121 occurrences in 14 translations

'Things' in the Bible

This is what the LORD says: "What did your ancestors find wrong with me that they left me, and pursued worthless things, and so they became worthless?

"I brought you into the fruitful land to eat its fruit and its good things. But you came in, defiled my land, and made my inheritance into an abomination.

The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

"How can you say, 'I have not made myself unclean. I have not paid allegiance to the gods called Baal.' Just look at the way you have behaved in the Valley of Hinnom! Think about the things you have done there! You are like a flighty, young female camel that rushes here and there, crisscrossing its path.

Moreover, your skirts are stained with the blood of the innocent poor. You did not catch them breaking and entering. But in spite of all these things

Will he reserve his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done evil things as thou couldest.

And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.

"If you will return, O Israel," declares the LORD, "Then you should return to Me And if you will put away your detested things from My presence, And will not waver,

Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.

So like a lion from the thicket their enemies will kill them. Like a wolf from the desert they will destroy them. Like a leopard they will lie in wait outside their cities and totally destroy anyone who ventures out. For they have rebelled so much and done so many unfaithful things.

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Wherefore doeth the LORD our God all these things unto us? then shalt thou answer them, Like as ye have forsaken me, and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.

Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you.

That is how they have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to the evil things they do. They do not plead the cause of the fatherless in such a way as to win it. They do not defend the rights of the poor.

Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Are they ashamed because they have done such shameful things? No, they are not at all ashamed. They do not even know how to blush! So they will die, just like others have died. They will be brought to ruin when I punish them," says the Lord.

Therefore hear, O [Gentile] nations, and know, O congregation [of believing ones], what [great things I will do] to them.

If you stop doing these things, I will allow you to continue to live in this land which I gave to your ancestors as a lasting possession.

and then come to stand before me in this house that is called by my name and say, "We're delivered' so we can continue to do all these things that are repugnant to God?

So, go to the place in Shiloh where I allowed myself to be worshiped in the early days. See what I did to it because of the wicked things my people Israel did.

Now, because you have done all these things"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"and because I have spoken to you time and time again but you wouldn't listen, and I have called to you, but you wouldn't answer,

I also explicitly commanded them: "Obey me. If you do, I will be your God and you will be my people. Live exactly the way I tell you and things will go well with you."

"When you speak all these things to them, they will not listen to you. When you call to them, they will not answer you.

"For the Judeans have done what is evil in My sight." [This is] the Lord's declaration. "They have set up their detestable things in the house that is called by My name and defiled it.

They will be spread out and exposed to the sun, the moon and the stars. These are things they adored and served, things to which they paid allegiance, from which they sought guidance, and worshiped. The bones of these people will never be regathered and reburied. They will be like manure used to fertilize the ground.

Are they ashamed because they have done such disgusting things? No, they are not at all ashamed! They do not even know how to blush! So they will die just like others have died. They will be brought to ruin when I punish them, says the Lord.

I will surely consume them, saith the LORD: there shall be no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the fig tree, and the leaf shall fade; and the things that I have given them shall pass away from them.

Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

The portion of Jacob is not like them: for he is the former of all things; and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of hosts is his name.

For the number of your towns are your gods, Judah, and the number of the streets of Jerusalem [are the] altars you have set up to the shameful things, to make smoke offerings to Baal.

The Lord says to the people of Judah, "What right do you have to be in my temple, my beloved people? Many of you have done wicked things. Can your acts of treachery be so easily canceled by sacred offerings that you take joy in doing evil even while you make them?

For even thy brethren and the house of thy father, Even they dealt treacherously against thee, Even they -- they called after thee fully, Trust not in them, when they speak to thee good things.

But they must make sure you learn to follow the religious practices of my people. Once they taught my people to swear their oaths using the name of the god Baal. But then, they must swear oaths using my name, saying, "As surely as the Lord lives, I swear." If they do these things, then they will be included among the people I call my own.

And if thou say in thine heart, Wherefore come these things upon me? For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, and thy heels made bare.

Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.

"When you tell these people all these things, they will say to you: Why has the Lord declared all this great disaster against us? What is our guilt? What is our sin that we have committed against the Lord our God?

And first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double; because they have defiled my land, they have filled mine inheritance with the carcases of their detestable and abominable things.

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.

They will be like a shrub in the desert. They will not experience good things even when they happen. It will be as though they were growing in the desert, in a salt land where no one can live.

Listen to what they are saying to me. They are saying, "Where are the things the Lord threatens us with? Come on! Let's see them happen!"

