Luke 14:34-35 - Salt Without Taste Is Worthless
34 "Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned? 35 "It is useless either for the soil or for the manure pile; it is thrown out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear."
Luke 20:1-8 - Jesus' Authority Challenged
Luke 21:7-11 - Signs Of The End Of The Age
Luke 22:35-38 - The Two Swords
Luke 23:1-5 - Jesus Brought Before Pilate
Luke 24:44-49 - Jesus Commissions His Disciples
Luke 14:34-35 - Salt Without Taste Is Worthless
John 1:19-34 - John The Baptist Testifies To Jesus
John 2:1-11 - The Wedding At Cana: Water Turned Into Wine
John 3:22-36 - Additional Testimony By John The Baptist About Jesus
John 4:1-26 - The Samaritan Woman At Jacob's Well
John 5:1-13 - A Paralytic Is Healed
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the state or process of rotting or decomposition.
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(of organic matter) rot or decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi.
a decayed cabbage leaf
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Examples of Decay
the time taken for the current to decay to zero
Synonyms of decay
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that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten.
Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life. "Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field; By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope
2 Corinthians 4:16
Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.
You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men." For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night. You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.read more.
"Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God;
For the redemption of his soul is costly, And he should cease trying forever-- That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay.
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. "But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal;
"Even they will perish, but You endure; And all of them will wear out like a garment; Like clothing You will change them and they will be changed.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
"Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.
"Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned?
1 John 2:15-17
Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power. "For David says of Him, 'I SAW THE LORD ALWAYS IN MY PRESENCE; FOR HE IS AT MY RIGHT HAND, SO THAT I WILL NOT BE SHAKEN. 'THEREFORE MY HEART WAS GLAD AND MY TONGUE EXULTED; MOREOVER MY FLESH ALSO WILL LIVE IN HOPE;read more.
"As for the fact that He raised Him up from the dead, no longer to return to decay, He has spoken in this way: 'I WILL GIVE YOU THE HOLY and SURE blessings OF DAVID.' "Therefore He also says in another Psalm, 'YOU WILL NOT ALLOW YOUR HOLY ONE TO UNDERGO DECAY.' "For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;read more.
1 Corinthians 15:42
So also is the resurrection of the dead It is sown a perishable body, it is raised an imperishable body;
For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.
and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."
'But if you do not obey Me and do not carry out all these commandments, if, instead, you reject My statutes, and if your soul abhors My ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant, I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.
if you, however, have gone astray, being under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had intercourse with you" (then the priest shall have the woman swear with the oath of the curse, and the priest shall say to the woman), "the LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people by the LORD'S making your thigh waste away and your abdomen swell; and this water that brings a curse shall go into your stomach, and make your abdomen swell and your thigh waste away." And the woman shall say, "Amen. Amen."
'They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by plague And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts I will send upon them, With the venom of crawling things of the dust.
"His skin is devoured by disease, The firstborn of death devours his limbs.
When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.
The wicked will see it and be vexed, He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked will perish.
Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble And dry grass collapses into the flame, So their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; For they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Now in that day the glory of Jacob will fade, And the fatness of his flesh will become lean.
And He has violently treated His tabernacle like a garden booth; He has destroyed His appointed meeting place The LORD has caused to be forgotten The appointed feast and sabbath in Zion, And He has despised king and priest In the indignation of His anger.
Therefore the land mourns, And everyone who lives in it languishes Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky, And also the fish of the sea disappear.
"Lift up your eyes to the sky, Then look to the earth beneath; For the sky will vanish like smoke, And the earth will wear out like a garment And its inhabitants will die in like manner; But My salvation will be forever, And My righteousness will not wane. "Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My law; Do not fear the reproach of man, Nor be dismayed at their revilings. "For the moth will eat them like a garment, And the grub will eat them like wool But My righteousness will be forever, And My salvation to all generations."
2 Corinthians 5:1-5
For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with our dwelling from heaven, inasmuch as we, having put it on, will not be found naked.read more.
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For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol; Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.