Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and
it gives light to all in the house.
"And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they
love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners,
that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received
Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, "Every kingdom divided against
itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will
and if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how then
will his kingdom stand?
Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste
death before they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom."
And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the
And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing; and
he said to them, `Why do you stand here idle all day?'
"So when you see the desolating sacrilege spoken of by the prophet
Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able
And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot
stand, but is coming to an end.
And his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside they sent
to him and called him.
And he said to them, "Is a lamp brought in to be put under a bushel,
or under a bed, and not on a stand?
And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here
who will not taste death before they see that the kingdom of God has
come with power."
And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against
any one; so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your
"But take heed to yourselves; for they will deliver you up to
councils; and you will be beaten in synagogues; and you will stand
before governors and kings for my sake, to bear testimony before them.
And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right
side of the altar of incense.
And the angel answered him, "I am Gabriel, who stand in the presence of
God; and I was sent to speak to you, and to bring you this good news.
While the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he was
standing by the lake of Gennesaret.
But he knew their thoughts, and he said to the man who had the withered
hand, "Come and stand here." And he rose and stood there.
and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet
with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head, and kissed
his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
"No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a vessel, or puts it
under a bed, but puts it on a stand, that those who enter may see the
And he was told, "Your mother and your brothers are standing outside,
desiring to see you."
But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who will not taste
death before they see the kingdom of God."
And if Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom
stand? For you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebul.
"No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a bushel,
but on a stand, that those who enter may see the light.
When once the householder has risen up and shut the door, you will
begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, `Lord, open to
us.' He will answer you, `I do not know where you come from.'
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his
eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, `God, be merciful to me a
But watch at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape
all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of
John answered them, "I baptize with water; but among you stands one
whom you do not know,
The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples;
Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of
purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; the friend of the bridegroom,
who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom's voice;
therefore this joy of mine is now full.
But when they heard it, they went away, one by one, beginning with the
eldest, and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.
I knew that thou hearest me always, but I have said this on account of
the people standing by, that they may believe that thou didst send me."
The crowd standing by heard it and said that it had thundered. Others
said, "An angel has spoken to him."
They answered him, "Jesus of Nazareth." Jesus said to them, "I am he."
Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them.
Now the servants and officers had made a charcoal fire, because it was
cold, and they were standing and warming themselves; Peter also was
with them, standing and warming himself.
When he had said this, one of the officers standing by struck Jesus
with his hand, saying, "Is that how you answer the high priest?"
Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said to him,
"Are not you also one of his disciples?" He denied it and said, "I am
So the soldiers did this. But standing by the cross of Jesus were his
mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary
When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing
near, he said to his mother, "Woman, behold, your son!"
Saying this, she turned round and saw Jesus standing, but she did not
know that it was Jesus.
and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This
Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way
as you saw him go into heaven."
But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and
addressed them, "Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this
be known to you, and give ear to my words.
be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the
name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised
from the dead, by him this man is standing before you well.
But seeing the man that had been healed standing beside them, they had
nothing to say in opposition.
"Go and stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of
"We found the prison securely locked and the sentries standing at the
doors, but when we opened it we found no one inside."
And some one came and told them, "The men whom you put in prison are
standing in the temple and teaching the people."
And the Lord said to him, `Take off the shoes from your feet, for the
place where you are standing is holy ground.
But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of
God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;
and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man
standing at the right hand of God."
But Peter lifted him up, saying, "Stand up; I too am a man."
And he told us how he had seen the angel standing in his house and
saying, `Send to Joppa and bring Simon called Peter;
Recognizing Peter's voice, in her joy she did not open the gate but ran
in and told that Peter was standing at the gate.
But the Jews incited the devout women of high standing and the leading
men of the city, and stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas,
and drove them out of their district.
said in a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he sprang up
And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was
standing beseeching him and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help
Many of them therefore believed, with not a few Greek women of high
standing as well as men.
So Paul, standing in the middle of the Areopagus, said: "Men of
Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very religious.
