'Set' in the Bible
I've set my rainbow in the sky to symbolize the covenant between me and the earth.
Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the servants he had acquired while living in Haran. Then they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they arrived in the land of Canaan,
From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.
As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.
When the sun had fully set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a fiery torch passed between the animal pieces.
Is anything impossible for the LORD? At the time set for it, I will return to you about a year from now and Sarah will have a son."
After this, the men set out from there and looked out over Sodom. Abraham went with them to send them off.
Then Abraham set aside seven ewe lambs,
so Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set aside?"
So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his male servants with him, along with his son Isaac. He cut the wood for the burnt offering and set out to go to the place about which God had spoken to him.
After this, Abraham returned to his servants and they set out together for Beer-sheba, where Abraham settled.
But when they had prepared a meal and set it in front of him, he said, "I'm not eating until I've spoken." "Speak up!" Laban exclaimed.
After Jacob had obeyed his father and mother's instructions to set out for Paddan-aram,
When Jacob got up early the next morning, he took the stone that he had used for his pillow, set it up as a pillar, drenched it with oil,
Jacob kept the lambs separate, facing the striped and entirely black ones that belonged to Laban's flock. He set his own herd by itself and would not let them be with Laban's flock.
Now that you've searched all my belongings, what did you find that belongs to your house? Set it here in front of our relatives and we'll let them judge between us!
"Look!" Laban added, "Here is the stack of stones and here is the pillar that I've set up between you and me.
Then Esau suggested, "Let's set out and travel together, but let me go in front of you."
So allow yourself to go ahead of your servant while I travel more slowly, letting the herds set their own pace with the children until I arrive to see my lord in Seir."
"Why do that?" Jacob asked. "I've already found favor in your sight, sir." So Esau set out that very day back on his way to Seir,
but Jacob set out for Succoth, built a house there, and constructed some cattle shelters. He named the place Succoth.
set up an altar, and named it El-elohe-israel.
As they set out on their journey, because the people who lived in the cities around them feared God, they did not pursue Jacob's sons.
Later, they set out from Beth-el. While still a long way from Ephrathah, Rachel started to have trouble giving birth.
Then he provided him with a chariot as his second-in-command, outfitted with a group of people who shouted out in front of him, "Bow your knees!" And that's how Pharaoh set Joseph over the entire land of Egypt.
So the men took their gift and twice as much money, got up, took Benjamin with them, and set out for Egypt. Eventually they appeared before Joseph.
Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."
In his last words, Jacob issued this set of instructions to them all: "I'm about to join our ancestors. Bury me alongside my ancestors in the cave in the field that used to belong to Ephron the Hittite.
After concluding this set of instructions to his sons, Jacob tucked his feet up into bed, quit breathing, and was gathered to his ancestors.
Then the LORD told Moses, "When you set out to return to Egypt, keep in mind all the wonders that I've put in your power, so that you may do them before Pharaoh. But I'll harden his heart so that he won't let the people go.
The LORD set the time: "Tomorrow the LORD will do this thing in the land."
Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded: "Set aside one omer of it for future generations, so that they may see the food with which I fed you in the desert when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"
The whole congregation of the Israelis set out from the desert of Sin, traveling from place to place according to the command of the LORD. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.
You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
They had set out from Rephidim and arrived at the desert of Sinai where they camped in the desert. Israel camped there in front of the mountain.
You are to set boundaries for the people all around: "Be very careful that you don't go up on the mountain or touch the side of it. Anyone who touches the mountain is certainly to be put to death.
Moses told the LORD, "The people cannot come up to Mount Sinai because you warned us: "Set boundaries around the mountain and consecrate it.'"
"These are the ordinances that you are to set before them.
"You are to be people set apart for me. You are not to eat flesh torn apart in the field; you are to throw it to the dogs."
"I'll set your borders from the Reed Sea to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the River, bringing the inhabitants of the land under your control, and you are to drive them out ahead of you.
You are to make loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise you are to make loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.
You are to make 50 loops in the one curtain, and you are to make 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other.
You are to make 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set.
You are to hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, which have hooks of gold, and are set on four sockets of silver.
the fourth row beryl, onyx, and jasper, and they are to be set in gold filigree.
and for cutting stones to set them, for carving wood, and for doing all kinds of craftsmanship.
Moses used to take the tent and set it up outside the camp at a distance from the camp, and he called it the Tent of Meeting. When anyone sought the LORD, he would go out to the Tent of Meeting which was outside the camp.
The leaders brought onyx stones and stones to be set in the ephod and the breast piece,
He made loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise, he made loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.
He made 50 loops in the one curtain, and he made 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other.
He made 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set.
and the fourth row beryl, onyx, and jasper. They were set in gold filigree when they were mounted.
"On the first day of the first month you are to set up the tent of the Tent of Meeting.
You are to bring in the table and properly arrange what goes on it. Then you are to bring in the lamp stand and set up its lamps.
"You are to put the golden altar for incense in front of the Ark of the Testimony and then set up the screen for the doorway to the tent.
