66 occurrences

'Lost' in the Bible

And God looked upon the world and saw how degenerate, debased, and vicious it was, for all humanity had corrupted their way upon the earth and lost their true direction.

So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a bottle of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulders, and he sent her and the youth away. And she wandered on [aimlessly] and lost her way in the wilderness of Beersheba.

These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your she-goats have not lost their young, and the rams of your flock have not been eaten by me.

And a certain man found him, and behold, he had lost his way and was wandering in the open country. The man asked him, What are you trying to find?

For every unlawful deed, whether it concerns ox, donkey, sheep, clothing, or any lost thing at all, which another identifies as his, the cause of both parties shall come before God [the judges]. Whomever [they] shall condemn shall pay his neighbor double.

Or has found what was lost and lied about it, or swears falsely, in any of all the things which men do and sin in so doing,

Then if he has sinned and is guilty, he shall restore what he took by robbery, or what he secured by oppression or extortion, or what was delivered him to keep in trust, or the lost thing which he found,

And he shall consecrate and separate himself to the Lord for the days of his separation and shall bring a male lamb a year old for a trespass or guilt offering; but the previous days shall be void and lost, because his separation was defiled.

And so shall you do with his donkey or his garment or with anything which your brother has lost and you have found. You shall not hide from [your duty concerning] them.

And you shall say before the Lord your God, A wandering and lost Aramean ready to perish was my father [Jacob], and he went down into Egypt and sojourned there, few in number, and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous.

While Israel dwelt in Heshbon and its villages, and in Aroer and its villages, and in all the cities along the banks of the Arnon for 300 years, why did you not recover [your lost lands] during that time?

The donkeys of Kish, Saul's father, were lost. Kish said to Saul, Take a servant with you and go, look for the donkeys.

As for your donkeys that were lost three days ago, do not be thinking about them, for they are found. And for whom are all the desirable things of Israel? Are they not for you and for all your father's house?

And muster yourself an army like the army you have lost, horse for horse and chariot for chariot. And we will fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they. And he heeded their speech and did so.

The Israelites were counted and, all present, went against them. The Israelites encamped before the enemy like two little flocks of lost kids [absolutely everything against them but Almighty God], but the Syrians filled the country.

I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek, inquire for, and demand Your servant, for I do not forget Your commandments.

He will die for lack of discipline and instruction, and in the greatness of his folly he will go astray and be lost.

But those riches are lost in a bad venture; and he becomes the father of a son, and there is nothing in his hand [with which to support the child].

And it shall be in that day that a great trumpet will be blown; and they will come who were lost and ready to perish in the land of Assyria and those who were driven out to the land of Egypt, and they will worship the Lord on the holy mountain at Jerusalem.

Listen to Me, you stiff-hearted and you who have lost heart, you who are far from righteousness (from uprightness and right standing with God, and from His righteous deliverance).

Then [Zion], you will say in your heart, Who has borne me all these children, seeing that I lost my offspring and am alone and barren and unfruitful, an exile put away and wandering hither and thither? And who brought them up? Behold, I was left alone [put away by the Lord, my Husband]; from where then did all these children come?

And I will set up shepherds over them who will feed them. And they will fear no more nor be dismayed, neither will any be missing or lost, says the Lord.

My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have led them astray [to favorite places of idolatry] on mountains [that seduce]. They have gone from [one sin to another] mountain to hill; they have forgotten their [own] resting-place.

Now when she had waited, she saw her hope was lost. Then she took another of her cubs [Jehoiachin] and made him a young lion.

Therefore behold, I have stretched out My hand against you and will hand you over for a prey and a spoil to the nations, and I will cut you off from the peoples and will cause you to perish and be lost out of the countries; I will destroy you. Then will you know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service].

The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.

Then He said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried up and our hope is lost; we are completely cut off.

And flight shall be lost to the swift and refuge shall fail him; the strong shall not retain and confirm his strength, neither shall the mighty deliver himself.

For behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations and cause it to move to and fro as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least kernel fall upon the earth and be lost [from My sight].

And I will take out of [the Philistines'] mouths and from between their teeth the abominable idolatrous sacrifices eaten with the blood. And they too shall remain and be a remnant for our God, and they shall be like chieftains (the head over a thousand) in Judah, and Ekron shall be like one of the Jebusites [who at last were merged and had lost their identity in Israel].

For behold, I will raise up a false shepherd in the land; the lost and perishing he will not miss or visit, the young and scattered he will not go to seek, the wounded and broken he will not heal, nor will he feed those that are sound and strong; but he will eat the flesh of the fat ones and break off their hoofs [to consume all the flesh].

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men.

What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray and gets lost, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountain and go in search of the one that is lost?

And if it should be that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoices more over it than over the ninety-nine that did not get lost.

And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; if he does, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the bottles destroyed; but new wine is to be put in new (fresh) wineskins.

For they failed to consider or understand [the teaching and meaning of the miracle of] the loaves; [in fact] their hearts had grown callous [had become dull and had lost the power of understanding].

Salt is good (beneficial), but if salt has lost its saltness, how will you restore [the saltness to] it? Have salt within yourselves, and be at peace and live in harmony with one another.

But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

I tell you, No; but unless you repent ( change your mind for the better and heartily amend your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins), you will all likewise perish and be lost eternally.

I tell you, No; but unless you repent ( change your mind for the better and heartily amend your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins), you will all likewise perish and be lost eternally.

Salt is good [an excellent thing], but if salt has lost its strength and has become saltless (insipid, flat), how shall its saltness be restored?

What man of you, if he has a hundred sheep and should lose one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness (desert) and go after the one that is lost until he finds it?

And when he gets home, he summons together [his] friends and [his] neighbors, saying to them, Rejoice with me, because I have found my sheep which was lost.

And when she has found it, she summons her [women] friends and neighbors, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the silver coin which I had lost.

Because this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found! And they began to revel and feast and make merry.

But it was fitting to make merry, to revel and feast and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and is alive again! He was lost and is found!

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

When they had all had enough, He said to His disciples, Gather up now the fragments (the broken pieces that are left over), so that nothing may be lost and wasted.

While you have the Light, believe in the Light [have faith in it, hold to it, rely on it], that you may become sons of the Light and be filled with Light. Jesus said these things, and then He went away and hid Himself from them [was lost to their view].

While I was with them, I kept and preserved them in Your Name [ in the knowledge and worship of You]. Those You have given Me I guarded and protected, and not one of them has perished or is lost except the son of perdition [Judas Iscariot -- "the one who is now doomed to destruction, destined to be lost], that the Scripture might be fulfilled.

Thus what He had said was fulfilled and verified, Of those whom You have given Me, I have not lost even one.

But as [the season was well advanced, for] much time had been lost and navigation was already dangerous, for the time for the Fast [the Day of Atonement, about the beginning of October] had already gone by, Paul warned and advised them,

And so by your enlightenment (your knowledge of spiritual things), this weak man is ruined (is lost and perishes) -- "the brother for whom Christ (the Messiah) died!

In fact, their minds were grown hard and calloused [they had become dull and had lost the power of understanding]; for until this present day, when the Old Testament (the old covenant) is being read, that same veil still lies [on their hearts], not being lifted [to reveal] that in Christ it is made void and done away.

But even if our Gospel (the glad tidings) also be hidden (obscured and covered up with a veil that hinders the knowledge of God), it is hidden [only] to those who are perishing and obscured [only] to those who are spiritually dying and veiled [only] to those who are lost.

I repeat then, let no one think I have lost my wits; but even if you do, then bear with a witless man, so that I too may boast a little.

