'Stayed' in the Bible
But the land was unable to support them as long as they stayed together, for they had so many possessions that they could not stay together,
When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.
Laban said to him, “Yes, you are my own flesh and blood.”After Jacob had stayed with him a month,
Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
For their possessions were too many for them to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.
Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.
At the Lord’s command the Israelites set out, and at the Lord’s command they camped. As long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle, they camped.
Even when the cloud stayed over the tabernacle many days, the Israelites carried out the Lord’s requirement and did not set out.
Whether it was two days, a month, or longer, the Israelites camped and did not set out as long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle. But when it was lifted, they set out.
He said to them, “Spend the night here, and I will give you the answer the Lord tells me.” So the officials of Moab stayed with Balaam.
“The Lord our God spoke to us at Horeb: ‘You have stayed at this mountain long enough.
For this reason you stayed in Kadesh as long as you did.
So we stayed in the valley facing Beth-peor.
When I went up the mountain to receive the stone tablets, the tablets of the covenant the Lord made with you, I stayed on the mountain 40 days and 40 nights. I did not eat bread or drink water.
“I stayed on the mountain 40 days and 40 nights like the first time. The Lord also listened to me on this occasion; He agreed not to annihilate you.
Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from the Acacia Grove, saying, “Go and scout the land, especially Jericho.” So they left, and they came to the house of a woman, a prostitute named Rahab, and stayed there.
So the two men went into the hill country and stayed there three days until the pursuers had returned. They searched all along the way, but did not find them.
Joshua started early the next morning and left the Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing.
After the entire nation had been circumcised, they stayed where they were in the camp until they recovered.
Gilead remained beyond the Jordan.Dan, why did you linger at the ships?Asher remained at the seashoreand stayed in his harbors.
Abimelech stayed in Arumah, and Zebul drove Gaal and his brothers from Shechem.
Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying, ‘Please let us travel through your land,’ but the king of Edom would not listen. They also sent messengers to the king of Moab, but he refused. So Israel stayed in Kadesh.
He tore them limb from limb with a great slaughter, and he went down and stayed in the cave at the rock of Etam.
But Samson stayed in bed until midnight when he got up, took hold of the doors of the city gate along with the two gateposts, and pulled them out, bar and all. He put them on his shoulders and took them to the top of the mountain overlooking Hebron.
His father-in-law, the girl’s father, detained him, and he stayed with him for three days. They ate, drank, and spent the nights there.
The man got up to go, but his father-in-law persuaded him, so he stayed and spent the night there again.
But 600 men escaped into the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon and stayed there four months.
Ruth stayed close to Boaz’s female servants and gathered grain until the barley and the wheat harvests were finished. And she lived with her mother-in-law.
Her husband Elkanah replied, “Do what you think is best, and stay here until you’ve weaned him. May the Lord confirm your word.” So Hannah stayed there and nursed her son until she weaned him.
The cows went straight up the road to Beth-shemesh. They stayed on that one highway, lowing as they went; they never strayed to the right or to the left. The Philistine rulers were walking behind them to the territory of Beth-shemesh.
So David fled and escaped and went to Samuel at Ramah and told him everything Saul had done to him. Then he and Samuel left and stayed at Naioth.
So he left them in the care of the king of Moab, and they stayed with him the whole time David was in the stronghold.
David then stayed in the wilderness strongholds and in the hill country of the Wilderness of Ziph. Saul searched for him every day, but God did not hand David over to him.
and Saul and his men went to look for him. When David was told about it, he went down to the rock and stayed in the Wilderness of Maon. Saul heard of this and pursued David there.
From there David went up and stayed in the strongholds of En-gedi.
He said to his men, “All of you, put on your swords!” So David and all his men put on their swords. About 400 men followed David while 200 stayed with the supplies.
David and his men stayed with Achish in Gath. Each man had his family with him, and David had his two wives: Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, Nabal’s widow.
The time that David stayed in the Philistine territory amounted to a year and four months.
David did not let a man or woman live to be brought to Gath, for he said, “Or they will inform on us and say, ‘This is what David did.’” This was David’s custom during the whole time he stayed in the Philistine territory.
After the death of Saul, David returned from defeating the Amalekites and stayed at Ziklag two days.
“Stay here today also,” David said to Uriah, “and tomorrow I will send you back.” So Uriah stayed in Jerusalem that day and the next.
