'Receive' in the Bible
And now cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found favor in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand; forasmuch as I have seen thy face, as one seeth the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.
And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.
Thus ye also shall offer a heave-offering unto Jehovah of all your tithes, which ye receive of the children of Israel; and thereof ye shall give Jehovah's heave-offering to Aaron the priest.
When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which Jehovah made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water.
Yea, he loveth the people; All his saints are in thy hand: And they sat down at thy feet; Every one'shall receive of thy words.
and they will salute thee, and give thee two loaves of bread, which thou shalt receive of their hand.
And the man said unto Joab, Though I should receive a thousand pieces of'silver in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that none touch the young man Absalom.
My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea; and I will make them into rafts to go by sea unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be broken up there, and thou shalt receive them; and thou shalt accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household.
The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court that was before the house of Jehovah; for there he offered the burnt-offering, and the meal-offering, and the fat of the peace-offerings, because the brazen altar that was before Jehovah was too little to receive the burnt-offering, and the meal-offering, and the fat of the peace-offerings.
But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none. And he urged him to take it; but he refused.
And he said unto him, Went not my heart with thee , when the man turned from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep and oxen, and men-servants and maid-servants?
Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of Jehovah; for there he offered the burnt-offerings, and the fat of the peace-offerings, because the brazen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt-offering, and the meal-offering, and the fat.
But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
Why did the knees receive me? Or why the breast, that I should suck?
Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, And lay up his words in thy heart.
This is the portion of a wicked man with God, And the heritage of oppressors, which they receive from the Almighty:
Jehovah hath heard my supplication; Jehovah will receive my prayer.
He shall receive a blessing from Jehovah, And righteousness from the God of his salvation.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol; For he will receive me. Selah
Thou wilt guide me with thy counsel, And afterward receive me to glory.
To receive instruction in wise dealing, In righteousness and justice and equity;
My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee;
Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; And the years of thy life shall be many.
Receive my instruction, and not silver; And knowledge rather than choice gold.
The wise in heart will receive commandments; But a prating fool shall fall.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, That thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth not how to receive admonition any more.
They also that err in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmur shall receive instruction.
O Jehovah, do not thine eyes look upon truth? thou hast stricken them, but they were not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Yet hear the word of Jehovah, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbor lamentation.
But they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Go, and say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hearken to my words? saith Jehovah.
then Jeremiah went forth out of Jerusalem to go into the land of Benjamin, to receive his portion there, in the midst of the people.
Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak unto thee receive in thy heart, and hear with thine ears.
Then shalt thou remember thy ways, and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive thy sisters, thine elder'sisters and thy younger; and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.
And I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field, that ye may receive no more the reproach of famine among the nations.
But if ye show the dream and the interpretation thereof, ye shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honor: therefore show me the dream and the interpretation thereof.
But the saints of the Most High shall receive the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever.
It also shall be carried unto Assyria for a present to king Jareb: Ephraim shall receive shame, and Israel shall be ashamed of his own counsel.
I said, Only fear thou me; receive correction; so her dwelling shall not be cut off, according to all that I have appointed concerning her: but they rose early and corrupted all their doings.
Bring ye the whole tithe into the store-house, that there may be food in my house, and prove me now herewith, saith Jehovah of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it .
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth out of that house or that city, shake off the dust of your feet.
He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward: and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.
the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good tidings preached to them.
And if ye are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, that is to come.
He saith, Yea. And when he came into the house, Jesus spake first to him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? the kings of the earth, from whom do they receive toll or tribute? from their sons, or from strangers?
And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me:
But he said unto them, Not all men can receive this saying, but they to whom it is given.
For there are eunuchs, that were so born from their mother's womb: and there are eunuchs, that were made eunuchs by men: and there are eunuchs, that made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
And every one that hath left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit eternal life.
And when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise received every man a shilling.
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
And when the season of the fruits drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, to receive his fruits.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.
And these in like manner are they that are sown upon the rocky places , who, when they have heard the word, straightway receive it with joy;
And whatsoever place shall not receive you, and they hear you not, as ye go forth thence, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony unto them.
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.
Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein.
but he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
And Jesus answered him, and said, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? And the blind man said unto him, Rabboni, that I may receive my sight.
Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruits of the vineyard.
they that devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; these shall receive greater condemnation.
And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive again as much.
And he answered and said unto them, Go and tell John the things which ye have seen and heard; the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the poor have good tidings preached to them.
And those on the rock are they who, when they have heard, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And as many as receive you not, when ye depart from that city, shake off the dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
and said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same is great.
And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he were going to Jerusalem.
And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you:
But into whatsoever city ye shall enter, and they receive you not, go out into the streets thereof and say,
I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends by means of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when it shall fail, they may receive you into the eternal tabernacles.
Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein.
who shall not receive manifold more in this time, and in the world to come eternal life.
What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? And he said, Lord, that I may receive my sight.
And Jesus said unto him, Receive thy sight; thy faith hath made thee whole.
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.
And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss.
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that which we know, and bear witness of that which we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it have been given him from heaven.
But the witness which I receive is not from man: howbeit I say these things, that ye may be saved.
I receive not glory from men.
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.
How can ye believe, who receive glory one of another, and the glory that cometh from the only God ye seek not?
They were willing therefore to receive him into the boat: and straightway the boat was at the land whither they were going.
But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believed on him were to receive: for the Spirit was not yet given ; because Jesus was not yet glorified.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
even the Spirit of truth: whom the world cannot receive; for it beholdeth him not, neither knoweth him: ye know him; for he abideth with you, and shall be in you.
Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.
And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit:
But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit is come upon you: and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
And Peter'said unto them, Repent ye, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ unto the remission of your sins; and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked to receive an alms.
And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something from them.
whom the heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, whereof God spake by the mouth of His holy prophets that have been from of old.
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