Bible Dictionary and Concordance



fireTo burn or ignite, giving off light and heat; fire is the visible evidence of something being consumed by flames; it can also represent the presence of the Lord (burning bush Ex 3:2). DTP For the disciple, the concept of fire can imply separation, cleaning and purifying; the believer is to be refined by fire, the burning away of sin in one's from the LORD out of heaven. Gen 19:24of fire out of the midst of a bush: Ex 3:2and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, Num 11:1the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, Deut 4:24 (Heb 12:29)Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed 1 Kin 18:38appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, 2 Kin 2:11his son to pass through the fire, 2 Kin 16:3daughter to pass through the fire, 2 Kin 17:17made an end of praying, the fire came down 2 Chr 7:1the LORD divideth the flames of fire. Ps 29:7shalt thy jealousy burn like fire? Ps 79:5heap coals of fire upon his head, Prov 25:22 (Rom 12:20)behold, the LORD will come with fire, Isa 66:15Is not my word like as a fire? Jer 23:29 men bound into the midst of the fire? Dan 3:24 came forth of the midst of the fire. Dan 3:26for he is like a refiner's fire, Mal 3:2are gathered and burned in the fire; Matt 13:40to be cast into everlasting fire. Matt 18:8you with the Holy Ghost and with fire. Luke 3:16them cloven tongues like as of fire, Acts 2:3the fire shall try every man's work 1 Cor 3:13he himself shall be saved: yet so as by fire. 1 Cor 3:15For our God is a consuming fire. Heb 12:29And the tongue is a fire, a world of James 3:6than of gold ... though it be tried with fire, 1 Pet 1:7suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Jude 1:7to buy of me gold tried in the fire, Rev 3:18the devil ... was cast into the lake of fire Rev 20:10death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. Rev 20:14
firmamentCanopy, covering; vault or arch of the sky; an expanse which envelops the earth; carries the idea of the separation of above and those below. This canopy of water is believed to have fallen upon the earth during the flood that covered the whole earth during the time of Noah.Let there be a firmament in the midst of Gen 1:6, 8the firmament sheweth his handywork. Ps 19:1shine as the brightness of the firmament; Dan 12:3
firstThe starting point, something that has begun from little or nothing and progressed to something; the initial creation or completion of something. The original, the foundation stone on which all other things are built. The mold that serves as a pattern for succeeding products or persons.The first of the firstfruits of thy Ex 34:26and offered it for sin, as the first. Lev 9:15shalt take of the first of all the fruit Deut 26:2I the LORD, the first, and with the last; Isa 41:4I am the first, I also am the last. Isa 48:12first be reconciled to thy brother, Matt 5:24But seek ye first the kingdom of God, Matt 6:33except he first bind the strong man? Matt 12:29 (Mark 3:27)and the last shall be first. Matt 19:30 (Mark 10:31)the first and great commandment. Matt 22:38 this is the first commandment. Mark 12:30the gospel must first be published among all Mark 13:10without sin ..., let him first cast a stone at her. John 8:7called Christian first in Antioch. Acts 11:26I preached the gospel unto you at the first. Gal 4:13of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. Eph 1:12which is the first commandment with promise; Eph 6:2the dead in Christ shall rise first. 1 Thes 4:16except there come a falling away first, 2 Thes 2:3that in me first Jesus Christ might shew 1 Tim 1:16the wisdom that is from above is first pure, James 3:17if it first begin at us, what shall 1 Pet 4:17love him, because he first loved us. 1 John 4:19I am Alpha and Omega, the first Rev 1:11This is the first resurrection. Rev 20:5the beginning and the end, the first Rev 22:13
firstbornOffice, rank, position; the first child; this was a privileged position in which the first son would receive more of the inheritance than the other children; in the New Testament Christ is the firstborn of many to come (Rom 8:29).the firstborn according to his birthright, Gen 43:33LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn. Ex 4:22Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, Ex 13:2but all the firstborn of my children I redeem. Ex 13:15the right of the firstborn is his. Deut 21:17lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, Josh 6:26and smote all the firstborn in Egypt; Ps 78:51Also I will make him my firstborn, Ps 89:27she had brought forth her firstborn son: Matt 1:25 (Luke 2:7)be the firstborn among many brethren. Rom 8:29beginning, the firstborn from the dead; Col 1:18assembly and church of the firstborn, Heb 12:23
