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Questions tagged [verse-identification]

For questions about finding (the book and chapter of) a specific verse in the Bible.

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Are there any Bible verses about 'Being on your Knees' that do not specifically mention praying? [on hold]

I'm writing a dystopian novel and am looking for a Bible verse that I could potentially take out of context. Although it sounds bad, I can assure you in no way, shape, or form is this book anti-...
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Where in the Bible did God tell Adam and Eve that they have sinned?

I was wondering where in the Bible I can find that God told Adam and Eve that they have sinned after they have eaten the forbidden fruit from the tree.
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“The weak shall be cut down by their peers” [closed]

I bumped into a Facebook post today mocking a particular Bible passage, quoting: The weak shall be cut down by their peers They never provided any reference and it's one I don't recall ever ...
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God won't give us more than we can handle? [closed]

Does the Bible state that God will not give us more than we can handle? Is it stated anywhere in the Bible?
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Looking for a verse like “if all the Jews repented at once the world would be saved”

I grew up as a Christian and vaguely remember from those years a verse like "if all the Jews repented at once the world would be saved". It might have been "all the Christians" or another group; it ...
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Was it common in Biblical and Early Church times to use sports for illustrating sermons and lessons (as Pope Francis and Paul did)?

The Ancient Olympic Games were a very famous event in ancient times. Taking advantage of their popularity, Paul used them (specifically, the Stadion/200 metres and boxing games) in 1 Corinthians 9:24-...
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I'm looking for an obscure version of John 4:32

Many years ago, I read, heard, or saw the latter half of John 4:32 as follows: "I have meat you/ye know not of," but now, I can't find it written that way anywhere. On BibleGateway, the end of ...
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Is there a story in the Bible about a certain person named Cartaphilus?

Where is it located in the Bible about the man whom was cursed to walk the face of the earth forever? (I believe his name was Cartaphilus.)
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Where in the bible is Jesus referred to as Jesus bin Miriam?

I've heard that there is a reference to Jesus as 'Jesus bin Miriam' (may have misspelled Miriam), however I can't find the reference. It may only be in some versions. Any suggestions? Citation: ...
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Help me locate a passage regarding driving out the Canaanites before Israel [closed]

I have embedded in my memory that somewhere in the Old Testament there is a passage, where God says something to effect of: If you knew how evil these Canaanites were, you would not wonder why I ...
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Help with Verse Identification — 'Jesus has not yet returned because…'

I have a particular verse in mind that I can't seem to remember. The gist is: 'Jesus has not yet returned for the sake of those who have yet to be added to his kingdom...' It's something along those ...
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When was the first time God promised eternal life in the Bible? [duplicate]

One of the central tenets of the Bible is that you can enter heaven if you follow the way of the Lord, living harmoniously with him. At some point of time (If not from the very beginning of the ...
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Scripture reference on quoting scripture in a hurtful manner

I've heard a few times that there is some verse in the bible that instructs people to be hesitant to quote scripture when wanting to "help" those that are hurt, guilty of an offense, looking just to ...
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What Bible verses deal with a man stealing bread and having to pay double?

While using a Bible reading plan, a verse came to my attention about thieves that steal bread. The verse(s) may have had something to do with the thief trying to feed his or her family, but the ...
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What verse in the Bible talks about bad people preaching the gospel being a good thing?

Some time ago I read this verse about greedy people who announce the gospel because of their own greed, which is a bad thing, but it ends up that this is a good thing because more people will hear ...
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Hosea 2:16-17 or Hosea 2:14-15?

Should the following scriptures be Hosea 2:16-17 or Hosea 2:14-15 Complete Jewish Bible: “But now I am going to woo her — I will bring her out to the desert and I will speak to her heart. I ...