Lying Bible Verses

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Lying Spirit from God

1 KINGS 22:21-23Verses in the Bible

  • 21 And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will persuade him.
    1 Kings 22:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also: go forth, and do so.
    1 Kings 22:22 Meaning
  • 23 Now therefore, behold, the Lord hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the Lord hath spoken evil concerning thee.
    1 Kings 22:23 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 18:20-22Verses in the Bible

  • 20 Then there came out a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will entice him. And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith?
    2 Chronicles 18:20 Meaning
  • 21 And he said, I will go out, and be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the Lord said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail: go out, and do even so.
    2 Chronicles 18:21 Meaning
  • 22 Now therefore, behold, the Lord hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the Lord hath spoken evil against thee.
    2 Chronicles 18:22 Meaning

General Scriptures Concerning

EXODUS 20:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

EXODUS 23:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

LEVITICUS 6:2-7Verses in the Bible

  • 2 If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the Lord, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;
    Leviticus 6:2 Meaning
  • 3 Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein:
    Leviticus 6:3 Meaning
  • 4 Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,
    Leviticus 6:4 Meaning
  • 5 Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.
    Leviticus 6:5 Meaning
  • 6 And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the Lord, a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass offering, unto the priest:
    Leviticus 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the Lord: and it shall be forgiven him for any thing of all that he hath done in trespassing therein.
    Leviticus 6:7 Meaning

LEVITICUS 19:11,12,16Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 19:12 Meaning
  • 16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 19:16 Meaning

JOB 13:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value.

JOB 21:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?

JOB 27:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

JOB 31:5,6,33Verses in the Bible

  • 5 If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;
    Job 31:5 Meaning
  • 6 Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.
    Job 31:6 Meaning
  • 33 If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom:
    Job 31:33 Meaning

JOB 36:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.

PSALM 5:6,9Verses in the Bible

  • 6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.
    Psalm 5:6 Meaning
  • 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.
    Psalm 5:9 Meaning

PSALM 10:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

PSALM 12:2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
    Psalm 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:
    Psalm 12:3 Meaning

PSALM 28:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.

PSALM 31:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

PSALM 34:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

PSALM 36:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.

PSALM 50:19,20Verses in the Bible

  • 19 Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit.
    Psalm 50:19 Meaning
  • 20 Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son.
    Psalm 50:20 Meaning

PSALM 52:2-5Verses in the Bible

  • 2 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
    Psalm 52:2 Meaning
  • 3 Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
    Psalm 52:3 Meaning
  • 4 Thou lovest all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.
    Psalm 52:4 Meaning
  • 5 God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
    Psalm 52:5 Meaning

PSALM 55:21,23Verses in the Bible

  • 21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
    Psalm 55:21 Meaning
  • 22 Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
    Psalm 55:22 Meaning
  • 23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
    Psalm 55:23 Meaning

PSALM 58:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

PSALM 59:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

PSALM 62:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

PSALM 63:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

PSALM 101:5,7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.
    Psalm 101:5 Meaning
  • 6 Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
    Psalm 101:6 Meaning
  • 7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.
    Psalm 101:7 Meaning

PSALM 109:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

PSALM 116:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 I said in my haste, All men are liars.

PSALM 119:29,69,163Verses in the Bible

  • 69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.
    Psalm 119:69 Meaning

PSALM 120:2-4Verses in the Bible

PSALM 144:8,11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
    Psalm 144:8 Meaning
  • 11 Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:
    Psalm 144:11 Meaning

PROVERBS 2:12-15Verses in the Bible

PROVERBS 3:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

PROVERBS 6:12,13,17-19Verses in the Bible

  • 13 He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
    Proverbs 6:13 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:9,10,18,31Verses in the Bible

  • 9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
    Proverbs 10:9 Meaning
  • 31 The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
    Proverbs 10:31 Meaning

PROVERBS 11:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

PROVERBS 12:17,19,20,22Verses in the Bible

  • 19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
    Proverbs 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellers of peace is joy.
    Proverbs 12:20 Meaning

PROVERBS 13:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

PROVERBS 14:5,8,25Verses in the Bible

  • 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
    Proverbs 14:8 Meaning

PROVERBS 17:4,7Verses in the Bible

  • 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.
    Proverbs 17:4 Meaning

PROVERBS 19:5,9,22,28Verses in the Bible

  • 5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
    Proverbs 19:5 Meaning
  • 9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
    Proverbs 19:9 Meaning
  • 28 An ungodly witness scorneth judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devoureth iniquity.
    Proverbs 19:28 Meaning

PROVERBS 20:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

PROVERBS 21:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

PROVERBS 26:18,19,24-26,28Verses in the Bible

  • 24 He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;
    Proverbs 26:24 Meaning
  • 25 When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
    Proverbs 26:25 Meaning
  • 26 Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.
    Proverbs 26:26 Meaning
  • 28 A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
    Proverbs 26:28 Meaning

PROVERBS 27:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

ECCLESIASTES 5:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?

ISAIAH 28:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:

ISAIAH 32:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

ISAIAH 57:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 And of whom hast thou been afraid or feared, that thou hast lied, and hast not remembered me, nor laid it to thy heart? have not I held my peace even of old, and thou fearest me not?

ISAIAH 59:3,4,12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
    Isaiah 59:3 Meaning
  • 4 None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
    Isaiah 59:4 Meaning
  • 12 For our transgressions are multiplied before thee, and our sins testify against us: for our transgressions are with us; and as for our iniquities, we know them;
    Isaiah 59:12 Meaning
  • 13 In transgressing and lying against the Lord, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
    Isaiah 59:13 Meaning

ISAIAH 63:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 For he said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: so he was their Saviour.

JEREMIAH 7:8,28Verses in the Bible

  • 28 But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth not the voice of the Lord their God, nor receiveth correction: truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
    Jeremiah 7:28 Meaning

JEREMIAH 9:3,5,6,8Verses in the Bible

  • 3 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the Lord.
    Jeremiah 9:3 Meaning
  • 5 And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.
    Jeremiah 9:5 Meaning
  • 6 Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the Lord.
    Jeremiah 9:6 Meaning
  • 8 Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.
    Jeremiah 9:8 Meaning

JEREMIAH 12:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.

JEREMIAH 50:36In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 36 A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed.

EZEKIEL 22:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

HOSEA 4:1,2Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
    Hosea 4:1 Meaning
  • 2 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.
    Hosea 4:2 Meaning

OBADIAH 1:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 All the men of thy confederacy have brought thee even to the border: the men that were at peace with thee have deceived thee, and prevailed against thee; they that eat thy bread have laid a wound under thee: there is none understanding in him.

MICAH 6:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

NAHUM 3:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;

ZEPHANIAH 3:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

MATTHEW 25:44-46Verses in the Bible

  • 44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
    Matthew 25:44 Meaning
  • 45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.
    Matthew 25:45 Meaning
  • 46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
    Matthew 25:46 Meaning

JOHN 8:44,45Verses in the Bible

  • 44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
    John 8:44 Meaning
  • 45 And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
    John 8:45 Meaning

EPHESIANS 4:25,29Verses in the Bible

  • 25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
    Ephesians 4:25 Meaning
  • 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
    Ephesians 4:29 Meaning

COLOSSIANS 3:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

1 TIMOTHY 1:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,
    1 Timothy 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;
    1 Timothy 1:10 Meaning

1 TIMOTHY 4:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

1 PETER 3:10,16Verses in the Bible

  • 10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
    1 Peter 3:10 Meaning
  • 16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.
    1 Peter 3:16 Meaning

REVELATION 21:8,27Verses in the Bible

  • 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
    Revelation 21:8 Meaning
  • 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
    Revelation 21:27 Meaning

REVELATION 22:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

Instances of Lying



• Satan, in Deceiving Eve

GENESIS 3:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
    Genesis 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
    Genesis 3:5 Meaning

• Satan, in Impugning

JOB 1:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?
    Job 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.
    Job 1:10 Meaning

JOB 2:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And Satan answered the Lord, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life.
    Job 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.
    Job 2:5 Meaning

• Satan, in His False Pretensions to Jesus

MATTHEW 4:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
    Matthew 4:8 Meaning
  • 9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
    Matthew 4:9 Meaning

LUKE 4:6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
    Luke 4:6 Meaning
  • 7 If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
    Luke 4:7 Meaning

• Adam and Eve, in Attempting to Evade Responsibility

GENESIS 3:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 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

• Cain, in Denying Knowledge of His Brother

GENESIS 4:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And the Lord said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

• Abraham, in Denying That Sarah Was His Wife

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 20:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

