Genesis 34:18Their words pleased Hamor and Hamor's son Shechem.
Genesis 41:37This proposal pleased Pharaoh and all his servants.
Genesis 45:16When the report was heard in Pharaoh's house, “Joseph's brothers have come,” it pleased Pharaoh and his servants.
Exodus 8:9Moses said to Pharaoh, “Be pleased to command me when I am to plead for you and for your servants and for your people, that the frogs be cut off from you and your houses and be left only in the Nile.”
Numbers 24:1When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go, as at other times, to look for omens, but set his face toward the wilderness.
Judges 19:6So the two of them sat and ate and drank together. And the girl's father said to the man, “Be pleased to spend the night, and let your heart be merry.”
1 Samuel 12:22For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.
1 Samuel 18:20Now Saul's daughter Michal loved David. And they told Saul, and the thing pleased him.
1 Samuel 18:26And when his servants told David these words, it pleased David well to be the king's son-in-law. Before the time had expired,
2 Samuel 3:36And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them, as everything that the king did pleased all the people.
2 Samuel 3:36And all the people took notice of it, and it pleased them, as everything that the king did pleased all the people.
2 Samuel 19:6because you love those who hate you and hate those who love you. For you have made it clear today that commanders and servants are nothing to you, for today I know that if Absalom were alive and all of us were dead today, then you would be pleased.
1 Kings 3:10It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this.
2 Kings 5:23And Naaman said, “Be pleased to accept two talents.” And he urged him and tied up two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of clothing, and laid them on two of his servants. And they carried them before Gehazi.
2 Kings 6:3Then one of them said, “Be pleased to go with your servants.” And he answered, “I will go.”
1 Chronicles 17:27Now you have been pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever before you, for it is you, O Lord , who have blessed, and it is blessed forever.”
Nehemiah 2:6And the king said to me (the queen sitting beside him), “How long will you be gone, and when will you return?” So it pleased the king to send me when I had given him a time.
Esther 1:21This advice pleased the king and the princes, and the king did as Memucan proposed.
Esther 2:4And let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti.” This pleased the king, and he did so.
Esther 2:9And the young woman pleased him and won his favor. And he quickly provided her with her cosmetics and her portion of food, and with seven chosen young women from the king's palace, and advanced her and her young women to the best place in the harem.
Esther 5:14Then his wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, “Let a gallows fifty cubits high be made, and in the morning tell the king to have Mordecai hanged upon it. Then go joyfully with the king to the feast.” This idea pleased Haman, and he had the gallows made.
Esther 9:5The Jews struck all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and did as they pleased to those who hated them.
Job 6:28“But now, be pleased to look at me, for I will not lie to your face.
Psalms 40:13Be pleased, O Lord , to deliver me! O Lord , make haste to help me!
Psalms 50:18If you see a thief, you are pleased with him, and you keep company with adulterers.
Psalms 51:16For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering.
Isaiah 42:21The Lord was pleased, for his righteousness' sake, to magnify his law and make it glorious.
Daniel 6:1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom;
Daniel 8:4I saw the ram charging westward and northward and southward. No beast could stand before him, and there was no one who could rescue from his power. He did as he pleased and became great.
Jonah 1:14Therefore they called out to the Lord , “O Lord , let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not on us innocent blood, for you, O Lord , have done as it pleased you.”
Micah 6:7Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?”
Matthew 3:17and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
Matthew 12:18“Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved with whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles.
Matthew 14:6But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company and pleased Herod,
Matthew 17:5He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”
Matthew 17:12But I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of Man will certainly suffer at their hands.”
Mark 1:11And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Mark 6:22For when Herodias's daughter came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests. And the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it to you.”
Mark 9:13But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him.”
Luke 2:14“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
Luke 3:22and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Acts 6:5And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.
Acts 12:3and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread.
Romans 15:26For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem.
Romans 15:27For they were pleased to do it, and indeed they owe it to them. For if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings.
1 Corinthians 1:21For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 10:5Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
Galatians 1:16was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;
Colossians 1:19For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell,
Hebrews 11:5By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.
2 Peter 1:17For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased,”
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