214 occurrences in 12 translations

'Crowd' in the Bible

An ethnically diverse crowd also went up with them, along with a huge number of livestock, both flocks and herds.

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And Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now the crowd will lick up all around us, like a bull devours the grass of the field." And Balak son of Zippor [was] king of Moab at that time.

Saul's watchmen at Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin looked on as the crowd of soldiers seemed to melt away first in one direction and then in another.

Suddenly a certain prophet approached Ahab king of Israel and said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'Have you seen all this great crowd? Behold, I [am] giving it into your hand today, that you may know that I [am] Yahweh.'"

Then the man of God approached, and he spoke to the king of Israel, and he said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'Because Aram has said, "Yahweh [is] a god of the mountains and not a god of the valleys," ' I will give all this great crowd into your hand that you may know that I [am] Yahweh."

When Athaliah heard the noise from the guard [and] the crowd, she went out to the people at the Lord's temple.

And Judah came against the watchtower of the wilderness. And they looked at the crowd, and behold, corpses were lying on the ground. There was none [who had] escaped.

When Athaliah heard the royal guard shouting and praising the king, she joined the crowd at the Lord's temple.

A huge crowd assembled in Jerusalem to observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread in the second month.

Even though a large crowd of people from as far away as Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun had not completed consecrating themselves, they still ate the Passover in a manner not proscribed by the Law, because Hezekiah had prayed like this for them: "May the good LORD extend a pardon on behalf of

"Be strong! Be courageous! Do not fear and do not be dismayed before the king of Assyria and before all the crowd that [is] with him, for [there are] more with us than with him.

Now while Ezra was praying and confessing in tears, having prostrated himself to the ground before the Temple of God, a very large crowd of Israelis men, women, and children gathered around him. Indeed, the people were crying bitterly.

They crowd the poor and needy off the road; the poor and meek of the earth all hide themselves.

{A senseless crowd}, yes, {a disreputable brood}, they were cast out from the land.

"A wretched crowd ambushes me to my right; they trip my feet; they build up their path of calamity for me.

Protect me from the wicked men who attack me, my enemies who crowd around me for the kill.

Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.

I hate a crowd of evildoers, and I do not sit with the wicked.

Then I will give you thanks in the great assembly; I will praise you before a large crowd of people!

These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.

We used to have close fellowship; we walked with the crowd into the house of God.

He calmly ransomed my soul from the war waged against me, for there was a vast crowd who stood against me.

Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, from the tumultuous crowd of the workers of iniquity,

I will thank the Lord profusely, in the middle of a crowd I will praise him,

Therefore my people go into exile because they lack understanding; my honored men go hungry, and the crowd is parched with thirst.

Then all the men who were aware that their wives were sacrificing to other gods, as well as all their wives, answered Jeremiah. There was a great crowd of them representing all the people who lived in northern and southern Egypt. They answered,

I also heard the sound of their wings, like the sound of roaring water, like the voice of the Almighty, or like a boisterous crowd within an army camp. Whenever they stopped flying, they lowered their wings.

"Violence has matured into a branch that is wicked. No one will survive from that vast crowd, from their wealthy people, or from the famous among them.

The time has come; the day has struck! The customer should not rejoice, nor the seller mourn; for divine wrath comes against their whole crowd.

"The day has arrived. Don't let the buyer rejoice, nor the seller lament, because wrath is coming to attack the entire multitude. The seller won't regain what he has sold while the crowd remains alive, because the vision concerning the entire multitude won't be annulled. No person will be able to survive because of the sin in his life.

"They have blown the trumpet and everyone is ready, but no one goes to battle, because my anger is against their whole crowd.

"They will incite a crowd against you and they will stone you and cut you to pieces with their swords.

And not with a great army and with a great crowd will Pharaoh work with him in the war, at the pouring out of a siege ramp and the building of siege works to destroy many lives.

And they will come against you [with] an army chariot and wagon and with a crowd of peoples; they will set [themselves] against you [from] all around [with] large shield and small shield and helmet. And I will give {before them} judgment, and they will judge you with their judgments.

The sound of a carefree crowd was there. Drunkards from the desert were brought in, along with common men. They put bracelets on the women's hands and beautiful crowns on their heads.

I will pour out my rage over Sin, the stronghold of Egypt, and I will cut off the crowd of No.

"Son of man, say to Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, and to his crowd, 'To whom are you like in your greatness?

