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'Territory' in the Bible

And the territory of the Canaanites [was] from Sidon {in the direction of} Gerar as far as Gaza, and {in the direction of} Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

Then they turned back and came to En-Mishpat (that [is], Kadesh). And they defeated the whole territory of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites who were living in Hazazon-Tamar.

Then Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the territory of Edom.

As for the people, he transferred them to the cities, from one end of the territory of Egypt to the other.

And if you [are] refusing to release, look, I [am going to] plague all of your territory with frogs.

But if you [are] refusing to release my people, look, I [am] about to bring locusts into your territory tomorrow.

And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and they settled in all the territory of Egypt, very {severe}. Before it there were not locusts like them, nor will there be after it.

And Yahweh turned a very strong {west wind} and lifted up the locusts and thrust them into the {Red Sea}, and not one locust remained in all the territory of Egypt.

Unleavened bread will be eaten the seven days; [food with] yeast will not be seen for you; and yeast will not be seen for you in all your territory.

because I will evict nations before you, and I will enlarge your territory, and no one will covet your land when you go up to appear before Yahweh your God three times in the year.

Then we cried to Yahweh, and he heard our voice; he sent an angel and brought us out from Egypt. And look, we [are] in Kadesh, a city on the edge of your territory.

Please let us go through your land. We will not go through a field or vineyard, and we will not drink water from a well. We will go along the road of the king; we will not turn aside right or left until we have gone through your territory.'"

So Edom refused to give Israel passage through his territory, and Israel turned aside from him.

and from Bamoth to the valley that [is] in the territory of Moab, [by] the top of Pisgah, which overlooks the surface of the wasteland.

"Let us go through your land; we will not turn aside into a field or vineyard; we will not drink well water along the way of the king until we have gone through your territory."

But Sihon did not allow Israel to go through his territory. Sihon gathered all his people and went out to meet Israel; he came [to] the desert, to Jahaz, and he fought against Israel.

When Balak heard that Balaam was coming, he went out to meet him by the city of Moab, which [was] on the boundary of Aaron at the end of the territory.

From Mount Hor you will make a boundary to reach Hamath; the limits of the territory will be at Zedad.

But if the killer surely goes out of the territory of the city of his refuge to which he fled,

and the blood avenger finds him outside the territory of the city of his refuge, and the blood avenger kills the killer, {he will not be guilty of blood}

and instruct the people, {saying}, "You [are] about to cross [through] the territory of your brothers, the descendants of Esau, who are living in Seir; they will be afraid of you, and [so] be very careful.

But Sihon king of Heshbon was not willing to let us cross through his [territory] because Yahweh your God hardened his spirit and {made him obstinate} {in order to give him} into your hand, {just as he has now done}.

"When Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he has {promised} to you, and you say 'I want to eat [some] meat,' {because you want it}, {whenever you desire} you may eat meat.

And leaven shall not be seen with you in any of your territory for seven days, and none of the meat that you will slaughter on the evening on the first day shall remain overnight until morning.

Then if Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he swore to your ancestors and gives to you all the land that he {promised} to give to your ancestors,

There shall be olive trees for you in all of your territory, but you shall not anoint [yourself], for your olives shall drop off.

From the wilderness {and the Lebanon}, up to the great river, the river Euphrates, all of the land of the Hittites, and up to {the great sea in the west}, will be your territory.

the territory of Og king of Bashan, one of the last of the Rephaites, who lived at Ashtaroth and Edrei

Their territory was from Aroer, which [was] on the edge of the wadi of Arnon, and the city that [is] in the middle of the valley, and all the plateau by Medeba;

Their territory was Jazer and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the {Ammonites} up to Aroer, {which is east of Rabbah};

and from Heshbon up to Ramah-Mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim up to the territory to Debir;

Their territory was from Mahanaim, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the settlements of Jair, which [are] in Bashan, sixty cities,

it continues from Bethel to Luz, and it passes [along] to the territory of the Arkites at Ataroth.

Then it goes down, to the west, to the territory of the Japhletites, up to the territory of Lower Beth-horon, then to Gezer, and {it ends} at the sea.

They buried him in the territory of his inheritance, at Timnath-Serah, which [is] in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

Judah captured Gaza and its territory, Ashkelon and its territory, and Ekron and its territory.

Then they traveled through the wilderness, went around the land of Edom and Moab, and came to {the east} side of the land of Moab, and they encamped beyond [the] Arnon; and they did not go into the territory of Moab because [the] Arnon [was] the border of Moab.

But Sihon did not trust Israel to cross through his territory, so Sihon gathered all his people and then encamped at Jahaz; and he made war with Israel.

They occupied all the territory of the Amorites from [the] Arnon up to the Jabbok, and from the wilderness up to the Jordan.

In those days there was no king in Israel. And in those days the tribe of the Danites [was] seeking territory for itself to live in, because until that day it had not been allotted territory among the tribes of Israel.

When he entered his house he took a knife, and he grasped his concubine and cut her into twelve pieces; and he sent her throughout the whole territory of Israel.

Then I grabbed my concubine and cut her into pieces, and I sent her throughout all the territory of Israel's inheritance; for they committed a shameful and disgraceful thing in Israel.

The descendants of Benjamin did likewise, and they took wives for each of them from the dancers whom they seized, and they went and returned to their territory, and they rebuilt the cities and they lived in them.

So the {Israelites} dispersed from there at that time according to tribe and family; and they went out from there, each one to their own territory.

Now the ark of Yahweh had been in the territory of [the] Philistines [for] seven months,

You must watch; if it goes up by the way of its territory to Beth Shemesh, he has caused this great disaster to [come on] us. But if not, then we will know his hand has not struck us; it [was by] chance [that] this happened to us.

