'Once' in the Bible
And once every year Aaron is to make its horns clean: with the blood of the sin-offering he is to make it clean once every year from generation to generation: it is most holy to the Lord.
And let this be an order for ever for you, so that the sin of the children of Israel may be taken away once every year. And he did as the Lord gave orders to Moses.
Now let all your fighting-men make a circle round the town, going all round it once. Do this for six days.
So he made the ark of the Lord go all round the town once: then they went back to the tents for the night.
The second day they went all round the town once, and then went back to their tents: and so they did for six days.
And Samson, crying out to the Lord, said, O Lord God, do have me now in mind, and do make me strong only this once, O God, so that I may take one last payment from the Philistines for my two eyes.
For the king had Tarshish-ships at sea with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the Tarshish-ships came with gold and silver and ivory and monkeys and peacocks.
Then he came back, and after walking once through the house and back, he went up, stretching himself out on the child seven times; and the child's eyes became open.
So the king of Israel sent to the place where the man of God had said there was danger, and kept clear of it more than once.
For the king had Tarshish-ships sailing with the servants of Huram: once every three years the Tarshish-ships came back with gold and silver, ivory and monkeys and peacocks.
Now the food made ready for one day was one ox and six fat sheep, as well as fowls; and once in ten days a store of all sorts of wine: but all the same, I did not take the food to which the ruler had a right, because the people were crushed under a hard yoke.
So the traders in all sorts of goods took their night's rest outside Jerusalem once or twice.
I have said once, and even twice, what was in my mind, but I will not do so again.
Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's:
I have made an oath once by my holy name, that I will not be false to David.
For this reason, truly, I will make them see, this once I will give them knowledge of my hand and my power; and they will be certain that my name is the Lord.
Now before the feast of the Passover, it was clear to Jesus that the time had come for him to go away from this world to the Father. Having once had love for those in the world who were his, his love for them went on to the end.
Three times I was whipped with rods, once I was stoned, three times the ship I was in came to destruction at sea, a night and a day I have been in the water;
Because even in Thessalonica you sent once and again to me in my need.
For which reason we made attempts to come to you, even I, Paul, once and again; but Satan kept us from coming.
Who has no need to make offerings for sins every day, like those high priests, first for himself, and then for the people; because he did this once and for ever when he made an offering of himself.
But only the high priest went into the second, once a year, not without making an offering of blood for himself and for the errors of the people:
And has gone once and for ever into the holy place, having got eternal salvation, not through the blood of goats and young oxen, but through his blood.
And because by God's law death comes to men once, and after that they are judged;
By that pleasure we have been made holy, by the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once and for ever.
Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;
My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.
Now it is my purpose to put you in mind, though you once had knowledge of all these things, of how the Lord, having taken a people safely out of Egypt, later sent destruction on those who had no faith;