'Sit' in the Bible
Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau, your firstborn. I've done as you told me. Now sit up and eat some of my wild game so that you can bless me."
and you must teach them to your children and speak of them as you sit in your house, as you walk along the road, as you lie down, and as you get up.
Teach them to your children and speak of them as you sit in your house, as you walk along the road, as you lie down, and as you get up.
Surely he loves the people; all your holy ones are in your power. And they sit at your feet, each receiving your words.
She would sit under the Date Palm Tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the Ephraimite hill country. The Israelites would come up to her to have their disputes settled.
You who ride on light-colored female donkeys, who sit on saddle blankets, you who walk on the road, pay attention!
Now Boaz went up to the village gate and sat there. Then along came the guardian whom Boaz had mentioned to Ruth! Boaz said, "Come here and sit down, 'John Doe'!" So he came and sat down.
Boaz chose ten of the village leaders and said, "Sit down here!" So they sat down.
Visit King David and say to him, 'My master, O king, did you not solemnly promise your servant, "Surely your son Solomon will be king after me; he will sit on my throne"? So why has Adonijah become king?'
She replied to him, "My master, you swore an oath to your servant by the Lord your God, 'Solomon your son will be king after me and he will sit on my throne.'
Nathan said, "My master, O king, did you announce, 'Adonijah will be king after me; he will sit on my throne'?
I will keep today the oath I swore to you by the Lord God of Israel: 'Surely Solomon your son will be king after me; he will sit in my place on my throne.'"
Now, as certainly as the Lord lives (he who made me secure, allowed me to sit on my father David's throne, and established a dynasty for me as he promised), Adonijah will be executed today!"
Solomon replied, "You demonstrated great loyalty to your servant, my father David, as he served you faithfully, properly, and sincerely. You have maintained this great loyalty to this day by allowing his son to sit on his throne.
But the chief adviser said to them, "My master did not send me to speak these words only to your master and to you. His message is also for the men who sit on the wall, for they will eat their own excrement and drink their own urine along with you."
Everyone who held the words of the God of Israel in awe gathered around me because of the unfaithful acts of the people of the exile. Devastated, I continued to sit there until the evening offering.
How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers!
You are holy; you sit as king receiving the praises of Israel.
Those who sit at the city gate gossip about me; drunkards mock me in their songs.
For the music director; according to the shushan-eduth style; a psalm of Asaph. O shepherd of Israel, pay attention, you who lead Joseph like a flock of sheep! You who sit enthroned above the winged angels, reveal your splendor!
A psalm of David. Here is the Lord's proclamation to my lord: "Sit down at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool!"
Indeed, the leaders sit there on thrones and make legal decisions, on the thrones of the house of David.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine in the inner rooms of your house; your children will be like olive branches, as they sit all around your table.
If your sons keep my covenant and the rules I teach them, their sons will also sit on your throne forever."
By the rivers of Babylon we sit down and weep when we remember Zion.
You know when I sit down and when I get up; even from far away you understand my motives.
Do not sit in judgment on your servant, for no one alive is innocent before you.
When you sit down to eat with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you,
Fools are placed in many positions of authority, while wealthy men sit in lowly positions.
The Beloved about Her Lover: Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.
Her gates will mourn and lament; deprived of her people, she will sit on the ground.
But the chief adviser said, "My master did not send me to speak these words only to your master and to you. His message is also for the men who sit on the wall, for they will eat their own excrement and drink their own urine along with you!"
"Fall down! Sit in the dirt, O virgin daughter Babylon! Sit on the ground, not on a throne, O daughter of the Babylonians! Indeed, you will no longer be called delicate and pampered.
"Sit silently! Go to a hiding place, O daughter of the Babylonians! Indeed, you will no longer be called 'Queen of kingdoms.'
They sit among the tombs and keep watch all night long. They eat pork, and broth from unclean sacrificial meat is in their pans.
"'Do not go to a house where people are feasting and sit down to eat and drink with them either.
Listen, you who sit enthroned above the valley on a rocky plateau. I am opposed to you,' says the Lord. 'You boast, "No one can swoop down on us. No one can penetrate into our places of refuge."
They said to him, "Please sit down and read it to us." So Baruch sat down and read it to them.
Come down from your place of honor; sit on the dry ground, you who live in Dibon. For the one who will destroy Moab will attack you; he will destroy your fortifications.
(Yod) The elders of Daughter Zion sit on the ground in silence. They have thrown dirt on their heads; They have dressed in sackcloth. Jerusalem's young women stare down at the ground.
(Yod) Let a person sit alone in silence, when the Lord is disciplining him.
All the princes of the sea will vacate their thrones. They will remove their robes and strip off their embroidered clothes; they will clothe themselves with trembling. They will sit on the ground; they will tremble continually and be shocked at what has happened to you.
"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you said, "I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods, in the heart of the seas" -- yet you are a man and not a god, though you think you are godlike.
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
Only the prince may sit in it to eat a sacrificial meal before the Lord; he will enter by way of the porch of the gate and will go out by the same way."
Let the nations be roused and let them go up to the valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit in judgment on all the surrounding nations.
Don't spread the news in Gath! Don't shed even a single tear! In Beth Leaphrah sit in the dust!
Each will sit under his own grapevine or under his own fig tree without any fear. The Lord who commands armies has decreed it.
My enemies, do not gloat over me! Though I have fallen, I will get up. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.
the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and on those who sit in the region and shadow of death a light has dawned."
And such a large crowd gathered around him that he got into a boat to sit while the whole crowd stood on the shore.
Then he instructed the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and two fish, and looking up to heaven he gave thanks and broke the loaves. He gave them to the disciples, who in turn gave them to the crowds.
After instructing the crowd to sit down on the ground,
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth: In the age when all things are renewed, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
He said to her, "What do you want?" She replied, "Permit these two sons of mine to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom."
He told them, "You will drink my cup, but to sit at my right and at my left is not mine to give. Rather, it is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."
The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet"'?
"The experts in the law and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to the disciples, "Sit here while I go over there and pray."
Then he directed them all to sit down in groups on the green grass.
Then he directed the crowd to sit down on the ground. After he took the seven loaves and gave thanks, he broke them and began giving them to the disciples to serve. So they served the crowd.
They said to him, "Permit one of us to sit at your right hand and the other at your left in your glory."
but to sit at my right or at my left is not mine to give. It is for those for whom it has been prepared."
David himself, by the Holy Spirit, said, 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet."'
Then they went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, "Sit here while I pray."
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."
(Now about five thousand men were there.) Then he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each."
For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't sit down first and compute the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?
Or what king, going out to confront another king in battle, will not sit down first and determine whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
The man replied, 'A hundred measures of olive oil.' The manager said to him, 'Take your bill, sit down quickly, and write fifty.'
"Would any one of you say to your slave who comes in from the field after plowing or shepherding sheep, 'Come at once and sit down for a meal'?
For David himself says in the book of Psalms, 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand,
that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." (Now there was a lot of grass in that place.) So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.
Then the neighbors and the people who had seen him previously as a beggar began saying, "Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?"
For David did not ascend into heaven, but he himself says, 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand
and they recognized him as the man who used to sit and ask for donations at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, and they were filled with astonishment and amazement at what had happened to him.
The man replied, "How in the world can I, unless someone guides me?" So he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.
Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law you order me to be struck?"
But to which of the angels has he ever said, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet"?
do you pay attention to the one who is finely dressed and say, "You sit here in a good place," and to the poor person, "You stand over there," or "Sit on the floor"?
I will grant the one who conquers permission to sit with me on my throne, just as I too conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.