'Ready' in the Bible
And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.
And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home and slay an animal and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.
And they made ready the present waiting until Joseph came at noon, for they heard that they should eat bread there.
And Joseph made ready his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and manifested himself unto him; and he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a good while.
And he made ready his chariot and took his people with him;
Thou shalt bring them in and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place of thy dwelling which thou hast made ready, O LORD, in the Sanctuary of the Lord, which thy hands have established.
Then Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do with this people? They are almost ready to stone me.
and be ready for the third day; for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon Mount Sinai.
And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day; come not at your women.
And be ready for tomorrow and come up in the morning unto Mount Sinai and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.
Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight, according to all that the LORD our God has commanded us. And when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war, ye were ready to go up into the mountain.
Hear, O Israel: Thou art ready to pass over the Jordan this day to enter in to inherit that of Gentiles greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fenced up to heaven,
And he commanded them, saying, Behold, ye shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the city; do not go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.
And Gideon went in and made ready a kid and unleavened cakes of an ephah of flour; the flesh he put in a basket, and he put the broth in a pot and brought it out unto him under the oak and presented it.
And Manoah said unto the angel of the LORD, I pray thee, let us detain thee until we shall have made ready a kid for thee.
Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two bottles of wine and five sheep ready dressed and five measures of parched flour and one hundred bunches of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs and laid them on asses.
And the king's slaves said unto the king, Behold, thy slaves are ready to do whatever my lord the king shall choose.
And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.
And Joram said, Make ready. And his chariot was made ready. And Joram, king of Israel, and Ahaziah, king of Judah, went out, each in his chariot, and they went out to meet Jehu and found him in the portion of Naboth of Jezreel.
And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD.
Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war.
Then David, the king, stood up upon his feet and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD and for the footstool of our God and had made ready for the building.
after him, Jehozabad and with him one hundred and eighty thousand ready and prepared for the war.
The copy of the writing was to be given as law in every province that it be published unto all the peoples, that they should be ready against that day.
The copy of the writing which was to be given as law in each province was published unto all people and said that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves of their enemies.
Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning.
Tribulation and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
My breath is corrupt, my days are cut off, and the grave is ready for me.
His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side.
The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Behold, my belly is as wine which has no vent; it is ready to burst forth like spirits.
If he does not turn, he will whet his sword; he has bent his bow and made it ready.
For, behold, the wicked bend their bow; they make ready their arrow upon the string that they may secretly shoot at the upright in heart.
They were ready for me in the day of my calamity, but the LORD was my staff.
Therefore shalt thou separate them; thou shalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.
For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me.
My heart is overflowing with a good word; I speak of the things which I have done concerning the king; my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
My heart is ready, O God, my heart is willing; I will sing and give praise.
For thou, Lord, art good and ready to forgive and plenteous in mercy unto all those that call upon thee.
If thou forbear to deliver those that are drawn unto death and those that are ready to be slain,
Give beer unto him that is ready to perish and wine unto those that have heavy hearts.
I will send him against a hypocritical nation, and upon the people of my wrath will I send him to take spoil and to take prey and to ready them that they might be tread down like the mire of the streets.
And it shall come to pass in that day that the great shofar shall be blown, and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria and the outcasts in the land of Egypt shall come and worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.
Therefore this sin shall be to you as an open wall ready to fall and as a breach in a high defence, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant.
The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
The LORD is ready to save me: therefore we will sing our psalms in the house of the LORD all the days of our life.
And thou hast already forgotten the LORD thy maker that has stretched forth the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth and hast feared continually every day the fury of the oppressor when he was ready to destroy. But, where is the fury of the oppressor?
Behold, that the whirlwind of the LORD shall go forth with fury, and the whirlwind which is ready shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked.
They shall blow the trumpet and make everything ready, but there shall be no one to go forth to the battle, for my wrath is upon all the multitude thereof.
Now, are ye ready when ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and of every musical instrument to fall down and worship the statue which I made? For if ye do not worship, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?
For they have made ready their heart like an oven while they lie in wait; their baker sleeps all night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire.
The shield of his valiant ones shall be red, the men of his army are in scarlet, the chariot as fire of torches in the day which shall be made ready; the fir trees shall be terribly shaken.
Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage.
Then he said to his slaves, The wedding is ready, but those who were called were not worthy.
Therefore be ye also ready; the Son of man is to come in the hour that ye think not.
And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and those that were ready went in with him to the marriage, and the door was shut.
And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them, and they made ready the passover.
And he will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us.
And his disciples went forth and came into the city and found as he had said unto them, and they made ready the passover.
Watch ye and pray; enter not into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is sick.
And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the rebellious to the prudence of the just, to make ready a prepared people for the Lord.
And a certain centurion's slave, who was dear unto him, was sick and ready to die.
and sent messengers before his face; and they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him.
Be ye therefore ready also; for the Son of man comes at an hour when ye think not.
and sent his slave at supper time to say to those that were called, Come, for all things are now ready.
And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup and gird thyself and serve me until I have eaten and drunken, and afterward thou shalt eat and drink?
And he shall show you a large upper room furnished; there make ready.
And they went and found as he had said unto them; and they made ready the passover lamb.
And he said unto him, Lord, I am ready to go with thee, both into prison and to death.
Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready.
and he became very hungry and would have eaten; but while they made ready, he fell into a rapture of understanding
And the first of the sabbaths, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart the next day, and continued his word until midnight.
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the tribunal that he bring him down unto you tomorrow, as though ye would enquire something more certain concerning him, and we, before he arrives, are ready to kill him.
But do not believe them, for more than forty of them lie in wait to ambush him, who have vowed under a curse that they will neither eat nor drink until they have killed him, and now they are ready, looking for a promise from thee.
And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea and seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen, at the third hour of the night
So, as much as in me is, I am ready to announce the gospel to you that are at Rome also.
and not that only, but who was also ordained by the congregations to travel with us with this grace, which is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord and declaration of your ready desire,
For I know your ready desire, for which I gloried of you to those of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago, and your zeal has provoked many.
Yet I have sent the brethren lest our glorying of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready,
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would first go unto you and prepare beforehand your blessing, of which ye had given notice before that the same might be ready as a blessing, and not as of covetousness.
to preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, without entering into the measure of another to glory in that which has already been made ready.
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be burdensome to you, for I seek not your things, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my release is at hand.
In that he says, New, he has made the first old. Now that which decays and waxes old is ready to vanish away.
Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom.
who are kept in the virtue of God by faith, to attain unto the saving health which is made ready to be manifested in the last time.
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence,
which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
the same shall give account to him that is ready to judge the living and the dead.
Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die; for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth; and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered, to devour her child as soon as it was born.
Let us be glad and rejoice and give glory to him; for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his bride has made herself ready.