56 verses

Exod 7:11

(NIV)
Pharaoh then summoned the wise men and sorcerers, and the Egyptian magicians also did the same things by their secret arts:
(ESV)
Then Pharaoh summoned the wise men and the sorcerers, and they, the magicians of Egypt, also did the same by their secret arts.

Exod 7:22

(NIV)
But the Egyptian magicians did the same things by their secret arts, and Pharaoh’s heart became hard; he would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as the  Lord had said.
(ESV)
But the magicians of Egypt did the same by their secret arts. So Pharaoh’s heart remained hardened, and he would not listen to them, as the  Lord had said.

Exod 8:7

(NIV)
But the magicians did the same things by their secret arts; they also made frogs come up on the land of Egypt.

(ESV)
But the magicians did the same by their secret arts and made frogs come up on the land of Egypt.

Exod 8:18

(NIV)
But when the magicians tried to produce gnats by their secret arts, they could not.

Since the gnats were on people and animals everywhere,
(ESV)
The magicians tried by their secret arts to produce gnats, but they could not. So there were gnats on man and beast.

Deut 27:15

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who makes an idol – a thing detestable to the  Lord, the work of skilled hands – and sets it up in secret.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be the man who makes a carved or cast metal image, an abomination to the  Lord, a thing made by the hands of a craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’

Deut 27:24

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who kills their neighbour secretly.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who strikes down his neighbor in secret.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Deut 29:29

(NIV)
The secret things belong to the  Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may follow all the words of this law.

(ESV)
“The secret things belong to the  Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Judg 3:19

(NIV)
But on reaching the stone images near Gilgal he himself went back to Eglon and said, ‘Your majesty, I have a secret message for you.’

The king said to his attendants, ‘Leave us!’ And they all left.

(ESV)
But he himself turned back at the idols near Gilgal and said, “I have a secret message for you, O king.” And he commanded, “Silence.” And all his attendants went out from his presence.

Judg 16:5

(NIV)
The rulers of the Philistines went to her and said, ‘See if you can lure him into showing you the secret of his great strength and how we can overpower him so that we may tie him up and subdue him. Each one of us will give you eleven hundred shekels of silver.’

(ESV)
And the lords of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Seduce him, and see where his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him, that we may bind him to humble him. And we will each give you 1,100 pieces of silver.”

Judg 16:6

(NIV)
So Delilah said to Samson, ‘Tell me the secret of your great strength and how you can be tied up and subdued.’

(ESV)
So Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength lies, and how you might be bound, that one could subdue you.”

Judg 16:9

(NIV)
With men hidden in the room, she called to him, ‘Samson, the Philistines are upon you!’ But he snapped the bow-strings as easily as a piece of string snaps when it comes close to a flame. So the secret of his strength was not discovered.

(ESV)
Now she had men lying in ambush in an inner chamber. And she said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he snapped the bowstrings, as a thread of flax snaps when it touches the fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.

Judg 16:15

(NIV)
Then she said to him, ‘How can you say, “I love you,” when you won’t confide in me? This is the third time you have made a fool of me and haven’t told me the secret of your great strength.’
(ESV)
And she said to him, “How can you say, ‘I love you,’ when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me where your great strength lies.”

1Sam 19:2

(NIV)
and warned him, ‘My father Saul is looking for a chance to kill you. Be on your guard tomorrow morning; go into hiding and stay there.
(ESV)
And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

2Sam 12:12

(NIV)
You did it in secret, but I will do this thing in broad daylight before all Israel.”’

(ESV)
For you did it secretly but I will do this thing before all Israel and before the sun.’”

2Sam 15:10

(NIV)
Then Absalom sent secret messengers throughout the tribes of Israel to say, ‘As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpets, then say, “Absalom is king in Hebron.”’
(ESV)
But Absalom sent secret messengers throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, “As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then say, ‘Absalom is king at Hebron!’”

Esth 2:20

(NIV)
But Esther had kept secret her family background and nationality just as Mordecai had told her to do, for she continued to follow Mordecai’s instructions as she had done when he was bringing her up.

(ESV)
Esther had not made known her kindred or her people, as Mordecai had commanded her, for Esther obeyed Mordecai just as when she was brought up by him.

Job 13:10

(NIV)
He would surely call you to account
if you secretly showed partiality.
(ESV)
He will surely rebuke you
if in secret you show partiality.

Ps 10:8

(NIV)
He lies in wait near the villages;
from ambush he murders the innocent.
His eyes watch in secret for his victims;
(ESV)
He sits in ambush in the villages;
in hiding places he murders the innocent.
His eyes stealthily watch for the helpless;

Ps 51:6

(NIV)
Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb;
you taught me wisdom in that secret place.
(ESV)
Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being,
and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart.

Ps 64:2

(NIV)
Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked,
from the plots of evildoers.
(ESV)
Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked,
from the throng of evildoers,

Ps 81:7

(NIV)
In your distress you called and I rescued you,
I answered you out of a thundercloud;
I tested you at the waters of Meribah.
(ESV)
In distress you called, and I delivered you;
I answered you in the secret place of thunder;
I tested you at the waters of Meribah.  Selah

Ps 90:8

(NIV)
You have set our iniquities before you,
our secret sins in the light of your presence.
(ESV)
You have set our iniquities before you,
our secret sins in the light of your presence.

Ps 101:5

(NIV)
Whoever slanders their neighbour in secret,
I will put to silence;
whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart,
I will not tolerate.
(ESV)
Whoever slanders his neighbor secretly
I will destroy.
Whoever has a haughty look and an arrogant heart
I will not endure.