firstfruitsFirst fruits was sacred to the LORD; these included the first-born child or animal or the first of the grain or fruit or the first of something that was produced like oil, wine, flour, etc. that was to be brought to the LORD as a tithe. DTP In the New Testament, Christ was firstborn / firstfruits among many. As followers of Christ, disciples (children of God) partake in the benefits which Christ receives.The first of the firstfruits of thy Ex 23:19Also in the day of the firstfruits, when ye bring Num 28:26to bring the firstfruits of our ground, and Neh 10:35for the offerings, for the firstfruits, Neh 12:44which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, Rom 8:23For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is Rom 11:16Christ the firstfruits; 1 Cor 15:23among men, being the firstfruits unto God Rev 14:4
fishermen / fishers of menThose who harvest the fish and creatures of the sea for personal use or for sale; harvesters of the sea. DTP Jesus called such men to Himself and declared they would become fishers of men.Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says the LORD, Jer 16:16 NKJBme, and I will make you fishers of men. Matt 4:19will make you to become fishers of men. Mark 1:17
flee / fledTo run away from something or someone, to move quickly, to take flight, take off, escape. DTP The disciple is to turn and run away from the temptations and sins that, inevitably, are part of our lives. The longer we dwell on evil thoughts and temptations, the more deeply we will become entangled with sin. We need to run from temptation and, through the power of Jesus Christ, take a stand against all evil.and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, Gen 39:12Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, Ex 2:15 (Acts 7:29)to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain? Ps 11:1O LORD, ...: I flee unto thee to hide me. Ps 143:9sorrow and sighing shall flee away. Isa 35:10; 51:11to flee from the wrath to come? Matt 3:7 (Luke 3:7)flee into the mountains. Matt 24:16 (Mark 13:14; Luke 21:21)disciples forsook him and fled Matt 26:56 (Mark 14:50)The hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, John 10:13Flee fornication. Every sin that a man 1 Cor 6:18my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry. 1 Cor 10:14But thou, O man of God, flee these things; 1 Tim 6:11Flee also youthful lusts: but follow 2 Tim 2:22Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7
fleshSoft tissue, fleshy tissue; the material of which all creatures are made; the living tissue of all beings. It also means, in a spiritual sense, the fallen or carnal nature of a person. DTP Overcoming the desires of one's flesh can be a big hurdle for the disciple to face each day. The flesh is strong and the only way to have victory is to die to self and give our all to Christ Jesus each day.closed up the flesh instead thereof. Gen 2:21of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: Gen 2:23and they shall be one flesh. Gen 2:24 (Mark 10:8)my flesh also shall rest in hope. Ps 16:9 (Acts 2:26)not fear what flesh can do unto me. Ps 56:4My flesh and my heart faileth; but God is the Ps 73:26and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Ps 84:2and much study is a weariness of the flesh. Eccl 12:12All flesh is grass, and all the Isa 40:6 (1 Pet 1:24)all flesh shall know that I the LORD Isa 49:26Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: Jer 32:27take away the stony heart out of your flesh, Ezek 36:26pour out my spirit upon all flesh; Joel 2:28 (Acts 2:17)for flesh and blood hath not revealed Matt 16:17and they twain shall be one flesh? Matt 19:5 (Mark 10:8)is willing, but the flesh is weak. Matt 26:41 (Mark 14:38)the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, John 1:14which is born of the flesh is flesh; John 3:6As thou hast given him power over all flesh, John 17:2no flesh be justified in his sight: Rom 3:20Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, Rom 8:1are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; Rom 8:5they that are in the flesh cannot please God. Rom 8:8But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, Rom 8:9For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: Rom 8:13They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: Rom 9:8for two, saith he, shall be one flesh. 1 Cor 6:16of stone, but in fleshy tablets of the heart. 2 Cor 3:3we have known Christ after the flesh, 2 Cor 5:16let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh 2 Cor 7:1a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan 2 Cor 12:7the law shall no flesh be justified. Gal 2:16through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel Gal 4:13use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, Gal 5:13and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. Gal 5:16and the Spirit against the flesh: Gal 5:17they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh Gal 5:24he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap Gal 6:8and they two shall be one flesh. Eph 5:31For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, Eph 6:12flesh by the circumcision of Christ. Col 2:11God was manifest in the flesh, justified 1 Tim 3:16to the purifying of the flesh. Heb 9:13Dearly beloved, ... abstain from fleshly lusts, 1 Pet 2:11Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, 1 Pet 4:1the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, 1 John 2:16Christ is come in the flesh is of God. 1 John 4:2Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. 2 John 1:7
