What is the fear of God called?
Fear of The Lord phobia is known by several names: fear of God, Fear of religion, Theophobia etc are a few of these. The word Theophobia originates from Greek words “Theology and Phobos”; former meaning God/religion and latter meaning extreme fear or dread.
What does it mean to fear the Lord KJV?
Fear God. “The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.” Proverbs , KJV. “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.”
What does the Bible say about fear of God?
To fear God is:
To have the proper reverence and awe for Him, so we do whatever is required of us to serve Him. (Psalm 89:7; Hebrews -29) To fear to misrepresent Him or His Word in the world. To fear to take the weight and importance of what God has called us to, and the ministry He has given us lightly.
What is the meaning of the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom?
The Scripture says the fear of God is the the beginning of wisdom, and wisdom is to depart from evil. That means we must avoid evil, or anything that lures us to do evil or wickedness. Stay completely away from sin as a child of God.