'Giving' in the Bible
And he said to Sarah, “Look, I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver. It is a verification of your honor to all who are with you. You are fully vindicated.”
When she had finished giving him a drink, she said, “I’ll also draw water for your camels until they have had enough to drink.”
Leah said, “God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband,” and she named him Issachar.
“We cannot do this thing,” they said to them. “Giving our sister to an uncircumcised man is a disgrace to us.
As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, “This one came out first.”
Over and above what I am giving your brothers, I am giving you the one mountain slope that I took from the hand of the Amorites with my sword and bow.”
So the overseers and foremen of the people went out and said to them, “This is what Pharaoh says: ‘I am not giving you straw.
Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
The wealthy may not give more and the poor may not give less than half a shekel when giving the contribution to the Lord to atone for your lives.
He will present them before the Lord and make atonement on her behalf; she will be clean from her discharge of blood. This is the law for a woman giving birth, whether to a male or female.
“When you enter the land of Canaan that I am giving you as a possession, and I place a mildew contamination in a house in the land you possess,
“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you and reap its harvest, you are to bring the first sheaf of your harvest to the priest.
“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you, the land will observe a Sabbath to the Lord.
“Send men to scout out the land of Canaan I am giving to the Israelites. Send one man who is a leader among them from each of their ancestral tribes.”
“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When you enter the land I am giving you to settle in,
But you and your sons will carry out your priestly responsibilities for everything concerning the altar and for what is inside the veil, and you will do that work. I am giving you the work of the priesthood as a gift, but an unauthorized person who comes near the sanctuary will be put to death.”
I am giving you all the best of the fresh olive oil, new wine, and grain, which the Israelites give to the Lord as their firstfruits.
I said to you: You have reached the hill country of the Amorites, which the Lord our God is giving us.
They took some of the fruit from the land in their hands, carried it down to us, and brought us back a report: ‘The land the Lord our God is giving us is good.’
just as the descendants of Esau who live in Seir did for us, and the Moabites who live in Ar, until we cross the Jordan into the land the Lord our God is giving us.’
until the Lord gives rest to your brothers as He has to you, and they also take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving them across the Jordan. Then each of you may return to his possession that I have given you.
“Now, Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to follow, so that you may live, enter, and take possession of the land Yahweh, the God of your fathers, is giving you.
You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.
“The Lord was angry with me on your account. He swore that I would not cross the Jordan and enter the good land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
Keep His statutes and commands, which I am giving you today, so that you and your children after you may prosper and so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you for all time.”
Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and so that you may prosper in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
But you stand here with Me, and I will tell you every command—the statutes and ordinances—you are to teach them, so that they may follow them in the land I am giving them to possess.’
Do this so that you may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life by keeping all His statutes and commands I am giving you, your son, and your grandson, and so that you may have a long life.
These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.
So keep the command—the statutes and ordinances—that I am giving you to follow today.
“You must carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lord swore to your fathers.
“Be careful that you don’t forget the Lord your God by failing to keep His command—the ordinances and statutes—I am giving you today.
Understand that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stiff-necked people.
Keep the Lord’s commands and statutes I am giving you today, for your own good.
He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner, giving him food and clothing.
“Keep every command I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to cross into and possess the land you are to inherit,
“If you carefully obey my commands I am giving you today, to love the Lord your God and worship Him with all your heart and all your soul,
Then the Lord’s anger will burn against you. He will close the sky, and there will be no rain; the land will not yield its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land the Lord is giving you.
For if you carefully observe every one of these commands I am giving you to follow—to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, and remain faithful to Him—
there will be a blessing, if you obey the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you today,
For you are about to cross the Jordan to enter and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving you. When you possess it and settle in it,
Indeed, you have not yet come into the resting place and the inheritance the Lord your God is giving you.
When you cross the Jordan and live in the land the Lord your God is giving you to inherit, and He gives you rest from all the enemies around you and you live in security,
“If you hear it said about one of your cities the Lord your God is giving you to live in,
This will occur if you obey the Lord your God, keeping all His commands I am giving you today, doing what is right in the sight of the Lord your God.
“There will be no poor among you, however, because the Lord is certain to bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance—
if only you obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow every one of these commands I am giving you today.
“If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother.
Remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you; that is why I am giving you this command today.
You are not to sacrifice the Passover animal in any of the towns the Lord your God is giving you.
“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.
Pursue justice and justice alone, so that you will live and possess the land the Lord your God is giving you.
“When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, take possession of it, live in it, and say, ‘I will set a king over me like all the nations around me,’
“When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not imitate the detestable customs of those nations.
