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Job i. 1. Job feared God, and eschewed evil. Ver. 8. Ch. ii. 3. Prov. iii. 7. The fear of the Lord is to depart from evil. viii. 13. The fear of the Lord is to hate evil. Ch. xiv. 16.
xvi. 6. By the fear of the Lord, men depart from evil.
2 Cor. vii. 1. Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and Spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. Ver. 11. Eph. v. 21. Submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of God. Phil. ii. 12. Work out your salvation with fear and trembling. Heb. xi. 7. Noah moved with fear, prepared an ark.
1 Pet. i. 7. Pass the time of your sojourning here, in fear. iii. 2. Your chaste conversation, coupled with fear.
Col. iii. 22. Servants obey your masters, not with eye-service but singleness of heart, fearing God. Eph. vi. 5.
: Instances. Isaac, Gen. xxxi. 42, 43. 1 Kings xviii. 3, 4, 12, 13. 2 Kings. Obadiah iv. 1. Neh. vii. 2. Hanani, Ps. xl. 3.-lii. 6.— cxix. 63. See the qualifications of the civil magistrate, Commandment 5th.
LIX. Promises to them that fear God. Deut. vi. 24. The Lord commanded us to fear the Lord our God, for our good always.
2 Kings xvii. 39. The Lord your God ye shall fear, and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.
Neh. i. 11. Let thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name.
Ps. xxv. 12. What man is he that feareth the Lord, him shall he teach,
Ver. 14. The way that he shall chuse.
xxxi. 19. How great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee.
xxxiii. 18. Behold the eye of the Lord is on them that fear him. xxxiv. 7. The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
Ver. 3. There is no want to them that fear him.
Ix. 4. Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee.
Ixxxv. 9. His salvation is nigh them that fear him.
ciji. 11. As the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
Ver. 13. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
Ver. 17. The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him.
cxi. 5. He hath given meat unto them that fear him.
cxii. 1. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord.
cxv. 11. Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord, he is their help
Ver. 13. The Lord will bless them that fear him.
cxix. 38. Stablish thy word unto thy servant who is devoted to thy fear.
cxxviii. 1. Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord.
Ver. 4. Thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.
cxlv.. 19. He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him, he will hear their cry and will save them.
Ps. cxlvii. 11. The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him. Prov. x. 27. The fear of the Lord prolongeth days.
xiv. 26. In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Ver. 27. The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life to depart from the snares of death,
xv. 16. Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures and trouble therewith.
xix. 23. The fear of the Lord tendeth to life, he that hath it shall abide satisfied.
xxii. 24. By humility and the fear of Lord, are riches and honour and life.
xxviii. 14. Happy is the man that feareth alway.
xxxi. 30. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman that feareth the Lord she shall be praised.
Eccl. viii. 12. It shall be well with them that fear God.
Isa. xxxiii. 6. The fear of the Lord is his treasure.
. 1. 10. Who is among you that feareth the Lord, and obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Zeph. iii. 7. I said, surely thou wilt fear me, so thy dwelling should not be cut off.
Mal. ii. 5. My covenant was with Levi, of life and peace, and I gave them to him, for the fear wherewith he feared me.
iii. 16. They that feared the Lord, spake often one to another, and the Lord hearkened and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for them that feared the Lord, and that thought upon his name.
Ver. 17. And they shall be mine, saith the Lord, in the day that I make up my jewels, and I will spare them as a man spareth his son that serveth him.
iv. 2. Unto you that fear my name, shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing under his wings.
Luke i. 50. His mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.
Rev. xi. 18. The time is come, that thou shouldst give a reward to them that fear thy name. See 1 Sam. xii. 14, 18. Ps. lii. 6.—lxvi. 16. -cxviii. 4.-cxix. 74, 79. Eccl. vii. 18. Isa. lx. 5. Jer. xxxii. 39, 40. Acts ix. 31.
LX. Other expressions to the same effect. Trembling. Ezra ix, 4. They trembled at the word. Isa. lxvi. 2, 5.
Ezra x. 3. They trembled at the commandment.
