'Left' in the Bible
He wiped out every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, from mankind to livestock, to creatures that crawl, to the birds of the sky, and they were wiped off the earth. Only Noah was left, and those that were with him in the ark.
So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran.
Isn’t the whole land before you? Separate from me: if you go to the left, I will go to the right; if you go to the right, I will go to the left.”
But he hesitated. Because of the Lord’s compassion for him, the men grabbed his hand, his wife’s hand, and the hands of his two daughters. Then they brought him out and left him outside the city.
Early in the morning Abraham got up, took bread and a waterskin, put them on Hagar’s shoulders, and sent her and the boy away. She left and wandered in the Wilderness of Beer-sheba.
When the water in the skin was gone, she left the boy under one of the bushes.
After they had made a covenant at Beer-sheba, Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, left and returned to the land of the Philistines.
Then Rebekah and her female servants got up, mounted the camels, and followed the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.
So Isaac left there, camped in the Valley of Gerar, and lived there.
They got up early in the morning and swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace.
As soon as Isaac had finished blessing Jacob and Jacob had left the presence of his father Isaac, his brother Esau arrived from the hunt.
Jacob left Beer-sheba and went toward Haran.
So Laban went into Jacob’s tent, then Leah’s tent, and then the tents of the two female slaves, but he found nothing. Then he left Leah’s tent and entered Rachel’s.
Laban got up early in the morning, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, and blessed them. Then Laban left to return home.
Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
At that time Judah left his brothers and settled near an Adullamite named Hirah.
She got up and left, then removed her veil and put her widow’s clothes back on.
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get back the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her.
He left all that he owned under Joseph’s authority; he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.Now Joseph was well-built and handsome.
When she saw that he had left his garment with her and had run outside,
When he heard me screaming for help, he left his garment with me and ran outside.”
but when I screamed for help, he left his garment with me and ran outside.”
Joseph was 30 years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph left Pharaoh’s presence and traveled throughout the land of Egypt.
They loaded the grain on their donkeys and left there.
But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”
and we answered my lord, ‘We have an elderly father and a younger brother, the child of his old age. The boy’s brother is dead. He is the only one of his mother’s sons left, and his father loves him.’
One left—I said that he must have been torn to pieces—and I have never seen him again.
Jacob left Beer-sheba. The sons of Israel took their father Jacob in the wagons Pharaoh had sent to carry him, along with their children and their wives.
When that year was over, they came the next year and said to him, “We cannot hide from our lord that the money is gone and that all our livestock belongs to our lord. There is nothing left for our lord except our bodies and our land.
Then Joseph took them both—with his right hand Ephraim toward Israel’s left, and with his left hand Manasseh toward Israel’s right—and brought them to Israel.
But Israel stretched out his right hand and put it on the head of Ephraim, the younger, and crossing his hands, put his left on Manasseh’s head, although Manasseh was the firstborn.
along with all Joseph’s household, his brothers, and his father’s household. Only their children, their sheep, and their cattle were left in the land of Goshen.
When they left Pharaoh, they confronted Moses and Aaron, who stood waiting to meet them.
Then Moses left Pharaoh’s presence and appealed to the Lord.
The Lord did as Moses had said: He removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people; not one was left.
but those who didn’t take the Lord’s word seriously left their servants and livestock in the field.
Moses said to him, “When I have left the city, I will extend my hands to Yahweh. The thunder will cease, and there will be no more hail, so that you may know the earth belongs to Yahweh.
They will cover the surface of the land so that no one will be able to see the land. They will eat the remainder left to you that escaped the hail; they will eat every tree you have growing in the fields.
They will fill your houses, all your officials’ houses, and the houses of all the Egyptians—something your fathers and ancestors never saw since the time they occupied the land until today.” Then he turned and left Pharaoh’s presence.
The Lord then said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt and the locusts will come up over it and eat every plant in the land, everything that the hail left.”
They covered the surface of the whole land so that the land was black, and they consumed all the plants on the ground and all the fruit on the trees that the hail had left. Nothing green was left on the trees or the plants in the field throughout the land of Egypt.
Moses left Pharaoh’s presence and appealed to the Lord.
Then the Lord changed the wind to a strong west wind, and it carried off the locusts and blew them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.
Even our livestock must go with us; not a hoof will be left behind because we will take some of them to worship Yahweh our God. We will not know what we will use to worship Yahweh until we get there.”
All these officials of yours will come down to me and bow before me, saying: Leave, you and all the people who follow you. After that, I will leave.’” And he left Pharaoh’s presence in fierce anger.
So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.
The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night never left its place in front of the people.
and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with the waters like a wall to them on their right and their left.
But the Israelites had walked through the sea on dry ground, with the waters like a wall to them on their right and their left.
The entire Israelite community departed from Elim and came to the Wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had left the land of Egypt.
But they didn’t listen to Moses; some people left part of it until morning, and it bred worms and smelled. Therefore Moses was angry with them.
He told them, “This is what the Lord has said: ‘Tomorrow is a day of complete rest, a holy Sabbath to the Lord. Bake what you want to bake, and boil what you want to boil, and set aside everything left over to be kept until morning.’”
