'Persons' in the Bible
All these were the children of Rachel whom Jacob had by her, fourteen persons.
These were the children of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel, seven persons.
All the persons who came with Jacob into Egypt, the offspring of his body, were sixty-six, without taking into account the wives of Jacob's sons.
And the sons of Joseph whom he had in Egypt were two. Seventy persons of the family of Jacob came into Egypt.
All the offspring of Jacob were seventy persons: and Joseph had come to Egypt before them.
And if the lamb is more than enough for the family, let that family and its nearest neighbour have a lamb between them, taking into account the number of persons and how much food is needed for every man.
Say to the children of Israel, If a man makes a special oath, you will give your decision as to the value of the persons for the Lord.
And from the men of war who went out let there be offered to the Lord one out of every five hundred, from the persons, and from the oxen and asses and sheep:
And from the part given to the children of Israel, take one out of every fifty, from the persons, and from the oxen and asses and sheep, and give it to the Levites who have the care of the House of the Lord.
And thirty-two thousand persons, that is, women who had never had sex relations with a man.
And the number of persons was sixteen thousand, of which the Lord's part was thirty-two persons.
And sixteen thousand persons;)
Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the Lord your God has made you like the stars of heaven in number.
That good-for-nothing persons have gone out from among you, turning the people of their town from the right way and saying, Let us go and give worship to other gods, of whom you have no knowledge;
And they gave him seventy shekels of silver from the house of Baal-berith, with which Abimelech got the support of a number of uncontrolled and good-for-nothing persons.
Now give up those good-for-nothing persons in Gibeah so that we may put them to death, clearing away the evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not give ear to the voice of their brothers, the children of Israel.
Then Samuel took Saul and his servant into the guest room, and made them take the chief place among all the guests who were there, about thirty persons.
But certain good-for-nothing persons said, How is this man to be our saviour? And having no respect for him, they gave him no offering.
And get two good-for-nothing persons to come before him and give witness that he has been cursing God and the king. Then take him out and have him stoned to death.
And the two good-for-nothing persons came in and took their seats before him and gave witness against Naboth, in front of the people, saying, Naboth has been cursing God and the king. Then they took him outside the town and had him stoned to death.
He makes the words of responsible persons without effect, and takes away the good sense of the old;
He will certainly put you right, if you have respect for persons in secret.
I have not taken my seat with foolish persons, and I do not go with false men.
But they took pleasure in my trouble, and came together, yes, low persons came together against me without my knowledge; they never came to an end of wounding me.
For he sees that wise men come to their end, and foolish persons of low behaviour come to destruction together, letting their wealth go to others.
Have you seen a man who is expert in his business? he will take his place before kings; his place will not be among low persons.
By ploughing his land a man will have bread in full measure; but he who goes after good-for-nothing persons will be poor enough.
And in the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar he took away as prisoners from Jerusalem eight hundred and thirty-two persons:
In the twenty-third year of Nebuchadrezzar, Nebuzaradan, the captain of the armed men, took away as prisoners seven hundred and forty-five of the Jews: all the persons were four thousand and six hundred.
And am I not to have mercy on Nineveh, that great town, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons without the power of judging between right and left, as well as much cattle?
Her prophets are good-for-nothing persons, full of deceit: her priests have made the holy place unclean and have gone violently against the law.
And he was unable to do any work of power there, but only to put his hands on one or two persons who were ill, and make them well.
Then Joseph sent for Jacob his father and all his family, seventy-five persons.
Then Peter said, Truly, I see clearly that God is no respecter of persons:
But the Jews, being moved with envy, took with them certain low persons from among the common people, and getting together a great number of people, made an outcry in the town, attacking the house of Jason with the purpose of taking them out to the people.
And we were, in the ship, two hundred and seventy-six persons.
So we, though we are a number of persons, are one body in Christ, and are dependent on one another;
And it is right for such servants to be safe persons.
Because we, being a number of persons, are one bread, we are one body: for we all take part in the one bread.
You at the same time helping together by your prayer for us; so that for what has been given to us through a number of persons, praise may go up to God for us from all of them.
Who, in the days of Noah, went against God's orders; but God in his mercy kept back the punishment, while Noah got ready the ark, in which a small number, that is to say eight persons, got salvation through water:
Seeing then that all these things are coming to such an end, what sort of persons is it right for you to be, in all holy behaviour and righteousness,
And in that hour there was a great earth-shock and a tenth part of the town came to destruction; and in the earth-shock seven thousand persons came to their end: and the rest were in fear, and gave glory to the God of heaven.