THE FEAR OF THE LORD
GENESIS 20:11 NKJV
And Abraham said, "Because I
thought, surely the fear of God is not in this place; and
they will kill me on account of my wife.
GENESIS 22:12 NKJV
And He said, "Do not lay your hand
on the lad, or do anything to him; for now I know that you
fear God, since you have not with held your son, your only
son, from Me."
GENESIS 42:18 NKJV
Then Joseph said to them the third
day, "Do this and live, for I fear God:
EXODUS 1:17,21 NKJV
But the midwives feared God, and
did not do as the king of Egypt commanded
them, but saved the male child alive.
21 And so it was, because the midwives feared
God, that He provided households for them.
EXODUS 9:20 NKJV
He who feared the word of the Lord
among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his
livestock flee to the houses.
EXODUS 9:30 NKJV
"But as for you and your servants,
I know that you will not yet fear the Lord God."
EXODUS 14:31 NKJV
Thus Israel saw the great work
which the Lord had done in Egypt; so the people feared the
Lord, and believed the Lord and His servant Moses.
EXODUS 18:21 NKJV
"Moreover you shall select from all
the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating
covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of
thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers
EXODUS 20:20 NKJV
And Moses said to the people, "Do
not fear; for God has come to test you, and that His fear
may be before you, so that you may not sin."
EXODUS 23:27 NKJV
"I will send My fear before you, I
will cause confusion among all the people to whom you come,
and will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.
LEVITICUS 19:14 NKJV
'You shall not curse the deaf, nor
put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shall fear your
God: I am the Lord.
LEVITICUS 19:32 NKJV
'You shall rise before the gray
headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your
God: I am the Lord.
LEVITICUS 25:17 NKJV
'Therefore you shall not oppress
one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the Lord
LEVITICUS 25:36 NKJV
'Take no usury or interest from
him; but fear your God, that your brother may live with you.
LEVITICUS 25:43 NKJV
'You shall not rule over him with rigor,
but your shall fear your God.
DEUTERONOMY 4:10 NKJV
"especially concerning the day you
stood before the Lord your God in Horeb, when the Lord said
to me, 'Gather the people to Me, and I will let them hear My
words, that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live
on the earth, and that they may teach their children.'
DEUTERONOMY 4:29 NKJV
'Oh, that they had such a heart in
them that they would fear Me and always keep all My
commandments, that it might be well with them and with their
DEUTERONOMY 6:2 NKJV
"that you may fear the Lord your
God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I
command you, you and your son and your grandson, all the
days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
DEUTERONOMY 6:13 NKJV
"You shall fear the Lord your God
and serve Him, and shall take oaths in His name.
DEUTERONOMY 6:24 NKJV
'And the Lord commanded us to
observe all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God, for
our good always, that He might preserve us alive, as it is
DEUTERONOMY 7:21 KJV
Thou shalt not be affrighted at
them: for the Lord thy God is among you, a
mighty god and terrible.
DEUTERONOMY 8:6 NKJV
"Therefore you shall keep the
commandments of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and
to fear Him.
DEUTERONOMY 10:12 NKJV
"And now, Israel, what does the
Lord God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to
walk in all His ways and to love Him, to serve the Lord your
God with all your heart and with all your soul,
DEUTERONOMY 10:17 KJV
For the Lord your God is God of
gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a
terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
DEUTERONOMY 10:20 NKJV
"You shall fear the Lord your God;
you shall serve Him, and to Him you shall hold fast, and
take oaths in His name.
DEUTERONOMY 13:4 NKJV
"You shall walk after the Lord your
God and fear Him, and keep His commandments and obey His
voice, and you shall serve Him and hold fast to Him.
DEUTERONOMY 14:23 NKJV
"And you shall eat before the Lord
your God, in the place where He chooses to make His name
abide, the tithe of your grain and your new wine and your
oil, of the firstlings of your herds and your flocks, that
you may learn to fear the Lord your God always.
DEUTERONOMY 17:19 NKJV
"And it shall be with him, and he
shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to
fear the Lord his God and be careful to observe all the
words of this law and these statutes,
DEUTERONOMY 25:18 NKJV
"how he met you on the way and
attacked your rear ranks, all the stragglers at your rear,
when you were tired and weary; and he did not fear God.
