'Reach' in the Bible
The Lord God said, "Since man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil, he must not reach out, and also take from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever."
And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Then God told Moses, "Reach out and grab its tail." So he reached out, grabbed it, and it became a staff in his hand.
Pharaoh will not listen to you. I will reach into Egypt and bring out my regiments, my people the Israelites, from the land of Egypt with great acts of judgment.
If he didn't lie in wait, but God let him fall into his reach, then I'll appoint for you a place to which he may flee.
And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end.
And make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits square and three cubits high [within reach of all].
"You shall put it beneath, under the ledge of the altar, so that the net will reach halfway up the altar.
And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs they shall reach:
And he made the middle bar in the midst of the boards reach from one end to the other.
And if his hand reach not to the sufficiency of a lamb, then he hath brought in his guilt-offering -- he who hath sinned -- two turtle-doves or two young pigeons to Jehovah, one for a sin-offering, and one for a burnt-offering;
And if his hand reach not to two turtle-doves, or to two young pigeons, then he hath brought in his offering -- he who hath sinned -- a tenth of an ephah of flour for a sin-offering; he putteth no oil on it, nor doth he put on it frankincense, for it is a sin-offering,
And your threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.
'And if he is poorer than thy valuation, then he hath presented himself before the priest, and the priest hath valued him; according to that which the hand of him who is vowing doth reach doth the priest value him.
'Then your border shall turn direction from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim and continue to Zin, and its termination shall be to the south of Kadesh-barnea; and it shall reach Hazaraddar and continue to Azmon.
from Mount Hor draw a line to the entrance of Hamath, and the border will reach Zedad.
And the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward:
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.
"This command that I give you today is certainly not too difficult or beyond your reach.
Command the priests carrying the ark of the covenant: 'When you reach the edge of the waters, stand in the Jordan.' "
"Come on," he said, "let's try to reach one of these places and spend the night in Gibeah or Ramah."
We'll take ten men out of 100 from all of the tribes of Israel. We'll appoint 100 out of 1,000 and 1,000 out of 10,000 to supply provisions for the army. And when we reach Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin, we'll punish them for all of the stupid things that they've done in Israel."
" 'Look, the days are coming when I will cut off your strength and the strength of your ancestral family, so that none in your family will reach old age.
You will see distress [in the] place of worship, in spite of all that is good in Israel, and no one in your family will ever again reach old age.
There were sharp columns of rock on both sides of the pass that Jonathan intended to cross to reach the Philistine garrison. One was named Bozez and the other Seneh;
If they say, 'Wait until we reach you,' then we will stay where we are and not go up to them.
David replied to him, "How is it that you were not afraid to reach out your hand to destroy the Lord's anointed?"
He said that day, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites must go through the water shaft to reach the lame and the blind who are despised by David." For this reason it is said, "The blind and the lame will never enter the house."
but you went back and ate bread and drank water in the place that He said to you: Do not eat bread and do not drink water, your corpse will never reach the grave of your fathers.' "
I also said to the king: "If it pleases the king, let me have letters [written] to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that they will grant me [safe] passage until I reach Judah.
who are filled with much joy and are glad when they reach the grave?
Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds;
"Why do the wicked live to reach old age and increase in power and wealth, too?
The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.
My roots reach the water, and the dew lies on my branches all night long.
The Almighty-we cannot reach Him- He is exalted in power! In His justice and righteousness, He will not oppress.
If any reach him with a sword, it cannot hold; neither spear, nor dart, nor harpoon.
Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You at a time that You may be found. When great floodwaters come, they will not reach him.
And Thou, O God, dost bring them down To a pit of destruction, Men of blood and deceit reach not to half their days, And I -- I do trust in Thee!
Also, when I reach old age and have gray hair, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your power to this generation and your might to the next one.
Let the groans of the prisoners reach You; according to Your great power, preserve those condemned to die.
May my prayer reach Your presence; listen to my cry.
Though a thousand fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand, the pestilence will not reach you.
For Your mercy and loving-kindness are great and high as the heavens! Your truth and faithfulness reach to the skies!
Great are the acts of the LORD; they are within reach of all who desire them.
I reach out my hands for your commandments, which I love. I will meditate on your statutes. ZAYIN
Let my cry reach You, Lord; give me understanding according to Your word.
Let my plea reach You; rescue me according to Your promise.
[This] extraordinary knowledge is beyond me. It is lofty; I am unable to [reach] it.
Reach down from on high; rescue me from deep water, and set me free from the grasp of foreigners
None return who go to her; none reach the paths of life.
An offended brother is [harder to reach] than a fortified city, and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
Stripes that wound scour away evil, And strokes reach the innermost parts.
Wisdom lies beyond reach of the fool; he has nothing to say in court.
Her hands reach out to the poor, and she extends her hands to the needy.
What exists is beyond [reach] and very deep. Who can discover it?
