243 verses

Gen 4:23

(NIV)
Lamech said to his wives,

‘Adah and Zillah, listen to me;
wives of Lamech, hear my words.
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for injuring me.
(ESV)
Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for striking me.

Gen 11:1

(NIV)
Now the whole world had one language and a common speech.
(ESV)
Now the whole earth had one language and the same words.

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 11:7

(NIV)
Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.’

(ESV)
Come let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.”

Gen 11:9

(NIV)
That is why it was called Babel – because there the  Lord confused the language of the whole world. From there the  Lord scattered them over the face of the whole earth.

(ESV)
Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the  Lord confused the language of all the earth. And from there the  Lord dispersed them over the face of all the earth.

Gen 22:17

(NIV)
I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,
(ESV)
I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

Gen 41:3

(NIV)
After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the river-bank.
(ESV)
And behold, seven other cows, ugly and thin, came up out of the Nile after them, and stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.

Gen 41:17

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile,
(ESV)
Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Behold, in my dream I was standing on the banks of the Nile.

Exod 2:3

(NIV)
But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.
(ESV)
When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushes and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the reeds by the river bank.

Exod 6:12

(NIV)
But Moses said to the Lord, ‘If the Israelites will not listen to me, why would Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with faltering lips?’

(ESV)
But Moses said to the  Lord, “Behold, the people of Israel have not listened to me. How then shall Pharaoh listen to me, for I am of uncircumcised lips?”

Exod 6:30

(NIV)
But Moses said to the  Lord, ‘Since I speak with faltering lips, why would Pharaoh listen to me?’

(ESV)
But Moses said to the  Lord, “Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips. How will Pharaoh listen to me?”

Exod 7:15

(NIV)
Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes out to the river. Confront him on the bank of the Nile, and take in your hand the staff that was changed into a snake.
(ESV)
Go to Pharaoh in the morning, as he is going out to the water. Stand on the bank of the Nile to meet him, and take in your hand the staff that turned into a serpent.

Exod 14:30

(NIV)
That day the  Lord saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians lying dead on the shore.
(ESV)
Thus the  Lord saved Israel that day from the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore.

Exod 26:4

(NIV)
Make loops of blue material along the edge of the end curtain in one set, and do the same with the end curtain in the other set.
(ESV)
And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set. Likewise you shall make loops on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.

Exod 26:10

(NIV)
Make fifty loops along the edge of the end curtain in one set and also along the edge of the end curtain in the other set.
(ESV)
You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in one set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set.

Exod 28:26

(NIV)
Make two gold rings and attach them to the other two corners of the breastpiece on the inside edge next to the ephod.
(ESV)
You shall make two rings of gold, and put them at the two ends of the breastpiece, on its inside edge next to the ephod.

Exod 28:32

(NIV)
with an opening for the head in its centre. There shall be a woven edge like a collar around this opening, so that it will not tear.
(ESV)
It shall have an opening for the head in the middle of it, with a woven binding around the opening, like the opening in a garment, so that it may not tear.

Exod 36:11

(NIV)
Then they made loops of blue material along the edge of the end curtain in one set, and the same was done with the end curtain in the other set.
(ESV)
He made loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain of the first set. Likewise he made them on the edge of the outermost curtain of the second set.

Exod 36:17

(NIV)
Then they made fifty loops along the edge of the end curtain in one set and also along the edge of the end curtain in the other set.
(ESV)
And he made fifty loops on the edge of the outermost curtain of the one set, and fifty loops on the edge of the other connecting curtain.

Exod 39:19

(NIV)
They made two gold rings and attached them to the other two corners of the breastpiece on the inside edge next to the ephod.
(ESV)
Then they made two rings of gold, and put them at the two ends of the breastpiece, on its inside edge next to the ephod.

Exod 39:23

(NIV)
with an opening in the centre of the robe like the opening of a collar, and a band around this opening, so that it would not tear.
(ESV)
and the opening of the robe in it was like the opening in a garment, with a binding around the opening, so that it might not tear.

Num 30:6

(NIV)
‘If she marries after she makes a vow or after her lips utter a rash promise by which she binds herself
(ESV)
If she marries a husband, while under her vows or any thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she has bound herself,

Num 30:8

(NIV)
But if her husband forbids her when he hears about it, he nullifies the vow that binds her or the rash promise by which she binds herself, and the  Lord will release her.

(ESV)
But if, on the day that her husband comes to hear of it, he opposes her, then he makes void her vow that was on her, and the thoughtless utterance of her lips by which she bound herself. And the  Lord will forgive her.

Num 30:12

(NIV)
But if her husband nullifies them when he hears about them, then none of the vows or pledges that came from her lips will stand. Her husband has nullified them, and the  Lord will release her.
(ESV)
But if her husband makes them null and void on the day that he hears them, then whatever proceeds out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning her pledge of herself shall not stand. Her husband has made them void, and the  Lord will forgive her.

Deut 2:36

(NIV)
From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge, and from the town in the gorge, even as far as Gilead, not one town was too strong for us. The  Lord our God gave us all of them.
(ESV)
From Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and from the city that is in the valley, as far as Gilead, there was not a city too high for us. The  Lord our God gave all into our hands.

Deut 4:48

(NIV)
This land extended from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge to Mount Sirion (that is, Hermon),
(ESV)
from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, as far as Mount Sirion (that is, Hermon),

Deut 23:23

(NIV)
Whatever your lips utter you must be sure to do, because you made your vow freely to the  Lord your God with your own mouth.

(ESV)
You shall be careful to do what has passed your lips, for you have voluntarily vowed to the  Lord your God what you have promised with your mouth.

Deut 32:2

(NIV)
Let my teaching fall like rain
and my words descend like dew,
like showers on new grass,
like abundant rain on tender plants.
(ESV)
May my teaching drop as the rain,
my speech distill as the dew,
like gentle rain upon the tender grass,
and like showers upon the herb.

Deut 33:9

(NIV)
He said of his father and mother,
“I have no regard for them.”
He did not recognise his brothers
or acknowledge his own children,
but he watched over your word
and guarded your covenant.
(ESV)
who said of his father and mother,
‘I regard them not’;
he disowned his brothers
and ignored his children.
For they observed your word
and kept your covenant.

Josh 11:4

(NIV)
They came out with all their troops and a large number of horses and chariots – a huge army, as numerous as the sand on the seashore.
(ESV)
And they came out with all their troops, a great horde, in number like the sand that is on the seashore, with very many horses and chariots.

Josh 12:2

(NIV)
Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon.
He ruled from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge – from the middle of the gorge – to the River Jabbok, which is the border of the Ammonites. This included half of Gilead.
(ESV)
Sihon king of the Amorites who lived at Heshbon and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and from the middle of the valley as far as the river Jabbok, the boundary of the Ammonites, that is, half of Gilead,

Josh 13:9

(NIV)
It extended from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge, and from the town in the middle of the gorge, and included the whole plateau of Medeba as far as Dibon,
(ESV)
from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and all the tableland of Medeba as far as Dibon;

Josh 13:16

(NIV)
The territory from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Gorge, and from the town in the middle of the gorge, and the whole plateau past Medeba
(ESV)
So their territory was from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and all the tableland by Medeba;

Judg 7:12

(NIV)
The Midianites, the Amalekites and all the other eastern peoples had settled in the valley, thick as locusts. Their camels could no more be counted than the sand on the seashore.

(ESV)
And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the people of the East lay along the valley like locusts in abundance, and their camels were without number, as the sand that is on the seashore in abundance.

Judg 7:22

(NIV)
When the three hundred trumpets sounded, the  Lord caused the men throughout the camp to turn on each other with their swords. The army fled to Beth Shittah towards Zererah as far as the border of Abel Meholah near Tabbath.
(ESV)
When they blew the 300 trumpets the  Lord set every man’s sword against his comrade and against all the army. And the army fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah as far as the border of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.

1Sam 1:13

(NIV)
Hannah was praying in her heart, and her lips were moving but her voice was not heard. Eli thought she was drunk
(ESV)
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved, and her voice was not heard. Therefore Eli took her to be a drunken woman.

1Sam 13:5

(NIV)
The Philistines assembled to fight Israel, with three thousand chariots, six thousand charioteers, and soldiers as numerous as the sand on the seashore. They went up and camped at Michmash, east of Beth Aven.
(ESV)
And the Philistines mustered to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots and six thousand horsemen and troops like the sand on the seashore in multitude. They came up and encamped in Michmash, to the east of Beth-aven.

