'Gift' in the Bible
And he lodged there that night; and took of what came to his hand a gift for Esau his brother --
then thou shalt say, Thy servant Jacob's: it is a gift sent to my lord, to Esau. And behold, he also is behind us.
And, moreover, ye shall say, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will propitiate him with the gift that goes before me, and afterwards I will see his face: perhaps he will accept me.
And the gift went over before him; and he himself lodged that night in the camp.
And Jacob said, No, I pray thee; if now I have found favour in thine eyes, then receive my gift from my hand; for therefore have I seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou hast received me with pleasure.
Impose on me very much as dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say to me; but give me the maiden as wife.
And their father Israel said to them, If it is then so, do this: take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a gift: a little balsam and a little honey, tragacanth and ladanum, pistacia-nuts and almonds.
And the men took that gift, and took double money in their hand, and Benjamin, and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and came before Joseph.
And they made ready the gift for Joseph's coming at noon; for they had heard that they should eat bread there.
When Joseph came home, they brought him the gift that was in their hand, into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.
And I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and to his sons, from among the children of Israel, to perform the service of the children of Israel in the tent of meeting, and to make atonement for the children of Israel; that there be no plague among the children of Israel, when the children of Israel draw near to the sanctuary.
And I, behold, I have taken your brethren, the Levites, from among the children of Israel; to you are they given as a gift for Jehovah to perform the service of the tent of meeting.
But thou and thy sons with thee shall attend to your priesthood for all that concerneth the altar, and for that which is inside the veil; and ye shall perform the service: I give you your priesthood as a service of gift, and the stranger that cometh near shall be put to death.
And this shall be thine: the heave-offering of their gift, with all the wave-offerings of the children of Israel; I have given them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, by an everlasting statute; every one that is clean in thy house shall eat of it.
And the daughter of Tyre with a gift, the rich ones among the people, shall court thy favour.
A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.
A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom, to pervert the paths of judgment.
A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
A gift in secret pacifieth anger; and a present in the bosom, vehement fury.
Clouds and wind without rain, so is a man that boasteth himself of a false gift.
yea also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, it is the gift of God.
Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and power to eat thereof, and to take his portion and to rejoice in his labour: that is a gift of God.
Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad, and a gift destroyeth the heart.
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: If the prince give a gift unto any of his sons, it shall be that one's inheritance, for his sons: it shall be their possession by inheritance.
But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one of his servants, it shall be his until the year of liberty; and it shall return to the prince: to his sons alone shall his inheritance remain.
If therefore thou shouldest offer thy gift at the altar, and there shouldest remember that thy brother has something against thee,
leave there thy gift before the altar, and first go, be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no man, but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses ordained, for a testimony to them.
But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or mother, It is a gift, whatsoever it be by which received from me thou wouldest be profited:
And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it is a debtor.
Fools and blind ones, for which is greater, the gift, or the altar which sanctifies the gift?
But ye say, If a man say to his father or his mother, It is corban (that is, gift), whatsoever thou mightest have profit from me by ...
Jesus answered and said to her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that says to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
And Peter said to him, Thy money go with thee to destruction, because thou hast thought that the gift of God can be obtained by money.
And the faithful of the circumcision were astonished, as many as came with Peter, that upon the nations also the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out:
If then God has given them the same gift as also to us when we had believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who indeed was I to be able to forbid God?
For I greatly desire to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to establish you;
But shall not the act of favour be as the offence? For if by the offence of one the many have died, much rather has the grace of God, and the free gift in grace, which is by the one man Jesus Christ, abounded unto the many.
And shall not as by one that has sinned be the gift? For the judgment was of one to condemnation, but the act of favour, of many offences unto justification.
For if by the offence of the one death reigned by the one, much rather shall those who receive the abundance of grace, and of the free gift of righteousness, reign in life by the one Jesus Christ:)
so that ye come short in no gift, awaiting the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ;
Now I wish all men to be even as myself: but every one has his own gift of God: one man thus, and another thus.
ye also labouring together by supplication for us that the gift towards us, through means of many persons, may be the subject of the thanksgiving of many for us.
But God is able to make every gracious gift abound towards you, that, having in every way always all-sufficiency, ye may abound to every good work:
Thanks be to God for his unspeakable free gift.
For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift:
of which I am become minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me, according to the working of his power.
But to each one of us has been given grace according to the measure of the gift of the Christ.
Not that I seek gift, but I seek fruit abounding to your account.
Be not negligent of the gift that is in thee, which has been given to thee through prophecy, with imposition of the hands of the elderhood.
For which cause I put thee in mind to rekindle the gift of God which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
For it is impossible to renew again to repentance those once enlightened, and who have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning.
each according as he has received a gift, ministering it to one another, as good stewards of the various grace of God.
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