429 verses

Gen 3:10

(NIV)
He answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.’

(ESV)
And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.”

Gen 15:1

(NIV)
After this, the word of the  Lord came to Abram in a vision:

‘Do not be afraid, Abram.
I am your shield,
your very great reward.’
(ESV)
After these things the word of the  Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Gen 18:15

(NIV)
Sarah was afraid, so she lied and said, ‘I did not laugh.’

But he said, ‘Yes, you did laugh.’

(ESV)
But Sarah denied it, saying, “I did not laugh,” for she was afraid. He said, “No, but you did laugh.”

Gen 19:30

(NIV)
Lot and his two daughters left Zoar and settled in the mountains, for he was afraid to stay in Zoar. He and his two daughters lived in a cave.
(ESV)
Now Lot went up out of Zoar and lived in the hills with his two daughters, for he was afraid to live in Zoar. So he lived in a cave with his two daughters.

Gen 20:8

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abimelek summoned all his officials, and when he told them all that had happened, they were very much afraid.
(ESV)
So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.

Gen 21:17

(NIV)
God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, ‘What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.
(ESV)
And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.

Gen 22:12

(NIV)
‘Do not lay a hand on the boy,’ he said. ‘Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.’

(ESV)
He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.”

Gen 26:7

(NIV)
When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, ‘She is my sister,’ because he was afraid to say, ‘She is my wife.’ He thought, ‘The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.’

(ESV)
When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because of Rebekah,” because she was attractive in appearance.

Gen 26:24

(NIV)
That night the  Lord appeared to him and said, ‘I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham’s sake.”

Gen 27:33

(NIV)
Isaac trembled violently and said, ‘Who was it, then, that hunted game and brought it to me? I ate it just before you came and I blessed him – and indeed he will be blessed!’

(ESV)
Then Isaac trembled very violently and said, “Who was it then that hunted game and brought it to me, and I ate it all before you came, and I have blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed.”

Gen 28:17

(NIV)
He was afraid and said, ‘How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven.’

(ESV)
And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.”

Gen 31:31

(NIV)
Jacob answered Laban, ‘I was afraid, because I thought you would take your daughters away from me by force.
(ESV)
Jacob answered and said to Laban, “Because I was afraid, for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.

Gen 32:7

(NIV)
In great fear and distress Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, and the flocks and herds and camels as well.
(ESV)
Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed. He divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and herds and camels, into two camps,

Gen 32:11

(NIV)
Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children.
(ESV)
Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, that he may come and attack me, the mothers with the children.

Gen 35:17

(NIV)
And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, ‘Don’t despair, for you have another son.’
(ESV)
And when her labor was at its hardest, the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for you have another son.”

Gen 42:18

(NIV)
On the third day, Joseph said to them, ‘Do this and you will live, for I fear God:
(ESV)
On the third day Joseph said to them, “Do this and you will live, for I fear God:

Gen 42:28

(NIV)
‘My silver has been returned,’ he said to his brothers. ‘Here it is in my sack.’

Their hearts sank and they turned to each other trembling and said, ‘What is this that God has done to us?’

(ESV)
He said to his brothers, “My money has been put back; here it is in the mouth of my sack!” At this their hearts failed them, and they turned trembling to one another, saying, “What is this that God has done to us?”

Gen 42:35

(NIV)
As they were emptying their sacks, there in each man’s sack was his pouch of silver! When they and their father saw the money pouches, they were frightened.
(ESV)
As they emptied their sacks, behold, every man’s bundle of money was in his sack. And when they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were afraid.

Gen 43:18

(NIV)
Now the men were frightened when they were taken to his house. They thought, ‘We were brought here because of the silver that was put back into our sacks the first time. He wants to attack us and overpower us and seize us as slaves and take our donkeys.’

(ESV)
And the men were afraid because they were brought to Joseph’s house, and they said, “It is because of the money, which was replaced in our sacks the first time, that we are brought in, so that he may assault us and fall upon us to make us servants and seize our donkeys.”

Gen 43:23

(NIV)
‘It’s all right,’ he said. ‘Don’t be afraid. Your God, the God of your father, has given you treasure in your sacks; I received your silver.’ Then he brought Simeon out to them.

