Psalm 18 
 to the overcomer, to the servant of the LORD, through David who spoke to the LORD the words of this song in the day the LORD delivered him from the palm of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said,

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1 I'm in love with You, LORD, my Strength.
2  The LORD is my Rock and Fortress
and `tis He who delivers me,
my God, my Rock, in whom I trust,
my Shield, and Horn of salvation,
my High Tow'r, 3 who's to be extolled.
The LORD's name I will call upon,
so shall I be saved from my foes.
2 4  The cords of death encompassed me,
and the floods of the ungodly
make me afraid. 5 The cords of hell
and snares of death confronted me. (5.1)
6 In my distress, upon the LORD
I call and to my God I cry.
From His temple, my voice He hears,
and to His ears my cry comes nigh. (6.1)
3 7 Then the earth did shake and quiver,
and mountain's foundations tremble
and shook because He had anger.
8 There went up smoke from His nostrils.
And fire out of His mouth devours.
Coals burst into flames from the heat.
9 He bowed the heavens and came down.
Thick darkness was under His feet.
4 10 He rode on a cherub and flew.
He soared on the wings of the wind.
11 He makes darkness His secret place,
His canopy round about Him,
dark waters, thick clouds of the skies.
12 Out of the brightness before Him,
His clouds passed. Hail and coals of fire,
13 the LORD thundered in the heavens.
5 The Highest gives His voice to shout,
 hail and coals of fire falling.
14 His arrows He sent forth to rout;
destroyed them with many lightnings.
15 The channels of waters were seen,
and the foundations of the world
were discovered at Thy rebuke,
from the breath of Thy nostrils, LORD.
6 16 He'll send from above, He'll take me.
He will draw me from waters great.
17 From my strong foes deliver me,
and from those that view me with hate
for they were mightier than me.
18 They will confront me in the day
of my extreme calamity,
but the LORD, He became my stay.
7 19 Into a large place He brought me.
He delivers me from the world
because He delighted in me.
20 The LORD will give me my reward
according to my righteousness.
According to my hands' cleanness,
The Lord will my soul recompense,
21 for the ways of the LORD I've kept.
8 And I have not done wickedly
from my dear God to go astray,
22 for all His judgments before me,
His statutes, I won't put away. (22.1)
23 I was also blameless with Him,
self from my iniquity kept.
24 And the LORD has recompensed me
according to my righteousness,
9 according to my hands' cleanness,
before His eyes, before His face.
25 With the one who is merciful
You will show Your mercy and grace.
26 With the pure, You'll show Yourself pure,
perfect with the perfect and brave. (26.1)
With perverse, You'll be contrary
27 for afflicted people You'll save.
10 The haughty eyes, You'll cause to fall
28 for You will cause my lamp to shine.
The LORD my God will enlighten,
illumine this darkness of mine.
29 For by Thee I run through a troop.
By my God I leap o'er a wall.
30 As for God, His way is perfect.
The LORD's word is tried above all.
11 He will be a shield to all those
who trust in Him, 31  for who is God
besides the LORD? And there is none
who's a rock except for our God.
32 It is God that with strength girds me.
And makes my way perfect does He.
33 He makes my feet just like hinds' feet,
and on my high places sets me.
12 34 He teaches my hands to battle,
and my arms to bend a brass bow.
35 And the shield of Your salvation
You have given to me also.
And Your right hand will hold me up.
And Your lowliness makes me great.
36 Under me You enlarge my steps,
and my ankles, they did not shake.
13 37 I will pursue my enemies,
and I have overtaken them.
And I will not return again
Until I'd consumed all of them.  (37.1)
38 I'll smite them so they can not rise.
They will fall down under my feet,
39 and You have girded me with strength
for the battle. They met defeat.
14 You will subdue under me those
people who against me have rose.
40 You have also given to me
the necks of these my enemies.
As to those who are hating me,
I will destroy them utterly.
41 They cry, but there is none to save;
Upon the LORD, He answered nay.
15 42 Then I beat them as small as dust,
as dust on the face of the wind.
I will cast them out as the dirt
in the streets to be trampled in.
43 You'll save me from the contentions,
from the strivings of the people.
You'll make me Head of the nations,
a people whom I had not known.
16 They shall serve me and will come near
44 upon the hearing of the ear.
They shall obey, submit to me,
sons of strangers to me falsely.
45 Sons of the stranger disappear,
and within their borders they fear.
46 The LORD lives, and bless'd be my Rock.
Exalted be God my Savior.
17 47 It is God that avenges me
and subdues peoples under me,
48 delivering me from my foes.
Yea, You lift me up above those
that raise up themselves against me.
From the violent man You'll save me.
49 Therefore to Thee, LORD, thanks I give
in the midst of all the nations.

18 Unto Your name psalms I will sing:
50 Great the salvations of His King,
and through His Messiah making
mercy through David and his Seed.
Great the salvations of His King,
and through His Messiah making
mercy through David and his Seed
now and unto eternity.

 5.1 - lit. The cords of Sheol compassed me about. The snares of death confronted me.
 6.1 - lit. In the distress that was upon me ... and my cry came before Him into His ears.
 22.1 - lit. put away from me
 26.1 - lit. With the perfect mighty man You will show Yourself perfect
37.1 - lit. until they were consumed

Revelation 1:1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending His angel to His servant John,
Revelation 3:10  Because you have kept the word of My endurance, I also will keep you out of the hour of trial, which is about to come on the whole inhabited earth, to try them who dwell on the earth.
14:1  And I saw, and behold, the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him a hundred and forty-four thousand, having His name and the name of His Father written on their foreheads.  2  And I heard a voice out of heaven like the sound of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder; and the voice which I heard was like the sound of harp-singers playing on their harps.  3  And they sing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders; and no one could learn the song except the hundred and forty-four thousand, who have been purchased from the earth.  4  These are they who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever He may go. These were purchased from among men as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.  5  And in their mouth no lie was found; they are without blemish.
2 Corinthians 5:9 Therefore also we are determined, whether at home or abroad, to gain the honor  of being well pleasing to Him.  
