'Engaged' in the Bible
"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged and has sexual relations with her, he must surely endow her to be his wife.
Or who among you has become engaged to a woman but has not married her? He may go home, lest he die in battle and someone else marry her."
If a virgin is engaged to a man and another man meets her in the city and has sexual relations with her,
But if the man came across the engaged woman in the field and overpowered her and raped her, then only the rapist must die.
for the man met her in the field and the engaged woman cried out, but there was no one to rescue her.
Suppose a man comes across a virgin who is not engaged and overpowers and rapes her and they are discovered.
You will be engaged to a woman and another man will rape her. You will build a house but not live in it. You will plant a vineyard but not even begin to use it.
So I gave orders, and it was determined that this city from long ago has been engaging in insurrection against kings. It has continually engaged in rebellion and revolt.
So I sent messengers to them saying, "I am engaged in an important work, and I am unable to come down. Why should the work come to a halt when I leave it to come down to you?"
I sent word back to him, "We are not engaged in these activities you are describing. All of this is a figment of your imagination."
You took some of your clothing and made for yourself decorated high places; you engaged in prostitution on them. You went to him to become his.
You also took your beautiful jewelry, made of my gold and my silver I had given to you, and made for yourself male images and engaged in prostitution with them.
You engaged in prostitution with the Egyptians, your sexually aroused neighbors, multiplying your promiscuity and provoking me to anger.
You engaged in prostitution with the Assyrians because your sexual desires were insatiable; you prostituted yourself with them and yet you were still not satisfied.
"'Because you did not remember the days of your youth and have enraged me with all these deeds, I hereby repay you for what you have done, declares the sovereign Lord. Have you not engaged in prostitution on top of all your other abominable practices?
They engaged in prostitution in Egypt; in their youth they engaged in prostitution. Their breasts were squeezed there; lovers fondled their virgin nipples there.
"Oholah engaged in prostitution while she was mine. She lusted after her lovers, the Assyrians -- warriors
Yet she increased her prostitution, remembering the days of her youth when she engaged in prostitution in the land of Egypt.
They will treat you with hatred, take away all you have labored for, and leave you naked and bare. Your nakedness will be exposed, just as when you engaged in prostitution and obscene conduct.
I will do these things to you because you engaged in prostitution with the nations, polluting yourself with their idols.
The merchants of Sheba and Raamah engaged in trade with you; they traded the best kinds of spices along with precious stones and gold for your products.
I know Ephraim all too well; the evil of Israel is not hidden from me. For you have engaged in prostitution, O Ephraim; Israel has defiled itself.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.
- Absorb (1 instance)
- Betrothed (19 instances)
- Busy (20 instances)
- Charter (1 instance)
- Employ (8 instances)
- Engage (51 instances)
- Engaged (62 instances)
- Enlist (3 instances)
- Hire (53 instances)
- Lease (2 instances)
- Lock (13 instances)
- Mesh (4 instances)
- Meshed (1 instance)
- Occupied (48 instances)
- Occupy (45 instances)