So look, the sovereign master is bringing up against them the turbulent and mighty waters of the Euphrates River -- the king of Assyria and all his majestic power. It will reach flood stage and overflow its banks.
And he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, O Immanuel.
At that time, the LORD will reach out his hand yet a second time to recover the remnant that is left of his people, from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush, from Elam, from Shinar, from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
"Give us advice; reach a decision! Cast your shadow as if night had come at high noon. Shelter the fugitives, And don't betray a single refugee.
For the fields of Heshbon are dried up, as well as the vines of Sibmah. The rulers of the nations trample all over its vines, which reach Jazer and spread to the desert; their shoots spread out and cross the sea.
Because you said: "We have entered into a covenant with death, and we have an agreement with Sheol, so when the overwhelming scourge makes its choice, it cannot reach us, since we have made lies our refuge and have concealed ourselves inside falsehood,'
For though his princes are at Zoan and his messengers reach as far as Hanes,
And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.
For Sheol (the place of the dead) cannot confess and reach out the hand to You, death cannot praise and rejoice in You; they who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness [to Your promises; their probation is at an end, their destiny is sealed].
Your descendants would've been like the sand, and your offspring like its numberless grains. Their name wouldn't have been cut off or annihilated out of my reach.
He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."
Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We hope for light, but there is darkness; for brightness, but we live in the night.
"No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, Or an old man who does not live out his days; For the youth will die at the age of one hundred And the one who does not reach the age of one hundred Will be thought accursed.
Then the Lord said to me: "Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not [reach out] to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.
You have deserted me," declares the LORD. "You keep going backward. I'll reach out my hand and destroy you. I'm tired of showing compassion.
O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants are gone over the sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer: the spoiler is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage.
We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed. Forsake her and let us each go to his own country, for her guilt and the judgment against her reach to heaven and are lifted even to the skies.
Though Babylon should reach up to the heavens and fortify her high fortresses, from me destroyers will come to her," declares the LORD.
"Now as to the prophet, if through deceit he delivers a message, I the LORD have deceived that prophet! I'll reach out in opposition to him and exterminate him from among my people Israel.
"Son of Man, when a nation sins against me by a treacherous act, I'll reach out to oppose it, destroying its source of food, by sending famine against it, and by destroying both people and beast within it.
[This happened] so that no trees [planted] beside water would become great in height and set their tops among the clouds, and so that no [other] well-watered trees would reach them in height. For they have all been consigned to death, to the underworld, among the people who descend to the Pit.
become great hath the tree, yea, strong, and its height doth reach to the heavens, and its vision to the end of the whole land;
The tree that thou hast seen, that hath become great and strong, and its height doth reach to the heavens, and its vision to all the land,
The king gave another order, and those men who had maliciously accused Daniel were brought and thrown into the lions' den -- they, their children, and their wives. They did not even reach the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.
He will resolve to come with the force of his whole kingdom and will reach an agreement with him. He will give him a daughter in marriage to destroy it, but she will not stand with him or support him.
"Look! I'm giving the order: I will sift the house of Israel throughout all the nations, as one sifts with a sieve, yet not a single kernel will reach the ground!
Woe to him who unjustly gains wealth for his house to place his nest on high, to escape from the reach of disaster!
And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.
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.
Then He said to the man, Reach out your hand. And the man reached it out and it was restored, as sound as the other one.
Since it does not reach and enter his heart but [only his] digestive tract, and so passes on [into the place designed to receive waste]? Thus He was making and declaring all foods [ceremonially] clean [that is, abolishing the ceremonial distinctions of the Levitical Law].
And He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.'
Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.
so that they might seek God, and perhaps they might reach out and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.
For Paul had determined to sail on past Ephesus, lest he might have to spend time [unnecessarily] in [the province of] Asia; for he was hastening on so that he might reach Jerusalem, if at all possible, by the day of Pentecost.
Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided to set sail from there, hoping somehow to reach Phoenix, a harbor on Crete open to the southwest and northwest, and to winter there.
So after discharging this duty, and making sure that these kind gifts reach those for whom they are intended, I shall start for Spain, passing through Rome on my way there;
for your obedience did reach to all; I rejoice, therefore, as regards you, and I wish you to be wise, indeed, as to the good, and harmless as to the evil;
But we will not boast of things without our measure, but according to the measure of the rule which God hath distributed to us, a measure to reach even unto you.
For it is not as though we were overstepping our limits when we came to you. We were the first to reach you with the gospel of the Messiah.
Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now going to reach perfection through what is external?
until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God's Son, [growing] into a mature man with a stature measured by Christ's fullness.
assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead.
And you are in Him, made full and having come to fullness of life [in Christ you too are filled with the Godhead -- "Father, Son and Holy Spirit -- "and reach full spiritual stature]. And He is the Head of all rule and authority [of every angelic principality and power].
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