'Life' in the Bible
saying: Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will leave this life. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Praise the name of the Lord.
And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life.
And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in thine hand; but save his life.
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul;
[Why is life given] to a man whose path is hidden, whom God has hedged in?
Isn't your piety your confidence, and the integrity of your life your hope?
What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?
Hath not man a life of labour upon earth? and are not his days like the days of a hireling?
O remember that my life is wind: mine eye shall no more see good.
So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.
I loathe my life ; I would not live alway: Let me alone; for my days are vanity.
Surely this is the joy of his way of life; yet others will sprout from the dust.
Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.
My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.
Are not the days of my life small in number? Let your eyes be turned away from me, so that I may have a little pleasure,
[Your] life will be brighter than noonday; [its] darkness will be like the morning.
But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and all refuge shall vanish from them, and their hope shall be the breathing out of life.
Or speak to the earth [with its other forms of life], and it will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare [this truth] to you.
Who [is so blind as] not to recognize in all these [that good and evil are promiscuously scattered throughout nature and human life] that it is God's hand which does it [and God's way]?
The life of every living thing is in His hand, as well as the breath of all mankind.
Wisdom is found with the elderly, and understanding comes with long life.
Wherefore do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in mine hand?
For there is hope of a tree; if it is cut down, it will come to life again, and its branches will not come to an end.
When a man dies, will he come back to life? [If so,] I would wait all the days of my struggle until my relief comes.
"The wicked person writhes in pain throughout his life, a number of years has been reserved for the ruthless.
His bowmen come round about me; their arrows go through my body without mercy; my life is drained out on the earth.
How long will you make my life bitter, crushing me with words?
Why is life given to the evil-doers? why do they become old and strong in power?
Will it please the Almighty if you are innocent, or does he profit if your life is blameless?
From out of the populous city men groan, and the very life of the wounded cries for help; yet God [seemingly] regards not the wrong done them.
He draweth also the mighty with his power: he riseth up, and no man is sure of life.
"The living God has withheld justice from me; the Almighty has made my life bitter.
For as long as life is in me, And the breath of God is in my nostrils,
I will keep it safe, and will not let it go: my heart has nothing to say against any part of my life.
For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
They are wasted for need of food, biting the dry earth; their only hope of life is in the waste land.
Now my life is poured out before my [eyes], and days of suffering have seized me.
"Have I not wept for the one whose life is hard? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?
He watches my life, observing every one of my actions, does he not?"
"If I've lived my life in the company of vanity, or run quickly to embrace deception,
Did not God make him as well as me? did he not give us life in our mothers' bodies?
I have not allowed my mouth to sin by asking for his life with a curse.
I would count out to Him the number of my steps [with every detail of my life], approaching His presence as a prince -- "
If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, or have caused the owners thereof to lose their life:
The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.
He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.
Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers.
And if he has mercy on him, and says, Let him not go down to the underworld, I have given the price for his life:
He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
in order to turn him back from the Pit, so he may shine with the light of life.
If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life,
Truly, God gives up the hard-hearted, and will not give life to the sinner.
He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.
If they give ear to his voice, and do his word, then he gives them long life, and years full of pleasure.
They die in youth, and their life is among the unclean.
Have you ever in your life commanded the morning or assigned the dawn its place,
to bring rain on an uninhabited land, [on] a desert with no human life,
[The hippopotamus] is the first [in magnitude and power] of the works of God [in animal life]; [only] He Who made him provides him with his [swordlike tusks, or only God Who made him can bring near His sword to master him].
Will it make a pact with you, so you could take it as your slave for life?
So the Lord blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the earlier. He owned 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.
And after this Job had a hundred and forty years of life, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.
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