83 occurrences

'Act' in the Bible

He replied, “You are to accept the seven ewe lambs from my hand so that this act will serve as my witness that I dug this well.”

“As soon as I leave you,” Moses said, “I will appeal to the Lord, and tomorrow the swarms of flies will depart from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people. But Pharaoh must not act deceptively again by refusing to let the people go and sacrifice to the Lord.”

If a thief is caught in the act of breaking in, and he is beaten to death, no one is guilty of bloodshed.

“If you act with hostility toward Me and are unwilling to obey Me, I will multiply your plagues seven times for your sins.

“If in spite of these things you do not accept My discipline, but act with hostility toward Me,

then I will act with hostility toward you; I also will strike you seven times for your sins.

“And if in spite of this you do not obey Me but act with hostility toward Me,

I will act with furious hostility toward you; I will also discipline you seven times for your sins.

and sleeps with another, but it is concealed from her husband, and she is undetected, even though she has defiled herself, since there is no witness against her, and she wasn’t caught in the act;

not to act corruptly and make an idol for yourselves in the shape of any figure: a male or female form,

“When you have children and grandchildren and have been in the land a long time, and if you act corruptly, make an idol in the form of anything, and do what is evil in the sight of the Lord your God, provoking Him to anger,

saying, “I am now 120 years old; I can no longer act as your leader. The Lord has told me, ‘You will not cross this Jordan.’

Whenever the judge died, the Israelites would act even more corruptly than their fathers, going after other gods to worship and bow down to them. They did not turn from their evil practices or their obstinate ways.

He called out to the Lord: “Lord God, please remember me. Strengthen me, God, just once more. With one act of vengeance, let me pay back the Philistines for my two eyes.”

Do I have such a shortage of crazy people that you brought this one to act crazy around me? Is this one going to come into my house?”

When you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, act decisively, for then the Lord will have marched out ahead of you to attack the camp of the Philistines.”

So Joab sent someone to Tekoa to bring a clever woman from there. He told her, “Pretend to be in mourning: dress in mourning clothes and don’t put on any oil. Act like a woman who has been mourning for the dead for a long time.

But his father had never once reprimanded him by saying, “Why do you act this way?” In addition, he was quite handsome and was born after Absalom.

Act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray head descend to Sheol in peace.

may You hear in heaven and act.May You judge Your servants,condemning the wicked man by bringingwhat he has done on his own headand providing justice for the righteousby rewarding him according to his righteousness.

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,and may You forgive, act, and repay the man,according to all his ways, since You know his heart,for You alone know every human heart,

may You hear in heaven and act.May You judge Your servants,condemning the wicked man by bringingwhat he has done on his own headand providing justice for the righteousby rewarding him according to his righteousness.

They also bribed officials to act against them to frustrate their plans throughout the reign of King Cyrus of Persia and until the reign of King Darius of Persia.

Before this day is over, the noble women of Persia and Media who hear about the queen’s act will say the same thing to all the king’s officials, resulting in more contempt and fury.

The king inquired, “What honor and special recognition have been given to Mordecai for this act?”The king’s personal attendants replied, “Nothing has been done for him.”

Therefore listen to me, you men of understanding.It is impossible for God to do wrong,and for the Almighty to act unjustly.

Indeed, it is true that God does not act wickedlyand the Almighty does not pervert justice.

Suppose someone says to God,“I have endured my punishment;I will no longer act wickedly.

No one who waits for Youwill be disgraced;those who act treacherously without causewill be disgraced.

Let the righteous one strike me—it is an act of faithful love;let him rebuke me—it is oil for my head;let me not refuse it.Even now my prayer is againstthe evil acts of the wicked.

Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant,than to act important but have no food.

The violence of the wicked sweeps them awaybecause they refuse to act justly.

Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.

The people will oppress one another,man against man, neighbor against neighbor;the youth will act arrogantly toward the elder,and the worthless toward the honorable.

