248 verses

Gen 4:26

(NIV)
Seth also had a son, and he named him Enosh.

At that time people began to call on the name of the  Lord.

(ESV)
To Seth also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time people began to call upon the name of the  Lord.

Gen 6:1

(NIV)
When human beings began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them,
(ESV)
When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them,

Gen 9:20

(NIV)
Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard.
(ESV)
Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard.

Gen 10:8

(NIV)
Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
(ESV)
Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man.

Gen 11:6

(NIV)
The  Lord said, ‘If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.

Gen 34:27

(NIV)
The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled.
(ESV)
The sons of Jacob came upon the slain and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

Gen 41:54

(NIV)
and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all the other lands, but in the whole land of Egypt there was food.
(ESV)
and the seven years of famine began to come, as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Gen 44:12

(NIV)
Then the steward proceeded to search, beginning with the eldest and ending with the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
(ESV)
And he searched, beginning with the eldest and ending with the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.

Gen 49:4

(NIV)
Turbulent as the waters, you will no longer excel,
for you went up onto your father’s bed,
onto my couch and defiled it.
(ESV)
Unstable as water, you shall not have preeminence,
because you went up to your father’s bed;
then you defiled it—he went up to my couch!

Exod 20:25

(NIV)
If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool on it.
(ESV)
If you make me an altar of stone you shall not build it of hewn stones, for if you wield your tool on it you profane it.

Exod 31:14

(NIV)
‘“Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death; those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people.
(ESV)
You shall keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you. Everyone who profanes it shall be put to death. Whoever does any work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Lev 18:21

(NIV)
‘“Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molek, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not give any of your children to offer them to Molech, and so profane the name of your God: I am the  Lord.

Lev 19:8

(NIV)
Whoever eats it will be held responsible because they have desecrated what is holy to the  Lord ; they must be cut off from their people.

(ESV)
and everyone who eats it shall bear his iniquity, because he has profaned what is holy to the  Lord, and that person shall be cut off from his people.

Lev 19:12

(NIV)
‘“Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the  Lord.

Lev 19:29

(NIV)
‘“Do not degrade your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.

(ESV)
“Do not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, lest the land fall into prostitution and the land become full of depravity.

Lev 20:3

(NIV)
I myself will set my face against him and will cut him off from his people; for by sacrificing his children to Molek, he has defiled my sanctuary and profaned my holy name.
(ESV)
I myself will set my face against that man and will cut him off from among his people, because he has given one of his children to Molech, to make my sanctuary unclean and to profane my holy name.

Lev 21:4

(NIV)
He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage, and so defile himself.

(ESV)
He shall not make himself unclean as a husband among his people and so profane himself.

Lev 21:6

(NIV)
They must be holy to their God and must not profane the name of their God. Because they present the food offerings to the  Lord, the food of their God, they are to be holy.

(ESV)
They shall be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God. For they offer the  Lord’s food offerings, the bread of their God; therefore they shall be holy.

Lev 21:7

(NIV)
‘“They must not marry women defiled by prostitution or divorced from their husbands, because priests are holy to their God.
(ESV)
They shall not marry a prostitute or a woman who has been defiled, neither shall they marry a woman divorced from her husband, for the priest is holy to his God.

Lev 21:9

(NIV)
‘“If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.

(ESV)
And the daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by whoring, profanes her father; she shall be burned with fire.

Lev 21:12

(NIV)
nor leave the sanctuary of his God or desecrate it, because he has been dedicated by the anointing oil of his God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
He shall not go out of the sanctuary, lest he profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him: I am the  Lord.

Lev 21:14

(NIV)
He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution, but only a virgin from his own people,
(ESV)
A widow, or a divorced woman, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry. But he shall take as his wife a virgin of his own people,

Lev 21:15

(NIV)
so that he will not defile his offspring among his people. I am the  Lord, who makes him holy.”’

(ESV)
that he may not profane his offspring among his people, for I am the  Lord who sanctifies him.”

Lev 21:23

(NIV)
yet because of his defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar, and so desecrate my sanctuary. I am the  Lord, who makes them holy.”’

(ESV)
but he shall not go through the veil or approach the altar, because he has a blemish, that he may not profane my sanctuaries, for I am the  Lord who sanctifies them.”

Lev 22:2

(NIV)
‘Tell Aaron and his sons to treat with respect the sacred offerings the Israelites consecrate to me, so that they will not profane my holy name. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
Speak to Aaron and his sons so that they abstain from the holy things of the people of Israel, which they dedicate to me, so that they do not profane my holy name: I am the  Lord.

