248 occurrences in 14 translations

'Loose' in the Bible

And by thy sword shalt thou live, and thou shalt serve thy brother. And it shall come to pass, when thou shalt break loose, That thou shalt shake his yoke from off thy neck.

But they said, Were we to let him make use of our sister as a loose woman?

When Judah saw her he took her to be a loose woman of the town, because her face was covered.

And he put questions to the men of the place, saying, Where is the loose woman who was in Enaim by the wayside? And they said, There was no such woman there.

Now about three months after this, word came to Judah that Tamar, his daughter-in-law, had been acting like a loose woman and was with child. And Judah said, Take her out and let her be burned.

And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.

WhenPharaoh won't listen to you, I'll let loose my power upon Egypt. I'll bring out my tribal divisions my people the Israelis from the land of Egypt with great acts of judgment.

"If a man lets a field or vineyard be grazed bare and lets his animal loose so that it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field and the best of his own vineyard.

The craftsmen are to tie the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece is above the ephod's waistband and does not come loose from the ephod.

And when Moses saw that the people were broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies,)

Then they tied the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece was above the ephod's waistband and did not come loose from the ephod. [They did] just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "Do not let your hair hang loose and do not tear your garments, or else you will die, and the Lord will become angry with the whole community. However, your brothers, the whole house of Israel, may mourn over that tragedy when the Lord sent the fire.

"The person afflicted with an infectious skin disease is to have his clothes torn and his hair hanging loose, and he must cover his mouth and cry out, 'Unclean, unclean!'

And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird loose into the open field.

and he shall let the living bird loose out of the city into the open field; and he shall make atonement for the house, and it is clean.

Do not make your daughter common by letting her become a loose woman, for fear that the land may become full of shame.

They may not take as wife a loose or common woman, or one who has been put away by her husband: for the priest is holy to his God.

And if the daughter of a priest makes herself common and by her loose behaviour puts shame on her father, let her be burned with fire.

"The high priest among his relatives whose head has been anointed with oil and who has been consecrated to put on the priestly clothing is not to let his hair hang loose or to tear his clothes.

A widow, or one whose husband has put her away, or a common woman of loose behaviour, may not be the wife of a priest; but let him take a virgin from among his people.

'I will let loose among you the beasts of the field, which will bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and reduce your number so that your roads lie deserted.

'The priest shall then have the woman stand before the LORD and let the hair of the woman's head go loose, and place the grain offering of memorial in her hands, which is the grain offering of jealousy, and in the hand of the priest is to be the water of bitterness that brings a curse.

Suppose he goes with someone else to the forest to cut wood and when he raises the ax to cut the tree, the ax head flies loose from the handle and strikes his fellow worker so hard that he dies. The person responsible may then flee to one of these cities to save himself.

Then they are to make the girl come to the door of her father's house and she will be stoned to death by the men of the town, because she has done evil and put shame on Israel, by acting as a loose woman in her father's house: so you are to put away evil from among you.

No daughter of Israel is to let herself be used as a loose woman for a strange god, and no son of Israel is to give himself to a man.

Do not take into the house of the Lord your God, as an offering for an oath, the price of a loose woman or the money given to one used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods: for these two things are disgusting to the Lord your God.

Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.

Then Joshua, the son of Nun, sent two men from Shittim secretly, with the purpose of searching out the land, and Jericho. So they went and came to the house of a loose woman of the town, named Rahab, where they took their rest for the night.

And the captain of the LORD'S host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so.

And the town will be put to the curse, and everything in it will be given to the Lord: only Rahab, the loose woman, and all who are in the house with her, will be kept safe, because she kept secret the men we sent.

Then Joshua said to the two men who had been sent to make a search through the land, Go into the house of the loose woman, and get her out, and all who are with her, as you gave her your oath.

But Joshua kept Rahab, the loose woman, and her father's family and all she had, from death, and so she got a living-place among the children of Israel to this day; because she kept safe the men whom Joshua had sent to make a search through the land.

That now you are turned back from the Lord? and, because you are false to him today, tomorrow his wrath will be let loose on all the people of Israel.

Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a great man of war; he was the son of a loose woman, and Gilead was his father.

Then he ignited the torches, set the foxes loose into the Philistines' unharvested grain, and burned up both the harvested shocks and the standing grain, along with their vineyards and olive groves.

Now Samson went to Gaza, and there he saw a loose woman and went in to her.

But Samson lay until the middle of the night; he got up in the middle of the night and took hold of the doors of the city gate and the two door posts, tore them loose with the bar, put them on his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of the hill that is {in front of} Hebron.

She fastened [it] with the pin and said to him, "[The] Philistines [are] upon you, Samson!" And Samson woke up from his sleep and tore loose the loom pin of the web and the warp-threads.

And the people were moved with pity for Benjamin, because the Lord had let his wrath loose on the tribes of Israel.

And he said to the boy, Go and get the arrow I let loose from my bow. And while the boy was running, he sent an arrow past him.

Then two loose women of the town came and took their places before the king;

And the war-carriage was washed by the pool of Samaria, which was the bathing-place of the loose women, and the dogs were drinking his blood there, as the Lord had said.

And the Lord, seeing that they had made themselves low, said to Shemaiah, They have made themselves low: I will not send destruction on them, but in a short time I will give them salvation, and will not let loose my wrath on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.

