Verses with the word before in the Apocrypha (306 verses):
1 Esdras 1:11
And according to the several dignities of the fathers, before the people, to offer to the Lord, as it is written in the book of Moses: and thus did they in the morning.
1 Esdras 1:13
And set them before all the people: and afterward they prepared for themselves, and for the priests their brethren, the sons of Aaron.
1 Esdras 1:23
And the works or Josias were upright before his Lord with an heart full of godliness.
1 Esdras 1:33
These things are written in the book of the stories of the kings of Judah, and every one of the acts that Josias did, and his glory, and his understanding in the law of the Lord, and the things that he had done before, and the things now recited, are reported in the book of the kings of Israel and Judea.
1 Esdras 1:39
Five and twenty years old was Joacim when he was made king in the land of Judea and Jerusalem; and he did evil before the Lord.
1 Esdras 1:44
And reigned but three months and ten days in Jerusalem; and did evil before the Lord.
1 Esdras 3:15
And sat him down in the royal seat of judgment; and the writings were read before them.
1 Esdras 5:6
Who spake wise sentences before Darius the king of Persia in the second year of his reign, in the month Nisan, which is the first month.
1 Esdras 6:26
And that the holy vessels of the house of the Lord, both of gold and silver, that Nabuchodonosor took out of the house at Jerusalem, and brought to Babylon, should be restored to the house at Jerusalem, and be set in the place where they were before.
1 Esdras 7:14
And they kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days, making merry before the Lord,
1 Esdras 8:17
And the holy vessels of the Lord, which are given thee for the use of the temple of thy God, which is in Jerusalem, thou shalt set before thy God in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:50
And there I vowed a fast unto the young men before our Lord, to desire of him a prosperous journey both for us and them that were with us, for our children, and for the cattle:
1 Esdras 8:74
I said, O Lord, I am confounded and ashamed before thy face;
1 Esdras 8:80
Yea, when we were in bondage, we were not forsaken of our Lord; but he made us gracious before the kings of Persia, so that they gave us food;
1 Esdras 8:90
Behold, now are we before thee in our iniquities, for we cannot stand any longer by reason of these things before thee.
1 Esdras 8:91
And as Esdras in his prayer made his confession, weeping, and lying flat upon the ground before the temple, there gathered unto him from Jerusalem a very great multitude of men and women and children: for there was great weeping among the multitude.
1 Esdras 9:41
And he read in the broad court before the holy porch from morning unto midday, before both men and women; and the multitude gave heed unto the law.
1 Esdras 9:45
Then took Esdras the book of the law before the multitude: for he sat honourably in the first place in the sight of them all.
2 Esdras 1:11
All the nations have I destroyed before them, and in the east I have scattered the people of two provinces, even of Tyrus and Sidon, and have slain all their enemies.
2 Esdras 1:21
I divided among you a fruitful land, I cast out the Canaanites, the Pherezites, and the Philistines, before you: what shall I yet do more for you? saith the Lord.
2 Esdras 1:34
And your children shall not be fruitful; for they have despised my commandment, and done the thing that is an evil before me.
2 Esdras 2:3
I brought you up with gladness; but with sorrow and heaviness have I lost you: for ye have sinned before the Lord your God, and done that thing that is evil before him.
2 Esdras 3:5
And gavest a body unto Adam without soul, which was the workmanship of thine hands, and didst breathe into him the breath of life, and he was made living before thee.
2 Esdras 3:6
And thou leadest him into paradise, which thy right hand had planted, before ever the earth came forward.
2 Esdras 3:8
And every people walked after their own will, and did wonderful things before thee, and despised thy commandments.
2 Esdras 3:13
Now when they lived so wickedly before thee, thou didst choose thee a man from among them, whose name was Abraham.
2 Esdras 4:3
Then said I, Yea, my lord. And he answered me, and said, I am sent to shew thee three ways, and to set forth three similitudes before thee:
2 Esdras 4:14
And said, Come, let us go and make war against the sea that it may depart away before us, and that we may make us more woods.
2 Esdras 4:48
So I stood, and saw, and, behold, an hot burning oven passed by before me: and it happened that when the flame was gone by I looked, and, behold, the smoke remained still.
2 Esdras 4:49
After this there passed by before me a watery cloud, and sent down much rain with a storm; and when the stormy rain was past, the drops remained still.
2 Esdras 5:41
And I said, Behold, O Lord, yet art thou nigh unto them that be reserved till the end: and what shall they do that have been before me, or we that be now, or they that shall come after us?
2 Esdras 5:50
And I asked, and said, Seeing thou hast now given me the way, I will proceed to speak before thee: for our mother, of whom thou hast told me that she is young, draweth now nigh unto age.
2 Esdras 5:52
Say unto her, Wherefore are unto they whom thou hast now brought forth like those that were before, but less of stature?
2 Esdras 5:54
Consider thou therefore also, how that ye are less of stature than those that were before you.
