“I am a foreign resident among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”
By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, coheirs of the same promise.
Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know this for certain: Your offspring will be foreigners in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.
God spoke in this way:His descendants would be strangers
in a foreign country,
and they would enslave
and oppress them 400 years.
“At this disclosure, Moses fled and became an exile in the land of Midian, where he fathered two sons.
She gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.”
along with her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (because Moses had said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land”)
You must regard the foreigner who lives with you as the native-born among you. You are to love him as yourself, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt; I am Yahweh your God.
When they were few in number,
very few indeed,
and temporary residents in Canaan,
I am a stranger on earth;
do not hide Your commands from me.
Are we not regarded by him as outsiders? For he has sold us and has certainly spent our money.
My house guests and female servants regard me as a stranger;
I am a foreigner in their sight.
I have become a stranger to my brothers
and a foreigner to my mother’s sons
1 Corinthians 14:11
Therefore, if I do not know the meaning of the language, I will be a foreigner to the speaker, and the speaker will be a foreigner to me.
“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.
Hope of Israel,
its Savior in time of distress,
why are You like a foreigner in the land,
like a traveler stopping only for the night?
“The land is not to be permanently sold because it is Mine, and you are only foreigners and temporary residents on My land.
1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ:To the temporary residents dispersed in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen
These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance, greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.
1 Peter 1:17
And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one’s work, you are to conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your temporary residence.