10  For we must all be manifested before the  judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done through the body according to what he has practiced, whether good or bad.  
11  Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; yet I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.
1 Corinthians 3:8  Now he who plants and he who waters are one, but each will receive his own  reward  according to his own labor.
13  The work of each will become manifest; for the day will declare it, because it is revealed by fire, and the fire itself will prove each one's work, of what sort it is.  14  If anyone's work which he has built upon the foundation remains, he will receive a  reward ;  15  If anyone's work is consumed, he will suffer loss, but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.
Revelation 22:12  Behold, I come quickly, and My  reward  is with Me to render to each one as his work is.
Revelation 13:7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and there was given to him authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation.
Luke 1:69 And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of His servant David,
Judges 20:47 And six hundred men turned and fled to the wilderness to the cliff of Rimmon, and abode at the cliff of Rimmon four months.
1 Samuel 13:6 And the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait (for the people were distressed); and the people hid themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in cliffs, and in strongholds, and in pits.
23:25 And Saul and his men went to seek him. And they told David; and he came down from the rock, and abode in the wilderness of Maon. And Saul heard that, and he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon.
Song of Solomon 2:14 My dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the precipice, Let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
Isaiah 32:2 And a man shall be as a hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the storm; as brooks of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.
Exodus 17:6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock on Horeb; and thou shalt strike the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so before the eyes of the elders of Israel.
33:21 And Jehovah said, Behold, there is a place by me: there shalt thou stand on the rock.
Deuteronomy 32:15 Then Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked -- Thou art waxen fat, Thou art grown thick, And thou art covered with fatness; -- He gave up +God who made him, And lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
37 And he shall say, Where are their gods, Their rock in whom they trusted,
2 Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;
Job 18:4 Thou that tearest thyself in thine anger, shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of its place?
19:24 That with an iron style and lead they were graven in the rock for ever!
Psalm 19:14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Jehovah, my rock, and my redeemer.
27:5 For in the day of evil he will hide me in his pavilion; in the secret of his tent will he keep me concealed: he will set me high upon a rock.
28:1 A Psalm of David. Unto thee, Jehovah, do I call; my rock, be not silent unto me, lest, if thou keep silence toward me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
31:2 Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me.
62:7 With God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.
73:26 My flesh and my heart faileth: God is the rock of my heart and my portion for ever.
95:1 Come, let us sing aloud to Jehovah, let us shout for joy to the rock of our salvation;
Isaiah 26:4 Confide ye in Jehovah for ever; for in Jah, Jehovah, is the rock of ages.
Hebrews 12:26 whose voice then shook the earth: but now He has promised, saying, Yet once more will I make to tremble not the earth only, but also the heaven.
27 And this word, Yet once more, signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that have  been made, that those things which are not shaken may remain.
Revelation 6:12 And I saw when he opened the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the whole moon became as blood;
13 and the stars of the heaven fell unto the earth, as a fig tree casts her unripe figs when she is shaken of a great wind.
14 And the heaven was removed as a scroll when it is rolled up; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
15 And the kings of the earth, and the princes, and the chief captains, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains;
16 and they say to the mountains and to the rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:
17 for the great day of Their wrath is come; and who is able to stand?
Revelation 8:5 And the angel takes the censer; and he filled it with the fire of the altar, and cast it upon the earth: and there followed thunders, and voices, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
6 And the seven angels that had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.
7 And the first sounded, and there followed hail and fire, mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of the earth was burnt up, and the third part of the trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
8 And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;
9 and there died the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, even they that had life; and the third part of the ships was destroyed.
10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell from heaven a great star, burning as a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of the waters;
Revelation 11:13 And in that hour there was a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell; and there were killed in the earthquake seven thousand persons: and the rest were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of  heaven.
19 And there was opened the temple of God that is in heaven; and there was seen in His temple the ark of His covenant; and there followed lightnings, and voices, and thunders, and an earthquake, and great hail.
16:18 and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunders; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since there were men upon the earth, so great an earthquake, so mighty.
Ephesians 2:19 Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,
 20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone,
 21 in whom the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,
 22 in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.
Acts 1:9 And when he had said these things, as they were looking, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. 10 And while they were looking steadfastly into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; 11 who also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye looking into heaven? this Jesus, who was received up from you into heaven shall so come in like manner as ye beheld him going into heaven.
Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rides upon a swift cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of  Egypt are moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt melts in the midst of it.
Matthew 24:30 and then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
26:64 Jesus said unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Henceforth ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming on the clouds of heaven.
Mark 13:26 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in clouds with great power and glory.
14:62 And Jesus said, I am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.
 Luke 21:27 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
Revelation 1:7 Behold, he cometh with the clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they that pierced him; and all the tribes of t  he earth shall mourn over him. Even so, Amen.
10:1 And I saw another strong Angel coming down out of the heaven, clothed with a cloud, and the rainbow upon his head, and his countenance as the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire,
14:14 And I saw, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud one sitting like the Son of man, having upon his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
15  And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud, Send forth Your sickle and reap, for the hour to reap has come because the harvest of the earth is ripe.  16  And He who sat on the cloud thrust His sickle upon the earth, and the earth was reaped.
1 Thessalonians 4:16  Because the Lord Himself, with a  shout  of command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first.  17  Then we who are living, who are left remaining, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air; and thus we will be always with the Lord.
Luke 21:34  But take heed to yourselves lest perhaps your hearts be weighed down with debauchery and drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day come upon you suddenly as a snare.  35  For it will come in upon all those dwelling on the face of all the earth.  36  But be watchful at every time, beseeching that you would prevail to  escape  all these things which are about to happen and stand before the Son of Man.
2 Samuel 22:1  And David spoke to Jehovah the words of this song in the day that Jehovah had delivered him out of  the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul.
3 God is my rock, in him will I trust-My shield, and the horn of my salvation, My high tower, and my refuge, My  Savior: Thou wilt save me from violence.
 8 Then the earth shook, and quaked; The foundations of the heavens trembled And shook because he was wroth.
 11 And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; And he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
16 And the beds of the sea were seen, The foundations of the world were uncovered At the rebuke of Jehovah, At  the blast of the breath of his nostrils.
