116 verses

Gen 12:10

(NIV)
Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe.
(ESV)
Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Gen 19:9

(NIV)
‘Get out of our way,’ they replied. ‘This fellow came here as a foreigner, and now he wants to play the judge! We’ll treat you worse than them.’ They kept bringing pressure on Lot and moved forward to break down the door.

(ESV)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Gen 20:1

(NIV)
Now Abraham moved on from there into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a while he stayed in Gerar,
(ESV)
From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

Gen 21:23

(NIV)
Now swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or my descendants. Show to me and the country where you now reside as a foreigner the same kindness that I have shown to you.’

(ESV)
Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”

Gen 21:34

(NIV)
And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for a long time.

(ESV)
And Abraham sojourned many days in the land of the Philistines.

Gen 26:3

(NIV)
Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you. For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.
(ESV)
Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you and will bless you, for to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father.

Gen 32:4

(NIV)
He instructed them: ‘This is what you are to say to my lord Esau: “Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now.
(ESV)
instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now.

Gen 35:27

(NIV)
Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
(ESV)
And Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre, or Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had sojourned.

Gen 47:4

(NIV)
They also said to him, ‘We have come to live here for a while, because the famine is severe in Canaan and your servants’ flocks have no pasture. So now, please let your servants settle in Goshen.’

(ESV)
They said to Pharaoh, “We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servantsflocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. And now, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen.”

Exod 3:22

(NIV)
Every woman is to ask her neighbour and any woman living in her house for articles of silver and gold and for clothing, which you will put on your sons and daughters. And so you will plunder the Egyptians.’

(ESV)
but each woman shall ask of her neighbor, and any woman who lives in her house, for silver and gold jewelry, and for clothing. You shall put them on your sons and on your daughters. So you shall plunder the Egyptians.”

Exod 6:4

(NIV)
I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they resided as foreigners.
(ESV)
I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they lived as sojourners.

Exod 12:48

(NIV)
‘A foreigner residing among you who wants to celebrate the  Lord’s Passover must have all the males in his household circumcised; then he may take part like one born in the land. No uncircumcised male may eat it.
(ESV)
If a stranger shall sojourn with you and would keep the Passover to the  Lord, let all his males be circumcised. Then he may come near and keep it; he shall be as a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

Exod 12:49

(NIV)
The same law applies both to the native-born and to the foreigner residing among you.’

(ESV)
There shall be one law for the native and for the stranger who sojourns among you.”

Lev 16:29

(NIV)
‘This is to be a lasting ordinance for you: on the tenth day of the seventh month you must deny yourselves and not do any work – whether native-born or a foreigner residing among you –
(ESV)
“And it shall be a statute to you forever that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict yourselves and shall do no work, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you.

Lev 17:8

(NIV)
‘Say to them: “Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice
(ESV)
“And you shall say to them, Any one of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice

Lev 17:10

(NIV)
‘“I will set my face against any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who eats blood, and I will cut them off from the people.
(ESV)
“If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.

Lev 17:12

(NIV)
Therefore I say to the Israelites, ‘None of you may eat blood, nor may any foreigner residing among you eat blood.’

(ESV)
Therefore I have said to the people of Israel, No person among you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who sojourns among you eat blood.

Lev 17:13

(NIV)
‘“Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among you who hunts any animal or bird that may be eaten must drain out the blood and cover it with earth,
(ESV)
“Any one also of the people of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, who takes in hunting any beast or bird that may be eaten shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.

Lev 18:26

(NIV)
But you must keep my decrees and my laws. The native-born and the foreigners residing among you must not do any of these detestable things,
(ESV)
But you shall keep my statutes and my rules and do none of these abominations, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you

Lev 19:33

(NIV)
‘“When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not ill-treat them.
(ESV)
When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.

Lev 19:34

(NIV)
The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 20:2

(NIV)
‘Say to the Israelites: “Any Israelite or any foreigner residing in Israel who sacrifices any of his children to Molek is to be put to death. The members of the community are to stone him.
(ESV)
Say to the people of Israel Any one of the people of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech shall surely be put to death. The people of the land shall stone him with stones.

Lev 25:6

(NIV)
Whatever the land yields during the sabbath year will be food for you – for yourself, your male and female servants, and the hired worker and temporary resident who live among you,
(ESV)
The Sabbath of the land shall provide food for you, for yourself and for your male and female slaves and for your hired worker and the sojourner who lives with you,

Lev 25:45

(NIV)
You may also buy some of the temporary residents living among you and members of their clans born in your country, and they will become your property.
(ESV)
You may also buy from among the strangers who sojourn with you and their clans that are with you, who have been born in your land, and they may be your property.

