'Lead' in the Bible
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die. But God will surely come to you and lead you up from this land to the land he swore on oath to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."
When Pharaoh released the people, God did not lead them by the way to the land of the Philistines, although that was nearby, for God said, "Lest the people change their minds and return to Egypt when they experience war."
Now the Lord was going before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel day or night.
But you blew with your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.
By your loyal love you will lead the people whom you have redeemed; you will guide them by your strength to your holy dwelling place.
So now go, lead the people to the place I have spoken to you about. See, my angel will go before you. But on the day that I punish, I will indeed punish them for their sin."
You must have this tassel so that you may look at it and remember all the commandments of the Lord and obey them and so that you do not follow after your own heart and your own eyes that lead you to unfaithfulness.
who will go out before them, and who will come in before them, and who will lead them out, and who will bring them in, so that the community of the Lord may not be like sheep that have no shepherd."
Only the gold, the silver, the bronze, the iron, the tin, and the lead,
Commission Joshua, and encourage and strengthen him, because he will lead these people over and will enable them to inherit the land you will see."
Then, when the officers have finished speaking, they must appoint unit commanders to lead the troops.
"Moses my servant is dead. Get ready! Cross the Jordan River! Lead these people into the land which I am ready to hand over to them.
Be strong and brave! You must lead these people in the conquest of this land that I solemnly promised their ancestors I would hand over to them.
After Joshua died, the Israelites asked the Lord, "Who should lead the invasion against the Canaanites and launch the attack?"
The Lord said, "The men of Judah should take the lead. Be sure of this! I am handing the land over to them."
When he reached Seirah, he blew a trumpet in the Ephraimite hill country. The Israelites went down with him from the hill country, with Ehud in the lead.
Deborah said to Barak, "Spring into action, for this is the day the Lord is handing Sisera over to you! Has the Lord not taken the lead?" Barak quickly went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.
"When the leaders took the lead in Israel, When the people answered the call to war -- Praise the Lord!
The leaders of Gilead said to one another, "Who is willing to lead the charge against the Ammonites? He will become the leader of all who live in Gilead!"
The Israelites went up to Bethel and asked God, "Who should lead the charge against the Benjaminites?" The Lord said, "Judah should lead."
They said to him, "Look, you are old, and your sons don't follow your ways. So now appoint over us a king to lead us, just like all the other nations have."
But this request displeased Samuel, for they said, "Give us a king to lead us." So Samuel prayed to the Lord.
We will be like all the other nations. Our king will judge us and lead us and fight our battles."
Then Samuel took a small container of olive oil and poured it on Saul's head. Samuel kissed him and said, "The Lord has chosen you to lead his people Israel! You will rule over the Lord's people and you will deliver them from the power of the enemies who surround them. This will be your sign that the Lord has chosen you as leader over his inheritance.
But all the evil and worthless men among those who had gone with David said, "Since they didn't go with us, we won't give them any of the loot we retrieved! They may take only their wives and children. Let them lead them away and be gone!"
and during the time when I appointed judges to lead my people Israel. Instead, I will give you relief from all your enemies. The Lord declares to you that he himself will build a dynastic house for you.
My advice therefore is this: Let all Israel from Dan to Beer Sheba -- in number like the sand by the sea! -- be mustered to you, and you lead them personally into battle.
and he told them, "Take your master's servants with you, put my son Solomon on my mule, and lead him down to Gihon.
He told David, 'Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple in which to live. But I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'
They marched out of the city with the servants of the district governors in the lead and the army behind them.
She saddled the donkey and told her servant, "Lead on. Do not stop unless I say so."
Then Elisha said to them, "This is not the right road or city. Follow me, and I will lead you to the man you're looking for." He led them to Samaria.
The watchman reported, "He reached them, but hasn't started back. The one who drives the lead chariot drives like Jehu son of Nimshi; he drives recklessly."
Because you rage against me, and the uproar you create has reached my ears; I will put my hook in your nose, and my bridle between your lips, and I will lead you back the way you came."
and during the time when I appointed judges to lead my people Israel. I will subdue all your enemies. "'"I declare to you that the Lord will build a dynastic house for you!
Now give me wisdom and discernment so I can effectively lead this nation. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."
But now I have chosen Jerusalem as a place to live, and I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'
As his father David had decreed, Solomon appointed the divisions of the priests to do their assigned tasks, the Levitical orders to lead worship and help the priests with their daily tasks, and the divisions of the gatekeepers to serve at their assigned gates. This was what David the man of God had ordered.
Jeroboam appointed his own priests to serve at the worship centers and to lead in the worship of the goat idols and calf idols he had made.
The Lord sent prophets among them to lead them back to him. They warned the people, but they would not pay attention.
Then let this clothing and this horse be given to one of the king's noble officials. Let him then clothe the man whom the king wishes to honor, and let him lead him about through the plaza of the city on the horse, calling before him, 'So shall it be done to the man whom the king wishes to honor!'"
that with an iron chisel and with lead they were engraved in a rock forever!
Can you lead out the constellations in their seasons, or guide the Bear with its cubs?
For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm of David. When I call out, answer me, O God who vindicates me! Though I am hemmed in, you will lead me into a wide, open place. Have mercy on me and respond to my prayer!
Lord, lead me in your righteousness because of those who wait to ambush me, remove the obstacles in the way in which you are guiding me!
You lead me in the path of life; I experience absolute joy in your presence; you always give me sheer delight.
Teach me how you want me to live; lead me along a level path because of those who wait to ambush me!
For you are my high ridge and my stronghold; for the sake of your own reputation you lead me and guide me.
Reveal your light and your faithfulness! They will lead me, they will escort me back to your holy hill, and to the place where you live.
