'Body' in the Bible
Now the word of the Lord came to him: “This one will not be your heir; instead, one who comes from your own body will be your heir.”
In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head—from off you—and hang you on a tree. Then the birds will eat the flesh from your body.”
For it is his only covering; it is the clothing for his body. What will he sleep in? And if he cries out to Me, I will listen because I am compassionate.
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 of body armor so that it does not tear.
It must not be used for ordinary anointing on a person’s body, and you must not make anything like it using its formula. It is holy, and it must be holy to you.
There was an opening in the center of the robe like that of body armor with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.
“When a person has a swelling, scab, or spot on the skin of his body, and it becomes a disease on the skin of his body, he is to be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons, the priests.
The priest will examine the infection on the skin of his body. If the hair in the infection has turned white and the infection appears to be deeper than the skin of his body, it is a skin disease. After the priest examines him, he must pronounce him unclean.
But if the spot on the skin of his body is white and does not appear to be deeper than the skin, and the hair in it has not turned white, the priest must quarantine the infected person for seven days.
it is a chronic disease on the skin of his body, and the priest must pronounce him unclean. He need not quarantine him, for he is unclean.
the priest will look, and if the skin disease has covered his entire body, he is to pronounce the infected person clean. Since he has turned totally white, he is clean.
“When a boil appears on the skin of one’s body and it heals,
“When there is a burn on the skin of one’s body produced by fire, and the patch made raw by the burn becomes reddish-white or white,
“When a man or a woman has white spots on the skin of the body,
the priest is to make an examination. If the spots on the skin of the body are dull white, it is only a rash that has broken out on the skin; the person is clean.
The priest is to examine him, and if the swelling of the infection on his bald head or forehead is reddish-white, like the appearance of a skin disease on his body,
“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When any man has a discharge from his body, he is unclean.
This is uncleanness of his discharge: Whether his body secretes the discharge or retains it, he is unclean. All the days that his body secretes or retains anything because of his discharge, he is unclean.
Whoever touches the body of the man with a discharge is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
“When the man with the discharge has been cured of it, he is to count seven days for his cleansing, wash his clothes, and bathe his body in fresh water; he will be clean.
“When a woman has a discharge, and it consists of blood from her body, she will be unclean because of her menstruation for seven days. Everyone who touches her will be unclean until evening.
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.
He will bathe his body with water in a holy place and put on his clothes. Then he must go out and sacrifice his burnt offering and the people’s burnt offering; he will make atonement for himself and for the people.
The man who released the goat for azazel is to wash his clothes and bathe his body with water; afterward he may reenter the camp.
the man who touches any of these will remain unclean until evening and is not to eat from the holy offerings unless he has bathed his body with water.
He must not go near a dead body during the time he consecrates himself to the Lord.
Then the priest must wash his clothes and bathe his body in water; after that he may enter the camp, but he will remain ceremonially unclean until evening.
The one who burned the cow must also wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
Anyone who touches a body of a person who has died, and does not purify himself, defiles the tabernacle of the Lord. That person will be cut off from Israel. He remains unclean because the water for impurity has not been sprinkled on him, and his uncleanness is still on him.
“If anyone is found guilty of an offense deserving the death penalty and is executed, and you hang his body on a tree,
He hung the body of the king of Ai on a tree until evening, and at sunset Joshua commanded that they take his body down from the tree. They threw it down at the entrance of the city gate and put a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.
All the Israelites from Dan to Beer-sheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the community assembled as one body before the Lord at Mizpah.
Then they put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his body on the wall of Beth-shan.
all their brave men set out, journeyed all night, and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan. When they arrived at Jabesh, they burned the bodies there.
But Asahel refused to turn away, so Abner hit him in the stomach with the end of his spear. The spear went through his body, and he fell and died right there. When all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, they stopped,
When your time comes and you rest with your fathers, I will raise up after you your descendant, who will come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom.
When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.
From Megiddo his servants carried his dead body in a chariot, brought him into Jerusalem, and buried him in his own tomb. Then the common people took Jehoahaz son of Josiah, anointed him, and made him king in place of his father.
all their brave men set out and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons and brought them to Jabesh. They buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh and fasted seven days.
so that I prefer strangling—death rather than life in this body.