flockA group of sheep, a church, a congregation, a gathering of people who believe in Christ Jesus. DTP The disciple of Christ is part of Christ's Body, part of the family of God. Through faith we become part of a community in which we support and encourage one another. The enemy desires to separate us from the flock, at which point he tries to maim us and even kill us if he can.the firstlings of your herds and of your flocks. Deut 12:6Thou leddest thy people like a flock Ps 77:20He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: Isa 40:11and all their flocks shall be scattered. Jer 10:21against the pastors ...; Ye have scattered my flock, Jer 23:2As a shepherd seeketh out his flock ...; so will I seek Ezek 34:12And ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, Ezek 34:31the sheep of the flock shall scattered Matt 26:31keeping watch over their flock by night. Luke 2:8grievous wolves enter ..., not sparing the flock. Acts 20:29Feed the flock of God which is among you, 1 Pet 5:2
floodDeluge of water, rush of water, downpour, torrent; a place where land has been covered by water; in the Old Testament we have the Great flood during Noah's time when the whole earth was covered in water and all living things upon the land was destroyed.flood of waters was upon the earth. Gen 7:6any more be a flood to destroy the earth. Gen 9:11the floods stood upright as an heap, Ex 15:8other side of the flood in old time, Josh 24:2in the floods of great waters they shall not Ps 32:6The floods have lifted up, O LORD, Ps 93:3Let the floods clap their hands: Ps 98:8enemy shall come in like a flood, Isa 59:19it shall rise up wholly like a flood; Amo 9:5the floods came, and the winds blew, Matt 7:25 (Luke 6:48)before the flood they were eating Matt 24:38the flood came, and destroyed them all. Luke 17:27
follow / followedGo after, pursue, track, to come after, a follower. DTP Jesus called the disciples to come and follow Him and He would make them fishers of men; all people are both followers and leaders; and we need to watch out who we follow, and always be aware that others may be following our character and actions.Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; Ex 23:2Caleb ... Joshua ... have wholly followed the LORD. Num 32:12but I wholly followed the LORD my God. Josh 14:8or to return from following after thee: Ruth 1:16if the LORD be God, follow him: but if 1 Kin 18:21mercy shall follow me all the days of Ps 23:6My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand Ps 63:8ye that follow after righteousness, ye Isa 51:1Follow me, and I will make you fishers Matt 4:19mountain, great multitudes followed him. Matt 8:1Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. Matt 9:9and take up his cross, and follow me. Matt 16:24 (Luke 9:23)forsake all ... followed thee; Matt 19:27 (Mark 10:28; Luke 18:28)forsook their nets, and followed him. Mark 1:18 (Luke 5:11)and take up his cross, and follow me. Mark 8:34and he said unto him, Follow me. Luke 5:27he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, John 8:12before them, and the sheep follow him: John 10:4and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27If any man serve me, let him follow me; John 12:26of that spiritual Rock that followed them: 1 Cor 10:4Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, 1 Cor 14:1yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: 2 Thes 3:7make ourselves an example unto you to follow us. 2 Thes 3:9thou, O man of God, ... follow after righteousness, 1 Tim 6:11that ye should follow his steps. 1 Pet 2:21Beloved, follow not that which is evil, 3 John 1:11These are they which follow the Lamb Rev 14:4
followersThose who go after, pursue, or track another in their ways and actions. DTP The idea of being a follower of Christ is that you live and reflect His character and nature. When people look at the disciple of Christ, they see Jesus' character and example in their words and actions. This is what it means to be a Christian ... one who is "Christ Like".I beseech you, be ye followers of me. 1 Cor 4:16 (Phil 3:17)Be ye followers of me, even as I am also am 1 Cor 11:1Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear Eph 5:1And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, 1 Thes 1:6became followers of the churches of God 1 Thes 2:14
