48 verses

Gen 16:5

(NIV)
Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the  Lord judge between you and me.’

(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the  Lord judge between you and me!”

Gen 29:13

(NIV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.
(ESV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet him and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all these things,

Gen 33:4

(NIV)
But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.
(ESV)
But Esau ran to meet him and embraced him and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Gen 48:10

(NIV)
Now Israel’s eyes were failing because of old age, and he could hardly see. So Joseph brought his sons close to him, and his father kissed them and embraced them.

(ESV)
Now the eyes of Israel were dim with age, so that he could not see. So Joseph brought them near him, and he kissed them and embraced them.

Exod 4:6

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said, ‘Put your hand inside your cloak.’ So Moses put his hand into his cloak, and when he took it out, the skin was leprous – it had become as white as snow.

(ESV)
Again, the  Lord said to him, “Put your hand inside your cloak.” And he put his hand inside his cloak, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow.

Exod 4:7

(NIV)
‘Now put it back into your cloak,’ he said. So Moses put his hand back into his cloak, and when he took it out, it was restored, like the rest of his flesh.

(ESV)
Then God said, “Put your hand back inside your cloak.” So he put his hand back inside his cloak, and when he took it out, behold, it was restored like the rest of his flesh.

Num 11:12

(NIV)
Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth? Why do you tell me to carry them in my arms, as a nurse carries an infant, to the land you promised on oath to their ancestors?
(ESV)
Did I conceive all this people? Did I give them birth, that you should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom, as a nurse carries a nursing child,’ to the land that you swore to give their fathers?

Deut 13:6

(NIV)
If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, ‘Let us go and worship other gods’ (gods that neither you nor your ancestors have known,
(ESV)
If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or your daughter or the wife you embrace or your friend who is as your own soul entices you secretly, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods,’ which neither you nor your fathers have known,

Deut 28:54

(NIV)
Even the most gentle and sensitive man among you will have no compassion on his own brother or the wife he loves or his surviving children,
(ESV)
The man who is the most tender and refined among you will begrudge food to his brother, to the wife he embraces, and to the last of the children whom he has left,

Deut 28:56

(NIV)
The most gentle and sensitive woman among you – so sensitive and gentle that she would not venture to touch the ground with the sole of her foot – will begrudge the husband she loves and her own son or daughter
(ESV)
The most tender and refined woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground because she is so delicate and tender, will begrudge to the husband she embraces to her son and to her daughter,

Ruth 4:16

(NIV)
Then Naomi took the child in her arms and cared for him.
(ESV)
Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse.

2Sam 12:3

(NIV)
but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb that he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a daughter to him.

(ESV)
but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. It used to eat of his morsel and drink from his cup and lie in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him.

2Sam 12:8

(NIV)
I gave your master’s house to you, and your master’s wives into your arms. I gave you all Israel and Judah. And if all this had been too little, I would have given you even more.
(ESV)
And I gave you your master’s house and your master’s wives into your arms and gave you the house of Israel and of Judah. And if this were too little, I would add to you as much more.

1Kgs 1:2

(NIV)
So his attendants said to him, ‘Let us look for a young virgin to serve the king and take care of him. She can lie beside him so that our lord the king may keep warm.’

(ESV)
Therefore his servants said to him, “Let a young woman be sought for my lord the king, and let her wait on the king and be in his service. Let her lie in your arms, that my lord the king may be warm.”

1Kgs 3:20

(NIV)
So she got up in the middle of the night and took my son from my side while I your servant was asleep. She put him by her breast and put her dead son by my breast.
(ESV)
And she arose at midnight and took my son from beside me, while your servant slept, and laid him at her breast, and laid her dead son at my breast.

1Kgs 17:19

(NIV)
‘Give me your son,’ Elijah replied. He took him from her arms, carried him to the upper room where he was staying, and laid him on his bed.
(ESV)
And he said to her, “Give me your son.” And he took him from her arms and carried him up into the upper chamber where he lodged, and laid him on his own bed.

1Kgs 22:35

(NIV)
All day long the battle raged, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Arameans. The blood from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot, and that evening he died.
(ESV)
And the battle continued that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Syrians, until at evening he died. And the blood of the wound flowed into the bottom of the chariot.

2Kgs 4:16

(NIV)
‘About this time next year,’ Elisha said, ‘you will hold a son in your arms.’

‘No, my lord!’ she objected. ‘Please, man of God, don’t mislead your servant!’

(ESV)
And he said, “At this season, about this time next year, you shall embrace a son.” And she said, “No, my lord, O man of God; do not lie to your servant.”

Job 19:27

(NIV)
I myself will see him
with my own eyes – I, and not another.
How my heart yearns within me!
(ESV)
whom I shall see for myself,
and my eyes shall behold, and not another.
My heart faints within me!

Job 24:8

(NIV)
They are drenched by mountain rains
and hug the rocks for lack of shelter.
(ESV)
They are wet with the rain of the mountains
and cling to the rock for lack of shelter.

Ps 35:13

(NIV)
Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth
and humbled myself with fasting.
When my prayers returned to me unanswered,
(ESV)
But I, when they were sick
I wore sackcloth;
I afflicted myself with fasting;
I prayed with head bowed on my chest.

Ps 74:11

(NIV)
Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand?
Take it from the folds of your garment and destroy them!
(ESV)
Why do you hold back your hand, your right hand?
Take it from the fold of your garment and destroy them!

Ps 79:12

(NIV)
Pay back into the laps of our neighbours seven times
the contempt they have hurled at you, Lord.
(ESV)
Return sevenfold into the lap of our neighbors
the taunts with which they have taunted you, O Lord!