DEUTERONOMY 28:58 NKJV
"If you do not carefully observe
all the words of this law that are written in this book,
that you may fear this glorious and awesome name, THE LORD
DEUTERONOMY 31:12-13 NKJV
12 "Gather the people together, men and women
and little ones, and the stranger who is within your gates,
that they may hear and that they may learn to
fear the Lord your God and carefully observe all the words
of this law,
13 "and that their children, who have not known
it, may hear and learn to fear the Lord your God as long as
you live in the land which you cross the Jordan to possess."
JOSHUA 4:24 NKJV
"that all the peoples of the earth
may know the hand of the Lord, that it is mighty, that you
may fear the Lord your God forever."
JOSHUA 22:24-25 NKJV
24 "But we have done it for fear, for a reason,
saying, 'In time to come your
descendants may speak to our descendants, saying, "What have
you to do with the
Lord God of Israel?
25 "For the Lord has made the Jordan a border
between you and us, you children of Rueben and children of
Gad. You have no part in the Lord." So your descendants
would make our descendants cease fearing the Lord.'
JOSHUA 24:14 NKJV
"Now therefore, fear the Lord,
serve Him in sincerity and in truth, and put away the gods
which your fathers served on the other side of the River and
in Egypt. Serve the Lord!
1 SAMUEL 12:14 NKJV
"If you fear the Lord and serve Him
and obey His voice, and do not rebel against the commandment
of the Lord, then both you and the king who reigns over
you will continue following the Lord your God.
1 SAMUEL 12:18 NKJV
So Samuel called to the Lord, and
the Lord sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people
greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.
1 SAMUEL 12:24 NKJV
"Only fear the Lord, and serve Him
in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things
He has done for you.
2 SAMUEL 23:3 NKJV
The God of Israel said, The Rock of
Israel spoke to me: 'He who rules over men must be just,
Ruling in the fear of God.
1 KINGS 8:40 NKJV
"that they may fear You all the
days that they live in the land which You gave to our
1 KINGS 8:43 NKJV
"hear in heaven Your dwelling
place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls
to You, that all peoples of the earth may know Your name and
fear You, as do Your people Israel, and that they may know
that this temple which I have built is called by Your name.
1 KINGS 18:3 NKJV
And Ahab had called Obadiah, who
was in charge of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord
1 KINGS 18:12 NKJV
"And it came to pass, as soon as I
am gone from you, that the Spirit of the Lord will carry you
to a place I do not know; so when I go and tell Ahab, and he
cannot find you, he will kill me. But I your servant have
feared the Lord from my youth.
2 KINGS 4:1 NKJV
A certain woman of the wives of the
sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, "Your
servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant
feared the Lord. And the creditor is coming to take my two
sons to be his slaves."
2 KINGS 17:28 NKJV
Then one of the priests whom they
carried away from Samaria came and dwelt in Bethel, and
taught them how they should fear the Lord.
2 KINGS 17:25-41 NKJV
25 ..., that they did not fear the Lord;...
28 Then one of the priests whom they had carried
away from Samaria came and dwelt in Bethel, and taught them
how they should fear the Lord.
32 So they feared the Lord,...
33 They feared the Lord,...
34 ...they do not fear the Lord,...
36 "but the Lord, who brought you up from the
land of Egypt with great power and an outstretched arm, Him
you shall fear, Him you shall worship, and to Him you shall
39 "But the Lord your God you shall fear; and He
will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies."
41 So these nations feared the Lord,...
1 CHRONICLES 16:25 NKJV
For the Lord is great and greatly
to be praised; He is also to be feared above all gods.
2 CHRONICLES 6:31 NKJV
"that they may fear You, to walk in
Your ways as long as they live in the land which You gave to
2 CHRONICLES 6:33 NKJV
"then hear from heaven Your
dwelling place, and do according to all for which the
foreigner calls to You, that all people of the earth may
know Your name and fear You, as do Your people Israel, and
that they may know that this temple which I have built is
called by Your name.
2 CHRONICLES 14:14 NKJV
Then they defeated all the cities
around Gerar, for the fear of the Lord came upon them; and
they plundered all the cities, for there was exceedingly
much spoil in them.
2 CHRONICLES 17:10 NKJV
And the fear of the Lord fell on
all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, so
that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.
2 CHRONICLES 19:7 NKJV
"Now therefore, let the fear of the
Lord be upon you; take care and do it, for there is no
iniquity with the Lord our God, no partiality, nor taking of
2 CHRONICLES 19:9 NKJV
And he commanded them, saying,
"Thus you shall act in the fear of the Lord, faithfully and
with a loyal heart:
2 CHRONICLES 20:29 NKJV
And the fear of God was on all the
kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the Lord
had fought against the enemies of Israel.
NEHEMIAH 1:5 KJV
And said, I beseech thee, O Lord
God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth
covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his
NEHEMIAH 1:11 NKJV
"O Lord, I pray, please let Your
ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, and to the
prayer of your servants who desire to fear Your name;...
NEHEMIAH 4:14 KJV
And I looked, and rose up, and said
unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the
people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, which
great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons,
and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
NEHEMIAH 5:9 NKJV
Then I said, "What you are doing is
not good. Should you not walk in the fear of our God because
of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?"
NEHEMIAH 5:15 NKJV
But the former governors who had
been before me laid burdens on the people, and took from
them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver; yes,
even their servants bore rule over the people, but I did not
do so, because of the fear of God.
NEHEMIAH 7:2 NKJV
that I gave charge of Jerusalem to
my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the leader of the citadel,
for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
NEHEMIAH 9:32 KJV
Now therefore, our God, the great,
the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and
mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that
hath come upon us, on our kings, on our prophets, and on our
fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings
of Assyria unto this day.
JOB 1:1 NKJV
There was a man in the land of Uz,
whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright,
and one who feared God and shunned evil.
JOB 1:8-9 NKJV
8 Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have you
considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on
the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God
and shuns evil?"
9 So Satan answered the Lord an said,
"Does Job fear God for nothing?
JOB 2:3 NKJV
Then the Lord said to Satan, "Have
you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him
on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God
and shuns evil? And still he holds fast to his integrity,
although you incited Me against him, to destroy him without
JOB 6:14 NKJV
"To him who is afflicted, kindness
should be shown by his friend, Even though he forsakes the
fear of the Almighty.
JOB 28:28 NKJV
And to man He said, 'Behold, the
fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to depart from evil is
JOB 37:23-24 NKJV
22 He comes from the north as golden splendor;
With God is terrible majesty.
23 As for the Almighty, we cannot find Him; He
is excellent in power, In judgement and abundant justice; He
does not oppress.
24 Therefore men fear Him; He shows no
partiality to any who are wise of heart."
PSALM 2:11 NKJV
Serve the Lord with fear, And
rejoice with trembling.
PSALM 5:7 NKJV
But as for me, I will come into
Your house in the multitude of Your mercy; In fear of you I
will worship toward Your holy temple.
PSALM 15:4 NKJV
In whose eyes a vile person is
despised, But he honors those who fear the Lord; He who
swears to his own hurt and does not change;
PSALM 19:9 NKJV
The fear of the Lord is clean,
enduring forever; The judgments of the Lord are true and
PSALM 22:23 NKJV
You who fear the Lord, praise Him!
All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And fear Him, all
you offspring of Israel!
PSALM 25:14 NKJV
The secret of the Lord is with
those who fear Him, And He will show them His covenant.
PSALM 31:19 NKJV
Oh, how great is Your goodness,
Which You have laid up for those who fear You, Which You
have prepared for those who trust in You In the presence of
the sons of men!
PSALM 33:8 NKJV
Let all the earth fear the Lord;
Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
PSALM 33:18 NKJV
Behold, the eye of the Lord is on
those who fear Him, On those who hope in His mercy,
PSALM 34:7 NKJV
The angel of the Lord encamps all
around those who fear Him, And delivers them.
PSALM 34:9 NKJV
Oh, fear the Lord, you His saints!
There is no want to those who fear Him.
PSALM 34:11 NKJV
Come, you children, listen to me; I
will teach you the fear of the Lord.
PSALM 36:1 NKJV
An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked: There is no fear
of God before his eyes.
PSALM 47:2 KJV
For the Lord most high is terrible;
he is a great King over all the earth.
PSALM 55:19 NKJV
God will hear, and afflict them,
Even He who abides from of old. Selah. Because they do not
change, Therefore they do not fear God.
PSALM 60:4 NKJV
You have given a banner to those
who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth.
PSALM 61:5 NKJV
For You, O God, have heard my vows;
You have given me the heritage of those who fear Your name.
PSALM 64:9 NKJV
All men shall fear, And shall
declare the work of God; For they shall wisely consider His
PSALM 66:3-5 KJV
3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou in
thy works! through the greatness of
they power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
4 All the earth shall worship thee, and
shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah.
5 Come and see the works of God: he is
terrible in his doing toward the
children of men.
PSALM 66:16 NKJV
Come and hear, all you who fear
God, And I will declare what He has done for my soul.
