A Bible and a Bus Ticket Home

Raye Collin SifaLyrics

Mamma's tears fell so easy
Daddy's handshake was strong
Then I climbed aboard that Greyhound
Eighteen and glad to be gone

Took a rented room on broadway
As I unpacked everything I owed
I found a note my mamma left me
With a Bible and a bus ticket home (It said)

One will get you where you're going
When you haven't got a prayer
And one will bring you back son
If you're dreams ain't waiting there
You're out on your own now
We won't be there to fall back on
But you know we're never farther
Than a Bible and a bus ticket home.

The years have come and gone and taken
The only things in life I ever counted on
But I'm going back tomorrow
To lay flowers on their stone.

I can almost hear my mamma calling
Saying son come back where you belong
You've got all you need to get here
A Bible and a bus ticket home

One will get you where you're going
When you haven't got a prayer
And one will bring you back son
If you're dreams ain't waiting there
You're out on your own now
We won't be there to fall back on
But you know we're never farther
Than a Bible and a bus ticket home.

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2nd Kings 12 : 21

For Jozacar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, struck him, and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David: and Amaziah his son reigned in his place.

Ruth 1 : 21

I went out full, and Yahweh has brought me home again empty; why do you call me Naomi, seeing Yahweh has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?"

Hosea 3 : 2

So I bought her for myself for fifteen pieces of silver and a homer and a half of barley.

Leviticus 27 : 16

"'If a man dedicates to Yahweh part of the field of his possession, then your valuation shall be according to the seed for it: the sowing of a homer of barley shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver.

2nd Samuel 11 : 27

When the mourning was past, David sent and took her home to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased Yahweh.

Proverbs 7 : 19

For my husband isn't at home. He has gone on a long journey.

Judges 19 : 9

When the man rose up to depart, he, and his concubine, and his servant, his father-in-law, the young lady's father, said to him, Behold, now the day draws toward evening, please stay all night: behold, the day grows to an end, lodge here, that your heart may be merry; and tomorrow get you early on your way, that you may go home.

Numbers 11 : 32

The people rose up all that day, and all the night, and all the next day, and gathered the quails: he who gathered least gathered ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp.

Ezekiel 45 : 14

and the set portion of oil, of the bath of oil, the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, [which is] ten baths, even a homer; (for ten baths are a homer;)

Luke 24 : 12

But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he departed to his home, wondering what had happened.

Numbers 15 : 30

But the soul who does anything with a high hand, whether he is home-born or a foreigner, the same blasphemes Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

1st Kings 5 : 14

He sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home; and Adoniram was over the men subject to forced labor.

1st Chronicles 7 : 32

Heber became the father of Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

Ecclesiastes 12 : 5

Yes, they shall be afraid of heights, And terrors will be in the way; And the almond tree shall blossom, And the grasshopper shall be a burden, And desire shall fail; Because man goes to his everlasting home, And the mourners go about the streets:

Isaiah 5 : 10

For ten acres{Literally, ten yokes, or the amount of land that ten yokes of oxen can plow in one day, which is about 10 acres or 4 hectares.} of vineyard shall yield one bath,{1 bath is about 22 litres, 5.8 U. S. gallons, or 4.8 imperial gallons} And a homer{1 homer is about 220 litres or 6 bushels} of seed shall yield an ephah.{1 ephah is about 22 litres or 0.6 bushels or about 2 pecks)-- only one tenth of what was sown.}"

John 19 : 27

Then he said to the disciple, "Behold, your mother!" From that hour, the disciple took her to his own home.

Ezekiel 45 : 11

The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure of it shall be after the homer.

Jeremiah 39 : 14

they sent, and took Jeremiah out of the court of the guard, and committed him to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, that he should carry him home: so he lived among the people.

1st Corinthians 11 : 34

But if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, lest your coming together be for judgment. The rest I will set in order whenever I come.

John 13 : 20

Most assuredly I tell you, he who receives whomever I send, receives me; and he who receives me, receives him who sent me."

Exodus 9 : 19

Now therefore command that all of your cattle and all that you have in the field be brought into shelter. Every man and animal that is found in the field, and isn't brought home, the hail shall come down on them, and they shall die."'"

Psalms 84 : 3

Yes, the sparrow has found a home, And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, Near your altars, Yahweh of Hosts, my King, and my God.

Luke 20 : 18

"Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, But it will crush whomever it falls on to dust."

2nd Samuel 17 : 23

When Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey, and arose, and got him home, to his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself; and he died, and was buried in the tomb of his father.

Deuteronomy 22 : 2

If your brother isn't near to you, or if you don't know him, then you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall be with you until your brother seek after it, and you shall restore it to him.

Numbers 15 : 29

You shall have one law for him who does anything unwittingly, for him who is home-born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner among them.

Job 5 : 9

Who does great things that can't be fathomed, Marvelous things without number;

1st Samuel 24 : 22

David swore to Saul. Saul went home; but David and his men got them up to the stronghold.

1st Kings 13 : 15

Then he said to him, Come home with me, and eat bread.

Lamentations 1 : 20

See, Yahweh; for I am in distress; my heart is troubled; My heart is turned within me; for I have grievously rebelled: Abroad the sword bereaves, at home there is as death.

2nd Samuel 13 : 7

Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and dress him food.

Leviticus 18 : 9

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father, or the daughter of your mother, whether born at home, or born abroad.

1st Chronicles 13 : 12

David was afraid of God that day, saying, How shall I bring the ark of God home to me?

