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Gen 3:19

(NIV)
By the sweat of your brow
you will eat your food
until you return to the ground,
since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
and to dust you will return.’
(ESV)
By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out of it you were taken;
for you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.”

Gen 8:3

(NIV)
The water receded steadily from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the water had gone down,
(ESV)
and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated,

Gen 8:7

(NIV)
and sent out a raven, and it kept flying back and forth until the water had dried up from the earth.
(ESV)
and sent forth a raven. It went to and fro until the waters were dried up from the earth.

Gen 8:9

(NIV)
But the dove could find nowhere to perch because there was water over all the surface of the earth; so it returned to Noah in the ark. He reached out his hand and took the dove and brought it back to himself in the ark.
(ESV)
But the dove found no place to set her foot, and she returned to him to the ark, for the waters were still on the face of the whole earth. So he put out his hand and took her and brought her into the ark with him.

Gen 8:12

(NIV)
He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but this time it did not return to him.

(ESV)
Then he waited another seven days and sent forth the dove, and she did not return to him anymore.

Gen 14:7

(NIV)
Then they turned back and went to En Mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they conquered the whole territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who were living in Hazezon Tamar.

(ESV)
Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh) and defeated all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites who were dwelling in Hazazon-tamar.

Gen 14:16

(NIV)
He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other people.

(ESV)
Then he brought back all the possessions, and also brought back his kinsman Lot with his possessions, and the women and the people.

Gen 14:17

(NIV)
After Abram returned from defeating Kedorlaomer and the kings allied with him, the king of Sodom came out to meet him in the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).

(ESV)
After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).

Gen 15:16

(NIV)
In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.’

(ESV)
And they shall come back here in the fourth generation, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”

Gen 16:9

(NIV)
Then the angel of the  Lord told her, ‘Go back to your mistress and submit to her.’
(ESV)
The angel of the  Lord said to her, “Return to your mistress and submit to her.”

Gen 18:10

(NIV)
Then one of them said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
(ESV)
The  Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.

Gen 18:14

(NIV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.’

(ESV)
Is anything too hard for the  Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”

Gen 18:33

(NIV)
When the  Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, he left, and Abraham returned home.

(ESV)
And the  Lord went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.

Gen 20:7

(NIV)
Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, you may be sure that you and all who belong to you will die.’

(ESV)
Now then, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”

Gen 20:14

(NIV)
Then Abimelek brought sheep and cattle and male and female slaves and gave them to Abraham, and he returned Sarah his wife to him.
(ESV)
Then Abimelech took sheep and oxen, and male servants and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and returned Sarah his wife to him.

Gen 21:32

(NIV)
After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines.
(ESV)
So they made a covenant at Beersheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army rose up and returned to the land of the Philistines.

Gen 22:5

(NIV)
He said to his servants, ‘Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.’

(ESV)
Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy will go over there and worship and come again to you.”

Gen 22:19

(NIV)
Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set off together for Beersheba. And Abraham stayed in Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba. And Abraham lived at Beersheba.

Gen 24:5

(NIV)
The servant asked him, ‘What if the woman is unwilling to come back with me to this land? Shall I then take your son back to the country you came from?’

(ESV)
The servant said to him, “Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?”

Gen 24:6

(NIV)
‘Make sure that you do not take my son back there,’ Abraham said.
(ESV)
Abraham said to him, “See to it that you do not take my son back there.

Gen 24:8

(NIV)
If the woman is unwilling to come back with you, then you will be released from this oath of mine. Only do not take my son back there.’
(ESV)
But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be free from this oath of mine; only you must not take my son back there.”

Gen 26:18

(NIV)
Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the time of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died, and he gave them the same names his father had given them.

(ESV)
And Isaac dug again the wells of water that had been dug in the days of Abraham his father, which the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham. And he gave them the names that his father had given them.

Gen 27:44

(NIV)
Stay with him for a while until your brother’s fury subsides.
(ESV)
and stay with him a while, until your brother’s fury turns away

Gen 27:45

(NIV)
When your brother is no longer angry with you and forgets what you did to him, I’ll send word for you to come back from there. Why should I lose both of you in one day?’

(ESV)
until your brother’s anger turns away from you, and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send and bring you from there. Why should I be bereft of you both in one day?”

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 28:21

(NIV)
so that I return safely to my father’s household, then the  Lord will be my God
(ESV)
so that I come again to my father’s house in peace then the  Lord shall be my God,

Gen 29:3

(NIV)
When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone away from the well’s mouth and water the sheep. Then they would return the stone to its place over the mouth of the well.

(ESV)
and when all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone from the mouth of the well and water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place over the mouth of the well.

Gen 30:31

(NIV)
‘What shall I give you?’ he asked.

‘Don’t give me anything,’ Jacob replied. ‘But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them:
(ESV)
He said, “What shall I give you?” Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep it:

Gen 31:3

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Jacob, ‘Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Jacob, “Return to the land of your fathers and to your kindred, and I will be with you.”

Gen 31:13

(NIV)
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and where you made a vow to me. Now leave this land at once and go back to your native land.”’

(ESV)
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and made a vow to me. Now arise, go out from this land and return to the land of your kindred.’”

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.

Gen 32:6

(NIV)
When the messengers returned to Jacob, they said, ‘We went to your brother Esau, and now he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him.’

(ESV)
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.”

Gen 32:9

(NIV)
Then Jacob prayed, ‘O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac,  Lord, you who said to me, “Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,”
(ESV)
And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O  Lord who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’

Gen 33:16

(NIV)
So that day Esau started on his way back to Seir.
(ESV)
So Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.

