'Around' in the Bible
The name of the first is Pishon; it flows around the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold.
The name of the second river is Gihon; it flows around the whole land of Cush.
Lot looked around and noticed that the whole Jordan plain as far as Zoar was well-watered like the garden of the LORD or like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
Is anything too hard or too wonderful for the Lord? At the appointed time, when the season [for her delivery] comes around, I will return to you and Sarah shall have borne a son.
Then Abraham looked up and glanced around, and behold, behind him was a ram caught in a thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up for a burnt offering and an ascending sacrifice instead of his son!
So Abraham secured Ephron's field in Machpelah, next to Mamre, including the field, the cave that was in it, and all the trees that were in the field and all around its border,
And she said to the servant, "Who [is] this man walking around in the field to meet us?" And the servant said, "That [is] my master." And she took her veil and covered herself.
Later on, the men of that place asked about his wife, so he replied, "She's my sister," because he was afraid to call her "my wife." He kept thinking, ""otherwise, the men around here will kill me on account of Rebekah, since she's very beautiful."
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth [these wives of Esau]! If Jacob takes a wife of the daughters of Heth such as these Hittite girls around here, what good will my life be to me?
""Look around!' he said. "Go ahead, look! All the male goats have been mating with the flock, producing offspring that are streaked, speckled, and spotted, because I've been watching everything that Laban has done to you.
Now that you have felt around in all my stuff, what have you found of all your household stuff? Set it here before my relatives and your relatives, that they may judge between us two.
But Esau ran to meet him, hugged him, threw his arms around him, and kissed him. Then they wept.
When Esau eventually looked around, he saw the women and the children. "Who are these people with you?" he asked.
When they set out, a terror from God came over the cities around them, and they did not pursue Jacob's sons.
There we were, binding sheaves of grain in the field. Suddenly my sheaf stood up, and your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf."
When Joseph reached Shechem, a man found him wandering around in a field. So the man asked him, "What are you looking for?"
After this, while they were seated, eating their food, they looked around and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead with camels carrying spices, balm, and myrrh for sale down in Egypt.
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put sackcloth around his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
So he returned to Judah and said, I cannot find her; and also the local men said, There was no harlot or temple prostitute around here.
As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet [thread] around it, announcing, "This one came out first."
Afterwards, his brother came out, and around his hand was the scarlet. So they named him Zerah.
She kept on talking to him like this day after day, but he wouldn't listen to her. Not only would he refuse to have sex with her, he refused even to stay around her.
Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, clothed him with fine linen garments, and placed a gold chain around his neck.
Joseph gathered all the [excess] food in the land of Egypt during the seven years and placed it in the cities. He placed the food in every city from the fields around it.
He turned away from them and wept. When he turned around and spoke to them again, he had Simeon taken from them and tied up before their eyes.
Then Joseph threw his arms around Benjamin and wept, and Benjamin wept on his shoulder.
Joseph hitched [the horses to] his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel. Joseph presented himself to him, threw his arms around him, and wept for a long time.
Then Jacob called his sons and said, "Gather around, and I will tell you what will happen to you in the days to come.
Looking all around and seeing no one, he struck the Egyptian dead and hid him in the sand.
Pharaoh turned around, went into his palace, and didn't even take this to heart.
All the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink because they could not drink the water from the river.
You must care for it until the fourteenth day of this month, and then the whole community of Israel will kill it around sundown.
So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.
Pharaoh will say of the Israelites: They are wandering around the land in confusion; the wilderness has boxed them in.
So at evening quail came and covered the camp. In the morning there was a layer of dew all around the camp.
The next day Moses sat down to judge the people, and they stood around Moses from morning until evening.
When Moses' father-in-law saw everything he was doing for them he asked, "What is this thing you're doing for the people? Why are you alone sitting as judge, while all the people stand around you from morning until evening?"
Put boundaries for the people all around the [mountain] and say: Be careful that you don't go up on the mountain or touch its base. Anyone who touches the mountain will be put to death.
But Moses responded to the Lord, "The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, since You warned us: Put a boundary around the mountain and consider it holy."
if he can [later] get up and walk around outside [leaning] on his staff, then the one who struck [him] will be exempt from punishment. Nevertheless, he must pay for his lost work time and provide for [his] complete recovery.
Overlay it with pure gold; overlay it both inside and out. Also make a gold molding all around it.
Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding all around it.
Make a three-inch frame all around it and make a gold molding for it all around its frame.
You shall put it under the ledge around the altar beneath, that the net may reach halfway up the altar.
"All the posts around the courtyard are to be banded with silver and have silver hooks and bronze bases.
There should be an opening at its top in the center of it. Around the opening, there should be a woven collar with an opening like that for body armor so that it does not tear.
Make pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn on its lower hem and all around it. Put gold bells between them all the way around,
[so that] gold bells and pomegranates alternate around the lower hem of the robe.
fasten headbands on them, and tie sashes around both Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is to be theirs by a permanent statute. This is the way you will ordain Aaron and his sons.
Then you are to slaughter the ram, take its blood, and scatter it around the altar.
