'Security' in the Bible
"I'll send you a young goat from the flock," he responded. But she pressed him, asking, "What security will you put up until you've sent it?"
Later on, Judah sent his Adullamite friend to take her a young goat, intending to retrieve what he had put up as security from the woman, but he could not find her.
Some time later, both the senior security advisor to the king of Egypt and his head chef offended their master, Egypt's king.
Pharaoh was so angry with his two officers his senior security advisor and his head chef
Then the two of them each had a dream. They both had their dreams the same night, and there were separate interpretations for each dream the senior security advisor and the head chef to the king of Egypt, who had confined them in prison.
So the senior security advisor related his dream to Joseph. "In my dream," he said, "all of a sudden there was a vine in front of me!
Within three days, Pharaoh will encourage you and return you to your responsibilities. You'll attend to Pharaoh's personal wine cup, just as you did when you were his senior security advisor.
On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants
that is, he restored his senior security advisor to his former responsibilities, including attending to Pharaoh's personal wine cup,
Despite all of this, the senior security advisor not only didn't remember Joseph, he deliberately forgot him.
Then Pharaoh's senior security advisor spoke up. "Maybe I should make a confession.
I myself pledge security for him; you may hold me liable. If I do not bring him back to you and place him here before you, I will bear the blame before you all my life.
Indeed, your servant pledged security for the boy with my father, saying, 'If I do not bring him back to you, then I will bear the blame before my father all my life.'
"When someone sins and offends the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in regard to a deposit, a security, or a robbery; or defrauds his neighbor;
If that person has sinned and has been found guilty, then he is to return the stolen thing that he took or obtained by oppression, or the security that had been entrusted to him, or the lost thing that he had found,
When you cross the Jordan and live in the land the Lord your God is giving you to inherit, and He gives you rest from all the enemies around you and you live in security,
"Do not take a pair of millstones or an upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a life as security.
"When you make a loan of any kind to your neighbor, do not enter his house to collect what he offers as security.
You must stand outside while the man you are making the loan to brings the security out to you.
If he is a poor man, you must not sleep in [the garment] he has given as security.
You must by all means return to him at sunset the item he gave you as security so that he may sleep in his outer garment and bless you for it; it will be considered a just deed by the Lord your God.
Do not deny justice to a foreign resident [or] fatherless child, and do not take a widow's garment as security.
He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in whom they sought security,
Of Benjamin he said, "May the beloved of the LORD dwell in security by Him, Who shields him all the day, And he dwells between His shoulders."
Your castles and strongholds shall have bars of iron and bronze, and as your day, so shall your strength, your rest and security, be.
"So Israel dwells in security, The fountain of Jacob secluded, In a land of grain and new wine; His heavens also drop down dew.
Then the five men departed, and came to La'ish, and saw the people who were there, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sido'nians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth, and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sido'nians and had no dealings with any one.
May the Lord enable each of you to find security in the house of your [new] husband." She kissed them, and they wept loudly.
Ruth's mother-in-law Naomi said to her, "My daughter, shouldn't I find security for you, so that you will be taken care of?
"Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.
So your servant said, 'May the word of my lord the king be my security, for my lord the king is like the angel of God when it comes to deciding between right and wrong! May the Lord your God be with you!'"
He threw rocks at David and all of David's staff who were accompanying him, while all the rest of the entourage, including all of David's security detail, were close by him.
He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three. David placed him in charge of his security detail.
Meanwhile, about this time Haggith's son Adonijah began to seek a reputation for himself and decided, "I'm going to be king!" So he prepared chariots, cavalry, and 50 soldiers to serve as a security detail to guard him.
All the people of Judah and Israel had security; everyone from Dan to Beer Sheba enjoyed the produce of their vines and fig trees throughout Solomon's lifetime.
"Blessed is the LORD, who has given security to his people Israel, just as he promised. Not one of his promises has failed to come about that he gave through his servant Moses.
The Lord provided a deliverer for Israel and they were freed from Syria's power. The Israelites once more lived in security.
Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the Lord that you have spoken is good," for he thought: Why not, if there will be peace and security during my lifetime?
He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three Warriors. David placed him in charge of his security detail.
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
But now for a brief moment mercy has been shown by Yahweh our God, who left behind for us a remnant, and given us security in his holy place--for our God to brighten our eyes and to give us brief relief in our bondage.
"And now, Lord, I ask you to listen to the prayer of your servant and to the prayers of your servants who delight in revering your Name. I ask you, please prosper your servant today by granting him to receive favor from this man." Now I was the king's senior security advisor.
The Fish Gate was repaired by Hassenaah's sons. They built its framework and installed its doors, including locks and security bars,
Paseah's son Joiada and Besodeiah's son Meshullam repaired the Old Gate. They built its framework and installed its doors, including locks and security bars.
Hanun and the residents of Zanoah repaired the Valley Gate, reconstructing it and installing its doors, including locks and security bars. They also rebuilt 1,000 cubits of the wall as far as the Dung Gate.
Rechab's descendant Malchijah, ruling official of the Beth-haccherem district, repaired the Dung Gate, reconstructing it, installing its doors, its locks, and its security bars.
