17 Bible Verses about Living In The Wilderness
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It is better to live in a desert land
Than with a contentious and vexing woman.
Oh that I had in the desert
A wayfarers’ lodging place;
That I might leave my people
And go from them!
For all of them are adulterers,
An assembly of treacherous men.
and all the kings of Arabia and all the kings of the foreign people who dwell in the desert;
Egypt and Judah, and Edom and the sons of Ammon, and Moab and all those inhabiting the desert who clip the hair on their temples; for all the nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised of heart.”
John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
And the child continued to grow and to become strong in spirit, and he lived in the deserts until the day of his public appearance to Israel.
To whom I gave the wilderness for a home
And the salt land for his dwelling place?
For He had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For it had seized him many times; and he was bound with chains and shackles and kept under guard, and yet he would break his bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.