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Verse where King responds Angrily to Jerimiah's message to surrender

Not sure if this was Jerimiah or another prophet (or I may be making it up entirely). The king was preparing to fight the invasion, and was delivered a message from the lord not to fight with arms. ...
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Old Testament verse on how money gives one stability/security?

What is the Old Testament verse that says that money gives one stability and security? I remember reading something along these lines in, I think, the Wisdom literature.
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Bible verse on how the fear of anticipating an evil is worse than the evil itself?

What is the Bible verse on how the the anticipation of an evil is often more fearsome than the evil itself?
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A story in the Bible where Jesus tested the faith of a sinner?

I'm looking for a story in the Bible where Jesus put a sinner's faith to the test. I originally heard this story during a Church sermon. It was nearly 4 years ago, and and I'm having trouble figuring ...
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Who said: "God is not outdone in generosity?"

Who said: "God is not outdone in generosity?" Is it a biblical verse, or did some famous Christian say it?
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Where does the Bible mention a "gold earring on the Ethiopian's cheek"

I can't find the proverb or scripture that mentions a "gold earring on the cheek of the Ethiopian." Am I having a false memory? What verse is it?
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Scriptures that suggest there will be things found in the latter days to support the Bible?

Someone made a comment a while back that the Bible mentions that in the latter days, things will be discovered, eg. archeology etc, that prove many of things in the Bible as being true. I am pretty ...
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Verse on evangelizing those in the Church first?

What New Testament verse (I think it was St. Paul) says that we must first evangelize those who are already in the Church first before making converts of others outside the Church?
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Verse that says that he who cannot govern himself cannot govern others?

Where in Holy Scriptures does it say that he who cannot govern himself cannot govern others?
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Looking for a passage about God forbidding that a census be taken

Years ago, reading the Bible, I came across a passage where God forbade that a census be taken. I don't remember where that was, but would like to find it again. Looking at an online concordance, I ...
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Which verse mentions "Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God."? [closed]

It is written: 'Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' Which verse mentions this?
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Is there a quote/saying in bible "Do not close the mouth of a bull which threshes the grain"?

I am wondering if there is a quote in Bible saying "Do not mask/close the mouth of a bull which threshes the grain"? Meaning, let the animal have its food while it works . When it comes to human, pay ...
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Looking for a passage on the effect of good/bad actions on your family through time

I don't remember the exact context surrounding the story/situation, but the message was about the impact of one's good or bad deeds through time. I remember it said something like: good things go ...
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Needing help locating a specific verse in the Bible about casting out bad influences?

This might be a fool's errand, but it's my hope that someone out there more able than me will have an idea of what I'm talking about (I'm not sure my explanation is going to be very good and it will ...
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Are there scriptures that deal with refraining from procreating for the benefit of mankind to eliminate hereditary disease? [closed]

Certain diseases gets passed through generations. One could argue the various references to generational curses where health problems are passed between generations could be linked to this. Are there ...
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Is the Solar System Described in a Psalm?

Is there a Psalm that seems to describe the Solar System and that everything revolves around the Sun?
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Are there any Bible verses about 'Being on your Knees' that do not specifically mention praying? [closed]

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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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? [closed]

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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Where is the verse about people sinning because they know God will forgive them?

I've been trying to find a verse I read not too long ago for quite some time about sinning and knowing it's wrong, but sinning anyway because you know God will forgive you. I believe it also mentioned ...
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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 ...
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