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20 Bible Verses about Taking Possession

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Nehemiah 9:25

They captured fortified cities and fertile land
and took possession of well-supplied houses,
cisterns cut out of rock, vineyards,
olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance.
They ate, were filled,
became prosperous, and delighted in Your great goodness.

Jeremiah 37:12

Jeremiah started to leave Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin to claim his portion there among the people.

Psalm 105:44

He gave them the lands of the nations,
and they inherited
what other peoples had worked for.

Isaiah 60:21

Then all your people will be righteous;
they will possess the land forever;
they are the branch I planted,
the work of My hands,
so that I may be glorified.

Ezekiel 22:25

The conspiracy of her prophets within her is like a roaring lion tearing its prey: they devour people, seize wealth and valuables, and multiply the widows within her.

Ezekiel 36:2

This is what the Lord God says: Because the enemy has said about you, ‘Good! The ancient heights have become our possession,’

Ezekiel 36:5

“This is what the Lord God says: Certainly in My burning zeal I speak against the rest of the nations and all of Edom, who took My land as their own possession with wholehearted rejoicing and utter contempt so that its pastureland became plunder.

Ezekiel 36:3

therefore, prophesy and say: This is what the Lord God says: Because they have made you desolate and have trampled you from every side, so that you became a possession for the rest of the nations and an object of people’s gossip and slander,

Amos 9:12

so that they may possess
the remnant of Edom
and all the nations
that are called by My name—
this is the Lord’s declaration—He will do this.

Micah 1:15

I will again bring a conqueror
against you who live in Mareshah.
The nobility of Israel will come to Adullam.

Mark 12:7

“But those tenant farmers said among themselves, ‘This is the heir. Come, let’s kill him, and the inheritance will be ours!’

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

Jeremiah 49:1

About the Ammonites, this is what the Lord says:Does Israel have no sons?
Is he without an heir?
Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad
and his people settled in their cities?

Lamentations 1:10

?YodThe adversary has seized
all her precious belongings.
She has even seen the nations
enter her sanctuary—
those You had forbidden
to enter Your assembly.

Genesis 34:23

Won’t their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us.”

Psalm 83:12

who said, “Let us seize God’s pastures for ourselves.”

2 Samuel 16:4

The king said to Ziba, “All that belongs to Mephibosheth is now yours!”“I bow before you,” Ziba said. “May you look favorably on me, my lord the king!”

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1 Samuel 8:14

He can take your best fields, vineyards, and olive orchards and give them to his servants.

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