Reproof Bible Verses



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LEVITICUS 19:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

PSALM 141:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.

PROVERBS 9:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
    Proverbs 9:7 Meaning
  • 8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
    Proverbs 9:8 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.

PROVERBS 12:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

PROVERBS 13:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

PROVERBS 15:5,10,12,31,32Verses in the Bible

  • 5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
    Proverbs 15:5 Meaning
  • 10 Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
    Proverbs 15:10 Meaning
  • 32 He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
    Proverbs 15:32 Meaning

PROVERBS 17:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

PROVERBS 19:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

PROVERBS 21:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

PROVERBS 25:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

PROVERBS 26:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

PROVERBS 27:5,6Verses in the Bible

PROVERBS 28:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

ECCLESIASTES 7:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

AMOS 5:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

MATTHEW 18:15-17Verses in the Bible

  • 15 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
    Matthew 18:15 Meaning
  • 16 But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
    Matthew 18:16 Meaning
  • 17 And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
    Matthew 18:17 Meaning

LUKE 17:3,4Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
    Luke 17:3 Meaning
  • 4 And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.
    Luke 17:4 Meaning

JOHN 7:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

GALATIANS 4:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

EPHESIANS 4:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

EPHESIANS 5:11,13Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
    Ephesians 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.
    Ephesians 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
    Ephesians 5:13 Meaning

PHILIPPIANS 3:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.

1 THESSALONIANS 5:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

1 TIMOTHY 5:1,2,20Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;
    1 Timothy 5:1 Meaning

2 TIMOTHY 4:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

TITUS 1:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

HEBREWS 3:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

REVELATION 11:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

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Instances of Reproof

• Moses, of Pharaoh

EXODUS 10:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see thy face again no more.

EXODUS 11:8In the Bible Verse 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.

• Moses, of the Israelites

EXODUS 16:6,7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt:
    Exodus 16:6 Meaning
  • 7 And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the Lord; for that he heareth your murmurings against the Lord: and what are we, that ye murmur against us?
    Exodus 16:7 Meaning

EXODUS 32:19-30Verses in the Bible

  • 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
  • 25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies:)
    Exodus 32:25 Meaning
  • 26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the Lord's side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.
    Exodus 32:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.
    Exodus 32:27 Meaning
  • 28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.
    Exodus 32:28 Meaning
  • 29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to the Lord, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.
    Exodus 32:29 Meaning
  • 30 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto the Lord; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin.
    Exodus 32:30 Meaning

NUMBERS 14:41In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 41 And Moses said, Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the Lord? but it shall not prosper.

NUMBERS 20:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock?

NUMBERS 32:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the Lord toward Israel.

DEUTERONOMY 1:12,26-43Verses in the Bible

  • 26 Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord your God:
    Deuteronomy 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Lord hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.
    Deuteronomy 1:27 Meaning
  • 28 Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.
    Deuteronomy 1:28 Meaning
  • 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them.
    Deuteronomy 1:29 Meaning
  • 30 The Lord your God which goeth before you, he shall fight for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes;
    Deuteronomy 1:30 Meaning
  • 31 And in the wilderness, where thou hast seen how that the Lord thy God bare thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came into this place.
    Deuteronomy 1:31 Meaning
  • 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe the Lord your God,
    Deuteronomy 1:32 Meaning
  • 33 Who went in the way before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to shew you by what way ye should go, and in a cloud by day.
    Deuteronomy 1:33 Meaning
  • 34 And the Lord heard the voice of your words, and was wroth, and sware, saying,
    Deuteronomy 1:34 Meaning
  • 35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers,
    Deuteronomy 1:35 Meaning
  • 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the Lord.
    Deuteronomy 1:36 Meaning
  • 37 Also the Lord was angry with me for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not go in thither.
    Deuteronomy 1:37 Meaning
  • 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: encourage him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
    Deuteronomy 1:38 Meaning
  • 39 Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
    Deuteronomy 1:39 Meaning
  • 40 But as for you, turn you, and take your journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea.
    Deuteronomy 1:40 Meaning
  • 41 Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against the Lord, we will go up and fight, according to all that the Lord our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war, ye were ready to go up into the hill.
    Deuteronomy 1:41 Meaning
  • 42 And the Lord said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.
    Deuteronomy 1:42 Meaning
  • 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would not hear, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord, and went presumptuously up into the hill.
    Deuteronomy 1:43 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 9:16-24Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And I looked, and, behold, ye had sinned against the Lord your God, and had made you a molten calf: ye had turned aside quickly out of the way which the Lord had commanded you.
    Deuteronomy 9:16 Meaning
  • 17 And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes.
    Deuteronomy 9:17 Meaning
  • 18 And I fell down before the Lord, as at the first, forty days and forty nights: I did neither eat bread, nor drink water, because of all your sins which ye sinned, in doing wickedly in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.
    Deuteronomy 9:18 Meaning
  • 19 For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the Lord was wroth against you to destroy you. But the Lord hearkened unto me at that time also.
    Deuteronomy 9:19 Meaning
  • 20 And the Lord was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.
    Deuteronomy 9:20 Meaning
  • 21 And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
    Deuteronomy 9:21 Meaning
  • 22 And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye provoked the Lord to wrath.
    Deuteronomy 9:22 Meaning
  • 23 Likewise when the Lord sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and possess the land which I have given you; then ye rebelled against the commandment of the Lord your God, and ye believed him not, nor hearkened to his voice.
    Deuteronomy 9:23 Meaning
  • 24 Ye have been rebellious against the Lord from the day that I knew you.
    Deuteronomy 9:24 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 29:2-4Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Ye have seen all that the Lord did before your eyes in the land of Egypt unto Pharaoh, and unto all his servants, and unto all his land;
    Deuteronomy 29:2 Meaning
  • 3 The great temptations which thine eyes have seen, the signs, and those great miracles:
    Deuteronomy 29:3 Meaning
  • 4 Yet the Lord hath not given you an heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this day.
    Deuteronomy 29:4 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 31:27-29Verses in the Bible

