158 occurrences

'Places' in the Bible

'I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your remains on the remains of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you.

Then it came about in the morning that Balak took Balaam and brought him up to the high places of Baal, and he saw from there a portion of the people.

Moses recorded their starting places according to their journeys by the command of the LORD, and these are their journeys according to their starting places.

then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten images and demolish all their high places;

"You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.

"He made him ride on the high places of the earth, And he ate the produce of the field; And He made him suck honey from the rock, And oil from the flinty rock,

"Blessed are you, O Israel; Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD, Who is the shield of your help And the sword of your majesty! So your enemies will cringe before you, And you will tread upon their high places."

Now when they had finished circumcising all the nation, they remained in their places in the camp until they were healed.

"At the sound of those who divide flocks among the watering places, There they shall recount the righteous deeds of the LORD, The righteous deeds for His peasantry in Israel Then the people of the LORD went down to the gates.

"Zebulun was a people who despised their lives even to death, And Naphtali also, on the high places of the field.

He said to his servant, "Come and let us approach one of these places; and we will spend the night in Gibeah or Ramah."

He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places.

"So look, and learn about all the hiding places where he hides himself and return to me with certainty, and I will go with you; and if he is in the land, I will search him out among all the thousands of Judah."

and to those who were in Hebron, and to all the places where David himself and his men were accustomed to go."

"Your beauty, O Israel, is slain on your high places! How have the mighty fallen!

"How have the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain on your high places.

"So we shall come to him in one of the places where he can be found, and we will fall on him as the dew falls on the ground; and of him and of all the men who are with him, not even one will be left.

"He makes my feet like hinds' feet, And sets me on my high places.

The people were still sacrificing on the high places, because there was no house built for the name of the LORD until those days.

Now Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of his father David, except he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

And he made houses on high places, and made priests from among all the people who were not of the sons of Levi.

Jeroboam instituted a feast in the eighth month on the fifteenth day of the month, like the feast which is in Judah, and he went up to the altar; thus he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves which he had made And he stationed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, "O altar, altar, thus says the LORD, 'Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name; and on you he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall be burned on you.'"

"For the thing shall surely come to pass which he cried by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel and against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria."

After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again he made priests of the high places from among all the people; any who would, he ordained, to be priests of the high places.

For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.

But the high places were not taken away; nevertheless the heart of Asa was wholly devoted to the LORD all his days.

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD.

He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places and on the hills and under every green tree.

The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city.

and there they burned incense on all the high places as the nations did which the LORD had carried away to exile before them; and they did evil things provoking the LORD.

But every nation still made gods of its own and put them in the houses of the high places which the people of Samaria had made, every nation in their cities in which they lived.

They also feared the LORD and appointed from among themselves priests of the high places, who acted for them in the houses of the high places.

He removed the high places and broke down the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah He also broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and it was called Nehushtan.

"But if you say to me, 'We trust in the LORD our God,' is it not He whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away, and has said to Judah and to Jerusalem, 'You shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem'?

For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

He did away with the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, also those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and to the moon and to the constellations and to all the host of heaven.

Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate.

Nevertheless the priests of the high places did not go up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusalem, but they ate unleavened bread among their brothers.

The high places which were before Jerusalem, which were on the right of the mount of destruction which Solomon the king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and for Milcom the abomination of the sons of Ammon, the king defiled.

He broke in pieces the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherim and filled their places with human bones.

Josiah also removed all the houses of the high places which were in the cities of Samaria, which the kings of Israel had made provoking the LORD; and he did to them just as he had done in Bethel.

All the priests of the high places who were there he slaughtered on the altars and burned human bones on them; then he returned to Jerusalem.

"In all places where I have walked with all Israel, have I spoken a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd My people, saying, 'Why have you not built for Me a house of cedar?'"'

Then Solomon brought Pharaoh's daughter up from the city of David to the house which he had built for her, for he said, "My wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because the places are holy where the ark of the LORD has entered."

He set up priests of his own for the high places, for the satyrs and for the calves which he had made.

for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim,

He also removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah. And the kingdom was undisturbed under him.

