'Live' in the Bible
The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.
And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock.
All the living creatures of the earth will be filled with fear and terror of you from now on, including all the creatures that fly in the sky, everything that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the ocean. They've been assigned to live under your dominion.
May God make room for Japheth; may God live in Shem's tents, and may Canaan serve him."
There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine in the land was severe.
When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ They will kill me but let you live.
Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
But the land could not support them while they were living side by side. Because their possessions were so great, they were not able to live alongside one another.
So Abram moved his tent and went to live near the oaks of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the Lord.
He said to Abram, "Know for sure that your seed will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years.
This man will be like a wild donkey.His hand will be against everyone,and everyone’s hand will be against him;he will live at odds with all his brothers.
When Abram was 99 years old, the Lord appeared to him, saying, “I am God Almighty. Live in My presence and be blameless.
And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!
"Out of our way!" they cried, and "This man came to live here as a foreigner, and now he dares to judge us! We'll do more harm to you than to them!" They kept pressing in on Lot until they were close enough to break down the door.
Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
Lot departed from Zoar and lived in the mountains along with his two daughters, because he was afraid to live in Zoar. Instead, he and his two daughters lived in a cave.
The elder said to the younger, Our father is aging, and there is not a man on earth to live with us in the customary way.
Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
Then Abimelech said, "Look, my land is before you; live wherever you please."
Therefore swear an oath here by God that you won't deal falsely with me, my sons, or my descendants. Just as I've dealt graciously with you, won't you do so with me and with the land in which you live as a foreigner?"
and I will have you swear by the Lord, God of heaven and God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I live,
Here I am, standing by the spring, and the daughters of the people who live in the town are coming out to draw water.
My master put me under this oath: ‘You will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I live
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who continued to live near Beer-lahai-roi.
And the children struggled together within her. And she said, If it be so, wherefore do I live? And she went to inquire of Jehovah.
The Lord appeared to him and said, “Do not go down to Egypt. Live in the land that I tell you about;
Live in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you. For to you, and to your seed, I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to Abraham your father.
And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Live with him for a little while until your brother's rage subsides.
And Rebekah saith unto Isaac, 'I have been disgusted with my life because of the presence of the daughters of Heth; if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, like these -- from the daughters of the land -- why do I live?'
May God give you and your offspring the blessing of Abraham so that you may possess the land where you live as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.”
And Laban said, It is better that I give her to you than to another man. Stay and live with me.
Leah said, "God has endowed me with a good dowry. Now my husband will live with me, because I have borne him six sons." She named him Zebulun.
With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.
Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it.”
Then we will give you our daughters, take your daughters for ourselves, live with you, and become one people.
“These men are peaceful toward us,” they said. “Let them live in our land and move about in it, for indeed, the region is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters as our wives and give our daughters to them.
But the men will agree to live with us and be one people only on this condition: if all our men are circumcised as they are.
Won’t their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us.”
Then Jacob told Simeon and Levi, "You have certainly stirred up trouble for me! You've made me despised by the Canaanites and the Perizzites who live in this territory. Because I have only a few men with me, they're going to gather themselves together and attack me until I am totally destroyed, along with my entire household!"
Later, God told Jacob, "Get up, move to Bethel, and live there. Build an altar to the God who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau."
For their possessions were too many for them to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.
Jacob continued to live in the land they were occupying, where his father had journeyed in the territory of Canaan.
Right about then, Judah left his brothers and went to live with an Adullamite man named Hirah.
Then Judah told Onan, Marry your brother's widow; live with her and raise offspring for your brother.
Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah grows up.” For he thought, “He might die too, like his brothers.” So Tamar went to live in her father’s house.
And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.
And Joseph said unto them the third day, This do, and live; for I fear God:
But bring your youngest brother to me, so your words will be verified and you shall live. And they did so.
And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him; for they were troubled at his presence.
So hurry up, go back to my father, and tell him that his son Joseph tells him, "God has made me master of all of Egypt. Hurry up! Come live with me!'
