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Proverbs 19:2

Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Genesis 18:7

Abraham also ran to the herd, and took a tender and choice calf and gave it to the servant, and he hurried to prepare it.

Genesis 24:18

She said, "Drink, my lord"; and she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

Genesis 24:46

"She quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder, and said, 'Drink, and I will water your camels also'; so I drank, and she watered the camels also.

Genesis 24:20

So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, and ran back to the well to draw, and she drew for all his camels.

Genesis 43:30

Joseph hurried out for he was deeply stirred over his brother, and he sought a place to weep; and he entered his chamber and wept there.

Genesis 44:11

Then they hurried, each man lowered his sack to the ground, and each man opened his sack.

Exodus 10:16

Then Pharaoh hurriedly called for Moses and Aaron, and he said, "I have sinned against the LORD your God and against you.

Exodus 12:11

'Now you shall eat it in this manner: with your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste--it is the LORD'S Passover.

Exodus 34:8

Moses made haste to bow low toward the earth and worship.

Deuteronomy 16:3

"You shall not eat leavened bread with it; seven days you shall eat with it unleavened bread, the bread of affliction (for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste), so that you may remember all the days of your life the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.

Joshua 4:10

For the priests who carried the ark were standing in the middle of the Jordan until everything was completed that the LORD had commanded Joshua to speak to the people, according to all that Moses had commanded Joshua. And the people hurried and crossed;

1 Samuel 21:8

David said to Ahimelech, "Now is there not a spear or a sword on hand? For I brought neither my sword nor my weapons with me, because the king's matter was urgent."

1 Samuel 23:26

Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side of the mountain; and David was hurrying to get away from Saul, for Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men to seize them.

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread and two jugs of wine and five sheep already prepared and five measures of roasted grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and loaded them on donkeys.

2 Samuel 19:16

Then Shimei the son of Gera, the Benjamite who was from Bahurim, hurried and came down with the men of Judah to meet King David.

2 Samuel 19:17

There were a thousand men of Benjamin with him, with Ziba the servant of the house of Saul, and his fifteen sons and his twenty servants with him; and they rushed to the Jordan before the king.

1 Kings 12:18

Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the forced labor, and all Israel stoned him to death. And King Rehoboam made haste to mount his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 7:15

They went after them to the Jordan, and behold, all the way was full of clothes and equipment which the Arameans had thrown away in their haste. Then the messengers returned and told the king.

Ezra 4:23

Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes' document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.

Daniel 2:25

Then Arioch hurriedly brought Daniel into the king's presence and spoke to him as follows: "I have found a man among the exiles from Judah who can make the interpretation known to the king!"

Daniel 3:24

Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astounded and stood up in haste; he said to his high officials, "Was it not three men we cast bound into the midst of the fire?" They replied to the king, "Certainly, O king."

Daniel 6:19

Then the king arose at dawn, at the break of day, and went in haste to the lions' den.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

Nahum 2:5

He remembers his nobles; They stumble in their march, They hurry to her wall, And the mantelet is set up.

Luke 1:39

Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah,

Luke 2:16

So they came in a hurry and found their way to Mary and Joseph, and the baby as He lay in the manger.

Mark 6:25

Immediately she came in a hurry to the king and asked, saying, "I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter."

Luke 19:6

And he hurried and came down and received Him gladly.

Acts 20:16

For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so that he would not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hurrying to be in Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of Pentecost.

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