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'Three' in the Bible

And Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah three hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters.

And all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years.

And Noah fathered three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

And this [is] how you must make it: the length of the ark, three hundred cubits; its width fifty cubits; its height, thirty cubits.

On this same day, Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and the wife of Noah and the three wives of his sons with them, went into the ark,

These three [were] the sons of Noah, and from these {the whole earth was populated}.

And Noah lived three hundred and fifty years after the flood.

And Arphaxad lived four hundred and three years after he fathered Shelah, and he fathered [other] sons and daughters.

And Shelah lived four hundred and three years after he fathered Eber, and he fathered [other] sons and daughters.

When Abram heard that his {relative} was taken captive, he summoned his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen [of them], and he went in pursuit up to Dan.

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men were standing near him. And he saw [them] and ran from the doorway of the tent to meet them. And he bowed down to the ground.

Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

And he looked, and behold, [there was] a well in the field, and behold, there [were] three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. And the stone on the mouth of the well [was] large.

And she conceived again and gave birth to a son. Then she said, "Now this time my husband will be joined to me, for I have borne him three sons." Therefore, she called his name Levi.

And he put a journey of three days between him and Jacob, and Jacob pastured the remainder of Laban's flock.

And {about three months later} it was told to Judah, "Tamar your daughter-in-law has played the whore, and now, behold, she has conceived by prostitution." And Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned."

and on the vine [were] three branches. And as it budded, its blossoms came up, [and] its clusters of grapes grew ripe.

Then Joseph said to him, "This [is] its interpretation: The three branches, they [are] three days.

In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and will restore you to your office. And you shall put the cup of Pharaoh into his hand as [was] formerly the custom, when you were his cupbearer.

And when the chief baker saw that the interpretation [was] good he said to Joseph, "I also [dreamed]. In my dream, now behold, [there were] three baskets of bread upon my head.

Then Joseph answered and said, "This [is] its interpretation: The three baskets, they [are] three days.

In three days Pharaoh will lift your head from you and hang you on a pole, and the birds will eat your flesh from you."

Then he gathered them into the prison for three days.

To each and to all of them he gave sets of clothing, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five sets of clothing.

And the woman conceived, and she gave birth to a son, and she saw him, that he was a fine baby, and she hid him three months.

And they will listen to your voice, and you will go, you and the elders of Israel, to the king of Egypt, and you will say to him, 'Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews has met with us, and now let us please go [on] a journey of three days into the desert, and let us sacrifice to Yahweh our God.'

We will go a journey of three days into the desert, and we will sacrifice to Yahweh our God according to what he says to us."

And Moses stretched out his hand toward the heavens, and there was darkness of night in all the land of Egypt [for] three days.

No one could see his brother, and {because of it no one could move from where they were} [for] three days, but there was light for the {Israelites} in their dwellings.

And Moses caused Israel to set out from the {Red Sea}, and they went out into the desert of Shur, and they traveled three days in the desert, and they did not find water.

And if he does not do for her these three, she shall go out for nothing; there will not be silver [paid for her].

Three times in the year all your men will appear before the Lord Yahweh.

And six branches [will be] going out from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from its one side and three branches of the lampstand from its second side.

Three almond-flower cups [will be] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom, and three almond-flower cups [will be] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom--likewise for the six branches going out from the lampstand.

"And you will make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar will be square, and its height [will be] three cubits.

And hangings for the shoulder [will be] fifteen cubits [with] their three pillars and their three bases.

And fifteen cubits of hangings [will be] for the second shoulder [with] their three pillars and their three bases.

And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses, and from the people on that day about three thousand persons fell.

Three times in the year all your males will appear before the Lord, Yahweh, the God of Israel,

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.

And six branches [were] going out from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from its one side and three branches of the lampstand from its second side.

Three almond-flower cups [were] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom, and three almond-flower cups [were] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom--likewise for the six branches going out from the lampstand.

And he made the burnt-offering altar of acacia wood; its length [was] five cubits, and its width [was] five cubits--[it was] square--and its height [was] three cubits.

fifteen cubits of hangings [were] to the shoulder, [with] their three pillars and their three bases,

and for the second shoulder {on each side} of the gate of the courtyard [were] fifteen cubits of hangings, [with] their three pillars and their three bases.

[It was] a bekah for the individual, the half shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, for {everyone who was counted}, from {twenty years old} and above, for six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.

" 'And when you have come into the land and you plant any tree for food, {you shall regard its fruit as unharvestable}; [for] three years it shall be forbidden for you; it shall not be eaten.

then I will command my blessing for you in the sixth year, so that it will make the yield for three years.

And if from {a month of age} up to {five years of age}, then your proper value shall be five shekels [of] money [for] the male, and your proper value for the female [shall be] three shekels [of] money.

those who were counted from the tribe of Simeon were fifty-nine thousand three hundred.

All of the ones counted were six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty.

And his division and the {ones counted} [are] fifty-nine thousand three hundred.

These [were] the ones counted of the {Israelites} according to {their families}; all those counted from the camps according to their divisions [were] six hundred and three thousand five hundred.

From the firstborn of the {Israelites} he took the money, one thousand three hundred and sixty-five shekels, in the sanctuary shekel.

the {ones counted}, according to their clans, were three thousand two hundred.

