They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way. They found no city to live in.
For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, even the men of war who came out of Egypt, were consumed, because they didn't listen to the voice of Yahweh. Yahweh swore to them that he wouldn't let them see the land which Yahweh swore to their fathers that he would give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Yahweh's anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander back and forth in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, who had done evil in the sight of Yahweh, was consumed.
After the number of the days in which you spied out the land, even forty days, for every day a year, you will bear your iniquities, even forty years, and you will know my alienation.'
"You have encircled this mountain long enough. Turn northward.
With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.
(of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts, mountains, caves, and the holes of the earth.
For Yahweh your God has blessed you in all the work of your hand; he has known your walking through this great wilderness: these forty years Yahweh your God has been with you; you have lacked nothing.
He found him in a desert land, in the waste howling wilderness. He surrounded him. He cared for him. He kept him as the apple of his eye.
I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not grown old on you, and your shoes have not grown old on your feet.
They will wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east; they will run back and forth to seek the word of Yahweh, and will not find it.
Like a fluttering sparrow, like a darting swallow, so the undeserved curse doesn't come to rest.
Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, 'They are entangled in the land. The wilderness has shut them in.'
2 Timothy 4:4
and will turn away their ears from the truth, and turn aside to fables.
All the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, "Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would that we had died in this wilderness!
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
You shall remember all the way which Yahweh your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, to prove you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.
"Now, behold, Yahweh has kept me alive, as he spoke, these forty-five years, from the time that Yahweh spoke this word to Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness. Now, behold, I am eighty-five years old, today.
Your clothing didn't grow old on you, neither did your foot swell, these forty years.
The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
You number my wanderings. You put my tears into your bottle. Aren't they in your book?
How long will you go here and there, you backsliding daughter? for Yahweh has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man.
wild waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness has been reserved forever.
Brothers, if any among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back,
A certain man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field. The man asked him, "What are you looking for?"
Yahweh said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Satan answered Yahweh, and said, "From going back and forth in the earth, and from walking up and down in it."
They shall wander up and down for food, and wait all night if they aren't satisfied.
For it will be that as wandering birds, as a scattered nest, so will the daughters of Moab be at the fords of the Arnon.
It will happen that like a hunted gazelle, and like sheep that no one gathers, they will each turn to their own people, and will each flee to their own land.
Who provides for the raven his prey, when his young ones cry to God, and wander for lack of food?
From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."
You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide yourself from them: you shall surely bring them again to your brother.
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.
I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but the fat and the strong I will destroy; I will feed them in justice.
Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?
You shall answer and say before Yahweh your God, "A Syrian ready to perish was my father; and he went down into Egypt, and lived there, few in number; and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.
Then you will say in your heart, 'Who has conceived these for me, since I have been bereaved of my children, and am solitary, an exile, and wandering back and forth? Who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where were they?'"
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
All we like sheep have gone astray. Everyone has turned to his own way; and Yahweh has laid on him the iniquity of us all.