'Account' in the Bible
Please say you’re my sister so it will go well for me because of you, and my life will be spared on your account.”
Then he spoke to Him again, “Suppose 40 are found there?”He answered, “I will not do it on account of 40.”
Then he said, “Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord, suppose 20 are found there?”He replied, “I will not destroy it on account of 20.”
Then he said, “Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak one more time. Suppose 10 are found there?”He answered, “I will not destroy it on account of 10.”
for the Lord had completely closed all the wombs in Abimelech’s household on account of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he was afraid to say “my wife,” thinking, “The men of the place will kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is a beautiful woman.”
Abimelech sent for Isaac and said, “So she is really your wife! How could you say, ‘She is my sister’?”Isaac answered him, “Because I thought I might die on account of her.”
But Reuben replied: “Didn’t I tell you not to harm the boy? But you wouldn’t listen. Now we must account for his blood!”
But Moses asked him, “Are you jealous on my account? If only all the Lord’s people were prophets and the Lord would place His Spirit on them!”
“But the Lord was angry with me on account of you and would not listen to me. The Lord said to me, ‘That’s enough! Do not speak to Me again about this matter.
“The Lord was angry with me on your account. He swore that I would not cross the Jordan and enter the good land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
and you have seen for yourselves everything the Lord your God did to all these nations on your account, because it was the Lord your God who was fighting for you.
The Lord your God will force them back on your account and drive them out before you so that you can take possession of their land, as the Lord your God promised you.
When Gideon heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. He returned to Israel’s camp and said, “Get up, for the Lord has handed the Midianite camp over to you.”
This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon had imposed to build the Lord’s temple, his own palace, the supporting terraces, the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.
King Joash didn’t remember the kindness that Zechariah’s father Jehoiada had extended to him, but killed his son. While he was dying, he said, “May the Lord see and demand an account.”
All of his powerful and magnificent accomplishments and the detailed account of Mordecai’s great rank to which the king had honored him, have they not been written in the Historical Records of the Kings of Media and Persia?
You who tear yourself in anger—should the earth be abandoned on your account,or a rock be removed from its place?
what could I do when God stands up to judge?How should I answer Him when He calls me to account?
I would give Him an account of all my steps;I would approach Him like a prince.
Why has the wicked person despised God?He says to himself, “You will not demand an account.”
Break the arm of the wicked and evil person;call his wickedness into accountuntil nothing remains of it.
then I will call their rebellionto account with the rod,their sin with blows.
They bent their tongues like their bows;lies and not faithfulness prevail in the land,for they proceed from one evil to another,and they do not take Me into account.This is the Lord’s declaration.
on account of the day that is comingto destroy all the Philistines,to cut off from Tyre and Sidonevery remaining ally.Indeed, the Lord is about to destroy the Philistines,the remnant of the islands of Caphtor.
“Therefore this is what the Lord God says: Since it became great in height and set its top among the clouds, and it grew proud on account of its height,
“This is what the Lord God says: I caused grieving on the day the cedar went down to Sheol. I closed off the underground deep because of it: I held back the rivers of the deep, and its abundant waters were restrained. I made Lebanon mourn on account of it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.
When a righteous person turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he will die on account of this.
I will also make the fruit of the trees and the produce of the field plentiful, so that you will no longer experience reproach among the nations on account of famine.
And the nations will know that the house of Israel went into exile on account of their iniquity, because they dealt unfaithfully with Me. Therefore, I hid My face from them and handed them over to their enemies, so that they all fell by the sword.
In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream with visions in his mind as he was lying in his bed. He wrote down the dream, and here is the summary of his account.
So on your account,the skies have withheld the dewand the land its crops.
I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak.
For Herod had arrested John, chained him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife,
For Herod himself had given orders to arrest John and to chain him in prison on account of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married.
So he called the manager in and asked, ‘What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your management, because you can no longer be my manager.’
But they will do all these things to you on account of My name, because they don’t know the One who sent Me.
In fact, sin was in the world before the law, but sin is not charged to a person’s account when there is no law.
So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.
Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the profit that is increasing to your account.
And if he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, charge that to my account.
No creature is hidden from Him, but all things are naked and exposed to the eyes of Him to whom we must give an account.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.
They will give an account to the One who stands ready to judge the living and the dead.
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