'Land' in the Bible
God called the dry ground "land" and the gathered waters he called "seas." God saw that it was good.
God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds." It was so.
The land produced vegetation -- plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. God saw that it was good.
God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: cattle, creeping things, and wild animals, each according to its kind." It was so.
The name of the first is Pishon; it runs through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold.
(The gold of that land is pure; pearls and lapis lazuli are also there).
The name of the second river is Gihon; it runs through the entire land of Cush.
Look! You are driving me off the land today, and I must hide from your presence. I will be a homeless wanderer on the earth; whoever finds me will kill me."
So Cain went out from the presence of the Lord and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden.
Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
The primary regions of his kingdom were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in the land of Shinar.
From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,
Haran died in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans, while his father Terah was still alive.
Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go out from your country, your relatives, and your father's household to the land that I will show you.
And Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, and all the possessions they had accumulated and the people they had acquired in Haran, and they left for the land of Canaan. They entered the land of Canaan.
Abram traveled through the land as far as the oak tree of Moreh at Shechem. (At that time the Canaanites were in the land.)
The Lord appeared to Abram and said, "To your descendants I will give this land." So Abram 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 stay for a while because the famine was severe.
But the land could not support them while they were living side by side. Because their possessions were so great, they were not able to live alongside one another.
So there were quarrels between Abram's herdsmen and Lot's herdsmen. (Now the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land at that time.)
Is not the whole land before you? Separate yourself now from me. If you go to the left, then I'll go to the right, but if you go to the right, then I'll go to the left."
Lot looked up and saw the whole region of the Jordan. He noticed that all of it was well-watered (before the Lord obliterated Sodom and Gomorrah) like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, all the way to Zoar.
Abram settled in the land of Canaan, but Lot settled among the cities of the Jordan plain and pitched his tents next to Sodom.
I will give all the land that you see to you and your descendants forever.
Get up and walk throughout the land, for I will give it to you."
The Lord said to him, "I am the Lord who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess."
That day the Lord made a covenant with Abram: "To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates River --
I will give the whole land of Canaan -- the land where you are now residing -- to you and your descendants after you as a permanent possession. I will be their God."
The sun had just risen over the land as Lot reached Zoar.
He looked out toward Sodom and Gomorrah and all the land of that region. As he did so, he saw the smoke rising up from the land like smoke from a furnace.
Then Abimelech said, "Look, my land is before you; live wherever you please."
He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother found a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
Now swear to me right here in God's name that you will not deceive me, my children, or my descendants. Show me, and the land where you are staying, the same loyalty that I have shown you."
So they made a treaty at Beer Sheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, returned to the land of the Philistines.
So Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for quite some time.
God said, "Take your son -- your only son, whom you love, Isaac -- and go to the land of Moriah! Offer him up there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will indicate to you."
Then she died in Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan. Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.
"Hear me, my lord. The land is worth 400 pieces of silver, but what is that between me and you? So bury your dead."
After this Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah next to Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
The servant asked him, "What if the woman is not willing to come back with me to this land? Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?"
"The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father's house and the land of my relatives, promised me with a solemn oath, 'To your descendants I will give this land.' He will send his angel before you so that you may find a wife for my son from there.
There was a famine in the land, subsequent to the earlier famine that occurred in the days of Abraham. Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines at Gerar.
The Lord appeared to Isaac and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; settle down in the land that I will point out to you.
Stay in this land. Then I will be with you and will bless you, for I will give all these lands to you and to your descendants, and I will fulfill the solemn promise I made to your father Abraham.
When Isaac planted in that land, he reaped in the same year a hundred times what he had sown, because the Lord blessed him.
Then he moved away from there and dug another well. They did not quarrel over it, so Isaac named it Rehoboth, saying, "For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will prosper in the land."
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I am deeply depressed because of these daughters of Heth. If Jacob were to marry one of these daughters of Heth who live in this land, I would want to die!"
May he give you and your descendants the blessing he gave to Abraham so that you may possess the land God gave to Abraham, the land where you have been living as a temporary resident."
I am with you! I will protect you wherever you go and will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I promised you!"
So Jacob moved on and came to the land of the eastern people.
The Lord said to Jacob, "Return to the land of your fathers and to your relatives. I will be with you."
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed the sacred stone and made a vow to me. Now leave this land immediately and return to your native land.'"
