"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
"But the fig tree said to them, 'Should I leave my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
"The vine said to them, 'Should I leave my new wine, which cheers God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
It happened, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to the LORD, and I can't go back."
The children of Dan went their way: and when Micah saw that they were too strong for him, he turned and went back to his house.
Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel to the way of the wilderness; but the battle followed hard after them; and those who came out of the cities destroyed them in its midst.
Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is become as an unclean thing; all who honored her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yes, she sighs, and turns backward.
From on high has he sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them; He has spread a net for my feet, he has turned me back: He has made me desolate and faint all the day.
He has cut off in fierce anger all the horn of Israel; He has drawn back his right hand from before the enemy: He has burned up Jacob like a flaming fire, which devours all around.
Your prophets have seen for you false and foolish visions; They have not uncovered your iniquity, to bring back your captivity, but have seen for you false oracles and causes of banishment.
He shall offer from the sacrifice of peace offerings an offering made by fire to the LORD; its fat, the entire tail fat, he shall take away close to the backbone; and the fat that covers the inwards, and all the fat that is on the inwards,
or hunchbacked, or a dwarf, or one who has a defect in his eye, or an itching disease, or scabs, or who has damaged testicles;
But if he isn't able to get it back for himself, then what he has sold shall remain in the hand of him who has bought it until the Year of Jubilee: and in the Jubilee it shall be released, and he shall return to his property.
If there are yet many years, according to them he shall give back the price of his redemption out of the money that he was bought for.
If there remain but a few years to the year of jubilee, then he shall reckon with him; according to his years of service he shall give back the price of his redemption.
If it is an unclean animal, then he shall buy it back according to your valuation, and shall add to it the fifth part of it: or if it isn't redeemed, then it shall be sold according to your valuation.
He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fastened on him.
Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again.
If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be given to you. For with the same measure you measure it will be measured back to you."
While he was still coming, the demon threw him down and convulsed him violently. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy, and gave him back to his father.
But Jesus said to him, "No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the Kingdom of God."
The unclean spirit, when he has gone out of the man, passes through dry places, seeking rest, and finding none, he says, 'I will turn back to my house from which I came out.'
He also said to the one who had invited him, "When you make a dinner or a supper, don't call your friends, nor your brothers, nor your kinsmen, nor rich neighbors, or perhaps they might also return the favor, and pay you back.
He said to him, 'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and healthy.'
One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice.
In that day, he who will be on the housetop, and his goods in the house, let him not go down to take them away. Let him who is in the field likewise not turn back.
"It happened when he had come back again, having received the kingdom, that he commanded these servants, to whom he had given the money, to be called to him, that he might know what they had gained by conducting business.
Herod with his soldiers humiliated him and mocked him. Dressing him in luxurious clothing, they sent him back to Pilate.
When Jesus had crossed back over in the boat to the other side, a great multitude was gathered to him; and he was by the sea.
If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs him;' and immediately he will send him back here."
Let him who is in the field not return back to take his cloak.
for it was very big. Looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled back.
Being warned in a dream that they shouldn't return to Herod, they went back to their own country another way.
Then he says, 'I will return into my house from which I came out,' and when he has come back, he finds it empty, swept, and put in order.
"If your brother sins against you, go, show him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained back your brother.
He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due.
Let him who is in the field not return back to get his clothes.
You ought therefore to have deposited my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received back my own with interest.
Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place, for all those who take the sword will die by the sword.
Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
The chariots rage in the streets. They rush back and forth in the broad ways. Their appearance is like torches. They run like the lightnings.
But Nineveh has been from of old like a pool of water, yet they flee away. "Stop! Stop!" they cry, but no one looks back.
Then went I up in the night by the brook, and viewed the wall; and I turned back, and entered by the valley gate, and so returned.
"Hear, our God; for we are despised; and turn back their reproach on their own head, give them up for a spoil in a land of captivity;
"Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their back, and killed your prophets that testified against them to turn them again to you, and they committed awful blasphemies.
and testified against them, that you might bring them again to your law. Yet they dealt proudly, and didn't listen to your commandments, but sinned against your ordinances, (which if a man does, he shall live in them), turned their backs, stiffened their neck, and would not hear.
Those men said to him, "We are unclean because of the dead body of a man. Why are we kept back, that we may not offer the offering of the LORD in its appointed season among the children of Israel?"