 29  For You are my lamp, O LORD, and the LORD will enlighten my darkness.
 42  They looked, but there was none to save; even unto the LORD, but he answered them not.
44  And thou hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, Thou hast kept me to be head of the nations: A  people I knew not doth serve me:
 45  Sons of the stranger feign obedience to me, At the hearing of the ear they hearken to me.
46  Sons of the stranger disappear, And they gird themselves from their borders.
Exodus 20:6  And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Deuteronomy 6:5  And thou shalt  love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
7:9  Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he [is] God, the faithful God, which keeps covenant and mercy with them that  love   him  and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
10:12 And now, Israel, what does the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him , and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
30:6  And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and  the  heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou may live.
20  That thou may love the LORD thy God, [and] that thou may obey his voice, and that thou may cleave unto him: for he [is] thy life, and  the  length of thy days: that thou may dwell in  the  land which  the  LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them
Judges 5:31 So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but [let] them that  love   him  [be] as the sun when he goes forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
Nehemiah 1:5  And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keeps covenant and mercy for them that  love him  and observe his commandments:
Ps 5:11  But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defend them: let them also that  love   thy  name be joyful in thee.
31:23  O  love   the  LORD, all ye his saints: [for]  the  LORD preserves  the  faithful, and plentifully rewards  the  proud doer.
69:36  The seed also of  his  servants shall inherit it: and they that  love   his  name shall dwell therein.
97:10  Ye that  love the LORD, hate evil: He preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
116:1  I  love   the  LORD, because he hath heard my voice [and] my supplications.  2  Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon [him] as long as I live.
119:132  Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou used to do unto those that  love thy  name.
165  Great peace have they which love thy  law: and nothing shall offend them.
145:20  The LORD preserves all them that  love him : but all the wicked will he destroy.
Isa 56:6  Also  the  sons of  the  stranger, that join themselves to  the  LORD, to serve him, and to  love   the  name of  the  LORD, to be his servants, every one that keeps  the  sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;  7  Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices [shall be] accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called a house of prayer for all people.
64:4  For since the beginning of the world [men] have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, [what] he hath prepared for him that waits for him.
1 Corinthians 2:9  But as it is written, "Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard and which have not come up in man's heart; things which God has prepared for those who love Him .''
Daniel 9:4  And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that  love   him , and to them that keep his commandments;
John 14:21  He who has My commandments and keeps them, he is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will  love   him  and will manifest Myself to  him . 22  Judas, not Iscariot, said to  Him , Lord, and what has happened that You are to manifest Yourself to us and not to the world?  23  Jesus answered and said to him , If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word, and My Father will  love him , and We will come to  him  and make an abode with  him .  24  He who does not  love  Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine, but the Father's who sent Me.
21:15  Then when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, do you  love  Me more than these? He said to Him, Yes, Lord, You know that I  love You. He said to him, Feed My lambs.  16  He said to him again a second time, Simon, son of John, do you  love  Me? He said to Him, Yes, Lord, You know that I  love  You. He said to him, Shepherd My sheep.  17  He said to him the third time, Simon, son of John, do you  love  Me? Peter was grieved that He said to him the third time, Do you  love  Me? And he said to Him, Lord, You know all things; You know that I  love  You. Jesus said to him, Feed My sheep.
Romans 8:28  And we know that all things work together for good to those who  love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
1 Corinthians 8:1  Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. 2  If anyone thinks that he knows anything, he has not yet come to know as he ought to know; 3  But if anyone loves God, this one is known by Him.
 14:1  Pursue  love , and desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
2 Corinthians 5:13  For whether we were beside ourselves, it was to God; or whether we are sober-minded, it is for you.  14  For the  love  of Christ constrains us because we have judged this, that One died for all, therefore all died;  15  And He died for all that those who live may no longer live to themselves but to Him who died for them and has been raised.
Ephesians 5:23  Peace to the brothers and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  24  Grace be with all those who love  our Lord Jesus Christ in incorruptibility.
2 Thessalonians 3:5  And the Lord direct your hearts into the  love  of God and into the endurance of Christ.
2 Timothy 4:8  Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, with which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will recompense me in that day, and not only me but also all those who have loved His  appearing .
Hebrews 10:24  And let us consider one another so as to incite one another to  love  and good works,
1 Peter 1:7  So that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes though it is proved by fire, may be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;  8  Whom having not seen, you  love; into whom though not seeing Him at present, yet believing, you exult with joy that is unspeakable and full of glory,  9  Receiving the end of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
James 1:12  Blessed is the man who endures trial, because when he has become approved by testing, he will receive the crown of life, which He promised to those who love Him.
2:5  Listen, my beloved brothers: Did not God choose the poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which He promised to those who love Him?
1 John 2:5  But whoever keeps His word, truly in this one the  love  of God has been perfected. In this we know that we are in Him.  6  He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk even as He walked.
 15  Do not  love  the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world,  love  for the Father is not in him;
1John 4:16  And we know and have believed the love which God has in us. God is love, and he who abides in  love  abides in God and God abides in him.  17  In this has  love  been perfected with us, that we have boldness in the day of the judgment because even as He is, so also are we in this world.  18  There is no fear in love, but perfect  love  casts out fear because fear has punishment, and he who fears has not been perfected in  love .  19  We  love  because He first loved us.  20  If anyone says, I  love  God, and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not  love  his brother, whom he has seen, cannot  love  God, whom he has not seen.  21  And this commandment we have from Him, that he who loves God  love  his brother also.  5:1  Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been begotten of God, and everyone who loves Him who has begotten loves him also who has been begotten of Him.  2  In this we know that we  love  the children of God, when we  love  God and do His commandments.  3  For this is the  love  of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.
Jude 1:21  Keep yourselves in the  love  of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
Revelation 2:4  But I have one thing against you, that you have left your first love .  5  Remember therefore where you have fallen from and repent and do the first works; but if not, I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.
Isaiah 11: 15 And Jehovah will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind will he shake his hand over the river, and will smite it into seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.
