'Sit' in the Bible
Jacob replied to his father, “I am Esau, your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game so that you may bless me.”
Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.
You who ride on white donkeys,who sit on saddle blankets,and who travel on the road, give praise!
Why did you sit among the sheepfoldslistening to the playing of pipes for the flocks?There was great searching of heartamong the clans of Reuben.
Boaz went to the gate of the town and sat down there. Soon the family redeemer Boaz had spoken about came by. Boaz called him by name and said, “Come over here and sit down.” So he went over and sat down.
Then Boaz took 10 men of the town’s elders and said, “Sit here.” And they sat down.
Samuel asked him, “Are these all the sons you have?”“There is still the youngest,” he answered, “but right now he’s tending the sheep.” Samuel told Jesse, “Send for him. We won’t sit down to eat until he gets here.”
So David told him, “Look, tomorrow is the New Moon, and I’m supposed to sit down and eat with the king. Instead, let me go, and I’ll hide in the field until the third night.
Go, approach King David and say to him, ‘My lord the king, did you not swear to your servant: Your son Solomon is to become king after me, and he is the one who is to sit on my throne? So why has Adonijah become king?’
She replied, “My lord, you swore to your servant by the Lord your God, ‘Your son Solomon is to become king after me, and he is the one who is to sit on my throne.’
Now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you to tell them who will sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.
“My lord the king,” Nathan said, “did you say, ‘Adonijah is to become king after me, and he is the one who is to sit on my throne’?
I’m certain my lord the king would not have let this happen without letting your servant know who will sit on my lord the king’s throne after him.”
just as I swore to you by the Lord God of Israel: Your son Solomon is to become king after me, and he is the one who is to sit on my throne in my place, that is exactly what I will do this very day.”
You are to come up after him, and he is to come in and sit on my throne. He is the one who is to become king in my place; he is the one I have commanded to be ruler over Israel and Judah.”
And the king went on to say this: ‘May the Lord God of Israel be praised! Today He has provided one to sit on my throne, and I am a witness.’”
And Solomon replied, “You have shown great and faithful love to Your servant, my father David, because he walked before You in faithfulness, righteousness, and integrity. You have continued this great and faithful love for him by giving him a son to sit on his throne, as it is today.
The Lord has fulfilled what He promised.I have taken the place of my father David,and I sit on the throne of Israel, as the Lord promised.I have built the temple for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
Therefore, Lord God of Israel,keep what You promisedto Your servant, my father David:You will never fail to have a manto sit before Me on the throne of Israel,if only your sons guard their walk before Meas you have walked before Me.
Four men with a skin disease were at the entrance to the gate. They said to each other, “Why just sit here until we die?
If we say, ‘Let’s go into the city,’ we will die there because the famine is in the city, but if we sit here, we will also die. So now, come on. Let’s go to the Arameans’ camp. If they let us live, we will live; if they kill us, we will die.”
Nevertheless, the Lord said to Jehu, “Because you have done well in carrying out what is right in My sight and have done to the house of Ahab all that was in My heart, four generations of your sons will sit on the throne of Israel.”
The word of the Lord that He spoke to Jehu was, “Four generations of your sons will sit on the throne of Israel,” and it was so.
But the Rabshakeh said to them, “Has my master sent me only to your master and to you to speak these words? Hasn’t he also sent me to the men who sit on the wall, destined with you to eat their own excrement and drink their own urine?”
And out of all my sons—for the Lord has given me many sons—He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the Lord’s kingdom over Israel.
So Yahweh has fulfilled what He promised.I have taken the place of my father Davidand I sit on the throne of Israel, as Yahweh promised.I have built the temple for the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel.
Therefore, Lord God of Israel,keep what You promisedto Your servant, my father David:“You will never fail to have a manto sit before Me on the throne of Israel,if only your sons guard their way to walk in My Lawas you have walked before Me.”
I do not sit with the worthlessor associate with hypocrites.
I hate a crowd of evildoers,and I do not sit with the wicked.
You sit, maligning your brother,slandering your mother’s son.
May he sit enthroned before God forever;appoint faithful love and truth to guard him.
Those who sit at the city gate talk about me,and drunkards make up songs about me.
For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.Listen, Shepherd of Israel,who leads Joseph like a flock;You who sit enthroned on the cherubim,rise up
My eyes favor the faithful of the landso that they may sit down with me.The one who follows the way of integritymay serve me.
A Davidic psalm.This is the declaration of the Lordto my Lord:“Sit at My right handuntil I make Your enemies Your footstool.”
Though princes sit together speaking against me,Your servant will think about Your statutes;
If your sons keep My covenantand My decrees that I will teach them,their sons will also sit on your throne forever.”
You know when I sit down and when I stand up;You understand my thoughts from far away.
When you sit down to dine with a ruler,consider carefully what is before you,
W Like an apricot tree among the trees of the forest,so is my love among the young men.I delight to sit in his shade,and his fruit is sweet to my taste.
Then her gates will lament and mourn;deserted, she will sit on the ground.
You said to yourself:“I will ascend to the heavens;I will set up my throneabove the stars of God.I will sit on the mount of the gods’ assembly,in the remotest parts of the North.
Then in the tent of Davida throne will be established by faithful love.A judge who seeks what is rightand is quick to execute justicewill sit on the throne forever.
But the Rabshakeh replied, “Has my master sent me to speak these words to your master and to you, and not to the men who are sitting on the wall, who are destined with you to eat their own excrement and drink their own urine?”
“Go down and sit in the dust,Virgin Daughter Babylon.Sit on the ground without a throne,Daughter Chaldea!For you will no longer be called pampered and spoiled.
