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And  God made the  firmament, and divided the  waters which were under the  firmament from the  waters which were above the  firmament: and it was so.   Genesis 1:7 


And  God said, Let the  waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open  firmament of  heaven.   Genesis 1:20 


And the LORD  God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the  field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.   Genesis 3:14, 15 


A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.   Genesis 6:16 


And the  flood was forty days upon the earth; and the  waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.   Genesis 7:17 


And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of  heaven from above;
And by thy  sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.   Genesis 27:39, 40 


And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD  God of Abraham thy father, and the  God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.   Genesis 28:13, 14 


Moreover I have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my  sword and with my bow.   Genesis 48:22 


Even by the  God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of  heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:
The blessings of thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.   Genesis 49:25, 26 


Now I know that the LORD is greater than all  gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.   Exodus 18:11 


Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.   Exodus 19:5, 6 


Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in  heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the  water under the earth.   Exodus 20:4 


And thou shalt put the mercy seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give thee.
And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.   Exodus 25:21, 22 


And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams'  skins dyed  red, and a covering above of badgers'  skins.   Exodus 26:14 


And they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it unto one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners.   Exodus 26:24 


And two other rings of  gold thou shalt make, and shalt put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward the forepart thereof, over against the other coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.
And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of  blue, that it may be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate be not loosed from the ephod.   Exodus 28:27, 28 


And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul that is above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and  burn them upon the altar.   Exodus 29:13 


Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:
And one loaf of  bread, and one cake of oiled  bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened  bread that is before the LORD:
And thou shalt put all in the hands of Aaron, and in the hands of his sons; and shalt wave them for a wave offering before the LORD.   Exodus 29:22-24 


Every one that passeth among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the LORD.   Exodus 30:14 


And he made a covering for the tent of rams'  skins dyed  red, and a covering of badgers'  skins above that.   Exodus 36:19 


And they made two other golden rings, and put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward the forepart of it, over against the other coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.
And they did bind the breastplate by his rings unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of  blue, that it might be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed from the ephod; as the LORD commanded Moses.   Exodus 39:20, 21 


And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD commanded Moses.
And he took and put the testimony into the ark, and set the staves on the ark, and put the mercy seat above upon the ark:
And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up the vail of the covering, and covered the ark of the testimony; as the LORD commanded Moses.   Exodus 40:19-21 


And the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.   Leviticus 3:4 


And the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.   Leviticus 3:10 


And the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.   Leviticus 3:15 


And the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, which is by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away,
As it was taken off from the bullock of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall  burn them upon the altar of the burnt offering.   Leviticus 4:9, 10 


And the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them, which is by the flanks, and the caul that is above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away:
And the priest shall  burn them upon the altar for an offering made by  fire unto the LORD: it is a trespass offering.   Leviticus 7:4, 5 


And he took all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and Moses burned it upon the altar.   Leviticus 8:16 


And he took the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right shoulder:
And out of the basket of unleavened  bread, that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled  bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, and upon the right shoulder:
And he put all upon Aaron's hands, and upon his sons' hands, and waved them for a wave offering before the LORD.   Leviticus 8:25-27 


But the fat, and the kidneys, and the caul above the liver of the sin offering, he burnt upon the altar; as the LORD commanded Moses.   Leviticus 9:10 


And the fat of the bullock and of the ram, the rump, and that which covereth the inwards, and the kidneys, and the caul above the liver:
And they put the fat upon the breasts, and he burnt the fat upon the altar:
And the breasts and the right shoulder Aaron waved for a wave offering before the LORD; as Moses commanded.   Leviticus 9:19-21 


Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;
Even these of them ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.   Leviticus 11:21, 22 


And if it be from sixty years old and above; if it be a male, then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female ten shekels.   Leviticus 27:7 


And Moses took the redemption  money of them that were over and above them that were redeemed by the Levites:
Of the firstborn of the children of Israel took he the  money; a thousand three hundred and threescore and five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary:
And Moses gave the  money of them that were redeemed unto Aaron and to his sons, according to the word of the LORD, as the LORD commanded Moses.   Numbers 3:49-51 


And they shall bear the curtains of the tabernacle, and the tabernacle of the congregation, his covering, and the covering of the badgers'  skins that is above upon it, and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,
And the hangings of the court, and the hanging for the door of the gate of the court, which is by the tabernacle and by the altar round about, and their cords, and all the instruments of their service, and all that is made for them: so shall they serve.   Numbers 4:25, 26 


(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)
And the LORD spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation. And they three came out.   Numbers 12:3, 4 


And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face:
And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will show who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him.   Numbers 16:3-5 


Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine  heart, that the LORD he is  God in  heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.   Deuteronomy 4:39 


Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in  heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the  waters beneath the earth:
Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy  God am a jealous  God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me,
And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.   Deuteronomy 5:8-10 


For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy  God: the LORD thy  God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.   Deuteronomy 7:6 


Thou shalt be blessed above all people: there shall not be male or female barren among you, or among your cattle.   Deuteronomy 7:14 


Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.   Deuteronomy 10:15 


For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy  God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.   Deuteronomy 14:2 


That his  heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.   Deuteronomy 17:20 


Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should seem vile unto thee.   Deuteronomy 25:3 


And to make thee high above all nations which he hath made, in praise, and in name, and in honor; and that thou mayest be an holy people unto the LORD thy  God, as he hath spoken.   Deuteronomy 26:19 


And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy  God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy  God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:
And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy  God.   Deuteronomy 28:1, 2 


And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy  God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them:
And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, or to the left, to go after other  gods to serve them.   Deuteronomy 28:13, 14 


The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.   Deuteronomy 28:43 


And the LORD thy  God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.   Deuteronomy 30:5 


And as soon as we had heard these things, our  hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your  God, he is  God in  heaven above, and in earth beneath.   Joshua 2:11 


And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the LORD of all the earth, shall rest in the  waters of Jordan, that the  waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the  waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap.   Joshua 3:13 


That the  waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the  sea of the plain, even the salt  sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho.   Joshua 3:16 


Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be, blessed shall she be above women in the tent.   Judges 5:24 


Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice and at mine offering, which I have commanded in my habitation; and honorest thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings of Israel my people?
Wherefore the LORD  God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.   1 Samuel 2:29, 30 


He sent from above, he took me; he drew me out of many  waters;
He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.   2 Samuel 22:17, 18 


And that bringeth me forth from mine enemies: thou also hast lifted me up on high above them that rose up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.   2 Samuel 22:49 


And it was covered with cedar above upon the beams, that lay on forty five pillars, fifteen in a row.   1 Kings 7:3 


And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, and cedars.   1 Kings 7:11 


And the chapiters upon the two pillars had pomegranates also above, over against the belly which was by the network: and the pomegranates were two hundred in rows round about upon the other chapiter.   1 Kings 7:20 


It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the  sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward.   1 Kings 7:25 


And on the borders that were between the ledges were lions, oxen, and cherubim: and upon the ledges there was a base above: and beneath the lions and oxen were certain additions made of thin work.
And every base had four brazen wheels, and plates of  brass: and the four corners thereof had undersetters: under the laver were undersetters molten, at the side of every addition.
And the mouth of it within the chapiter and above was a cubit: but the mouth thereof was round after the work of the base, a cubit and an half: and also upon the mouth of it were gravings with their borders, foursquare, not round.   1 Kings 7:29-31 


For the cherubim spread forth their two wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.   1 Kings 8:7 


And he said, LORD  God of Israel, there is no  God like thee, in  heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their  heart:
Who hast kept with thy servant David my father that thou promisedst him: thou spakest also with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thine hand, as it is this day.   1 Kings 8:23, 24 


But hast done  evil above all that were before thee: for thou hast gone and made thee other  gods, and molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast me behind thy back:
Therefore, behold, I will bring  evil upon the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel, and will take away the remnant of the house of Jeroboam, as a man taketh away  dung, till it be all gone.   1 Kings 14:9, 10 


And Judah did  evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins which they had committed, above all that their fathers had done.   1 Kings 14:22 


And Ahab the son of Omri did  evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.   1 Kings 16:30 


Because Manasseh king of Judah hath done these abominations, and hath done wickedly above all that the Amorites did, which were before him, and hath made Judah also to sin with his idols:
Therefore thus saith the LORD  God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such  evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whosoever heareth of it, both his ears shall tingle.   2 Kings 21:11, 12 


And he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon;
And changed his  prison  garments: and he did eat  bread continually before him all the days of his life.   2 Kings 25:28, 29 


For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)
The sons, I say, of Reuben the firstborn of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.   1 Chronicles 5:2, 3 


For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all  gods.   1 Chronicles 16:25 


For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:
Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of  God;
Both for the shewbread, and for the fine flour for meat offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is fried, and for all manner of measure and size;
And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even:
And to offer all burnt sacrifices unto the LORD in the sabbaths, in the new moons, and on the set feasts, by number, according to the order commanded unto them, continually before the LORD:
And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the holy place, and the charge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, in the service of the house of the LORD.   1 Chronicles 23:27-32 


This is that Benaiah, who was mighty among the thirty, and above the thirty: and in his course was Ammizabad his son.   1 Chronicles 27:6 


Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my  God, I have of mine own proper good, of  gold and  silver, which I have given to the house of my  God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house.   1 Chronicles 29:3 


Thine, O LORD is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the  heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.   1 Chronicles 29:11 


And the house which I build is great: for great is our  God above all  gods.   2 Chronicles 2:5 


It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east: and the  sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward.   2 Chronicles 4:4 


For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.   2 Chronicles 5:8 


And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.)
And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.   2 Chronicles 11:21, 22 


And the Spirit of  God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith  God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.   2 Chronicles 24:20 


Moreover Amaziah gathered Judah together, and made them captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, according to the houses of their fathers, throughout all Judah and Benjamin: and he numbered them from twenty years old and above, and found them three hundred thousand choice men, able to go forth to war, that could handle spear and  shield.   2 Chronicles 25:5 


And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strewed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.   2 Chronicles 34:4 


From above the  horse gate repaired the priests, every one over against his house.   Nehemiah 3:28 


That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared  God above many.   Nehemiah 7:2 


And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:
And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great  God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the LORD with their faces to the ground.   Nehemiah 8:5, 6 


Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your  God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.   Nehemiah 9:5 


And at the fountain gate, which was over against them, they went up by the stairs of the city of David, at the going up of the wall, above the house of David, even unto the  water gate eastward.
And the other company of them that gave thanks went over against them, and I after them, and the half of the people upon the wall, from beyond the tower of the furnaces even unto the broad wall;
And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep gate: and they stood still in the  prison gate.   Nehemiah 12:37-39 


And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.   Esther 2:17 


After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.   Esther 3:1 


And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.   Esther 5:11 


Let that day be darkness; let not  God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.   Job 3:4 


His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.   Job 18:16 


No mention shall be made of coral, or of  pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.   Job 28:18 


For what portion of  God is there from above? and what inheritance of the Almighty from on high?
Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?
Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps?
If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;
Let me be weighed in an even balance that  God may know mine integrity.   Job 31:2-6 


This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the  God that is above.   Job 31:28 


O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the  heavens.   Psalm 8:1 


His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.   Psalm 10:5 


He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many  waters.   Psalm 18:16 


He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.   Psalm 18:48 


And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.   Psalm 27:6 


Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore  God, thy  God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.   Psalm 45:7 


He shall call to the  heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.   Psalm 50:4 


Be thou exalted, O  God, above the  heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.   Psalm 57:5 


Be thou exalted, O  God, above the  heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.   Psalm 57:11 


Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of  heaven,
And had rained down  manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the  corn of  heaven.   Psalm 78:23, 24 


For the LORD is a great  God, and a great King above all  gods.   Psalm 95:3 


For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all  gods.   Psalm 96:4 


For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all  gods.   Psalm 97:9 


The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.   Psalm 99:2 


For as the  heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.   Psalm 103:11 


Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a  garment: the  waters stood above the mountains.   Psalm 104:6 


For thy mercy is great above the  heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.
Be thou exalted, O  God, above the  heavens: and thy glory above all the earth;
That thy beloved may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer me.   Psalm 108:4-6 


The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the  heavens.   Psalm 113:4 


Therefore I love thy commandments above  gold; yea, above fine  gold.   Psalm 119:127 


For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all  gods.   Psalm 135:5 


To him that stretched out the earth above the  waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.   Psalm 136:6 


If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.   Psalm 137:6 


I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.   Psalm 138:2 


Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great  waters, from the hand of strange children;
Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.   Psalm 144:7, 8 


Praise him, ye  heavens of  heavens, and ye  waters that be above the  heavens.   Psalm 148:4 


Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and  heaven.   Psalm 148:13 


When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep:
When he gave to the  sea his decree, that the  waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.   Proverbs 8:28-31 


The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from  hell beneath.   Proverbs 15:24 


Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.   Proverbs 31:10 


I got me servants and maidens, and had servants born in my house; also I had great possessions of great and small cattle above all that were in Jerusalem before me:
I gathered me also  silver and  gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.   Ecclesiastes 2:7, 8 


For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.   Ecclesiastes 3:19 


And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.   Isaiah 2:2 


Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.   Isaiah 6:2 


Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy  God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above.   Isaiah 7:11 


For thou hast said in thine  heart, I will ascend into  heaven, I will exalt my throne above the  stars of  God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.   Isaiah 14:13, 14 


Drop down, ye  heavens, from above, and let the  skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.   Isaiah 45:8 


For this shall the earth mourn, and the  heavens above be  black; because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.   Jeremiah 4:28 


Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the  seas: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young men a spoiler at noonday: I have caused him to fall upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.   Jeremiah 15:8 