Go and get directions from the Lord for me and for those who are still in Israel and for Judah, about the words of this book which has come to light; for great is the wrath of the Lord which has been let loose on us, because our fathers have not kept the word of the Lord or done what is recorded in this book.

Because they have given me up, burning offerings to other gods and moving me to wrath by all the works of their hands; so my wrath is let loose on this place and will not be put out.

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Who made [the constellations] the Bear, Orion, and the [loose cluster] Pleiades, and the [vast starry] spaces of the south;

That you would send new witnesses against me, increasing your wrath against me, and letting loose new armies on me.

Should your loose talk put people to silence? {And when you mock, shall no one put you to shame}?

Truly, there is no building up of what is pulled down by him; when a man is shut up by him, no one may let him loose.

When he withholds water, rivers dry up; when he lets them loose, they'll flood the land.

Because he hath loosed my cord, and afflicted me, they have also let loose the bridle before me.

Terrors are turned loose against me; they chase my dignity away like the wind, and my prosperity has passed by like a cloud.

He lets it loose beneath the entire sky; His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?

They are bent down, they give birth to their young, they let loose the fruit of their body.

Who has let the ass of the fields go free? or made loose the bands of the loud-voiced beast?

His mischief shall fall back in return upon his own head, and his violence come down [with the loose dirt] upon his own scalp.

Thou lettest thy mouth loose to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit;

So that in secret they may let loose their arrows at the upright, suddenly and unseen.

He let loose upon them the fierceness of His anger, His wrath and indignation and distress, by sending [a mission of] angels of calamity and woe among them.

You have withdrawn all Your wrath and indignation, You have turned away from the blazing anger [which You had let loose].

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

[The] king sent and he freed him; [the] ruler of [the] peoples [sent] and let him loose.

to deliver you from the adulteress, from the sexually loose woman who speaks flattering words;

For the lips of a loose woman drip honey as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

Why should you, my son, be infatuated with a loose woman, embrace the bosom of an outsider, and go astray?

A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.

by keeping you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the loose woman.

For a loose woman is looking for a cake of bread, but another man's wife goes after one's very life.

so that they may keep you from the adulterous woman, from the loose woman who flatters you with her words.

Sauntering through the street near the [loose woman's] corner; and he went the way to her house

And the woman came out to him, in the dress of a loose woman, with a designing heart;

Does not skillful and godly Wisdom cry out, and understanding raise her voice [in contrast to the loose woman]?

He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and he who does not use his endeavors to heal himself is brother to him who commits suicide.

The mouth of a loose woman is a deep pit [for ensnaring wild animals]; he with whom the Lord is indignant and who is abhorrent to Him will fall into it.

[Under the influence of wine] your eyes will behold strange things [and loose women] and your mind will utter things turned the wrong way [untrue, incorrect, and petulant].

Give not your strength to [loose] women, nor your ways to those who and that which ruin and destroy kings.

None of them grows weary or stumbles; no one slumbers or sleeps. No belt is loose, and no sandal strap broken.

And as for all the hills that were formerly cultivated with mattock and hoe, you will not go there for fear of briers and thorns; but they will become a place where oxen are let loose to pasture and where sheep tread.

So I will shake the heavens, and the earth will shake loose from its foundation, because of the fury of the Lord who commands armies, in the day he vents his raging anger.

that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that let not loose his prisoners to their home?

At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.

"At that time," says the Lord who commands armies, "the peg fastened into a solid place will come loose. It will be cut off and fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut off." Indeed, the Lord has spoken.

And it will be in that day that Tyre will go out of mind for seventy years, that is, the days of one king: after the end of seventy years it will be for Tyre as in the song of the loose woman.

Take an instrument of music, go about the town, O loose woman who has gone out from the memory of man; make sweet melody with songs, so that you may come back to men's minds.

And it will be after the end of seventy years, that the Lord will have mercy on Tyre, and she will go back to her trade, acting as a loose woman with all the kingdoms of the world on the face of the earth.

"Your rigging hangs loose; it cannot reliably hold the mast in its place, and the sail cannot spread out. Then an abundance of spoils will be divided even the lame will carry off plunder.

Its streams will be turned into pitch, And its loose earth into brimstone, And its land will become burning pitch.

For this reason he let loose on him the heat of his wrath, and his strength was like a flame; and it put fire round about him, but he did not see it; he was burned, but did not take it to heart.

Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut;

I have awakened him in righteous ness, and I will make straight all his ways; he shall build my city, and he shall loose my captives, not for price nor for bribes, saith the LORD of the hosts.

Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.

But come near, you sons of her who is wise in secret arts, the seed of her who is false to her husband, and of the loose woman.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
זחח 
Zachach 
Usage: 2

חלץ 
Chalats 
Usage: 44

מסס 
Macac 
Usage: 21

נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

נשׁל 
Nashal 
Usage: 7

נתר 
Nathar 
Usage: 8

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

רתק 
Rathaq 
Usage: 1

שׁלח 
Shalach 
send , go , forth , send away , lay , send out , put , put away , cast out , stretch out , cast , set , put out , depart , soweth , loose ,
Usage: 848

שׁרא 
Sh@re' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

ἀνάγω 
Anago 
Usage: 24

ἀνίημι 
Aniemi 
Usage: 4

καταργέω 
Katargeo 
destroy , do away , abolish , cumber , loose , cease , fall , deliver , s
Usage: 25

λύσις 
Lusis 
to be loosed
Usage: 1

λύω 
Luo 
Usage: 28



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