Lev 22:9

(NIV)
‘“The priests are to perform my service in such a way that they do not become guilty and die for treating it with contempt. I am the  Lord, who makes them holy.

(ESV)
They shall therefore keep my charge, lest they bear sin for it and die thereby when they profane it: I am the  Lord who sanctifies them.

Lev 22:15

(NIV)
The priests must not desecrate the sacred offerings the Israelites present to the  Lord
(ESV)
They shall not profane the holy things of the people of Israel, which they contribute to the  Lord,

Lev 22:32

(NIV)
Do not profane my holy name, for I must be acknowledged as holy by the Israelites. I am the  Lord, who made you holy
(ESV)
And you shall not profane my holy name, that I may be sanctified among the people of Israel. I am the  Lord who sanctifies you,

Num 16:46

(NIV)
Then Moses said to Aaron, ‘Take your censer and put incense in it, along with burning coals from the altar, and hurry to the assembly to make atonement for them. Wrath has come out from the  Lord; the plague has started.’
(ESV)
And Moses said to Aaron, “Take your censer, and put fire on it from off the altar and lay incense on it and carry it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone out from the  Lord; the plague has begun.”

Num 16:47

(NIV)
So Aaron did as Moses said, and ran into the midst of the assembly. The plague had already started among the people, but Aaron offered the incense and made atonement for them.
(ESV)
So Aaron took it as Moses said and ran into the midst of the assembly. And behold, the plague had already begun among the people. And he put on the incense and made atonement for the people.

Num 18:32

(NIV)
By presenting the best part of it you will not be guilty in this matter; then you will not defile the holy offerings of the Israelites, and you will not die.”’

(ESV)
And you shall bear no sin by reason of it, when you have contributed the best of it. But you shall not profane the holy things of the people of Israel, lest you die.’”

Num 19:16

(NIV)
‘Anyone out in the open who touches someone who has been killed with a sword or someone who has died a natural death, or anyone who touches a human bone or a grave, will be unclean for seven days.

(ESV)
Whoever in the open field touches someone who was killed with a sword or who died naturally, or touches a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Num 19:18

(NIV)
Then a man who is ceremonially clean is to take some hyssop, dip it in the water and sprinkle the tent and all the furnishings and the people who were there. He must also sprinkle anyone who has touched a human bone or a grave or anyone who has been killed or anyone who has died a natural death.
(ESV)
Then a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water and sprinkle it on the tent and on all the furnishings and on the persons who were there and on whoever touched the bone, or the slain or the dead or the grave.

Num 23:24

(NIV)
The people rise like a lioness;
they rouse themselves like a lion
that does not rest till it devours its prey
and drinks the blood of its victims.’
(ESV)
Behold, a people! As a lioness it rises up
and as a lion it lifts itself;
it does not lie down until it has devoured the prey
and drunk the blood of the slain.”

Num 25:1

(NIV)
While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women,
(ESV)
While Israel lived in Shittim, the people began to whore with the daughters of Moab.

Num 30:2

(NIV)
when a man makes a vow to the  Lord or takes an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.

(ESV)
If a man vows a vow to the  Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Num 31:8

(NIV)
Among their victims were Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba – the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword.
(ESV)
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian. And they also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.

Num 31:19

(NIV)
‘Anyone who has killed someone or touched someone who was killed must stay outside the camp seven days. On the third and seventh days you must purify yourselves and your captives.
(ESV)
Encamp outside the camp seven days. Whoever of you has killed any person and whoever has touched any slain, purify yourselves and your captives on the third day and on the seventh day.

Deut 2:24

(NIV)
‘Set out now and cross the Arnon Gorge. See, I have given into your hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his country. Begin to take possession of it and engage him in battle.
(ESV)
‘Rise up, set out on your journey and go over the Valley of the Arnon. Behold, I have given into your hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land. Begin to take possession, and contend with him in battle.

Deut 2:25

(NIV)
This very day I will begin to put the terror and fear of you on all the nations under heaven. They will hear reports of you and will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’

(ESV)
This day I will begin to put the dread and fear of you on the peoples who are under the whole heaven, who shall hear the report of you and shall tremble and be in anguish because of you.’

Deut 2:31

(NIV)
The  Lord said to me, ‘See, I have begun to deliver Sihon and his country over to you. Now begin to conquer and possess his land.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to me, ‘Behold, I have begun to give Sihon and his land over to you. Begin to take possession, that you may occupy his land.’

