'Back' in the Bible
The Amorites pressed the Danites back into the hill country, for they did not allow them to come down to the plain;
And it hath come to pass, at the death of the judge -- they turn back and have done corruptly above their fathers, to go after other gods, to serve them, and to bow themselves to them; they have not fallen from their doings, and from their stiff way.
and he himself hath turned back from the graven images which are at Gilgal, and saith, 'A secret word I have unto thee, O king;' and he saith, 'Hush!' and go out from him do all those standing by him.
And the handle also went [in] after the blade, and the fat closed over the blade because he did not draw back the sword from his stomach; and it went protruding out the back.
During the lifetime of Anath's son Shamgar and during the lifetime of Jael highways remained deserted, while travelers kept to back roads.
"Back at home, out the window Sisera's mother peered, lamenting through the lattice. "Why is his chariot delayed in returning? "Why do the hoof beats of his chariots wait?'
And please don't leave here until I've come back to you, brought my offering, and set it down in front of you." The LORD replied, "I'll stay until you return."
Now announce in the presence of the people: 'Whoever is fearful and trembling may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.' " So 22,000 of the people turned back, but 10,000 remained.
Then the LORD told Gideon, "I'm going to deliver you with the 300 soldiers who lapped by giving the Midianites into your control. Send everyone else back to their own homes."
So the soldiers took provisions with them, along with their trumpets, and Gideon sent all the rest of the soldiers of Israel back to their own tents, but he retained the 300 men. And the Midian encampment was below him in the valley.
And it cometh to pass, when Gideon heareth the narration of the dream and its interpretation, that he boweth himself, and turneth back unto the camp of Israel, and saith, 'Rise ye, for Jehovah hath given into your hand the camp of Midian.'
So he responded the same way to the men of Penuel, "When I come back safely, I'm going to tear down this tower."
And Gideon son of Joash turneth back from the battle, at the going up of the sun,
So Midian was broken before the children of Israel and the Midianites never got back their strength. And the land had peace for forty years, in the days of Gideon.
Jerubbaal [(that is, Gideon)] son of Joash went back to live at his house.
And it cometh to pass, when Gideon is dead, that the sons of Israel turn back and go a-whoring after the Baalim, and set over them Baal-Berith for a god;
"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
"But the fig tree said to them, 'Should I leave my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
"The vine said to them, 'Should I leave my new wine, which cheers God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
so that the violence committed against the 70 sons of Jerubbaal might come back on their brother Abimelech, who murdered them, and so it might come back on the "lords" of Shechem, who provoked him to murder his brothers.
Abimelech went back to Arumah; Zebul drove Gaal and his brothers out of Shechem.
Then Abimelech went up to Mount Zalmon, with all his people; and Abimelech took an axe in his hand and, cutting down branches of trees, took them and put them on his back. And he said to the people who were with him, Be quick and do as you have seen me do.
In this way, the evil that Abimelech had done against his father, by killing his 70 brothers, God turned back on him.
and all the evil of the men of Shechem hath God turned back on their head, and come unto them doth the cursing of Jotham son of Jerubbaal.
When the Ammonites attacked, the leaders of Gilead asked Jephthah to come back from the land of Tob.
So the elders of Gilead told Jephthah, "Well, we're coming back to you now so you can accompany us, fight the Ammonites, and become the head of all the inhabitants of Gilead."
So Jephthah said to them, "If you are bringing me back to fight the Ammonites and the Lord gives them to me, I will be your leader."
And the king of the children of Ammon said to the men sent by Jephthah, Because Israel, when he came up out of Egypt, took away my land, from the Arnon as far as the Jabbok and as far as Jordan: so now, give me back those lands quietly.
Jephthah sent messengers back to the Ammonite king
While Israel lived 300 years in Heshbon and its villages, in Aroer and its villages, and in all the cities that are on the banks of the Arnon, why didn't you take them back at that time?
then it hath been, that which at all cometh out from the doors of my house to meet me in my turning back in peace from the Bene-Ammon -- it hath been to Jehovah, or I have offered up for it -- a burnt-offering.'
Then Jephthah came back to his house in Mizpah, and his daughter came out, meeting him on his way with music and with dances; she was his only child; he had no other sons or daughters.
And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.
