100 Bible Verses about Congregating

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Mark 13:35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Therefore stay awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning—

Mark 16:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

2 Thessalonians 1:1-12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— ...

Psalm 1:1-6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; ...

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

Luke 19:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever yet sat. Untie it and bring it here.

Luke 17:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.

Zechariah 5:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, two women coming forward! The wind was in their wings. They had wings like the wings of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and heaven.

Job 39:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Do you know when the mountain goats give birth? Do you observe the calving of the does?

Luke 10:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

Micah 1:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For this I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will make lamentation like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches.

Ezekiel 16:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I clothed you also with embroidered cloth and shod you with fine leather. I wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk.

Isaiah 14:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of you, that the rod that struck you is broken, for from the serpent's root will come forth an adder, and its fruit will be a flying fiery serpent.

Job 40:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the mountains yield food for him where all the wild beasts play.

Romans 1:1-32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, ...

Luke 24:44 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”

Mark 9:41 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will by no means lose his reward.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Matthew 10:42 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.”

Matthew 7:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Malachi 1:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”

Zephaniah 2:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Herds shall lie down in her midst, all kinds of beasts; even the owl and the hedgehog shall lodge in her capitals; a voice shall hoot in the window; devastation will be on the threshold; for her cedar work will be laid bare.

Hosea 8:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For it is from Israel; a craftsman made it; it is not God. The calf of Samaria shall be broken to pieces.

Ezekiel 32:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Son of man, raise a lamentation over Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him: “You consider yourself a lion of the nations, but you are like a dragon in the seas; you burst forth in your rivers, trouble the waters with your feet, and foul their rivers.

Ezekiel 27:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Judah and the land of Israel traded with you; they exchanged for your merchandise wheat of Minnith, meal, honey, oil, and balm.

Ezekiel 13:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Your prophets have been like jackals among ruins, O Israel.

Ezekiel 7:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And if any survivors escape, they will be on the mountains, like doves of the valleys, all of them moaning, each one over his iniquity.

Jeremiah 51:37 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And Babylon shall become a heap of ruins, the haunt of jackals, a horror and a hissing, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 49:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Hazor shall become a haunt of jackals, an everlasting waste; no man shall dwell there; no man shall sojourn in her.”

Jeremiah 48:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, O inhabitants of Moab! Be like the dove that nests in the sides of the mouth of a gorge.

Jeremiah 31:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I have heard Ephraim grieving, ‘You have disciplined me, and I was disciplined, like an untrained calf; bring me back that I may be restored, for you are the Lord my God.

Jeremiah 14:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The wild donkeys stand on the bare heights; they pant for air like jackals; their eyes fail because there is no vegetation.

Jeremiah 12:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Is my heritage to me like a hyena's lair? Are the birds of prey against her all around? Go, assemble all the wild beasts; bring them to devour.

Jeremiah 10:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A voice, a rumor! Behold, it comes!— a great commotion out of the north country to make the cities of Judah a desolation, a lair of jackals.

Jeremiah 10:5-10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.” There is none like you, O Lord; you are great, and your name is great in might. Who would not fear you, O King of the nations? For this is your due; for among all the wise ones of the nations and in all their kingdoms there is none like you. They are both stupid and foolish; the instruction of idols is but wood! Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. They are the work of the craftsman and of the hands of the goldsmith; their clothing is violet and purple; they are all the work of skilled men. ...

Jeremiah 10:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel.

Jeremiah 9:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, a lair of jackals, and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.”

Jeremiah 8:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Even the stork in the heavens knows her times, and the turtledove, swallow, and crane keep the time of their coming, but my people know not the rules of the Lord.

Jeremiah 5:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore a lion from the forest shall strike them down; a wolf from the desert shall devastate them. A leopard is watching their cities; everyone who goes out of them shall be torn in pieces, because their transgressions are many, their apostasies are great.

Isaiah 59:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

They hatch adders' eggs; they weave the spider's web; he who eats their eggs dies, and from one that is crushed a viper is hatched.

Isaiah 51:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Your sons have fainted; they lie at the head of every street like an antelope in a net; they are full of the wrath of the Lord, the rebuke of your God.

Isaiah 43:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The wild beasts will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches, for I give water in the wilderness, rivers in the desert, to give drink to my chosen people,

Isaiah 35:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water; in the haunt of jackals, where they lie down, the grass shall become reeds and rushes.

Isaiah 35:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert;

Isaiah 34:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There the owl nests and lays and hatches and gathers her young in her shadow; indeed, there the hawks are gathered, each one with her mate.

Isaiah 34:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And wild animals shall meet with hyenas; the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; indeed, there the night bird settles and finds for herself a resting place.

Isaiah 34:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Thorns shall grow over its strongholds, nettles and thistles in its fortresses. It shall be the haunt of jackals, an abode for ostriches.

Isaiah 34:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Wild oxen shall fall with them, and young steers with the mighty bulls. Their land shall drink its fill of blood, and their soil shall be gorged with fat.

Isaiah 30:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the oxen and the donkeys that work the ground will eat seasoned fodder, which has been winnowed with shovel and fork.

Isaiah 30:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

An oracle on the beasts of the Negeb. Through a land of trouble and anguish, from where come the lioness and the lion, the adder and the flying fiery serpent, they carry their riches on the backs of donkeys, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a people that cannot profit them.

