'Once' in the Bible
Finally, Abraham inquired, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" He replied, "For the sake of those ten I won't destroy it."
As it was, when it was time for the livestock to breed, I once looked up in a dream, and the male goats that were mating with the flock were producing streaked, speckled, and spotted offspring.
Meanwhile, these past 20 years that I've been with you, your sheep and goats never had miscarriages, I never once ate any of the rams from your flock,
It is to be prepared with olive oil on a griddle. Once it has been mixed thoroughly, bake it, bring it in pieces, and offer it like a grain offering of broken pieces, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.
This will be a perpetual statute for you as you make atonement once a year for the Israelis on account of all their sins." So Moses did just as the LORD had commanded him.
God is not a human male he doesn't lie, nor is he a human being he never vacillates. Once he speaks up, he's going to act, isn't he? Once he makes a promise, he'll fulfill it, won't he?
If you stop following him, he will once again abandon them in the wilderness. You'll end up destroying this entire people."
"Then the LORD told me, "Get going! Go down from here at once! Your people whom you brought out of Egypt have become corrupt. They have turned quickly from the way that I commanded them, and have cast an idol for their use.'
When I stood on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights as I did the first time, the LORD listened to me once again. The LORD was not willing to destroy you.
March around the city, all the soldiers circling the city once. Do this for six days,
So the ark of the LORD was taken once around the city, then they went back to camp and spent the night there.
On the second day they marched around the city once and then went back to camp. They did this for six days.
Then Gideon told God, "Don't let yourself be angry with me! I want to ask you once again: please let me make a test with the fleece just once more. Cause it to be dry only on the fleece, but let there be dew all around on the ground."
"Once upon a time the trees went out to consecrate a king for themselves. "So they told the olive tree, "Reign over us!'
When Delilah realized that he had disclosed everything to her, she sent for the Philistine officials and told them, "Hurry up and come here at once, because he has told me everything." So the Philistine officials went to her and brought their money with them.
Later, the Philistines once again marched out and encamped in the Rephaim Valley.
The king used to go to Gibeon to sacrifice, since there was a famous high place there, where Solomon once offered 1,000 burnt offerings on that altar.
because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.
So once he heard that Naboth was dead, Ahab got up, went down to the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, and confiscated it.
Then he went downstairs, walked around back and forth inside the house once, went back up to his upper chamber, and stretched himself over the child again. The young man sneezed seven times and then opened his eyes.
because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's servants. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.
But King Joash of Israel replied to King Amaziah of Judah, "There once was a thorn bush in Lebanon that sent an invitation to the cedar of Lebanon that read "Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' Right about then, a wild animal in Lebanon passed by and trampled the thorn bush.
There once was a man in the land of Uz named Job. The man was blameless as well as upright. He feared God and kept away from evil.
In that place, those who once were prisoners will be at ease together; they won't hear the voice of oppressors.
If one were to seek to argue with him, he won't be able to answer him even once in a thousand times.
Your hands formed and fashioned me, but then you have destroyed me all at once on all sides.
You overpower him once and for all, and then he departs; you change his appearance and then send him away.
He has no children or descendants within his own people; and no survivors where he once lived.
In that place, the upright can reason with him; and I'll be acquitted once and for all by my judge."
His flesh wastes away; his bones, which once couldn't be seen, are visible.
every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust."
His thunder roars after it; his majestic voice will thunder; and no one can trace them once his voice has been heard.
I spoke once, but I can't answer; I tried a second time, but I won't do so anymore."
The LORD restored Job's prosperity after he prayed for his friends. The LORD doubled everything that Job had once possessed.
I once was young and now I am old, but I have not seen a righteous person forsaken or his descendants begging for bread.
I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.
They say, "Wickedness is entrenched in him. Once he is brought low, he will not rise again."
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.
God spoke once, but I heard it twice, "Power belongs to God."
You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.
I have sworn by my holiness once for all: I will not lie to David.
Even though a tenth of its people remain in it, it will once again be burned, like a terebinth or an oak tree, the stump of which, though the tree has been felled, still contains holy seed."
"At that time, every place where once there were a thousand vines worth a thousand shekels of silver, only briars and thorns will grow.
However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob.
For the fields of Heshbon wither, as well as the vines of Sibmah. The rulers of the nations have struck down its choicest vines, which once reached Jazer and pushed to the desert. Its shoots spread out and passed over the sea."
Therefore, watch out! "As for me, I will once again do amazing things with this people, wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the insights of their discerning men will stay hidden."
Then the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all humanity will see it at once; for the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
The LORD once called you a green olive tree, with beautiful shape and fruit. With a great roaring sound, he has set fire to it and its branches will be destroyed.
