115 occurrences in 13 translations

'Self' in the Bible

For this time I will send all my plagues on your very self and on your servants and your people, so that you may know that there is no one like me in all the earth.

Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

"This is to be a permanent statute for you: In the seventh month, on the tenth [day] of the month you are to practice self-denial and do no work, both the native and the foreigner who resides among you.

It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial; it is a permanent statute.

"The tenth [day] of this seventh month is the Day of Atonement. You are to hold a sacred assembly and practice self-denial; you are to present a fire offering to the Lord.

If any person does not practice self-denial on this particular day, he must be cut off from his people.

It will be a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial. You are to observe your Sabbath from the evening of the ninth [day] of the month until the [following] evening."

And I will put my dwelling place in your midst, and my inner self shall not abhor you.

and if you reject my statutes and if your inner self abhors my regulations, to not carry out all my commands [by] your breaking my covenant,

And I will destroy your high places, and I will cut down your incense altars, and I will place your corpses on your idols' corpses; and my inner self shall abhor you.

And the land shall be deserted by them, and it shall enjoy its Sabbaths in its being desolate from them, and they themselves must pay for their guilt, {simply because} they rejected my regulations, and their inner self abhorred my statutes.

"You are to hold a sacred assembly on the tenth [day] of this seventh month and practice self-denial; you must not do any work.

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

"And you shall put these, my words, on your heart and on your inner self, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be as an emblem between your eyes.

you must not listen to the words of that prophet or to that dreamer, for Yahweh your God {is testing you to know whether you love} Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all [of] your inner self.

And among these nations you shall not find rest, and [there] shall not be a resting place for the sole of your foot, and Yahweh shall give you there an anxious heart and a weakening of eyes and a languishing of [your] inner self.

and you return to Yahweh and you listen to his voice according to all that I am commanding you {today}, [both] you and your children, with all your heart and with all your inner self,

"And Yahweh your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your offspring to love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your inner self {so that you may live}.

[He will do this] if you listen to the voice of Yahweh your God by keeping his commandment and his statutes written in the scroll of this law [and] if you return to Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your inner self.

For the Lord made Judah low, because of Ahaz, king of Israel; for he had given up all self-control in Judah, sinning greatly against the Lord.

So my inner self will choose strangling-- death more than my {existence}.

"My inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.

He feels only the pain of his own body, and his inner self mourns for him."

Yet another dies with a bitter inner self and has not tasted prosperity.

"{As God lives}, he has removed my justice, and Shaddai has made my inner self bitter.

{so that} his life loathes bread, and his inner self [loathes] {appetizing food}.

My [inner] self [as well as my body] is also exceedingly disturbed and troubled. But You, O Lord, how long [until You return and speak peace to me]?

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory [my inner self] rejoices; my body too shall rest and confidently dwell in safety,

He refreshes and restores my life (my self); He leads me in the paths of righteousness [uprightness and right standing with Him -- "not for my earning it, but] for His name's sake.

Have mercy and be gracious unto me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; with grief my eye is weakened, also my inner self and my body.

I said, Lord, be merciful and gracious to me; heal my inner self, for I have sinned against You.

My inner self thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God?

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, my Help and my God.

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my [sad] countenance, and my God.

Surely You desire integrity in the inner self, and You teach me wisdom deep within.

Awake, my glory (my inner self); awake, harp and lyre! I will awake right early [I will awaken the dawn]!

O God, You are my God, earnestly will I seek You; my inner self thirsts for You, my flesh longs and is faint for You, in a dry and weary land where no water is.

Your testimonies are wonderful [far exceeding anything conceived by man]; therefore my [penitent] self keeps them [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].

In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength (might and inflexibility to temptation) in my inner self.

I will confess and praise You for You are fearful and wonderful and for the awful wonder of my birth! Wonderful are Your works, and that my inner self knows right well.

Cause me to hear Your loving-kindness in the morning, for on You do I lean and in You do I trust. Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk, for I lift up my inner self to You.

And in your mercy and loving-kindness, cut off my enemies and destroy all those who afflict my inner self, for I am Your servant.

This will bring healing to your body, and refreshment to your inner self.

And they will be life to your inner self, and a gracious ornament to your neck (your outer self).