Colhozeh's son Shallum, ruling official of the Mizpah district, repaired the Fountain Gate, reconstructing it, installing its doors, its locks, and its security bars, as well as the Pool of Shelach near the royal garden as far as the stairway that descends from the City of David.
I charged them, "Do not open the gates of Jerusalem until mid-day. Until then, let everyone stand watch, keeping the gates shut and locked. Appoint security watches from those who live in Jerusalem. Everyone should maintain his own watch near his house."
whose trust is in something futile, whose security is a spider's web.
Then your confidence will be flawless, and your security will keep you from terror.
[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.
Make arrangements! Put up security for me. Who [else] will be my sponsor?
He is ripped from the security of his tent and marched away to the king of terrors.
They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the ox of the widow as security for a loan;
"The fatherless are torn from the breast; the poor are taken away as security for a loan.
He gives them a sense of security, so they can rely [on it], but His eyes [watch] over their ways.
"If I've put my confidence in gold, if I've told gold, "You're my security,'
When He gives quietness (peace and security from oppression), who then can condemn? When He hides His face [withdrawing His favor and help], who then can behold Him [and make Him gracious], whether it be a nation or a man by himself? -- "
The Lord gives his people strength; the Lord grants his people security.
Turn away from evil! Do what is right! Then you will enjoy lasting security.
See, this is the man who made not God his strength (his stronghold and high tower) but trusted in and confidently relied on the abundance of his riches, seeking refuge and security for himself through his wickedness.
For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my security since I was young.
(Khet) The Lord is my source of security. I have determined to follow your instructions.
May peace be within your walls, security within your palaces."
Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor uselessly. Unless the LORD guards the city, its security forces keep watch uselessly.
I cry out to you, O Lord; I say, "You are my shelter, my security in the land of the living."
For the turning of the simple slayeth them, And the security of the foolish destroyeth them.
But the one who listens to me will live in security, and will be at ease from the dread of harm.
Then you will walk on your way with security, and you will not stumble.
Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.
My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor or entered into an agreement with a stranger,
Riches provide no security in any day of wrath and judgment, but righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) delivers from death.
If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected.
A person doesn't gain security by wickedness, but the righteous won't be uprooted.
Rock-solid security is found in the fear of the LORD, and within it one's children find refuge.
One without sense enters an agreement and puts up security for his friend.
Take his garment, for he has put up security for a stranger; get collateral if it is for foreigners.
Don't be one of those who enter agreements, who put up security for loans.
Take his garment, for he has put up security for a stranger; get collateral if it is for foreigners.
Observe this: The Lord God of Hosts is about to remove from Jerusalem and from Judah every kind of security: the entire supply of bread and water,
"Those who are most helpless will eat, And the needy will lie down in security; I will destroy your root with famine, And it will kill off your survivors.
In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; He sets up walls and ramparts for security.
In the past he said to them, "This is where security can be found. Provide security for the one who is exhausted! This is where rest can be found." But they refused to listen.
An honorable man makes honorable plans; his honorable character gives him security.
Fairness will produce peace and result in lasting security.
And my people will dwell in a settlement of peace and in a dwelling place of security and in undisturbed resting places.
There will be times of security for you- a storehouse of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge. The fear of the Lord is Zion's treasure.
"Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter; I moan like a dove; My eyes look wistfully to the heights; O Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.
Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the Lord that you have spoken is good." For he thought: There will be peace and security during my lifetime.
Therefore now hear this, luxuriant [one] who sits in security, who says in her heart, "I [am], and besides me [there is] no one. I shall not sit [as] a widow, and I shall not know [the] loss of children."
But no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. This [peace, righteousness, security, triumph over opposition] is the heritage of the servants of the Lord [those in whom the ideal Servant of the Lord is reproduced]; this is the righteousness or the vindication which they obtain from Me [this is that which I impart to them as their justification], says the Lord.
If thou hast run with footmen, and they have wearied thee, how wilt thou then contend with horses? And if in a land of peace thou thinkest thyself in security, how wilt thou then do in the swelling of the Jordan?
Now Pashhur son of Immer heard Jeremiah prophesy these things. He was the priest who was chief of security in the Lord's temple.
Under his rule Judah will enjoy safety and Israel will live in security. This is the name he will go by: 'The Lord has provided us with justice.'
I'll be found by you,' declares the LORD, "and I'll restore your security and gather you from all the nations and all the places to which I've driven you,' declares the LORD. "I'll bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.'
Indeed, the time will come,' declares the LORD, "when I'll restore the security of my people Israel and Judah,' says the LORD. "I'll bring them back to the land that I gave to their ancestors, and they'll possess it.'"
But I will most surely heal the wounds of this city and restore it and its people to health. I will show them abundant peace and security.
I'll restore the security of Judah and Israel and rebuild them as they were at first.
And [Jerusalem] shall be to Me a name of joy, a praise and a glory before all the nations of the earth that hear of all the good I do for it, and they shall fear and tremble because of all the good and all the peace, prosperity, security, and stability I provide for it.
Under his rule Judah will enjoy safety and Jerusalem will live in security. At that time Jerusalem will be called "The Lord has provided us with justice."
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