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Deuteronomy 24:16
The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Acts 10:34-35
Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

Deuteronomy 28:1-68
And it shall come to pass, if you shall listen diligently to the voice of the LORD your God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command you this day, that the LORD your God will set you on high above all nations of the earth:

1 Timothy 5:8
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) That which passes from heir to heir; inheritance; birthright.

2. (n.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

her'-i-taj (nachalah, from nachal, "to give"; kleroo): That which is allotted, possession, property, portion, share, peculiar right, inheritance; applied to land transferred from the Canaanites to Israel (Psalm 11:6; Psalm 136:22); to Israel, as the heritage of Yahweh (Joel 3:2, etc.). In the New Testament (Ephesians 1:11) applied to believers, the spiritual Israel, as God's peculiar possession (Ellicott, Eadie).

2819. kleros -- a lot
... 1), share (1). heritage, inheritance, lot, part. Probably from klao (through
the idea of using bits of wood, etc., for the purpose ...
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2817. kleronomia -- an inheritance
... Transliteration: kleronomia Phonetic Spelling: (klay-ron-om-ee'-ah) Short Definition:
an inheritance Definition: an inheritance, an heritage, regularly the ...
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2820. kleroo -- to assign by lot
... to assign by lot. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kleroo Phonetic Spelling:
(klay-ro'-o) Short Definition: I make a heritage Definition: I cast lots ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5159. nachalah -- possession, property, inheritance
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition possession, property, inheritance NASB
Word Usage gift (1), give (1), hereditary (1), heritage (14), heritages (1 ...
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5157. nachal -- to get or take as a possession
... divide, have inheritance, take as a heritage, cause to, give to, make to
inherit, distribute for. A primitive root; to inherit (as ...
/hebrew/5157.htm - 7k

3425. yerushshah -- possession, inheritance
... heritage, inheritance, possession. From yarash; something occupied; a conquest;
also a patrimony -- heritage, inheritance, possession. see HEBREW yarash. ...
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4181. morashah -- a possession
... heritage, inheritance, possession. Feminine of mowrash; a possession -- heritage,
inheritance, possession. see HEBREW mowrash. 4180, 4181. morashah. 4182 . ...
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"The Heritage of the Heathen"
... CHAPTER XVII "THE HERITAGE OF THE HEATHEN". ... "What, dear children, is this pleasant
land? and what is the heritage of the heathen the Lord has promised you? ...
/.../bevan/three friends of god/chapter xvii the heritage of.htm

Passion Week Our Heritage.
... Passion Week Our Heritage. III. Our Heritage. 6,6,6,6. Ach Jesu, dein Sterben.
[80]Anon. Jesus, the merit. Of all that Thou hast borne. Maketh me inherit. ...
/.../lyra germanica second series the christian life/passion week our heritage.htm

The Heritage of the Lord's People. --Rev. xxi. 5-7.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN CXCV. The Heritage of the Lord's People."Rev. xxi. 5-7. James Montgomery. The Heritage of the Lord's People."Revelation 21:5-7. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cxcv the heritage of.htm

Choosing the Heritage of God's People.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN LI. Choosing the Heritage of God's People. D James
Montgomery. Choosing the Heritage of God's People. People of the living God,. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn li choosing the heritage.htm

"We have a Goodly Heritage. "
... NATIONAL HYMNS. 840. " "We have a goodly heritage.". 840. LM Flint. "We
have a goodly heritage.". 1 In pleasant lands have fallen ...
//christianbookshelf.org/adams/hymns for christian devotion/840 we have a.htm

The Saint's Heritage and Watchword
... The Saint's Heritage and Watchword. ... This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord,
and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.""Isaiah 54:17. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 50 1904/the saints heritage and watchword.htm

... offered to God to be quickened? 110. "Thy testimonies have I gained in heritage
for ever" (ver.111). Some wishing to express in one ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/nun.htm

Ephesians i. 14-Nov
... "In whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the
purpose of Him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will.". ...
/.../homily ii ephesians i 14-nov.htm

Of the Departure of Jesus into Galilee after his Resurrection; and ...
... disregarded [791] them, saith the Lord." Also in another place he says in like manner:
[792] "I have forsaken my house, I have given up mine heritage into the ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xx of the departure of.htm

July 29 Evening
... JULY 29 EVENING. Thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy
name."PSA.61:5. No weapon that is formed against thee shall ...
/.../anonymous/daily light on the daily path/july 29 evening.htm

Heritage (435 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HERITAGE. ...Heritage (435 Occurrences). Matthew
5:5 Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage. (BBE). ...
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Unwalled (39 Occurrences)
... Jordan. This was the heritage of the children of Reuben by their families,
with its towns and its unwalled places. (BBE). Joshua ...
/u/unwalled.htm - 17k