Revelation 16:12  And the sixth poured out his bowl upon the great river Euphrates; and its water was  dried   up  that the way of the kings from the rising of the sun might be prepared.
Exodus 43:16 Thus saith Jehovah, who maketh a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty waters, 17 who brings forth chariot and horse, army and power-they lie down together, they shall not rise; they are extinct, they are quenched as tow:
Isaiah 51:10 Is it not thou that dried up the sea, the waters of the great deep; that made the depths of the sea a way for the redeemed to pass over?
Philippians 3:20  For our commonwealth exists in the heavens, from which also we eagerly await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,  21  Who will  transfigure  the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of His glory, according to His operation by which He is able even to subject all things to Himself.
1 Corinthians 15:45 45  So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul''; the last Adam became a life-giving Spirit.  46  But the spiritual is not first but the soulish, then the spiritual:  47  The first man is out of the earth, earthy; the second man is out of heaven.  48  As the earthy is, such are they also that are earthy; and as the heavenly is, such are they also that are heavenly.  49  And even as we have borne the image of the earthy, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.  50  Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, neither does corruption inherit incorruption.  51  Behold, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be  changed ,  52  In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we will be  changed .  53  For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.  54  And when this corruptible will put on incorruption and this mortal will put on immortality, then the word which is written will come to pass, "Death has been swallowed up unto victory.''
Hebrews 11:5 By faith Enoch was translated so that he should not see death; and he was not found, because God had translated him. For before his translation he obtained the testimony that he had been  well   pleasing  to God.  6  But without faith it is impossible to be well pleasing  to Him, for he who comes forward to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.
Hebrews 10:37  "For in yet a very little while the Coming One will come and will not delay.  38  But My righteous one shall live by faith; and if he shrinks back, My soul does not delight in him.''  39  But we are not of those who shrink back to ruin but of them who have faith to the gaining of the soul.
Psalm 37:23 The steps of a mighty man are ordered from the Lord, and He delights in his way. 24 Though he fall, he shall not utterly be cast down for the LORD upholds him by His hand.
Matthew 24:21  For at that time there will be great  tribulation , such as has not occurred from the beginning of the world until now, nor shall by any means ever occur.  22  And unless those days had been cut short, no flesh would be saved; but on account of the chosen, those days will be cut short.
Mark 13:19  For those days will be a time of tribulation  such as has not occurred from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, nor shall by any means ever occur.  20  And unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh would be saved; but on account of the chosen, whom He chose, He shortened the days.
Revelation 7:13  And one of the elders answered, saying to me, These who are clothed in the white robes, who are they, and where did they come from?  14  And I said to him, My lord, you know. And he said to me, These are those who come out of the great  tribulation , and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.  15  Because of this they are before the throne of God and serve Him day and night in His temple; and He who sits upon the throne will tabernacle over them.  16  They will not hunger any more, neither will they thirst any more, neither will the sun beat upon them, nor any heat;  17  For the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and guide them to springs of waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
12:1 And a great sign was seen in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon underneath her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;  2  And she was with child, and she cried out, travailing in birth and being in pain to bring forth.  3  And another sign was seen in heaven; and behold, there was a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.  4  And his tail drags away the third part of the stars of heaven, and he cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to bring forth, so that when she brings forth he might devour her child.  5  And she brought forth a son, a man-child, who is to shepherd all the nations with an iron rod; and her child was caught up to God and to His throne.  6  And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place there prepared by God so that they might nourish her there a thousand two hundred and sixty days.
15  And the serpent cast water as a river out of his mouth after the woman that he might cause her to be carried away by its current.
John 15:4  Abide in Me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.  5  I am the vine; you are the branches. He who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit; for apart from Me you can do nothing.  6  If one does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is dried up; and they gather them and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.  7  If you abide in Me and My words abide in you, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.  8  In this is My Father glorified, that you bear much fruit and so you will become My disciples.
1 Corinthians 6:18  Flee  fornication. Every sin which a man may do is outside the body, but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.  19  Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?  20  For you have been bought with a price. So then glorify God in your body.
10:12  So then let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.  13  No temptation has taken you except that which is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow that you be tempted beyond what you are able, but will, with the temptation, also make the way out, that you may be able to endure it.  14  Therefore, my beloved,  flee  from idolatry.
1 Tim 6:10  For the love of money is a root of all evils, because of which some, aspiring after money, have been led away from the faith and pierced themselves through with many pains.  11  But you, O man of God,  flee  these things, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, meekness
2 Timothy 2:22  But  flee  youthful lusts, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Matthew 5:48  You therefore shall be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Luke 6:36 Be ye therefore merciful, even as your Father also is merciful.
Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
9:13 But go ye and learn what this means, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.
12:7 But if ye had known what this means, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
23:23 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye tithe mint and anise and cummin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law, justice, and mercy, and faith: but these ye ought to have done, and not to have left the other undone.
James 2:13  For the judgment is without mercy to him who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.
Acts 13:2  And as they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Set apart for Me now Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
Ezekiel 44:10 But the Levites who went away far from me, when Israel went astray, going astray from me after their idols, they shall even bear their iniquity; 11 but they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and doing the service of the house: they shall slaughter the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them. 12 Because they ministered unto them before their idols, and were unto the house of Israel a stumbling-block of iniquity; therefore have I lifted up my hand against them, saith the Lord Jehovah, that they shall bear their iniquity. 13 And they shall not draw near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to draw near to any of my holy things, even to the most holy; but they shall bear their confusion, and their abominations which they have committed. 14 And I will make them keepers of the charge of the house, for all the service thereof, and for all that shall be done therein.
15 But the priests, the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall approach unto me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to present unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord Jehovah. 16 They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall approach unto my table, to minister unto me, and they shall keep my charge.
1 Corinthians 13:12  For now  we see  in a mirror obscurely, but at that time face to face; now I know in part, but at that time I will fully know even as also I was fully known.
Psalm 12:6  The words of Jehovah are pure words, silver tried in the furnace of earth, purified seven times. 7  Thou, Jehovah, wilt keep them, thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.