And when he had given him leave, Paul, standing on the steps, motioned
with his hand to the people; and when there was a great hush, he spoke
to them in the Hebrew language, saying:
came to me, and standing by me said to me, `Brother Saul, receive your
sight.' And in that very hour I received my sight and saw him.
And when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I also was standing
by and approving, and keeping the garments of those who killed him.'
But when they had tied him up with the thongs, Paul said to the
centurion who was standing by, "Is it lawful for you to scourge a man
who is a Roman citizen, and uncondemned?"
except this one thing which I cried out while standing among them,
`With respect to the resurrection of the dead I am on trial before you
But Paul said, "I am standing before Caesar's tribunal, where I ought
to be tried; to the Jews I have done no wrong, as you know very well.
And now I stand here on trial for hope in the promise made by God to
But rise and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared to you for this
purpose, to appoint you to serve and bear witness to the things in
which you have seen me and to those in which I will appear to you,
To this day I have had the help that comes from God, and so I stand
here testifying both to small and great, saying nothing but what the
prophets and Moses said would come to pass:
and he said, `Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and
lo, God has granted you all those who sail with you.'
Through him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand,
and we rejoice in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
That is true. They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you
stand fast only through faith. So do not become proud, but stand in awe.
Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before
his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the
Master is able to make him stand.
Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise
your brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of God;
Therefore let any one who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall.
Now I would remind you, brethren, in what terms I preached to you the
gospel, which you received, in which you stand,
Be watchful, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong.
Not that we lord it over your faith; we work with you for your joy, for
you stand firm in your faith.
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand fast therefore, and do not
submit again to a yoke of slavery.
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against
the wiles of the devil.
Therefore take the whole armor of God, that you may be able to
withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on
the breastplate of righteousness,
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so
that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that
you stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for
the faith of the gospel,
Therefore, my brethren, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown,
stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on self-abasement and worship of
angels, taking his stand on visions, puffed up without reason by his
Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets
you, always remembering you earnestly in his prayers, that you may
stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
for now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.
So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were
taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter.
for those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves
and also great confidence in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so
that the rest may stand in fear.
But God's firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows
those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord
depart from iniquity."
By this the Holy Spirit indicates that the way into the sanctuary is
not yet opened as long as the outer tent is still standing
And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the
same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.
and you pay attention to the one who wears the fine clothing and say,
"Have a seat here, please," while you say to the poor man, "Stand
there," or, "Sit at my feet,"
Do not grumble, brethren, against one another, that you may not be
judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the doors.
For it stands in scripture: "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a
cornerstone chosen and precious, and he who believes in him will not be
put to shame."
By Silvanus, a faithful brother as I regard him, I have written
briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of
God; stand fast in it.
Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have
obtained a faith of equal standing with ours in the righteousness of
our God and Savior Jesus Christ:
Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one hears my voice and
opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the
elders, I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, with seven
horns and with seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out
into all the earth;
for the great day of their wrath has come, and who can stand before it?"
After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the
earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might
blow on earth or sea or against any tree.
After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no man could
number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and tongues,
standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes,
with palm branches in their hands,
Then I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets
were given to them.
And the angel whom I saw standing on sea and land lifted up his right
hand to heaven
Then the voice which I had heard from heaven spoke to me again,
saying, "Go, take the scroll which is open in the hand of the angel who
is standing on the sea and on the land."
These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands which stand
before the Lord of the earth.
And I saw what appeared to be a sea of glass mingled with fire, and
those who had conquered the beast and its image and the number of its
name, standing beside the sea of glass with harps of God in their hands.
they will stand far off, in fear of her torment, and say, "Alas! alas!
thou great city, thou mighty city, Babylon! In one hour has thy
The merchants of these wares, who gained wealth from her, will stand
far off, in fear of her torment, weeping and mourning aloud,
Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and with a loud voice he
called to all the birds that fly in midheaven, "Come, gather for the
great supper of God,
And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and
books were opened. Also another book was opened, which is the book of
life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, by
what they had done.