'Prepare' in the Bible
Then prepare for me some tasty food, the kind I love, and bring it to me. Then I will eat it so that I may bless you before I die."
Bring me some wild game and prepare for me some tasty food. Then I will eat it and bless you in the presence of the Lord before I die.'
Go to the flock and get me two of the best young goats. I'll prepare them in a tasty way for your father, just the way he loves them.
When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the servant who was over his household, "Bring the men to the house. Slaughter an animal and prepare it, for the men will eat with me at noon."
They baked cakes of bread without yeast using the dough they had brought from Egypt, for it was made without yeast -- because they were thrust out of Egypt and were not able to delay, they could not prepare food for themselves either.
On the sixth day they will prepare what they bring in, and it will be twice as much as they gather every other day."
Every day you are to prepare a bull for a purification offering for atonement. You are to purge the altar by making atonement for it, and you are to anoint it to set it apart as holy.
"Now this is what you are to prepare on the altar every day continually: two lambs a year old.
The first lamb you are to prepare in the morning, and the second lamb you are to prepare around sundown.
The second lamb you are to offer around sundown; you are to prepare for it the same meal offering as for the morning and the same drink offering, for a soothing aroma, an offering made by fire to the Lord.
You must also prepare one-fourth of a hin of wine for a drink offering with the burnt offering or the sacrifice for each lamb.
Or for a ram, you must prepare as a grain offering two-tenths of an ephah of finely ground flour mixed with one-third of a hin of olive oil,
And when you prepare a young bull as a burnt offering or a sacrifice for discharging a vow or as a peace offering to the Lord,
You must do so for each one according to the number that you prepare.
then if anything is done unintentionally without the knowledge of the community, the whole community must prepare one young bull for a burnt offering -- for a pleasing aroma to the Lord -- along with its grain offering and its customary drink offering, and one male goat for a purification offering.
Balaam said to Balak, "Build me seven altars here, and prepare for me here seven bulls and seven rams."
Then Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars here for me, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams."
"Go through the camp and command the people, 'Prepare your supplies, for within three days you will cross the Jordan River and begin the conquest of the land the Lord your God is ready to hand over to you.'"
Manoah said to the Lord's messenger, "Please stay here awhile, so we can prepare a young goat for you to eat."
Goliath stood and called to Israel's troops, "Why do you come out to prepare for battle? Am I not the Philistine, and are you not the servants of Saul? Choose for yourselves a man so he may come down to me!
Jonadab replied to him, "Lie down on your bed and pretend to be sick. When your father comes in to see you, say to him, 'Please let my sister Tamar come in so she can fix some food for me. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I can watch. Then I will eat from her hand.'"
So David sent Tamar to the house saying, "Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare some food for him."
Prepare yourselves by your families according to your divisions, as instructed by King David of Israel and his son Solomon.
If I have found favor in the king's sight and if the king is inclined to grant my request and perform my petition, let the king and Haman come tomorrow to the banquet that I will prepare for them. At that time I will do as the king wishes.
Tell us what we should say to him. We cannot prepare a case because of the darkness.
For look, the wicked prepare their bows, they put their arrows on the strings, to shoot in the darkness at the morally upright.
You prepare a feast before me in plain sight of my enemies. You refresh my head with oil; my cup is completely full.
Evil men draw their swords and prepare their bows, to bring down the oppressed and needy, and to slaughter those who are godly.
They stalk and lurk; they watch my every step, as they prepare to take my life.
You visit the earth and give it rain; you make it rich and fertile with overflowing streams full of water. You provide grain for them, for you prepare the earth to yield its crops.
The wicked prepare to kill me, yet I concentrate on your rules.
ants are creatures with little strength, but they prepare their food in the summer;
Prepare to execute his sons for the sins their ancestors have committed. They must not rise up and take possession of the earth, or fill the surface of the world with cities."
On every high, elevated hill you prepare your bed; you go up there to offer sacrifices.
Come through! Come through the gates! Prepare the way for the people! Build it! Build the roadway! Remove the stones! Lift a signal flag for the nations!
But as for you who abandon the Lord and forget about worshiping at my holy mountain, who prepare a feast for the god called 'Fortune,' and fill up wine jugs for the god called 'Destiny' --
They will say, 'Prepare to do battle against it! Come on! Let's attack it at noon!' But later they will say, 'Oh, oh! Too bad! The day is almost over and the shadows of evening are getting long.
Gather your belongings together and prepare to leave the land, you people of Jerusalem who are being besieged.
"Fall into ranks with your shields ready! Prepare to march into battle!
"Make an announcement throughout Egypt. Proclaim it in Migdol, Memphis, and Tahpanhes. 'Take your positions and prepare to do battle. For the enemy army is destroying all the nations around you.'
I said, "I have heard a message from the Lord. A messenger has been sent among the nations to say, 'Gather your armies and march out against her! Prepare to do battle with her!'"
"Raise up battle flags throughout the lands. Sound the trumpets calling the nations to do battle. Prepare the nations to do battle against Babylonia. Call for these kingdoms to attack her: Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander to lead the attack. Send horses against her like a swarm of locusts.
Prepare the nations to do battle against her. Prepare the kings of the Medes. Prepare their governors and all their leaders. Prepare all the countries they rule to do battle against her.
I will prepare for them a healthy planting. They will no longer be victims of famine in the land and will no longer bear the insults of the nations.
Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for a holy war! Call out the warriors! Let all these fighting men approach and attack!
"Therefore this is what I will do to you, Israel. Because I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, Israel!
The watchmen of Nineveh shout: "An enemy who will scatter you is marching out to attack you!" "Guard the rampart! Watch the road! Prepare yourselves for battle! Muster your mighty strength!"
"They will belong to me," says the Lord who rules over all, "in the day when I prepare my own special property. I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.
For he is the one about whom Isaiah the prophet had spoken: "The voice of one shouting in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.'"
This is the one about whom it is written: 'Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
When she poured this oil on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial.
Now on the first day of the feast of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Where do you want us to prepare for you to eat the Passover?"
As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way,
the voice of one shouting in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.'"
Now on the first day of the feast of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb is sacrificed, Jesus' disciples said to him, "Where do you want us to prepare for you to eat the Passover?"
And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High. For you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways,
As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "The voice of one shouting in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.
This is the one about whom it is written, 'Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover for us to eat."
They said to him, "Where do you want us to prepare it?"
At the same time also, prepare a place for me to stay, for I hope that through your prayers I will be given back to you.
Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates and dried up its water to prepare the way for the kings from the east.