'Hurry' in the Bible
Next, Abraham ran to the herd, found a choice and tender calf, and gave it to the young men, who went off in a hurry to prepare it.
When morning dawned, the angels urged Lot [to hurry], saying, “Get up! Take your wife and two daughters who are here [and go], or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city.”
Hurry up! Run there, for I cannot do anything until you get there.” Therefore the name of the city is Zoar.
So hurry up, go back to my father, and tell him that his son Joseph tells him, "God has made me master of all of Egypt. Hurry up! Come live with me!'
Now you must tell my father of all my splendor in Egypt, and all that you have seen; and you must hurry and bring my father down here.”
Here is how you must eat it: you must be dressed for travel, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it in a hurry; it is the Lord’s Passover.
And [the] Egyptians urged the people [in order] to hurry their release from the land, because they said, "All of us [will] die!"
Therefore now flee to your place! I had intended to honor you greatly, but behold, the Lord has held you back from honor.”
You must not eat leavened bread with it. For seven days you are to eat unleavened bread with it, the bread of hardship—because you left the land of Egypt in a hurry—so that you may remember for the rest of your life the day you left the land of Egypt.
So the sun remained still and the moon stood in place until the nation settled their score with their enemies. This is recorded, is it not, in the book of Jashar? The sun stood in place in the middle of the sky and seemed not to be in a hurry to set for nearly an entire day.
So Abimelech and all the people who were with him went up to Mount Zalmon. Abimelech took his ax in his hand and cut a branch from the trees. He picked up the branch, put it on his shoulder, and said to the people who were with him, “Hurry and do what you have seen me do.”
When Delilah realized that he had disclosed everything to her, she sent for the Philistine officials and told them, "Hurry up and come here at once, because he has told me everything." So the Philistine officials went to her and brought their money with them.
The women answered, “Yes, he is ahead of you. Hurry, he just now came to the city, because there’s a sacrifice for the people at the high place today.
One day Jesse had told his son David: “Take this half-bushel of roasted grain along with these 10 loaves of bread for your brothers and hurry to their camp.
The following day hurry down and go to the place where you hid on the day this incident began and stay beside the rock Ezel.
Then Jonathan called to him, “Hurry up and don’t stop!” Jonathan’s young man picked up the arrow and returned to his master.
But a messenger came to Saul, saying, “Hurry and come, for the Philistines have made a raid on the land.”
Meanwhile, Saul's son Jonathan had a son whose feet were crippled. When he was five years old, news had arrived about Saul and Jonathan from Jezreel, and his nurse picked him up to flee, but in her hurry to leave, he happened to fall and became lame. His name was Mephibosheth.
So David told all of his staff who were with him in Jerusalem, "Let's get up and get out of here! Otherwise, none of us will escape from Absalom. Hurry, or he'll overtake us quickly, bring disaster on all of us, and execute the inhabitants of the city!"
But a young man observed Jonathan and Ahimaaz and informed Absalom, so they left in a hurry, arrived at the home of a man who lived at Bahurim, and hid inside a well that was in his courtyard.
King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was in charge of conscripted labor, but all of Israel stoned him to death, and King Rehoboam had to jump in his chariot and flee back in a hurry to Jerusalem.
So the king of Israel called an officer and said, “Hurry and get Micaiah son of Imlah!”
She summoned her husband and said, “Please send me one of the servants and one of the donkeys, so I can hurry to the man of God and then come back.”
Then she saddled the donkey and said to her servant, “Hurry, don’t slow the pace for me unless I tell you.”
King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was in charge of conscripted labor, but the Israelis stoned him to death, and King Rehoboam had to jump in his chariot and flee back in a hurry to Jerusalem.
So the king of Israel called an officer and said, “Hurry and get Micaiah son of Imlah!”
So he gathered the priests and Levites and said, “Go out to the cities of Judah and collect money from all Israel to repair the temple of your God as needed year by year, and do it quickly.”However, the Levites did not hurry.
So Azariah the chief priest and all the priests stared at Uzziah, who was infected with leprosy in his forehead! They all rushed at him and hurried him out of the Temple. Uzziah was in a hurry to get out anyway, because the LORD had struck him.
But Neco sent messengers to him, saying, “What is the issue between you and me, king of Judah? I have not come against you today but I am fighting another dynasty. God told me to hurry. Stop opposing God who is with me; don’t make Him destroy you!”