Job xxi. 6. When I remember, trembling taketh hold on my flesh. Ps. cxix. 120.
Ps. ii. 11. Rejoice with trembling.
Hos. xiii. 11. Whem Ephraim spake trembling, he exalted him
self in Israel.
Joel ii. 11. Let all tremble, for the day of the Lord cometh. Ver. 10. See Ezra x. 10. Jeb iv. 14.-xxxvii. 1. Isa. lxiv. 2. Dan. vi. 26. Jer. xxxiii. 9. Hab, iii. 16. Acts vii. 32-xvi. 29.-xxiv. 25. Eph. vi. 5. Phil. ii. 12.
LXI. Heaven and earth tremble at God's greatness. Job ix. 6. He shaketh the earth out of her place, the pillars thereof tremble. Job xxvi. 11. The pillars of heaven tremble, and are astonished at his reproof.
Ps. xviii. 7. The earth shook and trembled, the foundations of the hills moved because he was wroth. See Ps. lx. 2.-lxxvii. 18.-xcvii. 4. civ. 32.-cxiv. 7. Jer. x. 10.-li. 29. Amos viii. 8.
Quake. Neh. i. 7. The mountains quake at him, the hills melt. Heb. xii. 21. Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake. See Exod. xviii. 9. Ezek. xii. 18.
Terror. Job vi. 4. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me.
xxxi. 23. Destruction from the Almighty was a terror to me. Ps. lxxxviii. 15. While I suffer thy terrors I am distracted. Jer. xvii. 17. Be not a terror to me, for thou art my hope in the day of evil. Job xxxiii. 7.
2 Cor. v. 11. Knowing the terrors of the Lord we persuade men. Reverence. Ps. lxxxix. 7. God is to be had in reverence of all that are about him.
Ps. cxi. 9. Holy and reverend is his name.
Heb. xii. 28. Serve God with reverence.
Ps. iv. 4. Stand in awe, and sin not. Ps. xxxiii. 8.-cxix. 16. Afraid. Deut. ix. 19. I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure. 2 Sam. vi. 9. David was afraid of the Lord. See 1 Chron. xiii. 12. Job xiii. 11.—xxi. 6.—xxiii. 15.-xxxiii. 7. Ps. cxix. 120.—lvi. 3. Hab. iii. 2.
LXII. Threatnings against those that fear not God. Prov. i. 29. They hated knowledge, and did not chuse the fear of the Lord. Ver. 31, Therefore shall thay eat the fruit of their own way. Ver. 25, &c.
Eccl. viii. 13. It shall not be well with the wicked, because they fear not God.
Jer. ii. 19. Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee, know therefore and see, that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord God of hosts,
xliv. 10. They are not humbled neither have they feared, nor walked in my law.
Ver. 11. Therefore, thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel, behold I will set my face against you for evil, &c. .
Mal. iii. 5. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, adulterers, false swearers, against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts. See 2 Kings xvii. 25, 40, 41.
NOT FEARING GOD,
LXIII. The wicked fear not God, with that fear which is a restraint from sin, and a motive to duty.
Gen, xx. 11. Abraham said, I thought surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
Exod. ix. 30. Moses said to Pharaoh, as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the Lord God, to let Israel go. Deut. xxv. 18. Amalek smote Israel, and feared not God. Job vi. 14. The wicked forsaketh the fear of the Almighty. Ver. 18. The paths of their way are turned aside, they go to nothing and perish.
xv. 4. He casteth off fear, and restraineth prayer before God. Ps. xxxvi. 1. The transgression of the wicked saith within my beart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.
Iv. 19. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.
Ixiv. 4. Suddenly do thy shoot at the perfect, and fear not.
. 22. Fear ye not me? saith the Lord.
Ver. 23. This people hath a revolting heart.
Ver. 24. Neither say they in their heart, let us fear the Lord our God.
Luke xviii. 2. There was a judge which feared not God, neither regarded man. See Jer. xxxvi. 24. Hos. x. 3. Luke xxiii. 40. Jude
LXIV. The wicked have a tormenting fear of God, which is their punishment.
Job xv. 21. A dreadful sound is in his ears.
