'Provide' in the Bible
They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth.” And it was so.
God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth,
Abraham answered, “God Himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.” Then the two of them walked on together.
And Abraham named that place The Lord Will Provide, so today it is said: “It will be provided on the Lord’s mountain.”
But Moses said to the people, “Don’t be afraid. Stand firm and see the Lord’s salvation He will provide for you today; for the Egyptians you see today, you will never see again.
if he can later get up and walk around outside leaning on his staff, then the one who struck him will be exempt from punishment. Nevertheless, he must pay for his lost work time and provide for his complete recovery.
“Take the staff and assemble the community. You and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock while they watch, and it will yield its water. You will bring out water for them from the rock and provide drink for the community and their livestock.”
“The cities you give the Levites will include six cities of refuge, which you must provide so that the one who kills someone may flee there; in addition to these, give 42 other cities.
I will provide rain for your land in the proper time, the autumn and spring rains, and you will harvest your grain, new wine, and oil.
I will provide grass in your fields for your livestock. You will eat and be satisfied.
The king said to Barzillai, “Cross over with me, and I’ll provide for you at my side in Jerusalem.”
You are to drink from the wadi. I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there.”
“Get up, go to Zarephath that belongs to Sidon and stay there. Look, I have commanded a woman who is a widow to provide for you there.”
and commanded them, “This is what you are to do: a third of you who come on duty on the Sabbath are to provide protection for the king’s palace.
“Your two divisions that go off duty on the Sabbath are to provide protection for the Lord’s temple.
“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the Lord—3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver, and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.
A large number of the people—many from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun—were ritually unclean, yet they had eaten the Passover contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah had interceded for them, saying, “May the good Lord provide atonement on behalf of
If only my request would be grantedand God would provide what I hope for:
The wicked displace boundary markers.They steal a flock and provide pasture for it.
They spoke against God, saying,“Is God able to provide food in the wilderness?
Look! He struck the rock and water gushed out;torrents overflowed.But can He also provide breador furnish meat for His people?”
Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
Also, the Lord will provide what is good,and our land will yield its crops.
lambs will provide your clothing,and goats, the price of a field;
He will settle disputes among the nationsand provide arbitration for many peoples.They will turn their swords into plowsand their spears into pruning knives.Nations will not take up the sword against other nations,and they will never again train for war.
On that day seven womenwill seize one man, saying,“We will eat our own breadand provide our own clothing.Just let us be called by your name.Take away our disgrace.”
But her profits and wages will be dedicated to the Lord. They will not be stored or saved, for her profit will go to those who live in the Lord’s presence, to provide them with ample food and sacred clothing.
The animals of the field will honor Me,jackals and ostriches,because I provide water in the wilderness,and rivers in the desert,to give drink to My chosen people.
to provide for those who mourn in Zion;to give them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,festive oil instead of mourning,and splendid clothes instead of despair.And they will be called righteous trees,planted by the Lordto glorify Him.
I will spoil the plans of Judah and Jerusalem in this place. I will make them fall by the sword before their enemies, by the hand of those who want to take their life. I will provide their corpses as food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.
Then the burnt offerings, grain offerings, and drink offerings for the festivals, New Moons, and Sabbaths—for all the appointed times of the house of Israel—will be the prince’s responsibility. He will provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings, and fellowship offerings to make atonement on behalf of the house of Israel.
On that day the prince will provide a bull as a sin offering on behalf of himself and all the people of the land.
During the seven days of the festival, he will provide seven bulls and seven rams without blemish as a burnt offering to the Lord on each of the seven days, along with a male goat each day for a sin offering.
He will also provide a grain offering of half a bushel per bull and half a bushel per ram, along with a gallon of oil for every half bushel.
At the festival that begins on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, he will provide the same things for seven days—the same sin offerings, burnt offerings, grain offerings, and oil.
He will provide a grain offering of half a bushel with the bull, half a bushel with the ram, and whatever he can afford with the lambs, together with a gallon of oil for every half bushel.
The prince must not take any of the people’s inheritance, evicting them from their property. He is to provide an inheritance for his sons from his own property, so that none of My people will be displaced from his own property.”
Then the Lord God appointed a plant, and it grew up to provide shade over Jonah’s head to ease his discomfort. Jonah was greatly pleased with the plant.
He will settle disputes among many peoplesand provide arbitration for strong nationsthat are far away.They will beat their swords into plows,and their spears into pruning knives.Nation will not take up the sword against nation,and they will never again train for war.
“The final glory of this house will be greater than the first,” says the Lord of Hosts. “I will provide peace in this place”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.
Or do you think that I cannot call on My Father, and He will provide Me at once with more than 12 legions of angels?
He found favor in God’s sight and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
Also provide mounts so they can put Paul on them and bring him safely to Felix the governor.”
Neither can they provide evidence to you of what they now bring against me.
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.
Now the One who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness.
But if anyone does not provide for his own, that is his own household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.