Verses with the word begin in the Apocrypha (23 verses):
2 Esdras 4:18
If thou wert judge now betwixt these two, whom wouldest thou begin to justify? or whom wouldest thou condemn?
2 Esdras 5:55
And so are they that come after you less than ye, as the creatures which now begin to be old, and have passed over the strength of youth.
2 Esdras 6:18
And it said, Behold, the days come, that I will begin to draw nigh, and to visit them that dwell upon the earth,
2 Esdras 6:19
And will begin to make inquisition of them, what they be that have hurt unjustly with their unrighteousness, and when the affliction of Sion shall be fulfilled;
2 Esdras 6:20
And when the world, that shall begin to vanish away, shall be finished, then will I shew these tokens: the books shall be opened before the firmament, and they shall see all together:
2 Esdras 7:56
For while we lived and committed iniquity, we considered not that we should begin to suffer for it after death.
2 Esdras 8:17
Therefore will I begin to pray before thee for myself and for them: for I see the falls of us that dwell in the land.
2 Esdras 8:63
Behold, O Lord, now hast thou shewed me the multitude of the wonders, which thou wilt begin to do in the last times: but at what time, thou hast not shewed me.
2 Esdras 9:2
Then shalt thou understand, that it is the very same time, wherein the Highest will begin to visit the world which he made.
2 Esdras 12:15
Whereof the second shall begin to reign, and shall have more time than any of the twelve.
2 Esdras 12:21
And two of them shall perish, the middle time approaching: four shall be kept until their end begin to approach: but two shall be kept unto the end.
2 Esdras 13:29
Behold, the days come, when the most High will begin to deliver them that are upon the earth.
2 Esdras 13:38
And shall lay before them their evil thoughts, and the torments wherewith they shall begin to be tormented, which are like unto a flame: and he shall destroy them without labour by the law which is like unto me.
2 Esdras 13:46
Then dwelt they there until the latter time; and now when they shall begin to come,
2 Esdras 14:10
For the world hath lost his youth, and the times begin to wax old.
2 Esdras 14:21
For thy law is burnt, therefore no man knoweth the things that are done of thee, or the work that shall begin.
2 Esdras 14:25
And come hither, and I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out, till the things be performed which thou shalt begin to write.
2 Esdras 14:26
And when thou hast done, some things shalt thou publish, and some things shalt thou shew secretly to the wise: to morrow this hour shalt thou begin to write.
2 Esdras 16:13
For strong is his right hand that bendeth the bow, his arrows that he shooteth are sharp, and shall not miss, when they begin to be shot into the ends of the world.
And Judith said, Begin unto my God with timbrels, sing unto my Lord with cymbals: tune unto him a new psalm: exalt him, and call upon his name.
For a while he will abide with thee, but if thou begin to fall, he will not tarry.
My son, let tears fall down over the dead, and begin to lament, as if thou hadst suffered great harm thyself; and then cover his body according to the custom, and neglect not his burial.
2 Maccabees 2:32
Here then will we begin the story: only adding thus much to that which hath been said, that it is a foolish thing to make a long prologue, and to be short in the story itself.