Nobles in Scriptures


  • Numbers 21:18
    about the well that the princes dug, that the nobles of the people sank— the nobles
    with scepters and staffs.” Then they went from the wilderness to Mattanah,
  • Judges 5:13
    “The remnant of the nobles came down; the people of the LORD came down to me against the mighty.
  • Judges 5:25
    He asked for water, and she gave him milk; in a bowl fit for nobles she brought him curdled milk.
  • 1 Kings 21:8
    So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name, placed his seal on them, and sent them to the elders and nobles who lived in Naboth’s city with him. 
  • 1 Kings 21:11
    So the elders and nobles who lived in Naboth’s city did as Jezebel directed in the letters she had written to them.
  • 2 Kings 24:12
    Jehoiachin king of Judah, his mother, his attendants, his nobles and his officials all surrendered to him. In the eighth year of the reign of the king of Babylon, he took Jehoiachin prisoner.
  • 2 Chronicles 23:20
    He took with him the commanders of hundreds, the nobles, the rulers of the people and all the people of the land and brought the king down from the temple of the LORD. They went into the palace through the Upper Gate and seated the king on the royal throne.
  • Nehemiah 2:16
    The officials did not know where I had gone or what I was doing, because as yet I had said nothing to the Jews or the priests or nobles or officials or any others who would be doing the work.
  • Nehemiah 3:5
    The next section was repaired by the men of Tekoa, but their nobles would not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.
  • Nehemiah 4:14
    After I looked things over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.”



  • 1 Chronicles 4:9
    Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, “I gave birth to him in pain.”
  • Ezra 4:10
    and the other people whom the great and honorable Ashurbanipal deported and settled in the city of Samaria and elsewhere in Trans-Euphrates.
  • Proverbs 25:27
    It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.
  • Isaiah 58:13
    “If you keep your feet from breaking the Sabbath and from doing as you please on my holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight and the LORD’s holy day honorable, and if you honor it by not going your own way and not doing as you please or speaking idle words,
  • 1 Corinthians 12:23
    and the parts that we think are less honorable we treat with special honor. And the parts that are unpresentable are treated with special modesty,
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:4
    that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable,