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38 Bible Verses about Town

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1 Samuel 23:7

It was reported to Saul that David had come to Keilah, and Saul said, "The LORD has delivered him into my hand because he has shut himself in by going into a town with double gates and bars."

Joshua 19:50

By a command from the LORD, they allocated the town that he requested, Timnath-serah in the hill country of Ephraim. He rebuilt the town and settled there.

Mark 6:10

He told them repeatedly, "Whenever you go into a home, stay there until you leave that place.

Acts 16:4

As they went from town to town, they delivered the decisions reached by the apostles and elders in Jerusalem for them to obey.

Deuteronomy 16:18

"Appoint judges and civil servants according to your tribes in all your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you, so they may judge the people impartially.

Judges 8:14-16

He caught a young man from Succoth and interrogated him. He wrote out for Gideon a list of the 77 officials of Succoth, including its elders. Then Gideon approached the men of Succoth and announced, "Here are Zebah and Zalmunna. You criticized me about them when you said, "Do you have Zebah and Zalmunna in custody already, so that we should give food to your weary army?'" So he took the elders of the city and disciplined the men of Succoth with thorns and briers from the desert.

Deuteronomy 19:12

then the elders of his own city shall send for him, remove him from there, and deliver him to the related avenger for execution.

Deuteronomy 21:3

Then the elders of the city nearest the body are to take a heifer that hasn't been put to work or hasn't pulled a yoke

Deuteronomy 22:15

Then the father of the young lady, along with her mother, is to bring evidence of the young lady's virginity to the elders at the gate.

Deuteronomy 25:7

But if the man does not want to marry his brother's widow, then she must go to the elders at the city gate and declare, "My husband's brother refuses to perform the duty of a brother-in-law in order to preserve the name of his brother in Israel. He is not willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law.'

Ruth 4:2

Boaz selected ten of the town elders and spoke to them, "Sit down here." So they sat down

1 Samuel 16:4

Samuel did what the LORD said and went to Bethlehem. The elders of the town came out to meet him trembling, and said, "May your coming be in peace."

Ezra 10:14

So let's have our officials remain on behalf of the whole community. Then all who have married foreign wives are to come appear at specific times before the elders and judges of each city until the fierce anger of our God has been turned away from us in this matter."

Luke 18:2-3

He said, "In a city there was a judge who didn't fear God or respect people. In that city there was also a widow who kept coming to him and saying, "Grant me justice against my adversary.'

Ruth 4:10

along with Mahlon's wife Ruth the Moabite woman. I will marry her to continue the family name as an inheritance, so that the name of the deceased does not disappear from among his relatives, nor from the public record. You are all witnesses today!"

Luke 2:3-4

So all the people went to their hometowns to be registered. Joseph, too, went up from the city of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the City of David (called Bethlehem), because he was a descendant of the household and family of David.

Leviticus 25:33

If someone from the descendants of Levi redeems the houses in the cities that they own, they are to be returned in the jubilee, because the houses of the cities of the descendants of Levi are to remain their property among the Israelis.

Numbers 35:4-5

The grazing lands that you are to reserve for use by the descendants of Levi are to extend 1,000 cubits from the walls of the town. You are to measure from outside the wall of the town on the east side 2,000 cubits, on the south side 2,000 cubits, on the west side 2,000 cubits, and on the north side 2,000 cubits, with the town placed at the center. This reserved area is to serve as grazing land for their towns.

Deuteronomy 16:5

"You must not sacrifice the Passover in just any of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you.

1 Samuel 9:10-14

Saul told his young man, "That's a good suggestion! Come on, let's go!" Then they entered the town where the man of God was. As they were going up the hill to the town, they met some young women going out to draw water, and they told them, "Is the seer here?" They answered them: "Yes, he's right there ahead of you. Hurry, for he came to town just today because there is a sacrifice for the people on the high place today. read more.
When you come into town you can find him before he goes up to the high place to eat. For the people don't eat until he arrives, because he must bless the sacrifice and then after that those who are invited will eat. So go up right now because you can find him now." They went up to the town, and as they were coming to the center of the town, Samuel was coming out to meet them, on his way up to the high place.

1 Samuel 20:29

He said, "Please let me go because our family has a sacrifice in the town, and my brother has ordered me to come. Now, if it's acceptable to you, please let me get away so I can see my brothers.' That's the reason he didn't come to the king's table."

2 Chronicles 28:25

and established high places in every city of Judah where incense was burned to other gods, thus provoking the LORD God of his ancestors to anger.

Ruth 1:19

So they continued on until they reached Bethlehem. Now when the two of them arrived in Bethlehem, the entire town got excited at the news of their arrival and they asked one another, "Can this be Naomi?"

1 Samuel 4:13

When he arrived, Eli was sitting there on a seat beside the road, watching because his heart trembled for the Ark of God. The man went into the town to give the report, and the whole town cried out.

Matthew 13:54

He went to his hometown and began teaching the people in their synagogue in such a way that they were amazed and asked, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these miracles?

Luke 4:31

Then Jesus went down to Capernaum, a city in Galilee, and began teaching the people on Sabbath days.

John 4:5

So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the piece of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph.

Deuteronomy 13:13

that worthless men have come from among you to entice those who live in the towns. They may say, "Let's go and serve other gods that you haven't known.'

Judges 6:30

So the leading men of the city ordered Joash, "Bring us that son of yours. He's going to die, because he tore down the altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah that stood beside it!"

2 Kings 2:23

Later, Elisha left there to go up to Bethel, and as he was traveling along the road, some insignificant young men came from the city and started mocking him. They told him, "Get on up, baldy! Get on up, baldy!"

2 Chronicles 30:10

Couriers crossed from city to city throughout the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but those people just mocked them and laughed at them.

Matthew 23:34

"That is why I am sending you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will whip in your synagogues and persecute from town to town.

Deuteronomy 13:15

then put the inhabitants of the town to death by the sword. Devote everything in it to divine destruction even its livestock by the sword.

Isaiah 25:2

For you have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified city into a ruin; the foreigners' citadel is no longer a city it will never be rebuilt!

2 Kings 3:19

Then you are to attack every fortified city and every significant city. Cut down every significant tree, fill in all of the water springs, and ruin every prime piece of land with stones."

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Acts 19:35

When the city recorder had quieted the crowd, he said, "Men of Ephesus, who in the world doesn't know that this city of Ephesus is the keeper of the temple of the great Artemis and of the statue that fell down from heaven?

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Leviticus 25:29-30

"If a person sells a residential house in a walled city, he is to redeem it within the year in which it was sold. He may have right to its redemption for a full year.

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