'Later' in the Bible
Seven days later the waters of the flood came on the earth.
I will bring a bit of bread so that you may strengthen yourselves. This is why you have passed your servant’s way. Later, you can continue on.”“Yes,” they replied, “do as you have said.”
About three months later Judah was told, “Your daughter-in-law, Tamar, has been acting like a prostitute, and now she is pregnant.”“Bring her out!” Judah said. “Let her be burned to death!”
Two years later Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing beside the Nile,
Years later, after Moses had grown up, he went out to his own people and observed their forced labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his people.
Later, Moses and Aaron went in and said to Pharaoh, “This is what Yahweh, the God of Israel, says: Let My people go, so that they may hold a festival for Me in the wilderness.”
but the wheat and the spelt were not destroyed since they are later crops.
if he can later get up and walk around outside leaning on his staff, then the one who struck him will be exempt from punishment. Nevertheless, he must pay for his lost work time and provide for his complete recovery.
Or if he touches human uncleanness—any uncleanness by which one can become defiled—without being aware of it, but later recognizes it, he is guilty.
Or if someone swears rashly to do what is good or evil—concerning anything a person may speak rashly in an oath—without being aware of it, but later recognizes it, he incurs guilt in such an instance.
Later, Moses inquired about the male goat of the sin offering, but it had already been burned up. He was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s surviving sons, and asked,
When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, you will return to the Lord your God in later days and obey Him.
“‘Later, I brought you to the land of the Amorites who lived beyond the Jordan. They fought against you, but I handed them over to you. You possessed their land, and I annihilated them before you.
Some time later, the Ammonites fought against Israel.
Later on, during the wheat harvest, Samson took a young goat as a gift and visited his wife. “I want to go to my wife in her room,” he said. But her father would not let him enter.
Some time later, he fell in love with a woman named Delilah, who lived in the Sorek Valley.
Later, when Boaz arrived from Bethlehem, he said to the harvesters, “The Lord be with you.”“The Lord bless you,” they replied.
About 10 days later, the Lord struck Nabal dead.
Some time later, David inquired of the Lord: “Should I go to one of the towns of Judah?”The Lord answered him, “Go.”Then David asked, “Where should I go?”“To Hebron,” the Lord replied.
David heard about it later and said: “I and my kingdom are forever innocent before the Lord concerning the blood of Abner son of Ner.
Some time later the king of the Ammonites died, and his son Hanun became king in his place.
Two years later, Absalom’s sheepshearers were at Baal-hazor near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king’s sons.
Some time later, King Ben-hadad of Aram brought all his military units together and marched up to besiege Samaria.
Some time later, King Nahash of the Ammonites died, and his son became king in his place.
While all this was happening, I was not in Jerusalem, because I had returned to King Artaxerxes of Babylon in the thirty-second year of his reign. It was only later that I asked the king for a leave of absence
Some time later, when King Ahasuerus’s rage had cooled down, he remembered Vashti, what she had done, and what was decided against her.
This will be written for a later generation,and a newly created people will praise the Lord:
Don’t say to your neighbor, “Go away! Come back later.I’ll give it tomorrow”—when it is there with you.
Listen to counsel and receive instructionso that you may be wise later in life.
It is a trap for anyone to dedicate something rashlyand later to reconsider his vows.
One who rebukes a person will later find more favorthan one who flatters with his tongue.
A slave pampered from his youthwill become arrogant later on.
There is no limit to all the people who were before them, yet those who come later will not rejoice in him. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.
A long time later the Lord said to me, “Go at once to the Euphrates and get the underwear that I commanded you to hide there.”
King Zedekiah later sent for him and received him, and in his house privately asked him, “Is there a word from the Lord?”“There is,” Jeremiah responded, and he continued, “You will be handed over to the king of Babylon.”
“He answered, ‘I don’t want to!’ Yet later he changed his mind and went.
“Later the rest of the virgins also came and said, ‘Master, master, open up for us!’
For He was teaching His disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of men. They will kill Him, and after He is killed, He will rise three days later.”
Later, He appeared to the Eleven themselves as they were reclining at the table. He rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who saw Him after He had been resurrected.
Not many days later, the younger son gathered together all he had and traveled to a distant country, where he squandered his estate in foolish living.
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’?
“For a while he was unwilling, but later he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or respect man,
About an hour later, another kept insisting, “This man was certainly with Him, since he’s also a Galilean.”
“Lord,” Simon Peter said to Him, “where are You going?”Jesus answered, “Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you will follow later.”
And I say this: The law, which came 430 years later, does not revoke a covenant that was previously ratified by God and cancel the promise.
For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken later about another day.
No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it yields the fruit of peace and righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn’t find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears.
Now I want to remind you, though you know all these things: The Lord first saved a people out of Egypt and later destroyed those who did not believe;