Hebrews 4:1  Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 2  For indeed, we have had good news announced to us, even as they also, but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.  3  For we which have believed do enter into rest, as He said, As I have sworn in My wrath, if they shall enter into My rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:41  There is another glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for  star   differs  from  star  in glory.  42  So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption;
Revelation 2:17  He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, to him I will give of the hidden manna, and to him I will give a  white   stone , and upon the  stone  a new name written, which no one knows except he who receives it.
Zechariah 14:3 And Jehovah will go forth and fight with those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.
5  And ye shall flee [to] the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, [and] all the  saints  with thee.
Revelation 17:14  These will make war with the Lamb,  and  the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords  and  King of kings;  and  they who are with Him, the called and chosen and faithful, will also overcome them.
19:11  And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sits on it called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.  12  And His eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems, and He has a name written which no one knows but Himself.  13  And He is clothed with a garment dipped in blood; and His name is called the Word of God.  14  And the armies which are in heaven followed Him on white horses, dressed in fine linen, white and clean.  15  And out of His mouth proceeds a sharp sword, that with it He might smite the nations; and He will shepherd them with an iron rod; and He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.  16  And He has on His garment and on His thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.  
19  And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war with Him who sits on the horse and with His army.
1 Thessalonians 3:13  So that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His  saints .
Jude 14  And Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied also of these, saying, Behold, the Lord came with myriads of His  saints   15  To execute judgment against all and to convict all the ungodly concerning all their ungodly works which they have done in ungodliness, and concerning all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.
Ephesians 6:10  Finally, be empowered in the Lord and in the might of His strength.  11  Put on the whole armor of God that you may be able to stand against the stratagems of the devil,  12  For our wrestling is not against blood and flesh but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenlies.  13  Therefore take up the whole armor of God that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  14  Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth and having put on the breastplate of righteousness  15  And having shod your feet with the firm foundation of the gospel of peace;  16  Besides all these, having taken up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the flaming darts of the evil one.  17  And receive the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which Spirit is the word of God,  18  By means of all prayer and petition, praying at every time in spirit and watching unto this in all perseverance and petition concerning all the saints,
2 Thessalonians 2:1 Now we ask you, brothers, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him,  2  That you be not quickly shaken in mind nor alarmed, neither by a spirit nor by word nor by a letter as if by us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.  3  Let no one deceive you in any way, because it will not come unless the apostasy comes first and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of perdition,  4  Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or an object of worship, so that he sits in the temple of God, setting himself forth, saying that he is God.  5  Do you not remember that while I was still with you, I said these things to you?  
6  And now you know that which  restrains , so that he might be revealed in his own time.  7  For it is the mystery of lawlessness that is now operating, but only until the one now restraining goes out of the way.  8  And then the lawless one will be revealed (whom the Lord Jesus will slay by the breath of His mouth and bring to nothing by the manifestation of His coming),  9  The coming of whom is according to Satan's operation in all power and signs and wonders of a lie  10  And in all deceit of unrighteousness among those who are perishing, because they did not receive the love of the truth that they might be saved.  11  And because of this God sends to them an operation of error that they might believe the lie,  12  So that all who have not believed the truth but have taken pleasure in unrighteousness might be judged.
Zechariah 5:1 Then I turned, and lifted up my eyes, and looked, and behold a flying scroll. 2 And the angel said to me, What do you see? And I answered, I see a flying scroll; the length is twenty cubits, and the breadth is ten cubits. 3 Then said he to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth: every one who steals shall be cut off according to it; and every one that swears shall be cut off according to it.  4 I will cause it to go forth, says the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him who swears falsely by My name; and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof. (notes)
Luke 17:26 And even as it happened in the days of Noah, so will it be also in the days of the Son of Man:  27  They were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day in which Noah entered into the ark and the flood came and destroyed them all.
28  Likewise, even as it happened in the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building;  29  But on the day in which Lot went out from  Sodom , it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all.  30  It will be in the same way on the day in which the Son of Man is revealed.
Genesis 13:13  But the men of  Sodom  [were] wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.
19:4  But before they lay down, the men of the city, [even] the men of  Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter:  5  And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where [are] the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.  6  And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door after him,  7  And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly.  8  Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as [is] good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.  9  And they said, Stand back. And they said [again], This one [fellow] came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, [even] Lot, and came near to break the door.
Isaiah 3:9  The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as  Sodom , they hide [it] not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.  10  Say ye to the righteous, that [it shall be] well [with him]: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.  11  Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.  12  [As for] my people, children [are] their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause [thee] to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
Jeremiah 23:14  I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as  Sodom , and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
2 Peter 2:6  And having reduced to ashes the cities of  Sodom  and Gomorrah, condemned them to ruin, having set them as an example to those who intend to live an ungodly life,  7  And rescued righteous Lot, who had been oppressed by the licentious manner of life of the lawless  8  (For that righteous man, who settled down among them, in seeing and hearing tormented his righteous soul day after day with their lawless works);  9  The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial and how to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,  10  And especially those who go after the flesh in the lust for defilement and despise lordship. Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble while reviling dignities;
Jude 7  How  Sodom  and Gomorrah and the cities around them, who in like manner with these gave themselves over to fornication and went after different flesh, are set forth as an example, undergoing the penalty of eternal fire.
Matthew 24:36  But concerning that day and hour, no one knows, not even the angels of the heavens nor the Son, but the Father only.  37  For just as the days of  Noah  were, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.  38  For as they were in those days before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day in which  Noah  entered into the ark,  39  And they did not know that judgment was coming until the flood came and took all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.  40  At that time two men will be in the field; one is taken and one is left.  41  Two women will be grinding at the mill; one is taken and one is left.  42  Watch therefore, for you do not know on what day your Lord comes.  43  But know this, that if the householder had known in which watch the thief was coming, he would have watched and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.  44  For this reason you also be ready, because at an hour when you do not expect it, the Son of Man is coming.
