'Receive' in the Bible
And now be thou cursed from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.
And Jacob said, No, I pray thee; if now I have found favour in thine eyes, then receive my gift from my hand; for therefore have I seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou hast received me with pleasure.
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.
And thou shalt receive them of their hand and burn them upon the altar over the burnt-offering, for a sweet odour before Jehovah: it is an offering by fire to Jehovah.
when I went up the mountain to receive the tables of stone, the tables of the covenant which Jehovah made with you, and I abode in the mountain forty days and forty nights, I ate no bread and drank no water, --
And they will ask after thy welfare, and give thee two loaves, which thou shalt receive of their hands.
And the man said to Joab, Though I should receive a thousand silver pieces 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, Take care, whoever it be of you, of the young man Absalom.
And behold, the Cushite came; and the Cushite said, Let my lord the king receive good tidings, for Jehovah has avenged thee this day of all them that rose up against thee.
My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon to the sea; and I will convey them by sea in rafts to 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 the king hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of Jehovah; for there he offered the burnt-offerings, and the oblations, and the fat of the peace-offerings, because the brazen altar that was before Jehovah was too small to receive the burnt-offerings, and the oblations, 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 to him, Did not my heart go, when the man turned again 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 bondmen, and bondwomen?
Then king Jehoash called for Jehoiada the priest, and the priests, and said to them, Why have ye not repaired the breaches of the house? And now receive no money of your acquaintances, but give it for the breaches of the house.
And the priests consented to receive no money of the people, and that they should only repair the breaches of the house.
And 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-offerings and the oblations and the fat.
But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
Receive, I pray thee, instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.
This is the portion of the wicked man with God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: --
He shall pray unto +God, and he will receive him with favour; and he shall see his face with shoutings, and he will render unto man his righteousness.
If thou be righteous, what givest thou to him? or what doth he receive of thy hand?
He shall receive 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 by thy counsel, and after the glory, thou wilt receive me.
When I shall receive the assembly, I will judge with equity.
to receive the instruction of wisdom, righteousness and judgment, and equity;
Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of thy life shall be multiplied.
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold:
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Jehovah, are not thine eyes upon fidelity? Thou hast smitten them, but they are not sore; thou hast consumed them, they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Hear then the word of Jehovah, ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and each one her companion lamentation.
but they hearkened not, neither inclined their ear, but hardened their neck, that they might not hear nor receive instruction.
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face; and though I taught them, rising early and teaching, they hearkened not to receive instruction.
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Go and say to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hearken unto my words? saith Jehovah.
And he said unto me, Son of man, all my words which I shall speak unto thee, receive in thy heart, and hear with thine ears;
And thou shalt remember thy ways, and be confounded, when thou shalt receive thy sisters who are older than thou, together with those who are younger than thou; for I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by virtue of thy covenant.
And I will cause lewdness to cease out of the land, and all women shall receive instruction and shall not do according to your lewdness.
And I will multiply the fruit of the trees and the increase of the field, so that ye may receive no more the reproach of famine among the nations.
But if ye shew the dream and its interpretation, ye shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honour; therefore shew me the dream and its interpretation.
But the saints of the most high places shall receive the kingdom, and they shall possess the kingdom for ever, even to the ages of ages.
Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah; say unto him, Forgive all iniquity, and receive us graciously; so will we render the calves of our lips.
I said, Only fear me, receive correction; so her dwelling shall not be cut off, howsoever I may punish her. But they rose early, they corrupted all their doings.
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.
He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous man's reward.
And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, who is to come.
He says, Yes. And when he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, What dost thou think, Simon? the kings of the earth, from whom do they receive custom or tribute? from their own sons or from strangers?
and whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receives me.
And he said to them, All cannot receive this word, but those to whom it has been given;
for there are eunuchs which have been born thus from their mother's womb; and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs of men; and there are eunuchs who have made eunuchs of themselves for the sake of the kingdom of the heavens. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
And every one who has left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit life eternal.
They say to him, Because no man has hired us. He says to them, Go also ye into the vineyard and whatsoever may be just ye shall receive.
And when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more, and they received also themselves each a denarius.
And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
But when the time of fruit drew near, he sent his bondmen to the husbandmen to receive his fruits.
And these are they in like manner who are sown upon the rocky places, who when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy,
And these are they who have been sown on the good ground, such as hear the word and receive it, and bear fruit; one thirty, and one sixty, and one a hundred fold.
And whatsoever place shall not receive you nor hear you, departing thence, shake off the dust which is under your feet for a testimony to them.
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receives me; and whosoever shall receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.
Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter into it.
that shall not receive a hundredfold now in this time: houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the coming age life eternal.
For this reason I say to you, All things whatsoever ye pray for and ask, believe that ye receive it, and it shall come to pass for you.
And he sent a bondman to the husbandmen at the season, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.
who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.
And if ye lend to those from whom ye hope to receive, what thank is it to you? for even sinners lend to sinners that they may receive the like.
But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away.
And as many as may not receive you, going forth from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a witness against them.
and said to them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name receives me, and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me. For he who is the least among you all, he is great.
And they did not receive him, because his face was turned as going to Jerusalem.
And into whatsoever city ye may enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you,
But into whatsoever city ye may have entered and they do not receive you, go out into its streets and say,
Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.
who shall not receive manifold more at this time, and in the coming age life eternal.
He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.
who devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext make long prayers. These shall receive a severer judgment.
and we indeed justly, for we receive the just recompense of what we have done; but this man has done nothing amiss.
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that which we know, and we bear witness of that which we have seen, and ye receive not our witness.
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing unless it be given him out of heaven.
But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that ye might be saved.
I do not receive glory from men,
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not; if another come in his own name, him ye will receive.
How can ye believe, who receive glory one of another, and seek not the glory which comes from God alone?
They were willing therefore to receive him into the ship; and immediately the ship was at the land to which they went.
But this he said concerning the Spirit, which they that believed on him were about to receive; for the Spirit was not yet, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.
He that rejects me and does not receive my words, has him who judges him: the word which I have spoken, that shall judge him in the last day.
and if I go and shall prepare you a place, I am coming again and shall receive you to myself, that where I am ye also may be.
the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see him nor know him; but ye know him, for he abides with you, and shall be in you.
He shall glorify me, for he shall receive of mine and shall announce it to you.
Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
And having said this, he breathed into them, and says to them, Receive the Holy Spirit:
but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
to receive the lot of this service and apostleship, from which Judas transgressing fell to go to his own place.
And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
who, seeing Peter and John about to enter into the temple, asked to receive alms.
And he gave heed to them, expecting to receive something from them.
whom heaven indeed must receive till the times of the restoring of all things, of which God has spoken by the mouth of his holy prophets since time began.
And they stoned Stephen, praying, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
who, having come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit;
saying, Give to me also this power, in order that on whomsoever I may lay hands he may receive the Holy Spirit.
To him all the prophets bear witness that every one that believes on him will receive through his name remission of sins.
and announce customs which it is not lawful for us to receive nor practise, being Romans.
And when he purposed to go into Achaia, the brethren wrote to the disciples engaging them to receive him, who, being come, contributed much to those who believed through grace.
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