fool / fools / foolish / foolishnessSilly, not sane, lacking in understanding. DTP Jesus taught several parables concerning foolish people; the builder (Matt 7:24-27); a foolish man looks to his own devices while a wise man looks to God; (Luke 12:16-20) a foolish person is unprepared (Matt 25:1-13). The Word of God is thorough and we need to study and obey its wise guidance for our lives.Then said Saul, ... I have played the fool, 1 Sam 26:21The fool hath said in his heart, Ps 14:1and ye fools, when will ye be wise? Ps 94:8but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Prov 1:7but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction. Prov 10:14but fools die for want of wisdom. Prov 10:21Fools make a mock at sin: Prov 14:9but the mouth of the fools poureth out foolishness. Prov 15:2A fool despiseth his father's instruction: Prov 15:5A fool's mouth is his destruction, Prov 18:7trusteth in his own heart is a fool: Prov 28:26but the fool walketh in darkness: Eccl 2:14shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built Matt 7:26And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Matt 25:2to be wise, they became fools. Rom 1:22cross is to them that perish foolishness; 1 Cor 1:18God made foolish the wisdom of this world? 1 Cor 1:20Thou fool, that which thou sowest is 1 Cor 15:36O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, Gal 3:1Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, Gal 3:3But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, 2 Tim 2:23put to silence the ignorance of foolish men. 1 Pet 2:15
foot / feetThe bottom extention of the leg used to walk or move with.the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, Gen 8:9no man lift up his hand or foot in all Gen 41:44hand for hand, foot for foot. Ex 21:24neither did thy feet swell, those fourty years. Deut 8:4Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; Josh 5:15lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. Ps 91:12 (Matt 4:6; Luke 4:11) My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up. Ps 94:18He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: Ps 121:3safely, and thy foot shall not stumble. Pro 3:23and put off thy shoe from thy foot. Is 20:2If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, Is 58:13cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Matt 5:13thy foot offend thee, cut them off, Matt 18:8 (Mark 9:45)bound hand and foot with graveclothes: John 11:44If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, 1 Cor 12:15who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, Heb 10:29
foot washingPart of Asian culture, foot washing was practiced because people walked in sandals, resulting in soiled and dirty feet. The feet of guests were usually washed by household servants. DTP Jesus washed the disciples' feet, showing that He was a servant. He also told the disciples that they, too, should humble themselves and wash each other's feet, a sign of servanthood. Even today some churches practice foot washing as part of the communion service. See John 13:4-16; 1 Tim 5:10.
footstoolA piece of furniture that people can rest their feet on; also used figuratively, as in "the earth is God's footstool" (Ps 110:1; Isa 66:1; Matt 5:35).for the footstool of our God, and had made 1 Chr 28:2with a footstool of gold, which were 2 Chr 9:18LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; Ps 99:5until I make thine enemies thy footstool. Ps 110:1my throne, and the earth is my footstool: Isa 66:1for it is his footstool: Matt 5:35till I make thine enemies thy footstool? Matt 22:44Until I make thy foes thy footstool. Acts 2:35till his enemies be made his footstool. Heb 10:13
foreignerSojourner, stranger; DTP Any non-circumcised, non-Jew was considered a foreigner; the New Testament describes the people of God as foreigners, because they and their beliefs are not accepted by the world system (Eph 2:19). As disciples of Christ, we should be foreign to the things of this world because we are now citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven. We are just pilgrims passing through. We are also ambassadors of Christ to this world.Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? Gen 31:15 NASBA foreigner and an hired servant shall not Ex 12:45ye are no more strangers and foreigners, Eph 2:19
foreknowledge / foreknowThis word is used to describe an attribute of God... that He knows all things, including that which has happened, is happening, and that which will happen in the future; sometimes the word is used interchangeably with the teaching of election and predestination. DTP We need to understand that God sees and knows everything about us, including our thoughts and actions He is always aware.foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by Acts 2:23For whom he did foreknow, he also did Rom 8:29to the foreknowledge of God the Father, 1 Pet 1:2
