'Astray' in the Bible
And Abraham riseth early in the morning, and taketh bread, and a bottle of water, and giveth unto Hagar (placing it on her shoulder), also the lad, and sendeth her out; and she goeth on, and goeth astray in the wilderness of Beer-Sheba;
If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
"If the whole congregation of Israel goes astray, and if the sin is hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and if they go astray from one of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, then they will stand guilty.
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them: If any man's wife goes astray, is unfaithful to him,
The priest will require the woman to take an oath and will say to her, 'If no man has slept with you, if you have not gone astray and become defiled while under your husband's authority, be unaffected by this bitter water that brings a curse.
But if you have gone astray while under your husband's authority, if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has slept with you'-
"This is the law regarding jealousy when a wife goes astray and defiles herself while under her husband's authority,
"Here's what you are to do when you all go astray and fail to observe all these commands that the LORD had spoken to Moses,
'The priest shall make atonement before the LORD for the person who goes astray when he sins unintentionally, making atonement for him that he may be forgiven.
When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars-all the array of heaven-do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.
that wicked men have sprung up among you, led the inhabitants of their city astray, and said, 'Let us go and worship other gods,' which you have not known,
He must not acquire many wives for himself so that his heart won't go astray. He must not acquire very large amounts of silver and gold for himself.
Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.
'Cursed is the one who leads a blind person astray on the road.' And all the people will say, 'Amen!'
But if your heart turns away and you do not listen and you are led astray to bow down to other gods and worship them,
In the days of Shamgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways ceased, and those that walked went astray through crooked paths.
When your people come to their senses in the land where they are held prisoner, they will repent and beg for your mercy in the land of their imprisonment, admitting, 'We have sinned and gone astray; we have done evil.'
But they would not listen. Manasseh led them astray to practice more evil than the nations whom the LORD had destroyed in the presence of the Israelis.
When your people come to their senses in the land where they are held prisoner, they will repent and beg for your mercy in the land of their imprisonment, admitting, 'We have sinned and gone astray, we have done evil!'
Jehoram also built high places in the hills of Judah, and he caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves, and he led Judah astray.
And Manasseh led Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem astray, to do more evil than the nations that Jehovah had destroyed from before the children of Israel.
Then everyone who trembled at the words of the God of Israel gathered together as a group because of the sin committed by those who had been led astray. As for me, I remained seated, in shock, until the evening sacrifice.
"Instruct me, and I'll remain silent. Help me understand where I've gone astray.
With him are strength and prudence; both the one who goes astray and the one who misleads are his.
Let him not put trust in worthless things, being led astray, for what he gets in exchange will prove worthless.
Be careful that no one lures you with riches; do not let a large ransom lead you astray.
All have gone astray; they are altogether corrupt. There is not one who does good; there is not even one.
The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
But as for me, my feet almost slipped; my steps nearly went astray.
For 40 years I was disgusted with that generation; I said, 'They are a people whose hearts go astray; they do not know My ways.'
Both we and our fathers have sinned; we have gone astray and have acted wickedly.
Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I have not gone astray from Your precepts.
Thou hast trodden down All going astray from Thy statutes, For falsehood is their deceit.
I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.
for one who goes astray is an abomination to the Lord, but he reveals his intimate counsel to the upright.
Why should you, my son, be infatuated with a loose woman, embrace the bosom of an outsider, and go astray?
He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
She leads him astray with great persuasion; with flattering lips she seduces him.
Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.
Whoever is simple (easily led astray and wavering), let him turn in here! As for him who lacks understanding, [God's] Wisdom says to him,
Whoever is simple (wavering and easily led astray), let him turn in here! And as for him who lacks understanding, she says to him,
The one who follows instruction is on the path to life, but the one who rejects correction goes astray.
A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor, but the ways of wicked men lead them astray.
Don't those who plan evil go astray? But those who plan good find loyalty and faithfulness.
Whosoever goes astray seeks according to his own lust and shall meddle with every doctrine.
A man's own foolishness leads him astray, yet his heart rages against the Lord.
Wine causes mocking, and beer causes fights; everyone led astray by them lacks wisdom.
Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.
O My people! Their oppressors are children, And women rule over them O My people! Those who guide you lead you astray And confuse the direction of your paths.
For those who guide this people have been leading them astray, and those who are guided by them are swallowed up.
The princes of Zoan have been fools; the princes of Memphis are deceived. Her tribal chieftains have led Egypt astray.
The LORD has mixed within her a spirit of distortion; They have led Egypt astray in all that it does, As a drunken man staggers in his vomit.
