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Mark 6:31

And He said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while." (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)

Exodus 23:12

"Six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as your stranger, may refresh themselves.

Leviticus 23:3

'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation. You shall not do any work; it is a sabbath to the LORD in all your dwellings.

Judges 16:25

It so happened when they were in high spirits, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may amuse us." So they called for Samson from the prison, and he entertained them. And they made him stand between the pillars.

Theasaurus: Recreation

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Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the LORD."

Genesis 21:20

God was with the lad, and he grew; and he lived in the wilderness and became an archer.

Exodus 32:6

So the next day they rose early and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Deuteronomy 27:7

and you shall sacrifice peace offerings and eat there, and rejoice before the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 28:65

"Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.

Judges 14:12-18

Then Samson said to them, "Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of clothes.

Judges 19:22-26

While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him."

2 Samuel 2:14

Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise."

Nehemiah 8:13-17

Then on the second day the heads of fathers' households of all the people, the priests and the Levites were gathered to Ezra the scribe that they might gain insight into the words of the law.

Job 21:11

"They send forth their little ones like the flock, And their children skip about.

Psalm 104:26

There the ships move along, And Leviathan, which You have formed to sport in it.

Ecclesiastes 2:1-3

I said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure. So enjoy yourself." And behold, it too was futility.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly,

Isaiah 58:3-14

'Why have we fasted and You do not see? Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?' Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire, And drive hard all your workers.

Amos 6:5

Who improvise to the sound of the harp, And like David have composed songs for themselves,

Zechariah 8:5

'And the streets of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing in its streets.'

Matthew 11:16-17

"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market places, who call out to the other children,

Mark 14:3

While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

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