• Sarah, to the Angels, Denying Her Derisive Laugh of Unbelief

GENESIS 18:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

• Sarah, in Denying to the King of Gerar, That She Was Abraham's Wife

GENESIS 20:5,16Verses in the Bible

  • 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
  • 16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other: thus she was reproved.
    Genesis 20:16 Meaning

• Isaac, Denying That Rebekah Was His Wife

GENESIS 26:7-10Verses 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
  • 10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.
    Genesis 26:10 Meaning

• Rebekah and Isaac, in the Conspiracy Against Esau

GENESIS 27:6-24,46Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,
    Genesis 27:6 Meaning
  • 7 Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the Lord before my death.
    Genesis 27:7 Meaning
  • 8 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.
    Genesis 27:8 Meaning
  • 9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth:
    Genesis 27:9 Meaning
  • 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, and that he may bless thee before his death.
    Genesis 27:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:
    Genesis 27:11 Meaning
  • 12 My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.
    Genesis 27:12 Meaning
  • 13 And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.
    Genesis 27:13 Meaning
  • 14 And he went, and fetched, and brought them to his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved.
    Genesis 27:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:
    Genesis 27:15 Meaning
  • 16 And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:
    Genesis 27:16 Meaning
  • 17 And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.
    Genesis 27:17 Meaning
  • 18 And he came unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son?
    Genesis 27:18 Meaning
  • 19 And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
    Genesis 27:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the Lord thy God brought it to me.
    Genesis 27:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.
    Genesis 27:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
    Genesis 27:22 Meaning
  • 23 And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.
    Genesis 27:23 Meaning
  • 24 And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said, I am.
    Genesis 27:24 Meaning
  • 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?
    Genesis 27:46 Meaning

• Jacob's Sons, in the Scheme to Destroy the Shechemites by First Having Them Circumcised

GENESIS 34Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land.
    Genesis 34:1 Meaning
  • 2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.
    Genesis 34:2 Meaning
  • 3 And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.
    Genesis 34:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.
    Genesis 34:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.
    Genesis 34:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.
    Genesis 34:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.
    Genesis 34:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.
    Genesis 34:8 Meaning
  • 9 And make ye marriages with us, and give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.
    Genesis 34:9 Meaning
  • 10 And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.
    Genesis 34:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Shechem said unto her father and unto her brethren, Let me find grace in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will give.
    Genesis 34:11 Meaning
  • 12 Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.
    Genesis 34:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:
    Genesis 34:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us:
    Genesis 34:14 Meaning
  • 15 But in this will we consent unto you: If ye will be as we be, that every male of you be circumcised;
    Genesis 34:15 Meaning
  • 16 Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.
    Genesis 34:16 Meaning
  • 17 But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.
    Genesis 34:17 Meaning
  • 18 And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.
    Genesis 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.
    Genesis 34:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,
    Genesis 34:20 Meaning
  • 21 These men are peaceable with us; therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein; for the land, behold, it is large enough for them; let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters.
    Genesis 34:21 Meaning
  • 22 Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
    Genesis 34:22 Meaning
  • 23 Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
    Genesis 34:23 Meaning
  • 24 And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.
    Genesis 34:24 Meaning
  • 25 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males.
    Genesis 34:25 Meaning
  • 26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out.
    Genesis 34:26 Meaning
  • 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.
    Genesis 34:27 Meaning
  • 28 They took their sheep, and their oxen, and their asses, and that which was in the city, and that which was in the field,
    Genesis 34:28 Meaning
  • 29 And all their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house.
    Genesis 34:29 Meaning
  • 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.
    Genesis 34:30 Meaning
  • 31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?
    Genesis 34:31 Meaning

• Joseph's Brothers, in Deceiving Their Father Into a Belief That Joseph Was Killed by Wild Beasts

GENESIS 37:29-35Verses in the Bible

  • 29 And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
    Genesis 37:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he returned unto his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, whither shall I go?
    Genesis 37:30 Meaning
  • 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood;
    Genesis 37:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it to their father; and said, This have we found: know now whether it be thy son's coat or no.
    Genesis 37:32 Meaning
  • 33 And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
    Genesis 37:33 Meaning
  • 34 And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
    Genesis 37:34 Meaning
  • 35 And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
    Genesis 37:35 Meaning

• Potiphar's Wife, in Falsely Accusing Joseph

GENESIS 39:14-17Verses in the Bible

  • 14 That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:
    Genesis 39:14 Meaning
  • 15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.
    Genesis 39:15 Meaning
  • 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home.
    Genesis 39:16 Meaning
  • 17 And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
    Genesis 39:17 Meaning

• Joseph, in the Deception He Carried on With His Brothers

GENESIS 42Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?
    Genesis 42:1 Meaning
  • 2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.
    Genesis 42:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy corn in Egypt.
    Genesis 42:3 Meaning
  • 4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.
    Genesis 42:4 Meaning
  • 5 And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.
    Genesis 42:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.
    Genesis 42:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.
    Genesis 42:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.
    Genesis 42:8 Meaning
  • 9 And Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them, and said unto them, Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.
    Genesis 42:9 Meaning
  • 10 And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come.
    Genesis 42:10 Meaning
  • 11 We are all one man's sons; we are true men, thy servants are no spies.
    Genesis 42:11 Meaning
  • 12 And he said unto them, Nay, but to see the nakedness of the land ye are come.
    Genesis 42:12 Meaning
  • 13 And they said, Thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and, behold, the youngest is this day with our father, and one is not.
    Genesis 42:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Joseph said unto them, That is it that I spake unto you, saying, Ye are spies:
    Genesis 42:14 Meaning
  • 15 Hereby ye shall be proved: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither.
    Genesis 42:15 Meaning
  • 16 Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
    Genesis 42:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he put them all together into ward three days.
    Genesis 42:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Joseph said unto them the third day, This do, and live; for I fear God:
    Genesis 42:18 Meaning
  • 19 If ye be true men, let one of your brethren be bound in the house of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your houses:
    Genesis 42:19 Meaning
  • 20 But bring your youngest brother unto me; so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And they did so.
    Genesis 42:20 Meaning
  • 21 And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
    Genesis 42:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required.
    Genesis 42:22 Meaning
  • 23 And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto them by an interpreter.
    Genesis 42:23 Meaning
  • 24 And he turned himself about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, and communed with them, and took from them Simeon, and bound him before their eyes.
    Genesis 42:24 Meaning
  • 25 Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks with corn, and to restore every man's money into his sack, and to give them provision for the way: and thus did he unto them.
    Genesis 42:25 Meaning
  • 26 And they laded their asses with the corn, and departed thence.
    Genesis 42:26 Meaning
  • 27 And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money; for, behold, it was in his sack's mouth.
    Genesis 42:27 Meaning
  • 28 And he said unto his brethren, My money is restored; and, lo, it is even in my sack: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us?
    Genesis 42:28 Meaning
  • 29 And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them; saying,
    Genesis 42:29 Meaning
  • 30 The man, who is the lord of the land, spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.
    Genesis 42:30 Meaning
  • 31 And we said unto him, We are true men; we are no spies:
    Genesis 42:31 Meaning
  • 32 We be twelve brethren, sons of our father; one is not, and the youngest is this day with our father in the land of Canaan.
    Genesis 42:32 Meaning
  • 33 And the man, the lord of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men; leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and be gone:
    Genesis 42:33 Meaning
  • 34 And bring your youngest brother unto me: then shall I know that ye are no spies, but that ye are true men: so will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall traffick in the land.
    Genesis 42:34 Meaning
  • 35 And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack: and when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.
    Genesis 42:35 Meaning
  • 36 And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.
    Genesis 42:36 Meaning
  • 37 And Reuben spake unto his father, saying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again.
    Genesis 42:37 Meaning
  • 38 And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
    Genesis 42:38 Meaning

