The whole land of Canaan,(A) where you now reside as a foreigner,(B) I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you;(C) and I will be their God.(D)

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

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22 Zipporah gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom,[a](A) saying, “I have become a foreigner(B) in a foreign land.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 2:22 Gershom sounds like the Hebrew for a foreigner there.
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23 “‘The land(A) must not be sold permanently, because the land is mine(B) and you reside in my land as foreigners(C) and strangers.

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12 “Hear my prayer, Lord,
    listen to my cry for help;(A)
    do not be deaf(B) to my weeping.(C)
I dwell with you as a foreigner,(D)
    a stranger,(E) as all my ancestors were.(F)

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12 When they were but few in number,(A)
    few indeed, and strangers in it,(B)

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19 I am a stranger on earth;(A)
    do not hide your commands from me.

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By faith he made his home in the promised land(A) like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents,(B) as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise.(C)

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13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised;(A) they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance,(B) admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth.(C)

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