Bible verses about "excellence" | Darby

Psalms 119:99

99 I have more understanding than all my teachers; for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Proverbs 22:29

29 Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.

1 Peter 2:9

9 But *ye* [are] a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

Ephesians 6:7-8

7 serving with good will as to the Lord, and not to men; 8 knowing that whatever good each shall do, this he shall receive of [the] Lord, whether bond or free.

Daniel 5:12

12 forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and solving of problems, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.

Philippians 1:9-10

9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence, 10 that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ`s day,

2 Peter 1:3-4

3 As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue, 4 through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of [the] divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Titus 2:7

7 in all things affording thyself as a pattern of good works; in teaching uncorruptedness, gravity,

2 Corinthians 8:7

7 but even as ye abound in every way, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in love from you to us, that ye may abound in this grace also.

Colossians 3:23

23 Whatsoever ye do, labour at it heartily, as [doing it] to the Lord, and not to men;

Philippians 4:8

8 For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things [are] true, whatsoever things [are] noble, whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] amiable, whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue and if any praise, think on these things.

Daniel 6:3

3 Now this Daniel surpassed the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to appoint him over the whole realm.

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