'Set' in the Bible
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (the son of Haran), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram's wife, and with them he set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. When they came to Haran, they settled there.
But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this set time next year."
Then Abraham set seven ewe lambs apart from the flock by themselves.
Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set apart?"
Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set out together for Beer Sheba where Abraham stayed.
Meanwhile Jacob left Beer Sheba and set out for Haran.
Early in the morning Jacob took the stone he had placed near his head and set it up as a sacred stone. Then he poured oil on top of it.
Then this stone that I have set up as a sacred stone will be the house of God, and I will surely give you back a tenth of everything you give me."
Then he set up the peeled branches in all the watering troughs where the flocks came to drink. He set up the branches in front of the flocks when they were in heat and came to drink.
When the stronger females were in heat, Jacob would set up the branches in the troughs in front of the flock, so they would mate near the branches.
But if the animals were weaker, he did not set the branches there. So the weaker animals ended up belonging to Laban and the stronger animals to Jacob.
He took away all the livestock he had acquired in Paddan Aram and all his moveable property that he had accumulated. Then he set out toward the land of Canaan to return to his father Isaac.
Laban overtook Jacob, and when Jacob pitched his tent in the hill country of Gilead, Laban and his relatives set up camp there too.
When you searched through all my goods, did you find anything that belonged to you? Set it here before my relatives and yours, and let them settle the dispute between the two of us!
So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a memorial pillar.
"Here is this pile of stones and this pillar I have set up between me and you," Laban said to Jacob.
There he set up an altar and called it "The God of Israel is God."
So Jacob set up a sacred stone pillar in the place where God spoke with him. He poured out a drink offering on it, and then he poured oil on it.
Jacob set up a marker over her grave; it is the Marker of Rachel's Grave to this day.
Then he washed his face and came out. With composure he said, "Set out the food."
They set a place for him, a separate place for his brothers, and another for the Egyptians who were eating with him. (The Egyptians are not able to eat with Hebrews, for the Egyptians think it is disgusting to do so.)
He gave them portions of the food set before him, but the portion for Benjamin was five times greater than the portions for any of the others. They drank with Joseph until they all became drunk.
But when she was no longer able to hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him and sealed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and set it among the reeds along the edge of the Nile.
The Israelite foremen whom Pharaoh's slave masters had set over them were beaten and were asked, "Why did you not complete your requirement for brickmaking as in the past -- both yesterday and today?"
The Lord set an appointed time, saying, "Tomorrow the Lord will do this in the land."
"Set apart to me every firstborn male -- the first offspring of every womb among the Israelites, whether human or animal; it is mine."
So Moses came and summoned the elders of Israel. He set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him,
You must set boundaries for the people all around, saying, 'Take heed to yourselves not to go up on the mountain nor touch its edge. Whoever touches the mountain will surely be put to death!
Moses said to the Lord, "The people are not able to come up to Mount Sinai, because you solemnly warned us, 'Set boundaries for the mountain and set it apart.'"
"Remember the Sabbath day to set it apart as holy.
For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth and the sea and all that is in them, and he rested on the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.
"These are the decisions that you will set before them:
If a ransom is set for him, then he must pay the redemption for his life according to whatever amount was set for him.
I will set your boundaries from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the River, for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.
So Moses set out with Joshua his attendant, and Moses went up the mountain of God.
onyx stones, and other gems to be set in the ephod and in the breastpiece.
You are to set the Bread of the Presence on the table before me continually.
"You are to make its seven lamps, and then set its lamps up on it, so that it will give light to the area in front of it.
You are to make loops of blue material along the edge of the end curtain in one set, and in the same way you are to make loops in the outer edge of the end curtain in the second set.
You are to make fifty loops on the one curtain, and you are to make fifty loops on the end curtain which is on the second set, so that the loops are opposite one to another.
You are to make fifty loops along the edge of the end curtain in one set and fifty loops along the edge of the curtain that joins the second set.
You are to set up the tabernacle according to the plan that you were shown on the mountain.
You are to hang it with gold hooks on four posts of acacia wood overlaid with gold, set in four silver bases.
You are to speak to all who are specially skilled, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, so that they may make Aaron's garments to set him apart to minister as my priest.
You are to engrave the two stones with the names of the sons of Israel with the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a seal; you are to have them set in gold filigree settings.
You are to set in it a setting for stones, four rows of stones, a row with a ruby, a topaz, and a beryl -- the first row;
"You are to clothe them -- your brother Aaron and his sons with him -- and anoint them and ordain them and set them apart as holy, so that they may minister as my priests.
They are to eat those things by which atonement was made to consecrate and to set them apart, but no one else may eat them, for they are holy.
Every day you are to prepare a bull for a purification offering for atonement. You are to purge the altar by making atonement for it, and you are to anoint it to set it apart as holy.