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 6:2
Before it thundered and lightened, or ever the foundations of paradise were laid,
2 Esdras 6:3
Before the fair flowers were seen, or ever the moveable powers were established, before the innumerable multitude of angels were gathered together,
2 Esdras 6:4
Or ever the heights of the air were lifted up, before the measures of the firmament were named, or ever the chimneys in Sion were hot,
2 Esdras 6:5
And ere the present years were sought out, and or ever the inventions of them that now sin were turned, before they were sealed that have gathered faith for a treasure:
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 6:29
And when he talked with me, behold, I looked by little and little upon him before whom I stood.
2 Esdras 6:32
For thy voice is heard before the most High: for the Mighty hath seen thy righteous dealing, he hath seen also thy chastity, which thou hast had ever since thy youth.
2 Esdras 6:36
And in the eighth night was my heart vexed within me again, and I began to speak before the most High.
2 Esdras 6:53
Upon the sixth day thou gavest commandment unto the earth, that before thee it should bring forth beasts, cattle, and creeping things:
2 Esdras 6:55
All this have I spoken before thee, O Lord, because thou madest the world for our sakes
2 Esdras 7:9
If this city now were given unto a man for an inheritance, if he never shall pass the danger set before it, how shall he receive this inheritance?
2 Esdras 7:20
For there be many that perish in this life, because they despise the law of God that is set before them.
2 Esdras 8:6
O Lord, if thou suffer not thy servant, that we may pray before thee, and thou give us seed unto our heart, and culture to our understanding, that there may come fruit of it; how shall each man live that is corrupt, who beareth the place of a man?
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 8:19
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 8:21
Whose throne is inestimable; whose glory may not be comprehended; before whom the hosts of angels stand with trembling,
2 Esdras 8:28
Think not upon those that have walked feignedly before thee: but remember them, which according to thy will have known thy fear.
2 Esdras 8:38
For indeed I will not think on the disposition of them which have sinned before death, before judgment, before destruction:
2 Esdras 8:48
In this also thou art marvellous before the most High:
2 Esdras 9:1
He answered me then, and said, Measure thou the time diligently in itself: and when thou seest part of the signs past, which I have told thee before,
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 9:15
I have said before, and now do speak, and will speak it also hereafter, that there be many more of them which perish, than of them which shall be saved:
2 Esdras 9:27
After seven days I sat upon the grass, and my heart was vexed within me, like as before:
2 Esdras 9:28
And I opened my mouth, and began to talk before the most High, and said,
2 Esdras 11:16
Hear thou that hast borne rule over the earth so long: this I say unto thee, before thou beginnest to appear no more,
2 Esdras 11:18
Then arose the third, and reigned as the other before, and appeared no more also.
2 Esdras 11:36
Then I head a voice, which said unto me, Look before thee, and consider the thing that thou seest.
2 Esdras 12:7
And I said, Lord that bearest rule, if I have found grace before thy sight, and if I am justified with thee before many others, and if my prayer indeed be come up before thy face;
2 Esdras 12:13
Behold, the days will come, that there shall rise up a kingdom upon earth, and it shall be feared above all the kingdoms that were before it.
2 Esdras 12:24
And of those that dwell therein, with much oppression, above all those that were before them: therefore are they called the heads of the eagle.
2 Esdras 12:33
For he shall set them before him alive in judgment, and shall rebuke them, and correct them.
2 Esdras 13:32
And the time shall be when these things shall come to pass, and the signs shall happen which I shewed thee before, and then shall my Son be declared, whom thou sawest as a man ascending.
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 14:19
Then answered I before thee, and said,
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 15:11
But I will bring them with a mighty hand and a stretched out arm, and smite Egypt with plagues, as before, and will destroy all the land thereof.
2 Esdras 16:12
The earth quaketh, and the foundations thereof; the sea ariseth up with waves from the deep, and the waves of it are troubled, and the fishes thereof also, before the Lord, and before the glory of his power:
2 Esdras 16:53
Let not the sinner say that he hath not sinned: for God shall burn coals of fire upon his head, which saith before the Lord God and his glory, I have not sinned.
2 Esdras 16:65
And when your sins are brought forth, ye shall be ashamed before men, and your own sins shall be your accusers in that day.
2 Esdras 16:66
What will ye do? or how will ye hide your sins before God and his angels?
And the most High gave me grace and favour before Enemessar, so that I was his purveyor.
And there passed not five and fifty days, before two of his sons killed him, and they fled into the mountains of Ararath; and Sarchedonus his son reigned in his stead; who appointed over his father's accounts, and over all his affairs, Achiacharus my brother Anael's son.
Then before I had tasted of any meat, I started up, and took him up into a room until the going down of the sun.
Remember me, and look on me, punish me not for my sins and ignorances, and the sins of my fathers, who have sinned before thee:
And now thy judgments are many and true: deal with me according to my sins and my fathers': because we have not kept thy commandments, neither have walked in truth before thee.