  • 27 For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the Lord; and how much more after my death?
    Deuteronomy 31:27 Meaning
  • 28 Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.
    Deuteronomy 31:28 Meaning
  • 29 For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.
    Deuteronomy 31:29 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 32:15-18Verses in the Bible

  • 15 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
    Deuteronomy 32:15 Meaning
  • 16 They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger.
    Deuteronomy 32:16 Meaning
  • 17 They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not.
    Deuteronomy 32:17 Meaning
  • 18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.
    Deuteronomy 32:18 Meaning

• Moses, of Eleazar

LEVITICUS 10:16-18Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And Moses diligently sought the goat of the sin offering, and, behold, it was burnt: and he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron which were left alive, saying,
    Leviticus 10:16 Meaning
  • 17 Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the Lord?
    Leviticus 10:17 Meaning
  • 18 Behold, the blood of it was not brought in within the holy place: ye should indeed have eaten it in the holy place, as I commanded.
    Leviticus 10:18 Meaning

• Moses, of Korah

NUMBERS 16:9-11Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?
    Numbers 16:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
    Numbers 16:10 Meaning
  • 11 For which cause both thou and all thy company are gathered together against the Lord: and what is Aaron, that ye murmur against him?
    Numbers 16:11 Meaning

• Israelites, of the Two and One-Half Tribes

JOSHUA 22:15-20Verses in the Bible

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

• Israelites, of the Tribe of Benjamin

JUDGES 20:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, What wickedness is this that is done among you?
    Judges 20:12 Meaning
  • 13 Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, which are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel:
    Judges 20:13 Meaning

• Samuel, of Saul

1 SAMUEL 15:14-35Verses in the Bible

  • 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
  • 27 And as Samuel turned about to go away, he laid hold upon the skirt of his mantle, and it rent.
    1 Samuel 15:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Samuel said unto him, The Lord hath rent the kingdom of Israel from thee this day, and hath given it to a neighbour of thine, that is better than thou.
    1 Samuel 15:28 Meaning
  • 29 And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.
    1 Samuel 15:29 Meaning
  • 30 Then he said, I have sinned: yet honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship the Lord thy God.
    1 Samuel 15:30 Meaning
  • 31 So Samuel turned again after Saul; and Saul worshipped the Lord.
    1 Samuel 15:31 Meaning
  • 32 Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.
    1 Samuel 15:32 Meaning
  • 33 And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women. And Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the Lord in Gilgal.
    1 Samuel 15:33 Meaning
  • 34 Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house to Gibeah of Saul.
    1 Samuel 15:34 Meaning
  • 35 And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death: nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul: and the Lord repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.
    1 Samuel 15:35 Meaning

• Jonathan, of Saul

1 SAMUEL 19:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
    1 Samuel 19:4 Meaning
  • 5 For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the Lord wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent blood, to slay David without a cause?
    1 Samuel 19:5 Meaning

• Nathan, of David

2 SAMUEL 12:1-9Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And the Lord sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.
    2 Samuel 12:1 Meaning
  • 2 The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds:
    2 Samuel 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter.
    2 Samuel 12:3 Meaning
  • 4 And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
    2 Samuel 12:4 Meaning
  • 5 And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the Lord liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die:
    2 Samuel 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.
    2 Samuel 12:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;
    2 Samuel 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 And I gave thee thy master's house, and thy master's wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of Judah; and if that had been too little, I would moreover have given unto thee such and such things.
    2 Samuel 12:8 Meaning
  • 9 Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the Lord, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.
    2 Samuel 12:9 Meaning