But the high places were not removed from Israel; nevertheless Asa's heart was blameless all his days.

He took great pride in the ways of the LORD and again removed the high places and the Asherim from Judah.

The high places, however, were not removed; the people had not yet directed their hearts to the God of their fathers.

Moreover, he made high places in the mountains of Judah, and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot and led Judah astray.

He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills and under every green tree.

In every city of Judah he made high places to burn incense to other gods, and provoked the LORD, the God of his fathers, to anger.

Now when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went out to the cities of Judah, broke the pillars in pieces, cut down the Asherim and pulled down the high places and the altars throughout all Judah and Benjamin, as well as in Ephraim and Manasseh, until they had destroyed them all. Then all the sons of Israel returned to their cities, each to his possession.

'Has not the same Hezekiah taken away His high places and His altars, and said to Judah and Jerusalem, "You shall worship before one altar, and on it you shall burn incense"?

For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down; he also erected altars for the Baals and made Asherim, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

Nevertheless the people still sacrificed in the high places, although only to the LORD their God.

His prayer also and how God was entreated by him, and all his sin, his unfaithfulness, and the sites on which he built high places and erected the Asherim and the carved images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the records of the Hozai.

For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.

'Also let the gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and brought to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.'

then I stationed men in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, the exposed places, and I stationed the people in families with their swords, spears and bows.

Now at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought out the Levites from all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem so that they might celebrate the dedication with gladness, with hymns of thanksgiving and with songs to the accompaniment of cymbals, harps and lyres.

He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

He is like a lion that is eager to tear, And as a young lion lurking in hiding places.

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

They said in their heart, "Let us completely subdue them." They have burned all the meeting places of God in the land.

Consider the covenant; For the dark places of the land are full of the habitations of violence.

For they provoked Him with their high places And aroused His jealousy with their graven images.

You have put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in the depths.

I resemble a pelican of the wilderness; I have become like an owl of the waste places.

Bless the LORD, all you works of His, In all places of His dominion; Bless the LORD, O my soul!

He opened the rock and water flowed out; It ran in the dry places like a river.

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

She sits at the doorway of her house, On a seat by the high places of the city,

Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, And strangers will eat in the waste places of the wealthy.

"The LORD has removed men far away, And the forsaken places are many in the midst of the land.

They will all come and settle on the steep ravines, on the ledges of the cliffs, on all the thorn bushes and on all the watering places.

"Be broken, O peoples, and be shattered; And give ear, all remote places of the earth. Gird yourselves, yet be shattered; Gird yourselves, yet be shattered.

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

In that day their strong cities will be like forsaken places in the forest, Or like branches which they abandoned before the sons of Israel; And the land will be a desolation.

Is this your jubilant city, Whose origin is from antiquity, Whose feet used to carry her to colonize distant places?

"But if you say to me, 'We trust in the LORD our God,' is it not He whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away and has said to Judah and to Jerusalem, 'You shall worship before this altar'?

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

"I will go before you and make the rough places smooth; I will shatter the doors of bronze and cut through their iron bars.

"I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden wealth of secret places, So that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.

"For your waste and desolate places and your destroyed land-- Surely now you will be too cramped for the inhabitants, And those who swallowed you will be far away.

Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places And her wilderness He will make like Eden, And her desert like the garden of the LORD; Joy and gladness will be found in her, Thanksgiving and sound of a melody.

Break forth, shout joyfully together, You waste places of Jerusalem; For the LORD has comforted His people, He has redeemed Jerusalem.

"They have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, and it did not come into My mind.

"And death will be chosen rather than life by all the remnant that remains of this evil family, that remains in all the places to which I have driven them," declares the LORD of hosts.