PSALM 67:7 NKJV
God shall bless us, And all the
ends of the earth shall fear Him.
PSALM 72:5 NKJV
They shall fear You As long as the
sun and moon endure, Throughout all generations.
PSALM 76:7-12 NKJV
7 You, Yourself, are to be feared; And who
may stand in Your presence When once You are angry?
8 You caused judgment to be heard from
heaven; The earth feared and was still,
9 When God arose to judgment, To deliver
all the oppressed of the earth. Selah
10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise You;
With the remainder of wrath You shall gird Yourself.
11 Make vows to the Lord your God, and pay them;
Let all who are around Him bring presents to Him who ought
to be feared.
12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes; He is
terrible to the kings of the earth.
PSALM 85:9 NKJV
Surely His salvation is near to
those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land.
PSALM 86:11 NKJV
Teach me Your way, O Lord; I will
walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.
PSALM 89:7 NKJV
God is greatly to be feared in the
assembly of the saints, And to be held in reverence(feared)
by all those who are around Him.
PSALM 90:11 NKJV
Who knows the power of Your anger?
For as the fear of You, so is Your wrath.
PSALM 96:4 NKJV
For the Lord is great and greatly
to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.
PSALM 96:9 NKJV
Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty
of holiness! Tremble before Him, all the earth.
PSALM 99:3 KJV
Let them praise thy great and
terrible name; for it is holy.
PSALM 102:15 NKJV
So the nations shall fear the name
of the Lord, And all the kings of the earth Your glory.
PSALM 103:11 NKJV
For as the heavens are high above
the earth, So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him;
PSALM 103:13 NKJV
As a father pities his children, So
the Lord pities those who fear Him.
PSALM 103:17 NKJV
But the mercy of the Lord is from
everlasting to everlasting On those who fear Him, And His
righteousness to children's children,
PSALM 111:5 NKJV
He has given food to those who fear
Him; He will ever be mindful of His covenant.
PSALM 111:10 NKJV
The fear of the Lord is the
beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who
do His commandments. His praise endures forever.
PSALM 112:1 NKJV
Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man
who fears the Lord, Who delights greatly in His
PSALM 115:11 NKJV
You who fear the Lord, trust in the
Lord; He is their help and their shield.
PSALM 115:13 NKJV
He will bless those who fear the
Lord, Both small and great.
PSALM 118:4 NKJV
Let those who fear the Lord now
say, "His mercy endures forever."
PSALM 119:38 NKJV
Establish Your word to Your
servant, Who is devoted to fearing You.
PSALM 119:63 NKJV
I am a companion of all those who
fear You, And of those who keep Your precepts.
PSALM 119:74 NKJV
Those who fear You will be glad
when they see me, Because I have hoped in Your word.
PSALM 119:79 NKJV
Let those who fear You turn to me,
Those who know Your testimonies.
PSALM 119:120 NKJV
My flesh trembles for fear of You,
And I am afraid of Your judgements.
PSALM 128:1-4 NKJV
1 Blessed is every one who fears the Lord,
Who walks in His ways.
2 When you eat the labor of your hands,
You shall be happy, and it shall be well with you.
3 Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine
In the very heart of your house, Your children like olive
plants All around your table.
4 Behold, thus shall the man be blessed
Who fears the Lord.
PSALM 130:3-4 NKJV
3 If You, Lord, should mark iniquities, O
Lord, who could stand?
4 But there is forgiveness with You, That
You may be feared.
PSALM 135:20 NKJV
Bless the Lord, O house of Levi!
You who fear the Lord, bless the Lord!
PSALM 145:19 NKJV
He will fulfill the desire of those
who fear Him; He also will hear their cry and save them.
PSALM 147:11 NKJV
The Lord takes pleasure in those
who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy.
PROVERBS 1:7 NKJV
The fear of the Lord is the
beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and
PROVERBS 1:23-29 NKJV
23 Turn at my reproof; Surely I will pour out my
spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.
24 Because I have called and you refused, I have
stretched out my hand and no one regarded,
25 Because you disdained all my counsel, And
would have none of my reproof,
26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will
cock when your terror comes,
27 When your terror comes like a storm, And your
destruction comes like a whirlwind, When distress and
anguish come upon you.