She told him, "My father, you have given your word to the LORD. Do to me according to what has come out of your own mouth, considering that the LORD has paid back your enemies, the Ammonites."
and it cometh to pass at the end of two months that she turneth back unto her father, and he doth to her his vow which he hath vowed, and she knew not a man; and it is a statute in Israel:
and had 30 sons. He gave his 30 daughters in marriage [to men] outside the tribe and brought back 30 wives for his sons from outside [the tribe]. Ibzan judged Israel seven years,
The woman ran quickly to her husband and told him, "The man who came to me today has just come back!"
He went back and told his father and his mother: "I have seen a young Philistine woman in Timnah. Now get her for me as a wife."
When he came back later to marry her, he turned aside to observe the lion's carcass. Amazingly, there was a swarm of bees in the body of the lion, complete with honey.
And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he went down to Ash'kelon and killed thirty men of the town, and took their spoil and gave the festal garments to those who had told the riddle. In hot anger he went back to his father's house.
So the men of Judah said, "Why have you attacked us?" They replied, "We have come to arrest Samson and pay him back for what he did to us."
And God cleaveth the hollow place which is in Lehi, and waters come out of it, and he drinketh, and his spirit cometh back, and he reviveth; therefore hath one called its name 'The fountain of him who is calling,' which is in Lehi unto this day.
And Samson was there till the middle of the night; then he got up, and took a grip on the doors of the town, pulling them up, together with their two supports and their locks, and put them on his back and took them up to the top of the hill in front of Hebron.
But his hair began to grow back after it had been shaved.
And Samson said to the boy who took him by the hand, Let me put my hand on the pillars supporting the house, so that I may put my back against them.
He called out to the Lord: "Lord God , please remember me. Strengthen me, God, just once more. With one act of vengeance, let me pay back the Philistines for my two eyes."
Then his brothers and his father's family came down, carried him back, and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of his father Manoah. So he judged Israel 20 years.
He said to his mother, "You know the eleven hundred pieces of silver which were stolen from you, about which I heard you pronounce a curse? Look here, I have the silver. I stole it, but now I am giving it back to you." His mother said, "May the Lord reward you, my son!"
Her son gave back the 1,100 silver coins to his mother, and she said, "I'm totally giving this silver from my hand to the LORD so my son can make a carved image and a cast image. So I'm returning it to you."
And he giveth back the money to his mother, and his mother taketh two hundred silverlings, and giveth them to a refiner, and he maketh them a graven image, and a molten image, and it is in the house of Micah.
Back in those days, Israel didn't yet have a king, so each person did whatever seemed right in his own opinion.
Back in those days, Israel didn't have a king yet, and during that time the tribe of Dan had been seeking a territorial inheritance to live in, because up until that time no territory had been allotted to them as a possession among the tribes of Israel.
When the men went back to their clans at Zorah and Eshtaol, their people asked them, "What did you find out?"
They replied, "Let's get going and attack them. We've scouted out the land and look! it's a very good one. Why should we sit still? We can't wait to go back, invade, and take over the land.
And the children of Dan went their way: and when Micah saw that they were too strong for him, he turned and went back unto his house.
Then her husband got up and went after her to speak kindly to her and bring her back. His servant and a couple of donkeys were with him. So she brought him to her father's house, and when the girl's father saw him, he gladly welcomed him.
And the man riseth to go, and his father-in-law presseth on him, and he turneth back and lodgeth there.
And when they got up to go away, his father-in-law, the girl's father, said to him, Now evening is coming on, so do not go tonight; see, the day is almost gone; take your rest here and let your heart be glad, and tomorrow early, go on your way back to your house.
Now when it was evening they saw an old man coming back from his work in the fields; he was from the hill-country of Ephraim and was living in Gibeah: but the men of the place were Benjamites.
And he said to him, We are on our way from Beth-lehem-judah to the inmost parts of the hill-country of Ephraim: I came from there and went to Beth-lehem-judah: now I am on my way back to my house, but no man will take me into his house.
Early that morning, the woman made her way back, and as it was getting light, she collapsed at the doorway of the man's house where her master was.
Then the entire army stood up as a single unit and declared, "Nobody's going back to his tent, and nobody's going home!
The men of Israel should all turn back in battle. Now Benjamin had begun to smite and kill some of the men of Israel, about thirty persons. They said, Surely they are falling before us as in the first battle.
