
But these, speaking evil of the things that they do not understand (as natural animals without reason, who are made to be taken and destroyed), shall utterly perish in their own corruption,
But these speak evil of those things which they do not know; but what they know by nature as animals without reason, in those things they corrupt themselves.
And I saw and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, who are yet to sound their trumpets!
And he opened the bottomless pit, and there arose smoke out of the pit as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
And they cast dust on their heads and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, in which all that had ships in the sea were made rich by reason of her riches! for in one hour is she made desolate.
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