Verses with the word why in the New Testament (98 verses):
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?
And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.
But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?
Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?
They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?
And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.
And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites?
When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me.
And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?
And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts?
And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not?
And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?
And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?
While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further?
And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.
Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?
And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation.
And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened?
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come?
And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out?
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
And if any man say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him hither.
And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then did ye not believe him?
Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it.
And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?
And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath wrought a good work on me.
Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? And they cried out the more exceedingly, Crucify him.
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink?
And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?
If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?
Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.
And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt?
And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed ye him not?
But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me?
And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.
And he said unto them the third time, Why, what evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastise him, and let him go.
And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead?
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her?
Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law? Why go ye about to kill me?
Then came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not brought him?
Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.
Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.
And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?
Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.
Why askest thou me? ask them which heard me, what I have said unto them: behold, they know what I said.
Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?
And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my LORD, and I know not where they have laid him.
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:
Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?
And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?
For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?
Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will?
Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
1 Corinthians 6:7
Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 10:29
Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another man's conscience?
1 Corinthians 10:30
For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?
1 Corinthians 15:29
Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?
1 Corinthians 15:30
And why stand we in jeopardy every hour?
But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,