'Worthy' in the Bible
bear, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation,
'I indeed do baptize you with water to reformation, but he who after me is coming is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to bear the sandals, he shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire,
And the centurion answering said, 'Sir, I am not worthy that thou mayest enter under my roof, but only say a word, and my servant shall be healed;
nor scrip for the way, nor two coats, nor sandals, nor staff -- for the workman is worthy of his nourishment.
'And into whatever city or village ye may enter, inquire ye who in it is worthy, and there abide, till ye may go forth.
and if indeed the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it; and if it be not worthy, let your peace turn back to you.
'He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,
and whoever doth not receive his cross and follow after me, is not worthy of me.
then saith he to his servants, The marriage-feast indeed is ready, and those called were not worthy,
what think ye?' and they answering said, 'He is worthy of death.'
and he proclaimed, saying, 'He doth come -- who is mightier than I -- after me, of whom I am not worthy -- having stooped down -- to loose the latchet of his sandals;
Ye heard the evil speaking, what appeareth to you?' and they all condemned him to be worthy of death,
make, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have a father -- Abraham; for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham;
John answered, saying to all, 'I indeed with water do baptise you, but he cometh who is mightier than I, of whom I am not worthy to loose the latchet of his sandals -- he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and with fire;
And they, having come near unto Jesus, were calling upon him earnestly, saying -- 'He is worthy to whom thou shalt do this,
And Jesus was going on with them, and now when he is not far distant from the house the centurion sent unto him friends, saying to him, 'Sir, be not troubled, for I am not worthy that under my roof thou mayest enter;
wherefore not even myself thought I worthy to come unto thee, but say in a word, and my lad shall be healed;
And in that house remain, eating and drinking the things they have, for worthy is the workman of his hire; go not from house to house,
and he who, not having known, and having done things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few; and to every one to whom much was given, much shall be required from him; and to whom they did commit much, more abundantly they will ask of him.
and no more am I worthy to be called thy son; make me as one of thy hirelings.
and the son said to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee, and no more am I worthy to be called thy son.
but those accounted worthy to obtain that age, and the rising again that is out of the dead, neither marry, nor are they given in marriage;
watch ye, then, in every season, praying that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are about to come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.'
no, nor yet Herod, for I sent you back unto him, and lo, nothing worthy of death is having been done by him;
and we indeed righteously, for things worthy of what we did we receive back, but this one did nothing out of place;'
of whom I am not worthy that I may loose the cord of his sandal.'
they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour,
and as John was fulfilling the course, he said, Whom me do ye suppose to be? I am not he, but, lo, he doth come after me, of whom I am not worthy to loose the sandal of his feet.
And speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, 'To you it was necessary that first the word of God be spoken, and seeing ye do thrust it away, and do not judge yourselves worthy of the life age-during, lo, we do turn to the nations;
whom I found accused concerning questions of their law, and having no accusation worthy of death or bonds;
and he having been called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, 'Much peace enjoying through thee, and worthy deeds being done to this nation through thy forethought,
for if indeed I am unrighteous, and anything worthy of death have done, I deprecate not to die; and if there is none of the things of which these accuse me, no one is able to make a favour of me to them; to Caesar I appeal!'
and I, having found him to have done nothing worthy of death, and he also himself having appealed to Sebastus, I decided to send him,
but to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem, to all the region also of Judea, and to the nations, I was preaching to reform, and to turn back unto God, doing works worthy of reformation;
and having withdrawn, they were speaking unto one another, saying -- 'This man doth nothing worthy of death or of bonds;'
who the righteous judgment of God having known -- that those practising such things are worthy of death -- not only do them, but also have delight with those practising them.
For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory about to be revealed in us;
for I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I did persecute the assembly of God,
a token of the righteous judgment of God, for your being counted worthy of the reign of God, for which also ye suffer,
for which also we do pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of the calling, and may fulfil all the good pleasure of goodness, and the work of the faith in power,
stedfast is the word, and of all acceptation worthy, that Christ Jesus came to the world to save sinners -- first of whom I am;
stedfast is the word, and of all acceptation worthy;
The well-leading elders of double honour let them be counted worthy, especially those labouring in word and teaching,
for the Writing saith, 'An ox treading out thou shalt not muzzle,' and 'Worthy is the workman of his reward.'
As many as are servants under a yoke, their own masters worthy of all honour let them reckon, that the name of God and the teaching may not be evil spoken of;
for of more glory than Moses hath this one been counted worthy, inasmuch as more honour than the house hath he who doth build it,
of how much sorer punishment shall he be counted worthy who the Son of God did trample on, and the blood of the covenant did count a common thing, in which he was sanctified, and to the Spirit of the grace did despite?
of whom the world was not worthy; in deserts wandering, and in mountains, and in caves, and in the holes of the earth;
Thou hast a few names even in Sardis who did not defile their garments, and they shall walk with me in white, because they are worthy.
Worthy art Thou, O Lord, to receive the glory, and the honour, and the power, because Thou -- Thou didst create the all things, and because of Thy will are they, and they were created.'
and I saw a strong messenger crying with a great voice, 'Who is worthy to open the scroll and to loose the seals of it?'
And I was weeping much, because no one was found worthy to open and to read the scroll, nor to behold it,
and they sing a new song, saying, 'Worthy art thou to take the scroll, and to open the seals of it, because thou wast slain, and didst redeem us to God in thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,
saying with a great voice, 'Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive the power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing!'