'Security' in the Bible
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.'
One must not take either lower or upper millstones as security on a loan, for that is like taking a life itself as security.
When you make any kind of loan to your neighbor, you may not go into his house to claim what he is offering as security.
You must stand outside and the person to whom you are making the loan will bring out to you what he is offering as security.
If the person is poor you may not use what he gives you as security for a covering.
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.
You must not pervert justice due a resident foreigner or an orphan, or take a widow's garment as security for a loan.
He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in whom they sought security,
May the Lord enable each of you to find security in the home of a new husband!" Then she kissed them goodbye and they wept loudly.
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!'"
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.
The Lord provided a deliverer for Israel and they were freed from Syria's power. The Israelites once more lived in security.
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.
whose trust is in something futile, whose security is a spider's web.
Make then my pledge with you. Who else will put up security for me?
He is dragged from the security of his tent, and marched off to the king of terrors.
God may let them rest in a feeling of security, but he is constantly watching all their ways.
"If I have put my confidence in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security!'
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.
(Khet) The Lord is my source of security. I have determined to follow your instructions.
I cry out to you, O Lord; I say, "You are my shelter, my security in the land of the living."
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.
The one who puts up security for a stranger will surely have trouble, but whoever avoids shaking hands will be secure.
The one who lacks wisdom strikes hands in pledge, and puts up financial security for his neighbor.
Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for strangers, hold him in pledge.
Do not be one who strikes hands in pledge or who puts up security for debts.
Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for a stranger, hold him in pledge.
Look, the sovereign Lord who commands armies is about to remove from Jerusalem and Judah every source of security, including all the food and water,
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.
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.'
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.
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."
The Lord says, "Army of Babylon, go and attack a nation that lives in peace and security. They have no gates or walls to protect them. They live all alone.
You will say, "I will invade a land of unwalled towns; I will advance against those living quietly in security -- all of them living without walls and barred gates --
And people will settle there, and there will no longer be the threat of divine extermination -- Jerusalem will dwell in security.
Now when they are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape.