Verses with the word beginning in the Apocrypha (60 verses):
1 Esdras 2:26
I have read the epistle which ye have sent unto me: therefore I commanded to make diligent search, and it hath been found that that city was from the beginning practising against kings;
1 Esdras 8:61
And from the river Theras we departed the twelfth day of the first month, and came to Jerusalem by the mighty hand of our Lord, which was with us: and from the beginning of our journey the Lord delivered us from every enemy, and so we came to Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:70
For both they and their sons have married with their daughters, and the holy seed is mixed with the strange people of the land; and from the beginning of this matter the rulers and the great men have been partakers of this iniquity.
2 Esdras 1:13
I led you through the sea and in the beginning gave you a large and safe passage; I gave you Moses for a leader, and Aaron for a priest.
2 Esdras 2:41
The number of thy children, whom thou longedst for, is fulfilled: beseech the power of the Lord, that thy people, which have been called from the beginning, may be hallowed.
2 Esdras 3:4
O Lord, who bearest rule, thou spakest at the beginning, when thou didst plant the earth, and that thyself alone, and commandedst the people,
2 Esdras 4:7
And he said unto me, If I should ask thee how great dwellings are in the midst of the sea, or how many springs are in the beginning of the deep, or how many springs are above the firmament, or which are the outgoings of paradise:
2 Esdras 4:30
For the grain of evil seed hath been sown in the heart of Adam from the beginning, and how much ungodliness hath it brought up unto this time? and how much shall it yet bring forth until the time of threshing come?
2 Esdras 4:43
From the beginning, look, what thou desirest to see, it shall be shewed thee.
2 Esdras 6:1
And he said unto me, In the beginning, when the earth was made, before the borders of the world stood, or ever the winds blew,
2 Esdras 6:7
Then answered I and said, What shall be the parting asunder of the times? or when shall be the end of the first, and the beginning of it that followeth?
2 Esdras 6:9
For Esau is the end of the world, and Jacob is the beginning of it that followeth.
2 Esdras 6:38
And I said, O Lord, thou spakest from the beginning of the creation, even the first day, and saidst thus; Let heaven and earth be made; and thy word was a perfect work.
2 Esdras 7:43
But the day of doom shall be the end of this time, and the beginning of the immortality for to come, wherein corruption is past,
2 Esdras 8:19
Therefore hear my voice, and understand my words, and I shall speak before thee. This is the beginning of the words of Esdras, before he was taken up: and I said,
2 Esdras 9:4
Then shalt thou well understand, that the most High spake of those things from the days that were before thee, even from the beginning.
2 Esdras 9:5
For like as all that is made in the world hath a beginning and an end, and the end is manifest:
2 Esdras 9:8
Shall be preserved from the said perils, and shall see my salvation in my land, and within my borders: for I have sanctified them for me from the beginning.
2 Esdras 10:14
Then say I unto thee, Like as thou hast brought forth with labour; even so the earth also hath given her fruit, namely, man, ever since the beginning unto him that made her.
2 Esdras 12:18
That after the time of that kingdom there shall arise great strivings, and it shall stand in peril of failing: nevertheless it shall not then fall, but shall be restored again to his beginning.
2 Esdras 12:34
For the rest of my people shall he deliver with mercy, those that have been pressed upon my borders, and he shall make them joyful until the coming of the day of judgment, whereof I have spoken unto thee from the the beginning.
2 Esdras 13:14
Thou hast shewed thy servant these wonders from the beginning, and hast counted me worthy that thou shouldest receive my prayer:
2 Esdras 14:22
But if I have found grace before thee, send the Holy Ghost into me, and I shall write all that hath been done in the world since the beginning, which were written in thy law, that men may find thy path, and that they which will live in the latter days may live.
2 Esdras 14:29
Our fathers at the beginning were strangers in Egypt, from whence they were delivered:
2 Esdras 16:18
The beginning of sorrows and great mournings; the beginning of famine and great death; the beginning of wars, and the powers shall stand in fear; the beginning of evils! what shall I do when these evils shall come?
Beware of all whoredom, my son, and chiefly take a wife of the seed of thy fathers, and take not a strange woman to wife, which is not of thy father's tribe: for we are the children of the prophets, Noe, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: remember, my son, that our fathers from the beginning, even that they all married wives of their own kindred, and were blessed in their children, and their seed shall inherit the land.
And the devil shall smell it, and flee away, and never come again any more: but when thou shalt come to her, rise up both of you, and pray to God which is merciful, who will have pity on you, and save you: fear not, for she is appointed unto thee from the beginning; and thou shalt preserve her, and she shall go with thee. Moreover I suppose that she shall bear thee children. Now when Tobias had heard these things, he loved her, and his heart was effectually joined to her.
For this is not the first day wherein thy wisdom is manifested; but from the beginning of thy days all the people have known thy understanding, because the disposition of thine heart is good.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:17
For the very true beginning of her is the desire of discipline; and the care of discipline is love;
Wisdom of Solomon 6:22
As for wisdom, what she is, and how she came up, I will tell you, and will not hide mysteries from you: but will seek her out from the beginning of her nativity, and bring the knowledge of her into light, and will not pass over the truth.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:5
For there is no king that had any other beginning of birth.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:18
The beginning, ending, and midst of the times: the alterations of the turning of the sun, and the change of seasons:
Wisdom of Solomon 9:8
Thou hast commanded me to build a temple upon thy holy mount, and an altar in the city wherein thou dwellest, a resemblance of the holy tabernacle, which thou hast prepared from the beginning.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:11
For it was a cursed seed from the beginning; neither didst thou for fear of any man give them pardon for those things wherein they sinned.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:16
For thy power is the beginning of righteousness, and because thou art the Lord of all, it maketh thee to be gracious unto all.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:12
For the devising of idols was the beginning of spiritual fornication, and the invention of them the corruption of life.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:13
For neither were they from the beginning, neither shall they be for ever.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:27
For the worshipping of idols not to be named is the beginning, the cause, and the end, of all evil.
To fear the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and it was created with the faithful in the womb.
The beginning of pride is when one departeth from God, and his heart is turned away from his Maker.
For pride is the beginning of sin, and he that hath it shall pour out abomination: and therefore the Lord brought upon them strange calamities, and overthrew them utterly.
Error and darkness had their beginning together with sinners: and evil shall wax old with them that glory therein.
A rich man beginning to fall is held up of his friends: but a poor man being down is thrust away by his friends.
All flesh waxeth old as a garment: for the covenant from the beginning is, Thou shalt die the death.
He himself made man from the beginning, and left him in the hand of his counsel;
The works of the Lord are done in judgment from the beginning: and from the time he made them he disposed the parts thereof.
He created me from the beginning before the world, and I shall never fail.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of his love: and faith is the beginning of cleaving unto him.
Of the woman came the beginning of sin, and through her we all die.
Gather all the tribes of Jacob together, and inherit thou them, as from the beginning.
Give testimony unto those that thou hast possessed from the beginning, and raise up prophets that have been in thy name.
For the good are good things created from the beginning: so evil things for sinners.
Therefore from the beginning I was resolved, and thought upon these things, and have left them in writing.
The Lord hath wrought great glory by them through his great power from the beginning.
I directed my soul unto her, and I found her in pureness: I have had my heart joined with her from the beginning, therefore shall I not be foresaken.
There were the giants famous from the beginning, that were of so great stature, and so expert in war.
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
2 Maccabees 1:23
And the priests made a prayer whilst the sacrifice was consuming, I say, both the priests, and all the rest, Jonathan beginning, and the rest answering thereunto, as Neemias did.
2 Maccabees 7:23
But doubtless the Creator of the world, who formed the generation of man, and found out the beginning of all things, will also of his own mercy give you breath and life again, as ye now regard not your own selves for his laws' sake.
2 Maccabees 8:27
So when they had gathered their armour together, and spoiled their enemies, they occupied themselves about the sabbath, yielding exceeding praise and thanks to the Lord, who had preserved them unto that day, which was the beginning of mercy distilling upon them.