From the ends of the earth we hear songs:The Splendor of the Righteous One.But I said, “I waste away! I waste away!Woe is me.”The treacherous act treacherously;the treacherous deal very treacherously.

I will act for My own sake, indeed, My own,for how can I be defiled?I will not give My glory to another.

See, My Servant will act wisely;He will be raised and lifted up and greatly exalted.

The Lord says this:As the new wine is found in a bunch of grapes,and one says, ‘Don’t destroy it,for there’s some good in it,’so I will act because of My servantsand not destroy them all.

Instead, if you really change your ways and your actions, if you act justly toward one another,

Though our guilt testifies against us,Yahweh, act for Your name’s sake.Indeed, our rebellions are many;we have sinned against You.

But they will say, ‘It’s hopeless. We will continue to follow our plans, and each of us will continue to act according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.’”

They have built the high places of Baal in the Valley of Hinnom to make their sons and daughters pass through the fire to Molech—something I had not commanded them. I had never entertained the thought that they do this detestable act causing Judah to sin!

And they said to Jeremiah, “As for every word the Lord your God sends you to tell us, if we don’t act accordingly, may the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us.

You have led your own selves astray because you are the ones who sent me to the Lord your God, saying, ‘Pray to the Lord our God on our behalf, and as for all that the Lord our God says, tell it to us, and we’ll act accordingly.’

A sword is against the diviners,and they will act foolishly.A sword is against her heroic warriors,and they will be terrified.

Will your courage endure or your hands be strong in the days when I deal with you? I, Yahweh, have spoken, and I will act.

“Therefore, say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: It is not for your sake that I will act, house of Israel, but for My holy name, which you profaned among the nations where you went.

It is not for your sake that I will act”—the declaration of the Lord God—“let this be known to you. Be ashamed and humiliated because of your ways, house of Israel!

Lord, hear! Lord, forgive! Lord, listen and act! My God, for Your own sake, do not delay, because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.

After an alliance is made with him, he will act deceitfully. He will rise to power with a small nation.

With flattery he will corrupt those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will be strong and take action.

Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; none of the wicked will understand, but the wise will understand.

I said to her, “You must live with me many days. Don’t be promiscuous or belong to any man, and I will act the same way toward you.”

Cursing, lying, murder, stealing,and adultery are rampant;one act of bloodshed follows another.

My people consult their wooden idols,and their divining rods inform them.For a spirit of promiscuity leads them astray;they act promiscuouslyin disobedience to their God.

They sacrifice on the mountaintops,and they burn offerings on the hills,and under oaks, poplars, and terebinths,because their shade is pleasant.And so your daughters act promiscuouslyand your daughters-in-law commit adultery.

I will not punish your daughterswhen they act promiscuouslyor your daughters-in-lawwhen they commit adultery,for the men themselves go off with prostitutesand make sacrifices with cult prostitutes.People without discernment are doomed.

Israel, if you act promiscuously,don’t let Judah become guilty!Do not go to Gilgalor make a pilgrimage to Beth-aven,and do not swear an oath: As the Lord lives!

Didn’t the one God make us with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek? A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.

“If he hates and divorces his wife,” says the Lord God of Israel, “he covers his garment with injustice,” says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.

But everyone who hears these words of Mine and doesn’t act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.

But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!”

“Teacher,” they said to Him, “this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery.

So then, as through one trespass there is condemnation for everyone, so also through one righteous act there is life-giving justification for everyone.

And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.

Instead, you act unjustly and cheat—and you do this to believers!

does not act improperly,is not selfish, is not provoked,and does not keep a record of wrongs.

A mouth was given to him to speak boasts and blasphemies. He was also given authority to act for 42 months.

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Root Form
Definition
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גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

עללה עלילה 
`aliylah 
Usage: 24

פּעל 
Po`al 
work , act , deeds , do , getting , maker
Usage: 37

צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

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