'Seriously' in the Bible
but those who did not take the word of the Lord seriously left their servants and their cattle in the field.
So now do as they say. But seriously warn them and make them aware of the policies of the king who will rule over them."
Her brother Absalom said to her, "Was Amnon your brother with you? Now be quiet, my sister. He is your brother. Don't take it so seriously!" Tamar, devastated, lived in the house of her brother Absalom.
But Josiah did not turn back from him; he disguised himself for battle. He did not take seriously the words of Necho which he had received from God; he went to fight him in the Plain of Megiddo.
Archers shot King Josiah; the king ordered his servants, "Take me out of this chariot, for I am seriously wounded."
Many will stumble over the stone and the rock, and will fall and be seriously injured, and will be ensnared and captured."
Moreover, on that day I will make Jerusalem a heavy burden for all the nations, and all who try to carry it will be seriously injured; yet all the peoples of the earth will be assembled against it.
If you do not listen and take seriously the need to honor my name," says the Lord who rules over all, "I will send judgment on you and turn your blessings into curses -- indeed, I have already done so because you are not taking it to heart.