'Tear' in the Bible
There should be an opening at its top in the center of it. Around the opening, there should be a woven collar with an opening like that of body armor so that it does not tear.
Instead, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, and chop down their Asherah poles.
There was an opening in the center of the robe like that of body armor with a collar around the opening so that it would not tear.
He will tear it open by its wings without dividing the bird. Then the priest is to burn it on the altar on top of the burning wood. It is a burnt offering, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, “Do not let your hair hang loose and do not tear your garments, or else you will die, and the Lord will become angry with the whole community. However, your brothers, the whole house of Israel, may mourn over that tragedy when the Lord sent the fire.
“The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.
Instead, this is what you are to do to them: tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, cut down their Asherah poles, and burn up their carved images.
Tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, burn up their Asherah poles, cut down the carved images of their gods, and wipe out their names from every place.
You are not to make a covenant with the people who are living in this land, and you are to tear down their altars. But you have not obeyed Me. What is this you have done?
On that very night the Lord said to him, “Take your father’s young bull and a second bull seven years old. Then tear down the altar of Baal that belongs to your father and cut down the Asherah pole beside it.
He also told the men of Penuel, “When I return in peace, I will tear down this tower!”
David then ordered Joab and all the people who were with him, “Tear your clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourn over Abner.” And King David walked behind the funeral procession.
Then the Lord said to Solomon, “Since you have done this and did not keep My covenant and My statutes, which I commanded you, I will tear the kingdom away from you and give it to your servant.
However, I will not do it during your lifetime because of your father David; I will tear it out of your son’s hand.
Yet I will not tear the entire kingdom away from him. I will give one tribe to your son because of my servant David and because of Jerusalem that I chose.”
and said to Jeroboam, “Take 10 pieces for yourself, for this is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘I am about to tear the kingdom out of Solomon’s hand. I will give you 10 tribes,
You who tear yourself in anger—should the earth be abandoned on your account,or a rock be removed from its place?
They tear up my path;they contribute to my destruction,without anyone to help them.
“Let us tear off their chainsand free ourselves from their restraints.”
or they will tear me like a lion,ripping me apart with no one to rescue me.
They are like a lion eager to tear,like a young lion lurking in ambush.
Because they do not considerwhat the Lord has doneor the work of His hands,He will tear them down and not rebuild them.
“Understand this, you who forget God,or I will tear you apart,and there will be no one to rescue you.
God, knock the teeth out of their mouths;Lord, tear out the young lions’ fangs.
a time to kill and a time to heal;a time to tear down and a time to build;
a time to tear and a time to sew;a time to be silent and a time to speak;
Now I will tell youwhat I am about to do to My vineyard:I will remove its hedge,and it will be consumed;I will tear down its wall,and it will be trampled.
For before the harvest, when the blossoming is overand the blossom becomes a ripening grape,He will cut off the shoots with a pruning knife,and tear away and remove the branches.
You counted the houses of Jerusalem so that you could tear them down to fortify the wall.
Isn’t the fast I choose:To break the chains of wickedness,to untie the ropes of the yoke,to set the oppressed free,and to tear off every yoke?
If only You would tear the heavens openand come down,so that mountains would quake at Your presence—
See, I have appointed you todayover nations and kingdomsto uproot and tear down,to destroy and demolish,to build and plant.
At one moment I might announce concerning a nation or a kingdom that I will uproot, tear down, and destroy it.
“As I live,” says the Lord, “though you, Coniah son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring on My right hand, I would tear you from it.
Just as I watched over them to uproot and to tear them down, to demolish and to destroy, and to cause disaster, so will I be attentive to build and to plant them,” says the Lord.
As they heard all these words, the king and all of his servants did not become terrified or tear their garments.
I will tear down the wall you plastered with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. The city will fall, and you will be destroyed within it. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.
“Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: I am against your magic bands that you ensnare people with like birds, and I will tear them from your arms. I will free the people you have ensnared like birds.
I will also tear off your veils and deliver My people from your hands, so that they will no longer be prey in your hands. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.
I will hand you over to them, and they will level your mounds and tear down your elevated places. They will strip off your clothes, take your beautiful jewelry, and leave you stark naked.
You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:Will it flourish?Will he not tear out its rootsand strip off its fruitso that it shrivels?All its fresh leaves will wither!Great strength and many peoplewill not be needed to pull it from its roots.
She brought up one of her cubs,and he became a young lion.After he learned to tear prey,he devoured people.
He prowled among the lions,and he became a young lion.After he learned to tear prey,he devoured people.
He will direct the blows of his battering rams against your walls and tear down your towers with his iron tools.
They will take your wealth as spoil and plunder your merchandise. They will also demolish your walls and tear down your beautiful homes. Then they will throw your stones, timber, and soil into the water.
For I am like a lion to Ephraimand like a young lion to the house of Judah.Yes, I will tear them to pieces and depart.I will carry them off,and no one can rescue them.
I will attack themlike a bear robbed of her cubsand tear open the rib cage over their hearts.I will devour them there like a lioness,like a wild beast that would rip them open.
Tear your hearts,not just your clothes,and return to the Lord your God.For He is gracious and compassionate,slow to anger, rich in faithful love,and He relents from sending disaster.
You hate good and love evil.You tear off people’s skinand strip their flesh from their bones.
I will remove the cities of your landand tear down all your fortresses.
For I will now break off his yoke from youand tear off your shackles.
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.
Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.
No one patches an old garment with unshrunk cloth, because the patch pulls away from the garment and makes the tear worse.
No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment. Otherwise, the new patch pulls away from the old cloth, and a worse tear is made.
When they did this, they caught a great number of fish, and their nets began to tear.
He also told them a parable: “No one tears a patch from a new garment and puts it on an old garment. Otherwise, not only will he tear the new, but also the piece from the new garment will not match the old.
I will do this,’ he said. ‘I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.
So they said to one another, “Let’s not tear it, but cast lots for it, to see who gets it.” They did this to fulfill the Scripture that says: They divided My clothes among themselves, and they cast lots for My clothing. And this is what the soldiers did.
Do not tear down God’s work because of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong for a man to cause stumbling by what he eats.
For the Lamb who is at the center of the thronewill shepherd them;He will guide them to springs of living waters,and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes.Death will no longer exist;grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer,because the previous things have passed away.