'Taking' in the Bible
Moses cut two stone tablets like the first ones. He got up early in the morning, and taking the two stone tablets in his hand, he climbed Mount Sinai, just as the Lord had commanded him.
to drive out before you nations greater and stronger than you and to bring you in and give you their land as an inheritance, as is now taking place.
For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awesome God, showing no partiality and taking no bribe.
“Do not take a pair of millstones or an upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a life as security.
After taking the city, set it on fire. Follow the Lord’s command—see that you do as I have ordered you.”
As she was dying, the women taking care of her said, “Don’t be afraid. You’ve given birth to a son!” But she did not respond or pay attention.
Abigail hurried, taking 200 loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five butchered sheep, a bushel of roasted grain, 100 clusters of raisins, and 200 cakes of pressed figs, and loaded them on donkeys.
Rechab and Baanah, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, set out and arrived at Ish-bosheth’s house during the heat of the day while the king was taking his midday nap.
Joab replied to him, “You are not the man to take good news today. You may do it another day, but today you aren’t taking good news, because the king’s son is dead.”
But a man drew his bow without taking special aim and struck the king of Israel through the joints of his armor. So he said to his charioteer, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!”
Hazael went to meet Elisha, taking with him a gift: 40 camel-loads of all kinds of goods from Damascus. When he came and stood before him, he said, “Your son, Ben-hadad king of Aram, has sent me to ask you, ‘Will I recover from this sickness?’”
Carmi’s son: Achar, who brought trouble on Israel when he was unfaithful by taking the things set apart for destruction.
But a man drew his bow without taking special aim and struck the king of Israel through the joints of his armor. So he said to the charioteer, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!”
And now, may the terror of the Lord be on you. Watch what you do, for there is no injustice or partiality or taking bribes with the Lord our God.”
The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.
I have seen a fool taking root,but I immediately pronounced a curse on his home.
The hungry consume his harvest,even taking it out of the thorns.The thirsty pant for his children’s wealth.
“Here is the manwho would not make God his refuge,but trusted in the abundance of his riches,taking refuge in his destructive behavior.”
You ascended to the heights, taking away captives;You received gifts from people,even from the rebellious,so that the Lord God might live there.
Hallelujah!Happy is the man who fears the Lord,taking great delight in His commands.
Singing songs to a troubled heartis like taking off clothing on a cold dayor like pouring vinegar on soda.
I know that all God does will last forever; there is no adding to it or taking from it. God works so that people will be in awe of Him.
“For this is what the Lord says: Don’t enter a house where a mourning feast is taking place. Don’t go to lament or sympathize with them, for I have removed My peace from these people”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“as well as My faithful love and compassion.
You must not enter the house where feasting is taking place to sit with them to eat and drink.
then I might also reject the seed of Jacob and of My servant David—not taking from his descendants rulers over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Instead, I will restore their fortunes and have compassion on them.”
I will plant it on Israel’s high mountainso that it may bear branches, produce fruit,and become a majestic cedar.Birds of every kind will nest under it,taking shelter in the shade of its branches.
He keeps his hand from harming the poor, not taking interest or profit on a loan. He practices My ordinances and follows My statutes. Such a person will not die for his father’s iniquity. He will certainly live.
This is what the Lord God says: “Because Edom acted vengefully against the house of Judah and incurred grievous guilt by taking revenge on them,
Therefore this is what the Lord God says: I am going to give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, who will carry off its wealth, seizing its spoil and taking its plunder. This will be his army’s compensation.
They speak mere words,taking false oaths while making covenants.So lawsuits break outlike poisonous weeds in the furrows of a field.
It was I who taught Ephraim to walk,taking them in My arms,but they never knew that I healed them.
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 I asked the angel who was speaking with me, “Where are they taking the basket?”
If you don’t listen, and if you don’t take it to heart to honor My name,” says Yahweh of Hosts, “I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. In fact, I have already begun to curse them because you are not taking it to heart.
Taking along Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, He began to be sorrowful and deeply distressed.
Then He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. Taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks, broke the loaves, and kept on giving them to His disciples to set before the people. So they served the loaves to the crowd.
But Jesus, taking him by the hand, raised him, and he stood up.
Then He took a child, had him stand among them, and taking him in His arms, He said to them,
After taking them in His arms, He laid His hands on them and blessed them.
They were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. They were astonished, but those who followed Him were afraid. Taking the Twelve aside again, He began to tell them the things that would happen to Him.
“Then the manager said to himself, ‘What should I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I’m not strong enough to dig; I’m ashamed to beg.
Taking it down, he wrapped it in fine linen and placed it in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever been placed.
Then, taking him by the right hand he raised him up, and at once his feet and ankles became strong.
And after taking some food, he regained his strength.Saul Proclaiming the Messiah Saul was with the disciples in Damascus for some days.
But all who heard him were astounded and said, “Isn’t this the man who, in Jerusalem, was destroying those who called on this name and then came here for the purpose of taking them as prisoners to the chief priests?”
So taking a security bond from Jason and the others, they released them.
Taking along soldiers and centurions, he immediately ran down to them. Seeing the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.
When he was called in, Tertullus began to accuse him and said: “Since we enjoy great peace because of you, and reforms are taking place for the benefit of this nation by your foresight,
But I see a different law in the parts of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and taking me prisoner to the law of sin in the parts of my body.
We are taking this precaution so no one can criticize us about this large sum administered by us.
and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to obey Christ.
I robbed other churches by taking pay from them to minister to you.
Then after 14 years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along also.
Instead He emptied Himselfby assuming the form of a slave,taking on the likeness of men.And when He had come as a manin His external form,
taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
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