'Reward' in the Bible
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: "Fear not, Abram! I am your shield and the one who will reward you in great abundance."
Then Leah said, "God has granted me a reward because I gave my servant to my husband as a wife." So she named him Issachar.
the spies spotted a man leaving the city. They said to him, "If you show us a secret entrance into the city, we will reward you."
He said to his mother, "You know the eleven hundred pieces of silver which were stolen from you, about which I heard you pronounce a curse? Look here, I have the silver. I stole it, but now I am giving it back to you." His mother said, "May the Lord reward you, my son!"
May the Lord reward your efforts! May your acts of kindness be repaid fully by the Lord God of Israel, from whom you have sought protection!"
Now may the Lord show you true kindness! I also will reward you, because you have done this deed.
Ahimaaz the son of Zadok again spoke to Joab, "Whatever happens, let me go after the Cushite." But Joab said, "Why is it that you want to go, my son? You have no good news that will bring you a reward."
I will cross the Jordan with the king and go a short distance. Why should the king reward me in this way?
Let him not trust in what is worthless, deceiving himself; for worthlessness will be his reward.
Certainly you reward the godly, Lord. Like a shield you protect them in your good favor.
Yes, your servant finds moral guidance there; those who obey them receive a rich reward.
For you, O God, hear my vows; you grant me the reward that belongs to your loyal followers.
This brought him a reward, an eternal gift.
Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.
The reward which the righteous receive is life; the recompense which the wicked receive is judgment.
The wicked person earns deceitful wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a genuine reward.
The reward for humility and fearing the Lord is riches and honor and life.
for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and the Lord will reward you.
I did not restrain myself from getting whatever I wanted; I did not deny myself anything that would bring me pleasure. So all my accomplishments gave me joy; this was my reward for all my effort.
So I perceived there is nothing better than for people to enjoy their work, because that is their reward; for who can show them what the future holds?
I have seen personally what is the only beneficial and appropriate course of action for people: to eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all their hard work on earth during the few days of their life which God has given them, for this is their reward.
To every man whom God has given wealth, and possessions, he has also given him the ability to eat from them, to receive his reward and to find enjoyment in his toil; these things are the gift of God.
For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything; they have no further reward -- and even the memory of them disappears.
Enjoy life with your beloved wife during all the days of your fleeting life that God has given you on earth during all your fleeting days; for that is your reward in life and in your burdensome work on earth.
Look, the sovereign Lord comes as a victorious warrior; his military power establishes his rule. Look, his reward is with him; his prize goes before him.
But I thought, "I have worked in vain; I have expended my energy for absolutely nothing." But the Lord will vindicate me; my God will reward me.
Look, the Lord announces to the entire earth: "Say to Daughter Zion, 'Look, your deliverer comes! Look, his reward is with him and his reward goes before him!'"
You plan great things and you do mighty deeds. You see everything people do. You reward each of them for the way they live and for the things they do.
But if you can disclose the dream and its interpretation, you will receive from me gifts, a reward, and considerable honor. So disclose to me the dream and its interpretation!"
Does the family of Jacob say, 'The Lord's patience can't be exhausted -- he would never do such things'? To be sure, my commands bring a reward for those who obey them,
Rejoice and be glad because your reward is great in heaven, for they persecuted the prophets before you in the same way.
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they?
"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.
Thus whenever you do charitable giving, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in synagogues and on streets so that people will praise them. I tell you the truth, they have their reward.
so that your gift may be in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.
"Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
But whenever you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.
"When you fast, do not look sullen like the hypocrites, for they make their faces unattractive so that people will see them fasting. I tell you the truth, they have their reward.
so that it will not be obvious to others when you are fasting, but only to your Father who is in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.
Whoever receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. Whoever receives a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.
And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, I tell you the truth, he will never lose his reward."
For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will reward each person according to what he has done.
For I tell you the truth, whoever gives you a cup of water because you bear Christ's name will never lose his reward.
Rejoice in that day, and jump for joy, because your reward is great in heaven. For their ancestors did the same things to the prophets.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.
(Now this man Judas acquired a field with the reward of his unjust deed, and falling headfirst he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
He will reward each one according to his works:
The one who plants and the one who waters work as one, but each will receive his reward according to his work.
If what someone has built survives, he will receive a reward.
For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward. But if I do it unwillingly, I am entrusted with a responsibility.
What then is my reward? That when I preach the gospel I may offer the gospel free of charge, and so not make full use of my rights in the gospel.
because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.
So do not throw away your confidence, because it has great reward.
He regarded abuse suffered for Christ to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for his eyes were fixed on the reward.
Watch out, so that you do not lose the things we have worked for, but receive a full reward.
The nations were enraged, but your wrath has come, and the time has come for the dead to be judged, and the time has come to give to your servants, the prophets, their reward, as well as to the saints and to those who revere your name, both small and great, and the time has come to destroy those who destroy the earth."
(Look! I am coming soon, and my reward is with me to pay each one according to what he has done!
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