Repeating words and phrases

wsbones

Beta Tester
#1
Thanks to Brandon - an interesting search result:

One can find these verses by pasting the regular expression into the RegEx Search search box like this:

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Results Summary:
OLD TESTAMENT:
Regular Expression search: \b([\w ]{2,})\b\W*(\g{1}\b\W*){1,}
Search parameters: Remove Pre- and Post-Scripts
Search scope: Genesis - Malachi
Total matching verses: 217
Total Match Count: 228
Matching Strings:

String Match Count
it: it 8
that that 8
the lord, the lord 7
it, it 4
awake, awake, 4
the lord, the lord 3
god: god 2
her her 2
in in 2
in, in 2
sons' sons, 2
the waters; the waters 2
they went, they went 2
thousand thousand 2
aha, aha. 2
and his sons, and his sons' 2
and thus and thus 2
and thy son, and thy son' 2
and zimri; and zimri 2
line upon line, line upon line; 2
my son, my son! 2
peace, peace 2
peace, peace; 2
return, return, 2
treason, treason. 2
a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours 1
absalom, absalom 1
against me: against me 1
altar, altar, 1
an heritage, an heritage 1
and jacob: and jacob 1
and the men of shechem; and the men of shechem 1
are four, are four 1
at the presence of the lord, at the presence of the lord 1
bestow, bestow 1
children, children 1
david. david 1
do, do 1
earneth wages earneth wages 1
earth, earth, 1
fathers' fathers 1
fathers' fathers; 1
for the day! for the day 1
giants: giants 1
give? give 1
her: her 1
his coat, his coat 1
his father, his father 1
his mother, his mother 1
i am thy servant; i am thy servant, 1
i perish, i perish. 1
i, i 1
in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years 1
inquire, inquire 1
is fallen, is fallen; 1
it. it 1
it; it 1
it? it 1
jacob, jacob 1
joiakim, joiakim 1
laboureth laboureth 1
men, men 1
my father, my father, 1
nebuchadnezzar nebuchadnezzar 1
noah: noah 1
of, of 1
offered offered 1
ornan, ornan 1
overturn, overturn, 1
pharez: pharez 1
phinehas, phinehas 1
precept upon precept, precept upon precept; 1
precept, precept 1
redeem it, redeem it: 1
shem: shem 1
solomon, solomon 1
sons' sons 1
sons' sons; 1
stones, stones 1
suddenly; suddenly 1
terah: terah 1
the cause, the cause 1
the king, the king 1
the lord revengeth; the lord revengeth, 1
the lord shaketh the wilderness; the lord shaketh the wilderness 1
the lord thy god: the lord thy god 1
the pransings, the pransings 1
the prince; the prince, 1
the river, the river 1
the sons of aaron. the sons of aaron; 1
the waters, the waters 1
thee, thee 1
their works: their works 1
them, them, 1
they went; they went 1
they: they 1
thine; thine 1
this: this 1
thou, thou 1
thousand thousand, 1
to ariel, to ariel, 1
to the help of the lord, to the help of the lord 1
went in, went in 1
with my voice; with my voice 1
with the harp; with the harp, 1
ye, ye 1
year to year to 1
a bell and a pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, 1
a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, 1
a sword, a sword 1
abraham, abraham: 1
aha, aha, 1
alas! alas! 1
amen, amen, 1
amen, amen. 1
and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, 1
and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, 1
and asahel: and asahel 1
and haran; and haran 1
and his son, and his son' 1
and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day 1
and their children, and their children' 1
and thy children, and thy children' 1
and thy sons, and thy sons' 1
and upon his sons, and upon his sons' 1
awake, awake; 1
behold me, behold me, 1
behold, behold 1
cast up, cast up 1
cast ye up, cast ye up, 1
come out, come out, 1
comfort ye, comfort ye 1
depart ye, depart ye, 1
depart, depart, 1
far be it, far be it 1
for for 1
for he cometh, for he cometh 1
give, give. 1
go through, go through 1
god save the king, god save the king. 1
grace, grace 1
ha, ha; 1
have pity upon me, have pity upon me, 1
he layeth it low; he layeth it low, 1
hear, hear; 1
ho, ho, 1
holy, holy, holy, 1
how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked 1
i have dreamed, i have dreamed. 1
it is naught, it is naught, 1
jacob, jacob. 1
mene, mene, 1
mine eye, mine eye 1
moses, moses. 1
multitudes, multitudes 1
my bowels, my bowels! 1
my father, my father, 1
my god, my god, 1
my head, my head. 1
my leanness, my leanness, 1
my son, my son 1
nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed' 1
nor with my son, nor with my son' 1
o lord: o lord, 1
praise ye the lord. praise ye the lord 1
rase it, rase it, 1
samuel, samuel. 1
shall i smite them? shall i smite them? 1
sing praises: sing praises 1
stand, stand, 1
that that 1
the living, the living, 1
the lord god of gods, the lord god of gods, 1
the sword, the sword 1
the temple of the lord, the temple of the lord, the temple of the lord, 1
they, they 1
turn ye, turn ye 1
unclean, unclean. 1
wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge 1
woe, woe 1
ye are idle, ye are idle: 1
Fewest matches in a verse: 1 (Ge 6:9; Ge 7:16; Ge 8:16; Ge 11:10; Ge 21:23; and 202 others.)
Most matches in a verse: 3 (Zec 11:9)