When swelling and pride come, then emptiness and shame come also, but with the humble (those who are lowly, who have been pruned or chiseled by trial, and renounce self) are skillful and godly Wisdom and soundness.

A man's [moral] self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied [whether good or evil].

Oil and incense bring joy to the heart, and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel.

Strength and self-respect are her clothing; she is facing the future with a smile.

For shorter hath been the bed Than to stretch one's self out in, And the covering hath been narrower Than to wrap one's self up in.

And it shall be as when the hungry person dreams--look, [he is] eating! And he wakes up and his inner self [is] empty. Or as when the thirsty person dreams--look, [he is] drinking! And he wakes up and look, [he is] faint, and his inner self [is] longing for water. So shall be the multitude of all the nations who fight against Mount Zion.

My bowels, my bowels! I writhe! The walls of my heart! My heart is restless within me, I cannot keep silent, for I hear [in] my inner self the sound of a horn, [the] alarm of war.

But if you will not listen to it, my inner self will weep in secret places, because of {the presence of} [your] pride. And my eyes will weep bitterly, and they will melt [in] tears, because the flock of Yahweh has been taken captive.

And I will rejoice over them to do good [to] them, and I will plant them in this land in faithfulness with all my heart, and with all my inner self."

The Lord is my portion or share, says my living being (my inner self); therefore will I hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.

"And you, son of man, [will it] not [be that] on the day {when I take from them} their stronghold, the joy of their glory, the delight of their eyes, and the longing of their inner self, their sons and daughters--

You have planned shame for your house by wiping out many peoples and sinning against your own self.

I heard and my [whole inner self] trembled; my lips quivered at the sound. Rottenness enters into my bones and under me [down to my feet]; I tremble. I will wait quietly for the day of trouble and distress when there shall come up against [my] people him who is about to invade and oppress them.

This is the self-assured city that lives in security, that thinks to herself: I am, and there is no one besides me. What a desolation she has become, a place for wild animals to lie down! Everyone who passes by her jeers and shakes his fist.

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence!

Then calling to Him the crowd and also His disciples, He said to them, "If any one is desirous of following me, let him ignore self and take up his cross, and so be my follower.

and to love Him out of all the heart, and out of all the understanding, and out of all the soul, and out of all the strength, and to love one's neighbour as one's self, is more than all the whole burnt-offerings and the sacrifices.'

And He said to all, "If any one is desirous of following me, let him ignore self and take up his cross day by day, and so be my follower.

For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self?

But [dedicate your inner self and] give as donations to the poor of those things which are within [of inward righteousness] and behold, everything is purified and clean for you.

But *I* have prayed for *you* that your faith may not fail, and you, when at last you have come back to your true self, must strengthen your brethren."

See my hands and my feet--it is my very self. Feel me and see, for a spirit has not flesh and bones as you see I have."

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

I have manifested Your Name [I have revealed Your very Self, Your real Self] to the people whom You have given Me out of the world. They were Yours, and You gave them to Me, and they have obeyed and kept Your word.

I have made Your Name known to them and revealed Your character and Your very Self, and I will continue to make [You] known, that the love which You have bestowed upon Me may be in them [felt in their hearts] and that I [Myself] may be in them.

Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, "Leave for now, but when I find time I'll call for you."

but wrath and indignation to those who are self-seeking and disobey the truth, but are obeying unrighteousness;

For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin's dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin,

For I know that in me, that is, in my lower self, nothing good has its home; for while the will to do right is present with me, the power to carry it out is not.

For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God's law.

that ye receive her in the Lord, worthily of the saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever matter she may have need of you: for she herself also hath been a helper of many, and of mine own self.

But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.

Do not deprive one another-except when you agree, for a time, to devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again; otherwise, Satan may tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.

Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.

[I assure you] by the pride which I have in you in [your fellowship and union with] Christ Jesus our Lord, that I die daily [I face death every day and die to self].

Therefore we do not become discouraged (utterly spiritless, exhausted, and wearied out through fear). Though our outer man is [progressively] decaying and wasting away, yet our inner self is being [progressively] renewed day after day.

gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.

Let us not be full of self-glory, making one another angry, having envy of one another.

that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,

and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.

