158 occurrences in 14 translations

'Move' in the Bible

Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."

And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures that move on the ground -- everything that has the breath of life in it -- I give every green plant for food." It was so.

Then the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your life.

So the Lord said, "I will wipe humankind, whom I have created, from the face of the earth -- everything from humankind to animals, including creatures that move on the ground and birds of the air, for I regret that I have made them."

Then Abimelech ordered Isaac, "Move away from us! You've become more powerful than we are."

Then Esau said, "Let's move on, and I'll go ahead of you."

Let my lord pass on before his servant and I will move along slowly at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me, and at the pace of the children until I come to my lord in Seir."

Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it."

"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.

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."

Pharaoh also said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, but without your permission no one will move his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt."

But bring your youngest brother back to me so I will know that you are honest men and not spies. Then I will give your brother back to you and you may move about freely in the land.'"

"I'm God, your father's God. Don't be afraid to move down to Egypt, because I'm going to turn you into a mighty nation there.

When Joseph saw that his father had placed his right hand on Ephraim's head, he thought it was a mistake and took his father's hand to move it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's.

One person could not see another, and for three days they did not move from where they were. Yet all the Israelites had light where they lived.

But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

Then the LORD told Moses, "Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelis to move out!

And all the people are seeing the voices, and the flames, and the sound of the trumpet, and the mount smoking; and the people see, and move, and stand afar off,

But while the cloud was there, they made no move till it was taken up.

And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you:

Only -- this ye do eat of any teeming thing which is flying, which is going on four, which hath legs above its feet, to move with them on the earth;

"This is the law concerning animals, birds, all living creatures that move in the water, and all creatures that swarm on the ground,

You shall eat old store long kept, and you shall move out the old because of the new.

Whenever the tabernacle is to move, the Levites are to take it down, and whenever it is to stop at a campsite, the Levites are to set it up. Any unauthorized person who comes near [it] must be put to death.

The total number in their military divisions who belong to Judah's encampment is 186,400; they will move out first.

The total number in their military divisions who belong to Reuben's encampment is 151,450; they will move out second.

The tent of meeting is to move out with the Levites' camp, which is in the middle of the camps. They are to move out just as they camp, each in his place, with their banners.

The total in their military divisions who belong to Ephraim's encampment number 108,100; they will move out third.

The total number who belong to Dan's encampment is 157,600; they are to move out last, with their banners."

Whenever the camp is about to move on, Aaron and his sons are to go in, take down the screening veil, and cover the ark of the testimony with it.

"Aaron and his sons are to finish covering the holy objects and all their equipment whenever the camp is to move on. The Kohathites will come and carry them, but they are not to touch the holy objects or they will die. These are the transportation duties of the Kohathites regarding the tent of meeting.

If sometimes the cloud remained from evening until morning, when the cloud was lifted in the morning, they would move out; or if it remained in the daytime and at night, whenever the cloud was lifted, they would set out.

When ye blow an alarm, then ye shall move the camp of those that are lodged towards the east.

And when ye blow an alarm the second time, then ye shall move the camp of those that are lodged on the side of the Negev; they shall blow an alarm for their journeys.

So Miriam was confined outside the camp for seven days, and the people did not move on until Miriam was brought back in.

"Tell the community to move away from where Korah, Dathan, and Abiram are living."

Then he told the community, "Move away from the camps of these wicked men and don't touch anything that belongs to them. That way you won't be destroyed along with all their sins."

Turn [now] and {move on}, and go [into] the hill of the Amorites and to all [of] the neighboring regions in the Jordan {Valley} in the hill country and in the Negev and in the coastal area along the sea, [into] the land of the Canaanites and [into] the Lebanon, as far as the great river Euphrates.

"[The Lord also said,] 'Get up, move out, and cross the Arnon Valley. See, I have handed Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land over to you. Begin to take possession [of it]; engage him in battle.

When thy brother -- son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend who is as thine own soul -- doth move thee, in secret, saying, Let us go and serve other gods -- (which thou hast not known, thou and thy fathers,

"You must not move your neighbor's boundary marker, established at the start in the inheritance you will receive in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.

As you move forward for battle, the priest will approach and say to the soldiers,

For the LORD your God is on the move within your camp to deliver you and to hand your enemies over to you. Therefore your camp must be holy so that he will not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you."

When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God's commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow [them].

They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

and they commanded the people, saying, "When you see the ark of the covenant of Yahweh your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then you shall move from your place, and follow it.

He said to the people, "Move forward, march around the city, and have the armed troops go ahead of the ark of the Lord."

And all the people returned to the camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace; there was no one to move his tongue against any of the sons of Israel.

Then Deborah said to Barak, "Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn't the Lord gone before you?" So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Move not, I pray Thee, from this, till my coming in unto Thee, and I have brought out my present, and put it before Thee;' and he saith, 'I -- I do abide till thy return.'

And the Spirit of the LORD began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol.

But his master replied to him, "We will not stop at a foreign city where there are no Israelites. Let's move on to Gibeah."

They sent messengers and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines and asked, "What are we to do with the Ark of the God of Israel?" They said, "Let the Ark of the God of Israel move to Gath." So they moved the Ark of the God of Israel.

His armor bearer told him, "Do whatever you want. Let's move out! I'm right here with you, as you wish."

He stood still and called out to the ranks of Israel, "Why should you move into position for battle? Am I not a Philistine and you Saul's servants? Choose a man for yourselves to come down against me.

