'Carefully' in the Bible
Now, listen carefully! The cry of the Israelis has come to my attention about how severely the Egyptians have been oppressing them.
There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."
The LORD told Moses, "Listen very carefully! I'll cause food to rain down for you from heaven, and the people are to go out and gather each day's portion on that day. In this way I'll test them to demonstrate whether or not they'll live according to my instructions.
And now if you carefully obey me and keep my covenant, you are to be my special possession out of all the nations, because the whole earth belongs to me,
Indeed, if you carefully obey him and do everything that I say, then I'll be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries,
Observe them carefully, because this will show your wisdom and discernment in the eyes of people who'll listen to all these decrees. Then they'll say: "Surely this great nation is a wise and discerning people.'
Only guard yourselves carefully so you won't forget the things that you saw and let them slip from your mind for the rest of your life. Tell them to your children and to your grandchildren.
"If you carefully observe the commands that I'm giving you today, to love the LORD your God and serve him with all your heart and soul,
"If you carefully observe all of these commands that I'm giving you to do to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cling to him,
"These are the statutes and ordinances that you must carefully observe in the land that the LORD God of your ancestors has given you to possess every day that you live on the earth.
Only be certain to obey the voice of the LORD your God. Carefully observe all of these commands that I'm commanding to you today.
carry out the verdict that was declared to you at the place that the LORD will choose. Carefully observe all of their instructions to you
"In cases of leprosy, be very careful to observe exactly what the Levitical priests instructed you. Carefully follow what I have commanded them.
he told them, "Take to heart my entire testimony against you today. Command your children to observe carefully every word of this Law,
Jonathan told David, "The LORD God of Israel is my witness that I'll carefully question my father by tomorrow or the next day. And if the response is favorable for David, will I not then send word to you and let you know?
"This is what the LORD says: ""Listen very carefully! ""I'm raising up evil against you right out of your own household. ""I'm going to take your wives away from you right before your eyes. ""Then I'll give them to your neighbor. ""And then he's going to have sex with your wives in broad daylight!
The next morning, I got up to nurse my son, and he was dead. But when I examined him carefully in the light of day, he turned out not to be my son whom I had borne!"
Solomon also inlaid the doors with cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers. He overlaid them with gold that was carefully applied on the engraved work.
So let the fear of the LORD rest upon you, be on your guard, and act carefully, because with the LORD our God there is neither injustice, nor partiality, nor bribery."
The memorandum you sent to us has been read and carefully considered.
please turn your attention to observe carefully and listen to the prayer of your servant today that I am presenting to you day and night on behalf of your servants, the Israelis.
So after thinking it over carefully, I accused the officials and nobles openly, "Every one of you is charging your fellow countrymen interest!" So I opened a public investigation against them.
"Look, I've seen everything; I've listened carefully and I understand.
"Listen carefully to my words; let this encourage all of you.
Yes, Job, his eyes constantly watch the behavior of human beings; he carefully observes their every step.
Listen carefully to his thundering voice; to the sound that rumbles from his mouth.
LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,
My son, don't forget my instruction, and keep my commandments carefully in mind.
My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment,
Carefully measure the paths for your feet, and all your ways will be established.
so you may carefully practice discretion and your lips preserve knowledge.
Whenever you sit down to dine with a ruler, carefully think about what is before you.
For the wise person thinks carefully when in mourning, but fools focus their thoughts on pleasure.
I observed all this, and carefully considered everything that is undertaken on earth, especially the time when someone dominates another to his detriment.
at the time that you plant them, carefully making them grow, the very morning you make your seed to sprout, your harvest will be ruined in a time of grief and unbearable pain."
Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.
If you listen to me carefully," declares the LORD, "and don't bring a load through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, and you consecrate the Sabbath day and don't do any work on it,
Rather, carefully obey this message, and then kings sitting for David on his throne and riding in chariots and on horses will enter the gates of this house. The king will enter along with his officials and his people.
Next, he told me, "Son of Man, take to heart every word that I'm telling you. Listen carefully,
This is what the man told me: "Son of Man, watch carefully, listen closely, and remember everything I'm going to be showing you, because you've been brought here to be shown what you're about to see. Be sure that you tell the house of Israel everything that you observe."
Then the LORD told me, "Son of Man, watch carefully, listen closely, and remember everything I'm going to be telling you about all the statutes pertaining to the LORD's Temple and all of its laws. Pay careful attention to the entrance to the Temple, along with all of the exits from the sanctuary."
This is what I saw in the visions of my head while I was in bed: I was looking and listen carefully! I saw a tree in the middle of the earth, the height of which was very great.
"Now this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, says: "Carefully consider your ways:
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Carefully consider your ways:
"Indeed, the LORD God of Israel says that he hates divorce, along with the one who conceals his violence by outward appearances," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "So guard yourselves carefully, and don't be unfaithful."
and sent them to Bethlehem. He told them, "As you go, search carefully for the child. When you find him, tell me so that I, too, may go and worship him."
I, too, have carefully investigated everything from the beginning and have decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
because it is written, "God will put his angels in charge of you to watch over you carefully.
"Listen carefully to these words. The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into human hands."
"Or suppose a woman has ten coins and loses one of them. She lights a lamp, sweeps the house, and searches carefully until she finds it, doesn't she?
You examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me.
Then he told them, "Fellow Israelis, consider carefully what you propose to do to these men.
A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in purple goods, was listening to us. She was a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to listen carefully to what was being said by Paul.
These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.
Take these men, go through the purification ceremony with them, and pay their expenses to shave their heads. Then everyone will know that there is nothing in what they have been told about you, but that you are carefully observing and keeping the Law.
Now then, you and the Council must notify the tribune to bring him down to you on the pretext that you want to look into his case more carefully, but before he arrives we'll be ready to kill him."
He answered, "The Jewish leaders have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down to the Council tomorrow as though they were going to examine his case more carefully.
Two or three prophets should speak, and others should weigh carefully what is said.
and studies himself carefully, and then goes off and immediately forgets what he looks like.