28 "Then they will call on me, but I will not
answer; They will seek me diligently, but they will not find
29 Because they hated knowledge And did not
choose the fear of the Lord,
PROVERBS 2:1-5 NKJV
1 My son, if you receive my words, And
treasure my commands within you,
2 So that you incline your ear to wisdom,
And apply your heart to understanding;
3 Yes, if you cry out for discernment, And
lift up your voice for understanding,
4 If you seek her as silver, And search
for her as for hidden treasures;
5 Then you will understand the fear of the
PROVERBS 3:7 NKJV
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
Fear the Lord and depart from evil.
PROVERBS 8:13 NKJV
The fear of the Lord is to hate
evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverse
mouth I hate.
PROVERBS 9:10 NKJV
"The fear of the Lord is the
beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is
PROVERBS 10:27 NKJV
The fear of the Lord prolongs days,
But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
PROVERBS 13:13 NKJV
He who despises the word will be
destroyed, But he who fears the commandment will be
PROVERBS 14:2 NKJV
He who walks in his uprightness
fears the Lord, But he who is perverse in his ways despises
PROVERBS 14:26-27 NKJV
26 In the fear of the Lord there is strong
confidence, And His children will have a place of refuge.
27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life,
To avoid the snares of death.
PROVERBS 15:16 NKJV
Better is a little with the fear of
the Lord, Than great treasure with trouble.
PROVERBS 15:33 NKJV
The fear of the Lord is the
instruction of wisdom, And before honor is humility.
PROVERBS 16:6 NKJV
In mercy and truth Atonement is
provided for iniquity; And by the fear of the Lord one
departs from evil.
PROVERBS 19:23 NKJV
The fear of the Lord leads to life,
And he who has it will abide in satisfaction; He will not be
visited with evil.
PROVERBS 22:4 NKJV
By humility and the fear of the
Lord Are riches and honor and life.
PROVERBS 23:17-18 NKJV
17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, But in
the fear of the Lord continue all day long;
18 For surely there is a hereafter, And your
hope will not be cut off.
PROVERBS 31:30 NKJV
Charm is deceitful and beauty is
vain, But a woman who fears the Lord, she
shall be praised.
ECCLESIASTES 3:14 NKJV
I know that whatever God does, It
shall be forever. Nothing can be added to it, And nothing
taken from it. God does it, that men should fear before Him.
ECCLESIASTES 5:7 NKJV
For in the multitude of dreams and
many words there is also vanity. But fear God.
ECCLESIASTES 7:18 NKJV
It is good that you grasp this, And
also not remove your hand from the other; For he who fears
God will escape them all.
ECCLESIASTES 8:12-13 NKJV
12 Though a sinner does evil a hundred times,
and his days are prolonged, yet I surely know that it will
be well with those who fear God, who fear before Him.
13 But it will not be well with the wicked; nor
will he prolong his days, which are as a shadow, because he
does not fear before God.
ECCLESIASTES 12:13-14 NKJV
13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole
matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is the
whole duty of man.
14 For God will bring every work into judgement,
Including every secret thing, Whether it is good or whether
it is evil.
ISAIAH 2:10 NKJV
Enter into the rock, and hide in
the dust, From the terror of the Lord And the glory of His
ISAIAH 2:19 NKJV
They shall go into the holes of the
rocks, And into the caves of the earth, From the terror of
the Lord And the glory of His majesty, When He arises to
shake the earth mightily.
ISAIAH 2:21 NKJV
To go into the clefts of the rocks,
And into the crags of the rugged rocks, From the terror of
the Lord And the glory of His majesty, When He arises to
shake the earth mightily.
ISAIAH 8:12-13 NKJV
12 "Do not say, 'A conspiracy,' Concerning all
that this people call a conspiracy, Nor be afraid of their
threats, nor be troubled.
13 The Lord of hosts, Him you shall hallow; Let
Him be your fear, And let Him be your dread.
ISAIAH 10:33 NKJV
Behold, the Lord, The Lord of
hosts, Will lop off the bough with terror; Those of high
stature will be hewn down, And the haughty will be humbled.
ISAIAH 11:1-5 NKJV
1 There shall come forth a Rod from the
stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots.
2 The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon
Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of
counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear
of the Lord.
3 His delight is in the fear of the Lord,
And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, Nor decide
by the hearing of His ears;
4 But with righteousness He shall judge
the poor, And decide with equity for the meek of the earth;
He shall strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And
with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.
5 Righteousness shall be the belt of His
loins, And faithfulness the belt of His waist.
ISAIAH 25:3 NKJV
3 Therefore the strong people will glorify
You; The city of the terrible nations will fear You.
