'Body' in the Bible
But look, the word of the Lord came to him: "This man will not be your heir, but instead a son who comes from your own body will be your heir."
So Joseph died at the age of 110. After they embalmed him, his body was placed in a coffin in Egypt.
He looked this way and that and saw that no one was there, and then he attacked the Egyptian and concealed the body in the sand.
for it is his only covering -- it is his garment for his body. What else can he sleep in? And when he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am gracious.
He must bring them to the priest and present first the one that is for a sin offering. The priest must pinch its head at the nape of its neck, but must not sever the head from the body.
"When someone has a swelling or a scab or a bright spot on the skin of his body that may become a diseased infection, he must be brought to Aaron the priest or one of his sons, the priests.
The priest must then examine the infection on the skin of the body, and if the hair in the infection has turned white and the infection appears to be deeper than the skin of the body, then it is a diseased infection, so when the priest examines it he must pronounce the person unclean.
"If it is a white bright spot on the skin of his body, but it does not appear to be deeper than the skin, and the hair has not turned white, then the priest is to quarantine the person with the infection for seven days.
it is a chronic disease on the skin of his body, so the priest is to pronounce him unclean. The priest must not merely quarantine him, for he is unclean.
the priest must then examine it, and if the disease covers his whole body, he is to pronounce the person with the infection clean. He has turned all white, so he is clean.
"When someone's body has a boil on its skin and it heals,
"When a body has a burn on its skin and the raw area of the burn becomes a reddish white or white bright spot,
"When a man or a woman has bright spots -- white bright spots -- on the skin of their body,
the priest is to examine them, and if the bright spots on the skin of their body are faded white, it is a harmless rash that has broken out on the skin. The person is clean.
The priest is to examine it, and if the swelling of the infection is reddish white in the back or front bald area like the appearance of a disease on the skin of the body,
When the seventh day comes he must shave all his hair -- his head, his beard, his eyebrows, all his hair -- and he must wash his clothes, bathe his body in water, and so be clean.
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When any man has a discharge from his body, his discharge is unclean.
Now this is his uncleanness in regard to his discharge -- whether his body secretes his discharge or blocks his discharge, he is unclean. All the days that his body has a discharge or his body blocks his discharge, this is his uncleanness.
The one who touches the body of the man with a discharge must wash his clothes, bathe in water, and be unclean until evening.
"'When a man has a seminal emission, he must bathe his whole body in water and be unclean until evening,
"'When a woman has a discharge and her discharge is blood from her body, she is to be in her menstruation seven days, and anyone who touches her will be unclean until evening.
He must put on a holy linen tunic, linen leggings are to cover his body, and he is to wrap himself with a linen sash and wrap his head with a linen turban. They are holy garments, so he must bathe his body in water and put them on.
Then he must bathe his body in water in a holy place, put on his clothes, and go out and make his burnt offering and the people's burnt offering. So he is to make atonement on behalf of himself and the people.
and the one who sent the goat away to Azazel must wash his clothes, bathe his body in water, and afterward he may reenter the camp.
and the one who burns them must wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and afterward he may reenter the camp.
But if he does not wash his clothes and does not bathe his body, he will bear his punishment for iniquity.'"
You must not slash your body for a dead person or incise a tattoo on yourself. I am the Lord.
Priests must not have a bald spot shaved on their head, they must not shave the corner of their beard, and they must not cut slashes in their body.
the person who touches any of these will be unclean until evening and must not eat from the holy offerings unless he has bathed his body in water.
"'All the days that he separates himself to the Lord he must not contact a dead body.
And do this to them to purify them: Sprinkle water of purification on them; then have them shave all their body and wash their clothes, and so purify themselves.
It happened that some men who were ceremonially defiled by the dead body of a man could not keep the Passover on that day, so they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.
And those men said to him, "We are ceremonially defiled by the dead body of a man; why are we kept back from offering the Lord's offering at its appointed time among the Israelites?"
"Tell the Israelites, 'If any of you or of your posterity become ceremonially defiled by touching a dead body, or are on a journey far away, then he may observe the Passover to the Lord.
And whoever touches the body of someone killed with a sword in the open fields, or the body of someone who died of natural causes, or a human bone, or a grave, will be unclean seven days.
his body must not remain all night on the tree; instead you must make certain you bury him that same day, for the one who is left exposed on a tree is cursed by God. You must not defile your land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
But when they got up early the following day, Dagon was again lying on the ground before the ark of the Lord. The head of Dagon and his two hands were sheared off and were lying at the threshold. Only Dagon's body was left intact.
He had a bronze helmet on his head and was wearing scale body armor. The weight of his bronze body armor was five thousand shekels.
Then Saul clothed David with his own fighting attire and put a bronze helmet on his head. He also put body armor on him.
They took Asahel's body and buried him in his father's tomb at Bethlehem. Joab and his men then traveled all that night and reached Hebron by dawn.
He got up on the bed and spread his body out over the boy; he put his mouth on the boy's mouth, his eyes over the boy's eyes, and the palms of his hands against the boy's palms. He bent down over him, and the boy's skin grew warm.