• Joab, of David

2 SAMUEL 19:1-7Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And it was told Joab, Behold, the king weepeth and mourneth for Absalom.
    2 Samuel 19:1 Meaning
  • 2 And the victory that day was turned into mourning unto all the people: for the people heard say that day how the king was grieved for his son.
    2 Samuel 19:2 Meaning
  • 3 And the people gat them by stealth that day into the city, as people being ashamed steal away when they flee in battle.
    2 Samuel 19:3 Meaning
  • 4 But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!
    2 Samuel 19:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Joab came into the house to the king, and said, Thou hast shamed this day the faces of all thy servants, which this day have saved thy life, and the lives of thy sons and of thy daughters, and the lives of thy wives, and the lives of thy concubines;
    2 Samuel 19:5 Meaning
  • 6 In that thou lovest thine enemies, and hatest thy friends. For thou hast declared this day, that thou regardest neither princes nor servants: for this day I perceive, that if Absalom had lived, and all we had died this day, then it had pleased thee well.
    2 Samuel 19:6 Meaning
  • 7 Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the Lord, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth until now.
    2 Samuel 19:7 Meaning

2 SAMUEL 24:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And Joab said unto the king, Now the Lord thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

1 CHRONICLES 21:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And Joab answered, The Lord make his people an hundred times so many more as they be: but, my lord the king, are they not all my lord's servants? why then doth my lord require this thing? why will he be a cause of trespass to Israel?

• The Prophet Gad, of David

2 SAMUEL 24:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' pestilence in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.

• Shemaiah, of Rehoboam

2 CHRONICLES 12:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Then came Shemaiah the prophet to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, that were gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said unto them, Thus saith the Lord, Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.

• A Prophet of Judah, of Jeroboam

1 KINGS 13:1-10Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And, behold, there came a man of God out of Judah by the word of the Lord unto Beth-el: and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.
    1 Kings 13:1 Meaning
  • 2 And he cried against the altar in the word of the Lord, and said, O altar, altar, thus saith the Lord; Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee shall he offer the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men's bones shall be burnt upon thee.
    1 Kings 13:2 Meaning
  • 3 And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the Lord hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.
    1 Kings 13:3 Meaning
  • 4 And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Beth-el, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.
    1 Kings 13:4 Meaning
  • 5 The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord.
    1 Kings 13:5 Meaning
  • 6 And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat now the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought the Lord, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.
    1 Kings 13:6 Meaning
  • 7 And the king said unto the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh thyself, and I will give thee a reward.
    1 Kings 13:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:
    1 Kings 13:8 Meaning
  • 9 For so was it charged me by the word of the Lord, saying, Eat no bread, nor drink water, nor turn again by the same way that thou camest.
    1 Kings 13:9 Meaning
  • 10 So he went another way, and returned not by the way that he came to Beth-el.
    1 Kings 13:10 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 13:8-11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And now ye think to withstand the kingdom of the Lord in the hand of the sons of David; and ye be a great multitude, and there are with you golden calves, which Jeroboam made you for gods.
    2 Chronicles 13:8 Meaning
  • 9 Have ye not cast out the priests of the Lord, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made you priests after the manner of the nations of other lands? so that whosoever cometh to consecrate himself with a young bullock and seven rams, the same may be a priest of them that are no gods.
    2 Chronicles 13:9 Meaning
  • 10 But as for us, the Lord is our God, and we have not forsaken him; and the priests, which minister unto the Lord, are the sons of Aaron, and the Levites wait upon their business:
    2 Chronicles 13:10 Meaning
  • 11 And they burn unto the Lord every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the Lord our God; but ye have forsaken him.
    2 Chronicles 13:11 Meaning

• Elijah, of Ahab

1 KINGS 18:18-21Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the Lord, and thou hast followed Baalim.
    1 Kings 18:18 Meaning
  • 19 Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat at Jezebel's table.
    1 Kings 18:19 Meaning
  • 20 So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel.
    1 Kings 18:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.
    1 Kings 18:21 Meaning

1 KINGS 21:20-24Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the Lord.
    1 Kings 21:20 Meaning
  • 21 Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel,
    1 Kings 21:21 Meaning
  • 22 And will make thine house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the provocation wherewith thou hast provoked me to anger, and made Israel to sin.
    1 Kings 21:22 Meaning
  • 23 And of Jezebel also spake the Lord, saying, The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.
    1 Kings 21:23 Meaning
  • 24 Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.
    1 Kings 21:24 Meaning

• Elijah, of Ahaziah

2 KINGS 1Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab.
    2 Kings 1:1 Meaning
  • 2 And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria, and was sick: and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, inquire of Baal-zebub the god of Ekron whether I shall recover of this disease.
    2 Kings 1:2 Meaning
  • 3 But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say unto them, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that ye go to inquire of Baal-zebub the god of Ekron?
    2 Kings 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 Now therefore thus saith the Lord, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed.
    2 Kings 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 And when the messengers turned back unto him, he said unto them, Why are ye now turned back?
    2 Kings 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that thou sendest to inquire of Baal-zebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
    2 Kings 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 And he said unto them, What manner of man was he which came up to meet you, and told you these words?
    2 Kings 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they answered him, He was an hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.
    2 Kings 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of an hill. And he spake unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down.
    2 Kings 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
    2 Kings 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 Again also he sent unto him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he answered and said unto him, O man of God, thus hath the king said, Come down quickly.
    2 Kings 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
    2 Kings 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.
    2 Kings 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight.
    2 Kings 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the angel of the Lord said unto Elijah, Go down with him: be not afraid of him. And he arose, and went down with him unto the king.
    2 Kings 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 And he said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Forasmuch as thou hast sent messengers to inquire of Baal-zebub the god of Ekron, is it not because there is no God in Israel to inquire of his word? therefore thou shalt not come down off that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
    2 Kings 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 So he died according to the word of the Lord which Elijah had spoken. And Jehoram reigned in his stead in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.
    2 Kings 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 Now the rest of the acts of Ahaziah which he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
    2 Kings 1:18 Meaning

