'Something' in the Bible
For you had very little before I came, but now your wealth has increased. The Lord has blessed you because of me. And now, when will I also do something for my own family?”
“I will send you a young goat from my flock,” he replied.But she said, “Only if you leave something with me until you send it.”
But Jacob did not send Joseph’s brother Benjamin with his brothers, for he thought, “Something might happen to him.”
They will fill your houses, all your officials’ houses, and the houses of all the Egyptians—something your fathers and ancestors never saw since the time they occupied the land until today.” Then he turned and left Pharaoh’s presence.
Yeast must not be found in your houses for seven days. If anyone eats something leavened, that person, whether a foreign resident or native of the land, must be cut off from the community of Israel.
and they saw the God of Israel. Beneath His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire stone, as clear as the sky itself.
Anyone who blends something like it or puts some of it on an unauthorized person must be cut off from his people.”
Anyone who makes something like it to smell its fragrance must be cut off from his people.”
So the Israelites brought a freewill offering to the Lord, all the men and women whose hearts prompted them to bring something for all the work that the Lord, through Moses, had commanded to be done.
“When someone sins in any of these ways:If he has seen, heard, or known about something he has witnessed, and did not respond to a public call to testify, he is responsible for his sin.
or finds something lost and lies about it; or swears falsely about any of the sinful things a person may do—
the owner of the house is to come and tell the priest: Something like mildew contamination has appeared in my house.
to determine when something is unclean or clean. This is the law regarding skin disease and mildew.”
But if the Lord brings about something unprecedented, and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them along with all that belongs to them so that they go down alive into Sheol, then you will know that these men have despised the Lord.”
You may collect something from a foreigner, but you must forgive whatever your brother owes you.
“If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds something improper about her, he may write her a divorce certificate, hand it to her, and send her away from his house.
So he said to them:Out of the eater came something to eat,and out of the strong came something sweet.After three days, they were unable to explain the riddle.
On the fourth day, they got up early in the morning and prepared to go, but the girl’s father said to his son-in-law, “Have something to eat to keep up your strength and then you can go.”
The Lord said to Samuel, “I am about to do something in Israel that everyone who hears about it will shudder.
Then watch: If it goes up the road to its homeland toward Beth-shemesh, it is the Lord who has made this terrible trouble for us. However, if it doesn’t, we will know that it was not His hand that punished us—it was just something that happened to us by chance.”
Saul responded, “Am I not a Benjaminite from the smallest of Israel’s tribes and isn’t my clan the least important of all the clans of the Benjaminite tribe? So why have you said something like this to me?”
Here I am. Bring charges against me before the Lord and His anointed: Whose ox or donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged or mistreated? From whose hand have I taken a bribe to overlook something? I will return it to you.”
Saul did not say anything that day because he thought, “Something unexpected has happened; he must be ceremonially unclean—yes, that’s it, he is unclean.”
On the seventh day the baby died. But David’s servants were afraid to tell him the baby was dead. They said, “Look, while the baby was alive, we spoke to him, and he wouldn’t listen to us. So how can we tell him the baby is dead? He may do something desperate.”
Then David got up from the ground. He washed, anointed himself, changed his clothes, went to the Lord’s house, and worshiped. Then he went home and requested something to eat. So they served him food, and he ate.
Jonadab said to him, “Lie down on your bed and pretend you’re sick. When your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘Please let my sister Tamar come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare food in my presence so I can watch and eat from her hand.’”
The woman asked, “Why have you devised something similar against the people of God? When the king spoke as he did about this matter, he has pronounced his own guilt. The king has not brought back his own banished one.
Then the king answered the woman, “I’m going to ask you something; don’t conceal it from me!”“Let my lord the king speak,” the woman replied.
All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He alone out of Jeroboam’s house will be put in the family tomb, because out of the house of Jeroboam the Lord God of Israel found something good only in him.
Elijah replied, “You have asked for something difficult. If you see me being taken from you, you will have it. If not, you won’t.”
Gehazi, the attendant of Elisha the man of God, thought: My master has let this Aramean Naaman off lightly by not accepting from him what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.
But there are many people, and it is the rainy season. We don’t have the stamina to stay out in the open. This isn’t something that can be done in a day or two, for we have rebelled terribly in this matter.
Angered by this, the king arose from where they were drinking wine and went to the palace garden. Haman remained to beg Queen Esther for his life because he realized the king was planning something terrible for him.
So this is what you have now become to me.When you see something dreadful, you are afraid.
Have I ever said: “Give me something”or “Pay a bribe for me from your wealth”
If He snatches something, who can stop Him?Who can ask Him, “What are You doing?”
Man wears out like something rotten,like a moth-eaten garment.
Who can produce something pure from what is impure?No one!
But if you have something to say, answer me;speak, for I would like to justify you.
It is a trap for anyone to dedicate something rashlyand later to reconsider his vows.
Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes strawand as dry grass shrivels in the flame,so their roots will become like something rottenand their blossoms will blow away like dust,for they have rejectedthe instruction of the Lord of Hosts,and they have despisedthe word of the Holy One of Israel.
To an idol?—something that a smelter casts,and a metalworker plates with goldand makes silver welds for it?
Tell us the coming events,then we will know that you are gods.Indeed, do something good or bad,then we will be in awe and perceive.
