408 occurrences in 14 translations

'World' in the Bible

And God looked upon the world and saw how degenerate, debased, and vicious it was, for all humanity had corrupted their way upon the earth and lost their true direction.

That is why its name was called Babel -- because there the Lord confused the language of the entire world, and from there the Lord scattered them across the face of the entire earth.

And Abram said, Lord God, what can You give me, since I am going on [from this world] childless and he who shall be the owner and heir of my house is this [steward] Eliezer of Damascus?

Later the older daughter said to the younger, "Our father is old, and there is no man anywhere nearby to have sexual relations with us, according to the way of all the world.

Then Abimelech exclaimed, "What in the world have you done to us? One of the men might easily have had sexual relations with your wife, and you would have brought guilt on us!"

But Isaac asked his son, "How in the world did you find it so quickly, my son?" "Because the Lord your God brought it to me," he replied.

In the morning Jacob discovered it was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What in the world have you done to me! Didn't I work for you in exchange for Rachel? Why have you tricked me?"

All his sons and daughters showed up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He kept saying, "Leave me alone! I'll go down to the next world, still mourning for my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.

The whole world came to Joseph in Egypt to buy grain, for the famine was severe all over the earth.

He said to his brothers, "My money was returned! Here it is in my sack!" They were dismayed; they turned trembling one to another and said, "What in the world has God done to us?"

He said to his daughters, "So where is he? Why in the world did you leave the man? Call him, so that he may eat a meal with us."

When it was reported to the king of Egypt that the people had fled, the heart of Pharaoh and his servants was turned against the people, and the king and his servants said, "What in the world have we done? For we have released the people of Israel from serving us!"

and they said to Moses, "Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the desert? What in the world have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt?

But the people were very thirsty there for water, and they murmured against Moses and said, "Why in the world did you bring us up out of Egypt -- to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?"

When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as he had done each time before [superstitiously] to meet with omens and signs in the natural world, but he set his face toward the wilderness or desert.

When you look up to the sky and see the sun, moon, and stars -- the whole heavenly creation -- you must not be seduced to worship and serve them, for the Lord your God has assigned them to all the people of the world.

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.

Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I'll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,

And the channels of the sea appeared, the foundations of the world were discovered, at the rebuking of the LORD, at the blast of the breath of his nostrils.

"I [am about to] go the way of all the world. Be strong and be {courageous}.

King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and in wisdom.

The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

Then Naaman and his whole company went back to the man of God, stood before him, and declared, "I know there's no God in the whole world except in Israel. Therefore, please accept a gift from your servant."

Then Hezekiah prayed before the face of Yahweh and said, "O Yahweh, God of Israel who lives [above] the cherubim. You [are] God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the world; you have made the heavens and the earth.

Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.

Also, established is the world, It is not moved! The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, And they say among nations: Jehovah hath reigned.

Then let the trees in the forest sing out in praise, for the LORD is coming to judge the world.

King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and wisdom.

All the kings of the world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

And said, Naked (without possessions) came I [into this world] from my mother's womb, and naked (without possessions) shall I depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed (praised and magnified in worship) be the name of the Lord!

Let destruction take the day of my birth, and the night on which it was said, A man child has come into the world.

No doubt you are the [only wise] people [in the world], and wisdom will die with you!

He withdraws understanding from national leaders of the world, causing them to wander through uncharted wilderness.

Were you the first man to come into the world? or did you come into being before the hills?

"God has certainly worn me out; you devastated my entire world.

He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.

For what is the hope of the godless and polluted, even though he has gained [in this world], when God cuts him off and takes away his life?

If you yourselves have all seen this, Why in the world do you continue this meaningless talk?

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Indeed, from where does wisdom come? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Who hath given him a charge over the earth? or who hath disposed the whole world?

Could one who hates justice govern [the world]? Will you condemn the mighty Righteous One,

And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.

"Whether for correction, or for His world, Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.

[Since you question the manner of the Almighty's rule] deck yourself now with the excellency and dignity [of the Supreme Ruler, and yourself undertake the government of the world if you are so wise], and array yourself with honor and majesty.

And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.

Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,

All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.

{A Psalm of David.} The earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

He loves righteousness and justice; the world is filled with the gracious love of the LORD.

Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

LORD, make me to know my end and the measure of my days, what it is that I may know how long I am to be of this world.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.} Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:

If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.

May You prolong the [true] King's life [adding days upon days], and may His years be to the last generation [of this world and the generations of the world to come].

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook.

The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved.

Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.

Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.

Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

He will judge the nations, heaping up corpses; He will crush leaders over the entire world.

From eternity I was appointed, from the beginning, from before the world existed.

While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world.

I was rejoicing in His inhabited world, delighting in the human race.

But he knows not that the shades of the dead are there [specters haunting the scene of past transgressions], and that her invited guests are [already sunk] in the depths of Sheol (the lower world, Hades, the place of the dead).

Whoever brings a fool into the world does so to his grief, and the father of a fool has no joy.

The man of many friends [a friend of all the world] will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

Though the stillborn child came into the world for no reason and departed into darkness, though its name is shrouded in darkness,

While applying my mind to everything that happens in this world, I have seen all this: Sometimes one person dominates other people to their harm.

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

So enjoy yourself in your youth, young man, and be encouraged during your younger days. Live as you like, consistent with your world view, but keep in mind that God will bring you to account for everything.

"Sing praises to the LORD, because he has acted gloriously, being made known in all the world.

And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

"The afterlife below is all astir to meet you when you arrive; it rouses up the spirits of the dead to greet you everyone who used to be world leaders. It has raised up from their thrones all who used to be kings of the nations.

That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?

Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

All ye inhabitants of the world, and dwellers on the earth, see ye, when he lifteth up an ensign on the mountains; and when he bloweth a trumpet, hear ye.

And it shall come to pass after the end of seventy years, that the LORD will visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth.

The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

We have been with child, we have been in pain, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.

He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit.

Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein; the world, and all things that come forth of it.

I said, I shall not see the LORD, even the LORD, in the land of the living: I shall behold man no more with the inhabitants of the world.

"Here is my servant, whom I support, my chosen one, in whom I delight. I've placed my Spirit upon him; and he'll deliver his justice throughout the world.

Sing to the Lord a new song, and His praise from the end of the earth! You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, the islands and coastal regions and the inhabitants of them [sing a song such as has never been heard in the heathen world]!

And who shall call as I do and declare this in advance and set it in order for me, since I made the people of the world? Let them declare unto them the things that are near and the things that shall come.

One who argues with his creator is in grave danger, one who is like a mere shard among the other shards on the ground! The clay should not say to the potter, "What in the world are you doing? Your work lacks skill!"

Danger awaits one who says to his father, "What in the world are you fathering?" and to his mother, "What in the world are you bringing forth?"

But Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.

Listen to me, you coastlands! Pay attention, you people who live far away! The Lord summoned me from birth; he commissioned me when my mother brought me into the world.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

חלד 
Cheled 
age , world , time
Usage: 5

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

תּבל 
Tebel 
Usage: 36

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

κοσμικός 
Kosmikos 
Usage: 2

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

οἰκουμένη 
Oikoumene 
Usage: 12



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