Verses with the word vain in the New Testament (33 verses):
But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
1 Corinthians 15:2
By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.
1 Corinthians 15:17
And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 6:1
We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 9:3
Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:
And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them which were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.
Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:1
For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain:
1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.
1 Timothy 1:6
From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;
1 Timothy 6:20
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
2 Timothy 2:16
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
1 Peter 1:18
Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;