Fear Bible Verses

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LEVITICUS 26:36,37Verses in the Bible

  • 36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
    Leviticus 26:36 Meaning
  • 37 And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
    Leviticus 26:37 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 20:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.

DEUTERONOMY 32:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had shut them up?

JOSHUA 7:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.

JOSHUA 23:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the Lord your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.

JUDGES 7:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

JOB 15:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.

JOB 18:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

PROVERBS 28:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

PROVERBS 29:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.

ISAIAH 51:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;
    Isaiah 51:12 Meaning
  • 13 And forgettest the Lord thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?
    Isaiah 51:13 Meaning

GALATIANS 6:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

2 TIMOTHY 4:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

• See Courage

Instances of Fear



• Adam, in Attempting to Shift Responsibility for His Sin Upon Eve

GENESIS 3:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

• Abraham, in Calling His Wife His Sister

GENESIS 12:11-19Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:
    Genesis 12:11 Meaning
  • 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.
    Genesis 12:12 Meaning
  • 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
    Genesis 12:13 Meaning
  • 14 And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.
    Genesis 12:14 Meaning
  • 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.
    Genesis 12:15 Meaning
  • 16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.
    Genesis 12:16 Meaning
  • 17 And the Lord plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.
    Genesis 12:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
    Genesis 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.
    Genesis 12:19 Meaning

GENESIS 20:2-12Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.
    Genesis 20:2 Meaning
  • 3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.
    Genesis 20:3 Meaning
  • 4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
    Genesis 20:4 Meaning
  • 5 Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.
    Genesis 20:5 Meaning
  • 6 And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.
    Genesis 20:6 Meaning
  • 7 Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
    Genesis 20:7 Meaning
  • 8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.
    Genesis 20:8 Meaning
  • 9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.
    Genesis 20:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing?
    Genesis 20:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
    Genesis 20:11 Meaning
  • 12 And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.
    Genesis 20:12 Meaning

• Isaac, in Calling His Wife His Sister

GENESIS 26:7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.
    Genesis 26:7 Meaning
  • 8 And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.
    Genesis 26:8 Meaning
  • 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
    Genesis 26:9 Meaning

• Jacob, in Flying from Laban

GENESIS 31:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

• Aaron, in Yielding to the Israelites, When They Demanded an Idol

EXODUS 32:22-24Verses in the Bible

  • 22 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.
    Exodus 32:22 Meaning
  • 23 For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before us: for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
    Exodus 32:23 Meaning
  • 24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf.
    Exodus 32:24 Meaning

• The Ten Spies

NUMBERS 13:28,31-33Verses in the Bible

  • 28 Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.
    Numbers 13:28 Meaning
  • 31 But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.
    Numbers 13:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.
    Numbers 13:32 Meaning
  • 33 And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
    Numbers 13:33 Meaning

The Israelites


• In Fearing to Attempt the Conquest of Canaan

NUMBERS 14:1-5Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.
    Numbers 14:1 Meaning
  • 2 And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness!
    Numbers 14:2 Meaning
  • 3 And wherefore hath the Lord brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?
    Numbers 14:3 Meaning
  • 4 And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.
    Numbers 14:4 Meaning
  • 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.
    Numbers 14:5 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 1:26-28Verses in the Bible

  • 26 Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord your God:
    Deuteronomy 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Lord hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.
    Deuteronomy 1:27 Meaning
  • 28 Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.
    Deuteronomy 1:28 Meaning

• In the Battle With the People of Ai

JOSHUA 7:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.

• To Meet Goliath

1 SAMUEL 17:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 And all the men of Israel, when they saw the man, fled from him, and were sore afraid.

• To Fight With the Philistines

1 SAMUEL 13:6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.
    1 Samuel 13:6 Meaning
  • 7 And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling.
    1 Samuel 13:7 Meaning

• 20,000 of Gideon's Army

JUDGES 7:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

• Ephraimites

PSALM 78:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

• Ephraimites and Manassehites

JOSHUA 17:14-18Verses in the Bible

  • 14 And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the Lord hath blessed me hitherto?
    Joshua 17:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Joshua answered them, If thou be a great people, then get thee up to the wood country, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.
    Joshua 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the children of Joseph said, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both they who are of Beth-shean and her towns, and they who are of the valley of Jezreel.
    Joshua 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 And Joshua spake unto the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, Thou art a great people, and hast great power: thou shalt not have one lot only:
    Joshua 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they be strong.
    Joshua 17:18 Meaning

• Amoritish Kings

JOSHUA 10:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 But these five kings fled, and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.

