'Receive' in the Bible
Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman’s hand, he did not find her.
You may even bequeath them to your sons after you, to receive as a possession; you can use them as permanent slaves. But in respect to your countrymen, the sons of Israel, you shall not rule with severity over one another.
So you shall also present an offering to the Lord from your tithes, which you receive from the sons of Israel; and from it you shall give the Lord’s offering to Aaron the priest.
But the land shall be divided by lot. They shall receive their inheritance according to the names of the tribes of their fathers.
When I went up to the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant which the Lord had made with you, then I remained on the mountain forty days and nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water.
They shall eat equal portions, except what they receive from the sale of their fathers’ estates.
For it was of the Lord to harden their hearts, to meet Israel in battle in order that he might utterly destroy them, that they might receive no mercy, but that he might destroy them, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
The man said to Joab, “Even if I should receive a thousand pieces of silver in my hand, I would not put out my hand against the king’s son; for in our hearing the king charged you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, ‘Protect for me the young man Absalom!’
Behold, the Cushite arrived, and the Cushite said, “Let my lord the king receive good news, for the Lord has freed you this day from the hand of all those who rose up against you.”
Then he said to him, “Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money and to receive clothes and olive groves and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?
We will also bring the first of our dough, our contributions, the fruit of every tree, the new wine and the oil to the priests at the chambers of the house of our God, and the tithe of our ground to the Levites, for the Levites are they who receive the tithes in all the rural towns.
The priest, the son of Aaron, shall be with the Levites when the Levites receive tithes, and the Levites shall bring up the tenth of the tithes to the house of our God, to the chambers of the storehouse.
“Why did the knees receive me,And why the breasts, that I should suck?
“Please receive instruction from His mouthAnd establish His words in your heart.
“This is the portion of a wicked man from God,And the inheritance which tyrants receive from the Almighty.
“If you are righteous, what do you give to Him,Or what does He receive from your hand?
He shall receive a blessing from the LordAnd righteousness from the God of his salvation.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol,For He will receive me. Selah.
With Your counsel You will guide me,And afterward receive me to glory.
To receive instruction in wise behavior,Righteousness, justice and equity;
My son, if you will receive my wordsAnd treasure my commandments within you,
The wise of heart will receive commands,But a babbling fool will be ruined.
Through insolence comes nothing but strife,But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.
Furthermore, as for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, He has also empowered him to eat from them and to receive his reward and rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God.
Now hear the word of the Lord, O you women,And let your ear receive the word of His mouth;Teach your daughters wailing,And everyone her neighbor a dirge.
They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.
“Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, ‘Go and say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, “Will you not receive instruction by listening to My words?” declares the Lord.
Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed when you receive your sisters, both your older and your younger; and I will give them to you as daughters, but not because of your covenant.
I will multiply the fruit of the tree and the produce of the field, so that you will not receive again the disgrace of famine among the nations.
But if you declare the dream and its interpretation, you will receive from me gifts and a reward and great honor; therefore declare to me the dream and its interpretation.”
But the saints of the Highest One will receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, for all ages to come.’
Take words with you and return to the Lord.Say to Him, “Take away all iniquityAnd receive us graciously,That we may present the fruit of our lips.
But when you present the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? And when you present the lame and sick, is it not evil? Why not offer it to your governor? Would he be pleased with you? Or would he receive you kindly?” says the Lord of hosts.
“But now will you not entreat God’s favor, that He may be gracious to us? With such an offering on your part, will He receive any of you kindly?” says the Lord of hosts.
You also say, ‘My, how tiresome it is!’ And you disdainfully sniff at it,” says the Lord of hosts, “and you bring what was taken by robbery and what is lame or sick; so you bring the offering! Should I receive that from your hand?” says the Lord.
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.
He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.
the blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
When those hired first came, they thought that they would receive more; but each of them also received a denarius.
And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”
When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.
[Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]
In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;
Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”
“Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”
Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all.”
but that he will receive a hundred times as much now in the present age, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and farms, along with persecutions; and in the age to come, eternal life.
At the harvest time he sent a slave to the vine-growers, in order to receive some of the produce of the vineyard from the vine-growers.
who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers; these will receive greater condemnation.”
If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.
And He answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.
And as for those who do not receive you, as you go out from that city, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”
But they did not receive Him, because He was traveling toward Jerusalem.
Whatever city you enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you;
But whatever city you enter and they do not receive you, go out into its streets and say,
And that slave who knew his master’s will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes,
but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
I know what I shall do, so that when I am removed from the management people will welcome me into their homes.’
And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.
Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all.”
who will not receive many times as much at this time and in the age to come, eternal life.”
And Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has made you well.”
So He said, “A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.
who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”
He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.
John answered and said, “A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.
But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.
I do not receive glory from men;
I have come in My Father’s name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?
Philip answered Him, “Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little.”
So they were willing to receive Him into the boat, and immediately the boat was at the land to which they were going.
But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.
He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day.
If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.
that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides 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 made full.
And when He had said this, He breathed on them and *said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.
but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
When he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple, he began asking to receive alms.
And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.
whom heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time.
They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!”
who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit.
saying, “Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit.”
He said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” And they said to him, “No, we have not even heard whether there is a Holy Spirit.”
In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
came to me, and standing near said to me, ‘Brother Saul, receive your sight!’ And at that very time I looked up at him.
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’
The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul with consideration and allowed him to go to his friends and receive care.
For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.
that you receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and that you help her in whatever matter she may have need of you; for she herself has also been a helper of many, and of myself as well.
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