Gen 19:2

(NIV)
‘My lords,’ he said, ‘please turn aside to your servant’s house. You can wash your feet and spend the night and then go on your way early in the morning.’

‘No,’ they answered, ‘we will spend the night in the square.’

(ESV)
and said, “My lords, please turn aside to your servant’s house and spend the night and wash your feet. Then you may rise up early and go on your way.” They said, “No; we will spend the night in the town square.”

Gen 19:27

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and returned to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.
(ESV)
And Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.

Gen 20:8

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abimelek summoned all his officials, and when he told them all that had happened, they were very much afraid.
(ESV)
So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.

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 22:3

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.
(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Gen 26:31

(NIV)
Early the next morning the men swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they went away peacefully.

(ESV)
In the morning they rose early and exchanged oaths. And Isaac sent them on their way, and they departed from him in peace.

Gen 28:18

(NIV)
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it.
(ESV)
So early in the morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar and poured oil on the top of it.

Gen 31:55

(NIV)
Early the next morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then he left and returned home.

(ESV)
Early in the morning Laban arose and kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned home.

Exod 8:20

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Get up early in the morning and confront Pharaoh as he goes to the river and say to him, “This is what the  Lord says: let my people go, so that they may worship me.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and present yourself to Pharaoh, as he goes out to the water, and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 9:13

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Get up early in the morning, confront Pharaoh and say to him, “This is what the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: let my people go, so that they may worship me,
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Rise up early in the morning and present yourself before Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exod 24:4

(NIV)
Moses then wrote down everything the  Lord had said.

He got up early the next morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve stone pillars representing the twelve tribes of Israel.
(ESV)
And Moses wrote down all the words of the  Lord. He rose early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exod 32:6

(NIV)
So the next day the people rose early and sacrificed burnt offerings and presented fellowship offerings. Afterwards they sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.

(ESV)
And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. And the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

Exod 34:4

(NIV)
So Moses chiselled out two stone tablets like the first ones and went up Mount Sinai early in the morning, as the  Lord had commanded him; and he carried the two stone tablets in his hands.
(ESV)
So Moses cut two tablets of stone like the first. And he rose early in the morning and went up on Mount Sinai, as the  Lord had commanded him, and took in his hand two tablets of stone.

Num 14:40

(NIV)
Early the next morning they set out for the highest point in the hill country, saying, ‘Now we are ready to go up to the land the  Lord promised. Surely we have sinned!’

(ESV)
And they rose early in the morning and went up to the heights of the hill country, saying, “Here we are. We will go up to the place that the  Lord has promised, for we have sinned.”

Josh 3:1

(NIV)
Early in the morning Joshua and all the Israelites set out from Shittim and went to the Jordan, where they camped before crossing over.
(ESV)
Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over.

Josh 6:12

(NIV)
Joshua got up early the next morning and the priests took up the ark of the  Lord.
(ESV)
Then Joshua rose early in the morning, and the priests took up the ark of the  Lord.

Josh 6:15

(NIV)
On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched round the city seven times in the same manner, except that on that day they circled the city seven times.
(ESV)
On the seventh day they rose early, at the dawn of day, and marched around the city in the same manner seven times. It was only on that day that they marched around the city seven times.

Josh 7:16

(NIV)
Early the next morning Joshua made Israel come forward by tribes, and Judah was chosen.
(ESV)
So Joshua rose early in the morning and brought Israel near tribe by tribe, and the tribe of Judah was taken.

Josh 8:10

(NIV)
Early the next morning Joshua mustered his army, and he and the leaders of Israel marched before them to Ai.
(ESV)
Joshua arose early in the morning and mustered the people and went up, he and the elders of Israel, before the people to Ai.

