'Owned' in the Bible
Abram's wife Sarai had not borne him children. She owned an Egyptian slave named Hagar.
Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his household who managed all he owned, "Place your hand under my thigh,
Abraham gave everything he owned to Isaac.
He owned so many sheep, cattle, and servants that the Philistines eventually became envious of him.
In this way Jacob became extremely prosperous. He owned large flocks, male and female servants, camels, and donkeys.
Jacob fled, taking everything that he owned. He got up, crossed the river, and headed to the hill country of Gilead.
Joseph found favor in his master's sight and became his personal attendant. Potiphar also put him in charge of his household and placed all that he owned under his authority.
From the time that he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian's house because of Joseph. The Lord's blessing was on all that he owned, in his house and in his fields.
He left all that he owned under Joseph's authority; he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate. Now Joseph was well-built and handsome.
Later, Israel began his journey, taking along everything that he owned, and arrived at Beer-sheba, where he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen, and they owned land there. They were fruitful and increased rapidly in number.
but the field, when it goes out in the Jubilee, shall be holy to Yahweh, as a field devoted; it shall be owned by the priests.
The Levites received within the land owned by the Israelites forty-eight cities in all and their grazing areas.
The children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh returned, and departed from the children of Israel out of Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan, to go to the land of Gilead, to the land of their possession, which they owned, according to the commandment of Yahweh by Moses.
The Lord's angelic messenger came and sat down under the oak tree in Ophrah owned by Joash the Abiezrite. He arrived while Joash's son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress so he could hide it from the Midianites.
They threw away the foreign gods they owned and worshiped the Lord. Finally the Lord grew tired of seeing Israel suffer so much.
Now this man Micah owned a shrine. He made an ephod and some personal idols and hired one of his sons to serve as a priest.
While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden certain ungodly men who lived in the city surrounded the house, pounded on the door, and ordered the old man who owned the home, "Bring out the man who came to visit your home so we can have sex with him."
The man who owned the house went out to talk to them and pleaded with them, "No, my brothers, please don't act so wickedly. This man is my guest! Don't try to do this stupid thing.
There was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel. This man was very wealthy; he owned three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. At that time he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
Solomon owned 40,000 stalls for the horses that drove his chariots, and he employed 12,000 men to drive them.
After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.
Meanwhile, there was a man named Naboth from Jezreel who owned a vineyard that was located contiguous to King Ahab's palace in Samaria.
Segub was the father of Jair, who owned twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
Whoever owned precious stones gave them to the treasury of the Temple of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite.
wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. Furthermore, I will give you riches, wealth, and honor such as none of the kings owned who lived before you and none after you are to ever attain their equal."
Solomon amassed both chariots and horsemen: he owned 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, stationing them in armories and with the king in Jerusalem.
They also attacked the tents of those who owned livestock and carried off lots of sheep and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.
and they attacked Judah, invading it and carried off everything he owned in his royal palace, along with all of his sons and wives except for his youngest son Jehoahaz.
He built towers in the desert and dug many cisterns, for he owned many herds in the lowlands and on the plain. He had workers in the fields and vineyards in the hills and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.
The king contributed some of what he owned for burnt sacrifices, including the morning and evening burnt sacrifices and the burnt sacrifices made on Sabbaths, new moon festivals, and at other appointed times prescribed in the law of the Lord.
He built royal cities and owned a large number of sheep and cattle, for God gave him a huge amount of possessions.
So his servants took him out of the chariot, put him in another chariot that he owned, and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. He was buried in the tombs of his ancestors; all the people of Judah and Jerusalem mourned Josiah.
Nothing he owned remains in his tent. Burning sulfur is scattered over his home.
They drive away the donkeys [owned] by the fatherless and take the widow's ox as collateral.
They press oil between the olive groves owned by the wicked; they suffer from thirst, even while treading the winepress.
So the Lord blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the earlier. He owned 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.
I find joy in the path of your decrees, as if I owned all kinds of riches.
I acquired male and female servants and had slaves who were born in my house. I also owned many herds of cattle and flocks, more than all who were before me in Jerusalem.
Solomon owned a vineyard in Baal-hamon. He leased the vineyard to tenants. Each was to bring for his fruit 1,000 pieces of silver.
You [Judah] shall no more be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land be called Desolate any more. But you shall be called Hephzibah [My delight is in her], and your land be called Beulah [married]; for the Lord delights in you, and your land shall be married [owned and protected by the Lord].
[However,] Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, left in the land of Judah some of the poor people who owned nothing, and he gave them vineyards and fields at that time.
(Zayin) Jerusalem remembers, when she became a poor homeless person, all her treasures that she owned in days of old. When her people fell into an enemy's grip, none of her allies came to her rescue. Her enemies gloated over her; they sneered at her downfall.
Moreover, wine and wealth are treacherous; the proud man [the Chaldean invader] is restless and cannot stay at home. His appetite is large like that of Sheol and [his greed] is like death and cannot be satisfied; he gathers to himself all nations and collects all people as if he owned them.
Because he couldn't pay, his master ordered him, his wife, his children, and everything that he owned to be sold so that payment could be made.
But when the young man heard this statement, he went away grieving; for he was one who owned much property.
But at these words he was saddened, and he went away grieving, for he was one who owned much property.
for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on."
A few days later, the younger son gathered everything he owned and traveled to a distant country. There he wasted it all on wild living.
Now all the believers were one in heart and soul, and nobody called any of his possessions his own. Instead, they shared everything they owned.
For there was not a needy person among them, because all those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the proceeds of the things that were sold,
sold a field he owned, brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
The governor of the island, whose name was Publius, owned estates in that part of the island. He welcomed us and entertained us with great hospitality for three days.
But if one loves God truly [ with affectionate reverence, prompt obedience, and grateful recognition of His blessing], he is known by God [ recognized as worthy of His intimacy and love, and he is owned by Him].
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