Possessions in the Bible (143 instances)

143 occurrences in 13 translations

'Possessions' in the Bible

And Adah beareth Jabal, he hath been father of those inhabiting tents and purchased possessions;

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,

Pharaoh gave his men orders about Abram, and so they expelled him, along with his wife and all his possessions.

So Abram went up from Egypt into the Negev. He took his wife and all his possessions with him, as well as Lot.

But the land was unable to support them as long as they stayed together, for they had so many possessions that they could not stay together,

The conquerors captured all the possessions of Sodom and Gomorrah, including their entire food supply, and then left.

They also took Abram's nephew Lot and his possessions, for he was living in Sodom, and they went on.

He recovered all the goods and brought back his nephew Lot, together with his possessions, the women, and the other people.

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

However, I will judge the nation they serve, and afterwards they will go out with many possessions.

And he had possessions of flocks, and possessions of herds, and a great number of servants; and the Philistines envied him.

And this stone which I have set up as a pillar (monument) shall be God's house [a sacred place to me], and of all [the increase of possessions] that You give me I will give the tenth to You.

Jacob answered him, You know how I have served you, and how your possessions, your cattle and sheep and goats, have fared with me.

Indeed, you had little before I arrived, but now your possessions have increased many times over. The Lord has blessed you wherever I worked. But now, how long must it be before I do something for my own family too?"

He took all the livestock and possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, and he drove his herds to go to the land of his father Isaac in Canaan.

He fled with all his possessions, crossed the Euphrates, and headed for the hill country of Gilead.

The one with whom you find those gods of yours, let him not live. Here before our kinsmen [search my possessions and] take whatever you find that belongs to you. For Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen [the images].

You've searched all my possessions! Have you found anything of yours? Put it here before my relatives and yours, and let them decide between the two of us.

He took them and brought them across the stream, along with all his possessions.

And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

Won't their herds, their possessions, and all their livestock become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us."

They captured all their possessions, children, and wives, and plundered everything in the houses.

Later, Esau took his wives, his children, everyone in his household, his livestock, all his animals, and all his possessions that he had acquired in the territory of Canaan and moved far away from his brother Jacob,

For their possessions were too many [for them] to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.

{Do not worry} about your possessions, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.'"

They also took their cattle and possessions they had acquired in the land of Canaan. Then Jacob and all his children with him went to Egypt.

And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew, and multiplied exceedingly.

So now, send instructions to gather your livestock and all your possessions in the fields to a safe place. Every person or animal caught in the field and not brought into the house -- the hail will come down on them, and they will die!"'"

In all cases of illegal possessions, whether for an ox, a donkey, a sheep, a garment, or any kind of lost item, about which someone says 'This belongs to me,' the matter of the two of them will come before the judges, and the one whom the judges declare guilty must repay double to his neighbor.

"'If your brother becomes poor, and sells some of his possessions, then his kinsman who is next to him shall come, and redeem that which his brother has sold.

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, all Korah's people, and all [their] possessions.

All consecrated possessions in Israel will be for you.

But if they will not pass over with you armed, they shall have possessions among you in the land of Canaan.

Thus they will have towns in which to live, and their grazing lands will be for their cattle, for their possessions, and for all their animals.

because the slayer should have stayed in his town of refuge until the death of the high priest. But after the death of the high priest, the slayer may return to the land of his possessions.

then when he bequeaths his possessions to his sons, he must not give preference to the firstborn of the beloved wife over the firstborn of the unloved wife.

Lord, bless his possessions, and accept the work of his hands. Smash the loins of his adversaries and enemies, so that they cannot rise again.

Israel has sinned; they have violated my covenantal commandment! They have taken some of the riches; they have stolen them and deceitfully put them among their own possessions.

for the sons of Joseph hath been two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim, and they have not given a portion to the Levites in the land, except cities to dwell in, and their suburbs for their cattle, and for their possessions;

Then the sons of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their possessions, according to the word of the LORD, these cities and their suburbs.

And now the LORD your God has given rest unto your brethren, as he promised them; therefore now return and go to your tents and unto the land of your possessions which Moses the slave of the LORD gave you on the other side of the Jordan.

They prepared to leave, putting their small children, livestock, and possessions in front of them.

However, Saul and the army spared Agag and the best of the sheep and the cattle and the second [best] of the young fatlings and {all that was valuable}; they were not willing to utterly destroy them. But all the possessions that were despised or worthless, they utterly destroyed.

And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.

But the prophet said to the king, "Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I could not go with you and eat and drink in this place.

And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof:

Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinims.

And David assembleth all the heads of Israel, heads of the tribes, and heads of the courses who are serving the king, and heads of the thousands, and heads of the hundreds, and heads of all the substance and possessions of the king, and of his sons, with the officers and the mighty ones, even to every mighty one of valour -- unto Jerusalem.

God replied to Solomon, Because this was in your heart and you have not asked for riches, possessions, honor, and glory, or the life of your foes, or even for long life, but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may rule and judge My people over whom I have made you king,

Wisdom and knowledge are granted you. And I will give you riches, possessions, honor, and glory, such as none of the kings had before you, and none after you shall have their equal.

for the Levites left their pasturelands and their possessions and went to Judah and Jerusalem, because Jeroboam and his sons refused to let them serve as priests of the Lord.

When Jehoshaphat came with his people to plunder their booty, they found among them in abundance possessions, corpses, and precious items. And they took plunder for themselves {until they could carry no more}. And they were three days in plundering the booty, for it [was] abundant.

the Lord is now about to strike your people, your sons, your wives, and all your possessions with a horrible affliction.

