'Quickly' in the Bible
She replied, “Drink, my lord.” She quickly lowered her jug to her hand and gave him a drink.
She quickly emptied her jug into the trough and hurried to the well again to draw water. She drew water for all his camels
She quickly lowered her jug from her shoulder and said, ‘Drink, and I’ll water your camels also.’ So I drank, and she also watered the camels.
But Isaac said to his son, “How did you ever find it so quickly, my son?”He replied, “Because the Lord your God worked it out for me.”
Then Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and they quickly brought him from the dungeon. He shaved, changed his clothes, and went to Pharaoh.
So each one quickly lowered his sack to the ground and opened it.
“Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.
Tell my father about all my glory in Egypt and about all you have seen. And bring my father here quickly.”
When they returned to their father Reuel he asked, “Why have you come back so quickly today?”
Now the Egyptians pressured the people in order to send them quickly out of the country, for they said, “We’re all going to die!”
They have quickly turned from the way I commanded them; they have made for themselves an image of a calf. They have bowed down to it, sacrificed to it, and said, ‘Israel, this is your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.’”
Then Moses told Aaron, “Take your firepan, place fire from the altar in it, and add incense. Go quickly to the community and make atonement for them, because wrath has come from the Lord; the plague has begun.”
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that you will quickly perish from the land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess. You will not live long there, but you will certainly be destroyed.
“The Lord said to me, ‘Get up and go down immediately from here. For your people whom you brought out of Egypt have acted corruptly. They have quickly turned from the way that I commanded them; they have made a cast image for themselves.’
I saw how you had sinned against the Lord your God; you had made a calf image for yourselves. You had quickly turned from the way the Lord had commanded for you.
Then the Lord’s anger will burn against you. He will close the sky, and there will be no rain; the land will not yield its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land the Lord is giving you.
The Lord will send against you curses, confusion, and rebuke in everything you do until you are destroyed and quickly perish, because of the wickedness of your actions in abandoning Me.
Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay.In time their foot will slip,for their day of disaster is near,and their doom is coming quickly.”
At nightfall, when the gate was about to close, the men went out, and I don’t know where they were going. Chase after them quickly, and you can catch up with them!”
When he held out his hand, the men in ambush rose quickly from their position. They ran, entered the city, captured it, and immediately set it on fire.
Then the men of Gibeon sent word to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal: “Don’t abandon your servants. Come quickly and save us! Help us, for all the Amorite kings living in the hill country have joined forces against us.”
If you break the covenant of the Lord your God, which He commanded you, and go and worship other gods, and bow down to them, the Lord’s anger will burn against you, and you will quickly disappear from this good land He has given you.”
but they did not listen to their judges. Instead, they prostituted themselves with other gods, bowing down to them. They quickly turned from the way of their fathers, who had walked in obedience to the Lord’s commands. They did not do as their fathers did.
He quickly called his armor-bearer and said to him, “Draw your sword and kill me, or they’ll say about me, ‘A woman killed him.’” So his armor-bearer thrust him through, and he died.
The woman ran quickly to her husband and told him, “The man who came to me today has just come back!”
The men in ambush had rushed quickly against Gibeah; they advanced and put the whole city to the sword.
Eli heard the outcry and asked, “Why this commotion?” The man quickly came and reported to Eli.
If you go quickly, you can catch up with him before he goes to the high place to eat. The people won’t eat until he comes because he must bless the sacrifice; after that, the guests can eat. Go up immediately—you can find him now.”
When the Philistine started forward to attack him, David ran quickly to the battle line to meet the Philistine.
If your father misses me at all, say, ‘David urgently requested my permission to quickly go to his town Bethlehem for an annual sacrifice there involving the whole clan.’
Then a messenger came to Saul saying, “Come quickly, because the Philistines have raided the land!”
When Abigail saw David, she quickly got off the donkey and fell with her face to the ground in front of David.
Otherwise, as surely as the Lord God of Israel lives, who prevented me from harming you, if you had not come quickly to meet me, Nabal wouldn’t have had any men left by morning light.”
Then Abigail got up quickly, and with her five female servants accompanying her, rode on the donkey following David’s messengers. And so she became his wife.
The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.
David said to all the servants with him in Jerusalem, “Get up. We have to flee, or we will not escape from Absalom! Leave quickly, or he will soon overtake us, heap disaster on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword.”
Now send someone quickly and tell David, ‘Don’t spend the night at the wilderness ford of the Jordan, but be sure to cross over, or the king and all the people with him will be destroyed.’”
However, a young man did see them and informed Absalom. So the two left quickly and came to the house of a man in Bahurim. He had a well in his courtyard, and they climbed down into it.
