In the beginning God
the heaven and the earth.
Thy word is true from the beginning:
and every one of thy righteous judgments
endureth for ever.
Proverbs 1:7 ¶
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge:
but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
I was set up from everlasting,
from the beginning,
or ever the earth was.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
He hath made every thing beautiful in his time:
also he hath set the world in their heart,
so that no man can find out
the work that God maketh
from the beginning to the end.
Have ye not known? have ye not heard?
hath it not been told you from the beginning?
have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Who hath wrought and done it,
calling the generations from the beginning?
I the LORD, the first, and with the last; I am he.
Declaring the end from the beginning,
and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying,
My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
I have declared the former things from the beginning;
and they went forth out of my mouth, and I shewed them;
I did them suddenly, and they came to pass.
I have even from the beginning declared it to thee;
before it came to pass I shewed it thee: lest thou shouldest say,
Mine idol hath done them, and my graven image,
and my molten image, hath commanded them.
Isaiah 48:16 ¶
Come ye near unto me, hear ye this;
I have not spoken in secret from the beginning;
from the time that it was, there am I:
and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.
And he answered and said unto them,
Have ye not read,
that he which made them at the beginning
made them male and female,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
The same was in the beginning with God.
Ye are of your father the devil,
and the lusts of your father ye will do.
He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth,
because there is no truth in him.
When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own:
for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
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:
And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth;
and the heavens are the works of thine hands:
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending,
saith the Lord,
which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.