• Micaiah, of Ahab

1 KINGS 22:14-28Verses in the Bible

  • 14 And Micaiah said, As the Lord liveth, what the Lord saith unto me, that will I speak.
    1 Kings 22:14 Meaning
  • 15 So he came to the king. And the king said unto him, Micaiah, shall we go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we forbear? And he answered him, Go, and prosper: for the Lord shall deliver it into the hand of the king.
    1 Kings 22:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the king said unto him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but that which is true in the name of the Lord?
    1 Kings 22:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he said, I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, as sheep that have not a shepherd: and the Lord said, These have no master: let them return every man to his house in peace.
    1 Kings 22:17 Meaning
  • 18 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would prophesy no good concerning me, but evil?
    1 Kings 22:18 Meaning
  • 19 And he said, Hear thou therefore the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.
    1 Kings 22:19 Meaning
  • 20 And the Lord said, Who shall persuade Ahab, that he may go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead? And one said on this manner, and another said on that manner.
    1 Kings 22:20 Meaning
  • 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
  • 24 But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on the cheek, and said, Which way went the Spirit of the Lord from me to speak unto thee?
    1 Kings 22:24 Meaning
  • 25 And Micaiah said, Behold, thou shalt see in that day, when thou shalt go into an inner chamber to hide thyself.
    1 Kings 22:25 Meaning
  • 26 And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah, and carry him back unto Amon the governor of the city, and to Joash the king's son;
    1 Kings 22:26 Meaning
  • 27 And say, Thus saith the king, Put this fellow in the prison, and feed him with bread of affliction and with water of affliction, until I come in peace.
    1 Kings 22:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Micaiah said, If thou return at all in peace, the Lord hath not spoken by me. And he said, Hearken, O people, every one of you.
    1 Kings 22:28 Meaning

• Elisha, of Jehoram

2 KINGS 3:13,14Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee? get thee to the prophets of thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother. And the king of Israel said unto him, Nay: for the Lord hath called these three kings together, to deliver them into the hand of Moab.
    2 Kings 3:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Elisha said, As the Lord of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, surely, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look toward thee, nor see thee.
    2 Kings 3:14 Meaning

• Elisha, of Gehazi

2 KINGS 5:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants?

• Elisha, of Hazael

2 KINGS 8:11-13Verses in the Bible

  • 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

• Elisha, of Jeroboam

2 KINGS 13:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 And the man of God was wroth with him, and said, Thou shouldest have smitten five or six times; then hadst thou smitten Syria till thou hadst consumed it: whereas now thou shalt smite Syria but thrice.

• Isaiah, of Hezekiah

2 KINGS 20:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Behold, the days come, that all that is in thine house, and that which thy fathers have laid up in store unto this day, shall be carried into Babylon: nothing shall be left, saith the Lord.

• Jehoash, of Jehoiada

2 KINGS 12:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Then king Jehoash called for Jehoiada the priest, and the other priests, and said unto them, Why repair ye not the breaches of the house? now therefore receive no more money of your acquaintance, but deliver it for the breaches of the house.

• Azariah, of Asa

2 CHRONICLES 15:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The Lord is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

• Azariah, of Uzziah

2 CHRONICLES 26:17,18Verses in the Bible

  • 17 And Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him fourscore priests of the Lord, that were valiant men:
    2 Chronicles 26:17 Meaning
  • 18 And they withstood Uzziah the king, and said unto him, It appertaineth not unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the Lord, but to the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense: go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast trespassed; neither shall it be for thine honour from the Lord God.
    2 Chronicles 26:18 Meaning

• Hanani, of Asa

2 CHRONICLES 16:7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the Lord thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand.
    2 Chronicles 16:7 Meaning
  • 8 Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the Lord, he delivered them into thine hand.
    2 Chronicles 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
    2 Chronicles 16:9 Meaning

• Jehu, of Jehoshaphat

2 CHRONICLES 19:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the Lord.

• Zechariah, of the Princes of Judah

2 CHRONICLES 24:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the Lord, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the Lord, he hath also forsaken you.