Because that she had been married to seven husbands, whom Asmodeus the evil spirit had killed, before they had lain with her. Dost thou not know, said they, that thou hast strangled thine husbands? thou hast had already seven husbands, neither wast thou named after any of them.
So the prayers of them both were heard before the majesty of the great God.
And said with himself, I have wished for death; wherefore do I not call for my son Tobias that I may signify to him of the money before I die?
But Anna his mother wept, and said to Tobit, Why hast thou sent away our son? is he not the staff of our hand, in going in and out before us?
And he said unto him, Touching the heart and the liver, if a devil or an evil spirit trouble any, we must make a smoke thereof before the man or the woman, and the party shall be no more vexed.
And now I am the only son of my father, and I am afraid, lest if I go in unto her, I die, as the other before: for a wicked spirit loveth her, which hurteth no body, but those which come unto her; wherefore I also fear lest I die, and bring my father's and my mother's life because of me to the grave with sorrow: for they have no other son to bury them.
For before the days of the marriage were finished, Raguel had said unto him by an oath, that he should not depart till the fourteen days of the marriage were expired;
And he said to his daughter, Honour thy father and thy mother in law, which are now thy parents, that I may hear good report of thee. And he kissed her. Edna also said to Tobias, The Lord of heaven restore thee, my dear brother, and grant that I may see thy children of my daughter Sara before I die, that I may rejoice before the Lord: behold, I commit my daughter unto thee of special trust; where are do not entreat her evil.
Let us haste before thy wife, and prepare the house.
But Tobias gave thanks before them, because God had mercy on him. And when he came near to Sara his daughter in law, he blessed her, saying, Thou art welcome, daughter: God be blessed, which hath brought thee unto us, and blessed be thy father and thy mother. And there was joy among all his brethren which were at Nineve.
Now therefore, when thou didst pray, and Sara thy daughter in law, I did bring the remembrance of your prayers before the Holy One: and when thou didst bury the dead, I was with thee likewise.
I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.
Confess him before the Gentiles, ye children of Israel: for he hath scattered us among them.
There declare his greatness, and extol him before all the living: for he is our Lord, and he is the God our Father for ever.
If ye turn to him with your whole heart, and with your whole mind, and deal uprightly before him, then will he turn unto you, and will not hide his face from you. Therefore see what he will do with you, and confess him with your whole mouth, and praise the Lord of might, and extol the everlasting King. In the land of my captivity do I praise him, and declare his might and majesty to a sinful nation. O ye sinners, turn and do justice before him: who can tell if he will accept you, and have mercy on you?
But before he died he heard of the destruction of Nineve, which was taken by Nabuchodonosor and Assuerus: and before his death he rejoiced over Nineve.
But all the inhabitants of the land made light of the commandment of Nabuchodonosor king of the Assyrians, neither went they with him to the battle; for they were not afraid of him: yea, he was before them as one man, and they sent away his ambassadors from them without effect, and with disgrace.
Then he went forth and all his power to go before king Nabuchodonosor in the voyage, and to cover all the face of the earth westward with their chariots, and horsemen, and their chosen footmen.
Behold, we the servants of Nabuchodonosor the great king lie before thee; use us as shall be good in thy sight.
Behold, our houses, and all our places, and all our fields of wheat, and flocks, and herds, and all the lodges of our tents lie before thy face; use them as it pleaseth thee.
Thus every man and women, and the little children, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, fell before the temple, and cast ashes upon their heads, and spread out their sackcloth before the face of the Lord: also they put sackcloth about the altar,
So God heard their prayers, and looked upon their afflictions: for the people fasted many days in all Judea and Jerusalem before the sanctuary of the Lord Almighty.
And Joacim the high priest, and all the priests that stood before the Lord, and they which ministered unto the Lord, had their loins girt with sackcloth, and offered the daily burnt offerings, with the vows and free gifts of the people,
And God dried the Red sea before them,
And they cast forth before them the Chanaanite, the Pherezite, the Jebusite, and the Sychemite, and all the Gergesites, and they dwelt in that country many days.
And whilst they sinned not before their God, they prospered, because the God that hateth iniquity was with them.
But if there be no iniquity in their nation, let my lord now pass by, lest their Lord defend them, and their God be for them, and we become a reproach before all the world.
And when the tumult of men that were about the council was ceased, Holofernes the chief captain of the army of Assur said unto Achior and all the Moabites before all the company of other nations,
For with them we will tread them under foot, and their mountains shall be drunken with their blood, and their fields shall be filled with their dead bodies, and their footsteps shall not be able to stand before us, for they shall utterly perish, saith king Nabuchodonosor, lord of all the earth: for he said, None of my words shall be in vain.
So they and their wives and their children shall be consumed with fire, and before the sword come against them, they shall be overthrown in the streets where they dwell.
Then all the people assembled to Ozias, and to the chief of the city, both young men, and women, and children, and cried with a loud voice, and said before all the elders,
For now we have no helper: but God hath sold us into their hands, that we should be thrown down before them with thirst and great destruction.
