What Does The Bible Say About?

Meditation

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Psalm 19:14

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May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.

Joshua 1:8

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This Book of the Law must not depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. For then you will prosper and succeed in all you do.

Psalm 119:15

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I will meditate on Your precepts and regard Your ways.

Psalm 104:34

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May my meditation be pleasing to Him, for I rejoice in the LORD.

Philippians 4:8

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Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think on these things.

Psalm 119:97

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Oh, how I love Your law! All day long it is my meditation.

Psalm 1:2

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But his delight is in the Law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night.

Psalm 143:5

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I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your works; I consider the work of Your hands.

Psalm 63:6

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When I remember You on my bed, I think of You through the watches of the night.

Psalm 49:3

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My mouth will impart wisdom, and the meditation of my heart will bring understanding.

Psalm 77:12

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I will reflect on all You have done and ponder Your mighty deeds.

Psalm 119:148

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My eyes anticipate the watches of night, that I may meditate on Your word.

Isaiah 26:3

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You will keep in perfect peace the steadfast of mind, because he trusts in You.

Psalm 119:11

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I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.

Proverbs 4:20-22

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My son, pay attention to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Do not lose sight of them; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and health to the whole body.

Matthew 6:6

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But when you pray, go into your inner room, shut your door, and pray to your Father, who is unseen. And your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

Psalm 1:1-6

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Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, or set foot on the path of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the Law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in season, whose leaf does not wither, and who prospers in all he does. Not so the wicked! For they are like chaff driven off by the wind. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous. . . .

Psalm 119:97-99

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Oh, how I love Your law! All day long it is my meditation. Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for they are always with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for Your testimonies are my meditation.

Genesis 24:63

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Early in the evening, Isaac went out to the field to meditate, and looking up, he saw the camels approaching.

Psalm 119:78

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May the arrogant be put to shame for subverting me with a lie; I will meditate on Your precepts.

Psalm 145:5

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the glorious splendor of Your majesty. And I will meditate on Your wondrous works.

Romans 12:2

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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Psalm 119:99

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I have more insight than all my teachers, for Your testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:48

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I lift up my hands to Your commandments, which I love, and I meditate on Your statutes.

Psalm 119:23

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Though rulers sit and slander me, Your servant meditates on Your statutes.

Psalm 4:4

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Be angry, yet do not sin; on your bed, search your heart and be still. Selah

Psalm 119:27

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Make clear to me the way of Your precepts; then I will meditate on Your wonders.

1 Timothy 4:13-15

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Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, and to teaching. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given you through the prophecy spoken over you at the laying on of the hands of the elders. Be diligent in these matters and absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.

Psalm 77:10-12

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So I said, “I am grieved that the right hand of the Most High has changed.” I will remember the works of the LORD; yes, I will remember Your wonders of old. I will reflect on all You have done and ponder Your mighty deeds.

Psalm 119:15-16

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I will meditate on Your precepts and regard Your ways. I will delight in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.

Philippians 4:13

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I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.

Psalm 46:10

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“Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted over the earth.”

Psalm 119:55

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In the night, O LORD, I remember Your name, that I may keep Your law.

Psalm 119:127

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Therefore I love Your commandments more than gold, even the purest gold.

Psalm 77:11

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I will remember the works of the LORD; yes, I will remember Your wonders of old.

John 14:27

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Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled; do not be afraid.

Matthew 4:4

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But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

1 Timothy 4:15

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Be diligent in these matters and absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.

Psalm 23:1-6

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A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. . . .

Psalm 39:3

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My heart grew hot within me; as I mused, the fire burned. Then I spoke with my tongue:

Romans 10:17

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Consequently, faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

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All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for instruction, for conviction, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be complete, fully equipped for every good work.

Proverbs 4:23

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Guard your heart with all diligence, for from it flow springs of life.

Psalm 1:1-2

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Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, or set foot on the path of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the Law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night.