• Oded, of the People of Samaria

2 CHRONICLES 28:9-11Verses in the Bible

  • 9 But a prophet of the Lord was there, whose name was Oded: and he went out before the host that came to Samaria, and said unto them, Behold, because the Lord God of your fathers was wroth with Judah, he hath delivered them into your hand, and ye have slain them in a rage that reacheth up unto heaven.
    2 Chronicles 28:9 Meaning
  • 10 And now ye purpose to keep under the children of Judah and Jerusalem for bondmen and bondwomen unto you: but are there not with you, even with you, sins against the Lord your God?
    2 Chronicles 28:10 Meaning
  • 11 Now hear me therefore, and deliver the captives again, which ye have taken captive of your brethren: for the fierce wrath of the Lord is upon you.
    2 Chronicles 28:11 Meaning

• Jeremiah, of the Cities of Judah

JEREMIAH 26:8-11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the Lord had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.
    Jeremiah 26:8 Meaning
  • 9 Why hast thou prophesied in the name of the Lord, saying, This house shall be like Shiloh, and this city shall be desolate without an inhabitant? And all the people were gathered against Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.
    Jeremiah 26:9 Meaning
  • 10 When the princes of Judah heard these things, then they came up from the king's house unto the house of the Lord, and sat down in the entry of the new gate of the Lord's house.
    Jeremiah 26:10 Meaning
  • 11 Then spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die; for he hath prophesied against this city, as ye have heard with your ears.
    Jeremiah 26:11 Meaning

• Ezra, of the Men of Judah and Benjamin

EZRA 10:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And Ezra the priest stood up, and said unto them, Ye have transgressed, and have taken strange wives, to increase the trespass of Israel.

• Nehemiah, of the Jews

NEHEMIAH 5:6-13Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.
    Nehemiah 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.
    Nehemiah 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing to answer.
    Nehemiah 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 Also I said, It is not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
    Nehemiah 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 I likewise, and my brethren, and my servants, might exact of them money and corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
    Nehemiah 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 Restore, I pray you, to them, even this day, their lands, their vineyards, their oliveyards, and their houses, also the hundredth part of the money, and of the corn, the wine, and the oil, that ye exact of them.
    Nehemiah 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as thou sayest. Then I called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise.
    Nehemiah 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the Lord. And the people did according to this promise.
    Nehemiah 5:13 Meaning

• Nehemiah, of the Corruptions in the Temple, and of the Violation of the Sabbath

NEHEMIAH 13Verses in the Bible

  • 1 On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and therein was found written, that the Ammonite and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;
    Nehemiah 13:1 Meaning
  • 2 Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.
    Nehemiah 13:2 Meaning
  • 3 Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.
    Nehemiah 13:3 Meaning
  • 4 And before this, Eliashib the priest, having the oversight of the chamber of the house of our God, was allied unto Tobiah:
    Nehemiah 13:4 Meaning
  • 5 And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, which was commanded to be given to the Levites, and the singers, and the porters; and the offerings of the priests.
    Nehemiah 13:5 Meaning
  • 6 But in all this time was not I at Jerusalem: for in the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes king of Babylon came I unto the king, and after certain days obtained I leave of the king:
    Nehemiah 13:6 Meaning
  • 7 And I came to Jerusalem, and understood of the evil that Eliashib did for Tobiah, in preparing him a chamber in the courts of the house of God.
    Nehemiah 13:7 Meaning
  • 8 And it grieved me sore: therefore I cast forth all the household stuff of Tobiah out of the chamber.
    Nehemiah 13:8 Meaning
  • 9 Then I commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and thither brought I again the vessels of the house of God, with the meat offering and the frankincense.
    Nehemiah 13:9 Meaning
  • 10 And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.
    Nehemiah 13:10 Meaning
  • 11 Then contended I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.
    Nehemiah 13:11 Meaning
  • 12 Then brought all Judah the tithe of the corn and the new wine and the oil unto the treasuries.
    Nehemiah 13:12 Meaning
  • 13 And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute unto their brethren.
    Nehemiah 13:13 Meaning
  • 14 Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices thereof.
    Nehemiah 13:14 Meaning
  • 15 In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
    Nehemiah 13:15 Meaning
  • 16 There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem.
    Nehemiah 13:16 Meaning
  • 17 Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?
    Nehemiah 13:17 Meaning
  • 18 Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath upon Israel by profaning the sabbath.
    Nehemiah 13:18 Meaning
  • 19 And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.
    Nehemiah 13:19 Meaning
  • 20 So the merchants and sellers of all kind of ware lodged without Jerusalem once or twice.
    Nehemiah 13:20 Meaning
  • 21 Then I testified against them, and said unto them, Why lodge ye about the wall? if ye do so again, I will lay hands on you. From that time forth came they no more on the sabbath.
    Nehemiah 13:21 Meaning
  • 22 And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the sabbath day. Remember me, O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of thy mercy.
    Nehemiah 13:22 Meaning
  • 23 In those days also saw I Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab:
    Nehemiah 13:23 Meaning
  • 24 And their children spake half in the speech of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language of each people.
    Nehemiah 13:24 Meaning
  • 25 And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
    Nehemiah 13:25 Meaning
  • 26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish women cause to sin.
    Nehemiah 13:26 Meaning
  • 27 Shall we then hearken unto you to do all this great evil, to transgress against our God in marrying strange wives?
    Nehemiah 13:27 Meaning
  • 28 And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was son in law to Sanballat the Horonite: therefore I chased him from me.
    Nehemiah 13:28 Meaning
  • 29 Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
    Nehemiah 13:29 Meaning
  • 30 Thus cleansed I them from all strangers, and appointed the wards of the priests and the Levites, every one in his business;
    Nehemiah 13:30 Meaning
  • 31 And for the wood offering, at times appointed, and for the firstfruits. Remember me, O my God, for good.
    Nehemiah 13:31 Meaning