David strapped his sword on his clothing, and he tried to move; for he had not tested it. David said to Saul, "I can't go with these; for I have not tested them." David took them off.

Now when the Philistine made a move and came near to David, David quickly went at a run in the direction of the army, meeting the Philistine face to face.

Some time later, David inquired of the LORD to ask, "Am I to move to any one of the cities of Judah?" The LORD told him, "Go." So David asked, "To which one?" He replied, "To Hebron."

and it cometh to pass, in thy hearing the sound of a stepping in the tops of the mulberries, then thou dost move sharply, for then hath Jehovah gone out before thee to smite in the camp of the Philistines.'

So he was not willing to move the ark of the Lord to the city of David; instead, he took it to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

Moreover I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in a place of their own, and move no more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as beforetime,

Yesterday is thy coming in, and to-day I move thee to go with us, and I am going on that which I am going! -- turn back, and take back thy brethren with thee, -- kindness and truth.'

David said to him, "If you move on with me, you will be a burden to me,

The king said, "Move aside and stand here." So he stood to one side.

"How many more years do I have to live," Barzillai replied to the king, "that I should move to Jerusalem with the king?

Later, God's anger blazed forth against Israel, so he incited David to move against them by telling him, "Go take a census of Israel and Judah."

"Get up, move to Zarephath in Sidon, and stay there. Look! I've commanded a widow to sustain you there."

Right then, Chenaanah's son Zedekiah approached Micaiah and struck him on the cheek. Then he asked him, "How did the Spirit of the LORD move from me to speak to you?"

Isaiah replied, "This is your sign from the Lord confirming that the Lord will do what he has said. Do you want the shadow to move ahead ten steps or to go back ten steps?"

Neither will I make the feet of Israel move any more out of the land which I gave their fathers; only if they will observe to do according to all that I have commanded them, and according to all the law that my servant Moses commanded them.

And he said, Let him alone; let no man move his bones. So they let his bones alone, with the bones of the prophet that came out of Samaria.

These were the descendants of Ehud who were leaders of the families living in Geba who were forced to move to Manahath:

Let's move the ark of our God back here, for we did not seek his will throughout Saul's reign."

So David did not move the ark of God home to the city of David; instead, he took it to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

We'll cut down the timber you need from Lebanon and transport it to you on rafts by sea to Joppa, so you can move it to Jerusalem."

"For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars."

As if on cue, Chenaanah's son Zedekiah approached Micaiah and struck him on the cheek. Then he asked him, "How did the Spirit of the LORD move from me to speak to you?"

In the seventh year Jehoiada made a bold move. He made a pact with the officers of the units of hundreds: Azariah son of Jehoram, Ishmael son of Jehochanan, Azariah son of Obed, Maaseiah son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat son of Zikri.

All of them conspired together to move with armed forces against Jerusalem and to create a disturbance in it.

Then Haman went forth that day joyful and with a glad heart, but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up nor move for him, he was filled with indignation against Mordecai.

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'

if you are pure and upright, then He will move even now on your behalf and restore the home where your righteousness dwells.

"Were He to pass by me, I would not see Him; Were He to move past me, I would not perceive Him.

Lest He move thee with a stroke, And the abundance of an atonement turn thee not aside.

The failings of his flesh are joined together; his flesh is firm in him and does not move.

Let not a foot of pride meet me, And a hand of the wicked let not move me.

Because of the voice of an enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked, For they cause sorrow to move against me, And in anger they hate me.

Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest move.

There the ships move about, and Leviathan, which You formed to play there.

They reel to and fro, and move as a drunkard, And all their wisdom is swallowed up.

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the lazy man [move not from his place] upon his bed.

There are three things that are magnificent in their step, four things that move about magnificently:

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּעשׁ 
Ga`ash 
Usage: 9

הוּם 
Huwm 
Usage: 6

המה 
Hamah 
Usage: 34

זוּע 
Zuwa` 
Usage: 3

חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

חרץ 
Charats 
Usage: 12

מוט 
Mowt 
Usage: 38

מוט 
Mowt 
bar , moved , upon a staff , yoke
Usage: 6

נוּד 
Nuwd 
Usage: 24

נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

ניד 
Niyd 
Usage: 1

נתר 
Nathar 
Usage: 8

סוּת 
Cuwth 
Usage: 18

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do , made , cut , do , do , worketh , executed , goeth , kept , moved , wrought
Usage: 28

פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 2

פּעם 
Pa`am 
Usage: 5

קרץ 
Qarats 
Usage: 5

רגז 
Ragaz 
Usage: 41

רחף 
Rachaph 
Usage: 3

רמשׂ 
Ramas 
Usage: 17

רמשׂ 
Remes 
Usage: 17

רעשׁ 
Ra`ash 
Usage: 30

שׁרץ 
Sharats 
Usage: 14

שׁרץ 
Sherets 
Usage: 15

ἀνασείω 
Anaseio 
move , stir up
Usage: 2

ἀσάλευτος 
Asaleutos 
Usage: 2

εὐλαβέομαι 
Eulabeomai 
fearing , moved with fear
Usage: 2

κινέω 
Kineo 
Usage: 6

κίνησις 
Kinesis 
Usage: 1

μετακινέω 
metakineo 
Usage: 1

σαίνω 
Saino 
Usage: 1

σαλεύω 
Saleuo 
Usage: 8

σείω 
Seio 
Usage: 5

σπλαγχνίζομαι 
Splagchnizomai 
Usage: 7



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