'Strange' in the Bible
And Joseph seeth his brethren, and discerneth them, and maketh himself strange unto them, and speaketh with them sharp things, and saith unto them, 'From whence have ye come?' and they say, 'From the land of Canaan -- to buy food.'
and she beareth a son, and he calleth his name Gershom, for he said, 'A sojourner I have been in a strange land.'
and her two sons, of whom the name of the one is Gershom, for he said, 'a sojourner I have been in a strange land:'
if evil in the eyes of her lord, so that he hath not betrothed her, then he hath let her be ransomed; to a strange people he hath not power to sell her, in his dealing treacherously with her.
'Ye do not cause strange perfume to go up upon it, and burnt-offering, and present, and libation ye do not pour out on it;
And the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, take each his censer, and put in them fire, and put on it perfume, and bring near before Jehovah strange fire, which He hath not commanded them;
And a priest's daughter, when she is a strange man's, -- she, of the heave-offering of the holy things doth not eat;
And Nadab dieth -- Abihu also -- before Jehovah, in their bringing near strange fire before Jehovah, in the wilderness of Sinai, and sons they had not; and Eleazar -- Ithamar also -- acteth as priest in the presence of Aaron their father.
and if a strange thing Jehovah do, and the ground hath opened her mouth and swallowed them, and all that they have, and they have gone down alive to Sheol -- then ye have known that these men have despised Jehovah.'
and Nadab dieth -- Abihu also -- in their bringing near strange fire before Jehovah.
'When brethren dwell together, and one of them hath died, and hath no son, the wife of the dead is not without to a strange man; her husband's brother doth go in unto her, and hath taken her to him for a wife, and doth perform the duty of her husband's brother;
Jehovah alone doth lead him, And there is no strange god with him.
And king Solomon hath loved many strange women, and the daughter of Pharaoh, females of Moab, Ammon, Edom, Zidon, and of the Hittites,
and so he hath done for all his strange women, who are perfuming and sacrificing to their gods.
And Jehovah said unto Ahijah, 'Lo, the wife of Jeroboam is coming to seek a word from thee concerning her son, for he is sick; thus and thus thou dost speak unto her, and it cometh to pass at her coming in, that she is making herself strange.'
And it cometh to pass, at Ahijah's hearing the sound of her feet as she came in to the opening, that he saith, 'Come in, wife of Jeroboam, why is this -- thou art making thyself strange? and I am sent unto thee with a sharp thing:
I have digged, and drunk strange waters, And I dry up with the sole of my steps All floods of a bulwark.
And Shechaniah son of Jehiel, of the sons of Elam, answereth and saith to Ezra, 'We -- we have trespassed against our God, and we settle strange women of the peoples of the land; and now there is hope for Israel concerning this,
And Ezra the priest riseth, and saith unto them, 'Ye -- ye have trespassed, and ye settle strange women, to add to the guilt of Israel;
and, now, make confession to Jehovah, God of your fathers, and do His good pleasure, and be separated from the peoples of the land, and from the strange women.'
Let, we pray thee, our heads of all the assembly stand, and all who are in our cities, who have settled strange wives, do come in at the times appointed, and with them the elders of city and city, and its judges, till the turning back of the fury of the wrath of our God from us, for this thing.'
and they finish with all the men who have settled strange women unto the first day of the first month.
And there are found of the sons of the priests that have settled strange women: of the sons of Jeshua son of Jozadak, and his brethren, Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah;
all these have taken strange women, and there are of them women -- who adopt sons.
By these did not Solomon king of Israel sin? and among the many nations there was no king like him, and beloved by his God he was, and God maketh him king over all Israel -- even him did the strange women cause to sin.
And to you do we hearken to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God, to settle strange women?'
Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.
These ten times ye put me to shame, ye blush not. Ye make yourselves strange to me --
My spirit is strange to my wife, And my favours to the sons of my mother's womb.
If we have forgotten the name of our God, And spread our hands to a strange God,
There is not in thee a strange god, And thou bowest not thyself to a strange god.
In the going out of Israel from Egypt, The house of Jacob from a strange people,
To deliver thee from the strange woman, From the stranger who hath made smooth her sayings,
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,
And why dost thou magnify thyself, My son, with a stranger? And embrace the bosom of a strange woman?
To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
To preserve thee from a strange woman, From a stranger who hath made smooth her sayings.
A deep pit is the mouth of strange women, The abhorred of Jehovah falleth there.
For a harlot is a deep ditch, And a strange woman is a strait pit.
Thine eyes see strange women, And thy heart speaketh perverse things.
Take his garment, when a stranger hath been surety, And for a strange woman pledge it.
Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, And the rock of thy strength hast not remembered, Therefore thou plantest plants of pleasantness, And with a strange slip sowest it,
For as at mount Perazim rise doth Jehovah, As at the valley in Gibeon He is troubled, To do His work -- strange is His work, And to do His deed -- strange is His deed.'
And I planted thee a choice vine, wholly a true seed, And how hast thou been turned to Me, To the degenerate shoots of a strange vine?
Doth snow of Lebanon Cease from the rock of the field? Failed are the cold strange waters that flow?
And he hath dealt in the fortresses of the strongholds with a strange god whom he hath acknowledged; he multiplieth honour, and hath caused them to rule over many, and the ground he apportioneth at a price.
Against Jehovah they dealt treacherously, For strange sons they have begotten, Now consume them doth a month with their portions.
I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.
And it hath come to pass, In the day of the sacrifice of Jehovah, That I have laid a charge on the heads, And on sons of the king, And on all putting on strange clothing.
Dealt treacherously hath Judah, And abomination hath been done in Israel, and in Jerusalem, For polluted hath Judah the holy thing of Jehovah, That He hath loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god.
and astonishment took all, and they were glorifying God, and were filled with fear, saying -- 'We saw strange things to-day.'
'And God spake thus, That his seed shall be sojourning in a strange land, and they shall cause it to serve, and shall do it evil four hundred years,
And certain of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were meeting together to see him, and some were saying, 'What would this seed picker wish to say?' and others, 'Of strange demons he doth seem to be an announcer;' because Jesus and the rising again he did proclaim to them as good news,
for certain strange things thou dost bring to our ears? we wish, then, to know what these things would wish to be;'
and in every synagogue, often punishing them, I was constraining them to speak evil, being also exceedingly mad against them, I was also persecuting them even unto strange cities.
by faith he did sojourn in the land of the promise as a strange country, in tabernacles having dwelt with Isaac and Jacob, fellow-heirs of the same promise,
with teachings manifold and strange be not carried about, for it is good that by grace the heart be confirmed, not with meats, in which they who were occupied were not profited;
in which they think it strange -- your not running with them to the same excess of dissoluteness, speaking evil,
Beloved, think it not strange at the fiery suffering among you that is coming to try you, as if a strange thing were happening to you,