'Spend' in the Bible
He said, "Here, my lords, please turn aside to your servant's house. Stay the night and wash your feet. Then you can be on your way early in the morning." "No," they replied, "we'll spend the night in the town square."
"Whose daughter are you?" he asked. "Tell me, is there room in your father's house for us to spend the night?"
We have plenty of straw and feed," she added, "and room for you to spend the night."
Then you may spend the money however you wish for cattle, sheep, wine, beer, or whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there in the presence of the Lord your God and enjoy it.
When they got near Jebus, it was getting quite late and the servant said to his master, "Come on, let's stop at this Jebusite city and spend the night in it."
He said to his servant, "Come on, we will go into one of the other towns and spend the night in Gibeah or Ramah."
They stopped there and decided to spend the night in Gibeah. They came into the city and sat down in the town square, but no one invited them to spend the night.
The old man said, "Everything is just fine! I will take care of all your needs. But don't spend the night in the town square."
The Levite, the husband of the murdered woman, spoke up, "I and my concubine stopped in Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin to spend the night.
Then David prayed to God for the child and fasted. He would even go and spend the night lying on the ground.
Now send word quickly to David and warn him, "Don't spend the night at the fords of the desert tonight. Instead, be sure you cross over, or else the king and everyone who is with him may be overwhelmed."
They would spend the night in their posts all around God's sanctuary, for they were assigned to guard it and would open it with the key every morning.
At that time I instructed the people, "Let every man and his coworker spend the night in Jerusalem and let them be guards for us by night and workers by day.
But I warned them and said, "Why do you spend the night by the wall? If you repeat this, I will forcibly remove you!" From that time on they did not show up on the Sabbath.
They spend the night naked because they lack clothing; they have no covering against the cold.
But no stranger had to spend the night outside, for I opened my doors to the traveler --
Is the wild ox willing to be your servant? Will it spend the night at your feeding trough?
They spend all their time planning how to bring him down. They love to use deceit; they pronounce blessings with their mouths, but inwardly they utter curses. (Selah)
Do not spend time among drunkards, among those who eat too much meat,
The Beloved to Her Lover: Come, my beloved, let us go to the countryside; let us spend the night in the villages.
Here is a message about Arabia: In the thicket of Arabia you spend the night, you Dedanite caravans.
Why pay money for something that will not nourish you? Why spend your hard-earned money on something that will not satisfy? Listen carefully to me and eat what is nourishing! Enjoy fine food!
I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation of people that has been disloyal to him.
You have been the object of Israel's hopes. You have saved them when they were in trouble. Why have you become like a resident foreigner in the land? Why have you become like a traveler who only stops in to spend the night?
I did not spend my time in the company of other people, laughing and having a good time. I stayed to myself because I felt obligated to you and because I was filled with anger at what they had done.
Why did I ever come forth from my mother's womb? All I experience is trouble and grief, and I spend my days in shame.
Get dressed and lament, you priests! Wail, you who minister at the altar! Come, spend the night in sackcloth, you servants of my God, because no one brings grain offerings or drink offerings to the temple of your God anymore.
The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, 'Take care of him, and whatever else you spend, I will repay you when I come back this way.'
(All the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there used to spend their time in nothing else than telling or listening to something new.)
For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus so as not to spend time in the province of Asia, for he was hurrying to arrive in Jerusalem, if possible, by the day of Pentecost.
Because the harbor was not suitable to spend the winter in, the majority decided to put out to sea from there. They hoped that somehow they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete facing southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.
and perhaps I will stay with you, or even spend the winter, so that you can send me on my journey, wherever I go.
For I do not want to see you now in passing, since I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord allows.
Now I will most gladly spend and be spent for your lives! If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
When I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, do your best to come to me at Nicopolis, for I have decided to spend the winter there.
you ask and do not receive because you ask wrongly, so you can spend it on your passions.
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go into this or that town and spend a year there and do business and make a profit."