135 occurrences in 14 translations

'Back' in the Bible

And turn back do the waters from off the earth, going on and returning; and the waters are lacking at the end of a hundred and fifty days.

and he sent out a raven. It went back and forth until the waters had dried up from the earth.

but the dove could not yet find a place to rest, so it returned to Noah on the ark, since water still covered the land. Noah reached out his hand and took the dove back into the ark with him.

And the dove came back to him in the evening, and behold, in her mouth was a newly sprouted and freshly plucked olive leaf! So Noah knew that the waters had subsided from the land.

And he stayeth yet other seven days, and sendeth forth the dove, and it added not to turn back unto him any more.

Then they came back to invade En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they defeated all the territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who lived in Hazazon-tamar.

And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

And the king of Sodom goeth out to meet him (after his turning back from the smiting of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings who are with him), unto the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's valley.

and the ravenous birds come down upon the carcases, and Abram causeth them to turn back.

Then the Angel of the Lord said to her, "You must go back to your mistress and submit to her mistreatment."

And she called the name of the LORD that spoke unto her, Thou God that is seen: for she said, Have I not also here seen the back of him that sees me?

The Lord said, "I will certainly come back to you in about a year's time, and your wife Sarah will have a son!" Now Sarah was listening at the entrance of the tent behind him.

And the Lord said, Am I to keep back from Abraham the knowledge of what I do;

And Jehovah goeth on, when He hath finished speaking unto Abraham, and Abraham hath turned back to his place.

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

But the angels inside reached out, dragged Lot back into the house with them, shut the door,

As soon as the angels got them outside, one of them said, "Run for your lives! Don't look back and don't stop anywhere on the plain! Run to the mountains, or you will be swept away!"

Then God said to him in the dream, Yes, I know you did this in the integrity of your heart, for it was I Who kept you back and spared you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not give you occasion to touch her.

and now send back the man's wife, for he is inspired, and he doth pray for thee, and live thou; and if thou do not send back, know that dying thou dost die, thou, and all that thou hast.'

And Abimelech taketh sheep and oxen, and servants and handmaids, and giveth to Abraham, and sendeth back to him Sarah his wife;

And early in the morning Abraham got up, and gave Hagar some bread and a water-skin, and put the boy on her back, and sent her away: and she went, wandering in the waste land of Beer-sheba.

And they make a covenant in Beer-Sheba, and Abimelech riseth -- Phichol also, head of his host -- and they turn back unto the land of the Philistines;

Then Abraham said to his young men, "Stay here with the donkey. The boy and I will go over there to worship; then we'll come back to you."

And Abraham put the wood for the burned offering on his son's back, and he himself took the fire and the knife in his hand, and the two of them went on together.

And He said, Do not lay your hand on the lad or do anything to him; for now I know that you fear and revere God, since you have not held back from Me or begrudged giving Me your son, your only son.

Saying, I have taken an oath by my name, says the Lord, because you have done this and have not kept back from me your dearly loved only son,

Abraham went back to his young men, and they got up and went together to Beer-sheba. And Abraham settled in Beer-sheba.

My lord, truly you are a great chief among us; take the best of our resting-places for your dead; not one of us will keep back from you a place where you may put your dead to rest.

The servant said to him, "Suppose the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Should I have your son go back to the land you came from?"

Abraham answered him, "Make sure that you don't take my son back there.

If the woman is unwilling to follow you, then you are free from this oath to me, but don't let my son go back there."

Now the young woman was very beautiful. She was a virgin; no man had ever had sexual relations with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jug, and came back up.

So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, and ran back to the well to draw, and she drew for all his camels.

"Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hasn't held back his gracious love and faithfulness from my master! The LORD has led me to the house of my master's relatives!"

But I said to my master, 'Suppose the woman will not come back with me?'

Then he and the men who were with him had food and drink, and took their rest there that night; and in the morning he got up, and said, Let me now go back to my master.

And he said, Do not keep me; the Lord has given a good outcome to my journey; let me now go back to my master.

