'Set' in the Bible
And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
And God blessed (spoke good of) the seventh day, set it apart as His own, and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all His work which He had created and done.
And Yahweh God took the man and set him in the garden of Eden to cultivate it and to keep it.
And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.
And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
And God said, This is the sign of the covenant that I set between me and you and every living soul that is with you, for everlasting generations:
I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran's son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram's wife, and they set out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.
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,
From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.
Abram lived in the land of Canaan, but Lot lived in the cities of the valley and set up his tent near Sodom.
And I have set thy seed as dust of the earth, so that, if one is able to number the dust of the earth, even thy seed is numbered;
And the king of Sodom goeth out, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar; and they set the battle in array with them in the valley of Siddim,
As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.
When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided [animals].
And I will set my covenant between me and thee, and will very greatly multiply thee.
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Is anything impossible for the LORD? At the time set for it, I will return to you about a year from now and Sarah will have a son."
After this, the men set out from there and looked out over Sodom. Abraham went with them to send them off.
And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.
For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
As to the son of the handmaid also, for a nation I set him, because he is thy seed.'
rise, lift up the youth, and lay hold on him with thy hand, for for a great nation I set him.'
And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
So early in the morning Abraham got up, saddled his donkey, and took with him two of his young men and his son Isaac. He split wood for a burnt offering and set out to go to the place God had told him about.
After this, Abraham returned to his servants and they set out together for Beer-sheba, where Abraham settled.
The servant took 10 of his master's camels and departed with all kinds of his master's goods in hand. Then he set out for the town of Nahor, Aram-naharaim.
And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.
And Isaac answereth and saith to Esau, 'Lo, a mighty one have I set him over thee, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants, and with corn and wine have I sustained him; and for thee now, what shall I do, my son?'
After Jacob had obeyed his father and mother's instructions to set out for Paddan-aram,
Meanwhile Jacob left Beer Sheba and set out for Haran.
And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
And he set three days' journey betwixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks.
And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink.
And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves, and put them not unto Laban's cattle.
And it hath come to pass whenever the strong ones of the flock conceive, that Jacob set the rods before the eyes of the flock in the gutters, to cause them to conceive by the rods,
and when the flock is feeble, he doth not set them; and the feeble ones have been Laban's, and the strong ones Jacob's.
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;
He took away all the livestock he had acquired in Paddan Aram and all his moveable property that he had accumulated. Then he set out toward the land of Canaan to return to his father Isaac.
So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.
Laban overtook Jacob, and when Jacob pitched his tent in the hill country of Gilead, Laban and his relatives set up camp there too.
Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt us both.
And Jacob took a stone, and set it up for a pillar.
Laban also said to Jacob, "Look at this mound and the marker I have set up between you and me.
and Thou -- Thou hast said, I certainly do good with thee, and have set thy seed as the sand of the sea, which is not numbered because of the multitude.'
Then Esau suggested, "Let's set out and travel together, but let me go in front of you."
So allow yourself to go ahead of your servant while I travel more slowly, letting the herds set their own pace with the children until I arrive to see my lord in Seir."
"Why do that?" Jacob asked. "I've already found favor in your sight, sir." So Esau set out that very day back on his way to Seir,
but Jacob set out for Succoth, built a house there, and constructed some cattle shelters. He named the place Succoth.
And he set up an altar there and called it "God, the God of Israel."
Set for me the compensation and the gift; I'll give you whatever you ask me. Just give the girl to be my wife!"
When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob's sons.
And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon.
They set out from Bethel. When they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth, and her labor was difficult.
And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Israel set out again and pitched his tent beyond the tower at Eder.
"They've moved on from here," the man said. "I heard them say, 'Let's go to Dothan.' " So Joseph set out after his brothers and found them at Dothan.
And Joseph found favour in his eyes, and attended on him; and he set him over his house, and all that he had he gave into his hand.
And it came to pass from the time he had set him over his house and all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Jehovah was on all that he had in the house and in the field.
Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
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.
I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever:
So the men took their gift and twice as much money, got up, took Benjamin with them, and set out for Egypt. Eventually they appeared before Joseph.
And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread.
And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
He gave them portions of the food set before him, but the portion for Benjamin was five times greater than the portions for any of the others. They drank with Joseph until they all became drunk.
And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him.
and now, ye -- ye have not sent me hither, but God, and He doth set me for a father to Pharaoh, and for lord to all his house, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
'Haste, and go up unto my father, then ye have said to him, Thus said Joseph thy son, God hath set me for lord to all Egypt; come down unto me, stay not,
Israel set out with all that he had and came to Beer-sheba, and he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
And He saith, 'I am God, God of thy father, be not afraid of going down to Egypt, for for a great nation I set thee there;
So Jacob arose and set out from Beersheba, and Israel's sons conveyed their father, their little ones, and their wives in the wagons that Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
And he took from the whole number of his brethren, five men, and set them before Pharaoh.
the land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land cause thy father and thy brethren to dwell -- they dwell in the land of Goshen, and if thou hast known, and there are among them men of ability, then thou hast set them heads over the cattle I have.'
And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.
Some time after this, Joseph was told, "Your father is weaker." So he set out with his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
and Joseph saith unto his father, 'Not so, my father, for this is the first-born; set thy right hand on his head.'
And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.
Naphtali is a doe set free that bears beautiful fawns.
Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."
In his last words, Jacob issued this set of instructions to them all: "I'm about to join our ancestors. Bury me alongside my ancestors in the cave in the field that used to belong to Ephron the Hittite.
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