'Open' in the Bible
On the seventeenth day of the second month, when Noah was 600 years old, all the springs of the great deep burst open, the floodgates of the heavens were opened,
As he was observing a well that had been dug out on the open range, all of a sudden he noticed three flocks of sheep lying there, because shepherds watered their flocks from that well. There was a very large stone that covered the opening of the well,
Because Jacob learned that Shechem had dishonored his daughter Dinah while his sons were still out with their cattle on the open range, he remained silent until they returned.
"Consecrate to me every firstborn male. Whatever is the first to open the womb among the Israelis, both of humans and of animals, belongs to me."
He is then to tear it open by its wings, but not divide it completely into two parts. The priest is then to offer all of it on the wood over the fire as a burnt offering by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD."
He is to sprinkle the blood seven times on the person with the infectious skin disease and then pronounce him clean. Then he is to release the live bird into the open fields.
"This statute is required so that the Israelis may bring their sacrifices that they have been sacrificing to the LORD in the open field to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, where they are to slaughter their peace offering to the LORD.
Also, the open land of their cities is not to be sold, because it is to remain their perpetual inheritance."
I'll send wild beasts against you from the open country to deprive you of your children, destroy your cattle, and decrease your number so that your roads become desolate.
since they've been set apart for me from among the Israelis. I've taken them for myself instead of the first to open the womb every firstborn of the Israelis,
Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open.
Every open vessel that has no covering fastened around it is to be considered unclean.
Whoever is out in an open field and touches the body of someone who was killed by a sword, or a dead body, or someone's bones, or a grave, he is to be considered unclean for seven days.
and from Bamoth to the valley of Moab where their fields are, and from there to the top of Mount Pisgah, that looks down toward the open desert.
all of a sudden the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand! The donkey turned off the road and went into an open field. Balaam started beating the donkey in order to turn her back to the road,
So Balak took Balaam to the top of Mount Peor, which overlooks the open wilderness.
A declaration from one who hears what God has to say, who saw the vision that the Almighty revealed, who keeps stumbling with open eyes.
A declaration from one who hears what God has to say, who knows what the Most High knows, who saw the vision that the Almighty revealed, who keeps stumbling with open eyes.
Instead, be sure to open your hand to him and lend him enough to lessen his need.
"If a murder victim is found fallen in the open country of the land that the LORD your God is about to give you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,
"The LORD will open his rich treasury, the heavens, to release rain upon your land in season and bless everything you undertake so that you'll lend to many nations but won't borrow.
There wasn't a single man left in Ai or Bethel who didn't run out after Israel. They left the city open and pursued Israel.
When Israel had completed executing all of the residents of Ai in the open wilderness where they had chased them, and after all of them to the very last of them had been killed by swords, the entire fighting force of Israel returned to Ai and attacked it with swords.
The Israelis mounted up, traveled to Bethel, and asked God what to do. They said, "Who is to lead us in our opening attack against the descendants of Benjamin?" The LORD replied, "Judah is to open the attack."
Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance.
The Ammonites went out in battle formation at the entrance to the city gate, while the Arameans from Zobah and Rehob, along with the army from Tob and Maacah, were out by themselves in the open fields.
Uriah replied, "The ark, along with Israel and Judah, are encamped in tents, while my commanding officer Joab and my master's staff members are camping out in the open fields. Should I go home, eat, drink, and have sex with my wife? Not on your life! I won't do something like this, will I?"
He brought me to a wide open area, rescuing me because he was pleased with me!
Do this so your eyes may remain open to the requests of your servant and to the requests of your people's prayers, to listen to them whenever they call out to you,
During that time, Jeroboam left Jerusalem and the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite met him on the road. Ahijah had wrapped himself up in a new cloak, and both of them were alone on the open road.
"I will burn up Jeroboam's dynasty, as a man burns up manure until it is gone. Dogs will eat anyone who dies in the city that belongs to Jeroboam's household. The birds of the sky will eat anyone who dies in the open field, because the LORD has determined it.'
But the royal attendant on whom the king depended responded to the man of God: "Look here! Even if the LORD were to open a window in the sky, how could this happen?" He replied, "No, you look! You'll see it with your eyes, but you won't eat any of it!"
"Why are you crying, sir?" Hazael asked. "Because I know the evil that you're about to bring on the Israelis," he replied. "You'll burn down their fortified cities, execute their young men with swords, dash to pieces their little ones, and you'll tear open their pregnant women!"
take the flask of oil, and pour it out on his head. Then tell him, "This is what the LORD says: I'm anointing you king over Israel.' Then open the door and leave. Don't linger there!"
and ordered him, "Open a window that faces east." So he did so. Elisha ordered him, "Shoot!" So he shot. Then Elisha said, "This is the LORD's arrow of victory the victory arrow against Aram, because you will defeat the Arameans at Aphek until you will have utterly finished them off."
At another time, Menahem attacked Tiphsah and all of its inhabitants, including its coastlands from Tirzah, because they would not open the city gate for him. After defeating them, he ripped open all of their pregnant women.
Turn your ear, LORD, and listen! Open your eyes, LORD, and observe! Listen to the message sent by Sennacherib to insult the living God!
