To one who shapes a pedestal,
choosing wood that does not rot?
He looks for a skilled craftsman
to set up an idol that will not fall over.
He decorates it with silver and gold.
It is fastened with hammer and nails,
so it won’t totter.
The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.
Command the priests carrying the ark of the covenant: When you reach the edge of the waters, stand in the Jordan.”
2 Samuel 2:23
But Asahel refused to turn away, so Abner hit him in the stomach with the end of his spear. The spear went through his body, and he fell and died right there. When all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, they stopped,
2 Samuel 18:30
The king said, “Move aside and stand here.” So he stood to one side.
2 Samuel 20:12
Now Amasa was writhing in his blood in the middle of the highway, and the man had seen that all the people stopped. So he moved Amasa from the highway to the field and threw a garment over him because he realized that all those who encountered Amasa were stopping.
Then He asked them, “What is this dispute that you’re having with each other as you are walking?” And they stopped walking and looked discouraged.
When the cherubim stood still, the wheels stood still, and when they ascended, the wheels ascended with them, for the spirit of the living creatures was in them.
When the creatures moved, the wheels moved; when the creatures stood still, the wheels stood still; and when the creatures rose from the earth, the wheels rose alongside them, for the spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels.
The cherubim lifted their wings and ascended from the earth right before my eyes; the wheels were beside them as they went. The glory of the God of Israel was above them, and it stood at the entrance to the eastern gate of the Lord’s house.
From heaven You pronounced judgment.
The earth feared and grew quiet
and terror and dread will fall on them.
They will be as still as a stone
because of Your powerful arm
until Your people pass by, Lord,
until the people whom You purchased pass by.
Understand that the Lord has given you the Sabbath; therefore on the sixth day He will give you two days’ worth of bread. Each of you stay where you are; no one is to leave his place on the seventh day.”
“When you enter any town or village, find out who is worthy, and stay there until you leave.
Then He said to them, “Whenever you enter a house, stay there until you leave that place.
Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there.
Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don’t be moving from house to house.
He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”
2 Kings 2:2
and Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay here; the Lord is sending me on to Bethel.”But Elisha replied, “As the Lord lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel.
2 Kings 2:6
Elijah said to him, “Stay here; the Lord is sending me to the Jordan.”But Elisha said, “As the Lord lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So the two of them went on.
So Miriam was confined outside the camp for seven days, and the people did not move on until Miriam was brought back in.
But they dared to go up the ridge of the hill country, even though the ark of the Lord’s covenant and Moses did not leave the camp.
So when He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was.
2 Kings 5:25
Gehazi came and stood by his master. “Where did you go, Gehazi?” Elisha asked him.“Your servant didn’t go anywhere,” he replied.
Why did you sit among the sheepfolds
listening to the playing of pipes for the flocks?
There was great searching of heart
among the clans of Reuben. Gilead remained beyond the Jordan.
Dan, why did you linger at the ships?
Asher remained at the seashore
and stayed in his harbors.
Look at Zion, the city of our festival times.
Your eyes will see Jerusalem,
a peaceful pasture, a tent that does not wander;
its tent pegs will not be pulled up
nor will any of its cords be loosened.
They rejoiced when the waves grew quiet.
Then He guided them to the harbor they longed for.
For the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said:
“You will be delivered by returning and resting;
your strength will lie in quiet confidence.
But you are not willing.”
The result of righteousness will be peace;
the effect of righteousness
will be quiet confidence forever.
Better a dry crust with peace
than a house full of feasting with strife.
Where is the lions’ lair,
or the feeding ground of the young lions,
where the lion and lioness prowled,
and the lion’s cub,
with nothing to frighten them away?