forerunnerPrecursor, forebear, prototype, ancestor; the one who goes ahead of the others, seeking out the right way, and setting the path. DTP John the Baptist was a forerunner for Jesus; for the disciple, Christ is the one who came first and prepared the way so that we could go to heaven; He is our High Priest. (See Matt 11:10)Whither the forerunner is for us entered, Heb 6:20
forget / forgot / forgottenNot to remember, cannot recall, overlooked, have no memory of, no recollection. DTP It is important that we keep the truths of Christ firmly fixed in our minds and hearts. We are called to meditate on the Word but it is important that we even memorize the Word of God so it can be firmly planted in our hearts.he forget that which thou hast done to him: Gen 27:45lest ye forget the covenants of the LORD your God, Deut 4:23beware lest thou forget the LORD, which brought Deut 6:12Israel did evil ..., and forgat the LORD Judg 3:7when they forgat the LORD their God, he 1 Sam 12:9into hell, and all the nations that forget God. Ps 9:17If we have forgotten the name of our God, Ps 44:20and not forget the works of God, but keep his Ps 78:7They forgat God their saviour, which had done Ps 106:21I will never forget thy precepts: Ps 119:93Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; Prov 4:5hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, Isa 17:10And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath Isa 51:13and they have forgotten the LORD their God. Jer 3:21For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, Hos 8:14I do, forgetting those things which are behind, Phil 3:13straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. James 1:24forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 2 Pet 1:9
forgive / forgiven / forgiveness / forgivingPardon, excuse, absolve, exonerate, show mercy. DTP Christ has made a way that we can be forgiven for our sins; we are guilty, but through the shed blood of Christ we can find forgiveness; as disciples, we need to forgive others who have hurt us in any way. Jesus gave and forgave us so we could give and forgive others; the heart of forgiveness should be love, grace and mercy.Joseph, Forgive, ... the trespass of thy brethren, Gen 50:17forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, Ex 34:7atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them. Lev 4:20hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, 2 Chr 7:14and forgive all my sins. Ps 25:18is he whose transgression is forgiven, Ps 32:1 (Rom 4:7)and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Ps 32:5For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; Ps 86:5But there is forgiveness with thee, Ps 130:4forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. Matt 6:12 (Luke 11:4)For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. Matt 6:14 (Mark 11:25)power on earth to forgive sins, Matt 9:6 (Mark 2:10; Luke 5:24)be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven Matt 12:31 (Mark 3:28; Luke 12:10)who can forgive sins but God only? Mark 2:7 (Luke 5:21)forgive, and ye shall be forgiven. Luke 6:37to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little. Luke 7:47for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. Acts 5:31preached unto you the forgiveness of sins Acts 13:38whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave 2 Cor 2:10the forgiveness of sins, according to the Eph 1:7 (Col 1:14)God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. Eph 4:32having forgiven you all trespasses Col 2:13even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. Col 3:13have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. James 5:15he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, 1 John 1:9your sins are forgiven for his name's sake. 1 John 2:12
form / formedEstablished, develope, create, mold, makes, invent, shape; to fashion something like clay into vessel. DTP The disciple is to put himself into the hand of God to form our character and attitude. He desires to form us into His image.LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, Gen 2:7of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, Gen 2:19and has forgotten God that formed thee. Deut 32:18God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay. Job 33:6thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Ps 90:2he that formed the eye, shall he not see? Ps 94:9The great God that formed all things both Prov 26:10before me there was no God formed, Is 43:10This people have I formed for myself; Is 43:21that made thee, and formed thee from the womb, Is 44:2God himself that formed the earth and made it; Is 45:18LORD that formed me from the womb to be his servant, Is 49:5No weaponthat is formed against thee shall prosper; Is 54:17Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; Jer 1:5and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God. Dan 3:25he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, Amos 4:13and formeth the spirit of man within him. Zech 12:1descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him, Luke 3:22 NKJBat any time, nor seem His form. John 5:37 NKJBthat form of doctrine which was delievered you. Rom 6:17Shall the things formed say to him that formed it, Rom 9:20I travail ... until Christ be formed in you. Gal 4:19Who, being in the form of God, thought it Phil 2:6took upon him the form of a servant, Phil 2:7 For Adam was first formed, then Eve. 1 Tim 2:13Hold fast the form of sound words, 2 Tim 1:13Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: 2 Tim 3:5