• Daniel, of Nebuchadnezzar

DANIEL 4:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

• Daniel, of Belshazzar

DANIEL 5:17-24Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.
    Daniel 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 O thou king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honour:
    Daniel 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 And for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations, and languages, trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew; and whom he would he kept alive; and whom he would he set up; and whom he would he put down.
    Daniel 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
    Daniel 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 And he was driven from the sons of men; and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild asses: they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven; till he knew that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth over it whomsoever he will.
    Daniel 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;
    Daniel 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:
    Daniel 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.
    Daniel 5:24 Meaning

• Amos, of the Israelites

AMOS 7:12-17Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Also Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thee away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
    Amos 7:12 Meaning
  • 13 But prophesy not again any more at Beth-el: for it is the king's chapel, and it is the king's court.
    Amos 7:13 Meaning
  • 14 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither was I a prophet's son; but I was an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit:
    Amos 7:14 Meaning
  • 15 And the Lord took me as I followed the flock, and the Lord said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.
    Amos 7:15 Meaning
  • 16 Now therefore hear thou the word of the Lord: Thou sayest, Prophesy not against Israel, and drop not thy word against the house of Isaac.
    Amos 7:16 Meaning
  • 17 Therefore thus saith the Lord; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.
    Amos 7:17 Meaning

• Jesus, of the Jews, When the Pharisees and the Sadducees Came to Him Desiring a Miraculous Sign

MATTHEW 16:1-4Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.
    Matthew 16:1 Meaning
  • 2 He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.
    Matthew 16:2 Meaning
  • 3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowring. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
    Matthew 16:3 Meaning
  • 4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
    Matthew 16:4 Meaning

MARK 8:11,12Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
    Mark 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation.
    Mark 8:12 Meaning

• Jesus, of the Scribes and Pharisees

MATTHEW 23Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples,
    Matthew 23:1 Meaning
  • 2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:
    Matthew 23:2 Meaning
  • 3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not.
    Matthew 23:3 Meaning
  • 4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
    Matthew 23:4 Meaning
  • 5 But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,
    Matthew 23:5 Meaning
  • 6 And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
    Matthew 23:6 Meaning
  • 7 And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
    Matthew 23:7 Meaning
  • 8 But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren.
    Matthew 23:8 Meaning
  • 9 And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
    Matthew 23:9 Meaning
  • 10 Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
    Matthew 23:10 Meaning
  • 11 But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.
    Matthew 23:11 Meaning
  • 12 And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
    Matthew 23:12 Meaning
  • 13 But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.
    Matthew 23:13 Meaning
  • 14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
    Matthew 23:14 Meaning
  • 15 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
    Matthew 23:15 Meaning
  • 16 Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!
    Matthew 23:16 Meaning
  • 17 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?
    Matthew 23:17 Meaning
  • 18 And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.
    Matthew 23:18 Meaning
  • 19 Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?
    Matthew 23:19 Meaning
  • 20 Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.
    Matthew 23:20 Meaning
  • 21 And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.
    Matthew 23:21 Meaning
  • 22 And he that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and by him that sitteth thereon.
    Matthew 23:22 Meaning
  • 23 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
    Matthew 23:23 Meaning
  • 24 Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.
    Matthew 23:24 Meaning
  • 25 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.
    Matthew 23:25 Meaning
  • 26 Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
    Matthew 23:26 Meaning
  • 27 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
    Matthew 23:27 Meaning
  • 28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
    Matthew 23:28 Meaning
  • 29 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,
    Matthew 23:29 Meaning
  • 30 And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
    Matthew 23:30 Meaning
  • 31 Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets.
    Matthew 23:31 Meaning
  • 32 Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
    Matthew 23:32 Meaning
  • 33 Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?
    Matthew 23:33 Meaning
  • 34 Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:
    Matthew 23:34 Meaning
  • 35 That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.
    Matthew 23:35 Meaning
  • 36 Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.
    Matthew 23:36 Meaning
  • 37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
    Matthew 23:37 Meaning
  • 38 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.
    Matthew 23:38 Meaning
  • 39 For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
    Matthew 23:39 Meaning

