'World' in the Bible
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.
In addition, all of the surrounding nations came to Joseph to buy grain from Egypt, because the famine had become severe throughout the world.
He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them.
The currents of the sea were revealed and the foundations of the world were exposed at the rebuke of the LORD and at the blazing breath from his nostrils!
Tremble in his presence, all the earth! Surely the inhabited world stands firm it cannot be moved.
Then let the trees in the forest sing out in praise, for the LORD is coming to judge the world.
He withdraws understanding from national leaders of the world, causing them to wander through uncharted wilderness.
"God has certainly worn me out; you devastated my entire world.
Who entrusted the earth to him? Who made him responsible for the entire inhabited world?
It whirls about in circles at his direction to accomplish all that he commands throughout the surface of the entire world,
He will judge the world righteously and make just decisions for the people.
from men, LORD, by your hand from men who belong to this world, whose reward is only in this life. But as for your treasured ones, may their stomachs be full, may their children have an abundance, and may they leave wealth to their offspring.
The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.
yet their message goes out into all the world, and their words to the ends of the earth. He has set up a tent for the sun in the heavens,
The earth and everything in it exists for the LORD the world and those who live in it.
He loves righteousness and justice; the world is filled with the gracious love of the LORD.
Let all the world fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him;
Listen to this, all you people! Pay attention, all you who live in the world,
"If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world is mine along with everything in it.
Your thunderous sound was in a whirlwind; your lightning lights up the world; the earth becomes agitated and quakes.
Heaven and the earth belong to you, the world and everything it contains you established them.
Before the mountains were formed or the earth and the world were brought forth, you are God from eternity to eternity.
The LORD reigns! He is clothed in majesty; the LORD is clothed, and he is girded with strength. Indeed, the world is well established, and cannot be shaken.
Declare among the nations, "The LORD reigns!" Indeed, he established the world so that it will not falter. He will judge people fairly.
in the LORD's presence, because he is coming; indeed, he will come to judge the earth. He will judge the world fairly and its people reliably.
His lightning bolts light the world; the earth sees and shakes.
Let the sea and everything in it shout, along with the world and its inhabitants;
in the LORD's presence, who comes to judge the earth; He'll judge the world righteously; and its people fairly.
rejoicing in his inhabitable world and taking delight in mankind."
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.
I'll punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; I'll put an end to the pomposity of the arrogant, and overthrow the insolence of tyrants.
"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.
who made the world like a desert, who destroyed its cities, who would not open the jails for his prisoners?'
Prepare a massacre for his sons because of the guilt of their forefathers! They are not to rise and inherit the earth, and cover the surface of the world with cities."
All you inhabitants of the world, you who live on the earth, when a banner is raised on the mountains, you'll see it. When a trumpet sounds, you'll hear it!
At the end of 70 years, the LORD will deal with Tyre, at which time she'll return to her courtesan's trade, and prostitute herself with the kingdoms of the world on the surface of the earth.
"The earth dries up and withers; the world languishes and fades away; heaven fades away, along with the earth.
We were pregnant, writhing in pain, but we gave birth only to wind. We have not won your victory on earth, nor have the inhabitants of the world been born."
In times to come, Jacob will take root, and Israel will blossom, sprout shoots, and fill the whole world with fruit.
"Come near, you nations, to listen, and pay attention, you nations! Let the earth hear, and all that fills it; the world, and all that comes out of it.
"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.
The LORD is the one who made the world by his power, who established the earth by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
all the kings of the north near and far, one after another, and all the kingdoms of the world on the face of the earth. The king of Sheshak will drink after all the others.
He made the earth by his power. He established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he spread out the heavens.
"When I will have brought you from among the people and have gathered you from the lands where you were scattered, I'll accept you as a pleasing aroma. I'll reveal my holiness among you, and the entire world will see it.
By all of your iniquity and unrighteous businesses you defiled your sanctuaries, so I'm going to bring out fire from within you and burn you to ashes on the earth before the whole watching world!
