32 occurrences

'Line' in the Bible

‘And this shall be your north border: you shall draw your border line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor.

You shall draw a line from Mount Hor to the Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;

‘For your eastern border you shall also draw a line from Hazar-enan to Shepham,

Now a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh the same day with his clothes torn and dust on his head.

The man said to Eli, “I am the one who came from the battle line. Indeed, I escaped from the battle line today.” And he said, “How did things go, my son?”

Then David left his baggage in the care of the baggage keeper, and ran to the battle line and entered in order to greet his brothers.

Then it happened when the Philistine rose and came and drew near to meet David, that David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet the Philistine.

He defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death and one full line to keep alive. And the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.

He had written in the letter, saying, “Place Uriah in the front line of the fiercest battle and withdraw from him, so that he may be struck down and die.”

He fashioned the two pillars of bronze; eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line of twelve cubits measured the circumference of both.

Then the Lord raised up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of the royal line in Edom.

I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down.

Who set its measurements? Since you know.Or who stretched the line on it?

Their line has gone out through all the earth,And their utterances to the end of the world.In them He has placed a tent for the sun,

And the fishermen will lament,And all those who cast a line into the Nile will mourn,And those who spread nets on the waters will pine away.

“For He says,‘Order on order, order on order,Line on line, line on line,A little here, a little there.’”

So the word of the Lord to them will be,“Order on order, order on order,Line on line, line on line,A little here, a little there,”That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.

“I will make justice the measuring lineAnd righteousness the level;Then hail will sweep away the refuge of liesAnd the waters will overflow the secret place.

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it,And owl and raven will dwell in it;And He will stretch over it the line of desolationAnd the plumb line of emptiness.

He has cast the lot for them,And His hand has divided it to them by line.They shall possess it forever;From generation to generation they will dwell in it.

Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line; he outlines it with red chalk. He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass, and makes it like the form of a man, like the beauty of man, so that it may sit in a house.

The measuring line will go out farther straight ahead to the hill Gareb; then it will turn to Goah.

Line up the shield and buckler,And draw near for the battle!

The Lord determined to destroyThe wall of the daughter of Zion.He has stretched out a line,He has not restrained His hand from destroying,And He has caused rampart and wall to lament;They have languished together.

So He brought me there; and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze, with a line of flax and a measuring rod in his hand; and he was standing in the gateway.

When the man went out toward the east with a line in his hand, he measured a thousand cubits, and he led me through the water, water reaching the ankles.

But one of the descendants of her line will arise in his place, and he will come against their army and enter the fortress of the king of the North, and he will deal with them and display great strength.

They run like mighty men,They climb the wall like soldiers;And they each march in line,Nor do they deviate from their paths.

Therefore, thus says the Lord, ‘Your wife will become a harlot in the city, your sons and your daughters will fall by the sword, your land will be parceled up by a measuring line and you yourself will die upon unclean soil. Moreover, Israel will certainly go from its land into exile.’”

“Therefore you will have no one stretching a measuring lineFor you by lot in the assembly of the Lord.

Therefore thus says the Lord, “I will return to Jerusalem with compassion; My house will be built in it,” declares the Lord of hosts, “and a measuring line will be stretched over Jerusalem.”’

Then I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a man with a measuring line in his hand.

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