So the Philistines took dirt and filled up all the wells that his father's servants had dug back in the days of his father Abraham.

and Isaac turneth back, and diggeth the wells of water which they digged in the days of Abraham his father, which the Philistines do stop after the death of Abraham, and he calleth to them names according to the names which his father called them.

Now Rebekah had been listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau went out to the open fields to hunt down some wild game and bring it back,

And as soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob, {immediately after} Jacob had gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, Esau his brother came [back] from his hunting.

And he saith, 'Is it because one called his name Jacob that he doth take me by the heel these two times? my birthright he hath taken; and lo, now, he hath taken my blessing;' he saith also, 'Hast thou not kept back a blessing for me?'

and thou hast dwelt with him some days, till thy brother's fury turn back,

until your brother's rage turns away from you and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send for you and bring you back from there. Why should I lose you both in one day?"

when I have turned back in peace unto the house of my father, and Jehovah hath become my God,

Then this stone that I have set up as a sacred stone will be the house of God, and I will surely give you back a tenth of everything you give me."

When all the flocks were gathered there, the [shepherds] would roll the stone from the opening of the well and water the sheep. The stone was then placed back on the well's opening.

When Laban heard the news about his sister's son Jacob, he ran out to meet him. He embraced him, kissed him, and brought him back to his house. Then Jacob told Laban about everything that had happened.

Some time later, during the wheat harvest season, Reuben went out and found some mandrakes in the field and brought them back for his mother Leah. Then Rachel told Leah, "Please give me your son's mandrakes."

After Rachel had given birth to Joseph, Jacob told Laban, "Send me off so that I can go back to my place and country.

And he saith, 'What do I give to thee?' And Jacob saith, 'Thou dost not give me anything; if thou do for me this thing, I turn back; I have delight; thy flock I watch;

Then the Lord said to him, "Go back to the land of your fathers and to your family, and I will be with you."

I am the God of Bethel where thou hast anointed a standing pillar, where thou hast vowed a vow to me; now, arise, go out from this land, and turn back unto the land of thy birth.'

If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the Fear of Isaac, had not been with me, you would have sent me away with nothing in my hands. But God has seen my troubles and the work of my hands, and this night he kept you back.

and Laban riseth early in the morning, and kisseth his sons and his daughters, and blesseth them; and Laban goeth on, and turneth back to his place.

And the messengers turn back unto Jacob, saying, 'We came in unto thy brother, unto Esau, and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him;'

Then Jacob said, "God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord who said to me, 'Go back to your land and to your family, and I will cause you to prosper,'

He put the servants and their children in front, Leah and her children after them, and Rachel and Joseph at the back.

On that day Esau started on his way back to Seir,

They killed Hamor and his son Shechem with their swords, took back Dinah from Shechem's house, and left.

So Jacob came back to his father Isaac in Mamre, to Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.

These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father.

When Joseph was seventeen years old, he was helping his brothers tend their flocks. He was a young man at that time, as were the children of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. But Joseph would come back and tell his father that his brothers were doing bad things. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his brothers, since he was born to him in his old age, so he had made a richly-embroidered tunic for him.

Then Israel said to him, "Go and see how your brothers and the flocks are doing, and bring word back to me." So he sent him from the valley of Hebron, and he went to Shechem.

and Reuben saith unto them, 'Shed no blood; cast him into this pit which is in the wilderness, and put not forth a hand upon him,' -- in order to deliver him out of their hand, to bring him back unto his father.

Now when Reuben came back to the hole, Joseph was not there; and giving signs of grief,

He went back to his brothers and said, "The boy is gone! What am I going to do?"

Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, Go back to your father's house and keep yourself as a widow till my son Shelah becomes a man: for he had in his mind the thought that death might come to him as it had come to his brothers. So Tamar went back to her father's house.

She got up and left, then removed her veil and put her widow's clothes back on.

When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get back the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her.

And he turneth back unto Judah, and saith, 'I have not found her; and the men of the place also have said, There hath not been in this place a separated one,'

And it came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his brother came out: and she said, How hast thou broken forth? this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called Pharez.

