25 occurrences in 12 translations

'Caves' in the Bible

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

So he attacked them ruthlessly in a massive slaughter, then left to live in the caves of Etam.

In response, 3,000 soldiers from the tribe of Judah went down to the caves of the rock of Etam and asked Samson, "Don't you know that the Philistines have us in their control? What have you done to us?" "I did to them what they did to me," he answered.

So they said, "No, we won't. But we're going to tie you up securely and transfer you to their custody. But we won't kill you." Then they bound him with two ropes and brought him up from the caves.

When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.

While he [was] speaking to them, {the champion}, whose name was Goliath the Philistine from Gath, [was] coming up from the caves of [the] Philistines. He spoke {just as he had previously}, and David heard [his words].

He’s probably already hiding in one of the caves or some other place. If some of our troops fall first, someone is sure to hear and say, ‘There’s been a slaughter among the people who follow Absalom.’

When Jezebel was killing the Lord's prophets, Obadiah took one hundred prophets and hid them in two caves in two groups of fifty. He also brought them food and water.)

Certainly my master is aware of what I did when Jezebel was killing the Lord's prophets. I hid one hundred of the Lord's prophets in two caves in two groups of fifty and I brought them food and water.

To dwell in the clifts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.

Because of laziness the roof caves in,and because of negligent hands the house leaks.

And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.

At that time men will throw their silver and gold idols, which they made for themselves to worship, into the caves where rodents and bats live,

They will go into the caves of the rocksand the crevices in the cliffs,away from the terror of the Lordand from His majestic splendor,when He rises to terrify the earth.

For the palace shall be deserted, the multitude of the city shall be forsaken; hill and watchtower shall be caves for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

But this is a people plundered and despoiled;All of them are trapped in caves,Or are hidden away in prisons;They have become a prey with none to deliver them,And a spoil, with none to say, “Give them back!”

Who sit among the graves [trying to conjure up evil spirits] and spend the night in the secret places [where spirits are thought to dwell];Who eat swine’s flesh,And their pots hold the broth of unclean meat;

Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; As I live, surely they that are in the wastes shall fall by the sword, and him that is in the open field will I give to the beasts to be devoured, and they that be in the forts and in the caves shall die of the pestilence.

Moreover, I will bring on youThe one who takes possession,O inhabitant of Mareshah (Prominent Place).The glory (nobility) of Israel will enter Adullam [seeking refuge].

The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with prey, and his dens with ravin.

The seacoast will become pasturelandswith caves for shepherds and folds for sheep.

Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the military commanders, the rich, the powerful, and every slave and free person hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חר חור 
Chowr 
Usage: 7

מחלּה 
M@chillah 
Usage: 1

מערה 
M@`arah 
cave , den , holes
Usage: 39

κρανίον 
Kranion 
Usage: 4

ὀπή 
Ope 
Usage: 2

σπήλαιον 
Spelaion 
den , cave
Usage: 3

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