The entire Israelite community left the Wilderness of Sin, moving from one place to the next according to the Lord’s command. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.
In the third month, on the same day of the month that the Israelites had left the land of Egypt, they entered the Wilderness of Sinai.
As for the flap that is left over from the tent curtains, the leftover half curtain is to hang down over the back of the tabernacle.
The half yard on one side and the half yard on the other of what is left over along the length of the tent curtains should be hanging down over the sides of the tabernacle on either side to cover it.
If any of the meat of ordination or any of the bread is left until morning, burn up what is left over. It must not be eaten because it is holy.
Then the entire Israelite community left Moses’ presence.
“If the sacrifice he offers is a vow or a freewill offering, it is to be eaten on the day he presents his sacrifice, and what is left over may be eaten on the next day.
Moses spoke to Aaron and his remaining sons, Eleazar and Ithamar: “Take the grain offering that is left over from the fire offerings to the Lord, and eat it prepared without yeast beside the altar, because it is especially holy.
Then the priest will take some of the one-third quart of olive oil and pour it into his left palm.
The priest will dip his right finger into the oil in his left palm and sprinkle some of the oil with his finger seven times before the Lord.
What is left of the oil in the priest’s palm he is to put on the head of the one to be cleansed. In this way the priest will make atonement for him before the Lord.
Then the priest will pour some of the oil into his left palm.
With his right finger the priest will sprinkle some of the oil in his left palm seven times before the Lord.
What is left of the oil in the priest’s palm he is to put on the head of the one to be cleansed to make atonement for him before the Lord.
If many years are still left, he must pay his redemption price in proportion to them based on his purchase price.
But if he consecrates his field after the Jubilee, the priest will calculate the price for him in proportion to the years left until the next Year of Jubilee, so that your assessment will be reduced.
The Lord’s anger burned against them, and He left.
Please let us travel through your land. We won’t travel through any field or vineyard, or drink any well water. We will travel the King’s Highway; we won’t turn to the right or the left until we have traveled through your territory.’”
So they struck him, his sons, and his whole army until no one was left, and they took possession of his land.
The Angel of the Lord went ahead and stood in a narrow place where there was no room to turn to the right or the left.
For the Lord had said to them that they would all die in the wilderness. None of them was left except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.
They left and went up into the hill country and came to the Valley of Eshcol, scouting the land.
‘Let us travel through your land; we will keep strictly to the highway. We will not turn to the right or the left.
At that time we captured all his cities and completely destroyed the people of every city, including the women and children. We left no survivors.
So the Lord our God also handed over Og king of Bashan and his whole army to us. We struck him until there was no survivor left.
(Only Og king of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim. His bed was made of iron. Isn’t it in Rabbah of the Ammonites? It is 13 feet six inches long and six feet wide by a standard measure.)
“Be careful to do as the Lord your God has commanded you; you are not to turn aside to the right or the left.
“Remember and do not forget how you provoked the Lord your God in the wilderness. You have been rebelling against the Lord from the day you left the land of Egypt until you reached this place.
You must not eat leavened bread with it. For seven days you are to eat unleavened bread with it, the bread of hardship—because you left the land of Egypt in a hurry—so that you may remember for the rest of your life the day you left the land of Egypt.
You must abide by the instruction they give you and the verdict they announce to you. Do not turn to the right or the left from the decision they declare to you.
Then his heart will not be exalted above his countrymen, he will not turn from this command to the right or the left, and he and his sons will continue ruling many years over Israel.
Remember what the Lord your God did to Miriam on the journey after you left Egypt.
“When you reap the harvest in your field, and you forget a sheaf in the field, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you must not glean what is left. What remains will be for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow.
“Remember what the Amalekites did to you on the journey after you left Egypt.
Do not turn aside to the right or the left from all the things I am commanding you today, and do not go after other gods to worship them.
refusing to share with any of them his children’s flesh that he will eat because he has nothing left during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you in all your towns.
Though you were as numerous as the stars of the sky, you will be left with only a few people, because you did not obey the Lord your God.
The Lord will indeed vindicate His peopleand have compassion on His servantswhen He sees that their strength is goneand no one is left—slave or free.
Moses was 120 years old when he died; his eyes were not weak, and his vitality had not left him.
Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go.
Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from the Acacia Grove, saying, “Go and scout the land, especially Jericho.” So they left, and they came to the house of a woman, a prostitute named Rahab, and stayed there.
The men pursued them along the road to the fords of the Jordan, and as soon as they left to pursue them, the gate was shut.
Joshua started early the next morning and left the Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing.
Not a man was left in Ai or Bethel who did not go out after Israel, leaving the city exposed while they pursued Israel.
Joshua burned Ai and left it a permanent ruin, desolate to this day.
This bread of ours was warm when we took it from our houses as food on the day we left to come to you. But take a look, it is now dry and crumbly.
The Lord also handed it and its king over to Israel. He struck it down, putting everyone in it to the sword, and left no survivors in it. He treated Libnah’s king as he had the king of Jericho.
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