|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deserve.
2. (n.) Desert; merit.
3. (a.) Meritorious; worthy; as, a deserving person or act.
Deserving (19 Occurrences)
Matthew 10:13 and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you. (See NIV)
Mark 14:64 You all heard his impious words. What is your judgement?" Then with one voice they condemned Him as deserving of death. (WEY NAS RSV)
Luke 23:15 Neither has Herod, for I sent you to him, and see, nothing worthy of death has been done by him. (See NAS RSV)
Luke 23:22 He said to them the third time, "Why? What evil has this man done? I have found no capital crime in him. I will therefore chastise him and release him." (See RSV)
Acts 13:28 Though they found no cause for death, they still asked Pilate to have him killed. (See RSV)
Acts 23:29 I found him to be accused about questions of their law, but not to be charged with anything worthy of death or of imprisonment. (See NAS RSV)
Acts 25:11 For if I have done wrong, and have committed anything worthy of death, I don't refuse to die; but if none of those things is true that they accuse me of, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar!" (See NIV)
Acts 25:25 But when I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death, and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him. (See RSV NIV)
Acts 28:18 who, when they had examined me, desired to set me free, because there was no cause of death in me. (See NIV)
1 Corinthians 7:25 Concerning unmarried women I have no command to give you from the Lord; but I offer you my opinion, which is that of a man who, through the Lord's mercy, is deserving of your confidence. (WEY)
Ephesians 2:3 Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others. (WEY)
1 Timothy 1:15 Faithful is the saying, and deserving of universal acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; among whom I stand foremost. (WEY NAS)
1 Timothy 4:9 Faithful is this saying and deserving of universal acceptance: (WEY NAS)
1 Timothy 6:1 Let all who are under the yoke of slavery hold their own masters to be deserving of honour, so that the name of God and the Christian teaching may not be spoken against. (WEY)
Deuteronomy 19:6 lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and smite him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past. (See JPS NAS NIV)
Deuteronomy 22:26 but to the lady you shall do nothing; there is in the lady no sin worthy of death: for as when a man rises against his neighbor, and kills him, even so is this matter; (See NIV)
Judges 9:16 "Now therefore, if you have dealt truly and righteously, in that you have made Abimelech king, and if you have dealt well with Jerubbaal and his house, and have done to him according to the deserving of his hands (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 19:28 For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; yet didst thou set thy servant among them that did eat at thine own table. What right therefore have I yet that I should cry any more unto the king? (See JPS)
1 Kings 2:26 And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord Jehovah before David my father, and because thou wast afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted. (See JPS)