‘vain.. .. .. ‘….. mentioned in the New Testament (KJV)


Vain
And if Christ be not risen,
then is our preaching vain,

and your faith is also vain.1 Corinthians 15:14

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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 “vain…” from the New Testament (KJV).

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 15:9 But in vain they do worship me,
teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Mark 7:7 Howbeit in vain do they worship me,
teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

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

Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God,
they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful;
but became vain in their imaginations,
and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 13:4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid;
for he beareth not the sword in vain:
for he is the minister of God,
a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

1 Corinthians 3:20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise,
that they are vain.

1 Corinthians 15:2 By which also ye are saved,
if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you,
unless ye have believed in vain.

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am:
and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain;
but I laboured more abundantly than they all:
yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

1 Corinthians 15:14 And if Christ be not risen,
then is our preaching vain,
and your faith is also vain.

1 Corinthians 15:17 And if Christ be not raised,
your faith is vain;
ye are yet in your sins.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren,
be ye stedfast,
unmoveable,
always abounding in the work of the Lord,
forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him,
beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 9:3 Yet have I sent the brethren,
lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf;
that, as I said, ye may be ready:

Galatians 2:2 And I went up by revelation,
and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles,
but privately to them which were of reputation,
lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.

Galatians 2:21 I do not frustrate the grace of God:
for if righteousness come by the law,
then Christ is dead in vain.

Galatians 3:4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain?
if it be yet in vain.

Galatians 4:11 I am afraid of you,
lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.

Galatians 5:26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory,
provoking one another,
envying one another.

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words:
for because of these things cometh
the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory;
but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

Philippians 2:16 Holding forth the word of life;
that I may rejoice in the day of Christ,
that I have not run in vain,
neither laboured in vain.

Colossians 2:8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit,
after the tradition of men,
after the rudiments of the world,
and not after Christ.

Colossians 2:18 Let no man beguile you of your reward
in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels,
intruding into those things which he hath not seen,
vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

1 Thessalonians 2:1 For yourselves, brethren,
know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain:

1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause, when I could no longer forbear,
I sent to know your faith,
lest by some means the tempter have tempted you,
and our labour be in vain.

1 Timothy 1:6 From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;

1 Timothy 6:20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust,
avoiding profane and vain babblings,
and oppositions of science falsely so called:

2 Timothy 2:16 But shun profane and vain babblings:
for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

Titus 1:10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers,
specially they of the circumcision:

Titus 3:9 But avoid foolish questions,
and genealogies,
and contentions,
and strivings about the law;
for they are unprofitable and vain.

James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious,
and bridleth not his tongue,
but deceiveth his own heart,
this man’s religion is vain.

James 2:20 But wilt thou know,
O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

James 4:5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain,
The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?

1 Peter 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that
ye were not redeemed with corruptible things,
as silver and gold,
from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;

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About David Mathi Raj
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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