He feels only the pain of his own bodyand mourns only for himself.
My eyes have grown dim from grief,and my whole body has become but a shadow.
When I think about it, I am terrifiedand my body trembles in horror.
His body is well fed,and his bones are full of marrow.
Therefore my heart is gladand my spirit rejoices;my body also rests securely.
There is no health in my bodybecause of Your indignation;there is no strength in my bonesbecause of my sin.
For my loins are full of burning pain,and there is no health in my body.
A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.I thirst for You;my body faints for Youin a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.
He wore cursing like his coat—let it enter his body like waterand go into his bones like oil.
My knees are weak from fasting,and my body is emaciated.
This will be healing for your bodyand strengthening for your bones.
For they are life to those who find them,and health to one’s whole body.
At the end of your life, you will lamentwhen your physical body has been consumed,
A tranquil heart is life to the body,but jealousy is rottenness to the bones.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb:sweet to the taste and health to the body.
I explored with my mind how to let my body enjoy life with wine and how to grasp folly—my mind still guiding me with wisdom—until I could see what is good for people to do under heaven during the few days of their lives.
But beyond these, my son, be warned: there is no end to the making of many books, and much study wearies the body.
His arms are rods of goldset with topaz.His body is an ivory panelcovered with sapphires.
On that daythe splendor of Jacob will fade,and his healthy body will become emaciated.
Your descendants would have been as countless as the sand,and the offspring of your body like its grains;their name would not be cut offor eliminated from My presence.
And when you ask yourself,“Why have these things happened to me?”It is because of your great guiltthat your skirts have been stripped off,your body exposed.
That is what their faces were like. Their wings were spread upward; each had two wings touching that of another and two wings covering its body.
At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.
He was driven away from people, his mind was like an animal’s, he lived with the wild donkeys, he was fed grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky until he acknowledged that the Most High God is ruler over the kingdom of men and sets anyone He wants over it.
“I watched, then, because of the sound of the arrogant words the horn was speaking. As I continued watching, the beast was killed and its body destroyed and given over to the burning fire.
I didn’t eat any rich food, no meat or wine entered my mouth, and I didn’t put any oil on my body until the three weeks were over.
His body was like topaz, his face like the brilliance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.
Would the Lord be pleased with thousands of ramsor with ten thousand streams of oil?Should I give my firstborn for my transgression,the child of my body for my own sin?
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to go into hell!
“The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.
But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light within you is darkness—how deep is that darkness!
“This is why I tell you: Don’t worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food and the body more than clothing?
Don’t fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
By pouring this fragrant oil on My body, she has prepared Me for burial.
As they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take and eat it; this is My body.”
He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. Then Pilate ordered that it be released.
So Joseph took the body, wrapped it in clean, fine linen,
Instantly her flow of blood ceased, and she sensed in her body that she was cured of her affliction.
She has done what she could; she has anointed My body in advance for burial.
As they were eating, He took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.”
Now a certain young man, having a linen cloth wrapped around his naked body, was following Him. They caught hold of him,
Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Sanhedrin who was himself looking forward to the kingdom of God, came and boldly went in to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.
Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.
If, therefore, your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be entirely illuminated, as when a lamp shines its light on you.”
“And I say to you, My friends, don’t fear those who kill the body, and after that can do nothing more.
Then He said to His disciples: “Therefore I tell you, don’t worry about your life, what you will eat; or about the body, what you will wear.
For life is more than food and the body more than clothing.
There in front of Him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.
And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said, “This is My body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me.”
He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.
The women who had come with Him from Galilee followed along and observed the tomb and how His body was placed.
They went in but did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
and when they didn’t find His body, they came and reported that they had seen a vision of angels who said He was alive.
But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.
After this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus—but secretly because of his fear of the Jews—asked Pilate that he might remove Jesus’ body. Pilate gave him permission, so he came and took His body away.
Then they took Jesus’ body and wrapped it in linen cloths with the aromatic spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.
She saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet, where Jesus’ body had been lying.
The young men got up, wrapped his body, carried him out, and buried him.
Then Peter sent them all out of the room. He knelt down, prayed, and turning toward the body said, “Tabitha, get up!” She opened her eyes, saw Peter, and sat up.
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