GENESIS 43Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the famine was sore in the land.
    Genesis 43:1 Meaning
  • 2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.
    Genesis 43:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother be with you.
    Genesis 43:3 Meaning
  • 4 If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will go down and buy thee food:
    Genesis 43:4 Meaning
  • 5 But if thou wilt not send him, we will not go down: for the man said unto us, Ye shall not see my face, except your brother be with you.
    Genesis 43:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother?
    Genesis 43:6 Meaning
  • 7 And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
    Genesis 43:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.
    Genesis 43:8 Meaning
  • 9 I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:
    Genesis 43:9 Meaning
  • 10 For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this second time.
    Genesis 43:10 Meaning
  • 11 And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
    Genesis 43:11 Meaning
  • 12 And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:
    Genesis 43:12 Meaning
  • 13 Take also your brother, and arise, go again unto the man:
    Genesis 43:13 Meaning
  • 14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.
    Genesis 43:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.
    Genesis 43:15 Meaning
  • 16 And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.
    Genesis 43:16 Meaning
  • 17 And the man did as Joseph bade; and the man brought the men into Joseph's house.
    Genesis 43:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.
    Genesis 43:18 Meaning
  • 19 And they came near to the steward of Joseph's house, and they communed with him at the door of the house,
    Genesis 43:19 Meaning
  • 20 And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:
    Genesis 43:20 Meaning
  • 21 And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and, behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight: and we have brought it again in our hand.
    Genesis 43:21 Meaning
  • 22 And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put our money in our sacks.
    Genesis 43:22 Meaning
  • 23 And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.
    Genesis 43:23 Meaning
  • 24 And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses provender.
    Genesis 43:24 Meaning
  • 25 And they made ready the present against Joseph came at noon: for they heard that they should eat bread there.
    Genesis 43:25 Meaning
  • 26 And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.
    Genesis 43:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?
    Genesis 43:27 Meaning
  • 28 And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.
    Genesis 43:28 Meaning
  • 29 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.
    Genesis 43:29 Meaning
  • 30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.
    Genesis 43:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread.
    Genesis 43:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
    Genesis 43:32 Meaning
  • 33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at another.
    Genesis 43:33 Meaning
  • 34 And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.
    Genesis 43:34 Meaning

GENESIS 44Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.
    Genesis 44:1 Meaning
  • 2 And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.
    Genesis 44:2 Meaning
  • 3 As soon as the morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their asses.
    Genesis 44:3 Meaning
  • 4 And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?
    Genesis 44:4 Meaning
  • 5 Is not this it in which my lord drinketh, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.
    Genesis 44:5 Meaning
  • 6 And he overtook them, and he spake unto them these same words.
    Genesis 44:6 Meaning
  • 7 And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing:
    Genesis 44:7 Meaning
  • 8 Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?
    Genesis 44:8 Meaning
  • 9 With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, both let him die, and we also will be my lord's bondmen.
    Genesis 44:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless.
    Genesis 44:10 Meaning
  • 11 Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.
    Genesis 44:11 Meaning
  • 12 And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
    Genesis 44:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then they rent their clothes, and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city.
    Genesis 44:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house; for he was yet there: and they fell before him on the ground.
    Genesis 44:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Joseph said unto them, What deed is this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a man as I can certainly divine?
    Genesis 44:15 Meaning
  • 16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants: behold, we are my lord's servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found.
    Genesis 44:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he said, God forbid that I should do so: but the man in whose hand the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, get you up in peace unto your father.
    Genesis 44:17 Meaning
  • 18 Then Judah came near unto him, and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord's ears, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant: for thou art even as Pharaoh.
    Genesis 44:18 Meaning
  • 19 My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?
    Genesis 44:19 Meaning
  • 20 And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.
    Genesis 44:20 Meaning
  • 21 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.
    Genesis 44:21 Meaning
  • 22 And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die.
    Genesis 44:22 Meaning
  • 23 And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face no more.
    Genesis 44:23 Meaning
  • 24 And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my lord.
    Genesis 44:24 Meaning
  • 25 And our father said, Go again, and buy us a little food.
    Genesis 44:25 Meaning
  • 26 And we said, We cannot go down: if our youngest brother be with us, then will we go down: for we may not see the man's face, except our youngest brother be with us.
    Genesis 44:26 Meaning
  • 27 And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons:
    Genesis 44:27 Meaning
  • 28 And the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in pieces; and I saw him not since:
    Genesis 44:28 Meaning
  • 29 And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
    Genesis 44:29 Meaning
  • 30 Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;
    Genesis 44:30 Meaning
  • 31 It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.
    Genesis 44:31 Meaning
  • 32 For thy servant became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.
    Genesis 44:32 Meaning
  • 33 Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go up with his brethren.
    Genesis 44:33 Meaning
  • 34 For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on my father.
    Genesis 44:34 Meaning

• Pharaoh, in Dealing Deceitfully With the Israelites

EXODUS 7Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.
    Exodus 7:1 Meaning
  • 2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel out of his land.
    Exodus 7:2 Meaning
  • 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 7:3 Meaning
  • 4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments.
    Exodus 7:4 Meaning
  • 5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.
    Exodus 7:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Moses and Aaron did as the Lord commanded them, so did they.
    Exodus 7:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spake unto Pharaoh.
    Exodus 7:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
    Exodus 7:8 Meaning
  • 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.
    Exodus 7:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
    Exodus 7:10 Meaning
  • 11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments.
    Exodus 7:11 Meaning
  • 12 For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
    Exodus 7:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had said.
    Exodus 7:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the Lord said unto Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he refuseth to let the people go.
    Exodus 7:14 Meaning
  • 15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.
    Exodus 7:15 Meaning
  • 16 And thou shalt say unto him, The Lord God of the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, Let my people go, that they may serve me in the wilderness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear.
    Exodus 7:16 Meaning
  • 17 Thus saith the Lord, In this thou shalt know that I am the Lord: behold, I will smite with the rod that is in mine hand upon the waters which are in the river, and they shall be turned to blood.
    Exodus 7:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.
    Exodus 7:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the Lord spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in vessels of stone.
    Exodus 7:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the Lord commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.
    Exodus 7:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the fish that was in the river died; and the river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 7:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, neither did he hearken unto them; as the Lord had said.
    Exodus 7:22 Meaning
  • 23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to this also.
    Exodus 7:23 Meaning
  • 24 And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
    Exodus 7:24 Meaning
  • 25 And seven days were fulfilled, after that the Lord had smitten the river.
    Exodus 7:25 Meaning

EXODUS 8Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    Exodus 8:1 Meaning
  • 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:
    Exodus 8:2 Meaning
  • 3 And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thine house, and into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs:
    Exodus 8:3 Meaning
  • 4 And the frogs shall come up both on thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.
    Exodus 8:4 Meaning
  • 5 And the Lord spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, over the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 8:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 8:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 8:7 Meaning
  • 8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat the Lord, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the Lord.
    Exodus 8:8 Meaning
  • 9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I intreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?
    Exodus 8:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he said, To morrow. And he said, Be it according to thy word: that thou mayest know that there is none like unto the Lord our God.
    Exodus 8:10 Meaning
  • 11 And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the river only.
    Exodus 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh: and Moses cried unto the Lord because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh.
    Exodus 8:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the Lord did according to the word of Moses; and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the villages, and out of the fields.
    Exodus 8:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they gathered them together upon heaps: and the land stank.
    Exodus 8:14 Meaning
  • 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had said.
    Exodus 8:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the Lord said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 8:16 Meaning
  • 17 And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 8:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.
    Exodus 8:18 Meaning
  • 19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had said.
    Exodus 8:19 Meaning
  • 20 And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh; lo, he cometh forth to the water; and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    Exodus 8:20 Meaning
  • 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are.
    Exodus 8:21 Meaning
  • 22 And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the Lord in the midst of the earth.
    Exodus 8:22 Meaning
  • 23 And I will put a division between my people and thy people: to morrow shall this sign be.
    Exodus 8:23 Meaning
  • 24 And the Lord did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.
    Exodus 8:24 Meaning
  • 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land.
    Exodus 8:25 Meaning
  • 26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the Lord our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us?
    Exodus 8:26 Meaning
  • 27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the Lord our God, as he shall command us.
    Exodus 8:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: intreat for me.
    Exodus 8:28 Meaning
  • 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thee, and I will intreat the Lord that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the Lord.
    Exodus 8:29 Meaning
  • 30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and intreated the Lord.
    Exodus 8:30 Meaning
  • 31 And the Lord did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not one.
    Exodus 8:31 Meaning
  • 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.
    Exodus 8:32 Meaning

