'Live' in the Bible
And the Lord God said, "Now that the man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil, he must not be allowed to stretch out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever."
Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the first of those who live in tents and keep livestock.
May God enlarge Japheth's territory and numbers! May he live in the tents of Shem and may Canaan be his slave!"
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 tents and went to live by the oaks of Mamre in Hebron, and he built an altar to the Lord there.
He will be a wild donkey of a man. He will be hostile to everyone, and everyone will be hostile to him. He will live away from his brothers."
Abraham said to God, "O that Ishmael might live before you!"
"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.
Lot went up from Zoar with his two daughters and settled in the mountains because he was afraid to live in Zoar. So he lived in a cave with his two daughters.
But now give back the man's wife. Indeed he is a prophet and he will pray for you; thus you will live. But if you don't give her back, know that you will surely die along with all who belong to you."
Then Abimelech said, "Look, my land is before you; live wherever you please."
Here I am, standing by the spring, and the daughters of the people who live in the town are coming out to draw water.
You will live by your sword but you will serve your brother. When you grow restless, you will tear off his yoke from your neck."
Live with him for a little while until your brother's rage subsides.
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I am deeply depressed because of these daughters of Heth. If Jacob were to marry one of these daughters of Heth who live in this land, I would want to die!"
You may live among us, and the land will be open to you. Live in it, travel freely in it, and acquire property in it."
Then we will give you our daughters to marry, and we will take your daughters as wives for ourselves, and we will live among you and become one people.
"These men are at peace with us. So let them live in the land and travel freely in it, for the land is wide enough for them. We will take their daughters for wives, and we will give them our daughters to marry.
Only on this one condition will these men consent to live with us and become one people: They demand that every male among us be circumcised just as they are circumcised.
If we do so, won't their livestock, their property, and all their animals become ours? So let's consent to their demand, so they will live among us."
Then God said to Jacob, "Go up at once to Bethel and live there. Make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau."
Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Live as a widow in your father's house until Shelah my son grows up." For he thought, "I don't want him to die like his brothers." So Tamar went and lived in her father's house.
He then said, "Look, I hear that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy grain for us so that we may live and not die."
On the third day Joseph said to them, "Do as I say and you will live, for I fear God.
Then Judah said to his father Israel, "Send the boy with me and we will go immediately. Then we will live and not die -- we and you and our little ones.
You will live in the land of Goshen, and you will be near me -- you, your children, your grandchildren, your flocks, your herds, and everything you have.
Tell him, 'Your servants have taken care of cattle from our youth until now, both we and our fathers,' so that you may live in the land of Goshen, for everyone who takes care of sheep is disgusting to the Egyptians."
Then they said to Pharaoh, "We have come to live as temporary residents in the land. There is no pasture for your servants' flocks because the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. So now, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen."
The land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best region of the land. They may live in the land of Goshen. If you know of any highly capable men among them, put them in charge of my livestock."
Why should we die before your very eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we, with our land, will become Pharaoh's slaves. Give us seed that we may live and not die. Then the land will not become desolate."
Zebulun will live by the haven of the sea and become a haven for ships; his border will extend to Sidon.
"When you assist the Hebrew women in childbirth, observe at the delivery: If it is a son, kill him, but if it is a daughter, she may live."
But the midwives feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.
Then the king of Egypt summoned the midwives and said to them, "Why have you done this and let the boys live?"
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, "All sons that are born you must throw into the river, but all daughters you may let live."
You will not eat anything made with yeast; in all the places where you live you must eat bread made without yeast.'"
No hand will touch him -- but he will surely be stoned or shot through, whether a beast or a human being; he must not live.' When the ram's horn sounds a long blast they may go up on the mountain."
"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you.
If the ox of one man injures the ox of his neighbor so that it dies, then they will sell the live ox and divide its proceeds, and they will also divide the dead ox.
"You must not allow a sorceress to live.
They must not live in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."
Let them make for me a sanctuary, so that I may live among them.
But he added, "You cannot see my face, for no one can see me and live."
He said, "See, I am going to make a covenant before all your people. I will do wonders such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation. All the people among whom you live will see the work of the Lord, for it is a fearful thing that I am doing with you.
This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all the places where you live: You must never eat any fat or any blood.'"
And you must not eat any blood of the birds or the domesticated land animals in any of the places where you live.
The whole time he has the infection he will be continually unclean. He must live in isolation, and his place of residence must be outside the camp.
then the priest will command that two live clean birds, a piece of cedar wood, a scrap of crimson fabric, and some twigs of hyssop be taken up for the one being cleansed.
Then he is to take the live bird along with the piece of cedar wood, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the twigs of hyssop, and he is to dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird slaughtered over the fresh water,
and sprinkle it seven times on the one being cleansed from the disease, pronounce him clean, and send the live bird away 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 must then take the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird and in the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
So he is to decontaminate the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, and the scrap of crimson fabric,
and he is to send the live bird away outside the city into the open countryside. So he is to make atonement for the house and it will be clean.
