129 occurrences

'Dwell' in the Bible

May God make space for Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, and let Canaan be a slave for him."

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to dwell as an alien there, for the famine was severe in the land.

But they said, "Step aside!" Then they said, "{This fellow} came to dwell as a foreigner and he acts as a judge! Now we shall do worse to you than them!" And they pressed very hard against the man, against Lot, and they drew near to break the door.

And Yahweh appeared to him and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; dwell in the land which I will show to you.

Dwell as an alien in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you, for I will give all these lands to you and to your descendants, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham you father.

You shall dwell with us and the land shall be before you; settle and trade in it, and acquire [property] in it."

"These men [are] at peace with us. Let them dwell in the land and let them trade in it. Now, behold, the land is {broad enough for them}. Let us take their daughters as wives, and let us give our daughters to them.

And God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there, and make an altar to the God who appeared to you when you fled from before Esau your brother."

Then you must say, 'You servants [are] men of livestock from our childhood until now, both we and also our ancestors,' so that you may dwell in the land of Goshen, for every shepherd [is] a detestable thing to Egyptians."

And they said to Pharaoh, "We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servant's flocks, for the famine [is] severe in the land of Canaan. So now, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen."

And they will know that I [am] Yahweh, their God, who brought them out from the land of Egypt in order to dwell in their midst. I [am] Yahweh their God.

When [it was] two days, a month, {or a year} that the cloud prolonged to dwell on the tabernacle, the {Israelites} encamped, and they did not set out; when it lifted up they set out.

You [yourselves] will not come into the land that {I swore by oath} to make you to dwell in it, but Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.

He sent messengers to Balaam son of Beor [at] Pethor, which [is] by the river, in the land of the children of his people, to summon him, saying, "Look! A people went out from Egypt. Look! They cover {the surface of the land}; they [are about] to dwell opposite me.

Because from the top of [the] rocks I see him, from hilltops I watch him. Behold, a people [who] dwell alone, they do not consider themselves among the nations.

{and then} [at] the place that Yahweh your God will choose, to let his name dwell there, there you shall bring all [the things] I [am] commanding you, your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and {your donations}, and all [of] the choice [things], your votive gifts that you vow to Yahweh.

And you shall eat {before} Yahweh your God in the place that he will choose to make to dwell his name there the tithe of your grain, your wine and your olive oil and the firstling of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to revere Yahweh your God {always}.

And you shall offer the Passover sacrifice to Yahweh your God [from among] [your] flock and herd at the place that Yahweh will choose, to let his name dwell there.

but only at the place that Yahweh your God will choose, to let his name dwell there; you shall offer the Passover sacrifice {in the evening at sunset}, [at the] designated time of your going out from Egypt.

And you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you and your son and your daughter and your slave and your slave woman and the Levite that [is] in your {towns} and the alien and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst in the place that Yahweh your God will choose to let his name dwell there.

"When brothers dwell together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not become the wife of a {man of another family}; her brother-in-law {shall have sex with her}, and he shall take her {to himself} as wife, and he shall perform his duty as brother-in-law [with respect to] her.

then you shall take from the firstfruit of all the fruit of the ground that you harvest from your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you, and you shall put [it] in a basket, and you shall go to the place that Yahweh your God will choose to make his name to dwell there.

And the men of Gibeon sent [word] to Joshua at the camp at Gilgal, saying, "{Do not abandon} your servant. Come up to us quickly and save us! Help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the hill country have gathered against us."

The killer will flee to one of these cities, stand [at] the entrance of the gate of the city, and {state his case to the elders of that city}; and they will take him into the city and give him a place, and he will dwell among them.

Gilead has remained beyond the Jordan. Why did Dan dwell as a foreigner [with] ships? Asher sat at [the] coast of [the] waters, and by his coves he has been settling down.

And Gideon went up the route of those who dwell in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and he attacked the army when it was off its guard.

And Micah said to him, "From where do you come?" And he said to him, "I [am] a Levite from Bethlehem in Judah; I [am] going to dwell as a foreigner wherever I can find [a place]."

I will make a place for my people Israel, and I will plant them so that they can dwell {in their own place}. They will not tremble [any] longer, and the children of wickedness will not afflict them again, as in the former days.

The king said to Barzillai, "You cross over with me, and I will provide for you [to dwell] with me in Jerusalem."