(ESV)
He replied, “Peace to you, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has put treasure in your sacks for you. I received your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.

Gen 46:3

(NIV)
‘I am God, the God of your father,’ he said. ‘Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there.
(ESV)
Then he said, “I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation.

Gen 50:19

(NIV)
But Joseph said to them, ‘Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?
(ESV)
But Joseph said to them, “Do not fear, for am I in the place of God?

Gen 50:21

(NIV)
So then, don’t be afraid. I will provide for you and your children.’ And he reassured them and spoke kindly to them.

(ESV)
So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones.” Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Exod 1:17

(NIV)
The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live.
(ESV)
But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but let the male children live.

Exod 1:21

(NIV)
And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own.

(ESV)
And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families.

Exod 2:14

(NIV)
The man said, ‘Who made you ruler and judge over us? Are you thinking of killing me as you killed the Egyptian?’ Then Moses was afraid and thought, ‘What I did must have become known.’

(ESV)
He answered, “Who made you a prince and a judge over us? Do you mean to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid, and thought, “Surely the thing is known.”

Exod 3:6

(NIV)
Then he said, ‘I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.’ At this, Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.

(ESV)
And he said, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” And Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God.

Exod 9:20

(NIV)
Those officials of Pharaoh who feared the word of the  Lord hurried to bring their slaves and their livestock inside.
(ESV)
Then whoever feared the word of the  Lord among the servants of Pharaoh hurried his slaves and his livestock into the houses,

Exod 9:30

(NIV)
But I know that you and your officials still do not fear the  Lord God.’

(ESV)
But as for you and your servants, I know that you do not yet fear the  Lord God.”

Exod 14:10

(NIV)
As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians, marching after them. They were terrified and cried out to the  Lord.
(ESV)
When Pharaoh drew near, the people of Israel lifted up their eyes, and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them, and they feared greatly. And the people of Israel cried out to the  Lord.

Exod 14:13

(NIV)
Moses answered the people, ‘Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the  Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again.
(ESV)
And Moses said to the people, “Fear not, stand firm, and see the salvation of the  Lord, which he will work for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall never see again.

Exod 14:31

(NIV)
And when the Israelites saw the mighty hand of the  Lord displayed against the Egyptians, the people feared the  Lord and put their trust in him and in Moses his servant.

(ESV)
Israel saw the great power that the  Lord used against the Egyptians, so the people feared the  Lord, and they believed in the  Lord and in his servant Moses.

Exod 15:11

(NIV)
Who among the gods
is like you,  Lord?
Who is like you –
majestic in holiness,
awesome in glory,
working wonders?
(ESV)
Who is like you, O  Lord, among the gods?
Who is like you, majestic in holiness,
awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders?

Exod 18:21

(NIV)
But select capable men from all the people – men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain – and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.
(ESV)
Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

Exod 19:16

(NIV)
On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in the camp trembled.
(ESV)
On the morning of the third day there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud on the mountain and a very loud trumpet blast, so that all the people in the camp trembled.

Exod 19:18

(NIV)
Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the  Lord descended on it in fire. The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, and the whole mountain trembled violently.
(ESV)
Now Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke because the  Lord had descended on it in fire. The smoke of it went up like the smoke of a kiln, and the whole mountain trembled greatly.

Exod 20:20

(NIV)
Moses said to the people, ‘Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.’

(ESV)
Moses said to the people, “Do not fear, for God has come to test you, that the fear of him may be before you, that you may not sin.”

Exod 34:10

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said: ‘I am making a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do wonders never before done in any nation in all the world. The people you live among will see how awesome is the work that I, the  Lord, will do for you.
(ESV)
And he said, “Behold, I am making a covenant. Before all your people I will do marvels, such as have not been created in all the earth or in any nation. And all the people among whom you are shall see the work of the  Lord, for it is an awesome thing that I will do with you.

Exod 34:30

(NIV)
When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, his face was radiant, and they were afraid to come near him.
(ESV)
Aaron and all the people of Israel saw Moses, and behold, the skin of his face shone, and they were afraid to come near him.

Lev 19:3

(NIV)
‘“Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my Sabbaths: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 19:14

(NIV)
‘“Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling-block in front of the blind, but fear your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the  Lord.

