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1 Peter 1:1
From Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those temporarily residing abroad (in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, the province of Asia, and Bithynia) who are chosen
Genesis 23:4
"I am a temporary settler among you. Grant me ownership of a burial site among you so that I may bury my dead."
Genesis 47:9
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "All the years of my travels are 130. All the years of my life have been few and painful; the years of my travels are not as long as those of my ancestors."
Leviticus 25:23
The land must not be sold without reclaim because the land belongs to me, for you are foreigners and residents with me.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were.
Psalm 119:19
I am like a foreigner in this land. Do not hide your commands from me!
Hebrews 11:13
These all died in faith without receiving the things promised, but they saw them in the distance and welcomed them and acknowledged that they were strangers and foreigners on the earth.

Abstain

1 Peter 4:2
in that he spends the rest of his time on earth concerned about the will of God and not human desires.
Luke 21:34
"But be on your guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap.
Acts 15:20
but that we should write them a letter telling them to abstain from things defiled by idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled and from blood.
Romans 8:13
(for if you live according to the flesh, you will die), but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live.
Romans 13:13
Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.
Galatians 5:16
But I say, live by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.
2 Timothy 2:22
But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

War

Romans 7:23
But I see a different law in my members waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that is in my members.
Romans 8:13
(for if you live according to the flesh, you will die), but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh has desires that are opposed to the Spirit, and the Spirit has desires that are opposed to the flesh, for these are in opposition to each other, so that you cannot do what you want.
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
James 4:1
Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you?

General references

Genesis 21:34
So Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for quite some time.
Leviticus 15:16
"'When a man has a seminal emission, he must bathe his whole body in water and be unclean until evening,
Proverbs 7:26
for she has brought down many fatally wounded, and all those she has slain are many.
Isaiah 32:16
Justice will settle down in the desert and fairness will live in the orchard.

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