• Canaanites

JOSHUA 2:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the Lord your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.

JOSHUA 5:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the Lord had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.

• Samuel, Fearing to Obey God's Command to Anoint a King in Saul's Place

1 SAMUEL 16:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And Samuel said, How can I go? if Saul hear it, he will kill me. And the Lord said, Take an heifer with thee, and say, I am come to sacrifice to the Lord.

• David, in Fleeing from Absalom

2 SAMUEL 15:13-17Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And there came a messenger to David, saying, The hearts of the men of Israel are after Absalom.
    2 Samuel 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And David said unto all his servants that were with him at Jerusalem, Arise, and let us flee; for we shall not else escape from Absalom: make speed to depart, lest he overtake us suddenly, and bring evil upon us, and smite the city with the edge of the sword.
    2 Samuel 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.
    2 Samuel 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the king went forth, and all his household after him. And the king left ten women, which were concubines, to keep the house.
    2 Samuel 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 And the king went forth, and all the people after him, and tarried in a place that was far off.
    2 Samuel 15:17 Meaning

• Nicodemus, in Coming to Jesus by Night

JOHN 3:1,2Verses in the Bible

  • 1 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
    John 3:1 Meaning
  • 2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.
    John 3:2 Meaning

• Joseph of Arimathaea, Secretly a Disciple

JOHN 19:38In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 38 And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.

• Parents of the Blind Man, Who Was Restored to Sight

JOHN 9:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.

• Early Converts Among the Rulers

JOHN 12:42,43Verses in the Bible

  • 42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
    John 12:42 Meaning
  • 43 For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
    John 12:43 Meaning

The Disciples


• During the Storm at Sea

MATTHEW 8:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

MARK 4:38In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?

LUKE 8:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

• When They Saw Jesus Walking on the Sea

MATTHEW 14:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

MARK 6:50In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 50 For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.

JOHN 6:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid.

• When Jesus Was Apprehended

MATTHEW 26:56In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 56 But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.

• Peter, in Denying the Lord

MATTHEW 26:69-74Verses in the Bible

  • 69 Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.
    Matthew 26:69 Meaning
  • 70 But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest.
    Matthew 26:70 Meaning
  • 71 And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw him, and said unto them that were there, This fellow was also with Jesus of Nazareth.
    Matthew 26:71 Meaning
  • 72 And again he denied with an oath, I do not know the man.
    Matthew 26:72 Meaning
  • 73 And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy speech bewrayeth thee.
    Matthew 26:73 Meaning
  • 74 Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately the cock crew.
    Matthew 26:74 Meaning

MARK 14:66-72Verses in the Bible

  • 66 And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest:
    Mark 14:66 Meaning
  • 67 And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him, and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.
    Mark 14:67 Meaning
  • 68 But he denied, saying, I know not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.
    Mark 14:68 Meaning
  • 69 And a maid saw him again, and began to say to them that stood by, This is one of them.
    Mark 14:69 Meaning
  • 70 And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.
    Mark 14:70 Meaning
  • 71 But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this man of whom ye speak.
    Mark 14:71 Meaning
  • 72 And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
    Mark 14:72 Meaning

LUKE 22:54-60Verses in the Bible

  • 54 Then took they him, and led him, and brought him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off.
    Luke 22:54 Meaning
  • 55 And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.
    Luke 22:55 Meaning
  • 56 But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.
    Luke 22:56 Meaning
  • 57 And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
    Luke 22:57 Meaning
  • 58 And after a little while another saw him, and said, Thou art also of them. And Peter said, Man, I am not.
    Luke 22:58 Meaning
  • 59 And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilaean.
    Luke 22:59 Meaning
  • 60 And Peter said, Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, while he yet spake, the cock crew.
    Luke 22:60 Meaning

JOHN 18:16,17,25,27Verses in the Bible

  • 16 But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter.
    John 18:16 Meaning
  • 17 Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples? He saith, I am not.
    John 18:17 Meaning
  • 25 And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not.
    John 18:25 Meaning

• Pilate, in Condemning Jesus, Through Fear of the People

JOHN 19:12-16Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar.
    John 19:12 Meaning
  • 13 When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.
    John 19:13 Meaning
  • 14 And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King!
    John 19:14 Meaning
  • 15 But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.
    John 19:15 Meaning
  • 16 Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him away.
    John 19:16 Meaning

• Guards of the Sepulcher of Jesus

MATTHEW 28:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

• The Philippian Jailer

ACTS 16:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled.

