'City' in the Bible
Then the devil takes him to the holy city, and sets him upon the edge of the temple,
Ye are the light of the world: a city situated on the top of a mountain cannot be hid.
nor by the earth, because it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.
But they that fed them fled, and went away into the city and related everything, and what had happened as to those possessed by demons.
And behold, the whole city went out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to go away out of their coasts.
And going on board the ship, he passed over and came to his own city.
These twelve Jesus sent out when he had charged them, saying, Go not off into the way of the nations, and into a city of Samaritans enter ye not;
But into whatsoever city or village ye enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and there remain till ye go forth.
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.
Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in judgment-day than for that city.
But when they persecute you in this city, flee to the other; for verily I say to you, Ye shall not have completed the cities of Israel until the Son of man be come.
But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not subsist.
And as he entered into Jerusalem, the whole city was moved, saying, Who is this?
And leaving them he went forth out of the city to Bethany, and there he passed the night.
But early in the morning, as he came back into the city, he hungered.
And when the king heard of it he was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes; and some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will persecute from city to city;
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
And he said, Go into the city unto such a one, and say to him, The Teacher says, My time is near, I will keep the passover in thy house with my disciples.
and going out of the tombs after his arising, entered into the holy city and appeared unto many.
And as they went, behold, some of the watch went into the city, and brought word to the chief priests of all that had taken place.
and the whole city was gathered together at the door.
But he, having gone forth, began to proclaim it much, and to spread the matter abroad, so that he could no longer enter openly into the city, but was without in desert places, and they came to him from every side.
And those that were feeding them fled and reported it in the city and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that had taken place.
And when it was evening he went forth without the city.
And he sends two of his disciples, and says to them, Go into the city, and a man shall meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him.
And his disciples went away and came into the city, and found as he had said to them; and they made ready the passover.
But in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent of God to a city of Galilee, of which the name was Nazareth,
And Mary, rising up in those days, went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah,
And all went to be inscribed in the census roll, each to his own city:
and Joseph also went up from Galilee out of the city Nazareth to Judaea, to David's city, the which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David,
for to-day a Saviour has been born to you in David's city, who is Christ the Lord.
And when they had completed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own city Nazareth.
and rising up they cast him forth out of the city, and led him up to the brow of the mountain upon which their city was built, so that they might throw him down the precipice;
and descended to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbaths.
And it came to pass afterwards he went into a city called Nain, and many of his disciples and a great crowd went with him.
And as he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, a dead man was carried out, the only son of his mother, and she a widow, and a very considerable crowd of the city was with her.
and behold, a woman in the city, who was a sinner, and knew that he was sitting at meat in the house of the Pharisee, having taken an alabaster box of myrrh,
And it came to pass afterwards that he went through the country city by city, and village by village, preaching and announcing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God; and the twelve were with him,
And a great crowd coming together, and those who were coming to him out of each city, he spoke by parable:
And as he got out of the ship on the land, a certain man out of the city met him, who had demons a long time, and put on no clothes, and did not abide in a house, but in the tombs.
But they that fed them, seeing what had happened, fled, and told it to the city and to the country.
Return to thine house and relate how great things God has done for thee. And he went away through the whole city, publishing how great things Jesus had done for him.
And as many as may not receive you, going forth from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a witness against them.
And the apostles having returned related to him whatever they had done. And he took them and withdrew apart into a desert place of a city called Bethsaida.
Now after these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place where he himself was about to come.
And into whatsoever city ye may enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you,
But into whatsoever city ye may have entered and they do not receive you, go out into its streets and say,
Even the dust of your city, which cleaves to us on the feet, do we shake off against you; but know this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh.
I say to you that it shall be more tolerable for Sodom in that day than for that city.
And he went through one city and village after another, teaching, and journeying to Jerusalem.
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen her brood under her wings, and ye would not.
And the bondman came up and brought back word of these things to his lord. Then the master of the house, in anger, said to his bondman, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring here the poor and crippled and lame and blind.
saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:
and there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adverse party.
