'Tell' in the Bible
The angel answered him, "I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and tell you this good news.
Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance. And don't start saying to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones!
The Devil said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; he has anointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to set oppressed people free,
Then he began to tell them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled even as you heard it being read."
And he said to them, "Doubtless you will tell me this parable: 'Physician, heal yourself!' Whatever we have heard that took place in Capernaum, do here in your hometown also!"
He added, "I tell all of you with certainty, a prophet is not accepted in his hometown.
But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
But He said to them, "I have to tell the Good News of the Kingdom of God to the other towns also, because for this purpose I was sent."
And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
But so you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" -He told the paralyzed man, "I tell you: get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home."
"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Or how can you tell your brother, 'Brother, let me remove the speck of chaff that is in your eye,' when you yourself don't see the beam that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you can see clearly to remove the speck of chaff that is in your brother's eye.
"Why do you keep calling me "Lord, Lord,' but don't do what I tell you?
Jesus went with them, and when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to tell Him, "Lord, don't trouble Yourself, since I am not worthy to have You come under my roof.
For I also am a man placed under authority, having under myself soldiers. I tell this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it."
Jesus heard this and was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following Him, He said, "I tell you, I have not found so great a faith even in Israel!"
Then He came up and touched the open coffin, and the pallbearers stopped. And He said, "Young man, I tell you, get up!"
Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.
When John's messengers had departed, he began to tell the multitudes about John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet.
I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John, but the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."
Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to tell you." He said, "Teacher, say on."
And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?
Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that's why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little."
"Go back to your home, and tell all that God has done for you." And off he went, proclaiming throughout the town all that Jesus had done for him.
And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.
And he straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing;
But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.
Heal the sick who are there, and tell them, 'The kingdom of God has come near you.'
I tell you, on that day it will be more tolerable for Sodom than for that town.
For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
But Martha was distracted by her many tasks, and she came up and asked, "Lord, don't You care that my sister has left me to serve alone? So tell her to give me a hand."
He said to them, "Which of you, if you go to a friend at midnight, and tell him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
I tell you, even though he won't get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence, he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
"So I tell you: Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. "Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible.
Meanwhile, when a multitude of many thousands had gathered together, so much so that they trampled on each other, he began to tell his disciples first of all, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
"But I tell you, my friends, never be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can't do anything more.
I'll show you the one you should be afraid of. Be afraid of the one who has the authority to throw you into hell after killing you. Yes, I tell you, be afraid of him!
"But I tell you, the Son of Man will acknowledge before God's angels everyone who acknowledges me before people.
Someone from the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'
Then He said to His disciples: "Therefore I tell you, don't worry about your life, what you will eat; or about the body, what you will wear.
"Consider how the wildflowers grow: they don't labor or spin thread. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was adorned like one of these!
How blessed are those servants whom the master finds watching for him when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he himself will put on an apron, make them sit down at the table, and go around and serve them.
I tell you the truth: he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:
I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.
Now at the same time some had come to tell him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
"Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you, many will try to enter and won't be able
When once the master of the house has risen up, and has shut the door, and you begin to stand outside, and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us!' then he will answer and tell you, 'I don't know you or where you come from.'
But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.
And I tell you that some now last will then be first, and some now first will then be last."
And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.
See, your house is abandoned to you. And I tell you, you will not see Me until the time comes when you say, Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! "
and he who invited both of you would come and tell you, 'Make room for this person.' Then you would begin, with shame, to take the lowest place.
But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.
At the time of the banquet, he sent his slave to tell those who were invited, 'Come, because everything is now ready.'
For I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will enjoy my banquet!' "
I tell you, in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous people who don't need repentance.
I tell you, in the same way, there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."
I will get up and go to my father, and will tell him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight.
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous money so that when it fails, they may welcome you into eternal dwellings.
Pay attention and always be on your guard [looking out for one another]. If your brother sins (misses the mark), solemnly tell him so and reprove him, and if he repents (feels sorry for having sinned), forgive him.
The Lord said, "If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you would tell this sycamore tree, 'Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
Instead, will he not tell him, 'Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink'?
They will tell you, 'Look, here!' or 'Look, there!' Don't go away, nor follow after them,
I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.
I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never get into it at all."
Jesus told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, there is no one who has left his home, wife, brothers, parents, or children because of the kingdom of God
As they were listening to this, He went on to tell a parable because He was near Jerusalem, and they thought the kingdom of God was going to appear right away.
" 'I tell you, that to everyone who has, more will be given; and from the one who does not have, even what he does have will be taken away.
Some of the Pharisees in the crowd told Jesus, "Teacher, tell your disciples to be quiet."
And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.
And spake unto him, saying, Tell us, by what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?
He answered them, "I will also ask you a question. Tell Me,
And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.
And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
Then He began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and went away for a long time.
"I tell you the truth," He said. "This poor widow has put in more than all of them.
I tell all of you with certainty, this generation won't disappear until all these things take place.
Tell the owner of the house, 'The Teacher asks you, "Where is the guest room where I can eat the Passover with My disciples?" '
For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God."
For I tell you, from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes."
"Simon, Simon, I tell you that Satan has obtained permission to have all of you to sift as wheat is sifted.
And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.
For I tell you, what is written must be fulfilled in Me: And He was counted among the outlaws. Yes, what is written about Me is coming to its fulfillment."
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:
But he told them, "If I tell you, you won't believe me, and if I ask you a question, you won't answer me.
Then they will begin to tell the mountains, 'Fall on us!' and tell the hills, 'Cover us.'
Jesus told him, "I tell you with certainty, today you will be with me in Paradise."
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