Look, I am about to do something new;even now it is coming. Do you not see it?Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness,rivers in the desert.
No one reflects,no one has the perception or insight to say,“I burned half of it in the fire,I also baked bread on its coals,I roasted meat and ate.I will make something detestable with the rest of it,and I will bow down to a block of wood.”
All of us have become like something unclean,and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment;all of us wither like a leaf,and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.
They have built high places to Baal on which to burn their children in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, something I have never commanded or mentioned; I never entertained the thought.
“Ask the Lord on our behalf, since Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon is making war against us. Perhaps the Lord will perform for us something like all His past wonderful works so that Nebuchadnezzar will withdraw from us.”
Among the prophets of SamariaI saw something disgusting:They prophesied by Baaland led My people Israel astray.
How long will you turn here and there,faithless daughter?For the Lord creates something new in the land—a female will shelter a man.
They have built the high places of Baal in the Valley of Hinnom to make their sons and daughters pass through the fire to Molech—something I had not commanded them. I had never entertained the thought that they do this detestable act causing Judah to sin!
King Zedekiah sent for Jeremiah the prophet and received him at the third entrance of the Lord’s temple. The king said to Jeremiah, “I am going to ask you something; don’t hide anything from me.”
?PeZion stretches out her hands;there is no one to comfort her.The Lord has issued a decree against Jacobthat his neighbors should be his adversaries.Jerusalem has becomesomething impure among them.
They will throw their silver into the streets,and their gold will seem like something filthy.Their silver and gold will be unable to save themin the day of the Lord’s wrath.They will not satisfy their appetitesor fill their stomachs,for these were the stumbling blocksthat brought about their iniquity.
He appointed His beautiful ornaments for majesty,but they made their abhorrent images from them,their detestable things.Therefore, I have made theseinto something filthy for them.
I looked, and there was a form that had the appearance of a man. From what seemed to be His waist down was fire, and from His waist up was something that looked bright, like the gleam of amber.
Then I looked, and there above the expanse over the heads of the cherubim was something like sapphire stone resembling the shape of a throne that appeared above them.
Can wood be taken from it to make something useful? Or can anyone make a peg from it to hang things on?
If you don’t tell me the dream, there is one decree for you. You have conspired to tell me something false or fraudulent until the situation changes. So tell me the dream and I will know you can give me its interpretation.”
Then these men said, “We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God.”
I have seen something horrible in the house of Israel:Ephraim’s promiscuity is there; Israel is defiled.
Though I were to write out for himten thousand points of My instruction,they would be regarded as something strange.
Does a lion roar in the forestwhen it has no prey?Does a young lion growl from its lairunless it has captured something?
Listen to this message, you cows of Bashanwho are on the hill of Samaria,women who oppress the poorand crush the needy,who say to their husbands,“Bring us something to drink.”
Though the residents of Marothanxiously wait for something good,disaster has come from the Lordto the gate of Jerusalem.
Look at the nations and observe—be utterly astounded!For something is taking place in your daysthat you will not believewhen you hear about it.
So if you are offering your gift on the altar, and there you remember that your brother has something against you,
But I tell you that something greater than the temple is here!
The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at Jonah’s proclamation; and look—something greater than Jonah is here!
The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and look—something greater than Solomon is here!
“They don’t need to go away,” Jesus told them. “You give them something to eat.”
Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons approached Him with her sons. She knelt down to ask Him for something.
For I was hungryand you gave Me something to eat;I was thirstyand you gave Me something to drink;I was a stranger and you took Me in;
“Then the righteous will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You something to drink?
Then He gave them strict orders that no one should know about this and said that she should be given something to eat.
Send them away, so they can go into the surrounding countryside and villages to buy themselves something to eat.”
“You give them something to eat,” He responded.They said to Him, “Should we go and buy 200 denarii worth of bread and give them something to eat?”
Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached Him and said, “Teacher, we want You to do something for us if we ask You.”
Jesus replied to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.”“Teacher,” he said, “say it.”
Her spirit returned, and she got up at once. Then He gave orders that she be given something to eat.
“You give them something to eat,” He told them.“We have no more than five loaves and two fish,” they said, “unless we go and buy food for all these people.”
The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and look—something greater than Solomon is here!
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at Jonah’s proclamation, and look—something greater than Jonah is here!
they were lying in wait for Him to trap Him in something He said.
Instead, will he not tell him, ‘Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink’?
Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God will come, He answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with something observable;
In the meantime the disciples kept urging Him, “Rabbi, eat something.”
The disciples said to one another, “Could someone have brought Him something to eat?”
After this, Jesus found him in the temple complex and said to him, “See, you are well. Do not sin anymore, so that something worse doesn’t happen to you.”
Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor.
So he turned to them, expecting to get something from them.
At once something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he got up and was baptized.
Then he became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing something, he went into a visionary state.
Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.
But if you want something else, it must be decided in a legal assembly.
As he was about to be brought into the barracks, Paul said to the commander, “Am I allowed to say something to you?”He replied, “Do you know Greek?
Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to the commander, because he has something to report to him.”
So he took him, brought him to the commander, and said, “The prisoner Paul called me and asked me to bring this young man to you, because he has something to tell you.”
I have nothing definite to write to my lord about him. Therefore, I have brought him before all of you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that after this examination is over, I may have something to write.
They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served something created instead of the Creator, who is praised forever. Amen.
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