Deut 3:24

(NIV)
‘Sovereign  Lord, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness and your strong hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do the deeds and mighty works you do?
(ESV)
‘O Lord  God, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours?

Deut 16:9

(NIV)
Count seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing corn.
(ESV)
“You shall count seven weeks. Begin to count the seven weeks from the time the sickle is first put to the standing grain.

Deut 20:6

(NIV)
Has anyone planted a vineyard and not begun to enjoy it? Let him go home, or he may die in battle and someone else enjoy it.
(ESV)
And is there any man who has planted a vineyard and has not enjoyed its fruit? Let him go back to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man enjoy its fruit.

Deut 21:1

(NIV)
If someone is found slain, lying in a field in the land the  Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who the killer was,
(ESV)
If in the land that the  Lord your God is giving you to possess someone is found slain, lying in the open country, and it is not known who killed him,

Deut 21:2

(NIV)
your elders and judges shall go out and measure the distance from the body to the neighbouring towns.
(ESV)
then your elders and your judges shall come out, and they shall measure the distance to the surrounding cities.

Deut 21:3

(NIV)
Then the elders of the town nearest the body shall take a heifer that has never been worked and has never worn a yoke
(ESV)
And the elders of the city that is nearest to the slain man shall take a heifer that has never been worked and that has not pulled in a yoke.

Deut 21:6

(NIV)
Then all the elders of the town nearest the body shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,
(ESV)
And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Deut 28:30

(NIV)
You will be pledged to be married to a woman, but another will take her and rape her. You will build a house, but you will not live in it. You will plant a vineyard, but you will not even begin to enjoy its fruit.
(ESV)
You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall ravish her. You shall build a house, but you shall not dwell in it. You shall plant a vineyard, but you shall not enjoy its fruit.

Deut 32:42

(NIV)
I will make my arrows drunk with blood,
while my sword devours flesh:
the blood of the slain and the captives,
the heads of the enemy leaders.’
(ESV)
I will make my arrows drunk with blood,
and my sword shall devour flesh
with the blood of the slain and the captives,
from the long-haired heads of the enemy.’

Josh 3:7

(NIV)
And the  Lord said to Joshua, ‘Today I will begin to exalt you in the eyes of all Israel, so that they may know that I am with you as I was with Moses.
(ESV)
The  Lord said to Joshua, “Today I will begin to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses, so I will be with you.

Josh 11:6

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Joshua, ‘Do not be afraid of them, because by this time tomorrow I will hand all of them, slain, over to Israel. You are to hamstring their horses and burn their chariots.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them, for tomorrow at this time I will give over all of them, slain, to Israel. You shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”

Josh 13:22

(NIV)
In addition to those slain in battle, the Israelites had put to the sword Balaam son of Beor, who practised divination.
(ESV)
Balaam also, the son of Beor, the one who practiced divination, was killed with the sword by the people of Israel among the rest of their slain.

Judg 9:40

(NIV)
Abimelek chased him all the way to the entrance of the gate, and many were killed as they fled.
(ESV)
And Abimelech chased him, and he fled before him. And many fell wounded, up to the entrance of the gate.

Judg 10:18

(NIV)
The leaders of the people of Gilead said to each other, ‘Whoever will take the lead in attacking the Ammonites will be head over all who live in Gilead.’

(ESV)
And the people, the leaders of Gilead, said one to another, “Who is the man who will begin to fight against the Ammonites? He shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.”

Judg 13:5

(NIV)
You will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite, dedicated to God from the womb. He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines.’

(ESV)
for behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.”

Judg 13:25

(NIV)
and the Spirit of the  Lord began to stir him while he was in Mahaneh Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.

(ESV)
And the Spirit of the  Lord began to stir him in Mahaneh-dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.

Judg 16:19

(NIV)
After putting him to sleep on her lap, she called for someone to shave off the seven braids of his hair, and so began to subdue him. And his strength left him.

(ESV)
She made him sleep on her knees. And she called a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his head. Then she began to torment him, and his strength left him.

Judg 16:22

(NIV)
But the hair on his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

(ESV)
But the hair of his head began to grow again after it had been shaved.

Judg 16:24

(NIV)
When the people saw him, they praised their god, saying,

‘Our god has delivered our enemy
into our hands,
the one who laid waste our land
and multiplied our slain.’
(ESV)
And when the people saw him, they praised their god. For they said, “Our god has given our enemy into our hand, the ravager of our country, who has killed many of us.”
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