277 verses

Gen 3:19

(NIV)
By the sweat of your brow
you will eat your food
until you return to the ground,
since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
and to dust you will return.’
(ESV)
By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out of it you were taken;
for you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.”

Gen 19:1

(NIV)
The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
(ESV)
The two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed himself with his face to the earth

Gen 42:6

(NIV)
Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph’s brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.
(ESV)
Now Joseph was governor over the land. He was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.

Gen 48:12

(NIV)
Then Joseph removed them from Israel’s knees and bowed down with his face to the ground.
(ESV)
Then Joseph removed them from his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

Exod 15:7

(NIV)
‘In the greatness of your majesty
you threw down those who opposed you.
You unleashed your burning anger;
it consumed them like stubble.
(ESV)
In the greatness of your majesty you overthrow your adversaries;
you send out your fury; it consumes them like stubble.

Lev 26:19

(NIV)
I will break down your stubborn pride and make the sky above you like iron and the ground beneath you like bronze.
(ESV)
and I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze.

Num 22:31

(NIV)
Then the Lord opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road with his sword drawn. So he bowed low and fell face down.

(ESV)
Then the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way, with his drawn sword in his hand. And he bowed down and fell on his face.

Deut 17:12

(NIV)
Anyone who shows contempt for the judge or for the priest who stands ministering there to the Lord your God is to be put to death. You must purge the evil from Israel.
(ESV)
The man who acts presumptuously by not obeying the priest who stands to minister there before the Lord your God, or the judge, that man shall die. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Deut 18:22

(NIV)
If what a prophet proclaims in the name of the Lord does not take place or come true, that is a message the Lord has not spoken. That prophet has spoken presumptuously, so do not be alarmed.

(ESV)
when a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the Lord has not spoken; the prophet has spoken it presumptuously. You need not be afraid of him.

Deut 33:10

(NIV)
He teaches your precepts to Jacob
and your law to Israel.
He offers incense before you
and whole burnt offerings on your altar.
(ESV)
They shall teach Jacob your rules
and Israel your law;
they shall put incense before you
and whole burnt offerings on your altar.

Deut 33:26

(NIV)
‘There is no one like the God of Jeshurun,
who rides across the heavens to help you
and on the clouds in his majesty.
(ESV)
“There is none like God, O Jeshurun,
who rides through the heavens to your help,
through the skies in his majesty.

Deut 33:29

(NIV)
Blessed are you, Israel!
Who is like you,
a people saved by the Lord?
He is your shield and helper
and your glorious sword.
Your enemies will cower before you,
and you will tread on their heights.’
(ESV)
Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you,
a people saved by the Lord,
the shield of your help,
and the sword of your triumph!
Your enemies shall come fawning to you,
and you shall tread upon their backs.”

Judg 5:18

(NIV)
The people of Zebulun risked their very lives;
so did Naphtali on the terraced fields.
(ESV)
Zebulun is a people who risked their lives to the death;
Naphtali, too, on the heights of the field.

1Sam 1:5

(NIV)
But to Hannah he gave a double portion because he loved her, and the Lord had closed her womb.
(ESV)
But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the Lord had closed her womb.

1Sam 10:23

(NIV)
They ran and brought him out, and as he stood among the people he was a head taller than any of the others.
(ESV)
Then they ran and took him from there. And when he stood among the people, he was taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward.

1Sam 17:4

(NIV)
A champion named Goliath, who was from Gath, came out of the Philistine camp. His height was six cubits and a span.
(ESV)
And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

1Sam 17:28

(NIV)
When Eliab, David’s eldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, ‘Why have you come down here? And with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how conceited you are and how wicked your heart is; you came down only to watch the battle.’

(ESV)
Now Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spoke to the men. And Eliab’s anger was kindled against David, and he said, “Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your presumption and the evil of your heart, for you have come down to see the battle.”

1Sam 20:41

(NIV)
After the boy had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone and bowed down before Jonathan three times, with his face to the ground. Then they kissed each other and wept together – but David wept the most.

(ESV)
And as soon as the boy had gone, David rose from beside the stone heap and fell on his face to the ground and bowed three times. And they kissed one another and wept with one another, David weeping the most.

1Sam 24:8

(NIV)
Then David went out of the cave and called out to Saul, ‘My lord the king!’ When Saul looked behind him, David bowed down and prostrated himself with his face to the ground.
(ESV)
Afterward David also arose and went out of the cave, and called after Saul, “My lord the king!” And when Saul looked behind him, David bowed with his face to the earth and paid homage.

1Sam 25:23

(NIV)
When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off her donkey and bowed down before David with her face to the ground.
(ESV)
When Abigail saw David, she hurried and got down from the donkey and fell before David on her face and bowed to the ground.

1Sam 25:41

(NIV)
She bowed down with her face to the ground and said, ‘I am your servant and am ready to serve you and wash the feet of my lord’s servants.’
(ESV)
And she rose and bowed with her face to the ground and said, “Behold, your handmaid is a servant to wash the feet of the servants of my lord.”