However, let each man of you [without exception] love his wife as [being in a sense] his very own self; and let the wife see that she respects and reverences her husband [ that she notices him, regards him, honors him, prefers him, venerates, and esteems him; and that she defers to him, praises him, and loves and admires him exceedingly].

Doing nothing through envy or through pride, but with low thoughts of self let everyone take others to be better than himself;

These things seem to have a sort of wisdom in self-ordered worship and making little of oneself, and being cruel to the body, not honouring it by giving it its natural use.

So kill (deaden, deprive of power) the evil desire lurking in your members [those animal impulses and all that is earthly in you that is employed in sin]: sexual vice, impurity, sensual appetites, unholy desires, and all greed and covetousness, for that is idolatry (the deifying of self and other created things instead of God).

Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,

and have put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him--

So then, let us not take our rest as the others do, but let us be self-controlled and awake.

But if they go on in faith and love and holy self-control, she will be kept safe at the time of childbirth.

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,

Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

If you lay all these instructions before the brethren, you will be a worthy steward and a good minister of Christ Jesus, ever nourishing your own self on the truths of the faith and of the good [Christian] instruction which you have closely followed.

however, she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

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ἁγνίζω 
Hagnizo 
Usage: 7

ἀνακύπτω 
Anakupto 
lift up self , look up
Usage: 3

ἀνανήφω 
Ananepho 
Usage: 1

ἀναστρέφω 
Anastrepho 
Usage: 11

ἀναχωρέω 
Anachoreo 
Usage: 13

ἀντιδιατίθεμαι 
Antidiatithemai 
Usage: 1

ἀντιτάσσομαι 
Antitassomai 
Usage: 5

ἀποδιορίζω 
Apodiorizo 
Usage: 1

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

ἀποῤῥίπτω 
Aporrhipto 
Usage: 1

ἀρσενοκοίτης 
Arsenokoites 
Usage: 2

ἀσχημονέω 
Aschemoneo 
Usage: 2

ἀτακτέω 
Atakteo 
Usage: 1

αὐθάδης 
Authades 
Usage: 2

αὐθαίρετος 
Authairetos 
Usage: 2

αὐτόματος 
Automatos 
of self , of own accord
Usage: 1

ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

ἐκπορνεύω 
Ekporneuo 
Usage: 1

ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτόν 
Emautou 
myself , me , mine own self , mine own , I myself
Usage: 21

ἐμπλέκω 
Empleko 
Usage: 2

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

ἐντρυφάω 
Entruphao 
Usage: 1

ἐξίστημι 
Existemi 
Usage: 17

ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up , exalt self , take up , hoisted up
Usage: 14

ἐπιορκέω 
Epiorkeo 
Usage: 0

θερμαίνω 
thermaino 
Usage: 6

θορυβέω 
Thorubeo 
Usage: 3

κολλάω 
Kollao 
Usage: 8

κρύπτω 
Krupto 
Usage: 10

μαίνομαι 
Mainomai 
be mad , be beside self
Usage: 5

μετακαλέω 
metakaleo 
Usage: 4

μεταμέλλομαι 
metamellomai 
Usage: 4

μετασχηματίζω 
metaschematizo 
Usage: 5

μόνος 
Monos 
only , alone , by self
Usage: 30

ὁπλίζω 
Hoplizo 
arm self with
Usage: 1

ὀπτάνομαι ὄπτομαι 
Optanomai 
Usage: 41

περιζώννυμι 
Perizonnumi 
Usage: 4

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

προσκολλάω 
Proskollao 
Usage: 2

σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῷ σεαυτόν σαυτοῦ σαυτῷ σα
Seautou 
Usage: 31

σκύλλω 
Skullo 
Usage: 3

στέλλω 
Stello 
Usage: 2

στρέφω 
Strepho 
Usage: 15

συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

σχολάζω 
Scholazo 
empty , give self to
Usage: 1

ταπεινόω 
Tapeinoo 
Usage: 7

ὑπείκω 
Hupeiko 
Usage: 1

ὑπεραίρομαι 
Huperairomai 
Usage: 3

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8

φίλαυτος 
Philautos 
Usage: 1

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25



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