Also of the birds of the air seven pairs, the male and the female, to keep seed [their kind] alive over all the earth or land.
So when the Egyptians see you, they will say, This is his wife; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.
And save alive my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all they have, and deliver us from death.
And Moses said to them, Have you let all the women live?
Why should we perish before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we and our land will be servants to Pharaoh. And give us seed [to plant], that we may live and not die, and that the land may not be desolate.
And Judah said to Israel his father, Send the lad with me and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, both we and you and also our little ones.
And they said, You have saved our lives! Let us find favor in the sight of my lord; and we will be Pharaoh's servants.
For, he said, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; get down there and buy [grain] for us, that we may live and not die.
And Joseph said to them on the third day, Do this and live! I reverence and fear God.
When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, she shall live.
Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son born [to the Hebrews] you shall cast into the river [Nile], but every daughter you shall allow to live.
But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded, but let the male babies live.
So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, Why have you done this thing and allowed the male children to live?
Joshua made peace with them, covenanting with them to let them live, and the assembly's leaders swore to them.
So he did to them, and delivered them out of the hand of the Israelites, so that they did not kill them.
This we will do to them: we will let them live, lest wrath be upon us because of the oath which we swore to them.
And the leaders said to them, Let them live [and be our slaves]. So they became hewers of wood and drawers of water for all the assembly, just as the leaders had said of them.
And he said, They were my brothers, the sons of my mother. As the Lord lives, if you had saved them alive, I would not slay you.
You have profaned Me among My people [in payment] for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, slaying persons who should not die and giving [a guaranty of] life to those who should not live, by your lying to My people, who give heed to lies.
2 Kings 1:13
Ahaziah sent again a captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up and fell on his knees before Elijah and besought him and said to him, O man of God, I pray you, let my life and the lives of these fifty, your servants, be precious in your sight.
2 Kings 1:14
Behold, fire came down from heaven and burned up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties. Therefore let my life now be precious in your sight.
2 Kings 11:2
But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, [half] sister of Ahaziah, stole Joash son of Ahaziah from among the king's sons, who were to be slain, even him and his nurse, and hid them from Athaliah in an inner storeroom for beds; so he was not slain.
2 Samuel 12:22
David said, While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept; for I said, Who knows whether the Lord will be gracious to me and let the child live?
So now restore to the man his wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her [to him], know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.
Then the father knew that it was at that very hour when Jesus had said to him, Your son will live. And he and his entire household believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Jesus).
And begged Him earnestly, saying, My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay Your hands on her, so that she may be healed and live.
Jesus answered him, Go in peace; your son will live! And the man put his trust in what Jesus said and started home.
And He said to them, Is it lawful and right on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to take it? But they kept silence.
Then Jesus said to them, I ask you, is it lawful and right on the Sabbath to do good [ so that someone derives advantage from it] or to do evil, to save a life [and make a soul safe] or to destroy it?
1 Kings 18:5
And Ahab said to Obadiah, Go into the land to all the fountains of water and to all the brooks; perhaps we may find grass to keep the horses and mules alive, that we lose none of the beasts.
And of every living thing of all flesh [found on land], you shall bring two of every sort into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.
Of fowls and birds according to their kinds, of beasts according to their kinds, of every creeping thing of the ground according to its kind -- "two of every sort shall come in with you, that they may be kept alive.