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25 Bible Verses about Escaping From People

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Deuteronomy 23:15

“Do not return a slave to his master when he has escaped from his master to you.

1 Samuel 25:10

Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is Jesse’s son? Many slaves these days are running away from their masters.

Joel 2:32

Then everyone who calls
on the name of Yahweh will be saved,
for there will be an escape
for those on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem,
as the Lord promised,
among the survivors the Lord calls.

2 Peter 2:18

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

Genesis 32:8

He thought, “If Esau comes to one camp and attacks it, the remaining one can escape.”

1 Kings 19:17

Then Jehu will put to death whoever escapes the sword of Hazael, and Elisha will put to death whoever escapes the sword of Jehu.

Judges 3:26

Ehud escaped while the servants waited. He crossed over the Jordan near the carved images and reached Seirah.

Judges 9:21

Then Jotham fled, escaping to Beer, and lived there because of his brother Abimelech.

1 Samuel 18:11

and he threw it, thinking, “I’ll pin David to the wall.” But David got away from him twice.

1 Samuel 19:10

and Saul tried to pin David to the wall with the spear. As the spear struck the wall, David eluded Saul, ran away, and escaped that night.

1 Samuel 23:13

So David and his men, numbering about 600, left Keilah at once and moved from place to place. When it was reported to Saul that David had escaped from Keilah, he called off the expedition.

1 Samuel 22:20

However, one of the sons of Ahimelech son of Ahitub escaped. His name was Abiathar, and he fled to David.

1 Samuel 23:28

So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to engage the Philistines. Therefore, that place was named the Rock of Separation.

1 Samuel 27:1

David said to himself, “One of these days I’ll be swept away by Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape immediately to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will stop searching for me everywhere in Israel, and I’ll escape from him.”

2 Samuel 15:14

David said to all the servants with him in Jerusalem, “Get up. We have to flee, or we will not escape from Absalom! Leave quickly, or he will soon overtake us, heap disaster on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword.”

Jeremiah 41:15

But Ishmael son of Nethaniah escaped from Johanan with eight men and went to the Ammonites.

Zechariah 2:7

“Go, Zion! Escape, you who are living with Daughter Babylon.”

Acts 16:27

When the jailer woke up and saw the doors of the prison open, he drew his sword and was going to kill himself, since he thought the prisoners had escaped.

1 Samuel 4:16

The man said to Eli, “I’m the one who came from the battle. I fled from there today.”“What happened, my son?” Eli asked.

2 Samuel 1:3

David asked him, “Where have you come from?”He replied to him, “I’ve escaped from the Israelite camp.”

1 Samuel 19:17

Saul asked Michal, “Why did you deceive me like this? You sent my enemy away, and he has escaped!”She answered him, “He said to me, ‘Let me go! Why should I kill you?’”

1 Samuel 19:18

So David fled and escaped and went to Samuel at Ramah and told him everything Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel left and stayed at Naioth.

1 Samuel 30:17

David slaughtered them from twilight until the evening of the next day. None of them escaped, except 400 young men who got on camels and fled.

2 Kings 19:37

One day, while he was worshiping in the temple of his god Nisroch, his sons Adrammelech and Sharezer struck him down with the sword and escaped to the land of Ararat. Then his son Esar-haddon became king in his place.

2 Kings 13:5

Therefore, the Lord gave Israel a deliverer, and they escaped from the power of the Arameans. Then the people of Israel dwelt in their tents as before,

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