'Driven' in the Bible
Jacob replied, “My lord knows that the children are weak, and I have nursing sheep and cattle. If they are driven hard for one day, the whole herd will die.
No, only the men may go and worship Yahweh, for that is what you have been asking for.” And they were driven from Pharaoh’s presence.
The people baked the dough they had brought out of Egypt into unleavened loaves, since it had no yeast; for when they had been driven out of Egypt they could not delay and had not prepared any provisions for themselves.
“I will put anxiety in the hearts of those of you who survive in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a wind-driven leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as one flees from a sword, and fall though no one is pursuing them.
and every one of your armed men crosses the Jordan before the Lord until He has driven His enemies from His presence,
You will be driven mad by what you see.
“When all these things happen to you—the blessings and curses I have set before you—and you come to your senses while you are in all the nations where the Lord your God has driven you,
“The Lord has driven out great and powerful nations before you, and no one is able to stand against you to this day.
“The Lord God of Israel has now driven out the Amorites before His people Israel, and will you now force us out?
Now, may my lord the king please hear the words of his servant: If it is the Lord who has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the presence of the Lord, for today they have driven me away from sharing in the inheritance of the Lord saying, ‘Go and worship other gods.’
He took all the sheep and cattle, which were driven ahead of the other livestock, and the people shouted, “This is David’s plunder!”
They burned incense on all the high places just like those nations that the Lord had driven out before them. They did evil things, provoking the Lord.
Will You frighten a wind-driven leaf?Will You chase after dry straw?
He is driven from light to darknessand chased from the inhabited world.
Let those who seek to take my lifebe disgraced and confounded.Let those who wish me harmbe driven back and humiliated.
Let those who seek my lifebe disgraced and confounded;let those who wish me harmbe driven back and humiliated.
Let all who hate Zionbe driven back in disgrace.
They will look toward the earth and see only distress, darkness, and the gloom of affliction, and they will be driven into thick darkness.
The nations rage like the raging of many waters.He rebukes them, and they flee far away,driven before the wind like chaff on the hillsand like tumbleweeds before a gale.
On that day”—the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“the peg that was driven into a firm place will give way, be cut off, and fall, and the load on it will be destroyed.” Indeed, the Lord has spoken.
Who has stirred him up from the east?He calls righteousness to his feet.The Lord hands nations over to him,and he subdues kings.He makes them like dust with his sword,like wind-driven stubble with his bow.
They will fear the name of Yahweh in the westand His glory in the east;for He will come like a rushing streamdriven by the wind of the Lord.
Therefore, their way will be to themlike slippery paths in the gloom.They will be driven away and fall down there,for I will bring disaster on them,the year of their punishment.This is the Lord’s declaration.
He has driven me away and forced me to walkin darkness instead of light.
You will be driven away from people to live with the wild animals. You will feed on grass like cattle and be drenched with dew from the sky for seven periods of time, until you acknowledge that the Most High is ruler over the kingdom of men, and He gives it to anyone He wants.
You will be driven away from people to live with the wild animals, and you will feed on grass like cattle for seven periods of time, until you acknowledge that the Most High is ruler over the kingdom of men, and He gives it to anyone He wants.”
At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.
He was driven away from people, his mind was like an animal’s, he lived with the wild donkeys, he was fed grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky until he acknowledged that the Most High God is ruler over the kingdom of men and sets anyone He wants over it.
And if they are drivenby their enemies into captivity,from there I will commandthe sword to kill them.I will fix My eyes on themfor harm and not for good.
For Gaza will be abandoned,and Ashkelon will become a ruin.Ashdod will be driven out at noon,and Ekron will be uprooted.
I will gather those who have been drivenfrom the appointed festivals;they will be a tribute from youand a reproach on her.
When the demon had been driven out, the man spoke. And the crowds were amazed, saying, “Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel!”
[Early on the first day of the week, after He had risen, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He had driven seven demons.
For He had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. Many times it had seized him, and though he was guarded, bound by chains and shackles, he would snap the restraints and be driven by the demon into deserted places.
Since the ship was caught and was unable to head into the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.
After hoisting it up, they used ropes and tackle and girded the ship. Then, fearing they would run aground on the Syrtis, they lowered the drift-anchor, and in this way they were driven along.
But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
And consider ships: Though very large and driven by fierce winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs.
These people are springs without water, mists driven by a whirlwind. The gloom of darkness has been reserved for them.