'Alone' in the Bible
Later, the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make the woman to be an authority corresponding to him."
Then the LORD told Noah, "Come you and all your household into the ark, because I've seen that you alone are righteous in this generation.
And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak.
All his sons and daughters showed up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He kept saying, "Leave me alone! I'll go down to the next world, still mourning for my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.
Is this not what we told you in Egypt, when we said, "Leave us alone!' and "Let us serve the Egyptians!'? Indeed, it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!"
When Moses' father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, "What is this that you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as judge, with all the people standing around you from morning until evening?"
"Anyone who sacrifices to a god, except the LORD alone, is to be utterly destroyed.
Now let me alone so that my anger may burn against them and that I may consume them, but I'll make a great nation of you."
This is to be the law of the Nazirite when he commits his offering to the LORD on account of his consecration, over and beyond what he owns alone plus whatever he can provide, based on the vow from his own mouth that he vows to fulfill on account of the law of his consecration."
Then Balaam instructed Balak, "Stand by your offering and leave me alone by myself. Perhaps the LORD will come to meet me. I'll tell you whatever he reveals to me."
Then he told Balak, "Stand by your offering while I go alone to meet the LORD."
"Listen, Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone.
He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.
Let me alone! I will destroy them and blot out their name under heaven. Then I'll make you into a nation that will be mighty and more numerous than they are.'
But they will not have an inheritance among their relatives, because the LORD alone is their inheritance as he promised them."
"The testimony of one person alone is not to suffice to convict anyone of any iniquity, sin, or guilt. But the matter will stand on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
"If a man meets a girl in the country who is engaged to be married and then rapes her, the man alone the one who had sexual relations with her must die.
Now, I'm not making this covenant and oath with you alone,
the LORD alone guided him. There was no foreign god with him.
Then she continued talking with her father, "Do this for me: leave me alone by myself for two months. I'll go up to the mountains and cry there because I'll never marry. My friends and I will go."
both Mahlon and Chilion died, leaving Naomi alone with neither her husband nor her two sons.
The elders of Jabesh told him, "Leave us alone for seven days so that we may send messengers through all the territory of Israel. Then if no one delivers us, we will come out to you and surrender."
David came to Nob to Ahimelech the priest, and Ahimelech was trembling as he came to meet David. Ahimelech told him, "Why are you alone, and no one with you?"
She fell at his feet and pleaded, "Your majesty, let the guilt be on me alone, and please let your servant speak to you. Listen to the words of your servant.
When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab brought him aside within the gateway to talk to him alone and then stabbed him in the abdomen. So he died for shedding the blood of Joab's brother Asahel.
So David ordered Abishai and all of his staff: "Look! My own son wants to kill me! How much more now is this descendant of Benjamin? Leave him alone and let him go on cursing, because the LORD has ordered him to do this.
The king responded, "If he's alone, he's bringing some news to report." As the man continued to draw near and approach the palace, the watchman observed another man running. So he called out to the gatekeeper, "There's another man running by himself!" The king replied, "He's also bringing some news to report!"
Three days later, this woman also gave birth. We lived alone there. There was nobody else with us in the house. It was just the two of us.
then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of all human beings
During that time, Jeroboam left Jerusalem and the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite met him on the road. Ahijah had wrapped himself up in a new cloak, and both of them were alone on the open road.
Everyone in Israel will mourn for him and will bury him, because he alone from Jeroboam's family will receive a decent burial, because something good was observed in him with respect to the LORD God of Israel out of all the household of Jeroboam!
As she came near the man of God on the mountain, she grabbed his feet. When Gehazi intervened to push her away, the man of God said, "Leave her alone! She is deeply troubled! The LORD has concealed the thing from me, and hasn't informed me."
Then Hezekiah prayed in the presence of the LORD, "LORD God of Israel! You live between the cherubim! You alone are the God of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have fashioned the heavens and the earth.
Now, LORD our God, I'm praying that you will deliver us from his control, so that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone, LORD, are God!"
Josiah replied, "Leave him alone. No one is to disturb his bones." So they preserved his bones undisturbed, along with the bones of the prophet who had come from Samaria.
Then King David addressed the entire assembly: "My son Solomon, the one whom God alone has chosen, is still young and inexperienced, and the task is great, since this structure will be a citadel to the LORD God and not for human beings.
then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of human beings
But Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and the rest of the heads of the families of Israel replied, "You have no part in our plans for building a temple to our God, because we alone will build to the LORD, the God of Israel, in accordance with the decree issued by King Cyrus, king of Persia."
Leave the work on this Temple of God alone! Let the Jewish governor and the Jewish leaders build this Temple of God on its site.
"You are the LORD; you alone crafted the heavens, the highest heavens with all of their armies; the earth, and everything in it; the seas, and everything in them; you keep giving all of them life, and the army of heaven continuously worships you.
Then Memucan replied in the presence of the king and his officials, "It is not the king alone whom Vashti has wronged, but rather all of the officials and all of the people who are in the provinces of King Ahasuerus.