Distribution (32 Occurrences)
... Numbers 26:55 But let the distribution of the land be made by the decision of the
Lord: by the names of the tribes of their fathers let their heritage be given ...
/d/distribution.htm - 18k

Smaller (16 Occurrences)
... Numbers 26:54 To those families who are more in number, give a greater heritage;
to those who are less in number, a smaller part: to every one let the heritage...
/s/smaller.htm - 11k

Uprooted (29 Occurrences)
... the Lord will take pleasure in cutting you off and causing your destruction, and
you will be uprooted from the land which you are about to take as your heritage...
/u/uprooted.htm - 15k

Wasteland (19 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 12:10 The keepers of sheep have been the destruction of my vine-garden,
crushing my heritage under their feet; they have made my fair heritage an ...
/w/wasteland.htm - 11k

Stronger (59 Occurrences)
... Numbers 14:12 I will send disease on them for their destruction, and take away their
heritage, and I will make of you a nation greater and stronger than they. ...
/s/stronger.htm - 23k

Limit (115 Occurrences)
... Jordan. This was the heritage of the children of Reuben by their families,
with its towns and its unwalled places. (BBE). Joshua ...
/l/limit.htm - 36k

Vine-garden (43 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 21:15 Then Jezebel, hearing that Naboth had been stoned and was dead, said
to Ahab, Get up and take as your heritage the vine-garden of Naboth the ...
/v/vine-garden.htm - 19k

Decisions (133 Occurrences)
... you laws and decisions, as I was ordered to do by the Lord my God, so that you might
keep them in the land to which you are going to take it for your heritage. ...
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Heritage (435 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:5
Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage.

Matthew 21:38
But when the workmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property; come, let us put him to death and take his heritage.

Mark 12:7
But those workmen said among themselves, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property; come, let us put him to death, and the heritage will be ours.

Luke 12:13
And one of the people said to him, Master, give an order to my brother to make division of the heritage with me.

Luke 20:14
But when the workmen saw him, they said to one another, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property: let us put him to death and the heritage will be ours.

Acts 7:5
And God gave him no heritage in it, not even enough to put his foot on: but he gave him an undertaking that he would give it to him and to his children after him, though he had no child at that time.

Acts 7:45
Which our fathers, in their turn, took with them when, with Joshua, they came into the heritage of the nations whom God was driving out before the face of our fathers, till the time of David,

Acts 13:19
And having put to destruction seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them the land for their heritage for about four hundred and fifty years.

Acts 20:32
And now, I give you into the care of God and the word of his grace, which is able to make you strong and to give you your heritage among all the saints.

Acts 26:18
To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

Romans 4:13
For God's word, that the earth would be his heritage, was given to Abraham, not through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:14
For if they who are of the law are the people who get the heritage, then faith is made of no use, and the word of God has no power;

Romans 8:17
And if we are children, we have a right to a part in the heritage; a part in the things of God, together with Christ; so that if we have a part in his pain, we will in the same way have a part in his glory.

Galatians 3:18
Because if the heritage is by the law, it is no longer dependent on the word of God; but God gave it to Abraham by his word.

Galatians 3:29
And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and yours is the heritage by the right of God's undertaking given to Abraham.

Galatians 4:7
So that you are no longer a servant, but a son; and if a son, then the heritage of God is yours.

Galatians 4:30
What then do the Writings say? Send away the servant-woman and her son; for the son of the servant-woman will not have a part in the heritage with the son of the free woman.

Ephesians 1:11
in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;

Ephesians 1:14
Which is the first-fruit of our heritage, till God gets back that which is his, to the praise of his glory.

Ephesians 1:18
And that having the eyes of your heart full of light, you may have knowledge of what is the hope of his purpose, what is the wealth of the glory of his heritage in the saints,

Ephesians 3:6
Which is that the Gentiles have a part in the heritage, and in the same body, and in the same hope in Christ through the good news,

Ephesians 5:5
Being certain of this, that no man who gives way to the passions of the flesh, no unclean person, or one who has desire for the property of others, or who gives worship to images, has any heritage in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 1:12
Giving praise to the Father who has given us a part in the heritage of the saints in light;

Colossians 3:24
Being certain that the Lord will give you the reward of the heritage: for you are the servants of the Lord Christ.

Titus 3:7
So that, having been given righteousness through grace, we might have a part in the heritage, the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 1:2
But now, at the end of these days, it has come to us through his Son, to whom he has given all things for a heritage, and through whom he made the order of the generations;

Hebrews 1:4
Having become by so much better than the angels, as the name which is his heritage is more noble than theirs.

Hebrews 1:14
Are they not all helping spirits, who are sent out as servants to those whose heritage will be salvation?