1st Samuel 6 : 10

The men did so, and took two milk cattle, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home;

Luke 23 : 48

All the multitudes that came together to see this, when they saw the things that were done, returned home beating their breasts.

Luke 4 : 24

He said, "Most assuredly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown.

Psalms 68 : 12

"Kings of armies flee! They flee!" She who waits at home divides the spoil,

Haggai 1 : 9

"You looked for much, and, behold, it came to little; and when you brought it home, I blew it away. Why?" says Yahweh of Hosts, "Because of my house that lies waste, while each of you is busy with his own house.

Job 39 : 28

On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, On the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.

Genesis 39 : 16

She laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.

Acts 2 : 46

Day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart,

Isaiah 14 : 17

who made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities of it; who didn't let loose his prisoners to their home?"

Habakkuk 2 : 5

Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.

Deuteronomy 24 : 5

When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out in the host, neither shall he be charged with any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.

Judges 11 : 9

Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, If you bring me home again to fight with the children of Ammon, and Yahweh deliver them before me, shall I be your head?

1st Corinthians 14 : 35

If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home, for it is shameful for a woman to chatter in the assembly.

2nd Corinthians 5 : 9

Therefore also we make it our aim, whether at home or absent, to be well pleasing to him.

John 1 : 33

I didn't recognize him, but he who sent me to baptize in water, he said to me, 'On whomever you will see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.'

Numbers 15 : 13

All who are home-born shall do these things after this manner, in offering an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor to Yahweh.

Proverbs 27 : 8

As a bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who wanders from his home.

2nd Chronicles 25 : 10

Then Amaziah separated them, [to wit], the army that had come to him out of Ephraim, to go home again: therefore their anger was greatly kindled against Judah, and they returned home in fierce anger.

Acts 5 : 42

Every day, in the temple and at home, they never stopped teaching and preaching Jesus, the Christ.

John 20 : 10

So the disciples went away again to their own homes.

2nd Corinthians 5 : 8

We are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Acts 21 : 6

After saying goodbye to each other, we went on board the ship, and they returned home again.

2nd Samuel 19 : 24

Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king; and he had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came home in peace.

Proverbs 7 : 20

He has taken a bag of money with him. He will come home at the full moon."

Psalms 113 : 9

He settles the barren woman in her home, As a joyful mother of children. Praise Yah!

Exodus 12 : 49

One law shall be to him who is born at home, and to the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you."

Esther 5 : 10

Nevertheless Haman refrained himself, and went home; and he sent and fetched his friends and Zeresh his wife.

2nd Chronicles 25 : 19

You say, Behold, you have struck Edom; and your heart lifts you up to boast: abide now at home; why should you meddle to [your] hurt, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?

2nd Samuel 14 : 13

The woman said, Why then have you devised such a thing against the people of God? for in speaking this word the king is as one who is guilty, in that the king does not bring home again his banished one.

Psalms 104 : 17

Where the birds make their nests. The stork makes its home in the fir trees.

1st Samuel 6 : 7

Now therefore take and prepare yourselves a new cart, and two milk cattle, on which there has come no yoke; and tie the cattle to the cart, and bring their calves home from them;

Luke 15 : 6

When he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, 'Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!'

1st Samuel 2 : 20

Eli blessed Elkanah and his wife, and said, Yahweh give you seed of this woman for the petition which was asked of Yahweh. They went to their own home.

Deuteronomy 21 : 12

then you shall bring her home to your house; and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails;

Luke 4 : 23

He said to them, "Doubtless you will tell me this parable, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in your hometown.'"

Job 39 : 6

Whose home I have made the wilderness, And the salt land his dwelling-place?

John 14 : 23

Jesus answered him, "If a man loves me, he will keep my word. My Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our home with him.

Luke 10 : 22

Turning to the disciples, he said, "All things have been delivered to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is, except the Father, and who the Father is, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son desires to reveal him."

2nd Kings 14 : 10

You have indeed struck Edom, and your heart has lifted you up: glory of it, and abide at home; for why should you meddle to [your] hurt, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?

2nd Corinthians 5 : 6

Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Mark 8 : 3

If I send them away fasting to their home, they will faint on the way, for some of them have come a long way."

Luke 4 : 6

The devil said to him, "I will give you all this authority, and their glory, for it has been delivered to me; and I give it to whomever I want.

2nd Corinthians 2 : 10

Now I also forgive whomever you forgive anything. For if indeed I have forgiven anything, I have forgiven that one for your sakes in the presence of Christ,

Ezekiel 47 : 22

It shall happen, that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance to you and to the strangers who sojourn among you, who shall father children among you; and they shall be to you as the home-born among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

Proverbs 15 : 31

The ear that listens to reproof lives, And will be at home among the wise.

Titus 2 : 5

to be sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

1st Samuel 18 : 2

Saul took him that day, and would let him go no more home to his father's house.

Psalms 79 : 7

For they have devoured Jacob, And destroyed his homeland.

Genesis 43 : 26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed down themselves to him to the earth.

Jeremiah 2 : 14

Is Israel a servant? is he a home-born [slave]? why is he become a prey?

Ezekiel 45 : 13

This is the offering that you shall offer: the sixth part of an ephah from a homer of wheat; and you shall give the sixth part of an ephah from a homer of barley;

1st Kings 13 : 7

The king said to the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward.

Job 39 : 12

Will you confide in him, that he will bring home your seed, And gather the grain of your threshing floor?