Lev 19:30

(NIV)
‘“Observe my Sabbaths and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the  Lord.

Lev 19:32

(NIV)
‘“Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the  Lord.

Lev 25:17

(NIV)
Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
You shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God, for I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 25:36

(NIV)
Do not take interest or any profit from them, but fear your God, so that they may continue to live among you.
(ESV)
Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you.

Lev 25:43

(NIV)
Do not rule over them ruthlessly, but fear your God.

(ESV)
You shall not rule over him ruthlessly but shall fear your God.

Lev 26:2

(NIV)
‘“Observe my Sabbaths and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the  Lord.

Lev 26:6

(NIV)
‘“I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.
(ESV)
I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land and the sword shall not go through your land.

Num 12:8

(NIV)
With him I speak face to face,
clearly and not in riddles;
he sees the form of the  Lord.
Why then were you not afraid
to speak against my servant Moses?’
(ESV)
With him I speak mouth to mouth, clearly, and not in riddles, and he beholds the form of the  Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?”

Num 14:9

(NIV)
Only do not rebel against the  Lord. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the  Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them.’

(ESV)
Only do not rebel against the  Lord. And do not fear the people of the land, for they are bread for us. Their protection is removed from them, and the  Lord is with us; do not fear them.”

Num 21:34

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Moses, ‘Do not be afraid of him, for I have delivered him into your hands, along with his whole army and his land. Do to him what you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon.’

(ESV)
But the  Lord said to Moses, “Do not fear him, for I have given him into your hand, and all his people, and his land. And you shall do to him as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon.”

Deut 1:19

(NIV)
Then, as the  Lord our God commanded us, we set out from Horeb and went towards the hill country of the Amorites through all that vast and dreadful wilderness that you have seen, and so we reached Kadesh Barnea.
(ESV)
“Then we set out from Horeb and went through all that great and terrifying wilderness that you saw, on the way to the hill country of the Amorites, as the  Lord our God commanded us. And we came to Kadesh-barnea.

Deut 1:21

(NIV)
See, the  Lord your God has given you the land. Go up and take possession of it as the  Lord, the God of your ancestors, told you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.’

(ESV)
See, the  Lord your God has set the land before you. Go up, take possession, as the  Lord, the God of your fathers, has told you. Do not fear or be dismayed.’

Deut 1:29

(NIV)
Then I said to you, ‘Do not be terrified; do not be afraid of them.
(ESV)
Then I said to you, ‘Do not be in dread or afraid of them.

Deut 2:4

(NIV)
Give the people these orders: “You are about to pass through the territory of your relatives the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir. They will be afraid of you, but be very careful.
(ESV)
and command the people, “You are about to pass through the territory of your brothers, the people of Esau, who live in Seir; and they will be afraid of you. So be very careful.

Deut 3:2

(NIV)
The  Lord said to me, ‘Do not be afraid of him, for I have delivered him into your hands, along with his whole army and his land. Do to him what you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon.’

(ESV)
But the  Lord said to me, ‘Do not fear him, for I have given him and all his people and his land into your hand. And you shall do to him as you did to Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon.’

Deut 3:22

(NIV)
Do not be afraid of them; the  Lord your God himself will fight for you.’

(ESV)
You shall not fear them, for it is the  Lord your God who fights for you.’

Deut 4:10

(NIV)
Remember the day you stood before the  Lord your God at Horeb, when he said to me, ‘Assemble the people before me to hear my words so that they may learn to revere me as long as they live in the land and may teach them to their children.’
(ESV)
how on the day that you stood before the  Lord your God at Horeb, the  Lord said to me, ‘Gather the people to me, that I may let them hear my words, so that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children so.’

Deut 5:5

(NIV)
(At that time I stood between the  Lord and you to declare to you the word of the  Lord, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain.) And he said:

(ESV)
while I stood between the  Lord and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the  Lord. For you were afraid because of the fire, and you did not go up into the mountain. He said:

Deut 5:29

(NIV)
Oh, that their hearts would be inclined to fear me and keep all my commands always, so that it might go well with them and their children for ever!

(ESV)
Oh that they had such a heart as this always, to fear me and to keep all my commandments that it might go well with them and with their descendants forever!
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