'Means' in the Bible
And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:The ground is cursed because of you.You will eat from it by means of painful laborall the days of your life.
The thin heads of grain swallowed the seven plump ones. I told this to the magicians, but no one can tell me what it means.”
Since the dream was given twice to Pharaoh, it means that the matter has been determined by God, and He will carry it out soon.
I will harden Pharaoh’s heart so that he will pursue them. Then I will receive glory by means of Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am Yahweh.” So the Israelites did this.
I am going to harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them, and I will receive glory by means of Pharaoh, all his army, and his chariots and horsemen.
Place the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece for decisions, so that they will also be over Aaron’s heart whenever he comes before the Lord. Aaron will continually carry the means of decisions for the Israelites over his heart before the Lord.
But if she doesn’t have sufficient means for a sheep, she may take two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering. Then the priest will make atonement on her behalf, and she will be clean.”
Everyone must appear with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.
But in response, Ittai vowed to the king, “As the Lord lives and as my lord the king lives, wherever my lord the king is, whether it means life or death, your servant will be there!”
“Since Manasseh king of Judah has committed all these detestable things—greater evil than the Amorites who preceded him had done—and by means of his idols has also caused Judah to sin,
God rescues the afflicted by their affliction;He instructs them by their torment.
For I will be with you—this is the Lord’s declaration—to save you!I will bring destruction on all the nationswhere I have scattered you;however, I will not bring destruction on you.I will discipline you justly,and I will by no means leave you unpunished.
And you, My servant Jacob, do not be afraid—this is the Lord’s declaration—for I will be with you.I will bring destruction on all the nationswhere I have banished you,but I will not bring destruction on you.I will discipline you with justice,and I will by no means leave you unpunished.
The side rooms surrounding the temple widened at each successive story, for the structure surrounding the temple went up by stages. This was the reason for the temple’s broadness as it rose. And so, one would go up from the lowest story to the highest by means of the middle one.
This is the interpretation of the message:MENE means that God has numbered the days of your kingdom and brought it to an end.
TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.
PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”
And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,are by no means least among the leaders of Judah:because out of you will come a leaderwho will shepherd My people Israel.”
Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice.For I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
If you had known what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice,you would not have condemned the innocent.
He answered them, “Because the secrets of the kingdom of heaven have been given for you to know, but it has not been given to them.
“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the sanctuary, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gold of the sanctuary is bound by his oath.’
Also, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the altar, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gift that is on it is bound by his oath.’
When they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place),
He answered them, “The secretof the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to those outside, everything comes in parables
And they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place).
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous money so that when it fails, they may welcome you into eternal dwellings.
When Jesus turned and noticed them following Him, He asked them, “What are you looking for?”They said to Him, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are You staying?”
He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah!” (which means “Anointed One”),
and he brought Simon to Jesus.When Jesus saw him, He said, “You are Simon, son of John. You will be called Cephas” (which means “Rock”).
“Go,” He told him, “wash in the pool of Siloam” (which means “Sent”). So he left, washed, and came back seeing.
Jesus said, “Mary.”Turning around, she said to Him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!”—which means “Teacher.”
If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a disabled man—by what means he was healed—
“This Moses, whom they rejected when they said, Who appointed you a ruler and a judge?—this one God sent as a ruler and a redeemer by means of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.
They did this, sending it to the elders by means of Barnabas and Saul.
I did not mean the immoral people of this world or the greedy and swindlers or idolaters; otherwise you would have to leave the world.
Were you called while a slave? It should not be a concern to you. But if you can become free, by all means take the opportunity.
To the weak I became weak, in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people, so that I may by every possible means save some.
I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.
Why then was the law given? It was added because of transgressions until the Seed to whom the promise was made would come. The law was put into effect through angels by means of a mediator.
Now if I live on in the flesh, this means fruitful work for me; and I don’t know which one I should choose.
This means one must not transgress against and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these offenses, as we also previously told and warned you.
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything;first, his name means king of righteousness,then also, king of Salem,meaning king of peace;
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