LUKE 11:37-54Verses in the Bible

  • 37 And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.
    Luke 11:37 Meaning
  • 38 And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.
    Luke 11:38 Meaning
  • 39 And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.
    Luke 11:39 Meaning
  • 40 Ye fools, did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
    Luke 11:40 Meaning
  • 41 But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.
    Luke 11:41 Meaning
  • 42 But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
    Luke 11:42 Meaning
  • 43 Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
    Luke 11:43 Meaning
  • 44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
    Luke 11:44 Meaning
  • 45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
    Luke 11:45 Meaning
  • 46 And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
    Luke 11:46 Meaning
  • 47 Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
    Luke 11:47 Meaning
  • 48 Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
    Luke 11:48 Meaning
  • 49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
    Luke 11:49 Meaning
  • 50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
    Luke 11:50 Meaning
  • 51 From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
    Luke 11:51 Meaning
  • 52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
    Luke 11:52 Meaning
  • 53 And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
    Luke 11:53 Meaning
  • 54 Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.
    Luke 11:54 Meaning

• Jesus, of the Pharisees

LUKE 16Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
    Luke 16:1 Meaning
  • 2 And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
    Luke 16:2 Meaning
  • 3 Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
    Luke 16:3 Meaning
  • 4 I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
    Luke 16:4 Meaning
  • 5 So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?
    Luke 16:5 Meaning
  • 6 And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.
    Luke 16:6 Meaning
  • 7 Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.
    Luke 16:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
    Luke 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.
    Luke 16:9 Meaning
  • 10 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
    Luke 16:10 Meaning
  • 11 If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
    Luke 16:11 Meaning
  • 12 And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?
    Luke 16:12 Meaning
  • 13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
    Luke 16:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
    Luke 16:14 Meaning
  • 15 And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
    Luke 16:15 Meaning
  • 16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
    Luke 16:16 Meaning
  • 17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
    Luke 16:17 Meaning
  • 18 Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.
    Luke 16:18 Meaning
  • 19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
    Luke 16:19 Meaning
  • 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
    Luke 16:20 Meaning
  • 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
    Luke 16:21 Meaning
  • 22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
    Luke 16:22 Meaning
  • 23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
    Luke 16:23 Meaning
  • 24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
    Luke 16:24 Meaning
  • 25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
    Luke 16:25 Meaning
  • 26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
    Luke 16:26 Meaning
  • 27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
    Luke 16:27 Meaning
  • 28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
    Luke 16:28 Meaning
  • 29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
    Luke 16:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
    Luke 16:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
    Luke 16:31 Meaning

• Jesus, of the Pharisees, When They Brought the Woman to Him Who Had Been Caught in the Act of Adultery

JOHN 8:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

In the parables of Jesus

• Of the King's Feast

LUKE 14:16-24Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many:
    Luke 14:16 Meaning
  • 17 And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready.
    Luke 14:17 Meaning
  • 18 And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.
    Luke 14:18 Meaning
  • 19 And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused.
    Luke 14:19 Meaning
  • 20 And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.
    Luke 14:20 Meaning
  • 21 So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
    Luke 14:21 Meaning
  • 22 And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room.
    Luke 14:22 Meaning
  • 23 And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.
    Luke 14:23 Meaning
  • 24 For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.
    Luke 14:24 Meaning

• Of the Two Sons

MATTHEW 21:28-32Verses in the Bible

  • 28 But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.
    Matthew 21:28 Meaning
  • 29 He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
    Matthew 21:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.
    Matthew 21:30 Meaning
  • 31 Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
    Matthew 21:31 Meaning
  • 32 For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
    Matthew 21:32 Meaning

• Of the Vineyard

MATTHEW 21:33-46Verses in the Bible

  • 33 Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:
    Matthew 21:33 Meaning
  • 34 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
    Matthew 21:34 Meaning
  • 35 And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
    Matthew 21:35 Meaning
  • 36 Again, he sent other servants more than the first: and they did unto them likewise.
    Matthew 21:36 Meaning
  • 37 But last of all he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son.
    Matthew 21:37 Meaning
  • 38 But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us seize on his inheritance.
    Matthew 21:38 Meaning
  • 39 And they caught him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him.
    Matthew 21:39 Meaning
  • 40 When the lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what will he do unto those husbandmen?
    Matthew 21:40 Meaning
  • 41 They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
    Matthew 21:41 Meaning
  • 42 Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
    Matthew 21:42 Meaning
  • 43 Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
    Matthew 21:43 Meaning
  • 44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
    Matthew 21:44 Meaning
  • 45 And when the chief priests and Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
    Matthew 21:45 Meaning
  • 46 But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.
    Matthew 21:46 Meaning

MARK 12:1-12Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.
    Mark 12:1 Meaning
  • 2 And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.
    Mark 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 And they caught him, and beat him, and sent him away empty.
    Mark 12:3 Meaning
  • 4 And again he sent unto them another servant; and at him they cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully handled.
    Mark 12:4 Meaning
  • 5 And again he sent another; and him they killed, and many others; beating some, and killing some.
    Mark 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 Having yet therefore one son, his wellbeloved, he sent him also last unto them, saying, They will reverence my son.
    Mark 12:6 Meaning
  • 7 But those husbandmen said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be ours.
    Mark 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 And they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the vineyard.
    Mark 12:8 Meaning
  • 9 What shall therefore the lord of the vineyard do? he will come and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others.
    Mark 12:9 Meaning
  • 10 And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
    Mark 12:10 Meaning
  • 11 This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
    Mark 12:11 Meaning
  • 12 And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way.
    Mark 12:12 Meaning