ISAIAH 29:13 NKJV
Therefore the Lord said: "Inasmuch
as these people draw near to Me with their mouths And honor
Me with their lips, But have removed their hearts far from
Me, And their fear toward Me is taught by the commandment of
ISAIAH 29:3 NKJV
But when he sees his children, The
work of My hands, in his midst, They will hallow My name,
And hallow the Holy One of Jacob, And fear the God of
ISAIAH 33:6 NKJV
Wisdom and knowledge will be the
stability of your times, And the strength of salvation; The
fear of the Lord is His treasure.
ISAIAH 50:10 NKJV
Who among you fears the Lord? Who
obeys the voice of His Servant? Who walks in darkness And
has no light? Let him trust in the name of the lord And rely
upon his God.
ISAIAH 57:11 NKJV
"And of whom have you been afraid,
or feared That you have lied And not remembered Me, Nor
taken it to your heart? Is it not because I have held My
peace from of old That you do not fear Me?
ISAIAH 59:19 NKJV
So shall they fear The name of the
Lord from the west, And His glory from the rising of the
sun; When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the
Lord will lift up a standard against him.
ISAIAH 63:17 NKJV
O Lord, why have You made us stray
from Your ways, And hardened our heart from your fear?
Return for Your servants' sake, The tribes of Your
JEREMIAH 2:19 NKJV
Your own wickedness will correct
you, And your backslidings will reprove you. Know therefore
and see that it is an evil and bitter thing That you have
forsaken the Lord your God, And the fear of Me is not in
you," Says the Lord God of hosts.
JEREMIAH 3:8 NKJV
"Then I saw that for all the causes
for which backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had
put her away and given her a certificate of divorce; yet her
treacherous sister Judah did not fear, but went and played
the harlot also.
JEREMIAH 5:22 NKJV
Do you not fear Me?' says the Lord.
'Will you not tremble at My presence, Who have placed the
sand as the bound of the sea, By a perpetual decree, that it
cannot pass beyond it? And though its waves toss to and fro,
Yet they cannot prevail; Though they roar, yet they cannot
pass over it.
JEREMIAH 5:24 NKJV
They do not say in their heart,
"Let us now fear the Lord our God, Who gives rain, both the
former and the latter, in its season. He reserves for us the
appointed weeks of the harvest."
JEREMIAH 10:6-7 NKJV
6 Inasmuch as there is none like You, O
Lord (You are great, and Your name is
great in might),
7 Who do not fear You, O King of the
nations? For this is Your rightful due, For among all the
wise men of the nations, And in all their kingdoms, There is
none like You.
JEREMIAH 20:11 KJV
But the Lord is with me as a mighty
terrible one: therefore my persecutors
shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be
greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their
everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
JEREMIAH 26:19 NKJV
"Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all
Judah ever put him to death? Did he not
fear the Lord and seek the Lord's favor? And the Lord
relented concerning the doom which He had pronounced against
them. But we are doing great evil against ourselves."
JEREMIAH 32:39-40 NKJV
39 'then I will give them one heart and one way,
that they may fear Me forever, for the good of them and
their children after them.
40 'And I will make an everlasting covenant with
them, that I will not turn away from doing them good; but I
will put My fear in their hearts so that they will not
depart from Me.
JEREMIAH 33:9 NKJV
'Then it shall be to Me a name of
joy, a praise, and an honor before all nations of the earth,
who shall hear all the good that I do to them; they shall
fear and tremble for all the goodness and all the prosperity
that I provide for it.'
JEREMIAH 44:10 NKJV
'They have not been humbled, to
this day, nor have they feared; they have not walked in My
law or in My statutes that I set before you and your
DANIEL 6:26 NKJV
I make a decree that in every
dominion of my kingdom men must tremble and fear before the
God of Daniel. For He is the living God, And steadfast
forever; His kingdom is the one which shall not be
destroyed, And His dominion shall endure to the end.
HOSEA 3:5 NKJV
Afterward the children of Israel
shall return, seek the Lord their God and David their king,
and fear the Lord and His goodness in the latter days.
HOSEA 10:3 NKJV
For now they say, "We have no king,
Because we did not fear the Lord. And as for a king, what
would he do for us?"
JONAH 1:9 NKJV
And he said to them, "I am a
Hebrew; and I fear the Lord, the God of heaven, who made the
sea and the dry land."