• Peter and Other Christians, at Antioch (of Syria)

GALATIANS 2:11-14Verses in the Bible

  • 11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed.
    Galatians 2:11 Meaning
  • 12 For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
    Galatians 2:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the other Jews dissembled likewise with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was carried away with their dissimulation.
    Galatians 2:13 Meaning
  • 14 But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
    Galatians 2:14 Meaning

Reverence

GENESIS 35:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

EXODUS 18:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

EXODUS 20:18-20Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off.
    Exodus 20:18 Meaning
  • 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
    Exodus 20:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.
    Exodus 20:20 Meaning

LEVITICUS 22:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 Neither shall ye profane my holy name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel: I am the Lord which hallow you,

DEUTERONOMY 4:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.

DEUTERONOMY 5:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

DEUTERONOMY 6:2,13Verses in the Bible

  • 2 That thou mightest fear the Lord thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
    Deuteronomy 6:2 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 10:12,20,21Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but to fear the Lord thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
    Deuteronomy 10:12 Meaning
  • 20 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
    Deuteronomy 10:20 Meaning
  • 21 He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
    Deuteronomy 10:21 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 13:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

DEUTERONOMY 14:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And thou shalt eat before the Lord thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the Lord thy God always.

DEUTERONOMY 28:49,58Verses in the Bible

  • 49 The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;
    Deuteronomy 28:49 Meaning
  • 58 If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;
    Deuteronomy 28:58 Meaning

JOSHUA 4:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the Lord, that it is mighty: that ye might fear the Lord your God for ever.

JOSHUA 24:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord.

1 SAMUEL 2:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 Wherefore the Lord God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the Lord saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

1 SAMUEL 12:14,24Verses in the Bible

  • 14 If ye will fear the Lord, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the Lord your God:
    1 Samuel 12:14 Meaning
  • 24 Only fear the Lord, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.
    1 Samuel 12:24 Meaning

2 SAMUEL 23:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

1 KINGS 8:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 That they may fear thee all the days that they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

2 KINGS 17:28,36,39Verses in the Bible

  • 28 Then one of the priests whom they had carried away from Samaria came and dwelt in Beth-el, and taught them how they should fear the Lord.
    2 Kings 17:28 Meaning
  • 36 But the Lord, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt with great power and a stretched out arm, him shall ye fear, and him shall ye worship, and to him shall ye do sacrifice.
    2 Kings 17:36 Meaning
  • 39 But the Lord your God ye shall fear; and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.
    2 Kings 17:39 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 16:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.

2 CHRONICLES 19:7,9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Wherefore now let the fear of the Lord be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the Lord our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.
    2 Chronicles 19:7 Meaning
  • 8 Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the chief of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of the Lord, and for controversies, when they returned to Jerusalem.
    2 Chronicles 19:8 Meaning
  • 9 And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
    2 Chronicles 19:9 Meaning

EZRA 10:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.

NEHEMIAH 5:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?

JOB 28:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

JOB 37:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any that are wise of heart.

PSALM 2:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

PSALM 4:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

PSALM 15:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

PSALM 19:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.

PSALM 22:23,25Verses in the Bible

  • 23 Ye that fear the Lord, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.
    Psalm 22:23 Meaning
  • 24 For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
    Psalm 22:24 Meaning
  • 25 My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.
    Psalm 22:25 Meaning

PSALM 25:12-14Verses in the Bible

  • 12 What man is he that feareth the Lord? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
    Psalm 25:12 Meaning
  • 13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
    Psalm 25:13 Meaning
  • 14 The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
    Psalm 25:14 Meaning

PSALM 31:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!

PSALM 33:8,18Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
    Psalm 33:8 Meaning
  • 18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
    Psalm 33:18 Meaning

PSALM 34:7,9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
    Psalm 34:7 Meaning
  • 8 O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
    Psalm 34:8 Meaning
  • 9 O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
    Psalm 34:9 Meaning

PSALM 46:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

PSALM 52:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:

PSALM 60:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

PSALM 64:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider of his doing.

PSALM 66:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.

PSALM 67:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.

PSALM 72:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.

PSALM 76:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?