LUKE 20:9-20Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.
    Luke 20:9 Meaning
  • 10 And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard: but the husbandmen beat him, and sent him away empty.
    Luke 20:10 Meaning
  • 11 And again he sent another servant: and they beat him also, and entreated him shamefully, and sent him away empty.
    Luke 20:11 Meaning
  • 12 And again he sent a third: and they wounded him also, and cast him out.
    Luke 20:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be they will reverence him when they see him.
    Luke 20:13 Meaning
  • 14 But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir: come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.
    Luke 20:14 Meaning
  • 15 So they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore shall the lord of the vineyard do unto them?
    Luke 20:15 Meaning
  • 16 He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.
    Luke 20:16 Meaning
  • 17 And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
    Luke 20:17 Meaning
  • 18 Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
    Luke 20:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
    Luke 20:19 Meaning
  • 20 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
    Luke 20:20 Meaning

• Of the Barren Fig Tree

LUKE 13:6-9Verses in the Bible

  • 6 He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.
    Luke 13:6 Meaning
  • 7 Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?
    Luke 13:7 Meaning
  • 8 And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:
    Luke 13:8 Meaning
  • 9 And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
    Luke 13:9 Meaning

• The Withering of the Fig Tree

MATTHEW 21:17-20Verses in the Bible

  • 17 And he left them, and went out of the city into Bethany; and he lodged there.
    Matthew 21:17 Meaning
  • 18 Now in the morning as he returned into the city, he hungered.
    Matthew 21:18 Meaning
  • 19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
    Matthew 21:19 Meaning
  • 20 And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!
    Matthew 21:20 Meaning

MARK 11:12-14Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was hungry:
    Mark 11:12 Meaning
  • 13 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.
    Mark 11:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.
    Mark 11:14 Meaning

• John the Baptist, of the Jews

MATTHEW 3:7-12Verses in the Bible

  • 7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
    Matthew 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
    Matthew 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
    Matthew 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
    Matthew 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:
    Matthew 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.
    Matthew 3:12 Meaning

LUKE 3:7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
    Luke 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
    Luke 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
    Luke 3:9 Meaning

• John the Baptist, of Herod Antipas

MATTHEW 14:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.

MARK 6:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.

LUKE 3:19,20Verses in the Bible

  • 19 But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done,
    Luke 3:19 Meaning
  • 20 Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.
    Luke 3:20 Meaning

• Peter, of Simon, the Sorcerer

ACTS 8:20-23Verses in the Bible

  • 20 But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
    Acts 8:20 Meaning
  • 21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.
    Acts 8:21 Meaning
  • 22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
    Acts 8:22 Meaning
  • 23 For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.
    Acts 8:23 Meaning

• Stephen, of the High Priest

ACTS 7:51-53Verses in the Bible

  • 51 Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
    Acts 7:51 Meaning
  • 52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers:
    Acts 7:52 Meaning
  • 53 Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.
    Acts 7:53 Meaning

• Paul, of Elymas (Bar-Jesus), the Sorcerer

ACTS 13:9-11Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him,
    Acts 13:9 Meaning
  • 10 And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
    Acts 13:10 Meaning
  • 11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
    Acts 13:11 Meaning

• Paul, of Ananias, the High Priest

ACTS 23:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law?

• Paul and Silas, of the Magistrates of Philippi

ACTS 16:37-40Verses in the Bible

  • 37 But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast us into prison; and now do they thrust us out privily? nay verily; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
    Acts 16:37 Meaning
  • 38 And the serjeants told these words unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.
    Acts 16:38 Meaning
  • 39 And they came and besought them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.
    Acts 16:39 Meaning
  • 40 And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
    Acts 16:40 Meaning


• By the Israelites

NUMBERS 14:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Only rebel not ye against the Lord, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the Lord is with us: fear them not.
    Numbers 14:9 Meaning
  • 10 But all the congregation bade stone them with stones. And the glory of the Lord appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.
    Numbers 14:10 Meaning

JEREMIAH 26:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Then spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die; for he hath prophesied against this city, as ye have heard with your ears.

• By Ahab

1 KINGS 18:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Art thou he that troubleth Israel?

1 KINGS 21:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the Lord.

1 KINGS 22:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

• By Asa

2 CHRONICLES 16:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Then Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in a prison house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people the same time.

• By Herodias

MARK 6:18,19Verses in the Bible

  • 18 For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.
    Mark 6:18 Meaning
  • 19 Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:
    Mark 6:19 Meaning

• By the People of Nazareth

LUKE 4:28,29Verses in the Bible

  • 28 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,
    Luke 4:28 Meaning
  • 29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.
    Luke 4:29 Meaning

• By the Jewish Leaders

ACTS 5:33In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 33 When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.

ACTS 7:54In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.

• See Reprobacy


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