'Promised' in the Bible
For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. This is how the Lord will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him.”
The Lord came to Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what He had promised.
Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go. I will bring you back to this land, for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”
Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die, but God will certainly come to your aid and bring you up from this land to the land He promised Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”
And I have promised you that I will bring you up from the misery of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—a land flowing with milk and honey.
When you enter the land that the Lord will give you as He promised, you are to observe this ritual.
“If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and he has sexual relations with her, he must certainly pay the bridal price for her to be his wife.
Remember Your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Israel—You swore to them by Your very self and declared, ‘I will make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and will give your offspring all this land that I have promised, and they will inherit it forever.’”
The Lord spoke to Moses: “Go, leave here, you and the people you brought up from the land of Egypt, to the land I promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying: I will give it to your offspring.
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.
Moses said to Hobab, son of Moses’ father-in-law Reuel the Midianite: “We’re setting out for the place the Lord promised: ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us, and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised good things to Israel.”
The Lord answered Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited? You will see whether or not what I have promised will happen to you.”
I swear that none of you will enter the land I promised to settle you in, except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.
They got up early the next morning and went up the ridge of the hill country, saying, “Let’s go to the place the Lord promised, for we were wrong.”
When a man makes a vow to the Lord or swears an oath to put himself under an obligation, he must not break his word; he must do whatever he has promised.
Build cities for your dependents and folds for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”
May Yahweh, the God of your fathers, increase you a thousand times more, and bless you as He promised you.
Listen, Israel, and be careful to follow them, so that you may prosper and multiply greatly, because Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you a land flowing with milk and honey.
Otherwise, those in the land you brought us from will say, ‘Because the Lord wasn’t able to bring them into the land He had promised them, and because He hated them, He brought them out to kill them in the wilderness.’
No one will be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put fear and dread of you in all the land where you set foot, as He has promised you.
“When the Lord your God enlarges your territory as He has promised you, and you say, ‘I want to eat meat’ because you have a strong desire to eat meat, you may eat it whenever you want.
and that sign or wonder he has promised you comes about, but he says, ‘Let us follow other gods,’ which you have not known, ‘and let us worship them,’
When the Lord your God blesses you as He has promised you, you will lend to many nations but not borrow; you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you.
Although Levi has no inheritance among his brothers, the Lord is his inheritance, as He promised him.
If the Lord your God enlarges your territory as He swore to your fathers, and gives you all the land He promised to give them—
Be careful to do whatever comes from your lips, because you have freely vowed what you promised to the Lord your God.
And today the Lord has affirmed that you are His special people as He promised you, that you are to keep all His commands,
that He will elevate you to praise, fame, and glory above all the nations He has made, and that you will be a holy people to the Lord your God as He promised.”
Write all the words of this law on the stones after you cross to enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you.
and so that He may establish you today as His people and He may be your God as He promised you and as He swore to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Lord then said to him, “This is the land I promised Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you will not cross into it.”
I have given you every place where the sole of your foot treads, just as I promised Moses.
Joshua said to the two men who had scouted the land, “Go to the prostitute’s house and bring the woman out of there, and all who are with her, just as you promised her.”
They also said, “Let them live.” So the Gibeonites became woodcutters and water carriers for the whole community, as the leaders had promised them.
He did not give any inheritance to the tribe of Levi. This was its inheritance, just as He had promised: the offerings made by fire to the Lord, the God of Israel.
But Moses did not give a portion to the tribe of Levi. The Lord, the God of Israel, was their inheritance, just as He had promised them.
The descendants of Judah approached Joshua at Gilgal, and Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, “You know what the Lord promised Moses the man of God at Kadesh-barnea about you and me.
On that day Moses promised me: ‘The land where you have set foot will be an inheritance for you and your descendants forever, because you have remained loyal to the Lord my God.’
“As you see, the Lord has kept me alive these 45 years as He promised, since the Lord spoke this word to Moses while Israel was journeying in the wilderness. Here I am today, 85 years old.
Now give me this hill country the Lord promised me on that day, because you heard then that the Anakim are there, as well as large fortified cities. Perhaps the Lord will be with me and I will drive them out as the Lord promised.”
Now that He has given your brothers rest, just as He promised them, return to your homes in your own land that Moses the Lord’s servant gave you across the Jordan.
The Lord your God will force them back on your account and drive them out before you so that you can take possession of their land, as the Lord your God promised you.
One of you routed a thousand because the Lord your God was fighting for you, as He promised.
Since every good thing the Lord your God promised you has come about, so He will bring on you every bad thing until He has annihilated you from this good land the Lord your God has given you.
Judah gave Hebron to Caleb, just as Moses had promised. Then Caleb drove out the three sons of Anak who lived there.
The Angel of the Lord went up from Gilgal to Bochim and said, “I brought you out of Egypt and led you into the land I had promised to your fathers. I also said: I will never break My covenant with you.
Whenever the Israelites went out, the Lord was against them and brought disaster on them, just as He had promised and sworn to them. So they suffered greatly.
