They wandered lost in the wilderness, alone and out of the way; they found no city to dwell in.
For the sons of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness until all the people that were men of war, who had come out of Egypt, were consumed because they did not listen to the voice of the LORD; therefore, the LORD swore unto them that he would not let them see the land which the LORD had sworn unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that flows with milk and honey.
And the LORD's anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years until all the generation that had done evil in the sight of the LORD was consumed.
After the number of the days in which ye spied out the land, even forty days, each day for a year, ye shall bear your iniquities forty years, and ye shall know my reason for annulling my promise.
Ye have gone around this mountain long enough; return unto the Aquilon.
With my whole heart I have sought thee; O let me not err from thy commandments.
(of whom the world was not worthy); they wandered in deserts and in mountains and in dens and caves of the earth.
For the LORD thy God has blessed thee in all the works of thy hand; he knows thy walking through this great wilderness; these forty years the LORD thy God has been with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.
He found him in a desert land and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.
And I have brought you forty years through the wilderness; your clothes are not waxed old upon you, and neither has thy shoe waxed old upon thy foot.
and they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
As the sparrow in its wandering, as the swallow in its flight, so the curse causeless shall never come.
For Pharaoh will say of the sons of Israel, They are entangled in the land; the wilderness has shut them in.
2 Timothy 4:4
and thus they shall turn away their ears from the truth and shall return unto fables.
And all the sons of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, and the whole congregation said unto them, Oh, that we might die in the land of Egypt or that we might die in this wilderness!
It is better to enjoy the good that is present than the wandering of desire; this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.
And now, behold, the LORD has caused me to live, as he said, these forty-five years from the time that the LORD spoke these words unto Moses, while Israel has walked in the wilderness; and now, behold, I am this day eighty-five years old.
Thy raiment never waxed old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.
The man that wanders out of the way of wisdom shall end up in the congregation of the dead.
Thou tellest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle; are they not in thy book?
How long wilt thou wander, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD will bring forth a new thing upon the earth, A woman shall compass the man.
raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own abominations; erratic stars, to whom is reserved gross darkness eternally.
Brethren, if any of you have erred from the truth, and someone should convert him;
And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field; and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?
And the LORD said unto Satan, Where dost thou come from? And Satan answered the LORD and said, From going to and fro in the earth and from walking up and down in it.
Let them wander up and down for food and murmur if they are not satisfied.
For it shall be that as a wandering bird cast out of the nest so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.
And it shall be as the chased roe, and as a sheep without a shepherd: they shall each man look unto his own people, and flee each one unto his own land.
Who provided food for the raven; when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of food?
when thou tillest the ground, from now on it shall not yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray and hide thyself from them; thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.
let that one know, that whosoever causes the sinner to convert from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.
I will seek that which was lost and bring again that which was driven away and will bind up that which was broken and will strengthen that which was sick but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them in judgment.
Is it not to share thy bread with the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out into thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou not hide thyself from thy brother?
Then thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, My father, the Syrian, perishing of hunger went down into Egypt and sojourned there with a few and became there a nation, great, mighty, and many;
Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who has begotten me these, seeing I had lost my children and was desolate, a stranger removed from my land? and who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where had they been?
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
All we like sheep have become lost; we have turned each one to his own way; and the LORD transposed in him the iniquity of us all.