"Now his elder son was in the field. As he came near to the house, he heard music and dancing.
It happened, as he came near Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the road, begging.
Standing still, Jesus commanded him to be brought to him. When he had come near, he asked him,
As they heard these things, he went on and told a parable, because he was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the Kingdom of God would be revealed immediately.
It happened, when he drew near to Bethsphage and Bethany, at the mountain that is called Olivet, he sent two of his disciples,
As he was now getting near, at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works which they had seen,
When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it,
But when these things begin to happen, look up, and lift up your heads, because your redemption is near."
When they are already budding, you see it and know by your own selves that the summer is already near.
Even so you also, when you see these things happening, know that the Kingdom of God is near.
Now the feast of unleavened bread, which is called the Passover, drew near.
While he was still speaking, behold, a multitude, and he who was called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He came near to Jesus to kiss him.
It was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.
It happened, while they talked and questioned together, that Jesus himself came near, and went with them.
They drew near to the village, where they were going, and he acted like he would go further.
I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says the LORD of Armies.
When they could not come near to him for the crowd, they removed the roof where he was. When they had broken it up, they let down the mat that the paralytic was lying on.
He spoke to his disciples that a little boat should stay near him because of the crowd, so that they wouldn't press on him.
James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came near to him, saying, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we will ask."
When they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethsphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples,
"Now from the fig tree, learn this parable. When the branch has now become tender, and puts forth its leaves, you know that the summer is near;
even so you also, when you see these things coming to pass, know that it is near, at the doors.
'These people draw near to me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
Jesus departed there, and came near to the sea of Galilee; and he went up into the mountain, and sat there.
When they drew near to Jerusalem, and came to Bethsphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
When the season for the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, to receive his fruit.
"Now from the fig tree learn this parable. When its branch has now become tender, and puts forth its leaves, you know that the summer is near.
Even so you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.
I said to them, "Don't let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot; and while they stand guard, let them shut the doors, and you bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, everyone in his watch, with everyone near his house."
When the tabernacle is to move, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall set it up. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
"Bring the tribe of Levi near, and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister to him.
You shall appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall keep their priesthood. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death."
Those who encamp before the tabernacle eastward, in front of the Tent of Meeting toward the sunrise, shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary for the duty of the children of Israel. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
The priest shall bring her near, and set her before the LORD;
"'All the days that he separates himself to the LORD he shall not go near a dead body.
I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel, to do the service of the children of Israel in the Tent of Meeting, and to make atonement for the children of Israel; that there be no plague among the children of Israel, when the children of Israel come near to the sanctuary."
and he spoke to Korah and to all his company, saying, "In the morning the LORD will show who are his, and who is holy, and will cause him to come near to him: even him whom he shall choose he will cause to come near to him.
Is it a small thing to you, that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister to them;
and that he has brought you near, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you? and do you seek the priesthood also?
to be a memorial to the children of Israel, to the end that no stranger, who isn't of the seed of Aaron, comes near to burn incense before the LORD; that he not be as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD spoke to him by Moses.
Everyone who comes near, who comes near to the tabernacle of the LORD, dies! Will we all perish?"
Your brothers also, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, bring near with you, that they may be joined to you, and minister to you: but you and your sons with you shall be before the tent of the testimony.
They shall keep your commands, and the duty of all the Tent: only they shall not come near to the vessels of the sanctuary and to the altar, that they not die, neither they, nor you.
They shall be joined to you, and keep the responsibility of the Tent of Meeting, for all the service of the Tent: and a stranger shall not come near to you.
You and your sons with you shall keep your priesthood for everything of the altar, and for that within the veil; and you shall serve: I give you the priesthood as a service of gift: and the stranger who comes near shall be put to death."
Henceforth the children of Israel shall not come near the Tent of Meeting, lest they bear sin, and die.
I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.
Then drew near the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph; and these are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Tirzah.
The officers who were over the thousands of the army, the captains of thousands, and the captains of hundreds, came near to Moses;
They came near to him, and said, "We will build sheepfolds here for our livestock, and cities for our little ones:
The heads of the fathers' [houses] of the family of the children of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spoke before Moses, and before the princes, the heads of the fathers' [houses] of the children of Israel:
For the day of the LORD is near all the nations! As you have done, it will be done to you. Your deeds will return upon your own head.
For indeed he was sick, nearly to death, but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, that I might not have sorrow on sorrow.
because for the work of Christ he came near to death, risking his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
Remove your way far from her. Don't come near the door of her house,
passing through the street near her corner, he went the way to her house,
Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.
Don't forsake your friend and your father's friend. Don't go to your brother's house in the day of your disaster: better is a neighbor who is near than a distant brother.
He lies in wait near the villages. From ambushes, he murders the innocent. His eyes are secretly set against the helpless.
Don't be far from me, for trouble is near. For there is none to help.
Don't be like the horse, or like the mule, which have no understanding, who are controlled by bit and bridle, or else they will not come near to you.
the LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.
Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.
Draw near to my soul, and redeem it. Ransom me because of my enemies.
But as for me, my feet were almost gone. My steps had nearly slipped.
We give thanks to you, God. We give thanks, for your Name is near. Men tell about your wondrous works.
Yes, the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, near your altars, the LORD of Armies, my King, and my God.
Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that glory may dwell in our land.
For my soul is full of troubles. My life draws near to Sheol.
A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you.
no evil shall happen to you, neither shall any plague come near your dwelling.
Their soul abhors all kinds of food. They draw near to the gates of death.
They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law.
You are near, the LORD. All your commandments are truth.
the LORD is near to all those who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
He has lifted up the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near to him. Praise Yah!
But what does it say? "The word is near you, in your mouth, and in your heart;" that is, the word of faith, which we preach:
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already time for you to awaken out of sleep, for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first believed.
The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let's therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let's put on the armor of light.
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "Blessed be he of the LORD, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead." Naomi said to her, "The man is a close relative to us, one of our near kinsmen."
He said, "Who are you?" She answered, "I am Ruth your handmaid. Therefore spread your skirt over your handmaid; for you are a near kinsman."
Now it is true that I am a near kinsman; however there is a kinsman nearer than I.
Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. Behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; to whom he said, "Come over here, friend, and sit down!" He turned aside, and sat down.
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 near kinsman said, "I can't redeem it for myself, lest I mar my own inheritance. Take my right of redemption for yourself; for I can't redeem it."
So the near kinsman said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." He took off his shoe.
The women said to Naomi, "Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a near kinsman; and let his name be famous in Israel.
The great day of the LORD is near. It is near, and hurries greatly, the voice of the day of the LORD. The mighty man cries there bitterly.
She didn't obey the voice. She didn't receive correction. She didn't trust in the LORD. She didn't draw near to her God.
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