The Ammonites went out in battle formation in front of the entrance to the city while the kings who had come stayed by themselves in the open fields.
"And now, my God, please let your eyes be open and your ears attentive to the prayers that are uttered in this place.
"Now therefore my eyes will remain open and my ears will remain listening to the prayers that are offered in this place.
I charged them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until mid-day. Until then, let everyone stand watch, keeping the gates shut and locked. Appoint security watches from those who live in Jerusalem. Everyone should maintain his own watch near his house."
He sends rain on the surface of the earth, and waters the surface of the open country.
People gaped at me with mouths wide open; they slap me in their scorn and gather together against me.
His archers surround me, slashing open my kidneys without pity; he pours out my gall on the ground.
"He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them.
He'll deliver the afflicted through their afflictions and open their ears when they are oppressed."
Their young are strong; they grow up in the open field; then they go off and don't return to them."
Who dares to open his mouth, since it is ringed with his terrible teeth!
But as for the wicked, they do not speak truth at all. Inside them there is only wickedness. Their throat is an open grave, on their tongue is deceitful flattery.
Everyone who sees me mocks me; they gape at me with open mouths and shake their heads at me.
They open their mouth wide against me, claiming, "Yes! Yes! We saw him do it with our own eyes!"
I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, and like the mute, who cannot open his mouth.
I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.
Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.
You made the earth quake; you broke it open. Repair its fractures, because it has shifted.
You kept my eyes open; I was troubled and couldn't speak.
Yet he commanded the skies above and the doors of the heavens to open,
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, open your mouth that I may fill it.
They receive what you give them; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.
Open for me the righteous gates so I may enter through them to give thanks to the LORD.
Open my eyes so that I will observe amazing things from your instruction.
I open my mouth and pant as I long for your commands.
You open your hand and keep on satisfying the desire of every living thing.
so your barns will be filled with abundance, and your vats will burst open with new wine.
By his knowledge the depths broke open, and the clouds drip with dew.
Since Sheol and Abaddon lie open in the LORD's presence, how much more the hearts of human beings!
The lifestyle of the lazy is like a thorny hedge, but the path taken by the upright is an open highway.
Do not love sleep or you'll become poor, keep your eyes open and you'll have plenty of food.
An open rebuke is better than unspoken love.
I was asleep, but my heart was awake. There's a sound! My beloved is knocking. "Open up for me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my perfect one. For my head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night."
I got up to open the door, and my hands dripped with myrrh, my fingers with liquid myrrh, on the handle of the lock.
Arameans from the east and Philistines from the west and they devour Israel with open mouths! "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike."
who made the world like a desert, who destroyed its cities, who would not open the jails for his prisoners?'
"I'll place on his shoulder the key to the house of David what he opens, no one will shut, and what he shuts, no one will open.
Open your gates, so the righteous nation that safeguards its faith may enter.
Extend your ear, LORD, and listen! Open your eyes, LORD, and look! Listen to all the words Sennacherib has sent to mock the living God.
I'll open up rivers on the barren heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys. I'll turn the desert into a pool of water, and the parched land into springs of water.
to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.
You've seen many things, but you pay no attention. His ears are open, but he doesn't listen.
This is what the LORD says to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped to subdue nations before him, as I strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him and gates that cannot keep closed:
And neither had you heard, nor did you understand, nor did you open your ear long ago. Indeed, I knew that you would act very deceitfully, and they would call you a rebel from birth.
They didn't thirst when he led him through the desolate places. He made water gush from a rock for them; he split open the rock, and water gushed out.
He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he didn't open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, as a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
Your gates will always stand open by day or night, and they will not be shut, so that nations will bring you their wealth, with their kings led in procession.
who led them through the depths? Like a horse in the open desert, they did not stumble;
If only you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence
Am I to open the womb and not deliver?" asks the LORD. "And when I bring to delivery, am I to close the womb?" asks your God.
Their quiver is like an open grave, and all of them are powerful warriors.
The towns in the Negev will be closed up, and there will be no one to open them. All Judah will be taken into exile and be completely exiled.
I haven't run away from being your shepherd, and I haven't longed for the day of sickness. You know what comes out from my lips, it's open before you.
Then I took the deed of purchase both the sealed one with the terms and conditions and the open one
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Take these deeds both this sealed deed of purchase and this open deed and put them in a clay pot so they'll last for a long time.
You are great in regards to your purposes and mighty in regards to your works. Your eyes are open to everything that people do, and will reward each one according to their ways and just as their actions deserve.
"The LORD will open his armory, and bring out the weapons of his anger. Indeed, a work of the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies will be in the land of the Chaldeans.
Come to her from afar. Open up her barns. Pile her up like heaps of grain, and completely destroy her. Don't leave any survivors.
There were 96 pomegranates open to view. In all, there were 100 pomegranates all around the latticework.
"Son of Man, you are to listen to what I tell you. You are never to be rebellious like they are: a rebellious group. Now, open your mouth and eat what I'm giving you""
But when I speak with you, I'll open your mouth so you can say to them, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "As for those who will listen, "Let them listen,' but as for those who refuse, "Let them refuse,' since they're a rebellious group."'"
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