Num 9:14

(NIV)
‘“A foreigner residing among you is also to celebrate the  Lord’s Passover in accordance with its rules and regulations. You must have the same regulations for both the foreigner and the native-born.”’

(ESV)
And if a stranger sojourns among you and would keep the Passover to the  Lord, according to the statute of the Passover and according to its rule, so shall he do. You shall have one statute, both for the sojourner and for the native.”

Num 15:14

(NIV)
For the generations to come, whenever a foreigner or anyone else living among you presents a food offering as an aroma pleasing to the  Lord, they must do exactly as you do.
(ESV)
And if a stranger is sojourning with you, or anyone is living permanently among you, and he wishes to offer a food offering, with a pleasing aroma to the  Lord, he shall do as you do.

Num 15:15

(NIV)
The community is to have the same rules for you and for the foreigner residing among you; this is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. You and the foreigner shall be the same before the  Lord:
(ESV)
For the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you, a statute forever throughout your generations. You and the sojourner shall be alike before the  Lord.

Num 15:16

(NIV)
the same laws and regulations will apply both to you and to the foreigner residing among you.”’

(ESV)
One law and one rule shall be for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you.”

Num 15:26

(NIV)
The whole Israelite community and the foreigners residing among them will be forgiven, because all the people were involved in the unintentional wrong.

(ESV)
And all the congregation of the people of Israel shall be forgiven, and the stranger who sojourns among them, because the whole population was involved in the mistake.

Num 15:29

(NIV)
One and the same law applies to everyone who sins unintentionally, whether a native-born Israelite or a foreigner residing among you.

(ESV)
You shall have one law for him who does anything unintentionally, for him who is native among the people of Israel and for the stranger who sojourns among them.

Num 19:10

(NIV)
The man who gathers up the ashes of the heifer must also wash his clothes, and he too will be unclean till evening. This will be a lasting ordinance both for the Israelites and for the foreigners residing among them.

(ESV)
And the one who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening. And this shall be a perpetual statute for the people of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them.

Num 22:3

(NIV)
and Moab was terrified because there were so many people. Indeed, Moab was filled with dread because of the Israelites.

(ESV)
And Moab was in great dread of the people, because they were many. Moab was overcome with fear of the people of Israel.

Deut 1:17

(NIV)
Do not show partiality in judging; hear both small and great alike. Do not be afraid of anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too hard for you, and I will hear it.’
(ESV)
You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God’s. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’

Deut 18:6

(NIV)
If a Levite moves from one of your towns anywhere in Israel where he is living, and comes in all earnestness to the place the  Lord will choose,
(ESV)
“And if a Levite comes from any of your towns out of all Israel where he lives—and he may come when he desires — to the place that the  Lord will choose,

Deut 18:22

(NIV)
If what a prophet proclaims in the name of the  Lord does not take place or come true, that is a message the  Lord has not spoken. That prophet has spoken presumptuously, so do not be alarmed.

(ESV)
when a prophet speaks in the name of the  Lord, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the  Lord has not spoken; the prophet has spoken it presumptuously. You need not be afraid of him.

Deut 26:5

(NIV)
Then you shall declare before the  Lord your God: ‘My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down into Egypt with a few people and lived there and became a great nation, powerful and numerous.
(ESV)
“And you shall make response before the  Lord your God, ‘A wandering Aramean was my father. And he went down into Egypt and sojourned there few in number, and there he became a nation, great, mighty, and populous.

Deut 32:27

(NIV)
but I dreaded the taunt of the enemy,
lest the adversary misunderstand
and say, “Our hand has triumphed;
the  Lord has not done all this.”’
(ESV)
had I not feared provocation by the enemy,
lest their adversaries should misunderstand,
lest they should say “Our hand is triumphant,
it was not the  Lord who did all this.”’

Josh 20:9

(NIV)
Any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing among them who killed someone accidentally could flee to these designated cities and not be killed by the avenger of blood prior to standing trial before the assembly.

(ESV)
These were the cities designated for all the people of Israel and for the stranger sojourning among them, that anyone who killed a person without intent could flee there, so that he might not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, till he stood before the congregation.

Judg 5:17

(NIV)
Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan.
And Dan, why did he linger by the ships?
Asher remained on the coast
and stayed in his coves.
(ESV)
Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan;
and Dan, why did he stay with the ships?
Asher sat still at the coast of the sea,
staying by his landings.

Judg 17:7

(NIV)
A young Levite from Bethlehem in Judah, who had been living within the clan of Judah,
(ESV)
Now there was a young man of Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.

Judg 17:8

(NIV)
left that town in search of some other place to stay. On his way he came to Micah’s house in the hill country of Ephraim.

(ESV)
And the man departed from the town of Bethlehem in Judah to sojourn where he could find a place. And as he journeyed, he came to the hill country of Ephraim to the house of Micah.

