'Secret' in the Bible
‘The person who makes a carved idol or cast image, which is detestable to the Lord, the work of a craftsman, and sets it up in secret is cursed.’And all the people will reply, ‘Amen!’
‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is cursed.’And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
At the carved images near Gilgal he returned and said, “King Eglon, I have a secret message for you.” The king called for silence, and all his attendants left him.
While the men in ambush were waiting in her room, she called out to him, “Samson, the Philistines are here!” But he snapped the bowstrings as a strand of yarn snaps when it touches fire. The secret of his strength remained unknown.
so he told him: “My father Saul intends to kill you. Be on your guard in the morning and hide in a secret place and stay there.
You acted in secret, but I will do this before all Israel and in broad daylight.’”
He waits in ambush near the villages;he kills the innocent in secret places.His eyes are on the lookout for the helpless;
he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.
The secret counsel of the Lordis for those who fear Him,and He reveals His covenant to them.
They devise crimes and say,“We have perfected a secret plan.”The inner man and the heart are mysterious.
You have set our unjust ways before You,our secret sins in the light of Your presence.
My bones were not hidden from Youwhen I was made in secret,when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
A gossip goes around revealing a secret,but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence.
A secret gift soothes anger,and a covert bribe, fierce rage.
Make your case with your opponentwithout revealing another’s secret;
I will give you the treasures of darknessand riches from secret places,so that you may know that I, Yahweh,the God of Israel call you by your name.
I have not spoken in secret,somewhere in a land of darkness.I did not say to the descendants of Jacob:Seek Me in a wasteland.I, Yahweh, speak truthfully;I say what is right.
Approach Me and listen to this.From the beginning I have not spoken in secret;from the time anything existed, I was there.”And now the Lord Godhas sent me and His Spirit.
sitting among the graves,spending nights in secret places,eating the meat of pigs,and putting polluted broth in their bowls.
But if you will not listen,my innermost being will weep in secretbecause of your pride.My eyes will overflow with tears,for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.
Can a man hide himself in secret places where I cannot see him?”—the Lord’s declaration. “Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?”—the Lord’s declaration.
But I will strip Esau bare;I will uncover his secret places.He will try to hide himself, but he will be unable.His descendants will be destroyedalong with his relatives and neighbors.He will exist no longer.
Yes, you are wiser than Daniel;no secret is hidden from you!
“But you, Daniel, keep these words secret and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will roam about, and knowledge will increase.”
He said, “Go on your way, Daniel, for the words are secret and sealed until the time of the end.
so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
so that you don’t show your fasting to people but to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:I will open My mouth in parables;I will declare things kept secretfrom the foundation of the world.
He answered them, “The secretof the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to those outside, everything comes in parables
For no one does anything in secret while he’s seeking public recognition. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.”
“I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus answered him. “I have always taught in the synagogue and in the temple complex, where all the Jews congregate, and I haven’t spoken anything in secret.
on the day when God judges what people have kept secret, according to my gospel through Christ Jesus.
Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation about Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent for long ages
Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.
For it is shameful even to mention what is done by them in secret.
I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being content—whether well fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.
The secret of the seven stars you saw in My right hand and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
Then the angel said to me, “Why are you astonished? I will tell you the secret meaning of the woman and of the beast, with the seven heads and the 10 horns, that carries her.