Joseph could no longer keep his composure in front of all his attendants, so he called out, “Send everyone away from me!” No one was with him when he revealed his identity to his brothers.
“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother.
When Moses’ father-in-law saw everything he was doing for them he asked, “What is this thing you’re doing for the people? Why are you alone sitting as judge, while all the people stand around you from morning until evening?”
The men of Ephraim were called together and crossed the Jordan to Zaphon. They said to Jephthah, “Why have you crossed over to fight against the Ammonites but didn’t call us to go with you? We will burn your house down with you in it!”
A close relative and burner will remove his corpse from the house. He will call to someone in the inner recesses of the house, “Any more with you?”That person will reply, “None.” Then he will say, “Silence, because Yahweh’s name must not be invoked.”
No one may go up with you; in fact, no one must be seen anywhere on the mountain. Even the flocks and herds are not to graze in front of that mountain.”
God listened to Manoah, and the Angel of God came again to the woman. She was sitting in the field, and her husband Manoah was not with her.
1 Samuel 21:1
David went to Ahimelech the priest at Nob. Ahimelech was afraid to meet David, so he said to him, “Why are you alone and no one is with you?”
2 Samuel 18:25
He called out and told the king.The king said, “If he’s alone, he bears good news.” As the first runner came closer,
2 Samuel 18:26
the watchman saw another man running. He called out to the gatekeeper, “Look! Another man is running alone!”“This one is also bringing good news,” said the king.
the Sabeans swooped down and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”
He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “A lightning storm struck from heaven. It burned up the sheep and the servants and devoured them, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”
That messenger was still speaking when yet another came and reported: “The Chaldeans formed three bands, made a raid on the camels, and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”
Suddenly a powerful wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on the young people so that they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”
The land will mourn, every family by itself: the family of David’s house by itself and their women by themselves; the family of Nathan’s house by itself and their women by themselves;
He feels only the pain of his own body
and mourns only for himself.
if I have eaten my few crumbs alone
without letting the fatherless eat any of it—
When Jesus heard about it, He withdrew from there by boat to a remote place to be alone. When the crowds heard this, they followed Him on foot from the towns.
After dismissing the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone.
While He was praying in private and His disciples were with Him, He asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”
I was left alone, looking at this great vision. No strength was left in me; my face grew deathly pale, and I was powerless.
Only I, Daniel, saw the vision. The men who were with me did not see it, but a great terror fell on them, and they ran and hid.
No one has the courage to support me against them except Michael, your prince. However, I will tell you what is recorded in the book of truth.
For they have gone up to Assyria
like a wild donkey going off on its own.
Ephraim has paid for love.
But Martha was distracted by her many tasks, and she came up and asked, “Lord, don’t You care that my sister has left me to serve alone? So tell her to give me a hand.”
“I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me.