40 occurrences in 13 translations

'Began' in the Bible

After this, Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside. He spent some time there with them and began baptizing.

Then the woman left her water jar and went away to the town. And she began telling the people,

So they left the town and began coming to him.

So the disciples began to say to one another, "No one has brought him anything to eat, have they?"

So when the Samaritans came to him, they began asking him to stay with them. He stayed there two days,

Having heard that Jesus had come back from Judea into Galilee, he went away to meet Him and began to beg Him to come down and cure his son, for he was lying at the point of death.

Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.

Immediately the man became well, and picked up his pallet and began to walk. Now it was the Sabbath on that day.

This is why the Jews began trying all the more to kill Him: not only was He breaking the Sabbath, but He was even calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.

Now when the people saw the miraculous sign that Jesus performed, they began to say to one another, "This is certainly the Prophet who is to come into the world."

And getting into a boat, they began to go to the other side of the sea, to Capernaum. And it had already become dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them.

Then a high wind arose, and the sea began to churn.

Then the Jewish leaders began grumbling about him because he said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."

Then the Jews began to argue with one another, saying, "How can this man give us His flesh to eat?"

When the festival was already half over, Jesus went up into the temple complex and began to teach.

Consider therefore. Moses gave you the rite of circumcision (not that it began with Moses, but with your earlier forefathers)

Then some of the people of Jerusalem began saying, "This is the man they are trying to kill, isn't it?

When they heard these words, some of the crowd began to say, "This really is the Prophet!"

At dawn He went to the temple complex again, and all the people were coming to Him. He sat down and began to teach them.

They said this to test him, so that they might have a charge against him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with his finger.

Then He leant forward again, and again began to write on the ground.

When they heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones, and He was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the center of the court.

So the Jewish leaders began to say, "Perhaps he is going to kill himself, because he says, 'Where I am going you cannot come.'"

So they began to say to him, "Who are you?" Jesus said to them, "{What} I have been saying to you [from] the beginning.

Then the neighbors and the people who had seen him previously as a beggar began saying, "Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?"

So they began to say to him, "How were your eyes opened?"

So the Pharisees also began to ask him how he had gained his sight. He told them, "He put mud on my eyes, then I washed, and now I can see."

Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.

So the Jews surrounded Him and began asking Him, How long are You going to keep us in doubt and suspense? If You are really the Christ (the Messiah), tell us so plainly and openly.

Many came to him and began to say, "John performed no miraculous sign, but everything John said about this man was true!"

took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began to shout, "Hosanna! BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, even the King of Israel."

these then came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and began to ask him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus."

[Now] before the Passover Feast began, Jesus knew (was fully aware) that the time had come for Him to leave this world and return to the Father. And as He had loved those who were His own in the world, He loved them to the last and to the highest degree.

After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.

The disciples began looking at one another, completely mystified about whom he was speaking.

They kept coming up to him and saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!" Then they began to slap him on the face.

More alarmed than ever, Pilate no sooner heard these words than he re-entered the Praetorium and began to question Jesus.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

יסד 
Y@cud 
Usage: 1

צלל 
Tsalal 
began to be dark , shadowing
Usage: 2

שׁרא 
Sh@re' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47



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