So now, tell the people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem this: The Lord says, 'I am preparing to bring disaster on you! I am making plans to punish you. So, every one of you, stop the evil things you have been doing. Correct the way you have been living and do what is right.'

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Ask ye now among the heathen, who hath heard such things: the virgin of Israel hath done a very horrible thing.

Now Pashur the son of Immer the priest, who was also chief governor in the house of the LORD, heard that Jeremiah prophesied these things.

Moreover I will deliver all the strength of this city, and all the labours thereof, and all the precious things thereof, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah will I give into the hand of their enemies, which shall spoil them, and take them, and carry them to Babylon.

But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.

And nations from all sides will go past this town, and every man will say to his neighbour, Why has the Lord done such things to this great town?

Does it make you any more of a king that you outstrip everyone else in building with cedar? Just think about your father. He was content that he had food and drink. He did what was just and right. So things went well with him.

He upheld the cause of the poor and needy. So things went well for Judah.' The Lord says, 'That is a good example of what it means to know me.'

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Ye do not hearken unto the words Of the prophets who are prophesying to you, They are making you vain things, A vision of their own heart they speak, Not from the mouth of Jehovah.

They continually say to those who reject what the Lord has said, 'Things will go well for you!' They say to all those who follow the stubborn inclinations of their own hearts, 'Nothing bad will happen to you!'

But if they had stood in my inner circle, they would have proclaimed my message to my people. They would have caused my people to turn from their wicked ways and stop doing the evil things they are doing.

[How long shall this state of things continue?] How long yet shall it be in the minds of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even the prophets of the deceit of their own hearts,

He said through them, 'Each of you must turn from your wicked ways and stop doing the evil things you are doing. If you do, I will allow you to continue to live here in the land that I gave to you and your ancestors as a lasting possession.

Do not pay allegiance to other gods and worship and serve them. Do not make me angry by the things that you do. Then I will not cause you any harm.'

So, now the Lord says, 'You have not listened to me. But you have made me angry by the things that you have done. Thus you have brought harm on yourselves.'

I'll bring on that land all the things I spoke against it, all that is written in this book, which Jeremiah prophesied about the nations.

"As for you, you are to prophesy all these things to them, and say to them: The Lord roars from on high; He raises His voice from His holy dwelling. He roars loudly over His grazing land; He calls out with a shout, like those who tread [grapes], against all the inhabitants of the earth.

Maybe they will pay attention and each of them will stop living the evil way they do. If they do that, then I will forgo destroying them as I had intended to do because of the wicked things they have been doing.

The priests, the prophets, and all the people heard Jeremiah say these things in the Lord's temple.

How dare you claim the Lord's authority to prophesy such things! How dare you claim his authority to prophesy that this temple will become like Shiloh and that this city will become an uninhabited ruin!" Then all the people crowded around Jeremiah.

When the princes of Judah heard these things, then they came up from the king's house unto the house of the LORD, and sat down in the entry of the new gate of the LORD'S house.

Then Jeremiah spoke to all the officials and to all the people: "The LORD has sent me to prophesy all the things you heard against this house and against this city.

But know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood on yourselves, on this city, and on its residents, for it is certain the Lord has sent me to speak all these things directly to you."

Things will go better for the nation that submits to the yoke of servitude to the king of Babylon and is subject to him. I will leave that nation in its native land. Its people can continue to farm it and live in it. I, the Lord, affirm it!"'"

He has already spoken about these things that King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon did not take away when he carried Jehoiakim's son King Jeconiah of Judah and the nobles of Judah and Jerusalem away as captives.

Because he has done this," the Lord says, "I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite and his whole family. There will not be any of them left to experience the good things that I will do for my people. I, the Lord, affirm it! For he counseled rebellion against the Lord."'"

Why criest thou for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee.

Thou shalt yet plant vines upon the mountains of Samaria: the planters shall plant, and shall eat them as common things.

They will come and shout for joy on Mount Zion. They will be radiant with joy over the good things the Lord provides, the grain, the fresh wine, the olive oil, the young sheep and calves he has given to them. They will be like a well-watered garden and will not grow faint or weary any more.

I will provide the priests with abundant provisions. My people will be filled to the full with the good things I provide."

For after we turned away from you we repented. After we came to our senses we beat our breasts in sorrow. We are ashamed and humiliated because of the disgraceful things we did previously.'

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he the child of my delight? for whenever I say things against him, I still keep him in my memory: so my heart is troubled for him; I will certainly have mercy on him, says the Lord.