But these also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are they gone astray. The priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are overpowered by wine, they are gone astray through strong drink; they have erred in vision, they have stumbled in judgment.
Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"
His breath is like an overflowing torrent that rises to the neck. [He comes] to sift the nations in a sieve of destruction and to put a bridle on the jaws of the peoples to lead [them] astray.
A road will be there and a way; it will be called the Holy Way. The unclean will not travel on it, but it will be for him who walks the path. Even the fool will not go astray.
He feeds on ashes. [His] deceived mind has led him astray, and he cannot deliver himself, or say, "Isn't there a lie in my right hand?"
You were secure in your wickedness; you said: No one sees me. Your wisdom and knowledge led you astray. You said to yourself: I, and no one else.
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
"If you, Israel, want to come back," says the Lord, "if you want to come back to me you must get those disgusting idols out of my sight and must no longer go astray.
And everyone deceives his neighbor, and they do not speak [the] truth, they have taught their tongues to speak lies, they are tired [from] going astray.
Then the Lord spoke about these people. "They truly love to go astray. They cannot keep from running away from me. So I am not pleased with them. I will now call to mind the wrongs they have done and punish them for their sins."
Among the prophets of Samaria I saw something disgusting: They prophesied by Baal and led My people Israel astray.
I am against those who prophesy false dreams"-the Lord's declaration-"telling them and leading My people astray with their falsehoods and their boasting. It was not I who sent or commanded them, and they are of no benefit at all to these people"-[this is] the Lord's declaration.
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.'
My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.
"Since they have led My people astray saying: Peace, when there is no peace, for when someone builds a wall they plaster it with whitewash,
That the house of Israel may go no more astray from me, neither be polluted any more with all their transgressions; but that they may be my people, and I may be their God, saith the Lord GOD.
The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.
My flock went astray on all the mountains and every high hill. They were scattered over the whole face of the earth, and there was no one searching or seeking [for them].
And the Levites that are gone away far from me, when Israel went astray, which went astray away from me after their idols; they shall even bear their iniquity.
But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord GOD:
"Thus you shall do on the seventh day of the month for everyone who goes astray or is naive; so you shall make atonement for the house.
It shall be for the priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok; which have kept my charge, which went not astray when the children of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.
My people consult their wooden [idols], and their divining rods inform them. For a spirit of promiscuity leads them astray; they act promiscuously in disobedience to their God.
The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Judah for three crimes, even four, because they have rejected the law of the Lord and have not kept His statutes. The lies that their ancestors followed have led them astray.
This is what the Lord says concerning the prophets who lead my people astray, who proclaim peace when they have [food] to sink their teeth into but declare war against the one who puts nothing in their mouths.
Moreover, just as wine leads astray the proud and powerful man, he remains restless; he has expanded his appetite like the afterlife or death itself, he is never satisfied. He gathers to himself all of the nations, taking captive all of the people for himself."
Then I said, "I will no longer shepherd you. Let what is dying die, and let what is going astray go astray; let the rest devour each other's flesh."
I am about to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not care for those who are going astray, and he will not seek the lost or heal the broken. He will not sustain the healthy, but he will devour the flesh of the fat [sheep] and tear off their hooves.
How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?
And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.
And Jesus answering said to them, 'Ye go astray, not knowing the Writings, nor the power of God;
And Jesus answering said to them, 'Take heed that no one may lead you astray,
for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ, and they shall lead many astray,
'And many false prophets shall arise, and shall lead many astray;
False messiahs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
And Jesus answering said to them, 'Do ye not because of this go astray, not knowing the Writings, nor the power of God?
he is not the God of dead men, but a God of living men; ye then go greatly astray.'
And Jesus answering them, began to say, 'Take heed lest any one may lead you astray,
for many shall come in my name, saying -- I am he, and many they shall lead astray;
For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and will perform signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
And he said, 'See -- ye may not be led astray, for many shall come in my name, saying -- I am he, and the time hath come nigh; go not on then after them;
and there was much murmuring about him among the multitudes, some indeed said -- 'He is good;' and others said, 'No, but he leadeth astray the multitude;'
The Pharisees, therefore, answered them, 'Have ye also been led astray?
To take the place in this ministry and receive the position of an apostle, from which Judas fell away and went astray to go [where he belonged] to his own [proper] place.
And the men also turned from natural relations with women and were set ablaze (burning out, consumed) with lust for one another -- "men committing shameful acts with men and suffering in their own bodies and personalities the inevitable consequences and penalty of their wrong-doing and going astray, which was [their] fitting retribution.
have ye not known that the unrighteous the reign of God shall not inherit? be not led astray; neither whoremongers, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,
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