Testament Verses regarding "Mysteries"
Greek Word mustairieon,
meaning "a mystery" is defined as "a hidden
secret thing, a riddle, a religious secret, confided only to the initiated
and not to ordinary people, a mystic or hidden sense, a metaphor,
an allusion to an OT saying, an image or form seen in a vision or
a dream, a sign seen in the name of Jesus." The word appears once each in Matthew, Mark, and
Luke, four times in Revelation, and twenty times in the epistles.
answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know
the mysteries of
the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it is not given.
he (Jesus) said to them, "You (the 12 apostles) have been
given the mystery of the
Kingdom of God, but to those, the ones outside, everything is
given in parables ... so that seeing, they may see and not perceive,
and hearing, they may hear but not understand."
was saying, to you it is given to know the mysteries
of the Kingdom of God, but to others in parables; that seeing
they might not see, and hearing, they might not understand.
Mystery of the Seven Stars that you saw on my
Right and the Seven Golden Lampstands ... The Seven Stars are
Messengers of the Seven Assemblies, and the Lampstands are the
Seven Seven Assemblies.
the Days of the Voice of the seventh Angel when he intends to
trumpet, and would be completed in Time the
Mystery of God ... like he proclaimed to his
Slaves the Prophets.
her Forehead a name having been written ... a Mystery
... Babylon the Great, the mother of the prostitutes
... and ... of the abominations of the earth.
Angel said to me, Why did you marvel? I will tell you the
Mystery of the Woman and of the Beast ...
would not, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery,
lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness
in part happened to Israel, until the fulness of the gentiles
him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel,
and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation
of the mystery, which
was kept secret since the world began.
speak the wisdom of God in a mystery,
even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world
unto our glory:
a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards
of the mysteries of God.
I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries,
and (have) all knowledge; and though I have all faith so that I could
remove mountains; and do not have charity, I am nothing.
the one speaking in a tongue, not to men, but speaking to God;
for nobody hears, but in spirit he speaks mysteries.
I show you a mystery, We
shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.
made known unto us the mystery
of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed
that by revelation he made known to me the mystery;
as I wrote before in few words ...
when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery
to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery,
which from the beginning of the world has been hid in God, who
created all things by Jesus Christ:
is a great mystery, but
I speak concerning Christ and the Assembly.
for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my
mouth boldly, to make known the mystery
of the Gospel.
the mystery which has been
hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest
to his saints ...
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 ...
their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love,
and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding,
to the acknowledgement of the mystery
of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
praying also for us, that God would open to us a door of utterance,
to speak the mystery of
Christ, for which I am also in bonds
the mystery of lawlessness is already working: there is only one holding it back, until out of the midst he
is taken away.
the mystery of the faith
in a pure conscience.
by common consent, great is the mystery
of godliness: Who was manifest in flesh, was justified in
Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed
on in the world, taken up into glory.