You are to set up the court all around, and hang up the screen for the gate of the court.
And so in the first month of the second year, on the first day of the month, the tent was set up.
Moses set up the tent. He installed its sockets and set its boards in place. He inserted its bars and set up its pillars.
He brought the ark into the tent, set up the curtain, and screened off the Ark of the Testimony, just as the LORD had commanded him.
and set up the lamps in the LORD's presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.
He set up the court all around the tent and the altar, and hung up the screen for the gate of the court. And so Moses finished the work.
Whenever the cloud was lifted up from the tent, the Israelis would set out on their journey,
but if the cloud was not lifted up, they would not set out until it was lifted up,
The priest is to clothe himself with a linen robe and undergarments. Then he is to take the ashes of the burnt offering on the altar that had been consumed by the fire and set them beside the altar.
Then he is to change his clothes, dressing himself with a different set of clothes, and take the ashes to a clean place outside the camp.
He set the breastplate on him, placed the Urim and Thummim on top of the breastplate,
then he set the turban on his head. On the turban at the front he set the golden plate, the sacred crown that the LORD had commanded.
because I, the LORD, am your God. Set yourselves apart and be holy, because I am holy. You are not to defile yourselves with any of the swarming creatures that swarm the earth.
"When the one with the discharge is cleansed from his discharge, then he is to set aside for himself seven days for his cleansing. He is to wash his clothes and bathe with flowing water. Then he will be clean.
Keep my statutes and observe them. I am the LORD, who has set you apart."
"You are not to defile my sacred name, because I've been set apart in the midst of the Israelis. Furthermore, I am the LORD, who sets you apart
"Count for yourselves seven years of Sabbaths seven times seven years. This set of seven weeks of years total 49 years for you.
Set aside and consecrate the fiftieth year to declare liberty throughout the land for all of its inhabitants. It is to be a jubilee for you. Every person is to return to his own land that he has inherited. Likewise, every person is to return to his tribe.
If he isn't redeemed by these, then he is to be set free in the year of jubilee he and his children with him
"You are not to make worthless idols, images, or pillars for yourselves, nor set up for yourselves carved images to bow down to them in the land, because I am the LORD your God.
I'll set up my tent in your midst and I won't loathe you.
I'll set my face against you so that you'll be defeated before your enemies. Those who hate you will have dominion over you and you'll keep fleeing even when no one is pursuing you.
But if he is too poor to be valuated, then cause him to stand before the priest and let the priest set a value on him according to the ability of the one making the vow.
"If a person consecrates his house to be holy to the LORD, then the priest is to set a value for it as to its worth, whether good or bad. As the priest sets value on it, so it will stand.
Whenever the tent is ready for travel, the descendants of Levi are to take it down. When it's time to encamp, the descendants of Levi are to set it up. Any unauthorized person who approaches it is to be executed.
They are to set a leather-dyed skin covering over it, cover it with a pure blue cloth, and then insert its poles.
Then they are to put them with all the other utensils on the leather-dyed skin covering and set them on the beams for transport.
Then they are to take all the utensils for service with which they minister at the sanctuary, set them on the blue cloth, cover them with the leather-dyed skin covering, and then set them on the beams for transport.
But do this for them so that they may live and not die when they approach the Most Holy Place: Aaron and his sons are to go in and set specific responsibilities for each of them to carry out.
then that man is to bring his wife to the priest along with an offering for her consisting of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour. He is not to pour oil or set frankincense over it, because it's to be a jealousy offering, a memorial offering that will serve as a reminder of iniquity.
During the entire time of his dedication, he is set apart to God.
The Nazirite is then to shave his head of consecration at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. He is to take the lock of his head of consecration and set it over the fire where the peace offering for sacrifice is.
"Tell Aaron, "When you set up the lamps, the seven lamps will illuminate the area in front of the lamp stand.'"
since they've been set apart for me from among the Israelis. I've taken them for myself instead of the first to open the womb every firstborn of the Israelis,
I've set the descendants of Levi apart from the Israelis so that Aaron and his sons would work in service at the appointed place of meeting, making atonement on behalf of the Israelis so that there won't be a plague among the Israelis whenever they approach the sanctuary."
On the same morning that the tent was set up, a cloud covered the tent, that is, the Tent of Testimony, and in the evening fire appeared over the tent until morning.
"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.
so the Israelis set out from the Sinai Wilderness until the cloud settled in the Paran Wilderness,
Then the standard of the camp of Reuben set out, accompanied by its army with Shedeur's son Elizur in charge.
Then the descendants of Kohath, carrying the sanctuary, set out, since the tent was to be set up before they arrive.
After this, the standard of the camp of Ephraim set out, accompanied by its army with Ammihud's son Elishama in charge.
Then the standard of the camp of Dan set out, functioning as the rear guard for all the encampments, accompanied by its army with Ammishaddai's son Ahiezer.
So Aaron took the censer, just as Moses had spoken, and ran out to the center of the assembly, where a plague had begun among the people. He set the incense on fire and atoned for the people.
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