'Home' in the Bible
But while he was contemplating this step, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to bring home your wife Mary, for she is with child through the Holy Spirit.
When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded, and brought home his wife,
"Sir," he said, "my servant at home is lying ill with paralysis, and is suffering great pain."
But, to prove to you that the Son of Man has authority on earth to pardon sins" --He then says to the paralytic, "Rise, and take up your bed and go home."
And he got up, and went off home.
"Whatever town or village you enter, inquire for some good man; and make his house your home till you leave the place.
"They however gave no heed, but went, one to his home in the country, another to his business;
To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one--to each according to his individual capacity; and then started from home.
He then laid it in his own new tomb which he had hewn in the solid rock, and after rolling a great stone against the door of the tomb he went home.
After some days He entered Capernaum again, and it soon became known that He was at home;
"To you I say, 'Rise, take up your mat and go home.'"
But He would not allow it. "Go home to your family," He said, "and report to them all that the Lord has done for you, and the mercy He has shown you."
But Jesus said to them, "There is no Prophet without honour except in his own country, and among his own relatives, and in his own home."
Wherever you enter a house, make it your home till you leave that place.
"For those words of yours, go home," He replied; "the demon has gone out of your daughter."
So she went home, and found the child lying on the bed, and the demon gone.
If I were to send them home hungry, they would faint on the way, some of them having come a great distance."
So He sent him home, and added, "Do not even go into the village."
When his days of service were at an end, he went to his home;
So Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months, and then returned home.
after staying the full number of days, when they started back home the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not discover this,
But to prove to you that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" --Turning to the paralytic He said, "I bid you, Rise, take up your bed, and go home."
Instantly he stood up in their presence, took up the mattress on which he had been lying, and went away to his home, giving glory to God.
"Return home," He said, "and tell there all that God has done for you." So he went and published through the whole town all that Jesus had done for him.
Whatever house you enter, make that your home, and from it start afresh.
"Master," said yet another, "I will follow you; but allow me first to go and say good-bye to my friends at home."
Then coming home he calls his friends and neighbours together, and says, 'Congratulate me, for I have found my sheep--the one I had lost.'
"Now his elder son was out on the farm; and when he returned and came near home, he heard music and dancing.
"'Your brother has come,' he replied; 'and your father has had the fat calf killed, because he has got him home safe and sound.'
I see what to do, in order that when I am discharged from the stewardship they may give me a home in their own houses.'
"I tell you that this man went home more thoroughly absolved from guilt than the other; for every one who uplifts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be uplifted."
Peter, however, rose and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw nothing but the linen cloths: so he went away to his own home, wondering at what had happened.
There is no one who has gone up to Heaven, but there is One who has come down from Heaven, namely the Son of Man whose home is in Heaven.
"You may return home," replied Jesus; "your son has recovered." He believed the words of Jesus, and started back home;
"If any one loves me," replied Jesus, "he will obey my teaching; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
"Remember that the time is coming, nay, has already come, for you all to be dispersed each to his own home and to leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.
Then He said to the disciple, "Behold, your mother!" And from that time the disciple received her into his own home.
Then they went away and returned home.
And God declared that Abraham's posterity should for four hundred years make their home in a country not their own, and be reduced to slavery and be oppressed.
and was now on his way home; and as he sat in his chariot he was reading the Prophet Isaiah.
He began to speak boldly in the synagogue, and Priscilla and Aquila, after hearing him, took him home and explained God's way to him more accurately.
we took leave of one another; and we went on board, while they returned home.
So the Tribune sent the youth home, cautioning him. "Do not let any one know that you have given me this information," he said.
and now it is no longer I that do these things, but the sin which has its home within me does them.
For I know that in me, that is, in my lower self, nothing good has its home; for while the will to do right is present with me, the power to carry it out is not.
But if I do that which I desire not to do, it can no longer be said that it is I who do it, but the sin which has its home within me does it.
And my language and the Message that I proclaimed were not adorned with persuasive words of earthly wisdom, but depended upon truths which the Spirit taught and mightily carried home;
Do you not know that you are God's Sanctuary, and that the Spirit of God has His home within you?
If any one is hungry, let him eat at home; so that your coming together may not lead to judgement. The other matters I will deal with whenever I come.
and if they wish to ask questions, they should ask their own husbands at home. For it is disgraceful for a married woman to speak at a Church assembly.
On the first day of every week let each of you put on one side and store up at his home whatever gain has been granted to him; so that whenever I come, there may then be no collections going on.
We have therefore a cheerful confidence. We know that while we are at home in the body we are banished from the Lord;
So we have a cheerful confidence, and we anticipate with greater delight being banished from the body and going home to the Lord.
And for this reason also we make it our ambition, whether at home or in exile, to please Him perfectly.
I pray that Christ may make His home in your hearts through your faith; so that having your roots deep and your foundations strong, in love, you may become mighty to grasp the idea,
That precious treasure which is in your charge, guard through the Holy Spirit who has His home in our hearts.
Through faith Abraham, upon being called to leave home and go into a land which he was soon to receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing where he was going to.
Through faith he came and made his home for a time in a land which had been promised to him, as if in a foreign country, living in tents together with Isaac and Jacob, sharers with him in the same promise;
and with a mighty voice he cried out, saying, "Great Babylon has fallen, has fallen, and has become a home for demons and a stronghold for every kind of foul spirit and for every kind of foul and hateful bird.
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