Josh 8:14

(NIV)
When the king of Ai saw this, he and all the men of the city hurried out early in the morning to meet Israel in battle at a certain place overlooking the Arabah. But he did not know that an ambush had been set against him behind the city.
(ESV)
And as soon as the king of Ai saw this, he and all his people, the men of the city, hurried and went out early to the appointed place toward the Arabah to meet Israel in battle. But he did not know that there was an ambush against him behind the city.

Judg 6:28

(NIV)
In the morning when the people of the town got up, there was Baal’s altar, demolished, with the Asherah pole beside it cut down and the second bull sacrificed on the newly-built altar!

(ESV)
When the men of the town rose early in the morning, behold, the altar of Baal was broken down, and the Asherah beside it was cut down, and the second bull was offered on the altar that had been built.

Judg 6:38

(NIV)
And that is what happened. Gideon rose early the next day; he squeezed the fleece and wrung out the dew – a bowlful of water.

(ESV)
And it was so. When he rose early next morning and squeezed the fleece, he wrung enough dew from the fleece to fill a bowl with water.

Judg 7:1

(NIV)
Early in the morning, Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) and all his men camped at the spring of Harod. The camp of Midian was north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh.
(ESV)
Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him rose early and encamped beside the spring of Harod. And the camp of Midian was north of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.

Judg 9:33

(NIV)
In the morning at sunrise, advance against the city. When Gaal and his men come out against you, seize the opportunity to attack them.’

(ESV)
Then in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, rise early and rush upon the city. And when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you may do to them as your hand finds to do.”

Judg 19:5

(NIV)
On the fourth day they got up early and he prepared to leave, but the woman’s father said to his son-in-law, ‘Refresh yourself with something to eat; then you can go.’
(ESV)
And on the fourth day they arose early in the morning, and he prepared to go, but the girl’s father said to his son-in-law, “Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread, and after that you may go.”

Judg 19:8

(NIV)
On the morning of the fifth day, when he rose to go, the woman’s father said, ‘Refresh yourself. Wait till afternoon!’ So the two of them ate together.

(ESV)
And on the fifth day he arose early in the morning to depart. And the girl’s father said, “Strengthen your heart and wait until the day declines.” So they ate, both of them.

Judg 19:9

(NIV)
Then when the man, with his concubine and his servant, got up to leave, his father-in-law, the woman’s father, said, ‘Now look, it’s almost evening. Spend the night here; the day is nearly over. Stay and enjoy yourself. Early tomorrow morning you can get up and be on your way home.’
(ESV)
And when the man and his concubine and his servant rose up to depart, his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Behold, now the day has waned toward evening. Please, spend the night. Behold, the day draws to its close. Lodge here and let your heart be merry, and tomorrow you shall arise early in the morning for your journey, and go home.”

Judg 21:4

(NIV)
Early the next day the people built an altar and presented burnt offerings and fellowship offerings.

(ESV)
And the next day the people rose early and built there an altar and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

1Sam 1:19

(NIV)
Early the next morning they arose and worshipped before the  Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the  Lord remembered her.
(ESV)
They rose early in the morning and worshiped before the  Lord; then they went back to their house at Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the  Lord remembered her.

1Sam 5:3

(NIV)
When the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the  Lord! They took Dagon and put him back in his place.
(ESV)
And when the people of Ashdod rose early the next day, behold, Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the  Lord. So they took Dagon and put him back in his place.

1Sam 5:4

(NIV)
But the following morning when they rose, there was Dagon, fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the  Lord! His head and hands had been broken off and were lying on the threshold; only his body remained.
(ESV)
But when they rose early on the next morning, behold, Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the  Lord, and the head of Dagon and both his hands were lying cut off on the threshold. Only the trunk of Dagon was left to him.

1Sam 9:26

(NIV)
They rose about daybreak, and Samuel called to Saul on the roof, ‘Get ready, and I will send you on your way.’ When Saul got ready, he and Samuel went outside together.
(ESV)
Then at the break of dawn Samuel called to Saul on the roof, “Up, that I may send you on your way.” So Saul arose, and both he and Samuel went out into the street.