For it is better for us to be made a spoil unto them, than to die for thirst: for we will be his servants, that our souls may live, and not see the death of our infants before our eyes, nor our wives nor our children to die.
And they came unto her, and she said unto them, Hear me now, O ye governors of the inhabitants of Bethulia: for your words that ye have spoken before the people this day are not right, touching this oath which ye made and pronounced between God and you, and have promised to deliver the city to our enemies, unless within these days the Lord turn to help you.
For if he will not help us within these five days, he hath power to defend us when he will, even every day, or to destroy us before our enemies.
For the which cause our fathers were given to the sword, and for a spoil, and had a great fall before our enemies.
Then said Ozias and the princes unto her, Go in peace, and the Lord God be before thee, to take vengeance on our enemies.
For thou hast wrought not only those things, but also the things which fell out before, and which ensued after; thou hast thought upon the things which are now, and which are to come.
And I am coming before Holofernes the chief captain of your army, to declare words of truth; and I will shew him a way, whereby he shall go, and win all the hill country, without losing the body or life of any one of his men.
And when thou standest before him, be not afraid in thine heart, but shew unto him according to thy word; and he will entreat thee well.
So they shewed him of her; and he came out before his tent with silver lamps going before him.
And when Judith was come before him and his servants they all marvelled at the beauty of her countenance; and she fell down upon her face, and did reverence unto him: and his servants took her up.
And are resolved to spend the firstfruits of the the tenths of wine and oil, which they had sanctified, and reserved for the priests that serve in Jerusalem before the face of our God; the which things it is not lawful for any of the people so much as to touch with their hands.
And I will lead thee through the midst of Judea, until thou come before Jerusalem; and I will set thy throne in the midst thereof; and thou shalt drive them as sheep that have no shepherd, and a dog shall not so much as open his mouth at thee: for these things were told me according to my foreknowledge, and they were declared unto me, and I am sent to tell thee.
Likewise Holofernes said unto her. God hath done well to send thee before the people, that strength might be in our hands and destruction upon them that lightly regard my lord.
Then said Judith unto him As thy soul liveth, my lord, thine handmaid shall not spend those things that I have, before the Lord work by mine hand the things that he hath determined.
Then she took and ate and drank before him what her maid had prepared.
And God turn these things to thee for a perpetual praise, to visit thee in good things because thou hast not spared thy life for the affliction of our nation, but hast revenged our ruin, walking a straight way before our God. And all the people said; So be it, so be it.
Then they shall take their armour, and shall go into their camp, and raise up the captains of the army of Assur, and shall run to the tent of Holofernes, but shall not find him: then fear shall fall upon them, and they shall flee before your face.
But before ye do these things, call me Achior the Ammonite, that he may see and know him that despised the house of Israel, and that sent him to us as it were to his death.
And they put a garland of olive upon her and her maid that was with her, and she went before all the people in the dance, leading all the women: and all the men of Israel followed in their armour with garlands, and with songs in their mouths.
So the people continued feasting in Jerusalem before the sanctuary for the space of three months and Judith remained with them.
And the house of Israel lamented her seven days: and before she died, she did distribute her goods to all them that were nearest of kindred to Manasses her husband, and to them that were the nearest of her kindred.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:8
Let us crown ourselves with rosebuds, before they be withered:
Wisdom of Solomon 5:1
Then shall the righteous man stand in great boldness before the face of such as have afflicted him, and made no account of his labours.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:8
I preferred her before sceptres and thrones, and esteemed riches nothing in comparison of her.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:9
Neither compared I unto her any precious stone, because all gold in respect of her is as a little sand, and silver shall be counted as clay before her.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:12
And I rejoiced in them all, because wisdom goeth before them: and I knew not that she was the mother of them.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:29
For she is more beautiful than the sun, and above all the order of stars: being compared with the light, she is found before it.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:16
And hardly do we guess aright at things that are upon earth, and with labour do we find the things that are before us: but the things that are in heaven who hath searched out?
Wisdom of Solomon 11:14
For whom they respected with scorn, when he was long before thrown out at the casting forth of the infants, him in the end, when they saw what came to pass, they admired.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:22
For the whole world before thee is as a little grain of the balance, yea, as a drop of the morning dew that falleth down upon the earth.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:27
For, look, for what things they grudged, when they were punished, that is, for them whom they thought to be gods; [now] being punished in them, when they saw it, they acknowledged him to be the true God, whom before they denied to know: and therefore came extreme damnation upon them.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:20
And so the multitude, allured by the grace of the work, took him now for a god, which a little before was but honoured.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:8
And employing his labours lewdly, he maketh a vain god of the same clay, even he which a little before was made of earth himself, and within a little while after returneth to the same, out when his life which was lent him shall be demanded.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:2
But for that they did not hurt them now, of whom they had been wronged before, they thanked them, and besought them pardon for that they had been enemies.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:1
As for the ungodly, wrath came upon them without mercy unto the end: for he knew before what they would do;
Wisdom of Solomon 19:7
As namely, a cloud shadowing the camp; and where water stood before, dry land appeared; and out of the Red sea a way without impediment; and out of the violent stream a green field:
Wisdom of Solomon 19:19
For earthly things were turned into watery, and the things, that before swam in the water, now went upon the ground.