Isaiah 27:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In that day the Lord with his hard and great and strong sword will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and he will slay the dragon that is in the sea.

Isaiah 14:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“And I will make it a possession of the hedgehog, and pools of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction,” declares the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 2:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In that day mankind will cast away their idols of silver and their idols of gold, which they made for themselves to worship, to the moles and to the bats,

Song of Solomon 2:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the crannies of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice, for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.

Ecclesiastes 4:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then I saw that all toil and all skill in work come from a man's envy of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:

Proverbs 30:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The rock badgers are a people not mighty, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

Proverbs 30:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 30:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The leech has two daughters: Give and Give. Three things are never satisfied; four never say, “Enough”:

Proverbs 6:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

Proverbs 5:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A lovely deer, a graceful doe. Let her breasts fill you at all times with delight; be intoxicated always in her love.

Psalm 73:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For all the day long I have been stricken and rebuked every morning.

Psalm 28:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Blessed be the Lord! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.

Job 39:27-30 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up and makes his nest on high? On the rock he dwells and makes his home, on the rocky crag and stronghold. From there he spies out the prey; his eyes behold it from far away. His young ones suck up blood, and where the slain are, there is he.”

Job 39:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Can you bind him in the furrow with ropes, or will he harrow the valleys after you?

Job 39:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Is the wild ox willing to serve you? Will he spend the night at your manger?

Job 30:29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I am a brother of jackals and a companion of ostriches.

Job 20:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He will suck the poison of cobras; the tongue of a viper will kill him.

Job 20:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Yet his food is turned in his stomach; it is the venom of cobras within him.

Job 8:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

His confidence is severed, and his trust is a spider's web.

Job 7:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

My flesh is clothed with worms and dirt; my skin hardens, then breaks out afresh.

Job 4:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like the moth.

Job 3:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let those curse it who curse the day, who are ready to rouse up Leviathan.

Esther 9:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As the days on which the Jews got relief from their enemies, and as the month that had been turned for them from sorrow into gladness and from mourning into a holiday; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, days for sending gifts of food to one another and gifts to the poor.

Ezra 2:56 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The sons of Jaalah, the sons of Darkon, the sons of Giddel,

1 Chronicles 8:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He fathered sons by Hodesh his wife: Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

2 Kings 12:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And Jehoash did what was right in the eyes of the Lord all his days, because Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

2 Kings 12:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the seventh year of Jehu, Jehoash began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Zibiah of Beersheba.

2 Kings 1:1-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness.” But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, “Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say to them, ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron? Now therefore thus says the Lord, You shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.’” So Elijah went. The messengers returned to the king, and he said to them, “Why have you returned?” ...

1 Kings 10:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

1 Kings 10:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

She came to Jerusalem with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices and very much gold and precious stones. And when she came to Solomon, she told him all that was on her mind.

2 Samuel 1:1-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

After the death of Saul, when David had returned from striking down the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. And on the third day, behold, a man came from Saul's camp, with his clothes torn and dirt on his head. And when he came to David, he fell to the ground and paid homage. David said to him, “Where do you come from?” And he said to him, “I have escaped from the camp of Israel.” And David said to him, “How did it go? Tell me.” And he answered, “The people fled from the battle, and also many of the people have fallen and are dead, and Saul and his son Jonathan are also dead.” Then David said to the young man who told him, “How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?” ...

1 Samuel 17:34-36 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But David said to Saul, “Your servant used to keep sheep for his father. And when there came a lion, or a bear, and took a lamb from the flock, I went after him and struck him and delivered it out of his mouth. And if he arose against me, I caught him by his beard and struck him and killed him. Your servant has struck down both lions and bears, and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be like one of them, for he has defied the armies of the living God.”

1 Samuel 14:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now when all the people came to the forest, behold, there was honey on the ground.

1 Samuel 9:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the donkeys of Kish, Saul's father, were lost. So Kish said to Saul his son, “Take one of the young men with you, and arise, go and look for the donkeys.”

1 Samuel 9:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.

1 Samuel 5:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, behold, Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the Lord. So they took Dagon and put him back in his place.

Ruth 1:1-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. They went into the country of Moab and remained there. But Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, died, and she was left with her two sons. These took Moabite wives; the name of the one was Orpah and the name of the other Ruth. They lived there about ten years, and both Mahlon and Chilion died, so that the woman was left without her two sons and her husband. ...

Judges 14:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

After some days he returned to take her. And he turned aside to see the carcass of the lion, and behold, there was a swarm of bees in the body of the lion, and honey.

Judges 10:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty cities, called Havvoth-jair to this day, which are in the land of Gilead.

Judges 10:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he judged Israel twenty-three years. Then he died and was buried at Shamir.

Judges 5:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Tell of it, you who ride on white donkeys, you who sit on rich carpets and you who walk by the way.

Judges 5:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned, and travelers kept to the byways.

Joshua 24:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out before you, the two kings of the Amorites; it was not by your sword or by your bow.

Deuteronomy 33:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A firstborn bull—he has majesty, and his horns are the horns of a wild ox; with them he shall gore the peoples, all of them, to the ends of the earth; they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.”

Deuteronomy 22:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall not plow with an ox and a donkey together.

Deuteronomy 22:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall not see your brother's donkey or his ox fallen down by the way and ignore them. You shall help him to lift them up again.

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