If they have learned the ways of my people well, to swear by my name: "As surely as the LORD lives,' just as they once taught my people to swear by Baal, then they'll be built up among my people.
After all, it's useful only for kindling a fire, isn't it? And once you've burnt up the ends and charred through the middle of it, is it useful for anything else?
"When you were being so arrogant, you never once mentioned your sister Sodom
"I'll lead my people, my nation of Israel, across you mountains, and they will take possession of you again, and you'll be their inheritance once more. Never again will you leave them robbed of children.
"For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Once more, in a little while, I will make the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land to shake.
"Also announce the following: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "My cities will again overflow with prosperity. The LORD will comfort Zion once more and will choose Jerusalem again."'"
I will bring them once again out of the land of Egypt, gathering them from Assyria. I will bring them into the land of Gilead and Lebanon, but there will not be enough space for them.
Once more the Devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, along with their splendor.
So at once they left their nets and followed him.
All at once some people brought him a paralyzed man lying on a stretcher. When Jesus saw their faith, he told the paralyzed man, "Be courageous, son! Your sins are forgiven."
Other seeds fell on stony ground, where they did not have a lot of soil. They sprouted at once because the soil wasn't deep.
As for what was sown on the stony ground, this is the person who hears the word and accepts it joyfully at once,
At once Jesus reached out his hand, caught him, and asked him, "You who have so little faith, why did you doubt?"
Then Jesus, deeply moved with compassion, touched their eyes, and at once they could see again. So they followed him.
told them, "Go into the village ahead of you. At once you will find a donkey tied up and a colt with it. Untie them, and bring them to me.
If anyone says anything to you, tell him, "The Lord needs them,' and that person will send them at once."
"The one who received five talents went out at once and invested them and earned five more.
I tell all of you I will never again drink the product of the vine until that day when I drink it with you once again in my Father's kingdom."
So one of the men ran off at once, took a sponge, and soaked it in some sour wine. Then he put it on a stick and offered Jesus a drink.
At once the Spirit drove him into the wilderness.
At once his fame began to spread throughout the surrounding region of Galilee.
Then Jesus sternly warned him and encouraged him to go at once.
At once, Jesus knew in his spirit what they were saying to themselves. "Why are you arguing about such things among yourselves?" he asked them.
Others fell on stony ground, where they didn't have a lot of soil. They sprouted at once, because the soil wasn't deep.
Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it,
Her bleeding stopped at once, and she felt in her body that she was healed from her illness.
The young lady got up at once and started to walk. She was twelve years old. Instantly they were overcome with astonishment.
The man's hearing and speech were restored at once, and he began to talk normally.
With tears flowing, the child's father at once cried out, "I do believe! Help my unbelief!"
Once again, Jesus took the Twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to him. "Pay attention! We're going up to Jerusalem. The Son of Man will be handed over to the high priests and the scribes, and they'll condemn him to death. Then they'll hand him over to the unbelievers,
Jesus told him, "Go. Your faith has made you well." At once the man could see again, and he began to follow Jesus down the road.
If anyone asks you, "Why are you doing this?,' say, "The Lord needs it,' and he will send it back here at once."
He bent over her, rebuked the fever, and it left her. She got up at once and began serving them.
Once, on another Sabbath, Jesus went into a synagogue and began teaching. A man whose right hand was paralyzed was there.
She came up behind Jesus and touched the tassel of his garment, and her bleeding stopped at once.
So her spirit returned, and she got up at once. Then Jesus directed that she be given something to eat.
Once Jesus was praying in a certain place. After he had finished, one of his disciples told him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples."
"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day.
"Suppose a man among you has a servant plowing or watching sheep. Would he say to him when he comes in from the field, "Come at once and have something to eat'?
Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come. He answered them, "The kingdom of God is not coming with a visible display.
So they brought to the Pharisees the man who had once been blind.
Once again there was a division among the Jews because of what Jesus had been saying.
All at once something like scales fell from Saul's eyes, and he could see again.
Peter told him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Messiah is healing you. Get up and put away your mat!" At once he got up,
Cornelius replied, "Four days ago at this very hour, three o'clock in the afternoon, I was praying in my home. All at once a man in radiant clothes stood in front of me
Once, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit of fortune-telling and who had brought her owners a great deal of money by predicting the future.
The whole city was in chaos. The people rushed together, grabbed Paul, dragged him out of the Temple, and at once the doors were sealed shut.
and saw the Lord saying to me, "Hurry up and get out of Jerusalem at once, because the people won't accept your testimony about me.'