'Enough' in the Bible
"Out of our way!" they cried, and "This man came to live here as a foreigner, and now he dares to judge us! We'll do more harm to you than to them!" They kept pressing in on Lot until they were close enough to break down the door.
Look, this town over here is close enough to escape to, and it's just a little one. Let me go there. It's just a little place, isn't it? Then I'll survive."
She quickly emptied her jug into the watering trough and ran back to the well to draw more water until she had drawn enough for all his camels.
But Leah replied, "Wasn't it enough that you've taken away my husband? Would you take away my son's mandrakes too?" "All right," Rachel said, "he may sleep with you tonight in exchange for your son's mandrakes."
So Esau said, "Let me leave some of my men with you." "Why do that?" Jacob replied. "My lord has already been kind enough to me."
"These men are at peace with us. So let them live in the land and travel freely in it, for the land is wide enough for them. We will take their daughters for wives, and we will give them our daughters to marry.
Then Israel said, "Enough! My son Joseph is still alive! I will go and see him before I die."
Now the materials were more than enough for them to do all the work.
If a man has no redeemer, but he prospers and gains enough for its redemption,
If he has not prospered enough to refund a balance to him, then what he sold will belong to the one who bought it until the jubilee year, but it must revert in the jubilee and the original owner may return to his property.
Would they have enough if the flocks and herds were slaughtered for them? If all the fish of the sea were caught for them, would they have enough?"
Then the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, "Because you did not trust me enough to show me as holy before the Israelites, therefore you will not bring this community into the land I have given them."
If he strikes him by throwing a stone large enough that he could die, and he dies, he is a murderer. The murderer must surely be put to death.
or with any stone large enough that a man could die, without seeing him, and throws it at him, and he dies, even though he was not his enemy nor sought his harm,
The Lord our God spoke to us at Horeb and said, "You have stayed in the area of this mountain long enough.
"You have circled around this mountain long enough; now turn north.
But the Lord was angry at me because of you and would not listen to me. Instead, he said to me, "Enough of that! Do not speak to me anymore about this matter.
At Horeb you provoked him and he was angry enough with you to destroy you.
The Lord was also angry enough at Aaron to kill him, but at that time I prayed for him too.
Now pay attention to all the commandments I am giving you today, so that you may be strong enough to enter and possess the land where you are headed,
She told them, "Head to the hill country, so the ones chasing you don't find you. Hide from them there for three days, long enough for those chasing you to return. Then you can be on your way."
They went to the hill country and stayed there for three days, long enough for those chasing them to return. Their pursuers looked all along the way but did not find them.
This is why Joshua had to circumcise them: All the men old enough to fight when they left Egypt died on the journey through the desert after they left Egypt.
Indeed, for forty years the Israelites traveled through the desert until all the men old enough to fight when they left Egypt, the ones who had disobeyed the Lord, died off. For the Lord had sworn a solemn oath to them that he would not let them see the land he had sworn on oath to give them, a land rich in milk and honey.
The sin we committed at Peor was bad enough. To this very day we have not purified ourselves; it even brought a plague on the community of the Lord.
The Lord did as he asked. When he got up the next morning, he squeezed the fleece, and enough dew dripped from it to fill a bowl.
We have enough straw and grain for our donkeys, and there is enough food and wine for me, your female servant, and the young man who is with your servants. We lack nothing."
The Benjaminites returned at that time, and the Israelites gave to them the women they had spared from Jabesh Gilead. But there were not enough to go around.
surely you would not want to wait until they were old enough to marry! Surely you would not remain unmarried all that time! No, my daughters, you must not return with me. For my intense suffering is too much for you to bear. For the Lord is afflicting me!"
So get up early in the morning along with the servants of your lord who have come with you. When you get up early in the morning, as soon as it is light enough to see, leave."
When the angel extended his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the Lord relented from his judgment. He told the angel who was killing the people, "That's enough! Stop now!" (Now the Lord's angel was near the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.)
As if following in the sinful footsteps of Jeroboam son of Nebat were not bad enough, he married Jezebel the daughter of King Ethbaal of the Sidonians. Then he worshiped and bowed to Baal.
She went and did as Elijah told her; there was always enough food for Elijah and for her and her family.
With the stones he constructed an altar for the Lord. Around the altar he made a trench large enough to contain two seahs of seed.
while he went a day's journey into the desert. He went and sat down under a shrub and asked the Lord to take his life: "I've had enough! Now, O Lord, take my life. After all, I'm no better than my ancestors."
Ben Hadad sent another message to him, "May the gods judge me severely if there is enough dirt left in Samaria for my soldiers to scoop up in their hands."
Sure enough, the next morning, at the time of the morning sacrifice, water came flowing down from Edom and filled the land.
Now all Moab had heard that the kings were attacking, so everyone old enough to fight was mustered and placed at the border.
Someone went out to the field to gather some herbs and found a wild vine. He picked some of its fruit, enough to fill up the fold of his robe. He came back, cut it up, and threw the slices into the stew pot, not knowing they were harmful.
Naaman said, "If not, then please give your servant a load of dirt, enough for a pair of mules to carry, for your servant will never again offer a burnt offering or sacrifice to a god other than the Lord.
Now make a deal with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give you two thousand horses, provided you can find enough riders for them.
God sent an angel to ravage Jerusalem. As he was doing so, the Lord watched and relented from his judgment. He told the angel who was destroying, "That's enough! Stop now!" Now the Lord's angel was standing near the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
He looked for Ahaziah, who was captured while hiding in Samaria. They brought him to Jehu and then executed him. They did give him a burial, for they reasoned, "He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the Lord with his whole heart." There was no one in Ahaziah's family strong enough to rule in his place.
