About this time, he went into the house to do his work, and there were none of the men of the house inside.
1 Samuel 14:17
Then Saul said to the people who were with him, "Count now, and see who is missing from us." When they had counted, behold, Jonathan and his armor bearer were not there.
But in all this [time] I was not at Jerusalem; for in the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes king of Babylon I went to the king: and after certain days asked I leave of the king,
But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, wasn't with them when Jesus came.
1 Samuel 20:6
If your father miss me at all, then say, 'David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city; for it is the yearly sacrifice there for all the family.'
1 Samuel 20:18
Then Jonathan said to him, "Tomorrow is the new moon: and you will be missed, because your seat will be empty.
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.
For my husband isn't at home. He has gone on a long journey.
When the multitude therefore saw that Jesus wasn't there, nor his disciples, they themselves got into the boats, and came to Capernaum, seeking Jesus.
I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, so that you may believe. Nevertheless, let's go to him."
1 Corinthians 5:3
For I most certainly, as being absent in body but present in spirit, have already, as though I were present, judged him who has done this thing.
2 Corinthians 5:8
We are courageous, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:9
Therefore also we make it our aim, whether at home or absent, to be well pleasing to him.
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.
2 Corinthians 10:11
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.
2 Corinthians 13:10
For this cause I write these things while absent, that I may not deal sharply when present, according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not for tearing down.
So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more 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 left; and had gone away. My heart went out when he spoke. I looked for him, but I didn't find him. I called him, but he didn't answer.