'Buy' in the Bible
Every nation came to Joseph in Egypt to buy grain, for the famine was severe in every land.
Listen,” he went on, “I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die.”
So 10 of Joseph’s brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.
The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.
When Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he treated them like strangers and spoke harshly to them.“Where do you come from?” he asked.“From the land of Canaan to buy food,” they replied.
“No, my lord. Your servants have come to buy food,” they said.
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.”
If you will send our brother with us, we will go down and buy food for you.
They said, “Sir, we really did come down here the first time only to buy food.
We have brought additional money with us to buy food. We don’t know who put our money in the bags.”
But our father said, ‘Go again, and buy us some food.’
Why should we die here in front of you—both us and our land? Buy us and our land in exchange for food. Then we with our land will become Pharaoh’s slaves. Give us seed so that we can live and not die, and so that the land won’t become desolate.”
“When you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for six years; then in the seventh he is to leave as a free man without paying anything.
You may purchase food from them with silver, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink.
The Lord will take you back in ships to Egypt by a route that I said you would never see again. There you will sell yourselves to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you.”
I thought I should inform you: Buy it back in the presence of those seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. If you want to redeem it, do so. But if you do not want to redeem it, tell me so that I will know, because there isn’t anyone other than you to redeem it, and I am next after you.”“I want to redeem it,” he answered.
Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the land from Naomi, you will also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the deceased man, to perpetuate the man’s name on his property.”
So the redeemer removed his sandal and said to Boaz, “Buy back the property yourself.”
Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?”David replied, “To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the Lord, so the plague on the people may be halted.”
the masons, and the stonecutters—and would use it to buy timber and quarried stone to repair the damage to the Lord’s temple and for all spending for temple repairs.
They are to give it to the carpenters, builders, and masons to buy timber and quarried stone to repair the temple.
they gave it to the carpenters and builders and also used it to buy quarried stone and timbers—for joining and making beams—for the buildings that Judah’s kings had destroyed.
Then you are to buy with this money as many bulls, rams, and lambs as needed, along with their grain and drink offerings, and offer them on the altar at the house of your God in Jerusalem.
and said, “We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back.” They remained silent and could not say a word.
Instead, I devoted myself to the construction of the wall, and all my subordinates were gathered there for the work. We didn’t buy any land.
When the surrounding peoples bring merchandise or any kind of grain to sell on the Sabbath day, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or a holy day. We will also leave the land uncultivated in the seventh year and will cancel every debt.
Buy—and do not sell—truth,wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
“Come, everyone who is thirsty,come to the waters;and you without money,come, buy, and eat!Come, buy wine and milkwithout money and without cost!
This is what the Lord said to me: “Go and buy yourself a linen undergarment and put it on, but do not put it in water.”
This is what the Lord says: “Go, buy a potter’s clay jar. Take some of the elders of the people and some of the leading priests
Watch! Hanamel, the son of your uncle Shallum, is coming to you to say, ‘Buy my field in Anathoth for yourself, for you own the right of redemption to buy it.’
“Then my cousin Hanamel came to the guard’s courtyard as the Lord had said and urged me, ‘Please buy my field in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin, for you own the right of inheritance and redemption. Buy it for yourself.’ Then I knew that this was the word of the Lord.
Yet You, Lord God, have said to me: Buy the field with silver and call in witnesses—even though the city has been handed over to the Chaldeans!”
We can buy the poor with silverand the needy for a pair of sandalsand even sell the chaff!”
Those who buy them slaughter them but are not punished. Those who sell them say: Praise the Lord because I have become rich! Even their own shepherds have no compassion for them.
When evening came, the disciples approached Him and said, “This place is a wilderness, and it is already late. Send the crowds away so they can go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”
“The sensible ones answered, ‘No, there won’t be enough for us and for you. Go instead to those who sell, and buy oil for yourselves.’
“When they had gone to buy some, the groom arrived. Then those who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet, and the door was shut.
Send them away, so they can go into the surrounding countryside and villages to buy themselves something to eat.”
“You give them something to eat,” He responded.They said to Him, “Should we go and buy 200 denarii worth of bread and give them something to eat?”
“You give them something to eat,” He told them.“We have no more than five loaves and two fish,” they said, “unless we go and buy food for all these people.”
Then He said to them, “But now, whoever has a money-bag should take it, and also a traveling bag. And whoever doesn’t have a sword should sell his robe and buy one.
for His disciples had gone into town to buy food.
Therefore, when Jesus looked up and noticed a huge crowd coming toward Him, He asked Philip, “Where will we buy bread so these people can eat?”
Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor.
those who weep as though they did not weep, those who rejoice as though they did not rejoice, those who buy as though they did not possess,
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire so that you may be rich, white clothes so that you may be dressed and your shameful nakedness not be exposed, and ointment to spread on your eyes so that you may see.