'Demand' in the Bible
Also, I will certainly demand an accounting regarding bloodshed, from every animal and from every human being. I'll demand an accounting from every human being for the life of another human being.
Sarah's demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son.
Only on this one condition will these men consent to live with us and become one people: They demand that every male among us be circumcised just as they are circumcised.
If we do so, won't their livestock, their property, and all their animals become ours? So let's consent to their demand, so they will live among us."
“If men struggle with each other and strike a woman with child so that she gives birth prematurely, yet there is no injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman’s husband may demand of him, and he shall pay as the judges decide.
and this is the manner of the release: Every creditor shall relax his hand from the loan which he hath lent unto his neighbour; he shall not demand it of his neighbour, or of his brother; for a release to Jehovah hath been proclaimed.
Of the foreigner thou mayest demand it; but what is thine with thy brother thy hand shall release;
"When you make a vow to the LORD your God, don't delay paying it, because the LORD your God will certainly demand payment from you, and then you will be guilty of sin.
If we have built an altar for ourselves intended to turn us away from following the LORD, or to offer burnt offerings, grain offerings, or peace offerings on it, may the LORD himself demand an accounting from us!
When they said, “Give us a king to judge us,” Samuel considered their demand sinful, so he prayed to the Lord.
He will demand a tenth of your seed and of the produce of your vineyards and give it to his administrators and his servants.
He will demand a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves will be his servants.
He said, “Good! I will make a covenant with you, but I demand one thing of you, namely, you shall not see my face unless you first bring Michal, Saul’s daughter, when you come to see me.”
David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth son of Saul with this demand: "Give me my wife Michal whom I acquired for a hundred Philistine foreskins."
how much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? and should I not now demand his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?
So he said to the messengers of Ben Hadad, "Say this to my master, the king, 'I will give you everything you demanded at first from your servant, but I am unable to agree to this latest demand.'" So the messengers went back and gave their report.
Moreover they didn't demand an accounting from the men into whose hand they delivered the money to give to those who did the work; for they dealt faithfully.
So Hezekiah king of Judah sent word to the king of Assyria at Lachish, saying, “I have done wrong; withdraw from me. Whatever you demand from me, I will pay.” The king of Assyria demanded 11 tons of silver and one ton of gold from King Hezekiah of Judah.
But Joab replied, "May the LORD increase the population of his people a hundredfold! Your majesty, all of them are your majesty's servants, aren't they? So why should your majesty demand this? Why should he bring guilt to Israel?"
He asked them, “What advice do you give to us regarding the answer to these people, who have spoken to me, saying, ‘Lighten the yoke which your father put on us’?”
King Joash didn’t remember the kindness that Zechariah’s father Jehoiada had extended to him, but killed his son. While he was dying, he said, “May the Lord see and demand an account.”
They replied, "We will return these things, and we will no longer demand anything from them. We will do just as you say." Then I called the priests and made the wealthy and the officials swear to do what had been promised.
Each day, one ox, six choice sheep, and some fowl were prepared for me. An abundance of all kinds of wine was provided every 10 days. But I didn’t demand the food allotted to the governor, because the burden on the people was so heavy.
“For adultery is a heinous and lustful crime;Moreover, it would be a sin punishable by the judges.
This also would have been [a heinous] sin calling for judgment,For I would have denied God above.
Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
Why has the wicked person despised God?He says to himself, “You will not demand an account.”
Those who seek my life lay snares for me,And those who seek to injure me threaten mischievous things and destruction;They devise treachery all the day long.
For strangers have risen against meAnd violent men have sought my life;They have not set God before them. Selah.
But those who seek my life to destroy itWill [be destroyed and] go into the depths of the earth [into the underworld].
Let those be ashamed and humiliatedWho seek my life;Let them be turned back and humiliatedWho delight in my hurt.
My tongue also will speak of Your righteousness all day long;For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek my injury.
You demand that your precepts be carefully kept.
I have gone astray like a lost sheep;Seek Your servant, for I do not forget Your commandments.
for there our captors ask us to compose songs; those who mock us demand that we be happy, saying: "Sing for us a song about Zion!"
If the officials hear that I have spoken with you and come and demand of you, ‘Tell us what you said to the king; don’t hide anything from us and we won’t kill you. Also, what did the king say to you?’
‘So I will cause Elam to be shattered (dismayed) before their enemiesAnd before those who seek their lives;And I will bring disaster on them,Even My fierce anger,’ says the Lord.‘And I will send the sword after themUntil I have consumed them.
For on my holy mountain, on Israel's high mountains," declares the Lord GOD, "the whole of Israel's house all of it will serve me there in the land. I'll accept them there. And there I'll demand your offerings, the first fruits of your portions of all your sacred things.
‘When your wares went out to the sea,You met the desire, and the demand, and the necessities of many people;You enriched the kings of the earthWith your abundant wealth and merchandise.
“This is what the Lord God says: Look, I am against the shepherds. I will demand My flock from them and prevent them from shepherding the flock. The shepherds will no longer feed themselves, for I will rescue My flock from their mouths so that they will not be food for them.
By the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves will not wither and their fruit will not fail. They shall bear every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing.”
This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.
Both hands are good at accomplishing evil:the official and the judge demand a bribe;when the powerful man communicates his evil desire,they plot it together.
But the high priests and elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to demand that Jesus be put to death.
But sighing deeply in His spirit, He said, “Why does this generation demand a sign? I assure you: No sign will be given to this generation!”
But he was stunned at this demand, and he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.
Some soldiers asked him, “And what about us, what are we to do?” And he replied to them, “Do not extort money from anyone or harass or blackmail anyone, and be satisfied with your wages.”
Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.
But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own all the things you have prepared?’
but the one who did not know it and did things worthy of a beating, will receive only a few [lashes]. From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
So Pilate decided to grant their demand
So he released the man who had been put in prison for revolt and murder the man whose release they continued to demand but he let them have their way with Jesus.
Jesus knew therefore that they desired to demand of him, and said to them, Do ye inquire of this among yourselves that I said, A little while and ye do not behold me; and again a little while and ye shall see me?
And in that day ye shall demand nothing of me: verily, verily, I say to you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give you.
In that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say not to you that I will demand of the Father for you,
Now we know that thou knowest all things, and hast not need that any one should demand of thee. By this we believe that thou art come from God.
I demand concerning them; I do not demand concerning the world, but concerning those whom thou hast given me, for they are thine,
I do not demand that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them out of evil.
And I do not demand for these only, but also for those who believe on me through their word;
Why demandest thou of me? Demand of those who have heard, what I have spoken to them; behold, they know what I have said.
For Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks ask for wisdom,
And they, [the ungodly in their spiritual apathy], having become callous and unfeeling, have given themselves over [as prey] to unbridled sensuality, eagerly craving the practice of every kind of impurity [that their desires may demand].
They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth.
which figure also now saves you, even baptism, not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the demand as before God of a good conscience, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
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