PSALM 85:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

PSALM 86:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

PSALM 89:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.

PSALM 90:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath.

PSALM 96:4,9Verses in the Bible

  • 4 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
    Psalm 96:4 Meaning
  • 9 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.
    Psalm 96:9 Meaning

PSALM 99:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 The Lord reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.

PSALM 102:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 So the heathen shall fear the name of the Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.

PSALM 103:11,17Verses in the Bible

  • 11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
    Psalm 103:11 Meaning
  • 17 But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;
    Psalm 103:17 Meaning

PSALM 111:5,10Verses in the Bible

  • 5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
    Psalm 111:5 Meaning
  • 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
    Psalm 111:10 Meaning

PSALM 112:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

PSALM 115:11,13Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.
    Psalm 115:11 Meaning
  • 12 The Lord hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.
    Psalm 115:12 Meaning
  • 13 He will bless them that fear the Lord, both small and great.
    Psalm 115:13 Meaning

PSALM 118:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

PSALM 119:63,74,79Verses in the Bible

  • 63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
    Psalm 119:63 Meaning
  • 74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
    Psalm 119:74 Meaning
  • 79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
    Psalm 119:79 Meaning

PSALM 128:1,4Verses in the Bible

PSALM 130:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

PSALM 135:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: ye that fear the Lord, bless the Lord.

PSALM 145:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.

PSALM 147:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

PROVERBS 1:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

PROVERBS 2:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.

PROVERBS 3:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.

PROVERBS 8:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

PROVERBS 9:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

PROVERBS 10:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 The fear of the Lord prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

PROVERBS 13:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

PROVERBS 14:2,16,26,27Verses in the Bible

  • 2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the Lord: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
    Proverbs 14:2 Meaning
  • 16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
    Proverbs 14:16 Meaning
  • 26 In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
    Proverbs 14:26 Meaning

PROVERBS 15:16,33Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.
    Proverbs 15:16 Meaning

PROVERBS 16:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

PROVERBS 19:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

PROVERBS 22:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life.

PROVERBS 23:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long.

PROVERBS 24:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 My son, fear thou the Lord and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

PROVERBS 28:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

PROVERBS 31:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.

ECCLESIASTES 3:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

ECCLESIASTES 5:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.

ECCLESIASTES 7:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth God shall come forth of them all.

ECCLESIASTES 8:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him:

ECCLESIASTES 12:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

ISAIAH 2:10,19-21Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty.
    Isaiah 2:10 Meaning
  • 19 And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.
    Isaiah 2:19 Meaning
  • 20 In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;
    Isaiah 2:20 Meaning
  • 21 To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.
    Isaiah 2:21 Meaning

ISAIAH 8:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

ISAIAH 25:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.

ISAIAH 29:13,23Verses in the Bible

  • 13 Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
    Isaiah 29:13 Meaning
  • 23 But when he seeth his children, the work of mine hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify my name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel.
    Isaiah 29:23 Meaning

ISAIAH 33:6,13Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the Lord is his treasure.
    Isaiah 33:6 Meaning
  • 13 Hear, ye that are far off, what I have done; and, ye that are near, acknowledge my might.
    Isaiah 33:13 Meaning

ISAIAH 50:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.

ISAIAH 59:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.

ISAIAH 60:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.

JEREMIAH 5:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 Fear ye not me? saith the Lord: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

JEREMIAH 10:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee.

JEREMIAH 32:39,40Verses in the Bible

  • 39 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
    Jeremiah 32:39 Meaning
  • 40 And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
    Jeremiah 32:40 Meaning

JEREMIAH 33:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And it shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and an honour before all the nations of the earth, which shall hear all the good that I do unto them: and they shall fear and tremble for all the goodness and for all the prosperity that I procure unto it.

ISAIAH 3:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.

MICAH 7:16,17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 The nations shall see and be confounded at all their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth, their ears shall be deaf.
    Micah 7:16 Meaning
  • 17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the Lord our God, and shall fear because of thee.
    Micah 7:17 Meaning

ZEPHANIAH 1:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord God: for the day of the Lord is at hand: for the Lord hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath bid his guests.

ZEPHANIAH 3:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off, howsoever I punished them: but they rose early, and corrupted all their doings.

ZECHARIAH 2:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Be silent, O all flesh, before the Lord: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.

MALACHI 1:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the Lord of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

MALACHI 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Then they that feared the Lord spake often one to another: and the Lord hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.

