'Continue' in the Bible
But Abram replied, "Lord GOD, what can you give me since I continue to be childless, and the heir of my household is Eliezer from Damascus?
I'll bring some food for you, and after that you may continue your journey, since you have come to visit your servant." So they replied, "Okay! Do what you've proposed."
the angel who has been rescuing me from all sorts of evil, bless these young men. May my name continue to live on within them, including the names of my ancestors Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a vast multitude throughout the earth."
Moses said, "Right now I'm going to leave you, and I'll pray to the LORD that the swarms of insects may depart from Pharaoh, from his officials, and from his people tomorrow. But Pharaoh, don't continue lying by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the LORD."
Moses told him, "When I leave the city I'll spread out my hands to the LORD. The thunder will cease and the hail won't continue, so that you may know that the earth belongs to the LORD.
The fire is to continue to burn on the altar and is never to be extinguished."
"If a man takes his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, so that he exposes her nakedness and she exposes his nakedness, it's a shameful thing. They are to be eliminated from contact with their people in front of their people's children. He has exposed his sister's nakedness. He'll continue to bear responsibility for his iniquity.
"You are not to have sexual relations with your mother's sister or your father's sister, because that is laying bare the nakedness of his close relative. They'll continue to bear responsibility for their iniquity.
"Moreover, a man or a woman who has a ritual spirit or a familiar spirit is certainly to die. They are to be stoned to death with boulders. They will continue to bear responsibility for their guilt."
They are to pour out my name to the Israelis while I continue to bless them."
But Moses asked them, "Why do you continue to sin against what the LORD said? Don't you know that you can never succeed?
apart from the burnt offering in the morning, which you are to continue offering.
The border is to continue along the Jordan River all the way to the Dead Sea. This is to be your land, as measured by its boundaries.'"
Now therefore, why should we die? This great fire will consume us. If we continue to listen to the voice of the LORD our God any longer, we'll die.
"If you pay attention to these laws and obey them, then the LORD your God will continue his covenant of gracious love with you that he promised with an oath to your ancestors.
you must not listen to the words of that prophet or that diviner of dreams. For the LORD your God is testing you, to make known whether or not you'll continue to love the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.
The firstborn whom she will bear will continue the name of the dead brother, so his name will not be erased from Israel.
know for certain that the LORD your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you. Instead, they will be a snare and a trap for you, a whip to your backs, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that the LORD your God has given you.
She responded, "May I continue to find favor in your sight, sir, since you've been comforting me and you have spoken graciously to your servant, even though I am not one of your servants."
along with Mahlon's wife Ruth the Moabite woman. I will marry her to continue the family name as an inheritance, so that the name of the deceased does not disappear from among his relatives, nor from the public record. You are all witnesses today!"
Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
The Philistines were subdued, and they did not continue to enter the territory of Israel.
Saul was told that David had fled to Gath, and he did not continue to search for him.
Furthermore, it has pleased you to bless the dynasty of your servant, so that it will continue in place forever in your presence, because when you, LORD, grant a blessing, it is an eternal blessing."
Therefore, in the presence of all of Israel, the assembly of the LORD, and while our God is listening, observe and search through all of the commandments of the LORD your God, so that you may continue to possess this good land, leaving it for an inheritance forever to benefit your descendants who come after you."
were descendants of the nations whom the people of Israel had not eliminated. Solomon put them to work as conscripted laborers, which they continue to do to this day.
"Now as far as we're concerned, the LORD is our God, and we haven't abandoned him. The descendants of Aaron are ministering to the LORD as priests, and the descendants of Levi continue their work.
Every morning and evening, they're offering burnt offerings and fragrant incense to the LORD, the showbread is set out on the pure table, and they take care of the golden lamp stand so its lamps can continue to burn every evening. We continue to be faithful over what the LORD our God entrusted to us, but you have abandoned him.
I would rather die by strangulation than continue living.
Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!
Shall I continue to wait, since they're no longer talking? After all, they're only standing there; they're no longer responding.
Add day after day to the king's life; may his years continue for many generations.
God surely strikes the heads of his enemies, even the hairy heads of those who continue in their guilt.
So I allowed them to continue in their stubbornness, living by their own advice.
How long will the wicked, LORD, how long will the wicked continue to triumph?
I say, "My God, whose years continue through all generations, do not take me in the middle of my life.
Instead of receiving my love, they accuse me, though I continue in prayer.
I will continue to believe, even when I say, "I am greatly afflicted"
The prudent person sees trouble ahead and hides, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.
Those who are prudent see danger and take refuge, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.
"Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? Your whole head is sick, and your whole heart is faint.
You said, "I will always continue Queen forever!' You didn't take these things into your thinking, nor did you think about their consequences.
and then come to stand before me in this house that is called by my name and say, "We're delivered' so we can continue to do all these things that are repugnant to God?
Why has this people turned away? Why does Jerusalem continue in apostasy? They hold on to deceit and refuse to repent.