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חרבּה 
Chorbah 
Usage: 42

גב 
Gab 
Usage: 13

מחבא מחבא 
Machabe' 
Usage: 2

מלון 
Malown 
Usage: 8

מענה מעונה 
M@`ownah 
Usage: 9

מרום 
Marowm 
Usage: 54

נוה נוה 
Naveh 
Usage: 35

סתרה סתר 
Cether 
Usage: 36

ὧδε 
Hode 
Usage: 33

אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

אתר 
'athar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

בּעלי בּמות 
Ba`aley Bamowth 
lords of the high places
Usage: 0

בּצּה 
Bitstsah 
Usage: 3

גּבלה גּבוּלה 
G@buwlah 
Usage: 10

גּזרה 
Gizrah 
Usage: 8

גּף 
Gaph 
Usage: 4

גּרן 
Goren 
Usage: 36

הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 7

זוּר 
Zuwr 
Usage: 77

חל 
Chol 
Usage: 7

חלקה 
Chelqah 
Usage: 29

חרר 
Charer 
Usage: 1

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

כּן 
Ken 
Usage: 17

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

מבשּׁלה 
M@bashsh@lah 
Usage: 1

מדרגה 
Madregah 
Usage: 2

מהלך 
Mahlek 
Usage: 1

מורד 
Mowrad 
Usage: 5

משׁב מושׁב 
Mowshab 
Usage: 44

מחקר 
mechqar 
Usage: 1

מחשׁך 
Machshak 
Usage: 7

מישׁר מישׁור 
Miyshowr 
Usage: 23

מכון 
Makown 
Usage: 17

מכתּשׁ 
Maktesh 
Usage: 2

מנחה מנוּחה 
M@nuwchah 
Usage: 21

מסגּרת 
Micgereth 
Usage: 17

מסתּר 
Mictar 
Usage: 10

מעין מעוןo 
Ma`own 
Usage: 19

מעמד 
Ma`amad 
Usage: 5

מערכה 
Ma`arakah 
Usage: 19

מפקד 
Miphqad 
Usage: 4

מצּב 
Matstsab 
Usage: 10

מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

מצור 
Matsowr 
Usage: 5

מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

מרבּץ 
Marbets 
Usage: 2

מרחב 
merchab 
Usage: 6

משׁאב 
Mash'ab 
Usage: 1

משׁכּן 
Mishkan 
Usage: 139

משׁמן 
Mashman 
Usage: 7

נאה 
Na'ah 
Usage: 12

נוח נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 1

נחת 
N@chath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

עמד 
`omed 
Usage: 9

פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

צחיח 
Ts@chiyach 
Usage: 5

ציּה 
Tsiyah 
Usage: 16

ציון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 2

צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

צריח 
Ts@riyach 
Usage: 4

קברה קבוּרה 
Q@buwrah 
Usage: 14

רבץ 
Rebets 
Usage: 4

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 2

רחוב רחב 
R@chob 
Usage: 43

רכס 
Rekec 
Usage: 1

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 4

שׁבת 
Shebeth 
Usage: 7

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
put , make , set , lay , appoint , give , set up , consider , turn , brought , ordain , place , take , shew , regard , mark , disposed , care ,
Usage: 580

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

שׁפי 
Sh@phiy 
Usage: 9

שׁפל 
Shephel 
Usage: 2

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

תּהם תּהום 
T@howm 
Usage: 36

תּחת 
Tachath 
instead, under, for, as, with, from, flat, in the same place
Usage: 505

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ἅγιον 
Hagion 
Usage: 11

ἀκροατήριον 
Akroaterion 
Usage: 1

ἄμφοδον 
amphodon 
Usage: 1

ἀναχωρέω 
Anachoreo 
Usage: 13

εἴκω 
Eiko 
Usage: 1

ἐκεῖθεν 
Ekeithen 
Usage: 21

ἐντόπιος 
Entopios 
of that place
Usage: 1

κρημνός 
Kremnos 
Usage: 3

ὀπή 
Ope 
Usage: 2

πανταχοῦ 
Pantachou 
Usage: 7

περιοχή 
Perioche 
Usage: 1

πετρώδης 
Petrodes 
Usage: 0

πού 
Pou 
Usage: 3

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

χωρέω 
Choreo 
Usage: 5

χωρίον 
Chorion 
Usage: 10

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