And I will dwell {among} the {Israelites}, and I will not forsake my people Israel."

Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has said that [he] would dwell in the very thick cloud.

For will God really dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens could not contain you! {How could} this house that I have built?

Elisha spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, "Get up and go, you and your household, and dwell as an alien wherever you can, for Yahweh has called for a famine, and it will come to the land [for] seven years."

And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and I will plant them, and they shall dwell in their place and be in anguish no longer. And wicked men will no longer wear them down as before,

And they went and told David concerning the men, and he inquired of them, for the men were very disgraced. And the king said, "Dwell in Jericho until your beards grow out; then return."

Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has decided to dwell in the deep gloom.

But I have built for you an exalted house, even a place for you to dwell in forever."

"But will God indeed dwell with humankind upon the earth? Look, the heavens and {the highest heavens} cannot contain you! Surely then this house that I have built [will not contain you!]

And Solomon brought up the daughter of Pharaoh from the city of David to the house that he had built for her, for he said, "My wife shall not dwell in the house of David, king of Israel, for those [places] to which the ark of Yahweh has come [are] holy.

But if you return to me and keep my commandments and do them, even though all of your outcasts are at the furthest parts of heaven, I will gather them and bring them to the place which I have chosen to make my name dwell.'

{he will dwell} [in] desolate cities, in houses that they should not inhabit, which are destined for rubble.

For you say, 'Where is the nobleman's house, and where [are] {the tents in which the wicked dwell}?'

He breaks open a mine shaft {away from where people dwell}; [those] who are forgotten {by travelers}, they dangle, they sway [far away] from human beings.

{so that they dwell} [in] holes of [the] ground and [in the] rocks.

For you [are] not a God [who] desires wickedness. Evil cannot dwell with you.

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices. Yes, my body will dwell in safety,

Look, I would flee far away. I would dwell in the wilderness. Selah

You have ascended on high; you have led away captives. You have received gifts [from] among humankind, and even [from the] rebellious, so that Yah God may dwell [there].

Let their camp be desolate. Let none dwell in their tents,

because God will save Zion and build the cities of Judah, that they may dwell there and possess it.

Blessed [are] those who dwell in your house; they can ever praise you. Selah

Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness.

Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, [that] I dwell among the tents of Kedar.

"This [is] my resting place forever; here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Surely [the] righteous will give thanks to your name; [the] upright will dwell in your presence.

For [the] enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground. He has made me dwell in dark places like [those] long dead.

For those who are upright will dwell [in the] land, and those who are blameless will remain in it.

O you who dwell in the garden, [my] companions are listening to your voice. Let me hear [it]!

Let my outcasts [of] Moab dwell as aliens among you; be a hiding place for them from [the] presence of [the] destroyer." When the oppressor is no more, destruction has stopped, [the] {one who tramples has} disappeared from the land,

{Is this your exultant one}, her origin from the days of long ago? Her feet brought her to dwell afar as an alien.

Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness will live in the fruitful field.

And my people will dwell in a settlement of peace and in a dwelling place of security and in undisturbed resting places.

[The] {woodworker} stretches out a line; he makes an outline [of] it with marker. He makes it with knife and makes an outline [of] it with compass. He makes it like [the] image of a man, like [the] beauty of a human, to dwell [in] a temple.

Yet the children {born when you were bereaved} will say in your {hearing}, "The place is [too] cramped for me; {make room} for me so that I can dwell."

For thus says the Lord Yahweh: "My people went down [to] Egypt in the beginning, to dwell as aliens there, and Assyria oppressed him {without cause}.

Cleanse your heart from wickedness, Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. {How long} will your thoughts of mischief dwell in your inner part?

Thus says Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, "Make your ways and your deeds good and let me dwell with you in this place.

then I will let you dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your ancestors {forever and ever}.

"For go now to my place that [was] in Shiloh, where I caused my name to dwell in the beginning, and see what I did to it {because of} the wickedness of my people Israel.

And he will be like a juniper in the wilderness, and he will not see when good comes, and he will dwell [in the] parched places in the desert, [in] a land of salt flats, where no one lives.

and all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the other people who dwell in the desert;

Look, I [am] going to gather them from all the lands [to] which I driven them in my anger, and in my fury, and in great wrath, and I will bring them back to this place, and I will cause them to dwell {in safety}.

