They wandered in desolate wilderness; they found no road to a city where they could live.
The Israelis traveled 40 years in the wilderness until the entire nation that is, the warriors who had departed from Egypt had perished because they hadn't listened to the voice of the LORD. The LORD had promised them that he would not let them see the land that he had sworn to give us, a land that flows with milk and honey.
"The LORD's anger had flared up against Israel so that he made them wander in the wilderness for 40 years until that whole generation, who committed evil in the eyes of the LORD, had died.
Just as you explored the land for 40 days, you'll bear the consequences of your iniquities for 40 years one year for each day as you experience my hostility.
"You've walked around this mountain long enough. Turn northward
I have sought you with all of my heart; do not let me drift away from your commands.
The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground.
Indeed, the LORD your God blessed all the works of your hands. He knows about your travels through this vast desert. The LORD your God was with you these past 40 years, so that you didn't lack anything.
The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye.
Though I've led you for 40 years in the desert, neither your clothes nor your shoes have worn out.
People will stagger from sea to sea, from north to east. They will run back and forth, searching for a message from the LORD, but they won't find it.
Like a fluttering sparrow or a swallow in flight, a curse without cause will not alight.
Pharaoh will say about the Israelis, "They're wandering aimlessly in the land, and the desert has closed in on them.'
2 Timothy 4:4
They will refuse to listen to the truth and will turn to myths.
All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness.
It is better to focus on what you can see than to meander after your self-interest; this also is pointless and a chasing after wind.
Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way these 40 years in the desert, to humble and test you in order to make known what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.
"Look how the LORD has let me survive, as you can see, these 45 years since the time when the LORD said this through Moses, while Israel was wandering through the wilderness. And look! I'm here today my eighty-fifth birthday!
"The clothes you wore did not wear out, nor did your feet blister during these 40 years.
Whoever wanders from the path of understanding will end up where the dead are gathered.
You have kept count of my wanderings. Put my tears in your bottle have not you recorded them in your book?
How long will you go this way and that, rebellious daughter? Indeed, the LORD will create a new thing on the earth; a woman will protect a man.
They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever.
My brothers, if one of you wanders away from the truth and somebody brings him back,
When Joseph reached Shechem, a man found him wandering around in a field. So the man asked him, "What are you looking for?"
The LORD asked Satan, "Where have you come from?" In response, Satan told the LORD, "From wandering all over the earth and walking back and forth throughout it."
They scavenge for food. If they find nothing, they become hungry and growl.
Like fluttering birds, like an abandoned nest, so are the daughters of Moab at the fords of the Arnon River.
They will be like a hunted gazelle, or like sheep with no one to gather them, each will turn to his own people, and each will flee to his own land.
Who prepares food for the raven, when its offspring cry out to God as they wander for lack of food?"
Whenever you work the ground, it will no longer yield its produce to you, and you'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive."
"When you see the ox or sheep of your fellow countryman straying, don't go away and leave it. Instead, be sure to return it to him.
you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his wrong path will save his soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.
"I'm going to seek both the lost as well as the scattered, and bring them both back so their broken bones can be set and the sick can be healed. But in righteousness I'll exterminate the fat and the stiff-necked.'"
Isn't it to share your bread with the hungry, and to bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him with clothing, and not to raise yourself up from your own flesh and blood?"
Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God:
Then you'll ask in your heart, "Who bore these children for me, although I was childless and barren, and an exile and cast aside? Who brought these up? Look! For my part I was left all alone; but as for these, where have they come from?'
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.
All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.