Fear God

ESV scriptures that show we are to fear God.


Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Psalm 33:8 Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!
Job 28:28 “And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.”
Prov1:7 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”
Ecc 12:13 “The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.”
Pro 3:7 “Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.”
Psalm 103:17 “But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children”
Pro 8:13 “The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.”
Pro 14:27 “The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.”
Pro 16:6 “By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.”

Luke 12:5 “But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!”
Psalm  130:4 “But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared.”
Pro 19:23 “The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied;  he will not be visited by harm.”
Psalm 147:11 “but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.”


Psalm 130:3 “If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?”