34 occurrences

'Purpose' in the Bible

The fat of an animal that dies naturally or is mauled by wild beasts may be used for any purpose, but you must not eat it.

Appoint for yourselves three men from each tribe, and I will send them out. They are to go and survey the land, write a description of it for the purpose of their inheritance, and return to me.

From Zebulun: 50,000 who could serve in the army, trained for battle with all kinds of weapons of war, with one purpose to help David.

Ezra the scribe stood on a high wooden platform made for this purpose. Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah stood beside him on his right; to his left were Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hash-baddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam.

Should he argue with useless talkor with words that serve no good purpose?

May He give you what your heart desiresand fulfill your whole purpose.

I call a bird of prey from the east,a man for My purpose from a far country.Yes, I have spoken; so I will also bring it about.I have planned it; I will also do it.

For I will then restorepure speech to the peoplesso that all of them may callon the name of Yahwehand serve Him with a single purpose.

But all who heard him were astounded and said, “Isn’t this the man who, in Jerusalem, was destroying those who called on this name and then came here for the purpose of taking them as prisoners to the chief priests?”

But get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and of what I will reveal to you.

When a gentle south wind sprang up, they thought they had achieved their purpose. They weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.

For though her sons had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to election might stand—

Now, brothers, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the saying: “Nothing beyond what is written.” The purpose is that none of you will be inflated with pride in favor of one person over another.

You are also saved by it, if you hold to the message I proclaimed to you—unless you believed for no purpose.

I wrote for this purpose: to test your character to see if you are obedient in everything.

This is according to His eternal purpose accomplished in the Messiah, Jesus our Lord.

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know how we are and so that he may encourage your hearts.

These have one purpose, and they give their power and authority to the beast.

For God has put it into their hearts to carry out His plan by having one purpose and to give their kingdom to the beast until God’s words are accomplished.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
זמּה זמּה 
Zimmah 
Usage: 29

זמם 
Zamam 
Usage: 13

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

חשׁב 
Chashab 
Usage: 124

יעץ 
Ya`ats 
Usage: 80

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

עצה 
`etsah 
Usage: 88

צבוּ 
Ts@buw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

ריק 
Riyq 
Usage: 12

שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 16

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 2

βουλεύω 
Bouleuo 
Usage: 7

βούλημα 
Boulema 
purpose , will
Usage: 2

γνώμη 
Gnome 
judgment , mind , purpose 9 , advice , will , agree 9
Usage: 9

προαιρέομαι 
Proaireomai 
Usage: 1

πρόθεσις 
Prothesis 
Usage: 9

προτίθεμαι 
Protithemai 
Usage: 3

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