72 occurrences in 37 translations

'Certain Man' in the Bible

And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?

And there he saw the daughter of a certain man of Canaan named Shua, and took her as his wife.

And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not.

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite:

Now a certain man of the servants of Saul was there that day, detained before the LORD; and his name was Doeg, an Edomite, the chiefest of the herdmen that belonged to Saul.

And a certain man was in Maon, and his work was in Carmel. And the man was very great, and had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. And he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.

And a certain man saw it, and told Joab, and said, Behold, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak.

And a certain man of the sons of the prophets said unto his neighbour in the word of the LORD, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man refused to smite him.

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Besides, is a certain man, by whom we might seek Yahweh, but, I, hate him, for he is never moved to prophesy concerning me anything good, only evil, Micaiah, son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

And a certain man drew his bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the armor: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thy hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am sore wounded.

And a certain man drew his bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the armor: wherefore he said to the driver of the chariot, Turn thy hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am sore wounded.

There was a certain man without a dependent, having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his eyes were not satisfied with riches and he never asked, "And for whom am I laboring and depriving myself of pleasure?" This too is vanity and it is a grievous task.

Behold, six men came from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his shattering weapon in his hand; and among them was a certain man clothed in linen with a writing case at his loins. And they went in and stood beside the bronze altar.

Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz:

And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying,

What think ye? If a certain man should have a hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, does he not, leaving the ninety and nine on the mountains, go and seek the one that has gone astray?

But look! a certain man came up to him and asked, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

But what do you think? A certain man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard.

'Hear ye another simile: There was a certain man, a householder, who planted a vineyard, and did put a hedge round it, and digged in it a wine-press, and built a tower, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

"Likewise, as a certain man, ready to take his journey to a strange country, called his servants to him, and delivered to them his goods.

And John answered him, saying, Teacher, we saw a certain man, who does not follow us, casting out demons in thy name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow us.

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard and set a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went far away.

And they forced a certain man who was passing by, Simon of Cyrene (the father of Alexander and Rufus), who was coming from the country, to carry his cross.

And he said, Two men were in debt to a certain man of business: one had a debt of five hundred pence, and the other of fifty.

And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.

And having answered, John said, Master, we saw a certain man casting out demons in thy name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow with us.

And as they went on the way, a certain man said unto him, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

Jesus made answer and said, A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho; and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead.

But a certain man of Samaria, journeying that way, came where he was, and when he saw him, he was moved with pity for him,

And it came to pass as he was in a certain place praying, that when he ceased, a certain man of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray as John also taught his disciples.

And having answered, a certain man of the lawyers says to him, Teacher, in saying these things thou rebuke us also.

And a certain man out of the crowd said to him, Teacher, speak to my brother to divide the inheritance with me.

And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:

And he spake this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit thereon, and found none.

And a certain man said to him: Lord, are there few that are saved? And he said to them:

And it came to pass, when he went into the house of a certain man of the chiefs of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him.

And a certain man of those dining together having heard these things, he said to him, Blessed is he who will eat dinner in the kingdom of God.

And he said also unto his disciples, 'A certain man was rich, who had a steward, and he was accused to him as scattering his goods;

And behold, a certain man by name called Zaccheus; and he was chief of the publicans, and he was rich.

He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return,

Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

Now there was a certain man among the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler (a leader, an authority) among the Jews,

So he came to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And there was a certain man of high position whose son was ill at Capernaum.

5 A certain man was there, who had been sick for thirty-eight years.

Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister Martha.

But a certain man who arrived, reported to them, Behold, the men whom ye put in the prison are standing in the temple and teaching the people.

But a certain man, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in honour of all the people, rose up in the council, and commanded to put the men out for a short while,

And after seeing a certain man suffering wrong, he defended him, and did vengeance for the man being oppressed, having smitten the Egyptian.

But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:

And having passed through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a certain man a magician, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar-jesus,

And a vision through the night appeared to Paul -- a certain man of Macedonia was standing, calling upon him, and saying, 'Having passed through to Macedonia, help us;' --

And he departed thence, and went into the house of a certain man named Titus Justus, one that worshipped God, whose house joined hard to the synagogue.

For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Diana, brought no little business unto the craftsmen;

And as we stayed there many days, a certain man, by name Agabus, a prophet, came down from Judaea,

And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause unto the king, saying, There is a certain man left in bonds by Felix:

But a certain man has somewhere testified, saying, What is man, that thou remember him? Or a son of man, that thou help him?

Here is [room for] discernment [a call for the wisdom of interpretation]. Let anyone who has intelligence (penetration and insight enough) calculate the number of the beast, for it is a human number [the number of a certain man]; his number is 666.



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