Finally
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_50 3:1
Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write to you again about this is no trouble for me and is a protection for you.
whatsoever
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 12:9-21
9
Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.
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Show family affection to one another with brotherly love. Outdo one another in showing honor.
11
Do not lack diligence; be fervent in spirit; serve the Lord.
12
Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.
13
Share with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality.
14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
15
Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
16
Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
17
Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes.
18
If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone.
19
Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.
20
But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be heaping fiery coals on his head.
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Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 13:4-7
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Love is patient; love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited;
5
does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs;
6
finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth;
7
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_48 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_59 3:17
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peace-loving, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without favoritism and hypocrisy.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 1:5-7
5
For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,
6
knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,
7
godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.
are true
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 22:16
They sent their disciples to Him, with the Herodians. "Teacher," they said, "we know that You are truthful and teach truthfully the way of God. You defer to no one, for You don't show partiality.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_43 7:18
The one who speaks for himself seeks his own glory. But He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 12:9
Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 6:8
through glory and dishonor, through slander and good report; as deceivers yet true;
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_49 4:25
Since you put away lying, Speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_49 5:9
for the fruit of the light [results] in all goodness, righteousness, and truth--
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_49 6:14
Stand, therefore, with truth like a belt around your waist, righteousness like armor on your chest,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 1:22
By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_62 3:18
Little children, we must not love in word or speech, but in deed and truth;
honest
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 6:3
Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and wisdom, whom we can appoint to this duty.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 12:17
Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 13:13
Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 8:21
For we are making provision for what is honorable, not only before the Lord but also before men.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 13:7
Now we pray to God that you do nothing wrong, not that we may appear to pass the test, but that you may do what is right, even though we [may appear] to fail.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_52 4:12
so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 2:2
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 3:4
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 3:8
Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 3:11
Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_56 2:2
Older men are to be self-controlled, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_56 2:7
about everything. Set an example of good works yourself, with integrity and dignity in your teaching.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_56 3:14
And our people must also learn to devote themselves to good works for cases of urgent need, so that they will not be unfruitful.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_58 13:18
Pray for us; for we are convinced that we have a clear conscience, wanting to conduct ourselves honorably in everything.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 2:12
Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do evil, they may, by observing your good works, glorify God in a day of visitation.
are just
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_1 18:19
For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just. This is how the LORD will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_5 16:20
Pursue justice and justice alone, so that you will live and possess the land the LORD your God is giving you.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_10 23:3
The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, "The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_19 82:2
"How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 11:1
Dishonest scales are detestable to the LORD, but an accurate weight is His delight.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 16:11
Honest balances and scales are the LORD's; all the weights in the bag are His concern.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 20:7
The one who lives with integrity is righteous; his children who come after him will be happy.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_23 26:7
The path of the righteous is level; You clear a straight path for the righteous.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_41 6:20
because Herod was in awe of John and was protecting him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him he would be very disturbed, yet would hear him gladly.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 2:25
There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel's consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 23:50
There was a good and righteous man named Joseph, a member of the Sanhedrin,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 10:22
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_56 1:8
but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,
are pure
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 4:12
No one should despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 5:2
older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_56 2:14
He gave Himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a special people, eager to do good works.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_59 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_59 3:17
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peace-loving, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without favoritism and hypocrisy.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 3:1
Dear friends, this is now the second letter I've written you; in both, I awaken your pure understanding with a reminder,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_62 3:3
And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself just as He is pure.
are lovely
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_10 1:23
Saul and Jonathan, loved and delightful, they were not parted in life or in death. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_22 5:16
His mouth is sweetness. He is absolutely desirable. This is my love, and this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 13:1-13
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If I speak the languages of men and of angels, but do not have love, I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
2
If I have [the gift of] prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so that I can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
3
And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but do not have love, I gain nothing.
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Love is patient; love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited;
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does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs;
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finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth;
7
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
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Love never ends. But as for prophecies, they will come to an end; as for languages, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will come to an end.
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For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
10
But when the perfect comes, the partial will come to an end.
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When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put aside childish things.
12
For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, as I am fully known.
13
Now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 4:8
Above all, keep your love for one another at full strength, since love covers a multitude of sins.
are of
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 6:3
Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and wisdom, whom we can appoint to this duty.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 10:22
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 22:12
Someone named Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good reputation with all the Jews residing there,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_51 4:5
Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the time.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_52 5:22
Stay away from every form of evil.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 3:7
Furthermore, he must have a good reputation among outsiders, so that he does not fall into disgrace and the Devil's trap.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 5:10
and is well known for good works-- that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints' feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_58 11:2
For by it our ancestors were approved.
virtue
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_8 3:11
Now don't be afraid, my daughter. I will do for you whatever you say, since all the people in my town know that you are a woman of noble character.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 12:4
A capable wife is her husband's crown, but a wife who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 31:10
Who can find a capable wife? She is far more precious than jewels.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 31:29
"Many women are capable, but you surpass them all!"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 1:3
For His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_61 1:4
By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.
praise
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_20 31:31
Give her the reward of her labor, and let her works praise her at the city gates.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 2:29
On the contrary, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is of the heart-- by the Spirit, not the letter. His praise is not from men but from God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_45 13:3
For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do good and you will have its approval.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 4:5
Therefore don't judge anything prematurely, before the Lord comes, who will both bring to light what is hidden in darkness and reveal the intentions of the hearts. And then praise will come to each one from God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_47 8:18
With him we have sent the brother who is praised throughout the churches for his gospel ministry.
think
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 16:15
And He told them: "You are the ones who justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly admired by people is revolting in God's sight.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_52 5:21
but test all things. Hold on to what is good.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_62 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.