'Yes' in the Bible
And I will bless her and give you a son also by her. Yes, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.
Then God said to him in the dream, Yes, I know you did this in the integrity of your heart, for it was I Who kept you back and spared you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not give you occasion to touch her.
Then Isaac trembled and shook violently, and he said, Who? Where is he who has hunted game and brought it to me, and I ate of it all before you came and I have blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed.
Now I know that the Lord is greater than all gods. Yes, in the [very] thing in which they dealt proudly [He showed Himself infinitely superior to all their gods].
Yes, He loves [the tribes] His people; all those consecrated to Him are in Your hand. They followed in Your steps; they [accepted Your word and] received direction from You,
And of Gad he said: Blessed is He Who enlarges Gad! Gad lurks like a lioness, and tears the arm, yes, the crown of the head.
And Israel dwells in safety, the fountain of Jacob alone in a land of grain and new wine; yes, His heavens drop dew.
But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them. So she said, Yes, two men came to me, but I did not know from where they had come.
Lord, when You went forth out of Seir, when You marched out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens also dropped, yes, the clouds dropped water.
The mountains quaked at the presence of the Lord, yes, yonder Sinai at the presence of the Lord, the God of Israel.
She put her [left] hand to the tent pin, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer. And with the wooden hammer she smote Sisera, she smote his head, yes, she struck and pierced his temple.
Saul said to Samuel, Yes, I have obeyed the voice of the Lord and have gone the way which the Lord sent me, and have brought Agag king of Amalek and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.
Now the men took it as an omen and they hastily took it up and said, Yes, your brother Ben-hadad. Then the king said, Go, bring him. Then Ben-hadad came forth to him, and the victorious king caused him to come up into the chariot.
The prophets' sons who were at Bethel came to Elisha and said, Do you know that the Lord will take your master away from you today? He said, Yes, I know it; hold your peace.
The sons of the prophets who were at Jericho came to Elisha and said, Do you know that the Lord will take your master away from you today? And he answered, Yes, I know it; hold your peace.
But he walked in the ways of Israel's kings, yes, and made his son pass through the fire [and offered him as a sacrifice], in accord with the abominable [idolatrous] practices of the [heathen] nations whom the Lord drove out before the Israelites.
He allowed no man to do them wrong; yes, He reproved kings for their sakes,
Let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to listen to the prayer of Your servant which I pray before You day and night for the Israelites, Your servants, confessing the sins of the Israelites which we have sinned against You. Yes, I and my father's house have sinned.
But the former governors lived at the expense of the people and took from them food and wine, besides forty shekels of silver [a large monthly official salary]; yes, even their servants assumed authority over the people. But I did not so because of my [reverent] fear of God.
Haman added, Yes, and today Queen Esther did not let any man come with the king to the dinner she had prepared but myself; and tomorrow also I am invited by her together with the king.
While he was yet speaking, there came also another and said, The Chaldeans divided into three bands and made a raid upon the camels and have taken them away, yes, and have slain the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.
Then Satan answered the Lord, Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.
Yes, let that night be solitary and barren; let no joyful voice come into it.
Then would I still have consolation -- "yes, I would leap [for joy] amid unsparing pain [though I shrink from it] -- "that I have not concealed or denied the words of the Holy One!
Yes, you would cast lots over the fatherless and bargain away your friend.
Return [from your suspicion], I pray you, let there be no injustice; yes, return again [to confidence in me], my vindication is in it.
Yes, I know it is true. But how can mortal man be right before God?
Who does great things past finding out, yes, marvelous things without number.
Then can you lift up your face to Him without stain [of sin, and unashamed]; yes, you shall be steadfast and secure; you shall not fear.
And you shall be secure and feel confident because there is hope; yes, you shall search about you, and you shall take your rest in safety.
You shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid; yes, many shall sue for your favor.
But [the brave, strong] man must die and lie prostrate; yes, man breathes his last, and where is he?
Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; yes, your own lips testify against you.
I was living at ease, but [Satan] crushed me and broke me apart; yes, he seized me by the neck and dashed me in pieces; then he set me up for his target.
Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine.
He will fly away like a dream and will not be found; yes, he will be chased away as a vision of the night.
[The arrow] is drawn forth and it comes out after passing through his body; yes, the glittering point comes out of his gall. Terrors march in upon him;
He will even deliver the one [for whom you intercede] who is not innocent; yes, he will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands.
Then He saw [Wisdom] and declared it; He established it, yes, and searched it out [for His own use, and He alone possesses it].
Yes, how could the strength of their hands profit me? They were men whose ripe age and vigor had perished.
And now I have become their song; yes, I am a byword to them.
Then let me sow and let another eat; yes, let the produce of my field or my offspring be rooted out.
Yes, I paid attention to what you said, and behold, not one of you convinced Job or made [satisfactory] replies to his words [you could not refute him].
Yes, his soul draws near to corruption, and his life to the inflicters of death (the destroyers).
