4699 occurrences in 14 translations

'People' in the Bible

A son was born to Seth also, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of the Lord.

So the LORD said, "I will annihilate these human beings whom I've created from the earth, including people, animals, crawling things, and flying creatures, because I'm grieving that I made them."

So the Lord destroyed every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, including people, animals, creatures that creep along the ground, and birds of the sky. They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those who were with him in the ark survived.

These are the families of Noah's sons, according to their records, by their nations. From these people, the nations on the earth spread out after the flood.

As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.

But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the people had started building.

And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the people he had acquired in Haran, and they set out for the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan,

And the people of Sodom were wicked, and great sinners before Jehovah.

Now the Valley of Siddim was full of tar pits, so when the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some of their people fell into them, while the rest fled to the hill country.

And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

Then the king of Sodom said to Abram, "Give me the people, but take the possessions for yourself."

And he said to Abram, Truly, your seed will be living in a land which is not theirs, as servants to a people who will be cruel to them for four hundred years;

And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.

And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all who were born in his house, and all who were bought with his money every male among the people of Abraham's house and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin on that same day, as God had said to him.

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake."

what if there are five less than the fifty godly people? Will you destroy the whole city because five are lacking?" He replied, "I will not destroy it if I find forty-five there."

And he said, Oh, let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again only this once. Suppose ten [righteous people] shall be found there. And [the Lord] said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter:

for we are about to destroy this place because the outcry against its people is great before the Lord, and the Lord has sent us to destroy it."

And he sent destruction on those towns, with all the lowland and all the people of those towns and every green thing in the land.

The younger also bore a son and named him Ben-ammi [son of my people]; he is the father of the Ammonites to this day.

But Abimelech had not come near her, so he said, Lord, will you slay a people who are just and innocent?

And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.

Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead.

And Abraham bowed down himself before the people of the land.

And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

Here I am, standing by the spring, and the daughters of the people who live in the town are coming out to draw water.

And you will be free from your oath to me when you come to my people; and if they will not give her to you, you will be free from your oath.

Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.

And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people.

And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.

And Abimelech charged all his people, saying, He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.

Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.

And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people;

Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

Then the Lord said to Jacob, Return to the land of your fathers and to your people, and I will be with you.

Are we not as people from a strange country to him? for he took a price for us and now it is all used up.

Now that you have made search through all my goods, what have you seen which is yours? Make it clear now before my people and your people, so that they may be judges between us.

And Jacob said to his people, Get stones together; and they did so; and they had a meal there by the stones.

And Jacob made an offering on the mountain, and gave orders to his people to take food: so they had a meal and took their rest that night on the mountain.

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord Who said to me, Return to your country and to your people and I will do you good,

So the servants with the offerings went on in front, and he himself took his rest that night in the tents with his people.

Esau said, "Let me leave some of my people with you." But he replied, "Why do that? Please indulge me, my lord."

Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.

Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

And all the people who went out of the town gate listened and heeded what Hamor and Shechem said; and every male was circumcised who was a resident of that town.

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have made trouble for me and given me a bad name among the people of this country, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and because we are small in number they will come together against me and make war on me; and it will be the end of me and all my people.

And they said, Should people deal with our sister as with a harlot?

Then Jacob said to all his people, Put away the strange gods which are among you, and make yourselves clean, and put on a change of clothing:

As they set out on their journey, because the people who lived in the cities around them feared God, they did not pursue Jacob's sons.

So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, that is, Bethel, he and all the people that were with him.

And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, and all the people of his household, as well as his herds, all his livestock, and all the property he had acquired in Canaan; he went to a land away from his brother Jacob.

Let the food be kept in reserve to feed the land for the seven years of famine that will occur throughout Egypt, so the people don't die during the famine."

Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

Then he provided him with a chariot as his second-in-command, outfitted with a group of people who shouted out in front of him, "Bow your knees!" And that's how Pharaoh set Joseph over the entire land of Egypt.

And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do.

And everywhere on the earth they were short of food; then Joseph, opening all his store-houses, gave the people of Egypt grain for money; so great was the need of food in the land of Egypt.

The people of all the earth came to Egypt to buy grain from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the earth.

Then the sons of Israel went to buy grain amid those [other people] who went [as well], for there was famine in the land of Canaan.

And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.

And he said, I am the God, the God of thy father; fear not to go down into Egypt; for there I will make of thee a great people.

I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also surely bring you [your people Israel] up again; and Joseph will put his hand upon your eyes [when they are about to close in death].

All of these people, who belonged to Jacob's family, traveled to Egypt. All of Jacob's direct descendants, not including his sons' wives, numbered 66 persons in all.

Counting the two sons of Joseph who were born to him in Egypt, all the people of the household of Jacob who were in Egypt numbered seventy.

And Joseph said to his brothers and to his father's people, I will go and give the news to Pharaoh, and say to him, My brothers and my father's people, from the land of Canaan, have come to me;

And Joseph took care of his father and his brothers and all his father's people, giving them food for the needs of their families.

And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.

Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land.

And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.

And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.

And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

In the rock in the field which was got for a price from the people of Heth.

And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people.

And all the family of Joseph, and his brothers and his father's people: only their little ones and their flocks and herds they did not take with them from the land of Goshen.

Chariots and horsemen also accompanied Joseph, so there were a lot of people.

And when the people of the land, the people of Canaan, at the grain-floor of Atad, saw their grief, they said, Great is the grief of the Egyptians: so the place was named Abel-mizraim, on the other side of Jordan.

All the people who were directly descended from Jacob numbered seventy. But Joseph was already in Egypt,

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

Years later, after Moses had grown up, he went out to his own people and observed their forced labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his people.

And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

And I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty:

And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.

Moses left and returned to his father-in-law Jethro. Moses told him, "Please let me go and return to my own people in Egypt so I can see whether they're still alive." Jethro told Moses, "Go in peace."

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמּה 
'ummah 
Usage: 3

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 149

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

עם 
`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

ערב 
`ereb 
Usage: 134

δῆμος 
Demos 
Usage: 4

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

κακῶς 
Kakos 
be sick 9 , be diseased 9 , evil , grievously , sore , miserable , amiss , sick people 9
Usage: 12

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172



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