'Forced' in the Bible
He observed that his resting place was excellent, and that the land was pleasant; he bent down, picked up his burdens, and became a slave at forced labor."
The Egyptians ruthlessly forced the Israelis to serve them,
Also, I've heard the groaning of the Israelis whom the Egyptians have forced to labor for them, and I've remembered my covenant.
If it agrees to peace and welcomes you, then all the people found in it will serve you as forced laborers.
However, they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer, so the Canaanites live within the territory of Ephraim to this day, but they serve as forced laborers.
Later on, when the Israelis had become strong, they forced the Canaanites to work for them, but they never did expel them completely.
Later on, the Amorites forced the descendants of Dan into the hill country and did not permit them to come into the valleys of the hills.
Saul replied, "When? I saw that the people were scattering from me, that you didn't come at the appointed time, and that the Philistines were assembling at Michmash. I thought, "The Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal but I've not sought the favor of the LORD,' so I forced myself to offer the burnt offering."
But he was unwilling to listen to what she was saying. Since he was stronger than she was, he forced her into having sex with him.
As surely as the LORD your God lives, there isn't a nation or kingdom where my master hasn't tried to find you. Whenever they would say "He isn't here,' he forced that kingdom or nation to swear that they hadn't seen you.
practicing evil in the LORD's presence, only not to the extent that his mother and father had done he forced abolition of the sacred pillar to Baal that his father had crafted.
But God watched over the Jewish leaders, who could not be forced to stop working until Darius received a report and responded in reply.
Those who hate me without cause are more than the hairs of my head. My persecutors are mighty, and they want to destroy me. Must I be forced to return what I did not steal?
They put poison in my food, in my thirst they forced me to drink vinegar.
The diligent will take control, but the lazy will be put to forced labor.
At the time, when the LORD gives you rest from your suffering, turmoil, and the cruel bondage which they forced you to serve,
"Then Assyria will fall by a sword that is not from human beings only a sword not wielded by mortal beings will devour them. They will flee from the sword, and their young men will be put to forced labor.
But afterward they turned around and took back the male and female slaves that they had set free, and they forced them to become male and female slaves.
But then you turned around and profaned my name when each of you took back his male and female slaves whom you had set free according to their desire, and you forced them to become male and female slaves."'
He has forced me to live in darkness, like those who are long dead.
He forced me off my path, tearing me to pieces and making me desolate.
The first resembled a lion, but it had eagles' wings. I continued to watch until its wings were plucked off, it was lifted up off the ground, and it was forced to stand on two feet like a man. A human soul was imparted to it.
"But you forced the Nazirites to drink wine, and commanded the prophets, "You are not to prophesy!'
As they were leaving, they found a man from Cyrene named Simon, whom they forced to carry Jesus' cross.
They forced a certain passer-by named Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus, who happened to be coming in from the country, to carry Jesus' cross.
They got up, forced Jesus out of the city, and led him to the edge of the hill on which their city was built, intending to throw him off.
By shrewdly scheming against our people, he oppressed our ancestors and forced them to abandon their infants to the elements, so that they wouldn't live.
Paul gathered a bundle of sticks and put it on the fire. A poisonous snake was forced out by the heat and attached itself to Paul's hand.
But the Jews objected and forced me to appeal to the emperor, even though I have no countercharge to bring against my own people.
Therefore, I thought it necessary to urge these brothers to visit you ahead of me, to make arrangements in advance for this gift you promised, and to have it ready as something given generously and not forced.
I have become a fool. You forced me to be one. Really, I should have been commended by you, for I am not in any way inferior to your "super-apostles," even if I am nothing.
But not even Titus, who was with me, was forced to be circumcised, even though he was a Greek.
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