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Theasaurus: Sojourning

16 Bible Verses about Sojourning

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 26:3

stay in this land as a foreigner, and I will be with you and bless you. For I will give all these lands to you and your offspring, and I will confirm the oath that I swore to your father Abraham.

Leviticus 19:33

“When a foreigner lives with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Genesis 12:10

There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine in the land was severe.

Genesis 20:1

From there Abraham traveled to the region of the Negev and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he lived in Gerar,

Genesis 19:9

“Get out of the way!” they said, adding, “This one came here as a foreigner, but he’s acting like a judge! Now we’ll do more harm to you than to them.” They put pressure on Lot and came up to break down the door.

Genesis 15:13

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.

Genesis 21:34

And Abraham lived as a foreigner in the land of the Philistines for many days.

Genesis 17:8

And to you and your future offspring I will give the land where you are residing—all the land of Canaan—as an eternal possession, and I will be their God.”

Exodus 6:4

I also established My covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land they lived in as foreigners.

Genesis 37:1

Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.

Genesis 21:23

Swear to me by God here and now, that you will not break an agreement with me or with my children and descendants. As I have been loyal to you, so you will be loyal to me and to the country where you are a foreign resident.”

Genesis 47:4

Then they said to Pharaoh, “We have come to live in the land for a while because there is no grazing land for your servants’ sheep, since the famine in the land of Canaan has been severe. So now, please let your servants settle in the land of Goshen.”

Exodus 2:22

She gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.”

Genesis 35:27

Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.

Genesis 32:4

He commanded them, “You are to say to my lord Esau, ‘This is what your servant Jacob says. I have been staying with Laban and have been delayed until now.

Ruth 1:1

During the time of the judges, there was a famine in the land. A man left Bethlehem in Judah with his wife and two sons to live in the land of Moab for a while.

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