Genesis 6:6:1  And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,  2  That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they [were] fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.  3  And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also [is] flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.  4  There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare [children] to them, the same [became] mighty men which [were] of old, men of renown.  5  And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually.  6  And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.  7  And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.  8  But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.  9  These [are] the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man [and] perfect in his generations, [and] Noah walked with God.  10  And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.  11  The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.  12  And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.  13  And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
Luke 13:28  There will be  weeping   and   gnashing  of teeth there when you see Abraham  and  Isaac  and  Jacob  and  all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but you being cast outside.
2 Corinthians 8:9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might become rich.
Matthew 11:29  Take My yoke upon you and  learn   from   Me , for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Matthew 13:40 Therefore just as the tares are collected and burned up with fire, so will it be at the consummation of the age.  41  The Son of Man will send  His  angels, and they will collect out of  His   kingdom  all the stumblingblocks and those who practice lawlessness,  42  And will cast them into the furnace of fire. In that place there will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.  43  Then the righteous will shine forth like the sun in the  kingdom  of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
1 Corinthians 15:25  For He must reign until God puts all  His   enemies  under  His  feet.
Zechariah 12:8 In that day will Jehovah defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that stumbles among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David as God, as the Angel of Jehovah before them. (note)
9   And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.
Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, Have you never read in the Scriptures, "The stone which the builders rejected, this has become the head of the corner. This was from the Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes''?  43  Therefore I say to you that the kingdom of God shall be taken from you and shall be given to a nation producing its fruit.  44  And he who falls on this stone shall be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it shall crush him to  powder  and scatter him like chaff.  45  And when the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they perceived that He was speaking concerning them.
Luke 20:17  But He looked at them, and said, What then is this that is written, ``The stone which the builders rejected, this has become the head of the corner''?  18  Everyone who falls on that stone shall be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it shall crush him to  powder  and scatter him like chaff.  19  And the scribes and the chief priests sought to lay hands on Him in that hour; yet they feared the people, for they perceived that it was with them in view that He spoke this parable.
Daniel 2:34  Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet [that were] of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces. Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Amos 3:1 Hear this word that Jehovah hath spoken against you, children of Israel, against the whole family that I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying, 2  You only have I known of all the families of the earth; therefore will I visit upon you all your iniquities. 3  Shall two walk together except they be agreed?
Zechariah 6:15  And they [that are] far off shall come and build in the temple of the LORD, and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto you. And [this] shall come to pass, if ye will diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God.
Acts 2:38  And Peter said to them, Repent and each one of you be baptized upon the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.  39  For to you is the promise and to your children, and to all who are  far   off , as many as the Lord our God calls to Himself.
Ephesians 2:10  For we are His masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand in order that we would walk in them.  11  Therefore remember that once you, the Gentiles in the flesh, those who are called uncircumcision by that which is called circumcision in the flesh made by hands,  12  That you were at that time apart from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world.  13  But now in Christ Jesus you who were once  far   off  have become near in the blood of Christ.  14  For He Himself is our peace, He who has made both one and has broken down the middle wall of partition, the enmity,  15  Abolishing in His flesh the law of the commandments in ordinances, that He might create the two in Himself into one new man, so making peace,  16  And might reconcile both in one Body to God through the cross, having slain the enmity by it.  17  And coming, He announced peace as the gospel to you who were far off , and peace to those who were near,  18  For through Him we both have access in one Spirit unto the Father.  19  So then you are no longer strangers  and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,
1 Kings 8:41 Moreover concerning a stranger, that [is] not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a  far  country for thy name's sake;  42  (For they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;  43  Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for: that all people of the earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as [do] thy people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which I have builded, is called by thy name.
2 Chronicles 6:32  Moreover concerning the stranger, which is not of thy people Israel, but is come from a  far  country for thy great name's sake, and thy mighty hand, and thy stretched out arm; if they come and pray in this house;  33  Then hear thou from the heavens, [even] from thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for; that all people of the earth may know thy name, and fear thee, as [doth] thy people Israel, and  may know that this house which I have built is called by thy name.
Matthew 8:10  Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled  and  said to those who followed, Truly I say to you, With no one in Israel have I found such great faith.  11  But I say to you that many will come from the  east   and  the  west   and  will recline at table with Abraham  and  Isaac  and  Jacob in the kingdom of the heavens,  12  But the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness. In that place there will be the weeping  and  the gnashing of teeth.
Luke 13:28  There will be weeping  and  gnashing of teeth there when you see Abraham  and  Isaac  and  Jacob  and  all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but you being cast outside.  29  And  they will come from the  east   and  the  west ,  and  from the north  and  the south,  and  will recline at table in the kingdom of God.
Acts 15:7  And when much discussion had taken place, Peter rose up and said to them, Men, brothers, you know that from the early days God chose from among you that through my mouth the Gentiles should  hear  the word of the gospel and  believe .