Wisdom hath been created before all things, and the understanding of prudence from everlasting.
The greater thou art, the more humble thyself, and thou shalt find favour before the Lord.
justify not thyself before the Lord; and boast not of thy wisdom before the king.
Do no secret thing before a stranger; for thou knowest not what he will bring forth.
Pride is hateful before God and man: and by both doth one commit iniquity.
The fear of the Lord goeth before the obtaining of authority: but roughness and pride is the losing thereof.
Blame not before thou hast examined the truth: understand first, and then rebuke.
Answer not before thou hast heard the cause: neither interrupt men in the midst of their talk.
Judge none blessed before his death: for a man shall be known in his children.
Do good unto thy friend before thou die, and according to thy ability stretch out thy hand and give to him.
He hath set fire and water before thee: stretch forth thy hand unto whether thou wilt.
Before man is life and death; and whether him liketh shall be given him.
Their ways are ever before him, and shall not be hid from his eyes.
Therefore all their works are as the sun before him, and his eyes are continually upon their ways.
None of their unrighteous deeds are hid from him, but all their sins are before the Lord
Return unto the Lord, and forsake thy sins, make thy prayer before his face, and offend less.
Learn before thou speak, and use physick or ever thou be sick.
Before judgment examine thyself, and in the day of visitation thou shalt find mercy.
Humble thyself before thou be sick, and in the time of sins shew repentance.
Before thou prayest, prepare thyself; and be not as one that tempteth the Lord.
From the morning until the evening the time is changed, and all things are soon done before the Lord.
Admonish thy neighbour before thou threaten him; and not being angry, give place to the law of the most High.
Casting down his countenance, and making as if he heard not: where he is not known, he will do thee a mischief before thou be aware.
As the vapour and smoke of a furnace goeth before the fire; so reviling before blood.
Who shall set a watch before my mouth, and a seal of wisdom upon my lips, that I fall not suddenly by them, and that my tongue destroy me not?
Lest mine ignorances increase, and my sins abound to my destruction, and I fall before mine adversaries, and mine enemy rejoice over me, whose hope is far from thy mercy.
Remember thy father and thy mother, when thou sittest among great men. Be not forgetful before them, and so thou by thy custom become a fool, and wish that thou hadst not been born, and curse they day of thy nativity.
In the congregation of the most High shall she open her mouth, and triumph before his power.
He created me from the beginning before the world, and I shall never fail.
In the holy tabernacle I served before him; and so was I established in Sion.
In three things I was beautified, and stood up beautiful both before God and men: the unity of brethren, the love of neighbours, a man and a wife that agree together.
Praise no man before thou hearest him speak; for this is the trial of men.
They that rejoice at the fall of the righteous shall be taken in the snare; and anguish shall consume them before they die.
Beware thou slide not by it, lest thou fall before him that lieth in wait.
He that teacheth his son grieveth the enemy: and before his friends he shall rejoice of him.
Envy and wrath shorten the life, and carefulness bringeth age before the time.
Eat as it becometh a man, those things which are set before thee; and devour note, lest thou be hated.
Before the thunder goeth lightning; and before a shamefaced man shall go favour.
Whoso bringeth an offering of the goods of the poor doeth as one that killeth the son before his father's eyes.
Thou shalt not appear empty before the Lord.
The offering of the righteous maketh the altar fat, and the sweet savour thereof is before the most High.
As thou wast sanctified in us before them: so be thou magnified among them before us.
Beware of a counsellor, and know before what need he hath; for he will counsel for himself; lest he cast the lot upon thee,
Let reason go before every enterprize, and counsel before every action.
He that sinneth before his Maker, let him fall into the hand of the physician.
He fashioneth the clay with his arm, and boweth down his strength before his feet; he applieth himself to lead it over; and he is diligent to make clean the furnace:
He shall serve among great men, and appear before princes: he will travel through strange countries; for he hath tried the good and the evil among men.
He will give his heart to resort early to the Lord that made him, and will pray before the most High, and will open his mouth in prayer, and make supplication for his sins.
The works of all flesh are before him, and nothing can be hid from his eyes.
He seeth from everlasting to everlasting; and there is nothing wonderful before him.
The weed growing upon every water and bank of a river shall be pulled up before all grass.
Fear not the sentence of death, remember them that have been before thee, and that come after; for this is the sentence of the Lord over all flesh.
