142 occurrences in 12 translations

'Refuge' in the Bible

Make haste and take refuge there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar [little].

When Pharaoh heard of it, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh's presence and took refuge in the land of Midian, where he sat down by a well.

And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.

Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.

And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment.

And of these cities which ye shall give six cities shall ye have for refuge.

Ye shall give three cities on this side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of refuge.

These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.

And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.

But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled;

And the revenger of blood find him without the borders of the city of his refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood:

Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.

And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.

Then Moses set apart three cities [of refuge] beyond the Jordan to the east,

[He does this] lest the avenger of blood might pursue after the killer, because {he is hot with anger} and he overtakes him, because it is a long distance [to the city of refuge], and [so] {he kills him}, but {he did not deserve a death sentence}, because he [was] not hating him {before}.

Therefore I command you, You shall set apart three [refuge] cities.

He will say: "Where are their gods, the 'rock' they found refuge in?

who ate the best of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their drink offerings? Let them rise and help you; let them be your refuge!

Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:

That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.

These were the cities of refuge appointed for all the Israelites and for resident foreigners living among them. Anyone who accidentally killed someone could escape there and not be executed by the avenger of blood, at least until his case was reviewed by the assembly.

Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with her suburbs,

For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,

And unto the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the other half tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Beeshterah with her suburbs; two cities.

And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Hammothdor with her suburbs, and Kartan with her suburbs; three cities.

And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim with her suburbs,

The bramble said to the trees, "If you really are anointing me as king over you, come and find refuge in my shade. But if not, may fire come out from the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon."

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."

So David left Gath and took refuge in the cave of Adullam. When David's brothers and his father's whole family heard, they went down and joined him there.

The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.

And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and arose and went [to the tabernacle tent on Mt. Zion] and caught hold of the horns of the altar [as a fugitive's refuge].

Solomon tried to kill Jeroboam, but Jeroboam escaped to Egypt and found refuge with King Shishak of Egypt. He stayed in Egypt until Solomon died.

And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the city of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,

And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,

Later I visited Delaiah's son Shemaiah, a grandson of Mehetabel, who was confined at home. He kept urging me, "Let's meet together at the house of God, within the Temple, and take refuge there, because they're coming to kill you. In fact, they're coming at night to kill you!"

Then he said to them, "Go, eat festive food and drink sweet drinks, and send a share to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our lord. Do not be grieved because the joy of Yahweh is your refuge."

And the eyes of the wicked are consumed, And refuge hath perished from them, And their hope is a breathing out of soul!

From the inundation of hills they are wet, And without a refuge -- have embraced a rock.

Pay homage to the Son, or He will be angry, and you will perish in your rebellion, for His anger may ignite at any moment. All those who take refuge in Him are happy.

But let all who take refuge in You rejoice; let them shout for joy forever. May You shelter them, and may those who love Your name boast about You.

Lord my God, I seek refuge in You; save me from all my pursuers and rescue me,

I have taken refuge in the Lord. How can you say to me, "Escape to the mountain like a bird!

Protect me, God, for I take refuge in You.

Display the wonders of Your faithful love, Savior of all who seek refuge from those who rebel against Your right hand.

Guard me and deliver me; do not let me be put to shame, for I take refuge in You.

The LORD is the strength of his people; he is a refuge of deliverance for his anointed.

Lord, I seek refuge in You; let me never be disgraced. Save me by Your righteousness.

Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly. Be a rock of refuge for me, a mountain fortress to save me.

You will free me from the net that is secretly set for me, for You are my refuge.

How great is Your goodness that You have stored up for those who fear You, and accomplished in the sight of everyone for those who take refuge in You.

The Lord redeems the life of His servants, and all who take refuge in Him will not be punished.

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord, their refuge in a time of distress.

The Lord helps and delivers them; He will deliver them from the wicked and will save them because they take refuge in Him.

For You are the God of my refuge. Why have You rejected me? Why must I go about in sorrow because of the enemy's oppression?

The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

"I would hasten to my place of refuge From the stormy wind and tempest."

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

You are my source of strength! I will sing praises to you! For God is my refuge, the God who loves me.

I will live in Your tent forever and take refuge under the shelter of Your wings. Selah

He alone is my protector and deliverer. He is my refuge; I will not be upended.

The righteous rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in Him; all the upright in heart offer praise.

Lord, I seek refuge in You; never let me be disgraced.

Be a rock of refuge for me, where I can always go. Give the command to save me, for You are my rock and fortress.

I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.

But as for me, God's presence is my good. I have made the Lord God my refuge, so I can tell about all You do.

Lord, You have been our refuge in every generation.

He will cover you with His feathers; you will take refuge under His wings. His faithfulness will be a protective shield.

Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

O Israel, trust and take refuge in the Lord! [Lean on, rely on, and be confident in Him!] He is their Help and their Shield.

But my eyes [look] to You, Lord God . I seek refuge in You; do not let me die.

I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.

I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

Reverse Interlinear

Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסה 
Chacah 
to trust , to make a refuge , have hope
Usage: 37

מחסה מחסה 
Machaceh 
Usage: 20

מנוס 
manowc 
Usage: 8

מענה מעונה 
M@`ownah 
Usage: 9

מקלט 
Miqlat 
Usage: 20

משׂגּב 
Misgab 
Usage: 17



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