“heathen” – mentioned in the New Testament (KJV)

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “heathen” from the New Testament (KJV).

WordWeb meaning for “heathen”

Adjective: heathen  hee-dhun

  1. Not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
    “His goal was to eliminate heathen practices among the Indians“;
    heathenish, pagan, ethnic

Noun: heathen  hee-dhun

  1. A person who does not acknowledge your god
    pagan, gentile, infidel

Derived forms: heathens
See also: irreligious
Type of: nonreligious person
Encyclopedia: Heathen


Matthew 6:7   But when ye pray,
use not vain repetitions,
as the heathen do:
for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

Matthew 18:17   And if he shall neglect to hear them,
tell it unto the church:
but if he neglect to hear the church,
let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

Acts 4:25   Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said,
Why did the heathen rage,
and the people imagine vain things?

25. Thrice was I beaten with rods,
once was I stoned,
thrice I suffered shipwreck,
a night and a day I have been in the deep;

2 Corinthians 11:26   In journeyings often,
in perils of waters,
in perils of robbers,
in perils by mine own countrymen,
in perils by the heathen,
in perils in the city,
in perils in the wilderness,
in perils in the sea,
in perils among false brethren;

27. In weariness and painfulness,
in watchings often,
in hunger and thirst,
in fastings often,
in cold and nakedness.

Galatians 1:16   To reveal his Son in me,
that I might preach him among the heathen;
immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:

Galatians 2:9   And when James, Cephas, and John,
who seemed to be pillars,
perceived the grace that was given unto me,
they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship;
that we should go unto the heathen,
and they unto the circumcision.

Galatians 3:8   And the scripture,
foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith,
preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying,
In thee shall all nations be blessed.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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