Nations in the Bible (16 instances)

16 occurrences

'Nations' in the Bible

From these the coastland peoples spread out through their lands, each according to his own language by their own families, in their nations.

These [are] the descendants of Ham, according to their families and their languages, in their lands, and in their nations.

These [are] the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands, and according to their nations.

These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations [and] in their nations. And from these the nations spread abroad on the earth after the flood.

"[As for] me, behold, my covenant [shall be] with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.

Your name shall no longer be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I will make you the father of a multitude of nations.

And I will bless her; moreover, I give to you from her a son. And I will bless her, and {she shall give rise to nations}. Kings of peoples shall come from her."

And Yahweh said to her, "Two nations [are] in your womb, and two peoples {from birth} shall be divided. And {one people shall be stronger than the other}. And [the] elder shall serve [the] younger."

And I will multiply your descendants like the stars of heaven, and I will give to your descendants all these lands. And all nations of the earth will be blessed through your offspring,

Let peoples serve you, and nations bow down to you; Be lord of your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. Cursed be those cursing you, and blessed be those blessing you."

And God said to him, "I [am] El-Shaddai. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and an assemblage of nations shall be from you, and kings shall go out from your loins.

and said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful and make you numerous, and will make you a company of nations. And I will give this land to your offspring after you [as] an everlasting possession.'

But his father refused and said, "I know, my son; I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great, but his younger brother shall be greater than him, and his offspring shall become a multitude of nations."

The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff between his feet, until Shiloh comes. And to him shall be the obedience of nations.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזרח 
'ezrach 
Usage: 17

אמּה 
'ummah 
Usage: 3

אמּה 
'ummah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ἀλλόφυλος 
Allophulos 
Usage: 1

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

γένος 
Genos 
Usage: 17

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132