Who will lead me into the fortified city? Who will bring me to Edom?
From the most remote place on earth I call out to you in my despair. Lead me up to an inaccessible rocky summit!
O God, when you lead your people into battle, when you march through the desert, (Selah)
You guide me by your wise advice, and then you will lead me to a position of honor.
For the music director; according to the shushan-eduth style; a psalm of Asaph. O shepherd of Israel, pay attention, you who lead Joseph like a flock of sheep! You who sit enthroned above the winged angels, reveal your splendor!
How blessed are those who find their strength in you, and long to travel the roads that lead to your temple!
Who will lead me into the fortified city? Who will bring me to Edom?
See if there is any idolatrous tendency in me, and lead me in the reliable ancient path!
Teach me to do what pleases you, for you are my God. May your kind presence lead me into a level land.
For her house sinks down to death, and her paths lead to the place of the departed spirits.
I will guide you in the way of wisdom and I will lead you in upright paths.
Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.
The plans of the diligent lead only to plenty, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.
I would lead you and bring you to my mother's house, the one who taught me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the nectar of my pomegranates.
The officials of Zoan are fools, the officials of Memphis are misled; the rulers of her tribes lead Egypt astray.
The Lord has made them undiscerning; they lead Egypt astray in all she does, so that she is like a drunk sliding around in his own vomit.
so the king of Assyria will lead away the captives of Egypt and the exiles of Cush, both young and old. They will be in undergarments and barefoot, with the buttocks exposed; the Egyptians will be publicly humiliated.
Because you rage against me and the uproar you create has reached my ears, I will put my hook in your nose, and my bridle between your lips, and I will lead you back the way you came."
I will lead the blind along an unfamiliar way; I will guide them down paths they have never traveled. I will turn the darkness in front of them into light, and level out the rough ground. This is what I will do for them. I will not abandon them.
You were complacent in your evil deeds; you thought, 'No one sees me.' Your self-professed wisdom and knowledge lead you astray, when you say, 'I am unique! No one can compare to me!'
I, I have spoken -- yes, I have summoned him; I lead him and he will succeed.
They will not be hungry or thirsty; the sun's oppressive heat will not beat down on them, for one who has compassion on them will guide them; he will lead them to springs of water.
There was no one to lead her among all the children she bore; there was no one to take her by the hand among all the children she raised.
The Lord will continually lead you; he will feed you even in parched regions. He will give you renewed strength, and you will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring that continually produces water.
Indeed, the coastlands look eagerly for me, the large ships are in the lead, bringing your sons from far away, along with their silver and gold, to honor the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has bestowed honor on you.
I will give you leaders who will be faithful to me. They will lead you with knowledge and insight.
I hear many whispering words of intrigue against me. Those who would cause me terror are everywhere! They are saying, "Come on, let's publicly denounce him!" All my so-called friends are just watching for something that would lead to my downfall. They say, "Perhaps he can be enticed into slipping up, so we can prevail over him and get our revenge on him.
They will come back shedding tears of contrition. I will bring them back praying prayers of repentance. I will lead them besides streams of water, along smooth paths where they will never stumble. I will do this because I am Israel's father; Ephraim is my firstborn son.'"
"People of Judah, get out of Babylon quickly! Leave the land of Babylonia! Be the first to depart! Be like the male goats that lead the herd.
"Raise up battle flags throughout the lands. Sound the trumpets calling the nations to do battle. Prepare the nations to do battle against Babylonia. Call for these kingdoms to attack her: Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander to lead the attack. Send horses against her like a swarm of locusts.
"I will lead them off to be slaughtered like lambs, rams, and male goats."
"Son of man, the house of Israel has become slag to me. All of them are like bronze, tin, iron, and lead in the furnace; they are the worthless slag of silver.
As silver, bronze, iron, lead, and tin are gathered in a furnace so that the fire can melt them, so I will gather you in my anger and in my rage. I will deposit you there and melt you.
"'Tarshish was your trade partner because of your abundant wealth; they exchanged silver, iron, tin, and lead for your products.
I will lead people, my people Israel, across you; they will possess you and you will become their inheritance. No longer will you bereave them of their children.
I will turn you around and drag you along; I will lead you up from the remotest parts of the north and bring you against the mountains of Israel.
However, in the future I will allure her; I will lead her back into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her.
The one who can break through barriers will lead them out they will break out, pass through the gate, and leave. Their king will advance before them, The Lord himself will lead them.
In fact, I brought you up from the land of Egypt, I delivered you from that place of slavery. I sent Moses, Aaron, and Miriam to lead you.
I must endure the Lord's anger, for I have sinned against him. But then he will defend my cause, and accomplish justice on my behalf. He will lead me out into the light; I will experience firsthand his deliverance.
At that time I will lead you -- at the time I gather you together. Be sure of this! I will make all the nations of the earth respect and admire you when you see me restore you," says the Lord.
Then a round lead cover was raised up, revealing a woman sitting inside the basket.
He then said, "This woman represents wickedness," and he pushed her down into the basket and placed the lead cover on top.
And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
(Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, "The one I kiss is the man. Arrest him and lead him away under guard.")
He also told them a parable: "Someone who is blind cannot lead another who is blind, can he? Won't they both fall into a pit?
and forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And do not lead us into temptation."
Then the Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from its stall, and lead it to water?
When Jesus heard this, he said, "This sickness will not lead to death, but to God's glory, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it."
Now look, the hand of the Lord is against you, and you will be blind, unable to see the sun for a time!" Immediately mistiness and darkness came over him, and he went around seeking people to lead him by the hand.
If anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, so that when you assemble it does not lead to judgment. I will give directions about other matters when I come.
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