MALACHI 4:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.

MATTHEW 10:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

LUKE 1:50In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.

LUKE 12:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

LUKE 23:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?

ACTS 10:35In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 35 But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.

ACTS 13:16,26Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience.
    Acts 13:16 Meaning
  • 26 Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.
    Acts 13:26 Meaning

ROMANS 11:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:

2 CORINTHIANS 7:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

EPHESIANS 5:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

EPHESIANS 6:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

PHILIPPIANS 2:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

COLOSSIANS 3:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

HEBREWS 5:5,7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.
    Hebrews 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
    Hebrews 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;
    Hebrews 5:7 Meaning

HEBREWS 12:28,29Verses in the Bible

  • 28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:
    Hebrews 12:28 Meaning
  • 29 For our God is a consuming fire.
    Hebrews 12:29 Meaning

JAMES 2:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

1 PETER 1:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

1 PETER 2:17,18Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
    1 Peter 2:17 Meaning
  • 18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
    1 Peter 2:18 Meaning

1 PETER 3:2,15Verses in the Bible

  • 15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
    1 Peter 3:15 Meaning

1 JOHN 4:16-18Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
    1 John 4:16 Meaning
  • 17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
    1 John 4:17 Meaning
  • 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
    1 John 4:18 Meaning

REVELATION 11:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.

REVELATION 14:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

REVELATION 19:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.

Conspicuous Instances of Those Who Feared



• Noah, in Preparing the Ark

HEBREWS 11:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

• Abraham, Tested in the Offering of His Son Isaac

GENESIS 22:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

• Jacob, in the Vision of the Ladder, and the Covenant of God

GENESIS 28:16,17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not.
    Genesis 28:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
    Genesis 28:17 Meaning

GENESIS 42:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 And Joseph said unto them the third day, This do, and live; for I fear God:

• The Midwives of Egypt, in Refusing to Take the Lives of the Hebrew Children

EXODUS 1:17,21Verses in the Bible

  • 17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.
    Exodus 1:17 Meaning
  • 21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.
    Exodus 1:21 Meaning

• The Egyptians, at the Time of the Plague of Thunder and Hail and Fire

EXODUS 9:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 He that feared the word of the Lord among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses:

• The Nine and One-Half Tribes of Israel West of the Jordan River

JOSHUA 22:15-20Verses in the Bible

  • 15 And they came unto the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh, unto the land of Gilead, and they spake with them, saying,
    Joshua 22:15 Meaning
  • 16 Thus saith the whole congregation of the Lord, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the Lord, in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the Lord?
    Joshua 22:16 Meaning
  • 17 Is the iniquity of Peor too little for us, from which we are not cleansed until this day, although there was a plague in the congregation of the Lord,
    Joshua 22:17 Meaning
  • 18 But that ye must turn away this day from following the Lord? and it will be, seeing ye rebel to day against the Lord, that to morrow he will be wroth with the whole congregation of Israel.
    Joshua 22:18 Meaning
  • 19 Notwithstanding, if the land of your possession be unclean, then pass ye over unto the land of the possession of the Lord, wherein the Lord's tabernacle dwelleth, and take possession among us: but rebel not against the Lord, nor rebel against us, in building you an altar beside the altar of the Lord our God.
    Joshua 22:19 Meaning
  • 20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in the accursed thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? and that man perished not alone in his iniquity.
    Joshua 22:20 Meaning

• Phinehas, in Turning Away the Anger of God at the Time of the Plague

NUMBERS 25:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.

NUMBERS 25:6-15Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
    Numbers 25:6 Meaning
  • 7 And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation, and took a javelin in his hand;
    Numbers 25:7 Meaning
  • 8 And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague was stayed from the children of Israel.
    Numbers 25:8 Meaning
  • 9 And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.
    Numbers 25:9 Meaning
  • 10 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,
    Numbers 25:10 Meaning
  • 11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
    Numbers 25:11 Meaning
  • 12 Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of peace:
    Numbers 25:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.
    Numbers 25:13 Meaning
  • 14 Now the name of the Israelite that was slain, even that was slain with the Midianitish woman, was Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince of a chief house among the Simeonites.
    Numbers 25:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the name of the Midianitish woman that was slain was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur; he was head over a people, and of a chief house in Midian.
    Numbers 25:15 Meaning

• Obadiah, in Sheltering One-Hundred Prophets Against the Wrath of Jezebel

1 KINGS 18:3,4Verses in the Bible

  • 3 And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly:
    1 Kings 18:3 Meaning
  • 4 For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the Lord, that Obadiah took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
    1 Kings 18:4 Meaning

• Jehoshaphat, in Proclaiming a Feast, When the Land Was About to Be Invaded by the Armies of the Ammonites and Moabites

2 CHRONICLES 20:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

• Nehemiah, in His Reform of the Public Administration

NEHEMIAH 5:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

• Hanani, Which Qualified Him to Be Ruler Over Jerusalem

NEHEMIAH 7:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

JOB 1:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?