“Daughter Chaldea,sit in silence and go into darkness.For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
Look, they are like stubble;fire burns them up.They cannot deliver themselvesfrom the power of the flame.This is not a coal for warming themselves,or a fire to sit beside!
You must not enter the house where feasting is taking place to sit with them to eat and drink.
kings and princes will enter through the gates of this city. They will sit on the throne of David, riding in chariots and on horses with their officials, the men of Judah, and the residents of Jerusalem. This city will be inhabited forever.
You are to say: Hear the word of the Lord, king of Judah, you who sit on the throne of David—you, your officers, and your people who enter these gates.
They said to him, “Sit down and read it in our hearing.” So Baruch read it in their hearing.
Therefore, this is what the Lord says concerning Jehoiakim king of Judah: He will have no one to sit on David’s throne, and his corpse will be thrown out to be exposed to the heat of day and the frost of night.
Come down from glory; sit on parched ground,resident of the daughter of Dibon,for the destroyer of Moab has come against you;he has destroyed your fortresses.
Babylon’s warriors have stopped fighting;they sit in their strongholds.Their might is exhausted;they have become like women.Babylon’s homes have been set ablaze,her gate bars are shattered.
?YodThe elders of Daughter Zionsit on the ground in silence.They have thrown dust on their headsand put on sackcloth.The young women of Jerusalemhave bowed their heads to the ground.
?YodLet him sit alone and be silent,for God has disciplined him.
When they sit and when they rise, look,I am mocked by their songs.
All the princes of the sea will descend from their thrones, remove their robes, and strip off their embroidered garments. They will clothe themselves with trembling; they will sit on the ground, tremble continually, and be appalled at you.
“Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre: This is what the Lord God says:Your heart is proud,and you have said, ‘I am a god;I sit in the seat of godsin the heart of the sea.’Yet you are a man and not a god,though you have regarded your heartas that of a god.
So My people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest profit.
The prince himself will sit in the gateway to eat a meal before the Lord. He must enter by way of the portico of the gate and go out the same way.”
Let the nations be rousedand come to the Valley of Jehoshaphat,for there I will sit downto judge all the surrounding nations.
But each man will sit under his grapevineand under his fig treewith no one to frighten him.For the mouth of the Lord of Hostshas promised this.
Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!Though I have fallen, I will stand up;though I sit in darkness,the Lord will be my light.
On that day, each of you will invite his neighbor to sit under his vine and fig tree.” This is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.
Yes, He will build the Lord’s temple; He will be clothed in splendor and will sit on His throne and rule. There will also be a priest on His throne, and there will be peaceful counsel between the two of them.
The Lord of Hosts says this: “Old men and women will again sit along the streets of Jerusalem, each with a staff in hand because of advanced age.
Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
After commanding the crowd to sit down on the ground,
Jesus said to them, “I assure you: In the Messianic Age,when the Son of Man sits on His glorious throne, you who have followed Me will also sit on 12 thrones, judging the 12 tribes of Israel.
“What do you want?” He asked her.“Promise,” she said to Him, “that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right and the other on Your left, in Your kingdom.”
He told them, “You will indeed drink My cup. But to sit at My right and left is not Mine to give; instead, it belongs to those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”
The Lord declared to my Lord,‘Sit at My right handuntil I put Your enemies under Your feet’?
“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angelswith Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory.
Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and He told the disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”
At that time Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out with swords and clubs, as if I were a criminal, to capture Me? Every day I used to sit, teaching in the temple complex, and you didn’t arrest Me.
Then He instructed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass.
Then He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. Taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks, broke the loaves, and kept on giving them to His disciples to set before the people. So they served the loaves to the crowd.
They answered Him, “Allow us to sit at Your right and at Your left in Your glory.”
But to sit at My right or left is not Mine to give; instead, it is for those it has been prepared for.”
David himself says by the Holy Spirit:The Lorddeclared to my Lord,‘Sit at My right handuntil I put Your enemies under Your feet.’
Then they came to a place named Gethsemane, and He told His disciples,“Sit here while I pray.”
(For about 5,000 men were there.)Then He told His disciples, “Have them sit down in groups of about 50 each.”
“For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?
“Or what king, going to war against another king, will not first sit down and decide if he is able with 10,000 to oppose the one who comes against him with 20,000?
“‘A hundred measures of olive oil,’ he said.“‘Take your invoice,’ he told him, ‘sit down quickly, and write 50.’
“Which one of you having a slave tending sheep or plowing will say to him when he comes in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’?
For David himself says in the Book of Psalms:The Lord declared to my Lord,‘Sit at My right hand
so that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom. And you will sit on thrones judging the 12 tribes of Israel.
Then Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.”There was plenty of grass in that place, so they sat down. The men numbered about 5,000.
For it was not David who ascended into the heavens, but he himself says:The Lord declared to my Lord,‘Sit at My right hand
and they recognized that he was the one who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the temple complex. So they were filled with awe and astonishment at what had happened to him.
“How can I,” he said, “unless someone guides me?” So he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.
Now to which of the angels has He ever said:Sit at My right handuntil I make Your enemies Your footstool?
If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes and say, “Sit here in a good place,” and yet you say to the poor man, “Stand over there,” or, “Sit here on the floor by my footstool,”
The victor: I will give him the right to sit with Me on My throne, just as I also won the victory and sat down with My Father on His throne.
As much as she glorified herself and lived luxuriously,give her that much torment and grief,for she says in her heart,“I sit as a queen;I am not a widow,and I will never see grief.”
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