By faith Noah, after he was warned about what was not yet seen and motivated by godly fear, built an ark to deliver his family. By faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
When Reuben heard this, he tried to save him from them. He said, “Let’s not take his life.”
Reuben also said to them, “Don’t shed blood. Throw him into this pit in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him”—intending to rescue him from their hands and return him to his father.
And they said, “You have saved our lives. We have found favor in our lord’s eyes and will be Pharaoh’s slaves.”
And now don’t be worried or angry with yourselves for selling me here, because God sent me ahead of you to preserve life.
God sent me ahead of you to establish you as a remnant within the land and to keep you alive by a great deliverance.
You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result—the survival of many people.
He assumed his brothers would understand that God would give them deliverance through him, but they did not understand.
“This Moses, whom they rejected when they said, Who appointed you a ruler and a judge?—this one God sent as a ruler and a redeemer by means of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.
They answered, “An Egyptian rescued us from the shepherds. He even drew water for us and watered the flock.”
1 Samuel 11:9
He told the messengers who had come, “Tell this to the men of Jabesh-gilead: ‘Deliverance will be yours tomorrow by the time the sun is hot.’” So the messengers told the men of Jabesh, and they rejoiced.
1 Samuel 14:45
But the people said to Saul, “Must Jonathan die, who accomplished such a great deliverance for Israel? No, as the Lord lives, not a hair of his head will fall to the ground, for he worked with God’s help today.” So the people redeemed Jonathan, and he did not die.
1 Samuel 30:18
David recovered everything the Amalekites had taken; he also rescued his two wives.
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,
2 Samuel 19:5
Then Joab went into the house to the king and said, “Today you have shamed all your soldiers—those who rescued your life and the lives of your sons and daughters, your wives, and your concubines.
1 Samuel 7:3
Samuel told them, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, get rid of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths that are among you, dedicate yourselves to the Lord, and worship only Him. Then He will rescue you from the hand of the Philistines.”
1 Samuel 7:8
The Israelites said to Samuel, “Don’t stop crying out to the Lord our God for us, so that He will save us from the hand of the Philistines.”
1 Samuel 9:16
“At this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over My people Israel. He will save them from the hand of the Philistines because I have seen the affliction of My people, for their cry has come to Me.”
1 Samuel 14:48
He fought bravely, defeated the Amalekites, and delivered Israel from the hand of those who plundered them.
2 Samuel 3:18
Now take action, because the Lord has spoken concerning David: ‘Through My servant David I will save My people Israel from the power of the Philistines and the power of all Israel’s enemies.’”
1 Samuel 23:5
Then David and his men went to Keilah, fought against the Philistines, drove their livestock away, and inflicted heavy losses on them. So David rescued the inhabitants of Keilah.
2 Samuel 19:9
All the people among all the tribes of Israel were arguing: “The king delivered us from the grasp of our enemies, and he rescued us from the grasp of the Philistines, but now he has fled from the land because of Absalom.
2 Kings 14:27
However, the Lord had not said He would blot out the name of Israel under heaven, so He delivered them by the hand of Jeroboam son of Jehoash.
For I rescued the poor man who cried out for help,
and the fatherless child who had no one to support him.
I shattered the fangs of the unjust
and snatched the prey from his teeth.
As soon as the king heard this, he was very displeased; he set his mind on rescuing Daniel and made every effort until sundown to deliver him.
When this man had been seized by the Jews and was about to be killed by them, I arrived with my troops and rescued him because I learned that he is a Roman citizen.
Now a poor wise man was found in the city, and he delivered the city by his wisdom. Yet no one remembered that poor man.