that on a certain day he went into the house to do his business, and there was none of the men of the house there in the house.
1 Samuel 14:17
Then said Saul to the people that were with him, Muster now, and see who is gone from us. And they mustered, and behold, Jonathan and his armour-bearer were not there.
And during all that time I was not at Jerusalem; for in the two-and-thirtieth year of Artaxerxes king of Babylon I came to the king; and after some time I obtained leave of the king.
But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.
1 Samuel 20:6
If thy father should actually miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city; for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
1 Samuel 20:18
And Jonathan said to him, To-morrow is the new moon; and thou wilt be missed, for thy seat will be empty;
For if indeed in the flesh I am absent, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the firmness of your faith in Christ.
For the husband is not at home, he is gone a long journey;
when therefore the crowd saw that Jesus was not there, nor his disciples, they got into the ships, and came to Capernaum, seeking Jesus.
And I rejoice on your account that I was not there, in order that ye may believe. But let us go to him.
1 Corinthians 5:3
For I, as absent in body but present in spirit, have already judged as present,
2 Corinthians 5:8
we are confident, I say, and pleased rather to be absent from the body and present with the Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:9
Wherefore also we are zealous, whether present or absent, to be agreeable to him.
2 Corinthians 10:1
But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;
2 Corinthians 10:11
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when absent, such also present in deed.
2 Corinthians 13:10
On this account I write these things being absent, that being present I may not use severity according to the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for overthrowing.
So that, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much rather in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,
Song of Solomon 5:6
I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself; he was gone: My soul went forth when he spoke. I sought him, but I found him not; I called him, but he gave me no answer.