Absalom had fled and gone to Geshur where he stayed three years.
So Zadok and Abiathar returned the ark of God to Jerusalem and stayed there.
Barzillai was a very old man—80 years old—and since he was a very wealthy man, he had provided for the needs of the king while he stayed in Mahanaim.
When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard about it, for he was still in Egypt where he had fled from King Solomon’s presence, Jeroboam stayed in Egypt.
When Baasha heard about it, he quit building Ramah and stayed in Tirzah.
The singers, the heads of the Levite families, stayed in the temple chambers and were exempt from other tasks because they were on duty day and night.
Rehoboam stayed in Jerusalem, and he fortified cities in Judah.
Now the leaders of the people stayed in Jerusalem, and the rest of the people cast lots for one out of ten to come and live in Jerusalem, the holy city, while the other nine-tenths remained in their towns.
These are the heads of the province who stayed in Jerusalem (but in the villages of Judah each lived on his own property in their towns—the Israelites, priests, Levites, temple servants, and descendants of Solomon’s servants—
What misery that I have stayed in Meshech,that I have lived among the tents of Kedar!
I have paid careful attention.They do not speak what is right.No one regrets his evil,asking, ‘What have I done?’Everyone has stayed his courselike a horse rushing into battle.
So Jeremiah went into a cell in the dungeon and stayed there many days.
Jeremiah therefore went to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah, and he stayed with him among the people who remained in the land.
It sprouted and became a spreading vine,low in height with its branches turned toward him,yet its roots stayed under it.So it became a vine,produced branches, and sent out shoots.
He stayed there until Herod’s death, so that what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet might be fulfilled: Out of Egypt I called My Son.
Now Jesus summoned His disciples and said,“I have compassion on the crowd, because they’ve already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat. I don’t want to send them away hungry; otherwise they might collapse on the way.”
But know this: If the homeowner had known what time the thief was coming, he would have stayed alert and not let his house be broken into.
“I have compassion on the crowd, because they’ve already stayed with Me three days and have nothing to eat.
Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah, amazed that he stayed so long in the sanctuary.
And Mary stayed with her about three months; then she returned to her home.
After those days were over, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but His parents did not know it.
“Come and you’ll see,” He replied. So they went and saw where He was staying, and they stayed with Him that day. It was about 10 in the morning.
After this, He went down to Capernaum, together with His mother, His brothers, and His disciples, and they stayed there only a few days.
Therefore, when the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him to stay with them, and He stayed there two days.
The next day, the crowd that had stayed on the other side of the sea knew there had been only one boat. They also knew that Jesus had not boarded the boat with His disciples, but that His disciples had gone off alone.
So when He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was.
Therefore Jesus no longer walked openly among the Jews but departed from there to the countryside near the wilderness, to a town called Ephraim. And He stayed there with the disciples.
And Peter stayed on many days in Joppa with Simon, a leather tanner.
After Herod had searched and did not find him, he interrogated the guards and ordered their execution. Then Herod went down from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.
So they stayed there for some time and spoke boldly in reliance on the Lord, who testified to the message of His grace by granting that signs and wonders be performed through them.
and from there to Philippi, a Roman colony, which is a leading city of that district of Macedonia. We stayed in that city for a number of days.
Then the brothers immediately sent Paul away to go to the sea, but Silas and Timothy stayed on there.
and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.
And he stayed there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
So Paul, having stayed on for many days, said good-bye to the brothers and sailed away to Syria. Priscilla and Aquila were with him. He shaved his head at Cenchreae because he had taken a vow.
So after sending two of those who assisted him, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, he himself stayed in Asia for a while.
and stayed three months. When he was about to set sail for Syria, a plot was devised against him by the Jews, so a decision was made to go back through Macedonia.
So we found some disciples and stayed there seven days. Through the Spirit they told Paul not to go to Jerusalem.
When we completed our voyage from Tyre, we reached Ptolemais, where we greeted the brothers and stayed with them one day.
The next day we left and came to Caesarea, where we entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the Seven, and stayed with him.
Since they stayed there many days, Festus presented Paul’s case to the king, saying, “There’s a man who was left as a prisoner by Felix.
Putting in at Syracuse, we stayed three days.
Then he stayed two whole years in his own rented house. And he welcomed all who visited him,
Then after three years I did go up to Jerusalem to get to know Cephas, and I stayed with him 15 days.
By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, coheirs of the same promise.