1966 occurrences

'People' in the Bible

A son was born to Seth also, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of the Lord.

As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.

He took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the people he had acquired in Haran, and they set out for the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan,

He brought back all the goods and also his relative Lot and his goods, as well as the women and the [other] people.

Then the king of Sodom said to Abram, "Give me the people, but take the possessions for yourself."

If any male is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that man will be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant."

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake."

for we are about to destroy this place because the outcry against its people is great before the Lord, and the Lord has sent us to destroy it."

Then Abraham rose and bowed down to the Hittites, the people of the land.

"No, my lord. Listen to me. I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead."

Abraham bowed down to the people of the land

and said to Ephron in the presence of the people of the land, "Please listen to me. Let me pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, and let me bury my dead there."

He took his last breath and died at a ripe old age, old and contented, and he was gathered to his people.

This is the length of Ishmael's life: 137 years. He took his last breath and died, and was gathered to his people.

And the Lord said to her: Two nations are in your womb; two people will [come] from you and be separated. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.

Then Abimelech said, "What is this you've done to us? One of the people could easily have slept with your wife, and you would have brought guilt on us."

So Abimelech warned all the people with these words: "Whoever harms this man or his wife will certainly die."

Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; he divided the people with him into two camps, along with the flocks, cattle, and camels.

Esau said, "Let me leave some of my people with you." But he replied, "Why do that? Please indulge me, my lord."

Then we will give you our daughters, take your daughters for ourselves, live with you, and become one people.

But the men will agree to live with us and be one people only on this condition: if all our men are circumcised as they are.

Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, and all the people of his household, as well as his herds, all his livestock, and all the property he had acquired in Canaan; he went to a land away from his brother Jacob.

You will be over my house, and all my people will obey your commands. Only with regard to the throne will I be greater than you."

Extreme hunger came to all the land of Egypt, and the people cried out to Pharaoh for food. Pharaoh told all Egypt, "Go to Joseph and do whatever he tells you."

Joseph was in charge of the country; he sold grain to all its people. His brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the ground.

and Joseph moved the people to the cities from one end of Egypt to the other.

Then Joseph said to the people, "Understand today that I have acquired you and your land for Pharaoh. Here is seed for you. Sow it in the land.

Dan will judge his people as one of the tribes of Israel.

Then he commanded them: "I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite.

When Jacob had finished instructing his sons, he drew his feet into the bed and died. He was gathered to his people.

He said to his people, "Look, the Israelite people are more numerous and powerful than we are.

So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied and became very numerous.

Pharaoh then commanded all his people: "You must throw every son born to the Hebrews into the Nile, but let every daughter live."

Years later, after Moses had grown up, he went out to his own people and observed their forced labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his people.

Then the Lord said, "I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.

And I will give this people such favor in the sight of the Egyptians that when you go, you will not go empty-handed.

He will speak to the people for you. He will be your spokesman, and you will serve as God to him.

The Lord instructed Moses, "When you go back to Egypt, make sure you do in front of Pharaoh all the wonders I have put within your power. But I will harden his heart so that he won't let the people go.

Aaron repeated everything the Lord had said to Moses and performed the signs before the people.

The people believed, and when they heard that the Lord had paid attention to them and that He had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.

Later, Moses and Aaron went in and said to Pharaoh, "This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: Let My people go, so that they may hold a festival for Me in the wilderness."

The king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why are you causing the people to neglect their work? Get to your labors!"

Pharaoh also said, "Look, the people of the land are so numerous, and you would stop them from working."

That day Pharaoh commanded the overseers of the people as well as their foremen:

"Don't continue to supply the people with straw for making bricks, as before. They must go and gather straw for themselves.

So the overseers and foremen of the people went out and said to them, "This is what Pharaoh says: 'I am not giving you straw.

So the people scattered throughout the land of Egypt to gather stubble for straw.

Then the Israelite foremen, whom Pharaoh's slave drivers had set over the people, were beaten and asked, "Why haven't you finished making your prescribed number of bricks yesterday or today, as [you did] before?"

No straw has been given to your servants, yet they say to us, 'Make bricks!' Look, your servants are being beaten, but it is your own people who are at fault."

So Moses went back to the Lord and asked, "Lord, why have You caused trouble for this people? And why did You ever send me?

Ever since I went in to Pharaoh to speak in Your name he has caused trouble for this people, and You haven't delivered Your people at all."

I will take you as My people, and I will be your God. You will know that I am Yahweh your God, who delivered you from the forced labor of the Egyptians.

Pharaoh will not listen to you, but I will put My hand on Egypt and bring out the ranks of My people the Israelites, out of the land of Egypt by great acts of judgment.

