'Goal' in the Bible
But he does not agree with this, his mind does not reason this way, for his goal is to destroy, and to eliminate many nations.
[But just when the Assyrian is in sight of his goal] behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, will lop off the beautiful boughs with terrorizing force; the high in stature will be hewn down and the lofty will be brought low.
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
And He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.'
The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.
That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.
So whether we are at home or away from home, our goal is to be pleasing to him.
fulfill my joy by thinking the same way, having the same love, sharing the same feelings, focusing on one goal.
Therefore, my dear ones, as you have always obeyed [my suggestions], so now, not only [with the enthusiasm you would show] in my presence but much more because I am absent, work out (cultivate, carry out to the goal, and fully complete) your own salvation with reverence and awe and trembling (self-distrust, with serious caution, tenderness of conscience, watchfulness against temptation, timidly shrinking from whatever might offend God and discredit the name of Christ).
[My goal] is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,
Not that I have already reached [the goal] or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.
I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God's heavenly call in Christ Jesus.
Toward this goal I also labor, struggling according to his power that powerfully works in me.
My goal is that their hearts, having been knit together in love, may be encouraged, and that they may have all the riches that assurance brings in their understanding of the knowledge of the mystery of God, namely, Christ,
Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,
Now the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.