Biblical Concept: God, Fear

 

The relationship between fearing God and hearing God: Deuteronomy 4:10, Deuteronomy 31:13, and 1 Samuel 12:14.

 

The relationship between temple and fearing God: Deuteronomy 14:23, and Deuteronomy 31:12.

 

The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments: Deuteronomy 5:29, Deuteronomy 6:2, Deuteronomy 6:24, Deuteronomy 8:6, Deuteronomy 10:12, Deuteronomy 13:4, Deuteronomy 28:58, and Ecclesiastes 12:13.

 

The relationship between fear of God and sin: Exodus 1:17, Exodus 20:20, Leviticus 25:17, Hebrews 4:1, 1 Peter 1:17, 1 John 4:18, Revelation 14:7, Job 1:1, Job 2:3, 2 Chronicles 19:7, 2 Kings 17:7, and Proverbs 14:2.

 

Political leaders and fear of God: Exodus 18:21, Deuteronomy 17:19, 2 Samuel 23:3, Psalm 76:12, and 1 Kings 3:28.

 

Fear of God and blessing: 2 Kings 17:39, Psalm 61:5, Psalm 67:7, Ecclesiastes 8:12-13, Acts 9:31, Acts 13:26, Exodus 1:21, Exodus 9:20, Nehemiah 7:2, Psalm 112:1, Psalm 128:1, Psalm 128:4, Proverbs 13:13, Proverbs 31:30, Ecclesiastes 7:18, and Job 1:1, 9-11.

 

Commands to fear God: Deuteronomy 6:13, Deuteronomy 10:20, Joshua 4:24, Ecclesiastes 3:14, 5:1, Daniel 6:26, Romans 11:20, 2 Corinthians 5:11, 1 Peter 2:17, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 19:5, 1 Chronicles 16:25, Psalm 76:7, Psalm 76:11, Psalm 96:4, Colossians 3:22, Nehemiah 5:9, Ephesians 5:21, and Ephesians 6:5.

 

No fear of God: Jeremiah 5:24, Jeremiah 44:10, Joshua 22:25, Isaiah 63:17, Psalm 36:1, Exodus 9:30, Psalm 55:19, Luke 18:2, and Luke 23:40.

 

Miscellaneous: Exodus 14:31, 1 Samuel 12:18, 2 Kings 17:41, Psalm 89:5-7, Psalm 130:4, Jonah 1:9, Jonah 1:16, Malachi 1:14, Malachi 3:16, Psalm 139:14, Acts 10:35, Psalm 40:3, Psalm 64:9, 2 Corinthians 7:15, Philippians 2:12, and 1 Kings 18:12.

 

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÷NAS Exodus 18:21 "Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them, as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens. (Political leaders and fear of God.)

 

÷NAS Exodus 20:20 And Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin." (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Leviticus 25:17 'So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the LORD your God. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 4:10 "Remember the day you stood before the LORD your God at Horeb, when the LORD said to me, 'Assemble the people to Me, that I may let them hear My words so they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.' (The relationship between fearing God and hearing God.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 5:29 'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me, and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever! (The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 8:6 "Therefore, you shall keep the commandments of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways and to fear Him.(The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 10:12 "And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,(The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Exodus 9:30 "But as for you and your servants, I know that you do not yet fear the LORD God."

 

÷NAS Leviticus 25:17 'So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.(The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 6:2 so that you and your son and your grandson might fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged. (The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 6:13 "You shall fear only the LORD your God; and you shall worship Him, and swear by His name. (Command)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 6:24 "So the LORD commanded us to observe all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God for our good always and for our survival, as it is today. (The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 10:12 "And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,(The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 10:20 "You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name. (command)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 13:4 "You shall follow the LORD your God and fear Him; and you shall keep His commandments, listen to His voice, serve Him, and cling to Him. (The relationship between fearing God and keeping commandments.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 14:23 "And you shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the first-born of your herd and your flock, in order that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.(The relationship between temple and fearing God.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 17:19 "And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, by carefully observing all the words of this law and these statutes, (Political leaders and fear of God.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 28:58 "If you are not careful to observe all the words of this law which are written in this book, to fear this honored and awesome name, the LORD your God,(Keeping commandment and fear of God.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 31:12 "Assemble the people, the men and the women and children and the alien who is in your town, in order that they may hear and learn and fear the LORD your God, and be careful to observe all the words of this law. (Keeping commandment and fear of God.)

