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Genesis 12:10-13

Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 13:10-11

Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere--this was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah--like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.

Genesis 16:1-3

Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.

Exodus 32:1-4

Now when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people assembled about Aaron and said to him, "Come, make us a god who will go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him."

Numbers 13:31

But the men who had gone up with him said, "We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us."

Numbers 16:1-3

Now Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took action,

Joshua 7:21

when I saw among the spoil a beautiful mantle from Shinar and two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are concealed in the earth inside my tent with the silver underneath it."

Judges 8:23-27

But Gideon said to them, "I will not rule over you, nor shall my son rule over you; the LORD shall rule over you."

Judges 14:3

Then his father and his mother said to him, "Is there no woman among the daughters of your relatives, or among all our people, that you go to take a wife from the uncircumcised Philistines?" But Samson said to his father, "Get her for me, for she looks good to me."

Judges 16:1

Now Samson went to Gaza and saw a harlot there, and went in to her.

1 Samuel 13:8-9

Now he waited seven days, according to the appointed time set by Samuel, but Samuel did not come to Gilgal; and the people were scattering from him.

2 Samuel 11:2-4

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

1 Kings 12:8-15

But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.

2 Kings 24:1

In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant for three years; then he turned and rebelled against him.

Hosea 2:5

"For their mother has played the harlot; She who conceived them has acted shamefully For she said, 'I will go after my lovers, Who give me my bread and my water, My wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.'

Jonah 1:1-3

The word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying,

Mark 10:22

But at these words he was saddened, and he went away grieving, for he was one who owned much property.

Luke 15:13

"And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

Acts 5:1-2

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,

Acts 24:27

But after two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul imprisoned.

Matthew 26:14-16

Then one of the twelve, named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests

Mark 14:10-11

Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went off to the chief priests in order to betray Him to them.

Luke 22:4-6

And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them.

Mark 15:1

Early in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scribes and the whole Council, immediately held a consultation; and binding Jesus, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate.

Matthew 27:1-2

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

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