Romans 1011  For the Scripture says, ``Everyone who believes on Him shall not be put to shame.''  12  For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord is Lord of all and rich to all who call upon Him;  13  For ``whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.''  14  How then shall they call upon Him into whom they have not believed? And how shall they  believe  into Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without one who proclaims Him?  15  And how shall they proclaim Him unless they are sent? As it is written, ``How beautiful are the feet of those who announce the news of good things!''  16  But not all have obeyed the gospel, for Isaiah says, ``Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?''  17  So faith comes out of hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
Matthew 13:24  Another parable He set before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has become like a man sowing good seed in his field.  25  But while the men slept, his enemy came and sowed  tares  in the midst of the wheat and went away.  26  And when the blade sprouted and produced fruit, then the  tares  appeared also.  27  And the slaves of the master of the house came and said to him, Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where then did the  tares  come from?  28  And he said to them, An enemy has done this. And the slaves said to him, Do you want us then to go and collect them?  29  But he said, No, lest while collecting the  tares , you uproot the wheat along with them.  30  Let both grow together until the harvest, and at the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, Collect first the  tares  and bind them into bundles to burn them up, but the wheat gather into my barn.  31  Another parable He set before them, saying, The kingdom of the heavens is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field,  32  And which is smaller than all the seeds; but when it has grown, it is greater than the herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of heaven come and roost in its branches.  33  Another parable He spoke to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.  34  All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the crowds, and apart from a parable He spoke nothing to them,  35  So that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled, saying, ``I will open My mouth in parables; I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.''  36  Then, leaving the crowds, He went into the house. And His disciples came to Him, saying, Make the parable of the  tares  of the field clear to us.  37  And He answered and said, He who sows the good seed is the Son of Man; 38  And the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the  tares  are the sons of the evil one;  39  And the enemy who sowed them is the devil; and the harvest is the consummation of the age; and the reapers are angels.  40  Therefore just as the  tares  are collected and burned up with fire, so will it be at the consummation of the age.  41  The Son of Man will send His angels, and they will collect out of His kingdom all the stumblingblocks and those who practice lawlessness,  42  And will cast them into the furnace of fire. In that place there will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.  43  Then the righteous will shine forth like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
Ephesians 4:17  This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk in the vanity of their mind,  18  Being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance which is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;  19  Who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lasciviousness to work all uncleanness in greediness.  20  But you did not so learn Christ,  21  If indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him as the reality is in Jesus,  22  That you  put   off , as regards your former manner of life, the old man, which is being corrupted according to the lusts of the deceit,  23  And that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind  24  And  put  on the new man, which was created according to God in righteousness and holiness of the reality.  25  Therefore having  put   off  the lie, speak truth each one with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
Colossians 3:5  Put  to death therefore your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greediness, which is idolatry;  6  Because of which things the wrath of God is coming upon the sons of disobedience;  7  In which you also once walked, when you lived in these things.  8  But now, you also,  put  away all these things: wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, foul abusive language out of your mouth.  9  Do not lie to one another, since you have  put   off  the old man with his practices  10  And have  put  on the new man, which is being renewed unto full knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,  11  Where there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free man, but Christ is all and in all.  12  Put  on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, inward parts of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, long-suffering;  13  Bearing one another and forgiving one another, if anyone should have a complaint against anyone; even as the Lord forgave you, so also should you forgive.  14  And over all these things  put  on love, which is the uniting bond of perfectness.  15  And let the peace of Christ arbitrate in your hearts, to which also you were called in one Body; and be thankful.  16  Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.  17  And whatever you do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
Romans 12:2  And do not be fashioned according to this age, but be  transformed  by the renewing of the mind that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and well pleasing and perfect.
2 Corinthians 3:18  But we all with unveiled face, beholding and reflecting like a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being  transformed  into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord Spirit.
5:15  And He died for all that those who live may no longer live to themselves but to Him who died for them and has been raised.  16  So then we, from now on, know no one according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him so no longer.  17  So then if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation . The old things have passed away; behold, they have become new .
John 3:30  He   must   increase , but I  must  decrease.
Psalm 9:20  Put them in  fear , O LORD: [that] the nations may know themselves [to be but] men. Selah.
19:9  The  fear  of the LORD [is] clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD [are] true [and] righteous altogether.
25:12  What man [is] he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way [that] he shall choose.  13  His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.  14  The secret of the LORD [is] with them that  fear  him; and he will shew them his covenant.
31:19  [Oh] how great [is] thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that  fear  thee; [which] thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!  20  Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
33:18  Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that  fear  him, upon them that hope in his mercy;  19  To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.  20  Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield.  21  For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.  22  Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
34:7  The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that  fear  him, and delivereth them.  8  O taste and see that the LORD [is] good: blessed [is] the man [that] trusteth in him.  9  O  fear  the LORD, ye his saints: for [there is] no want to them that  fear  him.  10  The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good [thing].  11  Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the  fear  of the LORD.  12  What man [is he that] desireth life, [and] loveth [many] days, that he may see good?  13  Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.  14  Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
86:9  All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. 10  For thou [art] great, and doest wondrous things: thou [art] God alone.  11  Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to  fear  thy name.  12  I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.  13  For great [is] thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
103:11  For as the heaven is high above the earth, [so] great is his mercy toward them that  fear  him.  12  As far as the east is from the west, [so] far hath he removed our transgressions from us.  13  Like as a father pitieth [his] children, [so] the LORD pitieth them that  fear  him.  14  For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we [are] dust.  15  [As for] man, his days [are] as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.  16  For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.  17  But the mercy of the LORD [is] from everlasting to everlasting upon them that  fear  him, and his righteousness unto children's children;  18  To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
111:10  The  fear  of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do [his commandments]: his praise endureth for ever.
115:11  Ye that  fear  the LORD, trust in the LORD: he [is] their help and their shield.  12  The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless [us]; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.  13  He will bless them that  fear  the LORD, [both] small and great.  14  The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.  15  Ye [are] blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.  16  The heaven, [even] the heavens, [are] the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.  17  The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.  18  But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD.
119:38  Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who [is devoted] to thy  fear .
63  I [am] a companion of all [them] that  fear  thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
74  They that  fear  thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.  75  I know, O LORD, that thy judgments [are] right, and [that] thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.  76  Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.  77  Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law [is] my delight.  78  Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: [but] I will meditate in thy precepts.  79  Let those that  fear  thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
120  My flesh trembleth for  fear  of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
145:18  The LORD [is] nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.  19  He will fulfil the desire of them that  fear  him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.  20  The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
147:10  He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.  11  The LORD taketh pleasure in them that  fear  him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Proverbs 14:26  In the  fear  of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.  27  The  fear  of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
15:16  Better [is] little with the  fear  of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
22:4  By humility [and] the  fear  of the LORD [are] riches, and honour, and life.
23:17  Let not thine heart envy sinners: but [be thou] in the  fear  of the LORD all the day long.
Eccl 8:12  Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his [days] be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that  fear  God, which  fear  before him:  13  But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong [his] days, [which are] as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.
Isaiah 8:13  Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and [let] him [be] your  fear , and [let] him [be] your dread.  14  And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.  15  And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.
11:1  And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:  2  And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the  fear  of the LORD;  3  And shall make him of quick understanding in the  fear  of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
29:13  Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their  fear  toward me is taught by the precept of men:
33:6  And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, [and] strength of salvation: the  fear  of the LORD [is] His treasure.
