'Once' in the Bible
And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.
And Aaron shall make reconciliation upon the horns of it once a year with the blood of the reconciliation for sin; once a year shall he make reconciliation upon it throughout your ages; it shall be most holy unto the LORD.
And you shall hold this as a perpetual statute to reconcile the sons of Israel of all their sins once a year. And Moses did as the LORD commanded him.
Then Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.
And the LORD thy God will put out those Gentiles before thee little by little; thou may not consume them at once lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.
Therefore, ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, going round about the city once; and thou shalt do this six days.
So the ark of the LORD compassed the city, going about it once; and they came into the camp and lodged in the camp.
Likewise the second day they compassed the city once and returned into the camp; so they did for six days.
Then Samson called unto the LORD and said, O Lord GOD, remember me now and strengthen me now only this once, O God, that I may take vengeance at once of the Philistines for my two eyes.
Then Abishai said to David, God has delivered thy enemy into thy hand today; now, therefore, let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear and pin him to the earth at once, and I will not need a second opportunity.
And David said in his heart, In the end I shall be killed some day by the hand of Saul; there is nothing better for me than that I should escape once and for all into the land of the Philistines; and Saul shall despair of me, to seek me any more within the borders of Israel; so shall I escape out of his hand.
For the king had at sea a navy of Tarshish with the navy of Hiram; once every three years the navy of Tarshish came, bringing gold, silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
Then the king of Israel sent to the place, which the man of God told him and warned him of and kept himself from there, not once nor twice.
So the merchants and sellers of all kinds of merchandise lodged outside Jerusalem once or twice.
Once I have spoken; but I will not answer; even twice, but I will proceed no further.
God has spoken once; twice have I heard this that power belongs unto God.
They said in their hearts, Let us destroy them at once; they have burned up all the meeting places of the people of God in the earth.
Thou, even thou, art to be feared, and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.
and once he is taken, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
I have long time held my peace; I have been still and refrained myself; now will I cry out like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.
Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Shall the earth bring forth in one day? Shall an entire nation be born at once? that Zion travailed, and shall bring forth her sons together?
For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Yet even once, and I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land;
And once again ye shall cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, for I shall not even look at the offering any more to receive a free will offering from your hand.
When once the husband of the house is risen up and shall have shut the door, and ye begin to stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not from where ye are,
And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas
For he that is dead died unto sin once, and he that lives, lives unto God.
after that, he appeared unto more than five hundred brothers at once, of whom the greater part remain unto now, but some are fallen asleep.
Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was stoned; three times I suffered shipwreck, night and day I have been in the deep;
but they had only heard, That he who persecuted us in time past now preaches the faith which he once destroyed.
Brethren, (I speak after the manner of men) Even when a covenant is of man, once it is confirmed, no one cancels it or adds to it.
But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you as becomes saints,
For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity.
Therefore we would have come unto you, even I, Paul, once and again, but Satan hindered us.
For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit
who needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins and then for the people's; for this he did once, when he offered up himself.
But into the second the high priest went alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for his own ignorance, and for that of the people:
neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the sanctuary designed for eternal redemption.
otherwise it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times since the foundation of the world; but now once in the consummation of the ages he has appeared to abolish sin by the sacrifice of himself.
And as it is appointed unto men to die once, and after this the judgment;
so also the Christ is offered once to take away the sins of many; and unto those that wait for him without sin he shall appear the second time unto saving health.
Otherwise, they would cease to offer them, because those that sacrifice, once purged, would have no more conscience of sin.
In this will, we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus, the Christ, once for all.
whose voice then shook the earth; but now he has promised, saying, Yet even once, I shall shake not the earth only, but also the heaven.
And this word, Yet even once, signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
For the Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in spirit,
which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you and exhort you that ye should earnestly persevere in the faith which was given once unto the saints.
I will, therefore, remind you, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those that did not believe.