'Tell' in the Bible
"Who are you, then?" they asked. "We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What can you tell us about yourself?"
Then he told him, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you will see heaven standing open and the angels of God going up and coming down to the Son of Man."
and didn't need anyone to tell him what people were like, because he himself knew what was in every person.
Jesus replied to him, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born from above he cannot see the kingdom of God."
Jesus answered, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Truly, I tell you emphatically, we know what we're talking about, and we testify about what we've seen. Yet you people do not accept our testimony.
If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?
The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
You say, don't you, "In four more months the harvest will begin?' Look, I tell you, open your eyes and observe that the fields are ready for harvesting now!
Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the Son can do nothing on his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing, What the Father does, the Son does likewise.
"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the time approaches, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear it will live.
Jesus replied to them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you are looking for me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate the loaves and were completely satisfied.
Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me has eternal life.
So Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you don't have life in yourselves.
"Master," replied Simon Peter, "to whom shall we go? Your teachings tell us of the Life of the Ages.
If any man desires to do His will (God's pleasure), he will know (have the needed illumination to recognize, and can tell for himself) whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking from Myself and of My own accord and on My own authority.
And yet we know this man, and we know where he is from; but as for the Christ, when He comes, no one can tell where He is from."
Does not the Scripture tell us that the Christ will come from the offspring of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?
Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
"I have many things to say and to judge about you, but the One who sent Me is true, and what I have heard from Him-these things I tell the world."
Jesus answered them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, that everyone who commits sin is a slave of sin.
I tell the things which I have seen and learned at My Father's side, and your actions also reflect what you have heard and learned from your father.
And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
Who among you can convict Me of sin? If I tell the truth, why don't you believe Me?
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death."
Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, before there was an Abraham, I AM!"
Then they summoned the man who used to be blind a second time and said to him, "Promise before God to tell the truth. We know that this man is a sinner."
He answered, "And who is he, sir? Tell me, so that I may believe in him."
"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the person who doesn't enter the sheepfold through the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a bandit.
So again Jesus said, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, I'm the gate for the sheep.
Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
"I did tell you and you don't believe," Jesus answered them. "The works that I do in My Father's name testify about Me.
Jesus said to her, "Didn't I tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?"
Now the high priests and the Pharisees had given orders that whoever knew where he was should tell them so that they could arrest him.
Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it produces a lot of grain.
This is because I have never spoken on My own authority or of My own accord or as self-appointed, but the Father Who sent Me has Himself given Me orders [concerning] what to say and what to tell.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, a servant isn't greater than his master, and a messenger isn't greater than the one who sent him.
Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who receives whomever I send receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me."
After saying this, Jesus was deeply troubled in spirit and declared solemnly, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, one of you is going to betray me!"
So Simon Peter gestured to him, and said to him, "Tell us who it is of whom He is speaking."
"Children, I am with you a little while longer. You will look for Me, and just as I told the Jews, 'Where I am going you cannot come,' so now I tell you.
Jesus answered him, "Would you lay down your life for me? I tell you emphatically, a rooster will not crow until you have denied me three times."
Don't you believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words that I tell you, I speak not from myself; but the Father who lives in me does his works.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father.
You have heard Me tell you, 'I am going away and I am coming to you.' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.
But I have told you these things so that when their time comes you may remember I told them to you. I didn't tell you these things from the beginning, because I was with you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
"I still have many things to tell you, but you can't bear them now.
and when He may come -- the Spirit of truth -- He will guide you to all the truth, for He will not speak from Himself, but as many things as He will hear He will speak, and the coming things He will tell you;
He will glorify me, because of mine He will take, and will tell to you.
'All things, as many as the Father hath, are mine; because of this I said, That of mine He will take, and will tell to you;
They said therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while? we cannot tell what he saith.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you'll cry and mourn, but the world will rejoice. You'll be deeply distressed, but your pain will turn into joy.
On that day, you won't ask me for anything. Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whatever you ask the Father for in my name, he will give it to you.
"I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures, but I will tell you plainly about the Father.
Jesus answered him, "If I have said anything wrong, tell me what it was. But if I have told the truth, why do you hit me?"
Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me?
So she ran, as fast as she could, to find Simon Peter and the other disciple--the one who was dear to Jesus--and to tell them, "They have taken the Master out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have put Him."
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
"Don't cling to Me," Jesus told her, "for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father-to My God and your God."
Jesus told him, "Feed my sheep. "Truly, I tell you emphatically, when you were young, you would fasten your belt and go wherever you liked. But when you get old, you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will fasten your belt and take you where you don't want to go."
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