'Town' in the Bible
and went and settled in a town called Nazareth, in order that these words spoken through the Prophets might be fulfilled, "He shall be called a Nazarene."
and leaving Nazareth He went and settled at Capernaum, a town by the Lake on the frontiers of Zebulun and Naphtali,
*You* are the light of the world; a town cannot be hid if built on a hill-top.
The swineherds fled, and went and told the whole story in the town, including what had happened to the demoniacs.
Accordingly He went on board, and crossing over came to His own town.
These twelve Jesus sent on a mission, after giving them their instructions: "Go not," He said, "among the Gentiles, and enter no Samaritan town;
"Whatever town or village you enter, inquire for some good man; and make his house your home till you leave the place.
And whoever refuses to receive you or even to listen to your Message, as you leave that house or town, shake off the very dust from your feet.
I solemnly tell you that it will be more endurable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of Judgement than for that town.
Whenever they persecute you in one town, escape to the next; for I solemnly tell you that you will not have gone the round of all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
"For this reason I am sending to you Prophets and wise men and Scribes. Some of them you will put to death--nay, crucify; some of them you will flog in your synagogues and chase from town to town;
and the whole town was assembled at the door.
But the man, when he went out, began to tell every one and to publish the matter abroad, so that it was no longer possible for Jesus to go openly into any town; but He had to remain outside in unfrequented places, where people came to Him from all parts.
The swineherds fled, and spread the news in town and country. So the people came to see what it was that had happened;
And enter wherever He might--village or town or hamlet--they laid their sick in the open places, and entreated Him to let them touch were it but the tassel of His robe; and all, whoever touched Him, were restored to health.
They came to Jericho; and as He was leaving that town--Himself and His disciples and a great crowd--Bartimaeus (the son of Timaeus)
Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth,
Not long after this, Mary rose up and went in haste into the hill country to a town in Judah.
and all went to be registered--every one to the town to which he belonged.
So Joseph went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judaea, to David's town of Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
For a Saviour who is the Anointed Lord is born to you to-day, in the town of David.
Then, as soon as they had accomplished all that the Law required, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth.
They rose, hurried Him outside the town, and brought Him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, to throw Him down the cliff;
So He came down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, where He frequently taught the people on the Sabbath days.
Next morning, at daybreak, He left the town and went away to a solitary place; but the people flocked out to find Him, and, coming to the place where He was, they endeavoured to detain Him that He might not leave them.
Shortly afterwards He went to a town called Nain, attended by His disciples and a great crowd of people.
And just as He reached the gate of the town, they happened to be bringing out for burial a dead man who was his mother's only son; and she was a widow; and a great number of the townspeople were with her.
And there was a woman in the town who was a notorious sinner. Having learnt that Jesus was at table in the Pharisee's house she brought a flask of perfume,
Shortly after this He visited town after town, and village after village, proclaiming His Message and telling the Good News of the Kingdom of God. The Twelve were with Him,
And when a great crowd was assembling, and was receiving additions from one town after another, He spoke a parable to them.
The swineherds, seeing what had happened, fled and reported it both in town and country;
"Return home," He said, "and tell there all that God has done for you." So he went and published through the whole town all that Jesus had done for him.
Wherever they refuse to receive you, as you leave that town shake off the very dust from your feet as a protest against them."
The Apostles, on their return, related to Jesus all they had done. Then He took them and withdrew to a quiet retreat, to a town called Bethsaida.
After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them before Him, by twos, to go to every town or place which He Himself intended to visit.
"And whatever town you come to and they receive you, eat what they put before you.
Cure the sick in that town, and tell them, "'The Kingdom of God is now at your door.'
"But whatever town you come to and they will not receive you, go out into the broader streets and say,
"'The very dust of your town that hangs about us we wipe off as a protest. Only be sure of this, that the Kingdom of God is close at hand.'
"I tell you that it will be more endurable for Sodom on the great day than for that town.
He was passing through town after town and village after village, steadily proceeding towards Jerusalem,
"In a certain town," He said, "there was a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for man.
And in the same town was a widow who repeatedly came and entreated him, saying, "'Give me justice and stop my oppressor.'
So He entered Jericho and was passing through the town.
who came from the Jewish town of Arimathaea and was awaiting the coming of the Kingdom of God. He had not concurred in the design or action of the Council,
(Now Philip came from Bethsaida, the same town as Andrew and Peter.)
and so He came to Sychar, a town in Samaria near the piece of land that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
for His disciples were gone to the town to buy provisions.
The woman however, leaving her pitcher, went away to the town, and called the people.
They left the town and set out to go to Him.
Of the Samaritan population of that town a good many believed in Him because of the woman's statement when she declared, "He has told me all that I have ever done."
Therefore Jesus no longer went about openly among the Jews, but He left that neighbourhood and went into the district near the Desert, to a town called Ephraim, and remained there with the disciples.
but Philip found himself at Ashdod. Then visiting town after town he everywhere made known the Good News until he reached Caesarea.
Now Peter, as he went to town after town, came down also to God's people at Lud.
The next day, while they were still on their journey and were getting near the town, about noon Peter went up on the house-top to pray.
"While I was in the town of Jaffa, offering prayer," he said, "in a trance I saw a vision. There descended what seemed to be an enormous sail, being let down from the sky by ropes at the four corners, and it came close to me.
But now a party of Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and, having won over the crowd, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the town, believing him to be dead.
When, however, the disciples had collected round him, he rose and went back into the town. The next day he went with Barnabas to Derbe;
For Moses from the earliest times has had his preachers in every town, being read, as he is, Sabbath after Sabbath, in the various synagogues."
As they journeyed on from town to town, they handed to the brethren for their observance the decisions which had been arrived at by the Apostles and Elders in Jerusalem.
except that the Holy Spirit, at town after town, testifies to me that imprisonment and suffering are awaiting me.
Then, coasting along with difficulty, we reached a place called 'Fair Havens,' near the town of Lasea.
I have left you behind in Crete in order that you may set right the things which still require attention, and appoint Elders in every town, as I directed you to do;
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