• David

PSALM 5:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

PSALM 119:38In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

• Hezekiah, in His Treatment of the Prophet Micah, Who Prophesied Harm Against Jerusalem

JEREMIAH 26:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the Lord, and besought the Lord, and the Lord repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.

• Jonah, During the Storm

JONAH 1:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the Lord, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.

• The Jews, in Obeying the Voice of the Lord

HAGGAI 1:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the Lord their God had sent him, and the people did fear before the Lord.

• Levi, in Receiving the Covenant of Life and Peace

HAGGAI 1:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Now therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways.

• The Women at the Grave

MATTHEW 28:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

• Cornelius, Who Revered God With All His House

ACTS 10:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.

• See Conviction of Sin

• See Faith

Cultivated

EXODUS 3:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

EXODUS 19:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And thou shalt set bounds unto the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, that ye go not up into the mount, or touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall be surely put to death:
    Exodus 19:12 Meaning
  • 13 There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.
    Exodus 19:13 Meaning

HEBREWS 12:18-24Verses in the Bible

  • 18 For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest,
    Hebrews 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
    Hebrews 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
    Hebrews 12:20 Meaning
  • 21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
    Hebrews 12:21 Meaning
  • 22 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
    Hebrews 12:22 Meaning
  • 23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,
    Hebrews 12:23 Meaning
  • 24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
    Hebrews 12:24 Meaning

Guilty

JOB 5:20-25Verses in the Bible

  • 20 In famine he shall redeem thee from death: and in war from the power of the sword.
    Job 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.
    Job 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth.
    Job 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 For thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee.
    Job 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be in peace; and thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not sin.
    Job 5:24 Meaning
  • 25 Thou shalt know also that thy seed shall be great, and thine offspring as the grass of the earth.
    Job 5:25 Meaning

JOB 18:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

PROVERBS 1:24-27Verses in the Bible

  • 24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
    Proverbs 1:24 Meaning
  • 25 But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
    Proverbs 1:25 Meaning
  • 26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
    Proverbs 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
    Proverbs 1:27 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

DANIEL 5:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.

JAMES 2:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

Instances of Guilty Fear



• Adam and Eve

GENESIS 3:8-13Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden.
    Genesis 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
    Genesis 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
    Genesis 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
    Genesis 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
    Genesis 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the Lord God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
    Genesis 3:13 Meaning

• The Guards at Jesus' Tomb

MATTHEW 28:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

• Judas

MATTHEW 27:3-5Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
    Matthew 27:3 Meaning
  • 4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
    Matthew 27:4 Meaning
  • 5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.
    Matthew 27:5 Meaning

• Demons

JAMES 2:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

• See Conviction,Of Sin

A Motive of Obedience

LEVITICUS 19:14,32Verses in the Bible

  • 14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 19:14 Meaning
  • 32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 19:32 Meaning

LEVITICUS 25:17,36,43Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the Lord your God.
    Leviticus 25:17 Meaning
  • 36 Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
    Leviticus 25:36 Meaning

NUMBERS 32:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 For if ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in the wilderness; and ye shall destroy all this people.

DEUTERONOMY 6:13-15Verses in the Bible

  • 13 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
    Deuteronomy 6:13 Meaning
  • 14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you;
    Deuteronomy 6:14 Meaning
  • 15 (For the Lord thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the Lord thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.
    Deuteronomy 6:15 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 7:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so will the anger of the Lord be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly.

