'Answers' in the Bible
now may it be that the girl to whom I say, 'Please let down your jar so that I may drink,' and who answers, 'Drink, and I will water your camels also'--may she be the one whom You have appointed for Your servant Isaac; and by this I will know that You have shown lovingkindness to my master."
And they said, The man put a number of questions to us about ourselves and our family, saying, Is your father still living? have you another brother? And we had to give him answers; how were we to have any idea that he would say, Come back with your brother?
Her wisest princesses answer her;she even answers herself:
So David asked Jonathan, “Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?”
And Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me up? And Saul said, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answers me no more, neither by prophets nor by dreams; therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known to me what I shall do.
And Solomon gave her answers to all her questions; there was no secret which the king did not make clear to her.
Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of Yahweh. The God who answers with fire, He is God.”All the people answered, “That sounds good.”
And Solomon gave her answers to all her questions; there was no secret which he did not make clear to her.
I am a laughingstock to my friends,by calling on God, who answers me.The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.
I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame, but out of my understanding my spirit answers me.
How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?
I would see what his answers would be, and have knowledge of what he would say to me.
So these three men gave no more answers to Job, because he seemed to himself to be right.
Fear has overcome them, they have no more answers to give; they have come to an end of words.
And am I to go on waiting while they have nothing to say? while they keep quiet and give no more answers?
My desire is that Job may be tried unto the end because of his answers for wicked men.
Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
"Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!
Give ear to me, and I will say what is in my mind; I will put questions to you, and you will give me the answers.
I cry aloud to the Lord,and He answers me from His holy mountain.Selah
Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among those who gave honour to his name; they made prayers to the Lord, and he gave answers to them.
Joy [belongs] to a man with answers in his mouth, and a word in its time, how good [it is]!
The heart of the righteous weighs answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
Whoever answers before listening is both foolish and shameful.
The poor man pleads,but the rich one answers roughly.
to teach you true and reliable advice, so you can give truthful answers to those who sent you?
As in water face answers to and reflects face, so the heart of man to man.
For he shall not much remember [seriously] the days of his life, because God [Himself] answers and corresponds to the joy of his heart [the tranquillity of God is mirrored in him].
The banquet is made for pleasure, and wine makes merry; but money answers all things.
"And this entire vision has become for you like the words of a sealed book. When people give it to someone who can read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I cannot, because it is sealed.'
Or when they give the book to someone who cannot read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I don't know how to read.'"
I look, but there is no one, among them there is no one who serves as an adviser, that I might ask questions and receive answers.
I hear my dear people crying out throughout the length and breadth of the land. They are crying, 'Is the Lord no longer in Zion? Is her divine King no longer there?'" The Lord answers, "Why then do they provoke me to anger with their images, with their worthless foreign idols?"
So Jeremiah the prophet said to them, “I have heard. I will now pray to the Lord your God according to your words, and every word that the Lord answers you I will tell you; I won’t withhold a word from you.”
They consult their wooden idols, and their diviner's staff answers with an oracle. The wind of prostitution blows them astray; they commit spiritual adultery against their God.
"As for the man who does this, may the LORD cut off from the tents of Jacob everyone who awakes and answers, or who presents an offering to the LORD of hosts.
But Jesus gave no more answers, so that Pilate was full of wonder.
And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
Suppose he answers from inside, "Stop bothering me! The door is already locked, and my children are here with us in the bedroom. I can't get up and give you anything!'
After He had left the house, the Scribes and Pharisees commenced a vehement attempt to entangle Him and make Him give off-hand answers on numerous points,
And when they take you before the Synagogues and the authorities and the rulers, take no thought about what answers you will give, or what you will say:
As soon as the Master of the house shall have risen and shut the door, and you have begun to stand outside and knock at the door and say, "'Sir, open the door for us' --"'I do not know you,' He answers; 'you are no friends of mine.'
So the servant came and reported these [answers] to his master. Then the master of the house said in wrath to his servant, Go quickly into the great streets and the small streets of the city and bring in here the poor and the disabled and the blind and the lame.
So take care not to be troubled before the time comes, about what answers you will give:
He questioned him with many words, but he gave no answers.
Jesus answers, He it is to whom I, after I have dipped the morsel, give it. And having dipped the morsel, he gives it to Judas son of Simon, Iscariote.
Jesus answers, Thou wilt lay down thy life for me! Verily, verily, I say to thee, The cock shall not crow till thou hast denied me thrice.
But Saul went on increasing in power, and the Jews in Damascus were not able to give answers to the arguments by which he made it clear that Jesus was the Christ.
On the contrary, who are you, O man, who answers back to God? The thing molded will not say to the molder, "Why did you make me like this," will it?
When evil things are said about us we give gentle answers: we are made as the unclean things of the world, as that for which no one has any use, even till now.
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