103 occurrences in 13 translations

'Set' in the Bible

See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.

For, lo, I will call all the families of the kingdoms of the north, saith the LORD; and they shall come, and they shall set every one his throne at the entering of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all the walls thereof round about, and against all the cities of Judah.

Israel was set apart to the Lord; they were like the first fruits of a harvest to him. All who tried to devour them were punished; disaster came upon them," says the Lord.'"

"Then I said, 'How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.

A lion has gone up from his thicket; a destroyer of nations has set out. He has left his lair to make your land a waste. Your cities will be reduced to uninhabited ruins.

Do you not fear Me? [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. Do you not tremble before Me, the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea, an enduring barrier that it cannot cross? The waves surge, but they cannot prevail. They roar but cannot pass over it.

And they do not say in their hearts, 'Let us fear please Yahweh our God, the [one who] gives [the] autumn rain and [the] spring rain in its season, {the set times of the harvest} he keeps for us.'

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction.

Set [them] apart for war against her; rise up, let's attack at noon. Woe to us, for the day is passing; the evening shadows grow long.

For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Cut down trees and set up siege works against Jerusalem. It is the city to be judged, and there is oppression throughout the entire city.

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

They shall lay hold on bow and spear; they are cruel, and have no mercy; their voice roareth like the sea; and they ride upon horses, set in array as men for war against thee, O daughter of Zion.

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way.

And [then dare to] come and stand before Me in this house, which is called by My Name, and say, [By the discharge of this religious formality] we are set free! -- "only to go on with this wickedness and these abominations?

But go ye now unto my place which was in Shiloh, where I set my name at the first, and see what I did to it for the wickedness of my people Israel.

For the children of Judah have done evil in my sight, saith the LORD: they have set their abominations in the house which is called by my name, to pollute it.

And the LORD saith, Because they have forsaken my law which I set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, neither walked therein;

My tabernacle is spoiled, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.

For according to the number of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah; and according to the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to that shameful thing, even altars to burn incense unto Baal.

The Lord named you a flourishing olive tree, beautiful with well-formed fruit. He has set fire to it, and its branches are consumed with a great roaring sound.

As for You, You know me, Lord; You see me. You test whether my heart is with You. Drag the wicked away like sheep to slaughter, and set them apart for the day of killing.

What wilt thou say, when he shall set over thee as head those whom thou hast thyself taught to be friends to thee? shall not sorrows take hold of thee, as of a woman in travail?

The mother of seven grew faint; she breathed her [last] breath. Her sun set while it was still day; she was ashamed and humiliated. The rest of them I will give over to the sword in the presence of their enemies." [This is] the Lord's declaration.

The Lord said: Assuredly, I will set you free and care for you. Assuredly, I will intercede for you in a time of trouble, in your time of distress, with the enemy.

Their children are always thinking about their altars and their sacred poles dedicated to the goddess Asherah, set up beside the green trees on the high hills

You will, of yourself, relinquish your inheritance that I gave you. I will make you serve your enemies in a land you do not know, for you have set My anger on fire; it will burn forever.

A throne of glory, set on high from the beginning, is the place of our sanctuary.

Do not carry any loads out of your houses or do any work on the Sabbath day. But observe the Sabbath day as a day set apart to the Lord, as I commanded your ancestors.

The Lord says, 'You must make sure to obey me. You must not bring any loads through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day. You must set the Sabbath day apart to me. You must not do any work on that day.

If you do not listen to Me to consecrate the Sabbath day by not carrying a load while entering the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, I will set fire to its gates, and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem and not be extinguished."

Let a cry be heard from their houses because you have brought a raiding party against them suddenly. For they have dug a pit to capture me and have set traps for my feet.

Yet, O LORD of hosts, You who test the righteous, Who see the mind and the heart; Let me see Your vengeance on them; For to You I have set forth my cause.

And unto this people thou shalt say, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

For I have set my face against this city for evil, and not for good, saith the LORD: it shall be given into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall burn it with fire.

But I will punish you as your deeds deserve,' says the Lord. 'I will set fire to your palace; it will burn up everything around it.'"

"For I will set apart destroyers against you, Each with his weapons; And they will cut down your choicest cedars And throw them on the fire.

