'Leave' in the Bible
leave your gift there before the altar, and go and make friends with your brother first, and then return and proceed to offer your gift.
"Follow me," said Jesus, "and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
So at once the whole population came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw Him, they besought Him to leave their country.
"Whatever town or village you enter, inquire for some good man; and make his house your home till you leave the place.
And whoever refuses to receive you or even to listen to your Message, as you leave that house or town, shake off the very dust from your feet.
Do not two sparrows sell for a halfpenny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father's leave.
When the messengers had taken their leave, Jesus proceeded to say to the multitude concerning John, "What did you go out into the Desert to gaze at? A reed waving in the wind?
Leave both to grow together until the harvest, and at harvest-time I will direct the reapers, Collect the darnel first, and make it up into bundles to burn it, but bring all the wheat into my barn.'"
Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind; and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into some pit."
What do you yourselves think? Suppose a man gets a hundred sheep and one of them strays away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go and look for the one that is straying?
and said, For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two shall be one'?
He gave them leave; and the foul spirits came out and entered into the swine, and the herd--about 2,000 in number--rushed headlong down the cliff into the Lake and were drowned in the Lake.
Wherever you enter a house, make it your home till you leave that place.
But wherever they will not receive you or listen to you, when you leave shake off the very dust from under your feet to bear witness concerning them."
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cling to his wife,
Many angrily told him to leave off shouting; but he only cried out all the louder, "Son of David, have pity on me."
When evening came on, Jesus and His disciples used to leave the city.
"Rabbi," they said, "Moses made it a law for us: 'If a man's brother should die and leave a wife, but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up a family for his brother.'
But Jesus said, "Leave her alone: why are you troubling her? She has done a most gracious act towards me.
Next morning, at daybreak, He left the town and went away to a solitary place; but the people flocked out to find Him, and, coming to the place where He was, they endeavoured to detain Him that He might not leave them.
When Simon Peter saw this, he fell down at the knees of Jesus, and exclaimed, "Master, leave my boat, for I am a sinful man."
Now there was a great herd of swine there feeding on the hill-side; and the demons begged Him to give them leave to go into them, and He gave them leave.
The people were all weeping aloud and beating their breasts for her; but He said, "Leave off wailing; for she is not dead, but asleep."
Wherever they refuse to receive you, as you leave that town shake off the very dust from your feet as a protest against them."
At times a spirit seizes him and he suddenly cries out. It convulses him, and makes him foam at the mouth, and does not leave him till it has well-nigh covered him with bruises.
"Leave the dead," Jesus rejoined, "to bury their own dead; but you must go and announce far and wide the coming of the Kingdom of God."
"But the gardener pleaded, "'Leave it, Sir, this year also, till I have dug round it and manured it.
Just at that time there came some Pharisees who warned Him, saying, "Leave this place and continue your journey; Herod means to kill you."
"Which of you men, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in their pasture and go in search of the lost one till he finds it?
And they will dash thee to the ground and thy children within thee, and will not leave one stone upon another within thee; because thou hast not recognized the time of thy visitation."
Then let those who shall be in Judaea escape to the hills; let those who are in the city leave it, and those who are in the country not enter in.
The next day, having decided to leave Bethany and go into Galilee, Jesus found Philip, and invited him to follow Him.
"Leave the matter in my hands," He replied; "the time for me to act has not yet come."
So His brothers said to Him, "Leave these parts and go into Judaea, that not only we but your disciples also may witness the miracles which you perform.
If we leave him alone in this way, everybody will believe in him, and the Romans will come and blot out both our city and our nation."
Now just before the Feast of the Passover this incident took place. Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father; and having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.
I will not leave you bereaved: I am coming to you.
Peace I leave with you: my own peace I give to you. It is not as the world gives its greetings that I give you peace. Let not your hearts be troubled or dismayed.
"Remember that the time is coming, nay, has already come, for you all to be dispersed each to his own home and to leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.
After this, Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a secret disciple, asked Pilate's permission to carry away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and removed the body.
And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me.
For Thou wilt not leave me in the Unseen World forsaken, nor give up Thy holy One to undergo decay.
And now I tell you to hold aloof from these men and leave them alone--for if this scheme or work is of human origin, it will come to nothing.
and said to him, "'Leave your country and your relatives, and go into whatever land I point out to you.'
David obtained favour with God, and asked leave to provide a dwelling-place for the God of Jacob.
Accordingly they came and apologized to them; and, bringing them out, asked them to leave the city.
After remaining a considerable time longer in Corinth, Paul took leave of the brethren and set sail for Syria; and Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He had shaved his head at Cenchreae, because he was bound by a vow.
but took leave of them with the promise, "I will return to you, God willing." So he set sail from Ephesus.
When the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples; and, after speaking words of encouragement to them, he took his leave, and started for Macedonia.
we took leave of one another; and we went on board, while they returned home.
"I am a Jew," replied Paul, "belonging to Tarsus in Cilicia, and am a citizen of no unimportant city. Give me leave, I pray you, to speak to the people."
I saw Jesus, and He said to me, "'Make haste and leave Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.'
But when he dealt with the subjects of justice, self-control, and the judgement which was soon to come, Felix became alarmed and said, "For the present leave me, and when I can find a convenient opportunity I will send for you."
For there is a truth, brethren, not revealed hitherto, of which I do not wish to leave you in ignorance, for fear you should attribute superior wisdom to yourselves--the truth, I mean, that partial blindness has fallen upon Israel until the great mass of the Gentiles have come in;
while you leave to God's judgement those who are outside? Remove the wicked man from among you.
But to those already married my instructions are--yet not mine, but the Lord's--that a wife is not to leave her husband;
If, however, the unbeliever is determined to leave, let him or her do so. Under such circumstances the Christian man or woman is no slave; God has called us to live lives of peace.
and do not leave room for the Devil.
"For this reason a man is to leave his father and his mother and be united to his wife, and the two shall be as one."
Through faith Abraham, upon being called to leave home and go into a land which he was soon to receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing where he was going to.
But the rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues, did not even then repent and leave the things they had made, so as to cease worshipping the demons, and the idols of gold and silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear, nor move.
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