'Receive' in the Bible
So now you are cursed, alienated, from the ground that opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood you have shed.
I will harden Pharaoh’s heart so that he will pursue them. Then I will receive glory by means of Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am Yahweh.” So the Israelites did this.
I am going to harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them, and I will receive glory by means of Pharaoh, all his army, and his chariots and horsemen.
The Egyptians will know that I am Yahweh when I receive glory through Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen.”
This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze;
But if that individual has no relative to receive compensation, the compensation goes to the Lord for the priest, along with the atonement ram by which the priest will make atonement for the guilty person.
The Levites will do the work of the tent of meeting, and they will bear the consequences of their sin. The Levites will not receive an inheritance among the Israelites; this is a permanent statute throughout your generations.
For I have given them the tenth that the Israelites present to the Lord as a contribution for their inheritance. That is why I told them that they would not receive an inheritance among the Israelites.”
“Speak to the Levites and tell them: When you receive from the Israelites the tenth that I have given you as your inheritance, you must present part of it as an offering to the Lord—a tenth of the tenth.
You are to present an offering to the Lord from every tenth you receive from the Israelites. Give some of it to Aaron the priest as an offering to the Lord.
The land must be divided by lot; they will receive an inheritance according to the names of their ancestral tribes.
You are to receive the land as an inheritance by lot according to your clans. Increase the inheritance for a large clan and decrease it for a small one. Whatever place the lot indicates for someone will be his. You will receive an inheritance according to your ancestral tribes.
So Moses commanded the Israelites, “This is the land you are to receive by lot as an inheritance, which the Lord commanded to be given to the nine and a half tribes.
When I went up the mountain to receive the stone tablets, the tablets of the covenant the Lord made with you, I stayed on the mountain 40 days and 40 nights. I did not eat bread or drink water.
“You must not move your neighbor’s boundary marker, established at the start in the inheritance you will receive in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess.
“I will go with you,” she said, “but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman’s hand.” So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.
May the Lord reward you for what you have done, and may you receive a full reward from the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings you have come for refuge.”
They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, “Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the Lord—only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the Lord God.”
for when you return to Yahweh, your brothers and your sons will receive mercy in the presence of their captors and will return to this land. For Yahweh your God is gracious and merciful; He will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him.”
But God was watching over the Jewish elders. These men wouldn’t stop them until a report was sent to Darius, so that they could receive written instructions about this matter.
and all the silver and gold you receive throughout the province of Babylon, together with the freewill offerings given by the people and the priests to the house of their God in Jerusalem.
During the year before each young woman’s turn to go to King Ahasuerus, the harem regulation required her to receive beauty treatments with oil of myrrh for six months and then with perfumes and cosmetics for another six months.
Why did the knees receive me,and why were there breasts for me to nurse?
A despairing man should receive loyalty from his friends,even if he abandons the fear of the Almighty.
If his sons receive honor, he does not know it;if they become insignificant, he is unaware of it.
Receive instruction from His mouth,and place His sayings in your heart.
This is a wicked man’s lot from God,the inheritance the ruthless receive from the Almighty.
If you are righteous, what do you give Him,or what does He receive from your hand?
So now, kings, be wise;receive instruction, you judges of the earth.
He will receive blessing from the Lord,and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
A generous person will be enriched,and the one who gives a drink of waterwill receive water.
Listen to counsel and receive instructionso that you may be wise later in life.
The one who gives to the poorwill not be in need,but one who turns his eyes awaywill receive many curses.
Therefore I will give Him the many as a portion,and He will receive the mighty as spoil,because He submitted Himself to death,and was counted among the rebels;yet He bore the sin of manyand interceded for the rebels.
They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them time and time again, they do not listen and receive discipline.
ט TetZion’s gates have fallen to the ground;He has destroyed and shattered the bars on her gates.Her king and her leaders live among the nations,instruction is no more,and even her prophets receiveno vision from the Lord.
Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed when you receive your older and younger sisters. I will give them to you as daughters, but not because of your covenant.
Therefore say to them: This is what the Lord God says: You eat meat with blood in it, raise your eyes to your idols, and shed blood. Should you then receive possession of the land?
