'Possess' in the Bible
He also said to him, “I am Yahweh who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”
But he said, “Lord God, how can I know that I will possess it?”
I will indeed bless you and make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and the sand on the seashore. Your offspring will possess the gates of their enemies.
They blessed Rebekah, saying to her:Our sister, may you becomethousands upon ten thousands.May your offspring possessthe gates of their enemies.
May God give you and your offspring the blessing of Abraham so that you may possess the land where you live as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.”
“When you enter the land of Canaan that I am giving you as a possession, and I place a mildew contamination in a house in the land you possess,
And I promised you: You will inherit their land, since I will give it to you to possess, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am Yahweh your God who set you apart from the peoples.
“Concerning the Levitical cities, the Levites always have the right to redeem houses in the cities they possess.
Whatever property one of the Levites can redeem—a house sold in a city they possess—must be released at the Jubilee, because the houses in the Levitical cities are their possession among the Israelites.
You are to take possession of the land and settle in it because I have given you the land to possess.
Any daughter who possesses an inheritance from an Israelite tribe must marry someone from the clan of her ancestral tribe, so that each of the Israelites will possess the inheritance of his fathers.
“I commanded you at that time: The Lord your God has given you this land to possess. All your fighting men will cross over in battle formation ahead of your brothers the Israelites.
Look, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to possess.
At that time the Lord commanded me to teach you statutes and ordinances for you to follow in the land you are about to cross into and possess.
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that you will quickly perish from the land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess. You will not live long there, but you will certainly be destroyed.
But you stand here with Me, and I will tell you every command—the statutes and ordinances—you are to teach them, so that they may follow them in the land I am giving them to possess.’
Follow the whole instruction the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live, prosper, and have a long life in the land you will possess.
“This is the command—the statutes and ordinances—the Lord your God has instructed me to teach you, so that you may follow them in the land you are about to enter and possess.
Do what is right and good in the Lord’s sight, so that you may prosper and so that you may enter and possess the good land the Lord your God swore to give your fathers,
“When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, and He drives out many nations before you—the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and powerful than you—
Understand that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stiff-necked people.
When the Lord sent you from Kadesh-barnea, He said, ‘Go up and possess the land I have given you’; you rebelled against the command of the Lord your God. You did not believe or obey Him.
Then the Lord said to me, ‘Get up. Continue your journey ahead of the people, so that they may enter and possess the land I swore to give their fathers.’
“Keep every command I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to cross into and possess the land you are to inherit,
For the land you are entering to possess is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated by hand as in a vegetable garden.
But the land you are entering to possess is a land of mountains and valleys, watered by rain from the sky.
When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.
For you are about to cross the Jordan to enter and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving you. When you possess it and settle in it,
“Be careful to follow these statutes and ordinances in the land that Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has given you to possess all the days you live on the earth.
“There will be no poor among you, however, because the Lord is certain to bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance—
Pursue justice and justice alone, so that you will live and possess the land the Lord your God is giving you.
you are to set apart three cities for yourselves within the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
“You must not move your neighbor’s boundary marker, established at the start in the inheritance you will receive in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
“If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,
You may charge a foreigner interest, but you must not charge your brother interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in everything you do in the land you are entering to possess.
When the Lord your God gives you rest from all the enemies around you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance, blot out the memory of Amalek under heaven. Do not forget.
The Lord will make pestilence cling to you until He has exterminated you from the land you are entering to possess.
Just as the Lord was glad to cause you to prosper and to multiply you, so He will also be glad to cause you to perish and to destroy you. You will be deported from the land you are entering to possess.
For I am commanding you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and multiply, and the Lord your God may bless you in the land you are entering to possess.
I tell you today that you will certainly perish and will not live long in the land you are entering to possess across the Jordan.
Then their children who do not know the law will listen and learn to fear the Lord your God as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.”
For they are not meaningless words to you but they are your life, and by them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.”
until the Lord gives your brothers rest, as He has given you, and they too possess the land the Lord your God is giving them. You may then return to the land of your inheritance and take possession of what Moses the Lord’s servant gave you on the east side of the Jordan.”
The descendants of Manasseh could not possess these cities, because the Canaanites were determined to stay in this land.
But if the land you possess is defiled, cross over to the land the Lord possesses where the Lord’s tabernacle stands, and take possession of it among us. But don’t rebel against the Lord or against us by building for yourselves an altar other than the altar of the Lord our God.
Isn’t it true that you may possess whatever your god Chemosh drives out for you, and we may possess everything the Lord our God drives out before us?
“So now in the sight of all Israel, the assembly of the Lord, and in the hearing of our God, observe and follow all the commands of the Lord your God so that you may possess this good land and leave it as an inheritance to your descendants forever.
And you, Ezra, according to God’s wisdom that you possess, appoint magistrates and judges to judge all the people in the region west of the Euphrates who know the laws of your God and to teach anyone who does not know them.
You gave through Your servants the prophets, saying: “The land you are entering to possess is an impure land. The surrounding peoples have filled it from end to end with their uncleanness by their impurity and detestable practices.
You provided bread from heaven for their hunger;You brought them water from the rock for their thirst.You told them to go in and possess the landYou had sworn to give them.
for God will save Zionand build up the cities of Judah.They will live there and possess it.
I possess good advice and competence;I have understanding and strength.
The nations will escort Israel and bring it to its homeland. Then the house of Israel will possess them as male and female slaves in the Lord’s land. They will make captives of their captors and will rule over their oppressors.
Prepare a place of slaughter for his sons,because of the iniquity of their fathers.They will never rise up to possess a landor fill the surface of the earth with cities.
The desert owl and the screech owl will possess it,and the great owl and the raven will dwell there.The Lord will stretch out a measuring lineand a plumb line over herfor her destruction and chaos.
He has ordained a lot for them;His hand allotted their portion with a measuring line.They will possess it forever;they will dwell in it from generation to generation.
This is what the Lord says:I will answer you in a time of favor,and I will help you in the day of salvation.I will keep you, and I will appoint youto be a covenant for the people,to restore the land,to make them possess the desolate inheritances,
When you cry out,let your collection of idols deliver you!The wind will carry all of them off,a breath will take them away.But whoever takes refuge in Mewill inherit the landand possess My holy mountain.
Then all your people will be righteous;they will possess the land forever;they are the branch I planted,the work of My hands,so that I may be glorified.
Because your shame was double,and they cried out, “Disgrace is their portion,”therefore, they will possess double in their land,and eternal joy will be theirs.
I will produce descendants from Jacob,and heirs to My mountains from Judah;My chosen ones will possess it,and My servants will dwell there.
for the days are certainly coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“when I will restore the fortunes of My people Israel and Judah”—the Lord’s declaration. “I will restore them to the land I gave to their ancestors and they will possess it.”
“Because you said, ‘These two nations and two lands will be mine, and we will possess them’—though the Lord was there—
I will cause people, My people Israel, to walk on you; they will possess you, and you will be their inheritance. You will no longer deprive them of their children.
But the holy ones of the Most High will receive the kingdom and possess it forever, yes, forever and ever.’
And I brought you from the land of Egyptand led you 40 years in the wildernessin order to possess the land of the Amorite.
People from the Negev will possessthe hill country of Esau;those from the Judean foothills will possessthe land of the Philistines.They will possessthe territories of Ephraim and Samaria,while Benjamin will possess Gilead.
The exiles of the Israelites who are in Halahand who are among the Canaanites as far as Zarephathas well as the exiles of Jerusalem who are in Sepharadwill possess the cities of the Negev.
those who weep as though they did not weep, those who rejoice as though they did not rejoice, those who buy as though they did not possess,
so that each of you knows how to control his own body in sanctification and honor,
You also possess endurance and have tolerated many things because of My name and have not grown weary.
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