So the Philistines were subdued and they did not come into the territory of Israel again, and the hand of Yahweh was against [the] Philistines all the days of Samuel.

As you go from with me {today}, you will find two men near the burial site of Rachel in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah. They will say to you, 'The female donkeys that you went to search for have been found.' Now look, your father {is no longer concerned about} the female donkeys and has begun worrying about you, saying, 'What should I do about my son?'

So the elders of Jabesh said to him, "Leave us alone for seven days so that we may send messengers in all the territory of Israel, and if there [is] no deliverer for us, then we will come out to you."

So he took a yoke of oxen and cut them into pieces and sent [them] throughout all the territory of Israel by the hand of the messengers, saying, "Whoever [is] not going out after Saul and after Samuel, so will it be done to his oxen." Then the fear of Yahweh fell on the people and they went out as one man.

Then they said to the king, "The man who consumed us and who plotted against us [so that] we were destroyed from existing in all of the territory of Israel,

So they sought a beautiful young woman in all the territory of Israel, and they found Abishag the Shunnamite and brought her to the king.

The dogs will eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and there shall not be {anyone to bury her}.'" Then he opened the door and fled.

In those days, Yahweh began to reduce Israel, so Hazael defeated them in every territory of Israel,

At that time Menahem destroyed Tiphsah, all who [were] in it, and all its territory from Tirzah, because [it] had not opened [to him], so he destroyed it and ripped open all of its pregnant women.

He attacked [the] Philistines up to Gaza and its territory from the watchtower up to the fortified city.

The king of Egypt did not again come out from his land, for the king of Babylon had taken [territory] from the Wadi of Egypt to the Euphrates River.

And of the clans of the sons of Kohath were cities of their territory out of the tribe of Ephraim.

whether three years of famine or three months of devastation by your enemies while the sword of your enemies overtakes you, or three days of the sword of Yahweh, with disease in the land and the angel of Yahweh destroying throughout all the territory in Israel.' So now, see what word I should return to my sender."

that you may take it to its territory, and that you might discern the paths to its home?

So he brought them to his holy territory, this mountain his right hand acquired.

He spoke, and there came flies [and] gnats throughout all their territory.

And he struck their vines and fig trees, and shattered the trees of their territory.

For cry for help has encircled the territory of Moab, her wailing [is heard] as far as Eglaim, and her wailing [as far as] Beer Elim.

And there is hope for your future," {declares} Yahweh, "and [your] children will return to their territory.

"Son of man, set your face [toward] the way of [the] south, and preach to [the] south, and prophesy against the forest of the territory of the Negev.

This [is] the law of the temple: On the top of the mountain, all of its territory, {all the way around it}, {will be most holy}. Look, this [is] the law of the temple.

And when you allocate the land as an inheritance, you shall provide a contribution for Yahweh [as] a holy portion from the land, [its] length [being] twenty-five thousand [cubits] and [its] width ten thousand [cubits]; it [is] holy in all its territory, all around.

And next to the territory of Dan, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Asher.

And next to the territory of Asher, from {the eastern border} and up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Naphtali.

And next to the territory of Naphtali, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Manasseh.

And next to the territory of Manasseh, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Ephraim.

And next to the territory of Ephraim, from {the eastern border} and up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Reuben.

And next to the territory of Reuben, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, one [portion] [for] Judah.

And next to the territory of Judah, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, shall be [located] the contribution that you set apart, twenty-five thousand [cubits] [in] width, and its length [just] like one of the portions from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, and the sanctuary shall be in the midst of it.

And it will be for them a special gift from the contribution of the land {as a most holy object} next to the territory of the Levites.

And the Levites {alongside} the territory of the priests [shall have] twenty-five thousand [cubits] [in] length and in width ten thousand [cubits], its {full length}, twenty-five thousand [cubits] and its [full width], ten thousand [cubits].

And [also] the property of the Levites and the property of the city will be in the midst of [the property] which [is] for the prince; between the territory of Judah and [between] the territory of Benjamin [the land] will be for the prince.

and next to the territory of Benjamin, from [the] side [on] [the] east up to [the] side of [the] sea, Simeon one [portion];

and next to the territory of Simeon, from [the] side of [the] east up to [the] side of [the] sea, Issachar one [portion];

and next to the territory of Issachar, from [the] side of [the] east up to [the] side of [the] sea, Zebulun one [portion];

and next to the territory of Zebulun, from [the] side of [the] east up to [the] side of [the] sea, Gad one [portion];

and next to the territory of Gad, to [the] side of [the] south, {southward}; and [the] territory will be from Tamar [to] the waters of Meribath Kadesh, [toward] the wadi, [on] to the Great Sea.

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Ammon and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead in order to enlarge their territory!

Cross over [to] Calneh and see, and go from there [to] Hamath Rabbah and go down [to] Gath of the Philistines. [Are] you better than these kingdoms, or is their territory greater than your territory?

Those of the Negev will take possession of the mountain of Esau, and those of the Shephelah [will possess the land of] the Philistines, and they shall take possession of the territory of Ephraim and the territory of Samaria, and Benjamin [will take possession of] Gilead.

I have heard the reproaches of Moab and the scorning of the {Ammonites}, [with] which they have taunted my nation and made boasts against their territory.

If Edom says, "We are shattered, but we will return and rebuild [the] ruins," Yahweh of hosts says this: "They may build, but I will tear down; and they will be called a territory of wickedness, and the people [with] whom Yahweh is angry forever."

After these [things] Jesus and his disciples came into Judean territory, and there he spent time with them and was baptizing.

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