'Worthy' in the Bible
lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and smite him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, since he hated him not previously.
And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be put to death, and thou have hanged him on a tree,
and unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing: there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death; for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and murdereth him, so is this matter;
This thing is not good which thou hast done. As Jehovah liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not guarded your master, Jehovah's anointed. And now see where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his head.
Then David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As Jehovah liveth, the man that hath done this thing is worthy of death;
And Solomon said, If he be a worthy man, there shall not one of his hairs fall to the earth; but if wickedness be found in him, he shall die.
And the king said to Abiathar the priest, Go to Anathoth, to thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death; but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou didst bear the ark of Adonai Jehovah before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.
And the priests and the prophets spoke unto the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die, for he hath prophesied against this city, as ye have heard with your ears.
And the princes and all the people said unto the priests and to the prophets, This man is not worthy to die; for he hath spoken to us in the name of Jehovah our God.
Produce therefore fruit worthy of repentance.
nor scrip for the way, nor two body coats, nor sandals, nor a staff: for the workman is worthy of his nourishment.
But into whatsoever city or village ye enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and there remain till ye go forth.
And if the house indeed be worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
And he who does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me.
Then he says to his bondmen, The wedding feast is ready, but those invited were not worthy;
Produce therefore fruits worthy of repentance; and begin not to say in yourselves, We have Abraham for our father, for I say unto you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
But they, being come to Jesus, besought him diligently, saying, He is worthy to whom thou shouldest grant this,
And Jesus went with them. But already, when he was not far from the house, the centurion sent to him friends, saying to him, Lord, do not trouble thyself, for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof.
Wherefore neither did I count myself worthy to come to thee. But say by a word and my servant shall be healed.
And in the same house abide, eating and drinking such things as they have; for the workman is worthy of his hire. Remove not from house to house.
but he who knew it not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom men have committed much, they will ask from him the more.
I am no longer worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
And the son said to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee; I am no longer worthy to be called thy son.
but they who are counted worthy to have part in that world, and the resurrection from among the dead, neither marry nor are given in marriage;
Watch therefore, praying at every season, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things which are about to come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
nor Herod either, for I remitted you to him, and behold, nothing worthy of death is done by him.
he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.
They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name.
And as John was fulfilling his course he said, Whom do ye suppose that I am? I am not he. But behold, there comes one after me, the sandal of whose feet I am not worthy to loose.
whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have no charge laid against him making him worthy of death or of bonds.
If then I have done any wrong and committed anything worthy of death, I do not deprecate dying; but if there is nothing of those things of which they accuse me, no man can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar.
But I, having found that he had done nothing worthy of death, and this man himself having appealed to Augustus, I have decided to send him;
but have, first to those both in Damascus and Jerusalem, and to all the region of Judaea, and to the nations, announced that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
and having gone apart, they spoke to one another saying, This man does nothing worthy of death or of bonds.
who having examined me were minded to let me go, because there was nothing worthy of death in me.
who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that they who do such things are worthy of death, not only practise them, but have fellow delight in those who do them.
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed to us.
I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,
that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.
a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for the sake of which ye also suffer;
To which end we also pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of the calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith with power,
Faithful is the word, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the first.
The word is faithful and worthy of all acceptation;
Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;
for the scripture says, Thou shalt not muzzle an ox that treadeth out corn, and, The workman is worthy of his hire.
Let as many bondmen as are under yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the teaching be not blasphemed.
For he has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by how much he that has built it has more honour than the house.
of how much worse punishment, think ye, shall he be judged worthy who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and esteemed the blood of the covenant, whereby he has been sanctified, common, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
(of whom the world was not worthy,) wandering in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caverns of the earth.
But thou hast a few names in Sardis which have not defiled their garments, and they shall walk with me in white, because they are worthy.
Thou art worthy, O our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honour and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy will they were, and they have been created.
And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?
And I wept much because no one had been found worthy to open the book nor to regard it.
And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,
saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that has been slain, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.