22 occurrences

'Pursuit' in the Bible

When Abram heard that his relative had been taken prisoner, he assembled his 318 trained men, born in his household, and they went in pursuit as far as Dan.

The Egyptians set out in pursuit—all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots, and his horsemen—and went into the sea after them.

When Barak arrived in pursuit of Sisera, Jael went out to greet him and said to him, “Come and I will show you the man you are looking for.” So he went in with her, and there was Sisera lying dead with a tent peg through his temple!

Gideon and the 300 men came to the Jordan and crossed it. They were exhausted but still in pursuit.

Then Saul gave up the pursuit of the Philistines, and the Philistines returned to their own territory.

When the Israelites returned from the pursuit of the Philistines, they plundered their camps.

So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to engage the Philistines. Therefore, that place was named the Rock of Separation.

They stopped because they were too exhausted to cross the Wadi Besor. David and 400 of the men continued in pursuit.

He chased Abner and did not turn to the right or the left in his pursuit of him.

17 1 Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Let me choose 12,000 men, and I will set out in pursuit of David tonight.

Afterward, Joab blew the ram’s horn, and the troops broke off their pursuit of Israel because Joab restrained them.

I applied my mind to know wisdom and knowledge, madness and folly; I learned that this too is a pursuit of the wind.

When I considered all that I had accomplished and what I had labored to achieve, I found everything to be futile and a pursuit of the wind. There was nothing to be gained under the sun.

Therefore, I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me. For everything is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

For to the man who is pleasing in His sight, He gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner He gives the task of gathering and accumulating in order to give to the one who is pleasing in God’s sight. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

I saw that all labor and all skillful work is due to a man’s jealousy of his friend. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

There is no limit to all the people who were before them, yet those who come later will not rejoice in him. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

Better what the eyes see than wandering desire. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

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