2Sam 22:31

(NIV)
‘As for God, his way is perfect:
the  Lord’s word is flawless;
he shields all who take refuge in him.
(ESV)
This God— his way is perfect;
the word of the  Lord proves true;
he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

2Sam 23:2

(NIV)
‘The Spirit of the  Lord spoke through me;
his word was on my tongue.
(ESV)
“The Spirit of the  Lord speaks by me;
his word is on my tongue.

1Kgs 4:29

(NIV)
God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.
(ESV)
And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore,

1Kgs 7:23

(NIV)
He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high. It took a line of thirty cubits to measure round it.
(ESV)
Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference.

1Kgs 7:24

(NIV)
Below the rim, gourds encircled it – ten to a cubit. The gourds were cast in two rows in one piece with the Sea.

(ESV)
Under its brim were gourds, for ten cubits, compassing the sea all around. The gourds were in two rows, cast with it when it was cast.

1Kgs 7:26

(NIV)
It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.

(ESV)
Its thickness was a handbreadth, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths.

1Kgs 9:26

(NIV)
King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.
(ESV)
King Solomon built a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber, which is near Eloth on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom.

2Kgs 2:13

(NIV)
Elisha then picked up Elijah’s cloak that had fallen from him and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.
(ESV)
And he took up the cloak of Elijah that had fallen from him and went back and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

2Kgs 18:20

(NIV)
You say you have the counsel and the might for war – but you speak only empty words. On whom are you depending, that you rebel against me?
(ESV)
Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war? In whom do you now trust, that you have rebelled against me?

2Kgs 19:28

(NIV)
Because you rage against me
and because your insolence has reached my ears,
I will put my hook in your nose
and my bit in your mouth,
and I will make you return
by the way you came.”
(ESV)
Because you have raged against me
and your complacency has come into my ears,
I will put my hook in your nose
and my bit in your mouth,
and I will turn you back on the way
by which you came.

2Chr 4:2

(NIV)
He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high. It took a line of thirty cubits to measure round it.
(ESV)
Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference.

2Chr 4:5

(NIV)
It was a handbreadth in thickness, and its rim was like the rim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held three thousand baths.

(ESV)
Its thickness was a handbreadth. And its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held 3,000 baths.

2Chr 8:17

(NIV)
Then Solomon went to Ezion Geber and Elath on the coast of Edom.
(ESV)
Then Solomon went to Ezion-geber and Eloth on the shore of the sea, in the land of Edom.

Job 2:10

(NIV)
He replied, ‘You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?’

In all this, Job did not sin in what he said.

(ESV)
But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Job 4:2

(NIV)
‘If someone ventures a word with you, will you be impatient?
But who can keep from speaking?
(ESV)
“If one ventures a word with you, will you be impatient?
Yet who can keep from speaking?

Job 4:4

(NIV)
Your words have supported those who stumbled;
you have strengthened faltering knees.
(ESV)
Your words have upheld him who was stumbling,
and you have made firm the feeble knees.

Job 6:26

(NIV)
Do you mean to correct what I say,
and treat my desperate words as wind?
(ESV)
Do you think that you can reprove words,
when the speech of a despairing man is wind?

Job 8:10

(NIV)
Will they not instruct you and tell you?
Will they not bring forth words from their understanding?
(ESV)
Will they not teach you and tell you
and utter words out of their understanding?

Job 8:21

(NIV)
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter
and your lips with shouts of joy.
(ESV)
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter,
and your lips with shouting.

Job 11:2

(NIV)
‘Are all these words to go unanswered?
Is this talker to be vindicated?
(ESV)
“Should a multitude of words go unanswered,
and a man full of talk be judged right?

Job 11:5

(NIV)
Oh, how I wish that God would speak,
that he would open his lips against you
(ESV)
But oh, that God would speak
and open his lips to you,

Job 12:11

(NIV)
Does not the ear test words
as the tongue tastes food?
(ESV)
Does not the ear test words
as the palate tastes food?

Job 12:20

(NIV)
He silences the lips of trusted advisors
and takes away the discernment of elders.
(ESV)
He deprives of speech those who are trusted
and takes away the discernment of the elders.
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