Ps 139:15

(NIV)
My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
(ESV)
My frame was not hidden from you,
when I was being made in secret,
intricately woven in the depths of the earth.

Prov 9:17

(NIV)
‘Stolen water is sweet;
food eaten in secret is delicious!’
(ESV)
Stolen water is sweet,
and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”

Prov 11:13

(NIV)
A gossip betrays a confidence,
but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
(ESV)
Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets,
but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.

Prov 17:23

(NIV)
The wicked accept bribes in secret
to pervert the course of justice.
(ESV)
The wicked accepts a bribe in secret
to pervert the ways of justice.

Prov 21:14

(NIV)
A gift given in secret soothes anger,
and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.
(ESV)
A gift in secret averts anger,
and a concealed bribe strong wrath.

Prov 25:9

(NIV)
If you take your neighbour to court,
do not betray another’s confidence,
(ESV)
Argue your case with your neighbor himself,
and do not reveal another’s secret,

Eccl 12:14

(NIV)
For God will bring every deed into judgment,
including every hidden thing,
whether it is good or evil.
(ESV)
For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil.

Isa 3:17

(NIV)
Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion;
the  Lord will make their scalps bald.’
(ESV)
therefore the Lord will strike with a scab
the heads of the daughters of Zion,
and the  Lord will lay bare their secret parts.

Isa 45:3

(NIV)
I will give you hidden treasures,
riches stored in secret places,
so that you may know that I am the  Lord,
the God of Israel, who summons you by name.
(ESV)
I will give you the treasures of darkness
and the hoards in secret places,
that you may know that it is I, the  Lord,
the God of Israel who call you by your name.

Isa 45:19

(NIV)
I have not spoken in secret,
from somewhere in a land of darkness;
I have not said to Jacob’s descendants,
“Seek me in vain.”
I, the  Lord, speak the truth;
I declare what is right.
(ESV)
I did not speak in secret,
in a land of darkness;
I did not say to the offspring of Jacob,
Seek me in vain.’
I the  Lord speak the truth;
I declare what is right.

Isa 48:16

(NIV)
‘Come near me and listen to this:

‘From the first announcement I have not spoken in secret;
at the time it happens, I am there.’
And now the Sovereign  Lord has sent me,
endowed with his Spirit.
(ESV)
Draw near to me, hear this:
from the beginning I have not spoken in secret,
from the time it came to be I have been there.”
And now the Lord  God has sent me, and his Spirit.

Isa 65:4

(NIV)
who sit among the graves
and spend their nights keeping secret vigil;
who eat the flesh of pigs,
and whose pots hold broth of impure meat;
(ESV)
who sit in tombs,
and spend the night in secret places;
who eat pig’s flesh,
and broth of tainted meat is in their vessels;

Jer 13:17

(NIV)
If you do not listen,
I will weep in secret
because of your pride;
my eyes will weep bitterly,
overflowing with tears,
because the  Lord’s flock will be taken captive.
(ESV)
But if you will not listen,
my soul will weep in secret for your pride;
my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears,
because the  Lord’s flock has been taken captive.

Jer 23:24

(NIV)
Who can hide in secret places
so that I cannot see them?’
declares the  Lord. ‘Do not I fill heaven and earth?’
declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the  Lord. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the  Lord.

Ezek 28:3

(NIV)
Are you wiser than Daniel?
Is no secret hidden from you?
(ESV)
you are indeed wiser than Daniel;
no secret is hidden from you;

Amos 3:7

(NIV)
Surely the Sovereign  Lord does nothing
without revealing his plan
to his servants the prophets.
(ESV)
For the Lord  God does nothing
without revealing his secret
to his servants the prophets.

Hab 3:14

(NIV)
With his own spear you pierced his head
when his warriors stormed out to scatter us,
gloating as though about to devour
the wretched who were in hiding.
(ESV)
You pierced with his own arrows the heads of his warriors,
who came like a whirlwind to scatter me,
rejoicing as if to devour the poor in secret.

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 6:6

(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 6:18

(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.

Mark 4:11

(NIV)
He told them, ‘The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables
(ESV)
And he said to them, “To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is in parables,

Mark 4:22

(NIV)
For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open.
(ESV)
For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to light.

Mark 7:24

(NIV)
Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret.
(ESV)
And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want anyone to know, yet he could not be hidden.

Luke 8:17

(NIV)
For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open.
(ESV)
For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light.

John 7:4

(NIV)
No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.’
(ESV)
For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things show yourself to the world.”

John 7:10

(NIV)
However, after his brothers had left for the festival, he went also, not publicly, but in secret.
(ESV)
But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private.

John 18:20

(NIV)
‘I have spoken openly to the world,’ Jesus replied.‘I always taught in synagogues or at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret.
(ESV)
Jesus answered him, I have spoken openly to the world. I have always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews come together. I have said nothing in secret.

Rom 16:25

(NIV)
Now to him who is able to establish you in accordance with my gospel, the message I proclaim about Jesus Christ, in keeping with the revelation of the mystery hidden for long ages past,
(ESV)
Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages

1Cor 2:7

(NIV)
No, we declare God’s wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.
(ESV)
But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God which God decreed before the ages for our glory.

2Cor 4:2

(NIV)
Rather, we have renounced secret and shameful ways; we do not use deception, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by setting forth the truth plainly we commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.
(ESV)
But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.

Eph 5:12

(NIV)
It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
(ESV)
For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret.

Phil 4:12

(NIV)
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
(ESV)
I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.

2Thess 2:7

(NIV)
For the secret power of lawlessness is already at work; but the one who now holds it back will continue to do so till he is taken out of the way.
(ESV)
For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work. Only he who now restrains it will do so until he is out of the way.
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