'Receive' in the Bible
Now you are cursed because of the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.
Jacob said, "Please, no, if I have now found favor in your sight, then receive my present at my hand, because I have seen your face, as one sees the face of God, and you were pleased with me.
Judah sent the young goat by the hand of his friend, the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand, but he didn't find her.
Thus you also shall offer a wave offering to Yahweh of all your tithes, which you receive of the children of Israel; and of it you shall give Yahweh's wave offering to Aaron the priest.
When I was gone up onto the mountain to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which Yahweh made with you, then I stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water.
Yes, he loves the people. All his saints are in your hand. They sat down at your feet; [Everyone] shall receive of your words.
and they will greet you, and give you two loaves of bread, which you shall receive of their hand.
The man said to Joab, "Though I should receive a thousand pieces of silver in my hand, I still wouldn't put forth my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king commanded you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, 'Beware that none touch the young man Absalom.'
My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon to the sea. I will make them into rafts to go by sea to the place that you shall appoint me, and will cause them to be broken up there, and you shall receive them. You shall accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household."
The same day did the king make the middle of the court holy that was before the house of Yahweh; for there he offered the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar that was before Yahweh was too little to receive the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat of the peace offerings.
But he said, "As Yahweh lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." He urged him to take it; but he refused.
He said to him, "Didn't 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 garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?
Moreover Solomon made the middle of the court holy that was before the house of Yahweh; for there he offered the burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat.
Esther's maidens and her eunuchs came and told her this, and the queen was exceedingly grieved. She sent clothing to Mordecai, to replace his sackcloth; but he didn't receive it.
But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job didn't sin with his lips.
Why did the knees receive me? Or why the breast, that I should nurse?
Please receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.
"This is the portion of a wicked man with God, the heritage of oppressors, which they receive from the Almighty.
If you are righteous, what do you give him? Or what does he receive from your hand?
He shall receive a blessing from Yahweh, righteousness from the God of his salvation.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, for he will receive me. Selah.
You will guide me with your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;
My son, if you will receive my words, and store up my commandments within you;
Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.
Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.
Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.
They also who err in spirit will come to understanding, and those who grumble will receive instruction."
O Yahweh, don't your eyes look on truth? You have stricken them, but they were not grieved. You have 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 Yahweh, you women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; and teach your daughters wailing, and everyone her neighbor lamentation.
But they didn't listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.
They have turned to me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.
Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Go, and tell the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will you not receive instruction to listen to my words? says Yahweh.
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 to me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak to you receive in your heart, and hear with your ears.
Then you shall remember your ways, and be ashamed, when you shall receive your sisters, your elder [sisters] and your younger; and I will give them to you for daughters, but not by your covenant.
I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field, that you may receive no more the reproach of famine among the nations.
But if you show the dream and its interpretation, you shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honor: therefore show me the dream and its interpretation.
But the saints of the Most High shall receive the kingdom, and possess the kingdom forever, even forever and ever.
It also will be carried to Assyria for a present to a great king. Ephraim will receive shame, and Israel will be ashamed of his own counsel.
She didn't obey the voice. She didn't receive correction. She didn't trust in Yahweh. She didn't draw near to her God.
I said, "Just fear me. Receive correction, so that her dwelling won't be cut off, according to all that I have appointed concerning her." But they rose early and corrupted all their doings.
Whoever doesn't receive you, nor hear your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.
He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. He who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
If you are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, who is to come.
He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"
But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.
For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
Everyone who has left houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, will receive one hundred times, and will inherit eternal life.
"They said to him, 'Because no one has hired us.' "He said to them, 'You also go into the vineyard, and you will receive whatever is right.'
When the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise each received a denarius.
All things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."
When the season for the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, to receive his fruit.
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.
These in the same way are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy.
Whoever will not receive you nor hear you, as you depart from there, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony against them. Assuredly, I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!"
"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."
Most certainly I tell you, whoever will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
but he will receive one hundred times more now in this time, houses, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and land, with persecutions; and in the age to come eternal life.
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.
Jesus answered them, "Go and tell John the things which you have seen and heard: that the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
Those on the rock are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; but these have no root, who believe for a while, then fall away in time of temptation.
As many as don't receive you, when you depart from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a testimony against them."
They didn't receive him, because he was traveling with his face set towards Jerusalem.
Into whatever city you enter, and they receive you, eat the things that are set before you.
But into whatever city you enter, and they don't receive you, go out into its streets and say,
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
I tell you, make for yourselves friends by means of unrighteous mammon, so that when you fail, they may receive you into the eternal tents.
Most certainly, I tell you, whoever doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."
who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the world to come, eternal life."
Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight. Your faith has healed you."
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 pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."
And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward for our deeds, but this man has done nothing wrong."
He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
Most certainly I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you don't receive our witness.
John answered, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given him from heaven.
But the testimony which I receive is not from man. However, I say these things that you may be saved.
I don't receive glory from men.
I have come in my Father's name, and you don't receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."
They were willing therefore to receive him into the boat. Immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.
But he said this about the Spirit, which those believing in him were to receive. For the Holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus wasn't yet glorified.
He who rejects me, and doesn't receive my sayings, has one who judges him. The word that I spoke, the same will judge him in the last day.
If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.
the Spirit of truth, whom the world can't receive; for it doesn't see him, neither knows him. You know him, for he lives with you, and will be in you.
Until now, you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.
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. You will be witnesses to me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."
Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive gifts for the needy.
He listened to them, expecting to receive something from them.
whom heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God spoke long ago by the mouth of his holy prophets.
They stoned Stephen as he called out, saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"
who, when they had come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit;
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