35 occurrences in 12 translations

'Worldly' in the Bible

The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.

If then you haven't been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will entrust you with the true riches?

“But be on guard, so that your hearts are not weighed down and depressed with the giddiness of debauchery and the nausea of self-indulgence and the worldly worries of life, and then that day [when the Messiah returns] will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool [discarding his worldly pretensions and acknowledging his lack of wisdom], so that he may become [truly] wise.

And I would have you free from worldly anxiety. An unmarried man concerns himself with the Lord's business--how he shall please the Lord;

Am I making use of merely worldly illustrations? Does not the Law speak in the same tone?

So then, was I indecisive or capricious when I was [originally] planning this? Or the things I plan, do I plan in a self-serving way like a worldly man, ready to say, “Yes, yes” and “No, no” [at the same time]?

I ask that when I do come I will not be driven to the boldness that I intend to show toward those few who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh [like men without the Spirit].

For, though we are still living in the world, it is no worldly warfare that we are waging.

Since many boast [of worldly things and brag] about human accomplishments, I will boast too.

knowing this, that the law [is] not given for a righteous [person] but for the lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and totally worldly, for the one who kills his father and the one who kills his mother, for murderers,

Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.

That kind of wisdom does not come from above. No, it is worldly, self-centered, and demonic.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חלד 
Cheled 
age , world , time
Usage: 5

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

תּבל 
Tebel 
Usage: 36

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

κοσμικός 
Kosmikos 
Usage: 2

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

οἰκουμένη 
Oikoumene 
Usage: 12

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