EXODUS 9Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then the Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    Exodus 9:1 Meaning
  • 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,
    Exodus 9:2 Meaning
  • 3 Behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.
    Exodus 9:3 Meaning
  • 4 And the Lord shall sever between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all that is the children's of Israel.
    Exodus 9:4 Meaning
  • 5 And the Lord appointed a set time, saying, To morrow the Lord shall do this thing in the land.
    Exodus 9:5 Meaning
  • 6 And the Lord did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.
    Exodus 9:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go.
    Exodus 9:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the Lord said unto Moses and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh.
    Exodus 9:8 Meaning
  • 9 And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 9:9 Meaning
  • 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.
    Exodus 9:10 Meaning
  • 11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
    Exodus 9:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had spoken unto Moses.
    Exodus 9:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
    Exodus 9:13 Meaning
  • 14 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.
    Exodus 9:14 Meaning
  • 15 For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.
    Exodus 9:15 Meaning
  • 16 And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
    Exodus 9:16 Meaning
  • 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them go?
    Exodus 9:17 Meaning
  • 18 Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now.
    Exodus 9:18 Meaning
  • 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field; for upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall come down upon them, and they shall die.
    Exodus 9:19 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:
    Exodus 9:20 Meaning
  • 21 And he that regarded not the word of the Lord left his servants and his cattle in the field.
    Exodus 9:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 9:22 Meaning
  • 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven: and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran along upon the ground; and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 9:23 Meaning
  • 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
    Exodus 9:24 Meaning
  • 25 And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field.
    Exodus 9:25 Meaning
  • 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, was there no hail.
    Exodus 9:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the Lord is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
    Exodus 9:27 Meaning
  • 28 Intreat the Lord (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.
    Exodus 9:28 Meaning
  • 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands unto the Lord; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the Lord's.
    Exodus 9:29 Meaning
  • 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the Lord God.
    Exodus 9:30 Meaning
  • 31 And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.
    Exodus 9:31 Meaning
  • 32 But the wheat and the rie were not smitten: for they were not grown up.
    Exodus 9:32 Meaning
  • 33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the Lord: and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.
    Exodus 9:33 Meaning
  • 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.
    Exodus 9:34 Meaning
  • 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, neither would he let the children of Israel go; as the Lord had spoken by Moses.
    Exodus 9:35 Meaning

EXODUS 10Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him:
    Exodus 10:1 Meaning
  • 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy son, and of thy son's son, what things I have wrought in Egypt, and my signs which I have done among them; that ye may know how that I am the Lord.
    Exodus 10:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.
    Exodus 10:3 Meaning
  • 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast:
    Exodus 10:4 Meaning
  • 5 And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field:
    Exodus 10:5 Meaning
  • 6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto this day. And he turned himself, and went out from Pharaoh.
    Exodus 10:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the Lord their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?
    Exodus 10:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh: and he said unto them, Go, serve the Lord your God: but who are they that shall go?
    Exodus 10:8 Meaning
  • 9 And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go; for we must hold a feast unto the Lord.
    Exodus 10:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he said unto them, Let the Lord be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: look to it; for evil is before you.
    Exodus 10:10 Meaning
  • 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and serve the Lord; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.
    Exodus 10:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail hath left.
    Exodus 10:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the Lord brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
    Exodus 10:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.
    Exodus 10:14 Meaning
  • 15 For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 10:15 Meaning
  • 16 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the Lord your God, and against you.
    Exodus 10:16 Meaning
  • 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the Lord your God, that he may take away from me this death only.
    Exodus 10:17 Meaning
  • 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and intreated the Lord.
    Exodus 10:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the Lord turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.
    Exodus 10:19 Meaning
  • 20 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.
    Exodus 10:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.
    Exodus 10:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:
    Exodus 10:22 Meaning
  • 23 They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.
    Exodus 10:23 Meaning
  • 24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the Lord; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go with you.
    Exodus 10:24 Meaning
  • 25 And Moses said, Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the Lord our God.
    Exodus 10:25 Meaning
  • 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not an hoof be left behind; for thereof must we take to serve the Lord our God; and we know not with what we must serve the Lord, until we come thither.
    Exodus 10:26 Meaning
  • 27 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he would not let them go.
    Exodus 10:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee from me, take heed to thyself, see my face no more; for in that day thou seest my face thou shalt die.
    Exodus 10:28 Meaning
  • 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see thy face again no more.
    Exodus 10:29 Meaning

EXODUS 11Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether.
    Exodus 11:1 Meaning
  • 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.
    Exodus 11:2 Meaning
  • 3 And the Lord gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.
    Exodus 11:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the Lord, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt:
    Exodus 11:4 Meaning
  • 5 And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.
    Exodus 11:5 Meaning
  • 6 And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
    Exodus 11:6 Meaning
  • 7 But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the Lord doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.
    Exodus 11:7 Meaning
  • 8 And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.
    Exodus 11:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 11:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.
    Exodus 11:10 Meaning

EXODUS 12Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,
    Exodus 12:1 Meaning
  • 2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.
    Exodus 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:
    Exodus 12:3 Meaning
  • 4 And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
    Exodus 12:4 Meaning
  • 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:
    Exodus 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.
    Exodus 12:6 Meaning
  • 7 And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.
    Exodus 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.
    Exodus 12:8 Meaning
  • 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.
    Exodus 12:9 Meaning
  • 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.
    Exodus 12:10 Meaning
  • 11 And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the Lord's passover.
    Exodus 12:11 Meaning
  • 12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the Lord.
    Exodus 12:12 Meaning
  • 13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 12:13 Meaning
  • 14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the Lord throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.
    Exodus 12:14 Meaning
  • 15 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.
    Exodus 12:15 Meaning
  • 16 And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.
    Exodus 12:16 Meaning
  • 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.
    Exodus 12:17 Meaning
  • 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.
    Exodus 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.
    Exodus 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread.
    Exodus 12:20 Meaning
  • 21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover.
    Exodus 12:21 Meaning
  • 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
    Exodus 12:22 Meaning
  • 23 For the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the Lord will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.
    Exodus 12:23 Meaning
  • 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.
    Exodus 12:24 Meaning
  • 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the Lord will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service.
    Exodus 12:25 Meaning
  • 26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?
    Exodus 12:26 Meaning
  • 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the Lord's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped.
    Exodus 12:27 Meaning
  • 28 And the children of Israel went away, and did as the Lord had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.
    Exodus 12:28 Meaning
  • 29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
    Exodus 12:29 Meaning
  • 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
    Exodus 12:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the Lord, as ye have said.
    Exodus 12:31 Meaning
  • 32 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also.
    Exodus 12:32 Meaning
  • 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men.
    Exodus 12:33 Meaning
  • 34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
    Exodus 12:34 Meaning
  • 35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:
    Exodus 12:35 Meaning
  • 36 And the Lord gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they required. And they spoiled the Egyptians.
    Exodus 12:36 Meaning
  • 37 And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children.
    Exodus 12:37 Meaning
  • 38 And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattle.
    Exodus 12:38 Meaning
  • 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.
    Exodus 12:39 Meaning
  • 40 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.
    Exodus 12:40 Meaning
  • 41 And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the Lord went out from the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 12:41 Meaning
  • 42 It is a night to be much observed unto the Lord for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the Lord to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations.
    Exodus 12:42 Meaning
  • 43 And the Lord said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof:
    Exodus 12:43 Meaning
  • 44 But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof.
    Exodus 12:44 Meaning
  • 45 A foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof.
    Exodus 12:45 Meaning
  • 46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.
    Exodus 12:46 Meaning
  • 47 All the congregation of Israel shall keep it.
    Exodus 12:47 Meaning
  • 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the Lord, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.
    Exodus 12:48 Meaning
  • 49 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.
    Exodus 12:49 Meaning
  • 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; as the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.
    Exodus 12:50 Meaning
  • 51 And it came to pass the selfsame day, that the Lord did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.
    Exodus 12:51 Meaning

• Aaron, in Attempting to Shift Responsibility for the Making of the Golden Calf

EXODUS 32:1-24Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, 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 32:1 Meaning
  • 2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.
    Exodus 32:2 Meaning
  • 3 And all the people brake off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.
    Exodus 32:3 Meaning
  • 4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 32:4 Meaning
  • 5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to the Lord.
    Exodus 32:5 Meaning
  • 6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
    Exodus 32:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves:
    Exodus 32:7 Meaning
  • 8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 32:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:
    Exodus 32:9 Meaning
  • 10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.
    Exodus 32:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
    Exodus 32:11 Meaning
  • 12 Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
    Exodus 32:12 Meaning
  • 13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.
    Exodus 32:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
    Exodus 32:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.
    Exodus 32:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.
    Exodus 32:16 Meaning
  • 17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.
    Exodus 32:17 Meaning
  • 18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear.
    Exodus 32:18 Meaning
  • 19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.
    Exodus 32:19 Meaning
  • 20 And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
    Exodus 32:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them?
    Exodus 32:21 Meaning
  • 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

• Rahab, in Denying That the Spies Were in Her House

JOSHUA 2:4-6Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men unto me, but I wist not whence they were:
    Joshua 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out: whither the men went I wot not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake them.
    Joshua 2:5 Meaning
  • 6 But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.
    Joshua 2:6 Meaning

• The Gibeonites, Ambassadors, in the Deception They Perpetrated Upon Joshua and the Elders of Israel in Leading Them to Believe That They Came from a Distant Region, When in Fact They Lived in the Immediate Vicinity

