'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.
and Jesus was baptized, and immediately went up from the water. At that moment the heavens opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him,
If therefore when you are offering your gift upon the altar, you remember that your brother has a grievance against you,
that so you may become true sons of your Father in Heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the wicked as well as the good, and sends rain upon those who do right and those who do wrong.
"Every one who hears these my teachings and acts upon them will be found to resemble a wise man who builds his house upon rock;
And every one who hears these my teachings and does not act upon them will be found to resemble a fool who builds his house upon sand.
The heavy rain descends, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and burst upon the house, and it falls; and disastrous is the fall."
Upon descending from the hill country He was followed by immense crowds.
He touched her hand and the fever left her: and then she rose and waited upon Him.
While He was thus speaking, a Ruler came up and profoundly bowing said, "My daughter is just dead; but come and put your hand upon her and she will return to life."
and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you.
What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what is whispered into your ear, proclaim upon the roofs of the houses.
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
"This is My servant whom I have chosen, My dearly loved One in whom My soul takes pleasure. I will put My spirit upon Him, and He will announce justice to the nations.
But if it is by the power of the Spirit of God that I expel the demons, it is evident that the Kingdom of God has come upon you.
But a portion falls upon good ground, and gives a return, some a hundred for one, some sixty, some thirty.
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.
"Master," answered Peter, "if it is you, bid me come to you upon the water."
"Come," said Jesus. Then Peter climbed down from the boat and walked upon the water to go to Him.
And I declare to you that you are Peter, and that upon this Rock I will build my Church, and the might of Hades shall not triumph over it.
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.
So He laid His hands upon them and went away.
but though they were eager to lay hands upon Him, they were afraid of the people, for by them He was regarded as a Prophet.
and he who swears by Heaven swears both by the throne of God and by Him who sits upon it.
that all the innocent blood shed upon earth may come on you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Berechiah whom you murdered between the Sanctuary and the altar.
I tell you in solemn truth that all these things will come upon the present generation.
"You see all these?" He replied; "in solemn truth I tell you that there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be pulled down."
"When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then will He sit upon His glorious throne,
"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.
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."
Then they spat upon Him, and taking the cane they repeatedly struck Him on the head with it.
But to their amazement there had been a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord had descended from Heaven, and had come and rolled back the stone, and was sitting upon it.
where He remained for forty days, tempted by Satan; and He was among the wild beasts, but the angels waited upon Him.
So He went to her, and taking her hand He raised her to her feet: the fever left her, and she began to wait upon them.
For He had cured many of the people, so that all who had any ailments pressed upon Him, to touch Him.
So if Satan has risen in arms and has made war upon himself, stand he cannot, but meets his end.
and besought Him with many entreaties. "My little daughter," he said, "is at the point of death: I pray you come and lay your hands upon her, that she may recover and live."
and wherever it comes upon him, it dashes him to the ground, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth, and he is pining away. I begged your disciples to expel it, but they had not the power."
Then He took them in His arms and blessed them lovingly, one by one, laying His hands upon them.
For the Son of Man also did not come to be waited upon, but to wait on others, and to give His life as the redemption-price for a multitude of people."
So He came into Jerusalem and into the Temple; and after looking round upon everything there, the hour being now late He went out to Bethany with the Twelve.
"You see all these great buildings?" Jesus replied; "not one stone will be left here upon another--not thrown down."
Going forward a short distance He threw Himself upon His face and prayed repeatedly that, if it was possible, He might be spared that time of agony;
Upon entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at their right hand, clothed in a long white robe. They were astonished and terrified.
The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for this reason your holy offspring will be called 'the Son of God.'
And His compassion is, generation after generation, Upon those who fear Him.
Now there was a man in Jerusalem of the name of Symeon, an upright and God-fearing man, who was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
A light to shine upon the Gentiles, And the glory of Thy people Israel."
And the child grew and became strong and full of wisdom, and the favour of God rested upon Him.
"Why is it that you have been searching for me?" He replied; "did you not know that it is my duty to be engaged upon my Father's business?"
and the Holy Spirit came down in bodily shape, like a dove, upon Him, and a voice came from Heaven, which said, "Thou art My Son, dearly loved: in Thee is My delight."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the poor; He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners of war and recovery of sight to the blind: to send away free those whom tyranny has crushed,
But Jesus rebuked the demon. "Silence!" He exclaimed; "come out of him." Upon this, the demon hurled the man into the midst of them, and came out of him without doing him any harm.
And looking round upon them all He said to the man, "Stretch out your arm." He did so, and the arm was restored.
