Biblical Concept: Secret
Findings: (From the Bible verses to follow.)
Godís secret creative power.
Secret things of God versus the Word revealed things of God. (Human Biblical spiritual imagination can only faintly approach the secrets of God!)
The relation between secret, God, and fear.† Fear God leads to knowing God.
Secret = Divine protection.
Secret = Divine protection from sinners.
No sin is secret from God.
Sheolís secret sexual sins.
Godís secrets = 1/3 angels limitations.
Secret / hidden idolatry is an abomination to God.
ďA gift in secret subdues anger ÖĒ
Biblical secret religion.
Biblical not secret religion.
Jesus had to travel in secret, the religious wanted to kill Him.
Secret human sins.
Secret = content, strengthened, Godís supply, riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Biblical secret military spies.
False prophets secret enticements versus Biblical Christianity that is not a secret and any can have it.
Heresies: Secret attacks on Christ and Biblical Christianity.
Proverbs 11:13 He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.†
Proverbs 20:19 He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
ďGod will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.Ē
Prophecy over secrets.
NAS Exodus 7:11 Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers, and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts.
†22 But the magicians of Egypt did the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
NAS Exodus 8:7 And the magicians did the same with their secret arts, making frogs come up on the land of Egypt.
†18 And the magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but they could not; so there were gnats on man and beast.† (Godís secrets = demonic limitations.)
NAS Deuteronomy 27:15 'Cursed is the man who makes an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.' And all the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.' (Secret / hidden idolatry is an abomination to God.)
†24 'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
NAS Deuteronomy 29:29 "The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law. (Secret things of God versus the Word revealed things of God.) (Human Biblical spiritual imagination can only faintly approach the secrets of God!)
NAS Judges 3:19 But he himself turned back from the idols which were at Gilgal, and said, "I have a secret message for you, O king." And he said, "Keep silence." And all who attended him left him.
NAS 1 Samuel 19:2 So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.
NAS Job 15:8 "Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?
NAS Psalm 25:14 The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant. (The relation between secret, God, and fear.† Fear God leads to knowing God.)
NAS Psalm 27:5 For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent He will hide me; He will lift me up on a rock. (Secret = Divine protection.)
NAS Psalm 31:20 Thou dost hide them in the secret place of Thy presence from the conspiracies of man; Thou dost keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues. (Secret = Divine protection from sinners.)
NAS Psalm 64:2 Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers, From the tumult of those who do iniquity, (Secret = Divine protection from sinners.)
NAS Psalm 90:8 Thou hast placed our iniquities before Thee, Our secret sins in the light of Thy presence. (No sin is secret from God.)
NAS Psalm 139:15 My frame was not hidden from Thee, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth. (Godís secret creative power.)
NAS Proverbs 9:17 "Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant." (Sheolís secret sexual sins.)† Here is the context: Proverbs 9:13-18 †13 The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive, and knows nothing.† 14 And she sits at the doorway of her house, On a seat by the high places of the city,† 15 Calling to those who pass by, Who are making their paths straight:† 16 "Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,† 17 "Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant."† 18 But he does not know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.
NAS Proverbs 21:14 A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
NAS Proverbs 25:9 Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another,
NAS Song of Solomon 2:14 "O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, In the secret place of the steep pathway, Let me see your form, Let me hear your voice; For your voice is sweet, And your form is lovely."
NAS Isaiah 28:17 "And I will make justice the measuring line, And righteousness the level; Then hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, And the waters shall overflow the secret place.
NAS Isaiah 45:3 "And I will give you the treasures of darkness, And hidden wealth of secret places, In order that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.
†19 "I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness Declaring things that are upright.
NAS Isaiah 48:16 "Come near to Me, listen to this: From the first I have not spoken in secret, From the time it took place, I was there. And now the Lord God has sent Me, and His Spirit."
NAS Isaiah 65:4 Who sit among graves, and spend the night in secret places; Who eat swine's flesh, And the broth of unclean meat is in their pots.
NAS Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not listen to it, My soul will sob in secret for such pride; And my eyes will bitterly weep And flow down with tears, Because the flock of the LORD has been taken captive.
NAS Jeremiah 38:16 But King Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah in secret saying, "As the LORD lives, who made this life for us, surely I will not put you to death nor will I give you over to the hand of these men who are seeking your life."
NAS Lamentations 3:10 He is to me like a bear lying in wait, Like a lion in secret places.
NAS Ezekiel 7:22 'I shall also turn My face from them, and they will profane My secret place; then robbers will enter and profane it.
NAS Ezekiel 28:3 Behold, you are wiser than Daniel; There is no secret that is a match for you.
NAS Daniel 8:26 "And the vision of the evenings and mornings Which has been told is true; But keep the vision secret, For it pertains to many days in the future."
NAS Amos 3:7 Surely the Lord God does nothing Unless He reveals His secret counsel To His servants the prophets.
NAS Habakkuk 3:14 Thou didst pierce with his own spears The head of his throngs. They stormed in to scatter us; Their exultation was like those Who devour the oppressed in secret.
NAS Matthew 6:4 that your alms may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will repay you. (Secret religion.)
†6 "But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will repay you. (Secret religion.)
†18 so that you may not be seen fasting by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will repay you. (Secret religion.)
NAS Mark 4:22 "For nothing is hidden, except to be revealed; nor has anything been secret, but that it should come to light. (Not secret religion.)
NAS Luke 8:17 "For nothing is hidden that shall not become evident, nor anything secret that shall not be known and come to light.† (Not secret religion.)
NAS John 7:4 "For no one does anything in secret, when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world."† (Uninformed brothers.)
†10 But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as it were, in secret.† (Jesus had to travel in secret, the religious wanted to kill Him.)
NAS John 18:20 Jesus answered him, "I have spoken openly to the world; I always taught in synagogues, and in the temple, where all the Jews come together; and I spoke nothing in secret.
NAS John 19:38 And after these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate granted permission. He came therefore, and took away His body. (Secret religion.)
NAS Romans 16:25 Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
NAS Ephesians 5:12 for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret. (Secret human sins.)
NAS Philippians 4:12 I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need. (See the context of 4:11, 4:13, and 4:19.† Secret = content, strengthened, Godís supply, riches in glory in Christ Jesus.)
NAS Genesis 31:27 "Why did you flee secretly and deceive me, and did not tell me, so that I might have sent you away with joy and with songs, with timbrel and with lyre;
NAS Deuteronomy 13:6 "If your brother, your mother's son, or your son or daughter, or the wife you cherish, or your friend who is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, 'Let us go and serve other gods' (whom neither you nor your fathers have known, . . . ) (False prophets secret enticements.)† (Biblical Christianity is not a secret, any can have it.)
NAS Deuteronomy 28:57 and toward her afterbirth which issues from between her legs and toward her children whom she bears; for she shall eat them secretly for lack of anything else, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy shall oppress you in your towns.
NAS Joshua 2:1 Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from Shittim, saying, "Go, view the land, especially Jericho." So they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lodged there. (Biblical secret military spies.)
NAS Judges 4:21 But Jael, Heber's wife, took a tent peg and seized a hammer in her hand, and went secretly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; for he was sound asleep and exhausted. So he died.
NAS Ruth 3:7 When Boaz had eaten and drunk and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came secretly, and uncovered his feet and lay down.
NAS 1 Samuel 18:22 Then Saul commanded his servants, "Speak to David secretly, saying, 'Behold, the king delights in you, and all his servants love you; now therefore, become the king's son-in-law.'"
NAS 1 Samuel 24:4 And the men of David said to him, "Behold, this is the day of which the LORD said to you, 'Behold; I am about to give your enemy into your hand, and you shall do to him as it seems good to you.'" Then David arose and cut off the edge of Saul's robe secretly.
NAS 2 Samuel 12:12 'Indeed you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, and under the sun.'"
NAS 2 Kings 17:9 And the sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right, against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city. (No sin is secret from God.)
NAS Job 13:10 "He will surely reprove you, If you secretly show partiality.
NAS Job 31:27 And my heart became secretly enticed, And my hand threw a kiss from my mouth,
NAS Psalm 31:4 Thou wilt pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me; For Thou art my strength. (Secret = Divine protection.)
†20 Thou dost hide them in the secret place of Thy presence from the conspiracies of man; Thou dost keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues. (Secret = Divine protection.)
NAS Psalm 64:5 They hold fast to themselves an evil purpose; They talk of laying snares secretly; They say, "Who can see them?" (No sin is secret from God.)
NAS Psalm 101:5 Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure. (King David.)
NAS Jeremiah 37:17 Now King Zedekiah sent and took him out; and in his palace the king secretly asked him and said, "Is there a word from the LORD?" And Jeremiah said, "There is!" Then he said, "You will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon!"
NAS Jeremiah 40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke secretly to Gedaliah in Mizpah, saying, "Let me go and kill Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and not a man will know! Why should he take your life, so that all the Jews who are gathered to you should be scattered and the remnant of Judah perish?"
NAS Matthew 1:19 And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her, desired to put her away secretly.
NAS Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called the magi, and ascertained from them the time the star appeared.
NAS John 11:28 And when she had said this, she went away, and called Mary her sister, saying secretly, "The Teacher is here, and is calling for you."
NAS Acts 6:11 Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."
NAS Acts 16:37 But Paul said to them, "They have beaten us in public without trial, men who are Romans, and have thrown us into prison; and now are they sending us away secretly? No indeed! But let them come themselves and bring us out."
NAS 2 Peter 2:1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. (Heresies: Secret attacks on Christ and Biblical Christianity.)
NAS Job 11:6 And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides. Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.
NAS Psalm 44:21 Would not God find this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart. (No sin is secret from God.)
NAS Proverbs 11:13 He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.†
NAS Proverbs 20:19 He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.
NAS Romans 2:16 on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.
NAS 1 Corinthians 14:25 the secrets of his heart are disclosed; and so he will fall on his face and worship God, declaring that God is certainly among you. (Prophecy over secrets.)