DEUTERONOMY 8:5,6Verses in the Bible

  • 5 Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee.
    Deuteronomy 8:5 Meaning
  • 6 Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him.
    Deuteronomy 8:6 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 10:12,13,20Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but to fear the Lord thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
    Deuteronomy 10:12 Meaning
  • 13 To keep the commandments of the Lord, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?
    Deuteronomy 10:13 Meaning
  • 20 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
    Deuteronomy 10:20 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 13:4,6-11Verses in the Bible

  • 4 Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.
    Deuteronomy 13:4 Meaning
  • 5 And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the Lord thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.
    Deuteronomy 13:5 Meaning
  • 6 If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;
    Deuteronomy 13:6 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 14:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And thou shalt eat before the Lord thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the Lord thy God always.

DEUTERONOMY 15:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the Lord against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

DEUTERONOMY 17:11-13Verses in the Bible

  • 11 According to the sentence of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew thee, to the right hand, nor to the left.
    Deuteronomy 17:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister there before the Lord thy God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die: and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
    Deuteronomy 17:12 Meaning
  • 13 And all the people shall hear, and fear, and do no more presumptuously.
    Deuteronomy 17:13 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 19:16-20Verses in the Bible

  • 16 If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
    Deuteronomy 19:16 Meaning
  • 17 Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the Lord, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;
    Deuteronomy 19:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother;
    Deuteronomy 19:18 Meaning
  • 19 Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.
    Deuteronomy 19:19 Meaning
  • 20 And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you.
    Deuteronomy 19:20 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 21:18-21Verses in the Bible

  • 18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
    Deuteronomy 21:18 Meaning
  • 19 Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;
    Deuteronomy 21:19 Meaning
  • 20 And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.
    Deuteronomy 21:20 Meaning
  • 21 And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
    Deuteronomy 21:21 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 28:14-68Verses in the Bible

  • 14 And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.
    Deuteronomy 28:14 Meaning
  • 15 But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:
    Deuteronomy 28:15 Meaning
  • 16 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.
    Deuteronomy 28:16 Meaning
  • 17 Cursed shall be thy basket and thy store.
    Deuteronomy 28:17 Meaning
  • 18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.
    Deuteronomy 28:18 Meaning
  • 19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.
    Deuteronomy 28:19 Meaning
  • 20 The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.
    Deuteronomy 28:20 Meaning
  • 21 The Lord shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it.
    Deuteronomy 28:21 Meaning
  • 22 The Lord shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
    Deuteronomy 28:22 Meaning
  • 23 And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
    Deuteronomy 28:23 Meaning
  • 24 The Lord shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
    Deuteronomy 28:24 Meaning
  • 25 The Lord shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
    Deuteronomy 28:25 Meaning
  • 26 And thy carcase shall be meat unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.
    Deuteronomy 28:26 Meaning
  • 27 The Lord will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.
    Deuteronomy 28:27 Meaning
  • 28 The Lord shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart:
    Deuteronomy 28:28 Meaning
  • 29 And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:29 Meaning
  • 30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.
    Deuteronomy 28:30 Meaning
  • 31 Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them.
    Deuteronomy 28:31 Meaning
  • 32 Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand.
    Deuteronomy 28:32 Meaning
  • 33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:
    Deuteronomy 28:33 Meaning
  • 34 So that thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
    Deuteronomy 28:34 Meaning
  • 35 The Lord shall smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be healed, from the sole of thy foot unto the top of thy head.
    Deuteronomy 28:35 Meaning
  • 36 The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.
    Deuteronomy 28:36 Meaning
  • 37 And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the Lord shall lead thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:37 Meaning
  • 38 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.
    Deuteronomy 28:38 Meaning
  • 39 Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.
    Deuteronomy 28:39 Meaning
  • 40 Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast his fruit.
    Deuteronomy 28:40 Meaning
  • 41 Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.
    Deuteronomy 28:41 Meaning
  • 42 All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust consume.
    Deuteronomy 28:42 Meaning
  • 43 The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.
    Deuteronomy 28:43 Meaning
  • 44 He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.
    Deuteronomy 28:44 Meaning
  • 45 Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:
    Deuteronomy 28:45 Meaning
  • 46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever.
    Deuteronomy 28:46 Meaning
  • 47 Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;
    Deuteronomy 28:47 Meaning
  • 48 Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the Lord shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:48 Meaning
  • 49 The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;
    Deuteronomy 28:49 Meaning
  • 50 A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:
    Deuteronomy 28:50 Meaning
  • 51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:51 Meaning
  • 52 And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the Lord thy God hath given thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:52 Meaning
  • 53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee:
    Deuteronomy 28:53 Meaning
  • 54 So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave:
    Deuteronomy 28:54 Meaning
  • 55 So that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall eat: because he hath nothing left him in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee in all thy gates.
    Deuteronomy 28:55 Meaning
  • 56 The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,
    Deuteronomy 28:56 Meaning
  • 57 And toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.
    Deuteronomy 28:57 Meaning
  • 58 If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;
    Deuteronomy 28:58 Meaning
  • 59 Then the Lord will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.
    Deuteronomy 28:59 Meaning
  • 60 Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.
    Deuteronomy 28:60 Meaning
  • 61 Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the Lord bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
    Deuteronomy 28:61 Meaning
  • 62 And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the Lord thy God.
    Deuteronomy 28:62 Meaning
  • 63 And it shall come to pass, that as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.
    Deuteronomy 28:63 Meaning
  • 64 And the Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.
    Deuteronomy 28:64 Meaning
  • 65 And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:
    Deuteronomy 28:65 Meaning
  • 66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:
    Deuteronomy 28:66 Meaning
  • 67 In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even! and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning! for the fear of thine heart wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
    Deuteronomy 28:67 Meaning
  • 68 And the Lord shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.
    Deuteronomy 28:68 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 31:11-13Verses in the Bible