John 14:6

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Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Luke 1:37

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For no word from God will ever fail.”

Hebrews 4:12

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For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it pierces even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It judges the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Psalm 119:1-176

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Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the Law of the LORD. Blessed are those who keep His testimonies and seek Him with all their heart. They do no iniquity; they walk in His ways. You have ordained Your precepts, that we should keep them diligently. Oh, that my ways were committed to keeping Your statutes! . . .

Psalm 119:9-11

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How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to Your word. With all my heart I have sought You; do not let me stray from Your commandments. I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.

Psalm 77:6

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At night I remembered my song; in my heart I mused, and my spirit pondered:

Psalm 111:2

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Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them.

2 Corinthians 5:17

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Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!

Colossians 3:1-25

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Therefore, since you have been raised with Christ, strive for the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory. Put to death, therefore, the components of your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry. . . .

Jeremiah 29:11

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For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, to give you a future and a hope.

Romans 5:8

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But God proves His love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Psalm 139:17

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How precious to me are Your thoughts, O God, how vast is their sum!

John 3:16

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For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that everyone who believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Colossians 3:16

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Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.

Psalm 1:1-3

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Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, or set foot on the path of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the Law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in season, whose leaf does not wither, and who prospers in all he does.

Revelation 1:1

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This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants what must soon come to pass. He made it known by sending His angel to His servant John,

2 Timothy 2:7

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Consider what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all things.

Psalm 23:1

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A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Psalm 16:8

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I have set the LORD always before me. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Hebrews 11:1

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Now faith is the assurance of what we hope for and the certainty of what we do not see.

1 Peter 5:7

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Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

Psalm 1:3

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He is like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in season, whose leaf does not wither, and who prospers in all he does.

Philippians 4:6

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Be anxious for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Job 15:4

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But you even undermine the fear of God and hinder meditation before Him.

John 10:10

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The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life, and have it in all its fullness.

Matthew 6:33

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But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.

1 John 3:1

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Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God. And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him.

Matthew 6:34

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Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Today has enough trouble of its own.

Acts 3:1-26

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One afternoon Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. And a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those entering the temple courts. When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money. Peter looked directly at him, as did John. “Look at us!” said Peter. So the man gave them his attention, expecting to receive something from them. . . .

John 1:1

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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Psalm 119:59

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I considered my ways and turned my steps to Your testimonies.

2 Timothy 3:16

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All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for instruction, for conviction, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Romans 8:28

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And we know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.

2 Timothy 2:15

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Make every effort to present yourself approved to God, an unashamed workman who accurately handles the word of truth.

Romans 8:38-39

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For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor principalities, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Psalm 119:16

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I will delight in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.

2 Peter 2:9

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if all this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment.

Psalm 63:5

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My soul is satisfied as with the richest of foods; with joyful lips my mouth will praise You.

Psalm 48:9

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Within Your temple, O God, we contemplate Your loving devotion.

1 John 1:9

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If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Romans 12:1

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Therefore I urge you, brothers, on account of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

Job 22:22

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Receive instruction from His mouth, and lay up His words in your heart.

John 15:13

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Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

Psalm 103:13-14

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As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him. For He knows our frame; He is mindful that we are dust.

Genesis 39:20-21

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So Joseph’s master took him and had him thrown into the prison where the king’s prisoners were confined. While Joseph was there in the prison, the LORD was with him and extended kindness to him, granting him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.

James 4:7

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Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Corinthians 13:1

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If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a ringing gong or a clanging cymbal.

Proverbs 6:6

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Walk in the manner of the ant, O slacker; observe its ways and become wise.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

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The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We tear down arguments and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

Acts 2:38

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Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Colossians 3:2

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Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.

John 3:16-17

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For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that everyone who believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.

2 Corinthians 10:5

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We tear down arguments and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

Psalm 16:7

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I will bless the LORD who counsels me; even at night my conscience instructs me.

John 1:14

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The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

1 Timothy 4:13

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Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, and to teaching.

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