183 chapters contain a match (out of 929 chapters in the search scope).

Read-aloud time for all verses: 36 minutes, 7 seconds.

NEW TESTAMENT
Regular Expression search: \b([\w ]{2,})\b\W*(\g{1}\b\W*){1,}
Search parameters: Remove Pre- and Post-Scripts
Search scope: Matthew - Revelation
Total matching verses: 93
Total Match Count: 100
Matching Strings:

String Match Count
verily, verily, 25
lord, lord, 5
alas, alas, 3
saul, saul, 3
do, do 2
god, god 2
god? god 2
is fallen, is fallen, 2
jerusalem, jerusalem, 2
for for 2
my god, my god, 2
that that 2
another: another 1
brother, brother, 1
despiseth, despiseth 1
eateth, eateth 1
father, father, 1
fear: fear 1
for our sakes? for our sakes, 1
for the morrow: for the morrow 1
he died, he died 1
he liveth, he liveth 1
he? he 1
heirs; heirs 1
i am? i am 1
i have written i have written. 1
i speak, i speak 1
knowledge. knowledge 1
nay nay? 1
nay, nay; 1
reviled, reviled 1
sleep sleep 1
soul, soul, 1
that that 1
the good shepherd: the good shepherd 1
the mother; the mother 1
the world, the world 1
thou sowest, thou sowest 1
thou? thou 1
thousand thousand: 1
unto caesar? unto caesar 1
we die, we die 1
we live, we live 1
yea yea, 1
and is, and is 1
away with him, away with him, 1
crucify him, crucify him. 1
crucify him, crucify him. 1
eli, eli, 1
eloi, eloi, 1
holy, holy, holy, 1
i have seen, i have seen 1
martha, martha, 1
master, master, 1
master, master; 1
nay, nay: 1
rabbi, rabbi. 1
simon, simon, 1
woe, woe, woe, 1
yea, yea; 1
Fewest matches in a verse: 1 (Mt 6:34; Mt 7:21; Mt 7:22; Mt 23:7; Mt 23:37; and 81 others.)
Most matches in a verse: 2 (Mt 5:37; Mt 27:46; Mr 15:34; Ro 6:10; Ro 14:8; and 2 others.)

61 chapters contain a match (out of 260 chapters in the search scope).

Read-aloud time for all verses: 15 minutes, 57 seconds.
 

marty

Beta Tester
#2
Now I'm seeing all the repeats in my daily reading! How interesting! :)
I don't see Isa 21:11 on your list...Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
 

Brandon Staggs

Administrator
Staff member
#3
Now I'm seeing all the repeats in my daily reading! How interesting! :)
I don't see Isa 21:11 on your list...Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
This Regex search would include it:

\b([\w .,;?-]+)\b\W*(\g{1}\b\W*)
 
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