JOSHUA 9Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof;
    Joshua 9:1 Meaning
  • 2 That they gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.
    Joshua 9:2 Meaning
  • 3 And when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done unto Jericho and to Ai,
    Joshua 9:3 Meaning
  • 4 They did work wilily, and went and made as if they had been ambassadors, and took old sacks upon their asses, and wine bottles, old, and rent, and bound up;
    Joshua 9:4 Meaning
  • 5 And old shoes and clouted upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.
    Joshua 9:5 Meaning
  • 6 And they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of Israel, We be come from a far country: now therefore make ye a league with us.
    Joshua 9:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?
    Joshua 9:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they said unto Joshua, We are thy servants. And Joshua said unto them, Who are ye? and from whence come ye?
    Joshua 9:8 Meaning
  • 9 And they said unto him, From a very far country thy servants are come because of the name of the Lord thy God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt,
    Joshua 9:9 Meaning
  • 10 And all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites, that were beyond Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon, and to Og king of Bashan, which was at Ashtaroth.
    Joshua 9:10 Meaning
  • 11 Wherefore our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spake to us, saying, Take victuals with you for the journey, and go to meet them, and say unto them, We are your servants: therefore now make ye a league with us.
    Joshua 9:11 Meaning
  • 12 This our bread we took hot for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go unto you; but now, behold, it is dry, and it is mouldy:
    Joshua 9:12 Meaning
  • 13 And these bottles of wine, which we filled, were new; and, behold, they be rent: and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.
    Joshua 9:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the Lord.
    Joshua 9:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.
    Joshua 9:15 Meaning
  • 16 And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.
    Joshua 9:16 Meaning
  • 17 And the children of Israel journeyed, and came unto their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah, and Beeroth, and Kirjath-jearim.
    Joshua 9:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.
    Joshua 9:18 Meaning
  • 19 But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.
    Joshua 9:19 Meaning
  • 20 This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.
    Joshua 9:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.
    Joshua 9:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Joshua called for them, and he spake unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye dwell among us?
    Joshua 9:22 Meaning
  • 23 Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being bondmen, and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.
    Joshua 9:23 Meaning
  • 24 And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told thy servants, how that the Lord thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you, therefore we were sore afraid of our lives because of you, and have done this thing.
    Joshua 9:24 Meaning
  • 25 And now, behold, we are in thine hand: as it seemeth good and right unto thee to do unto us, do.
    Joshua 9:25 Meaning
  • 26 And so did he unto them, and delivered them out of the hand of the children of Israel, that they slew them not.
    Joshua 9:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation, and for the altar of the Lord, even unto this day, in the place which he should choose.
    Joshua 9:27 Meaning

• Ehud, in Pretending to Carry Secret Messages to Eglon, King of Moab, While His Real Objective Was to Assassinate Him

JUDGES 3:16-23Verses in the Bible

  • 16 But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, of a cubit length; and he did gird it under his raiment upon his right thigh.
    Judges 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he brought the present unto Eglon king of Moab: and Eglon was a very fat man.
    Judges 3:17 Meaning
  • 18 And when he had made an end to offer the present, he sent away the people that bare the present.
    Judges 3:18 Meaning
  • 19 But he himself turned again from the quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I have a secret errand unto thee, O king: who said, Keep silence. And all that stood by him went out from him.
    Judges 3:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Ehud came unto him; and he was sitting in a summer parlour, which he had for himself alone. And Ehud said, I have a message from God unto thee. And he arose out of his seat.
    Judges 3:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly:
    Judges 3:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed upon the blade, so that he could not draw the dagger out of his belly; and the dirt came out.
    Judges 3:22 Meaning
  • 23 Then Ehud went forth through the porch, and shut the doors of the parlour upon him, and locked them.
    Judges 3:23 Meaning

• Sisera, Who Instructed Jael to Mislead His Pursuers

JUDGES 4:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Again he said unto her, Stand in the door of the tent, and it shall be, when any man doth come and inquire of thee, and say, Is there any man here? that thou shalt say, No.

• Saul, in Professing to Samuel to Have Obeyed the Commandment to Destroy All Spoils of the Amalekites, When in Fact He Had Not Obeyed

1 SAMUEL 15:1-26Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Samuel also said unto Saul, The Lord sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of the Lord.
    1 Samuel 15:1 Meaning
  • 2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, I remember that which Amalek did to Israel, how he laid wait for him in the way, when he came up from Egypt.
    1 Samuel 15:2 Meaning
  • 3 Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.
    1 Samuel 15:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Saul gathered the people together, and numbered them in Telaim, two hundred thousand footmen, and ten thousand men of Judah.
    1 Samuel 15:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Saul came to a city of Amalek, and laid wait in the valley.
    1 Samuel 15:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Saul said unto the Kenites, Go, depart, get you down from among the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with them: for ye shewed kindness to all the children of Israel, when they came up out of Egypt. So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
    1 Samuel 15:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Saul smote the Amalekites from Havilah until thou comest to Shur, that is over against Egypt.
    1 Samuel 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
    1 Samuel 15:8 Meaning
  • 9 But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.
    1 Samuel 15:9 Meaning
  • 10 Then came the word of the Lord unto Samuel, saying,
    1 Samuel 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the Lord all night.
    1 Samuel 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set him up a place, and is gone about, and passed on, and gone down to Gilgal.
    1 Samuel 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be thou of the Lord: I have performed the commandment of the Lord.
    1 Samuel 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Samuel said, What meaneth then this bleating of the sheep in mine ears, and the lowing of the oxen which I hear?
    1 Samuel 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Saul said, They have brought them from the Amalekites: for the people spared the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the Lord thy God; and the rest we have utterly destroyed.
    1 Samuel 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 Then Samuel said unto Saul, Stay, and I will tell thee what the Lord hath said to me this night. And he said unto him, Say on.
    1 Samuel 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 And Samuel said, When thou wast little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel, and the Lord anointed thee king over Israel?
    1 Samuel 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the Lord sent thee on a journey, and said, Go and utterly destroy the sinners the Amalekites, and fight against them until they be consumed.
    1 Samuel 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of the Lord, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the Lord?
    1 Samuel 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Saul said unto Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the Lord, and have gone the way which the Lord sent me, and have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.
    1 Samuel 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 But the people took of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the chief of the things which should have been utterly destroyed, to sacrifice unto the Lord thy God in Gilgal.
    1 Samuel 15:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
    1 Samuel 15:22 Meaning
  • 23 For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, he hath also rejected thee from being king.
    1 Samuel 15:23 Meaning
  • 24 And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the Lord, and thy words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.
    1 Samuel 15:24 Meaning
  • 25 Now therefore, I pray thee, pardon my sin, and turn again with me, that I may worship the Lord.
    1 Samuel 15:25 Meaning
  • 26 And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.
    1 Samuel 15:26 Meaning

• In Accusing Ahimelech of Conspiring With David Against Himself

1 SAMUEL 22:11-16Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests that were in Nob: and they came all of them to the king.
    1 Samuel 22:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Saul said, Hear now, thou son of Ahitub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord.
    1 Samuel 22:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Saul said unto him, Why have ye conspired against me, thou and the son of Jesse, in that thou hast given him bread, and a sword, and hast inquired of God for him, that he should rise against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
    1 Samuel 22:13 Meaning
  • 14 Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful among all thy servants as David, which is the king's son in law, and goeth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thine house?
    1 Samuel 22:14 Meaning
  • 15 Did I then begin to inquire of God for him? be it far from me: let not the king impute any thing unto his servant, nor to all the house of my father: for thy servant knew nothing of all this, less or more.
    1 Samuel 22:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the king said, Thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father's house.
    1 Samuel 22:16 Meaning

• David Lied to Ahimelech, Professing to Have a Mission from the King, in Order That He Might Obtain Provisions and Armor