fornicationIllicit sexual intercourse; sex outside of marriage, a breaking of the marriage vows. DTP We are also can be fornicators toward God where we love the things of the world more than God. We have been betrothed to Christ and we are to be faithful to Him. We are not to have illicit relationships with people or with the things of this world.of Jerusalem to commit fornication, and 2 Chr 21:11proceed evil thoughts, ... fornications, thefts, Matt 15:19pollutions of idols, and from fornication, Acts 15:20with all unrighteousness, fornication, Rom 1:29that there is fornication among you, 1 Cor 5:1Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, 1 Cor 6:9Now the body is not for fornication, 1 Cor 6:13Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is 1 Cor 6:18to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, 1 Cor 7:2Adultery, fornication, uncleaness, Gal 5:19But fornication, ... let it not be once named among you, Eph 5:3that ye should abstain from fornication 1 Thes 4:3giving themselves over to fornication, Jude 1:7
forsake / forsaken / forsookTo turn the other way; to turn one's back toward another, to make a conscious decision to turn away from someone or something. To abandon, desert, leave, disown, renounce, relinquish or to give up someone or something. DTP In today society many have left serving Jesus Christ and many, many more have left the Church. It seems that when we turn our backs to God, then He turns His back to us.he will not forsake thee, neither Deut 4:31thou salt not forsake him; Deut 14:27Because they have forsaken the covenant of Deut 29:25fear not, ...; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Deut 31:6I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Josh 1:5If ye forsake the LORD, and serve Josh 24:20they have forsaken me, and served other gods, 1 Sam 8:8sinned, because we have forsaken the LORD, 1 Sam 12:10Because they forsook the LORD 1 Kin 9:9 (2 Chr 7:22)and we will not forsake the house of our God. Neh 10:39hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Ps 9:10why hast thou forsaken me? Ps 22:1 Forsake me not, O LORD: Ps 38:21good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. Prov 4:2Ah sinful nation, ...: they have forsaken the LORD, Isa 1:4Let the wicked forsake his way, Isa 55:7because they have forsaken the LORD, Jer 17:13the disciples forsook him, and fled. Matt 26:56 (Mark 14:50)my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Matt 27:46 forsook their nets, and followed him. Mark 1:18 (Luke 5:11)God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Mark 15:34that forsaketh not all ..., he cannot be my disciple. Luke 14:33Persecuted, but not forsaken; 2 Cor 4:9Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves Heb 10:25will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. Heb 13:5Which have forsaken the right way, and 2 Pet 2:15
foundationBase, groundwork, underpinning; or the origin of something or beginning. DTP Christ is the Rock and Foundation for our faith; the church is built upon Christ Jesus. We as disciples are to make sure that we have a firm foundation (Matt 7:25; Luke 6:48).he shall lay the foundation thereof in his Josh 6:26And the foundation was of costly stones, 1 Kin 7:10the foundation of the temple of the LORD, Ezr 3:10His foundation is in the holy mountains. Ps 87:1Of old hast thou laid the foundation Ps 102:25 (Heb 1:10)the righteous is an everlasting foundation. Pro 10:25a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: Isa 28:16thy maker, that ... laid the foundations of the earth; Isa 51:13shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; Isa 58:12deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: Luke 6:48I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth 1 Cor 3:10other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, 1 Cor 3:11chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, Eph 1:4are built upon the foundation of the apostles and Eph 2:20the foundation of God standeth sure, 2 Tim 2:19not laying again the foundation of repentance from Heb 6:1city which hath foundations, whose builder ... is God. Heb 11:10foreordained before the foundations of the world, 1 Pet 1:20the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Rev 13:8