You are the one who performed signs and wonders in the land of Egypt and continue to do so until this day, both in Israel and among the rest of humanity. You made a reputation for yourself that continues to this day.
Indeed, we are going to continue offering sacrifices to the Queen of Heaven and pouring out liquid offerings to her. And do you think we have made cakes to represent her or poured out liquid offerings for her without our husbands' approval?"
Our ancestors sinned and no longer exist yet we continue to bear the consequences of their sin.
While they continue to watch, dig a hole for yourself in the wall and enter through it.
Because I am the LORD, I'll speak and the message that I communicate will be accomplished without delay. While you continue to be a rebellious house, I'll speak the message and then fulfill it," declares the Lord GOD.'"
But you'll continue to bear your own reproach and be humiliated for everything that you've done. You'll be a comfort to them.
in order to humiliate the kingdom so it wouldn't be able to return to power, but would still be able to continue as long as he keeps his covenant.
When you present your gifts and make your sons pass through the fire, you continue to defile yourselves with your idols to this day. Should I be inquired of by you, you house of Israel? As I live," declares the LORD, "I certainly won't be inquired of by you."
"After she had worn herself out by her adulterous behavior, I asked her, "Will they continue with their sexual immorality and with their prostitution?'
You keep trusting in your weapons, you continue to commit loathsome deeds, men keep defiling their neighbors' wives, and you're going to take possession of the land?'
Therefore, your majesty, may my advice be acceptable to you: Stop your sinning, do what's right, and put a stop to your wickedness by showing kindness to the oppressed. Perhaps your tranquility will continue."
Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, though the wicked will continue to act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand. Nevertheless, the insightful will understand.
Is he to continue to empty his fishing net? Will he ever stop killing entire nations without mercy?"
"You will know that I sent this commandment to you in order to continue my covenant with Levi," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
When the days grew closer for Jesus to be taken up to heaven, he was determined to continue his journey to Jerusalem.
So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.
I made your name known to them, and will continue to make it known, so that the love you have for me may be in them and I myself may be in them."
When the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who kept talking to them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.
strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships," they said, "to get into the kingdom of God."
I'll continue to rescue you from your people and from the gentiles to whom I'm sending you.
since all have sinned and continue to fall short of God's glory.
Not only that, but we also continue to boast about God through our Lord Jesus the Messiah, through whom we have now been reconciled.
Yet before their children had been born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's plan of election might continue to operate
Consider, then, the kindness and severity of God: his severity toward those who fell, but God's kindness toward you if you continue receiving his kindness. Otherwise, you too will be cut off.
He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will continue to rescue us. Yes, he is the one on whom we have set our hope, and he will rescue us again,
We are not boasting about work done by others that cannot be evaluated. On the contrary, we cherish the hope that your faith may continue to grow and enlarge our sphere of action among you until it overflows.
When I was with you and needed something, I did not bother any of you, because our brothers who came from Macedonia supplied everything I needed. I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and I will continue to do so.
Finally, brothers, goodbye. Keep on growing to maturity. Keep listening to my appeals. Continue agreeing with each other and living in peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.
But so what? Just this that in every way, whether by false or true motives, the Messiah is being proclaimed. Because of this, I rejoice and will continue to rejoice.
Now if I continue living, fruitful labor is the result, so I do not know which I would prefer.
Since I am convinced of this, I know that I will continue to live and be with all of you, so you will mature in the faith and know joy in it.
The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,
And so, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.
What is more, I continue to consider all these things to be a loss for the sake of what is far more valuable, knowing the Messiah Jesus, my Lord. It is because of him that I have experienced the loss of all those things. Indeed, I consider them rubbish in order to gain the Messiah
So then, just as you have received the Messiah Jesus the Lord, continue to live dependent on him.
For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.
For now we can go on living, as long as you continue to stand firm in the Lord.
The one who calls you is faithful, and he will continue to be faithful.
We have confidence in the Lord that you are doing and will continue to do what we command.
Timothy, my child, I am instructing you in keeping with the prophecies made earlier about you, so that by following them you may continue to fight the good fight
even though she will be saved through the birth of the Child, if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, along with good judgment.
If you continue to point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of the Messiah Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the healthy teaching that you have followed closely.
Continue to give these instructions, so that they may be blameless.
But as for you, continue in what you have learned and found to be true, because you know from whom you learned it.
Instead, continue to encourage one another every day, as long as it is called "Today," so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin,
Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God,
and who have fallen away, as long as they continue to crucify the Son of God to their own detriment by exposing him to public ridicule.
For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.
But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.
let us continue to come near with sincere hearts in the full assurance that faith provides, because our hearts have been sprinkled clean from a guilty conscience, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.
Let us continue to hold firmly to the hope that we confess without wavering, for the one who made the promise is faithful.
And let us continue to consider how to motivate one another to love and good deeds,
But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle.
Let brotherly love continue.
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were in prison with them, as well as those who are mistreated, since they also are only mortal.