Verses with the word whereas in the Apocrypha (33 verses):
2 Esdras 7:15
Now therefore why disquietest thou thyself, seeing thou art but a corruptible man? and why art thou moved, whereas thou art but mortal?
2 Esdras 7:49
For what profit is it unto us, if there be promised us an immortal time, whereas we have done the works that bring death?
2 Esdras 7:50
And that there is promised us an everlasting hope, whereas ourselves being most wicked are made vain?
2 Esdras 7:51
And that there are laid up for us dwellings of health and safety, whereas we have lived wickedly?
2 Esdras 7:52
And that the glory of the most High is kept to defend them which have led a wary life, whereas we have walked in the most wicked ways of all?
2 Esdras 7:55
And that the faces of them which have used abstinence shall shine above the stars, whereas our faces shall be blacker than darkness?
2 Esdras 10:43
And whereas she told thee of the death of her son, this is the solution:
2 Esdras 10:44
This woman, whom thou sawest is Sion: and whereas she said unto thee, even she whom thou seest as a city builded,
2 Esdras 10:45
Whereas, I say, she said unto thee, that she hath been thirty years barren: those are the thirty years wherein there was no offering made in her.
2 Esdras 10:47
And whereas she told thee that she nourished him with labour: that was the dwelling in Jerusalem.
2 Esdras 10:48
But whereas she said unto thee, That my son coming into his marriage chamber happened to have a fail, and died: this was the destruction that came to Jerusalem.
2 Esdras 12:19
And whereas thou sawest the eight small under feathers sticking to her wings, this is the interpretation:
2 Esdras 12:22
And whereas thou sawest three heads resting, this is the interpretation:
2 Esdras 12:26
And whereas thou sawest that the great head appeared no more, it signifieth that one of them shall die upon his bed, and yet with pain.
2 Esdras 12:29
And whereas thou sawest two feathers under the wings passing over the head that is on the right side;
2 Esdras 13:22
Whereas thou hast spoken of them that are left behind, this is the interpretation:
2 Esdras 13:25
This is the meaning of the vision: Whereas thou sawest a man coming up from the midst of the sea:
2 Esdras 13:27
And whereas thou sawest, that out of his mouth there came as a blast of wind, and fire, and storm;
2 Esdras 13:39
And whereas thou sawest that he gathered another peaceable multitude unto him;
Wisdom of Solomon 12:22
Therefore, whereas thou dost chasten us, thou scourgest our enemies a thousand times more, to the intent that, when we judge, we should carefully think of thy goodness, and when we ourselves are judged, we should look for mercy.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:23
Wherefore, whereas men have lived dissolutely and unrighteously, thou hast tormented them with their own abominations.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:22
Moreover this was not enough for them, that they erred in the knowledge of God; but whereas they lived in the great war of ignorance, those so great plagues called they peace.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:17
For being mortal, he worketh a dead thing with wicked hands: for he himself is better than the things which he worshippeth: whereas he lived once, but they never.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:13
For whereas they would not believe any thing by reason of the enchantments; upon the destruction of the firstborn, they acknowledged this people to be the sons of God.
Whereas thy servant worketh truly, entreat him not evil. nor the hireling that bestoweth himself wholly for thee.
Whereas he saith, I have found rest, and now will eat continually of my goods; and yet he knoweth not what time shall come upon him, and that he must leave those things to others, and die.
Thou knowest that they have borne false witness against me, and, behold, I must die; whereas I never did such things as these men have maliciously invented against me.
1 Maccabees 10:26
Whereas ye have kept covenants with us, and continued in our friendship, not joining yourselves with our enemies, we have heard hereof, and are glad.
1 Maccabees 13:15
Whereas we have Jonathan thy brother in hold, it is for money that he is owing unto the king's treasure, concerning the business that was committed unto him.
1 Maccabees 15:35
And whereas thou demandest Joppa and Gazera, albeit they did great harm unto the people in our country, yet will we give thee an hundred talents for them. Hereunto Athenobius answered him not a word;
2 Maccabees 1:18
Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar.
2 Maccabees 2:16
Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you, and ye shall do well, if ye keep the same days.
2 Maccabees 6:30
But when he was ready to die with stripes, he groaned, and said, It is manifest unto the Lord, that hath the holy knowledge, that whereas I might have been delivered from death, I now endure sore pains in body by being beaten: but in soul am well content to suffer these things, because I fear him.