'Own' in the Bible
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
This became known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that in their own language that field is called Hakeldama, that is, Field of Blood.
That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.
Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.
And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?
Cretans and Arabs-we hear them speaking in our own languages the magnificent acts of God."
And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?
And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them.
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart that you should lie to and attempt to deceive the Holy Spirit, and should [in violation of your promise] withdraw secretly and appropriate to your own use part of the price from the sale of the land?
Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
And He said to him, Leave your own country and your relatives and come into the land (region) that I will point out to you.
And God declared that Abraham's posterity should for four hundred years make their home in a country not their own, and be reduced to slavery and be oppressed.
And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son.
He thought his own people would understand that God was delivering them through him, but they did not understand.
It was this Moses who told the Israelis, "God will raise up a prophet for you from among your own brothers, just as he did me.'
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and make your own bed," and immediately he got up.
When the angel who spoke to him had left, Cornelius called two of his servants and a God-fearing soldier from among his own personal attendants.
When they were past the first and the second ward, they came unto the iron gate that leadeth unto the city; which opened to them of his own accord: and they went out, and passed on through one street; and forthwith the angel departed from him.
And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:
And Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly and boldly, saying, It was necessary that God's message [concerning salvation through Christ] should be spoken to you first. But since you thrust it from you, you pass this judgment on yourselves that you are unworthy of eternal life and out of your own mouth you will be judged. [Now] behold, we turn to the Gentiles (the heathen).
Men, why are you doing this? We also are [only] human beings, of nature like your own, and we bring you the good news (Gospel) that you should turn away from these foolish and vain things to the living God, Who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything that they contain.
Who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.
and after there had been a long discussion Peter rose to his feet. "It is within your own knowledge," he said, "that God originally made choice among you that from my lips the Gentiles were to hear the Message of the Good News, and believe.
so that the rest of humanity may seek the Lord, namely, all the Gentiles I have called to be my own,' says the Lord, who makes these things
Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
And they answered, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ [ give yourself up to Him, take yourself out of your own keeping and entrust yourself into His keeping] and you will be saved, [and this applies both to] you and your household as well.
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
So if we are God's children, we shouldn't think that the divine being is like gold, silver, or stone, or is an image carved by humans using their own imagination and skill.
And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.
But if these are questions about words, names, and your own law, see to it yourselves. I don't want to be a judge of such things."
When matters had reached this point, Paul decided in his own mind to travel through Macedonia and Greece, and go to Jerusalem. "After that," he said, "I must also see Rome."
And now, you see, I am going to Jerusalem, bound by the [Holy] Spirit and obligated and compelled by the [convictions of my own] spirit, not knowing what will befall me there -- "
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.
and having embraced one another, we embarked in the ship, and they returned to their own friends.
And when he was come unto us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.
Associate with these men and purify yourself with them, and pay their expenses so that they can shave their heads. Then everybody will know that there is no truth in these stories about you, but that in your own actions you yourself scrupulously obey the Law.
"Then he said, "The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear his own voice,
[Where] I found that he was charged in regard to questions of their own law, but he was accused of nothing that would call for death or [even] for imprisonment.
"And he even tried to desecrate the temple; and then we arrested him. [We wanted to judge him according to our own Law.
This too is my own earnest endeavour--always to have a clear conscience in relation to God and man.
having given also a direction to the centurion to keep Paul, to let him also have liberty, and to forbid none of his own friends to minister or to come near to him.
Now when Festus had entered into his own province, after three days he went up from Caesarea to Jerusalem.
while Paul said in his own defense, "I have committed no offense either against the Law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar."
But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Then Agrippa said to Paul, You are permitted to speak on your own behalf. At that Paul stretched forth his hand and made his defense [as follows]:
My manner of life from my youth, which was at the first among mine own nation at Jerusalem, know all the Jews;
And often punishing them in all the synagogues, I compelled them to blaspheme. And, being exceedingly furious against them, I persecuted them even to cities out of our own land.
I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you
"Sirs," he said, "I perceive that before long the voyage will be attended with danger and heavy loss, not only to the cargo and the ship but to our own lives also."
And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.
But the Jews objected and forced me to appeal to the emperor, even though I have no countercharge to bring against my own people.
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