'Multitude' in the Bible
They went out with all their armies—a multitude as numerous as the sand on the seashore—along with a vast number of horses and chariots.
Then he distributed a loaf of bread, a date cake, and a raisin cake to each one in the entire Israelite community, both men and women. Then all the people left, each to his own home.
But one of his servants responded, “Please, let messengers take five of the horses that are left in the city. Their fate is like the entire Israelite community who will die, so let’s send them and see.”
“And now you are saying you can assert yourselves against the Lord’s kingdom, which is in the hand of one of David’s sons. You are a vast number and have with you the golden calves that Jeroboam made for you as gods.
Then Asa cried out to the Lord his God: “Lord, there is no one besides You to help the mighty and those without strength. Help us, Lord our God, for we depend on You, and in Your name we have come against this large army. Yahweh, You are our God. Do not let a mere mortal hinder You.”
People came and told Jehoshaphat, “A vast number from beyond the Dead Sea and from Edom has come to fight against you; they are already in Hazazon-tamar” (that is, En-gedi).
Our God, will You not judge them? For we are powerless before this vast number that comes to fight against us. We do not know what to do, but we look to You.
and he said, “Listen carefully, all Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat. This is what the Lord says: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast number, for the battle is not yours, but God’s.
When Judah came to a place overlooking the wilderness, they looked for the large army, but there were only corpses lying on the ground; nobody had escaped.
“Be strong and courageous! Don’t be afraid or discouraged before the king of Assyria or before the large army that is with him, for there are more with us than with him.
There is gold and a multitude of jewels,but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.
Your many foes will be like fine dust,and many of the ruthless, like blowing chaff.Then suddenly, in an instant,
All the many nationsgoing out to battle against Ariel—all the attackers, the siege works against her,and those who oppress her—will then be like a dream, a vision in the night.
It will be like a hungry one who dreams he is eating,then wakes and is still hungry;and like a thirsty one who dreams he is drinking,then wakes and is still thirsty, longing for water.So it will be for all the many nationswho go to battle against Mount Zion.
Violence has grown into a rod of wickedness.None of them will remain:none of their multitude,none of their wealth,and none of the eminent among them.
The time has come; the day has arrived.Let the buyer not rejoiceand the seller not mourn,for wrath is on all her masses.
They have blown the trumpetand prepared everything,but no one goes to war,for My wrath is on all her masses.
His body was like topaz, his face like the brilliance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.
Infuriated, the king of the South will march out to fight with the king of the North who will raise a large army but they will be handed over to his enemy.
When the army is carried off, he will become arrogant and cause tens of thousands to fall, but he will not triumph.
The king of the North will again raise a multitude larger than the first. After some years he will advance with a great army and many supplies.
Jesus departed with His disciples to the sea, and a large crowd followed from Galilee, Judea,
Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan, and around Tyre and Sidon. The large crowd came to Him because they heard about everything He was doing.
Suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying:
After coming down with them, He stood on a level place with a large crowd of His disciples and a great number of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon.
A large crowd of people followed Him, including women who were mourning and lamenting Him.
Within these lay a large number of the sick—blind, lame, and paralyzed [—waiting for the moving of the water,
When this sound occurred, a crowd came together and was confused because each one heard them speaking in his own language.
Now the large group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but instead they held everything in common.
In addition, a large group came together from the towns surrounding Jerusalem, bringing sick people and those who were tormented by unclean spirits, and they were all healed.
let him know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his life from death and cover a multitude of sins.
Above all, maintain an intense love for each other, since love covers a multitude of sins.
After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.
After this I heard something like the loud voice of a vast multitude in heaven, saying:Hallelujah!Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God,
Then I heard something like the voice of a vast multitude, like the sound of cascading waters, and like the rumbling of loud thunder, saying:Hallelujah, because our Lord God, the Almighty,has begun to reign!
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