68 verses

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.”

Num 18:31

(NIV)
You and your households may eat the rest of it anywhere, for it is your wages for your work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
And you may eat it in any place, you and your households, for it is your reward in return for your service in the tent of meeting.

Num 22:17

(NIV)
because I will reward you handsomely and do whatever you say. Come and put a curse on these people for me.’

(ESV)
for I will surely do you great honor, and whatever you say to me I will do. Come, curse this people for me.’”

Num 22:37

(NIV)
Balak said to Balaam, ‘Did I not send you an urgent summons? Why didn’t you come to me? Am I really not able to reward you?’

(ESV)
And Balak said to Balaam, “Did I not send to you to call you? Why did you not come to me? Am I not able to honor you?”

Num 24:11

(NIV)
Now leave at once and go home! I said I would reward you handsomely, but the  Lord has kept you from being rewarded.’

(ESV)
Therefore now flee to your own place. I said, ‘I will certainly honor you,’ but the  Lord has held you back from honor.”

Ruth 2:12

(NIV)
May the  Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the  Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.’

(ESV)
The  Lord repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the  Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!”

1Sam 24:19

(NIV)
When a man finds his enemy, does he let him get away unharmed? May the  Lord reward you well for the way you treated me today.
(ESV)
For if a man finds his enemy, will he let him go away safe? So may the  Lord reward you with good for what you have done to me this day.

2Sam 4:10

(NIV)
when someone told me, “Saul is dead,” and thought he was bringing good news, I seized him and put him to death in Ziklag. That was the reward I gave him for his news!
(ESV)
when one told me, ‘Behold, Saul is dead,’ and thought he was bringing good news I seized him and killed him at Ziklag, which was the reward I gave him for his news.

2Sam 18:22

(NIV)
Ahimaaz son of Zadok again said to Joab, ‘Come what may, please let me run behind the Cushite.’

But Joab replied, ‘My son, why do you want to go? You don’t have any news that will bring you a reward.’

(ESV)
Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok said again to Joab, “Come what may, let me also run after the Cushite.” And Joab said, “Why will you run, my son, seeing that you will have no reward for the news?”

2Sam 19:36

(NIV)
Your servant will cross over the Jordan with the king for a short distance, but why should the king reward me in this way?
(ESV)
Your servant will go a little way over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king repay me with such a reward?

1Kgs 13:7

(NIV)
The king said to the man of God, ‘Come home with me for a meal, and I will give you a gift.’

(ESV)
And the king said to the man of God, “Come home with me, and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward.”

2Chr 20:11

(NIV)
See how they are repaying us by coming to drive us out of the possession you gave us as an inheritance.
(ESV)
behold, they reward us by coming to drive us out of your possession, which you have given us to inherit.

Job 17:5

(NIV)
If anyone denounces their friends for reward,
the eyes of their children will fail.
(ESV)
He who informs against his friends to get a share of their property
the eyes of his children will fail.

Job 34:33

(NIV)
Should God then reward you on your terms,
when you refuse to repent?
You must decide, not I;
so tell me what you know.
(ESV)
Will he then make repayment to suit you,
because you reject it?
For you must choose, and not I;
therefore declare what you know.

Ps 17:14

(NIV)
By your hand save me from such people,  Lord,
from those of this world whose reward is in this life.
May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies;
may their children gorge themselves on it,
and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
(ESV)
from men by your hand, O  Lord,
from men of the world whose portion is in this life.
You fill their womb with treasure;
they are satisfied with children,
and they leave their abundance to their infants.

Ps 19:11

(NIV)
By them your servant is warned;
in keeping them there is great reward.
(ESV)
Moreover, by them is your servant warned;
in keeping them there is great reward.

Ps 28:4

(NIV)
Repay them for their deeds
and for their evil work;
repay them for what their hands have done
and bring back on them what they deserve.
(ESV)
Give to them according to their work
and according to the evil of their deeds;
give to them according to the work of their hands;
render them their due reward.

