|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Engaged in some business; hard at work (either habitually or only for the time being); occupied with serious affairs; not idle nor at leisure; as, a busy merchant.
2. (a.) Constantly at work; diligent; active.
3. (a.) Crowded with business or activities; -- said of places and times; as, a busy street.
4. (a.) Officious; meddling; foolish active.
5. (a.) Careful; anxious.
6. (v. t.) To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one's self with books.
Busy (13 Occurrences)
Matthew 24:38 At that time, before the Deluge, men were busy eating and drinking, taking wives or giving them, up to the very day when Noah entered the Ark, (WEY)
Luke 10:40 Martha meanwhile was busy and distracted in waiting at table, and she came and said, "Master, do you not care that my sister is leaving me to do all the waiting? Tell her to assist me." (WEY)
Acts 24:18 While I was busy about these, they found me in the Temple purified, with no crowd around me and no uproar; but there were certain Jews from the province of Asia. (WEY)
2 Thessalonians 3:11 For we hear of some who walk among you in rebellion, who don't work at all, but are busybodies. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
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. (See NIV)
1 Kings 18:27 It happened at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened." (See NIV)
1 Kings 20:40 As your servant was busy here and there, he was gone." The king of Israel said to him, "So your judgment shall be; yourself have decided it." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 39:6 "Surely every man walks like a shadow. Surely they busy themselves in vain. He heaps up, and doesn't know who shall gather. (WEB)
Psalms 141:4 Keep my heart from desiring any evil thing, or from taking part in the sins of the evil-doers with men who do wrong: and let me have no part in their good things. (See RSV)
Ecclesiastes 1:13 And I gave my heart to searching out in wisdom all things which are done under heaven: it is a hard thing which God has put on the sons of men to do. (See RSV)
Ecclesiastes 3:10 I saw the work which God has put on the sons of man. (See RSV)
Isaiah 32:6 For the foolish man will say foolish things, having evil thoughts in his heart, working what is unclean, and talking falsely about the Lord, to keep food from him who is in need of it, and water from him whose soul is desiring it. (See NIV)
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 Armies, "Because of my house that lies waste, while each of you is busy with his own house. (WEB RSV NIV)