'Ways' in the Bible
Now, if I've found favor in your sight, please show me your ways so I may know you in order to find favor in your sight. And remember, this nation is your people."
Observe the commands of the LORD your God by walking in his ways and by fearing him,
"Now Israel, what does the LORD your God desire from you? Only this: fear him, walk in all his ways, love him, serve him with all your heart and in all your life,
"If you carefully observe all of these commands that I'm giving you to do to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cling to him,
and if you are careful to observe all these commands that I am commanding you today to love the LORD your God and to walk daily in his ways then add three more cities in addition to these three cities.
You have declared this very day that the LORD will be your God. You are to walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commands, and judgments, and obey his voice.
"The LORD will assign you to be a holy people for himself, just as he promised you, as long as you keep his commands and walk in his ways.
That's why I'm commanding you today to love the LORD your God by walking in his ways and by observing his commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live long, increase, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in the land that you are about to enter to possess.
Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he.
They'll divide it seven ways. Judah will stay in its territory on the south and the house of Joseph will remain in its territory on the north.
Only be very careful to keep the commands and the Law that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you that is, to love the LORD your God, to follow in all of his ways, to keep his commands, to stay close to him, and to serve him with all your heart and soul."
then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of all human beings
then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of human beings
Then Haman told them about his splendid wealth, the number of his sons, all the ways the king had honored him, and that he had promoted him above all the other officials and ministers of the king.
Repent! Let there be no injustice; Change your ways! My vindication is at stake.
"They say to God, "Turn away from us! We have no desire to know your ways.
"Then there are those who rebel against the light; they are not acquainted with its ways; and they don't stay on its course.
Indeed, these are the fringes of his ways, and how faint is the whisper we've heard of it! But who can comprehend the thunder of his might?"
because they've abandoned their pursuit of him and had no respect for any of his ways.
Their ways always seem prosperous. Your judgments are on high, far away from them. They scoff at all their enemies.
As for the ways of mankind, I have, according to the words of your lips, avoided the ways of the violent.
because I have kept the ways of the LORD, and I have not wickedly departed from my God;
Cause me to understand your ways, LORD; teach me your paths.
Then I will teach transgressors about your ways, and sinners will turn to you.
Let your ways be known by all the nations of the earth, along with your deliverance.
If only my people would obey me, if only Israel would walk in my ways!
Teach me your ways, LORD, that I may walk in your truth; let me wholeheartedly revere your name.
for he will command his angels to protect you in all your ways.
For forty years I loathed that generation, so I said, "They are a people whose hearts continuously err, and they have not understood my ways."
Instead, they mingled among the nations and learned their ways.
Because of their rebellious ways, fools suffered for their iniquities.
who practice no evil while they walk in his ways.
Oh, that my ways were steadfast, so I may keep your statutes.
I will meditate on your precepts, and I will respect your ways.
I have talked about my ways, and you have answered me; Teach me your statutes.
Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.
I keep your precepts and your decrees because all of my ways are before you. Tav
How blessed are all who fear the LORD as they follow in his ways.
They will sing about the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD!
You scrutinize my life and my rest; you are familiar with all of my ways.
The LORD is righteous in all of his ways and graciously loving in all of his activities.
and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness;
whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways,
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peaceful.
Carefully measure the paths for your feet, and all your ways will be established.
Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise.
Leave your naive ways, and live. Walk in the path of understanding."
Devious minds are abhorrent to the LORD, but those whose ways are innocent are his delight.
Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.
When a person's ways please the LORD, even his enemies will be at peace with him.
or you may learn his ways and find yourself caught in a trap.
Give me your heart, my son, and keep your eyes fixed on my ways,
Many groups of people will come, commenting, "Come! Let's go up to the Temple of the God of Jacob, that they may teach us his ways. Then let's walk in his paths." "Instruction will proceed from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
"Who handed Jacob over to looters, and Israel to robbers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned? After all, they weren't willing to walk in his ways, and they wouldn't obey his instruction,
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways," declares the LORD.
"For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
I've seen his ways, yet I will heal him, and restore for him comfort to him and for those who mourn for him
They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.
"If you keep your feet from trampling the Sabbath, from pursuing your own interests on my holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight and the LORD's holy day honorable; and if you honor it by not going your own ways and seeking your own pleasure or speaking merely idle words,
Why, LORD, do you make us wander from your ways and harden our hearts, so that we do not fear you? Turn back for the sake of your servants, for the sake of the tribes that are your heritage.
You come to the aid of those who gladly do what's right, To those who remember you in your ways. See, you were angry, and we sinned against them for a long time, but we will be saved.
"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.
"Change your ways and your deeds, and I'll let you live in this place. Don't trust deceptive words like these, and say, "The Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD,'
but rather, truly change your ways and your deeds. If you truly practice justice between each person and his neighbor,
but I did give them this command: "Obey me and I'll be your God, and you will be my people. Walk in all the ways that I command you so it will go well for you.'
If they have learned the ways of my people well, to swear by my name: "As surely as the LORD lives,' just as they once taught my people to swear by Baal, then they'll be built up among my people.
I'll winnow them with a winnowing fork in the gates of the land. I'll make them childless. I'll destroy my people, for they didn't change their ways.
For I am watching all their ways; they are not hidden from my sight. Their iniquity is not concealed from my eyes.
"Now say to the people of Judah and to the residents of Jerusalem, "This is what the LORD says: "Look, I'm designing a disaster just for you, and I'm making plans against you. Each one of you must repent from his evil way. Make your ways and deeds right."'
You are great in regards to your purposes and mighty in regards to your works. Your eyes are open to everything that people do, and will reward each one according to their ways and just as their actions deserve.
"Therefore, look out! I've reached out to oppose you. I withdrew your rations and delivered you to those Philistine women who hate you. Even they were embarrassed at your wicked ways!
"I don't take delight in the death of the wicked, do I?" asks the Lord GOD. "Shouldn't I rather delight when he turns from his wicked ways and lives?
""I, the LORD have spoken. It will happen, because I'm going to do it. I won't hold back, have compassion, or change my mind. They'll judge you according to your ways and deeds,' declares the Lord GOD."
In conclusion, I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and give glory to the King of heaven: For everything he does is true, his ways are just, and he is able to humble those who walk in pride."
"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.
While Ephraim stands watch with my God, the prophet has snares set that will trap his ways, and hostility lodges in the Temple of his God.
The LORD accuses Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways; he will repay him for what he does.
Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.
moving quickly to rub the face of the needy in the dirt. Corrupting the ways of the humble, a man and his father go to the same woman, deliberately defiling my holy name.
No man or animal, herd or flock, is to taste anything, graze, or drink water. Instead, let both man and animal clothe themselves with sackcloth and cry out to God forcefully. Let every person turn from his evil ways and from his tendency to do violence.
God took note of what they did that they turned from their evil ways. Because God relented concerning the trouble about which he had warned them, he did not carry it out.
Many nations will approach and say, "Come, let's go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the Temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us about his ways, and we will walk according to his directions.' "Indeed, the Law will proceed from Zion, and the message of the LORD from Jerusalem.
He stood up and shook the land; with his stare he startled the nations. The age-old mountains were shattered, and the ancient hilltops bowed down. His ways are eternal.
"Now this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, says: "Carefully consider your ways:
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Carefully consider your ways:
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "If you will live according to my ways, and if you will keep what I have entrusted to you, then you will also administer my Temple, and you will also guard my courtyards. And I will give you access to these who serve here.
"So I also made you despised, humiliating you before all of the people, because you aren't following my ways and are showing partiality when you teach."
Every valley will be filled, and every mountain and hill will be leveled. The crooked ways will be made straight, and the rough roads will be made smooth.
And they kept insulting him in many other ways.
You have made the ways of life known to me, and you will fill me with gladness in your presence.'
When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."
and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?
In past generations he allowed all the nations to go their own ways,
The disagreement was so sharp that they parted ways. Barnabas took Mark and sailed to Cyprus,
They said, "This man is persuading people to worship God in ways that are contrary to the Law."
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia but raised in this city and educated at the feet of Gamaliel in the strict ways of our ancestral Law. I am as zealous for God as all of you are today.
The islanders honored us in many ways, and when we were about to sail again, they supplied us with everything we needed.
O how deep are God's riches, and wisdom, and knowledge! How unfathomable are his decisions and unexplainable are his ways!
Let no one deceive himself. If any of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really wise.