Fear the Lord Bible Verses - Scriptures on Reverence for God
"Fear the Lord" is a well-known biblical phrase that is found throughout scripture as a calling to revere and recognize the sovereignty and judgment of God. Here we have gathered important Bible verses about our call to "Fear the Lord" for a better understanding of its context and significance.
Fear in this meaning is a warning to be soberly aware of the divine authority of the Lord, to not mock or trivialize His judgment or wrath upon deliberate sin. This phrase harkens us to be mindful of God in all things, seeking first the kingdom of God.
Browse Bible verses about "Fear the Lord" in this collection of scripture quotes:
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1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
24 And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.
30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the LORD God.
13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.
16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, which thou hast purchased.
3 Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.
32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
17 Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LORD your God.
9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.
34 And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land; and thou shalt do to him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon.
21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged.
2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear him not: for I will deliver him, and all his people, and his land, into thy hand; and thou shalt do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon.
22 Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight for you.
10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when the LORD said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.
2 That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
13 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
24 And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.
6 Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him.
12 And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,