'Upon' in the Bible
This man John wore a garment of camel's hair, and a loincloth of leather; and he lived upon locusts and wild honey.
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,
And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:
But he answering said, 'It hath been written, Not upon bread alone doth man live, but upon every word coming forth from the mouth of God.'
Then the devil takes him to the holy city, and sets him upon the edge of the temple,
And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim:
"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."
'Ye are the light of the world, a city set upon a mount is not able to be hid;
Nor do men light a lamp and put it under the bushel, but upon the lamp-stand, and it shines for all who are in the house.
If therefore when you are offering your gift upon the altar, you remember that your brother has a grievance against you,
But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
To show that you are the children of your Father Who is in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the wicked and on the good, and makes the rain fall upon the upright and the wrongdoers [alike].
let thy kingdom come, let thy will be done as in heaven so upon the earth;
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
Do not give that which is holy (the sacred thing) to the dogs, and do not throw your pearls before hogs, lest they trample upon them with their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
Upon descending from the hill country He was followed by immense crowds.
And Jesus having entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion calling upon him,
He touched her hand and the fever left her: and then she rose and waited upon Him.
and lo, they were bringing to him a paralytic, laid upon a couch, and Jesus having seen their faith, said to the paralytic, 'Be of good courage, child, thy sins have been forgiven thee.'
But, that ye may know that the Son of Man hath power upon the earth to forgive sins -- (then saith he to the paralytic) -- having risen, take up thy couch, and go to thy house.'
And no man putteth a piece of undressed cloth upon an old garment; for that which should fill it up taketh from the garment, and a worse rent is made.
While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.
And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.
Do not think that I have come to send peace upon the earth: I have not come to send peace, but a sword.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which is not lawful to do upon the sabbath day.
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
But if I by the Spirit of God cast out demons, then indeed the kingdom of God is come upon you.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
and others fell upon the thorns, and the thorns did come up and choke them,
and others fell upon the good ground, and were giving fruit, some indeed a hundredfold, and some sixty, and some thirty.
And he that was sown upon the rocky places, this is he that heareth the word, and straightway with joy receiveth it;
But he that is sown upon the good ground this is he who hears and understands the word, who bears fruit also, and produces, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.
and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.
which, when it was filled, having drawn up again upon the beach, and having sat down, they gathered the good into vessels, and the bad they did cast out,
And [although he] wanted to kill him, he feared the crowd, because they looked upon him as a prophet.
And she having been instigated by her mother -- 'Give me (says she) here upon a plate the head of John the Baptist;
and his head was brought upon a plate, and was given to the damsel, and she brought it nigh to her mother.
Upon receiving these tidings, Jesus went away by boat to an uninhabited and secluded district; but the people heard of it and followed Him in crowds from the towns by land.
And Jesus having come forth, saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion upon them, and did heal their infirm;
And having commanded the multitudes to recline upon the grass, and having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he did bless, and having broken, he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes,
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went away to them, walking upon the sea,
and the disciples having seen him walking upon the sea, were troubled saying -- 'It is an apparition,' and from the fear they cried out;
And Peter answering him said, 'Sir, if it is thou, bid me come to thee upon the waters;'
and he said, 'Come;' and having gone down from the boat, Peter walked upon the waters to come unto Jesus,
And Jesus having called near his disciples, said, 'I have compassion upon the multitude, because now three days they continue with me, and they have not what they may eat; and to let them away fasting I will not, lest they faint in the way.'
And he commanded the multitudes to sit down upon the ground,
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
and I will give to thee the keys of the reign of the heavens, and whatever thou mayest bind upon the earth shall be having been bound in the heavens, and whatever thou mayest loose upon the earth shall be having been loosed in the heavens.'
And the disciples having heard, did fall upon their face, and were exceedingly afraid,
As they were descending the mountain, Jesus laid a command upon them. "Tell no one," He said, "of the sight you have seen till the Son of Man has risen from among the dead."
Then it dawned upon the disciples that it was John the Baptist about whom He had spoken to them.
When Peter said, "From strangers," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are exempt.
and whoever may cause to stumble one of those little ones who are believing in me, it is better for him that a weighty millstone may be hanged upon his neck, and he may be sunk in the depth of the sea.
Beware that you do not despise or feel scornful toward or think little of one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always are in the presence of and look upon the face of My Father Who is in heaven.
But if he do not hear thee, take with thee one or two besides, that every matter may stand upon the word of two witnesses or of three.
'Verily I say to you, Whatever things ye may bind upon the earth shall be having been bound in the heavens, and whatever things ye may loose on the earth shall be having been loosed in the heavens.
then having called him, his lord saith to him, Evil servant! all that debt I did forgive thee, seeing thou didst call upon me,
and having laid his hands upon them, he departed thence.
And looking at them Jesus said to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.
Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.
They brought the donkey and the colt and put their coats on them, and he sat upon them.
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it and found nothing upon it, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee from now on for ever. And then the fig tree withered away.
But if we say, 'From men,' we are afraid of the crowd, because they all look upon John as a prophet."
and [although they] wanted to arrest him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they looked upon him as a prophet.
These two commandments sum up and upon them depend all the Law and the Prophets.
for they bind together burdens heavy and grievous to be borne, and lay upon the shoulders of men, but with their finger they will not move them.
And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.
He therefore that swears by the altar swears by it and by all things that are upon it.
and he who did swear by the heaven, doth swear by the throne of God, and by Him who is sitting upon it.
That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.
Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.
And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
and then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in the heaven; and then shall all the tribes of the earth smite the breast, and they shall see the Son of Man coming upon the clouds of the heaven, with power and much glory;
When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
"Then will He say to those at His left, "'Begone from me, with the curse resting upon you, into the Fire of the Ages, which has been prepared for the Devil and his angels.
a woman, having an alabaster flask of very precious ointment, came to him and poured it out upon his head as he lay at table.
When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me.
"For when she poured this perfume on My body, she did it to prepare Me for burial.
And going forward a little he fell upon his face, praying and saying, My Father, if it be possible let this cup pass from me; but not as I will, but as thou wilt.
Now the betrayer had agreed upon a sign with them, to direct them. He had said, "The one whom I kiss is the man: lay hold of him."
But Jesus said to him, My friend, for what purpose art thou come? Then coming up they laid hands upon Jesus and seized him.
dost thou think that I am not able now to call upon my Father, and He will place beside me more than twelve legions of messengers?
But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest said to Him, I call upon you to swear by the living God, and tell us whether you are the Christ, the Son of God.
Jesus saith to him, 'Thou hast said; nevertheless I say to you, hereafter ye shall see the Son of Man sitting on the right hand of the power, and coming upon the clouds, of the heaven.'
Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying, "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him upon whom a price had been set, whom some of the children of Israel priced,
When he was seated upon the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man, for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
and all the people answering said, 'His blood is upon us, and upon our children!'
And they stripped off His clothes and put a scarlet robe ( garment of dignity and office worn by Roman officers of rank) upon Him,
And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
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