They went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, to the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word to them, and to all the congregation, and showed them the fruit of the land.
For there the Amalekite and the Canaanite are before you, and you shall fall by the sword: because you are turned back from following the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you."
the LORD said to Moses, "Put back the rod of Aaron before the testimony, to be kept for a token against the children of rebellion; that you may make an end of their murmurings against me, that they not die."
Balaam said to the angel of the LORD, "I have sinned; for I didn't know that you stood in the way against me. Now therefore, if it displeases you, I will go back again."
Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, the LORD has kept you back from honor."
the LORD's anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander back and forth in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, who had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed.
They traveled from Etham, and turned back to Pihahiroth, which is before Baal Zephon: and they encamped before Migdol.
I am sending him back. Therefore receive him, that is, my own heart,
For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.
The fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.
Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.
Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for the LORD, and he will save you.
Rescue those who are being led away to death! Indeed, hold back those who are staggering to the slaughter!
The north wind brings forth rain: so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools!
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.
Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it. Whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.
May all my enemies be ashamed and dismayed. They shall turn back, they shall be disgraced suddenly. A meditation by David, which he sang to the LORD, concerning the words of Cush, the Benjamite.
When my enemies turn back, they stumble and perish in your presence.
The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.
You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, that I might cut off those who hate me.
Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over me. Then I will be upright. I will be blameless and innocent of great transgression.
For you will make them turn their back, when you aim drawn bows at their face.
Give them according to their work, and according to the wickedness of their doings. Give them according to the operation of their hands. Bring back on them what they deserve.
Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.
The wicked borrow, and don't pay back, but the righteous give generously.
Many, the LORD, my God, are the wonderful works which you have done, and your thoughts which are toward us. They can't be declared back to you. If I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.
Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.
You make us turn back from the adversary. Those who hate us take spoil for themselves.
Our heart has not turned back, neither have our steps strayed from your path,
Every one of them has gone back. They have become filthy together. There is no one who does good, no, not one.
Oh that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When God brings back his people from captivity, then Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad. For the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A contemplation by David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, "Isn't David hiding himself among us?"
Then my enemies shall turn back in the day that I call. I know this, that God is for me.
You brought us into prison. You laid a burden on our backs.
Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent.
Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul. Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.
Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? Take it out of your pocket and consume them!
The children of Ephraim, being armed and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.
but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
He struck his adversaries backward. He put them to a perpetual reproach.
Pay back to our neighbors seven times into their bosom their reproach with which they have reproached you, Lord.
They don't know, neither do they understand. They walk back and forth in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Yes, you turn back the edge of his sword, and haven't supported him in battle.
Rise up, you judge of the earth. Pay back the proud what they deserve.
They reel back and forth, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.
The sea saw it, and fled. The Jordan was driven back.
What was it, you sea, that you fled? You Jordan, that you turned back?
You pushed me back hard, to make me fall, but the LORD helped me.
When the LORD brought back those who returned to Zion, we were like those who dream.
The plowers plowed on my back. They made their furrows long.
Let them be disappointed and turned backward, all those who hate Zion.
backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
who "will pay back to everyone according to their works:"
Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see. Bow down their back always."
Naomi said, "Go back, my daughters. Why do you want to go with me? Do I still have sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
Go back, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have a husband. If I should say, 'I have hope,' if I should even have a husband tonight, and should also bear sons;
She said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law."
The servant who was set over the reapers answered, "It is the Moabite lady who came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab.
He said to the near kinsman, "Naomi, who has come back out of the country of Moab, is selling the parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech's.
The man who stood among the myrtle trees answered, "They are the ones the LORD has sent to go back and forth through the earth."
They reported to the angel of the LORD who stood among the myrtle trees, and said, "We have walked back and forth through the earth, and behold, all the earth is at rest and in peace."
Indeed, who despises the day of small things? For these seven shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. These are the eyes of the LORD, which run back and forth through the whole earth."
The strong went out, and sought to go that they might walk back and forth through the earth: and he said, "Go around and through the earth!" So they walked back and forth through the earth.
But they refused to listen, and turned their backs, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
"I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them back; for I have mercy on them; and they will be as though I had not cast them off: for I am the LORD their God, and I will hear them.
those who have turned back from following the LORD, and those who haven't sought the LORD nor inquired after him.
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