JONAH 1:16 NKJV
Then the men feared the Lord
exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice to the Lord and made
MICAH 7:17 NKJV
They shall lick the dust like a
serpent; They shall crawl from their holes like snakes of
the earth. They shall be afraid of the Lord our God, And
shall fear because of You,
ZEPHANIAH 2:11 KJV
The Lord will be terrible unto
them: for he will famish all the gods of the
earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place,
even all the isles of the heathen.
ZEPHANIAH 3:7 NKJV
I said, 'Surely you will fear Me,
You will receive instruction'- So that her dwelling would
not be cut off, Despite everything for which I punished her.
But they rose early and corrupted all their deeds.
HAGGAI 1:12 NKJV
Then Zerubbabel the son of
Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest,
with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the
Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the
Lord their God had sent him; and the people feared the
presence of the Lord.
MALACHI 2:5 NKJV
"My covenant was with him, one of
life and peace, And I gave them to him that he might fear
Me; So he feared Me and was reverent before My name.
MALACHI 3:5 NKJV
And I will come near you for
judgment; I will be a swift witness Against sorcerers,
Against adulterers, Against perjurers, Against those who
exploit wage earners and widows and the fatherless, And
against those who turn away an alien-
- Because they do not fear Me," Says the Lord of hosts.
MALACHI 3:16 NKJV
Then those who feared the Lord
spoke to one another, And the Lord listened and heard them;
So a book of remembrance was written before Him For those
who fear the Lord And who meditate on His name.
MALACHI 4:2 NKJV
But to you who fear My name The Sun
of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings; And
you shall go out And grow fat like stall-fed calves.
MATTHEW 10:28 NKJV
"And do not fear those who kill the
body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is
able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
MATTHEW 27:54 NKJV
Now when the centurion and those
with him, who were guarding Jesus, saw the earthquake and
the things that had happened, they feared greatly, saying,
"Truly this was the Son of God!"
MATTHEW 28:8 NKJV
So they departed quickly from the
tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples
MARK 4:40-41 NKJV
But he said to them, "Why are you
so fearful? How is it that you have no faith?"
41 And they feared exceedingly, and said to one
another, "Who can this be, that even the wind and the sea
LUKE 1:50 NKJV
And His mercy is on those who
fear Him From generation to generation.
LUKE 1:64-65 NKJV
64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his
tongue loosed, and he spoke, praising God.
65 Then fear came on all who dwelt around them;
and all these sayings were discussed throughout all the hill
country of Judea.
LUKE 5:26 NKJV
And they were all amazed, and they
glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, "We have
seen strange things today!"
LUKE 7:16 NKJV
Then fear came upon all, and they
glorified God, saying, "A great prophet has risen up among
us"; and, "God has visited His people."
LUKE 12:5 NKJV
"But I will show you whom you
should fear: Fear Him who, after He has killed, has power to
cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!
LUKE 23:40 NKJV
But the other, answering, rebuked
him, saying, "Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under
the same condemnation?
ACTS 2:37-38 NKJV
37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to
the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles,
"Men and brethren, what shall we do?"
38 Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let
every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for
the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the
ACTS 2:43 NKJV
Then fear came upon every soul, and
many wonders and signs were done through the apostles.
ACTS 5:5 NKJV
Then Ananias, hearing these words,
fell down and breathed his last. So great fear came upon all
those who heard these things.
ACTS 5:11 NKJV
So great fear came upon all the
church and upon all who heard these things.
ACTS 9:31 NKJV
Then the churches throughout all
Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And
walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the
Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.
ACTS 10:2 NKJV
a devout man and one who feared God
with all his household, who gave alms generously to the
people, and prayed to God always.
ACTS 10:22 NKJV
And they said, "Cornelius the
centurion, a just man, one who fears God and has a good
reputation among all the nation of the Jews, was divinely
instructed by a holy angel to summon you to his house, and
to hear words from you."
ACTS 10:35 NKJV
"But in every nation whoever fears
Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him.
ACTS 13:16 NKJV
Then Paul stood up, and motioning
with his hand said, "Men of Israel, and you who fear God,
ACTS 13:26 NKJV
"Men and brethren, sons of the
family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you
the word of this salvation has been sent.
ACTS 16:26-31 NKJV
26 Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so
that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and
immediately all the doors were opened and everyone's chains
27 And the keeper of the prison, awaking from
sleep and seeing the prison doors open, supposing the
prisoners had fled, drew his sword and was about to kill
28 But Paul called with a loud voice, saying,
"Do yourself no harm, for we are all here."
29 Then he called for a light, ran in, and fell
down trembling before Paul and Silas.
30 And he brought them out and said, "Sirs, what
must I do to be saved?"