Then Haman told King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and divided among the people throughout the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different than all the other people, they don't obey the king's laws, and it's not in the king's best interest to leave them alone.
when the Sabeans attacked, captured the servants, and killed them with swords. I alone escaped to tell you!"
While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "A lightning storm struck and incinerated the flock and the servants while they were eating. I alone escaped to tell you!"
While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "The Chaldeans formed three companies, raided the camels, captured the servants, and killed them with swords. Only I alone escaped to tell you."
when a strong wind came straight out of the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on the young people, and they died. I alone escaped to tell you!"
I hate the thought of living forever! Leave me alone, because my days are pointless."
Why won't you look away from me? Why don't you leave me alone so I can swallow my saliva?
He alone spreads out the heavens, he walks on the waves of the sea.
My days are so few, aren't they? So leave me alone, then, so I can smile a little
Look away from him and leave him alone, so he can enjoy his time, like a hired worker."
To them alone was the land given, when no invader passed through their midst.
I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, LORD, enable me to live securely. To the Director: For flutes. A Davidic Psalm
He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.
He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.
Lord GOD, I will come in the power of your mighty acts, remembering your righteousness yours alone.
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does awesome deeds.
Then they will know that you alone whose name is LORD are the Most High over all the earth. To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah.
For you are great, and you are doing awesome things; you alone are God.
To the one who alone does great and wondrous things, for his gracious love is everlasting
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is lifted up; his majesty transcends earth and heaven.
They should be for you alone and not for strangers who are with you.
If you are wise, your wisdom will assist you. If you mock, you alone will be held responsible.
Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.
If they stumble, the first will lift up his friend but woe to anyone who is alone when he falls and there is no one to help him get up.
The haughty looks of mankind will be brought low, the lofty pride of human beings will be humbled, and the LORD alone will be exalted at that time.
"Humanity's haughtiness will be humbled, male arrogance will be brought low, and the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"
"We've heard about Moab's pride so very proud he became! his arrogance, his pride, and his insolence; therefore he is alone.
O LORD our God, other lords besides you have ruled over us, but through you alone we acknowledge your name.
"Tell Hezekiah, king of Judah, "This is what the mighty king, the king of Assyria, has to say: What is this "guarantee" that makes you yourself rely on it? Do you really think that guarantees alone can withstand strategy and military strength? On whom are you now depending, that you're rebelling against me?
"O LORD of the Heavenly Armies, God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you alone are the God of all the kingdoms of the earth. You made heaven and earth.
So now, LORD our God, save us from his oppressive hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O LORD, are God."
"This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer and the one who formed you in the womb: "I am the LORD, who has made everything, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth Who was with me at that time?
Then you'll ask in your heart, "Who bore these children for me, although I was childless and barren, and an exile and cast aside? Who brought these up? Look! For my part I was left all alone; but as for these, where have they come from?'
"I have trodden the winepress alone, and from my people no one was with me, I trampled them in my anger and trod them down in my wrath; their lifeblood spattered on my garments, and I stained all my clothing.
I didn't sit in the company of those who have fun, and I didn't rejoice. Because of your hand on me, I sat alone, for you filled me with indignation.
"Arise, go up against a nation at ease, living securely," declares the LORD, "without gates or bars, living alone.
While they were out carrying out the executions, I was left alone. So I fell on my face and cried out, "O Lord GOD, are you going to destroy all of the survivors of Israel when you pour out your anger on Jerusalem?"
and I was left alone to observe this magnificent vision. Nevertheless, no strength remained in me my face lost its color, and I became weak.
Ephraim has become entwined with idols; leave him alone!
"Because they went over to Assyria, they are like a wild donkey alone by itself. Ephraim has hired some lovers.
"You alone have I known from among all of the families of mankind; therefore I will hold you accountable for all your iniquities.'"
Use your rod to shepherd your people, the flock that belongs to you, that lives alone in the forest of Carmel. Let them find pasture in Bashan and Gilead, as they did long ago.
And so the land will mourn, families by families, alone by themselves the family of the house of David by itself with their wives by themselves, the family of the house of Nathan by itself with their wives by themselves,
But he answered, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out of the mouth of God.'"
After dismissing the crowds, he went up on a hillside by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If one blind person leads another blind person, both will fall into a ditch."
"If your brother sins against you, go and confront him while the two of you are alone. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother.
"Why does this man talk this way? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
When he was alone with the Twelve and those around him, they began to ask him about the parables.
When evening had come, the boat was in the middle of the sea, while he was alone on the land.
Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. Putting his fingers into the man's ears, he touched the man's tongue with saliva.
Six days later, Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain to be alone with him. His appearance was changed in front of them,
Suddenly, as they looked around, they saw no one with them but Jesus alone.
They were trying to arrest him but were afraid of the crowd. Realizing that he had spoken this parable against them, they left him alone and went away.
But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. Why are you bothering her? She has done a beautiful thing for me,
Jesus answered him, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word of God.'"
The scribes and the Pharisees began to argue among themselves, saying, "Who is this man who is uttering blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
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