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Pharaoh is unresponsive: he refuses to let the people go.

Tell him: The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to tell you: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me in the wilderness, but so far you have not listened.

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Go in to Pharaoh and tell him: This is what the Lord says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

The Nile will swarm with frogs; they will come up and go into your palace, into your bedroom and on your bed, into the houses of your officials and your people, and into your ovens and kneading bowls.

The frogs will come up on you, your people, and all your officials."

Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, "Ask the Lord that He remove the frogs from me and my people. Then I will let the people go and they can sacrifice to the Lord."

Moses said to Pharaoh, "Make the choice rather than me [by saying] when I should ask for you, your officials, and your people, that the frogs be taken away from you and your houses, and remain only in the Nile."

the frogs will go away from you, your houses, your officials, and your people. The frogs will remain only in the Nile."

And they did this. Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff, and when he struck the dust of the earth, gnats were on the people and animals. All the dust of the earth became gnats throughout the land of Egypt.

The magicians tried to produce gnats using their occult practices, but they could not. The gnats remained on the people and animals.

The Lord said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh when you see him going out to the water. Tell him: This is what the Lord says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

But if you will not let My people go, then I will send swarms of flies against you, your officials, your people, and your houses. The Egyptians' houses will swarm with flies, and so will the land where they live.

But on that day I will give special treatment to the land of Goshen, where My people are living; no flies will be there. This way you will know that I, the Lord, am in the land.

I will make a distinction between My people and your people. This sign will take place tomorrow."

"As soon as I leave you," Moses said, "I will appeal to the Lord, and tomorrow the swarms of flies will depart from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people. But Pharaoh must not act deceptively again by refusing to let the people go and sacrifice to the Lord."

The Lord did as Moses had said: He removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people; not one was left.

But Pharaoh hardened his heart this time also and did not let the people go.

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Go in to Pharaoh and say to him: This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

Pharaoh sent [messengers] who saw that not a single one of the Israelite livestock was dead. But Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not let the people go.

It will become fine dust over the entire land of Egypt. It will become festering boils on people and animals throughout the land of Egypt."

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh. Tell him: This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews says: Let My people go, so that they may worship Me.

Otherwise, I am going to send all My plagues against you, your officials, and your people. Then you will know there is no one like Me in all the earth.

By now I could have stretched out My hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been obliterated from the earth.

You are still acting arrogantly against My people by not letting them go.

Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron. "I have sinned this time," he said to them. "The Lord is the Righteous One, and I and my people are the guilty ones.

So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and told him, "This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may worship Me.

But if you refuse to let My people go, then tomorrow I will bring locusts into your territory.

Now announce to the people that both men and women should ask their neighbors for gold and silver jewelry."

The Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. And the man Moses was feared in the land of Egypt, by Pharaoh's officials and the people.

All these officials of yours will come down to me and bow before me, saying: Leave, you and all the people who follow you. After that, I will leave.' " And he left Pharaoh's presence in fierce anger.

If the household is too small for a [whole] animal, that person and the neighbor nearest his house are to select one based on the combined number of people; you should apportion the animal according to what each person will eat.

You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day and another sacred assembly on the seventh day. No work may be done on those [days] except for preparing what people need to eat-you may do only that.

you are to reply, 'It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, for He passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and spared our homes.' " So the people bowed down and worshiped.

He summoned Moses and Aaron during the night and said, "Get up, leave my people, both you and the Israelites, and go, worship the Lord as you have asked.

Now the Egyptians pressured the people in order to send them quickly out of the country, for they said, "We're all going to die!"

So the people took their dough before it was leavened, with their kneading bowls wrapped up in their clothes on their shoulders.

And the Lord gave the people such favor in the Egyptians' sight that they gave them what they requested. In this way they plundered the Egyptians.

The people baked the dough they had brought out of Egypt into unleavened loaves, since it had no yeast; for when they had been driven out of Egypt they could not delay and had not prepared any provisions for themselves.

Then Moses said to the people, "Remember this day when you came out of Egypt, out of the place of slavery, for the Lord brought you out of here by the strength of [His] hand. Nothing leavened may be eaten.

When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them along the road to the land of the Philistines, even though it was nearby; for God said, "The people will change their minds and return to Egypt if they face war."

So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ὄχλος 
Ochlos 
Usage: 172

אמּה 
'ummah 
Usage: 3

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 149

עם 
`am (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

ערב 
`ereb 
Usage: 134

δῆμος 
Demos 
Usage: 4

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

κακῶς 
Kakos 
be sick 9 , be diseased 9 , evil , grievously , sore , miserable , amiss , sick people 9
Usage: 12

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

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