46 occurrences in 12 translations

'Sustain' in the Bible

And the land could not sustain them while dwelling together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to remain together.

And I will bring a piece of bread to refresh and sustain you; after that you may go on, since you have come to your servant.” And they replied, “Do as you have said.”

Get up, help the boy up, and support him, for I will make him a great nation.”

For their property had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock.

There I will sustain you, for there will be five more years of famine. Otherwise, you, your household, and everything you have will become destitute.”’

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

"I also told you at that time that I won't be able to sustain you on my own.

How can I myself alone sustain your wear, and your burden, and your strife?

Now on the fourth day they got up early in the morning, and he prepared to go; and the girl’s father said to his son-in-law, “Sustain yourself with a piece of bread, and afterward you may go.”

On the fifth day he arose to go early in the morning, and the girl’s father said, “Please sustain yourself, and wait until afternoon”; so both of them ate.

He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. Indeed, your daughter-in-law, who loves you and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”

These men were very good to us. They did not insult us, nor did we sustain any loss during the entire time we were together in the field.

The king said to Barzillai, “You cross over with me and I will sustain you in Jerusalem with me.”

Solomon had twelve governors over all Israel, and they sustained the king and his palace, {each one was to sustain for each month of the year}.

You will be able to drink from that brook, and I've commanded some crows to sustain you there."

Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee.

In light of the fact that we are loyal to the king, and since it does not seem appropriate to us that the king should sustain damage, we are sending the king this information

Be diligent and take precautions so that you do not neglect your responsibility in this matter. Why should the kingdom sustain any more damage?

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not.

"Will your wealth sustain you when you're in distress, despite your most powerful efforts?

He asked you to sustain his life, and you have granted him long life and an enduring dynasty.

When I say that my foot is shaking, your gracious love, LORD, will sustain me.

Sustain me as You promised, and I will live;do not let me be ashamed of my hope.

Sustain me so that I can be safeand always be concerned about Your statutes.

Sustain me with raisins;refresh me with apricots,for I am lovesick.

The dominion will be vast,and its prosperity will never end.He will reign on the throne of Davidand over his kingdom,to establish and sustain itwith justice and righteousness from now on and forever.The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will accomplish this.

And if you offer yourself to [assist] the hungryAnd satisfy the need of the afflicted,Then your light will rise in darknessAnd your gloom will become like midday.

Threshing floor and wine vat will not sustain them,and the new wine will fail them.

I am about to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not care for those who are going astray, and he will not seek the lost or heal the broken. He will not sustain the healthy, but he will devour the flesh of the fat sheep and tear off their hooves.

Since many were going without food, Paul stood up among them and said, “You men should have followed my advice not to sail from Crete and sustain this damage and loss.

do not brag that you are better than those branches. But if you do brag—you do not sustain the root, but the root sustains you.

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