For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness.
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
And all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the mingled people that dwell in the desert,
Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and the children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that are in the utmost corners, that dwell in the wilderness: for all these nations are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.
And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
1 Kings 2:34
So Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went up, and fell upon him, and slew him: and he was buried in his own house in the wilderness.
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.
Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
(For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness.)