For seven days you are to make atonement for the altar and set it apart as holy. Then the altar will be most holy. Anything that touches the altar will be holy.
There I will meet with the Israelites, and it will be set apart as holy by my glory.
"So I will set apart as holy the tent of meeting and the altar, and I will set apart as holy Aaron and his sons, that they may minister as priests to me.
He made loops of blue material along the edge of the end curtain in the first set; he did the same along the edge of the end curtain in the second set.
He made fifty loops on the first curtain, and he made fifty loops on the end curtain that was in the second set, with the loops opposite one another.
He made fifty loops along the edge of the end curtain in the first set and fifty loops along the edge of the curtain that joined the second set.
They set the onyx stones in gold filigree settings, engraved as with the engravings of a seal with the names of the sons of Israel.
They set on it four rows of stones: a row with a ruby, a topaz, and a beryl -- the first row;
the pure lampstand, its lamps, with the lamps set in order, and all its accessories, and oil for the light;
"On the first day of the first month you are to set up the tabernacle, the tent of meeting.
You are to bring in the table and set out the things that belong on it; then you are to bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.
You are to set up the courtyard around it and put the curtain at the gate of the courtyard.
So the tabernacle was set up on the first day of the first month, in the second year.
When Moses set up the tabernacle and put its bases in place, he set up its frames, attached its bars, and set up its posts.
And he set the bread in order on it before the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
Then he set up the lamps before the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
And he set up the courtyard around the tabernacle and the altar, and put the curtain at the gate of the courtyard. So Moses finished the work.
But when the cloud was lifted up from the tabernacle, the Israelites would set out on all their journeys;
And you must put olive oil on it and set frankincense on it -- it is a grain offering.
The meat of his thanksgiving peace offering must be eaten on the day of his offering; he must not set any of it aside until morning.
He then set the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim into the breastpiece.
Finally, he set the turban on his head and attached the gold plate, the holy diadem, to the front of the turban just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
they set those on the breasts and he offered the fat parts up in smoke on the altar.
Then Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, each took his fire pan and put fire in it, set incense on it, and presented strange fire before the Lord, which he had not commanded them to do.
"'Thus you are to set the Israelites apart from their impurity so that they do not die in their impurity by defiling my tabernacle which is in their midst.
"'Any man from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who reside in their midst who eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats the blood, and I will cut him off from the midst of his people,
I myself will set my face against that man and cut him off from the midst of his people, because he has given some of his children to Molech and thereby defiled my sanctuary and profaned my holy name.
I myself will set my face against that man and his clan. I will cut off from the midst of their people both him and all who follow after him in spiritual prostitution, to commit prostitution by worshiping Molech.
"'The person who turns to the spirits of the dead and familiar spirits to commit prostitution by going after them, I will set my face against that person and cut him off from the midst of his people.
So I have said to you: You yourselves will possess their land and I myself will give it to you for a possession, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am the Lord your God who has set you apart from the other peoples.
You must be holy to me because I, the Lord, am holy, and I have set you apart from the other peoples to be mine.
and you must set them in two rows, six in a row, on the ceremonially pure table before the Lord.
"'You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the Lord your God.
I will set my face against you. You will be struck down before your enemies, those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when there is no one pursuing you.
Whenever the tabernacle is to move, the Levites must take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be reassembled, the Levites must set it up. Any unauthorized person who approaches it must be killed.
because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast. They belong to me. I am the Lord."
"Speak to Aaron and tell him, 'When you set up the lamps, the seven lamps are to give light in front of the lampstand.'"
And Aaron did so; he set up the lamps to face toward the front of the lampstand, as the Lord commanded Moses.
For all the firstborn males among the Israelites are mine, both humans and animals; when I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I set them apart for myself.
On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle -- the tent of the testimony -- and from evening until morning there was a fiery appearance over the tabernacle.
So the Israelites set out on their journeys from the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud settled in the wilderness of Paran.
This was the first time they set out on their journey according to the commandment of the Lord, by the authority of Moses.
The standard of the camp of the Judahites set out first according to their companies, and over his company was Nahshon son of Amminadab.
Then the tabernacle was dismantled, and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set out, carrying the tabernacle.
The standard of the camp of Reuben set out according to their companies; over his company was Elizur son of Shedeur.
And the Kohathites set out, carrying the articles for the sanctuary; the tabernacle was to be set up before they arrived.
And the standard of the camp of the Ephraimites set out according to their companies; over his company was Elishama son of Ammihud.
The standard of the camp of the Danites set out, which was the rear guard of all the camps by their companies; over his company was Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.
put fire in them, and set incense on them before the Lord tomorrow, and the man whom the Lord chooses will be holy. You take too much upon yourselves, you sons of Levi!"
So everyone took his censer, put fire in it, and set incense on it, and stood at the entrance of the tent of meeting, with Moses and Aaron.
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