But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.

And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the LORD.

The LORD shewed me, and, behold, two baskets of figs were set before the temple of the LORD, after that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with the carpenters and smiths, from Jerusalem, and had brought them to Babylon.

For I will set mine eyes upon them for good, and I will bring them again to this land: and I will build them, and not pull them down; and I will plant them, and not pluck them up.

And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD; If ye will not hearken to me, to walk in my law, which I have set before you,

However, some of the officials of Judah heard about what was happening and they rushed up to the Lord's temple from the royal palace. They set up court at the entrance of the New Gate of the Lord's temple.

And taken from them hath been a reviling by all the removed of Judah that are in Babylon, saying, Jehovah doth set thee as Zedekiah, and as Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted with fire;

Set thee up waymarks, make thee high heaps: set thine heart toward the highway, even the way which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.

In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge.

But every one shall die for his own iniquity: every man that eateth the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge.

And I signed on the letter and sealed [it], and I called witnesses as witness, and I weighed out the money on a set of scales.

Which hast set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, even unto this day, and in Israel, and among other men; and hast made thee a name, as at this day;

And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set fire on this city, and burn it with the houses, upon whose roofs they have offered incense unto Baal, and poured out drink offerings unto other gods, to provoke me to anger.

But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it.

"This is what the LORD God of Israel says: "Go and speak to king Zedekiah of Judah. Say to him, "This is what the LORD says: "Look, I'm giving this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will set it on fire.

Each person was to set free his male and female slaves who were Hebrews, so that no Jewish person would enslave his brother.

All the officials and all the people who had entered into the covenant agreed that each would set his male and female slaves free so that they would not enslave them any longer. They obeyed and they released them.

But afterward they turned around and took back the male and female slaves that they had set free, and they forced them to become male and female slaves.

"At the end of seven years, each of you is to set free your fellow Hebrew who has sold himself to you and has served you for six years. You are to send him out from you with no further obligation." But your ancestors didn't obey me or pay attention.

But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.

And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink ye wine.

Meanwhile, Pharaoh's army had set out from Egypt; and when the Chaldeans who had been besieging Jerusalem heard the report about them, they lifted the siege from Jerusalem.

"Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, 'This is what you shall say to the king of Judah, who sent you to me to inquire [of] me, "Look, the army of Pharaoh, which set out to help you, [is] going to return to his land Egypt.

Jeremiah set out from Jerusalem to go [to] the land of Benjamin to receive a portion from there in the midst of the people.

And, behold, all the women that are left in the king of Judah's house shall be brought forth to the king of Babylon's princes, and those women shall say, Thy friends have set thee on, and have prevailed against thee: thy feet are sunk in the mire, and they are turned away back.

Then Nergal-Sharezer of Samgar, Nebo-Sarsekim, who was a chief officer, Nergal-Sharezer, who was a high official, and all the other officers of the king of Babylon came and set up quarters in the Middle Gate.

"Take him and set your eyes on him. And you must not do something bad to him, {but only} that which he speaks to you, so do with him."

The Lord spoke to Jeremiah after Nebuzaradan the captain of the royal guard had set him free at Ramah. He had taken him there in chains along with all the people from Jerusalem and Judah who were being carried off to exile to Babylon.

But now, Jeremiah, today I will set you free from the chains on your wrists. If you would like to come to Babylon with me, come along and I will take care of you. But if you prefer not to come to Babylon with me, you are not required to do so. You are free to go anywhere in the land you want to go. Go wherever you choose."

Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;

Then Ishmael took captive all the remnant of the people of Mizpah including the daughters of the king-all those who remained in Mizpah over whom Nebuzaradan, captain of the guard, had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam. Ishmael son of Nethaniah took them captive and set off to cross over to the Ammonites.

They set out to go to Egypt to get away from the Babylonians, but stopped at Geruth Kimham near Bethlehem.

And now therefore hear the word of the LORD, ye remnant of Judah; Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; If ye wholly set your faces to enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn there;

So shall it be with all the men that set their faces to go into Egypt to sojourn there; they shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: and none of them shall remain or escape from the evil that I will bring upon them.

