'Sent' in the Bible
and sent out a raven; it kept flying back and forth until the waters had dried up on the earth.
Then Noah sent out a dove to see if the waters had receded from the surface of the ground.
He waited seven more days and then sent out the dove again from the ark.
He waited another seven days and sent the dove out again, but it did not return to him this time.
because we are about to destroy it. The outcry against this place is so great before the Lord that he has sent us to destroy it."
Then the Lord rained down sulfur and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah. It was sent down from the sky by the Lord.
Abraham said about his wife Sarah, "She is my sister." So Abimelech, king of Gerar, sent for Sarah and took her.
Early in the morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He put them on her shoulders, gave her the child, and sent her away. So she went wandering aimlessly through the wilderness of Beer Sheba.
So they sent their sister Rebekah on her way, accompanied by her female attendant, with Abraham's servant and his men.
But while he was still alive, Abraham gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them off to the east, away from his son Isaac.
Isaac asked them, "Why have you come to me? You hate me and sent me away from you."
Early in the morning the men made a treaty with each other. Isaac sent them off; they separated on good terms.
So Isaac sent Jacob on his way, and he went to Paddan Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean and brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him off to Paddan Aram to find a wife there. As he blessed him, Isaac commanded him, "You must not marry a Canaanite woman."
So Jacob sent a message for Rachel and Leah to come to the field where his flocks were.
If the God of my father -- the God of Abraham, the one whom Isaac fears -- had not been with me, you would certainly have sent me away empty-handed! But God saw how I was oppressed and how hard I worked, and he rebuked you last night."
Jacob sent messengers on ahead to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the region of Edom.
I have oxen, donkeys, sheep, and male and female servants. I have sent this message to inform my lord, so that I may find favor in your sight.'"
Jacob stayed there that night. Then he sent as a gift to his brother Esau
then you must say, 'They belong to your servant Jacob. They have been sent as a gift to my lord Esau. In fact Jacob himself is behind us.'"
So the gifts were sent on ahead of him while he spent that night in the camp.
He took them and sent them across the stream along with all his possessions.
So Jacob said to him, "Go now and check on the welfare of your brothers and of the flocks, and bring me word." So Jacob sent him from the valley of Hebron.
While they were bringing her out, she sent word to her father-in-law: "I am pregnant by the man to whom these belong." Then she said, "Identify the one to whom the seal, cord, and staff belong."
When morning came, the men and their donkeys were sent off.
Now, do not be upset and do not be angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to preserve life!
God sent me ahead of you to preserve you on the earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
So now, it is not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me an adviser to Pharaoh, lord over all his household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
To his father he sent the following: ten donkeys loaded with the best products of Egypt and ten female donkeys loaded with grain, food, and provisions for his father's journey.
Then he sent his brothers on their way and they left. He said to them, "As you travel don't be overcome with fear."
But when they related to him everything Joseph had said to them, and when he saw the wagons that Joseph had sent to transport him, their father Jacob's spirit revived.
Then Jacob started out from Beer Sheba, and the sons of Israel carried their father Jacob, their little children, and their wives in the wagons that Pharaoh had sent along to transport him.
Jacob sent Judah before him to Joseph to accompany him to Goshen. So they came to the land of Goshen.
So they sent word to Joseph, saying, "Your father gave these instructions before he died:
Then the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself by the Nile, while her attendants were walking alongside the river, and she saw the basket among the reeds. She sent one of her attendants, took it,
He replied, "Surely I will be with you, and this will be the sign to you that I have sent you: When you bring the people out of Egypt, you and they will serve God on this mountain."
Moses said to God, "If I go to the Israelites and tell them, 'The God of your fathers has sent me to you,' and they ask me, 'What is his name?' -- what should I say to them?"
God said to Moses, "I am that I am." And he said, "You must say this to the Israelites, 'I am has sent me to you.'"
God also said to Moses, "You must say this to the Israelites, 'The Lord -- the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob -- has sent me to you. This is my name forever, and this is my memorial from generation to generation.'
Moses told Aaron all the words of the Lord who had sent him and all the signs that he had commanded him.
Tell him, 'The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to you to say, "Release my people, that they may serve me in the desert!" But until now you have not listened.
Pharaoh sent representatives to investigate, and indeed, not even one of the livestock of Israel had died. But Pharaoh's heart remained hard, and he did not release the people.
When Moses extended his staff toward the sky, the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire fell to the earth; so the Lord caused hail to rain down on the land of Egypt.
So Pharaoh sent and summoned Moses and Aaron and said to them, "I have sinned this time! The Lord is righteous, and I and my people are guilty.
In the abundance of your majesty you have overthrown those who rise up against you. You sent forth your wrath; it consumed them like stubble.
Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Moses' wife Zipporah after he had sent her back,
Then Moses sent his father-in-law on his way, and so Jethro went to his own land.
He sent young Israelite men, and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls for peace offerings to the Lord.
And the Lord sent a plague on the people because they had made the calf -- the one Aaron made.
and the one who sent the goat away to Azazel must wash his clothes, bathe his body in water, and afterward he may reenter the camp.
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the Lord. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.
These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to investigate the land. And Moses gave Hoshea son of Nun the name Joshua.
When Moses sent them to investigate the land of Canaan, he told them, "Go up through the Negev, and then go up into the hill country
They told Moses, "We went to the land where you sent us. It is indeed flowing with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.
The men whom Moses sent to investigate the land, who returned and made the whole community murmur against him by producing an evil report about the land,
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know that the Lord has sent me to do all these works, for I have not done them of my own will.
If these men die a natural death, or if they share the fate of all men, then the Lord has not sent me.
Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom: "Thus says your brother Israel: 'You know all the hardships we have experienced,
So when we cried to the Lord, he heard our voice and sent a messenger, and has brought us up out of Egypt. Now we are here in Kadesh, a town on the edge of your country.
So the Lord sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit the people; many people of Israel died.
Then Israel sent messengers to King Sihon of the Amorites, saying,
Moses sent spies to reconnoiter Jaazer, and they captured its villages and dispossessed the Amorites who were there.
And he sent messengers to Balaam son of Beor at Pethor, which is by the Euphrates River in the land of Amaw, to summon him, saying, "Look, a nation has come out of Egypt. They cover the face of the earth, and they are settling next to me.
Balaam said to God, "Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent a message to me, saying,
Balak again sent princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first.
And Balak sacrificed bulls and sheep, and sent some to Balaam, and to the princes who were with him.
Balaam said to Balak, "Did I not also tell your messengers whom you sent to me,
So Moses sent them to the war, one thousand from every tribe, with Phinehas son of Eleazar the priest, who was in charge of the holy articles and the signal trumpets.
Your fathers did the same thing when I sent them from Kadesh Barnea to see the land.
I thought this was a good idea, so I sent twelve men from among you, one from each tribe.
Then I sent messengers from the Kedemoth Desert to King Sihon of Heshbon with an offer of peace:
And when he sent you from Kadesh-Barnea and told you, "Go up and possess the land I have given you," you rebelled against the Lord your God and would neither believe nor obey him.
He did all the signs and wonders the Lord had sent him to do in the land of Egypt, to Pharaoh, all his servants, and the whole land,
Joshua son of Nun sent two spies out from Shittim secretly and instructed them: "Find out what you can about the land, especially Jericho." They stopped at the house of a prostitute named Rahab and spent the night there.
So the king of Jericho sent this order to Rahab: "Turn over the men who came to you -- the ones who came to your house -- for they have come to spy on the whole land!"
She said, "I agree to these conditions." She sent them on their way and then tied the red rope in the window.
The city and all that is in it must be set apart for the Lord, except for Rahab the prostitute and all who are with her in her house, because she hid the spies we sent.
Yet Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, her father's family, and all who belonged to her. She lives in Israel to this very day because she hid the messengers Joshua sent to spy on Jericho.
Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai (which is located near Beth Aven, east of Bethel) and instructed them, "Go up and spy on the land." So the men went up and spied on Ai.
Joshua sent messengers who ran to the tent. The things were hidden right in his tent, with the silver underneath.
Joshua and the whole army marched against Ai. Joshua selected thirty thousand brave warriors and sent them out at night.
Joshua sent them away and they went to their hiding place west of Ai, between Bethel and Ai. Joshua spent that night with the army.
So King Adoni-Zedek of Jerusalem sent this message to King Hoham of Hebron, King Piram of Jarmuth, King Japhia of Lachish, and King Debir of Eglon:
The men of Gibeon sent this message to Joshua at the camp in Gilgal, "Do not abandon your subjects! Rescue us! Help us! For all the Amorite kings living in the hill country are attacking us."
I was forty years old when Moses, the Lord's servant, sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy on the land and I brought back to him an honest report.
Today I am still as strong as when Moses sent me out. I can fight and go about my daily activities with the same energy I had then.
Joshua rewarded them and sent them on their way; they returned to their homes.
(Now to one half-tribe of Manasseh, Moses had assigned land in Bashan; and to the other half Joshua had assigned land on the west side of the Jordan with their fellow Israelites.) When Joshua sent them home, he rewarded them,
The Israelites sent Phinehas, son of Eleazar, the priest, to the land of Gilead to the Reubenites, Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh.
I sent Moses and Aaron, and I struck Egypt down when I intervened in their land. Then I brought you out.
I sent terror ahead of you to drive out before you the two Amorite kings. I gave you the victory; it was not by your swords or bows.
When the Israelites cried out for help to the Lord, he raised up a deliverer for them. His name was Ehud son of Gera the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The Israelites sent him to King Eglon of Moab with their tribute payment.
Issachar's leaders were with Deborah, the men of Issachar supported Barak; into the valley they were sent under Barak's command. Among the clans of Reuben there was intense heart searching.
he sent a prophet to the Israelites. He said to them, "This is what the Lord God of Israel says: 'I brought you up from Egypt and took you out of that place of slavery.
Then the Lord himself turned to him and said, "You have the strength. Deliver Israel from the power of the Midianites! Have I not sent you?"
He sent messengers throughout Manasseh and summoned them to follow him as well. He also sent messengers throughout Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, and they came up to meet him.
The men who were chosen took supplies and their trumpets. Gideon sent all the men of Israel back to their homes; he kept only three hundred men. Now the Midianites were camped down below in the valley.
Now Gideon sent messengers throughout the Ephraimite hill country who announced, "Go down and head off the Midianites. Take control of the fords of the streams all the way to Beth Barah and the Jordan River." When all the Ephraimites had assembled, they took control of the fords all the way to Beth Barah and the Jordan River.
God sent a spirit to stir up hostility between Abimelech and the leaders of Shechem. He made the leaders of Shechem disloyal to Abimelech.
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