'Yourself' in the Bible
Make for yourself an ark of gopher wood with rooms in it, and make it safe from the water inside and out.
And make a store of every sort of food for yourself and them.
And the king of Sodom said to Abram, Give me the prisoners and take the goods for yourself.
And the angel said to her, Go back, and put yourself under her authority.
But go to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel, your mother's father, and there get yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother.
But Esau said, I have enough; keep what is yours, my brother, for yourself.
Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, Go back to your father's house and keep yourself as a widow till my son Shelah becomes a man: for he had in his mind the thought that death might come to him as it had come to his brothers. So Tamar went back to her father's house.
But then he took his hand back again, and his brother came first to birth: and the woman said, What an opening you have made for yourself! So he was named Perez.
For this time I will send all my punishments on yourself and on your servants and on your people; so that you may see that there is no other like me in all the earth.
And when Moses' father-in-law saw all he was doing, he said, What is this you are doing for the people? why are you seated here by yourself, with all the people waiting before you from morning till evening?
Your strength and that of the people will be completely used up: this work is more than you are able to do by yourself.
And Moses said, If you yourself are not going with us, do not send us on from here.
You may not have sex relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter, for they are part of yourself;
And you may not have sex relations with your neighbour's wife, making yourself unclean with her.
And you may not have sex relations with a beast, making yourself unclean with it; and a woman may not give herself to a beast: it is an unnatural act.
Do not make yourself unclean in any of these ways; for so have those nations whom I am driving out from before you made themselves unclean:
Do not make attempts to get equal with one who has done you wrong, or keep hard feelings against the children of your people, but have love for your neighbour as for yourself: I am the Lord.
Let him be to you as one of your countrymen and have love for him as for yourself; for you were living in a strange land, in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.
But if you have been with another in place of your husband and have made yourself unclean with a lover:
And I will come down and have talk with you there: and I will take some of the spirit which is on you and put it on them, and they will take part of the weight of the people off you, so that you do not have to take it by yourself.
And they will give the news to the people of this land: they have had word that you, Lord, are present with this people, letting yourself be seen face to face, and that your cloud is resting over them, and that you go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night.
Is it not enough that you have taken us from a land flowing with milk and honey, to put us to death in the waste land, but now you are desiring to make yourself a chief over us?
And, in addition, the Lord was angry with me because of you, saying, You yourself will not go into it:
And see that there is no evil thought in your heart, moving you to say to yourself, The seventh year, the year of forgiveness is near; and so looking coldly on your poor countryman you give him nothing; and he will make an outcry to the Lord against you, and it will be judged as sin in you.
And keep in mind that you yourself were a servant in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God made you free: so I give you this order today.
Do the same with his ass or his robe or anything which has gone from your brother's keeping and which you have come across: do not keep it to yourself.
At that time the Lord said to Joshua, Make yourself stone knives and give the children of Israel circumcision a second time.
Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Up! Put an end to us yourself: for you have a man's strength. Then Gideon got up and put Zebah and Zalmunna to death and took the ornaments which were on their camels' necks.
So the near relation said to Boaz, Take it for yourself. And he took off his shoe.
And Samuel said, Though you may seem little to yourself, are you not head of the tribes of Israel? for the Lord with the holy oil made you king over Israel,
And Jonathan said to David, Saul, my father, is purposing your death: so now, take care in the morning, and keep yourself safe in a secret place:
So, then, be kind to your servant; for you have been united with your servant in an agreement made before the Lord: but if there is any wrongdoing in me, put me to death yourself; why take me to your father?
Then David came to Nob, to Ahimelech the priest: and Ahimelech was full of fear at meeting David, and said to him, Why are you by yourself, having no man with you?
Then you will have no cause for grief, and my lord's heart will not be troubled because you have taken life without cause and have yourself given punishment for your wrongs: and when the Lord has been good to you, then give a thought to your servant.
But you took and made strong for yourself your people Israel, to be your people for ever; and you, Lord, became their God.
I gave you your master's daughter and your master's wives for yourself, and I gave you the daughters of Israel and Judah; and if that had not been enough, I would have given you such and such things.
And Joab sent to Tekoa and got from there a wise woman, and said to her, Now make yourself seem like one given up to grief, and put on the clothing of sorrow, not using any sweet oil for your body, but looking like one who for a long time has been weeping for the dead:
The Lord has sent punishment on you for all the blood of the family of Saul, whose kingdom you have taken; and the Lord has given the kingdom to Absalom, your son: now you yourself are taken in your evil, because you are a man of blood.
But my suggestion is that all Israel, from Dan as far as Beer-sheba, comes together to you, a great army like the sands of the sea in number; and that you yourself go out among them.
Then the king said to Amasa, Get all the men of Judah together, and in three days be here yourself.
Then the king sent for Shimei, and said to him, Make a house for yourself in Jerusalem and keep there and go to no other place.
And the king said to Shimei, You have knowledge of all the evil which you did to David my father; and now the Lord has sent back your evil on yourself.
And God said to him, Because your request is for this thing, and not for long life for yourself or for wealth or for the destruction of your haters, but for wisdom to be a judge of causes;
But you yourself will not be the builder of my house; but your son, the offspring of your body, he it is who will put up a house for my name.
And with all their heart and soul are turned again to you, in the land of those who took them prisoners, and make their prayer to you, turning their eyes to this land which you gave to their fathers, and to the town which you took for yourself, and the house which I made for your name:
Then Ahijah, hearing the sound of her footsteps coming in at the door, said, Come in, O wife of Jeroboam; why do you make yourself seem like another? for I am sent to you with bitter news.
But you have done evil more than any before you, and have made for yourself other gods, and images of metal, moving me to wrath, and turning your back on me.