"Pick up some large stones and set them in the mortar of the brick pavement that is at the opening of Pharaoh's palace at Tahpanhes. [Do this] in the sight of the Judean men

And say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will send and take Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will set his throne upon these stones that I have hid; and he shall spread his royal pavilion over them.

He will set fire to the temples of the gods of Egypt. He will burn their idols and take them captive. He will wrap himself with the land of Egypt like a shepherd wraps himself with a garment, and then he will leave from there in peace.

They are not humbled even unto this day, neither have they feared, nor walked in my law, nor in my statutes, that I set before you and before your fathers.

Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will set my face against you for evil, and to cut off all Judah.

And I will take the remnant of Judah, that have set their faces to go into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, and they shall all be consumed, and fall in the land of Egypt; they shall even be consumed by the sword and by the famine: they shall die, from the least even unto the greatest, by the sword and by the famine: and they shall be an execration, and an astonishment, and a curse, and a reproach.

'Set ye in array shield and buckler, And draw nigh to battle.

Set up a gravestone for Moab, for it will certainly be laid in ruins! Its cities will be laid waste and become uninhabited."

"Therefore behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "That I will cause a trumpet blast of war to be heard Against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon; And it will become a desolate heap, And her towns will be set on fire Then Israel will take possession of his possessors," Says the LORD.

I will set fire to the wall of Damascus; it will devour Ben-hadad's citadels.

And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.

Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her idols are confounded, her images are broken in pieces.

For, lo, I will raise and cause to come up against Babylon an assembly of great nations from the north country: and they shall set themselves in array against her; from thence she shall be taken: their arrows shall be as of a mighty expert man; none shall return in vain.

Set yourselves in array against Babylon round about, All ye treading a bow, Shoot at her, have no pity on the arrow, For against Jehovah she hath sinned.

I'll set a trap for you, and you will be caught, Babylon, but you don't realize it. You will be found and also seized, because you challenged the LORD!

"Call for archers to come against Babylon! Summon against her all who draw the bow! Set up camp all around the city! Do not allow anyone to escape! Pay her back for what she has done. Do to her what she has done to others. For she has proudly defied me, the Holy One of Israel.

The arrogant will stumble and fall with no one to pick him up. I will set fire to his cities, and it will consume everything around him."

The Lord who rules over all says, "The people of Israel are oppressed. So too are the people of Judah. All those who took them captive are holding them prisoners. They refuse to set them free.

Bow and halbert they seize, Cruel are they, and they have no mercy, Their voice as a sea soundeth, and on horses they ride, Set in array as a man for battle, Against thee, O daughter of Babylon.

Set up the standard upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes: for the LORD hath both devised and done that which he spake against the inhabitants of Babylon.

Set ye up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her, call together against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashchenaz; appoint a captain against her; cause the horses to come up as the rough caterpillers.

Set apart the nations for battle against her- the kings of Media, her governors and all her officials, and all the lands they rule.

Babylon's warriors have stopped fighting; they sit in their strongholds. Their might is exhausted; they have become like women. Babylon's homes have been set ablaze, her gate bars are shattered.

The fords have been seized, the marshes set on fire, and the soldiers are terrified.

"Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon has devoured me; he has crushed me. He has set me aside like an empty dish; he has swallowed me like a sea monster; he filled his belly with my delicacies; he has vomited me out,"

When their appetites are all stirred up, I will set out a banquet for them. I will make them drunk so that they will pass out, they will fall asleep forever, they will never wake up," says the Lord.

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "The broad wall of Babylon will be completely leveled, and its high gate set on fire. and so the nations toil for nothing, and the nations weary themselves only for fire."

