mystery mistar = secret hiding place

               sod = secret, counsel

               sethar = hiding or secret place

               raz = a secret


mystery musterio = what is known only to the initiated; a secret; a mystery; a fact or truth that man is unable to discover by himself; a fact or truth that has to be revealed to man; some truth that was not previously known; some truth that could not be discovered by human reason; some truth that had to be revealed by God if it were ever to be known.

  1. Deuteronomy 29:29 “The secret things belong unto the Lord our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.”
  2. Psalms 25:14 “The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.”
  3. Psalms 31:20 “Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shall keep them secretly in a pavillion from the strife of tongues.”
  4. Psalms 91:1 “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”
  5. Proverbs 3:32His secret is with the righteous.”
  6. Isaiah 45:3 “And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by they name, am the God of Israel.”
  7. Daniel 2:22, 28He revealth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.  There is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets.”
  8. Amos 3:7 “Surely the Lord God will do nothing but, he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.”
  9. Matthew 6:6 “Pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.”
  10. Matthew 13:11;Mark 4:11; Luke 8:10 “He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.”
  11. Matthew 13:35 “I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.”
  12. Luke 8:17 “For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest;”
  13. Romans 11:25 “For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.  And so all Israel shall be saved:”
  14. Romans 16:25 “ Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesaus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandments of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:”
  15. I Corinthians 2:7 “But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.”
  16. I Corinthians 4:1-2 “Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.  Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.”
  17. I Corinthians 13:2 “And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.”
  18. I Corinthians 14:2 “For he that speaketh in an unknown tonge speaketh not unto men, but unto God: for no man understandeth him; howbeit in the spirit, he speaketh mysteries.”
  19. I Corinthians 15:51 “Behold, I shew you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.”
  20. Ephesians 1:9 “Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:”
  21. Ephesians 3:3-4 “How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye many understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ.)
  22. Ephesians 3:9 “And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:”
  23. Ephesians 5:32 “This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.”
  24. Ephesians 6:19 “And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel.”
  25. Colossians 1:26-27 “Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:”
  26. Colossians 4:3 “Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:”
  27. II Thessalonians 2:7 “For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.”
  28. I Timothy 3:9 “Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.”
  29. I Timothy 3:16 “And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.”
  30. Revelation 1:20 “The mystery of the seen stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks.  The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.”
  31. Revelation 10:7 “But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.”
  32. Revelation 17:5 “And upon her forehead was a name written, ‘Mystery, Babylon The Great, The Mother Of Harlots A Abominations Of The Earth.’”
  33. Revelation 17:7 “And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel?  I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.”

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