In those days Judah will be saved, and Jerusalem will dwell {safely}, and this [is] what they shall call it: "Yahweh [is] our righteousness." '

then {therefore} hear the word of Yahweh, O remnant of Judah. Thus says Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel: "{If you are determined} to go [to] Egypt, and you go to dwell as aliens there,

So all the people who {are determined} to go [to] Egypt to dwell as aliens there will die by the sword, by the famine, and by the plague, and there will not be for them an escapee or a survivor from the disaster that I [am] bringing upon them."

Now then, certainly you must know that by the sword, by the famine, and by the plague you will die in the place where you desire to go, to dwell as aliens there."

Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the insolent men spoke, saying to Jeremiah, "You [are] telling a lie! Yahweh our God did not send you, {saying}, 'You must not go [to] Egypt to dwell as aliens there.'

But Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies took all the remnant of Judah who had returned from all the nations [to] which they had been scattered to dwell as aliens in the land of Judah--

provoking me to anger with the works of your hands, to make smoke offerings to other gods in the land of Egypt where you [have] come to dwell as aliens, so as to cut off yourselves, and so that you are becoming as a curse, and as a disgrace among all the nations of the earth?

And I will take [away] the remnant of Judah {who are determined} to come [to] the land of Egypt to dwell as aliens there, and everyone will perish. They will fall in the land of Egypt by the sword; they will perish by the famine, from [the] smallest to [the] greatest. By the sword and by the famine they will die and become as a curse, as a horror, and as a curse, and as a disgrace.

And there will not be a survivor or an escapee of the remnant of Judah, those who have come to dwell as an alien there in the land of Egypt, to return [to] the land of Judah where they [are] {longing} to return to dwell there, for they will not turn back, {but only} [some] survivors.'"

And [the] survivors of [the] sword will return from the land of Egypt [to] the land of Judah {few in number}. And all the remnant of Judah who have come to the land of Egypt to dwell as aliens there will know whose word will endure, from me or from them.

Leave [the] towns and dwell on the rock, O inhabitants of Moab, and be like [the] dove, it nests on [the] sides of [the] mouth of a ravine.

Your terror has deceived you, the pride of your heart, [O you who] dwell in the clefts of the rock, [you who] seize [the] height of [the] hill. Though you make your nest high like the eagle, from there I will bring you down," {declares} Yahweh.

As the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbors," says Yahweh, "{no one} will live there, and the son of humankind will not dwell as an alien in it.

Rise up, go up against a nation [which is] at ease, living {securely}," {declares} Yahweh. "[There are] no gates and [there are] no bars for them, they dwell alone.

"And Hazor will become as a lair of jackals, a waste forever; no one will live there, and no son of humankind will dwell as an alien in it."

As [when] God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbors," {declares} Yahweh, "no one will live there, and [the] son of humankind will not dwell as an alien in her.

In darkness he has let me dwell like [the] dead of long ago.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעין מעוןo 
Ma`own 
Usage: 19

נוה נוה 
Naveh 
Usage: 35

ἐνοικέω 
Enoikeo 
dwell in , vr dwell in
Usage: 5

אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 98

דּוּר 
Duwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

זבל זבוּל 
Z@buwl 
Usage: 5

זבל 
Zabal 
dwell with me
Usage: 1

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

יתב 
Y@thiyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

לין לוּן 
Luwn 
lodge , murmur , ... the night , abide , remain , tarry , lodge in , continue , dwell , endure , grudge , left , lie , variant
Usage: 84

מגר מגוּר 
Maguwr 
Usage: 11

מדר מדר מדור 
M@dowr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

משׁב מושׁב 
Mowshab 
Usage: 44

מענה מעונה 
M@`ownah 
Usage: 9

משׁכּן 
Mishkan 
Usage: 139

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

שׁכן 
Sh@kan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

שׁרא 
Sh@re' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

ἐγκατοικέω 
Egkatoikeo 
Usage: 1

κάθημαι 
Kathemai 
sit , sit down , sit by , be set down , dwell
Usage: 78

κατοικέω 
Katoikeo 
Usage: 40

κατοίκησις 
Katoikesis 
Usage: 1

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

οἰκέω 
Oikeo 
Usage: 9

παροικία 
Paroikia 
Usage: 2

περιοικέω 
Perioikeo 
Usage: 1

σκηνόω 
Skenoo 
Usage: 5

συνοικέω 
sunoikeo 
dwell with
Usage: 1