 

÷NAS Deuteronomy 31:13 "And their children, who have not known, will hear and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as you live on the land which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess." (Hear and fear.)

 

÷NAS Joshua 4:24 that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of the LORD is mighty, so that you may fear the LORD your God forever. " (command)

 

÷NAS 1 Samuel 12:14 "If you will fear the LORD and serve Him, and listen to His voice and not rebel against the command of the LORD, then both you and also the king who reigns over you will follow the LORD your God. (Hear and fear.)

 

÷NAS 2 Samuel 23:3 "The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God, (Political leaders and fear of God.)

 

÷NAS 2 Kings 17:39 "But the LORD your God you shall fear; and He will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies." (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS 2 Chronicles 19:7 "Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness, or partiality, or the taking of a bribe."(sin and fear)

 

÷NAS Nehemiah 5:9 Again I said, "The thing which you are doing is not good; should you not walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?

 

÷NAS Job 1:9 Then Satan answered the LORD, "Does Job fear God for nothing? (blessing)

 

NAS Job 4:6 "Is not your fear of God your confidence, And the integrity of your ways your hope?

 

÷NAS Psalm 36:1 {For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.} Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.

 

÷NAS Psalm 40:3 And He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear, And will trust in the LORD.

 

÷NAS Psalm 55:19 God will hear and answer them-- Even the one who sits enthroned from of old-- Selah. With whom there is no change, And who do not fear God.

 

÷NAS Psalm 61:5 For Thou hast heard my vows, O God; Thou hast given me the inheritance of those who fear Thy name.(Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Psalm 64:9 Then all men will fear, And will declare the work of God, And will consider what He has done.

 

÷NAS Psalm 67:7 God blesses us, That all the ends of the earth may fear Him. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Ecclesiastes 3:14 I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has so worked that men should fear Him. (command)

 

÷NAS Ecclesiastes 8:12 Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen hislife, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Ecclesiastes 8:13 But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Ecclesiastes 12:13 The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. (God, fear, and commandments)

 

÷NAS Jeremiah 5:24 'They do not say in their heart, "Let us now fear the LORD our God, Who gives rain in its season, Both the autumn rain and the spring rain, Who keeps for us The appointed weeks of the harvest."

 

÷NAS Daniel 6:26 "I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.

 

÷NAS Jonah 1:9 And he said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land."

 

÷NAS Luke 18:2 saying, "There was in a certain city a judge who did not fear God, and did not respect man.

 

÷NAS Luke 23:40 But the other answered, and rebuking him said, "Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?

 

÷NAS Acts 9:31 So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and, going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase. (Fear and blessing)

 

NAS Acts 13:16 And Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand, he said, "Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen:

 

÷NAS Acts 13:26 "Brethren, sons of Abraham's family, and those among you who fear God, to us the word of this salvation is sent out. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Romans 11:20 Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear;

 

÷NAS 2 Corinthians 5:11 Therefore knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

 

÷NAS 2 Corinthians 7:1 Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS 2 Corinthians 7:15 And his affection abounds all the more toward you, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling.

 

NAS Galatians 4:11 I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

 

÷NAS Ephesians 5:21 and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

 

÷NAS Ephesians 6:5 Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

 

÷NAS Philippians 2:12 So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;

 

÷NAS Hebrews 4:1 Therefore, let us fear lest, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS 1 Peter 1:17 And if you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each manís work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay upon earth; (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS 1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men; love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

 

÷NAS 1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Revelation 14:7 and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters." (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Revelation 15:4 "Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify Thy name? For Thou alone art holy; For ALL THE NATIONS WILL COME AND WORSHIP BEFORE THEE, For Thy righteous acts have been revealed."