1 SAMUEL 21Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then came David to Nob to Ahimelech the priest: and Ahimelech was afraid at the meeting of David, and said unto him, Why art thou alone, and no man with thee?
    1 Samuel 21:1 Meaning
  • 2 And David said unto Ahimelech the priest, The king hath commanded me a business, and hath said unto me, Let no man know any thing of the business whereabout I send thee, and what I have commanded thee: and I have appointed my servants to such and such a place.
    1 Samuel 21:2 Meaning
  • 3 Now therefore what is under thine hand? give me five loaves of bread in mine hand, or what there is present.
    1 Samuel 21:3 Meaning
  • 4 And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread under mine hand, but there is hallowed bread; if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.
    1 Samuel 21:4 Meaning
  • 5 And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a truth women have been kept from us about these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel.
    1 Samuel 21:5 Meaning
  • 6 So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there but the shewbread, that was taken from before the Lord, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.
    1 Samuel 21:6 Meaning
  • 7 Now a certain man of the servants of Saul was there that day, detained before the Lord; and his name was Doeg, an Edomite, the chiefest of the herdmen that belonged to Saul.
    1 Samuel 21:7 Meaning
  • 8 And David said unto Ahimelech, And is there not here under thine hand spear or sword? for I have neither brought my sword nor my weapons with me, because the king's business required haste.
    1 Samuel 21:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the priest said, The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom thou slewest in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod: if thou wilt take that, take it: for there is no other save that here. And David said, There is none like that; give it me.
    1 Samuel 21:9 Meaning
  • 10 And David arose, and fled that day for fear of Saul, and went to Achish the king of Gath.
    1 Samuel 21:10 Meaning
  • 11 And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances, saying, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands?
    1 Samuel 21:11 Meaning
  • 12 And David laid up these words in his heart, and was sore afraid of Achish the king of Gath.
    1 Samuel 21:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
    1 Samuel 21:13 Meaning
  • 14 Then said Achish unto his servants, Lo, ye see the man is mad: wherefore then have ye brought him to me?
    1 Samuel 21:14 Meaning
  • 15 Have I need of mad men, that ye have brought this fellow to play the mad man in my presence? shall this fellow come into my house?
    1 Samuel 21:15 Meaning

• David in Feigning Madness

1 SAMUEL 21:13-15Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
    1 Samuel 21:13 Meaning
  • 14 Then said Achish unto his servants, Lo, ye see the man is mad: wherefore then have ye brought him to me?
    1 Samuel 21:14 Meaning
  • 15 Have I need of mad men, that ye have brought this fellow to play the mad man in my presence? shall this fellow come into my house?
    1 Samuel 21:15 Meaning

• David's Other Deceits With the Philistines

1 SAMUEL 27:8-12Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those nations were of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.
    1 Samuel 27:8 Meaning
  • 9 And David smote the land, and left neither man nor woman alive, and took away the sheep, and the oxen, and the asses, and the camels, and the apparel, and returned, and came to Achish.
    1 Samuel 27:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Achish said, Whither have ye made a road to day? And David said, Against the south of Judah, and against the south of the Jerahmeelites, and against the south of the Kenites.
    1 Samuel 27:10 Meaning
  • 11 And David saved neither man nor woman alive, to bring tidings to Gath, saying, Lest they should tell on us, saying, So did David, and so will be his manner all the while he dwelleth in the country of the Philistines.
    1 Samuel 27:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Achish believed David, saying, He hath made his people Israel utterly to abhor him; therefore he shall be my servant for ever.
    1 Samuel 27:12 Meaning

• The Falsehood of Friendship to Absalom That David Put in the Mouth of Hushai

2 SAMUEL 15:34-37Verses in the Bible

  • 34 But if thou return to the city, and say unto Absalom, I will be thy servant, O king; as I have been thy father's servant hitherto, so will I now also be thy servant: then mayest thou for me defeat the counsel of Ahithophel.
    2 Samuel 15:34 Meaning
  • 35 And hast thou not there with thee Zadok and Abiathar the priests? therefore it shall be, that what thing soever thou shalt hear out of the king's house, thou shalt tell it to Zadok and Abiathar the priests.
    2 Samuel 15:35 Meaning
  • 36 Behold, they have there with them their two sons, Ahimaaz Zadok's son, and Jonathan Abiathar's son; and by them ye shall send unto me every thing that ye can hear.
    2 Samuel 15:36 Meaning
  • 37 So Hushai David's friend came into the city, and Absalom came into Jerusalem.
    2 Samuel 15:37 Meaning

• Michal, in the False Statement That David Was Sick, in Order to Save Him from Saul's Violence

1 SAMUEL 19:12-17Verses in the Bible

  • 12 So Michal let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, and escaped.
    1 Samuel 19:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Michal took an image, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster, and covered it with a cloth.
    1 Samuel 19:13 Meaning
  • 14 And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick.
    1 Samuel 19:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.
    1 Samuel 19:15 Meaning
  • 16 And when the messengers were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair for his bolster.
    1 Samuel 19:16 Meaning
  • 17 And Saul said unto Michal, Why hast thou deceived me so, and sent away mine enemy, that he is escaped? And Michal answered Saul, He said unto me, Let me go; why should I kill thee?
    1 Samuel 19:17 Meaning

• The Amalekite Who Claimed to Have Killed Saul

2 SAMUEL 1:10-12Verses in the Bible

  • 10 So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.
    2 Samuel 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 Then David took hold on his clothes, and rent them; and likewise all the men that were with him:
    2 Samuel 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the Lord, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.
    2 Samuel 1:12 Meaning

• Hushai, in False Professions to Absalom

2 SAMUEL 16:16-19Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And it came to pass, when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, was come unto Absalom, that Hushai said unto Absalom, God save the king, God save the king.
    2 Samuel 16:16 Meaning
  • 17 And Absalom said to Hushai, Is this thy kindness to thy friend? why wentest thou not with thy friend?
    2 Samuel 16:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Hushai said unto Absalom, Nay; but whom the Lord, and this people, and all the men of Israel, choose, his will I be, and with him will I abide.
    2 Samuel 16:18 Meaning
  • 19 And again, whom should I serve? should I not serve in the presence of his son? as I have served in thy father's presence, so will I be in thy presence.
    2 Samuel 16:19 Meaning

• Hushai, in His Deceitful Counsel to Absalom

2 SAMUEL 17:7-14Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And Hushai said unto Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel hath given is not good at this time.
    2 Samuel 17:7 Meaning
  • 8 For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
    2 Samuel 17:8 Meaning
  • 9 Behold, he is hid now in some pit, or in some other place: and it will come to pass, when some of them be overthrown at the first, that whosoever heareth it will say, There is a slaughter among the people that follow Absalom.
    2 Samuel 17:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant men.
    2 Samuel 17:10 Meaning
  • 11 Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.
    2 Samuel 17:11 Meaning
  • 12 So shall we come upon him in some place where he shall be found, and we will light upon him as the dew falleth on the ground: and of him and of all the men that are with him there shall not be left so much as one.
    2 Samuel 17:12 Meaning
  • 13 Moreover, if he be gotten into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the river, until there be not one small stone found there.
    2 Samuel 17:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel. For the Lord had appointed to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, to the intent that the Lord might bring evil upon Absalom.
    2 Samuel 17:14 Meaning

• The Wife of the Bahurimite Who Saved the Lives of Hushai's Messengers, Sent to Apprise David of the Movements of Absalom's Army

2 SAMUEL 17:15-22Verses in the Bible

  • 15 Then said Hushai unto Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel; and thus and thus have I counselled.
    2 Samuel 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 Now therefore send quickly, and tell David, saying, Lodge not this night in the plains of the wilderness, but speedily pass over; lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people that are with him.
    2 Samuel 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 Now Jonathan and Ahimaaz stayed by En-rogel; for they might not be seen to come into the city: and a wench went and told them; and they went and told king David.
    2 Samuel 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 Nevertheless a lad saw them, and told Absalom: but they went both of them away quickly, and came to a man's house in Bahurim, which had a well in his court; whither they went down.
    2 Samuel 17:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the woman took and spread a covering over the well's mouth, and spread ground corn thereon; and the thing was not known.
    2 Samuel 17:19 Meaning
  • 20 And when Absalom's servants came to the woman to the house, they said, Where is Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said unto them, They be gone over the brook of water. And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
    2 Samuel 17:20 Meaning
  • 21 And it came to pass, after they were departed, that they came up out of the well, and went and told king David, and said unto David, Arise, and pass quickly over the water: for thus hath Ahithophel counselled against you.
    2 Samuel 17:21 Meaning
  • 22 Then David arose, and all the people that were with him, and they passed over Jordan: by the morning light there lacked not one of them that was not gone over Jordan.
    2 Samuel 17:22 Meaning

The murder, under false pretense


• Of Adonijah

1 KINGS 2:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 Then king Solomon sware by the Lord, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if Adonijah have not spoken this word against his own life.

• Of Shimei

1 KINGS 2:42,43Verses in the Bible

  • 42 And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said unto him, Did I not make thee to swear by the Lord, and protested unto thee, saying, Know for a certain, on the day thou goest out, and walkest abroad any whither, that thou shalt surely die? and thou saidst unto me, The word that I have heard is good.
    1 Kings 2:42 Meaning
  • 43 Why then hast thou not kept the oath of the Lord, and the commandment that I have charged thee with?
    1 Kings 2:43 Meaning

• Of Jeroboam's Wife

1 KINGS 14:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And Jeroboam said to his wife, Arise, I pray thee, and disguise thyself, that thou be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam; and get thee to Shiloh: behold, there is Ahijah the prophet, which told me that I should be king over this people.