He took away all the livestock he had acquired in Paddan Aram and all his moveable property that he had accumulated. Then he set out toward the land of Canaan to return to his father Isaac.
Jacob sent messengers on ahead to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the region of Edom.
Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, O Lord, you said to me, 'Return to your land and to your relatives and I will make you prosper.'
After he left Paddan Aram, Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem in the land of Canaan, and he camped near the city.
Now Dinah, Leah's daughter whom she bore to Jacob, went to meet the young women of the land.
You may live among us, and the land will be open to you. Live in it, travel freely in it, and acquire property in it."
"These men are at peace with us. So let them live in the land and travel freely in it, for the land is wide enough for them. We will take their daughters for wives, and we will give them our daughters to marry.
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought ruin on me by making me a foul odor among the inhabitants of the land -- among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. I am few in number; they will join forces against me and attack me, and both I and my family will be destroyed!"
Jacob and all those who were with him arrived at Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.
The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you. To your descendants I will also give this land."
While Israel was living in that land, Reuben had sexual relations with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard about it. Jacob had twelve sons:
and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These were the sons of Esau who were born to him in the land of Canaan.
Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, all the people in his household, his livestock, his animals, and all his possessions which he had acquired in the land of Canaan and went to a land some distance away from Jacob his brother
because they had too many possessions to be able to stay together and the land where they had settled was not able to support them because of their livestock.
chief Korah, chief Gatam, chief Amalek. These were the chiefs descended from Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Adah.
These were the sons of Esau's son Reuel: chief Nahath, chief Zerah, chief Shammah, chief Mizzah. These were the chiefs descended from Reuel in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Esau's wife Basemath.
These were the sons of Seir the Horite, who were living in the land: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,
Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. These were the chiefs of the Horites, the descendants of Seir in the land of Edom.
chief Dishon, chief Ezer, chief Dishan. These were the chiefs of the Horites, according to their chief lists in the land of Seir.
These were the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites:
When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated the Midianites in the land of Moab, reigned in his place; the name of his city was Avith.
chief Magdiel, chief Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom, according to their settlements in the land they possessed. This was Esau, the father of the Edomites.
But Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, in the land of Canaan.
for I really was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews and I have done nothing wrong here for which they should put me in a dungeon."
Then seven other cows came up after them; they were scrawny, very bad-looking, and lean. I had never seen such bad-looking cows as these in all the land of Egypt!
Seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the whole land of Egypt.
But seven years of famine will occur after them, and all the abundance will be forgotten in the land of Egypt. The famine will devastate the land.
The previous abundance of the land will not be remembered because of the famine that follows, for the famine will be very severe.
"So now Pharaoh should look for a wise and discerning man and give him authority over all the land of Egypt.
Pharaoh should do this -- he should appoint officials throughout the land to collect one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.
This food should be held in storage for the land in preparation for the seven years of famine that will occur throughout the land of Egypt. In this way the land will survive the famine."
"See here," Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I place you in authority over all the land of Egypt."
Pharaoh had him ride in the chariot used by his second-in-command, and they cried out before him, "Kneel down!" So he placed him over all the land of Egypt.
Pharaoh also said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, but without your permission no one will move his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt."
Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-Paneah. He also gave him Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, to be his wife. So Joseph took charge of all the land of Egypt.
Now Joseph was 30 years old when he began serving Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph was commissioned by Pharaoh and was in charge of all the land of Egypt.
During the seven years of abundance the land produced large, bountiful harvests.
Joseph collected all the excess food in the land of Egypt during the seven years and stored it in the cities. In every city he put the food gathered from the fields around it.
He named the second child Ephraim, saying, "Certainly God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering."
The seven years of abundance in the land of Egypt came to an end.
Then the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had predicted. There was famine in all the other lands, but throughout the land of Egypt there was food.
When all the land of Egypt experienced the famine, the people cried out to Pharaoh for food. Pharaoh said to all the people of Egypt, "Go to Joseph and do whatever he tells you."
While the famine was over all the earth, Joseph opened the storehouses and sold grain to the Egyptians. The famine was severe throughout the land of Egypt.
So Israel's sons came to buy grain among the other travelers, for the famine was severe in the land of Canaan.
When Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he pretended to be a stranger to them and spoke to them harshly. He asked, "Where do you come from?" They answered, "From the land of Canaan, to buy grain for food."
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