Hebrews 6:12
So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Hebrews 6:17
So that when it was God's desire to make it specially clear to those who by his word were to have the heritage, that his purpose was fixed, he made it more certain with an oath;

Hebrews 9:15
And for this cause it is through him that a new agreement has come into being, so that after the errors under the first agreement had been taken away by his death, the word of God might have effect for those who were marked out for an eternal heritage.

Hebrews 11:7
By faith Noah, being moved by the fear of God, made ready an ark for the salvation of his family, because God had given him news of things which were not seen at the time; and through it the world was judged by him, and he got for his heritage the righteousness which is by faith.

Hebrews 11:8
By faith Abraham did as God said when he was ordered to go out into a place which was to be given to him as a heritage, and went out without knowledge of where he was going.

Hebrews 11:9
By faith he was a wanderer in the land of the agreement, as in a strange land, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, who had a part with him in the same heritage:

Hebrews 11:13
All these came to their end in faith, not having had the heritage; but having seen it with delight far away, they gave witness that they were wanderers and not of the earth.

Hebrews 12:17
For you have knowledge that even long after, when he was desiring the blessing for his heritage, he was turned away, though he made his request frequently and with weeping; because the past might not be changed.

James 2:5
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

1 Peter 1:4
And a heritage fair, holy and for ever new, waiting in heaven for you,

1 Peter 1:18
Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,

1 Peter 3:9
Not giving back evil for evil, or curse for curse, but in place of cursing, blessing; because this is the purpose of God for you that you may have a heritage of blessing.

1 Peter 5:3
Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

Revelation 21:7
All this shall be the heritage of him who overcomes, and I will be his God and he shall be one of My sons.

Genesis 15:3
And Abram said, You have given me no child, and a servant in my house will get the heritage.

Genesis 15:4
Then said the Lord, This man will not get the heritage, but a son of your body will have your property after you.

Genesis 15:7
And he said to him, I am the Lord, who took you from Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land for your heritage.

Genesis 17:8
And to you and to your seed after you, I will give the land in which you are living, all the land of Canaan for an eternal heritage; and I will be their God.

Genesis 21:10
So she said to Abraham, Send away that woman and her son: for the son of that woman is not to have a part in the heritage with my son Isaac.

Genesis 28:4
And may God give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your seed, so that the land of your wanderings, which God gave to Abraham, may be your heritage.

Genesis 31:14
Then Rachel and Leah said to him in answer, What part or heritage is there for us in our father's house?

Genesis 36:43
Magdiel, Iram; these are the Edomite chiefs, in their places in their heritage; this is Esau, the father of the Edomites.

Genesis 47:11
And Joseph made a place for his father and his brothers, and gave them a heritage in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had given orders.

Genesis 48:4
And said to me, Truly, I will make you fertile and give you increase and will make of you a great family of nations: and I will give this land to your seed after you to be their heritage for ever.

Genesis 48:6
And any other offspring which you have after them, will be yours, and will be named after their brothers in their heritage.

Genesis 48:22
And I have given you more than your brothers, even Shechem as your heritage, which I took from the Amorites with my sword and my bow.

Genesis 49:7
A curse on their passion for it was bitter; and on their wrath for it was cruel. I will let their heritage in Jacob be broken up, driving them from their places in Israel.

Exodus 6:8
I will bring you into the land which I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it to you for a heritage: I am Yahweh.'"

Exodus 15:17
You will take them in, planting them in the mountain of your heritage, the place, O Lord, where you have made your house, the holy place, O Lord, the building of your hands.

Exodus 23:30
Little by little I will send them away before you, till your numbers are increased and you take up your heritage in the land.

Exodus 34:9
And he said, If now I have grace in your eyes, let the Lord go among us, for this is a stiff-necked people, and give us forgiveness for our wrongdoing and our sin, and take us for your heritage.

Leviticus 14:34
When you have come into the land of Canaan which I will give you for your heritage, if I put the leper's disease on a house in the land of your heritage,

Leviticus 20:24
But I have said to you, You will take their land and I will give it to you for your heritage, a land flowing with milk and honey: I am the Lord your God who have made you separate from all other peoples.

Leviticus 25:10
And let this fiftieth year be kept holy, and say publicly that everyone in the land is free from debt: it is the Jubilee, and every man may go back to his heritage and to his family.

Leviticus 25:13
In this year of Jubilee, let every man go back to his heritage.

Leviticus 25:46
And they will be your children's heritage after you, to keep as their property; they will be your servants for ever; but you may not be hard masters to your countrymen, the children of Israel.

Leviticus 27:22
And if a man gives to the Lord a field which he has got for money from another, which is not part of his heritage;

Leviticus 27:24
In the year of Jubilee the field will go back to him from whom he got it, that is, to him whose heritage it was.

Leviticus 27:28
But nothing which a man has given completely to the Lord, out of all his property, of man or beast, or of the land which is his heritage, may be given away or got back in exchange for money; anything completely given is most holy to the Lord.