The  heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
I the LORD search the  heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.   Jeremiah 17:9, 10 


Thus saith the LORD; If  heaven above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, I will also cast off all the seed of Israel for all that they have done, saith the LORD.   Jeremiah 31:37 


And I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of  God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the door:
And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink ye wine.   Jeremiah 35:4, 5 


And spake kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,
And changed his  prison  garments: and he did continually eat  bread before him all the days of his life.   Jeremiah 52:32, 33 


From above hath he sent  fire into my  bones, and it prevaileth against them: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate and faint all the day.   Lamentations 1:13 


And the likeness of the  firmament upon the heads of the living creature was as the colour of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.   Ezekiel 1:22 


And above the  firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a  sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.   Ezekiel 1:26 


Then I looked, and, behold, in the  firmament that was above the head of the cherubims there appeared over them as it were a  sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.   Ezekiel 10:1 


And the cherubims lifted up their wings, and mounted up from the earth in my sight: when they went out, the wheels also were beside them, and every one stood at the door of the east gate of the LORD's house; and the glory of the  God of Israel was over them above.   Ezekiel 10:19 


Then did the cherubims lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the  God of Israel was over them above.   Ezekiel 11:22 


Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord  GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness above all thine abominations.   Ezekiel 16:43 


It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.   Ezekiel 29:15 


Therefore his height was exalted above all the  trees of the  field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of  waters, when he shot forth.   Ezekiel 31:5 


And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the  flesh came up upon them, and the  skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.   Ezekiel 37:8 


To that above the door, even unto the inner house, and without, and by all the wall round about within and without, by measure.   Ezekiel 41:17 


From the ground unto above the door were cherubims and palm  trees made, and on the wall of the temple.   Ezekiel 41:20 


Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.   Daniel 6:3 


And the king of the south shall be strong, and one of his princes; and he shall be strong above him, and have dominion; his dominion shall be a great dominion.   Daniel 11:5 


And the king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every  god, and shall speak marvellous things against the  God of  gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
Neither shall he regard the  God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any  god: for he shall magnify himself above all.   Daniel 11:36, 37 


Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.   Amos 2:9 


But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established in the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it.   Micah 4:1 


Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the  stars of  heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and fleeth away.   Nahum 3:16 


The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.   Matthew 10:24 


Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in  prison.   Luke 3:20 


The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.   Luke 6:40 


And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.   Luke 13:2-5 


He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth: he that cometh from  heaven is above all.   John 3:31 


Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five  barley loaves, which remained over and above unto them that had eaten.   John 6:13 


And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.   John 8:23 


Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.   John 19:11 


And I will shew wonders in  heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath;  blood, and  fire, and vapour of smoke:
The  sun shall be turned into darkness, and the  moon into  blood, before the great and notable day of the Lord come:
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.   Acts 2:19-21 


For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.   Acts 4:22 


At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from  heaven, above the brightness of the  sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.   Acts 26:13 


But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine  heart, Who shall ascend into  heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)
But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy  heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine  heart that  God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.   Romans 10:6-9 


One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.   Romans 14:5 


And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.   1 Corinthians 4:6 


There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but  God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.   1 Corinthians 10:13 


After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.   1 Corinthians 15:6 


For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in  God which raiseth the dead:
Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;
Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.   2 Corinthians 1:8-11 


Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.   2 Corinthians 11:23 


I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell:  God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third  heaven.   2 Corinthians 12:2 


For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the  flesh, the messenger of  Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.   2 Corinthians 12:6, 7 


And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.   Galatians 1:14 


But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.   Galatians 4:26 


Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.   Ephesians 1:21-23 


Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.   Ephesians 3:20, 21 


One  God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.   Ephesians 4:6 


He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all  heavens, that he might fill all things.)
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of  God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.   Ephesians 4:10-16 


Above all, taking the  shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.   Ephesians 6:16 


Wherefore  God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:
That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in  heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of  God the Father.   Philippians 2:9-11 


If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of  God.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.   Colossians 3:1, 2 


And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.   Colossians 3:14 


Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called  God, or that is worshipped; so that he as  God sitteth in the temple of  God, shewing himself that he is  God.   2 Thessalonians 2:4 


Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the  flesh, and in the Lord?
If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.   Philemon 1:16, 17 


Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore  God, even thy  God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.   Hebrews 1:9 


Above when he said, Sacrifice and offering and burnt offerings and offering for sin thou wouldest not, neither hadst pleasure therein; which are offered by the law;
Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O  God. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second.   Hebrews 10:8, 9 


Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.   James 1:17 


This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every  evil work.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.   James 3:15-17 


But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by  heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.   James 5:12 


And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.   1 Peter 4:8 


Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.   3 John 1:2 




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