Be ashamed of whoredom before father and mother: and of a lie before a prince and a mighty man;
Of an offence before a judge and ruler; of iniquity before a congregation and people; of unjust dealing before thy partner and friend;
And of silence before them that salute thee; and to look upon an harlot;
Or to be overbusy with his maid, and come not near her bed; or of upbraiding speeches before friends; and after thou hast given, upbraid not;
So shalt thou be truly shamefaced and find favour before all men.
Keep a sure watch over a shameless daughter, lest she make thee a laughingstock to thine enemies, and a byword in the city, and a reproach among the people, and make thee ashamed before the multitude.
He made him to hear his voice, and brought him into the dark cloud, and gave him commandments before his face, even the law of life and knowledge, that he might teach Jacob his covenants, and Israel his judgments.
Before him there were none such, neither did ever any stranger put them on, but only his children and his children's children perpetually.
Who before him so stood to it? for the Lord himself brought his enemies unto him.
And before his long sleep he made protestations in the sight of the Lord and his anointed, I have not taken any man's goods, so much as a shoe: and no man did accuse him.
He set singers also before the altar, that by their voices they might make sweet melody, and daily sing praises in their songs.
Who wast ordained for reproofs in their times, to pacify the wrath of the Lord's judgment, before it brake forth into fury, and to turn the heart of the father unto the son, and to restore the tribes of Jacob.
So were all the sons of Aaron in their glory, and the oblations of the Lord in their hands, before all the congregation of Israel.
Then shouted the sons of Aaron, and sounded the silver trumpets, and made a great noise to be heard, for a remembrance before the most High.
And the people besought the Lord, the most High, by prayer before him that is merciful, till the solemnity of the Lord was ended, and they had finished his service.
I prayed for her before the temple, and will seek her out even to the end.
Whereupon they wept, fasted, and prayed before the Lord.
For we have sinned before the Lord,
Yet have we not prayed before the Lord, that we might turn every one from the imaginations of his wicked heart.
Yet we have not hearkened unto his voice, to walk in the commandments of the Lord, that he hath set before us.
Therefore we do not make our humble supplication before thee, O Lord our God, for the righteousness of our fathers, and of our kings.
As thou spakest by thy servant Moses in the day when thou didst command him to write the law before the children of Israel, saying,
And return from their stiff neck, and from their wicked deeds: for they shall remember the way of their fathers, which sinned before the Lord.
Hear, O Lord, and have mercy; for thou art merciful: and have pity upon us, because we have sinned before thee.
O Lord Almighty, thou God of Israel, hear now the prayers of the dead Israelites, and of their children, which have sinned before thee, and not hearkened unto the voice of thee their God: for the which cause these plagues cleave unto us.
And for this cause thou hast put thy fear in our hearts, to the intent that we should call upon thy name, and praise thee in our captivity: for we have called to mind all the iniquity of our forefathers, that sinned before thee.
Additions to Esther 10:11
And these two lots came at the hour, and time, and day of judgment, before God among all nations.
Additions to Esther 10:13
Therefore those days shall be unto them in the month Adar, the fourteenth and fifteenth day of the same month, with an assembly, and joy, and with gladness before God, according to the generations for ever among his people.
Additions to Esther 13:18
All Israel in like manner cried most earnestly unto the Lord, because their death was before their eyes.
Additions to Esther 14:6
And now we have sinned before thee: therefore hast thou given us into the hands of our enemies,
Additions to Esther 14:13
Give me eloquent speech in my mouth before the lion: turn his heart to hate him that fighteth against us, that there may be an end of him, and of all that are likeminded to him:
Additions to Esther 15:6
Then having passed through all the doors, she stood before the king, who sat upon his royal throne, and was clothed with all his robes of majesty, all glittering with gold and precious stones; and he was very dreadful.
Additions to Esther 15:7
Then lifting up his countenance that shone with majesty, he looked very fiercely upon her: and the queen fell down, and was pale, and fainted, and bowed herself upon the head of the maid that went before her.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:1
Because of the sins which ye have committed before God, ye shall be led away captives into Babylon by Nabuchodonosor king of the Babylonians.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:4
Beware therefore that ye in no wise be like to strangers, neither be ye and of them, when ye see the multitude before them and behind them, worshipping them.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:26
They also that serve them are ashamed: for if they fall to the ground at any time, they cannot rise up again of themselves: neither, if one set them upright, can they move of themselves: neither, if they be bowed down, can they make themselves straight: but they set gifts before them as unto dead men.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:29
For how can they be called gods? because women set meat before the gods of silver, gold, and wood.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:31
They roar and cry before their gods, as men do at the feast when one is dead.
Additions to Daniel 1:15
Neither is there at this time prince, or prophet, or leader, or burnt offering, or sacrifice, or oblation, or incense, or place to sacrifice before thee, and to find mercy.
And it fell out, as they watched a fit time, she went in as before with two maids only, and she was desirous to wash herself in the garden: for it was hot.
And said before the people, Send for Susanna, the daughter of Chelcias, Joacim's wife. And so they sent.