Then the sign went up out of the town in the pillar of smoke, and the Benjamites, turning back, saw all the town going up in smoke to heaven.
At that point, as the army of Israel turned back to face the army of Benjamin, the army of Benjamin was filled with terror, because they realized that disaster was about to overtake them.
But six hundred men, turning back, went in flight to the rock of Rimmon in the waste land, and were living on the rock of Rimmon for four months.
The men of Israel turned back against the [other] Benjaminites and killed them with their swords-the entire city, the animals, and everything that remained. They also burned down all the cities that remained.
They found among the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead four hundred young girls who were virgins -- they had never had sexual relations with a male. They brought them back to the camp at Shiloh in the land of Canaan.
and Benjamin turneth back at that time, and they give to them the women whom they have kept alive of the women of Jabesh-Gilead, and they have not found for all of them so.
Watch when the unmarried women from Shiloh come out to participate in the dances. Then come out of the vineyards and each of you grab a wife from the unmarried women from Shiloh. Then go back home to the territory of Benjamin.
The Benjaminites did this and took the number of women they needed from the dancers they caught. They went back to their own inheritance, rebuilt their cities, and lived in them.
Then the children of Israel went away from there, every man to his tribe and his family, every man went back to his heritage.
Search Results by Versions
Search Results by Book
- Genesis (135)
- Exodus (56)
- Leviticus (48)
- Numbers (57)
- Deuteronomy (54)
- Joshua (58)
- Judges (73)
- Ruth (19)
- 1 Samuel (95)
- 2 Samuel (85)
- 1 Kings (100)
- 2 Kings (73)
- 1 Chronicles (21)
- 2 Chronicles (84)
- Ezra (20)
- Nehemiah (28)
- Esther (13)
- Job (63)
- Psalm (121)
- Proverbs (38)
- Ecclesiastes (12)
- Song of Songs (4)
- Isaiah (104)
- Jeremiah (151)
- Lamentations (13)
- Ezekiel (84)
- Daniel (19)
- Hosea (26)
- Joel (14)
- Amos (11)
- Obadiah (2)
- Jonah (4)
- Micah (8)
- Nahum (5)
- Habakkuk (3)
- Zephaniah (4)
- Haggai (4)
- Zechariah (23)
- Malachi (10)
- Matthew (53)
- Mark (49)
- Luke (109)
- John (56)
- Acts (80)
- Romans (16)
- 1 Corinthians (13)
- 2 Corinthians (14)
- Galatians (5)
- Ephesians (5)
- Philippians (3)
- Colossians (3)
- 1 Thessalonians (4)
- 2 Thessalonians (3)
- 1 Timothy (2)
- 2 Timothy (3)
- Titus (1)
- Philemon (4)
- Hebrews (13)
- James (4)
- 1 Peter (6)
- 2 Peter (2)
- 1 John (1)
- 2 John (1)
- Revelation (11)
- Back-part (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backbite (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backbiters (2 instances in 7 translations)
- Backbiteth (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backbiting (2 instances in 11 translations)
- Backbitings (1 instance in 3 translations)
- Backbone (1 instance in 9 translations)
- Backdrop (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backed (2 instances in 1 translation)
- Background (3 instances in 2 translations)
- Backing (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backs (53 instances in 14 translations)
- Backside (3 instances in 2 translations)
- Backsides (2 instances in 2 translations)
- Backslidden (2 instances in 2 translations)
- Backslider (2 instances in 8 translations)
- Backsliding (16 instances in 9 translations)
- Backslidingly (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backslidings (5 instances in 7 translations)
- Backup (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Backward (41 instances in 12 translations)
- Backwards (13 instances in 9 translations)
- Back (2203 instances)
- Backbone (1 instance)
- Backward (41 instances)
- Backwards (13 instances)
- Binding (46 instances)
- Cover (306 instances)
- Game (14 instances)
- Hind (6 instances)
- Hinder (57 instances)
- Hindmost (6 instances)
- Rear (45 instances)
- Attacks On Jerusalem Turned Back
- Back Of Things
- Back to school
- Backsliding, Causes
- Backsliding, Christian Examples
- Backsliding, Israel Exanples
- Backsliding, Results
- Front And Back