And so they set out from the mountain of Yahweh a journey of three days, with the ark of the covenant of Yahweh setting out ahead of them three days' journey to search out a resting place for them;

and Yahweh said suddenly to Moses, Aaron, and Miriam, "Go out, you three, to the tent of assembly." So the three of them when out.

Yahweh opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, "What did I do to you that you struck me these three times?"

The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why have you struck this donkey three times? Look, I have come out as an adversary because your conduct is perverse before me.

The donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from my face, then I would have killed you and kept her alive."

Then {Balak became angry with} Balaam, and he clapped his hands and said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, but look, you have surely blessed [them] these three times.

These [were] the clans of Issachar according to the ones counted of them, sixty-four thousand three hundred.

the half that belonged to the community was three hundred and thirty-seven thousand five hundred from the flock,

They set out from Pi-Hahiroth and went through the midst of the sea into the desert; and they went a journey of three days into the desert of Etham and camped at Marah.

You will give three cities across the Jordan and three cities in the land of Canaan; they will be cities of refuge.

Then Moses set apart three cities {on the other side of the Jordan}, {toward the east},

"At the end of three years you shall bring out all [of] the tithe of your yield for that year, and you shall store [it] in your {towns}.

Three times in the year all [of] your males shall appear {before } Yahweh your God at the place that he will choose, at the Feast of Unleavened Bread and at the Feast of Weeks and at the Feast of Booths, and they shall not appear {before Yahweh} empty-handed.

{On the evidence of} two or three witnesses {the person shall be put to death}. The person shall not be put to death by the mouth of one witness.

you shall set apart three cities for you in the midst of your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you to take possession of it.

Therefore I [am] commanding you, {saying}, 'You shall set apart three cities.'

[then] {if you diligently observe this entire commandment} that I [am] commanding you {today} by loving Yahweh your God and by going in his ways {at all times}, then you shall add three more cities for yourselves to these three.

{The testimony of a single witness may not be used to convict} [with respect to] any crime and for any wrongdoing in any offense that a person committed; on the {evidence} of two witnesses or on the {evidence} of three witnesses {a charge shall be sustained}.

"Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people: 'Prepare your provisions; {in} three days you [are to] cross the Jordan to go possess the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving you to possess.'"

And she said to them, "Go to the mountain, so that the pursuers will not find you, and hide yourselves there three days until the pursuers return, and afterward you may go {on your way}."

They departed and came to the mountain, and they stayed there three days until the pursuers returned. The pursuers searched {all along the way} but did not find [them].

At the end of the three days the officers passed through the midst of the camp,

And they returned to Joshua and said to him, "Do not let all the people go up and attack Ai; [only] two or three thousand men should go up because they [are] few. Do not make all the people weary [up] there."

So about three thousand from the people went up there, and they fled before the men of Ai.

And it happened that at the end of three days, after they made a covenant with them, they heard that {they were their neighbors} and living among them.

Caleb drove out from there three of Anak's sons, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Provide three men {from each tribe}, and I will send them so that they may begin to go through the land and write [a description of] it {according to their inheritance}, and let them come to me.

From the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the killer, and its pasturelands, Hammoth Dor and its pasturelands, and Kartan and its pasturelands; three cities.

They gave Hebron to Caleb just as Moses said, and he drove out the three sons of Anak from there.

The number of those lapping up [the water] with their hand to their mouth was three hundred men; all the rest of the troops kneeled to drink the water.

And Yahweh said to Gideon, "I will deliver you with the three hundred men lapping up [the water]; I will give Midian into your hand, so let the [other] troops go, each to his own place.

So they took their provisions and their trumpets into their hand, and he sent all the men of Israel, each one, to his tent; but three hundred of the men he kept; the camp of Midian was below him in the valley.

He divided the three hundred men [into] three companies, and he put trumpets and empty jars in everyone's hand, with torches inside the jars.

When three companies blew on the trumpets and broke the jars, they held in their left hand the torches and in their right hand the trumpets for blowing, and they cried, "A sword for Yahweh and for Gideon!"

When they blew the three hundred trumpets, Yahweh set [the] sword of each one against his neighbor throughout the whole camp, and the camp fled as far as Beth Shittah toward Zererah, up to Abel Meholah, the border by Tabbath.

Then Gideon came to the Jordan, crossing it with the three hundred men who [were] with him, weary and pursuing.

Abimelech ruled over Israel three years.

so he took the army and divided them into three divisions, and he laid an ambush in the field. And he saw the people [were] coming out from the city, and he arose against them and killed them.

When Israel lived in Heshbon and its villages, and in Aroer and its villages, and in all the towns that [are] {along the Arnon}, for three hundred years, why did you not recover [them] at that time?

He said to them, "From the eater came out food, From [the] strong came out sweet." But they were unable to explain the riddle for three days.

And Samson went and captured three hundred foxes, and he took torches. He turned [them] tail to tail, and he put one torch between two tails.

Then three thousand men from Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and they said to Samson, "Do you not know that the Philistines [are] ruling over us? What [is] this [that] you have done to us?" And he said to them, "Just as they did to me, so I have done to them."

And she said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me how your strength is [so] great."

And the house was full of men and women, and all of the rulers of [the] Philistines [were] there--about three thousand men and women were on the roof watching the performance of Samson.

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