'Preserve' in the Bible
and also seven of every kind of bird in the sky, male and female, to preserve their offspring on the face of the earth.
Come, let's make our father drunk with wine so we can have sexual relations with him and preserve our family line through our father."
So in the morning the older daughter said to the younger, "Since I had sexual relations with my father last night, let's make him drunk again tonight. Then you go and have sexual relations with him so we can preserve our family line through our father."
They should gather all the excess food during these good years that are coming. By Pharaoh's authority they should store up grain so the cities will have food, and they should preserve it.
Now, do not be upset and do not be angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to preserve life!
God sent me ahead of you to preserve you on the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
As for you, you meant to harm me, but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.
The Lord commanded us to obey all these statutes and to revere him so that it may always go well for us and he may preserve us, as he has to this day.
But if the man does not want to marry his brother's widow, then she must go to the elders at the town gate and say, "My husband's brother refuses to preserve his brother's name in Israel; he is unwilling to perform the duty of a brother-in-law to me!"
Then Boaz said, "When you acquire the field from Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the wife of our deceased relative, in order to preserve his family name by raising up a descendant who will inherit his property."
You rescue me from a hostile army; you preserve me as a leader of nations; people over whom I had no authority are now my subjects.
and a letter for Asaph the keeper of the king's nature preserve, so that he will give me timber for beams for the gates of the fortress adjacent to the temple and for the city wall and for the house to which I go." So the king granted me these requests, for the good hand of my God was on me.
So the Lord said to Satan, "All right, he is in your power; only preserve his life."
All of the thriving people of the earth will join the celebration and worship; all those who are descending into the grave will bow before him, including those who cannot preserve their lives.
Your justice is like the highest mountains, your fairness like the deepest sea; you preserve mankind and the animal kingdom.
Loyal love and truth preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love.
O sovereign master, your decrees can give men life; may years of life be restored to me. Restore my health and preserve my life.'
The customer will no longer pay the seller while both parties are alive, for the vision against their whole crowd will not be revoked. Each person, for his iniquity, will fail to preserve his life.
and say 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to those who sew bands on all their wrists and make headbands for heads of every size to entrap people's lives! Will you entrap my people's lives, yet preserve your own lives?
This is because you have disheartened the righteous person with lies (although I have not grieved him), and because you have encouraged the wicked person not to turn from his evil conduct and preserve his life.
When a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.
For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge of sacred things, and people should seek instruction from him because he is the messenger of the Lord who rules over all.
Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.
But we are not among those who shrink back and thus perish, but are among those who have faith and preserve their souls.
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