Ver. 24. Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid.
xviii. 11. Terrors shall make him afraid on every side. Ver. 14. Ch. xxiv. 17.
Ps. ix. 20. Put them in fear, O Lord, that they may know themselves to be but men. Ps. lxxxiii. 15.
Ixxiii. 19. They are utterly consumed with terrors.
Prov. x. 24. The fear of the wicked shall come upon him.
Isa. ii. 10. Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty. Ver. 19. Hos. x. 8. Mic. vii. 17. Luke xxiii. 30. Rev. vi. 15, 16.
Heb. x. 27. A fearful looking for of judgment, Matt. xxv. 25. Ver. 31. It is a fearful thing, to fall into the hands of the living God.
Isa. xxxiii. 14. The sinners in Zion are afraid, fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites, who among us shall dwell with devouring fire, with everlasting burnings.
Heb. xii. 29. Our God is a consuming fire. See Isa. Ixvi. 4. LXV. God delivers the wicked up to their fears of their enemies. Exod. xv. 6. Fear and dread shall fall upon them, by the greatness of thine arm. Gen. xxxv. 5. Isa. xix. 17. I will appoint over you terror. Exod. xxviii. 26, 67. Ezek. xxi. 12.
Exod. xxiii. 27. I will send my fear before thee, and make thine enemies turn their backs. Deut. xi. 25.-ii. 25. Jos. ii. 9.
Lev. xxvi. 16. I will appoint over you terror. Exod. xxviii. 26, 67. Ezek. xxi. 12. Lam. iii. 47.
Deut. iv. 34. Hath God assayed to take a nation, &c. by great terrors, &c. Ch. xxvi. 8.
xxxii. 25. The sword and terror shall destroy. Jer. vi. 24, 25.—
2 Chron. xx. 29. The fear of God was on all the kingdoms. Ps. xviii. 45. See Ps. xiv. 5.-xlviii. 6.-liii. 5. Isa. xxiv. 17. Jer. xlviii. 43.—xlix. 5, 24, 29. Ezek. xxx. 13.
LOVE TO GOD.
LXVI. Love to God, commanded. Deut. vi. 5. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. Ch. x. 12. Matt. xxii. 37.
xi. 1. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments. Ch. xiii, 3.
xxx. 15. I have set before you this day life, and death, and good, and evil.
Ver. 19. In that I command thee to love the Lord thy God. Ver. 19.
Jos. xxii. 5. Take diligent heed, to love the Lord your God, &c. Ps. xxxi. 23. O love the Lord all ye his saints.
LXVII. Promises to them that love God. Exod. xx. 6. I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments. Deut. v. 10.
Deut. vii. 9. Know the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations. Dan. ix. 5. Neh. i. 5.
Ps. xci. 14. Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him, and honour him. Ver. 15.
Ver. 16. I will shew him my salvation.
cxix. 132. Look upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto them that love thy name.
cxly. 20. The Lord préserveth them that love him.
Rom. viii. 28. All things work together for good, to them that love God.
1 Cor. ii. 9. Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
viii. 3. If any man love God the same is known of him. James ii. 5. A kingdom God hath promised to them that love him. See also, Deut. xi. 13, 14, 15, 22, 23.—xix. 9.-xxx. 16, 19, 20. Ps. Ixix. 36. Isa. lvi. 6, 7. Jer. ii. 2, 3. Col. ii. 12. Heb. vi. 10. 1 John iv. 7, 16, 18. Jude ver. 21.
LXVIII. Prayers for them that love God. Judges v. 31. Let them that love him be as the sun, when he goeth forth in his strength. Ps. v. 11. Let them that love thy name, be joyful in thee.
LXIX. Exhortations to love God. Ps. xxxi. 20. O love the Lord all ye saints.
1 Thess. v. 8. Putting on the breast-plate of faith and love.
1 Tim, vi. 11. O man of God, follow after righteousness, godliness, faith and love.
Jude xxi. Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
LXX. Instances of persons loving God. Ps. xviii. 1. I will love the Lord my strength.