and do not presume to say to yourselves, `We have Abraham as our
father'; for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up
children to Abraham.
and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down; for
it is written, `He will give his angels charge of you,' and `On their
hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a
"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust
consume and where thieves break in and steal,
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor
rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal.
And Jesus said to him, "See that you say nothing to any one; but go,
show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded,
for a proof to the people."
But Jesus, aware of this, said, "O men of little faith, why do you
discuss among yourselves the fact that you have no bread?
However, not to give offense to them, go to the sea and cast a hook,
and take the first fish that comes up, and when you open its mouth you
will find a shekel; take that and give it to them for me and for
Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as
And a second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you shut
the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither enter yourselves,
nor allow those who would enter to go in.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you traverse sea and
land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you
make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.
Thus you witness against yourselves, that you are sons of those who
murdered the prophets.
But the wise replied, `Perhaps there will not be enough for us and for
you; go rather to the dealers and buy for yourselves.'
saying, "I have sinned in betraying innocent blood." They said, "What
is that to us? See to it yourself."
So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a
riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the
crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it
and saying, "You who would destroy the temple and build it in three
days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the
and said to him, "See that you say nothing to any one; but go, show
yourself to the priest, and offer for your cleansing what Moses
commanded, for a proof to the people."
And he said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and
rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure
even to eat.
Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its saltness, how will you
season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."
The second is this, `You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There
is no other commandment greater than these."
"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.
save yourself, and come down from the cross!"
Bear fruits that befit repentance, and do not begin to say to
yourselves, `We have Abraham as our father'; for I tell you, God is
able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
And he took him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the
temple, and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself
down from here;
And he said to them, "Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb,
`Physician, heal yourself; what we have heard you did at Capernaum,
do here also in your own country.'"
And he charged him to tell no one; but "go and show yourself to the
priest, and make an offering for your cleansing, as Moses commanded,
for a proof to the people."
Or how can you say to your brother, `Brother, let me take out the speck
that is in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the log that is in
your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye,
and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your
And Jesus went with them. When he was not far from the house, the
centurion sent friends to him, saying to him, "Lord, do not trouble
yourself, for I am not worthy to have you come under my roof;
And he answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart,
and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your
mind; and your neighbor as yourself."
And he said, "Woe to you lawyers also! for you load men with burdens
hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of
Woe to you lawyers! for you have taken away the key of knowledge; you
did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering."
Sell your possessions, and give alms; provide yourselves with purses
that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not
fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.
"And why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?
There you will weep and gnash your teeth, when you see Abraham and
Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God and you
yourselves thrust out.
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous
mammon, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal
But he said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves before men,
but God knows your hearts; for what is exalted among men is an
abomination in the sight of God.
Take heed to yourselves; if your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he
repents, forgive him;
Will he not rather say to him, `Prepare supper for me, and gird
yourself and serve me, till I eat and drink; and afterward you shall
eat and drink'?
When he saw them he said to them, "Go and show yourselves to the
priests." And as they went they were cleansed.
as soon as they come out in leaf, you see for yourselves and know that
the summer is already near.
"But take heed to yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with
dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come
upon you suddenly like a snare;
And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he said, "Take this,
and divide it among yourselves;
But Jesus turning to them said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep
for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
and saying, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, "Are you
not the Christ? Save yourself and us!"
They said to him then, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those
who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"
You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but I
have been sent before him.
Jesus answered them, "Do not murmur among yourselves.
For no man works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do
these things, show yourself to the world."
Go to the feast yourselves; I am not going up to this feast, for my
time has not yet fully come."
The Pharisees then said to him, "You are bearing witness to yourself;
your testimony is not true."
The Jews answered him, "It is not for a good work that we stone you but
for blasphemy; because you, being a man, make yourself God."
Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, "Lord, how is it that you will
manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?"
Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him; so he said to them, "Is this
what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, `A little
while, and you will not see me, and again a little while, and you will
Pilate said to them, "Take him yourselves and judge him by your own
law." The Jews said to him, "It is not lawful for us to put any man to
When the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out,
"Crucify him, crucify him!" Pilate said to them, "Take him yourselves
and crucify him, for I find no crime in him."
Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you girded yourself
and walked where you would; but when you are old, you will stretch out
your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not
wish to go."
"Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested
to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs which God did
through him in your midst, as you yourselves know--
And he testified with many other words and exhorted them, saying, "Save
yourselves from this crooked generation."
and he said to them, "You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew
to associate with or to visit any one of another nation; but God has
shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
And the angel said to him, "Dress yourself and put on your sandals."
And he did so. And he said to him, "Wrap your mantle around you and
And Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, "It was necessary that
the word of God should be spoken first to you. Since you thrust it from
you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to
that you abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from blood
and from what is strangled and from unchastity. If you keep yourselves
from these, you will do well. Farewell."