But there were not enough priests to skin all the animals, so their brothers, the Levites, helped them until the work was finished and the priests could consecrate themselves. (The Levites had been more conscientious about consecrating themselves than the priests.)
They were unable to observe it at the regular time because not enough priests had consecrated themselves and the people had not assembled in Jerusalem.
I passed on to the Gate of the Well and the King's Pool, where there was not enough room for my animal to pass with me.
And this very day the noble ladies of Persia and Media who have heard the matter concerning the queen will respond in the same way to all the royal officials, and there will be more than enough contempt and anger!
Then King Ahasuerus responded to Queen Esther, "Who is this individual? Where is this person to be found who is presumptuous enough to act in this way?"
"Now then, be good enough to look at me; and I will not lie to your face!
Will you never look away from me, will you not let me alone long enough to swallow my spittle?
If his children increase -- it is for the sword! His offspring never have enough to eat.
They will not be ashamed when hard times come; when famine comes they will have enough to eat.
Therefore they have more than enough food to eat, and even suck up the water of the sea.
He broke open rocks in the wilderness, and gave them enough water to fill the depths of the sea.
Man ate the food of the mighty ones. He sent them more than enough to eat.
The righteous has enough food to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked lacks food.
If you do not have enough to pay, your bed will be taken right out from under you!
Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.
And there will be enough goat's milk for your food, for the food of your household, and for the sustenance of your servant girls.
The leech has two daughters: "Give! Give!" There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, "Enough" --
the grave, the barren womb, land that is not satisfied with water, and fire that never says, "Enough!"
Indeed, a large vineyard will produce just a few gallons, and enough seed to yield several bushels will produce less than a bushel."
It shatters in pieces like a clay jar, so shattered to bits that none of it can be salvaged. Among its fragments one cannot find a shard large enough to scoop a hot coal from a fire or to skim off water from a cistern."
Now make a deal with my master the king of Assyria, and I will give you two thousand horses, provided you can find enough riders for them.
Not even Lebanon could supply enough firewood for a sacrifice; its wild animals would not provide enough burnt offerings.
I answered, "Oh, Lord God, I really do not know how to speak well enough for that, for I am too young."
I said, "Who is wise enough to understand why this has happened? Who has a word from the Lord that can explain it? Why does the land lie in ruins? Why is it as scorched as a desert through which no one travels?"
The Lord cried out, "Who in the world will have pity on you, Jerusalem? Who will grieve over you? Who will stop long enough to inquire about how you are doing?
"'You took your sons and your daughters whom you bore to me and you sacrificed them as food for the idols to eat. As if your prostitution not enough,
"Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Look, it has not been bandaged for healing or set with a dressing so that it might become strong enough to grasp a sword.
Is it not enough for you to feed on the good pasture, that you must trample the rest of your pastures with your feet? When you drink clean water, must you muddy the rest of the water by trampling it with your feet?
Say to the rebellious, to the house of Israel, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Enough of all your abominable practices, O house of Israel!
"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Enough, you princes of Israel! Put away violence and destruction, and do what is just and right. Put an end to your evictions of my people, declares the sovereign Lord.
Again he measured 1,750 feet and it was a river I could not cross, for the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed.
Its foliage was attractive and its fruit plentiful; on it there was food enough for all. Under it the wild animals used to seek shade, and in its branches the birds of the sky used to nest. All creatures used to feed themselves from it.
This is what the Lord says: "The prophets who mislead my people are as good as dead. If someone gives them enough to eat, they offer an oracle of peace. But if someone does not give them food, they are ready to declare war on him.
Because of his success he offers sacrifices to his throw net and burns incense to his dragnet; for because of them he has plenty of food, and more than enough to eat.
I will bring them back from Egypt and gather them from Assyria. I will bring them to the lands of Gilead and Lebanon, for there will not be enough room for them in their own land.
So then, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Today has enough trouble of its own.
It is enough for the disciple to become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house 'Beelzebul,' how much more will they defame the members of his household!
The disciples said to him, "Where can we get enough bread in this desolate place to satisfy so great a crowd?"
No,' they replied. 'There won't be enough for you and for us. Go instead to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.'
For the one who has will be given more, and he will have more than enough. But the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.
For his hands and feet had often been bound with chains and shackles, but he had torn the chains apart and broken the shackles in pieces. No one was strong enough to subdue him.
His disciples answered him, "Where can someone get enough bread in this desolate place to satisfy these people?"
He came a third time and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? Enough of that! The hour has come. Look, the Son of Man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
No one after drinking old wine wants the new, for he says, 'The old is good enough.'"
For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't sit down first and compute the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?
But when he came to his senses he said, 'How many of my father's hired workers have food enough to spare, but here I am dying from hunger!
Then the manager said to himself, 'What should I do, since my master is taking my position away from me? I'm not strong enough to dig, and I'm too ashamed to beg.
So they said, "Look, Lord, here are two swords." Then he told them, "It is enough."
But Jesus said, "Enough of this!" And he touched the man's ear and healed him.
Philip replied, "Two hundred silver coins worth of bread would not be enough for them, for each one to get a little."
Therefore I sent for you at once, and you were kind enough to come. So now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to say to us."
When they had eaten enough to be satisfied, they lightened the ship by throwing the wheat into the sea.
And Isaiah is even bold enough to say, "I was found by those who did not seek me; I became well known to those who did not ask for me."
I say this to your shame! Is there no one among you wise enough to settle disputes between fellow Christians?
This punishment on such an individual by the majority is enough for him,
And God is able to make all grace overflow to you so that because you have enough of everything in every way at all times, you will overflow in every good work.
For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus different from the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit than the one you received, or a different gospel than the one you accepted, you put up with it well enough!
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