1Sam 28:14

(NIV)
‘What does he look like?’ he asked.

‘An old man wearing a robe is coming up,’ she said.

Then Saul knew it was Samuel, and he bowed down and prostrated himself with his face to the ground.

(ESV)
He said to her, “What is his appearance?” And she said, “An old man is coming up, and he is wrapped in a robe.” And Saul knew that it was Samuel, and he bowed with his face to the ground and paid homage.

2Sam 14:4

(NIV)
When the woman from Tekoa went to the king, she fell with her face to the ground to pay him honour, and she said, ‘Help me, Your Majesty!’

(ESV)
When the woman of Tekoa came to the king, she fell on her face to the ground and paid homage and said, Save me, O king.”

2Sam 14:33

(NIV)
So Joab went to the king and told him this. Then the king summoned Absalom, and he came in and bowed down with his face to the ground before the king. And the king kissed Absalom.

(ESV)
Then Joab went to the king and told him, and he summoned Absalom. So he came to the king and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king, and the king kissed Absalom.

2Sam 18:28

(NIV)
Then Ahimaaz called out to the king, ‘All is well!’ He bowed down before the king with his face to the ground and said, ‘Praise be to the Lord your God! He has delivered up those who lifted their hands against my lord the king.’

(ESV)
Then Ahimaaz cried out to the king, “All is well.” And he bowed before the king with his face to the earth and said, Blessed be the Lord your God, who has delivered up the men who raised their hand against my lord the king.”

2Sam 22:17

(NIV)
‘He reached down from on high and took hold of me;
he drew me out of deep waters.
(ESV)
“He sent from on high, he took me;
he drew me out of many waters.

2Sam 24:20

(NIV)
When Araunah looked and saw the king and his officials coming towards him, he went out and bowed down before the king with his face to the ground.

(ESV)
And when Araunah looked down, he saw the king and his servants coming on toward him. And Araunah went out and paid homage to the king with his face to the ground.

1Kgs 1:23

(NIV)
And the king was told, ‘Nathan the prophet is here.’ So he went before the king and bowed with his face to the ground.

(ESV)
And they told the king, “Here is Nathan the prophet.” And when he came in before the king, he bowed before the king, with his face to the ground.

1Kgs 1:31

(NIV)
Then Bathsheba bowed down with her face to the ground, prostrating herself before the king, and said, ‘May my lord King David live for ever!’

(ESV)
Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the ground and paid homage to the king and said, “May my lord King David live forever!”

2Kgs 19:22

(NIV)
Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed?
Against whom have you raised your voice
and lifted your eyes in pride?
Against the Holy One of Israel!
(ESV)
“Whom have you mocked and reviled?
Against whom have you raised your voice
and lifted your eyes to the heights?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

2Kgs 19:23

(NIV)
By your messengers
you have ridiculed the Lord.
And you have said,
‘With my many chariots
I have ascended the heights of the mountains,
the utmost heights of Lebanon.
I have cut down its tallest cedars,
the choicest of its junipers.
I have reached its remotest parts,
the finest of its forests.
(ESV)
By your messengers you have mocked the Lord,
and you have said, ‘With my many chariots
I have gone up the heights of the mountains,
to the far recesses of Lebanon;
I felled its tallest cedars,
its choicest cypresses;
I entered its farthest lodging place,
its most fruitful forest.

1Chr 21:21

(NIV)
Then David approached, and when Araunah looked and saw him, he left the threshing-floor and bowed down before David with his face to the ground.

(ESV)
As David came to Ornan, Ornan looked and saw David and went out from the threshing floor and paid homage to David with his face to the ground.

2Chr 3:4

(NIV)
The portico at the front of the temple was twenty cubits long across the width of the building and twenty cubits high.

He overlaid the inside with pure gold.
(ESV)
The vestibule in front of the nave of the house was twenty cubits long, equal to the width of the house, and its height was 120 cubits. He overlaid it on the inside with pure gold.

2Chr 7:3

(NIV)
When all the Israelites saw the fire coming down and the glory of the Lord above the temple, they knelt on the pavement with their faces to the ground, and they worshipped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying,

‘He is good;
his love endures for ever.’
(ESV)
When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the Lord on the temple, they bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement and worshiped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

2Chr 17:6

(NIV)
His heart was devoted to the ways of the Lord; furthermore, he removed the high places and the Asherah poles from Judah.

(ESV)
His heart was courageous in the ways of the Lord. And furthermore, he took the high places and the Asherim out of Judah.

2Chr 20:18

(NIV)
Jehoshaphat bowed down with his face to the ground, and all the people of Judah and Jerusalem fell down in worship before the Lord.
(ESV)
Then Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground, and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell down before the Lord, worshiping the Lord.

2Chr 26:16

(NIV)
But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to the Lord his God, and entered the temple of the Lord to burn incense on the altar of incense.
(ESV)
But when he was strong, he grew proud, to his destruction. For he was unfaithful to the Lord his God and entered the temple of the Lord to burn incense on the altar of incense.

