'Empty' in the Bible
If the God of my father the God of Abraham, the God whom Isaac feared had not been with me, you would have sent me away empty handed. But God saw my misery and how hard I've worked with my own hands and he rebuked you last night."
They grabbed him and tossed him into the cistern, but the cistern was empty. (There was no water in it.)
You are to observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread. As I commanded you, you are to eat unleavened bread for seven days at the appointed time in the month Abib, because in it you came out of Egypt. No one is to appear before me empty handed.
because they're not just empty words for you they are your very life. Through these instructions you will live long in the land that you are about to cross over the Jordan River to possess."
I left here full, but the LORD brought me back empty. So why call me "Naomi'? After all, the LORD is against me, and the Almighty has broken me."
They said, "If you send the Ark of the God of Israel back, don't send it empty, but rather be sure to send back to him a guilt offering. Then you will be healed and will know why his oppression has not been removed from you."
Jonathan told him, "Tomorrow is the New Moon, and you will be missed because your seat is empty.
The king sat down at his place as before, in the seat by the wall. Jonathan stood while Abner sat next to Saul, but David's place was empty.
But the next day, on the second day of the New Moon, David's place was empty, and so Saul told his son Jonathan, "Why didn't Jesse's son come to the festival, either yesterday or today?"
From the blood of the slain, from the blood of the valiant, Jonathan's bow would not retreat nor would Saul's sword return empty.
The ark was empty except for the two stone tablets that Moses had placed there at Horeb when the LORD had made a covenant with the Israelis after they had come out of the land of Egypt.
because this is what the LORD God of Israel says: "That jar of flour will not run out, nor will that bottle of oil become empty until the very day that the LORD sends rain on the surface of the ground.'"
The jar of flour never ran out and the bottle of oil never became empty, just as the LORD had promised through Elijah.
He told her, "Go out to all of your neighbors in the surrounding streets and borrow lots of pots from them. Don't get just a few empty vessels, either.
""Why are you so confident? You're saying but they're only empty words "I have enough advice and resources to conduct warfare!'
Whenever the chest was brought to the king's officials by the descendants of Levi, the royal secretary and the chief priest's designated officer would come, empty the chest, and take it back to its place. They did this day after day until they had collected a large amount of cash.
He spreads out the north over empty space, suspending the earth over nothing.
Whose womb brings forth the ice? Who gives birth to frost out of an empty sky,
Who has the wisdom to be able to count the clouds, or to empty the water jars of heaven,
The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow.
In spite of many daydreams, pointless actions, and empty words, it is more important to fear God.
Until the LORD removes people far away, and there are many empty places in the middle of the land.
so will my message be that goes out of my mouth it won't return to me empty. Instead, it will accomplish what I desire, and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.
Their nobles send their young people for water. They go to the cisterns, but they find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They're disappointed and dismayed, and they cover their heads in shame.
"Therefore, look, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll send those who tip over vessels to him, and they'll tip him over. They'll empty his vessels and shatter his jars.
"King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon has devoured me and crushed me. He set me down like an empty vessel. He swallowed me like a monster, and filled his belly with my delicacies. Then he washed me away.
When they see empty visions about you while they're divining lies for you, to lay you on the necks of the wicked, who are fatally wounded, whose days have come, their time for punishment.
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "How terrible it is for that blood-filled city, to the pot whose rust remains in it, whose rust won't come off. Empty it one piece at a time. Don't let a lot fall on it.
Make the pot stand empty on the coals until its bronze glows red, its rust can be scoured off, and its dross completely removed.
The outer wall of the side chambers was five cubits thick, and there was an empty space between the Temple's side chambers
Seeds shrivel within their furrows, the storehouses lie empty, and granaries stand in ruins because the grain has withered.
Is he to continue to empty his fishing net? Will he ever stop killing entire nations without mercy?"
Then it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.' When it arrives, it finds it empty, swept clean, and put in order.
Their worship of me is empty, because they teach human rules as doctrines.'"
See to it that no one enslaves you through philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to the Messiah,
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