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People Who Delayed

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Genesis 24:55

But her brother and her mother said, "Let the girl stay with us a few days, say ten; afterward she may go."

Genesis 43:10

"For if we had not delayed, surely by now we could have returned twice."

Genesis 45:9

"Hurry and go up to my father, and say to him, 'Thus says your son Joseph, "God has made me lord of all Egypt; come down to me, do not delay.

Judges 19:5

Now on the fourth day they got up early in the morning, and he prepared to go; and the girl's father said to his son-in-law, "Sustain yourself with a piece of bread, and afterward you may go."

Judges 19:6

So both of them sat down and ate and drank together; and the girl's father said to the man, "Please be willing to spend the night, and let your heart be merry."

Judges 19:7

Then the man arose to go, but his father-in-law urged him so that he spent the night there again.

Judges 19:8

On the fifth day he arose to go early in the morning, and the girl's father said, "Please sustain yourself, and wait until afternoon"; so both of them ate.

2 Samuel 19:11

Then King David sent to Zadok and Abiathar the priests, saying, "Speak to the elders of Judah, saying, 'Why are you the last to bring the king back to his house, since the word of all Israel has come to the king, even to his house?

2 Samuel 19:12

'You are my brothers; you are my bone and my flesh. Why then should you be the last to bring back the king?'

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

Daniel 2:8

The king replied, "I know for certain that you are bargaining for time, inasmuch as you have seen that the command from me is firm,

Exodus 32:1

Now when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people assembled about Aaron and said to him, "Come, make us a god who will go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him."

Judges 5:28

"Out of the window she looked and lamented, The mother of Sisera through the lattice, 'Why does his chariot delay in coming? Why do the hoofbeats of his chariots tarry?'

2 Samuel 20:5

So Amasa went to call out the men of Judah, but he delayed longer than the set time which he had appointed him.

Luke 1:21

The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.

John 11:6

So when He heard that he was sick, He then stayed two days longer in the place where He was.

Acts 24:22

But Felix, having a more exact knowledge about the Way, put them off, saying, "When Lysias the commander comes down, I will decide your case."

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