59:19  So shall they  fear  the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.  20  And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the LORD.  21  As for me, this [is] my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that [is] upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.  60:1  Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.  2  For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.  3  And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.  4  Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at [thy] side.  5  Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall  fear , and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.
Malachi 4:1  For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.  2  But unto you that  fear  my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.  3  And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do [this], saith the LORD of hosts.
Acts 19:17  And this became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, dwelling in Ephesus; and  fear  fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.  18  And many of those who had believed came, confessing and making known their practices.  19  And a considerable number of those who practiced magic brought their books together and burned them before all; and they counted up the price of them and found it to be fifty thousand pieces of silver.  20  Thus, the word of the Lord grew mightily and prevailed.
Romans 11:13  But I am speaking to you, the Gentiles. Inasmuch therefore as I am an apostle of the Gentiles, I glorify my ministry,  14  If perhaps I may provoke those of my flesh to jealousy and save some of them.  15  For if their being cast aside is the reconciliation of the world, what will their being received back be, if not life from the dead?  16  Now if the dough offered as the firstfruits is holy, the lump is also; and if the root is holy, the branches are also.  17  But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them and became a fellow partaker of the root of fatness of the olive tree,  18  Do not boast against the branches; but if you boast, remember that it is not you who bear the root, but the root you.  19  You will say then, Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.  20  Rightly said: they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be high-minded, but  fear ;  21  For if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will He spare you.  22  Behold then the kindness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity; but on you, the kindness of God, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.  23  And they also, if they do not continue in unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again. 24  For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree and were grafted contrary to nature into the cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree!  25  For I do not want you, brothers, to be ignorant of this mystery (lest you be wise in yourselves), that hardness has come upon Israel in part, until the fullness of the Gentiles comes in;
2 Corinthians 5:10  For we must all be manifested before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done through the body according to what he has practiced, whether good or bad.  11  Knowing therefore the  fear  of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; yet I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.
6:14  Do not become dissimilarly yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership do righteousness and lawlessness have? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?  15  And what concord does Christ have with Belial? Or what part does a believer have with an unbeliever?  16  And what agreement does the temple of God have with idols? For we are the temple of the living God, even as God said, "I will dwell among them and walk among them; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.''  17  Therefore "come out from their midst and be separated, says the Lord, and do not touch what is unclean; and I will welcome you'';  18  "And I will be a Father to you, and you will be sons and daughters to Me, says the Lord Almighty.''  7:1  Therefore since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and of spirit, perfecting holiness in the  fear  of God.
Ephesians 5:21  Being subject to one another in the  fear  of Christ:
Philippians 2:12  So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only but now much rather in my absence, work out your own salvation with  fear  and trembling;  13  For it is God who operates in you both the willing and the working for His good pleasure.  14  Do all things without murmurings and reasonings  15  That you may be blameless and guileless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine as luminaries in the world,  16  Holding forth the word of life, so that I may have a boast in the day of Christ that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain.
Hebrews 4:1  Let us  fear  therefore, lest, a promise being left of entering into His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.  2  For indeed we have had the good news announced to us, even as they also; but the word heard did not profit them, not being mixed together with faith in those who heard.
12:25  See that you do not refuse Him who speaks, for if those did not escape who refused Him who warned them upon the earth, much more we shall not escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven,  26  Whose voice at that time shook the earth but now has promised, saying, ``Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also heaven.''  27  And this word, ``Yet once more,'' shows clearly the removal of the things being shaken as being of things having been made, that the things which are not shaken may remain.  28  Therefore receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us have grace, through which we may serve God well-pleasingly with piety and  fear ;  29  For our God is also a consuming fire.
1Peter 1:17  And if you call as Father the One who without respect of persons judges according to each one's work, pass the time of your sojourning in  fear,
2:17  Honor all men. Love the brotherhood.  Fear  God. Honor the king.
3:15  But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, being always ready for a defense to everyone who asks of you an account concerning the hope which is in you,  16  Yet with meekness and  fear , having a good conscience, so that in the matter in which you are spoken against, those who revile your good manner of life in Christ may be put to shame.
Revelation 11:18  And the nations became angry, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to give the reward to Your slaves the prophets and to the saints and to those who  fear  Your name, to the small and to the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth.
19:5  And a voice came out from the throne, saying, Praise our God, all His slaves and those who  fear  Him, the small and the great.
1 Peter 1:13  Wherefore, having girded up the loins of your mind, be sober and hope with perfect stedfastness in the grace which will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 14  as children of obedience, not conformed to your former lusts in your ignorance; 15  but as he who has called you is holy, be ye also holy in all your conversation; 16  because it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy. 17  And if ye invoke as Father him who, without regard of persons, judges according to the work of each, pass your time of sojourn in fear,
5:5  In like manner, younger men, be subject to elders; and all of you  gird  yourselves with humility toward one another, because God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.
Romans 15:8  For I say that Christ has become a servant of the circumcision for the sake of God's truthfulness, to confirm the promises given to the fathers,  9  And that the Gentiles should glorify God for His mercy, as it is written, "Therefore I will extol You among the Gentiles, and I will sing praise to Your name.''  10  And again he says, "Rejoice, Gentiles, with His people.''  11  And again, "Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles, and let all the peoples speak praise to Him.''  12  And again, Isaiah says, "There shall be the root of Jesse, even He who rises to rule the Gentiles; on Him will the Gentiles hope.''
Hebrews 2:12  Saying, "I will declare Your name to My brothers; in the midst of the church I will sing hymns of praise to You.''  13  And again, "I will trust in Him.'' And again, "Behold, I and the children whom God has given to Me.''
Isaiah 11:10   And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall arise to rule over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust, and his rest shall be glorious. (LXX)
Zechariah 14:16 And it shall come to pass, that all that are left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, and to celebrate the feast of tabernacles. 17  And it shall be, that whoso goeth not up of the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, upon them shall be no rain. 18  And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, neither shall it be upon them; there shall be the plague, wherewith Jehovah will smite the nations that go not up to celebrate the feast of tabernacles. 19  This shall be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all the nations that go not up to celebrate the feast of tabernacles.