Then fixing His eyes upon His disciples, Jesus said to them, "Blessed are you poor, because the Kingdom of God is yours.
He is like a man building a house, who digs and goes deep, and lays the foundation on the rock; and when a flood comes, the torrent bursts upon that house, but is unable to shake it, because it is securely built.
But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."
No oil did you pour even on my head; but she has poured perfume upon my feet.
"The sower," He said, "goes out to sow his seed; and as he sows, some of the seed falls by the way-side, and is trodden upon, or the birds of the air come and peck it up.
Another part drops upon the rock, and after growing up it withers away for want of moisture.
And if there is a lover of peace there, your peace shall rest upon it; otherwise come back upon you.
But if it is by the power of God that I drive out the demons, it is evident that the Kingdom of God has come upon you.
Now when the crowds came thronging upon Him, He proceeded to say, "The present generation is a wicked generation: it requires some sign, but no sign shall be given to it except that of Jonah.
"I came to throw fire upon the earth, and what is my desire? Oh that it were even now kindled!
and will not rather say to him, 'Get my dinner ready, make yourself tidy, and wait upon me till I have finished my dinner, and then you shall have yours'?
And to some who relied on themselves as being righteous men, and looked down upon all others, He addressed this parable.
For He will be given up to the Gentiles, and be mocked, outraged and spit upon.
And upon his return, after he had obtained the sovereignty, he ordered those servants to whom he had given the money to be summoned before him, that he might learn their success in trading.
For the time is coming upon thee when thy foes will throw up around thee earthworks and a wall, investing thee and hemming thee in on every side.
And they will dash thee to the ground and thy children within thee, and will not leave one stone upon another within thee; because thou hast not recognized the time of thy visitation."
But they could not find any way of doing it, for the people all hung upon His lips.
On one of those days while He was teaching the people in the Temple and proclaiming the Good News, the High Priests came upon Him, and the Scribes,
"As to these things which you now admire, the time is coming when there will not be one stone left here upon another which will not be pulled down."
"But take heed to yourselves, lest your souls be weighed down with self-indulgence and drunkenness or the anxieties of this life, and that day come upon you, suddenly, like a falling trap;
while He--an agony of distress having come upon Him--prayed all the more with intense earnestness, and His sweat became like clots of blood dropping on the ground.
While day after day I was with you in the Temple, you did not lay hands upon me; but to you belongs this hour--and the power of darkness."
And remember that I am about to send out my Father's promised gift to rest upon you. But, as for you, wait patiently in the city until you are clothed with power from on high."
For He it is from whose fulness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
John also gave testimony by stating: "I have seen the Spirit coming down like a dove out of Heaven; and it remained upon Him.
He who believes in the Son has the Life of the Ages; he who disobeys the Son will not enter into Life, but God's anger remains upon him.
Some of them wanted at once to arrest Him, but no one laid hands upon Him.
And Jesus, having procured a young ass, sat upon it, just as the Scripture says,
But they will inflict all this suffering upon you on account of your bearing my name--because they do not know Him who sent me.
Upon His saying this, one of the officers standing by struck Him with his open hand, asking Him as he did so, "Is that the way you answer the High Priest?"
Upon receiving this answer, Pilate was for releasing Him. But the Jews kept shouting, "If you release this man, you are no friend of Caesar's. Every one who sets himself up as king declares himself a rebel against Caesar."
Having said this He breathed upon them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
and yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and Samaria and to the remotest parts of the earth."
"And it shall come to pass in the last days, God says, that I will pour out My Spirit upon all mankind; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall have dreams;
and even upon My bondservants, both men and women, at that time, I will pour out My Spirit, and they shall prophesy.
For David says in reference to Him, "'I constantly fixed my eyes upon the Lord, because He is at my right hand in order that I may continue unshaken.
Being a Prophet, however, and knowing that God had solemnly sworn to him to seat a descendant of his upon his throne,
Fear came upon every one, and many marvels and signs were done by the Apostles.
While they were saying this to the people, the Priests, the Commander of the Temple Guard, and the Sadducees came upon them,
And they, upon hearing the story, all lifted up their voices to God and said, "O Sovereign Lord, it is Thou who didst make Heaven and earth and sea, and all that is in them,
while the Apostles with great force of conviction delivered their testimony as to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus; and great grace was upon them all.
Upon hearing these words Ananias fell down dead, and all who heard the words were awe-struck.
"How was it," replied Peter, "that you two agreed to try an experiment upon the Spirit of the Lord? The men who have buried your husband are already at the door, and they will carry you out."
and laid hands upon the Apostles, and put them into the public jail.
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