40 occurrences

'Ago' in the Bible

Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Long ago your ancestors, including Terah, the father of Abraham and Nahor, lived beyond the Euphrates River and worshiped other gods.

As for the donkeys that wandered away from you three days ago, don’t worry about them because they’ve been found. And who does all Israel desire but you and all your father’s family?”

Then David said to him, “Who do you belong to? Where are you from?”“I’m an Egyptian, the slave of an Amalekite man,” he said. “My master abandoned me when I got sick three days ago.

Have you not heard?I designed it long ago;I planned it in days gone by.I have now brought it to pass,and you have crushed fortified citiesinto piles of rubble.

This is the reply they gave us:We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great king of Israel built and finished.

For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there were leaders of the singers and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.God, we have heard with our ears—our ancestors have told us—the work You accomplished in their days,in days long ago:

God, the One enthroned from long ago,will hear and will humiliate themSelahbecause they do not changeand do not fear God.

Remember Your congregation,which You purchased long agoand redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession.Remember Mount Zion where You dwell.

Lord, I remember Your judgments from long agoand find comfort.

Long ago I learned from Your decreesthat You have established them forever.

Whatever exists was given its name long ago, and it is known what man is. But he is not able to contend with the One stronger than he.

You made a reservoir between the walls for the waters of the ancient pool, but you did not look to the One who made it, or consider the One who created it long ago.

Have you not heard?I designed it long ago;I planned it in days gone by.I have now brought it to pass,and you have crushed fortified citiesinto piles of rubble.

Do not be startled or afraid.Have I not told you and declared it long ago?You are my witnesses!Is there any God but Me?There is no other Rock; I do not know any.

Speak up and present your case—yes, let them take counsel together.Who predicted this long ago?Who announced it from ancient times?Was it not I, Yahweh?There is no other God but Me,a righteous God and Savior;there is no one except Me.

I declared the past events long ago;they came out of My mouth; I proclaimed them.Suddenly I acted, and they occurred.

therefore I declared to you long ago.I announced it to you before it occurred,so you could not claim, ‘My idol caused them;my carved image and cast idol control them.’

They have been created now, and not long ago;you have not heard of them before today,so you could not claim, ‘I already knew them!’

Wake up, wake up!Put on the strength of the Lord’s power.Wake up as in days past,as in generations of long ago.Wasn’t it You who hacked Rahab to pieces,who pierced the sea monster?

Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins;you will restore the foundations laid long ago;you will be called the repairer of broken walls,the restorer of streets where people live.

For long ago I broke your yoke;I tore off your chains.You insisted, “I will not serve!”On every high hilland under every green treeyou lie down like a prostitute.

You will show loyalty to Jacoband faithful love to Abraham,as You swore to our fathersfrom days long ago.

“Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented in sackcloth and ashes long ago!

“Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes!

Not long ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and a group of about 400 men rallied to him. He was killed, and all his partisans were dispersed and came to nothing.

Cornelius replied, “Four days ago at this hour, at three in the afternoon, I was praying in my house. Just then a man in a dazzling robe stood before me

Aren’t you the Egyptian who raised a rebellion some time ago and led 4,000 Assassins into the wilderness?”

Now I am giving an opinion on this because it is profitable for you, who a year ago began not only to do something but also to desire it.

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πάλαι 
Palai 
long ago , any while , a great while ago , old , in time past , of old
Usage: 4

קדמה 
Qadmah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

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ἀγωνία 
Agonia 
Usage: 1

ἀρχαῖος 
Archaios 
old , of old time , a good while ago
Usage: 9

πέρυσι 
Perusi 
Usage: 2

πρό 
Pro 
before , above , above ... ago , or ever
Usage: 34

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