a time to search, and a time to give up searching; a time to keep, and a time to discard;
"Now you must fear the LORD and serve him in faithfulness and truth. Throw away the gods that your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt. Instead, serve the LORD.
Joshua said, "Therefore abandon the foreign gods that are among you, and turn your hearts to the LORD, the God of Israel."
When they put away their foreign gods and served the LORD, he brought Israel's misery to an end.
so she grabbed Joseph by his outer garment and demanded "Let's have some sex!"
Instead, Joseph ran outside, leaving his outer garment still in her hand. When she realized that he had left his outer garment right there in her hand, she ran outside
When he heard me starting to scream, he left his outer garment with me and fled outside."
But when I started to scream, he left his outer garment with me and ran outside."
So they called the blind man and told him, "Have courage! Get up. He's calling you." He threw off his coat, jumped up, and went to Jesus.
2 Kings 7:15
They went out in the direction of the Jordan River, and the entire roadway was strewn with clothes and equipment that the Arameans had abandoned in their haste to leave! So the messengers returned and reported to the king.
The next day, because we were being tossed so violently by the storm, they began to throw the cargo overboard.
On the third day they threw the ship's equipment overboard with their own hands.
After they had eaten all they wanted, they began to lighten the ship by dumping its cargo of wheat into the sea.
Foreign dictators have trimmed it down to size and abandoned it. Its branches have fallen off on mountains and in all the valleys. Its boughs have broken off in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth have moved out of its shade and abandoned it.
"Therefore listen to what the Lord GOD has to say, you mountains of Israel: "This is what the Lord GOD says to the mountains, to the hills, to the waterways, to the valleys, to the desolate wastelands, and to the abandoned cities that have become an object of derision to the mountains that surround you:
leave your gift there before the altar and first go and be reconciled to your brother. Then come and offer your gift.
he left the linen sheet behind and ran away naked.
"What do you think? If a man has 100 sheep and one of them strays, he leaves the 99 in the hills and goes to look for the one that has strayed, doesn't he?
"Suppose one of you has 100 sheep and loses one of them. He leaves the 99 in the wilderness and looks for the one that is lost until he finds it, doesn't he?
So they cut the anchors free and left them in the sea. At the same time they untied the ropes that held the steering oars, raised the foresail to the wind, and headed for the beach.
2 Samuel 5:21
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his army carried them off.
1 Chronicles 14:12
The Philistines abandoned their gods there, so David ordered that their idols be incinerated.
Then the woman left her water jar and went back to town. She told people,
Indeed, he will see wise people die; the stupid and the senseless will meet their doom and leave their wealth to others.
You will let go of your inheritance which I gave you, and I'll make you serve your enemies in a land that you don't know. For with my anger you have started a fire that will burn forever.
Does the snow of Lebanon ever vanish from its rocky slopes? Or does the cold water from a foreign land ever cease to flow?