Ps 37:6

(NIV)
He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,
your vindication like the noonday sun.
(ESV)
He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,
and your justice as the noonday.

Ps 58:11

(NIV)
Then people will say,
‘Surely the righteous still are rewarded;
surely there is a God who judges the earth.’
(ESV)
Mankind will say, “Surely there is a reward for the righteous;
surely there is a God who judges on earth.”

Ps 62:12

(NIV)
and with you, Lord, is unfailing love’;
and, ‘You reward everyone
according to what they have done.’
(ESV)
and that to you, O Lord belongs steadfast love.
For you will render to a man
according to his work.

Ps 109:5

(NIV)
They repay me evil for good,
and hatred for my friendship.
(ESV)
So they reward me evil for good,
and hatred for my love.

Ps 109:20

(NIV)
May this be the  Lord’s payment to my accusers,
to those who speak evil of me.
(ESV)
May this be the reward of my accusers from the  Lord,
of those who speak evil against my life!

Ps 127:3

(NIV)
Children are a heritage from the  Lord,
offspring a reward from him.
(ESV)
Behold, children are a heritage from the  Lord,
the fruit of the womb a reward.

Prov 9:12

(NIV)
If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you;
if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.
(ESV)
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself;
if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Prov 11:18

(NIV)
A wicked person earns deceptive wages,
but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
(ESV)
The wicked earns deceptive wages,
but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.

Prov 12:14

(NIV)
From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things,
and the work of their hands brings them reward.
(ESV)
From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good,
and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him.

Prov 19:17

(NIV)
Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the  Lord,
and he will reward them for what they have done.
(ESV)
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the  Lord,
and he will repay him for his deed.

Prov 22:4

(NIV)
Humility is the fear of the  Lord;
its wages are riches and honour and life.
(ESV)
The reward for humility and fear of the  Lord
is riches and honor and life.

Prov 25:22

(NIV)
In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head,
and the  Lord will reward you.
(ESV)
for you will heap burning coals on his head,
and the  Lord will reward you.

Eccl 2:10

(NIV)
I denied myself nothing my eyes desired;
I refused my heart no pleasure.
My heart took delight in all my labour,
and this was the reward for all my toil.
(ESV)
And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart found pleasure in all my toil, and this was my reward for all my toil.

Eccl 4:9

(NIV)
Two are better than one,
because they have a good return for their labour:
(ESV)
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.

Eccl 9:5

(NIV)
For the living know that they will die,
but the dead know nothing;
they have no further reward,
and even their name is forgotten.
(ESV)
For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.

Isa 40:10

(NIV)
See, the Sovereign  Lord comes with power,
and he rules with a mighty arm.
See, his reward is with him,
and his recompense accompanies him.
(ESV)
Behold, the Lord  God comes with might,
and his arm rules for him;
behold, his reward is with him,
and his recompense before him.

Isa 45:13

(NIV)
I will raise up Cyrus in my righteousness:
I will make all his ways straight.
He will rebuild my city
and set my exiles free,
but not for a price or reward,
says the  Lord Almighty.’
(ESV)
I have stirred him up in righteousness,
and I will make all his ways level;
he shall build my city
and set my exiles free,
not for price or reward,”
says the  Lord of hosts.

Isa 49:4

(NIV)
But I said, ‘I have laboured in vain;
I have spent my strength for nothing at all.
Yet what is due to me is in the  Lord’s hand,
and my reward is with my God.’
(ESV)
But I said, “I have labored in vain;
I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity;
yet surely my right is with the  Lord,
and my recompense with my God.”