If the order of these things before me is ever broken, says the Lord, then will the seed of Israel come to an end as a nation before me for ever.

where Zedekiah had confined him. Zedekiah had said, "Why did you prophesy and say these things? You said, "This is what the LORD says: "I'm about to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will capture it.

And he will take Zedekiah away to Babylon, where he will be till I have pity on him, says the Lord: though you are fighting with the Chaldaeans, things will not go well for you?

You plan great things and you do mighty deeds. You see everything people do. You reward each of them for the way they live and for the things they do.

This will happen because the people of Israel and Judah have repeatedly done what displeases me from their earliest history until now and because they have repeatedly made me angry by the things they have done. I, the Lord, affirm it!

because of all the evil that the Israelis and Judeans have done to provoke me. They, their kings, their officials, their priests, their prophets, the people of Judah, and those living in Jerusalem have done these things.

They have placed their detestable things in the house that is called by My name and have defiled it.

"Indeed, this is what the LORD says: "Just as I'm bringing all this great disaster on this people, so I'll bring on them all the good things that I'm promising concerning them.

"I, the Lord, do these things. I, the Lord, form the plan to bring them about. I am known as the Lord. I say to you,

The defenders of the city will go out and fight with the Babylonians. But they will only fill those houses and buildings with the dead bodies of the people that I will kill in my anger and my wrath. That will happen because I have decided to turn my back on this city on account of the wicked things they have done.

All the nations will hear about all the good things which I will do to them. This city will bring me fame, honor, and praise before them for the joy that I bring it. The nations will tremble in awe at all the peace and prosperity that I will provide for it.'

Then Jeremiah the prophet said all these things to Zedekiah, king of Judah, in Jerusalem,

You must not build a house or sow seed or plant a vineyard. [Those things] are not for you. Rather, you must live in tents your whole life, so you may live a long time on the soil where you stay as a resident alien.'

I sent all my servants the prophets to warn you over and over again. They said, "Every one of you, stop doing the evil things you have been doing and do what is right. Do not pay allegiance to other gods and worship them. Then you can continue to live in this land that I gave to you and your ancestors." But you did not pay any attention or listen to me.

Perhaps when the people of Judah hear about all the disaster I intend to bring on them, they will all stop doing the evil things they have been doing. If they do, I will forgive their sins and the wicked things they have done."

Perhaps then they will ask the Lord for mercy and will all stop doing the evil things they have been doing. For the Lord has threatened to bring great anger and wrath against these people."

Micaiah told them all the things that he had heard when Baruch read from the scroll to the people.

When they had heard all the words, they turned to each other in fear and said to Baruch, "We must surely tell the king all these things."

Then Baruch, answering, said, He said all these things to me by word of mouth, and I put them down with ink in the book.

I will punish him and his descendants and the officials who serve him for the wicked things they have done. I will bring on them, the citizens of Jerusalem, and the people of Judah all the disaster that I threatened to do to them. I will punish them because I threatened them but they still paid no heed."'"

Now Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jehucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malkijah had heard the things that Jeremiah had been telling the people. They had heard him say,

So these officials said to the king, "This man must be put to death. For he is demoralizing the soldiers who are left in the city as well as all the other people there by these things he is saying. This man is not seeking to help these people but is trying to harm them."

Then Zedekiah warned Jeremiah, "Don't let anyone know about these things or you will die.

Ahikam's son Gedaliah, the grandson of Shaphan, swore an oath to them and their men: "Don't be afraid to serve the Chaldeans. Remain in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and things will go well for you.

And ten men have been found among them, and they say unto Ishmael, 'Do not put us to death, for we have things hidden in the field -- wheat, and barley, and oil, and honey.' And he forbeareth, and hath not put them to death in the midst of their brethren.

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Definition
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H9
אבדה 
'abedah 
Usage: 4

H24
אביב 
'abiyb 
Abib , in the ear , green ears of corn
Usage: 8

H86
אברך 
'abrek 
bow the knee
Usage: 1

אדין 
'edayin (Aramaic) 
then , now , time
Usage: 57

אדּר 
'iddar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אדשׁ 
'adash 
Usage: 0

או או 
'ow 
Usage: 320

אדות אודות 
'owdowth 
Usage: 10

אז 
'az 
Usage: 141

אזן 
'azan 
give ear , hearken , hear , perceived by the ear
Usage: 42

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

אחד 
'achad 
go thee one way or other
Usage: 1

אחלי אחלי 
'achalay 
O that , would God
Usage: 2

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

אטד 
'atad 
Usage: 6

אי 
'iy 
Usage: 3

אין 
'iyn 
there not
Usage: 1

אל 
'al 
never , nay , neither , no , none , nor , not , nothing , rather than , whither , nothing worth
Usage: 727

