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'Gave' in the Bible

And God gave the dry land the name of Earth; and the waters together in their place were named Seas: and God saw that it was good.

And God gave them his blessing, saying, Be fertile and have increase, making all the waters of the seas full, and let the birds be increased in the earth.

And God gave his blessing to the seventh day and made it holy: because on that day he took his rest from all the work which he had made and done.

And the Lord God gave the man orders, saying, You may freely take of the fruit of every tree of the garden:

And from the earth the Lord God made every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and took them to the man to see what names he would give them: and whatever name he gave to any living thing, that was its name.

And the man gave names to all cattle and to the birds of the air and to every beast of the field; but Adam had no one like himself as a help.

And he said, Who gave you the knowledge that you were without clothing? Have you taken of the fruit of the tree which I said you were not to take?

And after a time, Cain gave to the Lord an offering of the fruits of the earth.

And Cain had connection with his wife and she became with child and gave birth to Enoch: and he made a town, and gave the town the name of Enoch after his son.

And Adah gave birth to Jabal: he was the father of such as are living in tents and keep cattle.

And Zillah gave birth to Tubal-cain, who is the father of every maker of cutting instruments of brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

And Adam had connection with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son to whom she gave the name of Seth: for she said, God has given me another seed in place of Abel, whom Cain put to death.

And Seth had a son, and he gave him the name of Enosh: at this time men first made use of the name of the Lord in worship.

Adam had been living for a hundred and thirty years when he had a son like himself, after his image, and gave him the name of Seth:

And he gave him the name of Noah, saying, Truly, he will give us rest from our trouble and the hard work of our hands, because of the earth which was cursed by God.

There were men of great strength and size on the earth in those days; and after that, when the sons of God had connection with the daughters of men, they gave birth to children: these were the great men of old days, the men of great name.

And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father unclothed, and gave news of it to his two brothers outside.

And moving on from there to the mountain on the east of Beth-el, he put up his tent, having Beth-el on the west and Ai on the east: and there he made an altar and gave worship to the name of the Lord.

And Pharaoh gave orders to his men, and they sent him on his way, with his wife and all he had.

To the place where he had made his first altar, and there Abram gave worship to the name of the Lord.

And one who had got away from the fight came and gave word of it to Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the holy tree of Mamre, the Amorite, the brother of Eshcol and Aner, who were friends of Abram.

And let the Most High God be praised, who has given into your hands those who were against you. Then Abram gave him a tenth of all the goods he had taken.

So after Abram had been living for ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai took Hagar, her Egyptian servant, and gave her to Abram for his wife.

And Sarai said to Abram, May my wrong be on you: I gave you my servant for your wife and when she saw that she was with child, she no longer had any respect for me: may the Lord be judge between you and me.

And to the Lord who was talking with her she gave this name, You are a God who is seen; for she said, Have I not even here in the waste land had a vision of God and am still living?

And Hagar gave birth to a child, the son of Abram, to whom Abram gave the name of Ishmael.

Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar gave birth to Ishmael.

Every male among you, from one generation to another, is to undergo circumcision when he is eight days old, with every servant whose birth takes place in your house, or for whom you gave money to someone of another country, and not of your seed.

And Abraham took Ishmael, his son, and all whose birth had taken place in his house, and all his servants whom he had made his for a price, every male of his house, and on that very day he gave them circumcision in the flesh of their private parts as God had said to him.

And running to the herd, he took a young ox, soft and fat, and gave it to the servant and he quickly made it ready;

And the older daughter had a son, and she gave him the name Moab: he is the father of the Moabites to this day.

And the younger had a son and gave him the name Ben-ammi: from him come the children of Ammon to this day.

So Abimelech got up early in the morning and sent for all his servants and gave them word of these things, and they were full of fear.

Then Abimelech gave to Abraham sheep and oxen and men-servants and women-servants, and gave him back his wife Sarah.

And Abraham gave to his son, to whom Sarah had given birth, the name Isaac.

And early in the morning Abraham got up, and gave Hagar some bread and a water-skin, and put the boy on her back, and sent her away: and she went, wandering in the waste land of Beer-sheba.

And she went some distance away, about an arrow flight, and seating herself on the earth, she gave way to bitter weeping, saying, Let me not see the death of my child.

