4 I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. 5 Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. 6 This poor man called, and the LORD heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles. 7 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and He delivers them. 8 Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him. 9 Fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear Him lack nothing. 10 The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing. 11 Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Blessings Come Through the Fear of the Lord
10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.
27 The fear of the LORD adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a man from the snares of death.
33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
4 Humility and the fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life.
5 The LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness. 6 He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the LORD is the key to this treasure.
The Church is Called to Fear the Lord
31 Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace. It was strengthened; and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord.
13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man.
1 Peter 2:17
17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.
7 He said in a loud voice, "Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come.
2 Corinthians 5:11
11 Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade men.
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