'Divided' in the Bible
To Eber were born two sons. One was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime. His brother was named Joktan.
During the night, Abram and his servants divided his forces, conquered his enemies, and pursued them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus.
Feeling mounting terror and distress, Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, doing the same with the flocks, the cattle, and the camels.
When Jacob looked off in the distance, there was Esau coming toward him, accompanied by 400 men! So Jacob divided Leah's children, Rachel, and the children of the two servants into separate groups.
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD caused the water to retreat by a strong east wind all night, turning the sea into dry land. As the waters were divided,
You may eat any animal that has divided hooves with cloven feet and that ruminates its cud,
except you are not to eat the following animals that have divided hooves or ruminate their cud: the camel (because it chews the cud but doesn't have divided hooves, it is to be unclean for you),
the rock badger (because it chews its cud but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),
the hare (because it chews its cud, but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),
and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).
"Any animal that has divided hooves and is cloven-footed but doesn't chew the cud is unclean for you. Anyone who touches them is unclean.
"The land is to be divided for an inheritance according to the total number of these names.
but the land is to be divided by lot, inheriting according to the names of their ancestor's tribe.
Depending on the lot, the portion of their inheritance is to be divided between those with more members and those with fewer members."
You may eat every animal with a divided hoof those with split cloven hooves that chews the cud.
However, you must not eat these animals that chew the cud or have a divided hoof: the camel, hare, and rock badger. Even though they chew the cud, their hooves are not divided. Therefore they are unclean for you.
And also the pig, because even though its hoof is divided, it does not chew the cud. It is therefore unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or even touch their carcasses.
The border of the descendants of Reuben was the Jordan River and its banks. This was the inheritance belonging to the descendants of Reuben, divided according to their families, cities, and villages.
So the Israelis did just as the LORD had commanded Moses they divided the land.
Joshua threw lots in Shiloh in the LORD's presence and divided the land accordingly among the Israelis according to their divisions.
So he took his army, divided it into three separate companies, and laid in ambush out in the field. When Abimelech noticed the people coming out from the city, his army attacked them and killed them.
The army of Israel was divided into two parties: half of the army were loyal to Ginath's son Tibni and wanted to make him king, and half were loyal to Omri.
So they divided the land between them so they could conduct their survey. Ahab went off by himself in one direction and Obadiah went off by himself in the other.
Elijah took off his ornamented cloak, wrapped it up in a roll, struck the water, and all of a sudden the water divided into two parts! One side of the river stood still opposite the other until the two of them crossed over on dry ground.
Elisha took hold of Elijah's ornamental cloak that had been left behind, struck the water, and cried out: "Where is the LORD God of Elijah?" All of a sudden, after he had struck the water, the water divided into two parts! One side of the river stood opposite the other, and Elisha crossed over.
Eber fathered two sons. The name of the one was Peleg (because the earth was divided during his lifetime) and his brother was named Joktan.
David divided them into divisions based on Gershon, Kohath, and Merari, Levi's sons.
and divided between them the silver, the gold, the vessels, and the offering for the Temple of our God which the king had offered, along with his advisors, his senior officials, and all of Israel assembled there.
I divided among them 650 silver talents, silver utensils weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold,
You divided the sea in front of them, and they traveled through the midst of the sea on dry ground. You hurled their pursuers into the depths, as one throws a stone into turbulent waters.
Then Haman told King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and divided among the people throughout the provinces of your kingdom. Their laws are different than all the other people, they don't obey the king's laws, and it's not in the king's best interest to leave them alone.
He divided the sea so that they were able to cross; he caused the water to stand in a single location.
"Your rigging hangs loose; it cannot reliably hold the mast in its place, and the sail cannot spread out. Then an abundance of spoils will be divided even the lame will carry off plunder.
It is he who has allotted their portions, and his hand has divided it for them with a measuring line forever. They will possess it forever; from generation to generation they will live in it."
and who made his glorious arm march at Moses' right hand, who divided the waters in front of them to win an everlasting name,
I'm going to make them a united people in the land, on the mountains of Israel, and I'll set a single king to rule over them. They'll never again be two separate people. They'll never again be divided into two kingdoms.
"The feet and toes that you saw, made partly of potter's clay and partly of iron, represent a divided kingdom. It will still have the strength of iron, in that you saw iron mixed with clay.
PERES: Your kingdom has been divided and will be given to the Medes and Persians."
Their hearts are divided; from now on they are to be found guilty. God will tear down their altars, he will destroy their stone idols.
"Therefore this is what the LORD says: "Your wife will become a whore in the city, and your sons and daughters will die by the sword. Your land will be divided and apportioned, and you will die in a foreign land. Israel will surely go into exile, far from its homeland."'"
"Look! A day is coming for the LORD, when your plunder will be divided among you.
He knew what they were thinking and told them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is destroyed, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.
So if Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How, then, can his kingdom stand?
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
And if a household is divided against itself, that household won't stand.
So if Satan rebels against himself and is divided, he cannot stand. Indeed, his end has come.
Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and kept giving them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all.
Then they crucified him. They divided his clothes among themselves by throwing dice to see what each one would get.
Since he knew what they were thinking, he told them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is devastated, and a divided household collapses.
Now, if Satan is divided against himself, how can his kingdom last? After all, you say that I drive out demons by Beelzebul.
From now on, five people in one household will be divided, three against two and two against three.
They will be divided father against son, son against father, mother against daughter, daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."
The younger one told his father, "Father, give me my share of the estate.' So the father divided his property between them.
Jesus kept saying, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they're doing." Then they divided his clothes among them by throwing dice.
When the soldiers had crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and divided them into four parts, one for each soldier, and took his cloak as well. The cloak was seamless, woven in one piece from the top down.
So they told each other, "Let's not tear it. Instead, let's throw dice to see who gets it." This was to fulfill the Scripture that says, "They divided my clothes among themselves, and for my clothing they threw dice." So that is what the soldiers did.
But the people of the city were divided. Some were with the Jews, while others were with the apostles.
After he said that, an angry quarrel broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided,
Is the Messiah divided? Paul wasn't crucified for you, was he? You weren't baptized in Paul's name, were you?
and so his attention is divided.
For it is he who is our peace. Through his mortality he made both groups one by tearing down the wall of hostility that divided them.