You are to live in the land of Goshen, near where I am you, your children, your grandchildren, your flocks, your herds, and everything that you own.
get your father and your households, and come back to me. I'll give you the best of the land of Egypt and you can live off the abundance of the land.'
And they speak unto him all the words of Joseph, which he hath spoken unto them, and he seeth the waggons which Joseph hath sent to bear him away, and live doth the spirit of Jacob their father;
you are to tell him, "Your servants have been taking care of livestock since we were youths. We and our ancestors have taken care of livestock.' That way, you'll be able to live in the Goshen territory, since shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians."
Then they said to Pharaoh, “We have come to live in the land for a while because there is no grazing land for your servants’ sheep, since the famine in the land of Canaan has been severe. So now, please let your servants settle in the land of Goshen.”
the land of Egypt is open before you; settle your father and brothers in the best part of the land. They can live in the land of Goshen. If you know of any capable men among them, put them in charge of my livestock.”
Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate.
the angel who has been rescuing me from all sorts of evil, bless these young men. May my name continue to live on within them, including the names of my ancestors Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a vast multitude throughout the earth."
Zebulun will live by the seashoreand will be a harbor for ships,and his territory will be next to Sidon.
Joseph continued to live in Egypt, along with his father's household, until he was 110 years old.
And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.
The Hebrew midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.
So the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and asked them, “Why have you done this and let the boys live?”
Pharaoh then commanded all his people: “You must throw every son born to the Hebrews into the Nile, but let every daughter live.”
When Pharaoh heard about this, he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in the land of Midian, and sat down by a well.
But if you will not let My people go, then I will send swarms of flies against you, your officials, your people, and your houses. The Egyptians’ houses will swarm with flies, and so will the land where they live.
On that day I'll treat the land of Goshen where my people live differently so that swarms of insects won't be there. As a result, you will know that I the LORD am in the midst of the land.
However, I have let you live for this purpose: to show you My power and to make My name known in all the earth.
The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
You will not eat anything made with yeast; in all the places where you live you must eat bread made without yeast.'"
When a stranger shall live as a foreigner with you, and will keep the Passover to Yahweh, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one who is born in the land: but no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.
The LORD told Moses, "Listen very carefully! I'll cause food to rain down for you from heaven, and the people are to go out and gather each day's portion on that day. In this way I'll test them to demonstrate whether or not they'll live according to my instructions.
Instruct them about the statutes and laws, and teach them the way to live and what they must do.
There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
Only, if he continue to live a day or two days, he shall not be avenged; for he is his money.
And if one man's ox hurt another's, that he die; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; and the dead ox also they shall divide.
Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
They are not to live in your land. Otherwise they will cause you to sin against me. If you worship their gods, it will become a snare for you."
Let them make a sanctuary for me so I may live among them.
I'll live among the Israelis, and I'll be their God.
They shall know that I am the LORD their God who brought them out of Egypt so that I may live among them. I am the LORD your God."
And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live.
And the Lord responded: “Look, I am making a covenant. I will perform wonders in the presence of all your people that have never been done in all the earth or in any nation. All the people you live among will see the Lord’s work, for what I am doing with you is awe-inspiring.
This is a permanent statute throughout your generations, wherever you live: you must not eat any fat or any blood.”
Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.
The priest is to examine it. If it is, indeed, a white swelling in the skin that has turned the hair white, and yet it sustains live flesh on the swelling,
He will remain unclean as long as he has the infection; he is unclean. He must live alone in a place outside the camp.
the priest will order that two live clean birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop be brought for the one who is to be cleansed.
He is to take the live bird together with the cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop, and dip them all into the blood of the bird that was slaughtered over the fresh water.
He will then sprinkle the blood seven times on the one who is to be cleansed from the skin disease. He is to pronounce him clean and release the live bird over the open countryside.
"The one being cleansed must then wash his clothes, shave off all his hair, and bathe in water, and so be clean. Then afterward he may enter the camp, but he must live outside his tent seven days.
He will take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn, and the live bird, dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
He will purify the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the scarlet yarn.
Then he is to release the live bird into the open countryside outside the city. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.
And when he hath made an end of reconciling the holy place, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar, he shall bring the live goat:
And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
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