Then Susanna cried out with a loud voice, and said, O everlasting God, that knowest the secrets, and knowest all things before they be:
Bel and the Dragon 1:14
So when they were gone forth, the king set meats before Bel. Now Daniel had commanded his servants to bring ashes, and those they strewed throughout all the temple in the presence of the king alone: then went they out, and shut the door, and sealed it with the king's signet, and so departed.
Bel and the Dragon 1:42
And he drew him out, and cast those that were the cause of his destruction into the den: and they were devoured in a moment before his face.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 1:3
And went through to the ends of the earth, and took spoils of many nations, insomuch that the earth was quiet before him; whereupon he was exalted and his heart was lifted up.
1 Maccabees 1:16
Now when the kingdom was established before Antiochus, he thought to reign over Egypt that he might have the dominion of two realms.
1 Maccabees 1:22
And the table of the shewbread, and the pouring vessels, and the vials. and the censers of gold, and the veil, and the crown, and the golden ornaments that were before the temple, all which he pulled off.
1 Maccabees 2:56
Caleb for bearing witness before the congregation received the heritage of the land.
1 Maccabees 3:22
Wherefore the Lord himself will overthrow them before our face: and as for you, be ye not afraid of them.
1 Maccabees 3:23
Now as soon as he had left off speaking, he leapt suddenly upon them, and so Seron and his host was overthrown before him.
1 Maccabees 3:30
He feared that he should not be able to bear the charges any longer, nor to have such gifts to give so liberally as he did before: for he had abounded above the kings that were before him.
1 Maccabees 4:10
Now therefore let us cry unto heaven, if peradventure the Lord will have mercy upon us, and remember the covenant of our fathers, and destroy this host before our face this day:
1 Maccabees 4:17
And said to the people, Be not greedy of the spoil inasmuch as there is a battle before us,
1 Maccabees 4:34
So they joined battle; and there were slain of the host of Lysias about five thousand men, even before them were they slain.
1 Maccabees 4:60
At that time also they builded up the mount Sion with high walls and strong towers round about, lest the Gentiles should come and tread it down as they had done before.
1 Maccabees 5:1
Now when the nations round about heard that the altar was built and the sanctuary renewed as before, it displeased them very much.
1 Maccabees 5:7
So he fought many battles with them, till at length they were discomfited before him; and he smote them.
1 Maccabees 5:43
So he went first over unto them, and all the people after him: then all the heathen, being discomfited before him, cast away their weapons, and fled unto the temple that was at Carnaim.
1 Maccabees 5:44
But they took the city, and burned the temple with all that were therein. Thus was Carnaim subdued, neither could they stand any longer before Judas.
1 Maccabees 5:52
After this went they over Jordan into the great plain before Bethsan.
1 Maccabees 5:55
Now what time as Judas and Jonathan were in the land of Galaad, and Simon his brother in Galilee before Ptolemais,
1 Maccabees 6:7
Also that they had pulled down the abomination, which he had set up upon the altar in Jerusalem, and that they had compassed about the sanctuary with high walls, as before, and his city Bethsura.
1 Maccabees 6:59
And covenant with them, that they shall live after their laws, as they did before: for they are therefore displeased, and have done all these things, because we abolished their laws.
1 Maccabees 7:36
Then the priests entered in, and stood before the altar and the temple, weeping, and saying,
1 Maccabees 7:42
Even so destroy thou this host before us this day, that the rest may know that he hath spoken blasphemously against thy sanctuary, and judge thou him according to his wickedness.
1 Maccabees 9:2
Who went forth by the way that leadeth to Galgala, and pitched their tents before Masaloth, which is in Arbela, and after they had won it, they slew much people.
1 Maccabees 9:3
Also the first month of the hundred fifty and second year they encamped before Jerusalem:
1 Maccabees 9:11
With that the host of Bacchides removed out of their tents, and stood over against them, their horsemen being divided into two troops, and their slingers and archers going before the host and they that marched in the foreward were all mighty men.
1 Maccabees 9:45
For, behold, the battle is before us and behind us, and the water of Jordan on this side and that side, the marsh likewise and wood, neither is there place for us to turn aside.
1 Maccabees 10:4
For said he, Let us first make peace with him, before he join with Alexander against us:
1 Maccabees 10:34
Furthermore I will that all the feasts, and sabbaths, and new moons, and solemn days, and the three days before the feast, and the three days after the feast shall be all of immunity and freedom for all the Jews in my realm.
1 Maccabees 11:26
Yet the king entreated him as his predecessors had done before, and promoted him in the sight of all his friends,
1 Maccabees 11:27
And confirmed him in the high priesthood, and in all the honours that he had before, and gave him preeminence among his chief friends.
1 Maccabees 11:38
After this, when king Demetrius saw that the land was quiet before him, and that no resistance was made against him, he sent away all his forces, every one to his own place, except certain bands of strangers, whom he had gathered from the isles of the heathen: wherefore all the forces of his fathers hated him.