There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

And she kept his coat by her, till his master came back.

yet, within three days doth Pharaoh lift up thy head, and hath put thee back on thy station, and thou hast given the cup of Pharaoh into his hand, according to the former custom when thou wast his butler.

and he putteth back the chief of the butlers to his butlership, and he giveth the cup into the hand of Pharaoh;

After he had fallen back to sleep, he had a second dream, in which seven ears of plump, fruit-filled grain grew up on a single stalk.

Then the chief wine-servant said to Pharaoh, The memory of my sin comes back to me now;

and it cometh to pass, as he hath interpreted to us so it hath been, me he put back on my station, and him he hanged.'

Then the memory of his dreams about them came back to Joseph, and he said to them, You have come secretly to see how poor the land is.

"But your majesty," they pleaded, "your servants include twelve brothers, the sons of a common father back in the land of Canaan. Please! Our youngest brother remains with our father, and the other one is no longer alive."

One of you is to be sent back so he can get your brother while the rest of you remain in custody. That way, we'll test whether or not you're telling the truth. If you're not, as surely as the Pharaoh lives, you're spies!"

If you are honest men, leave one of your brothers confined here in prison while the rest of you go and take grain back for your hungry families.

Just be sure to bring your youngest brother back to me so what you've claimed can be verified. That way, you won't die."

He turned away from them and wept. Then he turned back and spoke to them. He took Simeon from them and had him bound before their eyes.

And Joseph commandeth, and they fill their vessels with corn, also to put back the money of each unto his sack, and to give to them provision for the way; and one doth to them so.

and he saith unto his brethren, 'My money hath been put back, and also, lo, in my bag:' and their heart goeth out, and they tremble, one to another saying, 'What is this God hath done to us!'

Our father has twelve sons, but one of us isn't alive anymore, and our youngest brother is with our father today back home in Canaan.'

Bring back your youngest brother to me, and I will know that you are not spies but honest men. I will then give your brother back to you, and you can trade in the country.' "

Then Reuben said to his father, "You can kill my two sons if I don't bring him back to you. Put him in my care, and I will return him to you."

But Jacob replied, "My son isn't going back with you, since his brother is dead and he's the only one left. If something should harm him as you travel, then it'll be death for me and my sad, gray hair!"

When they had used up the grain they had brought back from Egypt, their father said to them, "Go back and buy us some food."

"The man specifically asked about us and our relatives," they responded. "He asked us, "Is your father still alive?' and "Do you have another brother?' So we answered his questions. How could we have known that he would tell us to bring our brother back with us?"

I will be responsible for him. You can hold me personally accountable! If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, I will be guilty before you forever.

If we had not wasted time, we could have come back twice by now."

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר אחור 
'achowr 
Usage: 41

אחרנּית 
'achoranniyth 
Usage: 7

גב 
Gab 
Usage: 13

גּב 
Gab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

גּו 
Gav 
Usage: 3

גּו 
Gev 
Usage: 7

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

הלאה 
Hal@ah 
Usage: 16

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

מוּשׁ 
Muwsh 
Usage: 20

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

משׁבה משׁוּבה 
M@shuwbah 
Usage: 12

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

סוּג 
Cuwg 
Usage: 14

סרר 
Carar 
Usage: 17

סתרה סתר 
Cether 
Usage: 36

עצה 
`atseh 
Usage: 1

ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

רגל 
Ragal 
Usage: 25

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁובב 
Showbab 
Usage: 3

שׁובב 
Showbeb 
Usage: 3

שׂוּג 
Suwg 
Usage: 1

שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 22

שׁלּח שׁלּוּח 
Shilluwach 
Usage: 3

ἀποκυλίω 
Apokulio 
Usage: 4

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

καταλαλία 
Katalalia 
Usage: 2

κατάλαλος 
Katalalos 
Usage: 1

νοσφίζομαι 
Nosphizomai 
Usage: 3

νῶτος 
Notos 
Usage: 1

ὄπισθεν 
Opisthen 
Usage: 7

ὄπίσω 
Opiso 
Usage: 20

στρέφω 
Strepho 
Usage: 15

ὑποστέλλω 
Hupostello 
Usage: 4

ὑποστολή 
Hupostole 
Usage: 1

ὑποστρέφω 
Hupostrepho 
Usage: 31



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