And as he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it,
And he said to them, Behold, as ye enter into the city a man will meet you, carrying an earthen pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he goes in;
who was one who, for a certain tumult which had taken place in the city, and for murder, had been cast into prison.
(this man had not assented to their counsel and deed), of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews, who also waited, himself also, for the kingdom of God
And behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you; but do ye remain in the city till ye be clothed with power from on high.
And Philip was from Bethsaida, of the city of Andrew and Peter.
He comes therefore to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near to the land which Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
(for his disciples had gone away into the city that they might buy provisions).
The woman then left her waterpot and went away into the city, and says to the men,
They went out of the city and came to him.
But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.
Jesus therefore walked no longer openly among the Jews, but went away thence into the country near the desert, to a city called Ephraim, and there he sojourned with the disciples.
This title therefore many of the Jews read, for the place of the city where Jesus was crucified was near; and it was written in Hebrew, Greek, Latin.
And when they were come into the city, they went up to the upper chamber, where were staying both Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the zealot, and Jude the brother of James.
For in truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hadst anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the nations, and peoples of Israel, have been gathered together in this city
and having cast him out of the city, they stoned him. And the witnesses laid aside their clothes at the feet of a young man called Saul.
And Philip, going down to a city of Samaria, preached the Christ to them;
But a certain man, by name Simon, had been before in the city, using magic arts, and astonishing the nation of Samaria, saying that himself was some great one.
But rise up and enter into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
And on the morrow, as these were journeying and drawing near to the city, Peter went up on the house to pray, about the sixth hour.
I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in an ecstasy I saw a vision, a certain vessel descending like a great sheet, let down by four corners out of heaven, and it came even to me:
And having passed through a first and second guard, they came to the iron gate which leads into the city, which opened to them of itself; and going forth they went down one street, and immediately the angel left him.
And on the coming sabbath almost all the city was gathered together to hear the word of God.
But the Jews excited the women of the upper classes who were worshippers, and the first people of the city, and raised a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and cast them out of their coasts.
And the multitude of the city was divided, and some were with the Jews and some with the apostles.
And the priest of Jupiter who was before the city, having brought bulls and garlands to the gates, would have done sacrifice along with the crowds.
But there came Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds and stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing him to have died.
But while the disciples encircled him, he rose up and entered into the city. And on the morrow he went away with Barnabas to Derbe.
And having announced the glad tidings to that city, and having made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and Iconium, and Antioch,
For Moses, from generations of old, has in every city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath.
But after certain days Paul said to Barnabas, Let us return now and visit the brethren in every city where we have announced the word of the Lord, and see how they are getting on.
and thence to Philippi, which is the first city of that part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were staying in that city certain days.
And a certain woman, by name Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshipped God, heard; whose heart the Lord opened to attend to the things spoken by Paul.
and having brought them up to the praetors, said, These men utterly trouble our city, being Jews,
And they came and besought them, and having brought them out, asked them to go out of the city.
But the Jews having been stirred up to jealousy, and taken to themselves certain wicked men of the lowest rabble, and having got a crowd together, set the city in confusion; and having beset the house of Jason sought to bring them out to the people;
But in Athens, while Paul was waiting for them, his spirit was painfully excited in him seeing the city given up to idolatry.
because I am with thee, and no one shall set upon thee to injure thee; because I have much people in this city.
And the whole city was filled with confusion, and they rushed with one accord to the theatre, having seized and carried off with them Gaius and Aristarchus, Macedonians, fellow-travellers of Paul.
And the townclerk, having quieted the crowd, said, Ephesians, what man is there then who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is temple-keeper of Artemis the great, and of the image which fell down from heaven?
only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me.
But when we had completed the days, we set out and took our journey, all of them accompanying us, with wives and children, till we were out of the city. And kneeling down upon the shore we prayed.
For they had before seen Trophimus the Ephesian with him in the city, whom they supposed that Paul had brought into the temple.
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