'Running' in the Bible
He said, “Hagar, slave of Sarai, where have you come from and where are you going?”She replied, “I’m running away from my mistress Sarai.”
You are not to present any animal to the Lord that is blind, injured, maimed, or has a running sore, festering rash, or scabs; you may not put any of them on the altar as a fire offering to the Lord.
He said, “These are the rights of the king who will rule over you: He will take your sons and put them to his use in his chariots, on his horses, or running in front of his chariots.
Nabal asked them, “Who is David? Who is Jesse’s son? Many slaves these days are running away from their masters.
Joab then said to the Cushite, “Go tell the king what you have seen.” The Cushite bowed to Joab and took off running.
David was sitting between the two gates when the watchman went up to the roof of the gate and over to the wall. The watchman looked out and saw a man running alone.
the watchman saw another man running. He called out to the gatekeeper, “Look! Another man is running alone!”“This one is also bringing good news,” said the king.
So Gehazi pursued Naaman. When Naaman saw someone running after him, he got down from the chariot to meet him and asked, “Is everything all right?”
It is like a groom coming from the bridal chamber;it rejoices like an athlete running a course.
It is like fine oil on the head,running down on the beard,running down Aaron’s beardonto his robes.
So they went out and started running from the tomb, because trembling and astonishment overwhelmed them. And they said nothing to anyone, since they were afraid.
Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over—will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.”
So running ahead, he climbed up a sycamore tree to see Jesus, since He was about to pass that way.
The two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and got to the tomb first.
After running under the shelter of a little island called Cauda, we were barely able to get control of the skiff.
I went up according to a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles—but privately to those recognized as leaders—so that I might not be running, or have run the race, in vain.