Numbers 14:12
I will send disease on them for their destruction, and take away their heritage, and I will make of you a nation greater and stronger than they.

Numbers 14:24
But my servant Caleb, because he had a different spirit in him, and has been true to me with all his heart, him I will take into that land into which he went, and his seed will have it for their heritage.

Numbers 16:14
And more than this, you have not taken us into a land flowing with milk and honey, or given us a heritage of fields and vine-gardens: will you put out the eyes of these men? We will not come up.

Numbers 18:20
And the Lord said to Aaron, You will have no heritage in their land, or any part among them; I am your part and your heritage among the children of Israel.

Numbers 18:21
And to the children of Levi I have given as their heritage all the tenths offered in Israel, as payment for the work they do, the work of the Tent of meeting.

Numbers 18:23
But the Levites are to do the work of the Tent of meeting, and be responsible for errors in connection with it: this is a law for ever through all your generations; and among the children of Israel they will have no heritage.

Numbers 18:24
For the tenths which the children of Israel give as a lifted offering to the Lord I have given to the Levites as their heritage. and so I have said to them, Among the children of Israel they will have no heritage.

Numbers 18:26
Say to the Levites, When you take from the children of Israel the tenth which I have given to you from them as your heritage, a tenth part of that tenth is to be offered as an offering lifted up before the Lord.

Numbers 21:35
So they overcame him and his sons and his people, driving them all out: and they took his land for their heritage.

Numbers 24:18
Edom will be his heritage, and he will put an end to the last of the people of Seir.

Numbers 26:53
Let there be a division of the land among these, for their heritage, in relation to the number of names.

Numbers 26:54
To those families who are more in number, give a greater heritage; to those who are less in number, a smaller part: to every one let the heritage be given in relation to the number in his family.

Numbers 26:55
But let the distribution of the land be made by the decision of the Lord: by the names of the tribes of their fathers let their heritage be given them.

Numbers 26:62
Of these, twenty-three thousand males, from one month old and over, were numbered: they were not numbered with the rest of the children of Israel, for they had no heritage among the children of Israel.

Numbers 27:4
Why is the name of our father to be taken away from among his family, because he had no son? Give us a heritage among our father's brothers.

Numbers 27:7
What the daughters of Zelophehad say is right: certainly you are to give them a heritage among their father's brothers: and let the property which would have been their father's go to them.

Numbers 27:8
And say to the children of Israel, If a man has no son at the time of his death, let his heritage go to his daughter.

Numbers 27:9
And if he has no daughter, then give his heritage to his brothers.

Numbers 27:10
And if he has no brothers, then give his heritage to his father's brothers.

Numbers 27:11
And if his father has no brothers, then give it to his nearest relation in the family, as his heritage: this is to be a decision made by law for the children of Israel, as the Lord gave orders to Moses.

Numbers 32:5
And they said, With your approval, let this land be given to your servants as their heritage: do not take us over Jordan.

Numbers 32:18
We will not come back to our houses till every one of the children of Israel has come into his heritage.

Numbers 32:19
For we will not have our heritage with them on the other side of Jordan and forward; because our heritage has come to us on this side of Jordan to the east.

Numbers 32:22
And the land is under the rule of the Lord: then after that you may come back, having done no wrong to the Lord and to Israel; and this land will be yours for your heritage before the Lord.

Numbers 32:29
And Moses said to them, If the children of Gad and the children of Reuben go with you over Jordan, every man armed for the fight before the Lord, and all the land is given into your hands, then let them have the land of Gilead for a heritage:

Numbers 32:30
But if they do not go over with you armed, they will have to take their heritage with you in the land of Canaan.

Numbers 32:32
We will go over armed before the Lord into the land of Canaan, and you will give us our heritage on this side of Jordan.

Numbers 33:53
And take the land for yourselves, for your resting-place: for to you I have given the land as your heritage.

Numbers 33:54
And you will take up your heritage in the land by the decision of the Lord, to every family its part; the greater the family the greater its heritage, and the smaller the family the smaller will be its heritage; wherever the decision of the Lord gives to any man his part, that will be his; distribution will be made to you by your fathers' tribes.

Numbers 34:2
Give orders to the children of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land which is to be your heritage, the land of Canaan inside these limits,)

Numbers 34:13
And Moses gave orders to the children of Israel saying, This is the land which is to be your heritage, by the decision of the Lord, which by the Lord's order is to be given to the nine tribes and the half-tribe:

Numbers 34:15
The two tribes and the half-tribe have been given their heritage on the other side of Jordan at Jericho, on the east looking to the dawn.

Numbers 34:29
These are they to whom the Lord gave orders to make the distribution of the heritage among the children of Israel in the land of Canaan.



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