“When the Lord your God annihilates the nations whose land He is giving you, so that you drive them out and live in their cities and houses,
you are to set apart three cities for yourselves within the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
provided you keep every one of these commands I am giving you today and follow them, loving the Lord your God and walking in His ways at all times—you are to add three more cities to these three.
In this way, innocent blood will not be shed, and you will not become guilty of bloodshed in the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
“You must not move your neighbor’s boundary marker, established at the start in the inheritance you will receive in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
However, you must not let any living thing survive among the cities of these people the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
“If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,
He must acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved wife, by giving him two shares of his estate, for he is the firstfruits of his virility; he has the rights of the firstborn.
you are not to leave his corpse on the tree overnight but are to bury him that day, for anyone hung on a tree is under God’s curse. You must not defile the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
the first husband who sent her away may not marry her again after she has been defiled, because that would be detestable to the Lord. You must not bring guilt on the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.
You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
When the Lord your God gives you rest from all the enemies around you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance, blot out the memory of Amalek under heaven. Do not forget.
“When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, and you take possession of it and live in it,
you must take some of the first of all the land’s produce that you harvest from the land Yahweh your God is giving you and put it in a container. Then go to the place where the Lord your God chooses to have His name dwell.
Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, “Keep every command I am giving you today.
At the time you cross the Jordan into the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must set up large stones and cover them with plaster.
Write all the words of this law on the stones after you cross to enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you.
Obey the Lord your God and follow His commands and statutes I am giving you today.”
“Now if you faithfully obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow all His commands I am giving you today, the Lord your God will put you far above all the nations of the earth.
The Lord will grant you a blessing on your storehouses and on everything you do; He will bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God’s commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.
“But if you do not obey the Lord your God by carefully following all His commands and statutes I am giving you today, all these curses will come and overtake you:
and you and your children return to the Lord your God and obey Him with all your heart and all your soul by doing everything I am giving you today,
Then you will again obey Him and follow all His commands I am giving you today.
he said to them, “Take to heart all these words I am giving as a warning to you today, so that you may command your children to carefully follow all the words of this law.
“Go up Mount Nebo in the Abarim range in the land of Moab, across from Jericho, and view the land of Canaan I am giving the Israelites as a possession.
Although from a distance you will view the land that I am giving the Israelites, you will not go there.”
“Moses My servant is dead. Now you and all the people prepare to cross over the Jordan to the land I am giving the Israelites.
“Go through the camp and tell the people, ‘Get provisions ready for yourselves, for within three days you will be crossing the Jordan to go in and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving you to inherit.’”
until the Lord gives your brothers rest, as He has given you, and they too possess the land the Lord your God is giving them. You may then return to the land of your inheritance and take possession of what Moses the Lord’s servant gave you on the east side of the Jordan.”
But the olive tree said to them,“Should I stop giving my oilthat honors both God and man,and rule over the trees?”
But the fig tree said to them,“Should I stop givingmy sweetness and my good fruit,and rule over trees?”
But the grapevine said to them,“Should I stop giving my winethat cheers both God and man,and rule over trees?”
And Solomon replied, “You have shown great and faithful love to Your servant, my father David, because he walked before You in faithfulness, righteousness, and integrity. You have continued this great and faithful love for him by giving him a son to sit on his throne, as it is today.
When the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his clothes and asked, “Am I God, killing and giving life that this man expects me to cure a man of his skin disease? Think it over and you will see that he is only picking a fight with me.”
From Jeduthun: Jeduthun’s sons:Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah—six—under the authority of their father Jeduthun, prophesying to the accompaniment of lyres, giving thanks and praise to the Lord.
I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.
Then Hezekiah encouraged all the Levites who performed skillfully before the Lord. They ate at the appointed festival for seven days, sacrificing fellowship offerings and giving thanks to Yahweh, the God of their ancestors.
Hezekiah reestablished the divisions of the priests and Levites for the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, for ministry, for giving thanks, and for praise in the gates of the camp of the Lord, each division corresponding to his service among the priests and Levites.
Though we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our slavery. He has extended grace to us in the presence of the Persian kings, giving us new life, so that we can rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.
They read out of the book of the law of God, translating and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was read.
The wicked man borrows and does not repay,but the righteous one is gracious and giving.
He has shown His people the power of His worksby giving them the inheritance of the nations.
executing justice for the exploitedand giving food to the hungry.The Lord frees prisoners.
for I am giving you good instruction.Don’t abandon my teaching.
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