'Short' in the Bible
She asked, 'May I follow the harvesters and gather grain among the bundles?' Since she arrived she has been working hard from this morning until now -- except for sitting in the resting hut a short time."
When David had gone a short way beyond the summit, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth was there to meet him. He had a couple of donkeys that were saddled, and on them were two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred raisin cakes, a hundred baskets of summer fruit, and a container of wine.
I will cross the Jordan with the king and go a short distance. Why should the king reward me in this way?
Elisha said to him, "Go in peace." When he had gone a short distance,
You have cut short his youth, and have covered him with shame. (Selah)
He has taken away my strength in the middle of life; he has cut short my days.
For the bed is too short to stretch out on, and the blanket is too narrow to wrap around oneself.
In just a very short time Lebanon will turn into an orchard, and the orchard will be considered a forest.
"For a short time I abandoned you, but with great compassion I will gather you.
For a short time your special nation possessed a land, but then our adversaries knocked down your holy sanctuary.
That is, I will punish the Egyptians, the Judeans, the Edomites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, and all the desert people who cut their hair short at the temples. I will do so because none of the people of those nations are really circumcised in the Lord's sight. Moreover, none of the people of Israel are circumcised when it comes to their hearts."
the people of Dedan, Tema, Buz, all the desert people who cut their hair short at the temples;
Their camels will be taken as plunder. Their vast herds will be taken as spoil. I will scatter to the four winds those desert peoples who cut their hair short at the temples. I will bring disaster against them from every direction," says the Lord.
Have you not copied their behavior and practiced their abominable deeds? In a short time you became even more depraved in all your conduct than they were!
He will restore us in a very short time; he will heal us in a little while, so that we may live in his presence.
And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
And if the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would be saved. But because of the elect, whom he chose, he has cut them short.
But he denied it again. A short time later the bystanders again said to Peter, "You must be one of them, because you are also a Galilean."
He was trying to get a look at Jesus, but being a short man he could not see over the crowd.
He was a lamp that was burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice greatly for a short time in his light.
But a Pharisee whose name was Gamaliel, a teacher of the law who was respected by all the people, stood up in the council and ordered the men to be put outside for a short time.
Agrippa said to Paul, "In such a short time are you persuading me to become a Christian?"
Paul replied, "I pray to God that whether in a short or a long time not only you but also all those who are listening to me today could become such as I am, except for these chains."
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
And I say this, brothers and sisters: The time is short. So then those who have wives should be as those who have none,
For even if I made you sad by my letter, I do not regret having written it (even though I did regret it, for I see that my letter made you sad, though only for a short time).
But when we were separated from you, brothers and sisters, for a short time (in presence, not in affection) we became all the more fervent in our great desire to see you in person.
Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.
You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.