"When he has finished purifying the holy place, the Meeting Tent, and the altar, he is to present the live goat.
Aaron is to lay his two hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins, and thus he is to put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man standing ready.
So you must keep my statutes and my regulations; anyone who does so will live by keeping them. I am the Lord.
but if a priest's daughter is a widow or divorced, and she has no children so that she returns to live in her father's house as in her youth, she may eat from her father's food, but no lay person may eat it.
"'Six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there must be a Sabbath of complete rest, a holy assembly. You must not do any work; it is a Sabbath to the Lord in all the places where you live.
You must not eat bread, roasted grain, or fresh grain until this very day, until you bring the offering of your God. This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all the places where you live.
From the places where you live you must bring two loaves of bread for a wave offering; they must be made from two tenths of an ephah of fine wheat flour, baked with yeast, as first fruits to the Lord.
"'On this very day you must proclaim an assembly; it is to be a holy assembly for you. You must not do any regular work. This is a perpetual statute in all the places where you live throughout your generations.
You must not do any work. This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all the places where you live.
You must live in temporary shelters for seven days; every native citizen in Israel must live in temporary shelters,
so that your future generations may know that I made the Israelites live in temporary shelters when I brought them out from the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.'"
You must obey my statutes and my regulations; you must be sure to keep them so that you may live securely in the land.
"'The land will give its fruit and you may eat until you are satisfied, and you may live securely in the land.
"'If your brother becomes impoverished and is indebted to you, you must support him; he must live with you like a foreign resident.
Do not take interest or profit from him, but you must fear your God and your brother must live with you.
Threshing season will extend for you until the season for harvesting grapes, and the season for harvesting grapes will extend until sowing season, so you will eat your bread until you are satisfied, and you will live securely in your land.
I myself will make the land desolate and your enemies who live in it will be appalled.
but in order that they will live and not die when they approach the most holy things, do this for them: Aaron and his sons will go in and appoint each man to his service and his responsibility.
You must expel both men and women; you must put them outside the camp, so that they will not defile their camps, among which I live."
and see what the land is like, and whether the people who live in it are strong or weak, few or many,
and whether the land they live in is good or bad, and whether the cities they inhabit are like camps or fortified cities,
The Amalekites live in the land of the Negev; the Hittites, Jebusites, and Amorites live in the hill country; and the Canaanites live by the sea and along the banks of the Jordan."
But truly, as I live, all the earth will be filled with the glory of the Lord.
Say to them, 'As I live, says the Lord, I will surely do to you just what you have spoken in my hearing.
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When you enter the land where you are to live, which I am giving you,
The Lord said to Moses, "Make a poisonous snake and set it on a pole. When anyone who is bitten looks at it, he will live."
Moses said to them, "Have you allowed all the women to live?
You must dispossess the inhabitants of the land and live in it, for I have given you the land to possess it.
"Instruct the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. You must also give the Levites grazing land around the towns.
Thus they will have towns in which to live, and their grazing lands will be for their cattle, for their possessions, and for all their animals.
The community must deliver the slayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the community must restore him to the town of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the consecrated oil.
So these things must be a statutory ordinance for you throughout your generations, in all the places where you live.
And you must not accept a ransom for anyone who has fled to a town of refuge, to allow him to return home and live on his own land before the death of the high priest.
"You must not pollute the land where you live, for blood defiles the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed there, except by the blood of the person who shed it.
Therefore do not defile the land that you will inhabit, in which I live, for I the Lord live among the Israelites."
(The Emites used to live there, a people as powerful, numerous, and tall as the Anakites.
just as the descendants of Esau who live at Seir and the Moabites who live in Ar did for me, until I cross the Jordan to the land the Lord our God is giving us."
Now, Israel, pay attention to the statutes and ordinances I am about to teach you, so that you might live and go on to enter and take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, is giving you.
You stood before the Lord your God at Horeb and he said to me, "Assemble the people before me so that I can tell them my commands. Then they will learn to revere me all the days they live in the land, and they will instruct their children."
Walk just as he has commanded you so that you may live, that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land you are going to possess.
You must keep carefully all these commandments I am giving you today so that you may live, increase in number, and go in and occupy the land that the Lord promised to your ancestors.
So he humbled you by making you hungry and then feeding you with unfamiliar manna. He did this to teach you that humankind cannot live by bread alone, but also by everything that comes from the Lord's mouth.
So you must keep his commandments, live according to his standards, and revere him.
Listen, Israel: Today you are about to cross the Jordan so you can dispossess the nations there, people greater and stronger than you who live in large cities with extremely high fortifications.
For if you carefully observe all of these commandments I am giving you and love the Lord your God, live according to his standards, and remain loyal to him,
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