Ps 89:50

(NIV)
Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked,
how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
(ESV)
Remember, O Lord, how your servants are mocked,
and how I bear in my heart the insults of all the many nations,

Prov 4:8

(NIV)
Cherish her, and she will exalt you;
embrace her, and she will honour you.
(ESV)
Prize her highly, and she will exalt you;
she will honor you if you embrace her.

Prov 5:20

(NIV)
Why, my son, be intoxicated with another man’s wife?
Why embrace the bosom of a wayward woman?
(ESV)
Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with a forbidden woman
and embrace the bosom of an adulteress?

Prov 6:27

(NIV)
Can a man scoop fire into his lap
without his clothes being burned?
(ESV)
Can a man carry fire next to his chest
and his clothes not be burned?

Prov 16:33

(NIV)
The lot is cast into the lap,
but its every decision is from the  Lord.
(ESV)
The lot is cast into the lap,
but its every decision is from the  Lord.

Prov 17:23

(NIV)
The wicked accept bribes in secret
to pervert the course of justice.
(ESV)
The wicked accepts a bribe in secret
to pervert the ways of justice.

Prov 21:14

(NIV)
A gift given in secret soothes anger,
and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.
(ESV)
A gift in secret averts anger,
and a concealed bribe strong wrath.

Eccl 3:5

(NIV)
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
(ESV)
a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;

Eccl 4:5

(NIV)
Fools fold their hands
and ruin themselves.
(ESV)
The fool folds his hands and eats his own flesh.

Eccl 7:9

(NIV)
Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit,
for anger resides in the lap of fools.
(ESV)
Be not quick in your spirit to become angry,
for anger lodges in the heart of fools.

Song 2:6

(NIV)
His left arm is under my head,
and his right arm embraces me.
(ESV)
His left hand is under my head,
and his right hand embraces me!

Song 8:3

(NIV)
His left arm is under my head
and his right arm embraces me.
(ESV)
His left hand is under my head,
and his right hand embraces me!

Isa 40:11

(NIV)
He tends his flock like a shepherd:
he gathers the lambs in his arms
and carries them close to his heart;
he gently leads those that have young.
(ESV)
He will tend his flock like a shepherd;
he will gather the lambs in his arms;
he will carry them in his bosom,
and gently lead those that are with young.

Isa 65:6

(NIV)
‘See, it stands written before me;
I will not keep silent but will pay back in full;
I will pay it back into their laps –
(ESV)
Behold it is written before me:
“I will not keep silent, but I will repay;
I will indeed repay into their lap

Isa 65:7

(NIV)
both your sins and the sins of your ancestors,’
says the  Lord.
‘Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains
and defied me on the hills,
I will measure into their laps
the full payment for their former deeds.’
(ESV)
both your iniquities and your fathersiniquities together,

says the  Lord;
because they made offerings on the mountains
and insulted me on the hills,
I will measure into their lap
payment for their former deeds.”

Jer 32:18

(NIV)
You show love to thousands but bring the punishment for the parents’ sins into the laps of their children after them. Great and mighty God, whose name is the  Lord Almighty,
(ESV)
You show steadfast love to thousands but you repay the guilt of fathers to their children after them, O great and mighty God, whose name is the  Lord of hosts,

Lam 2:12

(NIV)
They say to their mothers,
‘Where is bread and wine?’
as they faint like the wounded
in the streets of the city,
as their lives ebb away
in their mothers’ arms.
(ESV)
They cry to their mothers,
Where is bread and wine?”
as they faint like a wounded man
in the streets of the city,
as their life is poured out
on their mothersbosom.

Lam 4:5

(NIV)
Those who once ate delicacies
are destitute in the streets.
Those brought up in royal purple
now lie on ash heaps.
(ESV)
Those who once feasted on delicacies
perish in the streets;
those who were brought up in purple
embrace ash heaps.

Ezek 43:13

(NIV)
‘These are the measurements of the altar in long cubits, that cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth: its gutter is a cubit deep and a cubit wide, with a kerb of one span around the edge. And this is the height of the altar:
(ESV)
These are the measurements of the altar by cubits (the cubit being a cubit and a handbreadth): its base shall be one cubit high and one cubit broad, with a rim of one span around its edge. And this shall be the height of the altar:

Ezek 43:14

(NIV)
from the gutter on the ground up to the lower ledge that goes round the altar it is two cubits high, and the ledge is a cubit wide. From this lower ledge to the upper ledge that goes round the altar it is four cubits high, and that ledge is also a cubit wide.
(ESV)
from the base on the ground to the lower ledge, two cubits, with a breadth of one cubit; and from the smaller ledge to the larger ledge, four cubits, with a breadth of one cubit;

Ezek 43:17

(NIV)
The upper ledge also is square, fourteen cubits long and fourteen cubits wide. All round the altar is a gutter of one cubit with a kerb of half a cubit. The steps of the altar face east.’

(ESV)
The ledge also shall be square, fourteen cubits long by fourteen broad, with a rim around it half a cubit broad, and its base one cubit all around. The steps of the altar shall face east.”

Mic 7:5

(NIV)
Do not trust a neighbour;
put no confidence in a friend.
Even with the woman who lies in your embrace
guard the words of your lips.
(ESV)
Put no trust in a neighbor;
have no confidence in a friend;
guard the doors of your mouth
from her who lies in your arms;

Mark 9:36

(NIV)
He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child in his arms, he said to them,
(ESV)
And he took a child and put him in the midst of them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them,

Mark 10:16

(NIV)
And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

(ESV)
And he took them in his arms and blessed them laying his hands on them.

Acts 20:10

(NIV)
Paul went down, threw himself on the young man and put his arms round him. ‘Don’t be alarmed,’ he said. ‘He’s alive!’
(ESV)
But Paul went down and bent over him, and taking him in his arms, said “Do not be alarmed, for his life is in him.”
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