63 occurrences

'Instead' in the Bible

He told them, “You will indeed drink My cup. But to sit at My right and left is not Mine to give; instead, it belongs to those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”

“The sensible ones answered, ‘No, there won’t be enough for us and for you. Go instead to those who sell, and buy oil for yourselves.’

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood. See to it yourselves!”

But He would not let him; instead, He told him, “Go back home to your own people, and report to them how much the Lord has done for you and how He has had mercy on you.”

Then the Pharisees and the scribes asked Him, “Why don’t Your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders, instead of eating bread with ritually unclean hands?”

Instead, immediately after hearing about Him, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit came and fell at His feet.

But to sit at My right or left is not Mine to give; instead, it is for those it has been prepared for.”

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd so that he would release Barabbas to them instead.

What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?

He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man’s table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores.

Instead, will he not tell him, ‘Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink’?

They will never follow a stranger; instead they will run away from him, because they don’t recognize the voice of strangers.”

Instead they had some disagreements with him about their own religion and about a certain Jesus, a dead man Paul claimed to be alive.

Instead, I preached to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.

And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.

Instead, believer goes to court against believer, and that before unbelievers!

Instead, you act unjustly and cheat—and you do this to believers!

If others have this right to receive benefits from you, don’t we even more?However, we have not made use of this right; instead we endure everything so that we will not hinder the gospel of Christ.

But our presentable parts have no need of clothing. Instead, God has put the body together, giving greater honor to the less honorable,

I did not go up to Jerusalem to those who had become apostles before me; instead I went to Arabia and came back to Damascus.

But the law is not based on faith; instead, the one who does these things will live by them.

Instead, he is under guardians and stewards until the time set by his father.

They are enthusiastic about you, but not for any good. Instead, they want to isolate you so you will be enthusiastic about them.

we did not eat anyone’s food free of charge; instead, we labored and struggled, working night and day, so that we would not be a burden to any of you.

I appeal to you, instead, on the basis of love. I, Paul, as an elderly man and now also as a prisoner of Christ Jesus,

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

Though I have many things to write to you, I don’t want to do so with paper and ink. Instead, I hope to be with you and talk face to face so that our joy may be complete.

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תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

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