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27 Bible Verses about People Sitting Down

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John 6:10

Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was plenty of grass in that area, so they sat down, numbering about 5,000 men.

Genesis 31:34

Meanwhile, Rachel had taken the idols, placed them inside the saddle of her camel, and sat on them. Laban searched through the whole tent, but found nothing.

Exodus 2:15

When Pharaoh heard about this matter, he tried to kill Moses. So Moses fled from Pharaoh, settled in the land of Midian, and sat down by a well.

Exodus 17:12

When Moses' hands became heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other, and so his hands were steady until the sun went down.

Ruth 4:1-2

Meanwhile, Boaz approached the city gate and sat down there. Just then, the very same related redeemer whom Boaz had mentioned came by, so Boaz called out to him, "Come over and sit down here, my friend!" So the man came over and sat down. Boaz selected ten of the town elders and spoke to them, "Sit down here." So they sat down

1 Chronicles 17:16

Then King David went in, sat down in the presence of the LORD, and said:

2 Samuel 18:24

Meanwhile, David was sitting between the inner and outer gates of the city. The watchman was up on the roof of the gateway near the walls, looking around, and there was a man running by himself!

2 Samuel 19:8

So the king got up and took his seat in the gateway. When the army was informed, "The king is sitting in the gateway!" they all gathered together in his presence.

1 Samuel 1:9

Hannah got up after she had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the chair by the doorpost of the tent of the LORD.

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat down at his place as before, in the seat by the wall. Jonathan stood while Abner sat next to Saul, but David's place was empty.

Jonah 4:5

Then Jonah left the city and sat down on the eastern side. There he made a shelter for himself and sat down under its shade to see what would happen to the city.

2 Kings 4:20

So his father ordered his servant, "Carry him over to his mother!" So the servant carried him over to his mother, where he rested on her lap until mid-day, and then he died.

Matthew 13:48

When it was full, the fishermen hauled it ashore. Then they sat down, sorted the good fish into containers, and threw the bad ones away.

Matthew 24:3

While Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things take place, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?"

Mark 13:3

As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives facing the Temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew were asking him privately,

Matthew 26:36

Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane. He told the disciples, "Sit down here while I go over there and pray."

Mark 14:32

Then they came to a place called Gethsemane, and he told his disciples, "Sit down here while I pray."

Matthew 26:58

Peter, however, followed him at a distance as far as the high priest's courtyard. He went inside and sat down with the servants to see how this would end.

Luke 22:55

When they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had taken their seats, Peter, too, sat down among them.

Matthew 27:36

Then they sat down there and continued guarding him.

Matthew 27:61

but Mary Magdalene and the other Mary remained there, sitting in front of the tomb.

Mark 12:41

As Jesus sat facing the offering box, he watched how the crowd was dropping their money into it. Many rich people were dropping in large amounts.

Luke 16:6

The man replied, "A hundred jars of olive oil.' The manager told him, "Get your bill. Sit down quickly and write "50."'

John 4:6

Jacob's Well was also there, and Jesus, tired out by the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.

John 6:3

But Jesus went up on a hillside and sat down there with his disciples.

Acts 16:13

On the Sabbath day, we went out the city gate and walked along the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and began talking to the women who had gathered there.

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