By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, reverently prepared an ark to save his family, and by faith he condemned the world and inherited the righteousness that comes by faith.
When Reuben heard about it, he tried to save Joseph from their plot. "Let's not do any killing,"
Reuben told them. "And no blood shedding, either. Instead, let's toss him into this cistern that's way out here in the wilderness. But don't lay a hand on him." (Reuben intended to free Joseph and return him to his father.)
"You've saved our lives," they replied. "If it pleases you, your Excellency, we'll be Pharaoh's slaves."
"I'm your brother Joseph, whom you sold into slavery in Egypt!" he told them. "But don't be distressed or angry at yourselves because you sold me here, because God sent me ahead of you all in order to deliver us.
God sent me ahead of you to keep you alive on the earth, and to save you all in a magnificent way.
As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive.
He supposed that his brothers would understand that God was using him to rescue them, but they didn't understand.
"This same Moses whom they rejected by saying, "Who made you ruler and judge?' was the man whom God sent to be both their ruler and deliverer with the help of the angel who had appeared to him in the bush.
"An Egyptian rescued us from the shepherds," they replied, "and he even drew water for us and watered the sheep!"
1 Samuel 11:9
They told the messengers who had come, "You are to say this to the men of Jabesh-gilead, "Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will be delivered.'" The messengers went and reported to the men of Jabesh, and they rejoiced.
1 Samuel 14:45
Then the army told Saul, "Shall Jonathan die, who brought about this great deliverance in Israel? As the LORD lives, not one hair of his head will fall to the ground, because today he did this with God's help."
1 Samuel 30:18
David rescued everyone whom the Amalekites had captured, including his two wives.
2 Kings 13:5
The LORD provided Israel with a deliverer, so they escaped the Aramean oppression while the descendants of Israel lived in tents as they had formerly.
2 Samuel 19:5
Joab went up to the palace and rebuked the king: "Today you've humiliated your entire army who just saved your life, the lives of your sons and daughters, and the lives of your wives and mistresses!
1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel told the whole house of Israel, "If you're returning to the LORD with all your heart, then remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, direct your hearts back to the LORD, and serve him only. Then he will deliver you from the control of the Philistines."
1 Samuel 7:8
The Israelis told Samuel, "Don't stop crying out to the LORD our God for us that he may deliver us from the hand of the Philistines."
1 Samuel 9:16
"About this time tomorrow I'll send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you are to anoint him as Commander-in-Chief over my people Israel. He'll deliver my people from the control of the Philistines, because I've seen the suffering of my people and because their cry has come up to me."
1 Samuel 14:48
He acted valiantly, defeated Amalek, and delivered Israel from those who had been plundering them.
2 Samuel 3:18
So do it, then! Because the LORD has said this about David: "Through my servant David I will save my people Israel from the control of the Philistines and from all of their enemies.'"
1 Samuel 23:5
David and his men went to Keilah and fought the Philistines. He carried off their livestock and defeated them decisively, and so David delivered the inhabitants of Keilah.
2 Samuel 19:9
Meanwhile, the Israelis had run away back to their own homes. Throughout the tribes of Israel, everyone was quarreling with one another: "The king delivered us from the domination of our enemies"." "He's the one who rescued us from Philistine control"." "Now he's fleeing the country because of Absalom"!"
2 Kings 14:27
The LORD had never said that he would erase the name of Israel from under heaven. Instead, he delivered them by Joash's son Jeroboam.
because I delivered the poor who were crying for help, along with orphans who had no one to help them.
I broke the fangs of the wicked, and made him drop the prey."
When the king heard this, he was greatly upset, because he was determined to make every effort to save Daniel before the sun set.
This man had been seized by the Jews and was about to be killed by them when I went with the guard and rescued him, having learned that he was a Roman citizen.
Now there was found within it a poor, but wise man. He delivered the city by his wisdom, but not one person remembered that poor man.