Go from here in the direction of the east, and keep yourself in a secret place by the stream Cherith, east of Jordan.
And Elijah said to her, Have no fear; go and do as you have said, but first make me a little cake of it and come and give it to me, and then make something for yourself and your son.
Then the prophet came up to the king of Israel, and said to him, Now make yourself strong, and take care what you do, or a year from now the king of Aram will come up against you again.
And Ben-hadad said to him, The towns my father took from your father I will give back; and you may make streets for yourself in Damascus as my father did in Samaria. And as for me, at the price of this agreement you will let me go. So he made an agreement with him and let him go.
But while your servant was turning this way and that, he was gone. Then the king of Israel said to him, You are responsible; you have given the decision against yourself.
And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you come face to face with me, O my hater? And he said, I have come to you because you have given yourself up to do evil in the eyes of the Lord.
And Micaiah said, Truly, you will see on that day when you go into an inner room to keep yourself safe.
Then go in, and, shutting the door on yourself and your sons, put oil into all these vessels, putting on one side the full ones.
So she came to the man of God and gave him word of what she had done. And he said, Go and get money for the oil and make payment of your debt, and let the rest be for the needs of yourself and your sons.
Then he said to Gehazi, Make yourself ready, and take my stick in your hand, and go: if you come across anyone on the way, give him no blessing, and if anyone gives you a blessing, give him no answer. And put my stick on the child's face.
And Elisha the prophet sent for one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, Make yourself ready for a journey, and take this bottle of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead.
It is true that you have overcome Edom and your heart is uplifted; let that glory be enough for you, and keep in your country; why do you make causes of trouble, putting yourself, and Judah with you, in danger of downfall?
Because your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before me, when you had word of what I said against this place and its people, that they would become a waste and a curse, and you gave signs of grief, weeping before me: truly, I have given ear to you, says the Lord.
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in your heart, and you did not make request for money, property, or honour, or for the destruction of your haters, or for long life; but you have made request for wisdom and knowledge for yourself, so that you may be the judge of my people over whom I have made you king:
But you yourself will not be the builder of the house; but your son, the offspring of your body, he it is who will put up a house for my name.
If with all their heart and soul they are turned again to you, in the land where they are prisoners, the land where they have been taken, and make their prayers, turning their eyes to their land which you gave to their fathers, and to the town which you took for yourself, and the house which I have made for your name:
O Lord God, let him whom you have taken for yourself never be given up by you: keep in mind your mercies to David your servant.
And Micaiah said, Truly, you will see on that day when you go into an inner room to keep yourself safe.
Then the word of Eliezer the prophet, the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah, came against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because you have let yourself be joined with Ahaziah, the Lord has sent destruction on your works. And the ships were broken and were not able to go to Tarshish.
But have gone in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the people of Jerusalem go after false gods, as the family of Ahab did: and because you have put to death your father's sons, your brothers, who were better than yourself:
And you yourself will undergo the cruel pains of a disease in your stomach, so that day by day your inside will be falling out because of the disease.
But go yourself, and be strong in war; God will not let you go down before those who are fighting against you; for God has power to give help or to send you down before your attackers.
You say, See, I have overcome Edom; and your heart is lifted up with pride: now keep in your country; why do you make causes of trouble, putting yourself, and Judah with you, in danger of downfall?
And your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before God, on hearing his words about this place and its people, and with weeping and signs of grief have made yourself low before me, I have given ear to you, says the Lord God.
Then I sent to him, saying, No such things as you say are being done, they are only a fiction you have made up yourself.
And you did signs and wonders on Pharaoh and all his servants and all the people of his land; for you saw how cruel they were to them. So you got yourself a name as it is today.
Have you yourself not put a wall round him and his house and all he has on every side, blessing the work of his hands, and increasing his cattle in the land?
And his wife said to him, Are you still keeping your righteousness? Say a curse against God, and put an end to yourself.
See, we have made search with care, and it is so; it has come to our ears; see that you take note of it for yourself.
For your mouth is guided by your sin, and you have taken the tongue of the false for yourself.
Were you present at the secret meeting of God? and have you taken all wisdom for yourself?
Be pleased, now, to be responsible for me to yourself; for there is no other who will put his hand in mine.
But come back, now, come: you who are wounding yourself in your passion, will the earth be given up because of you, or a rock be moved out of its place?
Put yourself now in a right relation with him and be at peace: so will you do well in your undertakings.
If you come back to the Ruler of all, making yourself low before him; if you put evil far away from your tents;
Your evil-doing may have an effect on a man like yourself, or your righteousness on a son of man.
Though he might have pride in his soul in his life-time, and men will give you praise if you do well for yourself,
Why do you take pride in wrongdoing, lifting yourself up against the upright man all the day?
Keep in mind your band of worshippers, for whom you gave payment in the days which are past, whom you took for yourself as the people of your heritage; even this mountain of Zion, which has been your resting-place.
Even to the tree which was planted by your right hand, and to the branch which you made strong for yourself.
Let your hand be on the man of your right hand, on the son of man whom you made strong for yourself.
How long, O Lord, will you Keep yourself for ever from our eyes? how long will your wrath be burning like fire?
Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:
Let them be for yourself only, not for other men with you.
Why let yourself, my son, go out of the way with a strange woman, and take another woman in your arms?
My son, if you have made yourself responsible for your neighbour, or given your word for another,
Do this, my son, and make yourself free, because you have come into the power of your neighbour; go without waiting, and make a strong request to your neighbour.
Make yourself free, like the roe from the hand of the archer, and the bird from him who puts a net for her.
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if your heart is full of pride, you only will have the pain of it.
Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.
Do not take glory for yourself before the king, and do not put yourself in the place of the great:
If you have done foolishly in lifting yourself up, or if you have had evil designs, put your hand over your mouth.
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