"When I gather the house of Israel from the nations to which I've scattered them, I will show them my holiness before the watching world, and they will live on the land that I gave to my servant Jacob. They will live in safety in the land, building houses and planting vineyards. They'll live in safety while I judge everyone who maligns them among those who surround them. At that time they'll learn that I am the LORD their God.'"
"I'm coming to attack Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and I'm going to break both of his arms, the strong one and the wounded one. That will make him drop his sword. I'm going to scatter Egypt throughout the surrounding nations and disperse them throughout the world.
When I scatter the Egyptians among the nations and disperse them throughout the world, they will learn that I am the LORD.'"
As a result, none of its watered trees will grow tall, their tops will never reach to the clouds, and they'll never grow so high again, because all of them have been appointed to death in the world beneath where human beings go, that is, down to the Pit.'"
I made the nations tremble when they heard that Assyria was falling, descending into Sheol to join those who go down into the Pit. Then all of the trees of Eden in the world below were comforted, including the choicest and best of Lebanon, all of whom were well-watered.
"Elam will be there. Its hordes will surround Elam's grave. All of them have been killed. They died violently, and they have descended uncircumcised into the world below after having spread terror throughout the land of the living. They will bear the shame of those who descend to the Pit.
My sheep have gone wandering on all of the mountains, on all of the hills, and throughout every high place in the whole world, with no one to look for them or go out in search of them.
You'll come up to invade my people Israel like a storm cloud to cover the land. In the last days, Gog, I'll bring you up to invade my land so that the world will learn to know me when I show them how holy I am before their very eyes."'"
When I bring them back from the nations and gather them together from the lands that belong to their enemies, I will demonstrate my holiness through them right in front of the eyes of the world,
Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.
At that time I will gather you; at that time I will bring you home. Indeed, I will give you a good reputation, making you praiseworthy among all of the people of the world, when I restore your prosperity before your eyes," says the LORD.
Once more the Devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, along with their splendor.
"You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people.
"You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.
This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet when he said, "I will open my mouth to speak in parables. I will declare what has been hidden since the creation of the world."
while the field is the world. The good seed are those who belong to the kingdom, while the weeds are those who belong to the evil one.
because what profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?
How terrible it will be for the world due to its temptations to sin! Temptations to sin are bound to happen, but how terrible it will be for that person who causes someone to sin!
And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."
because at that time there will be great suffering, the kind that hasn't happened from the beginning of the world until now and certainly won't ever happen again.
"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,
I tell all of you with certainty, wherever this gospel is proclaimed throughout the whole world, what she has done will also be told as a memorial to her."
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life?
who will not receive a hundred times as much here in this world homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and fields, along with persecution as well as eternal life in the age to come.
I tell all of you with certainty, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told as a memorial to her."
Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.
Now in those days an order was published by Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be registered.
The Devil also took him to a high place and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in an instant.
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?
so those living today will be charged with the blood of all the prophets that was shed since the foundation of the world,
who will not receive many times as much in this world, as well as eternal life in the age to come."
People will faint from fear and apprehension because of the things that are to come on the inhabited world, because the powers of heaven will be shaken.
This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world.
He was in the world, and the world was made through him. Yet the world did not recognize him.
The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.
Because God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world would be saved through him.
And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.
They kept telling the woman, "It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, because now we have heard him ourselves, and we know that he really is the Savior of the world."
When the people saw the sign that he had done, they kept saying, "Truly this is the Prophet who was to come into the world!"
The bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."
I'm the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats this bread, he'll live forever. And the bread I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."
since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!"
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its actions are evil.
Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
He told them, "You are from below, I'm from above. You are of this world, but I'm not of this world.
Jesus told them, "What have I been telling you all along? I have much to say about you and to condemn you for. But the one who sent me is truthful, and what I've heard from him I declare to the world."
As long as I'm in the world, I'm the light of the world."
Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."
how can you say to the one whom the Father has consecrated and sent into the world, "You're blaspheming,' because I said, "I'm the Son of God'?
Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
"Yes, Lord," she told him. "I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, the one who was to come into the world."
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