• The Old Prophet of Beth-El Who Misguided the Prophet of Judah

1 KINGS 13:11-22Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Now there dwelt an old prophet in Beth-el; and his sons came and told him all the works that the man of God had done that day in Beth-el: the words which he had spoken unto the king, them they told also to their father.
    1 Kings 13:11 Meaning
  • 12 And their father said unto them, What way went he? For his sons had seen what way the man of God went, which came from Judah.
    1 Kings 13:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he said unto his sons, Saddle me the ass. So they saddled him the ass: and he rode thereon,
    1 Kings 13:13 Meaning
  • 14 And went after the man of God, and found him sitting under an oak: and he said unto him, Art thou the man of God that camest from Judah? And he said, I am.
    1 Kings 13:14 Meaning
  • 15 Then he said unto him, Come home with me, and eat bread.
    1 Kings 13:15 Meaning
  • 16 And he said, I may not return with thee, nor go in with thee: neither will I eat bread nor drink water with thee in this place:
    1 Kings 13:16 Meaning
  • 17 For it was said to me by the word of the Lord, Thou shalt eat no bread nor drink water there, nor turn again to go by the way that thou camest.
    1 Kings 13:17 Meaning
  • 18 He said unto him, I am a prophet also as thou art; and an angel spake unto me by the word of the Lord, saying, Bring him back with thee into thine house, that he may eat bread and drink water. But he lied unto him.
    1 Kings 13:18 Meaning
  • 19 So he went back with him, and did eat bread in his house, and drank water.
    1 Kings 13:19 Meaning
  • 20 And it came to pass, as they sat at the table, that the word of the Lord came unto the prophet that brought him back:
    1 Kings 13:20 Meaning
  • 21 And he cried unto the man of God that came from Judah, saying, Thus saith the Lord, Forasmuch as thou hast disobeyed the mouth of the Lord, and hast not kept the commandment which the Lord thy God commanded thee,
    1 Kings 13:21 Meaning
  • 22 But camest back, and hast eaten bread and drunk water in the place, of the which the Lord did say to thee, Eat no bread, and drink no water; thy carcase shall not come unto the sepulchre of thy fathers.
    1 Kings 13:22 Meaning

• Jeroboam's Wife, Feigning Herself to Be Another Woman

1 KINGS 14:5-7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 And the Lord said unto Ahijah, Behold, the wife of Jeroboam cometh to ask a thing of thee for her son; for he is sick: thus and thus shalt thou say unto her: for it shall be, when she cometh in, that she shall feign herself to be another woman.
    1 Kings 14:5 Meaning
  • 6 And it was so, when Ahijah heard the sound of her feet, as she came in at the door, that he said, Come in, thou wife of Jeroboam; why feignest thou thyself to be another? for I am sent to thee with heavy tidings.
    1 Kings 14:6 Meaning
  • 7 Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted thee from among the people, and made thee prince over my people Israel,
    1 Kings 14:7 Meaning

• The Conspirators Against Naboth

1 KINGS 21:7-13Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And Jezebel his wife said unto him, Dost thou now govern the kingdom of Israel? arise, and eat bread, and let thine heart be merry: I will give thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.
    1 Kings 21:7 Meaning
  • 8 So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.
    1 Kings 21:8 Meaning
  • 9 And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
    1 Kings 21:9 Meaning
  • 10 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.
    1 Kings 21:10 Meaning
  • 11 And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.
    1 Kings 21:11 Meaning
  • 12 They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.
    1 Kings 21:12 Meaning
  • 13 And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.
    1 Kings 21:13 Meaning

• Gehazi, When He Ran After Naaman, and Misrepresented That Elisha Wanted a Talent of Silver and Two Changes of Clothes

2 KINGS 5:20-24Verses in the Bible

  • 20 But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the Lord liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.
    2 Kings 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he lighted down from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well?
    2 Kings 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 And he said, All is well. My master hath sent me, saying, Behold, even now there be come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets: give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of garments.
    2 Kings 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bare them before him.
    2 Kings 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 And when he came to the tower, he took them from their hand, and bestowed them in the house: and he let the men go, and they departed.
    2 Kings 5:24 Meaning

• Hazael, Servant of the King of Syria, Lied to the King in Misstating the Prophet Elisha's Message With Regard to the King's Recovery

2 KINGS 8:7-15Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And Elisha came to Damascus; and Ben-hadad the king of Syria was sick; and it was told him, saying, The man of God is come hither.
    2 Kings 8:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the king said unto Hazael, Take a present in thine hand, and go, meet the man of God, and inquire of the Lord by him, saying, Shall I recover of this disease?
    2 Kings 8:8 Meaning
  • 9 So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, even of every good thing of Damascus, forty camels' burden, and came and stood before him, and said, Thy son Ben-hadad king of Syria hath sent me to thee, saying, Shall I recover of this disease?
    2 Kings 8:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Elisha said unto him, Go, say unto him, Thou mayest certainly recover: howbeit the Lord hath shewed me that he shall surely die.
    2 Kings 8:10 Meaning
  • 11 And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was ashamed: and the man of God wept.
    2 Kings 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.
    2 Kings 8:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Hazael said, But what, is thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing? And Elisha answered, The Lord hath shewed me that thou shalt be king over Syria.
    2 Kings 8:13 Meaning
  • 14 So he departed from Elisha, and came to his master; who said to him, What said Elisha to thee? And he answered, He told me that thou shouldest surely recover.
    2 Kings 8:14 Meaning
  • 15 And it came to pass on the morrow, that he took a thick cloth, and dipped it in water, and spread it on his face, so that he died: and Hazael reigned in his stead.
    2 Kings 8:15 Meaning

• Jehu Lied to the Worshipers of Baal in Order to Gain the Advantage Over Them and Destroy Them

2 KINGS 10:18-28Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said unto them, Ahab served Baal a little; but Jehu shall serve him much.
    2 Kings 10:18 Meaning
  • 19 Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let none be wanting: for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtilty, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.
    2 Kings 10:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.
    2 Kings 10:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Jehu sent through all Israel: and all the worshippers of Baal came, so that there was not a man left that came not. And they came into the house of Baal; and the house of Baal was full from one end to another.
    2 Kings 10:21 Meaning
  • 22 And he said unto him that was over the vestry, Bring forth vestments for all the worshippers of Baal. And he brought them forth vestments.
    2 Kings 10:22 Meaning
  • 23 And Jehu went, and Jehonadab the son of Rechab, into the house of Baal, and said unto the worshippers of Baal, Search, and look that there be here with you none of the servants of the Lord, but the worshippers of Baal only.
    2 Kings 10:23 Meaning
  • 24 And when they went in to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings, Jehu appointed fourscore men without, and said, If any of the men whom I have brought into your hands escape, he that letteth him go, his life shall be for the life of him.
    2 Kings 10:24 Meaning
  • 25 And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the captains, Go in, and slay them; let none come forth. And they smote them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the captains cast them out, and went to the city of the house of Baal.
    2 Kings 10:25 Meaning
  • 26 And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.
    2 Kings 10:26 Meaning
  • 27 And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house unto this day.
    2 Kings 10:27 Meaning
  • 28 Thus Jehu destroyed Baal out of Israel.
    2 Kings 10:28 Meaning

• Zedekiah, in Violating His Oath of Allegiance to Nebuchadnezzer

2 CHRONICLES 36:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart from turning unto the Lord God of Israel.

EZEKIEL 16:59In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 59 For thus saith the Lord God; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

EZEKIEL 17:15-20Verses in the Bible

  • 15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?
    Ezekiel 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 As I live, saith the Lord God, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
    Ezekiel 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons:
    Ezekiel 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.
    Ezekiel 17:18 Meaning
  • 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; As I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.
    Ezekiel 17:19 Meaning
  • 20 And I will spread my net upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against me.
    Ezekiel 17:20 Meaning

• Samaritans, in Their Efforts to Hinder the Rebuilding of the Temple at Jerusalem