1Sam 15:12

(NIV)
Early in the morning Samuel got up and went to meet Saul, but he was told, ‘Saul has gone to Carmel. There he has set up a monument in his own honour and has turned and gone on down to Gilgal.’

(ESV)
And Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning. And it was told Samuel, “Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself and turned and passed on and went down to Gilgal.”

1Sam 17:16

(NIV)
For forty days the Philistine came forward every morning and evening and took his stand.

(ESV)
For forty days the Philistine came forward and took his stand, morning and evening.

1Sam 17:20

(NIV)
Early in the morning David left the flock in the care of a shepherd, loaded up and set out, as Jesse had directed. He reached the camp as the army was going out to its battle positions, shouting the war cry.
(ESV)
And David rose early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper and took the provisions and went, as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the encampment as the host was going out to the battle line, shouting the war cry.

1Sam 29:10

(NIV)
Now get up early, along with your master’s servants who have come with you, and leave in the morning as soon as it is light.’

(ESV)
Now then rise early in the morning with the servants of your lord who came with you, and start early in the morning, and depart as soon as you have light.”

1Sam 29:11

(NIV)
So David and his men got up early in the morning to go back to the land of the Philistines, and the Philistines went up to Jezreel.

(ESV)
So David set out with his men early in the morning to return to the land of the Philistines. But the Philistines went up to Jezreel.

2Sam 15:2

(NIV)
He would get up early and stand by the side of the road leading to the city gate. Whenever anyone came with a complaint to be placed before the king for a decision, Absalom would call out to him, ‘What town are you from?’ He would answer, ‘Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel.’
(ESV)
And Absalom used to rise early and stand beside the way of the gate. And when any man had a dispute to come before the king for judgment, Absalom would call to him and say, “From what city are you?” And when he said, “Your servant is of such and such a tribe in Israel,”

2Kgs 3:22

(NIV)
When they got up early in the morning, the sun was shining on the water. To the Moabites across the way, the water looked red – like blood.
(ESV)
And when they rose early in the morning and the sun shone on the water, the Moabites saw the water opposite them as red as blood.

2Kgs 6:15

(NIV)
When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. ‘Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?’ the servant asked.

(ESV)
When the servant of the man of God rose early in the morning and went out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was all around the city. And the servant said, “Alas, my master! What shall we do?”

2Kgs 19:35

(NIV)
That night the angel of the  Lord went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. When the people got up the next morning – there were all the dead bodies!
(ESV)
And that night the angel of the  Lord went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

2Chr 20:20

(NIV)
Early in the morning they left for the Desert of Tekoa. As they set out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, ‘Listen to me, Judah and people of Jerusalem! Have faith in the  Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.’
(ESV)
And they rose early in the morning and went out into the wilderness of Tekoa. And when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in the  Lord your God, and you will be established; believe his prophets, and you will succeed.”

2Chr 29:20

(NIV)
Early the next morning King Hezekiah gathered the city officials together and went up to the temple of the  Lord.
(ESV)
Then Hezekiah the king rose early and gathered the officials of the city and went up to the house of the  Lord.

2Chr 36:15

(NIV)
The  Lord, the God of their ancestors, sent word to them through his messengers again and again, because he had pity on his people and on his dwelling-place.
(ESV)
The  Lord, the God of their fathers, sent persistently to them by his messengers, because he had compassion on his people and on his dwelling place.

Job 1:5

(NIV)
When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, ‘Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.’ This was Job’s regular custom.

(ESV)
And when the days of the feast had run their course, Job would send and consecrate them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, “It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.” Thus Job did continually.

Ps 127:2

(NIV)
In vain you rise early
and stay up late,
toiling for food to eat –
for he grants sleep to those he loves.
(ESV)
It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep.

Prov 27:14

(NIV)
If anyone loudly blesses their neighbour early in the morning,
it will be taken as a curse.
(ESV)
Whoever blesses his neighbor with a loud voice,
rising early in the morning,
will be counted as cursing.