His servants took his body back to Jerusalem and buried him in his tomb with his ancestors in the city of David.
One day some men were burying a man when they spotted a raiding party. So they threw the dead man into Elisha's tomb. When the body touched Elisha's bones, the dead man came to life and stood on his feet.
His body was carried back by horses and he was buried in Jerusalem with his ancestors in the city of David.
His servants transported his dead body from Megiddo in a chariot and brought it to Jerusalem, where they buried him in his tomb. The people of the land took Josiah's son Jehoahaz, poured olive oil on his head, and made him king in his father's place.
His body was carried back by horses, and he was buried in Jerusalem with his ancestors in the City of David.
From that day forward, half of my men were doing the work and half of them were taking up spears, shields, bows, and body armor. Now the officers were behind all the people of Judah
My body is clothed with worms and dirty scabs; my skin is broken and festering.
For, when I think about this, I am terrified and my body feels a shudder.
his body well nourished, and the marrow of his bones moist.
My skin has turned dark on me; my body is hot with fever.
When I refused to confess my sin, my whole body wasted away, while I groaned in pain all day long.
My whole body is sick because of your judgment; I am deprived of health because of my sin.
For I am overcome with shame and my whole body is sick.
My body trembles because I fear you; I am afraid of your judgments.
This will bring healing to your body, and refreshment to your inner self.
for they are life to those who find them and healing to one's entire body.
And at the end of your life you will groan when your flesh and your body are wasted away.
A tranquil spirit revives the body, but envy is rottenness to the bones.
A bright look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the body.
Banish emotional stress from your mind. and put away pain from your body; for youth and the prime of life are fleeting.
Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. There is no end to the making of many books, and much study is exhausting to the body.
Why do you insist on being battered? Why do you continue to rebel? Your head has a massive wound, your whole body is weak.
He wears his desire for justice like body armor, and his desire to deliver is like a helmet on his head. He puts on the garments of vengeance and wears zeal like a robe.
For,' I say, 'just as shorts cling tightly to a person's body, so I bound the whole nation of Israel and the whole nation of Judah tightly to me.' I intended for them to be my special people and to bring me fame, honor, and praise. But they would not obey me.
He will be left unburied just like a dead donkey. His body will be dragged off and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem.'"
and they brought Uriah back from there. They took him to King Jehoiakim, who had him executed and had his body thrown into the burial place of the common people.
So the Lord says concerning King Jehoiakim of Judah, "None of his line will occupy the throne of David. His dead body will be thrown out to be exposed to scorching heat by day and frost by night.
Under the platform their wings were stretched out, each toward the other. Each of the beings also had two wings covering its body.
I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. I will remove the heart of stone from your body and give you a heart of flesh.
Now in that very moment this pronouncement about Nebuchadnezzar came true. He was driven from human society, he ate grass like oxen, and his body became damp with the dew of the sky, until his hair became long like an eagle's feathers, and his nails like a bird's claws.
He was driven from human society, his mind was changed to that of an animal, he lived with the wild donkeys, he was fed grass like oxen, and his body became damp with the dew of the sky, until he came to understand that the most high God rules over human kingdoms, and he appoints over them whomever he wishes.
"Then I kept on watching because of the arrogant words of the horn that was speaking. I was watching until the beast was killed and its body destroyed and thrown into the flaming fire.
His body resembled yellow jasper, and his face had an appearance like lightning. His eyes were like blazing torches; his arms and feet had the gleam of polished bronze. His voice thundered forth like the sound of a large crowd.
You march out to deliver your people, to deliver your special servant. You strike the leader of the wicked nation, laying him open from the lower body to the neck. Selah.
Then Haggai asked, "If a person who is ritually unclean because of touching a dead body comes in contact with one of these items, will it become unclean?" The priests answered, "It will be unclean."
If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away! It is better to lose one of your members than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away! It is better to lose one of your members than to have your whole body go into hell.
"The eye is the lamp of the body. If then your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.
But if your eye is diseased, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Isn't there more to life than food and more to the body than clothing?
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Then John's disciples came and took the body and buried it and went and told Jesus.
When she poured this oil on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after giving thanks he broke it, gave it to his disciples, and said, "Take, eat, this is my body."
He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered that it be given to him.
Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
So give orders to secure the tomb until the third day. Otherwise his disciples may come and steal his body and say to the people, 'He has been raised from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first."
telling them, "You are to say, 'His disciples came at night and stole his body while we were asleep.'
At once the bleeding stopped, and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.
When John's disciples heard this, they came and took his body and placed it in a tomb.
So they seized him, killed him, and threw his body out of the vineyard.
She did what she could. She anointed my body beforehand for burial.
While they were eating, he took bread, and after giving thanks he broke it, gave it to them, and said, "Take it. This is my body."
Joseph of Arimathea, a highly regarded member of the council, who was himself looking forward to the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
When Pilate was informed by the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.
After Joseph bought a linen cloth and took down the body, he wrapped it in the linen and placed it in a tomb cut out of the rock. Then he rolled a stone across the entrance of the tomb.
Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where the body was placed.
Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is diseased, your body is full of darkness.
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