Judg 17:9

(NIV)
Micah asked him, ‘Where are you from?’

‘I’m a Levite from Bethlehem in Judah,’ he said, ‘and I’m looking for a place to stay.’

(ESV)
And Micah said to him, “Where do you come from?” And he said to him, “I am a Levite of Bethlehem in Judah, and I am going to sojourn where I may find a place.”

Judg 19:1

(NIV)
In those days Israel had no king.

Now a Levite who lived in a remote area in the hill country of Ephraim took a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah.
(ESV)
In those days when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was sojourning in the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah.

Judg 19:16

(NIV)
That evening an old man from the hill country of Ephraim, who was living in Gibeah (the inhabitants of the place were Benjaminites), came in from his work in the fields.
(ESV)
And behold, an old man was coming from his work in the field at evening. The man was from the hill country of Ephraim, and he was sojourning in Gibeah. The men of the place were Benjaminites.

Ruth 1:1

(NIV)
In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab.
(ESV)
In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

1Sam 18:15

(NIV)
When Saul saw how successful he was, he was afraid of him.
(ESV)
And when Saul saw that he had great success, he stood in fearful awe of him.

2Sam 4:3

(NIV)
because the people of Beeroth fled to Gittaim and have resided there as foreigners to this day.

(ESV)
the Beerothites fled to Gittaim and have been sojourners there to this day).

1Kgs 17:20

(NIV)
Then he cried out to the  Lord, ‘ Lord my God, have you brought tragedy even on this widow I am staying with, by causing her son to die?’
(ESV)
And he cried to the  Lord, “O  Lord my God, have you brought calamity even upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by killing her son?”

2Kgs 8:1

(NIV)
Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, ‘Go away with your family and stay for a while wherever you can, because the  Lord has decreed a famine in the land that will last seven years.’
(ESV)
Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the  Lord has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for seven years.”

2Kgs 8:2

(NIV)
The woman proceeded to do as the man of God said. She and her family went away and stayed in the land of the Philistines for seven years.

(ESV)
So the woman arose and did according to the word of the man of God. She went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

1Chr 16:19

(NIV)
When they were but few in number,
few indeed, and strangers in it,
(ESV)
When you were few in number,
of little account, and sojourners in it,

2Chr 15:9

(NIV)
Then he assembled all Judah and Benjamin and the people from Ephraim, Manasseh and Simeon who had settled among them, for large numbers had come over to him from Israel when they saw that the  Lord his God was with him.

(ESV)
And he gathered all Judah and Benjamin, and those from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon who were residing with them, for great numbers had deserted to him from Israel when they saw that the  Lord his God was with him.

Ezra 1:4

(NIV)
And in any locality where survivors may now be living, the people are to provide them with silver and gold, with goods and livestock, and with freewill offerings for the temple of God in Jerusalem.”’

(ESV)
And let each survivor, in whatever place he sojourns, be assisted by the men of his place with silver and gold, with goods and with beasts, besides freewill offerings for the house of God that is in Jerusalem.”

Job 19:15

(NIV)
My guests and my female servants count me a foreigner;
they look upon me as a stranger.
(ESV)
The guests in my house and my maidservants count me as a stranger;
I have become a foreigner in their eyes.

Job 19:29

(NIV)
you should fear the sword yourselves;
for wrath will bring punishment by the sword,
and then you will know that there is judgment. ’
(ESV)
be afraid of the sword,
for wrath brings the punishment of the sword,
that you may know there is a judgment.”

Job 28:4

(NIV)
Far from human dwellings they cut a shaft,
in places untouched by human feet;
far from other people they dangle and sway.
(ESV)
He opens shafts in a valley away from where anyone lives;
they are forgotten by travelers;
they hang in the air, far away from mankind; they swing to and fro.

Job 41:25

(NIV)
When it rises up, the mighty are terrified;
they retreat before its thrashing.
(ESV)
When he raises himself up the mighty are afraid;
at the crashing they are beside themselves.

Ps 5:4

(NIV)
For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness;
with you, evil people are not welcome.
(ESV)
For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil may not dwell with you.

(NIV)

A psalm of David.

(ESV)

A Psalm of David.

Ps 15:1

(NIV)
 Lord, who may dwell in your sacred tent?
Who may live on your holy mountain?
(ESV)
O  Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent?
Who shall dwell on your holy hill?

Ps 22:23

(NIV)
You who fear the  Lord, praise him!
All you descendants of Jacob, honour him!
Revere him, all you descendants of Israel!
(ESV)
You who fear the  Lord, praise him!
All you offspring of Jacob glorify him,
and stand in awe of him, all you offspring of Israel!
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