You have relied on your swords, you have committed detestable acts, and each of you has defiled his neighbor’s wife. Should you then receive possession of the land?
This is what the Lord God says: “This is the border you will use to divide the land as an inheritance for the 12 tribes of Israel. Joseph will receive two shares.
But if you make the dream and its interpretation known to me, you’ll receive gifts, a reward, and great honor from me. So make the dream and its interpretation known to me.”
But the holy ones of the Most High will receive the kingdom and possess it forever, yes, forever and ever.’
Yes, at that timeI will deal with all who afflict you.I will save the lame and gather the scattered;I will make those who were disgracedthroughout the earthreceive praise and fame.
Anyone who welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward. And anyone who welcomes a righteous person because he’s righteous will receive a righteous person’s reward.
And everyone who has left houses, brothers or sisters, father or mother, children, or fields because of My name will receive 100 times more and will inherit eternal life.
And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]
And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.
who will not receive 100 times more, now at this time—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions—and eternal life in the age to come.
They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive harsher punishment.”
And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full.
He replied to them, “Go and report to John the things you have seen and heard: The blind receive their sight, the lame walk, those with skin diseases are healed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor are told the good news.
who will not receive many times more at this time, and eternal life in the age to come.”
“Receive your sight!” Jesus told him. “Your faith has healed you.”
Therefore He said: “A nobleman traveled to a far country to receive for himself authority to be king and then return.
They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment.”
He came to His own,and His own people did not receive Him.
But to all who did receive Him,He gave them the right to be children of God,to those who believe in His name,
John responded, “No one can receive a single thing unless it’s given to him from heaven.
I don’t receive man’s testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved.
He said this about the Spirit. Those who believed in Jesus were going to receive the Spirit, for the Spirit had not yet been received because Jesus had not yet been glorified.
If I go away and prepare a place for you, I will come back and receive you to Myself, so that where I am you may be also.
He is the Spirit of truth. The world is unable to receive Him because it doesn’t see Him or know Him. But you do know Him, because He remains with you and will be in you.
Until now you have asked for nothing in My name. Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete.
After saying this, He breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
They were stoning Stephen as he called out: “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!”
After they went down there, they prayed for them, so the Samaritans might receive the Holy Spirit.
saying, “Give me this power too, so that anyone I lay hands on may receive the Holy Spirit.”
All the prophets testify about Him that through His name everyone who believes in Him will receive forgiveness of sins.”
and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?”“No,” they told him, “we haven’t even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”
In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
we acknowledge this in every way and everywhere, most excellent Felix, with utmost gratitude.
to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’
The next day we put in at Sidon, and Julius treated Paul kindly and allowed him to go to his friends to receive their care.
Since by the one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive the overflow of grace and the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ.
For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!”
so they too have now disobeyed, resulting in mercy to you, so that they also now may receive mercy.
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you were not yet ready for it. In fact, you are still not ready,
Now the one planting and the one watering are one in purpose, and each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.
If anyone’s work that he has built survives, he will receive a reward.
For who makes you so superior? What do you have that you didn’t receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as if you hadn’t received it?
Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away.
He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
Working together with Him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive God’s grace in vain.”
For if a person comes and preaches another Jesus, whom we did not preach, or you receive a different spirit, which you had not received, or a different gospel, which you had not accepted, you put up with it splendidly!
For I did not receive it from a human source and I was not taught it, but it came by a revelation from Jesus Christ.
I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?
The purpose was that the blessing of Abraham would come to the Gentiles by Christ Jesus, so that we could receive the promised Spirit through faith.
to redeem those under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.
knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord.
knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.
and will therefore receive condemnation because they have renounced their original pledge.
Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.
The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a command according to the law to collect a tenth from the people—that is, from their brothers—though they have also descended from Abraham.
In the one case, men who will die receive tenths, but in the other case, Scripture testifies that he lives.
Therefore, He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called might receive the promise of the eternal inheritance, because a death has taken place for redemption from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.
For you need endurance, so that after you have done God’s will, you may receive what was promised.
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed and went out to a place he was going to receive as an inheritance. He went out, not knowing where he was going.
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