1 Maccabees 11:52
So king Demetrius sat on the throne of his kingdom, and the land was quiet before him.
1 Maccabees 13:27
Simon also built a monument upon the sepulchre of his father and his brethren, and raised it aloft to the sight, with hewn stone behind and before.
1 Maccabees 13:48
Yea, he put all uncleanness out of it, and placed such men there as would keep the law, and made it stronger than it was before, and built therein a dwellingplace for himself.
1 Maccabees 14:19
Which writings were read before the congregation at Jerusalem.
1 Maccabees 14:33
And fortified the cities of Judea, together with Bethsura, that lieth upon the borders of Judea, where the armour of the enemies had been before; but he set a garrison of Jews there:
1 Maccabees 14:34
Moreover he fortified Joppa, which lieth upon the sea, and Gazera, that bordereth upon Azotus, where the enemies had dwelt before: but he placed Jews there, and furnished them with all things convenient for the reparation thereof.)
1 Maccabees 15:5
Now therefore I confirm unto thee all the oblations which the kings before me granted thee, and whatsoever gifts besides they granted.
2 Maccabees 3:15
But the priests, prostrating themselves before the altar in their priests' vestments, called unto heaven upon him that made a law concerning things given to he kept, that they should safely be preserved for such as had committed them to be kept.
2 Maccabees 3:26
Moreover two other young men appeared before him, notable in strength, excellent in beauty, and comely in apparel, who stood by him on either side; and scourged him continually, and gave him many sore stripes.
2 Maccabees 4:28
For unto him appertained the gathering of the customs. Wherefore they were both called before the king.
2 Maccabees 4:44
Now when the king came to Tyrus, three men that were sent from the senate pleaded the cause before him:
2 Maccabees 4:47
Insomuch that he discharged Menelans from the accusations, who notwithstanding was cause of all the mischief: and those poor men, who, if they had told their cause, yea, before the Scythians, should have been judged innocent, them he condemned to death.
2 Maccabees 5:8
In the end therefore he had an unhappy return, being accused before Aretas the king of the Arabians, fleeing from city to city, pursued of all men, hated as a forsaker of the laws, and being had in abomination as an open enemy of his country and countrymen, he was cast out into Egypt.
2 Maccabees 6:29
They that led him changing the good will they bare him a little before into hatred, because the foresaid speeches proceeded, as they thought, from a desperate mind.
2 Maccabees 7:7
So when the first was dead after this number, they brought the second to make him a mocking stock: and when they had pulled off the skin of his head with the hair, they asked him, Wilt thou eat, before thou be punished throughout every member of thy body?
2 Maccabees 8:14
Others sold all that they had left, and withal besought the Lord to deliver them, sold by the wicked Nicanor before they met together:
2 Maccabees 8:17
And to set before their eyes the injury that they had unjustly done to the holy place, and the cruel handling of the city, whereof they made a mockery, and also the taking away of the government of their forefathers:
2 Maccabees 8:26
For it was the day before the sabbath, and therefore they would no longer pursue them.
2 Maccabees 9:16
And the holy temple, which before he had spoiled, he would garnish with goodly gifts, and restore all the holy vessels with many more, and out of his own revenue defray the charges belonging to the sacrifices:
2 Maccabees 10:13
Whereupon being accused of the king's friends before Eupator, and called traitor at every word because he had left Cyprus, that Philometor had committed unto him, and departed to Antiochus Epiphanes, and seeing that he was in no honourable place, he was so discouraged, that he poisoned himself and died.
2 Maccabees 10:24
Now Timotheus, whom the Jews had overcome before, when he had gathered a great multitude of foreign forces, and horses out of Asia not a few, came as though he would take Jewry by force of arms.
2 Maccabees 11:8
And as they were at Jerusalem, there appeared before them on horseback one in white clothing, shaking his armour of gold.
2 Maccabees 11:31
And the Jews shall use their own kind of meats and laws, as before; and none of them any manner of ways shall be molested for things ignorantly done.
2 Maccabees 12:18
But as for Timotheus, they found him not in the places: for before he had dispatched any thing, he departed from thence, having left a very strong garrison in a certain hold.
2 Maccabees 12:42
Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain.
2 Maccabees 13:13
And Judas, being apart with the elders, determined, before the king's host should enter into Judea, and get the city, to go forth and try the matter in fight by the help of the Lord.
2 Maccabees 15:23
Wherefore now also, O Lord of heaven, send a good angel before us for a fear and dread unto them;
2 Maccabees 15:31
So when he was there, and called them of his nation together, and set the priests before the altar, he sent for them that were of the tower,
2 Maccabees 15:33
And when he had cut out the tongue of that ungodly Nicanor, he commanded that they should give it by pieces unto the fowls, and hang up the reward of his madness before the temple.
2 Maccabees 15:36
And they ordained all with a common decree in no case to let that day pass without solemnity, but to celebrate the thirtieth day of the twelfth month, which in the Syrian tongue is called Adar, the day before Mardocheus' day.