100 Bible Verses about Preparation

Here are 100 Bible verses about preparation, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

1 Peter 3:15 KJV

15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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Proverbs 22:3 KJV

3 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV

6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 24:27 KJV

27 Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.

Luke 21:36 KJV

36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

John 16:33 KJV

33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

Matthew 24:44 KJV

44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Romans 12:1-2 KJV

1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Romans 13:11 KJV

11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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Matthew 25:1-46 KJV

1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. 5 While the bridegroom …

Matthew 24:13 KJV

13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Matthew 24:42 KJV

42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

1 Corinthians 16:13 KJV

13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

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Proverbs 21:31 KJV

31 The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord.

Luke 12:47 KJV

47 And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

Proverbs 16:1-33 KJV

1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord. 2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the Lord weigheth the spirits. 3 Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established. 4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. …

Ezekiel 38:7 KJV

7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Hebrews 11:7 KJV

7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Revelation 1:1 KJV

1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

Luke 21:9-36 KJV

9 But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by. 10 Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: 11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. …

Mark 15:42 KJV

42 And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

Romans 12:2 KJV

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Proverbs 15:22 KJV

22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

Matthew 24:3 KJV

3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

Proverbs 20:4 KJV

4 The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.

1 Peter 5:8 KJV

8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Acts 2:38 KJV

38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Matthew 25:1-13 KJV

1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. 5 While the bridegroom …

1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

8 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Proverbs 16:9 KJV

9 A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

12 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

John 19:31 KJV

31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

Luke 23:54 KJV

54 And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

John 14:2 KJV

2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

Matthew 24:42-44 KJV

42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. 43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. 44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Matthew 27:62 KJV

62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate,

Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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1 John 2:2 KJV

2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

John 19:14 KJV

14 And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King!

Matthew 6:33 KJV

33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Matthew 24:22 KJV

22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.

Proverbs 16:3 KJV

3 Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established.

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Ephesians 2:10 KJV

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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John 19:42 KJV

42 There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews’ preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.

2 Timothy 4:2 KJV

2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.

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1 Peter 1:13 KJV

13 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

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1 John 4:1 KJV

1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Proverbs 28:19-20 KJV

19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough. 20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Romans 8:28 KJV

28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Proverbs 19:21 KJV

21 There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand.

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Proverbs 27:1 KJV

1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

Acts 2:40 KJV

40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

Luke 14:28-30 KJV

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? 29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, 30 Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Ephesians 6:13 KJV

13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Matthew 24:36 KJV

36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

Isaiah 45:7 KJV

7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.

Proverbs 6:6 KJV

6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Psalm 90:12 KJV

12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

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1 John 5:19 KJV

19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

Proverbs 24:30-34 KJV

30 I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31 And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. 32 Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction. 33 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding …

Acts 17:30-31 KJV

30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: 31 Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

John 14:27 KJV

27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Matthew 7:13-14 KJV

13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Romans 10:9 KJV

9 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.

2 Peter 3:3-4 KJV

3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, 4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

Matthew 24:21-22 KJV

21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. 22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.

Acts 3:19-21 KJV

19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord. 20 And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: 21 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

John 14:3 KJV

3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

Ephesians 6:15 KJV

15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

Isaiah 40:3 KJV

3 The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Matthew 27:62-64 KJV

62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, 63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again. 64 Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen …

John 14:6 KJV

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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1 Corinthians 9:24 KJV

24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

Matthew 24:1-51 KJV

1 And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple. 2 And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down. 3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall …

Proverbs 6:6-11 KJV

6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. 9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? 10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands …

Psalm 119:105 KJV

105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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Exodus 23:20 KJV

20 Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.

1 Corinthians 2:9 KJV

9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

1 Peter 5:7 KJV

7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Romans 9:1-33 KJV

1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, 2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. 3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: 4 Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the …

John 9:4 KJV

4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

1 Thessalonians 5:6 KJV

6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

John 3:2 KJV

2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

1 Peter 3:3 KJV

3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

John 17:17 KJV

17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

Acts 17:10-11 KJV

10 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

John 14:1-3 KJV

1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

Joel 3:9 KJV

9 Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Exodus 16:23 KJV

23 And he said unto them, This is that which the Lord hath said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the Lord: bake that which ye will bake to day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.

Romans 8:31 KJV

31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

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Genesis 6:21 KJV

21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.

Luke 21:34 KJV

34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Deuteronomy 31:6 KJV

6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

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Ephesians 6:16 KJV

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

Luke 14:31 KJV

31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?