1 Samuel 6:3
They replied, “If you send the ark of Israel’s God away, you must not send it without an offering. You must send back a restitution offering to Him, and you will be healed. Then the reason His hand hasn’t been removed from you will be revealed.”
1 Kings 8:9
Nothing was in the ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had put there at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites when they came out of the land of Egypt.
Set the empty pot on its coals
so that it becomes hot and its copper glows.
Then its impurity will melt inside it;
its rust will be consumed.
1 Samuel 20:18
Then Jonathan said to him, “Tomorrow is the New Moon; you’ll be missed because your seat will be empty.
1 Samuel 20:25
He sat at his usual place on the seat by the wall. Jonathan sat facing him and Abner took his place beside Saul, but David’s place was empty.
1 Samuel 20:27
However, the day after the New Moon, the second day, David’s place was still empty, and Saul asked his son Jonathan, “Why didn’t Jesse’s son come to the meal either yesterday or today?”
Then they took him and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty; there was no water in it.
In the days of Shamgar son of Anath,
in the days of Jael,
the main ways were deserted
because travelers kept to the side roads.
The highways are deserted;
travel has ceased.
An agreement has been broken,
and human life disregarded.