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26 Bible Verses about Abandoning Things

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Ecclesiastes 3:6

a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Joshua 24:14

Now therefore fear the LORD and serve him in perfection and in truth and put away from among you the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the river and in Egypt, and serve ye the LORD.

Joshua 24:23

Now, therefore, take away, the strange gods which are among you and incline your heart unto the LORD God of Israel.

Judges 10:16

And they put away the strange gods from among them and served the LORD; and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.

Genesis 39:12

And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me; and he left his garment in her hand and fled and got outside.

Genesis 39:13

And it came to pass when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and had fled forth,

Genesis 39:15

and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me and fled and left.

Genesis 39:18

and when I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment with me and fled out.

Mark 10:50

He, therefore, casting away his garment, rose and came to Jesus.

2 Kings 7:15

And they went after them unto the Jordan; and, behold, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away in their haste. And the messengers returned and told the king.

Acts 27:18

And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

Acts 27:19

and the third day with our own hands we cast off the dead works of the ship.

Acts 27:38

And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship and cast out the grain into the sea.

Ezekiel 31:12

And strangers, the strong ones of the Gentiles, shall cut him down and shall leave him; his branches shall fall upon the mountains and by all the valleys, and his boughs shall be broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the peoples of the earth shall go forth from his shadow and shall leave him.

Ezekiel 36:4

Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD: Thus hath the Lord GOD said to the mountains and to the hills, to the rivers and to the valleys, to the ruins and the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken which became a prey and derision to the residue of the Gentiles that are round about,

Mark 14:52

and he left the linen cloth and fled from them naked.

Matthew 18:12

What do you think? If a man had a hundred sheep and one of them went astray, would he not leave the ninety-nine and go into the mountains and seek that which is gone astray?

Luke 15:4

What man of you having a hundred sheep if he lose one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness and go after that which is lost until he finds it?

Acts 27:40

And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves unto the sea and loosed the rudder bands and hoisted up the mainsail to the wind and made toward shore.

2 Samuel 5:21

And they left their images there, and David and his men burned them.

1 Chronicles 14:12

And they left their gods there, and David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.

John 4:28

The woman then left her waterpot and went into the city and said to those men,

Jeremiah 17:4

And thou, even thyself, shalt discontinue from thine heritage that I gave thee; and I will cause thee to serve thine enemies in the land which thou dost not know: for ye have kindled a fire in my anger, which shall burn for ever.

Jeremiah 18:14

Will anyone leave the snow of the rock of the field that flows from Lebanon? or shall they forsake the singular, cold, flowing waters?

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