Gen 37:14

(NIV)
So he said to him, ‘Go and see if all is well with your brothers and with the flocks, and bring word back to me.’ Then he sent him off from the Valley of Hebron.

When Joseph arrived at Shechem,
(ESV)
So he said to him, “Go now, see if it is well with your brothers and with the flock, and bring me word.” So he sent him from the Valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

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 37:29

(NIV)
When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes.
(ESV)
When Reuben returned to the pit and saw that Joseph was not in the pit, he tore his clothes

Gen 37:30

(NIV)
He went back to his brothers and said, ‘The boy isn’t there! Where can I turn now?’

(ESV)
and returned to his brothers and said, “The boy is gone, and I, where shall I go?”

Gen 38:22

(NIV)
So he went back to Judah and said, ‘I didn’t find her. Besides, the men who lived there said, “There hasn’t been any shrine-prostitute here.”’

(ESV)
So he returned to Judah and said, “I have not found her. Also, the men of the place said, ‘No cult prostitute has been here.’”

Gen 38:29

(NIV)
But when he drew back his hand, his brother came out, and she said, ‘So this is how you have broken out!’ And he was named Perez.
(ESV)
But as he drew back his hand, behold, his brother came out. And she said, “What a breach you have made for yourself!” Therefore his name was called Perez.

Gen 40:13

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position, and you will put Pharaoh’s cup in his hand, just as you used to do when you were his cupbearer.
(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office, and you shall place Pharaoh’s cup in his hand as formerly, when you were his cupbearer.

Gen 40:21

(NIV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand –
(ESV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

Gen 41:13

(NIV)
And things turned out exactly as he interpreted them to us: I was restored to my position, and the other man was impaled.’

(ESV)
And as he interpreted to us, so it came about. I was restored to my office, and the baker was hanged.”

Gen 42:24

(NIV)
He turned away from them and began to weep, but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.

(ESV)
Then he turned away from them and wept. And he returned to them and spoke to them. And he took Simeon from them and bound him before their eyes.

Gen 42:25

(NIV)
Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to put each man’s silver back in his sack, and to give them provisions for their journey. After this was done for them,
(ESV)
And Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, and to replace every man’s money in his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. This was done for them.

Gen 42:28

(NIV)
‘My silver has been returned,’ he said to his brothers. ‘Here it is in my sack.’

Their hearts sank and they turned to each other trembling and said, ‘What is this that God has done to us?’

(ESV)
He said to his brothers, “My money has been put back; here it is in the mouth of my sack!” At this their hearts failed them, and they turned trembling to one another, saying, “What is this that God has done to us?”

Gen 42:37

(NIV)
Then Reuben said to his father, ‘You may put both of my sons to death if I do not bring him back to you. Entrust him to my care, and I will bring him back.’

(ESV)
Then Reuben said to his father, “Kill my two sons if I do not bring him back to you. Put him in my hands, and I will bring him back to you.”

Gen 43:2

(NIV)
So when they had eaten all the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, ‘Go back and buy us a little more food.’

(ESV)
And when they had eaten the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go again, buy us a little food.”

Gen 43:10

(NIV)
As it is, if we had not delayed, we could have gone and returned twice.’

(ESV)
If we had not delayed, we would now have returned twice.”

Gen 43:12

(NIV)
Take double the amount of silver with you, for you must return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks. Perhaps it was a mistake.
(ESV)
Take double the money with you. Carry back with you the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

Gen 43:13

(NIV)
Take your brother also and go back to the man at once.
(ESV)
Take also your brother, and arise, go again to the man.

Gen 43:18

(NIV)
Now the men were frightened when they were taken to his house. They thought, ‘We were brought here because of the silver that was put back into our sacks the first time. He wants to attack us and overpower us and seize us as slaves and take our donkeys.’

(ESV)
And the men were afraid because they were brought to Joseph’s house, and they said, “It is because of the money, which was replaced in our sacks the first time, that we are brought in, so that he may assault us and fall upon us to make us servants and seize our donkeys.”

Gen 43:21

(NIV)
But at the place where we stopped for the night we opened our sacks and each of us found his silver – the exact weight – in the mouth of his sack. So we have brought it back with us.
(ESV)
And when we came to the lodging place we opened our sacks, and there was each man’s money in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight. So we have brought it again with us,

Gen 44:8

(NIV)
We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan the silver we found inside the mouths of our sacks. So why would we steal silver or gold from your master’s house?
(ESV)
Behold the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house?

Gen 44:13

(NIV)
At this, they tore their clothes. Then they all loaded their donkeys and returned to the city.

(ESV)
Then they tore their clothes, and every man loaded his donkey, and they returned to the city.

Gen 44:25

(NIV)
‘Then our father said, “Go back and buy a little more food.”
(ESV)
And when our father said, ‘Go again, buy us a little food,’

Gen 48:21

(NIV)
Then Israel said to Joseph, ‘I am about to die, but God will be with you and take you back to the land of your fathers.
(ESV)
Then Israel said to Joseph, “Behold, I am about to die, but God will be with you and will bring you again to the land of your fathers.

Gen 50:5

(NIV)
“My father made me swear an oath and said, ‘I am about to die; bury me in the tomb I dug for myself in the land of Canaan.’ Now let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.”’

(ESV)
‘My father made me swear, saying, “I am about to die: in my tomb that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.” Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.’”

Gen 50:14

(NIV)
After burying his father, Joseph returned to Egypt, together with his brothers and all the others who had gone with him to bury his father.

(ESV)
After he had buried his father, Joseph returned to Egypt with his brothers and all who had gone up with him to bury his father.

Gen 50:15

(NIV)
When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, ‘What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?’
(ESV)
When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.”
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