31 So they said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus
Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household."
ACTS 19:17 NKJV
This became known both to all Jews
and Greeks dwelling in Ephesus; and fear fell on them all,
and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.
ROMANS 3:18 NKJV
"There is no fear of God before
ROMANS 11:19-22 NKJV
19 You will say then, "Branches were broken off
that I might be grafted in."
20 Well said. Because of unbelief they were
broken off, and you stand by faith. Do not be haughty, but
21 For if God did not spare the natural
branches, He may not spare you either.
22 Therefore consider the goodness and severity
of God: on those who fell, severity; but toward you,
goodness, if you continue in His goodness. Otherwise you
also will be cut off.
1 CORINTHIANS 2:3 NKJV
I was with you in weakness, in
fear, and in much trembling.
2 CORINTHIANS 5:10-11 NKJV
10 For we must all appear before the judgement
seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in
the body, according to what he has done, whether good or
11 Knowing, therefore, the terror of the Lord,
we persuade men; but we are well known to God, and I also
trust are well known in your consciences.
2 CORINTHIANS 7:1 NKJV
Therefore, having these promises,
beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the
flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
2 CORINTHIANS 7:10-11 NKJV
For godly sorrow produces
repentance to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow
of the world produces death.
11 For observe this very thing, that you
sorrowed in a godly manner: What diligence it produced in
you, what clearing of yourselves, what indignation, what
fear, what vehement desire, what zeal, what vindication! In
all things you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
2 CORINTHIANS 7:15 NKJV
And his affections are greater for
you as he remembers the obedience of you all, how with fear
and trembling you received him.
EPHESIANS 5:21 NKJV
submitting to one another in the
fear of God.
PHILIPPIANS 2:12 NKJV
Therefore, my beloved, as you have
always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more
in my absence, work out your won salvation with fear and
COLOSSIANS 3:22 NKJV
Servants, obey in all things your
masters according to the flesh, not with eyeservice, as
men-pleasers, but in sincerity of heart, fearing God.
1 TIMOTHY 5:20 NKJV
Those who are sinning rebuke in the
presence of all, that the rest also may fear
HEBREWS 4:1 NKJV
Therefore, since a promise remains
of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to
have come short of it.
HEBREWS 5:7 NKJV
who in the days of His flesh when
He had offered up prayers and supplications, with vehement
cries and tears to Him who was able to save Him from death,
and was heard because of His godly fear,
HEBREWS 10:26-31 NKJV
26 For if we sin willfully after we have
received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains
a sacrifice for sins,
27 but a certain fearful expectation of
judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the
28 Anyone who has rejected Moses' law dies
without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
29 Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose,
will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God
underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was
sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace?
30 For we know Him who said, "Vengeance is Mine;
I will repay, says the Lord." And again, "The Lord will
judge His people."
31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands
of the living God.
HEBREWS 11:7 NKJV
By faith Noah, being divinely
warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear,
prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he
condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness
which is according to faith.
HEBREWS 12:28 NKJV
Therefore, since we are receiving a
kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which
we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.
1 PETER 1:17 NKJV
And if you call on the Father, who
without partiality judges according to each one's work,
conduct yourselves throughout the time of your sojourning
here in fear;
1 PETER 2:17 NKJV
Honor all people. Love the
brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
1 PETER 3:15 NKJV
But sanctify the Lord God in your
hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone
who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with
meekness and fear;
JUDE 23 NKJV
but others save with fear, pulling
them out of the fire, hating even the garment defiled by the
REVELATION 11:18 NKJV
The nations were angry, and Your
wrath has come, And the time of the dead, that they should
be judged, And that you should reward Your servants the
prophets and the saints, And those who fear Your name, small
and great, And should destroy those who destroy the earth."
REVELATION 14:6-7 NKJV
6 Then I saw another angel flying in the
midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach to
those who dwell on the earth-- to every nation, tribe,
tongue, and people--
7 saying with a loud voice, "Fear God and
give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgement has come;
and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and
springs of water."
REVELATION 15:3-4 NKJV
3 And they sing the song of Moses, the
servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and
marvelous are Your works, Lord God Almighty! Just and true
are Your ways, O King of the saints!
4 Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and
glorify Your name? For You alone are holy. For all nations
shall come and worship before You, For Your judgements have
REVELATION 19:5 NKJV
Then a voice came from the throne,
saying, "Praise our God, all you His servants and those who
fear Him, both small and great!"
What to do?