'Close' in the Bible
"Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."
From that time Jesus began to preach. "Repent," He said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."
And as you go, preach and say, 'The Kingdom of the Heavens is close at hand.'
The enemy who sows the darnel is *the Devil*; the harvest is the Close of the Age; the reapers are the angels.
As then the darnel is collected together and burnt up with fire, so will it be at the Close of the Age.
So will it be at the Close of the Age. The angels will go forth and separate the wicked from among the righteous,
Afterwards He was on the Mount of Olives and was seated there when the disciples came to Him, apart from the others, and said, "Tell us when this will be; and what will be the sign of your Coming and of the Close of the Age?"
"Go into the city," He replied, "to a certain man, and tell him, 'The Teacher says, My time is close at hand. It is at your house that I shall keep the Passover with my disciples.'"
Then He came to the disciples and said, "Sleep on and rest. See, the moment is close at hand when the Son of Man is to be betrayed into the hands of sinful men.
Rouse yourselves. Let us be going. My betrayer is close at hand."
and teach them to obey every command which I have given you. And remember, I am with you always, day by day, until the Close of the Age."
"The time has fully come," He said, "and the Kingdom of God is close at hand: repent, and believe this Good News.
Once more He began to teach by the side of the Lake, and a vast multitude of people came together to listen to Him. He therefore went on board the boat and sat there, a little way from the land; and all the people were on the shore close to the water.
Rouse yourselves, let us be going: my betrayer is close at hand."
tempted all the while by the Devil. During those days He ate nothing, and at the close of them He suffered from hunger.
Then He went close and touched the bier, and the bearers halted. "Young man," He said, "I command you, wake!"
and, standing behind close to His feet, weeping, began to wet His feet with her tears; and with her hair she wiped the tears away again, while she lovingly kissed His feet and poured the perfume over them.
came close behind Him and touched the tassel of His robe; and instantly her flow of blood stopped.
"'The very dust of your town that hangs about us we wipe off as a protest. Only be sure of this, that the Kingdom of God is close at hand.'
Now the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners were everywhere in the habit of coming close to Him to listen to Him;
At length Jesus stopped and desired them to bring the man to Him; and when he had come close to Him He asked him,
"See to it," He replied, "that you are not misled; for many will come assuming my name and professing, 'I am He,' or saying, 'The time is close at hand.' Do not go and follow them.
"But when you see Jerusalem with armies encamping round her on every side, then be certain that her overthrow is close at hand.
The women--those who had come with Jesus from Galilee--followed close behind, and saw the tomb and how His body was placed.
Now standing close to the cross of Jesus were His mother and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.
Therefore, because it was the day of Preparation for the Jewish Passover, and the tomb was close at hand, they put Jesus there.
As soon as they landed, they saw a charcoal fire burning there, with fish broiling on it, and bread close by.
some men were carrying there one who had been lame from birth, whom they were wont to place every day close to the Beautiful Gate (as it was called)
Simon himself also believed, and after being baptized remained in close attendance on Philip, and was full of amazement at seeing such signs and such great miracles performed.
He is staying as a guest with Simon, a tanner, who has a house close to the sea."
Send therefore to Jaffa, and invite Simon, surnamed Peter, to come here. He is staying as a guest in the house of Simon, a tanner, close to the sea.'
"While I was in the town of Jaffa, offering prayer," he said, "in a trance I saw a vision. There descended what seemed to be an enormous sail, being let down from the sky by ropes at the four corners, and it came close to me.
She kept following close behind Paul and the rest of us, crying aloud, "These men are the bondservants of the Most High God, and are proclaiming to you the way of salvation."
It was now the fourteenth night, and we were drifting through the Sea of Adria, when, about midnight, the sailors suspected that land was close at hand.
But what does it say? "The Message is close to you, in your mouth and in your heart;" that is, the Message which we are publishing about the faith--
Where each one stood when he was called, there, brethren, let him still stand--close to God.
Do not come into close association with unbelievers, like oxen yoked with asses. For what is there in common between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what partnership has light with darkness?
If you warn the brethren of these dangers you will be a good and faithful servant of Christ Jesus, inwardly feeding on the lessons of the faith and of the sound teaching of which you have been, and are, so close a follower.
I for my part am like a drink-offering which is already being poured out; and the time for my departure is now close at hand.
In that case Christ would have needed to suffer many times, from the creation of the world onwards; but as a matter of fact He has appeared once for all, at the Close of the Ages, in order to do away with sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.
But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.
Blessed is he who reads and blessed are those who listen to the words of this prophecy and lay to heart what is written in it; for the time for its fulfillment is now close at hand.
I looked and a pale-colored horse appeared. Its rider's name was Death, and Hades came close behind him; and authority was given to them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with the sword or with famine or pestilence or by means of the wild beasts of the earth.
And another angel came and stood close to the altar, carrying a censer of gold; and abundance of incense was given to him that he might place it with the prayers of all God's people upon the golden altar which was in front of the throne.
"Make no secret," he added, "of the meaning of the predictions contained in this book; for the time for their fulfillment is now close at hand.
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