When the Lord does for my lord all the good He promised and appoints you ruler over Israel,
Now, Lord God, fulfill the promise forever that You have made to Your servant and his house. Do as You have promised,
Lord God, You are God; Your words are true, and You have promised this grace to Your servant.
And now, as the Lord lives, the One who established me, seated me on the throne of my father David, and made me a dynasty as He promised—I swear Adonijah will be put to death today!”
So I plan to build a temple for the name of Yahweh my God, according to what the Lord promised my father David: ‘I will put your son on your throne in your place, and he will build the temple for My name.’
The Lord gave Solomon wisdom, as He had promised him. There was peace between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a treaty.
The Lord has fulfilled what He promised.I have taken the place of my father David,and I sit on the throne of Israel, as the Lord promised.I have built the temple for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
You have kept what You promisedto Your servant, my father David.You spoke directly to himand You fulfilled Your promise by Your poweras it is today.
Therefore, Lord God of Israel,keep what You promisedto Your servant, my father David:You will never fail to have a manto sit before Me on the throne of Israel,if only your sons guard their walk before Meas you have walked before Me.
Now Lord God of Israel,please confirm what You promisedto Your servant, my father David.
I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised your father David: You will never fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.
The woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the same time the following year, as Elisha had promised her.
So he gave it to them, and as the Lord had promised, they ate and had some left over.
The Lord was unwilling to destroy Judah because of His servant David, since He had promised to give a lamp to David and his sons forever.
Know, then, that not a word the Lord spoke against the house of Ahab will fail, for the Lord has done what He promised through His servant Elijah.”
Isaiah said, “This is the sign to you from the Lord that He will do what He has promised: Should the shadow go ahead 10 steps or go back 10 steps?”
Now, Lord, let the word that You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house be confirmed forever, and do as You have promised.
Yahweh, You indeed are God, and You have promised this good thing to Your servant.
Now, let my lord send the wheat, barley, oil, and wine to his servants as promised.
So Yahweh has fulfilled what He promised.I have taken the place of my father Davidand I sit on the throne of Israel, as Yahweh promised.I have built the temple for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
You have kept what You promisedto Your servant, my father David.You spoke directly to him,and You fulfilled Your promise by Your power,as it is today.
Therefore, Lord God of Israel,keep what You promisedto Your servant, my father David:“You will never fail to have a manto sit before Me on the throne of Israel,if only your sons guard their way to walk in My Lawas you have walked before Me.”
Now, Lord God of Israel, please confirmwhat You promised to Your servant David.
I will establish your royal throne, as I promised your father David: You will never fail to have a man ruling in Israel.
but because of the covenant the Lord had made with David, He was unwilling to destroy the house of David since the Lord had promised to give a lamp to David and to his sons forever.
Then the whole assembly made a covenant with the king in God’s temple. Jehoiada said to them, “Here is the king’s son! He must reign, just as the Lord promised concerning David’s sons.
I also shook the folds of my robe and said, “May God likewise shake from his house and property everyone who doesn’t keep this promise. May he be shaken out and have nothing!”The whole assembly said, “Amen,” and they praised the Lord. Then the people did as they had promised.
Mordecai told him everything that had happened as well as the exact amount of money Haman had promised to pay the royal treasury for the slaughter of the Jews.
that my lips promisedand my mouth spoke during my distress.
ו VavLet Your faithful love come to me, Lord,Your salvation, as You promised.
ח KhetThe Lord is my portion;I have promised to keep Your words.
ט TetLord, You have treated Your servant well,just as You promised.
May Your faithful love comfort meas You promised Your servant.
My eyes grow wearylooking for what You have promised;I ask, “When will You comfort me?”
Sustain me as You promised, and I will live;do not let me be ashamed of my hope.
Defend my cause and redeem me;give me life as You promised.
All the kings on earth will give You thanks, Lord,when they hear what You have promised.
This is the sign to you from the Lord that He will do what He has promised:
All Israel has broken Your law and turned away, refusing to obey You. The promised curse written in the law of Moses, the servant of God, has been poured out on us because we have sinned against Him.
Then everyone who callson the name of Yahweh will be saved,for there will be an escapefor those on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem,as the Lord promised,among the survivors the Lord calls.
But each man will sit under his grapevineand under his fig treewith no one to frighten him.For the mouth of the Lord of Hostshas promised this.
So he promised with an oath to give her whatever she might ask.
And when they heard this, they were glad and promised to give him silver. So he started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him.
And look, I am sending you what My Father promised. As for you, stay in the city until you are empowered from on high.”
Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.
He didn’t give him an inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, but He promised to give it to him as a possession, and to his descendants after him, even though he was childless.
which He promised long ago through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures—
because he was fully convinced that what He had promised He was also able to perform.
Therefore I considered it necessary to urge the brothers to go on ahead to you and arrange in advance the generous gift you promised, so that it will be ready as a gift and not as an extortion.
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband—to present a pure virgin to Christ.
When you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and when you believed in Him, you were also sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.
I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.
in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began.