A Study of the Word "ALL" and its
3605. kol, kole; or (Jer. 33 : 8)` kowl, kole; from H3634; prop. the whole; hence all, any or every (in the sing. only, but often in a plur. sense):--(in) all (manner, [ye]), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, [no-] thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso (-ever).
3634. kalal, kaw-lal'; a prim. root; to complete:--(make) perfect.
3606. kol, (Chald.), kole; corresp. to H3605:--all, any, + (forasmuch) as, + be- (for this) cause, every, + no (manner, -ne), + there (where) -fore, + though, what (where, who) -soever, (the) whole.
3956. pas, pas; includ. all the forms of declension; appar. a prim. word; all, any, every, the whole:--all (manner of, means) alway (-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no (-thing), X throughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
3650. holos, hol'-os; a prim. word; "whole" or "all", i.e. complete (in extent, amount, time or degree), espec. (neut.) as noun or adv.:--all, altogether, every whit, + throughout, whole.
3654. holos, hol'-oce; adv. from G3650; completely, i.e. altogether; (by anal.) everywhere; (neg.) not by any means:--at all, commonly, utterly.
The word "all" is listed 5,676 times in the
Bible. Let us look at some verses from the book of Deuteronomy to see the
importance of this word. As you read, try to change the word in these verses to
~some~, ~part~, or ~most~. See if it makes any sense to you.
See if you can't learn something from the exactness of this word.
Deuteronomy 5:1 (NKJV)
And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: "Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your hearing today, that you may learn them and be careful to observe them.
Deuteronomy 5:2 (NKJV)
"The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
Deuteronomy 5:3 (NKJV)
"The LORD did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, those who are here today, all of us who are alive.
Deuteronomy 5:26 (NKJV)
'For who is there of all flesh who has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?
Deuteronomy 5:27 (NKJV)
'You go near and hear all that the LORD our God may say, and tell us all that the LORD our God says to you, and we will hear and do it.'
Deuteronomy 5:28 (NKJV)
"Then the LORD heard the voice of your words when you spoke to me, and the LORD said to me: 'I have heard the voice of the words of this people which they have spoken to you. They are right in all that they have spoken.
Deuteronomy 5:29 (NKJV)
'Oh, that they had such a heart in them that they would fear Me and always keep all My commandments, that it might be well with them and with their children forever!
Deuteronomy 5:30 (NKJV)
'Go and say to them, "Return to your tents."
Deuteronomy 5:31 (NKJV)
'But as for you, stand here by Me, and I will speak to you all the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments which you shall teach them, that they may observe them in the land which I am giving them to possess.'
Deuteronomy 5:32 (NKJV)
"Therefore you shall be careful to do as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.
Deuteronomy 5:33 (NKJV)
"You shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God has commanded you, that you may live and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you shall possess.
Deuteronomy 6:2 (NKJV)
"that you may fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, you and your son and your grandson, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
Deuteronomy 6:5 (NKJV)
"You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.
Deuteronomy 6:24 (NKJV)
'And the LORD commanded us to observe all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that He might preserve us alive, as it is this day.
Deuteronomy 6:25 (NKJV)
'Then it will be righteousness for us, if we are careful to observe all these commandments before the LORD our God, as He has commanded us.'
Deuteronomy 9:10 (NKJV)
"Then the LORD delivered to me two tablets of stone written with the finger of God, and on them were all the words which the LORD had spoken to you on the mountain from the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.
Deuteronomy 10:12 (NKJV)
"And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
Deuteronomy 10:13 (NKJV)
"and to keep the commandments of the LORD and His statutes which I command you today for your good?
Deuteronomy 11:32 (NKJV)
"And you shall be careful to observe all the statutes and judgments which I set before you today.
Deuteronomy 12:28 (NKJV)
"Observe and obey all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you and your children after you forever, when you do what is good and right in the sight of the LORD your God.
Deuteronomy 15:5 (NKJV)
"only if you carefully obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe with care all these commandments which I command you today.
Deuteronomy 18:18 (NKJV)
'I will raise up for them a Prophet like you from among their brethren, and will put My words in His mouth, and He shall speak to them all that I command Him.
Deuteronomy 27:1 (NKJV)
Now Moses, with the elders of Israel, commanded the people, saying: "Keep all the commandments which I command you today.
Deuteronomy 28:1 (NKJV)
"Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the LORD your God will set you high above all nations of the earth.
Deuteronomy 28:15 (NKJV)
"But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:
Deuteronomy 29:29 (NKJV)
"The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.
Deuteronomy 30:10 (NKJV)
"if you obey the voice of the LORD your God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this Book of the Law, and if you turn to the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
Deuteronomy 31:11 (NKJV)
"when all Israel comes to appear before the LORD your God in the place which He chooses, you shall read this law before all Israel in their hearing.
Deuteronomy 32:4 (NKJV)
He is the Rock, His work is perfect; For all His ways are justice, A God of truth and without injustice; Righteous and upright is He.
Now, let us turn to the words of Jesus. Notice again
the importance of the word. Once again, try saying these verses by using ~some,
most, or part~. Many in the world are doing such things. May we learn not to
follow their ways.
Matthew 1:22 (NKJV)
So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:
Everything which the prophets spoke concerning the Christ, came to pass. Not one prophecy was left out. Therefore all prophecy was fulfilled.
Matthew 12:15 (NKJV)
But when Jesus knew it, He withdrew from there. And great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all.
Unlike many "faith-healers". Jesus was able to heal all sickness, disease, palsy, blindness, mental or whatever. No one was not healed who needed it.
Matthew 21:4 (NKJV)
All this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying:
Matthew 22:37 (NKJV)
Jesus said to him, " 'You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
Can anyone serve God half-heartedly and still be acceptable? The answer is NO!
Matthew 25:32 (NKJV)
"All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.
Everyone will appear on the judgement day. Nobody will be missed.
Matthew 28:18 (NKJV)
And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Matthew 28:19 (NKJV)
"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
Matthew 28:20 (NKJV)
"teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.
Three things. First, all authority belongs to Christ. Second, Christ's authority applies to all mankind. Third, all that Jesus taught applies to all mankind.
Romans 3:23 (NKJV)
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Who can deny this?
Romans 5:18 (NKJV)
Therefore, as through one man's offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man's righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life.
A study of Hebrews chapters 6-10 would be good to answer this statement.
Romans 8:28 (NKJV)
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
Sometimes we might question whether this is actually true, but we must put our trust in God.
Romans 14:10 (NKJV)
But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
Nobody will be exempt from judgement.
2 Corinthians 2:9 (NKJV)
For to this end I also wrote, that I might put you to the test, whether you are obedient in all things.
Are you obedient in all things?
2 Corinthians 5:10 (NKJV)
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
More verses to read on this subject.
Ephesians 1:22 (HG)
Hebrews 9:12 (HG)
James 2:10 (HG)
2 Peter 1:3 (HG)
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