These [are] the generations of Jacob. Joseph, [being] seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad [was] with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, [is] a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it [are] men of a great stature.
Even those men that did bring up the evil report upon the land, died by the plague before the LORD.
This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the nations [that are] under the whole heaven, who shall hear report of thee, and shall tremble, and be in anguish because of thee.
Nay, my sons; for [it is] no good report that I hear: ye make the LORD's people to transgress.
And she said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom.
And she said to the king, [It was] a true report which I heard in mine own land of thine acts, and of thy wisdom:
Therefore [was] he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and [that] they might have [matter] for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: [and] a good report maketh the bones fat.
As at the report concerning Egypt, [so] shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre.
From the time that it goeth forth it shall take you: for morning by morning shall it pass over, by day and by night: and it shall be a vexation only [to] understand the report.
Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, [say they], and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, [saying], Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
The king of Babylon hath heard the report of them, and his hands waxed feeble: anguish took hold of him, [and] pangs as of a woman in travail.
That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews which dwelt [there],
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on [his] face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth.
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and [yet] true;
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things [are] honest, whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] lovely, whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue, and if [there be] any praise, think on these things.
Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
For by it the elders obtained a good report.
And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:
Demetrius hath good report of all [men], and of the truth itself: yea, and we [also] bear record; and ye know that our record is true.
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And the second Mark 12:31 [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
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