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Genesis 1:1In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Genesis 10:10The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Genesis 11:6And the Lord said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.
Genesis 13:3And he journeyed on from the Negeb as far as Bethel to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai,
Genesis 41:21but when they had eaten them no one would have known that they had eaten them, for they were still as ugly as at the beginning. Then I awoke.
Genesis 44:12And he searched, beginning with the eldest and ending with the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
Exodus 12:2“This month shall be for you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year for you.
Leviticus 23:32It shall be to you a Sabbath of solemn rest, and you shall afflict yourselves. On the ninth day of the month beginning at evening, from evening to evening shall you keep your Sabbath.”
Deuteronomy 3:12“When we took possession of this land at that time, I gave to the Reubenites and the Gadites the territory beginning at Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead with its cities.
Deuteronomy 11:12a land that the Lord your God cares for. The eyes of the Lord your God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year to the end of the year.
Judges 7:19So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, when they had just set the watch. And they blew the trumpets and smashed the jars that were in their hands.
Ruth 1:22So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabite her daughter-in-law with her, who returned from the country of Moab. And they came to Bethlehem at the beginning of barley harvest.
1 Samuel 3:12On that day I will fulfill against Eli all that I have spoken concerning his house, from beginning to end.
2 Samuel 21:9and he gave them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them on the mountain before the Lord , and the seven of them perished together. They were put to death in the first days of harvest, at the beginning of barley harvest.
2 Samuel 21:10Then Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth and spread it for herself on the rock, from the beginning of harvest until rain fell upon them from the heavens. And she did not allow the birds of the air to come upon them by day, or the beasts of the field by night.
2 Kings 17:25And at the beginning of their dwelling there, they did not fear the Lord . Therefore the Lord sent lions among them, which killed some of them.
Ezra 3:8Now in the second year after their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak made a beginning, together with the rest of their kinsmen, the priests and the Levites and all who had come to Jerusalem from the captivity. They appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to supervise the work of the house of the Lord .
Ezra 4:6And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 4:7But when Sanballat and Tobiah and the Arabs and the Ammonites and the Ashdodites heard that the repairing of the walls of Jerusalem was going forward and that the breaches were beginning to be closed, they were very angry.
Job 8:7And though your beginning was small, your latter days will be very great.
Job 42:12And the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning. And he had 14000 sheep, 6000 camels, 1000 yoke of oxen, and 1000 female donkeys.
Psalms 111:10The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Proverbs 1:7The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 4:7The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.
Proverbs 8:22“The Lord possessed me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of old.
Proverbs 8:23Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning of the earth.
Proverbs 9:10The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.
Proverbs 17:14The beginning of strife is like letting out water, so quit before the quarrel breaks out.
Proverbs 20:21An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
Ecclesiastes 3:11He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.
Ecclesiastes 7:8Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Ecclesiastes 10:13The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness, and the end of his talk is evil madness.
Isaiah 1:26And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.”
Isaiah 40:21Do you not know? Do you not hear? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Isaiah 41:4Who has performed and done this, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the Lord , the first, and with the last; I am he.
Isaiah 41:26Who declared it from the beginning, that we might know, and beforehand, that we might say, “He is right”? There was none who declared it, none who proclaimed, none who heard your words.
Isaiah 46:10declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’
Isaiah 48:16Draw near to me, hear this: from the beginning I have not spoken in secret, from the time it came to be I have been there.” And now the Lord God has sent me, and his Spirit.
Jeremiah 17:12A glorious throne set on high from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary.
Jeremiah 26:1In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came from the Lord :
Jeremiah 27:1In the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the Lord .
Jeremiah 28:1In that same year, at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the Lord , in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,
Jeremiah 49:34The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.
Lamentations 2:19“Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the night watches! Pour out your heart like water before the presence of the Lord! Lift your hands to him for the lives of your children, who faint for hunger at the head of every street.”
Ezekiel 40:1In the twenty-fifth year of our exile, at the beginning of the year, on the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after the city was struck down, on that very day, the hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me to the city.
Ezekiel 42:12as were the entrances of the chambers on the south. There was an entrance at the beginning of the passage, the passage before the corresponding wall on the east as one enters them.
Ezekiel 48:1“These are the names of the tribes: Beginning at the northern extreme, beside the way of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan (which is on the northern border of Damascus over against Hamath), and extending from the east side to the west, Dan, one portion.
Daniel 9:23At the beginning of your pleas for mercy a word went out, and I have come to tell it to you, for you are greatly loved. Therefore consider the word and understand the vision.
Amos 7:1This is what the Lord God showed me: behold, he was forming locusts when the latter growth was just beginning to sprout, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.
Micah 1:13Harness the steeds to the chariots, inhabitants of Lachish; it was the beginning of sin to the daughter of Zion, for in you were found the transgressions of Israel.
Matthew 14:30But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me.”
Matthew 19:4He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female,
Matthew 19:8He said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.
Matthew 20:8And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last, up to the first.’
Matthew 24:8All these are but the beginning of the birth pains.
Matthew 24:21For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.
Matthew 27:24So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it yourselves.”
Mark 1:1The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
Mark 10:6But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’
Mark 13:8For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines. These are but the beginning of the birth pains.
Mark 13:19For in those days there will be such tribulation as has not been from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, and never will be.
Luke 1:2just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us,
Luke 23:54It was the day of Preparation, and the Sabbath was beginning.
Luke 24:27And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.
Luke 24:47and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
John 1:1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:2He was in the beginning with God.
John 6:64But there are some of you who do not believe.” (For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were who did not believe, and who it was who would betray him.)
John 8:9But when they heard it, they went away one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.
John 8:25So they said to him, “Who are you?” Jesus said to them, “Just what I have been telling you from the beginning.
John 8:44You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
John 15:27And you also will bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning.
John 16:4But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. “I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you.
Acts 1:22beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us—one of these men must become with us a witness to his resurrection.”
Acts 8:35Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this Scripture he told him the good news about Jesus.
Acts 10:37you yourselves know what happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed:
Acts 11:15As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them just as on us at the beginning.
Acts 26:4“My manner of life from my youth, spent from the beginning among my own nation and in Jerusalem, is known by all the Jews.
2 Corinthians 3:1Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you, or from you?
Philippians 4:15And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with me in giving and receiving, except you only.
Colossians 1:18And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
Hebrews 1:10And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands;
Hebrews 7:3He is without father or mother or genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God he continues a priest forever.
2 Peter 3:4They will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.”
1 John 1:1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—
1 John 2:7Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.
1 John 2:13I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.
1 John 2:14I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.
1 John 2:24Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father.
1 John 2:24Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father.
1 John 3:8Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.
1 John 3:11For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.
2 John 1:6And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.
Revelation 3:14“And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation.
Revelation 21:6And he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment.
Revelation 22:13I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”
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