'Secret' in the Bible
Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall.
and a man lies with her carnally, and it is hid from the eyes of her husband because she contaminated herself in secret, and there is no witness against her, neither was she taken in the act;
When men strive together one with another and the wife of the one draws near to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smites him and puts forth her hand and takes him by his secret parts;
Cursed is the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
But he, himself turned again from the graven images that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret word for thee, O king, who then said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.
Now there were men lying in wait in a chamber of her house. And she said unto him, The Philistines are upon thee, Samson. And he broke the wicker strands as a thread of tow is broken when it touches the fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.
But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David, and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul, my father, seeks to kill thee: now, therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning and abide in a secret place and hide thyself.
And it was so as she rode on the ass that she came down a secret part of the mountain, and, behold, David and his men came down against her, and she met them.
And when he came to a secret place, he took them from their hand and bestowed them in the house; and he let the men go, and they departed.
Afterward I came in secret unto the house of Shemaiah, the son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple; for they are coming to slay thee; yea, tonight they will come to slay thee.
He who made Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the secret places of the south.
He will reprove you severely, if in secret you give him such honour.
Hast thou heard the secret of God, that thou dost detain wisdom in thee alone?
Are the consolations of God in such small esteem with thee? Is there by chance any secret thing concerning thee?
He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places he murders the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.
like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
Nun The secret of the LORD is for those that fear him, and he will show them his covenant.
For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his tabernacle; in the secret of his tent shall he hide me; he shall set me high upon a rock.
Thou shalt pull me out of the net that they have laid in secret for me; for thou art my strength.
Thou shalt keep them in the secret place of thy face from the pride of man; thou shalt keep them in the tabernacle protected from the strife of tongues.
Behold, thou dost desire truth in the inward parts, and in the secret things thou hast made me to know wisdom.
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked, from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
That they may shoot in secret at the perfect; suddenly do they shoot at him and fear not.
Thou didst call in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder; I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
They have taken prudent counsel in secret against thy people and consulted against thy hidden ones.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
My body was not hid from thee, even though I was made in secret and brought together in the lowest parts of the earth.
For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD; but his secret is with the righteous.
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
A wicked man takes a gift in secret to pervert the paths of judgment.
The scars of past wounds are medicine for evil, and living reproof reaches the most secret places in the inward parts.
A gift in secret pacifies anger, and a bribe in the bosom strong wrath.
Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself and do not uncover the secret to another
Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Do not curse the king, not even in thy thought; and do not curse the rich even in the secret place of thy bedchamber; for the birds of the air shall carry the voice, and those who have wings shall tell the matter.
For God shall bring every work to judgment with every secret thing, whether it is good or whether it is evil.
O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is beautiful.
I have not spoken in secret in a dark place of the earth. Not without substance did I say unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me; I am the LORD who speaks righteousness, who declares things that are right.
Come near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was done, I was there: and now the LORD God has sent me and his Spirit.
But if ye will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret because of your pride; and weeping bitterly, my eyes shall be undone in tears because the LORD's flock was carried away captive.
For who has stood in the secret of the LORD and has seen and heard his word? Who has payed attention to his word and heard it?
But if they had stood in my secret, they would also have caused my people to hear my words, and they would have caused them to return from their evil way and from the evil of their doings.
But I will make Esau bare, I will uncover his secret places, and he shall not be able to hide himself; his seed shall be destroyed, and his brethren and his neighbours and he shall no longer be.
Daleth He was unto me as a bear lying in wait and as a lion in secret places.
I will also turn my face from them, and they shall pollute my secret place, for the destroyers shall enter into it and defile it.
behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from thee:
Because the Lord GOD will do nothing unless he reveals his secret to his slaves the prophets.
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy chamber, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret shall reward thee openly.
that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who sees in secret, shall reward thee openly.
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
Therefore if they say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth; Behold, he is in the secret chambers, believe it not.
For there is nothing hid which shall not be manifested; nor secret which shall not be exposed.
For nothing is secret that shall not be made manifest, neither any thing hid that shall not be known and come to light.
No one, when he has lighted a lamp, puts it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a lampstand that those who come in may see the light.
For no one who seeks to be clearly known does anything in secret. If thou doest these things, show thyself to the world.
But when his brethren were gone up, then he also went up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.
Jesus answered him, I spoke openly to the world; I always taught in the synagogue and in the temple, where all the Jews gather; and I have said nothing in secret.
But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast us into prison; and now do they thrust us out in secret? no indeed; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.