So they went to war against Judah and invaded it. They carried off all the possessions found in the king's palace and also his sons and wives; not a son was left to him except Jehoahaz, his youngest son.

At the end of that year, the Aramean army attacked Joash. They invaded Judah and Jerusalem, destroyed every senior official among the people, and sent all of their possessions to the king of Damascus.

The king contributed from his own possessions for the regular morning and evening burnt offerings, the burnt offerings of the Sabbaths, of the New Moons, and of the appointed feasts, as written in the law of the Lord.

Hezekiah was very wealthy and greatly respected. He made storehouses for his silver, gold, precious stones, spices, and all his other valuable possessions.

Moreover he provided him cities, and possessions of flocks and herds in abundance: for God had given him substance very much.

Then Josiah donated 30,000 sheep, lambs, and kid goats, plus 3,000 bulls from his own possessions, for the Passover sacrifices for all the lay people who were present.

And let every survivor, from wherever he {resides} be assisted by the men of that place with silver and gold, with possessions and domestic animals, and with the freewill offering for the house of God which is in Jerusalem."

And all of their neighbors {helped them} with objects of silver, gold, possessions, domestic animal , and with valuable gifts--besides all of [the] freewill offering.

I proclaimed a fast by the Ahava River, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask Him for a safe journey for us, our children, and all our possessions.

Whoever did not come within three days would forfeit all his possessions, according to the decision of the leaders and elders, and would be excluded from the assembly of the exiles.

So I called the priests and made them take an oath to fulfill this promise. I also shook my robes, and said, "May God shake out every man from his house and his possessions who does not keep this promise. May he be emptied out and shaken just like this." All the assembly said, "Amen!" and praised the LORD. And the people kept their promise.

I was greatly displeased and threw all of Tobiah's household possessions out of the room.

Letters were sent by couriers to each of the royal provinces [telling the officials] to destroy, kill, and annihilate all the Jewish people-young and old, women and children-and plunder their possessions on a single day, the thirteenth day of Adar, the twelfth month.

The king's edict gave the Jews in each and every city the right to assemble and defend themselves, to destroy, kill, and annihilate every ethnic and provincial army hostile to them, including women and children, and to take their possessions as spoils of war.

Haven't You placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions are spread out in the land.

And said, Naked (without possessions) came I [into this world] from my mother's womb, and naked (without possessions) shall I depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed (praised and magnified in worship) be the name of the Lord!

You'll know that your home is secure; when you search your possessions, and nothing will be missing.

He will no longer be rich; his wealth will not endure. His possessions will not spread over the land.

My days have passed by, My devices have been broken off, The possessions of my heart!

The possessions in his house will be removed, flowing away on the day of God's anger.

After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his prosperity and doubled his [previous] possessions.

Better is the little that the [uncompromisingly] righteous have than the abundance [of possessions] of many who are wrong and wicked.

Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them.

When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,

A man with valuable possessions but without understanding is like the animals that perish.

He made him master of his household, ruler over all his possessions-

May creditors seize all his possessions, and may foreigners loot the property he has acquired.

Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.

The lazy person does not roast his prey, but personal possessions are precious to the diligent.

I increased my possessions: I built houses for myself; I planted vineyards for myself.

I got me servants and maidens, and had servants born in my house; also I had great possessions of great and small cattle above all that were in Jerusalem before me:

Yet when I reflected on everything I had accomplished and on all the effort that I had expended to accomplish it, I concluded: "All these achievements and possessions are ultimately profitless -- like chasing the wind! There is nothing gained from them on earth."

When possessions increase, so does the number of consumers; therefore what good are they to their owners, except to look at them?

To every man whom God has given wealth, and possessions, he has also given him the ability to eat from them, to receive his reward and to find enjoyment in his toil; these things are the gift of God.

A man to whom God has given riches, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he might desire, yet God does not give him the power or capacity to enjoy them [things which are gifts from God], but a stranger [in whom he has no interest succeeds him and] consumes and enjoys them. This is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); it is a sore affliction!

Wise use of possessions is good; it brings benefit to the living.

Surging waters cannot quench love; floodwaters cannot overflow it. If someone were to offer all his possessions to buy love, the offer would be utterly despised.

Therefore the abundance [of possessions] they have acquired and stored away they [now] carry over the willow brook and to the valley of the Arabians.

Our holy temple, our pride and joy, the place where our ancestors praised you, has been burned with fire; all our prized possessions have been destroyed.

And I will make [your possessions] to pass with your enemies into a land which you do not know and I will make you to serve [your conquerors] there, for a fire is kindled in My anger which will burn upon you [Israel].

I'll turn over all the wealth of this city, all its possessions, all its valuables, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah right into the hands of their enemies, and they'll plunder them, capture them, and take them to Babylon.

in order to seize spoil and carry off plunder, to turn your hand against ruins now inhabited and against a people gathered from the nations, who have been acquiring cattle and possessions and who live at the center of the world.

Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its rulers will ask you: Have you come to seize spoil? Have you assembled your hordes to carry off plunder, to make off with silver and gold, to take cattle and possessions, to seize great spoil?

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחזּה 
'achuzzah 
Usage: 66

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

ירשׁה 
Y@reshah 
Usage: 2

ירשּׁה 
Y@rushah 
Usage: 14

מורשׁ 
Mowrash 
Usage: 3

מורשׁה 
Mowrashah 
Usage: 9

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

מקנה 
Miqnah 
Usage: 15

נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 59

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

κατάσχεσις 
Kataschesis 
Usage: 2

κτῆμα 
Ktema 
Usage: 4

περιποίησις 
Peripoiesis 
Usage: 5

χωρίον 
Chorion 
Usage: 10



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