Isa 61:8

(NIV)
‘For I, the  Lord, love justice;
I hate robbery and wrongdoing.
In my faithfulness I will reward my people
and make an everlasting covenant with them.
(ESV)
For I the  Lord love justice;
I hate robbery and wrong;
I will faithfully give them their recompense,
and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Isa 62:11

(NIV)
The  Lord has made proclamation
to the ends of the earth:
‘Say to Daughter Zion,
“See, your Saviour comes!
See, his reward is with him,
and his recompense accompanies him.”’
(ESV)
Behold, the  Lord has proclaimed
to the end of the earth:
Say to the daughter of Zion,
Behold, your salvation comes;
behold, his reward is with him,
and his recompense before him.”

Jer 17:10

(NIV)
‘I the  Lord search the heart
and examine the mind,
to reward each person according to their conduct,
according to what their deeds deserve.’
(ESV)
“I the  Lord search the heart
and test the mind
to give every man according to his ways,
according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Jer 31:16

(NIV)
This is what the  Lord says:

‘Restrain your voice from weeping
and your eyes from tears,
for your work will be rewarded,’
declares the  Lord. ‘They will return from the land of the enemy.
(ESV)
Thus says the  Lord:
Keep your voice from weeping,
and your eyes from tears,
for there is a reward for your work,

declares the  Lord,
and they shall come back from the land of the enemy.

Jer 32:19

(NIV)
great are your purposes and mighty are your deeds. Your eyes are open to the ways of all mankind; you reward each person according to their conduct and as their deeds deserve.
(ESV)
great in counsel and mighty in deed whose eyes are open to all the ways of the children of man rewarding each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds.

Ezek 29:18

(NIV)
‘Son of man, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon drove his army in a hard campaign against Tyre; every head was rubbed bare and every shoulder made raw. Yet he and his army got no reward from the campaign he led against Tyre.
(ESV)
Son of man Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon made his army labor hard against Tyre. Every head was made bald, and every shoulder was rubbed bare, yet neither he nor his army got anything from Tyre to pay for the labor that he had performed against her.

Ezek 29:20

(NIV)
I have given him Egypt as a reward for his efforts because he and his army did it for me, declares the Sovereign  Lord.

(ESV)
I have given him the land of Egypt as his payment for which he labored, because they worked for me, declares the Lord  God.

Matt 5:12

(NIV)
Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

(ESV)
Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matt 5:46

(NIV)
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
(ESV)
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Matt 6:1

(NIV)
‘Be careful not to practise your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

(ESV)
Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Matt 6:2

(NIV)
‘So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honoured by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
(ESV)
Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Matt 6:4

(NIV)
so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

(ESV)
so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matt 6:5

(NIV)
‘And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
(ESV)
And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Matt 6:6

(NIV)
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
(ESV)
But when you pray go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matt 6:16

(NIV)
‘When you fast, do not look sombre as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
(ESV)
And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Matt 6:18

(NIV)
so that it will not be obvious to others that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

(ESV)
that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Matt 10:41

(NIV)
Whoever welcomes a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and whoever welcomes a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person’s reward.
(ESV)
The one who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and the one who receives a righteous person because he is a righteous person will receive a righteous person’s reward.

Matt 10:42

(NIV)
And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.’

(ESV)
And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.”

Matt 16:27

(NIV)
For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done.

(ESV)
For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.

Mark 9:41

(NIV)
Truly I tell you, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to the Messiah will certainly not lose their reward.

(ESV)
For truly, I say to you whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will by no means lose his reward.

Luke 6:23

(NIV)
‘Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.

(ESV)
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.

Luke 6:35

(NIV)
But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
(ESV)
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

Luke 23:41

(NIV)
We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.’

(ESV)
And we indeed justly, for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.”

Acts 1:18

(NIV)
(With the payment he received for his wickedness, Judas bought a field; there he fell headlong, his body burst open and all his intestines spilled out.
(ESV)
(Now this man acquired a field with the reward of his wickedness, and falling headlong he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out.

1Cor 3:14

(NIV)
If what has been built survives, the builder will receive a reward.
(ESV)
If the work that anyone has built on the foundation survives he will receive a reward.
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