{To whom could you be compared, whether in glory or in majesty} among the trees of Eden? And yet you will be brought down with the trees of Eden to [the] world below; in the midst of [the] uncircumcised you will lie with {those who died by the sword}. That is Pharaoh and {his entire} crowd!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

and I will turn you around, and I will place hooks in your cheeks, and I will bring you out and all of your horses and horsemen {fully armed}, all of them, great crowd, holding shield, and small shield, [and] holding swords, all of them.

and [so] you will come from your place, from [the] remote areas of [the] north, you and many people with you, {horsemen} all of them, a great crowd and a vast army,

His body was like beryl, his face flashed like lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and legs were like polished bronze, and his speech roared like that of a crowd.

Neither does a man crowd his fellow soldier; each one marches in his own path. When they fall by the sword they are not injured.

They come all of them for violence: the crowd of their faces is forwards, and they gather captives as the sand.

And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the crowd of beasts; both the pelican and the bittern shall lodge in the chapiters thereof; a voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be on the thresholds: for he hath laid bare the cedar work.

Now when Jesus saw a crowd around Him, He gave orders to depart to the other side of the sea.

While they were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

While He was still addressing the people His mother and His brothers were standing on the edge of the crowd desiring to speak to Him.

Such large crowds gathered around Him that He got into a boat and sat down, while the whole crowd stood on the shore.

Now when Jesus heard this he went away from there privately in a boat to an isolated place. But when the crowd heard about it, they followed him on foot from the towns.

So the crowd was amazed when they saw those unable to speak talking, the deformed restored, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. And they gave glory to the God of Israel.

Now Jesus summoned His disciples and said, "I have compassion on the crowd, because they've already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat. I don't want to send them away hungry; otherwise they might collapse on the way."

After commanding the crowd to sit down on the ground,

and having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having given thanks, he broke them and gave them to his disciples, and the disciples to the crowd.

After sending away the crowd, he got into the boat and went to the region of Magadan.

When they reached the crowd, a man approached and knelt down before Him.

As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed Him.

The crowd told them to keep quiet, but they cried out all the more, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"

A very large crowd spread their robes on the road; others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading them on the road.

But if we say, 'From men,' we're afraid of the crowd, because everyone thought John was a prophet."

All the crowd heard this, and were filled with amazement at His teaching.

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A large crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests and elders of the people.

At that moment Jesus said to the crowd, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest me like you would an outlaw? Day after day I sat teaching in the temple courts, yet you did not arrest me.

At the festival the governor's custom was to release to the crowd a prisoner they wanted.

The High Priests, however, and the Elders urged the crowd to ask for Barabbas and to demand the death of Jesus.

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, "I am innocent of this man's blood. See to it yourselves!"

Such a large crowd gathered that there wasn't room for them, even in front of the door. Jesus was speaking his message to them

Since they were not able to bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they removed the roof above where He was. And when they had broken through, they lowered the stretcher on which the paralytic was lying.

Then Jesus went out again beside the sea. The whole crowd was coming to Him, and He taught them.

So Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea. A large crowd from Galilee, Judea,

and from Jerusalem and from Idumea and the other side of the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon a great crowd came to him [because they] heard all that he was doing.

Then He told His disciples to have a small boat ready for Him, so the crowd would not crush Him.

A crowd was sitting around Him and told Him, "Look, Your mother, Your brothers, and Your sisters are outside asking for You."

Again He began to teach by the sea, and a very large crowd gathered around Him. So He got into a boat on the sea and sat down, while the whole crowd was on the shore facing the sea.

So they left the crowd and took Him along since He was [already] in the boat. And other boats were with Him.

When Jesus had crossed over again by boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around Him while He was by the sea.

At once Jesus realized in Himself that power had gone out from Him. He turned around in the crowd and said, "Who touched My robes?"

His disciples said to Him, "You see the crowd pressing against You, and You say, 'Who touched Me?' "

Immediately He made His disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while He dismissed the crowd.

Summoning the crowd again, He told them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

When He went into the house away from the crowd, the disciples asked Him about the parable.

So He took him away from the crowd privately. After putting His fingers in the man's ears and spitting, He touched his tongue.

In those days there was again a large crowd, and they had nothing to eat. He summoned the disciples and said to them,

"I have compassion on the crowd, because they've already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat.

"Where can we possibly get bread here in this remote place to satisfy such a crowd?" answered His disciples.

Then He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. Taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks, broke the [loaves], and kept on giving [them] to His disciples to set before [the people]. So they served the [loaves] to the crowd.

When they came to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and scribes disputing with them.

All of a sudden, when the whole crowd saw Him, they were amazed and ran to greet Him.

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