Yes, furthermore, I count everything as loss compared to the possession of the priceless privilege (the overwhelming preciousness, the surpassing worth, and supreme advantage) of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord and of progressively becoming more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him [of perceiving and recognizing and understanding Him more fully and clearly]. For His sake I have lost everything and consider it all to be mere rubbish (refuse, dregs), in order that I may win (gain) Christ (the Anointed One),

The ripe fruits and delicacies for which your soul longed have gone from you, and all your luxuries and dainties, your elegance and splendor are lost to you, never again to be recovered or experienced!

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נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

שׁקף 
Shaqaph 
Usage: 22

ἀτενίζω 
Atenizo 
Usage: 14

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

περιβλέπω 
Periblepo 
Usage: 7

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

στολή 
Stole 
Usage: 5

H9
אבדה 
'abedah 
Usage: 4

אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

אדני 
'Adonay 
Lord , lord , God
Usage: 438

ארך 
'orek 
length , long , ever , as long as , high
Usage: 95

לין לוּן 
Luwn 
lodge , murmur , ... the night , abide , remain , tarry , lodge in , continue , dwell , endure , grudge , left , lie , variant
Usage: 84

מרא 
Mare' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

נתר 
Nathar 
Usage: 8

עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

שׁפל 
Shephel 
Usage: 2

שׁפלה 
Sh@phelah 
Usage: 20

תּחתּי 
Tachtiy 
Usage: 19

ἀναβλέπω 
Anablepo 
Usage: 21

βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

θεάομαι 
theaomai 
Usage: 18

κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

σκοπέω 
Skopeo 
mark , take heed , look on , look at , consider
Usage: 5

ταπεινός 
Tapeinos 
Usage: 7

ταπεινοφροσύνη 
Tapeinophrosune 
Usage: 7

ταπείνωσις 
Tapeinosis 
Usage: 4

φιλαδελφία 
Philadelphia 
Usage: 6

H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

אדּיר 
'addiyr 
Usage: 27

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 2

אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

אף 
'aph 
Usage: 134

אף 
'aph 
Usage: 276

ארבּה 
'arbeh 
Usage: 24

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

ארך 
'arek 
Usage: 15

ארך 
'arok 
Usage: 3

בּאשׁ 
Ba'ash 
Usage: 17

בּוּס 
Buwc 
Usage: 12

בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

בּעלי בּמות 
Ba`aley Bamowth 
lords of the high places
Usage: 0

גּב 
Geb 
Usage: 1

גּבהּ 
Gobahh 
Usage: 17

גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

גּבהוּת 
Gabhuwth 
Usage: 2

גּביר 
G@biyr 
Usage: 2

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
lot
Usage: 77

גּעה 
Ga`ah 
low
Usage: 2

גּעל 
Ga`al 
Usage: 10

גּעל 
Go`al 
Usage: 1

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

דּלל 
Dalal 
Usage: 9

המה 
Hamah 
Usage: 34

זחח 
Zachach 
Usage: 2

זרא 
Zara' 
Usage: 1

חבב 
Chabab 
Usage: 1

חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

חגב 
Chagab 
Usage: 5

חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

חזו 
Chezev (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

חזק 
Chazeq 
Usage: 1

חטא 
Chata' 
Usage: 238

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

חללה חלילה 
Chaliylah 
God forbid , far be it , be...far , Lord forbid ,
Usage: 20

חלץ 
Chalats 
Usage: 44

חלץ 
Chalats 
Usage: 10

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חרץ 
Charats (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

ידיד 
Y@diyd 
Usage: 10

יהּ 
Yahh 
LORD , JAH
Usage: 49

יהוה 
Y@hovih 
GOD , LORD
Usage: 302

ירך 
Yarek 
Usage: 34

ישׁן 
Yashen 
Usage: 19

כּכר 
Kikkar 
Usage: 68

כּנע 
Kana` 
Usage: 36

כּסל 
Kecel 
Usage: 13

כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

לדבר לדבר לו דבר לא דבר 
Lo' D@bar 
Usage: 3

לאה 
La'ah 
Usage: 19