Now the men were looking for a sign of hope, so they quickly picked up on this and responded, “Yes, it is your brother Ben-hadad.”Then he said, “Go and bring him.” So Ben-hadad came out to him, and Ahab had him come up into the chariot.
He quickly removed the bandage from his eyes. The king of Israel recognized that he was one of the prophets.
Each man quickly took his garment and put it under Jehu on the bare steps. They blew the ram’s horn and proclaimed, “Jehu is king!”
So he gathered the priests and Levites and said, “Go out to the cities of Judah and collect money from all Israel to repair the temple of your God as needed year by year, and do it quickly.”However, the Levites did not hurry.
They roasted the Passover lambs with fire according to regulation. They boiled the holy sacrifices in pots, kettles, and bowls; and they quickly brought them to the lay people.
He traps the wise in their craftinessso that the plans of the deceptiveare quickly brought to an end.
But You, Lord, don’t be far away.My strength, come quickly to help me.
Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.Be a rock of refuge for me,a mountain fortress to save me.
For they wither quickly like grassand wilt like tender green plants.
Don’t hide Your face from Your servant,for I am in distress.Answer me quickly!
Do not hold past sins against us;let Your compassion come to us quickly,for we have become weak.
I would quickly subdue their enemiesand turn My hand against their foes.”
Our lives last seventy yearsor, if we are strong, eighty years.Even the best of them are struggle and sorrow;indeed, they pass quickly and we fly away.
Do not hide Your face from me in my day of trouble.Listen closely to me;answer me quickly when I call.
Answer me quickly, Lord;my spirit fails.Don’t hide Your face from me,or I will be like thosegoing down to the Pit.
Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.
to those who say:“Let Him hurry up and do His work quicklyso that we can see it!Let the plan of the Holy One of Israel take placeso that we can know it!”
He raises a signal flag for the distant nationsand whistles for them from the ends of the earth.Look—how quickly and swiftly they come!
Pay attention to Me, My people,and listen to Me, My nation;for instruction will come from Me,and My justice for a light to the nations.I will bring it about quickly.
Then your light will appear like the dawn,and your recovery will come quickly.Your righteousness will go before you,and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.
The least will become a thousand,the smallest a mighty nation.I am Yahweh;I will accomplish it quickly in its time.
Let them come quickly to raise a lament over usso that our eyes may overflow with tears,our eyelids soaked with weeping.
Then Arioch quickly brought Daniel before the king and said to him, “I have found a man among the Judean exiles who can let the king know the interpretation.”
And also: Tyre, Sidon, and all the territories of Philistia—what are you to Me? Are you paying Me back or trying to get even with Me? I will quickly bring retribution on your heads.
Come quickly, all you surrounding nations;gather yourselves.Bring down Your warriors there, Lord.
Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.
Others fell on rocky ground, where there wasn’t much soil, and they sprang up quickly since the soil wasn’t deep.
When the disciples saw it, they were amazed and said, “How did the fig tree wither so quickly?”
Then go quickly and tell His disciples, ‘He has been raised from the dead. In fact, He is going ahead of you to Galilee; you will see Him there.’ Listen, I have told you.”
So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell His disciples the news.
“So the slave came back and reported these things to his master. Then in anger, the master of the house told his slave, ‘Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the city, and bring in here the poor, maimed, blind, and lame!’
“‘A hundred measures of olive oil,’ he said.“‘Take your invoice,’ he told him, ‘sit down quickly, and write 50.’
So he quickly came down and welcomed Him joyfully.
As soon as she heard this, she got up quickly and went to Him.
The Jews who were with her in the house consoling her saw that Mary got up quickly and went out. So they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to cry there.
After Judas ate the piece of bread, Satan entered him. Therefore Jesus told him, “What you’re doing, do quickly.”
Those who escorted Paul brought him as far as Athens, and after receiving instructions for Silas and Timothy to come to him as quickly as possible, they departed.
and saw Him telling me, ‘Hurry and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me!’
I am amazed that you are so quickly turning away from Him who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel—
I am convinced in the Lord that I myself will also come quickly.
The revelation of Jesus Christ that God gave Him to show His slaves what must quickly take place. He sent it and signified it through His angel to His slave John,
Therefore repent! Otherwise, I will come to you quickly and fight against them with the sword of My mouth.
I am coming quickly. Hold on to what you have, so that no one takes your crown.
The second woe has passed. Take note: The third woe is coming quickly!
Then he said to me, “These words are faithful and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent His angel to show His slaves what must quickly take place.”
“Look, I am coming quickly!The one who keeps the prophetic words of this book is blessed.”
“Look! I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me to repay each person according to what he has done.