'Least' in the Bible
and blinded the men who were at the entrance of the house, from the least important to the greatest, so they were unable to find the doorway.
But her brother and mother said, "Let the young lady stay with us a few days at least ten and after that she may go."
Now, please forgive my sin only this time, and pray to the LORD your God that he would at least remove this from me."
The people stayed up all that day, all that night, and all through the next day, gathering quails. The one who gathered least gathered enough to fill ten omers, as they spread out all around the camp.
When you hold a hearing, don't be partial in judgment toward the least important or toward the great. Never fear men, because judgment belongs to God. If the matter is difficult for you, bring it to me for a hearing.'
"It wasn't because you were more numerous than other people of the earth that the LORD committed himself to you and chose you. In fact, you were the least numerous of all the nations.
Saul answered: "Am I not a descendant of Benjamin from the least of the tribes of Israel? Isn't my family the least important of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why have you spoken to me like this?"
How can you refuse even one official from the least of my master's servants and rely on Egypt for chariots and horsemen?
These descendants of Gad were army leaders. The least of them was equal to a hundred other soldiers and the greatest to a thousand.
Then the king went up to the LORD's Temple, accompanied by the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the priests and descendants of Levi, and everyone else from the most important to the least important, and he read out loud all the words of the book of the covenant that had been found in the LORD's Temple.
The Jews who lived near them kept coming to us, reporting at least ten times, "They'll attack us from every direction."
When those days were over, the king held a seven-day banquet in the courtyard of the garden of his palace for all the people who were present in Susa the capital, from the greatest to the least important.
When the edict of the king that he issues is heard throughout his kingdom for it's vast then all the women will give honor to their husbands, from the greatest to the least important."
At least I could still take comfort and rejoice in unceasing anguish, for I didn't conceal what the Holy One has to say.
I wish you'd all just shut up. Then at least you would appear to be wise.
Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!
then at least you must know that God has accused me of wrong, and trapped me with his net."
But if you have nothing to say, then at least listen to me! Be quiet and learn some wisdom from me."
At least the living know they will die, but the dead know nothing; they no longer have a reward, since memory about them has been forgotten.
How, then, can you repulse even one officer from the least of my master's officials, when you are depending for yourselves on Egypt for chariots and horsemen?
"The message from the LORD that you have spoken is good," Hezekiah replied to Isaiah, since he was thinking, ""at least there will be peace and security in my lifetime."
The least of them will become a thousand, and the smallest one a mighty nation. "I am the LORD; When the time is right, I will do this swiftly."
"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
Therefore, I'll give their wives to others, and their fields to new owners. Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
Both the most and the least important people will die in this land, and they won't be buried. People won't mourn for them. They won't cut themselves, nor will they shave their heads for them.
No longer will a person teach his neighbor or his relative: "Know the LORD.' Instead, they'll all know me, from the least to the greatest of them," declares the LORD. "Indeed, I'll forgive their iniquity, and I'll remember their sin no more."
Then all the military leaders, Kareah's son Jonathan, Hoshaiah's son Jezaniah, and all the people from the least to the greatest approached Jeremiah.
So he called Kareah's son Jonathan, all the military leaders who were with him, and all the people from the least to the greatest.
Indeed, I'll make you the least of the nations, despised among men.
your mother will be greatly devastated, she who gave birth to you will be ashamed. She will become the least of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.
Whether this rebellious group listens to you or not, at least they'll realize that a prophet had appeared in their midst!
the least significant of kingdoms. It will never again dominate other nations. I will make them so small that they will never again rule any nation.
This order is announced by the observers, and the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over human kingdoms and grants them to whomever he desires, and he places the least important of men over them.'
The people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least important.
"As for you, Bethlehem of Ephrathah, even though you remain least among the clans of Judah, nevertheless, the one who rules in Israel for me will emerge from you. His existence has been from antiquity, even from eternity.
"O Bethlehem in the land of Judah, you are by no means least among the rulers of Judah, because from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"
So whoever sets aside one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom from heaven. But whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom from heaven
I tell all of you with certainty, among those born of women no one has appeared who is greater than John the Baptist. Yet even the least important person in the kingdom from heaven is greater than he.
The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'
Then he will say to them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you didn't do it for one of the least important of these, you didn't do it for me.'
I tell you, no one has ever been born who is greater than John. Yet even the least important person in the kingdom of God is greater than he."
Then he told them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, because the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest."
Then the host who invited both of you would come to you and say, "Give this person your place.' In disgrace, you would have to take the place of least honor.
But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.
As a result, people kept carrying their sick into the streets and placing them on stretchers and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he went by.
Everyone from the least to the greatest paid close attention to him, saying, "This is what we call the great power of God!"
For I am the least of the apostles and not even fit to be called an apostle because I persecuted God's church.
At least we are not commercializing God's word like so many others. Instead, we speak with sincerity in the Messiah's name, like people who are sent from God and are accountable to God.
To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah
A widow may be put on the widows' list if she is at least sixty years old and has been the wife of one husband.
Never again will everyone teach his neighbor or his brother by saying, "Know the Lord,' because all of them will know me, from the least important to the most important.
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