EZRA 4Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now when the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the Lord God of Israel;
    Ezra 4:1 Meaning
  • 2 Then they came to Zerubbabel, and to the chief of the fathers, and said unto them, Let us build with you: for we seek your God, as ye do; and we do sacrifice unto him since the days of Esar-haddon king of Assur, which brought us up hither.
    Ezra 4:2 Meaning
  • 3 But Zerubbabel, and Jeshua, and the rest of the chief of the fathers of Israel, said unto them, Ye have nothing to do with us to build an house unto our God; but we ourselves together will build unto the Lord God of Israel, as king Cyrus the king of Persia hath commanded us.
    Ezra 4:3 Meaning
  • 4 Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building,
    Ezra 4:4 Meaning
  • 5 And hired counsellers against them, to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.
    Ezra 4:5 Meaning
  • 6 And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.
    Ezra 4:6 Meaning
  • 7 And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.
    Ezra 4:7 Meaning
  • 8 Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this sort:
    Ezra 4:8 Meaning
  • 9 Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites,
    Ezra 4:9 Meaning
  • 10 And the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Asnappar brought over, and set in the cities of Samaria, and the rest that are on this side the river, and at such a time.
    Ezra 4:10 Meaning
  • 11 This is the copy of the letter that they sent unto him, even unto Artaxerxes the king; Thy servants the men on this side the river, and at such a time.
    Ezra 4:11 Meaning
  • 12 Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.
    Ezra 4:12 Meaning
  • 13 Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.
    Ezra 4:13 Meaning
  • 14 Now because we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
    Ezra 4:14 Meaning
  • 15 That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.
    Ezra 4:15 Meaning
  • 16 We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.
    Ezra 4:16 Meaning
  • 17 Then sent the king an answer unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and unto the rest beyond the river, Peace, and at such a time.
    Ezra 4:17 Meaning
  • 18 The letter which ye sent unto us hath been plainly read before me.
    Ezra 4:18 Meaning
  • 19 And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.
    Ezra 4:19 Meaning
  • 20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.
    Ezra 4:20 Meaning
  • 21 Give ye now commandment to cause these men to cease, and that this city be not builded, until another commandment shall be given from me.
    Ezra 4:21 Meaning
  • 22 Take heed now that ye fail not to do this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
    Ezra 4:22 Meaning
  • 23 Now when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter was read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went up in haste to Jerusalem unto the Jews, and made them to cease by force and power.
    Ezra 4:23 Meaning
  • 24 Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
    Ezra 4:24 Meaning

• Sanballat in Trying to Obstruct the Rebuilding of Jerusalem

NEHEMIAH 6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had builded the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates;)
    Nehemiah 6:1 Meaning
  • 2 That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.
    Nehemiah 6:2 Meaning
  • 3 And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?
    Nehemiah 6:3 Meaning
  • 4 Yet they sent unto me four times after this sort; and I answered them after the same manner.
    Nehemiah 6:4 Meaning
  • 5 Then sent Sanballat his servant unto me in like manner the fifth time with an open letter in his hand;
    Nehemiah 6:5 Meaning
  • 6 Wherein was written, It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall, that thou mayest be their king, according to these words.
    Nehemiah 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah: and now shall it be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.
    Nehemiah 6:7 Meaning
  • 8 Then I sent unto him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.
    Nehemiah 6:8 Meaning
  • 9 For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it be not done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.
    Nehemiah 6:9 Meaning
  • 10 Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.
    Nehemiah 6:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there, that, being as I am, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in.
    Nehemiah 6:11 Meaning
  • 12 And, lo, I perceived that God had not sent him; but that he pronounced this prophecy against me: for Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.
    Nehemiah 6:12 Meaning
  • 13 Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
    Nehemiah 6:13 Meaning
  • 14 My God, think thou upon Tobiah and Sanballat according to these their works, and on the prophetess Noadiah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in fear.
    Nehemiah 6:14 Meaning
  • 15 So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.
    Nehemiah 6:15 Meaning
  • 16 And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God.
    Nehemiah 6:16 Meaning
  • 17 Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters unto Tobiah, and the letters of Tobiah came unto them.
    Nehemiah 6:17 Meaning
  • 18 For there were many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
    Nehemiah 6:18 Meaning
  • 19 Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.
    Nehemiah 6:19 Meaning

• Haman, in His Conspiracy Against the Jews

ESTHER 3:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.

• Jeremiah's Adversaries, in Accusing Him of Joining the Chaldeans

JEREMIAH 37:13-15Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.
    Jeremiah 37:13 Meaning
  • 14 Then said Jeremiah, It is false; I fall not away to the Chaldeans. But he hearkened not to him: so Irijah took Jeremiah, and brought him to the princes.
    Jeremiah 37:14 Meaning
  • 15 Wherefore the princes were wroth with Jeremiah, and smote him, and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe: for they had made that the prison.
    Jeremiah 37:15 Meaning

• Princes of Israel, When They Went to Jeremiah for a Vision from the Lord

JEREMIAH 42:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 For ye dissembled in your hearts, when ye sent me unto the Lord your God, saying, Pray for us unto the Lord our God; and according unto all that the Lord our God shall say, so declare unto us, and we will do it.

• Herod the Great, to the Wise Men, in Professing to Desire to Worship Jesus

MATTHEW 2:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.

Jewish leaders

In falsely accusing Jesus of being gluttonous and a winebibber


• In Refusing to Bear Truthful Testimony Concerning John the Baptist

MATTHEW 21:24-27Verses in the Bible

  • 24 And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things.
    Matthew 21:24 Meaning
  • 25 The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
    Matthew 21:25 Meaning
  • 26 But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold John as a prophet.
    Matthew 21:26 Meaning
  • 27 And they answered Jesus, and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
    Matthew 21:27 Meaning

• Falsely Accusing Jesus of Blasphemy, When He Forgave Sin

MATTHEW 9:2-6Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
    Matthew 9:2 Meaning
  • 3 And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth.
    Matthew 9:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
    Matthew 9:4 Meaning
  • 5 For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?
    Matthew 9:5 Meaning
  • 6 But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.
    Matthew 9:6 Meaning

MARK 2:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

LUKE 5:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?

• And When Jesus Announced That He Was the Son of God

MATTHEW 26:65In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 65 Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.

MARK 14:64In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 64 Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.

JOHN 10:33-38Verses in the Bible

  • 33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.
    John 10:33 Meaning
  • 34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
    John 10:34 Meaning
  • 35 If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
    John 10:35 Meaning
  • 36 Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God?
    John 10:36 Meaning
  • 37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
    John 10:37 Meaning
  • 38 But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
    John 10:38 Meaning

• Peter, in Denying Jesus

MATTHEW 26:69-75Verses 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
  • 75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
    Matthew 26:75 Meaning

MARK 14:68-71Verses in the Bible

  • 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

LUKE 22:56-62Verses in the Bible

  • 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
  • 61 And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.
    Luke 22:61 Meaning
  • 62 And Peter went out, and wept bitterly.
    Luke 22:62 Meaning

JOHN 18:25-27Verses in the Bible

  • 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
  • 26 One of the servants of the high priest, being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him?
    John 18:26 Meaning
  • 27 Peter then denied again: and immediately the cock crew.
    John 18:27 Meaning

• The Roman Soldiers, Who Said the Disciples Stole the Body of Jesus

MATTHEW 28:13,15Verses in the Bible

  • 13 Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept.
    Matthew 28:13 Meaning
  • 14 And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.
    Matthew 28:14 Meaning
  • 15 So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.
    Matthew 28:15 Meaning

• The Disobedient Son, Who Promised to Work in the Vineyard, but Did Not

MATTHEW 21:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

• Ananias and Sapphira Falsely State That They Had Sold Their Land for a Given Sum

ACTS 5:1-10Verses in the Bible

  • 1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
    Acts 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
    Acts 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
    Acts 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
    Acts 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
    Acts 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him.
    Acts 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
    Acts 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much.
    Acts 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
    Acts 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.
    Acts 5:10 Meaning

• Stephen's Accusers, Who Falsely Accused Him of Blaspheming Moses and God

ACTS 6:11-14Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
    Acts 6:11 Meaning
  • 12 And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,
    Acts 6:12 Meaning
  • 13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
    Acts 6:13 Meaning
  • 14 For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
    Acts 6:14 Meaning

• Paul's Traducers, Falsely Accusing Him of Treason to Caesar

ACTS 16:20,21Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,
    Acts 16:20 Meaning
  • 21 And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
    Acts 16:21 Meaning

ACTS 17:5-7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
    Acts 17:5 Meaning
  • 6 And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also;
    Acts 17:6 Meaning
  • 7 Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, one Jesus.
    Acts 17:7 Meaning

ACTS 24:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:

ACTS 25:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
    Acts 25:7 Meaning
  • 8 While he answered for himself, Neither against the law of the Jews, neither against the temple, nor yet against Caesar, have I offended any thing at all.
    Acts 25:8 Meaning

• The Cretans Are Always Liars, Evil Beasts, Slow Bellies

TITUS 1:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

• See False Accusation

• See Conspiracy

• See Deceit

• See Deception

• See False Witness

• See Flattery

• See Hypocrisy

• See Perjury

• See Teachers,False

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