'Mean' in the Bible
Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs which you have set by themselves mean?"
Esau said, "What do you mean by all this company which I met?" Jacob said, "To find favor in the sight of my lord."
It will happen, when your children ask you, 'What do you mean by this service?'
When your son asks you in time to come, saying, "What do the testimonies, the statutes, and the ordinances, which Yahweh our God has commanded you mean?"
even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?"
that this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask in time to come, saying, 'What do you mean by these stones?'
He spoke to the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What do these stones mean?'
When the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, they said, "What does the noise of this great shout in the camp of the Hebrews mean?" They understood that the ark of Yahweh had come into the camp.
When Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, "What does the noise of this tumult mean?" The man hurried, and came and told Eli.
Samuel said, "Then what does this bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the lowing of the cattle which I hear mean?"
The king said to Ziba, What do you mean by these? Ziba said, The donkeys are for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as are faint in the wilderness may drink.
What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.
However he doesn't mean so, neither does his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off not a few nations.
Say now to the rebellious house, Don't you know what these things mean? tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem, and took its king, and its princes, and brought them to him to Babylon:
What do you mean, that you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
Then I said to them, What does the high place where you go mean? So its name is called Bamah to this day.
When the children of your people shall speak to you, saying, Will you not show us what you mean by these?
So the shipmaster came to him, and said to him, "What do you mean, sleeper? Arise, call on your God! Maybe your God will notice us, so that we won't perish."
Then his disciples asked him, "What does this parable mean?"
They were all amazed, and were perplexed, saying one to another, "What does this mean?"
Now while Peter was very perplexed in himself what the vision which he had seen might mean, behold, the men who were sent by Cornelius, having made inquiry for Simon's house, stood before the gate,
For you bring certain strange things to our ears. We want to know therefore what these things mean."
Now I mean this, that each one of you says, "I follow Paul," "I follow Apollos," "I follow Cephas," and, "I follow Christ."
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