אל 
'el 
Usage: 9

אל 
'el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 0

אלּה 
'el-leh 
Usage: 746

אלּה 
'elleh (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אלּוּ 
'illuw 
but if , yea though
Usage: 2

אליל 
'eliyl 
idol , image , no value , things of nought
Usage: 19

אלּן אלּין 
'illeyn (Aramaic) 
these , the
Usage: 6

אלּך 
'illek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

אלף אלף 
'alaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

אמן 
'aman 
turn to the right
Usage: 1

אמר 
'omer 
Usage: 6

אנּה אנּא 
'anna' 
I beseech thee , I pray thee , Oh , O
Usage: 13

אנּין אנּוּן 
'innuwn (Aramaic) 
are , these , them
Usage: 2

אנתּה 
'antah (Aramaic) 
thou , thee
Usage: 15

אסף 
'acuph 
Usage: 3

אסף 
'oceph 
Usage: 3

אף 
'aph 
Usage: 134

אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

אשׁ 
'ish 
Usage: 2

אתּנּה אתּנה אתּן אתּם אתּי את אתּ אתּהo 
'attah 
thou, you, ye
Usage: 1085

בּאר לחי ראי 
B@'er la-Chay Ro'iy 
Usage: 3

בּד 
Bad 
Usage: 202

בּהל 
Bahal 
Usage: 38

בּהן 
Bohen 
Usage: 16

בּוּת 
Buwth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּחר בּחוּר 
Bachuwr 
young man , the chosen , young , not translated
Usage: 46

בּלי 
B@liy 
not, without, un..., lack of, so that no, corruption
Usage: 56

בּמו 
B@mow 
with , in , into , through , for , at , non translated variant
Usage: 8

בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
children , son , young, of the captives
Usage: 11

בּעד 
B@`ad 
at, for, by, over, upon, about, up, through
Usage: 104

בּעלי בּמות 
Ba`aley Bamowth 
lords of the high places
Usage: 0

בּקע 
Baqa` 
cleave , ...up , divide , rent , ... out , break through , rend , breach , asunder , hatch , brake , burst , cleft , break forth , pieces , tare , tear , win
Usage: 51

בּריאה 
B@riy'ah 
Usage: 1

בּשׁת 
Bosheth 
Usage: 30

בּתק 
Bathaq 
Usage: 1

גּאוּת 
Ge'uwth 
Usage: 8

גּבלת 
Gabluth 
the ends
Usage: 2

גּדוּלּה גּדלּה גּדוּלה 
G@duwlah 
Usage: 12

גּה 
Geh 
Usage: 1

גּו 
Gav (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

גּוע 
Gava` 
die , give up the ghost , dead , perish , dead
Usage: 24

גּזלה 
G@zelah 
Usage: 6

גּלגּל 
Galgal 
Usage: 11

גּלוּת 
Galuwth 
Usage: 15

גּלל 
Galal 
because , ... sake , because of thee , for
Usage: 9

גּנּב 
Gannab 
Usage: 17

גּנבה 
G@nebah 
Usage: 2

גּעשׁ 
Ga`ash 
Usage: 9

גּרן גּרון 
Garown 
Usage: 8

גּרן 
Goren 
Usage: 36

גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

דּא 
Da' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

דּאג 
Da'ag 
Usage: 7

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

דּישׁ דּושׁ דּוּשׁ 
Duwsh 
Usage: 14

דּחח דּחה 
Dachah 
Usage: 10

דּחק 
Dachaq 
Usage: 2

דּי 
Diy (Aramaic) 
whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when
Usage: 336

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 24

דּישׁ 
Dayish 
Usage: 1

דּך דּך 
Dek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 13

דּכּן 
Dikken (Aramaic) 
this , that , same
Usage: 3

דּלל 
Dalal 
Usage: 9

דּלף 
Dalaph 
Usage: 3

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

דּמּה 
Dummah 
Usage: 1

דּן 
Den (Aramaic) 
Usage: 58

דּק 
Daq 
Usage: 14

דּקר 
Daqar 
Usage: 11

דּרדּר 
Dardar 
Usage: 2

דּרך 
Darak 
Usage: 63

הדף 
Hadaph 
Usage: 11

היא הוּא 
Huw' 
Usage: 1716



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