Song 7:12

(NIV)
Let us go early to the vineyards
to see if the vines have budded,
if their blossoms have opened,
and if the pomegranates are in bloom –
there I will give you my love.
(ESV)
let us go out early to the vineyards
and see whether the vines have budded,
whether the grape blossoms have opened
and the pomegranates are in bloom.
There I will give you my love.

Isa 5:11

(NIV)
Woe to those who rise early in the morning
to run after their drinks,
who stay up late at night
till they are inflamed with wine.
(ESV)
Woe to those who rise early in the morning,
that they may run after strong drink,
who tarry late into the evening
as wine inflames them!

Isa 37:36

(NIV)
Then the angel of the  Lord went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. When the people got up the next morning – there were all the dead bodies!
(ESV)
And the angel of the  Lord went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

Jer 7:13

(NIV)
While you were doing all these things, declares the  Lord, I spoke to you again and again, but you did not listen; I called you, but you did not answer.
(ESV)
And now, because you have done all these things, declares the  Lord, and when I spoke to you persistently you did not listen, and when I called you, you did not answer,

Jer 7:25

(NIV)
From the time your ancestors left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again I sent you my servants the prophets.
(ESV)
From the day that your fathers came out of the land of Egypt to this day I have persistently sent all my servants the prophets to them, day after day.

Jer 11:7

(NIV)
From the time I brought your ancestors up from Egypt until today, I warned them again and again, saying, ‘Obey me.’
(ESV)
For I solemnly warned your fathers when I brought them up out of the land of Egypt warning them persistently, even to this day, saying Obey my voice.

Jer 25:3

(NIV)
For twenty-three years – from the thirteenth year of Josiah son of Amon king of Judah until this very day – the word of the  Lord has come to me and I have spoken to you again and again, but you have not listened.

(ESV)
“For twenty-three years from the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, to this day, the word of the  Lord has come to me, and I have spoken persistently to you, but you have not listened.

Jer 25:4

(NIV)
And though the  Lord has sent all his servants the prophets to you again and again, you have not listened or paid any attention.
(ESV)
You have neither listened nor inclined your ears to hear, although the  Lord persistently sent to you all his servants the prophets,

Jer 26:5

(NIV)
and if you do not listen to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent to you again and again (though you have not listened),
(ESV)
and to listen to the words of my servants the prophets whom I send to you urgently though you have not listened,

Jer 29:19

(NIV)
For they have not listened to my words,’ declares the  Lord, ‘words that I sent to them again and again by my servants the prophets. And you exiles have not listened either,’ declares the  Lord.

(ESV)
because they did not pay attention to my words, declares the  Lord that I persistently sent to you by my servants the prophets, but you would not listen, declares the  Lord.’

Jer 32:33

(NIV)
They turned their backs to me and not their faces; though I taught them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.
(ESV)
They have turned to me their back and not their face. And though I have taught them persistently, they have not listened to receive instruction.

Jer 35:14

(NIV)
“Jehonadab son of Rekab ordered his descendants not to drink wine and this command has been kept. To this day they do not drink wine, because they obey their forefather’s command. But I have spoken to you again and again, yet you have not obeyed me.
(ESV)
The command that Jonadab the son of Rechab gave to his sons, to drink no wine, has been kept, and they drink none to this day, for they have obeyed their father’s command. I have spoken to you persistently, but you have not listened to me.

Jer 35:15

(NIV)
Again and again I sent all my servants the prophets to you. They said, ‘Each of you must turn from your wicked ways and reform your actions; do not follow other gods to serve them. Then you shall live in the land I have given to you and your ancestors.’ But you have not paid attention or listened to me.
(ESV)
I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, sending them persistently, saying, ‘Turn now every one of you from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and then you shall dwell in the land that I gave to you and your fathers.’ But you did not incline your ear or listen to me.
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