I did just as I was commanded. I brought out the luggage as if it were luggage for exile. I did this during the day. Then in the evening I dug a hole in the wall with my hand and brought the luggage out in total darkness and carried it out on my shoulder while they were watching.
"While they're watching, carry your luggage on your shoulder and go out in total darkness. Cover your face so that you won't see the land, because I'm using you as a sign to Israel's house."
Then the prince, who will be one of them, will carry his luggage on his shoulder in the dark and will go out. They'll dig a hole in the wall for him to go through. His face will be covered so that he won't be able to see the land with his eyes.
"I say to you, get up, pick up your mat, and go home!" So the man got up, immediately picked up his mat, and went out in front of all of them. As a result, all of the people were amazed and began to glorify God as they kept on saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"
Jesus told him, "Stand up, pick up your mat, and walk!"
But he answered them, "The man who made me well told me, "Pick up your mat and walk.'"
They asked him, "Who is the man who told you, "Pick it up and walk'?"
Meanwhile, Samson had sex until midnight, then at midnight he got up, grabbed the doors, the two door posts, and the bars of the city gate, and uprooted them. He put them on his shoulders and carried them to the top of the mountain opposite Hebron.
1 Kings 15:22
so King Asa published a proclamation throughout Judah (no one was left out) and they carried away the stones and timber with which Baasha had been fortifying Judah. King Asa used them to fortify Geba in Benjamin and Mizpah.
So early the next morning, Abraham got up, took bread and a leather bottle of water, gave them to Hagar, and placed them on her shoulder. He then sent her away, along with the child. She went off and roamed in the Beer-sheba wilderness.
Then Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and placed it on his son Isaac. Abraham carried the fire and the knife. And so the two of them went on together.
1 Samuel 20:40
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the servant who was with him and told him, "Go, take these things to the city."
2 Kings 5:23
But Naaman said, "Please accept my invitation to take two talents of silver." He urged him, binding two talents of silver in two bags, along with two sets of clothes. He placed them in the care of two of his young men, and they went on ahead of Gehazi.
Before he had finished speaking, Rebekah appeared. She was a daughter of Milcah's son Bethuel. (Milcah was the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor.) She approached the well, carrying a jug on her shoulder.
"Before I had finished praying, along came Rebekah with her jug on her shoulder! She went to the spring and drew some water. I asked her to please let me have a drink.
He sent two of his disciples, telling them, "Go into the city, and you will meet a man carrying a jug of water. Follow him.
He told them, "Just after you go into the city, a man carrying a jug of water will meet you. Follow him into the house he enters
And anyone who carries their carcasses is to wash his clothes, since he will remain unclean until evening."
Whoever carries their carcass is to wash their clothes, because they've become unclean until evening. They're unclean for you.
The one who eats from its carcass is to wash his clothes, because he has become unclean until evening. Even the one who carries the carcass is to wash his clothes, because he has become unclean until evening."
When he finds it, he puts it on his shoulders and rejoices.
Don't carry a wallet, a traveling bag, or sandals, and don't greet anyone on the way.
I'll wear it on my shoulder, or tie it on my head for a crown!