Then when a copy of the letter of King Artaxerxes was read before Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and their associates they returned in a hurry to Jerusalem against the Jews and they stopped them by force and power.
The king commanded, “Hurry, and get Haman so we can do as Esther has requested.” So the king and Haman went to the banquet Esther had prepared.
The king told Haman, “Hurry, and do just as you proposed. Take a garment and a horse for Mordecai the Jew, who is sitting at the King’s Gate. Do not leave out anything you have suggested.”
Those who hurry after another god will have many sorrows; I will not present their drink offerings of blood, nor will my lips speak their names.
But you, O Lord, do not remain far away! You are my source of strength! Hurry and help me!
Hurry to help me,Lord, my Savior.
Lord, be pleased to deliver me;hurry to help me, Lord.
I would hurry to my shelterfrom the raging wind and the storm.”
Princes shall come out of Egypt. Ethiopia shall hurry to stretch out her hands to God.
and do not ignore your servant, because I am in distress. Hurry to answer me!
For the choir director. Davidic. To bring remembrance.God, deliver me.Hurry to help me, Lord!
I am afflicted and needy;hurry to me, God.You are my help and my deliverer;Lord, do not delay.
God, do not be far from me;my God, hurry to help me.
Hurry! Look at the permanent ruins every calamity the enemy brought upon the Holy Place.
Do not hide your face from me when I am in trouble. Listen to me. When I call to out you, hurry to answer me!
Please LORD, deliver us! Please LORD, hurry and bring success now!
I hurry and do not delay to heed your commands.
A Davidic psalm.Lord, I call on You; hurry to help me.Listen to my voice when I call on You.
Hurry to answer me, Yahweh. My spirit fails. Don't hide your face from me, so that I don't become like those who go down into the pit.
because their feet run toward troubleand they hurry to commit murder.
a devising heart, plans of deception, feet that hurry to run to evil,
don't be in a hurry to argue in court. Otherwise, what will you do later on when your neighbor humiliates you?
A faithful man will have many blessings,but one in a hurry to get richwill not go unpunished.
A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.
Don't be impulsive with your mouth nor be in a hurry to talk in God's presence. Since God is in heaven and you're on earth, keep your speech short.
Never be in a hurry to become internally angry, since anger settles down in the lap of fools.
Do not be in a hurry; leave his presence, and don’t persist in a bad cause, since he will do whatever he wants.
Take me with you—let us hurry.Oh, that the king would bring me to his chambers.Y We will rejoice and be glad for you;we will praise your love more than wine.W It is only right that they adore you.
W Hurry to me, my love,and be like a gazelleor a young stagon the mountains of spices.
to those who say:“Let Him hurry up and do His work quicklyso that we can see it!Let the plan of the Holy One of Israel take placeso that we can know it!”
Your builders hurry;those who destroy and devastate you will leave you.
For you will not leave in a hurry,and you will not have to take flight;because the Lord is going before you,and the God of Israel is your rear guard.
Let them hurry and lament for us. Let tears run down from our eyes, and let our eyelids flow with water.
I did not send those prophets. Yet they were in a hurry to give their message. I did not tell them anything. Yet they prophesied anyway.
I will make many stumble. They will fall over one another in their hurry to flee. They will say, 'Get up! Let's go back to our own people. Let's go back to our homelands because the enemy is coming to destroy us.'
Kill all the farmers who sow the seed in the land of Babylon. Kill all those who wield the sickle at harvest time. Let all the foreigners return to their own people. Let them hurry back to their own lands to escape destruction by that enemy army.
Hurry and come, all you gentiles! Gather yourselves together!'" "LORD, cause your mighty army to come down.
He remembers his nobles;They stumble in their march,They hurry to her wall,And the mantelet is set up.
and said to him, "Hurry, speak to this young man as follows: 'Jerusalem will no longer be enclosed by walls because of the multitude of people and animals there.
But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.
When Jesus came to the place, He looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down because today I must stay at your house.”
Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in Asia, as he was in a hurry to get to Jerusalem for the day of Pentecost, if that was possible.
and saw Him telling me, ‘Hurry and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me!’
for it is his own supper of which each of you is in a hurry to partake, and one eats like a hungry man, while another has already drunk to excess.
Do not hurry to lay hands on anyone [ordaining and approving someone for ministry or an office in the church, or in reinstating expelled offenders], and thereby share in the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.