But Paul cried with a loud voice, "Do not harm yourself, for we are all
but since it is a matter of questions about words and names and your
own law, see to it yourselves; I refuse to be a judge of these things."
And when they came to him, he said to them:
"You yourselves know how I lived among you all the time from the
first day that I set foot in Asia,
Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit
has made you overseers, to care for the church of God which he obtained
with the blood of his own Son.
You yourselves know that these hands ministered to my necessities, and
to those who were with me.
take these men and purify yourself along with them and pay their
expenses, so that they may shave their heads. Thus all will know that
there is nothing in what they have been told about you but that you
yourself live in observance of the law.
By examining him yourself you will be able to learn from him about
everything of which we accuse him."
Agrippa said to Paul, "You have permission to speak for yourself."
Then Paul stretched out his hand and made his defense:
including yourselves who are called to belong to Jesus Christ;
Therefore you have no excuse, O man, whoever you are, when you judge
another; for in passing judgment upon him you condemn yourself, because
you, the judge, are doing the very same things.
Do you suppose, O man, that when you judge those who do such things and
yet do them yourself, you will escape the judgment of God?
But by your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for
yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be
But if you call yourself a Jew and rely upon the law and boast of
your relation to God
you then who teach others, will you not teach yourself? While you
preach against stealing, do you steal?
So you also must consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in
Do not yield your members to sin as instruments of wickedness, but
yield yourselves to God as men who have been brought from death to
life, and your members to God as instruments of righteousness.
Do you not know that if you yield yourselves to any one as obedient
slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which
leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?
Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God; for
it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."
The commandments, "You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill,
You shall not steal, You shall not covet," and any other commandment,
are summed up in this sentence, "You shall love your neighbor as
The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God; happy is he who
has no reason to judge himself for what he approves.
I myself am satisfied about you, my brethren, that you yourselves are
full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able to instruct one
But you yourselves wrong and defraud, and that even your own brethren.
Do not refuse one another except perhaps by agreement for a season,
that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again,
lest Satan tempt you through lack of self-control.
Were you a slave when called? Never mind. But if you can gain your
freedom, avail yourself of the opportunity.
I speak as to sensible men; judge for yourselves what I say.
Judge for yourselves; is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her
So with yourselves; if you in a tongue utter speech that is not
intelligible, how will any one know what is said? For you will be
speaking into the air.
So with yourselves; since you are eager for manifestations of the
Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church.
You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on your
hearts, to be known and read by all men;
For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you, what
eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what
longing, what zeal, what punishment! At every point you have proved
yourselves guiltless in the matter.
For you gladly bear with fools, being wise yourselves!
Examine yourselves, to see whether you are holding to your faith.
Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in
you?--unless indeed you fail to meet the test!
For the whole law is fulfilled in one word, "You shall love your
neighbor as yourself."
Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are
spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Look to
yourself, lest you too be tempted.
Do nothing from selfishness or conceit, but in humility count others
better than yourselves.
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,
And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the
gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with
me in giving and receiving except you only;
which has come to you, as indeed in the whole world it is bearing fruit
and growing--so among yourselves, from the day you heard and understood
the grace of God in truth,
Conduct yourselves wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the
and with him Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of
yourselves. They will tell you of everything that has taken place here.
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 you yourselves know, brethren, that our visit to you was not in
that no one be moved by these afflictions. You yourselves know that
this is to be our lot.
But concerning love of the brethren you have no need to have any one
write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one
For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord will come like a
thief in the night.
and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at
peace among yourselves.
For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us; we were not idle
when we were with you,
Have nothing to do with godless and silly myths. Train yourself in
Practice these duties, devote yourself to them, so that all may see
Take heed to yourself and to your teaching; hold to that, for by so
doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.
Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor participate in another
man's sins; keep yourself pure.
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who
has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message.
Show yourself in all respects a model of good deeds, and in your
teaching show integrity, gravity,
For you had compassion on the prisoners, and you joyfully accepted the
plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a
better possession and an abiding one.
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with
If you really fulfil the royal law, according to the scripture, "You
shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee
Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.
but as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your
And if you invoke as Father him who judges each one impartially
according to his deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the
time of your exile.
and like living stones be yourselves built into a spiritual house, to
be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God
through Jesus Christ.
Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the
same thought, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
Likewise you that are younger be subject to the elders. Clothe
yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for "God
opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that in due
time he may exalt you.
Little children, keep yourselves from idols.
Look to yourselves, that you may not lose what you have worked for, but
may win a full reward.
But you, beloved, build yourselves up on your most holy faith; pray in
the Holy Spirit;
keep yourselves in the love of God; wait for the mercy of our Lord
Jesus Christ unto eternal life.