  • 11 When all Israel is come to appear before the Lord thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.
    Deuteronomy 31:11 Meaning
  • 12 Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the Lord your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:
    Deuteronomy 31:12 Meaning
  • 13 And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.
    Deuteronomy 31:13 Meaning

JOSHUA 23:11-16Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.
    Joshua 23:11 Meaning
  • 12 Else if ye do in any wise go back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and shall make marriages with them, and go in unto them, and they to you:
    Joshua 23:12 Meaning
  • 13 Know for a certainty that the Lord your God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you; but they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the Lord your God hath given you.
    Joshua 23:13 Meaning
  • 14 And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the Lord your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.
    Joshua 23:14 Meaning
  • 15 Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come upon you, which the Lord your God promised you; so shall the Lord bring upon you all evil things, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the Lord your God hath given you.
    Joshua 23:15 Meaning
  • 16 When ye have transgressed the covenant of the Lord your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of the Lord be kindled against you, and ye shall perish quickly from off the good land which he hath given unto you.
    Joshua 23:16 Meaning

1 SAMUEL 12:14,15,24,25Verses in the Bible

  • 14 If ye will fear the Lord, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the Lord your God:
    1 Samuel 12:14 Meaning
  • 15 But if ye will not obey the voice of the Lord, but rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then shall the hand of the Lord be against you, as it was against your fathers.
    1 Samuel 12:15 Meaning
  • 24 Only fear the Lord, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.
    1 Samuel 12:24 Meaning

JOB 13:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Withdraw thine hand far from me: and let not thy dread make me afraid.

JOB 31:1-4,13-15,23Verses in the Bible

  • 1 I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
    Job 31:1 Meaning
  • 2 For what portion of God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?
    Job 31:2 Meaning
  • 3 Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?
    Job 31:3 Meaning
  • 4 Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?
    Job 31:4 Meaning
  • 13 If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;
    Job 31:13 Meaning
  • 14 What then shall I do when God riseth up? and when he visiteth, what shall I answer him?
    Job 31:14 Meaning
  • 15 Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?
    Job 31:15 Meaning
  • 23 For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his highness I could not endure.
    Job 31:23 Meaning

PROVERBS 16:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

ISAIAH 1:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

JEREMIAH 4:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Circumcise yourselves to the Lord, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

JEREMIAH 22:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 But if ye will not hear these words, I swear by myself, saith the Lord, that this house shall become a desolation.

MATTHEW 10:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

LUKE 12:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
    Luke 12:4 Meaning
  • 5 But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
    Luke 12:5 Meaning

2 CORINTHIANS 5:10,11Verses in the Bible

  • 10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
    2 Corinthians 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.
    2 Corinthians 5:11 Meaning

2 TIMOTHY 4:1,2Verses in the Bible

  • 1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
    2 Timothy 4:1 Meaning
  • 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
    2 Timothy 4:2 Meaning

2 PETER 3:10-12Verses in the Bible

  • 10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
    2 Peter 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
    2 Peter 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat?
    2 Peter 3:12 Meaning

REVELATION 14:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
    Revelation 14:9 Meaning
  • 10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
    Revelation 14:10 Meaning

• See Punishment,Design of,To Secure Obedience

• See Reward,A Motive for Faithfulness

Sources

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