You are to slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on the lobe of Aaron's right ear, the lobe of his sons' right ears, the thumbs of their right hands, and the big toes of their right feet. Then you are to scatter the rest of the blood around the altar.
The first lamb you are to prepare in the morning, and the second lamb you are to prepare around sundown.
The second lamb you are to offer around sundown; you are to prepare for it the same meal offering as for the morning and the same drink offering, for a soothing aroma, an offering made by fire to the Lord.
Overlay its top, all around its sides, and its horns with pure gold; make a gold molding all around it.
When Aaron sets up the lamps around sundown he is to burn incense on it; it is to be a regular incense offering before the Lord throughout your generations.
When the people saw that Moses delayed in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said to him, "Come, make us a god who will go before us because this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt-we don't know what has happened to him!"
And Moses stood at the camp's entrance and said, "Whoever is for the Lord, [come] to me." And all the Levites gathered around him.
He overlaid it with pure gold inside and out and made a gold molding all around it.
He overlaid it with pure gold and made a gold molding all around it.
He made a three-inch frame all around it and made a gold molding all around its frame.
He overlaid it, its top, all around its sides, and its horns with pure gold. Then he made a gold molding all around it.
He made for the altar a grating of a network of brass, under the ledge around it beneath, reaching halfway up.
All the hangings around the courtyard were of finely spun linen.
All the pegs for the tent and for all around the court were made of bronze.
the sockets for all around the court, the sockets for the gate to the court, all the pegs for the sanctuary, and all the pegs for all around the court.
There was an opening in the center of the robe like that for body armor with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.
They made pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and twisted linen around the hem of the robe.
They made bells of pure gold and attached the bells between the pomegranates, all around the hem of the robe between the pomegranates,
a bell and a pomegranate alternating all around the lower hem of the robe. It is to be used for ministry, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
You are to set up the court all around, and hang up the screen for the gate of the court.
He set up the court all around the tent and the altar, and hung up the screen for the gate of the court. And so Moses finished the work.
'He shall slay the young bull before the LORD; and Aaron's sons the priests shall offer up the blood and sprinkle the blood around on the altar that is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
"Aaron's sons, the priests, are to bring the blood and sprinkle it around the altar that stands at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. He is to skin the burnt offering and cut it into pieces.
and slaughter it at the north side of the altar in the LORD's presence. Then Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle its blood around the altar.
Then the presenter is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons, the priests, are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.
He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.
lay his hand over its head, then slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. After this, Aaron's sons are to sprinkle the blood on and around the altar.
The guilt offering is to be offered in the same place where the burnt offering is slaughtered. The priest is to sprinkle some of its blood on the altar and around it.
He put the tunic on Aaron, wrapped the sash around him, clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod on him. He put the woven band of the ephod around him and fastened it to him.
Then Moses presented Aaron's sons, clothed them with tunics, wrapped sashes around them, and fastened headbands on them, as the Lord had commanded Moses.
So Moses slaughtered it, took the blood, and applied some of it at the horns of the altar and around it with his fingers, thus purifying the altar. Then he poured the blood at the base of the altar, thereby sanctifying it as a means to make atonement with it.
and Moses slaughtered it and poured its blood over and around the altar.
Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, took some of the ram's blood, put it on their right earlobes, on their right thumbs, and on their right great toes, and then poured the blood on the altar and all around it.
And so the burnt offering was slaughtered, and Aaron's sons secured for him the blood, which he poured on the altar and around it.
He slaughtered the ox and ram for the peace offering sacrifice on behalf of the people. Aaron's sons delivered the blood to him, which he poured on the altar and around it.
"He shall have the house scraped all around inside, and they shall dump the plaster that they scrape off at an unclean place outside the city.
He is to wear a holy linen tunic, and linen undergarments are to be on his body. He must tie a linen sash [around him] and wrap his head with a linen turban. These are holy garments; he must bathe his body with water before he wears them.
When he goes to the altar in the LORD's presence to make atonement for himself, he is to take some of the blood from the bull and the male goat, place it around the horns of the altar,
"You are not to go around slandering your people. "You are not to stand idle when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the LORD.
But houses in villages that have no walls around them are to be classified as open fields. The right to redeem [such] houses stays in effect, and they are to be released at the Jubilee.
The open pastureland around their cities may not be sold, for it is their permanent possession.
Your male and female slaves are to be from the nations around you; you may purchase male and female slaves.
Appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of the testimony, all its furnishings, and everything in it. They are to transport the tabernacle and all its articles, take care of it, and camp around it.
Then the Israelis are to encamp around the tent, arranged according to their company and the standard of their army.
The Levites are to camp around the tabernacle of the testimony and watch over it, so that no wrath will fall on the Israelite community."
"The Israelites are to camp under their respective banners beside the flags of their ancestral houses. They are to camp around the tent of meeting at a distance [from it]:
and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the doorway of the court which is around the tabernacle and the altar, and its cords, according to all the service concerning them.
the pillars around the courtyard, their sockets, pegs, and tent cords.
and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the doorway of the gate of the court which is around the tabernacle and the altar, and their cords and all the equipment for their service; and all that is to be done, they shall perform.
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