2Chr 32:25

(NIV)
But Hezekiah’s heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness shown him; therefore the Lord’s wrath was on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.
(ESV)
But Hezekiah did not make return according to the benefit done to him, for his heart was proud. Therefore wrath came upon him and Judah and Jerusalem.

2Chr 32:26

(NIV)
Then Hezekiah repented of the pride of his heart, as did the people of Jerusalem; therefore the Lord’s wrath did not come on them during the days of Hezekiah.

(ESV)
But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

2Chr 33:14

(NIV)
Afterwards he rebuilt the outer wall of the City of David, west of the Gihon spring in the valley, as far as the entrance of the Fish Gate and encircling the hill of Ophel; he also made it much higher. He stationed military commanders in all the fortified cities in Judah.

(ESV)
Afterward he built an outer wall for the city of David west of Gihon, in the valley, and for the entrance into the Fish Gate, and carried it around Ophel, and raised it to a very great height. He also put commanders of the army in all the fortified cities in Judah.

Neh 8:6

(NIV)
Ezra praised the Lord, the great God; and all the people lifted their hands and responded, ‘Amen! Amen!’ Then they bowed down and worshipped the Lord with their faces to the ground.

(ESV)
And Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God, and all the people answered, Amen, Amen,” lifting up their hands. And they bowed their heads and worshiped the Lord with their faces to the ground.

Job 5:7

(NIV)
Yet man is born to trouble
as surely as sparks fly upwards.
(ESV)
but man is born to trouble
as the sparks fly upward.

Job 5:11

(NIV)
The lowly he sets on high,
and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
(ESV)
he sets on high those who are lowly,
and those who mourn are lifted to safety.

Job 11:8

(NIV)
They are higher than the heavens above – what can you do?
They are deeper than the depths below – what can you know?
(ESV)
It is higher than heaven —what can you do?
Deeper than Sheol—what can you know?

Job 16:19

(NIV)
Even now my witness is in heaven;
my advocate is on high.
(ESV)
Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven,
and he who testifies for me is on high.

Job 22:12

(NIV)
‘Is not God in the heights of heaven?
And see how lofty are the highest stars!
(ESV)
“Is not God high in the heavens?
See the highest stars, how lofty they are!

Job 22:29

(NIV)
When people are brought low and you say, “Lift them up!”
then he will save the downcast.
(ESV)
For when they are humbled you say, ‘It is because of pride’;
but he saves the lowly.

Job 25:2

(NIV)
‘Dominion and awe belong to God;
he establishes order in the heights of heaven.
(ESV)
Dominion and fear are with God;
he makes peace in his high heaven.

Job 28:8

(NIV)
Proud beasts do not set foot on it,
and no lion prowls there.
(ESV)
The proud beasts have not trodden it;
the lion has not passed over it.

Job 31:2

(NIV)
For what is our lot from God above,
our heritage from the Almighty on high?
(ESV)
What would be my portion from God above
and my heritage from the Almighty on high?

Job 33:17

(NIV)
to turn them from wrongdoing
and keep them from pride,
(ESV)
that he may turn man aside from his deed
and conceal pride from a man;

Job 35:5

(NIV)
Look up at the heavens and see;
gaze at the clouds so high above you.
(ESV)
Look at the heavens, and see;
and behold the clouds, which are higher than you.

Job 35:12

(NIV)
He does not answer when people cry out
because of the arrogance of the wicked.
(ESV)
There they cry out, but he does not answer,
because of the pride of evil men.

Job 36:7

(NIV)
He does not take his eyes off the righteous;
he enthrones them with kings
and exalts them for ever.
(ESV)
He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous,
but with kings on the throne
he sets them forever, and they are exalted.

Job 37:4

(NIV)
After that comes the sound of his roar;
he thunders with his majestic voice.
When his voice resounds,
he holds nothing back.
(ESV)
After it his voice roars;
he thunders with his majestic voice,
and he does not restrain the lightnings when his voice is heard.

Job 38:11

(NIV)
when I said, “This far you may come and no farther;
here is where your proud waves halt”?
(ESV)
and said, ‘Thus far shall you come, and no farther,
and here shall your proud waves be stayed’?

Job 39:18

(NIV)
Yet when she spreads her feathers to run,
she laughs at horse and rider.
(ESV)
When she rouses herself to flee,
she laughs at the horse and his rider.

Job 39:27

(NIV)
Does the eagle soar at your command
and build its nest on high?
(ESV)
Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up
and makes his nest on high?

Job 40:10

(NIV)
Then adorn yourself with glory and splendour,
and clothe yourself in honour and majesty.
(ESV)
Adorn yourself with majesty and dignity;
clothe yourself with glory and splendor.

Job 40:11

(NIV)
Unleash the fury of your wrath,
look at all who are proud and bring them low,
(ESV)
Pour out the overflowings of your anger,
and look on everyone who is proud and abase him.
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