Gen 2:24

(NIV)
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
(ESV)
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Gen 14:6

(NIV)
and the Horites in the hill country of Seir, as far as El Paran near the desert.
(ESV)
and the Horites in their hill country of Seir as far as El-paran on the border of the wilderness.

Gen 16:7

(NIV)
The angel of the  Lord found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur.
(ESV)
The angel of the  Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur.

Gen 21:14

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Gen 21:20

(NIV)
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
(ESV)
And God was with the boy, and he grew up. He lived in the wilderness and became an expert with the bow.

Gen 21:21

(NIV)
While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt.

(ESV)
He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

Gen 24:27

(NIV)
saying, ‘Praise be to the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me on the journey to the house of my master’s relatives.’

(ESV)
and said, “Blessed be the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me in the way to the house of my master’s kinsmen.”

Gen 28:15

(NIV)
I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.’

(ESV)
Behold I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”

Gen 36:24

(NIV)
The sons of Zibeon:
Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who discovered the hot springs in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.
(ESV)
These are the sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah; he is the Anah who found the hot springs in the wilderness, as he pastured the donkeys of Zibeon his father.

Gen 37:22

(NIV)
‘Don’t shed any blood. Throw him into this cistern here in the wilderness, but don’t lay a hand on him.’ Reuben said this to rescue him from them and take him back to his father.

(ESV)
And Reuben said to them, “Shed no blood; throw him into this pit here in the wilderness, but do not lay a hand on him”— that he might rescue him out of their hand to restore him to his father.

Gen 39:6

(NIV)
So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care; with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.

Now Joseph was well-built and handsome,
(ESV)
So he left all that he had in Joseph’s charge, and because of him he had no concern about anything but the food he ate.

Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

Gen 39:12

(NIV)
She caught him by his cloak and said, ‘Come to bed with me!’ But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.

(ESV)
she caught him by his garment, saying, “Lie with me.” But he left his garment in her hand and fled and got out of the house.

Gen 39:13

(NIV)
When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house,
(ESV)
And as soon as she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and had fled out of the house,

Gen 39:15

(NIV)
When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.’

(ESV)
And as soon as he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried out, he left his garment beside me and fled and got out of the house.”

Gen 39:18

(NIV)
But as soon as I screamed for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.’

(ESV)
But as soon as I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment beside me and fled out of the house.”

Gen 44:22

(NIV)
And we said to my lord, “The boy cannot leave his father; if he leaves him, his father will die.”
(ESV)
We said to my lord, ‘The boy cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, his father would die.’

Gen 50:8

(NIV)
besides all the members of Joseph’s household and his brothers and those belonging to his father’s household. Only their children and their flocks and herds were left in Goshen.
(ESV)
as well as all the household of Joseph, his brothers, and his father’s household. Only their children, their flocks, and their herds were left in the land of Goshen.

Exod 2:20

(NIV)
‘And where is he?’ Reuel asked his daughters. ‘Why did you leave him? Invite him to have something to eat.’

(ESV)
He said to his daughters, “Then where is he? Why have you left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread.”

Exod 3:1

(NIV)
Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.
(ESV)
Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Exod 3:18

(NIV)
‘The elders of Israel will listen to you. Then you and the elders are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, “The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. Let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the  Lord our God.”
(ESV)
And they will listen to your voice, and you and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now, please let us go a three daysjourney into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the  Lord our God.’

Exod 4:27

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Aaron, ‘Go into the wilderness to meet Moses.’ So he met Moses at the mountain of God and kissed him.
(ESV)
The  Lord said to Aaron, “Go into the wilderness to meet Moses.” So he went and met him at the mountain of God and kissed him.

Exod 5:1

(NIV)
Afterwards Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, ‘This is what the  Lord, the God of Israel, says: “Let my people go, so that they may hold a festival to me in the wilderness.”’

(ESV)
Afterward Moses and Aaron went and said to Pharaoh, “Thus says the  Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Let my people go, that they may hold a feast to me in the wilderness.’”

Exod 5:3

(NIV)
Then they said, ‘The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the  Lord our God, or he may strike us with plagues or with the sword.’

(ESV)
Then they said, “The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please let us go a three daysjourney into the wilderness that we may sacrifice to the  Lord our God, lest he fall upon us with pestilence or with the sword.”

Exod 7:16

(NIV)
Then say to him, “The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to say to you: Let my people go, so that they may worship me in the wilderness. But until now you have not listened.
(ESV)
And you shall say to him, ‘The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, “Let my people go, that they may serve me in the wilderness.” But so far, you have not obeyed.

Exod 8:27

(NIV)
We must take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the  Lord our God, as he commands us.’

(ESV)
We must go three daysjourney into the wilderness and sacrifice to the  Lord our God as he tells us.”

Exod 8:28

(NIV)
Pharaoh said, ‘I will let you go to offer sacrifices to the  Lord your God in the wilderness, but you must not go very far. Now pray for me.’

(ESV)
So Pharaoh said, “I will let you go to sacrifice to the  Lord your God in the wilderness; only you must not go very far away. Plead for me.”

Exod 9:21

(NIV)
But those who ignored the word of the  Lord left their slaves and livestock in the field.

(ESV)
but whoever did not pay attention to the word of the  Lord left his slaves and his livestock in the field.

Exod 13:18

(NIV)
So God led the people around by the desert road towards the Red Sea. The Israelites went up out of Egypt ready for battle.

(ESV)
But God led the people around by the way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea. And the people of Israel went up out of the land of Egypt equipped for battle.

Exod 13:20

(NIV)
After leaving Sukkoth they camped at Etham on the edge of the desert.
(ESV)
And they moved on from Succoth and encamped at Etham, on the edge of the wilderness.

Exod 14:3

(NIV)
Pharaoh will think, “The Israelites are wandering around the land in confusion, hemmed in by the desert.”
(ESV)
For Pharaoh will say of the people of Israel, ‘They are wandering in the land; the wilderness has shut them in.’

Exod 14:11

(NIV)
They said to Moses, ‘Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you brought us to the desert to die? What have you done to us by bringing us out of Egypt?
(ESV)
They said to Moses, “Is it because there are no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What have you done to us in bringing us out of Egypt?

Exod 14:12

(NIV)
Didn’t we say to you in Egypt, “Leave us alone; let us serve the Egyptians”? It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!’

(ESV)
Is not this what we said to you in Egypt: ‘Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.”

Exod 15:22

(NIV)
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they travelled in the desert without finding water.
(ESV)
Then Moses made Israel set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They went three days in the wilderness and found no water.

Exod 16:1

(NIV)
The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt.
(ESV)
They set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the people of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from the land of Egypt.

Exod 16:2

(NIV)
In the desert the whole community grumbled against Moses and Aaron.
(ESV)
And the whole congregation of the people of Israel grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness,

Exod 16:3

(NIV)
The Israelites said to them, ‘If only we had died by the  Lord’s hand in Egypt! There we sat round pots of meat and ate all the food we wanted, but you have brought us out into this desert to starve this entire assembly to death.’

(ESV)
and the people of Israel said to them, “Would that we had died by the hand of the  Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the meat pots and ate bread to the full, for you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger.”

Exod 16:10

(NIV)
While Aaron was speaking to the whole Israelite community, they looked towards the desert, and there was the glory of the  Lord appearing in the cloud.

(ESV)
And as soon as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the people of Israel, they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the  Lord appeared in the cloud.

Exod 16:14

(NIV)
When the dew was gone, thin flakes like frost on the ground appeared on the desert floor.
(ESV)
And when the dew had gone up, there was on the face of the wilderness a fine, flake-like thing, fine as frost on the ground.

Exod 16:32

(NIV)
Moses said, ‘This is what the  Lord has commanded: “Take an omer of manna and keep it for the generations to come, so they can see the bread I gave you to eat in the wilderness when I brought you out of Egypt.”’

(ESV)
Moses said, “This is what the  Lord has commanded: ‘Let an omer of it be kept throughout your generations, so that they may see the bread with which I fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.’”

Exod 17:1

(NIV)
The whole Israelite community set out from the Desert of Sin, travelling from place to place as the  Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.
(ESV)
All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the  Lord, and camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.

Exod 18:5

(NIV)
Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, together with Moses’ sons and wife, came to him in the wilderness, where he was camped near the mountain of God.
(ESV)
Jethro, Mosesfather-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to Moses in the wilderness where he was encamped at the mountain of God.

Exod 19:1

(NIV)
On the first day of the third month after the Israelites left Egypt – on that very day – they came to the Desert of Sinai.
(ESV)
On the third new moon after the people of Israel had gone out of the land of Egypt, on that day they came into the wilderness of Sinai.

Exod 19:2

(NIV)
After they set out from Rephidim, they entered the Desert of Sinai, and Israel camped there in the desert in front of the mountain.

(ESV)
They set out from Rephidim and came into the wilderness of Sinai, and they encamped in the wilderness. There Israel encamped before the mountain,

Exod 23:5

(NIV)
If you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help them with it.

(ESV)
If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying down under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it; you shall rescue it with him.

Exod 23:31

(NIV)
‘I will establish your borders from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, and from the desert to the Euphrates River. I will give into your hands the people who live in the land, and you will drive them out before you.
(ESV)
And I will set your border from the Red Sea to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the Euphrates for I will give the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you shall drive them out before you.

Lev 7:38

(NIV)
which the  Lord gave Moses at Mount Sinai in the Desert of Sinai on the day he commanded the Israelites to bring their offerings to the  Lord.

(ESV)
which the  Lord commanded Moses on Mount Sinai, on the day that he commanded the people of Israel to bring their offerings to the  Lord, in the wilderness of Sinai.

Lev 16:10

(NIV)
But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the  Lord to be used for making atonement by sending it into the wilderness as a scapegoat.

(ESV)
but the goat on which the lot fell for Azazel shall be presented alive before the  Lord to make atonement over it, that it may be sent away into the wilderness to Azazel.

Lev 16:21

(NIV)
He is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites – all their sins – and put them on the goat’s head. He shall send the goat away into the wilderness in the care of someone appointed for the task.
(ESV)
And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.

Lev 16:22

(NIV)
The goat will carry on itself all their sins to a remote place; and the man shall release it in the wilderness.

(ESV)
The goat shall bear all their iniquities on itself to a remote area, and he shall let the goat go free in the wilderness.

Lev 19:10

(NIV)
Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the foreigner. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 23:22

(NIV)
‘“When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you. I am the  Lord your God.”’

(ESV)
“And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, nor shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the  Lord your God.”

Lev 26:43

(NIV)
For the land will be deserted by them and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them. They will pay for their sins because they rejected my laws and abhorred my decrees.
(ESV)
But the land shall be abandoned by them and enjoy its Sabbaths while it lies desolate without them, and they shall make amends for their iniquity, because they spurned my rules and their soul abhorred my statutes.

Num 1:1

(NIV)
The  Lord spoke to Moses in the tent of meeting in the Desert of Sinai on the first day of the second month of the second year after the Israelites came out of Egypt. He said:
(ESV)
The  Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

Num 1:19

(NIV)
as the  Lord commanded Moses. And so he counted them in the Desert of Sinai:

(ESV)
as the  Lord commanded Moses. So he listed them in the wilderness of Sinai.

Num 3:4

(NIV)
Nadab and Abihu, however, died before the  Lord when they made an offering with unauthorised fire before him in the Desert of Sinai. They had no sons, so Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests during the lifetime of their father Aaron.

(ESV)
But Nadab and Abihu died before the  Lord when they offered unauthorized fire before the  Lord in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no children. So Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests in the lifetime of Aaron their father.

Num 3:14

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Moses in the Desert of Sinai,
(ESV)
And the  Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, saying,

Num 9:1

(NIV)
The  Lord spoke to Moses in the Desert of Sinai in the first month of the second year after they came out of Egypt. He said,
(ESV)
And the  Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

Num 9:5

(NIV)
and they did so in the Desert of Sinai at twilight on the fourteenth day of the first month. The Israelites did everything just as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And they kept the Passover in the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, at twilight, in the wilderness of Sinai; according to all that the  Lord commanded Moses, so the people of Israel did.

Num 10:12

(NIV)
Then the Israelites set out from the Desert of Sinai and travelled from place to place until the cloud came to rest in the Desert of Paran.
(ESV)
and the people of Israel set out by stages from the wilderness of Sinai. And the cloud settled down in the wilderness of Paran.

Num 10:31

(NIV)
But Moses said, ‘Please do not leave us. You know where we should camp in the wilderness, and you can be our eyes.
(ESV)
And he said, “Please do not leave us, for you know where we should camp in the wilderness, and you will serve as eyes for us.
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