Then God made her eyes open, and she saw a water-spring, and she got water in the skin and gave the boy a drink.

But Abimelech said, I have no idea who has done this thing; you never gave me word of it, and I had no knowledge of it till this day.

So he gave that place the name Beer-sheba, because there the two of them had given their oaths.

And his servant Reumah gave birth to Tebah and Gaham and Tahash and Maacah.

And Abraham got up and gave honour to the children of Heth, the people of that land.

Now Ephron was seated among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite gave Abraham his answer in the hearing of the children of Heth, and of all those who came into his town, saying,

And Abraham took note of the price fixed by Ephron in the hearing of the children of Heth, and gave him four hundred shekels in current money.

And the servant put his hand under Abraham's leg, and gave him his oath about this thing.

And she said, Take a drink, my lord: and quickly letting down her vessel onto her hand, she gave him a drink.

And when he saw the nose-ring and the ornaments on his sister's hands, and when she gave him word of what the man had said to her, then he went out to the man who was waiting with the camels by the water-spring.

Then the man came into the house, and Laban took their cords off the camels and gave them dry grass and food, and he gave to him and the men who were with him water for washing their feet.

And when Sarah, my master's wife, was old, she gave birth to a son, to whom he has given all he has.

And with bent head I gave worship and praise to the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, by whom I had been guided in the right way, to get the daughter of my master's brother for his son.

And at these words, Abraham's servant went down on his face and gave praise to the Lord.

Then he took jewels of silver and jewels of gold and fair robes and gave them to Rebekah: and he gave things of value to her mother and her brother.

And they gave Rebekah their blessing, saying, O sister, may you be the mother of thousands and ten thousands; and may your seed overcome all those who make war against them.

Then the servant gave Isaac the story of all he had done.

But to the sons of his other women he gave offerings, and sent them away, while he was still living, into the east country.

And the first came out red from head to foot like a robe of hair, and they gave him the name of Esau.

And after him, his brother came out, gripping Esau's foot; and he was named Jacob: Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.

And Jacob said, First of all give me your oath; and he gave him his oath, handing over his birthright to Jacob.

Then Jacob gave him bread and soup; and he took food and drink and went away, caring little for his birthright.

Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.

And Abimelech gave orders to his people that anyone touching Isaac or his wife was to be put to death.

And he made again the water-holes which had been made in the days of Abraham his father, and which had been stopped up by the Philistines; and he gave them the names which his father had given them.

But the herdmen of Gerar had a fight with Isaac's herdmen, for they said, The spring is ours: so he gave the spring the name of Esek, because there was a fight about it.

Then they made another water-hole, and there was a fight about that, so he gave it the name of Sitnah.

Then he went away from there, and made another water-hole, about which there was no fighting: so he gave it the name of Rehoboth, for he said, Now the Lord has made room for us, and we will have fruit in this land.

Then he made an altar there, and gave worship to the name of the Lord, and he put up his tents there, and there his servants made a water-hole.

And that day Isaac's servants came to him and gave him word of the water-hole which they had made, and said to him, We have come to water.

And he gave it the name of Shibah: so the name of that town is Beer-sheba to this day.

And she gave into the hand of Jacob, her son, the meat and the bread which she had made ready.

And he did not make out who he was, because his hands were covered with hair like his brother Esau's hands: so he gave him a blessing.

And he said, Put it before me and I will take of my son's meat, so that I may give you a blessing. And he put it before him and he took it; and he gave him wine, and he had a drink.

And he came near and gave him a kiss; and smelling the smell of his clothing, he gave him a blessing, and said, See, the smell of my son is like the smell of a field on which the blessing of the Lord has come:

And in great fear Isaac said, Who then is he who got meat and put it before me, and I took it all before you came, and gave him a blessing, and his it will be?

And hearing the words of his father, Esau gave a great and bitter cry, and said to his father, Give a blessing to me, even to me, O my father!

And may God give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your seed, so that the land of your wanderings, which God gave to Abraham, may be your heritage.

And he gave that place the name of Beth-el, but before that time the town was named Luz.

And Laban, hearing news of Jacob, his sister's son, came running, and took Jacob in his arms, and kissing him, made him come into his house. And Jacob gave him news of everything.

And in the evening he took Leah, his daughter, and gave her to him, and he went in to her.

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