'Removed' in the Bible
In the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first day of the month, the water that had covered the earth was dried up. Then Noah removed the ark’s cover and saw that the surface of the ground was drying.
That day Laban removed the streaked and spotted male goats and all the speckled and spotted female goats—every one that had any white on it—and every dark-colored one among the lambs, and he placed his sons in charge of them.
She got up and left, then removed her veil and put her widow’s clothes back on.
Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand, clothed him with fine linen garments, and placed a gold chain around his neck.
The Lord did as Moses had said: He removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, his officials, and his people; not one was left.
The poles are to remain in the rings of the ark; they must not be removed from it.
just as the fat is removed from the ox of the fellowship sacrifice. The priest is to burn them on the altar of burnt offering.
He is to remove all its fat just as the fat is removed from the fellowship sacrifice. The priest is to burn it on the altar as a pleasing aroma to the Lord. In this way the priest will make atonement on his behalf, and he will be forgiven.
He is to remove all its fat just as the fat of the lamb is removed from the fellowship sacrifice. The priest will burn it on the altar along with the fire offerings to the Lord. In this way the priest will make atonement on his behalf for the sin he has committed, and he will be forgiven.
Only don’t rebel against the Lord, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land, for we will devour them. Their protection has been removed from them, and the Lord is with us. Don’t be afraid of them!”
After Moses removed Aaron’s garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on top of the mountain. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.
And his family name in Israel will be called ‘The house of the man whose sandal was removed.’
I have not eaten any of it while in mourning, or removed any of it while unclean, or offered any of it for the dead. I have obeyed the Lord my God; I have done all You commanded me.
At an earlier period in Israel, a man removed his sandal and gave it to the other party in order to make any matter legally binding concerning the right of redemption or the exchange of property. This was the method of legally binding a transaction in Israel.
So the redeemer removed his sandal and said to Boaz, “Buy back the property yourself.”
They replied, “If you send the ark of Israel’s God away, you must not send it without an offering. You must send back a restitution offering to Him, and you will be healed. Then the reason His hand hasn’t been removed from you will be revealed.”
The Levites removed the ark of the Lord, along with the box containing the gold objects, and placed them on the large rock. That day the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt offerings and made sacrifices to the Lord.
So the Israelites removed the Baals and the Ashtoreths and only worshiped the Lord.
Then Jonathan removed the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his military tunic, his sword, his bow, and his belt.
Saul then removed his clothes and also prophesied before Samuel; he collapsed and lay naked all that day and all that night. That is why they say, “Is Saul also among the prophets?”
So the priest gave him the consecrated bread, for there was no bread there except the bread of the Presence that had been removed from the presence of the Lord. When the bread was removed, it had been replaced with warm bread.
By this time Samuel had died, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his city, and Saul had removed the mediums and spiritists from the land.
But My faithful love will never leave him as I removed it from Saul; I removed him from your way.
He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.
When he was removed from the highway, all the men passed by and followed Joab to pursue Sheba son of Bichri.
He banished the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all of the idols that his fathers had made.
He also removed his grandmother Maacah from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
He quickly removed the bandage from his eyes. The king of Israel recognized that he was one of the prophets.
He removed from the land the rest of the male cult prostitutes who were left from the days of his father Asa.
He did what was evil in the Lord’s sight, but not like his father and mother, for he removed the sacred pillar of Baal his father had made.
Then King Ahaz cut off the frames of the water carts and removed the bronze basin from each of them. He took the reservoir from the bronze oxen that were under it and put it on a stone pavement.
To satisfy the king of Assyria, he removed from the Lord’s temple the Sabbath canopy they had built in the palace, and he closed the outer entrance for the king.
Therefore, the Lord was very angry with Israel, and He removed them from His presence. Only the tribe of Judah remained.
Finally, the Lord removed Israel from His presence just as He had declared through all His servants the prophets. So Israel has been exiled to Assyria from their homeland until today.
He removed the high places, shattered the sacred pillars, and cut down the Asherah poles. He broke into pieces the bronze snake that Moses made, for the Israelites burned incense to it up to that time. He called it Nehushtan.
Suppose you say to me: We trust in the Lord our God. Isn’t He the One whose high places and altars Hezekiah has removed, saying to Judah and to Jerusalem: You must worship at this altar in Jerusalem?’
Josiah also removed all the shrines of the high places that were in the cities of Samaria, which the kings of Israel had made to provoke the Lord. Josiah did the same things to them that he had done at Bethel.
In addition, Josiah removed the mediums, the spiritists, household idols, images, and all the detestable things that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem. He did this in order to carry out the words of the law that were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the Lord’s temple.
For the Lord had said, “I will also remove Judah from My sight just as I have removed Israel. I will reject this city Jerusalem, that I have chosen, and the temple about which I said, ‘My name will be there.’”
He removed the pagan altars and the high places. He shattered their sacred pillars and chopped down their Asherah poles.
He also removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah, and the kingdom experienced peace under him.
When Asa heard these words and the prophecy of Azariah son of Oded the prophet, he took courage and removed the detestable idols from the whole land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He renovated the altar of the Lord that was in front of the portico of the Lord’s temple.
King Asa also removed Maacah, his grandmother, from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image, then crushed it and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
His mind rejoiced in the Lord’s ways, and he again removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.
However, some good is found in you, for you have removed the Asherah poles from the land and have decided to seek God.”
He removed the foreign gods and the idol from the Lord’s temple, along with all the altars that he had built on the mountain of the Lord’s temple and in Jerusalem, and he threw them outside the city.
So Josiah removed everything that was detestable from all the lands belonging to the Israelites, and he required all who were present in Israel to serve the Lord their God. Throughout his reign they did not turn aside from following Yahweh, the God of their ancestors.
They removed the burnt offerings so that they might be given to the divisions of the ancestral houses of the lay people to offer to the Lord, according to what is written in the book of Moses; they did the same with the bulls.
The king removed his signet ring from his finger and gave it to Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of the Jewish people.
The king removed his signet ring he had recovered from Haman and gave it to Mordecai, and Esther put him in charge of Haman’s estate.
You who tear yourself in anger—should the earth be abandoned on your account,or a rock be removed from its place?
He has stripped me of my honorand removed the crown from my head.
He has removed my brothers from me;my acquaintances have abandoned me.
The possessions in his house will be removed,flowing away on the day of God’s anger.
They die suddenly in the middle of the night;people shudder, then pass away.Even the mighty are removed without effort.
You turned my lament into dancing;You removed my sackclothand clothed me with gladness,
As far as the east is from the west,so far has He removedour transgressions from us.
He will get a beating and dishonor,and his disgrace will never be removed.
When hay is removed and new growth appearsand the grain from the hills is gathered in,
Therefore the Lord’s anger burns against His people.He raised His hand against them and struck them;the mountains quaked,and their corpses were like garbage in the streets.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
He touched my mouth with it and said:Now that this has touched your lips,your wickedness is removedand your sin is atoned for.
Aram from the east and Philistia from the westhave consumed Israel with open mouths.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
Therefore the Lord does not rejoiceover Israel’s young menand has no compassionon its fatherless and widows,for everyone is a godless evildoer,and every mouth speaks folly.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
Manasseh is with Ephraim,and Ephraim with Manasseh;together, both are against Judah.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
There will be nothing to doexcept crouch among the prisonersor fall among the slain.In all this, His anger is not removed,and His hand is still raised to strike.
I will break Assyria in My land;I will tread him down on My mountain.Then his yoke will be taken from them,and his burden will be removed from their shoulders.
Joy and rejoicing have been removed from the orchard;no one is singing or shouting for joy in the vineyards.No one tramples grapes in the winepresses.I have put an end to the shouting.
He removed the defenses of Judah.On that day you looked to the weapons in the House of the Forest.
You disputed with herby banishing and driving her away.He removed her with His severe stormon the day of the east wind.
Who is he trying to teach?Who is he trying to instruct?Infants just weaned from milk?Babies removed from the breast?
Suppose you say to me, ‘We trust in the Lord our God.’ Isn’t He the One whose high places and altars Hezekiah has removed, saying to Judah and Jerusalem, ‘You are to worship at this altar’?
My dwelling is plucked up and removed from melike a shepherd’s tent.I have rolled up my life like a weaver;He cuts me off from the loom.You make an end of me from day until night.
Listen to me, you hardhearted,far removed from justice:
This is what your Lord says—Yahweh, even your God,who defends His people—“Look, I have removedthe cup of staggering from your hand;that goblet, the cup of My fury.You will never drink it again.
Though the mountains moveand the hills shake,My love will not be removed from youand My covenant of peace will not be shaken,”says your compassionate Lord.
“For this is what the Lord says: Don’t enter a house where a mourning feast is taking place. Don’t go to lament or sympathize with them, for I have removed My peace from these people”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“as well as My faithful love and compassion.
for they prophesy a lie to you so that you will be removed from your land. I will banish you, and you will perish.
They were haughty and did detestable things before Me, so I removed them when I saw this.
Once the priests have entered, they must not go out from the holy area to the outer court until they have removed the clothes they minister in, for these are holy. They are to put on other clothes before they approach the public area.”
As for the rest of the beasts, their authority to rule was removed, but an extension of life was granted to them for a certain period of time.
It made itself great, even up to the Prince of the host; it removed His daily sacrifice and overthrew the place of His sanctuary.
I will make the lame into a remnant,those far removed into a strong nation.Then the Lord will rule over them in Mount Zionfrom this time on and forever.
The Lord has removed your punishment;He has turned back your enemy.The King of Israel, Yahweh, is among you;you need no longer fear harm.
So the Angel of the Lord spoke to those standing before Him, “Take off his filthy clothes!” Then He said to him, “See, I have removed your guilt from you, and I will clothe you with splendid robes.”
Then he said to me, “This is the curse that is going out over the whole land, for every thief will be removed according to what is written on one side, and everyone who swears falsely will be removed according to what is written on the other side.
I will cut off the chariot from Ephraimand the horse from Jerusalem.The bow of war will be removed,and He will proclaim peace to the nations.His dominion will extend from sea to sea,from the Euphrates Riverto the ends of the earth.
I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle. The city will be captured, the houses looted, and the women raped. Half the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be removed from the city.
Then his disciples came, removed the corpse, buried it, and went and reported to Jesus.
Since they were not able to bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they removed the roof above where He was. And when they had broken through, they lowered the mat on which the paralytic was lying.
When his disciples heard about it, they came and removed his corpse and placed it in a tomb.
Immediately his ears were opened, his speech difficulty was removed, and he began to speak clearly.
I know what I’ll do so that when I’m removed from management, people will welcome me into their homes.’
So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes and said, “Father, I thank You that You heard Me.
On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.
“Woman,” Jesus said to her, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, “Sir, if you’ve removed Him, tell me where you’ve put Him, and I will take Him away.”
And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.
but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is removed.
All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice.