To the impoverished person? He prepares an offering wood that won't rot Or to the one who chooses a skilled craftsman and seeks to erect an idol that won't topple?"
They decorate it with silver and gold. They secure it with nails and hammers so it won't totter.
The ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat on the seventeenth day of the seventh month.
Give this command to the priests who are carrying the Ark of the Covenant: "When you arrive at the water of the Jordan River, stand still in the Jordan.'"
2 Samuel 2:23
But Asahel refused to turn away, so Abner struck Asahel in the abdomen with the butt end of his spear, and the spear protruded through his back. He collapsed to the ground and died where he fell. Everyone gathered round the place where Asahel had collapsed and died, and stood still there.
2 Samuel 18:30
The king replied, "Stand here at attention and wait." So he stepped to the side and stood there waiting.
2 Samuel 20:12
While Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the middle of the highway, everybody who passed by was stopping to stare at him, so when the soldier saw that all of the army was stopping, he carried Amasa off the highway into a nearby field and covered him with a garment.
He asked them, "What are you discussing with each other as you're walking along?" They stood still and looked gloomy.
When they stood still, the wheels stood still. When they rose up, the wheels rose up, too, because they were alive.
They moved around whenever they wanted to move around, and they stood still whenever they wanted to stand still; and whenever they rose from the earth, the wheels remained close beside them, because the wheels were also alive.
The cherubim lifted their wings and rose above the earth while I watched. They went out, along with their wheels, and stood at the entrance to the east gate of the LORD's Temple as the glory of Israel's God remained above, covering them.
From heaven you declared judgment. The earth stands in awe and is quiet
Dread and fear have fallen on them, because of the strength of your arm. They have become silent as a stone, until your people pass by, LORD, until this people you acquired pass by.
You see that the LORD has given you the Sabbath, and so on the sixth day he gives you food for two days. Let each person stay where he is; let no one leave his place on the seventh day."
"Whatever town or village you enter, find out who is receptive in it and stay there until you leave.
He told them repeatedly, "Whenever you go into a home, stay there until you leave that place.
When you visit a home and stay there, and go out from there,
Stay with the same family, eating and drinking whatever they provide, because the worker deserves his pay. Don't move from house to house.
He told the elders, "Wait here for us until we return to you. Look, Aaron and Hur are with you, and whoever has a dispute, let him come to them."
2 Kings 2:2
Elijah instructed Elisha, "Remain here on this side, please, because the LORD is sending me as far as Bethel." But Elisha replied, "As the LORD lives, I'm not going to leave you while you're still alive!" So they both went on to Bethel.
2 Kings 2:6
Elijah also spoke to him, "Elisha, remain here on this side, please, because the LORD is sending me to the Jordan River."
So Miriam was isolated outside the camp for seven days and the people didn't travel until Miriam was brought in.
But they presumed to go up to the top of the mountain, even though the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD and Moses didn't leave the camp.
Yet, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed where he was for two more days.
2 Kings 5:25
Later he went to address his master. Elisha asked him, "Where did you go, Gehazi?" "Your servant went nowhere in particular," he said.
Why did you sit down among the sheepfolds? To hear the bleating of the flocks? Among the divisions of the army of Reuben there was great searching of heart. The tribe of Gilead remained on the other side of the Jordan River. As for the tribe of Dan, why did they stay on board their ships? The tribe of Asher sat by the seashore and remained near its harbors.
"Look at Zion, city of our festivals! Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an undisturbed abode, an immovable tent; its stakes will never be pulled up, nor will any of its ropes be broken.
So they rejoiced that the waves became quiet, and he led them to their desired haven.
For this is what the LORD GOD, the Holy One of Israel, says: "In repentance and rest you will be saved; in staying calm and trusting will be your strength. But you refused.
The effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.
Dry crumbs in peace are better than a full meal with strife.
Where is this lion's den? Where is the place where the young lions fed, where the lion and its mate walked with their young, the place where they feared nothing?