 

÷NAS Revelation 19:5 And a voice came from the throne, saying, "Give praise to our God, all you His bond-servants, you who fear Him, the small and the great."

 

÷NAS Exodus 1:17 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Exodus 1:21 And it came about because the midwives feared God, that He established households for them. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Exodus 9:20 The one among the servants of Pharaoh who feared the word of the LORD made his servants and his livestock flee into the houses; (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Exodus 14:31 And when Israel saw the great power which the LORD had used against the Egyptians, the people feared the LORD, and they believed in the LORD and in His servant Moses.

 

÷NAS 1 Samuel 12:18 So Samuel called to the LORD, and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

 

÷NAS 1 Kings 3:28 When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king; for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

 

NAS 1 Kings 18:3 And Ahab called Obadiah who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly;

 

÷NAS 1 Kings 18:12 "And it will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the LORD from my youth.

 

NAS 2 Kings 4:1 Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves."

 

÷NAS 2 Kings 17:7 Now this came about, because the sons of Israel had sinned against the LORD their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt from under the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and they had feared other gods

 

÷NAS 2 Kings 17:41 So while these nations feared the LORD, they also served their idols; their children likewise and their grandchildren, as their fathers did, so they do to this day.

 

÷NAS 1 Chronicles 16:25 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He also is to be feared above all gods.

 

÷NAS Nehemiah 7:2 that I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Psalm 76:7 Thou, even Thou, art to be feared; And who may stand in Thy presence when once Thou art angry?

 

÷NAS Psalm 76:11 Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them; Let all who are around Him bring gifts to Him who is to be feared.

 

÷NAS Psalm 76:12 He will cut off the spirit of princes; He is feared by the kings of the earth.

 

÷NAS Psalm 89:7 A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?

 

÷NAS Psalm 96:4 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.

 

÷NAS Psalm 130:4 But there is forgiveness with Thee, That Thou mayest be feared.

 

÷NAS Jeremiah 44:10 "But they have not become contrite even to this day, nor have they feared nor walked in My law or My statutes, which I have set before you and before your fathers." '

 

÷NAS Jonah 1:16 Then the men feared the LORD greatly, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows.

 

÷NAS Malachi 1:14 "But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock, and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."

 

÷NAS Malachi 3:16 Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.

 

÷NAS Psalm 139:14 I will give thanks to Thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Thy works, And my soul knows it very well. (Compare Romans 1:20-23)

 

÷NAS Joshua 22:25 "For the LORD has made the Jordan a border between us and you,you sons of Reuben and sons of Gad; you have no portion in the LORD." So your sons may make our sons stop fearing the LORD.'

 

÷NAS Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job, and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God, and turning away from evil. (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Job 2:3 And the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him, to ruin him without cause." (The relationship between fear of God and sin.)

 

÷NAS Isaiah 63:17 Why, O LORD, dost Thou cause us to stray from Thy ways, And harden our heart from fearing Thee? Return for the sake of Thy servants, the tribes of Thy heritage.

 

NAS Mark 5:33 But the woman fearing and trembling, aware of what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him, and told Him the whole truth.

 

÷NAS Colossians 3:22 Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

 

÷NAS Psalm 112:1 Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Psalm 128:1 {A Song of Ascents.} How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Psalm 128:4 Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Proverbs 13:13 The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Proverbs 14:2 He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is crooked in his ways despises Him.

 

÷NAS Proverbs 31:30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised. (Fear and blessing)

 

÷NAS Ecclesiastes 7:18 It is good that you grasp one thing, and also not let go of the other; for the one who fears God comes forth with both of them. (Fear and blessing)

 

NAS Isaiah 50:10 Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

 

÷NAS Acts 10:35 but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right, is welcome to Him.