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

המּון המּו 
himmow 
them , set , are , those , men
Usage: 9

זקף 
Z@qaph (Aramaic) 
set up
Usage: 1

זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

חקה 
Chaqah 
Usage: 4

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

טבע 
Taba` 
Usage: 10

יהב 
Yahab 
give , go to , Bring , ascribe , come on , give out , Set , take
Usage: 34

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

יסד 
Yacad 
Usage: 43

יעד 
Ya`ad 
Usage: 29

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

יצב 
Yatsab 
Usage: 48

יצג 
Yatsag 
Usage: 16

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

יצת 
Yatsath 
Usage: 29

יקר 
Yaqar 
Usage: 11

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

כּוּן 
Kuwn 
Usage: 217

כּלל 
K@lal (Aramaic) 
set up , make up , finished , variant
Usage: 7

להט 
Lahat 
set on fire , burn up , burn , kindle , flaming
Usage: 11

מסבּה מוּסבּה 
Muwcabbah 
Usage: 4

מלא מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 251

מלּא 
Millu' 
Usage: 15

מלּאה 
Millu'ah 
Usage: 3

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

מנה מנא 
M@na' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 28

משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

משׁחית 
Mashchiyth 
Usage: 12

משׁלח משׁלח משׁלוח 
Mishlowach 
Usage: 10

נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 9

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 8

נסך 
Nacak 
pour out , pour , cover , offer , melteth , molten , set , set up
Usage: 25

נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

נצח 
Natsach 
Usage: 65

נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

סוּג 
Cuwg 
Usage: 1

סוּת 
Cuwth 
Usage: 18

שׂכך סכך 
Cakak 
Usage: 23

סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

סתוּר 
C@thuwr 
Usage: 1

עוּף 
`uwph 
Usage: 28

עזרה 
`azarah 
Usage: 9

עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

ערך 
`erek 
Usage: 33

פּלה 
Palah 
Usage: 7

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

פּשׁט 
Pashat 
Usage: 43

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

קהה 
Qahah 
set on edge , blunt
Usage: 4

קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

קוּם 
Quwm (Aramaic) 
set up , arise , stand , set , establish , rise up , appointeth , stood by , made , rise
Usage: 35

קלה 
Qalah 
Usage: 6

קפא 
Qapha' 
Usage: 4

רוּם 
Ruwm (Aramaic) 
lift up , extol , set up
Usage: 4

רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

שׁבץ 
Shabats 
Usage: 2

שׁוה 
Shavah 
Usage: 21

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
put , make , set , lay , appoint , give , set up , consider , turn , brought , ordain , place , take , shew , regard , mark , disposed , care ,
Usage: 580

שׁית 
Shiyth 
set , made , lay , put , appoint , regard ,
Usage: 83

שׁכך 
Shakak 
Usage: 5

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

שׁלב 
Shalab 
Usage: 2

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

שׁפת 
Shaphath 
set on , brought , ordain
Usage: 5

שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

שׁת 
Sheth 
Usage: 9

תּוה 
Tavah 
Usage: 2

תּקן 
Taqan 
Usage: 3

ἀνακεῖμαι 
Anakeimai 
sit at meat , guests , sit , sit down , be set down , lie , lean , at the table
Usage: 10

ἀναπίπτω 
Anapipto 
sit down , sit down to meat , be set down , lean
Usage: 8

ἀνατάσσομαι 
Anatassomai 
Usage: 1

ἀνορθόω 
Anorthoo 
make straight , set up , lift up
Usage: 3

ἀποδείκνυμι 
Apodeiknumi 
Usage: 4

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

βῆμα 
Bema 
Usage: 12

διατάσσω 
Diatasso 
Usage: 14

διχάζω 
Dichazo 
to set at variance
Usage: 0

δύνω δῦμι 
Duno 
set
Usage: 2

ἑδραῖος 
hedraios 
Usage: 3

ἐξουθενέω 
Exoutheneo 
Usage: 11

ἐπιβιβάζω 
Epibibazo 
set on , set thereon
Usage: 2

ἐπιδιορθόω 
Epidiorthoo 
set in order
Usage: 1

ἐπικαθίζω 
Epikathizo 
set , vr set
Usage: 1

ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
lay on , lay , put , lay upon , put on , put upon , set , not tr ,
Usage: 34

θεμελιόω 
themelioo 
Usage: 4

θορυβέω 
Thorubeo 
Usage: 3

ἵστημι 
histemi 
stand , set , establish , stand still , stand by , , vr stand
Usage: 129

κάθημαι 
Kathemai 
sit , sit down , sit by , be set down , dwell
Usage: 78

καθίζω 
Kathizo 
sit , sit down , set , be set , be set down , continue , tarry
Usage: 30

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15



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