'Land' in the Bible
Then God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.
God called the dry land “earth,” and He called the gathering of the water “seas.” And God saw that it was good.
No shrub of the field had yet grown on the land, and no plant of the field had yet sprouted, for the Lord God had not made it rain on the land, and there was no man to work the ground.
But water would come out of the ground and water the entire surface of the land.
The name of the first is Pishon, which flows through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold.
Gold from that land is pure; bdellium and onyx are also there.
The name of the second river is Gihon, which flows through the entire land of Cush.
Then she also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became a shepherd of flocks, but Cain worked the ground.
If you work the ground, it will never again give you its yield. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.”
Then Cain went out from the Lord’s presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden.
Everything with the breath of the spirit of life in its nostrils—everything on dry land died.
His kingdom started with Babylon, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
From that land he went to Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah,
As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.
Haran died in his native land, in Ur of the Chaldeans, during his father Terah’s lifetime.
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran’s son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they set out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.
The Call of AbramThe Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land,your relatives,and your father’s houseto the land that I will show you.
He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the people he had acquired in Haran, and they set out for the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan,
Abram passed through the land to the site of Shechem, at the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.
Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “I will give this land to your offspring.” So he built an altar there to the Lord who had appeared to him.
There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine in the land was severe.
But the land was unable to support them as long as they stayed together, for they had so many possessions that they could not stay together,
and there was quarreling between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock. At that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land.
Isn’t the whole land before you? Separate from me: if you go to the left, I will go to the right; if you go to the right, I will go to the left.”
Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.
Abram lived in the land of Canaan, but Lot lived in the cities of the valley and set up his tent near Sodom.
for I will give you and your offspring forever all the land that you see.
Get up and walk around the land, through its length and width, for I will give it to you.”
He also said to him, “I am Yahweh who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”
Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know this for certain: Your offspring will be foreigners in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River:
the land of the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites,
So Abram’s wife Sarai took Hagar, her Egyptian slave, and gave her to her husband Abram as a wife for him. This happened after Abram had lived in the land of Canaan 10 years.
And to you and your future offspring I will give the land where you are residing—all the land of Canaan—as an eternal possession, and I will be their God.”
The sun had risen over the land when Lot reached Zoar.
He looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah and all the land of the plain, and he saw that smoke was going up from the land like the smoke of a furnace.
Then the firstborn said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is no man in the land to sleep with us as is the custom of all the land.
Abimelech said, “Look, my land is before you. Settle wherever you want.”
He settled in the Wilderness of Paran, and his mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
After they had made a covenant at Beer-sheba, Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, left and returned to the land of the Philistines.
And Abraham lived as a foreigner in the land of the Philistines for many days.
“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”
Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.
Then Abraham rose and bowed down to the Hittites, the people of the land.
and said to Ephron in the presence of the people of the land, “Please listen to me. Let me pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, and let me bury my dead there.”
“My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”
After this, Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave of the field at Machpelah near Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
but will go to my land and my family to take a wife for my son Isaac.”
The servant said to him, “Suppose the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Should I have your son go back to the land you came from?”
The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and from my native land, who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘I will give this land to your offspring’—He will send His angel before you, and you can take a wife for my son from there.
My master put me under this oath: ‘You will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I live
And Abraham gave gifts to the sons of his concubines, but while he was still alive he sent them eastward, away from his son Isaac, to the land of the East.
There was another famine in the land in addition to the one that had occurred in Abraham’s time. And Isaac went to Abimelech, king of the Philistines, at Gerar.
The Lord appeared to him and said, “Do not go down to Egypt. Live in the land that I tell you about;
stay in this land as a foreigner, and I will be with you and bless you. For I will give all these lands to you and your offspring, and I will confirm the oath that I swore to your father Abraham.
Isaac sowed seed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundred times what was sown. The Lord blessed him,
He moved from there and dug another, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Open Spaces and said, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land.”
May God give to you—from the dew of the skyand from the richness of the land—an abundance of grain and new wine.
Then his father Isaac answered him:Look, your dwelling place will beaway from the richness of the land,away from the dew of the sky above.
May God give you and your offspring the blessing of Abraham so that you may possess the land where you live as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.”
Yahweh was standing there beside him, saying, “I am Yahweh, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your offspring the land that you are now sleeping on.
Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go. I will bring you back to this land, for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”
Then the Lord said to him, “Go back to the land of your fathers and to your family, and I will be with you.”
I am the God of Bethel, where you poured oil on the stone marker and made a solemn vow to Me. Get up, leave this land, and return to your native land.’”
He took all the livestock and possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, and he drove his herds to go to the land of his father Isaac in Canaan.
Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
Then Jacob said, “God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord who said to me, ‘Go back to your land and to your family, and I will cause you to prosper,’
Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it.”
“These men are peaceful toward us,” they said. “Let them live in our land and move about in it, for indeed, the region is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters as our wives and give our daughters to them.
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me, making me odious to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. We are few in number; if they unite against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed.”
So Jacob and all who were with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.
I will give to you the landthat I gave to Abraham and Isaac.And I will give the landto your future descendants.
and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These were Esau’s sons, who were born to him in the land of Canaan.
Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, and all the people of his household, as well as his herds, all his livestock, and all the property he had acquired in Canaan; he went to a land away from his brother Jacob.
For their possessions were too many for them to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.
Korah, Gatam, and Amalek.These are the chiefs of Eliphazin the land of Edom.These are the sons of Adah.
These are the sons of Reuel, Esau’s son:Chiefs Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.These are the chiefs of Reuelin the land of Edom.These are the sons of Esau’s wife Basemath.
These are the sons of Seir the Horite,the inhabitants of the land:Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,
Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.These are the chiefs of the Horites,the sons of Seir, in the land of Edom.
Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.These are the chiefs of the Horites,according to their divisions, in the land of Seir.
These are the kings who ruled in the land of Edombefore any king ruled over the Israelites:
When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites became king in his place.
Magdiel, and Iram.These are Edom’s chiefs,according to their settlements in the land they possessed.Esau was father of the Edomites.
Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.
For I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should put me in the dungeon.”
After them, seven other cows—ugly, very sickly, and thin—came up. I’ve never seen such ugly ones as these in all the land of Egypt.
Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the land of Egypt.
After them, seven years of famine will take place, and all the abundance in the land of Egypt will be forgotten. The famine will devastate the land.
The abundance in the land will not be remembered because of the famine that follows it, for the famine will be very severe.
“So now, let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.
Let Pharaoh do this: Let him appoint overseers over the land and take a fifth of the harvest of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.
The food will be a reserve for the land during the seven years of famine that will take place in the land of Egypt. Then the country will not be wiped out by the famine.”
Pharaoh also said to Joseph, “See, I am placing you over all the land of Egypt.”
He had Joseph ride in his second chariot, and servants called out before him, “Abrek!” So he placed him over all the land of Egypt.
Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I am Pharaoh, but no one will be able to raise his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt without your permission.”
Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-paneah and gave him a wife, Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest at On. And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt.
Joseph was 30 years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph left Pharaoh’s presence and traveled throughout the land of Egypt.
During the seven years of abundance the land produced outstanding harvests.
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