[Elihu comments] Behold, God does all these things twice, yes, three times, with a man,
Let the enemy pursue my life and take it; yes, let him trample my life to the ground and lay my honor in the dust. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
God is a righteous Judge, yes, a God Who is indignant every day.
For the wicked man boasts (sings the praises) of his own heart's desire, and the one greedy for gain curses and spurns, yes, renounces and despises the Lord.
You have seen it; yes, You note trouble and grief (vexation) to requite it with Your hand. The unfortunate commits himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless.
The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; yes, I have a good heritage.
I will bless the Lord, Who has given me counsel; yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.
And He rode upon a cherub [a storm] and flew [swiftly]; yes, He sped on with the wings of the wind.
Who delivers me from my enemies; yes, You lift me up above those who rise up against me; You deliver me from the man of violence.
Its going forth is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the ends of it; and nothing [yes, no one] is hidden from the heat of it.
Yes, though I walk through the [deep, sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I will fear or dread no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort me.
Lift up your heads, O you gates; yes, lift them up, you age-abiding doors, that the King of glory may come in.
Yes, let none who trust and wait hopefully and look for You be put to shame or be disappointed; let them be ashamed who forsake the right or deal treacherously without cause.
And now shall my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me; in His tent I will offer sacrifices and shouting of joy; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the Lord.
Wait and hope for and expect the Lord; be brave and of good courage and let your heart be stout and enduring. Yes, wait for and hope for and expect the Lord.
The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; yes, the Lord breaks in pieces the cedars of Lebanon.
Yes, You are my Rock and my Fortress; therefore for Your name's sake lead me and guide me.
All my bones shall say, Lord, who is like You, You Who deliver the poor and the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, yes, the poor and the needy from him who snatches away his goods?
Yes, they open their mouths wide against me; they say, Aha! Aha! Our eyes have seen it!
Yet he passed away, and behold, he was not; yes, I sought and inquired for him, but he could not be found.
Yes, I have become like a man who hears not, in whose mouth are no arguments or replies.
I delight to do Your will, O my God; yes, Your law is within my heart.
Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my exceeding joy; yes, with the lyre will I praise You, O God, my God!
Yes, I would wander far away, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
For You have delivered my life from death, yes, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life and of the living.
Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, be merciful and gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge and finds shelter and confidence in You; yes, in the shadow of Your wings will I take refuge and be confident until calamities and destructive storms are passed.
But I will sing of Your mighty strength and power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy and loving-kindness in the morning; for You have been to me a defense (a fortress and a high tower) and a refuge in the day of my distress.
From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me].
But let the [uncompromisingly] righteous be glad; let them be in high spirits and glory before God, yes, let them [jubilantly] rejoice!
Why do you look with grudging and envy, you many-peaked mountains, at the mountain [of the city called Zion] which God has desired for His dwelling place? Yes, the Lord will dwell in it forever.
You have ascended on high. You have led away captive a train of vanquished foes; You have received gifts of men, yes, of the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell there with them.
Yes, even when I am old and gray-headed, O God, forsake me not, [but keep me alive] until I have declared Your mighty strength to [this] generation, and Your might and power to all that are to come.
Yes, all kings shall fall down before Him, all nations shall serve Him.
I will [earnestly] recall the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will [earnestly] remember the wonders [You performed for our fathers] of old.
Yes, they spoke against God; they said, Can God furnish [the food for] a table in the wilderness?
But He, full of [merciful] compassion, forgave their iniquity and destroyed them not; yes, many a time He turned His anger away and did not stir up all His wrath and indignation.
Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, yes, all their princes as Zebah and Zalmunna,
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever; yes, let them be put to shame and perish,
My soul yearns, yes, even pines and is homesick for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out and sing for joy to the living God.
Yes, the sparrow has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young -- "even Your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.
Yes, the Lord will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase.
Yes, of Zion it shall be said, This man and that man were born in her, for the Most High Himself will establish her.
And let the beauty and delightfulness and favor of the Lord our God be upon us; confirm and establish the work of our hands -- "yes, the work of our hands, confirm and establish it.
The Lord on high is mightier and more glorious than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty breakers and waves of the sea.
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth and sing for joy, yes, sing praises!
You will arise and have mercy and loving-kindness for Zion, for it is time to have pity and compassion for her; yes, the set time has come [the moment designated].
They shall perish, but You shall remain and endure; yes, all of them shall wear out and become old like a garment. Like clothing You shall change them, and they shall be changed and pass away.
Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons
O God, my heart is fixed (steadfast, in the confidence of faith); I will sing, yes, I will sing praises, even with my glory [all the faculties and powers of one created in Your image]!
Yes, he loved cursing, and it came [back] upon him; he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.
I will give great praise and thanks to the Lord with my mouth; yes, and I will praise Him among the multitude.
Gracious is the Lord, and [rigidly] righteous; yes, our God is merciful.
I will pay my vows to the Lord, yes, in the presence of all His people.
I will pay my vows to the Lord, yes, in the presence of all His people,
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